Job prospects Home Child Care Provider in British Columbia
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Job opportunities in British Columbia
Prospects over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be good for Home child care providers (NOC 44100) in British Columbia for the 2023-2025 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- Several positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
- Home child care providers continue to be in demand in British Columbia with a significant shortage of daycare spaces. Demand will increase as the province implements its $10-a-day childcare program.
Here are some key facts about Home child care providers in British Columbia:
- Approximately 3,850 people work in this occupation.
- Home child care providers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Social assistance (NAICS 624): 56%
- Private households (NAICS 814): 34%
- Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 7%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 62% compared to 78% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 38% compared to 22% for all occupations
- 45% of home child care providers work all year, while 55% work only part of the year, compared to 61% and 39% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 37 weeks compared to 42 weeks for all occupations.
- 43% of home child care providers are self-employed compared to an average of 17% for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 6% compared to 52% for all occupations
- Women: 94% compared to 48% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 15% compared to 8% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 37% compared to 28% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 8% compared to 13% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 19% compared to 17% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: 17% compared to 22% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
Breakdown by region
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Labour market conditions over the next 10 years
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