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

Occupational Demand Projections

Below you will find occupational demand projections for the Peterborough 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 five digit code are based on Employment and Social Development Canada’s National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 system. The NOC 2021 system consists of 516 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
41221-Elementary school and kindergarten teachers1,0151,2141991
33102-Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates1,5981,7851872
94111-Plastics processing machine operators6268041783
65200-Food and beverage servers7999751764
41210-College and other vocational instructors6457811355
13112-Medical administrative assistants5736771057
73301-Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators6667681028
73300-Transport truck drivers1,1481,2491019
64300-Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses30040110010
64409-Other customer and information services representatives9201,0129211
31300-Nursing coordinators and supervisors3224129012
65102-Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers1,0201,0917113
41300-Social workers4104776714
13100-Administrative officers8619276615
62010-Retail sales supervisors1,3651,4286317
65312-Janitors, caretakers and heavy-duty cleaners6407006018
95106-Labourers in food and beverage processing1612205919
70010-Construction managers2372945720
14200-Accounting and related clerks7848415721
42201-Social and community service workers8378895222
41301-Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies3303815123
95101-Labourers in metal fabrication1471964924
14400-Shippers and receivers4665154925
74205-Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers2913394826
11100-Financial auditors and accountants3523994727
13110-Administrative assistants8218674628
85120-Logging and forestry labourers1311774629
12200-Accounting technicians and bookkeepers5015464430
41302-Religious leaders2502944431
85121-Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers3143533833
62020-Food service supervisors3744103634
64101-Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)1,0531,0883535
62023-Customer and information services supervisors2322663436
62024-Cleaning supervisors1702043337
11102-Financial advisors2012333238
72200-Electricians (except industrial and power system)4214523239
95109-Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities951263140
92023-Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing1601903041
52120-Graphic designers and illustrators1852132942
54100-Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness2753022844
75110-Construction trades helpers and labourers5555832745
65201-Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations1,5391,5662747
14201-Banking, insurance and other financial clerks2082342748
31102-General practitioners and family physicians1591842549
73100-Concrete finishers68932550

Sector Demand Projections

Below you will find sector demand projections for the Peterborough 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 assistance11,54912,5119611
72-Accommodation and food services5,2765,8866112
56-Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services3,4543,8864333
61-Educational services6,0326,3653334
54-Professional, scientific and technical services2,7973,0492526
48-49-Transportation and warehousing2,3692,5922237
52-Finance and insurance1,7071,8281219
71-Arts, entertainment and recreation1,3271,43110410
81-Other services (except public administration)2,1672,2417411
41-Wholesale trade2,6902,7647412
44-45-Retail trade8,1668,2225613
53-Real estate and rental and leasing8088574914
55-Management of companies and enterprises1231634015
91-Public administration3,5053,5383316
11-Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting5876021517
21-Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction409388 (21)18
51-Information and cultural industries780756 (23)19
22-Utilities482452 (30)20

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