Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Nova Scotia||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Editors (NOC 5122) 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 growth is expected to be moderate.
- A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Editors in Nova Scotia:
- Approximately 300 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Editors mainly work in the following sectors:
- Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 53%
- Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 9%
- Business support services (NAICS 5614): 7%
- Architectural, engineering and design services (NAICS 5413): 7%
- Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 6%
- 67% of Editors work all year, while 33% work only part of the year, compared to 65% and 35% respectively among all occupations.
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 7% compared to 13% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 61% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 32% compared to 20% for all occupations
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 51% compared to 51% for all occupations
- Women: 49% compared to 49% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: n/a
- High school diploma or equivalent: 7% compared to 24% for all occupations
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: n/a
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 11% compared to 27% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: 37% compared to 16% for all occupations
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 35% compared to 9% for all occupations
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|Cape Breton Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
|North Shore Region||(Undetermined)||2016-04-15|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- October 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 592 KB)
- August 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- July 2016 | (PDF, 635 KB)
- June 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- May 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- December 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 549 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 644 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 531 KB)
- June 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 319 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 539 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Oct 17 - Oct 21, 2016
- Radio Middle East, an Arabic radio station broadcasting from Montreal to Halifax, is looking to build a Halifax studio and hire local hosts and journalists by year end. Halifax was chosen due to the size of its Arabic and Lebanese immigrant community.
- Modest Tree, a Halifax-based software company that specializes in interactive training applications focused on virtual reality, will increase staff from 15 to 20 workers over the next couple of months to accommodate demands for its products and services
Week of Sep 12 - Sep 16, 2016
Week of Aug 15 - Aug 19, 2016
Week of Aug 01 - Aug 05, 2016
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