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Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations  (NOC 1214)
Outaouais Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations in Outaouais Region

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.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Québec.

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Table on the employment potential for Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations in Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Québec Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations (NOC 1214) in Quebec.

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.

Here are some key facts about Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations in Quebec:

  • Approximately 2,600 people work in this occupation.
  • Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Postal service, couriers and messengers (NAICS 491, 492): 95%
  • 76% of Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations work all year, while 24% work only part of the year, compared to 63% and 37% respectively among all occupations.
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 76% compared to 69% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 23% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 37% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 63% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • No high school diploma: 8% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • High school diploma or equivalent: 40% compared to 20% for all occupations
    • Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 17% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 26% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: 7% compared to 15% for all occupations
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 8% for all occupations

Table on the employment potential for Supervisors, Mail and Message Distribution Occupations in Outaouais Region as well as in the rest of the Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Bas-Saint-Laurent Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Capitale-Nationale Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Centre-du-Québec Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Chaudière-Appalaches Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Côte-Nord Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Estrie Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Gaspésie -- Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Lanaudière Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Laurentides Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Laval Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Mauricie Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Montérégie Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Montréal Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Nord-du-Québec Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Outaouais Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

Additional Provincial Prospects

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