Employment, Agri-Food Industries, Ontario, 2007-2015

 

Primary Agriculture

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2010-20145 CAGR a % change 2015 to 2014
Farming (N.E.C.)(1100)
8,100
6,000
3,700
2,700
6,200
3,500
3,700
3,700
5,200
14.0%
40.5%
Crop Production (111)
40,900
36,200
37,900
33,600
34,400
35,900
35,500
31,900
30,700
-1.8%
-3.8%
Oilseed & Grain Farming (1111)
2,500
1,500
1,900
1,600
x
2,900
3,400
1,700
2,900
12.6%
70.6%
Vegetable & Melon Farming (1112)
3,700
3,500
2,900
2,600
1,800
2,900
3,000
2,500
1,600
-9.3%
-36.0%
Fruit & Tree Nut Farming (1113)
2,300
4,300
4,000
2,200
3,000
1,500
x
1,600
2,200
0.0%
37.5%
Greenhouse, Nursery & Floriculture Prod. (1114)
21,000
13,700
15,500
15,400
13,900
15,600
12,500
12,900
12,000
-4.9%
-7.0%
Other Crop Farming (1119)
11,400
13,200
13,600
11,700
14,300
13,000
15,200
13,300
12,100
0.7%
-9.0%
Animal Production (112)
44,100
41,300
41,800
44,200
46,800
48,100
40,900
42,300
37,800
-3.1%
-10.6%
Cattle Ranching & Farming (1121)
23,300
20,100
22,500
24,400
28,700
28,700
23,900
21,900
18,800
-5.1%
-14.2%
Hog & Pig Farming (1122)
3,300
2,900
2,500
3,300
3,500
2,900
2,600
3,500
3,500
1.2%
0.0%
Poultry & Egg Prod. (1123)
6,400
5,000
4,000
5,300
5,400
6,100
5,300
5,900
5,000
-1.2%
-15.3%
Sheep & Goat Farming (1124)
2,000
1,600
x
2,000
x
1,500
2,400
x
1,700
Aquaculture (1125)
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Other Animal Prod. (1129)
9,100
11,000
11,200
9,100
7,400
9,000
6,600
10,000
8,700
-0.9%
-13.0%
Support Activities for Crop Prod. (1151)
x
1,500
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Support Activities for Animal Prod. (1152)
1,900
1,600
1,600
2,200
2,300
2,500
2,600
2,600
2,300
0.9%
-11.5%
Crop and Animal Production (primary agriculture) (111-112, 1151-1152)
95,900
86,600
86,400
83,400
90,300
91,200
83,800
81,800
76,900
-1.6%
-6.0%

N.E.C - Nowhere else classified
- Numbers supressed. Confidentiality threshold at under 1500 employees

Primary Agriculture and Food, Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing

  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2010-20145 CAGR a % change 2015 to 2014
Crop and Animal Production (primary agriculture) (111-112, 1151-1152)
95,900
86,600
86,400
83,400
90,300
91,200
83,800
81,800
76,900
-1.6%
-6.0%
Food, Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing (311, 312)
97,389
95,914
95,883
96,121
94,916
96,608
98,047
97,762
96,599
0.1%
-1.2%
Food Manufacturing (311)
85,456
84,166
83,568
83,451
82,456
82,198
83,780
83,298
81,457
-0.5%
-2.2%
Animal Food Manufacturing (3111)
3,860
3,851
3,513
3,516
3,498
3,524
3,896
3,729
3,713
1.1%
-0.4%
Grain and Oilseed Milling (3112)
3,685
3,684
3,738
4,003
4,188
4,133
4,243
4,360
4,374
1.8%
0.3%
Sugar and Confectionery Products Manufacturing (3113)
7,295
6,470
6,276
6,215
4,994
4,423
4,641
4,825
4,970
-4.4%
3.0%
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing (3114)
12,039
11,004
10,227
10,665
10,290
9,456
9,329
8,032
6,453
-9.6%
-19.7%
Dairy Product Manufacturing (3115)
6,667
7,409
7,389
7,446
8,197
8,781
8,133
7,893
8,422
2.5%
6.7%
Meat Product Manufacturing (3116)
21,050
20,848
20,715
19,685
18,997
18,839
19,487
19,314
17,341
-2.5%
-10.2%
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging (3117)
819
764
732
638
614
616
514
541
572
-2.2%
5.7%
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing (3118)
19,786
19,230
19,938
19,876
19,606
19,904
20,593
20,969
20,914
1.0%
-0.3%
Other Food Manufacturing (3119)
10,255
10,904
11,040
11,407
12,073
12,522
12,944
13,634
14,699
5.2%
7.8%
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing (312)
11,933
11,748
12,315
12,670
12,460
14,410
14,267
14,464
15,142
3.6%
4.7%
Sub-total
193,289
182,514
182,283
179,521
185,216
187,808
181,847
179,562
173,499
-0.7%
-3.4%

 

Other manufacturing related to Agriculture

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2010-20145 CAGR a % change 2015 to 2014
Farm product wholesaler-distributors [411]
3,668
3,716
3,544
3,903
4,003
3,711
3,856
3,805
4,096
1.0%
7.6%
Food wholesaling (413)
35,185
35,510
34,970
35,751
36,306
36,626
39,310
42,141
43,448
4.0%
3.1%
Agricultural supplies wholesaler-distributors [4183]
4,543
4,630
4,542
4,191
4,603
4,786
4,763
4,885
4,654
2.1%
-4.7%
Food retailing (445)
156,527
170,808
172,032
166,984
160,791
166,695
173,257
179,684
177,377
1.2%
-1.3%
Food services and drinking places (722)
309,244
324,350
322,457
319,858
332,665
347,913
362,237
373,298
386,658
3.9%
3.6%
Leather and allied product manufacturing (316)
1,081
927
802
898
962
1,026
935
956
1,265
7.1%
32.3%
Sub-total
510,248
539,941
538,347
531,585
539,330
560,757
584,358
604,769
617,498
3.0%
2.1%

 

Total Agri-food Sector

Agri-food Sector 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2010-20145 CAGR a % change 2015 to 2014
Total Agri-food Sector
703,537
722,455
720,630
711,106
724,546
748,565
766,205
784,331
790,997
2.2%
0.8%

 

Ontario Employed Labour Force

  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2010-20145 CAGR a % change 2015 to 2014
Total Employed Labour Force, Ontario
6,545,500
6,610,300
6,432,700
6,537,800
6,658,400
6,702,600
6,823,400
6,877,900
6,923,200
1.2%
0.7%
Agri-food employment as a percent of Total Employment
10.7%
10.9%
11.2%
10.9%
10.9%
11.2%
11.2%
11.4%
11.4%

a) CAGR - Compound Annual Growth Rate

 

Related Links:

Food, Beverage and Tobacco Industry Manufacturing Statistics, Ontario (excel)
GDP for Ontario Economy (excel)
GDP for Agri-Food Industries, Ontario (excel)
GDP for Goods-Producing Industries, Ontario (excel)
GDP by Manufacturing Industries, Ontario
(excel)
Selected Economic Indicators, Ontario
Consumer Price Index, Ontario

Reference: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey (for primary agriculture and total employed labour force) and Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (all other industries)


Author :  
Anna Staciwa - Statistician/OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
13 June 2016
For more information:
E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca