Central Ontario Region at a Glance

 

Population, 2015 Central Ontario Province Percent of province
Total
5,216,530
13,792,052
37.8%
0 to 19
1,097,379
3,038,549
36.1%
20 to 64
3,304,064
8,542,351
38.7%
65 and over
815,087
2,211,152
36.9%

 

Population growth 2011-2015 Central Ontario Province
Total
4.7%
4.0%
0 to 19
-1.6%
-2.1%
20 to 64
4.2%
3.3%
65 and over
17.4%
17.2%

 

Family Income, 2011 National Household Survey Central Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Economic families (number)
1,022,495
3,528,375
29.0%
Economic families average income($)
88,290
100,152
88.2%
Couple-only (number)
336,850
1,197,250
28.1%
Couple-only average income ($)
81,506
89,678
90.9%
Couple with children (number)
466,845
1,689,175
27.6%
Couple with children average income($)
107,947
121,285
89.0%
Lone-parent (number)
173,865
520,715
33.4%
Lone-parent average income ($)
53,411
58,622
91.1%

 

Labour Force, 2011, National Household Survey Central Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Employed
2,362,815
6,297,005
37.5%
Unemployment rate (%)
8.7%
8.3%
Unemployed
225,435
567,985
39.7%
Labour Force
2,588,245
6,864,990
37.7%

 

Employment by Industry, 2011 National Household Survey Central Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Total
2,362,800
6,297,000
37.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]
13,285
95,220
14.0%
Mining, quarrying [21]
4,185
28,190
14.8%
Utilities [22]
22,695
55,215
41.1%
Construction [23]
138,005
382,570
36.1%
Manufacturing [31-33]
207,300
657,625
31.5%
Food, Beverage and Tobacco (311 312)
29,990
89,805
33.4%
Textile mills [313]
1,225
3,545
34.6%
Textile product mills [314]
1,480
4,000
37.0%
Clothing manufacturing [315]
5,420
8,695
62.3%
Leather and allied product manufacturing [316]
275
1,100
25.0%
Wood product manufacturing [321]
4,550
16,090
28.3%
Paper manufacturing [322]
7,120
20,825
34.2%
Printing and related support activities [323]
13,075
29,880
43.8%
Petroleum and coal product manuf [324]
690
3,980
17.3%
Chemical manufacturing [325]
13,745
38,865
35.4%
Plastics and rubber products manuf [326]
14,805
42,065
35.2%
Non-metallic mineral product manuf [327]
5,185
18,390
28.2%
Primary metal manufacturing [331]
4,310
28,445
15.2%
Fabricated metal product manuf [332]
17,030
62,460
27.3%
Machinery manufacturing [333]
11,900
50,440
23.6%
Computer and electronic product [334]
15,365
45,820
33.5%
Electrical equipment [335]
6,730
15,985
42.1%
Transportation equipment manuf [336]
29,350
121,770
24.1%
Furniture and related product manuf [337]
14,750
29,805
49.5%
Miscellaneous manufacturing [339]
10,075
25,665
39.3%
Wholesale trade [41]
114,655
291,215
39.4%
Retail trade [44-45]
254,385
701,300
36.3%
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]
92,180
294,020
31.4%
Information and cultural industries [51]
90,905
169,540
53.6%
Finance and insurance [52]
180,790
353,230
51.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]
58,035
128,355
45.2%
Professional, scientific services [54]
236,450
486,775
48.6%
Management of companies and enterprises [55]
3,005
6,230
48.2%
Administrative services [56]
111,365
277,785
40.1%
Educational services [61]
177,900
474,205
37.5%
Health care and social assistance [62]
235,410
668,435
35.2%
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]
49,660
128,705
38.6%
Accommodation and food services [72]
138,500
377,605
36.7%
Other services [81]
111,705
279,405
40.0%
Public administration [91]
122,350
441,370
27.7%

 

Employment by Industry, Agri-food Industry, 2011, National Household Survey Central Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Agri-food Employment
237,960
714,655
33.3%
Crop and Animal Production (111-112, 115)
12,540
88,975
14.1%
Food and Beverage (311 312)
29,990
89,805
33.4%
Food Manufacturing (311)
26,540
78,000
34.0%
Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing (312)
3,450
11,805
29.2%
Leather and allied product (316)
275
1,100
25.0%
Farm product wholesaler-distributors [411]
560
3,480
16.1%
Food, bev tobacco wholesaler-distributors [413]
15,305
36,275
42.2%
Agricultural supplies wholesaler-distrib [4183]
765
4,075
18.8%
Food and beverage stores [445]
58,790
166,575
35.3%
Food services and drinking places [722]
119,735
324,370
36.9%

 

Number of Business Locations by Industry, 2015, CBC* Central Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Total
626,862
1,426,469
43.9%
Unclassified
87,822
170,274
51.6%
Sub-total, classified
539,040
1,256,195
42.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]
5,725
48,415
11.8%
Crop and Animal Production (111-112, 115)
5,132
46,652
11.0%
Mining, quarrying [21]
829
1,999
41.5%
Utilities [22]
615
2,375
25.9%
Construction [23]
53,070
128,095
41.4%
Manufacturing [31-33]
14,473
36,207
40.0%
Food, Beverage and Tobacco (311 312)
1,699
3,868
43.9%
Food manufacturing [311]
1,495
3,238
46.2%
Beverage and tobacco manuf [312]
204
630
32.4%
Textile mills [313]
129
268
48.1%
Textile product mills [314]
206
472
43.6%
Clothing manufacturing [315]
710
1,087
65.3%
Leather and allied product manufacturing [316]
103
208
49.5%
Wood product manufacturing [321]
588
1,849
31.8%
Paper manufacturing [322]
199
378
52.6%
Printing and related support activities [323]
1,607
3,210
50.1%
Petroleum and coal product manuf [324]
51
152
33.6%
Chemical manufacturing [325]
517
1,333
38.8%
Plastics and rubber products manuf [326]
511
1,345
38.0%
Non-metallic mineral product manuf [327]
452
1,233
36.7%
Primary metal manufacturing [331]
111
411
27.0%
Fabricated metal product manuf [332]
1,646
5,301
31.1%
Machinery manufacturing [333]
1,203
3,739
32.2%
Computer and electronic product [334]
659
1,494
44.1%
Electrical equipment [335]
426
1,027
41.5%
Transportation equipment manuf [336]
496
1,547
32.1%
Furniture and related product manuf [337]
1,213
2,712
44.7%
Miscellaneous manufacturing [339]
1,947
4,573
42.6%
Wholesale trade [41]
18,854
42,823
44.0%
Retail trade [44-45]
37,803
94,722
39.9%
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]
20,849
72,052
28.9%
Information and cultural industries [51]
12,448
20,409
61.0%
Finance and insurance [52]
35,993
71,566
50.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]
101,782
221,529
45.9%
Professional, scientific services [54]
90,487
180,432
50.2%
Management of companies and enterprises [55]
16,647
33,101
50.3%
Administrative services [56]
24,285
53,106
45.7%
Educational services [61]
6,235
13,701
45.5%
Health care and social assistance [62]
36,653
87,999
41.7%
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]
10,769
21,158
50.9%
Accommodation and food services [72]
17,338
41,967
41.3%
Other services [81]
33,706
83,180
40.5%
Public administration [91]
479
1,359
35.2%

 

Number of Business Locations, 2015 All Industries, CBC* Central Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Total
626,862
1,426,469
43.9%
without employees**
442,227
980,505
45.1%
total with employees
184,635
445,964
41.4%
1-4 employees
113,842
257,148
44.3%
5-9 employees
29,926
79,572
37.6%
10-19 employees
18,885
51,426
36.7%
20-49 employess
13,468
36,351
37.0%
50-99 employees
4,526
11,741
38.5%
100-199 employees
2,233
5,618
39.7%
200-499 employees
1,241
2,929
42.4%
500 +
514
1,179
43.6%

 

Number of Business Locations, Food and Beverage Manuf, 2015 ,CBC*

Central Ontario

Province
Percent of province
Total
1,699
3,868
43.9%
without employees**
715
1,566
45.7%
total with employees
984
2,302
42.7%
1-4 employees
299
637
46.9%
5-9 employees
226
507
44.6%
10-19 employees
171
411
41.6%
20-49 employess
136
352
38.6%
50-99 employees
63
167
37.7%
100-199 employees
50
117
42.7%
200-499 employees
31
93
33.3%
500 +
8
18
44.4%

* CBC - Canadian Business Counts, Statistics Canada

**Indeterminate category, establishment does not maintain an employee payroll, but may have a workforce which consists of contracted workers, family members or business owners

Reference: Adapted from Statistics Canada (National Household Survey, Canadian Business Counts)


Author :  
 Anna Staciwa-Statistician/OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
 17 June 2016
For more information:
E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca