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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:

Population (2014)


Unemployment Rate (July 2016)

6.89 %

Median Family Income (2014)


Real GDP at Basic Prices  (2013)

$ 6,947,000,000

CPI (2013 Percentage Change)

1.2 %

Retail Sales  (2013)

$ 2, 210, 000,000

Total Construction Values  (2014)

$ 441,907,603

Total Housing Starts (2015)


Average Commute to Work

5 km or 3.6 miles

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