Key Sectors

Niagara Region Economic Development’s 5-year Strategy (2019-2024) identifies Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Tourism as key sectors.  Niagara-on-the-Lake’s economy is driven by all three. 

Agri-Business

Farmers field

Agriculture is a very important sector in Niagara-on-the-Lake, both culturally and economically, with gross farm receipts totaling $169,108,335.

Manufacturing

Man working in a factory

Niagara Region’s manufacturing sector accounts for the largest portion of the Region’s Gross Domestic Product.

Tourism Sector

Wine glasses at wine tasting

Tourism is the largest sector in Niagara-on-the-Lake, accounting for approximately 3,350 jobs.