Population

July 1, 202114,826,276
July 1, 2021 — % of Canada38.8
10-Year average annual growth (%)1.1

Population Profile, 2016 (% Distribution)

Canadian born69.4
Foreign born29.1
Non-permanent residents1.5
Life expectancy (Years), 2020: Male79.9
Life expectancy (Years), 2020: Female84.4

Population by Urban Area, 2021

Greater Toronto Area7,101,932
Greater Toronto Area — Toronto CMA6,572,524
Ottawa-Gatineau CMA (Ontario part)1,125,306
Hamilton CMA812,528
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo CMA600,304
London CMA556,397

Labour Market, 2021

Labour force8,006,800
Employment7,366,400
Job change344,800
Unemployment rate8.0%
Participation rate64.9%

Economy, 2021

GDP ($ Millions, Nominal)970,549
GDP — % of Canada38.9
Primary household income ($ Millions)637,712
Primary household income — % of Canada39.3
Primary household income per capita ($) — Ontario43,012
Primary household income per capita ($) — Canada42,436

Distribution of GDP, 2021 (%)

Goods22.6
Goods — Of which: Manufacturing10.9
Services77.4

Total Trade, 2021 ($ Millions)

Exports463,669
Imports453,699
Trade balance9,970
* International + Interprovincial

Top Five International Export Markets, 2021 (% Share)

United States77.7
United Kingdom6.5
Germany1.5
China1.4
Norway1.4

Top Five International Exports, 2021 (% Share)

Motor vehicles & parts24.0
Precious metals & stones12.2
Mechanical equipment9.8
Plastic products5.0
Iron & steel4.7

Top Five International Import Suppliers, 2021 (% Share)

United States52.6
China13.3
Mexico6.9
Japan2.8
Germany2.5

Top Five International Imports, 2021 (% Share)

Motor vehicles & parts17.6
Mechanical equipment14.3
Electrical machinery10.7
Precious metals & stones5.0
Pharmaceutical products4.9

Macroeconomics and Revenue Branch
Office of Economic Policy, Ontario Ministry of Finance
Updated: May 2022. Source: Statistics Canada.
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