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Ontario is the most populated province in the country. In addition; the economy of Ontario is rich, diversified and the largest in Canada.  Though manufacturing plays an important role in Ontario’s economy, it is the service sector that accounts for the majority of the province’s market.

Ontario produced 15% of all of North America’s light vehicle production over the past five years. In fact, the province of Ontario holds the largest vehicle fleet in Canada with 9.71 million registrations in 2017 or 36% of all light vehicles in the country. The province has slightly more light trucks on the road compared to passenger cars. Ontario’s average fleet age is 9.1 years vs. the average for Canada at 9.7 years. Over the next five years, the fleet size is anticipated to reach 11.1 units in operation which represents an annual growth rate of 2.6%.



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Forecast: Total jobs over 5 years

Region 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Ontario 138,500 141,700 144,400 147,000 149,500 152,000


Full Time vs. Part Time

Aftermarket Employment in Ontario


Full Time
in 2018

91%

Part Time
in 2018

9%

Aftermarket vs. General Population


Aftermarket Employment Rate in Ontario
in 2018

96%

Employment Rate in Ontario
in 2018

93%


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Gender Breakdown

Men and Women Working in the Aftermarket Sector


Males in 2017

92%

Females in 2017

8%
Age Range Percentage
Less than 20 8%
20-29 27%
30-39 17%
40-49 24%
50-59 18%
60+ 7%


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