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Ontario Labour Force

Data Last Updated: 15 December, 2017
Characteristic (2014 unless noted) Value

Source: Manifold Data Mining Inc.

Labour Force Characteristics

Total population, aged 15 years and older 11,393,642
In the labour force 7,549,583
Employed 6,988,499
Unemployed 561,084
Not in the labour force 3,844,059
Participation rate (%) 66.26
Employment rate (%) 61.34
Unemployment rate (%) 7.43

Labour Force by Industry

Total labour force aged 15 and over 7,549,583
Industry - not applicable 202,854
All industries 7,346,729
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 113,796
Mining and oil and gas extraction 30,194
Utilities 62,592
Construction 457,392
Manufacturing 770,276
Wholesale trade 337,604
Retail trade 827,405
Transportation and warehousing 339,599
Information and cultural industries 195,079
Finance and insurance 401,091
Real estate and rental and leasing 146,845
Professional, scientific and technical services 561,643
Management of companies and enterprises 6,506
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 339,536
Educational services 548,388
Health care and social assistance 761,854
Arts, entertainment and recreation 157,019
Accommodation and food services 457,961
Other services (except public administration) 325,563
Public administration 506,385

Labour Force by Occupation

Total labour force 15 years and over by occupation 7,549,583
Occupation - Not applicable 202,854
All occupations 7,346,729
0 Management occupations 849,323
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 1,254,174
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 544,170
3 Health occupations 431,853
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 880,441
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 224,747
6 Sales and service occupations 1,704,411
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 953,706
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 117,189
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 386,715

Employment Income (2013) for Persons 15 Years of Age and Over

Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income 3,743,903
Median employment income ($) 51,113
Average employment income ($) 64,016
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 2,085,911
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 56,295
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 71,614
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 1,657,993
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 45,842
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 54,511

Labour Force by Place of Work

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Notes: Commuting Flow - Employed Labour Force Aged 15 Years and Over Having a Usual Place of Work, for Census Subdivisions, Flows Greater than or Equal to 20. Source: 2011 National Household Survey.