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2016 Census Population and Household Demographic Data

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As Statistics Canada  releases data from the 2016 Census, the York Region working Census group continues to collaborate to interpret and analyze it, offering a York Region perspective.

On November 16, York Regional Council received a report and presentation on two infographic style bulletins which provide a York Region perspective on the Census population data and household demographic data. The bulletins highlight interesting facts about York Region including:

  • Growth in total households between 2001 and 2016 increased by 133,900 or 60 per cent
  • Between 2001 and 2016 the number of one-person households increased by 98.5 per cent
  • 18.1 per cent of all seniors in York Region did not speak either English or French

Additional bulletins highlighting trends income, housing, immigration and agriculture trends in York Region and its nine local cities and towns can be found on the York Region Census page.

The data presented in this summary will be used to better understand York Region’s changing demographics, labour market, retirement and housing as well as to inform policy analysis and program planning.



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