Job prospects Light Duty Cleaner in the Halifax Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "light duty cleaner" was moved from the group Light duty cleaners (NOC 6731) to the group Light duty cleaners (NOC 65310).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Light duty cleaners" in the Halifax Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

light duty cleaner
Prospects over the next 3 years
Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Light duty cleaners (NOC 6731) in the Halifax region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Additional information is available at the provincial level.

Here are some key facts about Light duty cleaners in the Halifax region:

  • Approximately 3,180 people work in this occupation.
  • Light duty cleaners mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and administrative services (NAICS 55-56): 45%
    • Accommodation services (NAICS 721): 16%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 15%
    • Nursing and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 9%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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