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Outlook & Prospects for Bakers in Vancouver Island and Coast Region
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||(2 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Bakers (NOC 6252) 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 is expected to remain relatively stable.
- A small number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Bakers in the Vancouver Island and Coast region:
- Approximately 820 people work in this occupation.
- Bakers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 45%
- Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 28%
- Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 23%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 27% compared to 13% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 60% compared to 64% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 13% compared to 24% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Sep 12 - Sep 16, 2016
- The Original Christmas Village recently closed its doors in Victoria. Bois & Cuir, a Quebec-based furniture store, will be replacing the closed store.
- Canna Mall, a collection of businesses targeting marijuana-buying customers, recently opened in Victoria
- Construction of Port Hardy's Kwa'lilas Hotel is nearing completion and the hotel expects to open its doors in September 2016
- Fairfield Book Shop, a used bookstore, is closing its doors in Victoria. The store will be replaced by Cook Street Nail and Spa, which is slated to open in fall 2016.
- Lowes recently hosted a two-day hiring fair in Victoria to recruit up to 160 staff for its new location at Tillicum shopping centre. The 93,000 sq.-ft. location is expected to open in late fall 2016.
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