2001 Demographics
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Table 1 Regional Population Changes, 2001 to 2006
Table 2 Local Population Changes, 2001 to 2006

2006 Demographics

Data from Canada's 2006 Census, which took place on May 16, 2006, suggests that City of Windsor's population grew by 3.5 percent between 2001 and 2006, from 209,218 (adjusted due to boundary change on January 1, 2003) to 216,473. The population of Windsor Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), which according to Statistics Canada includes the towns of Amherstburg, LaSalle, Lakeshore and Tecumseh, grew by 5.4 percent during the same period, from 307,877 to 323,342.  This makes it the 16th largest metropolitan area in Canada, bigger than Saskatoon, Regina, Sherbrooke, St. John’s and Barrie, but smaller than London, Kitchener, and St. Catharines-Niagara, Oshawa and Victoria. During the same period, the population of Ontario grew by 6.6 percent, and 5.4 percent nationwide.

As information is released by Statistics Canada, the following tables will outline the demographic characteristics of Windsor's population.

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For further information, please contact:
Chris Aspila
Planning Department
City of Windsor
Phone: (519) 255-6543, ext. 6446
Fax: (519) 255-6544
Email: caspila@citywindsor.ca

 

 

​Characteristics ​Windsor ​Windsor CMA ​Ontario ​Canada
​Population in 2006 ​216,473 ​323,342 ​12,160,282 ​31,612,897
​Population in 2001 ​209,218 ​307,877 ​11,410,046 ​30,007,094
​Population change (%) ​3.5 ​5.0 ​6.6 ​5.4
​Total private dwellings ​95,049 ​134,010 ​4,972,869 ​13,576,855
​Population density (people per sq. km.) ​1473.5 ​316.1 ​13.4 ​3.5
​Land area (sq. km.) ​146.91 ​1,022.84 ​907,573.82 ​9,017,698.92
​Source: Statistics Canada, 2007.
 

 



​Cities, Towns and Region ​2001 ​2006 ​Change % Change​
​Windsor CMA ​307,877 ​323,342 ​15,465 ​5.0%
​Amherstburg ​20,339 ​21,748 ​1,409 ​6.9%
​Essex ​20,085 ​20,032 ​-53 ​-0.3%
​Lakeshore ​28,746 ​33,245 ​4,499 ​15.7%
​Tecumseh ​24,289 ​24,224 ​-65 ​-0.3%
​LaSalle ​25,285 ​27,652 ​2,367 ​9.4%
​Windsor City ​209,218 ​216,473 ​7,255 ​3.5%
​Source: Statistics Canada, 2007.

 

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