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Business Facts and Stats

Welcome to Business Facts and Stats. This section contains our complete Winnipeg Community Facts Profile, from demographics to the cost of living index statistics. A variety of economic indicators are available for you to download and save. The formats are in Portable Document Format (pdf), Word and Excel. To view these files you may need Adobe Acrobat Reader, Word or Excel.

For your convenience, our community profile information is arranged by category. To access our information choose a category, select your format and download to view, save and print.

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Categories include:

  • Introduction
  • Winnipeg Economic Highlights
  • Demographics
  • Education
  • Workforce
  • Winnipeg Business
  • Transportation & Distribution
  • Utilities
  • Industrial Parks & Land
  • Manitoba Economic Highlights
  • Manitoba Trade
  • Business Assistance
  • Taxes
  • Housing and Cost Comparisons
  • Recreation and Tourism


Portable Document Format files (.pdf) – Portable document format was designed to preserve a document’s layout, regardless of the computer platform being used. To view or download these files you need Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded free from the Adobe website. Note that pdf documents cannot be modified using Acrobat Reader.

Microsoft Word files (.doc) – We recommend downloading MS Word files and opening them in MS Word or Corel Wordperfect. Word files can also be viewed in your web browser window using a special viewer such as QuickView, but page layout and paragraph numbering may differ from the original document.

Microsoft Excel files (.xls) – Microsoft Excel is spreadsheet software, designed to manipulate and view numerical data such as statistics. We recommend downloading MS Excel files and opening them using MS Excel or other compatible spreadsheet software. Excel files can also be viewed in your web browser using a special viewer such as QuickView, but page layout may differ from the original document.