An Eager, Educated Workforce
Peterborough & the Kawarthas offers access to an eager, educated workforce with 76.2% of the labour force attaining post-secondary credentials (higher than the provincial average of 71.8%). More than this the workforce reflects that most of the local talent has pursued practical, applied learning either in the trades or with a college diploma. Over 30% of our local labour force being employed in creative economy occupations, including strength in occupations involving health, education, law and social, community and government services.
World-Class Educational Institutions
The region is home to three outstanding post-secondary institutions. Trent University, Fleming College and Seneca College’s School of Aviation, and is a magnetic community for young talent to study in both applied and academic fields to make a world of difference in our local business community and in communities around the world.
Trent University by the Numbers
Fleming College by the Numbers