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Outlook & Prospects for Truck Drivers in London 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|
|London Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Truck Drivers (NOC 7411) in the London 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 large number of people are expected to retire.
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 winter months.
Here are some key facts about Truck Drivers in the London region:
- Approximately 7,730 people work in this occupation.
- Truck Drivers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 74%
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 14% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 71% compared to 66% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 27% compared to 19% for all occupations
Please refer to the Ontario tab for more information related to occupational trends.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Apr 11 - Apr 15, 2016
- Hino Motors Canada Limited is expanding its Woodstock truck manufacturing plant, creating nine positions
- Formet Industries, a division of Magna Structural Systems Inc. is receiving $1M from the Government of Ontario and investing $23M into new production technology. The firm will add 66 new jobs at its St. Thomas auto parts plant.
- Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited announced that it would invest $77M to renovate and expand Masonville Place in London. Work is currently underway and is expected to be completed in November 2016.
- The Government of Ontario will invest more than $855,000 in Steel Technologies LLC to expand its manufacturing plant in Woodstock, creating 15 new jobs and retaining 75 positions
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