Ontario Fact Sheet April 2015

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, 2013

GDP ($ millions, nominal)
695,705
% of Canada
36.7
Primary household income ($ millions)
473,702
% of Canada
38.3
Primary household income per capita ($)
Ontario
34,957
Canada
35,189
CPI inflation, 2014
2.4%

Per Cent Distribution of GDP, 2013

Goods
22.5
Of which: Manufacturing
11.9
Services
77.5

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, 2014
13,678,740
% of Canada
38.5
Average annual growth, 2004 - 2014 (%)
1.0
Life expectancy (years), 2010
Male
79.8
Female
83.9
Labour force (000s), 2014
7,419
Employment (000s), 2014
6,878
Job creation, 2014
54,500
Unemployment rate, 2014
7.3%

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, 2013 ($ millions)*

Exports
353,289
Imports
350,095
Trade balance
+3,194
* International+Interprovincial  

Top Five International Import Suppliers, 2014 (%)

United States
56.8
China
11.6
Mexico
7.5
Japan
3.0
Germany
2.6

Top Five International Imports, 2014 (%)

Motor vehicles & parts
20.9
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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