Employment in Selected Agri-food Industries, Ontario, 2007-2014

Primary Agriculture

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2009-2014 CAGR a % change 2014 to 2013 2007-2014 average
Farming (N.E.C.)(1100)
8,100
6,000
3,700
2,700
6,200
3,500
3,700
3,700
0.0%
0.0%
4,700
Crop Production (111)
40,900
36,200
37,900
33,600
34,400
35,900
35,500
31,900
-3.4%
-10.1%
35,788
Oilseed & Grain Farming (1111)
2,500
1,500
1,900
1,600
-
2,900
3,400
1,700
-2.2%
-50.0%
2,214
Vegetable & Melon Farming (1112)
3,700
3,500
2,900
2,600
1,800
2,900
3,000
2,500
-2.9%
-16.7%
2,863
Fruit & Tree Nut Farming (1113)
2,300
4,300
4,000
2,200
3,000
1,500
-
1,600
-16.7%
2,700
Greenhouse, Nursery & Floriculture Prod. (1114)
21,000
13,700
15,500
15,400
13,900
15,600
12,500
12,900
-3.6%
3.2%
15,063
Other Crop Farming (1119)
11,400
13,200
13,600
11,700
14,300
13,000
15,200
13,300
-0.4%
-12.5%
13,213
Animal Production (112)
44,100
41,300
41,800
44,200
46,800
48,100
40,900
42,300
0.2%
3.4%
43,688
Cattle Ranching & Farming (1121)
23,300
20,100
22,500
24,400
28,700
28,700
23,900
21,900
-0.5%
-8.4%
24,188
Hog & Pig Farming (1122)
3,300
2,900
2,500
3,300
3,500
2,900
2,600
3,500
7.0%
34.6%
3,063
Poultry & Egg Prod. (1123)
6,400
5,000
4,000
5,300
5,400
6,100
5,300
5,900
8.1%
11.3%
5,425
Sheep & Goat Farming (1124)
2,000
1,600
-
2,000
-
1,500
2,400
-
1,900
Aquaculture (1125)
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Other Animal Prod. (1129)
9,100
11,000
11,200
9,100
7,400
9,000
6,600
10,000
-2.2%
51.5%
9,175
Support Activities for Crop Prod. (1151)
-
1,500
-
-
-
-
-
-
1,500
Support Activities for Animal Prod. (1152)
1,900
1,600
1,600
2,200
2,300
2,500
2,600
2,600
10.2%
0.0%
2,163
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
-1.1%
-2.4%
87,425

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 2009-2014 CAGR a % change 2014 to 2013 2007-2014 average
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
-1.1%
-2.4%
87,425
Food, Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing (311, 312)
96,306
95,401
96,050
95,611
94,465
95,982
96,779
95,457
-0.1%
-1.4%
95,756
Food Manufacturing (311)
84,719
84,077
84,217
83,549
82,622
82,089
83,183
81,749
-0.6%
-1.7%
83,276
Animal Food Manufacturing (3111)
3,860
3,851
3,513
3,516
3,498
3,524
3,896
3,729
1.2%
-4.3%
3,673
Grain and Oilseed Milling (3112)
4,252
4,525
3,967
4,630
4,865
4,815
4,847
4,785
3.8%
-1.3%
4,586
Sugar and Confectionery Products Manufacturing (3113)
7,295
6,470
6,276
6,215
4,994
4,423
4,641
4,825
-5.1%
4.0%
5,642
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
-4.7%
-13.9%
10,130
Dairy Product Manufacturing (3115)
6,667
7,409
7,389
7,446
8,197
8,781
8,133
7,893
1.3%
-3.0%
7,739
Meat Product Manufacturing (3116)
21,050
20,848
20,715
19,685
18,997
18,839
19,487
19,314
-1.4%
-0.9%
19,867
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging (3117)
819
764
732
638
614
616
514
541
-5.9%
5.3%
655
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing (3118)
19,719
19,133
19,909
19,869
19,595
19,885
20,575
20,931
1.0%
1.7%
19,952
Other Food Manufacturing (3119)
9,018
10,073
11,489
10,886
11,574
11,750
11,761
11,698
0.4%
-0.5%
11,031
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing (312)
11,587
11,324
11,833
12,062
11,843
13,893
13,596
13,708
3.0%
0.8%
12,481
Sub-total
192,206
182,001
182,450
179,011
184,765
187,182
180,579
177,257
-0.6%
-1.8%
183,181

 

Other manufacturing related to Agriculture

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2009-2014 CAGR a % change 2014 to 2013 2007-2014 average
Farm product wholesaler-distributors [411]
3,668
3,716
3,544
3,903
4,003
3,711
3,856
3,805
1.4%
-1.3%
3,776
Food wholesaling (413)
34,671
35,006
34,344
34,904
35,510
36,100
38,846
41,754
4.0%
7.5%
36,392
Agricultural supplies wholesaler-distributors [4183]
4,543
4,630
4,542
4,191
4,603
4,786
4,763
4,885
1.5%
2.6%
4,618
Food retailing (445)
156,527
170,808
172,032
166,984
160,791
166,695
173,257
179,684
0.9%
3.7%
168,347
Food services and drinking places (722)
309,244
324,350
322,457
319,858
332,665
347,913
362,237
373,298
3.0%
3.1%
336,503
Leather and allied product manufacturing (316)
1,081
927
802
898
962
1,026
935
956
3.6%
2.2%
948
Sub-total
509,734
539,437
537,721
530,738
538,534
560,231
583,894
604,382
2.4%
3.5%
550,584

 

Total Agri-food Sector

Agri-food Sector 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2009-2014 CAGR a % change 2014 to 2013 2007-2014 average
Total Agri-food Sector
701,940
721,438
720,171
709,749
723,299
747,413
764,473
781,639
1.7%
2.2%
733,765

 

Ontario Employed Labour Force

  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2008-2013 CAGR a % change 2013 to 2012 2007-2013 average
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
1.3%
0.8%
6,648,575
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%

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 :  
10 April 2015
For more information:
E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca