Job prospects Home Child Care Provider in British Columbia
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "home child care provider" in British Columbia or Canada.
Job opportunities in British Columbia
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
Prospects over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be moderate for Home child care providers (NOC 4411) in British Columbia 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 several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Home child care providers in British Columbia:
- Approximately 4,550 people work in this occupation.
- Home child care providers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Private households (NAICS 814): 52%
- Social assistance (NAICS 624): 42%
- Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 5%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 63% compared to 77% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 37% compared to 23% for all occupations
- 45% of home child care providers work all year, while 55% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 43% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 29 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- 28% of home child care providers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: less than 5% compared to 52% for all occupations
- Women: more than 95% compared to 48% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- no high school diploma: 18% compared to 10% for all occupations
- high school diploma or equivalent: 35% compared to 28% for all occupations
- apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 9% for all occupations
- college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 25% compared to 23% for all occupations
- bachelor's degree: 15% compared to 19% for all occupations
- university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 10% for all occupations
Breakdown by region
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Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology
Labour market conditions over the next 10 years
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