Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Milton, Town (CSD) - Ontario

Data quality

Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
23 of 552
National population rank
48 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Milton (Town) was 110,128, which represents a change of 30.5% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 4.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Milton (Town) is 363.22 square kilometres and the population density was 303.2 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 34,257 private dwellings occupied in Milton (Town), which represent a change of 24.3% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Milton and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Milton and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Milton (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Milton (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Mississauga Census subdivision - Mississauga, City CY 721,599 713,443 1.1
Puslinch Census subdivision - Puslinch, Township TP 7,336 7,029 4.4
Guelph/Eramosa Census subdivision - Guelph/Eramosa, Township TP 12,854 12,380 3.8
Oakville Census subdivision - Oakville, Town T 193,832 182,520 6.2
Burlington Census subdivision - Burlington, City CY 183,314 175,779 4.3
Halton Hills Census subdivision - Halton Hills, Town T 61,161 59,013 revised r 3.6
Hamilton Census subdivision - Hamilton, City C 536,917 519,949 3.3

Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 2 Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Shelburne Census subdivision - Shelburne, Town T 8,126 5,846 39.0
Milton Census subdivision - Milton, Town T 110,128 84,362 30.5
Bradford West Gwillimbury Census subdivision - Bradford West Gwillimbury, Town T 35,325 28,077 25.8
King Census subdivision - King, Township TP 24,512 19,899 23.2
Whitchurch-Stouffville Census subdivision - Whitchurch-Stouffville, Town T 45,837 37,628 21.8

Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 3 Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Kirkland Lake Census subdivision - Kirkland Lake, Town T 7,981 8,493 revised r -6.0
Elliot Lake Census subdivision - Elliot Lake, City CY 10,741 11,348 -5.3
Temiskaming Shores Census subdivision - Temiskaming Shores, City CY 9,920 10,400 -4.6
North Middlesex Census subdivision - North Middlesex, Municipality MU 6,352 6,658 -4.6
Kenora, Unorganized Census subdivision - Kenora, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 6,737 7,031 -4.2

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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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revised
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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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