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Food and beverage servers  (NOC 6513)
Annapolis Valley Region
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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Food and beverage servers in Annapolis Valley Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Good   (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 News

Week of Jul 10 - Jul 14, 2017 Week of Jun 26 - Jun 30, 2017
  • 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.
Week of Jun 19 - Jun 23, 2017 Week of May 29 - Jun 02, 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.
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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