Oshawa, Ontario, Canada



Population in 2011: 356,177
Population in 2006: 330,594
Population in 2001: 296,298
2006 to 2011 population change
This city:

7.7%
Province:

5.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

11.6%
Province:

6.6%

Total private houses: 134,034
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 129,698
Land area (km2): 903.51

Population density per square kilometre
This city:

394.2
Nearby towns and cities:

390.0
Oshawa population and houses statistics

Other nearby cities

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
This city:

69.7%
Province:

67.1%
Employment rate
This city:

65.3%
Ontario:

62.8%
Unemployment rate
Here:

6.4%
Ontario:

6.4%

Labour force activity in this city

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
Here:

33,863 CAD
Province:

29,335 CAD
Median income in 2005
This city:

32,005 CAD
Ontario:

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

9.3%
Province:

14.7%

Composition of total income in this city

Earnings and income details for this city


Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 33,700
This city:

10.3%
Province:

22.8%
Male: 16,940
This city:

10.5%
Ontario:

22.7%
Female: 16,760
This city:

10.0%
Ontario:

23.0%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 4,780
Here:

1.5%
Province:

2.0%
Male: 2,325
Here:

1.4%
Province:

2.0%
Female: 2,455
Here:

1.5%
Province:

2.0%

Oshawa Minority Population Characteristics

This city citizenship and immigration Details

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Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

39.0
Ontario:

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

81.4%
Province:

83.0%
Age characteristics of this city

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 169,810
Here:

58.6%
Province:

57.7%
Male: 84,765
Here:

60.5%
Ontario:

59.8%
Female: 85,050
Here:

56.8%
Province:

55.7%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 119,955
Here:

41.4%
Province:

42.3%
Male: 55,295
This city:

39.5%
Ontario:

40.2%
Female: 64,665
This city:

43.2%
Province:

44.3%

Oshawa - Marital Status

This city marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this city

Households types in this city

Average family income in Oshawa in 2005

This city 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 Oshawa

Mobility status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

This city - Place of residence in 2001

Oshawa mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this city

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in this city

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Federal Corporations inside this city

Hospitals Located in this city

Radio stations Located in this city

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Libraries located in Oshawa

Sports teams located in this city



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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