Greater Toronto Area (GTA) at a Glance

 

Population, 2015
GTA
Province
Percent of Province
Total
6,625,695
13,792,052
48.0%
0 to 19
1,488,021
3,038,549
49.0%
20 to 64
4,205,553
8,542,351
49.2%
65 and over
932,121
2,211,152
42.2%

 

'Population growth 2011-2015
GTA
Province
Total
5.9%
4.0%
0 to 19
-0.2%
-2.1%
20 to 64
5.5%
3.3%
65 and over
19.8%
17.2%

 

Family Income, 2011 National Household Survey
GTA
Province
Percent of Province
Economic families (number)
1,330,030
3,528,375
37.7%
Economic families average income($)
108,184
100,152
108.0%
Couple-only (number)
372,140
1,197,250
31.1%
Couple-only average income ($)
97,692
89,678
108.9%
Couple with children (number)
684,245
1,689,175
40.5%
Couple with children average income($)
127,981
121,285
105.5%
Lone-parent (number)
217,240
520,715
41.7%
Lone-parent average income ($)
64,150
58,622
109.4%

 

Labour Force, 2011, National Household Survey
GTA
Province
Percent of Province
Employed
3,018,030
6,297,005
47.9%
Unemployment rate (%)
8.6%
8.3%
Unemployed
282,595
567,985
49.8%
Labour Force
3,300,625
6,864,990
48.1%

 

Employment by Industry, 2011 National Household Survey
GTA
Province
Percent of Province
Total
3,018,020
6,297,000
47.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]
10,525
95,220
11.1%
Mining, quarrying [21]
4,710
28,190
16.7%
Utilities [22]
24,455
55,215
44.3%
Construction [23]
164,770
382,570
43.1%
Manufacturing [31-33]
298,035
657,625
45.3%
Food, Beverage and Tobacco (311 312)
44,825
89,805
49.9%
Textile mills [313]
1,405
3,545
39.6%
Textile product mills [314]
2,135
4,000
53.4%
Clothing manufacturing [315]
6,455
8,695
74.2%
Leather and allied product manufacturing [316]
425
1,100
38.6%
Wood product manufacturing [321]
4,750
16,090
29.5%
Paper manufacturing [322]
9,355
20,825
44.9%
Printing and related support activities [323]
17,630
29,880
59.0%
Petroleum and coal product manuf [324]
1,425
3,980
35.8%
Chemical manufacturing [325]
20,780
38,865
53.5%
Plastics and rubber products manuf [326]
22,015
42,065
52.3%
Non-metallic mineral product manuf [327]
7,425
18,390
40.4%
Primary metal manufacturing [331]
6,235
28,445
21.9%
Fabricated metal product manuf [332]
26,555
62,460
42.5%
Machinery manufacturing [333]
19,760
50,440
39.2%
Computer and electronic product [334]
22,020
45,820
48.1%
Electrical equipment [335]
8,605
15,985
53.8%
Transportation equipment manuf [336]
43,340
121,770
35.6%
Furniture and related product manuf [337]
19,670
29,805
66.0%
Miscellaneous manufacturing [339]
13,250
25,665
51.6%
Wholesale trade [41]
172,295
291,215
59.2%
Retail trade [44-45]
323,325
701,300
46.1%
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]
151,395
294,020
51.5%
Information and cultural industries [51]
112,050
169,540
66.1%
Finance and insurance [52]
238,015
353,230
67.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]
74,040
128,355
57.7%
Professional, scientific services [54]
303,060
486,775
62.3%
Management of companies and enterprises [55]
4,200
6,230
67.4%
Administrative services [56]
143,605
277,785
51.7%
Educational services [61]
214,420
474,205
45.2%
Health care and social assistance [62]
276,105
668,435
41.3%
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]
56,660
128,705
44.0%
Accommodation and food services [72]
168,710
377,605
44.7%
Other services [81]
135,165
279,405
48.4%
Public administration [91]
142,490
441,370
32.3%

 

Employment by Industry, Agri-food Industry, 2011, National Household Survey
GTA
Province
Percent of Province
Agri-food Employment
302,485
714,655
42.3%
Crop and Animal Production (111-112, 115)
10,030
88,975
11.3%
Food and Beverage (311 312)
44,825
89,805
49.9%
Food Manufacturing (311)
39,430
78,000
50.6%
Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing (312)
5,395
11,805
45.7%
Leather and allied product (316)
425
1,100
38.6%
Farm product wholesaler-distributors [411]
1,250
3,480
35.9%
Food, bev tobacco wholesaler-distributors [413]
22,665
36,275
62.5%
Agricultural supplies wholesaler-distrib [4183]
715
4,075
17.5%
Food and beverage stores [445]
74,395
166,575
44.7%
Food services and drinking places [722]
148,180
324,370
45.7%

 

Number of Business Locations by Industry, 2015, CBC*
GTA
Province
Percent of Province
Total
791,203
1,426,469
55.5%
Unclassified
111,835
170,274
65.7%
Sub-total, classified
679,368
1,256,195
54.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]
3,647
48,415
7.5%
Crop and Animal Production (111-112, 115)
3,527
46,652
7.6%
Mining, quarrying [21]
836
1,999
41.8%
Utilities [22]
611
2,375
25.7%
Construction [23]
64,077
128,095
50.0%
Manufacturing [31-33]
19,619
36,207
54.2%
Food, Beverage and Tobacco (311 312)
2,059
3,868
53.2%
Food manufacturing [311]
1,843
3,238
56.9%
Beverage and tobacco manuf [312]
216
630
34.3%
Textile mills [313]
158
268
59.0%
Textile product mills [314]
255
472
54.0%
Clothing manufacturing [315]
789
1,087
72.6%
Leather and allied product manufacturing [316]
120
208
57.7%
Wood product manufacturing [321]
700
1,849
37.9%
Paper manufacturing [322]
263
378
69.6%
Printing and related support activities [323]
2,118
3,210
66.0%
Petroleum and coal product manuf [324]
58
152
38.2%
Chemical manufacturing [325]
766
1,333
57.5%
Plastics and rubber products manuf [326]
757
1,345
56.3%
Non-metallic mineral product manuf [327]
556
1,233
45.1%
Primary metal manufacturing [331]
189
411
46.0%
Fabricated metal product manuf [332]
2,598
5,301
49.0%
Machinery manufacturing [333]
1,910
3,739
51.1%
Computer and electronic product [334]
889
1,494
59.5%
Electrical equipment [335]
618
1,027
60.2%
Transportation equipment manuf [336]
698
1,547
45.1%
Furniture and related product manuf [337]
1,587
2,712
58.5%
Miscellaneous manufacturing [339]
2,531
4,573
55.3%
Wholesale trade [41]
26,426
42,823
61.7%
Retail trade [44-45]
46,118
94,722
48.7%
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]
45,788
72,052
63.5%
Information and cultural industries [51]
14,229
20,409
69.7%
Finance and insurance [52]
43,321
71,566
60.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]
119,946
221,529
54.1%
Professional, scientific services [54]
116,704
180,432
64.7%
Management of companies and enterprises [55]
20,424
33,101
61.7%
Administrative services [56]
31,376
53,106
59.1%
Educational services [61]
7,875
13,701
57.5%
Health care and social assistance [62]
44,359
87,999
50.4%
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]
11,899
21,158
56.2%
Accommodation and food services [72]
20,179
41,967
48.1%
Other services [81]
41,537
83,180
49.9%
Public administration [91]
397
1,359
29.2%

 

Number of Business Locations, 2015 All Industries, CBC*
GTA
Province
Percent of Province
Total
791,203
1,426,469
55.5%
without employees
554,556
980,505
56.6%
total with employees
236,647
445,964
53.1%
1-4 employees
148,623
257,148
57.8%
5-9 employees
36,599
79,572
46.0%
10-19 employees
23,171
51,426
45.1%
20-49 employess
17,000
36,351
46.8%
50-99 employees
5,995
11,741
51.1%
100-199 employees
2,955
5,618
52.6%
200-499 employees
1,632
2,929
55.7%
500 +
672
1,179
57.0%

 

Number of Business Locations, Food and Beverage Manuf, 2015 ,CBC*
GTA
Province
Percent of Province
Total
2,059
3,868
53.2%
without employees
885
1,566
56.5%
total with employees
1,174
2,302
51.0%
1-4 employees
346
637
54.3%
5-9 employees
256
507
50.5%
10-19 employees
199
411
48.4%
20-49 employess
160
352
45.5%
50-99 employees
92
167
55.1%
100-199 employees
64
117
54.7%
200-499 employees
46
93
49.5%
500 +
11
18
61.1%

* CBC - Canadina 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, Canada Business Patterns)


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