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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 Transport truck drivers (NOC 7511) 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 growth is expected to be moderate.
- A large 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 Transport truck drivers in the Annapolis Valley region:
- Approximately 1,310 people work in this occupation.
- Transport truck drivers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 40%
- Construction (NAICS 23): 23%
- Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 14%
- Forestry and logging (NAICS 113, 1153): 8%
- Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 6%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 72% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 24% 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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