Job prospects Lawyer in the Toronto 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 "lawyer" was moved from the group Lawyers and Quebec notaries (NOC 4112) to the group Lawyers and Quebec notaries (NOC 41101).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Lawyers and Quebec notaries" in the Toronto 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

Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be moderate for Lawyers and Quebec notaries (NOC 4112) in the Toronto region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.

Here are some key facts about Lawyers and Quebec notaries in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 29,180 people work in this occupation.
  • Lawyers and Quebec notaries mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 76%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 7%
    • Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 5%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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