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Painters and Decorators  (NOC 7294)
North Shore Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Painters and Decorators in North Shore 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.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.

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Table on the employment potential for Painters and Decorators in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29

For the 2014-2016 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Painters and Decorators (NOC 7294) 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 is expected to decline.
  • A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.

In addition, due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year. Employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Table on the employment potential for Painters and Decorators in North Shore Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29
Cape Breton Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29
Halifax Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29
North Shore Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29
Southern Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2015-05-29

Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News

Week of Aug 10 - Aug 14, 2015
  • Halifax experienced a large increase in construction starts from May to July compared to the same period in 2014. This may be attributable to projects delayed by severe winter weather.
Week of Jul 27 - Jul 31, 2015 Week of Jul 20 - Jul 24, 2015 Week of Jul 06 - Jul 10, 2015
Please consult the North Shore Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.