Employment in Selected Agri-food Industries, Ontario, 2007-2013

Primary Agriculture

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2008-2013 CAGR a % change 2013 to 2012 2007-2013 average
Farming (N.E.C.)(1100)
8,000
5,800
3,400
2,500
6,200
4,000
3,800
-8.1%
-5.0%
4,814
Crop Production (111)
40,600
35,300
36,900
35,400
35,400
38,000
37,600
1.3%
-1.1%
37,029
Oilseed & Grain Farming (1111)
2,500
1,500
1,800
1,700
-
2,900
3,500
18.5%
20.7%
2,317
Vegetable & Melon Farming (1112)
3,700
3,400
2,700
2,700
1,800
3,500
3,100
-1.8%
-11.4%
2,986
Fruit & Tree Nut Farming (1113)
2,300
4,200
3,800
2,200
3,200
1,500
-
2,867
Greenhouse, Nursery & Floriculture Prod. (1114)
20,900
13,700
15,400
16,700
14,500
16,900
13,500
-0.3%
-20.1%
15,943
Other Crop Farming (1119)
11,300
12,400
13,100
12,100
14,500
13,200
16,100
5.4%
22.0%
13,243
Animal Production (112)
43,900
40,400
40,600
43,600
47,500
48,400
41,600
0.6%
-14.0%
43,714
Cattle Ranching & Farming (1121)
23,100
19,400
21,800
24,200
28,900
28,600
23,600
4.0%
-17.5%
24,229
Hog & Pig Farming (1122)
3,200
2,900
2,500
3,300
3,300
2,800
2,700
-1.4%
-3.6%
2,957
Poultry & Egg Prod. (1123)
6,600
5,400
3,900
5,100
5,700
6,300
5,500
0.4%
-12.7%
5,500
Sheep & Goat Farming (1124)
2,000
1,500
1,400
1,800
1,400
1,600
2,300
8.9%
43.8%
1,714
Aquaculture (1125)
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Other Animal Prod. (1129)
9,000
10,700
10,700
9,100
7,700
9,100
7,300
-7.4%
-19.8%
9,086
Support Activities for Crop Prod. (1151)
-
1,500
-
-
-
-
-
1,500
Support Activities for Animal Prod. (1152)
1,900
1,600
1,700
2,400
2,300
2,600
2,600
10.2%
0.0%
2,157
Crop and Animal Production (primary agriculture) (111-112, 1151-1152)
95,200
84,500
84,000
84,600
92,100
94,200
86,800
0.5%
-7.9%
88,771

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 2008-2013 CAGR a % change 2013 to 2012 2007-2013 average
Crop and Animal Production (primary agriculture) (111-112, 1151-1152)
95,200
84,500
84,000
84,600
92,100
94,200
86,800
0.5%
-7.9%
88,771
Food, Beverage and Tobacco Manufacturing (311, 312)
96,306
95,401
96,050
95,611
94,465
95,982
96,779
0.3%
0.8%
95,799
Food Manufacturing (311)
84,719
84,077
84,217
83,549
82,622
82,089
83,183
-0.2%
1.3%
83,494
Animal Food Manufacturing (3111)
3,860
3,851
3,513
3,516
3,498
3,524
3,896
0.2%
10.6%
3,665
Grain and Oilseed Milling (3112)
4,252
4,525
3,967
4,630
4,865
4,815
4,847
1.4%
0.7%
4,557
Sugar and Confectionery Products Manufacturing (3113)
7,295
6,470
6,276
6,215
4,994
4,423
4,641
-6.4%
4.9%
5,759
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing (3114)
12,039
11,004
10,227
10,665
10,290
9,456
9,329
-3.2%
-1.3%
10,430
Dairy Product Manufacturing (3115)
6,667
7,409
7,389
7,446
8,197
8,781
8,133
1.9%
-7.4%
7,717
Meat Product Manufacturing (3116)
21,050
20,848
20,715
19,685
18,997
18,839
19,487
-1.3%
3.4%
19,946
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging (3117)
819
764
732
638
614
616
514
-7.6%
-16.6%
671
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing (3118)
19,719
19,133
19,909
19,869
19,595
19,885
20,575
1.5%
3.5%
19,812
Other Food Manufacturing (3119)
9,018
10,073
11,489
10,886
11,574
11,750
11,761
3.1%
0.1%
10,936
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing (312)
11,587
11,324
11,833
12,062
11,843
13,893
13,596
3.7%
-2.1%
12,305
Sub-total
191,506
179,901
180,050
180,211
186,565
190,182
183,579
0.4%
-3.5%
184,571

 

Other manufacturing related to Agriculture

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2008-2013 CAGR a % change 2013 to 2012 2007-2013 average
Farm product wholesaler-distributors [411]
3,668
3,716
3,544
3,903
4,003
3,711
3,856
0.7%
3.9%
3,772
Food wholesaling (413)
34,671
35,006
34,344
34,904
35,510
36,100
38,846
2.1%
7.6%
35,626
Agricultural supplies wholesaler-distributors [4183]
4,543
4,630
4,542
4,191
4,603
4,786
4,763
0.6%
-0.5%
4,580
Food retailing (445)
156,527
170,808
172,032
166,984
160,791
166,695
173,257
0.3%
3.9%
166,728
Food services and drinking places (722)
309,244
324,350
322,457
319,858
332,665
347,913
362,237
2.2%
4.1%
331,246
Leather and allied product manufacturing (316)
1,081
927
802
898
962
1,026
935
0.2%
-8.9%
947
Sub-total
509,734
539,437
537,721
530,738
538,534
560,231
583,894
1.6%
4.2%
542,898

 

Total Agri-food Sector

Agri-food Sector 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2008-2013 CAGR a % change 2013 to 2012 2007-2013 average
Total Agri-food Sector
701,240
719,338
717,771
710,949
725,099
750,413
767,473
1.3%
2.3%
727,469

 

Ontario Employed Labour Force

  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2008-2013 CAGR a % change 2013 to 2012 2007-2013 average
Total Employed Labour Force, Ontario
6,564,300
6,666,300
6,502,000
6,610,000
6,731,300
6,783,700
6,879,400
0.6%
1.4%
6,676,714
Agri-food employment as a percent of Total Employment
10.7%
10.8%
11.0%
10.8%
10.8%
11.1%
11.2%

a) CAGR - Compound Annual Growth Rate

 

Related Links:

Food, Beverage and Tobacco Industry Manufacturing Statistics, Ontario (pdf)
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 :  
June 15, 2014
For more information:
E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca