Growth Industries

By job numbers in Orillia:

  • Other services (39% of businesses)
  • Tourism (19% of businesses) * includes accomodations & food, arts & entertainment, and travel services
  • Health care and social assistance (14% of businesses)
  • Retail trade (13% of businesses)
  • Manufacturing (8% of businesses)
  • Construction (7% of businesses)

Fastest Growing Industries 

Industry
2011 Jobs
2016 Jobs
Change in Jobs (2011-2016)
% Change
Health care and social assistance 1,800 2,080 280 16%
Construction 885 1,100 215 24%
Other services (except public administration) 525 645 120 23%
Administrative support, waste management and remediation services 635 725 90 14%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0 80 80 8000%
Educational services 760 840 80 11%
Public administration 860 930 70 8%
Manufacturing 1,065 1,105 40 4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 50 85 35 70%
Information and cultural industries 180 210 30 17%

 

 Source: Statistics Canada, Census 2016

 

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