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Supervisors, Logging and Forestry  (NOC 8211)
Cape Breton Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Supervisors, Logging and Forestry in 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 Supervisors, Logging and Forestry in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-18

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Supervisors, Logging and Forestry (NOC 8211) 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 strong. However, the actual number of jobs created is not anticipated to be large, based on the size of the occupation.
  • A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Supervisors, Logging and Forestry in Nova Scotia:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
  • Supervisors, Logging and Forestry mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Forestry and logging (NAICS 113, 1153): 61%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 25%
  • 48% of Supervisors, Logging and Forestry work all year, while 52% 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: n/a
    • 25 to 54: 78% compared to 67% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: n/a
  • 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: 25% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • High school diploma or equivalent: n/a
    • Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: n/a
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 50% compared to 27% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: n/a
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: n/a

Table on the employment potential for Supervisors, Logging and Forestry in Cape Breton Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Cape Breton Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Halifax Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-04-15
North Shore Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15
Southern Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

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Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Mar 14 - Mar 18, 2016
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