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Specialist Physicians  (NOC 3111)
Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Specialist Physicians in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region

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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Specialist Physicians in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region as well as in the rest of the British Columbia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Lower Mainland - Southwest Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Specialist Physicians (NOC 3111) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region.

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

Here are some key facts about Specialist Physicians in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 3,180 people work in this occupation.
  • Specialist Physicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 92%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 72% compared to 69% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 27% compared to 19% for all occupations

Local Labour Market News

Week of Apr 11 - Apr 15, 2016 Week of Mar 28 - Apr 01, 2016 Week of Mar 21 - Mar 25, 2016 Week of Mar 14 - Mar 18, 2016
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