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General practitioners and family physicians  (NOC 3112)
Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
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Table on the employment potential for General practitioners and family physicians in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region as well as in the rest of the British Columbia.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Lower Mainland - Southwest Region Good   (3 of 3 stars) 2017-12-15

The employment outlook will be good for General practitioners and family physicians (NOC 3112) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2017-2019 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about General practitioners and family physicians in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 4,350 people work in this occupation.
  • General practitioners and family physicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 93%
Please consult the British Columbia and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.
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