Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Description | Titles | Duties | Related Occupations
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices
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.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Nova Scotia||(1 of 3 stars)||2016-12-23|
For the 2016-2018 period, the employment outlook is expected to be limited for Editors (NOC 5122) in Nova Scotia.
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 moderate number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced low levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Editors in the Nova Scotia region:
- Approximately 300 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Editors mainly work in the following sectors:
- Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 55%
- Arts, entertainment and recreation (NAICS 71): 10%
- Other professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 5414, 5416-5419): 8%
- Computer systems design services (NAICS 5415): 7%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: less than 5% compared to 13% for all occupations
- 25 to 54: 64% compared to 67% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: 36% compared to 20% for all occupations
- The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
- Men: 51% compared to 51% for all occupations
- Women: 49% compared to 49% for all occupations
- The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
- No high school diploma: n/a
- High school diploma or equivalent: 7% compared to 24% for all occupations
- Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: n/a
- College certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 11% compared to 27% for all occupations
- Bachelor's degree: 37% compared to 16% for all occupations
- University certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 37% compared to 9% for all occupations
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Annapolis Valley Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
|Cape Breton Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
|North Shore Region||(Undetermined)||2016-12-23|
Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
(To access archived Labour Market Bulletins not appearing on this webpage, please contact us).
- February 2017 | (PDF, 518 KB)
- January 2017 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- Annual Edition 2016 | (PDF, 564 KB)
- December 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 817 KB)
- November 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 592 KB)
- August 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- July 2016 | (PDF, 635 KB)
- June 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- May 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- April 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- March 2016 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- February 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- January 2016 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- Annual Edition 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- December 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 552 KB)
- November 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- October 2015 | (PDF, 552 KB)
- September 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 549 KB)
- August 2015 | (PDF, 644 KB)
- July 2015 | (PDF, 531 KB)
- June 2015 (quarterly edition) | (PDF, 319 KB)
- Annual Edition 2014 | (PDF, 539 KB)
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Apr 10 - Apr 14, 2017
Week of Mar 27 - Mar 31, 2017
- The Nova Scotia government has committed $1.44M towards 22 projects designed to improve high-speed internet access in rural Nova Scotia. The projects will take place over the next several months.
- As a result of an increase in production, Copernicus Studios has hired 80 full-time staff into design, animation, programming and production jobs in Halifax since December 2016, bringing its total number of employees to 180. The company creates animation for television, film, websites, and games.
Week of Mar 06 - Mar 10, 2017
- Toronto-based game developer Ubique Networks Inc., which has 12 employees in Sydney and three in Halifax, has received financial assistance from the federal government and plans to expand its workforce
Week of Oct 17 - Oct 21, 2016
- Radio Middle East, an Arabic radio station broadcasting from Montreal to Halifax, is looking to build a Halifax studio and hire local hosts and journalists by year end. Halifax was chosen due to the size of its Arabic and Lebanese immigrant community.
- Modest Tree, a Halifax-based software company that specializes in interactive training applications focused on virtual reality, will increase staff from 15 to 20 workers over the next couple of months to accommodate demands for its products and services
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