Job prospects Butcher Apprentice in the Edmundston–Woodstock Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale" in the Edmundston–Woodstock Region 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

Balanced

Over the past few years (2021-2023), the labour market was balanced for Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale in the Edmundston–Woodstock Region. The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Moderate

The employment outlook will be moderate for Butchers - retail and wholesale (NOC 63201) in the Edmundston - Woodstock region for the 2023-2025 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 a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Butchers - retail and wholesale in the Edmundston - Woodstock region:

  • Approximately 60 people worked in this occupation in May 2021.
  • Butchers - retail and wholesale mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): more than 95%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers - retail and wholesale across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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