Eastern Ontario Region at a Glance

 

Population, 2015
Eastern Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Total
1,636,748
13,792,052
11.9%
0 to 19
347,609
3,038,549
11.4%
20 to 64
1,014,837
8,542,351
11.9%
65 and over
274,302
2,211,152
12.4%

 

Population growth 2011-2015
Eastern Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Total
3.2%
4.0%
0 to 19
-2.9%
-2.1%
20 to 64
2.0%
3.3%
65 and over
17.6%
17.2%

 

Family Income, 2011 National Household Survey
Eastern Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Economic families (number)
421,105
3,528,375
11.9%
Economic families average income($)
87,944
100,152
87.8%
Couple-only (number)
167,130
1,197,250
14.0%
Couple-only average income ($)
80,203
89,678
89.4%
Couple with children (number)
183,895
1,689,175
10.9%
Couple with children average income($)
106,893
121,285
88.1%
Lone-parent (number)
57,370
520,715
11.0%
Lone-parent average income ($)
53,525
58,622
91.3%

 

Labour Force, 2011, National Household Survey
Eastern Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Employed
779,215
6,297,005
12.4%
Unemployment rate (%)
7.1%
8.3%
Unemployed
59,970
567,985
10.6%
Labour Force
839,170
6,864,990
12.2%

 

Employment by Industry, 2011 National Household Survey
Eastern Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Total
779,215
6,297,000
12.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]
10,800
95,220
11.3%
Mining, quarrying [21]
980
28,190
3.5%
Utilities [22]
4,065
55,215
7.4%
Construction [23]
44,230
382,570
11.6%
Manufacturing [31-33]
42,970
657,625
6.5%
Food, Beverage and Tobacco (311 312)
4,230
89,805
4.7%
Textile mills [313]
780
3,545
22.0%
Textile product mills [314]
345
4,000
8.6%
Clothing manufacturing [315]
335
8,695
3.9%
Leather and allied product manuf [316]
0
1,100
0.0%
Wood product manufacturing [321]
1,995
16,090
12.4%
Paper manufacturing [322]
1,475
20,825
7.1%
Printing and related support activities [323]
3,125
29,880
10.5%
Petroleum and coal product manuf [324]
130
3,980
3.3%
Chemical manufacturing [325]
4,440
38,865
11.4%
Plastics and rubber products manuf [326]
1,555
42,065
3.7%
Non-metallic mineral product manuf [327]
1,490
18,390
8.1%
Primary metal manufacturing [331]
1,810
28,445
6.4%
Fabricated metal product manuf [332]
2,750
62,460
4.4%
Machinery manufacturing [333]
1,855
50,440
3.7%
Computer and electronic product [334]
8,570
45,820
18.7%
Electrical equipment [335]
1,225
15,985
7.7%
Transportation equipment manuf [336]
2,180
121,770
1.8%
Furniture and related product manuf [337]
1,870
29,805
6.3%
Miscellaneous manufacturing [339]
2,625
25,665
10.2%
Wholesale trade [41]
22,540
291,215
7.7%
Retail trade [44-45]
83,390
701,300
11.9%
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]
26,950
294,020
9.2%
Information and cultural industries [51]
17,985
169,540
10.6%
Finance and insurance [52]
24,440
353,230
6.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]
13,160
128,355
10.3%
Professional, scientific services [54]
62,650
486,775
12.9%
Management of companies and enterprises [55]
400
6,230
6.4%
Administrative services [56]
30,630
277,785
11.0%
Educational services [61]
61,495
474,205
13.0%
Health care and social assistance [62]
88,925
668,435
13.3%
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]
13,345
128,705
10.4%
Accommodation and food services [72]
45,500
377,605
12.0%
Other services [81]
34,230
279,405
12.3%
Public administration [91]
150,450
441,370
34.1%

 

Employment by Industry, Agri-food Industry, 2011, National Household Survey
Eastern Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Agri-food Employment
75,575
714,655
10.6%
Crop and Animal Production (111-112, 115)
10,175
88,975
11.4%
Food and Beverage (311 312)
4,230
89,805
4.7%
Food Manufacturing (311)
3,870
78,000
5.0%
Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing (312)
360
11,805
3.0%
Leather and allied product (316)
0
1,100
0.0%
Farm product wholesaler-distributors [411]
135
3,480
3.9%
Food, bev tobacco wholesaler-distributors [413]
1,940
36,275
5.3%
Agricultural supplies wholesaler-distrib [4183]
340
4,075
8.3%
Food and beverage stores [445]
19,340
166,575
11.6%
Food services and drinking places [722]
39,415
324,370
12.2%

 

Number of Business Locations by Industry, 2015, CBC*
Eastern Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Total
148,798
1,426,469
10.4%
Unclassified
15,388
170,274
9.0%
Sub-total, classified
133,410
1,256,195
10.6%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]
5,790
48,415
12.0%
Crop and Animal Production (111-112, 115)
5,564
46,652
11.9%
Mining, quarrying [21]
148
1,999
7.4%
Utilities [22]
308
2,375
13.0%
Construction [23]
13,890
128,095
10.8%
Manufacturing [31-33]
2,490
36,207
6.9%
Food, Beverage and Tobacco (311 312)
282
3,868
7.3%
Food manufacturing [311]
234
3,238
7.2%
Beverage and tobacco manuf [312]
48
630
7.6%
Textile mills [313]
18
268
6.7%
Textile product mills [314]
29
472
6.1%
Clothing manufacturing [315]
58
1,087
5.3%
Leather and allied product manufacturing [316]
11
208
5.3%
Wood product manufacturing [321]
181
1,849
9.8%
Paper manufacturing [322]
19
378
5.0%
Printing and related support activities [323]
230
3,210
7.2%
Petroleum and coal product manuf [324]
16
152
10.5%
Chemical manufacturing [325]
90
1,333
6.8%
Plastics and rubber products manuf [326]
66
1,345
4.9%
Non-metallic mineral product manuf [327]
108
1,233
8.8%
Primary metal manufacturing [331]
21
411
5.1%
Fabricated metal product manuf [332]
272
5,301
5.1%
Machinery manufacturing [333]
171
3,739
4.6%
Computer and electronic product [334]
213
1,494
14.3%
Electrical equipment [335]
64
1,027
6.2%
Transportation equipment manuf [336]
96
1,547
6.2%
Furniture and related product manuf [337]
159
2,712
5.9%
Miscellaneous manufacturing [339]
386
4,573
8.4%
Wholesale trade [41]
2,945
42,823
6.9%
Retail trade [44-45]
10,255
94,722
10.8%
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]
4,048
72,052
5.6%
Information and cultural industries [51]
1,935
20,409
9.5%
Finance and insurance [52]
6,304
71,566
8.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]
24,751
221,529
11.2%
Professional, scientific services [54]
22,312
180,432
12.4%
Management of companies and enterprises [55]
2,646
33,101
8.0%
Administrative services [56]
5,036
53,106
9.5%
Educational services [61]
1,691
13,701
12.3%
Health care and social assistance [62]
12,269
87,999
13.9%
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]
2,202
21,158
10.4%
Accommodation and food services [72]
4,797
41,967
11.4%
Other services [81]
9,316
83,180
11.2%
Public administration [91]
277
1,359
20.4%

 

Number of Business Location, 2015 All Industries, CBC*
Eastern Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Total
148,798
1,426,469
10.4%
without employees**
100,975
980,505
10.3%
total with employees
47,823
445,964
10.7%
1-4 employees
25,613
257,148
10.0%
5-9 employees
9,407
79,572
11.8%
10-19 employees
6,096
51,426
11.9%
20-49 employess
4,333
36,351
11.9%
50-99 employees
1,317
11,741
11.2%
100-199 employees
616
5,618
11.0%
200-499 employees
299
2,929
10.2%
500 +
142
1,179
12.0%

 

Number of Business Locations, Food and Beverage Manuf, 2015 ,CBC*
Eastern Ontario
Province
Percent of province
Total
282
3,868
7.3%
without employees**
117
1,566
7.5%
total with employees
165
2,302
7.2%
1-4 employees
53
637
8.3%
5-9 employees
43
507
8.5%
10-19 employees
28
411
6.8%
20-49 employess
22
352
6.3%
50-99 employees
8
167
4.8%
100-199 employees
6
117
5.1%
200-499 employees
5
93
5.4%
500 +
0
18
0.0%

* 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