2014 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review

Economic Data Tables

Ontario Economy

Ontario, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 2000–2013
Ontario, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Annual Change, 2000–2013
Ontario, Selected Economic Indicators, 2000–2013
Ontario, Selected Economic Indicators, Annual Change, 2000–2013
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product by Industry at Basic Prices, 2000–2013
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product by Industry at Basic Prices, Annual Change, 2000–2013
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product at Basic Prices in Selected Manufacturing Industries, 2000–2013
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product at Basic Prices in Selected Manufacturing Industries, Annual Change, 2000–2013
Ontario, Housing Market Indicators, 2000–2013
Selected Financial Indicators, 2000–2013

G20 Comparison

Ontario and the G20, Real Gross Domestic Product, Annual Change, 2000–2013
Ontario and the G20, Employment, Annual Change, 2000–2013
Ontario and the G20, Unemployment Rates, 2000–2013
Ontario and the G20, CPI Inflation Rates, 2000–2013

Ontario, International Merchandise Trade

Ontario, International Merchandise Exports by Major Commodity, 2013
Ontario, International Merchandise Imports by Major Commodity, 2013
Ontario, International Merchandise Exports by Top 25 Trading Partners, 2013
Ontario, International Merchandise Imports by Top 25 Trading Partners, 2013

Demographic Characteristics

Ontario, Selected Demographic Characteristics, 2006–2014
Ontario, Components of Population Growth, 2004–05 to 2013–14

Ontario Labour Markets

Ontario, Labour Force, 2000–2013
Ontario, Employment, 2000–2013
Ontario, Unemployment, 2000–2013
Employment Insurance (EI) and Social Assistance, 2000–2013
Ontario, Labour Compensation, 2000–2013
Ontario, Employment by Occupation, 2000–2013
Ontario, Distribution of Employment by Occupation, 2002–2013
Ontario, Employment by Industry, 2000–2013
Ontario, Employment by Industry, Annual Change, 2000–2013
Ontario, Employment Level by Economic Regions, 2003–2013
Ontario, Employment Level by Industry for Economic Regions, 2013
Ontario Economic Regions

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

Ontario, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 2000–2013 Table 1
  ($ Billions)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Real GDP (chained $2007) 513.3 522.3 539.1 546.1 562.0 579.5 590.3
Household Consumption 260.6 267.0 277.2 285.9 293.5 304.0 313.5
Government 106.6 110.7 114.2 119.6 124.7 127.1 133.2
Residential Construction 29.6 32.5 35.7 36.2 38.0 38.6 39.0
Non-residential Construction 13.7 13.5 13.9 13.5 13.4 13.6 15.3
Machinery and Equipment 22.9 21.6 19.9 21.3 23.1 26.0 28.2
Exports 316.9 306.6 312.0 312.6 328.4 335.7 338.1
Imports 261.7 249.5 255.2 263.5 281.8 290.7 302.2
Nominal GDP 449.2 465.5 490.1 505.5 530.2 552.8 574.3
Ontario, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 2000–2013 (continued) Table 1
  ($ Billions)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Real GDP (chained $2007) 597.8 596.9 578.5 598.2 613.8 624.4 632.4
Household Consumption 324.9 332.9 333.2 344.6 350.6 355.9 363.4
Government 136.3 142.6 149.7 157.5 153.9 154.2 153.6
Residential Construction 40.0 38.4 35.9 38.7 40.2 42.0 41.1
Non-residential Construction 16.3 15.4 14.5 14.8 18.1 19.6 18.5
Machinery and Equipment 28.0 28.3 21.8 24.0 24.4 23.8 21.8
Exports 339.2 317.2 274.3 298.6 313.1 323.4 329.1
Imports 313.7 306.9 272.8 304.3 317.5 323.1 323.4
Nominal GDP 597.8 604.3 595.4 629.5 658.6 679.6 695.7
Source: Statistics Canada.
Ontario, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Annual Change, 2000–2013 Table 2
  (Per Cent Change)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Real GDP (chained $2007) 6.3 1.8 3.2 1.3 2.9 3.1 1.9
Household Consumption 4.8 2.5 3.8 3.1 2.7 3.6 3.1
Government 3.8 3.8 3.1 4.8 4.3 1.9 4.8
Residential Construction 7.0 9.9 9.9 1.3 5.0 1.7 0.9
Non-residential Construction (12.6) (0.9) 2.6 (2.8) (1.2) 2.1 11.9
Machinery and Equipment 5.7 (5.5) (7.6) 7.0 8.3 12.5 8.5
Exports 8.0 (3.2) 1.7 0.2 5.0 2.2 0.7
Imports 7.5 (4.7) 2.3 3.2 7.0 3.2 3.9
Nominal GDP 7.9 3.6 5.3 3.1 4.9 4.2 3.9
Ontario, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Annual Change, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 2
(Per Cent Change)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Real GDP (chained $2007) 1.3 (0.1) (3.1) 3.4 2.6 1.7 1.3
Household Consumption 3.6 2.5 0.1 3.4 1.8 1.5 2.1
Government 2.4 4.6 5.0 5.2 (2.3) 0.2 (0.4)
Residential Construction 2.6 (4.0) (6.4) 7.8 3.7 4.7 (2.3)
Non-residential Construction 6.9 (5.5) (5.7) 1.4 23.0 7.8 (5.2)
Machinery and Equipment (0.8) 1.0 (22.7) 10.0 1.7 (2.8) (8.2)
Exports 0.3 (6.5) (13.5) 8.8 4.9 3.3 1.8
Imports 3.8 (2.2) (11.1) 11.5 4.4 1.8 0.1
Nominal GDP 4.1 1.1 (1.5) 5.7 4.6 3.2 2.4
Source: Statistics Canada.
Ontario, Selected Economic Indicators, 2000–2013 Table 3
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Retail Sales ($ Billions) 111.5 114.3 121.0 125.1 128.9 135.1 140.6
Housing Starts – Units (000s) 71.5 73.3 83.6 85.2 85.1 78.8 73.4
Compensation of Employees ($ Billions) 236.4 243.0 251.2 262.1 276.9 289.8 304.3
Primary Household Income ($ Billions) 302.6 311.5 319.4 330.4 347.6 363.5 382.7
Net Operating Surplus – Corporations ($ Billions) 53.1 54.3 64.6 67.4 69.7 73.7 71.7
Consumer Price Index (2002 = 100) 95.1 98.0 100.0 102.7 104.6 106.9 108.8
Labour Force (000s) 6,169 6,322 6,493 6,675 6,766 6,823 6,884
Employment (000s) 5,815 5,921 6,029 6,212 6,308 6,371 6,449
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.7 6.3 7.2 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.3
Ontario, Selected Economic Indicators, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 3
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Retail Sales ($ Billions) 146.0 151.7 148.1 156.3 161.9 164.5 168.3
Housing Starts – Units (000s) 68.1 75.1 50.4 60.4 67.8 76.7 61.1
Compensation of Employees ($ Billions) 317.3 326.6 324.5 336.5 352.1 364.5 374.7
Primary Household Income ($ Billions) 402.0 413.0 413.2 425.1 444.3 460.1 473.7
Net Operating Surplus – Corporations ($ Billions) 75.3 68.8 58.4 76.0 84.3 83.8 83.8
Consumer Price Index (2002 = 100) 110.8 113.3 113.7 116.5 120.1 121.1 123.0
Labour Force (000s) 7,013 7,133 7,147 7,237 7,302 7,357 7,441
Employment (000s) 6,564 6,666 6,502 6,610 6,731 6,784 6,879
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.4 6.5 9.0 8.7 7.8 7.8 7.5
Sources: Statistics Canada and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Ontario, Selected Economic Indicators, Annual Change, 2000–2013 Table 4
  (Per Cent Change)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Retail Sales 6.6 2.5 5.9 3.4 3.0 4.8 4.0
Housing Starts 6.4 2.5 14.1 1.9 (0.1) (7.4) (6.8)
Compensation of Employees 9.9 2.8 3.4 4.3 5.6 4.7 5.0
Primary Household Income 7.7 2.9 2.5 3.4 5.2 4.6 5.3
Net Operating Surplus – Corporations 6.9 2.1 19.0 4.4 3.5 5.7 (2.7)
Consumer Price Index 2.9 3.0 2.0 2.7 1.9 2.2 1.8
Labour Force 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.8 1.4 0.8 0.9
Employment 3.2 1.8 1.8 3.0 1.5 1.0 1.2
Ontario, Selected Economic Indicators, Annual Change, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 4
  (Per Cent Change)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Retail Sales 3.8 3.9 (2.4) 5.5 3.6 1.6 2.3
Housing Starts (7.2) 10.2 (32.9) 20.0 12.2 13.2 (20.4)
Compensation of Employees 4.3 3.0 (0.6) 3.7 4.6 3.5 2.7
Primary Household Income 5.0 2.7 0.0 2.9 4.5 3.6 2.9
Net Operating Surplus – Corporations 5.0 (8.6) (15.1) 30.3 10.8 (0.6) 0.0
Consumer Price Index 1.8 2.3 0.4 2.5 3.1 1.4 1.0
Labour Force 1.9 1.7 0.2 1.2 0.9 0.8 1.1
Employment 1.8 1.6 (2.5) 1.7 1.8 0.8 1.4
Sources: Statistics Canada and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product by Industry at Basic Prices, 2000–2013 Table 5
  ($2007 Chained Millions)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Goods Producing Industries 145,223 141,545 145,034 145,839 147,080 148,703 146,641
Primary 13,717 13,706 12,875 12,803 13,179 13,688 12,760
Utilities 9,329 9,086 9,385 9,329 9,604 9,966 10,044
Construction 24,228 26,245 27,588 28,484 28,914 29,512 30,280
Manufacturing1 97,938 93,025 95,364 95,411 95,664 95,914 93,630
Services Producing Industries 335,113 346,655 355,834 363,639 376,039 388,608 401,818
Wholesale Trade 26,721 26,976 27,890 29,321 30,063 32,123 33,540
Retail Trade 22,544 23,579 25,216 26,234 27,164 27,701 28,843
Transportation and Warehousing 18,244 18,855 18,704 18,427 19,283 20,195 20,548
Information and Cultural (incl. Telecommunications) 15,785 17,247 17,517 17,634 19,383 20,054 20,689
Finance and Insurance 40,065 41,850 41,955 42,715 44,620 45,988 49,028
Real Estate and Leasing 56,388 59,144 61,181 62,249 63,828 66,277 67,330
Professional and Administrative Services 43,198 43,945 45,358 46,897 48,139 49,735 51,541
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,949 3,389 3,670 3,725 3,703 3,768 3,927
Education 24,366 24,544 25,089 25,623 26,580 28,002 29,209
Health Care and Social Services 30,332 30,655 31,174 32,282 33,277 33,970 34,945
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 3,975 4,213 4,220 4,251 4,409 4,448 4,479
Accommodation and Food 10,233 10,327 10,618 9,792 10,000 10,007 10,042
Other Services 9,159 9,625 10,023 10,195 10,531 10,692 10,831
Public Administration 31,341 32,030 32,866 34,233 34,796 35,309 36,709
Total Production 481,448 488,537 501,434 509,891 523,383 537,515 548,616
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product by Industry at Basic Prices, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 5
  ($2007 Chained Millions)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Goods Producing Industries 142,641 136,490 120,807 128,684 131,880 134,409 133,222
Primary 12,233 13,442 10,257 11,170 12,629 12,910 13,494
Utilities 10,283 11,056 10,996 11,274 11,269 11,216 11,713
Construction 31,247 30,282 30,839 32,694 32,712 33,478 32,434
Manufacturing1 88,878 81,743 67,991 72,842 74,698 76,225 75,013
Services Producing Industries 414,466 419,637 417,406 427,984 438,326 444,921 453,307
Wholesale Trade 35,018 33,750 32,142 35,217 37,565 38,216 38,133
Retail Trade 29,426 30,236 29,281 30,192 30,488 30,946 31,735
Transportation and Warehousing 20,799 21,601 20,301 21,203 21,915 21,902 21,978
Information and Cultural (incl. Telecommunications) 20,753 20,933 21,227 21,654 21,748 22,140 22,607
Finance and Insurance 51,319 50,270 49,213 50,345 52,018 53,187 55,430
Real Estate and Leasing 69,127 70,192 71,893 73,605 75,973 77,734 79,551
Professional and Administrative Services 53,648 53,630 51,450 52,202 53,514 54,327 55,185
Management of Companies and Enterprises 4,313 4,691 4,640 4,506 4,532 4,509 4,559
Education 30,163 31,228 31,863 32,638 32,528 33,099 33,951
Health Care and Social Services 36,277 37,384 38,160 38,480 39,196 39,856 40,418
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 4,581 4,579 4,633 4,472 4,342 4,265 4,370
Accommodation and Food 10,103 10,254 10,339 10,281 10,583 10,913 11,237
Other Services 11,225 11,513 11,382 11,071 11,155 11,109 11,506
Public Administration 37,715 39,394 40,867 42,153 42,886 42,893 42,866
Total Production 557,107 556,219 538,494 556,962 570,508 579,634 586,874
1 See Table 7 for detailed manufacturing industries.
Source: Statistics Canada.
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product by Industry at Basic Prices, Annual Change, 2000–2013 Table 6
  (Per Cent Change)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Goods Producing Industries 6.3 (2.5) 2.5 0.6 0.9 1.1 (1.4)
Primary 2.0 (0.1) (6.1) (0.6) 2.9 3.9 (6.8)
Utilities (0.3) (2.6) 3.3 (0.6) 2.9 3.8 0.8
Construction 3.3 8.3 5.1 3.2 1.5 2.1 2.6
Manufacturing1 8.2 (5.0) 2.5 0.0 0.3 0.3 (2.4)
Services Producing Industries 5.9 3.4 2.6 2.2 3.4 3.3 3.4
Wholesale Trade 7.7 1.0 3.4 5.1 2.5 6.9 4.4
Retail Trade 7.2 4.6 6.9 4.0 3.5 2.0 4.1
Transportation and Warehousing 3.2 3.4 (0.8) (1.5) 4.6 4.7 1.7
Information and Cultural (incl. Telecommunications) 9.2 9.3 1.6 0.7 9.9 3.5 3.2
Finance and Insurance 8.1 4.5 0.3 1.8 4.5 3.1 6.6
Real Estate and Leasing 4.5 4.9 3.4 1.7 2.5 3.8 1.6
Professional and Administrative Services 12.9 1.7 3.2 3.4 2.6 3.3 3.6
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13.1 14.9 8.3 1.5 (0.6) 1.8 4.2
Education (0.3) 0.7 2.2 2.1 3.7 5.3 4.3
Health Care and Social Services 3.7 1.1 1.7 3.6 3.1 2.1 2.9
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 5.8 6.0 0.2 0.7 3.7 0.9 0.7
Accommodation and Food 1.2 0.9 2.8 (7.8) 2.1 0.1 0.3
Other Services 5.6 5.1 4.1 1.7 3.3 1.5 1.3
Public Administration 2.3 2.2 2.6 4.2 1.6 1.5 4.0
Total Production 6.0 1.5 2.6 1.7 2.6 2.7 2.1
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product by Industry at Basic Prices, Annual Change, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 6
  (Per Cent Change)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Goods Producing Industries (2.7) (4.3) (11.5) 6.5 2.5 1.9 (0.9)
Primary (4.1) 9.9 (23.7) 8.9 13.1 2.2 4.5
Utilities 2.4 7.5 (0.5) 2.5 0.0 (0.5) 4.4
Construction 3.2 (3.1) 1.8 6.0 0.1 2.3 (3.1)
Manufacturing1 (5.1) (8.0) (16.8) 7.1 2.5 2.0 (1.6)
Services Producing Industries 3.1 1.2 (0.5) 2.5 2.4 1.5 1.9
Wholesale Trade 4.4 (3.6) (4.8) 9.6 6.7 1.7 (0.2)
Retail Trade 2.0 2.8 (3.2) 3.1 1.0 1.5 2.5
Transportation and Warehousing 1.2 3.9 (6.0) 4.4 3.4 (0.1) 0.3
Information and Cultural (incl. Telecommunications) 0.3 0.9 1.4 2.0 0.4 1.8 2.1
Finance and Insurance 4.7 (2.0) (2.1) 2.3 3.3 2.2 4.2
Real Estate and Leasing 2.7 1.5 2.4 2.4 3.2 2.3 2.3
Professional and Administrative Services 4.1 0.0 (4.1) 1.5 2.5 1.5 1.6
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9.8 8.8 (1.1) (2.9) 0.6 (0.5) 1.1
Education 3.3 3.5 2.0 2.4 (0.3) 1.8 2.6
Health Care and Social Services 3.8 3.0 2.1 0.8 1.9 1.7 1.4
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2.3 0.0 1.2 (3.5) (2.9) (1.8) 2.5
Accommodation and Food 0.6 1.5 0.8 (0.6) 2.9 3.1 3.0
Other Services 3.6 2.6 (1.1) (2.7) 0.8 (0.4) 3.6
Public Administration 2.7 4.5 3.7 3.1 1.7 0.0 (0.1)
Total Production 1.5 (0.2) (3.2) 3.4 2.4 1.6 1.2
1 See Table 8 for detailed manufacturing industries.
Source: Statistics Canada.
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product at Basic Prices in Selected Manufacturing Industries, 2000–2013 Table 7
  ($2007 Chained Millions)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Manufacturing 97,938 93,025 95,364 95,411 95,664 95,914 93,630
Food, Beverage and Tobacco Products 12,039 12,210 11,812 11,705 11,955 12,480 12,443
Textile, Clothing and Leather Products
Wood Products and Furniture 5,045 5,140 5,213 4,828 4,974 4,711 4,569
Paper Products and Printing 6,858 7,170 7,066 6,937 6,870 6,998 6,381
Chemical and Petroleum Products 8,760 9,577 10,260 10,416 9,785 8,703 8,880
Plastic and Rubber Products 5,460 5,192 5,582 5,579 5,512 5,595 5,315
Primary Metal and Fabricated Metal Products 14,426 13,993 15,060 15,137 14,681 14,845 14,373
Machinery 7,589 7,010 7,067 6,897 6,844 6,589 6,379
Electrical and Electronic Products 9,395 7,298 6,810 6,416 7,245 7,375 7,234
Transportation Equipment 21,422 19,232 20,035 20,937 21,409 22,350 21,862
Other Manufacturing 4,106 4,257 4,424 4,476 4,568 4,626 4,735
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product at Basic Prices in Selected Manufacturing Industries, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 7
     ($2007 Chained Millions)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Manufacturing 88,878 81,743 67,991 72,842 74,698 76,225 75,013
Food, Beverage and Tobacco Products 11,551 11,734 11,484 11,522 11,112 11,094 11,371
Textile, Clothing and Leather Products 1,287 1,107 950 940 942 890 841
Wood Products and Furniture 4,204 3,812 2,896 2,960 2,837 2,886 3,012
Paper Products and Printing 6,147 5,927 4,868 4,839 4,790 4,671 4,639
Chemical and Petroleum Products 8,487 8,182 7,639 7,753 7,677 8,049 7,851
Plastic and Rubber Products 5,140 4,589 3,637 3,889 4,110 4,272 4,465
Primary Metal and Fabricated Metal Products 13,624 12,095 8,661 10,267 11,055 11,190 11,000
Machinery 6,343 6,053 4,865 4,755 5,483 5,474 5,166
Electrical and Electronic Products 6,656 6,786 6,510 6,618 6,423 5,377 4,869
Transportation Equipment 20,851 17,007 12,560 15,477 16,392 18,797 17,878
Other Manufacturing 4,589 4,415 3,802 3,953 4,109 3,883 4,238
Source: Statistics Canada.
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product at Basic Prices in Selected Manufacturing Industries, Annual Change, 2000–2013 Table 8
  (Per Cent Change)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Manufacturing 8.2 (5.0) 2.5 0.0 0.3 0.3 (2.4)
Food, Beverage and Tobacco Products 1.0 1.4 (3.3) (0.9) 2.1 4.4 (0.3)
Textile, Clothing and Leather Products –  –  –  –  –  – 
Wood Products and Furniture 18.0 1.9 1.4 (7.4) 3.0 (5.3) (3.0)
Paper Products and Printing 15.0 4.5 (1.5) (1.8) (1.0) 1.9 (8.8)
Chemical and Petroleum Products (0.8) 9.3 7.1 1.5 (6.1) (11.1) 2.0
Plastic and Rubber Products 15.6 (4.9) 7.5 (0.1) (1.2) 1.5 (5.0)
Primary Metal and Fabricated Metal Products 12.5 (3.0) 7.6 0.5 (3.0) 1.1 (3.2)
Machinery 17.0 (7.6) 0.8 (2.4) (0.8) (3.7) (3.2)
Electrical and Electronic Products 21.8 (22.3) (6.7) (5.8) 12.9 1.8 (1.9)
Transportation Equipment (2.4) (10.2) 4.2 4.5 2.3 4.4 (2.2)
Other Manufacturing 12.0 3.7 3.9 1.2 2.1 1.3 2.4
Ontario, Real Gross Domestic Product at Basic Prices in Selected Manufacturing Industries, Annual Change, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 8
(Per Cent Change)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Manufacturing (5.1) (8.0) (16.8) 7.1 2.5 2.0 (1.6)
Food, Beverage and Tobacco Products (7.2) 1.6 (2.1) 0.3 (3.6) (0.2) 2.5
Textile, Clothing and Leather Products –  (14.0) (14.2) (1.1) 0.2 (5.5) (5.5)
Wood Products and Furniture (8.0) (9.3) (24.0) 2.2 (4.2) 1.7 4.3
Paper Products and Printing (3.7) (3.6) (17.9) (0.6) (1.0) (2.5) (0.7)
Chemical and Petroleum Products (4.4) (3.6) (6.6) 1.5 (1.0) 4.8 (2.5)
Plastic and Rubber Products (3.3) (10.7) (20.7) 6.9 5.7 3.9 4.5
Primary Metal and Fabricated Metal Products (5.2) (11.2) (28.4) 18.5 7.7 1.2 (1.7)
Machinery (0.6) (4.6) (19.6) (2.3) 15.3 (0.2) (5.6)
Electrical and Electronic Products (8.0) 2.0 (4.1) 1.6 (2.9) (16.3) (9.5)
Transportation Equipment (4.6) (18.4) (26.1) 23.2 5.9 14.7 (4.9)
Other Manufacturing (3.1) (3.8) (13.9) 4.0 4.0 (5.5) 9.1
Source: Statistics Canada.      
Ontario, Housing Market Indicators, 2000–2013 Table 9
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
New Housing Market              
Residential Construction, Current $ Millions 21,619 24,524 28,196 30,048 33,525 35,519 37,316
Per Cent Change 10.1 13.4 15.0 6.6 11.6 5.9 5.1
Real Residential Construction ($2007 Millions) 29,589 32,515 35,722 36,190 38,017 38,646 38,979
Per Cent Change 7.0 9.9 9.9 1.3 5.0 1.7 0.9
Housing Starts (Units) 71,521 73,282 83,597 85,180 85,114 78,795 73,417
Per Cent Change 6.4 2.5 14.1 1.9 (0.1) (7.4) (6.8)
Of which: Single-detached, urban areas (Units) 35,555 34,861 44,980 40,849 41,101 33,655 30,369
Per Cent Change 5.5 (2.0) 29.0 (9.2) 0.6 (18.1) (9.8)
Multiple, urban areas (Units) 31,868 35,401 34,635 40,082 38,795 39,522 37,411
Per Cent Change 9.0 11.1 (2.2) 15.7 (3.2) 1.9 (5.3)
New Housing Price Index (2007 = 100) 76.1 78.5 81.4 85.0 89.8 93.9 97.4
Per Cent Change 3.1 3.1 3.7 4.4 5.7 4.6 3.7
Resale Market              
Home Resales (Units) 147,278 162,431 178,243 184,610 197,481 198,326 196,405
Per Cent Change (0.9) 10.3 9.7 3.6 7.0 0.4 (1.0)
Average Resale Price ($) 183,832 193,377 210,921 226,854 245,277 262,450 277,589
Per Cent Change 5.6 5.2 9.1 7.6 8.1 7.0 5.8
Ontario, Housing Market Indicators, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 9
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
New Housing Market              
Residential Construction, Current $ Millions 39,987 39,470 37,441 41,755 44,867 48,800 48,762
Per Cent Change 7.2 (1.3) (5.1) 11.5 7.5 8.8 (0.1)
Real Residential Construction ($2007 Millions) 39,987 38,368 35,909 38,719 40,165 42,035 41,087
Per Cent Change 2.6 (4.0) (6.4) 7.8 3.7 4.7 (2.3)
Housing Starts (Units) 68,123 75,076 50,370 60,433 67,821 76,742 61,085
Per Cent Change (7.2) 10.2 (32.9) 20.0 12.2 13.2 (20.4)
Of which: Single-detached, urban areas (Units) 30,690 25,760 18,425 23,256 22,783 21,449 19,356
Per Cent Change 1.1 (16.1) (28.5) 26.2 (2.0) (5.9) (9.8)
Multiple, urban areas (Units) 32,084 46,164 29,513 33,847 42,458 52,965 39,259
Per Cent Change (14.2) 43.9 (36.1) 14.7 25.4 24.7 (25.9)
New Housing Price Index (2007 = 100) 100.0 103.5 103.6 106.1 109.9 114.4 116.8
Per Cent Change 2.6 3.5 0.1 2.4 3.6 4.1 2.1
Resale Market              
Home Resales (Units) 214,843 182,349 197,011 196,662 201,515 197,620 198,675
Per Cent Change 9.4 (15.1) 8.0 (0.2) 2.5 (1.9) 0.5
Average Resale Price ($) 298,707 301,375 317,490 341,425 365,132 384,455 402,547
Per Cent Change 7.6 0.9 5.3 7.5 6.9 5.3 4.7
Sources: Statistics Canada, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Canadian Real Estate Association.
Selected Financial Indicators, 2000–2013 Table 10
  (Per Cent)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Interest Rates    
Bank Rate 5.8 4.3 2.7 3.2 2.5 2.9 4.3
Prime Rate 7.3 5.8 4.2 4.7 4.0 4.4 5.8
10-Year Government Bonds 5.9 5.5 5.3 4.8 4.6 4.1 4.2
Three-month T-Bills 5.4 3.7 2.6 2.9 2.2 2.7 4.0
Mortgage Rates    
5-Year Rate 8.4 7.4 7.0 6.4 6.2 6.0 6.7
1-Year Rate 7.9 6.1 5.2 4.8 4.6 5.1 6.3
Canadian Household Debt Burden1    
Consumer 31.2 31.6 33.1 35.4 37.6 39.8 40.4
Mortgage 64.3 65.7 68.1 71.2 74.4 77.9 80.3
Bank Loans 9.4 8.5 8.2 8.8 9.1 9.4 9.5
Other Loans 1.8 2.4 2.4 2.3 1.5 1.8 1.8
Total 106.7 108.3 111.8 117.7 122.5 129.0 132.1
Selected Financial Indicators, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 10
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Interest Rates    
Bank Rate 4.6 3.2 0.6 0.9 1.3 1.3 1.3
Prime Rate 6.1 4.7 2.4 2.6 3.0 3.0 3.0
10-Year Government Bonds 4.3 3.6 3.3 3.2 2.8 1.9 2.3
Three-month T-Bills 4.1 2.3 0.3 0.6 0.9 0.9 1.0
Mortgage Rates    
5-Year Rate 7.1 7.1 5.6 5.6 5.4 5.3 5.2
1-Year Rate 6.9 6.7 4.0 3.5 3.5 3.2 3.1
Canadian Household Debt Burden1    
Consumer 42.1 44.4 48.0 47.2 47.3 46.5 46.6
Mortgage 86.0 90.8 95.0 97.9 101.2 103.0 105.0
Bank Loans 10.2 10.3 10.9 10.4 10.1 10.8 10.2
Other Loans 1.9 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.1 2.2
Total 140.2 147.5 155.9 157.7 161.0 162.4 163.9
1 Debt of the persons and unincorporated business sector as a share of household 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 G20, Real Gross Domestic Product, Annual Change, 2000–2013 Table 11
  (Per Cent)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Ontario 6.3 1.8 3.2 1.3 2.9 3.1 1.9
Canada 5.1 1.7 2.8 1.9 3.1 3.2 2.6
Argentina (0.8) (4.4) (10.9) 9.0 8.9 9.2 8.4
Australia 3.1 2.6 3.9 3.0 4.1 3.1 2.7
Brazil 4.3 1.3 2.7 1.1 5.7 3.2 4.0
China 8.4 8.3 9.1 10.0 10.1 11.3 12.7
European Union 4.0 2.2 1.4 1.6 2.7 2.3 3.6
France 3.9 2.0 1.1 0.8 2.8 1.6 2.4
Germany 3.3 1.6 0.0 (0.4) 0.7 0.9 3.9
India 3.8 4.8 3.8 7.9 7.9 9.3 9.3
Indonesia 4.2 3.6 4.5 4.8 5.0 5.7 5.5
Italy 3.7 1.9 0.5 0.0 1.7 0.9 2.2
Japan 2.3 0.4 0.3 1.7 2.4 1.3 1.7
Mexico 5.3 (0.6) 0.1 1.4 4.3 3.0 5.0
Russia 10.0 5.1 4.7 7.3 7.2 6.4 8.2
Saudi Arabia 4.9 0.5 0.1 7.7 5.3 7.3 5.6
South Africa 4.2 2.7 3.7 2.9 4.6 5.3 5.6
South Korea 8.8 4.5 7.4 2.9 4.9 3.9 5.2
Turkey 6.8 (5.7) 6.2 5.3 9.4 8.4 6.9
United Kingdom 4.4 2.2 2.3 3.9 3.2 3.2 2.8
United States 4.1 1.0 1.8 2.8 3.8 3.3 2.7
Ontario and the G20, Real GDP, Annual Growth, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 11
      (Per Cent)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Ontario 1.3 (0.1) (3.1) 3.4 2.6 1.7 1.3
Canada 2.0 1.2 (2.7) 3.4 3.0 1.9 2.0
Argentina 8.0 3.1 0.1 9.1 8.6 0.9 2.9
Australia 4.5 2.7 1.5 2.2 2.6 3.6 2.3
Brazil 6.1 5.2 (0.3) 7.5 2.7 1.0 2.5
China 14.2 9.6 9.2 10.4 9.3 7.7 7.7
European Union 3.4 0.7 (4.4) 2.0 1.8 (0.3) 0.2
France 2.4 0.2 (2.9) 2.0 2.1 0.3 0.3
Germany 3.4 0.8 (5.1) 3.9 3.4 0.9 0.5
India 9.8 3.9 8.5 10.3 6.6 4.7 5.0
Indonesia 6.3 6.0 4.6 6.2 6.5 6.3 5.8
Italy 1.7 (1.2) (5.5) 1.7 0.5 (2.4) (1.9)
Japan 2.2 (1.0) (5.5) 4.7 (0.5) 1.5 1.5
Mexico 3.1 1.4 (4.7) 5.1 4.0 4.0 1.1
Russia 8.5 5.2 (7.8) 4.5 4.3 3.4 1.3
Saudi Arabia 6.0 8.4 1.8 7.4 8.6 5.8 4.0
South Africa 5.5 3.6 (1.5) 3.1 3.6 2.5 1.9
South Korea 5.5 2.8 0.7 6.5 3.7 2.3 3.0
Turkey 4.7 0.7 (4.8) 9.2 8.8 2.1 4.1
United Kingdom 3.4 (0.8) (5.2) 1.7 1.1 0.3 1.7
United States 1.8 (0.3) (2.8) 2.5 1.6 2.3 2.2
Sources: International Monetary Fund, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Ontario Ministry of Finance and Statistics Canada.
Ontario and the G20, Employment, Annual Change, 2000–2013 Table 12
  (Per Cent)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Ontario 3.2 1.8 1.8 3.0 1.5 1.0 1.2
Canada 2.5 1.2 2.4 2.4 1.7 1.3 1.8
Argentina 0.1 (1.3) 4.5 3.9 6.1 2.9 3.6
Australia 2.6 1.3 1.9 2.3 1.7 3.4 2.5
Brazil 4.3 0.7 3.1 4.0 2.9 2.6 1.9
China 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5
European Union 2.9 0.8 (0.1) 0.4 0.6 1.0 1.6
France 2.5 1.8 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.9 0.4
Germany 0.7 0.6 (0.7) (1.0) (1.3) 2.3 2.6
India 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.1
Indonesia 1.1 1.1 0.9 (0.9) 3.2 1.1 1.2
Italy 1.9 2.5 1.4 0.8 1.4 0.7 1.8
Japan (0.2) (0.5) (1.3) (0.2) 0.2 0.4 0.5
Mexico (0.9) 0.4 1.5 1.5 2.1 4.0 2.7
Russia 3.5 0.2 2.3 (0.5) 1.5 1.4 1.3
Saudi Arabia 4.9 4.4 6.1 7.3 6.9 5.6 4.6
South Africa 2.5 (2.5) (1.6) (1.2) 1.7 5.5 4.4
South Korea 4.3 2.0 2.8 (0.1) 1.9 1.3 1.3
Turkey (2.3) 0.0 (0.3) (0.8) 2.0 (7.4) 1.5
United Kingdom 1.2 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.0 0.9
United States 2.2 0.0 (1.1) (0.2) 1.1 1.7 1.8
Ontario and the G20, Employment, Annual Change, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 12
(Per Cent)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Ontario 1.8 1.6 (2.5) 1.7 1.8 0.8 1.4
Canada 2.4 1.7 (1.6) 1.4 1.6 1.2 1.3
Argentina 2.3 1.1 0.6 1.6 2.3 0.6 0.5
Australia 3.1 2.8 0.7 2.0 1.7 1.2 1.0
Brazil 2.6 3.4 0.7 3.5 2.1 2.2 0.7
China 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
European Union 1.8 1.0 (1.8) (0.7) 0.3 (0.2) (0.3)
France 2.3 1.3 (0.9) 0.0 0.4 0.0 (0.2)
Germany 2.0 1.5 (0.2) 0.7 2.6 0.9 0.9
India 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9* 1.8* 1.6*
Indonesia 3.9 3.3 2.4 3.4 2.3 2.4 1.0
Italy 1.0 0.8 (1.6) (0.6) 0.4 (0.3) (2.1)
Japan 0.6 (0.3) (1.5) (0.3) (0.1) (0.3) 0.7
Mexico 2.1 2.0 0.7 2.8 2.2 3.3 1.1
Russia 2.2 0.3 (2.1) 0.7 1.3 1.0 (0.2)
Saudi Arabia 3.2 3.2 1.6* 3.2* 3.5* 3.8* 3.3*
South Africa 0.8 4.9 (2.7) (2.8) 2.0 2.5 3.1
South Korea 1.2 0.6 (0.3) 1.4 1.7 1.8 1.6
Turkey 1.4 2.0 0.1 6.0 6.4 2.9 2.8
United Kingdom 0.7 0.7 (1.6) 0.2 0.5 1.2 1.3
United States 1.1 (0.6) (4.3) (0.7) 1.2 1.7 1.7
* Oxford Economics estimate.
Sources: International Monetary Fund, Oxford Economics, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Statistics Canada.
Ontario and the G20, Unemployment Rates, 2000–2013 Table 13
  (Per Cent)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Ontario 5.7 6.3 7.2 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.3
Canada 6.8 7.2 7.7 7.6 7.2 6.8 6.3
Argentina 17.1 19.2 22.5 17.3 13.6 11.6 10.2
Australia 6.3 6.8 6.4 5.9 5.4 5.1 4.8
Brazil 7.1 11.3 11.7 12.3 11.5 9.8 10.0
China 3.1 3.6 4.0 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1
European Union 8.9 8.7 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.0 8.2
France 9.5 8.8 8.6 8.6 8.9 8.9 8.9
Germany 8.0 7.9 8.7 9.8 10.5 11.3 10.2
India 9.5 9.2 8.9 8.5 8.2 7.8 7.5
Indonesia 6.1 8.1 9.1 9.5 9.9 11.2 10.3
Italy 10.1 9.1 8.6 8.5 8.0 7.7 6.8
Japan 4.7 5.0 5.4 5.2 4.7 4.4 4.1
Mexico 2.2 2.8 3.0 3.4 3.9 3.6 3.6
Russia 10.6 8.9 8.0 8.6 8.2 7.6 7.2
Saudi Arabia 4.6 4.6 5.3 5.6 5.8 6.1 6.3
South Africa 23.0 26.0 27.8 27.7 25.2 24.7 23.6
South Korea 4.4 4.0 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.5
Turkey 5.6 7.2 9.0 9.1 8.9 9.5 9.0
United Kingdom 5.5 5.1 5.2 5.0 4.8 4.9 5.5
United States 4.0 4.7 5.8 6.0 5.5 5.1 4.6
Ontario and the G20, Unemployment Rates, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 13
(Per Cent)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Ontario 6.4 6.5 9.0 8.7 7.8 7.8 7.5
Canada 6.0 6.1 8.3 8.0 7.4 7.2 7.1
Argentina 8.5 7.9 8.7 7.8 7.2 7.2 7.1
Australia 4.4 4.2 5.6 5.2 5.1 5.2 5.7
Brazil 9.3 7.9 8.1 6.7 6.0 5.5 5.4
China 4.0 4.2 4.3 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1
European Union 7.2 7.1 9.0 9.6 9.6 10.4 10.8
France 8.0 7.5 9.1 9.3 9.2 9.8 10.3
Germany 8.7 7.5 7.8 7.1 6.0 5.5 5.3
India 7.2 6.8 6.5 6.1 5.8 5.6* 5.6*
Indonesia 9.1 8.4 7.9 7.1 6.6 6.1 6.3
Italy 6.1 6.8 7.8 8.4 8.4 10.7 12.2
Japan 3.8 4.0 5.1 5.0 4.6 4.3 4.0
Mexico 3.7 4.0 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.9
Russia 6.1 6.3 8.4 7.3 6.5 5.5 5.5
Saudi Arabia 5.6 5.2 5.4 5.5 5.8 5.4 5.5
South Africa 23.0 22.5 23.7 24.9 24.8 24.9 24.7
South Korea 3.3 3.2 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.1
Turkey 9.2 10.0 13.1 11.1 9.1 8.4 9.0
United Kingdom 5.4 5.7 7.7 7.9 8.1 8.0 7.6
United States 4.6 5.8 9.3 9.6 8.9 8.1 7.4
* Oxford Economics estimate.
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: International Monetary Fund, Oxford Economics, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Statistics Canada.
Ontario and the G20, CPI Inflation Rates, 2000–2013 Table 14
  (Per Cent)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Ontario 2.9 3.0 2.0 2.7 1.9 2.2 1.8
Canada 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.8 1.8 2.2 2.0
Argentina (0.9) (1.1) 25.9 13.4 4.4 9.6 10.9
Australia 4.5 4.4 3.0 2.7 2.3 2.7 3.6
Brazil 7.0 6.8 8.5 14.7 6.6 6.9 4.2
China 0.4 0.7 (0.8) 1.2 3.9 1.8 1.5
European Union 3.3 3.1 2.6 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.3
France 1.8 1.8 1.9 2.2 2.3 1.9 1.9
Germany 1.4 1.9 1.3 1.0 1.8 1.9 1.8
India 3.8 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.8 4.4 7.0
Indonesia 3.8 11.5 11.8 6.8 6.1 10.5 13.1
Italy 2.6 2.3 2.6 2.8 2.3 2.2 2.2
Japan (0.7) (0.8) (0.9) (0.3) 0.0 (0.3) 0.2
Mexico 9.5 6.4 5.0 4.6 4.7 4.0 3.6
Russia 20.8 21.5 15.8 13.7 10.9 12.7 9.7
Saudi Arabia (1.1) (1.3) 0.1 0.5 0.3 0.5 1.9
South Africa 5.4 5.7 9.2 5.8 1.4 3.4 4.7
South Korea 2.3 4.1 2.8 3.5 3.6 2.8 2.2
Turkey 55.0 54.2 45.1 25.3 8.6 8.2 9.6
United Kingdom 0.8 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.3 2.1 2.3
United States 3.4 2.8 1.6 2.3 2.7 3.4 3.2
Ontario and the G20, CPI Inflation Rates, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 14
(Per Cent)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Ontario 1.8 2.3 0.4 2.5 3.1 1.4 1.0
Canada 2.2 2.3 0.3 1.8 2.9 1.5 0.9
Argentina 8.8 8.6 6.3 10.5 9.8 10.0 10.6
Australia 2.3 4.4 1.8 2.9 3.3 1.8 2.5
Brazil 3.6 5.7 4.9 5.0 6.6 5.4 6.2
China 4.8 5.9 (0.7) 3.3 5.4 2.6 2.6
European Union 2.4 3.7 0.9 2.0 3.1 2.6 1.5
France 1.6 3.2 0.1 1.7 2.3 2.2 1.0
Germany 2.3 2.7 0.2 1.2 2.5 2.1 1.6
India 5.9 9.2 10.6 9.5 9.5 10.2 9.5
Indonesia 6.7 9.8 5.0 5.1 5.3 4.0 6.4
Italy 2.0 3.5 0.8 1.6 2.9 3.3 1.3
Japan 0.1 1.4 (1.3) (0.7) (0.3) 0.0 0.4
Mexico 4.0 5.1 5.3 4.2 3.4 4.1 3.8
Russia 9.0 14.1 11.7 6.9 8.4 5.1 6.8
Saudi Arabia 5.0 6.1 4.1 3.8 3.7 2.9 3.5
South Africa 7.1 11.5 7.1 4.3 5.0 5.7 5.8
South Korea 2.5 4.7 2.8 2.9 4.0 2.2 1.3
Turkey 8.8 10.4 6.3 8.6 6.5 8.9 7.5
United Kingdom 2.3 3.6 2.2 3.3 4.5 2.8 2.6
United States 2.8 3.8 (0.4) 1.6 3.1 2.1 1.5
Sources: International Monetary Fund, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Statistics Canada.
Ontario, International Merchandise Exports1 by Major Commodity2, 2013 Table 15
  Value
($ Millions)

Annual Change
(Per Cent)
Per Cent
of Total
1 Motor vehicles and parts 56,082 (0.7) 34.2
2 Precious metals and stones 20,362 7.1 12.4
3 Mechanical equipment 14,387 (3.7) 8.8
4 Electrical machinery 6,259 (3.3) 3.8
5 Plastic products 5,850 3.7 3.6
6 Iron and steel 4,370 (4.8) 2.7
7 Pharmaceutical products 3,687 12.9 2.2
8 Nickel and articles thereof 3,356 (7.8) 2.0
9 Oils and other petroleum products 2,939 (8.1) 1.8
10 Furniture and accessories 2,923 1.5 1.8
11 Scientific, photo and med equipment 2,636 1.0 1.6
12 Iron and steel products 2,401 (6.5) 1.5
13 Cereal and baked products 2,344 8.7 1.4
14 Aircraft and parts 2,330 (18.7) 1.4
15 Inorganic chemicals 2,079 25.2 1.3
16 Organic chemicals 2,022 (0.7) 1.2
17 Paper products 1,933 (1.6) 1.2
18 Rubber products 1,845 (1.5) 1.1
19 Aluminium and articles 1,764 (3.2) 1.1
20 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,451 (0.9) 0.9
21 Wood products 1,117 30.6 0.7
22 Seeds and miscellaneous grains 1,077 (3.8) 0.7
23 Vegetables 1,015 23.5 0.6
24 Perfumes and cosmetics 979 5.4 0.6
25 Meat 912 7.3 0.6
  All other commodities 17,933 6.1 10.9
  Total Exports 164,050 0.9 100.0
1 International merchandise exports exclude re-exports and are reported on a customs basis.
2 Product groupings based on two-digit Harmonized System codes.
Sources: Statistics Canada and Ontario Ministry of Finance.
Ontario, International Merchandise Imports by Major Commodity1, 2013 Table 16
  Value
($ Millions)
Annual Change
(Per Cent)
Per Cent
of Total
1 Motor vehicles and parts 58,165 4.7 21.7
2 Mechanical equipment 38,186 0.6 14.2
3 Electrical machinery 31,525 4.0 11.8
4 Precious metals and stones 11,910 (9.3) 4.4
5 Plastic products 9,963 4.3 3.7
6 Pharmaceutical products 9,930 0.7 3.7
7 Scientific, photo and med equipment 8,865 2.8 3.3
8 Furniture and accessories 5,114 2.2 1.9
9 Iron and steel products 5,036 (1.7) 1.9
10 Iron and steel 4,802 (6.6) 1.8
11 Oils and other petroleum products 4,392 (23.0) 1.6
12 Organic chemicals 3,874 6.4 1.4
13 Paper products 3,533 5.3 1.3
14 Rubber products 3,476 (1.5) 1.3
15 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,628 5.4 1.0
16 Aluminium and articles 2,535 3.4 0.9
17 Perfumes and cosmetics 2,444 8.4 0.9
18 Fruit and nuts 2,436 8.4 0.9
19 Toys and sporting goods 2,339 3.2 0.9
20 Books and printed material 2,098 (1.0) 0.8
21 Beverages 2,056 8.1 0.8
22 Cereal and baked products 1,991 7.0 0.7
23 Meat 1,957 (0.5) 0.7
24 Non-knitted clothes 1,950 10.1 0.7
25 Knitted clothes 1,883 13.9 0.7
  All other commodities 43,106 6.2 16.1
  Domestic Imports 266,196 2.4 99.3
  Re-imports2 1,876 3.6 0.7
  Total Imports 268,071 2.4 100.0
1 Product groupings based on two-digit Harmonized System codes. Data are reported on a customs basis.
2 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, 2013 Table 17
  Exports
($ Millions)
Annual Change
(Per Cent)
Per Cent
of Total
1 United States 128,757 1.6 78.5
2 United Kingdom 10,453 (28.7) 6.4
3 Hong Kong 3,880 161.2 2.4
4 China 2,156 9.8 1.3
5 Mexico 1,933 5.6 1.2
6 Norway 1,732 (12.0) 1.1
7 Japan 1,538 42.7 0.9
8 Germany 1,395 18.2 0.9
9 Switzerland 1,361 154.1 0.8
10 France 714 (12.1) 0.4
11 United Arab Emirates 707 213.5 0.4
12 Italy 683 58.0 0.4
13 Netherlands 626 (24.2) 0.4
14 Australia 510 (25.3) 0.3
15 South Korea 464 3.9 0.3
16 Saudi Arabia 446 (37.0) 0.3
17 Belgium 410 (9.0) 0.2
18 Brazil 384 (15.2) 0.2
19 India 372 (12.7) 0.2
20 Singapore 282 11.2 0.2
21 Thailand 250 51.8 0.2
22 Russian Federation 227 (39.7) 0.1
23 Chile 205 7.9 0.1
24 Taiwan 203 (13.5) 0.1
25 Ireland 191 45.9 0.1
  All other countries 4,174 (5.0) 2.5
  Total 164,050 0.9 100.0
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, 2013 Table 18
  Imports
($ Millions)
Annual Change
(Per Cent)
Per Cent
of Total
1 United States 150,835 2.3 56.3
2 China 29,800 5.2 11.1
3 Mexico 20,138 2.9 7.5
4 Japan 8,976 (10.3) 3.3
5 Germany 7,299 7.8 2.7
6 South Korea 5,265 22.2 2.0
7 Switzerland 3,090 7.8 1.2
8 Italy 2,812 8.0 1.0
9 United Kingdom 2,663 (13.7) 1.0
10 Taiwan 2,580 4.2 1.0
11 Peru 2,300 (20.5) 0.9
12 France 2,076 11.8 0.8
13 Thailand 1,573 0.5 0.6
14 Argentina 1,523 (18.0) 0.6
15 Malaysia 1,522 (0.3) 0.6
16 India 1,451 (3.6) 0.5
17 Brazil 1,293 (4.9) 0.5
18 Dominican Republic 1,118 558.1 0.4
19 Vietnam 1,045 37.3 0.4
20 Sweden 960 (7.6) 0.4
21 Belgium 935 54.0 0.3
22 Ireland 881 12.6 0.3
23 Netherlands 856 5.3 0.3
24 Chile 806 (21.0) 0.3
25 Spain 802 (10.1) 0.3
  All other countries 13,598 (1.3) 5.8
  Domestic imports 266,196 2.4 99.3
  Re-imports 1,876 3.6 0.7
  Total 268,071 2.4 100.0
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, 2006–20141 Table 19
  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total Population (000s) 12,662 12,764 12,883 12,998 13,135 13,264 13,410 13,551 13,679
Annual Average Growth Over Preceding Year (%) 1.1 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.1 0.9
Median Age (Years) 38.4 38.7 39.0 39.3 39.6 39.8 40.0 40.2 40.4
 
Age Group Shares (%)
0–4 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.2
5–14 12.3 12.1 11.9 11.7 11.4 11.2 11.0 10.9 10.8
15–24 13.8 13.8 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.6 13.5
25–44 29.4 28.9 28.4 27.8 27.4 27.1 27.0 26.8 26.7
45–64 26.0 26.6 27.2 27.7 28.1 28.4 28.3 28.2 28.2
65–74 6.9 7.0 7.1 7.3 7.4 7.6 8.0 8.4 8.7
75+ 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9
Total Fertility Rate2 1.55 1.58 1.60 1.58 1.56 1.55
                   
Life Expectancy at Birth (Years)3                  
Female 83.0 83.3 83.4 83.7 83.9
Male 78.6 78.9 79.1 79.4 79.8
 
Families (000s)4 3,422 3,612
Households (000s)4 4,555 4,888
1 Population estimates are for July 1.
2 Calendar-year data.
3 For three-year periods with the reference year as the middle year.
4Families and households are from Census enumeration.
Source: Statistics Canada.
Ontario, Components of Population Growth, 2004–05 to 2013–141 Table 20
  (Thousands)
  2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09
Population at Beginning of Period 12,390 12,528 12,662 12,764 12,883
Births 133 134 137 141 140
Deaths 85 84 87 88 88
Immigrants 130 133 115 115 105
Net Emigrants2 24 25 20 21 18
Net Change in Non-permanent Residents 0 0 2 11 16
Interprovincial Arrivals 59 56 59 62 57
Interprovincial Departures 71 73 79 76 73
Population Growth During Period 138 134 103 118 115
Population at End of Period3 12,528 12,662 12,764 12,883 12,998
Population Growth (%) 1.1 1.1 0.8 0.9 0.9
Table 20 (continued)
  2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14
Population at Beginning of Period 12,998 13,135 13,264 13,410 13,551
Births 140 139 140 141 142
Deaths 88 91 90 93 97
Immigrants 117 105 101 106 102
Net Emigrants2 15 15 16 17 17
Net Change in Non-permanent Residents 13 15 23 18 11
Interprovincial Arrivals 60 58 60 55 68
Interprovincial Departures 64 62 71 69 82
Population Growth During Period 137 128 147 141 128
Population at End of Period3 13,135 13,264 13,410 13,551 13,679
Population Growth (%) 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.1 0.9
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, 2000–2013 Table 21
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Labour Force (000s) 6,169 6,322 6,493 6,675 6,766 6,823 6,884
Annual Labour Force Growth (%) 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.8 1.4 0.8 0.9
Participation Rate (%)              
Male 73.3 73.4 73.7 74.2 74.0 73.4 72.6
Female 61.0 61.4 62.0 62.9 62.8 62.4 62.5
Share of Labour Force (%)              
Youth (15–24) 16.4 16.3 16.4 16.4 16.3 16.1 16.1
Older Workers (45+) 32.0 32.6 33.5 34.8 35.5 36.3 37.4
Ontario, Labour Force, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 21
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Labour Force (000s) 7,013 7,133 7,147 7,237 7,302 7,357 7,441
Annual Labour Force Growth (%) 1.9 1.7 0.2 1.2 0.9 0.8 1.1
Participation Rate (%)              
Male 72.5 72.7 71.7 71.4 71.4 71.1 70.8
Female 63.2 63.3 62.8 62.9 62.5 62.1 62.2
Share of Labour Force (%)              
Youth (15–24) 16.2 16.0 15.5 15.1 15.1 14.6 14.6
Older Workers (45+) 38.2 39.4 40.5 41.4 41.9 42.2 42.4
Source: Statistics Canada.
Ontario, Employment, 2000–2013 Table 22
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total Employment (000s) 5,815 5,921 6,029 6,212 6,308 6,371 6,449
Male 3,122 3,165 3,209 3,299 3,349 3,383 3,401
Female 2,693 2,755 2,819 2,913 2,958 2,989 3,047
Annual Employment Growth (%) 3.2 1.8 1.8 3.0 1.5 1.0 1.2
Net Job Creation (000s) 180 106 108 183 96 63 78
Private-sector Employment (000s) 3,923 4,046 4,111 4,237 4,261 4,309 4,355
Public-sector Employment (000s) 991 995 1,029 1,057 1,105 1,132 1,163
Self-employment (000s) 901 879 889 918 942 930 931
Manufacturing Employment              
(% of total) 18.4 18.0 18.2 17.7 17.5 16.7 15.5
Services Employment              
(% of total) 73.0 73.5 73.5 73.6 73.9 74.3 75.4
Part-time (% of total) 18.0 17.9 18.3 18.5 18.2 18.2 17.9
Average Hours Worked Per Week1 38.0 37.5 37.3 36.6 37.1 37.2 36.8
Ontario, Employment, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 22
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Employment (000s) 6,564 6,666 6,502 6,610 6,731 6,784 6,879
Male 3,427 3,482 3,349 3,418 3,507 3,531 3,574
Female 3,137 3,184 3,153 3,193 3,225 3,253 3,306
Annual Employment Growth (%) 1.8 1.6 (2.5) 1.7 1.8 0.8 1.4
Net Job Creation (000s) 116 102 (164) 108 121 52 96
Private-sector Employment (000s) 4,384 4,389 4,240 4,293 4,352 4,410 4,475
Public-sector Employment (000s) 1,200 1,283 1,251 1,301 1,344 1,331 1,349
Self-employment (000s) 981 995 1,011 1,017 1,036 1,043 1,056
Manufacturing Employment              
(% of total) 14.4 13.4 12.2 11.8 11.8 11.8 11.3
Services Employment              
(% of total) 76.5 77.2 78.8 78.9 78.9 79.0 79.4
Part-time (% of total) 18.2 18.8 19.5 19.3 19.0 18.9 19.2
Average Hours Worked Per Week1 37.1 36.7 35.9 36.1 36.4 36.5 36.3
1 Average actual hours worked per week at all jobs, excluding persons not at work, in reference week.
Source: Statistics Canada.
Ontario, Unemployment, 2000–2013 Table 23
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total Unemployment (000s) 354 401 464 462 459 452 435
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.7 6.3 7.2 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.3
Male 5.6 6.5 7.4 7.1 6.9 6.6 6.4
Female 5.9 6.2 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.3
Toronto CMA1 5.5 6.3 7.4 7.7 7.5 7.0 6.6
Northern Ontario 8.2 8.0 8.2 7.4 7.8 7.0 7.4
Youth (15–24) 11.8 12.6 13.9 14.4 14.2 13.9 13.3
Older Workers (45+) 4.0 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.7 4.3
Share of Total Unemployment (%)    
Long-term Unemployed (27 weeks+) 15.4 12.8 15.5 16.2 15.5 15.1 14.3
Youth (15–24) 33.7 32.2 31.9 34.1 34.1 33.7 33.8
Older Workers (45+) 22.4 22.9 22.2 23.5 23.5 26.0 25.5
Average Duration (weeks) 17.7 15.3 16.4 17.0 16.1 16.0 15.8
Youth (15–24) 9.7 8.6 9.4 9.4 8.8 8.7 8.7
Older Workers (45+) 28.4 25.7 24.5 27.2 24.3 23.9 23.7
Ontario, Unemployment, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 23
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Unemployment (000s) 449 466 645 627 570 574 561
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.4 6.5 9.0 8.7 7.8 7.8 7.5
Male 6.8 6.9 10.3 9.3 8.0 8.2 7.9
Female 6.0 6.1 7.6 8.0 7.6 7.3 7.1
Toronto CMA1 6.8 6.9 9.4 9.1 8.3 8.6 8.2
Northern Ontario 6.9 6.6 8.9 8.4 7.7 7.2 7.4
Youth (15–24) 13.0 13.7 17.5 17.2 15.8 16.9 16.1
Older Workers (45+) 4.5 4.9 6.7 6.6 5.9 5.8 5.6
Share of Total Unemployment (%)    
Long-term Unemployed (27 weeks+) 13.0 13.3 18.3 25.1 23.9 22.1 23.2
Youth (15–24) 32.9 33.7 30.1 30.0 30.5 31.7 31.1
Older Workers (45+) 27.0 29.5 29.9 31.7 31.5 31.2 31.6
Average Duration (weeks) 14.6 14.6 18.2 22.1 22.1 21.8 21.8
Youth (15–24) 8.1 8.3 10.9 11.5 12.2 12.6 12.8
Older Workers (45+) 22.4 21.2 26.5 31.5 33.1 31.5 29.6
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, 2000–2013 Table 24
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
EI Regular Beneficiaries (000s)              
Ontario 101 122 136 142 136 132 129
Canada 486 521 556 564 541 516 494
EI Total Benefit Payments ($ Millions)              
Ontario 2,787 3,524 4,328 4,342 4,429 4,325 4,421
Canada 11,154 13,002 14,683 14,951 14,970 14,693 14,499
EI Contributions ($ Millions)              
Ontario1 7,671 7,477 7,384 7,219 6,895 7,108 6,975
Canada2 18,751 18,344 18,213 17,833 17,172 17,830 16,949
EI Premium Rate3 (% insured earnings)              
Employer 3.36 3.15 3.08 2.94 2.77 2.73 2.62
Employee 2.40 2.25 2.20 2.10 1.98 1.95 1.87
Social Assistance Caseload (000s)4 436 408 411 413 418 431 443
Employment Insurance (EI) and Social Assistance, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 24
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
EI Regular Beneficiaries (000s)              
Ontario 131 143 247 216 175 159 155
Canada 479 486 734 684 583 535 503
EI Total Benefit Payments ($ Millions)              
Ontario 4,685 4,937 7,955 7,259 6,049 5,853 5,718
Canada 14,562 15,033 21,272 20,619 18,247 17,700 17,293
EI Contributions ($ Millions)              
Ontario1 6,921 6,718 6,745 6,943 7,343 7,857 8,634
Canada2 17,001 16,663 16,790 17,227 18,221 19,558 21,492
EI Premium Rate3 (% insured earnings)              
Employer 2.52 2.42 2.42 2.42 2.49 2.56 2.63
Employee 1.80 1.73 1.73 1.73 1.78 1.83 1.88
Social Assistance Caseload (000s)4 454 469 515 551 575 591 596
1 Figures for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 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, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
3 EI premiums are collected on total earnings from the first dollar earned to the maximum insurable earnings.
4 Social assistance includes Ontario Works, the Ontario Disability Support Program, Temporary Care Assistance and Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities and supports to First Nations.
Note: In 2014, the EI maximum weekly benefit is $514, which is 55 per cent of EI maximum insurable earnings of $48,600.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, Department of Finance Canada, Ontario Ministry of Finance and Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services.
Ontario, Labour Compensation, 2000–2013 Table 25
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Average Weekly Earnings (AWE) ($)1 695.66 710.87 728.38 748.57 775.80 788.25
Increase (%) 2.2 2.5 2.8 3.6 1.6
CPI Inflation (%) 2.9 3.0 2.0 2.7 1.9 2.2 1.8
AWE Increase Less CPI Inflation (%)2 0.1 (0.2) 0.9 1.4 (0.2)
AWE – Manufacturing ($) 870.01 886.23 907.78 935.49 960.74 961.01
Increase (%) 1.9 2.4 3.1 2.7 0.0
Increase Less CPI Inflation (%)2 (0.1) (0.3) 1.2 0.5 (1.8)
Wage Settlement Increases (%)3  
All Sectors 2.6 2.9 3.0 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.5
Public 2.7 2.9 2.9 3.5 3.1 2.7 3.0
Private 2.4 2.9 3.0 1.9 2.7 2.4 1.8
Person Days Lost Due to Strikes and              
Lockouts (000s) 650 672 1,511 495 487 403 395
Minimum Wage at Year-end ($/hour) 6.85 6.85 6.85 6.85 7.15 7.45 7.75
Ontario, Labour Compensation, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 25
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Average Weekly Earnings (AWE) ($)1 818.61 837.91 848.85 881.43 893.41 906.09 920.12
Increase (%) 3.9 2.4 1.3 3.8 1.4 1.4 1.5
CPI Inflation (%) 1.8 2.3 0.4 2.5 3.1 1.4 1.0
AWE Increase Less CPI Inflation (%)2 2.0 0.1 1.0 1.4 (1.7) 0.0 0.5
AWE – Manufacturing ($) 997.21 999.39 949.82 999.34 1,005.84 1,035.64 1,049.51
Increase (%) 3.8 0.2 (5.0) 5.2 0.7 3.0 1.3
Increase Less CPI Inflation (%)2 2.0 (2.1) (5.4) 2.7 (2.4) 1.6 0.3
Wage Settlement Increases (%)3  
All Sectors 3.0 2.7 2.2 2.0 1.7 1.3 1.0
Public 3.1 3.1 2.4 1.9 1.6 1.4 0.5
Privates 2.9 2.0 1.2 2.0 1.9 1.2 2.3
Person Days Lost Due to Strikes and              
Lockouts (000s) 389 282 1,550 705 352 201 288
Minimum Wage at Year-end ($/hour) 8.00 8.75 9.50 10.25 10.25 10.25 10.25
1 Average Weekly Earnings (AWE) includes overtime. Data available only from 2001.
2 Numbers may not add due to rounding.
3 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, 2002–2013 Table 26
  (Thousands)
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Management 563 586 619 620 655 635
Business, Finance and Administrative 1,120 1,151 1,200 1,168 1,213 1,217
Natural and Applied Sciences 445 447 434 465 464 482
Health 318 330 341 344 353 367
Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion 470 474 473 540 544 575
Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport 178 191 201 198 198 206
Sales and Service 1,394 1,452 1,432 1,444 1,473 1,581
Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators 866 891 904 910 906 900
Primary Industry 123 130 136 145 156 154
Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities 553 562 570 537 486 448
Total 6,029 6,212 6,308 6,371 6,449 6,564
Ontario, Employment by Occupation, 2002–2013 (continued) Table 26
  (Thousands)
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Management 660 646 636 608 632 613
Business, Finance and Administrative 1,257 1,231 1,235 1,268 1,262 1,293
Natural and Applied Sciences 503 482 519 529 525 531
Health 387 393 395 437 427 440
Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion 603 630 661 641 658 679
Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport 225 227 236 247 232 247
Sales and Service 1,557 1,541 1,567 1,571 1,621 1,644
Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators 933 880 869 905 906 917
Primary Industry 131 131 135 148 144 137
Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities 410 342 358 379 378 379
Total 6,666 6,502 6,610 6,731 6,784 6,879
Note: Occupational groupings based on National Occupational Classification for Statistics (NOC-S) 2006.
Source: Statistics Canada.
Ontario, Distribution of Employment by Occupation, 2002–2013 Table 27
  (Per Cent)
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Management 9.3 9.4 9.8 9.7 10.2 9.7
Business, Finance and Administrative 18.6 18.5 19.0 18.3 18.8 18.5
Natural and Applied Sciences 7.4 7.2 6.9 7.3 7.2 7.3
Health 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.6
Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion 7.8 7.6 7.5 8.5 8.4 8.8
Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1
Sales and Service 23.1 23.4 22.7 22.7 22.8 24.1
Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators 14.4 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.1 13.7
Primary Industry 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.4
Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities 9.2 9.0 9.0 8.4 7.5 6.8
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Ontario, Distribution of Employment by Occupation, 2002–2013 (continued) Table 27
  (Per Cent)
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Management 9.9 9.9 9.6 9.0 9.3 8.9
Business, Finance and Administrative 18.9 18.9 18.7 18.8 18.6 18.8
Natural and Applied Sciences 7.5 7.4 7.9 7.9 7.7 7.7
Health 5.8 6.0 6.0 6.5 6.3 6.4
Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion 9.0 9.7 10.0 9.5 9.7 9.9
Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.6
Sales and Service 23.4 23.7 23.7 23.3 23.9 23.9
Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators 14.0 13.5 13.1 13.4 13.3 13.3
Primary Industry 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.0
Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities 6.2 5.3 5.4 5.6 5.6 5.5
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, 2000–2013 Table 28
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Goods Producing Industries 1,569 1,570 1,600 1,638 1,647 1,637 1,589
Primary Industries 131 119 111 111 114 131 138
Manufacturing 1,072 1,067 1,095 1,100 1,104 1,065 1,001
Construction 320 334 342 372 370 393 403
Utilities 46 50 52 54 59 49 48
Services Producing Industries 4,246 4,351 4,429 4,574 4,661 4,734 4,860
Trade 879 932 917 933 962 986 1,006
Transportation and Warehousing 273 278 281 290 301 290 292
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Leasing 379 387 392 415 434 448 474
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 417 439 436 447 435 436 449
Business, Building and Other Support 240 239 252 267 275 280 291
Educational Services 364 355 367 378 389 427 444
Health Care and Social Assistance 542 561 577 607 627 624 635
Information, Culture and Recreation 286 302 299 297 306 299 319
Accommodation and Food Services 340 332 362 365 364 363 375
Public Administration 282 283 297 313 311 321 312
Other Services 244 244 250 263 258 260 263
Total Employment 5,815 5,921 6,029 6,212 6,308 6,371 6,449
Ontario, Employment by Industry, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 28
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Goods Producing Industries 1,540 1,522 1,376 1,394 1,421 1,422 1,418
Primary Industries 130 123 120 125 129 131 125
Manufacturing 944 896 791 781 795 801 777
Construction 408 438 409 429 443 434 461
Utilities 57 65 57 59 55 56 55
Services Producing Industries 5,025 5,145 5,126 5,216 5,310 5,362 5,462
Trade 1,020 1,024 1,006 1,011 992 990 1,019
Transportation and Warehousing 301 325 312 304 322 317 332
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Leasing 473 473 503 498 501 509 519
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 474 496 504 545 557 564 571
Business, Building and Other Support 293 297 265 284 289 294 316
Educational Services 466 480 461 489 479 504 517
Health Care and Social Assistance 670 693 705 718 766 762 785
Information, Culture and Recreation 327 309 317 322 346 333 317
Accommodation and Food Services 405 402 389 388 389 416 429
Public Administration 333 366 359 373 390 383 374
Other Services 265 281 307 284 280 291 282
Total Employment 6,564 6,666 6,502 6,610 6,731 6,784 6,879
Note: Industrial groupings based on North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).
Source: Statistics Canada.
Ontario, Employment by Industry, Annual Change, 2000–2013 Table 29
  (Per Cent Change)
  2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Goods Producing Industries 2.5 0.0 1.9 2.4 0.5 (0.6) (3.0)
Primary Industries (12.1) (9.5) (6.7) 0.5 2.8 14.2 5.7
Manufacturing 3.5 (0.4) 2.6 0.5 0.3 (3.6) (6.0)
Construction 8.1 4.3 2.4 8.8 (0.6) 6.5 2.4
Utilities (6.7) 9.2 4.2 4.4 7.7 (16.9) (2.5)
Services Producing Industries 3.4 2.5 1.8 3.3 1.9 1.6 2.7
Trade 4.5 6.0 (1.7) 1.8 3.1 2.5 2.1
Transportation and Warehousing 5.7 1.8 0.9 3.4 3.6 (3.5) 0.7
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Leasing (0.3) 2.1 1.3 5.9 4.6 3.3 5.8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 5.8 5.2 (0.5) 2.3 (2.5) 0.2 2.9
Business, Building and Other Support 8.4 (0.7) 5.5 5.9 3.1 1.9 3.9
Educational Services 0.2 (2.7) 3.4 3.0 2.9 9.8 4.1
Health Care and Social Assistance 5.6 3.5 2.9 5.2 3.2 (0.5) 1.8
Information, Culture and Recreation 10.1 5.8 (1.0) (0.7) 3.0 (2.4) 6.7
Accommodation and Food Services 1.1 (2.3) 8.9 0.8 (0.1) (0.5) 3.3
Public Administration (1.4) 0.2 5.1 5.3 (0.5) 3.2 (3.0)
Other Services (2.8) 0.2 2.3 5.4 (2.2) 0.9 1.2
Total Employment 3.2 1.8 1.8 3.0 1.5 1.0 1.2
Ontario, Employment by Industry, Annual Change, 2000–2013 (continued) Table 29
  (Per Cent Change)
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Goods Producing Industries (3.1) (1.2) (9.6) 1.3 1.9 0.1 (0.3)
Primary Industries (5.7) (5.3) (2.8) 4.6 3.0 1.7 (4.6)
Manufacturing (5.6) (5.1) (11.8) (1.2) 1.8 0.7 (2.9)
Construction 1.2 7.4 (6.6) 4.9 3.2 (1.8) 6.0
Utilities 20.6 12.6 (12.1) 3.7 (7.1) 1.8 (1.4)
Services Producing Industries 3.4 2.4 (0.4) 1.7 1.8 1.0 1.9
Trade 1.4 0.4 (1.8) 0.6 (1.8) (0.2) 2.9
Transportation and Warehousing 2.8 8.0 (4.0) (2.3) 5.8 (1.6) 4.8
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Leasing (0.3) 0.0 6.3 (1.0) 0.7 1.6 1.9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 5.5 4.6 1.7 8.0 2.2 1.3 1.3
Business, Building and Other Support 0.8 1.2 (10.8) 7.1 1.9 1.6 7.7
Educational Services 4.9 3.1 (4.0) 6.1 (2.1) 5.3 2.6
Health Care and Social Assistance 5.5 3.6 1.6 1.9 6.7 (0.6) 3.0
Information, Culture and Recreation 2.5 (5.5) 2.6 1.7 7.4 (3.9) (4.8)
Accommodation and Food Services 8.0 (0.7) (3.1) (0.2) 0.1 7.1 3.1
Public Administration 6.7 10.0 (1.9) 3.8 4.6 (1.8) (2.2)
Other Services 0.6 6.0 9.3 (7.6) (1.5) 4.1 (3.0)
Total Employment 1.8 1.6 (2.5) 1.7 1.8 0.8 1.4
Note: Industrial groupings based on North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).
Source: Statistics Canada.
Ontario, Employment Level by Economic Regions, 2003–2013 Table 30
  (Thousands)
  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Ontario 6,212 6,308 6,371 6,449 6,564 6,666
Region:*
East 818 819 828 842 874 901
Ottawa (510) 618 613 622 639 658 681
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 200 206 206 203 215 221
Greater Toronto Area (530)1 2,789 2,833 2,877 2,904 2,984 3,047
Central 1,454 1,481 1,498 1,527 1,536 1,551
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 176 182 170 181 180 182
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 601 616 643 658 658 662
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 677 683 684 688 698 708
Southwest 778 805 800 813 802 798
London (560) 318 332 330 333 337 333
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 309 309 317 324 312 311
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 150 164 154 155 153 154
North 373 370 368 363 369 369
Northeast (590) 255 257 259 258 263 265
Northwest (595) 118 113 109 105 106 103
Ontario, Employment Level by Economic Regions, 2003–2013 (continued) Table 30
  (Thousands)
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Ontario 6,502 6,610 6,731 6,784 6,879
Region:*
East 882 882 899 911 901
Ottawa (510) 669 679 682 698 687
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 213 203 217 213 213
Greater Toronto Area (530)1 2,997 3,075 3,118 3,164 3,275
Central 1,511 1,530 1,576 1,575 1,578
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 174 174 177 173 168
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 647 663 690 687 704
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 691 693 709 715 705
Southwest 759 768 777 777 772
London (560) 321 325 325 328 328
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 292 294 295 296 293
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 146 149 158 153 150
North 352 355 361 357 355
Northeast (590) 251 255 262 256 253
Northwest (595) 101 100 99 101 102
* 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, 2013 Table 31
  (Thousands)
  All Industries Agriculture Resources1 Manufacturing
Ontario 6,879 87 38 777
Region:
East 901 15 2 54
Ottawa (510) 687 9 34
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 213 6 20
Greater Toronto Area (530) 3,275 7 7 350
Central 1,578 29 5 230
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 168 3 19
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 704 13 2 115
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 705 14 2 96
Southwest 772 33 4 121
London (560) 328 10 45
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 293 8 2 54
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 150 15 2 21
North 355 2 21 23
Northeast (590) 253 2 17 18
Northwest (595) 102 3 5
Ontario, Employment Level by Industry for Economic Regions, 2013 (continued) Table 31
  (Thousands)
  Construction Distributive2 Finance, Prof.
& Mgmt.3
Info., Culture
& Recreation4
Ontario 461 621 1,406 317
Region:        
East 49 58 172 34
Ottawa (510) 35 41 140 27
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 14 17 32 7
Greater Toronto Area (530) 207 325 832 181
Central 125 134 255 60
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 16 14 24 6
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 54 60 115 27
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 54 60 116 27
Southwest 54 71 107 28
London (560) 24 30 53 12
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 18 25 37 11
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 12 15 17 5
North 26 33 40 13
Northeast (590) 19 23 29 9
Northwest (595) 7 10 11 3
Ontario, Employment Level by Industry for Economic Regions, 2013 (continued) Table 31
  (Thousands)
  Retail Trade Personal Services5 Education
Ontario 784 711 517
Region:
East 96 94 77
Ottawa (510) 69 69 56
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 27 24 20
Greater Toronto Area (530) 368 325 228
Central 183 173 129
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 20 22 12
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 81 68 61
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 82 83 56
Southwest 87 81 56
London (560) 37 31 24
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 34 33 22
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 16 16 9
North 50 39 29
Northeast (590) 36 29 19
Northwest (595) 14 10 10
Ontario, Employment Level by Industry for Economic Regions, 2013 (continued) Table 31
  (Thousands)
  Health & Soc. Assistance Public Administration
Ontario 785 374
Region:
East 116 135
Ottawa (510) 84 122
Kingston-Pembroke (515) 32 13
Greater Toronto Area (530) 319 124
Central 187 67
Muskoka-Kawarthas (520) 23 9
Kitchener-Waterloo-Barrie (540) 78 30
Hamilton-Niagara Peninsula (550) 86 29
Southwest 106 25
London (560) 48 12
Windsor-Sarnia (570) 39 10
Stratford-Bruce Peninsula (580) 18 3
North 57 23
Northeast (590) 38 15
Northwest (595) 19 9
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 32
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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