Job prospects Personal Support Worker - Home Support in the Northeast Region

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations" in the Northeast Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note: These outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

Major labour shortage

Over the past few years (2019-2021), there was a major labour shortage for Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations in the Northeast Region. There were far more job openings than workers available to fill them in this occupation.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

Very good

The employment outlook will be very good for Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations (NOC 4412) in the Northeast region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.

Here are some key facts about Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations in the Northeast region:

  • Approximately 1,660 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and residential care facilities and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 48%
    • Ambulatory health care services and hospitals (NAICS 621-622): 34%
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 9%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

Find out what will be the job prospects for Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations across Canada over the next 10 years, from 2022 to 2031.

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Labour Market Information Survey
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