2016 Census data on Income, Immigration, Ethnocultural Diversity, Aboriginal Peoples and Housing are now available
Statistics Canada has begun releasing the results from the 2016 Census.
Key highlights include:
- Peel's median household after-tax income was $75,667
- 51.5 per cent of Peel's population are immigrants
- 73.3 per cent of Brampton's population are visible minorities
- 35.5 per cent of Peel's recent immigrants were born in India
- 31.8 per cent of Peel households spend 30 per cent or more of income on shelter costs
- 13.9 per cent of Peel's tenant households live in subsidized housing
- 12.6 per cent of all dwellings built in Brampton were constructed between 2011 and 2016
- 65.3 per cent of Peel's renters live in Mississauga
The Peel Data Centre produces infographic bulletins to help you understand how Census data is being used to support Peel's Strategic Plan vision of creating a Community for Life. The Population & Dwellings Counts, Age, Sex & Dwelling Type, Agriculture, Families, Households & Marital Status and Language bulletins were released earlier this year.
The Peel Data Centre will release one additional infographic bulletin in December 2017 on the topics of Labour, Education and Mobility.
The Peel Data Centre provides residents and organizations with access to insightful data products and a wide range of tabular and spatial data focusing on Peel and the GTA. You can also find open data and maps that may be of interest for your projects.
For more information about the 2016 Census, visit the census.gc.ca web page.