Northumberland

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

Occupational Demand Projections

Below you will find occupational demand projections for the Northumberland 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 operators5927631711
6513 - Food and beverage servers374442682
3413 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates672737653
6511 - Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses168218504
1431 - Accounting and related clerks384426425
7522 - Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers186227416
4212 - Social and community service workers365404397
6322 - Cooks425459348
3011 - Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors134168349
7512 - Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators1661963010
6611 - Cashiers6356622711
6211 - Retail sales supervisors5475742712
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives2322592713
9617 - Labourers in food and beverage processing1401672714
1521 - Shippers and receivers2442702615
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)4264502416
6711 - Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations7567772117
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness1451662118
9418 - Other metal products machine operators1832032019
2132 - Mechanical engineers1381561820
4032 - Elementary school and kindergarten teachers2642801621
6311 - Food service supervisors1781941622
7511 - Transport truck drivers5125271523
6622 - Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers4524661424
6551 - Customer services representatives - financial institutions1511641325
6731 - Light duty cleaners3944061226
6421 - Retail salespersons9789881027
7611 - Construction trades helpers and labourers2552651028
9461 - Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing159166729
1414 - Receptionists340346630
1221 - Administrative officers297303631
3233 - Licensed practical nurses154160632
7242 - Industrial electricians159164533
7301 - Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades138143534
8612 - Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers137138135
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics279278-136
6733 - Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents333331-237
1311 - Accounting technicians and bookkeepers192190-238
4031 - Secondary school teachers163159-439
7241 - Electricians (except industrial and power system)144140-440
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses389384-541
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)206200-642
9421 - Chemical plant machine operators149143-643
4030 - Secondary and elementary school teachers and educational counsellors, n.e.c.396386-1044
7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers192179-1345
7452 - Material handlers228212-1646
1241 - Administrative assistants274256-1847
0621 - Retail and wholesale trade managers166146-2048
7271 - Carpenters255234-2149
1411 - General office support workers221191-3050

Sector Demand Projections

Below you will find sector demand projections for the Northumberland 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 assistance4,6264,9733471
72 - Accommodation and food services2,0572,2081512
56 - Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1,3841,5161323
31-33 - Manufacturing4,9145,0371234
44-45 - Retail trade3,8974,0071105
52 - Finance and insurance713781686
23 - Construction1,6451,697527
71 - Arts, entertainment and recreation259280218
61 - Educational services1,3431,363209
54 - Professional, scientific and technical services8849001610
48-49 - Transportation and warehousing5265411511
53 - Real estate and rental and leasing321327612
41 - Wholesale trade917923613
21 - Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction105110514
51 - Information and cultural industries191195415
81 - Other services (except public administration)869864-516
22 - Utilities10498-617
11 - Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting457441-1618
91 - Public administration1,8611,842-1919
55 - Management of companies and enterprisesN/AN/AN/AN/A

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