Workforce Demographics

The Windsor-Essex Region's offers many companies locating here available and adaptable regional workforce. Windsor-Essex is one of the most diverse communities in Canada, with over 70 different languages spoken and over 150 ethnic origins represented.  Italian is the third most commonly spoken language after English and French. 

 

Windsor CMA  Labour Market Figures

 

Employment by Industry - Windsor-Essex

 

Industry

Q1 2018

Q1 2017

2017

Total Employment

190,100

184,300

189,600

Agriculture

2,800

3,800

2,900

Forestry, fishing, mining and gas extraction

0

0

0

Utilities

0

0

0

Construction

11,100

10,300

12,200

Manufacturing

45,500

45,500

43,400

Trade

24,500

25,300

25,500

Transportation and warehousing

10,100

7,300

8,300

Finance and insurance real estate and leasing

7,800

8,200

7,900

Professional, scientific and technical services

8,400

6,600

9,200

Business, building and other support services

5,900

7,300

8,800

Education services

16,500

11,400

12,300

Health care and social assistance

22,600

24,200

24,900

Information and cultural and recreation

4,500

7,700

6,500

Accommodation and food services

1,500

2,600

3,200

Other services (except public administration)

7,800

7,400

7,200

Public administration

5,900

6,400

5,900

Source:  Statistics Canada; Labour Force Survey, Custom Tabulation, Q1 2018
Note: 0 indicates an estimated less than 1,500