Sources: CME; Statistics Canada.

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Manufacturing employs 776,200 Ontarians.

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On average, Ontario employees working in manufacturing make over $60,000 a year.

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There are 36,241 manufacturing companies in Ontario.

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The sector directly accounts for almost 11 per cent of the province’s GDP.

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Manufacturing is responsible for close to 80% of Ontario’s outbound goods. The sector’s top five export markets are the US, Germany, Mexico, Norway, and China.