Ontario Fact Sheet November 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*

2015 Estimated population 6,129,934
* Census Metropolitan Area  

Economy, 2015

GDP ($ millions, nominal) 763,276
% of Canada 38.4
Primary household income ($ millions) 511,781
% of Canada 38.3
Primary household income per capita ($)
Ontario 37,094
Canada 37,316
CPI inflation, 2015 1.2%

Per Cent Distribution of GDP, 2015

Goods 22.8
Of which: Manufacturing 12.1
Services 77.2

Top Five International Export Markets, 2015 (%)

United States 80.5
United Kingdom 6.4
Mexico 1.4
Hong Kong 1.3
China 1.2

Top Five International Exports, 2015 (%)

Motor vehicles & parts 34.9
Precious metals & stones  10.3
Mechanical equipment 9.8
Electrical machinery 3.8
Plastic products 3.7

Population

July 1, 2016 13,982,984
% of Canada 38.5
Average annual growth, 2006 - 2016 (%) 1.0
Life expectancy (years), 2011
Male 79.8
Female 84.0
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, 2015 ($ millions)*

Exports 410,374
Imports 402,403
Trade balance +7,971
* International+Interprovincial  

Top Five International Import Suppliers, 2015 (%)

United States 56.0
China 12.1
Mexico 7.6
Japan 3.2
Germany 2.6

Top Five International Imports, 2015 (%)

Motor vehicles & parts 21.2
Mechanical equipment 15.1
Electrical machinery 11.5
Pharmaceutical products 3.8
Plastic products 3.7

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