top of page
Close Up of Corn Field

THE SOUTH CENTRAL ONTARIO

ADVANTAGE

THE SOUTH CENTRAL ONTARIO REGION AT A GLANCE

60%

Employment rate and 6% unemployed rate

82%

Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years +

40%

Of the total vegetable crops in Ontario

Anchor 1

SUBHEADING

25%

Corporate tax rate for manufacturing

SUBHEADING

25%

Corporate tax rate for manufacturing

MANUFACTURING

60%

Nearly 60% of the region's manufacturing workforce is employed in transportation, equipment and automotive-related industries. 

Untitled design.png

SUBHEADING

SUBHEADING

25%

Corporate tax rate for manufacturing

25%

Corporate tax rate for manufacturing

3.png
Untitled design.png

TRANSPORT

ECONOMY

Quick access to the 400 series highways, regional and international airports, US border crossings, water ports and freight rail lines.

Strong agriculture, food processing, manufacturing and tourism industries.

5.png

LIFESTYLE

Increasingly the region of choice for residents and businesses with great amenities, connectivity, and quality of life.

4.png

INNOVATION

Home to many post-secondary institutions and research centres and is a future growth hub for STEM industries.

KEY INDUSTRIES

AGRICULTURE

1.5 m

acres of crops are grown in the South Central Ontario Region and the region is home to 7,744 farms .

MANUFACTURING

50%

Advanced manufacturing in Ontario represents over 50% of all Canadian shipments.

TOURISM

4.1%

of the Provincial GDP comes from the tourism industry.

OCCUPATIONS

23%

of the region is employed in sales and service occupations

Untitled design.png

POPULATION

756,116

residents in the counties of Brant, Elgin, Middlesex, Norfolk and Oxford.

10.9 m

people are within a 6-hour drive of the region. Six US border crossings are within a 1-hour drive. 

bottom of page