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Purchasing agents and officers  (NOC 1225)
Yukon Territory
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Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Information on the 3-Year Employment Outlooks for certain occupational groupings is not currently available on Job Bank. Until the completion of the analysis based on the 2011 National Occupational Classification is complete in December 2016, please consult the Open Data website or contact the Labour Market Information Division ( NC-LMI-IMT-GD@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca ) to obtain further information for occupations for which outlooks are not currently available.

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 Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good 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 growth is expected to be moderate.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced low 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.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 64% compared to 50% for all occupations
    • Women: 36% 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: 43% compared to 26% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: n/a
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a

Please consult the Yukon and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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