Job prospects Construction Labourer And Helper near Whitehorse (YT)
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Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Construction trades helpers and labourers" near Whitehorse (YT) or across Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions for Construction trades helpers and labourers near Whitehorse (YT) over the past few years (2020-2022) because of low employment levels in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Good

The employment outlook will be good for Construction trades helpers and labourers (NOC 75110) in Yukon for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

An increase in residential and non-residential construction should keep demand high for occupations such as construction trades helpers and labourers in the short to medium term. 

Here are some key facts about Construction trades helpers and labourers in Yukon:

  • Approximately 250 people worked in this occupation in May 2021.
  • Construction trades helpers and labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23): 75%
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 8%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 85% compared to 84% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 15% compared to 16% for all occupations
  • 36% of construction trades helpers and labourers work all year, while 64% work only part of the year, compared to 65% and 35% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 36 weeks compared to 44 weeks for all occupations.
  • 12% of construction trades helpers and labourers are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 93% compared to 49% for all occupations
    • Women: 7% compared to 51% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: 32% compared to 11% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 41% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: 19% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: less than 5% compared to 20% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: less than 5% compared to 19% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 11% for all occupations

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Construction trades helpers and labourers across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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