2011 Census: Families, Households, and Marital Status
In May 2011, there were 1.3 million people living in private households in Peel, an increase of 11.9% from the 1.2 million recorded in 2006. In the GTA, there were almost 6 million people living in private households, up 8.9% from the 5.5 million recorded in 2006.
In Peel, 89.9% lived with their married or common-law spouse, children or parents, while 3.1% lived with other relatives, 2.2% lived with non-relatives, and 4.8% lived alone.
Of the 403,000 households in Peel, 75.1% were home to one family, 7% were home to multiple families, and 18% were home to non-family households. In the GTA, 68.4% were home to one family, 4% were home to multiple families, and 27.5% were people living alone or with non-relatives.
In Peel, the number of one family households grew 10% from 2006 to 2011, while multiple family households grew 21.8%, and non-family households grew 18.8%.
Households and families
In Peel, 15.4% of households had one person; 24.1% had 2 persons; 19.2% had 3 persons; and 41.4% had four or more persons. In the GTA, 23.6% of households had one person; 28.0% had 2 persons; 17.7% had 3 persons; and 30.7% had four or more persons.
In Peel, 46.4% of private dwellings were single-detached, 11.8% were semi-detached, 12.7% were row houses, and 28.9% were apartments. In 2006, 47% of dwellings were single-detached, 11.7% were semi-detached, 12.4% were row houses, and 28.7% were apartments.
Peel has seen a small decrease in proportion of single-detached dwellings and a small increase in semi-detached, row houses, and apartments.