This 8-page brief outlines the employment trends in Niagara from 2004 to 2014, illustrating the continuing trend in the decline of the manufacturing sector as a major employer. The brief also illustrates the change in the size of businesses operating in Niagara. While the number of large employers in Niagara has been declining (200-plus workers) the number of owner-operated and micro-sized businesses (1-4 workers) has been growing.

Authors: Adam Durrant & Carol Phillips

Published By: Niagara Community Observatory, Brock University in partnership with the Niagara Workforce Planning Board

Publication Date: October 2015

View Niagara’s Changing Economic Structure

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