Kawartha Lakes

Below you will find occupational demand projections for the Kawartha Lakes Area. The occupations are ranked based on the total projected demand between 2016 and 2021.

The occupations and their preceding four digit code are based on the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada National Occupational Classification (NOC) system. The NOC system consists of 500 unit groups which capture every occupation in the economy. It is for this so called ‘unit group’ that the projections have been developed by the WDB.

To learn more about occupational codes and the National Occupation Classification (NOC) system, please visit, Government of Canada – NOC.

OccupationNumber of Jobs in 2016Number of Jobs in 2021Expected RetireesTotal DemandRank
6421 Retail salespersons120712732102761
3012 Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses7167781261882
0821 Managers in agriculture7446552461573
0621 Retail and wholesale trade managers7878291021444
6711 Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations835929481425
6731 Light duty cleaners223247951196
6611 Cashiers728777691187
7511 Transport truck drivers45849858988
4032 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers78084136979
1311 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers302339549010
8612 Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers479555148911
3413 Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates628682288112
6733 Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents217234638013
1241 Administrative assistants410432527414
8431 General farm workers2532221027215
1411 General office support workers316332506616
1431 Accounting and related clerks188204476317
7512 Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators152164516317
4422 Correctional service officers373387486219
1221 Administrative officers317348306219
0114 Other administrative services managers00606021
1111 Financial auditors and accountants110127395622
4031 Secondary school teachers458494195423
4212 Social and community service workers290314305423
6232 Real estate agents and salespersons130137445125
6322 Cooks313349124826
4413 Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants359387204826
0631 Restaurant and food service managers300335124728
4155 Probation and parole officers and related occupations100104424629
4112 Lawyers and Quebec notaries119138234130
7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers280292273931
6552 Other customer and information services representatives164179243931
4167 Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers00393931
7311 Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics00393931
4152 Social workers127134323931
7611 Construction trades helpers and labourers18221903736
0015 Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.4650333637
6622 Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers261275223637
4412 Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations6165303439
1414 Receptionists128138233340
0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers4548303241
7294 Painters and decorators (except interior decorators)15618803241
6221 Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade9399243143
1114 Other financial officers156164212944
2264 Construction inspectors4041272944
6551 Customer services representatives - financial institutions182191182746
1454 Survey interviewers and statistical clerks9397212547
7271 Carpenters12214602547
0015 Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.00242449
4021 College and other vocational instructors99107162449