Quick Facts

2011 Census Population: 523,911
9th largest city in Canada
4th largest city in Ontario
3rd largest in the Greater Toronto Area
 
2016 Population - Estimate: Over 600,000

2011 Private Private Dwellings: 154,663

2016 Employment: Estimate Over 190,000
  
Median Age (2011 Census): 34.7

Land Area (square km): 266.71

Population Density (per square km): 1,967.11

Census Period Growth Rate (2006-2011): 20.80%

Annual Growth Rate (2006-2011): 4.16%

Average Annual Growth Rate (2001-2006): 6.60%

Unemployment Rate (Unemployment Rate, Region of Peel, Feb 2016): 6.1%

Average Before-Tax Family Income (2011): $93,817  
  
Nearest Airport Toronto Pearson International Airport

Major Highways Serving Brampton Hwy 407, Hwy 410, Hwy 401, Hwy 403, Hwy 427 
  
Key Industry Sectors
 
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Innovation and Technology
  • Food and Beverage
  • Health & Life Sciences

  • Economic Base Services-producing sector (74%)
  • Goods-producing sector (26%)


National Headquarters in Brampton
Loblaw Companies, Canon Canada, Medtronic, Maple Lodge Farms, HBC, Santa Maria Foods,  Velcro Canada, Brita Canada, Italpasta, Clorox of Canada, Brampton Brick, Mandarin Restaurants
 
Major Employers
Rogers Communications, FCA Canada, Loblaw Companies, Air Canada, Maple Lodge Farms, Canadian Tire Corporation, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, DynaCare, Olymel L.P. Waste Management of Canada Corporation, Winners Apparel, GAP
  
Recreation and Parks Over 6,000 acres of parkland and open space