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Harvesting labourers  (NOC 8611)
Annapolis Valley Region
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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

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Table on the employment potential for Harvesting labourers 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 Harvesting labourers (NOC 8611) 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 sharply.
  • 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.

In addition, due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities will vary depending on the time of the year. Employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Here are some key facts about Harvesting labourers in the Annapolis Valley region:

  • Approximately 50 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
  • Harvesting labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): more than 95%
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: n/a
    • 25 to 54: 89% compared to 67% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: n/a

Local Labour Market News

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.
Week of Apr 24 - Apr 28, 2017 Week of Dec 12 - Dec 16, 2016
  • The owner of Midgard Insect cricket farm, a new business in Windsor that produces insect protein for use in pet foods, is looking to hire additional employees and expand operations
Week of Dec 05 - Dec 09, 2016
Please consult the Nova Scotia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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