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Demographics

View the Demographics tab for information such as Marital Status, Aboriginal Identification and more. Data is populated from census, state, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.

Total Population

2,794,356

Median Household Income

65,829

Total Visible Minorities

1,301,200

Median Age

38.8

Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 43.33 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Toronto, ON as married couples usually bring in larger incomes, higher net worth and gains on average. They also help boost the community's liveliness and labour force, as they are most likely to bear children and create the best economic conditions for them. Furthermore, this group also spends more compared to most of their counterparts.

Aboriginal Identification

The largest aboriginal population are that of the First Nations, making up 63.71 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 7,270 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the Metis. persons with Registered or Treaty Indian status but are not First Nations, Métis or Inuit follows with 2.86% of the total Aboriginal population in Toronto, ON.

Household Income

With a population at 2,731,571 people, most inhabitants at Toronto, ON are above the low income cut-off, or the income a person must earn to be considered to be part of the low income group. Majority are also above the 2,016 national median income of $65,829 per year.

Knowledge Of Official Language

Majority of the population speaks English only, making up 85.91 per cent of the population.

Median Household Income

In Toronto, ON, the median household income is $65,829 per year. The median household income in Toronto, ON is lower than the national household median income in 2015.

Period Of Immigration

The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was pre-1981, where 294,065 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the South Asian, making up 26.05 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Chinese, making up 299,460 people.Following Chinese is Black that is 18.43 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

1,437,530

Employment
Rate

59.4%

Participation
Rate

64.7%

Unemployment
Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Toronto, ON is growing at a rate of 0.08% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Toronto, ON is declining at a rate of 0.04% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates grew by 0.4%, an average growth rate of 0.08% per year from 2011 to 2016. An increase in participation rate means that higher proportions of people residing in Toronto, ON are involved in the labour force and contributing to the community's economy.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Toronto, ON is declining at a rate of 0.09% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates grew by 1.1%, an average growth rate of 0.22% 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)

866

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

122

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

34

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-22

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of September when it rains an average of 84 mm. This is 11.86% of the annual rain experienced in Toronto, ON. The month of May is also rainy with an average rainfall of 82.0 mm. Following May is August, when 81.1 mm is the average rainfall.

Average Sunshine

Sunscreens are most handy in the month of July when the sun shines an average of 279 hours. This is 13.53% of the annual sunshine experienced in Toronto, ON. The month of June is also sunny with an average sunshine of 259 hours. Following June is August, when 245.6 hours is the average number of sun hours.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

525,835

Number of
Home Owners

587,095

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

2 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

4 or More Bedrooms

Construction Period

32.63 per cent, which is majority of homes in Toronto, ON, were constructed before 1960. Building and home construction was also brisk between 1961 to 1980, where 347,615 homes were built. In between 1981 to 1990, 109,900 of homes were built too.

Dwellings By Bedroom

28.95%, which is majority of homes in Toronto, ON, have two bedrooms. Homes with no bedroom or one bedroom are also very popular, with 310,005 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are three bedrooms representing 24.84 per cent of dwellings.

Transportation

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Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

8:00AM - 8:59AM

Residents Who
Work Locally

884,040

Vehicle Drivers

45.98%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Toronto, ON leave their homes from 8:00am to 8:59am, saying that it's enough time to get to work. The second most popular time to head to work, with 24.41% of respondents, is from 7:00am to 7:59am. However, 200780 of commuters still prefer to leave from 9:00am to 11:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 575,260 respondents in Toronto, ON, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 37.01% of respondents say that they prefer taking the public transit, which includes buses, subways among other things. The third most popular means of transportation is walking with 107,665 commuters preferring it.

Education

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Dominant Level
of Education

University

Most Popular
Field of Study

Business Admin

Most Popular
Educational Destination

Canada

Least Popular
Field of Study

Other

Education

Most people in Toronto, ON have have completed a university degree. With 835,255 people, it is what most people in Toronto, ON completed. Coming in second, 28.26% of inhabitants say they have completed a high school education. The third largest group are people who have not completed any certificate, with 377,340 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Business, Management & Public Administration with 316,575 people practicing it in Toronto, ON. Social Sciences & Law is another popular field of expertise, as 15.92% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Engineering & related fields, with 203,235 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. Toronto, ON has 342,860 people or 25.28% of workers in STEM industries.

Utilities

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Economy

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