Skilled Workforce

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)
10% Management
16% Finance and Business
6% Science & Technology
5% Health
10% Education, Law & Government
2% Art, Culture & Recreation
22% Sales & Service
22% Trades & Transportation
4% Resources & Agriculture
3% Manufacturing

Discover Our Major Employers

For a listing of all businesses in East Hants, use the East Hants Business Directory.


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