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Truck Drivers  (NOC 7411)
London Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Truck Drivers in London Region

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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Truck Drivers in London Region as well as in the rest of the Ontario.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
London Region Good   (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 summer 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

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