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Logging and forestry labourers  (NOC 8616)
Camrose--Drumheller 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 Alberta.

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Table on the employment potential for Logging and forestry labourers in Alberta.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Alberta Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15

The employment outlook will be limited for Logging and forestry labourers (NOC 8616) in Alberta for the 2017-2019 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Logging and forestry labourers in the Alberta region:

  • Approximately 150 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
  • Logging and forestry labourers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Forestry and logging (NAICS 113, 1153): 57%
    • Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 10%
    • Support activities for mining, oil and gas (NAICS 213): 9%
    • Wood product manufacturing (NAICS 321): 9%
    • Agriculture (NAICS 111, 112, 1151, 1152): 5%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 79% compared to 82% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 21% compared to 18% for all occupations
  • 37% of logging and forestry labourers work all year, while 63% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 27 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
  • Table on the employment potential for Logging and forestry labourers in Camrose--Drumheller Region as well as in the rest of the Alberta.
    Location Employment Potential Release Date
    Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15
    Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Region Limited   (1 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15
    Calgary Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Camrose--Drumheller Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Edmonton Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Red Deer Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
    Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake Region Undetermined   (Undetermined) 2017-12-15
Please consult the Camrose--Drumheller Region and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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