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 - 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
Major Economic Sectors
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Retail Administration and Logistics
  • ICT
  • Food and Beverage
  • Life Sciences
  • Business Services
  • Economic Base Services-producing sector (74%)
  • Goods-producing sector (26%)

National Headquarters in Brampton
Loblaw Companies, Maple Lodge Farms, HBC, Santa Maria Foods,  Velcro Canada, Bacardi Canada Inc., Brita Canada, Italpasta, Clorox of Canada, Brampton Brick, Mandarin Restaurants
Major Employers
Rogers Communications, Chrysler Canada, Loblaw Companies, 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