2012 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review

Economic Data Tables

Ontario Economy

  1. Ontario, Gross Domestic Product, 1998–2011
  2. Ontario, Growth in Gross Domestic Product, 1998–2011
  3. Ontario, Selected Economic Indicators, 1998–2011
  4. Ontario, Selected Economic Indicators, Annual Change, 1998–2011
  5. Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product by Industry at Basic Prices, 2008–2011
  6. Ontario, Growth in Real Gross Domestic Product by Industry at Basic Prices, 2008–2011
  7. Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product at Basic Prices in Selected Manufacturing Industries, 2008–2011
  8. Ontario, Growth in Real Gross Domestic Product at Basic Prices in Selected Manufacturing Industries, 2008–2011
  9. Ontario, Housing Market Indicators, 2008–2011
  10. Selected Financial Indicators, 1998–2011

G7 Comparison

  1. Ontario and the G7, Real Gross Domestic Product Growth, 1998–2011
  2. Ontario and the G7, Employment Growth, 1998–2011
  3. Ontario and the G7, Unemployment Rates, 1998–2011
  4. Ontario and the G7, CPI Inflation Rates, 1998–2011
  5. G7, Exchange Rates, 1998–2011

Ontario, International Merchandise Trade

  1. Ontario, International Merchandise Exports by Major Commodity, 2011
  2. Ontario, International Merchandise Imports by Major Commodity, 2011
  3. Ontario, International Merchandise Exports by Top 25 Trading Partners, 2011
  4. Ontario, International Merchandise Imports by Top 25 Trading Partners, 2011

Demographic Characteristics

  1. Ontario, Selected Demographic Characteristics, 2004–2012
  2. Ontario, Components of Population Growth, 2002–03 to 2011–12

Ontario Labour Markets

  1. Ontario, Labour Force, 1998–2011
  2. Ontario, Employment, 1998–2011
  3. Ontario, Unemployment, 1998–2011
  4. Employment Insurance (EI) and Social Assistance, 1998–2011
  5. Ontario, Labour Compensation, 1998–2011
  6. Ontario, Employment by Occupation, 2000–2011
  7. Ontario, Distribution of Employment by Occupation, 2000–2011
  8. Ontario, Employment by Industry, 2001–2011
  9. Ontario, Growth in Employment by Industry, 2002–2011
  10. Ontario, Employment Level by Economic Regions, 2001–2011
  11. Ontario, Employment Level by Industry for Economic Regions, 2011
  12. Ontario Economic Regions

(Note: Data in the tables may not add to totals due to rounding.)

Ontario, Gross Domestic Product, 1998–2011 Table 1
  ($ Billions)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Real GDP (chained $2002) 399.7 429.7 455.2 463.4 477.8 484.3 496.8
Consumption 226.4 236.9 248.5 254.7 264.5 272.7 281.2
Government 79.6 82.9 85.9 90.0 92.8 97.8 101.4
Residential Construction 19.7 22.0 23.5 25.8 28.3 29.0 30.1
Non-residential Construction 11.7 13.1 11.5 11.4 11.8 11.5 11.4
Machinery and Equipment 31.0 33.9 35.9 34.9 32.6 34.6 37.1
Exports 273.0 303.9 327.6 317.9 322.7 322.4 336.4
Imports 243.0 263.3 282.5 269.4 275.3 283.9 302.9
Nominal Gross Domestic Product 377.9 409.0 440.8 453.7 477.8 493.1 516.1
 


Table 1 (continued) ($ Billions)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Real GDP (chained $2002) 510.5 523.0 533.2 529.8 512.7 527.8 538.8
Consumption 290.8 300.5 312.1 320.5 321.1 332.5 340.0
Government 103.1 107.8 110.8 115.3 121.4 128.1 126.9
Residential Construction 30.6 30.8 31.4 30.7 28.0 30.3 31.9
Non-residential Construction 11.8 12.9 14.2 13.9 12.3 12.1 12.8
Machinery and Equipment 41.7 45.4 44.9 45.8 37.3 43.0 51.1
Exports 343.3 345.6 348.5 324.9 283.9 305.2 310.4
Imports 312.5 324.4 336.9 328.3 294.1 333.3 341.5
Nominal Gross Domestic Product 537.4 560.6 583.9 587.1 581.6 612.5 638.8
Sources: Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Finance.


Ontario, Growth in Gross Domestic Product, 1998–2011 Table 2
  (Per Cent Change)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Real GDP (chained $2002) 4.8 7.5 5.9 1.8 3.1 1.4 2.6
Consumption 3.5 4.6 4.9 2.5 3.8 3.1 3.1
Government 2.1 4.2 3.6 4.7 3.2 5.3 3.7
Residential Construction (1.8) 11.6 7.1 9.7 9.6 2.6 3.6
Non-residential Construction 1.6 11.4 (11.8) (1.1) 3.7 (2.4) (0.7)
Machinery and Equipment 6.8 9.4 5.9 (2.8) (6.5) 6.1 7.2
Exports 7.3 11.3 7.8 (3.0) 1.5 (0.1) 4.4
Imports 4.7 8.4 7.3 (4.6) 2.2 3.1 6.7
Nominal Gross Domestic Product 5.2 8.2 7.8 2.9 5.3 3.2 4.7
 


Table 2 (continued) (Per Cent Change)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Real GDP (chained $2002) 2.8 2.4 2.0 (0.6) (3.2) 3.0 2.1
Consumption 3.4 3.4 3.8 2.7 0.2 3.6 2.3
Government 1.7 4.6 2.8 4.0 5.3 5.5 (0.9)
Residential Construction 1.7 0.6 2.0 (2.3) (8.7) 8.3 5.2
Non-residential Construction 2.9 9.9 9.7 (2.2) (11.4) (1.6) 5.6
Machinery and Equipment 12.3 8.9 (1.1) 2.1 (18.5) 15.2 18.7
Exports 2.1 0.7 0.8 (6.8) (12.6) 7.5 1.7
Imports 3.2 3.8 3.8 (2.6) (10.4) 13.3 2.4
Nominal Gross Domestic Product 4.1 4.3 4.2 0.5 (0.9) 5.3 4.3
Sources: Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Finance.


Ontario, Selected Economic Indicators, 1998–2011 Table 3
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Retail Sales ($ Billions) 97.5 104.6 111.5 114.3 121.0 125.1 128.9
Housing Starts – Units (000s) 53.8 67.2 71.5 73.3 83.6 85.2 85.1
Personal Income ($ Billions) 304.7 321.7 347.7 361.2 369.4 381.1 401.0
Pre-tax Corporate Profits ($ Billions) 39.5 49.7 54.4 49.3 60.5 58.2 61.6
Consumer Price Index (2002 = 100) 90.6 92.4 95.1 98.0 100.0 102.7 104.6
Labour Force (000s) 5,876 6,018 6,169 6,322 6,493 6,675 6,766
Employment (000s) 5,454 5,635 5,815 5,921 6,029 6,212 6,308
Unemployment Rate (%) 7.2 6.3 5.7 6.3 7.2 6.9 6.8
 


Table 3 (continued)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Retail Sales ($ Billions) 135.1 140.6 146.0 151.7 147.9 156.0 161.6
Housing Starts – Units (000s) 78.8 73.4 68.1 75.1 50.4 60.4 67.8
Personal Income ($ Billions) 419.5 442.7 466.1 479.2 480.1 500.0 515.3
Pre-tax Corporate Profits ($ Billions) 62.2 65.7 66.5 62.6 53.3 63.5 72.4
Consumer Price Index (2002 = 100) 106.9 108.8 110.8 113.3 113.7 116.5 120.1
Labour Force (000s) 6,823 6,884 7,013 7,133 7,147 7,237 7,302
Employment (000s) 6,371 6,449 6,564 6,666 6,502 6,610 6,731
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.6 6.3 6.4 6.5 9.0 8.7 7.8
Sources: Statistics Canada, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Ontario Ministry of Finance.


Ontario, Selected Economic Indicators, Annual Change, 1998–2011 Table 4
  (Per Cent Change)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Retail Sales 7.2 7.3 6.6 2.5 5.9 3.4 3.0
Housing Starts (0.4) 24.9 6.4 2.5 14.1 1.9 (0.1)
Personal Income 5.2 5.6 8.1 3.9 2.3 3.2 5.2
Pre-tax Corporate Profits 5.2 25.9 9.3 (9.2) 22.5 (3.7) 5.8
Consumer Price Index 0.9 2.0 2.9 3.0 2.0 2.7 1.9
Labour Force 1.7 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.8 1.4
Employment 3.1 3.3 3.2 1.8 1.8 3.0 1.5
 


Table 4 (continued) (Per Cent Change)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Retail Sales 4.8 4.0 3.8 3.9 (2.5) 5.4 3.6
Housing Starts (7.4) (6.8) (7.2) 10.2 (32.9) 20.0 12.2
Personal Income 4.6 5.5 5.3 2.8 0.2 4.2 3.1
Pre-tax Corporate Profits 1.1 5.5 1.2 (5.8) (14.9) 19.1 14.0
Consumer Price Index 2.2 1.8 1.8 2.3 0.4 2.5 3.1
Labour Force 0.8 0.9 1.9 1.7 0.2 1.2 0.9
Employment 1.0 1.2 1.8 1.6 (2.5) 1.7 1.8
Sources: Statistics Canada, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Ontario Ministry of Finance.


Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product by Industry at Basic Prices, 2008–2011 Table 5
  ($2002 Chained Millions)
  2008 2009 2010 2011
Goods Producing Industries 126,832 110,793 117,702 120,726
Primary 8,405 7,314 7,492 7,842
Utilities 10,874 9,913 9,997 10,205
Construction 24,560 23,383 25,386 25,611
Manufacturing1 81,722 68,916 73,424 75,160
Services Producing Industries 359,547 358,897 367,257 374,218
Wholesale Trade 30,286 28,460 30,116 30,755
Retail Trade 27,641 27,610 28,687 29,085
Transportation and Warehousing 20,125 18,914 19,807 20,443
Information and Cultural (incl. Telecommunications) 20,025 19,951 20,126 20,320
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 110,863 112,780 114,843 117,404
Professional and Administrative Services 42,218 41,103 41,247 42,035
Education 24,090 24,617 25,152 25,337
Health Care and Social Services 30,837 31,536 32,034 32,693
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,708 4,709 4,733 4,677
Accommodation and Food 9,524 9,171 9,553 9,842
Other Services 12,263 12,210 12,340 12,594
Public Administration 26,926 27,789 28,612 29,039
Total Production 487,708 471,889 486,972 496,954
1 See Table 7 for detailed manufacturing industries.
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Growth in Real Gross Domestic Product Table 6
by Industry at Basic Prices, 2008–2011 (Per Cent Change)
  2008 2009 2010 2011
Goods Producing Industries (4.9) (12.6) 6.2 2.6
Primary 8.2 (13.0) 2.4 4.7
Utilities 7.4 (8.8) 0.8 2.1
Construction (3.0) (4.8) 8.6 0.9
Manufacturing1 (8.9) (15.7) 6.5 2.4
Services Producing Industries 1.1 (0.2) 2.3 1.9
Wholesale Trade (3.4) (6.0) 5.8 2.1
Retail Trade 1.7 (0.1) 3.9 1.4
Transportation and Warehousing 4.2 (6.0) 4.7 3.2
Information and Cultural (incl. Telecommunications) 1.0 (0.4) 0.9 1.0
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1.2 1.7 1.8 2.2
Professional and Administrative Services (0.5) (2.6) 0.4 1.9
Education 2.5 2.2 2.2 0.7
Health Care and Social Services 2.8 2.3 1.6 2.1
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0.3 0.0 0.5 (1.2)
Accommodation and Food 0.2 (3.7) 4.2 3.0
Other Services 1.5 (0.4) 1.1 2.1
Public Administration 3.6 3.2 3.0 1.5
Total Production (0.4) (3.2) 3.2 2.0
1 See Table 8 for detailed manufacturing industries.
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product at Basic Prices in Table 7
Selected Manufacturing Industries, 2008–2011 ($2002 Chained Millions)
  2008 2009 2010 2011
Manufacturing 81,722 68,916 73,424 75,160
Food, Beverage and Tobacco Products 9,999 10,258 10,148 9,942
Textile, Clothing and Leather Products 960 738 846 840
Wood Products and Furniture 3,950 3,222 3,390 3,308
Paper Products and Printing 5,768 5,006 4,930 4,874
Chemical and Petroleum Products 7,746 7,415 7,415 7,378
Plastic and Rubber Products 4,375 3,473 3,868 4,105
Primary Metal and Fabricated Metal Products 11,135 7,806 8,990 9,564
Machinery 5,962 4,823 5,262 5,974
Electrical and Electronic Products 5,931 5,462 5,581 5,735
Transportation Equipment 20,958 15,489 18,031 18,330
Other Manufacturing 4,356 3,713 3,971 4,008
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Growth in Real Gross Domestic Product at Basic Prices in Table 8
Selected Manufacturing Industries, 2008–2011 (Per Cent Change)
  2008 2009 2010 2011
Manufacturing (8.9) (15.7) 6.5 2.4
Food, Beverage and Tobacco Products (1.7) 2.6 (1.1) (2.0)
Textile, Clothing and Leather Products (20.4) (23.1) 14.7 (0.7)
Wood Products and Furniture (11.0) (18.4) 5.2 (2.4)
Paper Products and Printing (8.6) (13.2) (1.5) (1.1)
Chemical and Petroleum Products (5.0) (4.3) 0.0 (0.5)
Plastic and Rubber Products (17.8) (20.6) 11.4 6.1
Primary Metal and Fabricated Metal Products (8.6) (29.9) 15.2 6.4
Machinery (4.9) (19.1) 9.1 13.5
Electrical and Electronic Products (0.6) (7.9) 2.2 2.8
Transportation Equipment (19.2) (26.1) 16.4 1.7
Other Manufacturing (2.9) (14.7) 6.9 0.9
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Housing Market Indicators, 2008–2011 Table 9
  2008 2009 2010 2011
New Housing Market        
Residential Construction, Current $ Millions 39,843 37,152 41,682 45,474
Per Cent Change 0.3 (6.8) 12.2 9.1
Real Residential Construction ($2002 Millions) 30,654 27,980 30,307 31,879
Per Cent Change (2.3) (8.7) 8.3 5.2
Housing Starts (Units) 75,076 50,370 60,433 67,821
Per Cent Change 10.2 (32.9) 20.0 12.2
Of which: Single-detached, urban areas (Units) 25,760 18,425 23,256 22,783
Per Cent Change (16.1) (28.5) 26.2 (2.0)
Multiple, urban areas (Units) 46,164 29,513 33,630 42,458
Per Cent Change 43.9 (36.1) 13.9 26.3
New Housing Price Index (2007 = 100) 103.5 103.6 106.1 109.9
Per Cent Change 3.5 0.1 2.4 3.6
Resale Market        
Home Resales (Units) 180,968 195,755 195,408 200,323
Per Cent Change (15.2) 8.2 (0.2) 2.5
Average Resale Price ($) 302,474 318,561 342,590 366,390
Per Cent Change 1.0 5.3 7.5 6.9
Sources: Statistics Canada, Ontario Ministry of Finance, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Canadian Real Estate Association.


Selected Financial Indicators, 1998–2011 Table 10
  (Per Cent)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Interest Rates    
Bank Rate 5.1 4.9 5.8 4.3 2.7 3.2 2.5
Prime Rate 6.6 6.4 7.3 5.8 4.2 4.7 4.0
10-Year Government Bonds 5.3 5.6 5.9 5.5 5.3 4.8 4.6
Three-month T-Bills 4.7 4.7 5.5 3.8 2.6 2.9 2.2
Mortgage Rates    
5-Year Rate 6.9 7.6 8.4 7.4 7.0 6.4 6.2
1-Year Rate 6.5 6.8 7.9 6.1 5.2 4.8 4.6
Canadian Household Debt Burden1    
Consumer 24.9 26.1 26.2 27.7 29.1 30.9 32.9
Mortgage 70.5 70.5 67.8 68.9 70.1 72.5 74.6
Bank Loans 13.5 13.9 14.0 14.1 13.9 13.8 13.3
Other Loans 1.1 1.5 1.7 2.3 2.3 2.2 1.4
Total 110.0 112.0 109.7 113.0 115.4 119.5 122.2
 


Table 10 (continued) (Per Cent)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Interest Rates    
Bank Rate 2.9 4.3 4.6 3.2 0.6 0.9 1.3
Prime Rate 4.4 5.8 6.1 4.7 2.4 2.6 3.0
10-Year Government Bonds 4.1 4.2 4.3 3.6 3.3 3.2 2.8
Three-month T-Bills 2.7 4.0 4.2 2.4 0.4 0.6 0.9
Mortgage Rates    
5-Year Rate 6.0 6.7 7.1 7.1 5.6 5.6 5.4
1-Year Rate 5.1 6.3 6.9 6.7 4.0 3.5 3.5
Canadian Household Debt Burden1    
Consumer 34.8 35.7 37.8 39.5 42.4 42.3 42.7
Mortgage 77.3 79.2 83.5 87.1 91.6 92.9 97.0
Bank Loans 12.6 12.7 12.1 11.9 11.4 10.9 10.9
Other Loans 1.7 1.7 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.2
Total 126.4 129.3 135.2 140.5 147.4 148.2 152.7
1 Debt of the persons and unincorporated business sector as a share of personal disposable income.
Note: All data are annual averages, except Canadian Household Debt Burden (year-end).
Sources: Statistics Canada's National Balance Sheet Accounts and Bank of Canada.


Ontario and the G7, Real Gross Domestic Product Growth, 1998–2011 Table 11
  (Per Cent)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Ontario 4.8 7.5 5.9 1.8 3.1 1.4 2.6
Canada 4.1 5.5 5.2 1.8 2.9 1.9 3.1
France 3.4 3.3 3.7 1.8 0.9 0.9 2.5
Germany 1.9 1.9 3.1 1.5 0.0 (0.4) 1.2
Italy 1.4 1.5 3.7 1.9 0.5 0.0 1.7
Japan (2.0) (0.2) 2.3 0.4 0.3 1.7 2.4
United Kingdom 3.5 3.2 4.2 2.9 2.4 3.8 2.9
United States 4.4 4.8 4.1 1.1 1.8 2.5 3.5
 


Table 11 (continued) (Per Cent)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Ontario 2.8 2.4 2.0 (0.6) (3.2) 3.0 2.1
Canada 3.0 2.8 2.2 0.7 (2.8) 3.2 2.4
France 1.8 2.5 2.3 (0.1) (3.1) 1.7 1.7
Germany 0.7 3.7 3.3 1.1 (5.1) 4.2 3.0
Italy 0.9 2.2 1.7 (1.2) (5.5) 1.8 0.4
Japan 1.3 1.7 2.2 (1.0) (5.5) 4.4 (0.7)
United Kingdom 2.8 2.6 3.6 (1.0) (4.0) 1.8 0.8
United States 3.1 2.7 1.9 (0.3) (3.1) 2.4 1.8
Sources: OECD, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Ontario Ministry of Finance and Statistics Canada.


Ontario and the G7, Employment Growth, 1998–2011 Table 12
  (Per Cent)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Ontario 3.1 3.3 3.2 1.8 1.8 3.0 1.5
Canada 2.5 2.5 2.5 1.2 2.4 2.4 1.7
France 2.0 2.3 2.7 2.1 0.8 0.1 0.1
Germany 1.6 0.0 0.5 0.3 (0.9) (1.1) 0.0
Italy 1.1 1.2 1.9 2.0 1.5 1.0 1.5
Japan (0.7) (0.8) (0.2) (0.5) (1.3) (0.2) 0.2
United Kingdom 0.9 1.1 1.4 1.0 0.6 0.8 1.8
United States 1.5 1.5 2.5 0.0 (0.3) 0.9 1.1
 


Table 12 (continued) (Per Cent)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Ontario 1.0 1.2 1.8 1.6 (2.5) 1.7 1.8
Canada 1.3 1.8 2.4 1.7 (1.6) 1.4 1.6
France 0.6 1.0 1.4 0.5 (1.3) 0.0
Germany 1.5 2.3 2.2 1.5 (0.2) 0.7 2.6
Italy 0.7 1.9 1.0 0.8 (1.7) (0.7) 1.4
Japan 0.4 0.4 0.5 (0.4) (1.6) (0.4) (4.5)
United Kingdom 1.1 1.0 0.6 1.1 (2.1) 0.3 0.9
United States 1.8 1.9 1.1 (0.5) (3.8) (0.6) 0.6
Sources: OECD, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Statistics Canada.


Ontario and the G7, Unemployment Rates, 1998–2011 Table 13
  (Per Cent)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Ontario 7.2 6.3 5.7 6.3 7.2 6.9 6.8
Canada 8.3 7.6 6.8 7.2 7.7 7.6 7.2
France 10.7 10.4 9.0 8.2 8.3 8.9 9.3
Germany 9.5 8.6 8.0 7.9 8.7 9.8 10.5
Italy 11.3 10.9 10.1 9.0 8.5 8.4 8.0
Japan 4.1 4.7 4.7 5.0 5.4 5.3 4.7
United Kingdom 6.1 5.9 5.4 5.0 5.1 5.0 4.7
United States 4.5 4.2 4.0 4.7 5.8 6.0 5.5
 


Table 13 (continued) (Per Cent)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Ontario 6.6 6.3 6.4 6.5 9.0 8.7 7.8
Canada 6.8 6.3 6.0 6.1 8.3 8.0 7.4
France 9.3 9.3 8.4 7.8 9.5 9.7 9.6
Germany 11.3 10.3 8.7 7.5 7.8 7.1 6.0
Italy 7.7 6.8 6.1 6.7 7.8 8.4 8.4
Japan 4.4 4.1 3.8 4.0 5.1 5.1 4.6
United Kingdom 4.8 5.4 5.3 5.7 7.6 7.8 8.0
United States 5.1 4.6 4.6 5.8 9.3 9.6 8.9
Note: Labour market data are subject to differences in definitions across countries and to many series breaks, though the latter are often of a minor nature.
Sources: OECD, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Statistics Canada.


Ontario and the G7, CPI Inflation Rates, 1998–2011 Table 14
  (Per Cent)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Ontario 0.9 2.0 2.9 3.0 2.0 2.7 1.9
Canada 1.0 1.8 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.8 1.8
France 0.6 0.5 1.7 1.6 1.9 2.1 2.1
Germany 1.0 0.6 1.4 1.9 1.5 1.0 1.7
Italy 2.0 1.7 2.5 2.8 2.5 2.7 2.2
Japan 0.7 (0.3) (0.7) (0.8) (0.9) (0.2) 0.0
United Kingdom 1.6 1.3 0.8 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.3
United States 1.6 2.2 3.4 2.8 1.6 2.3 2.7
 


Table 14 (continued) (Per Cent)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Ontario 2.2 1.8 1.8 2.3 0.4 2.5 3.1
Canada 2.2 2.0 2.2 2.3 0.3 1.8 2.9
France 1.7 1.7 1.5 2.8 0.1 1.5 2.1
Germany 1.5 1.6 2.3 2.6 0.4 1.1 2.3
Italy 2.0 2.1 1.8 3.3 0.8 1.5 2.8
Japan (0.3) 0.2 0.1 1.4 (1.3) (0.7) (0.3)
United Kingdom 2.0 2.3 2.3 3.6 2.2 3.3 4.5
United States 3.4 3.2 2.8 3.8 (0.4) 1.6 3.2
Sources: OECD, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Statistics Canada.


G7, Exchange Rates, 1998–2011 Table 15
  (Foreign Currency per Canadian Dollar)
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Euro1 0.631 0.730 0.721 0.674 0.632 0.618
France 3.968 4.139 4.787 4.730
Germany 1.183 1.234 1.427 1.410
Italy 1,168.2 1,222.5 1,412.4 1,396.6
Japan 87.8 76.3 72.6 78.4 79.7 82.7 83.1
United Kingdom 0.407 0.416 0.444 0.448 0.424 0.437 0.419
United States 0.674 0.673 0.673 0.646 0.637 0.714 0.768
 


Table 15 (continued) (Foreign Currency per Canadian Dollar)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Euro1 0.663 0.702 0.681 0.641 0.631 0.732 0.726
France
Germany
Italy
Japan 90.6 102.5 109.6 96.4 82.0 85.0 80.5
United Kingdom 0.453 0.479 0.465 0.510 0.562 0.628 0.630
United States 0.825 0.882 0.930 0.938 0.876 0.971 1.011
1 Introduced January 4, 1999.
Note: All data are annual averages.
Source: Bank of Canada.


Ontario, International Merchandise Exports1 by Major Commodity2, 2011 Table 16
  Value
($ Millions)
2011 Growth
(Per Cent)
Per Cent
of Total
1 Motor vehicles and parts 47,887 2.8 30.8
2 Precious metals and stones 20,431 25.5 13.1
3 Mechanical equipment 14,267 3.2 9.2
4 Electrical machinery 6,617 (5.0) 4.3
5 Plastic products 5,518 6.4 3.5
6 Nickel and articles thereof 4,812 45.4 3.1
7 Iron and steel 4,778 0.7 3.1
8 Pharmaceutical products 3,138 (14.4) 2.0
9 Oils and other petroleum products 3,000 15.4 1.9
10 Furniture and accessories 2,749 5.6 1.8
11 Scientific equipment 2,616 6.2 1.7
12 Inorganic chemicals 2,380 33.9 1.5
13 Iron and steel products 2,358 0.3 1.5
14 Aircraft and parts 2,337 (11.0) 1.5
15 Paper products 2,327 (3.8) 1.5
16 Organic chemicals 2,223 15.6 1.4
17 Cereal and baked products 2,086 5.1 1.3
18 Special transactions3 1,872 10.5 1.2
19 Aluminum and articles 1,855 4.4 1.2
20 Rubber products 1,803 15.9 1.2
21 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,355 11.1 0.9
22 Wood pulp and scrap 1,020 17.2 0.7
23 Meat 937 (3.6) 0.6
24 Perfumes and cosmetics 933 6.5 0.6
25 Miscellaneous food products 874 3.1 0.6
  All other commodities 15,321 2.7 9.9
  Total Exports 155,493 6.5 100
1 International merchandise exports exclude re-exports and are reported on a customs basis.
2 Product groupings based on two-digit Harmonized System codes.
3 Includes low valued transactions such as repairs to equipment.
Sources: Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Finance.


Ontario, International Merchandise Imports by Major Commodity1, 2011 Table 17
  Value
($ Millions)
2011 Growth
(Per Cent)
Per Cent
of Total
1 Motor vehicles and parts 49,895 4.8 19.6
2 Mechanical equipment 36,230 5.0 14.2
3 Electrical machinery 30,468 6.6 11.9
4 Precious metals and stones 13,749 32.6 5.4
5 Oils and other petroleum products 9,880 96.6 3.9
6 Pharmaceutical products 9,876 8.9 3.9
7 Plastic products 9,149 4.9 3.6
8 Scientific equipment 7,947 4.1 3.1
9 Iron and steel 5,274 3.6 2.1
10 Iron and steel products 4,790 10.5 1.9
11 Furniture and accessories 4,606 1.7 1.8
12 Special transactions2 4,329 7.1 1.7
13 Organic chemicals 3,766 (9.8) 1.5
14 Paper products 3,666 (2.0) 1.4
15 Rubber products 3,189 14.3 1.3
16 Aluminum and articles 2,488 7.6 1.0
17 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,362 1.8 0.9
18 Toys and sporting goods 2,251 (10.5) 0.9
19 Books and printed material 2,172 (7.8) 0.9
20 Perfumes and cosmetics 2,103 (1.5) 0.8
21 Fruit and nuts 2,082 3.1 0.8
22 Aircraft and parts 1,799 (6.1) 0.7
23 Beverages 1,760 0.8 0.7
24 Non-knitted clothes 1,749 12.5 0.7
25 Cereal and baked products 1,709 6.4 0.7
  All other commodities 35,505 8.8 13.9
  Re-imports3 2,179 20.7 0.9
  Total Imports 254,971 8.4 100
1 Product groupings based on two-digit Harmonized System codes. Data are reported on a customs basis.
2 Includes low valued transactions such as repairs to equipment.
3 These are goods re-entering (returned to) Ontario after having been exported abroad without having been materially altered or enhanced in value while abroad.
Sources: Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Finance.


Ontario, International Merchandise Exports1 by Top 25 Trading Partners, 2011 Table 18
  Exports
($ Millions)
2011 Growth
(Per Cent)
Per Cent
of Total
1 United States 119,618 4.0 76.9
2 United Kingdom 14,540 30.4 9.4
3 Norway 2,357 5.8 1.5
4 China 2,174 42.6 1.4
5 Hong Kong 1,669 93.4 1.1
6 Mexico 1,610 (7.6) 1.0
7 Germany 1,271 11.1 0.8
8 Japan 1,250 17.1 0.8
9 Netherlands 856 4.3 0.6
10 Switzerland 774 (26.9) 0.5
11 France 749 5.1 0.5
12 Australia 620 9.9 0.4
13 South Korea 526 (7.9) 0.3
14 Brazil 462 (0.9) 0.3
15 India 451 12.7 0.3
16 Belgium 356 (9.7) 0.2
17 Russian Federation 320 13.8 0.2
18 Taiwan 311 57.9 0.2
19 Italy 306 (23.4) 0.2
20 Singapore 252 12.9 0.2
21 South Africa 225 40.8 0.1
22 Saudi Arabia 207 (31.0) 0.1
23 United Arab Emirates 191 10.8 0.1
24 Thailand 184 31.4 0.1
25 Spain 180 8.4 0.1
  All other countries 4,031 (5.1) 2.6
  Total 155,493 6.5 100
 
1 International merchandise exports exclude re-exports and are reported on a customs basis.
Sources: Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Finance.


Ontario, International Merchandise Imports1 by Top 25 Trading Partners, 2011 Table 19
  Imports
($ Millions)
2011 Growth
(Per Cent)
Per Cent
of Total
1 United States 141,543 4.5 55.5
2 China 26,873 7.0 10.5
3 Mexico 19,545 11.8 7.7
4 Japan 8,545 (6.9) 3.4
5 Germany 5,875 30.0 2.3
6 South Korea 4,171 (2.1) 1.6
7 United Kingdom 3,845 17.9 1.5
8 Peru 3,296 21.1 1.3
9 Taiwan 2,980 38.9 1.2
10 Italy 2,475 7.7 1.0
11 Switzerland 2,454 6.9 1.0
12 Argentina 2,043 56.0 0.8
13 France 1,955 (13.5) 0.8
14 Thailand 1,525 6.7 0.6
15 Malaysia 1,422 (9.6) 0.6
16 India 1,368 13.1 0.5
17 Chile 1,242 35.6 0.5
18 Sweden 1,228 11.8 0.5
19 Brazil 1,194 30.0 0.5
20 Algeria 1,138 0.4
21 Spain 926 27.1 0.4
22 Netherlands 923 47.3 0.4
23 Norway 836 423.0 0.3
24 Denmark 825 (7.2) 0.3
25 Ireland 775 16.3 0.3
  All other countries 13,792 26.1 5.4
  Domestic imports 252,792 8.3 99.1
  Re-imports 2,179 20.7 0.9
  Total 254,971 8.4 100.0
 
1 Data reported on a customs basis. Domestic imports exclude re-imports. Total imports are the sum of domestic imports and re-imports.
Sources: Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Finance.


Ontario, Selected Demographic Characteristics, 2004–20121 Table 20
  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total Population (000s) 12,391 12,528 12,665 12,791 12,932 13,069 13,224 13,366 13,506
Annual Average Growth Over Preceding Year Shown (%) 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.0
Median Age (Years) 37.8 38.1 38.4 38.7 38.9 39.2 39.4 39.7 39.8
               
Age Group Shares (%)              
0–4 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.3
5–14 13.0 12.7 12.3 12.0 11.8 11.5 11.3 11.1 11.0
15–24 13.6 13.7 13.8 13.8 13.8 13.7 13.7 13.6 13.5
25–44 30.4 29.9 29.4 29.0 28.5 28.1 27.8 27.6 27.5
45–64 24.8 25.3 25.9 26.5 27.0 27.5 27.9 28.1 28.1
65–74 6.9 6.8 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.2 7.3 7.5 7.9
75+ 5.9 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.7
Total Fertility Rate2 1.52 1.53 1.55 1.57 1.58 1.56
               
Life Expectancy at Birth (Years)2              
Female 82.6 83.0 83.1 83.4 83.6
Male 78.2 78.5 78.8 79.0 79.2
               
Families (000s)3 3,422 3,612
Households (000s)3 4,555 4,888
1 Population estimates are for July 1.
2 Calendar-year data.
3 Families and households are from Census enumeration.
Sources: Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Finance.


Ontario, Components of Population Growth, 2002–03 to 2011–121 Table 21
  (Thousands)
  2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07
Population at Beginning of Period 12,091 12,242 12,391 12,528 12,665
Births 129 133 133 134 137
Deaths 83 84 85 84 87
Immigrants 110 128 130 133 115
Net Emigrants2 17 16 19 20 22
Net Change in Non-permanent Residents 22 5 0 0 2
Interprovincial Arrivals 64 57 59 56 59
Interprovincial Departures 64 64 71 73 79
Population Growth During Period 151 148 138 137 126
Population at End of Period3 12,242 12,391 12,528 12,665 12,791
Population Growth (%) 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.1 1
 


Table 21 (continued) (Thousands)
  2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12
Population at Beginning of Period 12,791 12,932 13,069 13,224 13,366
Births 141 140 140 140 142
Deaths 88 88 90 93 96
Immigrants 115 105 117 105 101
Net Emigrants2 23 22 20 20 21
Net Change in Non-permanent Residents 11 17 13 15 22
Interprovincial Arrivals 62 57 60 58 70
Interprovincial Departures 76 73 64 62 78
Population Growth During Period 141 136 155 143 140
Population at End of Period3 12,932 13,069 13,224 13,366 13,506
Population Growth (%) 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.0
1 Data are from July 1 to June 30 (Census year).
2 Net Emigrants = Emigrants plus net change in temporary emigrants minus returning emigrants.
3 The sum of the components does not equal the total change in population due to residual deviation.
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Labour Force, 1998–2011 Table 22
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Labour Force (000s) 5,876 6,018 6,169 6,322 6,493 6,675 6,766
Annual Labour Force Growth (%) 1.7 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.8 1.4
Participation Rate (%)              
Male 72.6 73.1 73.3 73.4 73.7 74.2 74.0
Female 59.6 60.3 61.0 61.4 62.0 62.9 62.8
Share of Labour Force (%)              
Youth (15–24) 15.7 16.1 16.4 16.3 16.4 16.4 16.3
Older Workers (45+) 30.7 31.4 32.0 32.6 33.5 34.8 35.5
 


Table 22 (continued)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Labour Force (000s) 6,823 6,884 7,013 7,133 7,147 7,237 7,302
Annual Labour Force Growth (%) 0.8 0.9 1.9 1.7 0.2 1.2 0.9
Participation Rate (%)              
Male 73.4 72.6 72.5 72.7 71.7 71.4 71.4
Female 62.4 62.5 63.2 63.3 62.8 62.9 62.5
Share of Labour Force (%)              
Youth (15–24) 16.1 16.1 16.2 16.0 15.5 15.1 15.1
Older Workers (45+) 36.3 37.4 38.2 39.4 40.5 41.4 41.9
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Employment, 1998–2011 Table 23
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Total Employment (000s) 5,454 5,635 5,815 5,921 6,029 6,212 6,308
Male 2,938 3,034 3,122 3,165 3,209 3,299 3,349
Female 2,516 2,601 2,693 2,755 2,819 2,913 2,958
Annual Employment Growth (%) 3.1 3.3 3.2 1.8 1.8 3.0 1.5
Net Job Creation (000s) 163 181 180 106 108 183 96
Private-sector Employment (000s) 3,641 3,783 3,923 4,046 4,111 4,237 4,261
Public-sector Employment (000s) 940 959 991 995 1,029 1,057 1,105
Self-employment (000s) 873 893 901 879 889 918 942
Manufacturing Employment              
(% of total) 18.1 18.4 18.4 18.0 18.2 17.7 17.5
Services Employment              
(% of total) 73.2 72.8 73.0 73.5 73.5 73.6 73.9
Part-time (% of total) 18.6 18.0 18.0 17.9 18.3 18.5 18.2
Average Hours Worked Per Week1 37.9 38.0 38.0 37.5 37.3 36.6 37.1
 


Table 23 (continued)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Total Employment (000s) 6,371 6,449 6,564 6,666 6,502 6,610 6,731
Male 3,383 3,401 3,427 3,482 3,349 3,418 3,507
Female 2,989 3,047 3,137 3,184 3,153 3,193 3,225
Annual Employment Growth (%) 1.0 1.2 1.8 1.6 (2.5) 1.7 1.8
Net Job Creation (000s) 63 78 116 102 (164) 108 121
Private-sector Employment (000s) 4,309 4,355 4,384 4,389 4,240 4,293 4,352
Public-sector Employment (000s) 1,132 1,163 1,200 1,283 1,251 1,301 1,344
Self-employment (000s) 930 931 981 995 1,011 1,017 1,036
Manufacturing Employment              
(% of total) 16.7 15.5 14.4 13.4 12.2 11.8 11.8
Services Employment              
(% of total) 74.3 75.4 76.5 77.2 78.8 78.9 78.9
Part-time (% of total) 18.2 17.9 18.2 18.8 19.5 19.3 19.0
Average Hours Worked Per Week1 37.2 36.8 37.1 36.7 35.9 36.1 36.4
1 Average actual hours worked per week at all jobs, excluding persons not at work, in reference week.
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Unemployment, 1998–2011 Table 24
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Total Unemployment (000s) 423 382 354 401 464 462 459
Unemployment Rate (%) 7.2 6.3 5.7 6.3 7.2 6.9 6.8
Male 7.1 6.2 5.6 6.5 7.4 7.1 6.9
Female 7.3 6.5 5.9 6.2 6.8 6.7 6.6
Toronto CMA1 7.0 6.1 5.5 6.3 7.4 7.7 7.5
Northern Ontario 11.0 9.1 8.3 8.0 8.2 7.4 7.8
Youth (15–24) 14.5 13.2 11.8 12.6 13.9 14.4 14.2
Older Workers (45+) 5.3 4.2 4.0 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.5
Share of Total Unemployment (%)    
Long-term Unemployed (27 weeks+) 21.9 19.1 15.4 12.8 15.5 16.2 15.5
Youth (15–24) 31.6 33.6 33.7 32.2 31.9 34.1 34.1
Older Workers (45+) 22.6 20.9 22.4 22.9 22.2 23.5 23.5
Average Duration (weeks) 23.1 21.3 17.7 15.3 16.4 17.0 16.1
Youth (15–24) 12.7 11.6 9.7 8.6 9.4 9.4 8.8
Older Workers (45+) 39.0 34.3 28.4 25.7 24.5 27.2 24.3


Table 24 (continued)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Total Unemployment (000s) 452 435 449 466 645 627 570
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.6 6.3 6.4 6.5 9.0 8.7 7.8
Male 6.6 6.4 6.8 6.9 10.3 9.3 8.0
Female 6.6 6.3 6.0 6.1 7.6 8.0 7.6
Toronto CMA1 7.0 6.6 6.8 6.9 9.4 9.1 8.3
Northern Ontario 7.0 7.4 6.9 6.6 9.0 8.4 7.7
Youth (15–24) 13.9 13.3 13.0 13.7 17.5 17.2 15.8
Older Workers (45+) 4.7 4.3 4.5 4.9 6.7 6.6 5.9
Share of Total Unemployment (%)    
Long-term Unemployed (27 weeks+) 15.1 14.3 13.0 13.3 18.3 25.1 23.9
Youth (15–24) 33.7 33.8 32.9 33.7 30.1 30.0 30.5
Older Workers (45+) 26.0 25.5 27.0 29.5 29.9 31.7 31.5
Average Duration (weeks) 16.0 15.8 14.6 14.6 18.2 22.1 22.1
Youth (15–24) 8.7 8.7 8.1 8.3 10.9 11.5 12.2
Older Workers (45+) 23.9 23.7 22.4 21.2 26.5 31.5 33.1
1 CMA is Census Metropolitan Area. Toronto CMA includes the city of Toronto; the regions of York, Peel and Halton (excluding Burlington); Uxbridge, Pickering, Ajax, Mono, Orangeville, New Tecumseth and Bradford West Gwillimbury.
Source: Statistics Canada.


Employment Insurance (EI) and Social Assistance, 1998–2011 Table 25
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003  2004
EI Regular Beneficiaries (000s)              
Ontario 131 110 101 122 136 142 136
Canada 577 532 486 521 556 564 542
EI Total Benefit Payments ($ millions)              
Ontario 3,141 3,051 2,787 3,524 4,328 4,342 4,429
Canada 11,956 11,830 11,154 13,002 14,683 14,951 14,970
EI Contributions ($ millions)              
Ontario1 7,679 7,614 7,671 7,477 7,384 7,219 6,895
Canada2 19,005 18,659 18,751 18,344 18,213 17,833 17,172
EI Premium Rate3 (% insured earnings)              
Employer 3.78 3.57 3.36 3.15 3.08 2.94 2.77
Employee 2.70 2.55 2.40 2.25 2.20 2.10 1.98
Social Assistance Caseload (000s)4 529 479 436 408 411 413 418
 
 


Table 25 (continued)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
EI Regular Beneficiaries (000s)              
Ontario 132 129 131 143 247 216 175
Canada 517 494 479 486 734 684 583
EI Total Benefit Payments ($ millions)              
Ontario 4,325 4,421 4,685 4,937 7,955 7,249 6,042
Canada 14,693 14,499 14,562 15,033 21,272 20,592 18,227
EI Contributions ($ millions)              
Ontario1 7,108 6,975 6,921 6,718 6,745 6,921 7,320
Canada2 17,830 16,949 17,001 16,663 16,790 17,227 18,221
EI Premium Rate3 (% insured earnings)              
Employer 2.73 2.62 2.52 2.42 2.42 2.42 2.49
Employee 1.95 1.87 1.80 1.73 1.73 1.73 1.78
Social Assistance Caseload (000s)4 431 443 454 469 515 551 575
1 Figures for 2010 and 2011 are Ontario Ministry of Finance estimates.
2 Figures are reported by Statistics Canada for 1998 to 2009 and by the federal Department of Finance for 2010 and 2011.
3 EI premiums are collected on total earnings from the first dollar earned to the maximum insurable earnings.
4 Until mid-year 1998, social assistance included General Welfare Assistance, Family Benefits, the Foster Care Allowance and the Handicapped Children's Benefit. Since then, social assistance has included Ontario Works, the Ontario Disability Support Program, Temporary Care Assistance and Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities and First Nations.
Note: In 2012, the EI maximum weekly benefit is $485, which is 55 per cent of EI maximum insurable earnings of $45,900.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Human Resources and Social Development Canada, Department of Finance Canada, Ontario Ministry of Finance and Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services.


Ontario, Labour Compensation, 1998–2011 Table 26
  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Average Weekly Earnings ($)1 672.52 683.58 700.02 696.11 711.10 728.16 748.81
Increase (%) 1.4 1.6 2.4 NA* 2.2 2.4 2.8
CPI Inflation (%) 0.9 2.0 2.9 3.0 2.0 2.7 1.9
AWE Increase Less CPI Inflation (%) 0.5 (0.4) (0.5) NA* 0.2 (0.3) 0.9
AWE – Manufacturing ($) 840.95 851.42 868.66 870.04 886.15 907.83 935.54
Increase (%) 2.5 1.2 2.0 NA* 1.9 2.4 3.1
Increase Less CPI Inflation (%) 1.6 (0.8) (0.9) NA* (0.1) (0.3) 1.2
Wage Settlement Increases (%)2  
All Sectors 1.6 2.1 2.6 2.9 3.0 3.1 2.9
Public 1.3 1.4 2.7 2.9 2.9 3.5 3.1
Private 2.1 3.1 2.4 2.9 3.0 1.9 2.7
Person Days Lost Due to Strikes and
Lockouts (000s)
1,061 651 650 672 1,511 495 487
Minimum Wage at Year-end ($/hour) 6.85 6.85 6.85 6.85 6.85 6.85 7.15
 


Table 26 (continued)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Average Weekly Earnings ($)1 776.23 788.67 818.98 838.19 849.20 882.23 894.78
Increase (%) 3.7 1.6 3.8 2.3 1.3 3.9 1.4
CPI Inflation (%) 2.2 1.8 1.8 2.3 0.4 2.5 3.1
AWE Increase Less CPI Inflation (%) 1.5 (0.2) 2.0 0.0 0.9 1.4 (1.7)
AWE – Manufacturing ($) 960.73 961.07 997.27 999.03 950.09 999.93 1,007.16
Increase (%) 2.7 0.0 3.8 0.2 (4.9) 5.2 0.7
Increase Less CPI Inflation (%) 0.5 (1.8) 2.0 (2.1) (5.3) 2.7 (2.4)
Wage Settlement Increases (%)2  
All Sectors 2.7 2.5 3.0 2.7 2.2 2.0 1.7
Public 2.7 3.0 3.1 3.1 2.4 1.9 1.6
Private 2.4 1.8 2.9 2.0 1.2 2.0 1.9
Person Days Lost Due to Strikes and              
Lockouts (000s) 403 395 389 282 1,550 705 352
Minimum Wage at Year-end ($/hour) 7.45 7.75 8.00 8.75 9.50 10.25 10.25
* In January 2009, Statistics Canada began using a new estimation method aimed at improving the quality of data at the provincial level. The AWE series was revised back to 2001. For this reason, changes from 2000 to 2001 should be treated with caution.
1 Average Weekly Earnings (AWE) includes overtime.
2 Wage settlement increases are for collective agreements covering 200 or more employees for data prior to 2010 and 150+ employees from 2010 onwards, Ontario Ministry of Labour.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Ontario Ministry of Labour and Ontario Ministry of Finance.


Ontario, Employment by Occupation, 2000–2011 Table 27
  (Thousands)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Management 564 553 563 586 619 620
Business, Finance and Administrative 1,056 1,114 1,120 1,151 1,200 1,168
Natural and Applied Sciences 428 455 445 447 434 465
Health 280 292 318 330 341 344
Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion 452 465 470 474 473 540
Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport 173 183 178 191 201 198
Sales and Service 1,343 1,358 1,394 1,452 1,432 1,444
Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators 830 848 866 891 904 910
Primary Industry 141 129 123 130 136 145
Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities 547 524 553 562 570 537
Total 5,815 5,921 6,029 6,212 6,308 6,371
 


Table 27 (continued) (Thousands)
  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Management 655 635 660 646 636 608
Business, Finance and Administrative 1,213 1,217 1,257 1,231 1,235 1,268
Natural and Applied Sciences 464 482 503 482 519 529
Health 353 367 387 393 395 437
Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion 544 575 603 630 661 641
Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport 198 206 225 227 236 247
Sales and Service 1,473 1,581 1,557 1,541 1,567 1,571
Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators 906 900 933 880 869 905
Primary Industry 156 154 131 131 135 148
Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities 486 448 410 342 358 379
Total 6,449 6,564 6,666 6,502 6,610 6,731
Note: Occupational groupings based on National Occupational Classification for Statistics (NOC-S) 2006.
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Distribution of Employment by Occupation, 2000–2011 Table 28
  (Per Cent)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Management 9.7 9.3 9.3 9.4 9.8 9.7
Business, Finance and Administrative 18.2 18.8 18.6 18.5 19.0 18.3
Natural and Applied Sciences 7.4 7.7 7.4 7.2 6.9 7.3
Health 4.8 4.9 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.4
Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion 7.8 7.9 7.8 7.6 7.5 8.5
Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.1
Sales and Service 23.1 22.9 23.1 23.4 22.7 22.7
Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators 14.3 14.3 14.4 14.3 14.3 14.3
Primary Industry 2.4 2.2 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3
Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities 9.4 8.9 9.2 9.0 9.0 8.4
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 


Table 28 (continued) (Per Cent)
  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Management 10.2 9.7 9.9 9.9 9.6 9.0
Business, Finance and Administrative 18.8 18.5 18.9 18.9 18.7 18.8
Natural and Applied Sciences 7.2 7.3 7.5 7.4 7.9 7.9
Health 5.5 5.6 5.8 6.0 6.0 6.5
Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion 8.4 8.8 9.0 9.7 10.0 9.5
Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7
Sales and Service 22.8 24.1 23.4 23.7 23.7 23.3
Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators 14.1 13.7 14.0 13.5 13.1 13.4
Primary Industry 2.4 2.4 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.2
Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities 7.5 6.8 6.2 5.3 5.4 5.6
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Note: Occupational groupings based on National Occupational Classification for Statistics (NOC-S) 2006.
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Employment by Industry, 2002–2011 Table 29
  (Thousands)
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Goods Producing Industries 1,600 1,638 1,647 1,637 1,589
Primary Industries 111 111 114 131 138
Agriculture 76 80 80 94 99
Manufacturing 1,095 1,100 1,104 1,065 1,001
Construction 342 372 370 393 403
Utilities 52 54 59 49 48
Services Producing Industries 4,429 4,574 4,661 4,734 4,860
Trade 917 933 962 986 1,006
Transportation and Warehousing 281 290 301 290 292
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Leasing 392 415 434 448 474
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 436 447 435 436 449
Business, Building and Other Support 252 267 275 280 291
Educational Services 367 378 389 427 444
Health Care and Social Assistance 577 607 627 624 635
Information, Culture and Recreation 299 297 306 299 319
Accommodation and Food Services 362 365 364 363 375
Public Administration 297 313 311 321 312
Other Services 250 263 258 260 263
Total Employment 6,029 6,212 6,308 6,371 6,449


Table 29 (continued) Ontario, Employment by Industry, 2002–2011
  (Thousands)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Goods Producing Industries 1,540 1,522 1,376 1,394 1,421
Primary Industries 130 123 120 125 129
Agriculture 95 85 84 85 92
Manufacturing 944 896 791 781 795
Construction 408 438 409 429 443
Utilities 57 65 57 59 55
Services Producing Industries 5,025 5,145 5,126 5,216 5,310
Trade 1,020 1,024 1,006 1,011 992
Transportation and Warehousing 301 325 312 304 322
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Leasing 473 473 503 498 501
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 474 496 504 545 557
Business, Building and Other Support 293 297 265 284 289
Educational Services 466 480 461 489 479
Health Care and Social Assistance 670 693 705 718 766
Information, Culture and Recreation 327 309 317 322 346
Accommodation and Food Services 405 402 389 388 389
Public Administration 333 366 359 373 390
Other Services 265 281 307 284 280
Total Employment 6,564 6,666 6,502 6,610 6,731
Note: Industrial groupings based on North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Growth in Employment by Industry, 2002–2011 Table 30
  (Per Cent Change)
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Goods Producing Industries 1.9 2.4 0.5 (0.6) (3.0)
Primary Industries (6.7) 0.5 2.8 14.2 5.7
Agriculture (8.5) 5.5 (0.2) 17.7 5.0
Manufacturing 2.6 0.5 0.3 (3.6) (6.0)
Construction 2.4 8.8 (0.6) 6.5 2.4
Utilities 4.2 4.4 7.7 (16.9) (2.5)
Services Producing Industries 1.8 3.3 1.9 1.6 2.7
Trade (1.7) 1.8 3.1 2.5 2.1
Transportation and Warehousing 0.9 3.4 3.6 (3.5) 0.7
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Leasing 1.3 5.9 4.6 3.3 5.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.5) 2.3 (2.5) 0.2 2.9
Business, Building and Other Support 5.5 5.9 3.1 1.9 3.9
Educational Services 3.4 3.0 2.9 9.8 4.1
Health Care and Social Assistance 2.9 5.2 3.2 (0.5) 1.8
Information, Culture and Recreation (1.0) (0.7) 3.0 (2.4) 6.7
Accommodation and Food Services 8.9 0.8 (0.1) (0.5) 3.3
Public Administration 5.1 5.3 (0.5) 3.2 (3.0)
Other Services 2.3 5.4 (2.2) 0.9 1.2
Total Employment 1.8 3.0 1.5 1.0 1.2


Table 30 (continued) Ontario, Growth in Employment by Industry, 2002–2011
  (Per Cent Change)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Goods Producing Industries (3.1) (1.2) (9.6) 1.3 1.9
Primary Industries (5.7) (5.3) (2.8) 4.6 3.0
Agriculture (3.8) (11.2) (0.6) 0.7 8.9
Manufacturing (5.6) (5.1) (11.8) (1.2) 1.8
Construction 1.2 7.4 (6.6) 4.9 3.2
Utilities 20.6 12.6 (12.1) 3.7 (7.1)
Services Producing Industries 3.4 2.4 (0.4) 1.7 1.8
Trade 1.4 0.4 (1.8) 0.6 (1.8)
Transportation and Warehousing 2.8 8.0 (4.0) (2.3) 5.8
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Leasing (0.3) 0.0 6.3 (1.0) 0.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 5.5 4.6 1.7 8.0 2.2
Business, Building and Other Support 0.8 1.2 (10.8) 7.1 1.9
Educational Services 4.9 3.1 (4.0) 6.1 (2.1)
Health Care and Social Assistance 5.5 3.6 1.6 1.9 6.7
Information, Culture and Recreation 2.5 (5.5) 2.6 1.7 7.4
Accommodation and Food Services 8.0 (0.7) (3.1) (0.2) 0.1
Public Administration 6.7 10.0 (1.9) 3.8 4.6
Other Services 0.6 6.0 9.3 (7.6) (1.5)
Total Employment 1.8 1.6 (2.5) 1.7 1.8
Note: Industrial groupings based on North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Employment Level by Economic Regions, 2001–2011 Table 31
  (Thousands)
  2001 2002 2003 2004  2005 2006
Ontario 5,920 6,029 6,212 6,308 6,371 6,449
Region:*            
East 783 795 818 819 828 842
Ottawa (510) 592 596 618 613 622 639
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 192 199 200 206 206 203
Greater Toronto Area (530)1 2,666 2,717 2,789 2,833 2,877 2,904
Central 1,358 1,386 1,454 1,481 1,498 1,527
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 152 156 176 182 170 181
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 561 581 601 616 643 658
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 645 648 677 683 684 688
Southwest 755 766 778 805 800 813
London (560) 304 308 318 332 330 333
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 302 307 309 309 317 324
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 148 151 150 164 154 155
North 359 365 373 370 368 363
Northeast (590) 251 251 255 257 259 258
Northwest (595) 108 113 118 113 109 105


Table 31 (continued) (Thousands)
  2007 2008 2009  2010 2011
Ontario 6,564 6,666 6,502 6,610 6,731
Region:*          
East 874 901 882 882 899
Ottawa (510) 658 681 669 679 682
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 215 221 213 203 217
Greater Toronto Area (530)1 2,984 3,047 2,997 3,075 3,118
Central 1,536 1,551 1,511 1,530 1,576
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 180 182 174 174 177
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 658 662 647 663 690
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 698 708 691 693 709
Southwest 802 798 759 768 777
London (560) 337 333 321 325 325
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 312 311 292 294 295
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 153 154 146 149 158
North 369 369 352 355 361
Northeast (590) 263 265 251 255 262
Northwest (595) 106 103 101 100 99
* Standard deviations vary significantly across regions, decreasing as the size of the region increases.
1 Economic Region 530 closely matches the GTA, the main exception being that it excludes the city of Burlington.
Note: All figures are average annual employment levels.
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario, Employment Level by Industry for Economic Regions, 2011 Table 32
  (Thousands)
  All Industries Agriculture Resources1 Manufacturing
Ontario 6,731 92 37 795
Region:        
East 899 14 2 60
Ottawa (510) 682 10 41
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 217 4 19
Greater Toronto Area (530) 3,118 8 5 353
Central 1,576 31 4 236
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 177 4 18
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 690 13 2 120
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 709 14 97
Southwest 777 36 3 120
London (560) 325 10 46
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 295 10 52
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 158 16 23
North 361 3 23 26
Northeast (590) 262 2 19 20
Northwest (595) 99 4 6
 


Table 32 (continued) (Thousands)
  Construction Distributive2 Finance, Prof.&
Mgmt.3
Info., Culture &
Recreation4
Ontario 443 607 1,347 346
Region:        
East 53 61 159 35
Ottawa (510) 37 43 127 28
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 16 18 32 7
Greater Toronto Area (530) 189 309 798 206
Central 115 140 241 64
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 14 14 22 7
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 53 58 111 29
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 48 68 108 29
Southwest 56 66 108 30
London (560) 21 28 55 12
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 20 22 35 13
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 15 15 18 4
North 30 32 41 12
Northeast (590) 21 22 31 8
Northwest (595) 8 10 11 3


Table 32 (continued) (Thousands)
  Retail Trade Personal
Services5
Education
Ontario 762 668 479
Region:      
East 100 91 65
Ottawa (510) 72 67 47
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 28 24 18
Greater Toronto Area (530) 332 285 206
Central 194 172 120
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 25 21 14
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 79 70 54
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 90 81 51
Southwest 90 83 58
London (560) 37 34 27
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 33 33 22
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 20 16 8
North 45 37 29
Northeast (590) 34 26 20
Northwest (595) 12 10 9


Table 32 (continued) (Thousands)
  Health & Soc. Assistance Public Administration
Ontario 766 390
Region:    
East 117 142
Ottawa (510) 82 127
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 36 15
Greater Toronto Area (530) 300 127
Central 188 71
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 25 10
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 72 30
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 91 31
Southwest 103 24
London (560) 45 9
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 40 11
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 18 4
North 58 25
Northeast (590) 40 18
Northwest (595) 17 7
All figures are average annual employment levels.
Sub-regional figures may not add up to regional totals due to rounding.
Employment numbers under 1,500 are suppressed because they are statistically unreliable.
See standard deviation and GTA note for Table 31.
Industrial groupings based on North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).
1 Includes Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Gas.
2 Includes Transportation and Warehousing, Utilities and Wholesale Trade.
3 Includes Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Leasing; Management of Companies, Administrative and Support Services; and Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
4 Includes industries such as Publishing, Motion Picture and Sound Recording, Broadcasting and Telecommunications, Information Services and Data Processing Services, Performing Arts, Spectator Sports and Related Industries, Heritage Institutions and Amusement, Gambling and Recreation.
5 Includes Accommodation and Food Services and Other Services (such as Repair and Maintenance, Personal and Laundry, Religious, Grant-making, Civic, Professional and Similar Organizations).
Source: Statistics Canada.


Ontario Economic Regions1 Table 33
East
Ottawa (510) The united counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Prescott and Russell, Leeds and Grenville, Lanark County and the Ottawa Division
Kingston-Pembroke (515) The counties of Lennox and Addington, Hastings, Renfrew and Frontenac and the Prince Edward Division
Central
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) The counties of Northumberland, Peterborough, Haliburton, the Muskoka District Municipality and the Kawartha Lakes Division
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) The counties of Dufferin, Wellington and Simcoe and the Waterloo Regional Municipality
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) The divisions of Brant, Haldimand-Norfolk and Hamilton, the Niagara Regional Municipality and the city of Burlington
Greater Toronto Area2
Toronto (530) The Toronto Division and the regional municipalities of Durham, York, Peel and Halton (excluding the city of Burlington)
Southwest  
London (560) The counties of Oxford, Elgin and Middlesex
Windsor-Sarnia (570) The counties of Lambton and Essex and the Chatham-Kent Division
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) The counties of Perth, Huron, Bruce and Grey
North
Northeast (590) The districts of Nipissing, Parry Sound, Manitoulin, Sudbury, Timiskaming, Cochrane, Algoma and the Greater Sudbury Division
Northwest (595) The districts of Thunder Bay, Rainy River and Kenora
1 As defined by Statistics Canada, Standard Geographical Classification SGC 2006.
2 Economic Region 530 closely matches the GTA, the main exception being that it excludes the city of Burlington.
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