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 2022 and 2027, 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) system. The NOC 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: Economic Modelling Specialists International (Emsi)

OccupationNumber of Jobs in 2022Number of Jobs in 2027Job GrowthRank
9422-Plastics processing machine operators7439542111
1431-Accounting and related clerks8479731262
6552-Other customer and information services representatives8669871213
3011-Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors3444571134
3413-Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates121213201085
7522-Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers4175221056
4021-College and other vocational instructors5436431007
6411-Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)10651163988
6513-Food and beverage servers653743909
4212-Social and community service workers7157937810
1521-Shippers and receivers4685447611
7244-Electrical power line and cable workers2883627412
6211-Retail sales supervisors119112516013
2132-Mechanical engineers3183755714
7511-Transport truck drivers110611635715
4032-Elementary school and kindergarten teachers5916445316
5254-Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness3343834917
1123-Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations2963353920
6622-Store shelf stockers, clerks and order fillers8588893122
1243-Medical administrative assistants2933212823
7301-Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades2843062224
1221-Administrative officers7988192125
6551-Customer services representatives - financial institutions4094292026
4011-University professors and lecturers3363551927
7512-Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators5815991828
6731-Light duty cleaners7247401629
7611-Construction trades helpers and labourers4104251530
6541-Security guards and related security service occupations4234371431
6311-Food service supervisors3283411332
3233-Licensed practical nurses3253361133
6733-Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents749753434
6421-Retail salespersons22722275335
7311-Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics328328036
1311-Accounting technicians and bookkeepers410409-137
7521-Heavy equipment operators (except crane)410405-538
4031-Secondary school teachers377370-739
7241-Electricians (except industrial and power system)350339-1140
4030-Secondary and elementary school teachers and educational counsellors, n.e.c.959939-2041
7321-Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers490463-2742
7452-Material handlers445416-2943
6711-Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations13781346-3244
1241-Administrative assistants702666-3645
3012-Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses1014963-5147
0621-Retail and wholesale trade managers384330-5448
4214-Early childhood educators and assistants412353-5949
1411-General office support workers573491-8250

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 2022 and 2027, 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: Economic Modelling Specialists International (Emsi)

SectorNumber of Jobs in 2022Number of Jobs in 2027Job GrowthRank
62 - Health care and social assistance9905105586531
56 - Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services369140813902
44-45 - Retail trade820784362293
54 - Professional, scientific and technical services235025552054
61 - Educational services511252501385
52 - Finance and insurance149816081106
31-33 - Manufacturing477948801017
21 - Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction521593728
41 - Wholesale trade22572319629
48-49 - Transportation and warehousing225123105910
23 - Construction268527294411
81 - Other services (except public administration)224122763512
72 - Accommodation and food services343434602613
71 - Arts, entertainment and recreation791793214
91 - Public administration37253725015
22 - Utilities417409-816
11 - Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting378355-2317
51 - Information and cultural industries723680-4318
53 - Real estate and rental and leasing724676-4819
55 - Management of companies and enterprisesN/AN/AN/AN/A

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