Educated and Available Workforce
We are proud of our highly educated population: over half of East Hants’ residents have a degree or diploma beyond High School.
The East Hants labour force is strong in occupations related to transportation, services, manufacturing, primary industry, trades, and management and business when compared to the rest of the country.
Contact us to learn how to get our skilled workforce working for your business.
|East Hants Labour Force by Occupation (2011)|
|16%||Finance and Business|
|6%||Science & Technology|
|10%||Education, Law & Government|
|2%||Art, Culture & Recreation|
|22%||Sales & Service|
|22%||Trades & Transportation|
|4%||Resources & Agriculture|
Discover Our Major Employers
- Halifax Stanfield International Airport
- Elmsdale Lumber
- Ledwidge Lumber
- National Gypsum
- Shaw Brick and Shaw Resources
- Pratt and Whitney
- Miller Waste Management
For a listing of all businesses in East Hants, use the East Hants Business Directory.