Job prospects Labourer - Food And Beverage Processing near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Labourers in food and beverage processing near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a labourer - food and beverage processing.

Note: These employment prospects were published in December 2021 based on the information available at the time of analysis. The next update will be in December 2022. To learn more, see our FAQs. You can also find additional information on the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was poor over the past few years (2019-2021). There were more workers available than job openings.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

labourer - food and beverage processing
Prospects over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be fair for Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing (NOC 9617) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2021-2023 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.

Here are some key facts about Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 3,940 people work in this occupation.
  • Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 66%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 16%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 6%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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