Job prospects Licensed Practical Nurse (L.P.N.) near Toronto (ON)

Explore current and future job prospects for Licensed practical nurses near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.).

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

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

licensed practical nurse (L.P.N.)
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Licensed practical nurses (NOC 3233) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Licensed practical nurses in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 6,540 people work in this occupation.
  • Licensed practical nurses mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 63%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 34%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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