Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Food and beverage servers (NOC 6513) in the Annapolis Valley region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment is expected to decline.
- A small number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.
- Employee turnover in this occupation is high, which could generate additional employment opportunities.
Here are some key facts about Food and beverage servers in the Annapolis Valley region:
- Approximately 450 people work in this occupation.
- Food and beverage servers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Accommodation services (NAICS 721): 67%
- Food services and drinking places (NAICS 722): 31%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: 29% compared to 12% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 67% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: less than 5% compared to 21% for all occupations
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017
- Sailor Bup's Barbershop will open a location at the Cornwallis Inn, Kentville, in August 2017. The business has three locations in the Halifax metro area as well.
- Lightfoot and Wolfville will open a winery in the Wolfville area in July 2017 that will create 20 jobs. Other wineries in the region are also expanding, and a lab has recently opened at Acadia University to provide support to the industry.
- Horton Ridge Malt House opened in June 2017 near Grand-Pré. The business will sell a selection of Nova Scotia beer, including some produced in house from locally grown grain.
- Reitmans will close its clothing store in New Minas at the end of June 2017
- The Scotian Gold Cooperative Ltd. may double its apple packaging capacity over the next decade in Coldbrook, as a result of a recent expansion. Exports of Nova Scotia apples have grown significantly over the past couple of years.
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