Job prospects Light Duty Cleaner in the Cape Breton 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 Cape Breton 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
The employment outlook will be moderate for Light duty cleaners (NOC 6731) in the Cape Breton region for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
- Several 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 Cape Breton region:
- Approximately 940 people work in this occupation.
- Light duty cleaners mainly work in the following sectors:
- Accommodation services (NAICS 721): 26%
- Management and administrative services (NAICS 55-56): 21%
- Nursing and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 20%
- Hospitals (NAICS 622): 15%
Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology
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