Job prospects Home Child Care Provider in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Home child care providers in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region. These trends also apply to people working as a home child care provider.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

home child care provider
Prospects over the next 3 years
Limited Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Home child care providers (NOC 4411) in the Vancouver Island and Coast region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of 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 Vancouver Island and Coast region:

  • Approximately 1,180 people work in this occupation.
  • Home child care providers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 70%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 28%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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