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Demographics

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Total Population

147,829

Median Household Income

77,904

Total Visible Minorities

13,250

Median Age

39.2

Period Of Immigration

The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was pre-1981, where 7,895 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Black, making up 27.89 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the South Asian, making up 3,035 people.Following South Asian is Chinese that is 12.94 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

77,310

Employment
Rate

64.4%

Participation
Rate

69.5%

Unemployment
Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Barrie, ON is growing at a rate of 0.11% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Barrie, ON is declining at a rate of 0.19% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 0.1%, an average growth rate of -0.02% per year from 2011 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Barrie, ON is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Barrie, ON is declining at a rate of 0.25% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates grew by 0.6%, an average growth rate of 0.12% per year from 2011 to 2016. A growing employment rate reflects positive economic conditions in the community, , and implies that people looking for a job are getting matched to an employer.

Taxation

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Federal General
Corporate Tax

15

Federal Small
Business Corporate

9

Quality of Life

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Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

712

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

128

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

33

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-28

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of September when it rains an average of 94 mm. This is 13.24% of the annual rain experienced in Barrie, ON. The month of August is also rainy with an average rainfall of 89.9 mm. Following August is June, when 84.8 mm is the average rainfall.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

17,880

Number of
Home Owners

37,435

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

3 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Transportation

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Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

7:00AM - 7:59AM

Residents Who
Work Locally

35,350

Vehicle Drivers

81.41%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Barrie, ON leave their homes from 7:00am to 7:59am, saying that it's enough time to get to work. The second most popular time to head to work, with 20.29% of respondents, is from 8:00am to 8:59am. However, 13100 of commuters still prefer to leave from 12:00am to 4:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 55,590 respondents in Barrie, ON, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 7.53% of respondents say that they prefer driving alone in a private car, truck, or van. The third most popular means of transportation is taking the public transit, which includes buses, subways among other things with 3,665 commuters preferring it.

Education

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Dominant Level
of Education

High School

Most Popular
Field of Study

Business Admin

Most Popular
Educational Destination

Canada

Least Popular
Field of Study

Other

Education

Most people in Barrie, ON have have completed a high school education. With 35,220 people, it is what most people in Barrie, ON completed. Coming in second, 22.85% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed a university degree, with 19,500 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Business, Management & Public Administration with 11,210 people practicing it in Barrie, ON. Engineering & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 18.71% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Health & related fields, with 10,610 people responding that it is their line of work. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is expected to be a growing industry, however, Department of Finance confirms that Canada is lagging behind other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries in terms of STEM graduates. Barrie, ON has 14,260 people or 24.43% of workers in STEM industries.

Utilities

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Companies

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Largest Industry
by Business Count

Real Estate

Smallest Industry
by Business Count

Public Admin

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

500-999 Employees