Census Data: Who Works in Tourism?

Canada’s census provides the most detailed information available on the people in Canada’s labour force. Tourism HR Canada has analyzed the information and is developing a series of summaries specific to the tourism sector.

These reports include customized census data showing the profile of tourism employees, including:

  • gender
  • age
  • work patterns
  • place of birth
  • mother tongue
  • equity groups
  • school attendance
  • education levels

To download the profiles of interest to you, please click the relevant links below. Current information comes from the 2016 census.

National Summary

Download National Summary: Demographic Profile of Tourism Sector Employees

Demographic Group Summaries

Download Profile of Immigrant Tourism Workers

Download Profile of Indigenous Tourism Workers

Download Profile of Mature Tourism Workers

Download Profile of Youth Tourism Workers

Industry Summaries

Download Accommodations Industry Demographic Profile

Download Food and Beverage Services Industry Demographic Profile

Download Recreation and Entertainment Industry Demographic Profile

Download Transportation Industry Demographic Profile


Please note that the featured reports are all national in scope. To enquire about provincial or regional level data, please email research@tourismhr.ca.

Provincial/Territorial: Demographic Profiles of Tourism Sector Employees

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