While data is available on a community basis directly from Statistics Canada, analysis across Ontario geographies requires a significant investment of time to differentiate any rural versus urban trends. Organizations or municipalities in rural and small town Ontario may not have the resources to compare local happenings with broader trends. ROI has commissioned Ray Bollman, former Chief of Statistics Canada Rural Research Group, to fill this gap by analyzing data and producing these resources.
All Fact Sheets are listed below. To view a list of titles by year, please click here.
2016 Series + Census Demographic Update
2015 – Focus on Rural Ontario – Compiled Edition (PDF)Population ChangeMigrationEmployment in Non-Metro OntarioSector Analysis in Non-Metro OntarioIncome Levels and Trends in Rural OntarioVolunteering and Philanthropy in Non-Metro Ontario