Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries

(NOC 2161)


These comments apply to the career grouping of Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries.

The majority of job openings will arise from retirements, despite a retirement rate below the occupational average. The retirement rate will be low because workers in this occupation are generally younger than those in other occupations. Job openings arising from expansion demand will be practically nonexistent, as they were over the 1999-2008 period. IGiven the nature of the occupation, it is not surprising that the majority of job seekers will be new graduates. However, a number of workers will leave this occupation because, despite favourable conditions, to pursue a career in another occupations such as university professor or policy and program officer.

Job Seekers: 3,136
Job Openings: 2,909

Job prospects for this career are rated Limited

Last Updated: November 14, 2019