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Discover York Region’s Key
Industry Sectors

With a strategically advantageous location in the Greater Toronto Area, York Region's economy is thriving because of diverse industry sectors that build off and support each other to drive business and job growth.
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INFORMATION &
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY

Companies: 4,300+

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FINANCIAL &
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Companies: 6,000+

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BUILDING &
CONSTRUCTION

Companies: 13,000+

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LIFE SCIENCES &
HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

Companies: 300+

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY &
AUTO PARTS

Companies: 100+

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LOGISTICS &
DISTRIBUTION

Companies: 1,800+

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AGRI-FOOD &
FOOD PROCESSING

Companies: 700+


The industry clusters highlighted above are key focus areas for economic development in York Region. In many cases, these industry clusters are also supported directly or indirectly by businesses including – but not limited to – those doing advanced manufacturing, retail and hospitality services, arts and culture, and tourism.