Peterborough

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
1431 - Accounting and related clerks91810781601
3413 - Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates121413431292
7522 - Public works maintenance equipment operators and related workers4695891203
6411 - Sales and account representatives - wholesale trade (non-technical)110112181174
9422 - Plastics processing machine operators466559935
3011 - Nursing co-ordinators and supervisors333425926
4212 - Social and community service workers705792877
1521 - Shippers and receivers499585868
6552 - Other customer and information services representatives787872859
2132 - Mechanical engineers3564307410
6211 - Retail sales supervisors117212416911
7511 - Transport truck drivers109611626612
3012 - Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses117012306013
2131 - Civil engineers2693285914
6513 - Food and beverage servers6707295915
5254 - Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness3744295516
2242 - Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)1872375017
4032 - Elementary school and kindergarten teachers5455944918
2133 - Electrical and electronics engineers2342824819
3414 - Other assisting occupations in support of health services2432884520
7244 - Electrical power line and cable workers2843294521
6511 - Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses2252694422
6731 - Light duty cleaners7718134223
7301 - Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades3003353524
6541 - Security guards and related security service occupations4464803425
1414 - Receptionists8358693426
3411 - Dental assistants2042363227
7521 - Heavy equipment operators (except crane)4614933228
0013 - Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services1611923129
7302 - Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews1391682930
3131 - Pharmacists2112392831
7512 - Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators5796052632
7312 - Heavy-duty equipment mechanics2112362533
9537 - Other products assemblers, finishers and inspectors1792042534
1123 - Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations2092332435
1243 - Medical administrative assistants2873112436
2231 - Civil engineering technologists and technicians1331562337
2172 - Database analysts and data administrators1041272338
0423 - Managers in social, community and correctional services2132352239
2232 - Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians1471661940
6314 - Customer and information services supervisors2172351841
9417 - Machining tool operators72901842
3132 - Dietitians and nutritionists78941643
1525 - Dispatchers1431591644
2174 - Computer programmers and interactive media developers1511671645
1312 - Insurance adjusters and claims examiners921081646
7305 - Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators1831981547
4011 - University professors and lecturers3333481548
7313 - Heating, refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics1471611449
7311 - Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics3433571450

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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