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Positive changes were observed in key economic indicators in Peel in Q4 2017

Population Change

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Data source – Peel Data Center
  • Based on estimates by the Region of Peel, the total population in Peel continues to increase.
  • In the fourth quarter (October – December) of 2017, the total population (without undercount) in Peel Region was estimated at 1.42 million persons.
  • When compared with the corresponding quarter of 2016, this represented an increase of approximately 30,800 persons, or 2.2 per cent.
  • When undercount is accounted for, Peel’s total population was estimated at 1.48 million persons, up from 1.45 million persons recorded in the fourth quarter in 2016.
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Data source – Peel Data Center
  • All three Peel municipalities registered higher population to influence the growth observed in Peel Region.
  • The City of Brampton remained the municipality experiencing the strongest growth with a total population of approximately 648,500 persons in October – December 2017, an increase of 3.8 per cent (22,600 persons) relative to the total population recorded in the similar quarter of 2016.
  • In the Town of Caledon, total population was estimated at approximately 72,500 persons in October – December 2016, up 3.1 per cent, or approximately 2,100 persons relative to the similar quarter of 2016.
  • In the City of Mississauga, an additional 6,400 persons were added to the total population to reach approximately 758,600 persons in October – December 2017.
  • This was 0.9 per cent or approximately 6,200 persons higher than the total population recorded in that City in October – December 2016.