Fact Sheet: Automotive Sector

The automotive manufacturing sector consists of companies and organizations involved in the development and production of passenger and commercial vehicles, original equipment and aftermarket parts, truck bodies and trailers.

Statistics for 2013

  • Percent of GDP: 1.0%
  • Direct employment in Canada: 117,414 jobs
  • Exports: $60.9 billion

Source: Statistics Canada

Top five export markets

United States, Mexico, China, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

Key markets

China, European Union, India, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, United States