Job prospects General Practitioner (GP) near Grand Falls-Windsor (NL)

Explore current and future job prospects for General practitioners and family physicians near Grand Falls-Windsor (NL). These trends also apply to people working as a general practitioner (GP).

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2018-2020). 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

general practitioner (GP)
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for General practitioners and family physicians (NOC 3112) in the South Coast - Burin Peninsula and Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay regions.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.

Employment prospects in this occupation are good due to a large number of vacancies and an insufficient supply of physicians qualified to fill them. The number of positions are expected to be fairly stable as fiscal constraints are balanced against the increasing use of health care services by the aging population. A large share of the workforce in this occupation is nearing retirement age, resulting in employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about General practitioners and family physicians in the South Coast - Burin Peninsula and Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay regions:

  • Approximately 250 people work in this occupation.
  • General practitioners and family physicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 68%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 32%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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