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Key economic indicators of performance in Peel showed positive changes in Q1 2018

Population

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Data source – Peel Data Center

  • In the first quarter (January – March) of 2018, Peel’s total population (without undercount) was estimated to be approximately 1.43 million persons.
  • Relative to the first quarter of 2017, this represented approximately 28,280 additional persons residing in Peel; a growth of 2.0 per cent.
  • When estimated undercount is accounted for, Peel’s total population was estimated to be 1.49 million persons in January – March 2018, up from 1.46 million persons recorded in January – March 2017.
  • The City of Brampton continued to lead Peel’s population growth, but all three Peel municipalities registered higher population during the period.
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Data source – Peel Data Center
  • In the City of Brampton, total population (including undercount) was estimated at approximately 654,000 persons in January – March 2018, up 3.6 per cent (22,800 persons) from that recorded in the similar quarter of 2017.
  • Over the same period, the total population in the Town of Caledon increased by 2.9 per cent or by approximately 2,100 persons, to approximately 73,300 persons.
  • In the City of Mississauga, an additional 4,600 persons were added to the total population between the first quarter of 2017 and the first quarter of 2018 to approximately 758,800 persons.
  • This represented a growth of 0.6 per cent or approximately 4,600 persons over the period.
  • The slower growth in the City of Mississauga continues to reflect the fact that the city is almost fully built.