Census Profile, 2016 Census
Mississauga--Lakeshore [Federal electoral district], Ontario and Ontario [Province]

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Characteristic Mississauga--Lakeshore
Ontario
[Federal electoral district]
Ontario

[Province]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 117,444 ... ... 13,448,494 ... ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 118,893 ... ... 12,851,821 ... ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 -1.2 ... ... 4.6 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 45,551 ... ... 5,598,391 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 44,489 ... ... 5,169,174 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 1,960.8 ... ... 14.8 ... ...
Land area in square kilometres 59.90 ... ... 908,699.33 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 117,445 57,200 60,245 13,448,495 6,559,390 6,889,105
0 to 14 years 18,345 9,410 8,935 2,207,970 1,131,615 1,076,350
0 to 4 years 5,630 2,875 2,755 697,360 357,300 340,055
5 to 9 years 6,245 3,225 3,020 756,085 387,320 368,765
10 to 14 years 6,470 3,310 3,155 754,530 387,000 367,530
15 to 64 years 78,535 38,505 40,030 8,988,865 4,412,115 4,576,750
15 to 19 years 7,075 3,580 3,495 811,670 416,730 394,945
20 to 24 years 7,460 3,825 3,635 894,390 457,815 436,570
25 to 29 years 6,525 3,305 3,225 874,350 436,345 438,010
30 to 34 years 6,645 3,220 3,430 864,765 420,800 443,965
35 to 39 years 6,910 3,270 3,640 842,485 402,900 439,585
40 to 44 years 7,640 3,570 4,070 871,875 418,465 453,415
45 to 49 years 8,770 4,240 4,530 937,385 453,105 484,275
50 to 54 years 10,295 5,090 5,205 1,056,345 517,170 539,175
55 to 59 years 9,515 4,675 4,840 989,460 482,280 507,180
60 to 64 years 7,695 3,730 3,960 846,145 406,505 439,640
65 years and over 20,565 9,285 11,275 2,251,655 1,015,655 1,236,000
65 to 69 years 6,335 3,060 3,285 737,745 352,475 385,270
70 to 74 years 4,720 2,160 2,560 528,645 250,455 278,185
75 to 79 years 3,740 1,730 2,015 393,010 179,810 213,195
80 to 84 years 2,850 1,270 1,580 291,185 126,825 164,360
85 years and over 2,910 1,070 1,835 301,075 106,090 194,985
85 to 89 years 1,890 765 1,125 188,470 73,045 115,425
90 to 94 years 825 260 560 88,390 27,400 60,990
95 to 99 years 185 45 135 21,210 5,150 16,060
100 years and over 15 5 15 3,005 495 2,520
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 15.6 16.5 14.8 16.4 17.3 15.6
15 to 64 years 66.9 67.3 66.4 66.8 67.3 66.4
65 years and over 17.5 16.2 18.7 16.7 15.5 17.9
85 years and over 2.5 1.9 3.0 2.2 1.6 2.8
Average age of the population 42.2 41.2 43.1 41.0 40.0 41.9
Median age of the population 43.8 42.9 44.6 41.3 40.2 42.4
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 44,490 ... ... 5,169,175 ... ...
Single-detached house 20,720 ... ... 2,807,380 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 12,340 ... ... 886,705 ... ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 11,425 ... ... 1,460,200 ... ...
Semi-detached house 2,970 ... ... 289,975 ... ...
Row house 4,255 ... ... 460,425 ... ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 1,090 ... ... 176,080 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 3,065 ... ... 522,810 ... ...
Other single-attached house 50 ... ... 10,910 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 5 ... ... 14,890 ... ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 44,485 ... ... 5,169,170 ... ...
1 person 10,795 ... ... 1,341,300 ... ...
2 persons 14,005 ... ... 1,693,525 ... ...
3 persons 7,925 ... ... 834,260 ... ...
4 persons 7,500 ... ... 796,320 ... ...
5 or more persons 4,270 ... ... 503,775 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 115,935 ... ... 13,242,160 ... ...
Average household size 2.6 ... ... 2.6 ... ...
Marital status
Total - Marital status for the population aged 15 years and over - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 99,095 47,790 51,305 11,240,525 5,427,775 5,812,750
Married or living common law 56,450 28,185 28,260 6,438,085 3,219,290 3,218,795
Married 50,095 25,010 25,080 5,531,930 2,764,275 2,767,655
Living common law 6,360 3,170 3,185 906,155 455,015 451,145
Not married and not living common law 42,650 19,605 23,045 4,802,440 2,208,485 2,593,955
Never married 27,850 14,915 12,940 3,182,785 1,689,180 1,493,605
Separated 2,925 1,265 1,660 328,675 138,140 190,535
Divorced 6,110 2,310 3,800 653,835 252,900 400,935
Widowed 5,765 1,120 4,645 637,150 128,265 508,880
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 33,450 ... ... 3,782,540 ... ...
2 persons 15,205 ... ... 1,815,000 ... ...
3 persons 7,875 ... ... 844,545 ... ...
4 persons 7,465 ... ... 792,435 ... ...
5 or more persons 2,905 ... ... 330,560 ... ...
Average size of census families 3.0 ... ... 2.9 ... ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 33,455 ... ... 3,782,545 ... ...
Total couple families 27,530 ... ... 3,137,570 ... ...
Married couples 24,355 ... ... 2,684,735 ... ...
Common-law couples 3,175 ... ... 452,840 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 5,925 ... ... 644,975 ... ...
Female parent 4,740 ... ... 518,480 ... ...
Male parent 1,185 ... ... 126,495 ... ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 27,530 ... ... 3,137,565 ... ...
Couples without children 11,455 ... ... 1,428,575 ... ...
Couples with children 16,075 ... ... 1,708,995 ... ...
1 child 6,230 ... ... 658,305 ... ...
2 children 7,055 ... ... 738,710 ... ...
3 or more children 2,790 ... ... 311,975 ... ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 5,925 ... ... 644,975 ... ...
1 child 3,755 ... ... 386,425 ... ...
2 children 1,640 ... ... 186,240 ... ...
3 or more children 530 ... ... 72,310 ... ...
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 16,635 7,610 9,025 2,139,825 990,525 1,149,300
Household type
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 44,490 ... ... 5,169,175 ... ...
One-census-family households 31,180 ... ... 3,481,885 ... ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 10,545 ... ... 1,311,575 ... ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 20,635 ... ... 2,170,315 ... ...
Multiple-census-family households 1,115 ... ... 145,615 ... ...
Non-census-family households 12,195 ... ... 1,541,665 ... ...
One-person households 10,795 ... ... 1,341,305 ... ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 1,400 ... ... 200,365 ... ...
Knowledge of official languagesThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Knowledge of official languages for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 15 116,260 56,795 59,465 13,312,865 6,503,875 6,808,990
English only 103,680 51,520 52,160 11,455,500 5,689,830 5,765,665
French only 130 60 65 40,040 17,340 22,705
English and French 10,095 4,280 5,810 1,490,390 665,850 824,540
Neither English nor French 2,355 935 1,430 326,935 130,850 196,085
First official language spokenThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - First official language spoken for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 16 116,260 56,795 59,465 13,312,865 6,503,880 6,808,995
English 111,420 54,750 56,665 12,394,325 6,095,970 6,298,355
French 1,715 770 940 504,130 236,875 267,250
English and French 825 365 455 92,940 42,910 50,030
Neither English nor French 2,300 900 1,400 321,480 128,125 193,355
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 17 2,130 960 1,175 550,600 258,330 292,270
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 17 1.8 1.7 2.0 4.1 4.0 4.3
Mother tongueThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Mother tongue for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 18 116,260 56,795 59,465 13,312,870 6,503,875 6,808,990
Single responses 112,700 55,095 57,605 12,946,960 6,327,630 6,619,330
Official languages 73,950 36,905 37,045 9,393,040 4,637,520 4,755,520
English 72,380 36,205 36,175 8,902,320 4,406,210 4,496,110
French 1,570 705 865 490,715 231,310 259,410
Non-official languages 38,750 18,190 20,560 3,553,920 1,690,110 1,863,810
Aboriginal languages 10 5 5 22,765 10,815 11,950
Algonquian languages 10 0 5