DEMOGRAPHICS – MILITARY PRESENCE IN THE NCR RELATIVE TO THE REST OF CANADA
THE CAF COMMUNITY PROFILE:
Canadian Armed Forces military bases: 38 Percentage of married members: 51% Average number of children (per household): 1.2
MILITARY MARKET SIZE (CANADA WIDE):
Regular Force members: 64,152 Reserve Force members: 75,115 DND and NPF civilian employees: 26,724 Spouses of military members: 71,026 Dependants of military members: 224,000 Retired military members and their families: 350,000
ARE YOU AWARE THAT?
Canadian Forces Support Unit (Ottawa) offers more types of services than at any other wing or base in Canada This unit supports more than 18,000 military members and civilian employees of DND located in more than 70 buildings in Ontario and Québec The economic contribution of the CAF to the NCR (salaries) is estimated at $1, 011billion.
DEMOGRAPHICS OF THE NCR:
Regular Force Members: 6,428 Reserve Force Members: 2,529 DND/NPF civilian employees: 9,323 Spouses of military members: 4,127 Dependants of military members: 12,587 Retired military members and their families: 53,520