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Invest in Northumberland

Fast Facts

  • Total population: 85,390 (Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census)
  • Population aged 20 to 54: 33,825
  • Population aged 15 and over: 70,585
  • Total experienced labour force: 50,425
  • Participation rate: 59.9%
  • Employment rate: 55%  
  • Unemployment rate: 9.0% April 2012  8.2% May 2012
  • Total private households: 37,226 (Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census)
  • Median household income: $70,00 (Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census)

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Information for Employers and Investors

Please visit our Fast Facts section for more details and to learn about the major companies that are located in Northumberland. The website of Invest Northumberland contains information on business resources which might help you in your ventures.

You might also contact the economic development office of the municipality where you intend to relocate. Economic development officers can address questions specific to their community. Visit their websites below.

The Municipality of Port Hope is home to IDEAHUB, a rich resource that supports new businesses in the region. At IDEAHUB you can rent an office space. If you wish to become a member you will have access to their wide range of services that includes business seminars and business mentoring. Visit their Business Advisory Services page to learn more about the benefits of being a member.

Hiring Immigrants

Visit the Opportunities to Ontario to learn about how to recruit and relocate key employees of your company to Canada to ensure success of your investment.

If you're an employer or HR professional visit hireimmigrants.ca to learn about the advantages of diversity in your workforce by hiring immigrants.

Hire.immigrants.ca Roadmap is a step-by-step guide to help you recruit, retain and integrate skilled immigrants.