Job prospects Light Duty Cleaner in Newfoundland and Labrador

Job opportunities for Light duty cleaners (NOC 6731) are fair in Newfoundland and Labrador over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a light duty cleaner.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Job opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador

light duty cleaner
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Light duty cleaners (NOC 6731) in Newfoundland and Labrador for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Several 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 Light duty cleaners in the Newfoundland and Labrador region:

  • Approximately 3,250 people work in this occupation.
  • Light duty cleaners mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and administrative services (NAICS 55, 56): 30%
    • Accommodation services (NAICS 721): 23%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 16%
    • Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 72% compared to 84% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 28% compared to 16% for all occupations
  • 48% of light duty cleaners work all year, while 52% work only part of the year, compared to 56% and 44% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 23 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
  • 7% of light duty cleaners are self-employed compared to an average of 6% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in Newfoundland and Labrador by economic region.

    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in Canada

    We expect that the labour supply and demand for Light duty cleaners (NOC 6731) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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