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Hairstylists and Barbers  (NOC 6271)
Ottawa Region
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Outlook & Prospects for Hairstylists and Barbers in Ottawa Region

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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Hairstylists and Barbers in Ottawa Region as well as in the rest of the Ontario.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Ottawa Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2016-04-15

For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be fair for Hairstylists and Barbers (NOC 6271) in the Ottawa 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 moderate.
  • A moderate number of people are expected to retire.
  • Employee turnover in this occupation is high, which could generate additional employment opportunities.

Hairstylists and barbers who speak English and French may have better chances of finding employment in this region.

Here are some key facts about Hairstylists and Barbers in the Ottawa region:

  • Approximately 3,360 people work in this occupation region.
  • Hairstylists and Barbers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): more than 95%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 11% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 70% compared to 68% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 19% compared to 18% for all occupations

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