Job prospects General Farm Worker - Livestock in the Bas-Saint-Laurent Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "General farm workers" in the Bas-Saint-Laurent Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Large labour surplus

Over the past few years (2020-2022), there was a large labour surplus for General farm workers in the Bas-Saint-Laurent Region. There were far more workers available than job openings in this occupation.

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Job outlook over the next 3 years

Very limited

The employment outlook will be very limited for Livestock labourers (NOC 85100) in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Livestock labourers in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region:

  • Approximately 440 people worked in this occupation in May 2021.
  • Livestock labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 91%
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 9%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for General farm workers across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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