Key Sectors


Strathroy-Caradoc is situated in the heart of Ontario's agricultural region, and Agri-Business is one of the largest economic drivers within the municipality. With  235 farms totalling in 56,000 acres of farmland, the agriculture sector in Strathroy-Caradoc exports $220 Million of product annually. Follow the link on the right to learn more.


Ontario is the economic powerhouse behind Canada's manufacturing sector, and leading the way is southwestern Ontario. At the geographical center of southwestern Ontario is Strathroy-Caradoc. There are 2,000 manufacturing jobs in Strathroy-Caradoc, making up 15% of the labour force in the municipality. Since 2008, there has been an increase of 43% in total manufacturing jobs in the municipality, whereas there has been a provincial and national decline in manufacturing jobs of 10% over the same period. Follow the link on the right to learn more.

Specialty Trade Contractors

The continued success of the local construction contracting sector deserves special mention. Across Ontario, specialty trades contracting businesses make up 5.5% of all businesses in the province. In Strathroy-Caradoc this industry makes up 9.7% of the total businesses in the municipality. The supply of construction contractors in Strathroy-Caradoc is evidence that the municipality is positioned well for any construction related projects of the future. Follow the link on the right to learn more.