Fact Sheet: Transportation Sector

The transportation sector encompasses companies supplying material, equipment, technology or services that are unique to the operation of vehicles or to the delivery of services using land or sea vehicles. This sector is divided into several sub-sectors, including urban transit, railway transport, pipeline transportation systems, water transportation, air transport, trucking and other transportation-related services.

Statistics for 2013

  • Percent of GDP: 3.4%
  • Direct employment in Canada: 482,915 jobs
  • Exports: $13.6 billion (2012)

Source: Statistics Canada

Priority markets

Australia, BahrainBenin, China, European Union, Hong Kong, India, South Africa, Tanzania, United States