Canada’s 10 largest industrial sectors witness increase in the number of jobs in 2017
Posted on August 3, 2017
Ten largest industrial sectors in Canada have witnessed an increase in Job Vacancies as well as the rate of job vacancies in 2017. In these large sectors in Canada, the highest rate of increase in job vacancies was in Support and Administrative services with 0.9 to 4.2%. This was followed by Warehousing and Transportation sector with 0.6 to 2.7% increase in jobs and Construction industry with 0.5 to 2.8%.
In Gas extraction, Oil, Quarrying, and Mining the increase in Job Vacancies were chiefly owing to increase in support activities for Gas extraction with 1,400 additions of jobs, in Oil and Mining. It was also due to increased activities in Quarrying and Mining with 700 additions of jobs, as quoted by the Job Bank GC CA.
The job vacancy rate and the number of job vacancies also increased in Gas extraction and Oil but however with a lesser percentage.
The increase in the largest industrial job sectors in Canada was mostly interrelated as the increase in overall job vacancies with 1000 additional jobs was witnessed in Gas extraction, Oil, Quarrying, and Mining. Mine service operators and workers in Gas and Oil drilling, Gas and Oil drillers, Underground miners, Supervisors, and Contractors in Gas, Oil, and Mining were in huge requirements.
Even the small sectors in Canada witnessed an increase in the number of job vacancy rates in terms of employment. For instance, the job vacancy rate in Fishing, Forestry, and Agriculture increased by 5.3%, which was more than 2016’s 3.9%. The job vacancy rate for Quarrying, Mining, Gas and Oil extraction also increased to 1.9% which was an increase of 1.1% points when compared with 2016. This was the second consecutive yearly growth for job vacancy rates in this sector.
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