Southern Ontario Region at a Glance

 

Population, 2015
Southern Ontario
Province
Percent of Province
Total
2,572,092
13,792,052
18.6%
0 to 19
564,852
3,038,549
18.6%
20 to 64
1,548,084
8,542,351
18.1%
65 and over
459,156
2,211,152
20.8%

 

Population growth 2011-2015
Southern Ontario
Province
Percent of Province
Total
2.1%
4.0%
0 to 19
-3.9%
-2.1%
20 to 64
1.2%
3.3%
65 and over
14.3%
17.2%

 

Family Income, 2011 National Household Survey
Southern Ontario
Province
Percent of Province
Economic families (number)
687,745
3,528,375
19.5%
Economic families average income($)
86,021
100,152
85.9%
Couple-only (number)
259,205
1,197,250
21.7%
Couple-only average income ($)
77,651
89,678
86.6%
Couple with children (number)
302,230
1,689,175
17.9%
Couple with children average income($)
106,077
121,285
87.5%
Lone-parent (number)
106,525
520,715
20.5%
Lone-parent average income ($)
50,597
58,622
86.3%

 

Labour Force, 2011, National Household Survey
Southern Ontario
Province
Percent of Province
Employed
1,142,920
6,297,005
18.2%
Unemployment rate (%)
8.7%
8.3%
Unemployed
108,505
567,985
19.1%
Labour Force
1,251,430
6,864,990
18.2%

 

Employment by Industry, 2011 National Household Survey
Southern Ontario
Province
Percent of Province
Total
1,142,920
6,297,000
18.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]
34,385
95,220
36.1%
Mining, quarrying [21]
2,480
28,190
8.8%
Utilities [22]
9,420
55,215
17.1%
Construction [23]
73,375
382,570
19.2%
Manufacturing [31-33]
155,470
657,625
23.6%
Food, Beverage and Tobacco (311 312)
21,220
89,805
23.6%
Textile mills [313]
335
3,545
9.4%
Textile product mills [314]
705
4,000
17.6%
Clothing manufacturing [315]
915
8,695
10.5%
Leather and allied product manufacturing [316]
215
1,100
19.5%
Wood product manufacturing [321]
2,825
16,090
17.6%
Paper manufacturing [322]
3,415
20,825
16.4%
Printing and related support activities [323]
4,575
29,880
15.3%
Petroleum and coal product manuf [324]
1,865
3,980
46.9%
Chemical manufacturing [325]
8,360
38,865
21.5%
Plastics and rubber products manuf [326]
7,235
42,065
17.2%
Non-metallic mineral product manuf [327]
4,480
18,390
24.4%
Primary metal manufacturing [331]
12,825
28,445
45.1%
Fabricated metal product manuf [332]
15,975
62,460
25.6%
Machinery manufacturing [333]
14,640
50,440
29.0%
Computer and electronic product [334]
3,175
45,820
6.9%
Electrical equipment [335]
1,635
15,985
10.2%
Transportation equipment manuf [336]
43,205
121,770
35.5%
Furniture and related product manuf [337]
3,115
29,805
10.5%
Miscellaneous manufacturing [339]
4,640
25,665
18.1%
Wholesale trade [41]
44,730
291,215
15.4%
Retail trade [44-45]
131,635
701,300
18.8%
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]
53,265
294,020
18.1%
Information and cultural industries [51]
17,090
169,540
10.1%
Finance and insurance [52]
43,465
353,230
12.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]
19,375
128,355
15.1%
Professional, scientific services [54]
54,575
486,775
11.2%
Management of companies and enterprises [55]
845
6,230
13.6%
Administrative services [56]
51,000
277,785
18.4%
Educational services [61]
91,300
474,205
19.3%
Health care and social assistance [62]
142,815
668,435
21.4%
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]
30,690
128,705
23.8%
Accommodation and food services [72]
79,430
377,605
21.0%
Other services [81]
51,765
279,405
18.5%
Public administration [91]
55,810
441,370
12.6%

 

Employment by Industry, Agri-food Industry, 2011, National Household Survey
Southern Ontario
Province
Percent of Province
Agri-food Employment
163,770
714,655
22.9%
Crop and Animal Production (111-112, 115)
33,850
88,975
38.0%
Food and Beverage (311 312)
21,220
89,805
23.6%
Food Manufacturing (311)
17,390
78,000
22.3%
Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing (312)
3,830
11,805
32.4%
Leather and allied product (316)
215
1,100
19.5%
Farm product wholesaler-distributors [411]
1,455
3,480
41.8%
Food, bev tobacco wholesaler-distributors [413]
5,465
36,275
15.1%
Agricultural supplies wholesaler-distrib [4183]
1,400
4,075
34.4%
Food and beverage stores [445]
32,860
166,575
19.7%
Food services and drinking places [722]
67,305
324,370
20.7%

 

Number of Business Locations by Industry, 2015, CBC*
Southern Ontario
Province
Percent of Province
Total
213,888
1,426,469
15.0%
Unclassified
19,098
170,274
11.2%
Sub-total, classified
194,790
1,256,195
15.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]
17,706
48,415
36.6%
Crop and Animal Production (111-112, 115)
17,543
46,652
37.6%
Mining, quarrying [21]
273
1,999
13.7%
Utilities [22]
560
2,375
23.6%
Construction [23]
20,799
128,095
16.2%
Manufacturing [31-33]
6,236
36,207
17.2%
Food, Beverage and Tobacco (311 312)
746
3,868
19.3%
Food manufacturing [311]
537
3,238
16.6%
Beverage and tobacco manuf [312]
209
630
33.2%
Textile mills [313]
35
268
13.1%
Textile product mills [314]
82
472
17.4%
Clothing manufacturing [315]
110
1,087
10.1%
Leather and allied product manufacturing [316]
18
208
8.7%
Wood product manufacturing [321]
296
1,849
16.0%
Paper manufacturing [322]
34
378
9.0%
Printing and related support activities [323]
397
3,210
12.4%
Petroleum and coal product manuf [324]
36
152
23.7%
Chemical manufacturing [325]
238
1,333
17.9%
Plastics and rubber products manuf [326]
238
1,345
17.7%
Non-metallic mineral product manuf [327]
262
1,233
21.2%
Primary metal manufacturing [331]
119
411
29.0%
Fabricated metal product manuf [332]
1,129
5,301
21.3%
Machinery manufacturing [333]
795
3,739
21.3%
Computer and electronic product [334]
152
1,494
10.2%
Electrical equipment [335]
128
1,027
12.5%
Transportation equipment manuf [336]
351
1,547
22.7%
Furniture and related product manuf [337]
348
2,712
12.8%
Miscellaneous manufacturing [339]
722
4,573
15.8%
Wholesale trade [41]
5,885
42,823
13.7%
Retail trade [44-45]
16,612
94,722
17.5%
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]
11,095
72,052
15.4%
Information and cultural industries [51]
1,672
20,409
8.2%
Finance and insurance [52]
10,013
71,566
14.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]
33,239
221,529
15.0%
Professional, scientific services [54]
17,908
180,432
9.9%
Management of companies and enterprises [55]
4,583
33,101
13.8%
Administrative services [56]
7,289
53,106
13.7%
Educational services [61]
1,745
13,701
12.7%
Health care and social assistance [62]
14,587
87,999
16.6%
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]
2,857
21,158
13.5%
Accommodation and food services [72]
7,080
41,967
16.9%
Other services [81]
14,508
83,180
17.4%
Public administration [91]
143
1,359
10.5%

 

Number of Business Locations, 2015 All Industries, CBC*
Southern Ontario
Province
Percent of Province
Total
213,888
1,426,469
15.0%
without employees**
143,316
980,505
14.6%
total with employees
70,572
445,964
15.8%
1-4 employees
35,948
257,148
14.0%
5-9 employees
14,504
79,572
18.2%
10-19 employees
9,633
51,426
18.7%
20-49 employess
6,920
36,351
19.0%
50-99 employees
2,051
11,741
17.5%
100-199 employees
909
5,618
16.2%
200-499 employees
444
2,929
15.2%
500 +
163
1,179
13.8%

 

Number of Business Locations, Food and Beverage Manuf, 2015, CBC*
Southern Ontario
Province
Percent of Province
Total
746
3,868
19.3%
without employees**
271
1,566
17.3%
total with employees
475
2,302
20.6%
1-4 employees
112
637
17.6%
5-9 employees
99
507
19.5%
10-19 employees
96
411
23.4%
20-49 employess
83
352
23.6%
50-99 employees
37
167
22.2%
100-199 employees
24
117
20.5%
200-499 employees
22
93
23.7%
500 +
2
18
11.1%

* 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