Ontario Fact Sheet March 2014

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*

2012 Estimated population
5,941,488
* Census Metropolitan Area  

Economy, 2012

GDP ($ millions, nominal)
674,485
% of Canada
37.1
Primary household income ($ millions)
458,683
% of Canada
38.6
Primary household income per capita ($)
Ontario
33,962
Canada
34,084
CPI inflation (2013)
1.0%
Unemployment rate (2013)
7.5%

Per Cent Distribution of GDP, 2012

Goods
23.2
Of which: Manufacturing
12.7
Services
76.8

Top Five International Export Markets, 2013 (%)

United States
78.4
United Kingdom
6.4
Hong Kong
2.4
China
1.3
Mexico
1.2

Top Five International Exports, 2013 (%)

Motor vehicles & parts
34.2
Precious metals & stones
12.3
Mechanical equipment
8.8
Electrical machinery
3.8
Plastic products
3.6

Population

July 1/13
13,537,994
% of Canada
38.5
Average annual growth, 2003 - 2013 (%)
1.0
Life expectancy (years), 2010
Male
79.8
Female
83.9
Labour force (000s), 2013
7,441
Employment (000s), 2013
6,879
Job creation, 2013
95,700

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, 2012 ($ millions)*

Exports
343,073
Imports
347,761
Trade balance
-4,688
* International+Interprovincial  

Top Five International Import Suppliers, 2013 (%)

United States
56.3
China
11.1
Mexico
7.5
Japan
3.3
Germany
2.7

Top Five International Imports, 2013 (%)

Motor vehicles & parts
21.7
Mechanical equipment
14.2
Electrical machinery
11.8
Precious metals & stones
4.5
Plastic products
3.7

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