Brampton at a Glance

 

2011 Census Population 523,911 (9th largest city in Canada, 4th largest city in Ontario and 3rd largest in the Greater Toronto Area)
2016 Population - Projection 585,000
2021 Population - Projection      646,000
2026 Population - Projection 697,000
2031 Population - Projection 738,000
 
 2011 Total Private Dwellings  154,663
 2016 Total Housing Units - Projection  166,600
 2021 Total Housing Units - Projection  186,600
 2026 Total Housing Units - Projection  203,800
 2031 Total Housing Units - Projection  217,000
   
 2011 Employment - Estimate 182,000
 2016 Employment - Projection 234,000 
 2021 Employment - Projection 274,000
 2026 Employment - Projection 296,000 
 2031 Employment - Projection 319,000 
   
Median Age (2011 Census) 34.7
Land Area (square km) 266.71
Population Density (per square km) 1,967.105
Census Period Growth Rate (2006-2011) 20.8%
Annual Growth Rate (2006-2011) 4.16%
Average Annual Growth Rate (2001-2006) 6.6%
Unemployment Rate (Region of Peel) (July 2012) 8.9%
Average Household Income (2011) $89,010
 
Nearest Airport Toronto Pearson International Airport
Major Highways Serving Brampton Hwy 407, Hwy 410, Hwy 401, Hwy 403, Hwy 427
   
Major Economic Sectors Advanced Manufacturing
Retail Administration and Logistics
ICT
Food and Beverage
Life Sciences
Business Services
Economic Base Services-producing sector (72%)
Goods-producing sector (28%)
National Headquarters in Brampton Loblaw Companies, Maple Lodge Farms, HBC, Santa Maria Foods, xpedx,  Velcro Canada, Bacardi Canada Inc., Brita Canada, Italpasta, Clorox of Canada, Blue Giant, Brampton Brick, Mandarin Restaurants
Major Employers Rogers Communications, Chrysler Canada, Loblaw Companies, Maple Lodge Farms, Canadian Tire Corporation, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Gamma-Dynacare Laboratories, Olymel L.P. Waste Management of Canada Corporation, Winners Apparel
   
Building Activity In 2012-Q4, Brampton was the 5th largest construction market in Canada and 2nd largest in the Toronto Census Metropolitan Area
Building Permit Value by Sector
(Year-to-date December 2012)

Residential -          $ 2,655,224,190
Industrial -            $ 181,287,855
Commercial -        $ 194,533,064
Institutional -        $ 104,067,600
Total -                  $ 1,178,718,000

Recreation and Parks Over 6,000 acres of parkland and open space

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