Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Toronto, (CMA) - Ontario

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Employed labour force by main mode of commuting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2016

Main mode of commuting Toronto Ontario Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 2,747,050 100.0 6,092,715 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Car, truck, van – as a driver 1,714,795 62.4 4,375,215 71.8 11,748,095 74.0
Car, truck, van – as a passenger 154,360 5.6 372,475 6.1 868,920 5.5
Public transit 667,255 24.3 888,925 14.6 1,968,220 12.4
Walked 144,130 5.2 320,015 5.3 877,985 5.5
Bicycle 39,320 1.4 75,460 1.2 222,130 1.4
Other method 27,190 1.0 60,625 1.0 193,590 1.2

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2016

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address Toronto Ontario Canada
Average in minutes 34.0 28.8 26.2

Employed labour force by time leaving for work, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2016

Time leaving for work Toronto Ontario Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 2,747,050 100.0 6,092,710 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Between 5 a.m. and 5:59 a.m. 158,950 5.8 413,510 6.8 1,073,685 6.8
Between 6 a.m. and 6:59 a.m. 416,640 15.2 1,039,255 17.1 2,814,750 17.7
Between 7 a.m. and 7:59 a.m. 699,925 25.5 1,571,225 25.8 4,458,830 28.1
Between 8 a.m. and 8:59 a.m. 649,740 23.7 1,354,870 22.2 3,349,975 21.1
Between 9 a.m. and 11:59 a.m. 404,425 14.7 740,335 12.2 1,756,265 11.1
Between 12 p.m. and 4:59 a.m. 417,385 15.2 973,510 16.0 2,425,435 15.3

Employed labour force by place of work status, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2016

Place of work status Toronto Ontario Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force 2,984,990 100.0 6,612,150 100.0 17,230,035 100.0
Worked at home 218,365 7.3 480,290 7.3 1,272,285 7.4
Worked outside Canada 19,575 0.7 39,145 0.6 78,815 0.5
No fixed workplace address 346,205 11.6 736,715 11.1 1,987,265 11.5
Usual place of work 2,400,850 80.4 5,356,000 81.0 13,891,680 80.6

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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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revised
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use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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