How many young people live in Oakville? Where do most immigrants live in Peel Halton? What is the education level of residents? Each region, city and town provide demographic information about their labour force and residents. Businesses use this information to develop a better understanding of potential customers and make strategic business and marketing plans based on this information. For job seekers, demographics can be valuable when you are preparing for a job interview in sales, real estate, and other jobs that require you to know your client base. It’s also very interesting!
Population (2016 Census)
Peel Region 1,428,302
Halton Region 548,435
Social Planning Councils
If you are interested in learning more about social and economic characteristics of a specific geographic area of Peel or Halton, each region has its own Social Planning Council. They analyze data about the regions and create interesting reports about demographic changes, issues of poverty, aging and much more.