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No other site in Ontario can match Kingston's unique combination of strategic geographic location, state-of-the-art infrastructure, diverse workforce, and concentration of research & development capabilities. From Kingston, companies can effortlessly conduct business around the corner or around the world.

Kingston Economic Development will provide the resources needed to make an informed choice when selecting the ideal business location.

Economic Overview as of 2018:



Unemployment Rate 

5.5 %

Household Income Per Capita ($) 


Real GDP at Basic Prices  (2007 $ millions)


CPI (2002 = 1.000)

1.347 %

Retail Sales ($ millions) 

$ 2,531

Total Housing Starts


Average Commute to Work

5 km or 3.6 miles

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