Pickering businesses have access to a large GTA-wide labour pool, with over 4.1 million employees. The labour force is diverse, innovative, highly skilled and educated. More than 88% of the City's residents between the ages of 24-64 have completed a post secondary degree or diploma.

Pickering is also located within Canada's largest market of over 6 million individuals. Please see our Demographics & Statistics for more information.

Labour Force - Pickering and Durham Region

  Pickering Durham Region
In the Labour Force 54,898 361,029
Employed 50,008 329,809
Unemployed 4,890 31,220

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