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Social and community service workers  (NOC 4212)
Yukon Territory
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Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Social and community service workers in Yukon Territory as well as in the rest of the Yukon.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Yukon Territory Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2016-12-23

For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be good for Social and community service workers (NOC 4212) in Yukon.

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 strong.
  • A large number of people are expected to retire.
  • This occupation has recently experienced high levels of unemployment.

Here are some key facts about Social and community service workers in Yukon:

  • Approximately 350 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
  • Social and community service workers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 51%
    • Health care and social services (NAICS 62): 44%
  • 73% of Social and community service workers work all year, while 27% work only part of the year, compared to 58% and 42% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 26 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • They fall into the following age groups:
    • 15 to 24: 7% compared to 13% for all occupations
    • 25 to 54: 67% compared to 66% for all occupations
    • 55 years and over: 25% compared to 21% for all occupations
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 32% compared to 50% for all occupations
    • Women: 68% compared to 50% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • No high school diploma: 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • High school diploma or equivalent: 20% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 12% for all occupations
    • College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 33% compared to 26% for all occupations
    • Bachelor's degree: 23% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 15% compared to 9% for all occupations
Please consult the Yukon and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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