Winnipeg's economic highlights are distilled here into a few short paragraphs. From GDP results to import/export trends and from population rates to wage comparisons, etc., we summarize the findings.
Various employment-related aspects are addressed within this section, including industry-specific trends, weekly earnings data, labour force participation rates and applicable unemployment patterns.
Imports and exports as a share of GDP are an accepted measure of economic openness. Exports indicate global competitiveness, whereas imports suggest specialization. Find out how our province compares.
Explore Winnipeg’s major development projects—like the Sports, Hospitality and Entertainment District—and compare trends related to capital investment, which serves to create future productive capacity.
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Winnipeg is one of only two Canadian cities with three Class 1 railways
Over 4,300 transportation and distribution establishments exist in Winnipeg, employing more than 40,000 people.
Winnipeg is the most cost-effective city for aerospace manufacturing among Western U.S. and Canadian cities (KPMG Competitive Alternatives 2012).