Ontario Fact Sheet January 2016

Land and Freshwater Area (in square kms)

Land 917,741
Freshwater 158, 654
Total area 1,076,395
Total land in census farms (%) 5.6

Capital - Toronto*

2014 Estimated population 6,055,724
* Census Metropolitan Area  

Economy, 2014

GDP ($ millions, nominal) 721,970
% of Canada 36.6
Primary household income ($ millions) 490,412
% of Canada 38.0
Primary household income per capita ($)
Ontario 35,855
Canada 36,304
CPI inflation, 2014 2.4%

Per Cent Distribution of GDP, 2014

Goods 23.2
Of which: Manufacturing 12.4
Services 76.9

Top Five International Export Markets, 2014 (%)

United States 79.3
United Kingdom 6.4
Hong Kong 1.8
China 1.2
Mexico 1.2

Top Five International Exports, 2014 (%)

Motor vehicles & parts 33.9
Precious metals & stones 11.2
Mechanical equipment 9.2
Plastic products 3.7
Electrical machinery 3.6

Population

July 1, 2015 13,792,052
% of Canada 38.5
Average annual growth, 2005 - 2015 (%) 1.0
Life expectancy (years), 2010
Male 79.8
Female 83.9
Labour force (000s), 2015 7,426
Employment (000s), 2015 6,923
Job creation, 2015 45,300
Unemployment rate, 2015 6.8%

Population Profile, 2011 (% distribution)

Canadian born 70.4
Foreign born 28.5
Immigrated before 1991 13.6
Immigrated between 1991 & 2011 14.9
Non-permanent residents 1.1

Total Trade, 2014 ($ millions)*

Exports 370,845
Imports 365,804
Trade balance +5,041
* International+Interprovincial  

Top Five International Import Suppliers, 2014 (%)

United States 56.8
China 11.5
Mexico 7.5
Japan 3.0
Germany 2.6

Top Five International Imports, 2014 (%)

Motor vehicles & parts 20.8
Mechanical equipment 14.7
Electrical machinery 11.2
Precious metals & stones 4.0
Pharmaceutical products 3.9

Economic & Revenue Forecasting & Analysis Branch
Office of Economic Policy, Ontario Ministry of Finance
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