Ontario Fact Sheet February 2019

Population

October 1, 2018 14,411,424
October 1, 2018 — % of Canada 38.7
10-Year average annual growth (%) 1.1

Population by Urban Area, 2017

Greater Toronto Area 6,858,470
Greater Toronto Area — Toronto CMA 6,346,088
Ottawa-Gatineau CMA (Ontario part) 1,040,346
Hamilton CMA 787,195
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo CMA 527,765
London CMA 521,756

Economy, 2017

GDP ($ Millions, Nominal) 825,805
GDP — % of Canada 38.6
Primary household income ($ Millions) 544,062
Primary household income — % of Canada 38.9
Primary household income per capita ($) — Ontario 38,664
Primary household income per capita ($) — Canada 38,249
CPI inflation, 2017 1.7%

Top Five International Export Markets, 2017 (% Share)

United States 80.3
United Kingdom 7.3
Mexico 1.5
China 1.4
Japan 0.8

Top Five International Exports, 2017 (% Share)

Motor vehicles & parts 35.3
Mechanical equipment 10.1
Precious metals & stones 9.8
Electrical machinery 3.9
Plastic products 3.6

Population Profile, 2016 (% Distribution)

Canadian born 69.4
Foreign born 29.1
Non-permanent residents 1.5
Life expectancy (Years), 2015: Male 80.5
Life expectancy (Years), 2015: Female 84.5

Labour Market, 2017

Labour force 7,579,800
Employment 7,128,000
Job creation 128,400
Unemployment rate 6.0%
Participation rate 64.9%

Distribution of GDP, 2017 (%)

Goods 22.9
Goods — Of which: Manufacturing 12.3
Services 77.1

Total Trade, 2017 ($ Millions)*

Exports 429,665
Imports 435,391
Trade balance −5,726
* International + Interprovincial

Top Five International Import Suppliers, 2017 (% Share)

United States 55.4
China 12.4
Mexico 8.2
Japan 3.8
Germany 2.5

Top Five International Imports, 2017 (% Share)

Motor vehicles & parts 22.6
Mechanical equipment 14.4
Electrical machinery 11.4
Plastic products 3.9
Pharmaceutical products 3.4

Macroeconomics and Revenue Branch
Office of Economic Policy, Ontario Ministry of Finance
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