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Purchasing agents and officers  (NOC 1225)
Yukon Territory
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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Purchasing agents and officers in Yukon Territory as well as in the rest of the Yukon.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Yukon Territory Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Purchasing agents and officers (NOC 1225) in Yukon.

This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:

  • Employment is expected to decline.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Purchasing agents and officers in Yukon:

  • Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
  • Purchasing agents and officers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 75%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 8% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 69% compared to 66% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 23% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 69% compared to 50% for all occupations
    • Women: 31% compared to 50% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • No high school diploma: n/a
    • High school diploma or equivalent: n/a
    • Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: n/a
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 38% compared to 26% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: n/a
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a

Local Labour Market News

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