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Population in 2011: 608,124
Population in 2006: 561,258
Population in 2001: 506,901

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

8.4%
Ontario:

5.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
This division:

10.7%
Ontario:

6.6%

Total private houses: 220,598
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 213,746
Land area (km2): 2523.62

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

241.0
Nearby towns and cities:

14.1


Durham population and houses statistics

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

39.2
Province:

40.4
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

81.4%
Province:

83.0%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Durham

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this division

Households types in Durham

Average family income in this division in 2005

Durham families and households characteristics

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Durham

Participation rate
Here:

71.0%
Ontario:

67.1%
Employment rate
Here:

66.5%
Province:

62.8%
Unemployment rate
This division:

6.3%
Ontario:

6.4%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Durham

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 291,825
Here:

58.9%
Ontario:

57.7%
Male: 145,640
This division:

61.1%
Province:

59.8%
Female: 146,185
This division:

57.0%
Ontario:

55.7%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 203,275
This division:

41.1%
Ontario:

42.3%
Male: 92,905
This division:

38.9%
Province:

40.2%
Female: 110,365
This division:

43.0%
Province:

44.3%

Durham - Married

This division - Not married

Durham marital status details

Notable people related to Durham

Birthplace of:
  • William Ross Milne (Politician)
  • Clare Bice (Writer)

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 93,420
This division:

16.8%
Province:

22.8%
Male: 45,585
Here:

16.7%
Province:

22.7%
Female: 47,830
This division:

16.8%
Ontario:

23.0%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 6,570
Here:

1.2%
Province:

2.0%
Male: 3,150
This division:

1.2%
Province:

2.0%
Female: 3,420
Here:

1.2%
Ontario:

2.0%

Durham Minority Population Characteristics

This division citizenship and immigration Details

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this division

First official language spoken in this division

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Durham

Education

Education attainment in this division

Major field of study

Education in this division

Mobility status in 2006

Durham - Place of residence in 2005

Durham - Place of residence in 2001

This division mobility details

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this division

Median earnings in 2005
This division:

34,063 CAD
Ontario:

29,335 CAD
Median income in 2005
This division:

32,005 CAD
Ontario:

27,258 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
Here:

9.4%
Province:

14.7%
Earnings and income details for this division

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Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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