In 2016, there were 1.8 million Canadians working in the tourism sector, 10.6% of all employed individuals in Canada. Explore the number of tourism employees and their percentage of the labour force for any or all 338 federal ridings in Canada.


Depending on the riding, tourism employees make up anywhere from 6.1% to 25% of the labour force.

Search the map or graph below to find your federal riding and see how important tourism is to the economy in your region.

Data on the number of tourism businesses and number of jobs by industry segment (accommodation, food & beverage, travel services, recreation & entertainment, and transportation) is also available. To request this data, email research@tourismhr.ca

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