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Editors  (NOC 5122)
Cape Breton 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.

Provincial Employment Potential Information

The following table identifies employment conditions within Nova Scotia.

questionUndetermined : UndeterminedLimited : LimitedFair : FairGood : Good
Table on the employment potential for Editors in Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Nova Scotia Limited   (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
Table on the employment potential for Editors in Cape Breton Region as well as in the rest of the Nova Scotia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Annapolis Valley Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23
Cape Breton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23
Halifax Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23
North Shore Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23
Southern Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2016-12-23
Please consult the Cape Breton Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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