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

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Labourers in food and beverage processing" near Vancouver (BC) or across Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Labour surplus

Over the past few years (2021-2023), there was a labour surplus for Labourers in food and beverage processing near Vancouver (BC). There were more workers available than job openings in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Labourers in food and beverage processing (NOC 95106) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are several unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

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

  • Approximately 3,250 people work in this occupation.
  • Labourers in food and beverage processing mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Food, beverage and tobacco product manufacturing (NAICS 311, 312): 66%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 12%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 7%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Labourers in food and beverage processing across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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