Durham, Ontario, Canada



Population in 2011: 608,124
Population in 2006: 561,258
Population in 2001: 506,901
2006 to 2011 population change
This division:

8.4%
Ontario:

5.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
This division:

10.7%
Province:

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
This division population and houses statistics

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

71.0%
Province:

67.1%
Employment rate
This division:

66.5%
Province:

62.8%
Unemployment rate
Here:

6.3%
Ontario:

6.4%

Labour force activity in this division

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for Durham

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This division:

34,063 CAD
Ontario:

29,335 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

32,005 CAD
Ontario:

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

9.4%
Ontario:

14.7%

Composition of total income in this division

Earnings and income details for Durham


Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

39.2
Ontario:

40.4
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

81.4%
Province:

83.0%
Age characteristics of this division

Notable people related to Durham

Birthplace of:
Home town of:
Death place of:
Burial place of:

Marital Status

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

58.9%
Province:

57.7%
Male: 145,640
Here:

61.1%
Province:

59.8%
Female: 146,185
Here:

57.0%
Ontario:

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

41.1%
Province:

42.3%
Male: 92,905
This division:

38.9%
Ontario:

40.2%
Female: 110,365
Here:

43.0%
Province:

44.3%

Durham - Marital Status

Durham marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this division

Households types in this division

Average family income in Durham in 2005

This division families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Durham

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 this division

Mobility status in 2006

This division - Place of residence in 2005

Durham - Place of residence in 2001

This division mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this division

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in Durham

Citizenship and immigration

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

16.8%
Province:

22.8%
Male: 45,585
Here:

16.7%
Ontario:

22.7%
Female: 47,830
Here:

16.8%
Province:

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

1.2%
Province:

2.0%
Male: 3,150
Here:

1.2%
Province:

2.0%
Female: 3,420
This division:

1.2%
Ontario:

2.0%

Durham Minority Population Characteristics

Durham citizenship and immigration Details


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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