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Truck Drivers  (NOC 7411)
Yukon Territory
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Outlook & Prospects for Truck Drivers in Yukon Territory

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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Truck Drivers in Yukon Territory as well as in the rest of the Yukon.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Yukon Territory Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-05-18

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Truck Drivers (NOC 7411) 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 Truck Drivers in Yukon:

  • Approximately 200 people work in this occupation.
  • Truck Drivers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 28%
    • Wholesale and retail Trade (NAICS 41, 44-45): 19%
    • Public administration and defence (NAICS 91): 13%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 6%
    • Other primary sector (NAICS  11): 3%
  • 37% of Truck Drivers work all year, while 63% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations.
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 7% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 58% compared to 66% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 35% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: more than 95% for all occupations
    • Women: less than 5%
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • No high school diploma: 41% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • High school diploma or equivalent: 28% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 26% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: less than 5% 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

Week of Sep 12 - Sep 16, 2016 Week of Sep 05 - Sep 09, 2016 Week of Aug 29 - Sep 02, 2016 Week of Aug 22 - Aug 26, 2016
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