Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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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.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Vancouver Island and Coast Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors (NOC 1463) in the Vancouver Island and Coast 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 weak.
- A large number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors in the Vancouver Island and Coast region:
- Approximately 1,060 people work in this occupation.
- Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors mainly work in the following sectors:
- Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 39%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 35%
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 19%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 35% compared to 13% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 37% compared to 64% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 27% compared to 24% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 26 - Sep 30, 2016
- The City of Langford is launching the Langtoria Greenline, a bus service from various points in Langford to downtown Victoria. The new service will begin on October 17 with one bus.
- Western Canada Marine Response Corporation is moving forward with $200M in enhancements to improve its spill response in Vancouver Harbour. The enhancements include 115 new employees and 26 new vessels along BCs southern shipping lane.
- The Government of BC will restore direct ferry service from Port Hardy to Bella Coola by summer 2018
- The provincial government is granting $300,000 to increase the handyDart service in Victoria. The additional funds will result in 4,000 more service hours per year.
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