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 totaling in 56,000 acres of farmland, the agriculture sector in Strathroy-Caradoc exports $220 Million of product annually.


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.

Small Business

The small business community is very prevalent in all areas of Strathroy-Caradoc and it contributes significantly to the thriving economy locally and regionally.  The small business sector makes up a significant percentage of businesses in Strathroy-Caradoc and sees to the creation of local jobs and contributions to the continuing vibrancy of the economy.