Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Province of Ontario

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Employed labour force by main mode of commuting, Ontario, Canada, 2016

Main mode of commuting Ontario Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 6,092,715 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Car, truck, van – as a driver 4,375,215 71.8 11,748,095 74.0
Car, truck, van – as a passenger 372,475 6.1 868,920 5.5
Public transit 888,925 14.6 1,968,220 12.4
Walked 320,015 5.3 877,985 5.5
Bicycle 75,460 1.2 222,130 1.4
Other method 60,625 1.0 193,590 1.2

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force, Ontario, Canada, 2016

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address Ontario Canada
Average in minutes 28.8 26.2

Employed labour force by time leaving for work, Ontario, Canada, 2016

Time leaving for work Ontario Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 6,092,710 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Between 5 a.m. and 5:59 a.m. 413,510 6.8 1,073,685 6.8
Between 6 a.m. and 6:59 a.m. 1,039,255 17.1 2,814,750 17.7
Between 7 a.m. and 7:59 a.m. 1,571,225 25.8 4,458,830 28.1
Between 8 a.m. and 8:59 a.m. 1,354,870 22.2 3,349,975 21.1
Between 9 a.m. and 11:59 a.m. 740,335 12.2 1,756,265 11.1
Between 12 p.m. and 4:59 a.m. 973,510 16.0 2,425,435 15.3

Employed labour force by place of work status, Ontario, Canada, 2016

Place of work status Ontario Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force 6,612,150 100.0 17,230,035 100.0
Worked at home 480,290 7.3 1,272,285 7.4
Worked outside Canada 39,145 0.6 78,815 0.5
No fixed workplace address 736,715 11.1 1,987,265 11.5
Usual place of work 5,356,000 81.0 13,891,680 80.6

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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revised
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use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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