A Profile of the Vulnerable Workforce in 9 Selected Ontario Metro Regions

Research Brief prepared for the New Economy Roundtable

A Profile of the Vulnerable Workforce in 9 Selected Ontario Metro Regions

The profile provides selected demographic and labour force statistics for the following Metro regions in southern and southwestern Ontario:

• Durham Region
• York Region
• Toronto
• Peel Region
• Dufferin County
• Halton Region
• Hamilton
• Waterloo Region
• London

The report provides information on the low-income workforce as well as the following equity seeking communities: visible minority persons, recent immigrants, indigenous persons and lone-parent families. Persons with disabilities have not been included as an equity seeking community in this report due to lack of data. All data presented in this report were retrieved from the 2016 Census of Canada, Custom Tabulations (Target Group Profiles) provided by the Community Data Program.

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