Job prospects Light Duty Cleaner in Northwest Territories

Job opportunities for Light duty cleaners (NOC 6731) are fair in Northwest Territories 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 Northwest Territories

light duty cleaner
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair

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

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

The number of visitors in the Northwest Territories has been rising over the last five years, along with higher tourism spending and business travel. Tourism-based occupations are expected to grow as a weaker Canadian dollar attracts more U.S. and international visitors.

Here are some key facts about Light duty cleaners in the Northwest Territories region:

  • Approximately 300 people work in this occupation.
  • Light duty cleaners mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Tourism & Culture (NAICS 51, 71-72): 31%
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 26%
    • Health care and social services (NAICS 62): 11%
    • Other Primary Sector (NAICS  11): 10%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: 62% compared to 86% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: 38% compared to 14% for all occupations
  • 47% of light duty cleaners work all year, while 53% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 20 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.
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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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