KEY MANUFACTURING NATIONWIDE

CANADIAN MANUFACTURING STATISTICS (2018)

Number of companies    

92,752

Total sales    

$686.6 billion

Sales growth compared to the previous year 

5.4%

Contribution to national GDP     

10.4%

Major manufacturing industries (% of total)     

Food products (15.1%)

Motor vehicles and parts (14.3%)

Petroleum and coal products (10.7%)

Total employment in manufacturing     

1,731,550

Growth in manufacturing employment since last year          

0.2%

Share of total national employment   

9.3%

Total wages paid (2017)

$120.2 billion

Average weekly wage  

$1,096

Manufacturing wage as a share of:         

Canada’s average wage: 109.4%

Exports of manufactured goods

$377.6 billion

Growth in manufactured exports compared to the previous year  

4.8%

Percentage of exports that are manufactured goods

64.8%

Major destinations for exports of manufactured goods  

United States  (78.7%)

China (3.9%)

Mexico (1.8%)

BRITISH COLUMBIA MANUFACTURING STATISTICS (2018)

Number of companies  

13,652

Total sales                                                         

$55.5 billion

Share of Canadian manufacturing sales                                                

8.1%

Sales growth compared to the previous year                                                             

8.0%

Contribution to provincial GDP (2017)                                                   

7.1%

Major manufacturing industries (% of total)                                                       

Wood products (22.7%)

Food products (15.0%)

Paper products (10.4%)

Total employment in manufacturing                                                      

174,150

Growth in manufacturing employment since last year                                                   

0.0%

Share of total provincial employment                                                   

7.0%

Total wages paid (2017)                                                               

$11.7 billion

Average weekly wage                                                   

$1,091

Manufacturing wage as a share of:                                                         

BC’s average wage: 112.6%

National average wage in manufacturing: 99.6%

Exports of manufactured goods                                               

$28.8 billion

Growth in manufactured exports compared to the previous year                                                    

5.6%

Percentage of exports that are manufactured goods                                                      

60.6%

Major destinations for exports of manufactured goods                                                

United States (56.4%)

China (16.3%)

Japan (7.1%)

ALBERTA MANUFACTURING STATISTICS (2018)

Number of companies                                                  

9,199

Total sales                                                         

$76.3 billion

Share of Canadian manufacturing sales                                                

11.1%

Sales growth compared to the previous year                                                             

7.6%

Contribution to provincial GDP (2017)                                                   

8.3%

Major manufacturing industries (% of total)                                                       

Refined petroleum and coal products (25.0%)

Chemical products (18.5%)

Food products (18.0%)

Total employment in manufacturing                                                      

130,180

Growth in manufacturing employment since last year                                                   

8.9%

Share of total provincial employment                                                   

5.6%

Total wages paid (2017)                                                               

$9.9 billion

Average weekly wage                                                   

$1,256

Manufacturing wage as a share of:                                                         

Alberta’s average wage: 109.2%

National average wage in manufacturing: 114.6%

Exports of manufactured goods                                               

$31.8 billion

Growth in manufactured exports compared to previous year                                                    

15.3%

Percentage of exports that are manufactured goods                                                      

27.2%

Major destinations for exports of manufactured goods                                                

United States  (70.1%)

China (10.3%)

Japan (4.0%)

SASKATCHEWAN MANUFACTURING STATISTICS (2018)

Number of companies                                                  

1,908

Total sales                                                         

$17.9 billion

Share of Canadian manufacturing sales                                                

2.6%

Sales growth compared to the previous year                                                             

11.1%

Contribution to provincial GDP (2017)                                                   

6.1%

Major manufacturing industries (% of total)                                                       

Food products (27.5%)

Refined petroleum and coal products (share not available)

Chemical products (16.1%)

Total employment in manufacturing                                                      

28,240

Growth in manufacturing employment since last year                                                   

0.8%

Share of total provincial employment                                                   

4.9%

Total wages paid (2017)                                                               

$2.1 billion

Average weekly wage                                                   

$1,158

Manufacturing wage as a share of:                                                         

Saskatchewan’s average wage: 114.0%

National average wage in manufacturing: 105.7%

Exports of manufactured goods                                               

$6.6 billion

Growth in manufactured exports compared to the previous year                                                    

7.4%

Percentage of exports that are manufactured goods                                                      

21.1%

Major destinations for exports of manufactured goods                                                

United States  (72.8%)

China (15.1%)

Mexico (2.1%)

MANITOBA MANUFACTURING STATISTICS (2018)

Number of companies                                                  

2,457

Total sales                                                         

$19.8 billion

Share of Canadian manufacturing sales                                                

2.9%

Sales growth compared to the previous year                                                             

5.1%

Contribution to provincial GDP (2017)                                                   

9.7%

Major manufacturing industries (% of total)                                                       

Food products (25.6%)

Transportation equipment (16.8%)

Machinery (10.9%)

Total employment in manufacturing                                                      

61,830

Growth in manufacturing employment since last year                                                   

-3.3%

Share of total provincial employment                                                   

9.5%

Total wages paid (2017)                                                               

$3.8 billion

Average weekly wage                                                   

$1,059

Manufacturing wage as a share of:                                                         

Manitoba’s average wage: 113.0%

National average wage in manufacturing: 96.6%

Exports of manufactured goods                                               

$10.7 billion

Growth in manufactured exports compared to previous year                                                    

15.6%

Percentage of exports that are manufactured goods                                                      

68.9%

Major destinations for exports of manufactured goods                                                

United States  (79.6%)

Japan (4.9%)

China (3.8%)

ONTARIO MANUFACTURING STATISTICS (2018)

Number of companies                                                  

37,316

Total sales                                                         

$315.3 billion

Share of Canadian manufacturing sales                                                

45.9%

Sales growth compared to previous year                                                             

3.4%

Contribution to provincial GDP (2017)                                                   

12.3%

Major manufacturing industries (% of total)                                                       

Motor vehicles and parts (28.6%)

Food products (12.9%)

Chemical products (7.6%)

Total employment in manufacturing                                                      

769,900

Growth in manufacturing employment since last year                                                   

-0.1%

Share of total provincial employment                                                   

10.6%

Total wages paid (2017)                                                               

$55.1 billion

Average weekly wage                                                   

$1,122

Manufacturing wage as a share of:                                                         

Ontario’s average wage: 109.9%

National average wage in manufacturing: 102.4%

Exports of manufactured goods                                               

$196.4 billion

Growth in manufactured exports compared to the previous year                                                    

1.4%

Percentage of exports that are manufactured goods                                                      

80.5%

Major destinations for exports of manufactured goods                                                

United States  (85.6%)

Mexico (1.7%)

China (1.2%)

QUEBEC MANUFACTURING STATISTICS (2018)

Number of companies                                                  

23,981

Total sales                                                         

$165.2 billion

Share of Canadian manufacturing sales                                                

24.1%

Sales growth compared to previous year                                                             

7.0%

Contribution to provincial GDP (2017)                                                   

14.0%

Major manufacturing industries (% of total)                                                       

Food products (14.4%)

Primary metal products (13.0%)

Aerospace vehicles and parts (9.3%)

Total employment in manufacturing                                                      

488,260

Growth in manufacturing employment since last year                                                   

-0.9%

Share of total provincial employment                                                   

11.5%

Total wages paid (2017)                                                               

$32.6 billion

Average weekly wage                                                   

$1,034

Manufacturing wage as a share of:                                                         

Quebec’s average wage: 111.0%

National average wage in manufacturing: 94.4%

Exports of manufactured goods                                               

$81.6 billion

Growth in manufactured exports compared to previous year                                                    

7.8%

Percentage of exports that are manufactured goods                               

88.5%

Major destinations for exports of manufactured goods                                                

United States  (73.3%)

China (2.8%)

Mexico (2.5%

NEW BRUNSWICK MANUFACTURING STATISTICS (2018)

Number of companies                                                  

1,302

Total sales                                                         

$18.4 billion

Share of Canadian manufacturing sales                                                

2.7%

Sales growth compared to the previous year                                                             

-2.0%

Contribution to provincial GDP (2017)                                                   

11.0%

Major manufacturing industries (% of total)                                                       

Petroleum refining (share not available)

Wood products (8.3%)

Seafood products (6% est)

Total employment in manufacturing                                                      

31,020

Growth in manufacturing employment since last year                                                   

-1.7%

Share of total provincial employment                                                   

8.8%

Total wages paid (2017)                                                               

$1.8 billion

Average weekly wage                                                   

$965

Manufacturing wage as a share of:                                                         

New Brunswick’s average wage: 105.8%

National average wage in manufacturing: 88.0%

Exports of manufactured goods                                               

$11.3 billion

Growth in manufactured exports compared to the previous year                                                    

-3.4%

Percentage of exports that are manufactured goods                                                      

89.8%

Major destinations for exports of manufactured goods                                                

United States  (91.1%)

India (1.1%)

Indonesia (0.9%)

NOVA SCOTIA MANUFACTURING STATISTICS (2018)

Number of companies                                                  

1,806

Total sales                                                         

$9.2 billion

Share of Canadian manufacturing sales                                                

1.3%

Sales growth compared to the previous year                                                             

9.7%

Contribution to provincial GDP (2017)                                                   

7.6%

Major manufacturing industries (% of total)                                                       

Food products (28.4% est)

Plastics and rubber products (23.1%)

Transportation equipment (13.8%)

Total employment in manufacturing                                                      

31,390

Growth in manufacturing employment since last year                                                   

2.4%

Share of total provincial employment                                                   

6.9%

Total wages paid (2017)                                                               

$2.0 billion

Average weekly wage                                                   

$963

Manufacturing wage as a share of:                                                         

Nova Scotia’s average wage: 110.5%

National average wage in manufacturing: 87.9%

Exports of manufactured goods                                               

$4.4 billion

Growth in manufactured exports compared to the previous year                                                    

6.3%

Percentage of exports that are manufactured goods                                                      

75.3%

Major destinations for exports of manufactured goods                                                

United States (66.5%)

China (11.7%)

United Kingdom (1.6%)

PEI MANUFACTURING STATISTICS (2018)

Number of companies                                                  

382

Total sales                                                         

$2.0 billion

Share of Canadian manufacturing sales                                                

0.3%

Sales growth compared to the previous year                                                             

9.3%

Contribution to provincial GDP (2017)                                                   

10.5%

Major manufacturing industries (% of total)                                                       

Non-durable goods (65.8%)

Durable goods (34.1%)

Total employment in manufacturing                                                      

6,790

Growth in manufacturing employment since last year                           

4.5%

Share of total provincial employment                                                   

8.9%

Total wages paid (2017)                                                               

$324 million

Average weekly wage                                                   

$926

Manufacturing wage as a share of:                                                         

PEI’s average wage: 110.1%

National average wage in manufacturing: 84.5%

Exports of manufactured goods                                               

$1.1 billion

Growth in manufactured exports compared to the previous year                                                    

5.2%

Percentage of exports that are manufactured goods                                                      

78.6%

Major destinations for exports of manufactured goods                                                

United States  (78.3%)

Netherlands (2.1%)

Germany (2.1%)

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR MANUFACTURING STATISTICS (2018)

Number of companies                                                  

646

Total sales                                                         

$6.9 billion

Share of Canadian manufacturing sales                                                

1.0%

Sales growth compared to the previous year                                                             

15.7%

Contribution to provincial GDP (2017)                                                   

4.6%

Major manufacturing industries (% of total)                                                       

Petroleum refining (share not available)

Non-durable goods (85.0%)

Durable goods (15.0%)

Total employment in manufacturing                                                      

8,980

Growth in manufacturing employment since last year                                                   

-0.9%

Share of total provincial employment                                                   

4.0%

Total wages paid (2017)                                                               

$739 million

Average weekly wage                                                   

$1,087

Manufacturing wage as a share of:                                                         

Newfoundland and Labrador’s average wage: 104.4%

National average wage in manufacturing: 99.1%

Exports of manufactured goods                                               

$4.9 billion

Growth in manufactured exports compared to the previous year                                                    

29.2%

Percentage of exports that are manufactured goods                                                      

37.3%

Major destinations for exports of manufactured goods                                                

United States  (68.2%)

China (5.8%)

Belgium (4.1%)