Ontario Fact Sheet March 2018

Land and Freshwater Area (in square kms)

Land 917,741
Freshwater 158, 654
Total area 1,076,395
Total land in census farms (%) 5.6

Capital - Toronto*

2017 Estimated population 6,346,088
* Census Metropolitan Area

Economy, 2016

GDP ($ Millions, Nominal) 794,835
GDP - % of Canada 39.0
Primary household income ($ Millions) 528,419
Primary household income - % of Canada 38.8
Primary household income per capita ($) - Ontario 37,808
Primary household income per capita ($) - Canada 37,521
CPI inflation, 2017 1.7%

Distribution of GDP, 2016 (%)

Goods 22.5
Goods - Of which: Manufacturing 11.9
Services 77.5

Top Five International Export Markets, 2017 (% Share)

United States 80.2
United Kingdom 7.2
China 1.6
Mexico 1.5
Japan 0.8

Top Five International Exports, 2017 (% Share)

Motor vehicles & parts 35.5
Mechanical equipment 10.1
Precious metals & stones 9.7
Electrical machinery 3.9
Plastic products 3.6

Population

July 1, 2017 14,193,384
July 1, 2017 - % of Canada 38.7
Average annual growth, 2007 - 2017 (%) 1.1
Life expectancy (Years), 2014 - Male 80.4
Life expectancy (Years), 2014 - Female 84.4
Labour force, 2017 7,579,800
Employment, 2017 7,128,000
Job creation, 2017 128,400
Unemployment rate, 2017 6.0%

Population Profile, 2016 (% Distribution)

Canadian born 69.4
Foreign born 29.1
Foreign born - Immigrated before 2001 18.3
Foreign born - Immigrated between 2001 & 2016 10.8
Non-permanent residents 1.5

Total Trade, 2016 ($ Millions)*

Exports 415,828
Imports 403,449
Trade balance +12,379
* 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 22.5
Mechanical equipment 14.5
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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