Skills Mathematical Statistician in the Avalon Peninsula Region

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a mathematical statistician in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries (NOC 21210).


  • Conduct research to extend mathematical knowledge
  • Apply mathematical techniques to the solution of problems in scientific fields or other fields
  • Conduct research into the mathematical basis of the science of statistics
  • Develop statistical methodology
  • Advise on the practical application of statistical methodology
  • Apply statistical theory and methods to provide information in scientific and other fields
  • Apply mathematical models to forecast and calculate the probable future costs of insurance and pension benefits
  • Provide legal evidence on the value of future earnings
  • Assist investment fund managers in portfolio asset allocation decisions and risk management
  • Design life, health, and property insurance policies
  • Calculate premiums, contributions and benefits for insurance policies, pension and superannuating plans

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Communication Help - Communication
  • Advising and Consulting
  • Professional Communicating
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Managing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Analyzing Information
  • Researching and Investigating
  • Projecting Outcomes


Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Statistics
  • Mathematics
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Computer and Information Systems
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Economics
  • Finance
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