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Employment 1971 to 2006

 Peel Region and Area Municipalities

This table highlights employment data for Peel, Brampton, Caledon, and Mississauga from 1971 to 2006.

Historical Employment in Peel (1971 to 2006)
Year Peel Brampton Caledon Mississauga
1971 105,000 32,000 3,000 70,000
1972 117,490 34,660 3,340 79,490
1973 129,980 37,320 3,680 88,980
1974 142,470 39,980 4,020 98,470
1975 154,960 42,640 4,360 107,960
1976 167,450 45,300 4,700 117,450
1977 179,940 47,960 5,040 126,940
1978 192,430 50,620 5,380 136,430
1979 204,920 53,280 5,720 145,920
1980 217,410 55,940 6,060 155,410
1981 229,900 58,600 6,400 164,900
1982 244,730 62,000 6,910 175,820
1983 259,560 65,400 7,420 186,740
1984 274,390 68,800 7,930 197,660
1985 289,220 72,200 8,440 208,580
1986 304,050 75,600 8,950 219,500
1987 318,880 79,000 9,460 230,420
1988 333,710 82,400 9,970 241,340
1989 348,540 85,800 10,480 252,260
1990 363,370 89,200 10,990 263,180
1991 378,200 92,600 11,500 274,100
1992 386,820 95,240 12,240 279,340
1993 395,440 97,880 12,980 284,580
1994 404,060 100,520 13,720 289,820
1995 412,680 103,160 14,460 295,060
1996 421,300 105,800 15,200 300,300
1997 443,900 111,360 15,840 316,700
1998 466,500 116,920 16,480 333,100
1999 489,100 122,480 17,120 349,500
2000 511,700 128,040 17,760 365,900
2001 534,300 133,600 18,400 382,300
2002 549,020 138,060 19,000 391,960
2003 563,740 142,520 19,600 401,620
2004 578,460 146,980 20,200 411,280
2005 593,180 151,440 20,800 420,940
2006 607,900 155,900 21,400 430,600

Source: Statistics Canada Censuses; Hemson Consulting; Region of Peel forecast data and archives; Places to Grow-Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2006; Region of Peel Official Plan, October 2011.

Note: Years between highlighted years have been calculated through interpolation.

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