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Civil engineers  (NOC 2131)
Toronto Region
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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Civil engineers in Toronto Region as well as in the rest of the Ontario.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Toronto Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Civil engineers (NOC 2131) in the Toronto 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.
  • This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Civil engineers in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 7,420 people work in this occupation.
  • Civil engineers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 60%
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 15%
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 13%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 11% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 76% compared to 71% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 21% compared to 18% for all occupations
Please consult the Ontario and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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