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Fish and seafood plant workers  (NOC 9463)
Estrie Region
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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.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Québec.

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Table on the employment potential for Fish and seafood plant workers in Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Québec Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be limited for Fish Plant Workers (NOC 9463) 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.
  • This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Fish Plant Workers in Quebec:

  • Approximately 650 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
  • Fish Plant Workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 78%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 11%
    • Food and beverage stores (NAICS 445): 7%
  • 8% of Fish Plant Workers work all year, while 92% 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: 9% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 53% compared to 69% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 38% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 49% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 51% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • No high school diploma: 46% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • High school diploma or equivalent: 36% compared to 20% for all occupations
    • Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 11% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: less than 5% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: n/a
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a

Table on the employment potential for Fish and seafood plant workers in Estrie Region as well as in the rest of the Québec.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Abitibi-Témiscamingue Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Bas-Saint-Laurent Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Capitale-Nationale Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Centre-du-Québec Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Chaudière-Appalaches Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Côte-Nord Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Estrie Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Gaspésie -- Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Lanaudière Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Laurentides Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Laval Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Mauricie Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Montérégie Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Montréal Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Nord-du-Québec Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Outaouais Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15

Additional Provincial Prospects

For additional information on current trends or the outlook for occupations in this province or territory, visit on: Provincial Job Futures - (Employment Prospects section) Web Site.

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

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