Census Program key indicators by geography

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Census Program key indicators: Ontario
Topic Indicator 2016 value
Population and dwelling counts Population, 2016 13,448,494
Population and dwelling counts 2011 to 2016 population change (%) 4.6
Population and dwelling counts Population density per km2 14.8
Population and dwelling counts Total private dwellings 5,598,391
Population and dwelling counts Population share (%) 38.3
Age and sex Proportion (%) 65 years and over 16.7
Age and sex % change 65 years and over (2011 to 2016) 19.9
Age and sex Proportion (%) less than 15 years 16.4
Age and sex Proportion (%) 15 to 64 years 66.8
Age and sex Male/female ratio (number of males per 100 females) 95.2
Age and sex Average age 41.0
Type of dwelling % of occupied private dwellings that are single-detached houses 54.3
Type of dwelling Number of persons living in collective dwellings 202,350
Type of dwelling % of people aged 85 and over living in collective dwellings 27.0
Type of dwelling % of occupied private dwellings in buildings with five or more storeys 17.2
Families, households and marital status One-person households (%) 25.9
Families, households and marital status Common-law couples (%) 14.4
Families, households and marital status Couples with children (%) 54.5
Families, households and marital status Young adults 20 to 34 living with their parents (%) 42.1
Language English–French bilingualism rate (%) 11.2
Language Population with more than one language spoken at home (%) 22.6
Language Official language minority (%) 4.1
Language Population with a mother tongue other than English or French 3,865,780
Income Median total income of households in 2015 ($) 74,287
Income Median employment income in 2015 of persons 25 to 54 ($) 44,389
Income Proportion (%) of total income from government transfers in 2015 11.1
Income Proportion (%) of population in low income in 2015 14.4
Income % change in median total income of households (2005 to 2015) 3.8
Income % change in median employment income of persons 25 to 54 (2005 to 2015) - 0.2
Income Difference in the proportion of total income from government transfers (2005 to 2015) 1.4
Income Difference in the proportion of the population in low income (2005 to 2015) 1.5
Income Proportion (%) of persons younger than 18 in low income in 2015 18.4
Income Difference in the proportion of persons younger than 18 in low income (2005 to 2015) 1.7
Income Proportion (%) of seniors in low income in 2015 12.0
Income Difference in the proportion of seniors in low income (2005 to 2015) 2.9
Aboriginal peoples Aboriginal population, 2016 374,395
Aboriginal peoples 2006 to 2016 Aboriginal population change (%) 54.1
Aboriginal peoples Average age of the Aboriginal population 33.6
Immigration and ethnocultural diversity Immigrants (%) 29.1
Immigration and ethnocultural diversity Second generation population (%) 23.0
Immigration and ethnocultural diversity Visible minority population (%) 29.3
Immigration and ethnocultural diversity Number of recent immigrants (landed between 2011 and 2016) 472,170
Housing Homeownership rate (%) 69.7
Housing % of households spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs (shelter-cost-to-income-ratio) 27.6
Housing Households in unsuitable housing – rate 6.0
Housing Households living in dwellings in need of major repairs – rate 6.1
Education Percentage of adults aged 25 to 64 with an apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 6.2
Education Percentage of adults aged 25 to 64 with a college diploma 24.7
Education Percentage of adults aged 25 to 64 with a bachelor's degree or higher 31.9
Education Percentage of adults aged 25 to 64 with a college diploma who studied STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) 16.0
Education Percentage of adults aged 25 to 64 with a bachelor's degree or higher who studied STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) 26.2
Education Percentage of adults aged 25 to 64 who obtained their highest postsecondary qualification in their province or territory of residence 72.9
Labour Proportion of adults aged 25 to 54 years who worked full year, full time in 2015 51.8
Labour Number of workers employed in the manufacturing sector 651,835
Labour Number of workers employed in the Public administration 401,865
Labour Number of employed women who are family physicians 10,225
Labour Number of employed women who are police officers 6,585
Journey to work % using public transit to get to work, 2016 14.6
Journey to work Average commuting duration, in minutes, 2016 28.8
Language of work % of workers using English or French at work 99.1
Language of work % of workers using more than one language at work 9.8
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