Kawartha Lakes

We are pleased to provide occupational demand projections as well as sector demand projections for the Kawartha Lakes area.

Occupational Demand Projections

Below you will find occupational demand projections for the Kawartha Lakes area. The occupations are ranked based on the total projected growth between 2023 and 2028, and for each year, the numbers represent the projected number of people working in each occupation.

The occupations and their preceding four digit code are based on Employment and Social Development Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 system. The NOC 2016 system consists of 500 unit groups which capture every occupation in the economy.

To learn more about occupational codes and the NOC system, please visit, Government of Canada – NOC.

Data Source: Lightcast

OccupationNumber of Jobs in 2023Number of Jobs in 2028Job GrowthRank
9422 - Plastics processing machine operators167236691
3413 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates559625662
1431 - Accounting and related clerks333373403
7522 - Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers189228394
3011 - Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors133170375
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness173206336
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)386417317
6513 - Food and beverage servers218248308
4212 - Social and community service workers312341299
7511 - Transport truck drivers5185462810
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives2322552311
4032 - Elementary school and kindergarten teachers2652872212
6322 - Cooks2873061913
1521 - Shippers and receivers1651841914
0711 - Construction managers1101281815
7512 - Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators2422591716
6731 - Light duty cleaners3063201417
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers2632761318
4021 - College and other vocational instructors1531651219
2171 - Information systems analysts and consultants1091211220
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations1031151221
3233 - Licensed practical nurses131139822
1221 - Administrative officers290297723
1414 - Receptionists274281724
6551 - Customer services representatives - financial institutions141148725
7312 - Heavy-duty equipment mechanics123130726
6311 - Food service supervisors111117627
6211 - Retail sales supervisors417422528
7301 - Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades113118529
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations499503430
8612 - Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers147151431
6611 - Cashiers438441332
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers174176233
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers292292034
6733 - Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents261261035
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)203202-136
4031 - Secondary school teachers164163-137
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses345341-438
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations110106-439
7241 - Electricians (except industrial and power system)109105-440
4030 - Secondary and elementary school teachers and educational counsellors, n.e.c.404399-541
7452 - Material handlers157149-842
4311 - Police officers (except commissioned)133124-943
7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers173161-1244
1241 - Administrative assistants272255-1745
7271 - Carpenters268248-2046
4214 - Early childhood educators and assistants189169-2047
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers130110-2048
1411 - General office support workers215188-2749
6421 - Retail salespersons778748-3050

Sector Demand Projections

Below you will find sector demand projections for the Kawartha Lakes area. The sectors are ranked based on the total projected growth between 2023 and 2028, and for each year, the numbers represent the projected number of people working in each sector.

The sectors and their preceding two digit code are based on Statistics Canada’s North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). At the highest level of the hierarchal structure, the NAICS system divides the economy into 20 sectors.

To learn more about industry codes and the NAICS system, please visit, Statistics Canada – NAICS.

Data Source: Lightcast

SectorNumber of Jobs in 2023Number of Jobs in 2028Job GrowthRank
62 - Health care and social assistance3,9074,2313241
72 - Accommodation and food services1,3891,478892
52 - Finance and insurance725784593
23 - Construction1,6121,668564
54 - Professional, scientific and technical services662705435
48-49 - Transportation and warehousing837875386
41 - Wholesale trade852883317
61 - Educational services1,4941,518248
71 - Arts, entertainment and recreation255277229
55 - Management of companies and enterprises1161351910
56 - Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services9399571811
31-33 - Manufacturing1,3251,3391412
81 - Other services (except public administration)8788891113
22 - Utilities106114814
51 - Information and cultural industries201205415
21 - Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction146148216
53 - Real estate and rental and leasing252249-317
11 - Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting397386-1118
91 - Public administration2,3562,341-1519
44-45 - Retail trade2,9532,920-3320

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