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 2024 and 2029, 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 2024Number of Jobs in 2029Job GrowthRank
41221-Elementary school and kindergarten teachers1,0511,2712201
33102-Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates1,6061,7991932
13112-Medical administrative assistants5657031383
94111-Plastics processing machine operators5616851244
41301-Therapists in counselling and related specialized therapies5316511205
65200-Food and beverage servers7848971126
41300-Social workers5156171027
12200-Accounting technicians and bookkeepers641728879
73301-Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators6597458710
41210-College and other vocational instructors5836638011
31300-Nursing coordinators and supervisors3173967912
64409-Other customer and information services representatives9511,0307913
73300-Transport truck drivers1,1251,1936814
62010-Retail sales supervisors1,4031,4716815
64300-Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses2923596716
13110-Administrative assistants9991,0646517
65312-Janitors, caretakers and heavy-duty cleaners6467116518
65102-Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers1,0381,1016319
72200-Electricians (except industrial and power system)4895455620
65201-Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations1,5371,5925521
41302-Religious leaders2533075322
52120-Graphic designers and illustrators2192684923
13100-Administrative officers8528944225
41403-Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers2002414126
11100-Financial auditors and accountants3393794027
85121-Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers3173553828
62023-Customer and information services supervisors2392753729
11102-Financial advisors2152523630
95106-Labourers in food and beverage processing1531873431
94140-Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing3273603332
31301-Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses1,1961,2293333
95101-Labourers in metal fabrication1341663234
42202-Early childhood educators and assistants6696982936
74205-Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers2813102937
64410-Security guards and related security service occupations4224512938
65220-Pet groomers and animal care workers971252839
92023-Supervisors, other mechanical and metal products manufacturing1631912840
14200-Accounting and related clerks7627882741
95109-Other labourers in processing, manufacturing and utilities911172642
54100-Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness2722982643
42201-Social and community service workers8268522644
31102-General practitioners and family physicians1551802545
62024-Cleaning supervisors1701952546
85120-Logging and forestry labourers1171422547
73100-Concrete finishers761012548
62020-Food service supervisors3814062549
65311-Specialized cleaners1311562550

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 2024 and 2029, 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 2024Number of Jobs in 2029Job GrowthRank
62-Health care and social assistance12,06313,1571,0941
72-Accommodation and food services5,4915,9394482
56-Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services3,4453,8814363
61-Educational services6,1666,4763104
54-Professional, scientific and technical services2,8813,1162356
48-49-Transportation and warehousing2,5572,7842277
71-Arts, entertainment and recreation1,4191,5471289
91-Public administration3,8023,92211910
81-Other services (except public administration)2,2272,33410711
52-Finance and insurance1,7981,90310612
44-45-Retail trade8,2388,3177913
53-Real estate and rental and leasing8529146214
41-Wholesale trade2,7042,7464215
55-Management of companies and enterprises1241593516
11-Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting585594917
21-Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction426423 (3)18
51-Information and cultural industries739723 (16)19
22-Utilities489463 (26)20

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