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NOC 2161 “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries”

You can find your NOC code by searching the NOC matrix either by your industry, or by keywords such as your job title. Be sure to check that the lead statement matches your job description, and that you perform the majority of the duties and responsibilities listed under the NOC code.

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2161 is the National Occupation Classification Code for “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” used by Canada Immigration. Identifying yourself with 2161 is the first step in working out whether you have a chance at Immigrating to Canada.

What is NOC 2161

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is Canada’s national system for describing occupations including Financial auditors and accountants. The NOC is often used by employers to help them write job descriptions and identify skill requirements for new job postings. The NOC is also used by Canada Immigration to identify skills shortages in the Canadian job market.

If your job role or job description closely matches that of  “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” then your NOC Code will be {Nownoc}.

Finding your NOC code is the first step in applying to Immigrate to Canada.

Knowing your NOC Code will allow you to assess whether you have the right skills and qualifications required for emigrating to Canada under NOC 2161 “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries”. It will also help you determine which Canada Visas you may be eligible for.

Is my code NOC 2161 for “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries”?

If you have been employed directly in the area of “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” then the Canadian Immigration code will be NOC 2161.

If you are looking at immigrating to Canada with NOC 2161 your job will likely fall under the broad category of “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” and the following job description will broadly match your day to day responsibilities:

NOC 2161 Description

“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.”

NOC 2161 Skill Level

Canadian Immigration places a Skill Level against the code 2161 “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries”. This Skill Level is designed so that only suitable qualified and experienced individuals emigrate to Canada under Code 2161.

The “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” Skill Level is set by Immigration Canada, and is representative of the level of qualifications desirable and acceptable for someone already holding the role of “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” in Canada presently. The level for NOC 2161 “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” “has skill Level A: University degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate) is required”

If you do not have the required Skill Level then take our Free Visa Assessment to work out your other options.

Canada Visa Options for NOC 2161

There are a number of Canada Visa options for National Occupation Code 2161. These include:

Canada Experience Class

Federal Skilled Visas

Provincial Nomination

In order to be eligible for one of the visas you’ll first need to submit your Express Entry application under National Occupation Code 2161. Some provinces have different requirements for Provincial Nominations and regional programs so take our Free Visa Assessment for your options.

Is NOC 2161 in demand in Canada

2161″Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” is is Exceptional demand across Canada. This means that currently, according to Statistics Canada, the role of “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” in Canada currently has more jobs advertised than available candidates. It is anticipated that over the next 18 to 24 months the Canadian Skills shortage for the National Occupation Code 2161 will be filled by highly skilled and motivated newcomers to Canada.

New NOC details for “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” 2161

Every few years Canadian Immigration update their National Occupation Classification List based on job demand, skills shortage, previous immigration and future plans including economic growth.

The current NOC List is currently being updated. Details for NOC 2161″Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” will change in late 2022 to the following:

“Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries” will be classed as “Mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries”

The NOC Code of 2161 will change to NOC 21210

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