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Brampton - Income, earnings and housing statistics from the 2011
National Household Survey (NHS) are now available for Peel Region. This
information represents the last set of statistical information released by
Statistics Canada for the 2011 period.
Income and Earnings
- After taxes, the median household income in Peel is $34,822
for single-person household and $75,941 for households with two or more people.
- Among the GTA municipalities, Peel has the second highest
prevalence of people living in low-income (12.6 per cent), with children less
than six years old making up 10.2 per cent of this group. While high for the
GTA, 12.6 per cent is below the Provincial and National prevalence of people
living in low-income (13.9 per cent and 14.9 per cent, respectively).
- Peel residents take home 84.3 per cent of their before-tax
income – the highest percentage in the GTA.
- 78.2 per cent of Peel’s private dwellings were owned (versus
rented) with Caledon having the highest rate of ownership at 91.9 per cent,
followed by Brampton and Mississauga at 81.7 per cent and 74.9 per cent
- At 4.2 per cent, Peel has the highest proportion of
households in the GTA with three or more household maintainers. A “household
maintainer” refers to a dweller responsible for paying into the housing costs.
- Almost one third (31 per cent) of households in Peel are
spending 30 per cent or more of total income on housing, which is a key marker
of affordability. Peel also has the lowest percentage of tenants in subsidized
housing in the GTA.
- Peel’s median monthly shelter cost for owned homes is the
highest in the GTA at $1,590.
- 64.8 per cent of dwellings in Peel were constructed after
1981, with almost one quarter (24.2 per cent) constructed between 2001 and
Full details are available in the Income, Earnings and
Housing Information Bulletin at Peeldatacentre.ca. Bulletins are also available summarizing NHS
data for Ethnic Diversity and Religion, Immigration and Citizenship and Labour,
Education and Mobility.