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Mathematicians and statisticians research mathematical or statistical theories, and develop and apply mathematical or statistical techniques, for solving problems in such fields as science, engineering, business and social science. Actuaries apply mathematics, statistics, probability and risk theory to assess potential financial impacts of future events. Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries are employed by universities, governments, bank and trust companies, insurance companies, pension benefit consulting firms, professional associations and science and engineering consulting firms.
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- Mathematicians conduct research to extend mathematical knowledge in traditional areas of mathematics such as algebra, geometry, probability and logic and apply mathematical techniques to the solution of problems in scientific fields such as physical science, engineering, computer science or other fields such as operations research, business or management.
- Statisticians conduct research into the mathematical basis of the science of statistics, develop statistical methodology and advise on the practical application of statistical methodology. They also apply statistical theory and methods to provide information in scientific and other fields such as biological and agricultural science, business and economics, physical sciences and engineering, and the social sciences.
- Actuaries apply mathematical models to forecast and calculate the probable future costs of insurance and pension benefits. They design life, health, and property insurance policies, and calculate premiums, contributions and benefits for insurance policies, and pension and superannuation plans. They may assist investment fund managers in portfolio asset allocation decisions and risk management. They also use these techniques to provide legal evidence on the value of future earnings.
Outlook & Prospects for Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries in Centre-du-Québec Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Centre-du-Québec Region||<Not assigned>||2011-10-20|
Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in the local area with few and infrequent job opportunities.
Local Labour Market News
Week of Jun 10 – Jun 14, 2013
- The City of Bécancour is investing more than $1.5M to replace the ozonization system in its drinking water treatment plant (available in French only)
- The Grégoire and Desjardins funeral home recently opened its new $1.5M crematorium (available in French only)
- BMR Dionne & Fils renovation centre is investing in a $7M expansion in Drummondville. About 10 new jobs will be added to the 45 existing positions. (available in French only)
Week of Jun 03 – Jun 07, 2013
- Atocas de l'Érable in Plessisville has built a $3M refrigeration warehouse for cranberries (available in French only)
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- After an investment of $400,000, Dessercom, a company specializing in ambulance transportation, opened its station in Lyster (available in French only)
- EQMBO-Entreprises, the collegial centre of technology transfer of Cégep de Victoriaville, which specializes in wood processing of finished products, has invested $1M in an industrial finishing research laboratory (available in French only)
- Collège Ellis will invest $1.1M in the construction of a student residence in Drummondville (available in French only)
- Ressource Intermédiaire de l'Amitié in Plessisville has invested $1.5M in the expansion of its residence dedicated to people faced with a loss of independence. Nearly a dozen new jobs will be created. (available in French only)
- Elementary school École C will be built at a cost of $7.2M in Drummondville's Saint-Charles-de-Drummond sector (available in French only)
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
- After an investment of $850,000, a Sonic service station with a convenience store opened in Bécancour and resulted in the creation of four jobs (available in French only)
- Nearly $150M will be invested over the next two years in the development and maintenance of the road network in Centre-du-Québec (available in French only)
- A new place of worship will be built in Bécancour at a cost of $1.5M (available in French only)
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