Job outlook Garment Repair Seamstress near Toronto (ON)

Job opportunities for Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners (NOC 6342) are limited near Toronto (ON) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a garment repair seamstress.

Job opportunities near Toronto (ON)

garment repair seamstress
Outlook over the next 3 years
Limited

The employment outlook will be limited for Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners (NOC 6342) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a few new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The region had a relatively higher number of clothing manufacturers but has lost several large clothing manufacturing and retail operations over the last several years. The economic region is also a fashion and design hub, with the City of Toronto housing a sizeable fashion and textile district. The large consumer base and fast growing population in the region, combined with the need for specialized workers by employers, will support some demand for workers in this occupational group.

Here are some key facts about Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 2,850 people work in this occupation.
  • Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Other services (except public administration) (NAICS 81): 35%
    • Clothing, leather and allied product manufacturing (NAICS 315-316): 29%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 18%

Job opportunities in Ontario

Limited

The job outlook for a garment repair seamstress working in Ontario is limited over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Tailors, dressmakers, furriers and milliners (NOC 6342) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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