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Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants  (NOC 4163)
Cape Breton Region
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Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.

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Table on the employment potential for Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants (NOC 4163) in Nova Scotia.

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 slightly.
  • A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants in the Nova Scotia region:

  • Approximately 900 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
  • Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 17%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 8%
    • Religious, grant-making, civic, and professional and similar organizations (NAICS 813): 7%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 6%
    • Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 6%
  • 72% of Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants work all year, while 28% work only part of the year, compared to 65% and 35% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 31 weeks compared to 30 weeks for all occupations.
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 7% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 77% compared to 67% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 15% compared to 20% for all occupations
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 58% compared to 51% for all occupations
    • Women: 42% compared to 49% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • No high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • High school diploma or equivalent: 9% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 10% compared to 27% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: 54% compared to 16% for all occupations
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 23% compared to 9% for all occupations
Table on the employment potential for Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants in Cape Breton Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23
Cape Breton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23
Halifax Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23
North Shore Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23
Southern Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

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