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Ontario Labour Force

Data Last Updated: 12 November, 2018
Characteristic (2018 unless noted)
Value
Labour Force Characteristics
Total population, aged 15 years and older
11,909,027
In the labour force
7,699,753
Employed
7,124,260
Unemployed
575,492
Not in the labour force
4,209,274
Participation rate (%)
64.65
Employment rate (%)
59.82
Unemployment rate (%)
7.47
Labour Force by Industry
Total labour force aged 15 and over
7,699,753
Industry - not applicable
200,835
All industries
7,498,918
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
115,020
Mining and oil and gas extraction
39,796
Utilities
64,903
Construction
505,201
Manufacturing
719,483
Wholesale trade
298,218
Retail trade
820,987
Transportation and warehousing
357,648
Information and cultural industries
202,205
Finance and insurance
413,880
Real estate and rental and leasing
168,740
Professional, scientific and technical services
606,490
Management of companies and enterprises
17,830
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
365,407
Educational services
561,223
Health care and social assistance
791,474
Arts, entertainment and recreation
171,807
Accommodation and food services
506,683
Other services (except public administration)
323,261
Public administration
448,660
Labour Force by Occupation
Total labour force 15 years and over
7,699,753
Occupation - Not applicable
200,835
All occupations
7,498,918
0 Management
848,787
1 Business, finance and administration
1,201,613
2 Natural and applied sciences and related
561,605
3 Health
484,440
4 Education, law and social, community and government services
891,018
5 Art, culture, recreation and sport
256,739
6 Sales and service
1,736,183
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators
988,413
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production
135,671
9 Manufacturing and utilities
394,448
Employment Income (2017) for Persons 15 Years of Age & Over
Population aged 15 years & over who worked full year, full time, with employment income
3,976,886
Median employment income ($)
56,773
Average employment income ($)
71,368
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time
2,216,444
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($)
62,379
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($)
78,858
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time
1,760,442
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($)
50,901
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($)
61,096