Oshawa - City, Ontario, Canada



Population in 2011: 149,607
Population in 2006: 141,590
Population in 2001: 139,051
2006 to 2011 population change
This city:

5.7%
Ontario:

5.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city:

1.8%
Province:

6.6%

Total private dwellings: 61,306
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 58,797
Land area (km2): 145.68

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

1,027.0
Nearby towns and cities:

627.0
This city population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
This city:

66.5%
Ontario:

67.1%
Employment rate
This city:

61.4%
Ontario:

62.8%
Unemployment rate
This city:

7.6%
Province:

6.4%

Labour force activity in Oshawa

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for this city

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

30,393 CAD
Province:

29,335 CAD
Median income in 2005
This city:

29,788 CAD
Province:

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

12.9%
Ontario:

14.7%

Composition of total income in this city

Earnings and income details for Oshawa


Federal Corporations In This City

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

40.6
Province:

40.4
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This city:

83.3%
Ontario:

83.0%
Age characteristics of Oshawa

Sports teams located in Oshawa

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 11,370
This city:

8.1%
Ontario:

22.8%
Male: 5,905
Here:

8.6%
Province:

22.7%
Female: 5,465
This city:

7.6%
Province:

23.0%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 2,515
Here:

1.8%
Province:

2.0%
Male: 1,265
Here:

1.8%
Province:

2.0%
Female: 1,250
This city:

1.7%
Ontario:

2.0%

This city Minority Population Characteristics

Oshawa citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 67,885
Here:

54.4%
Province:

57.7%
Male: 33,890
Here:

56.4%
Ontario:

59.8%
Female: 34,000
This city:

52.7%
Ontario:

55.7%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 56,810
Here:

45.6%
Province:

42.3%
Male: 26,245
This city:

43.6%
Ontario:

40.2%
Female: 30,565
Here:

47.3%
Ontario:

44.3%

This city - Marital Status

Oshawa marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this city

Households types in this city

Average family income in this city in 2005

Oshawa families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Oshawa

First official language spoken in Oshawa

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this city

Mobility status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

Oshawa - Place of residence in 2001

This city mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this city

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in Oshawa

This city schools

Libraries located in this city

Noteworthy people related to Oshawa

Notable people born in Oshawa:
Home town of:
Death place of:
Resting place of:


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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