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|
|Yukon Territory||(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
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 03 - Jul 07, 2017
- The Government of Yukon is relying on fly-in contract nurses as it attempts to deal with a nursing shortage in remote communities. Hiring and retention of nurses is a problem across the territory.
- The Crime Prevention and Victim Services Trust is providing $87,957 to five community projects in the Yukon
- The Government of Yukon recently opened a new $18M detox centre in Whitehorse. Thirty-two new staff have been hired for operations at the facility.
- The Government of Yukon awarded $121,000 to the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Society of Yukon through the Mental Wellness Innovation Fund
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