Job prospects Home Child Care Provider in Newfoundland and Labrador

Job opportunities for Home child care providers (NOC 4411) are limited in Newfoundland and Labrador over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a home child care provider.

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.

Job opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador

home child care provider
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Home child care providers (NOC 4411) in Newfoundland and Labrador for the 2021-2023 period.

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.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Home child care providers in the Newfoundland and Labrador region:

  • Approximately 1,300 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Home child care providers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Social assistance (NAICS 624): 72%
    • Private households (NAICS 814): 24%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 76% compared to 84% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 24% compared to 16% for all occupations
  • 50% of home child care providers work all year, while 50% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 26 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
  • 40% of home child care providers are self-employed compared to an average of 6% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Newfoundland and Labrador by economic region.

    Location Job prospects
    Avalon Peninsula Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region Undetermined Undetermined
    South Coast–Burin Peninsula Region Undetermined Undetermined
    West Coast–Northern Peninsula–Labrador Region Undetermined Undetermined
    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Home child care providers (NOC 4411) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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