2006 Demographics
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2006 Demographics





 

​Characteristics ​Windsor ​Windsor CMA ​Ontario ​Canada
​Population in 2001 ​208,402 ​307,877 ​11,410,046 ​30,007,094
​Population in 1996 ​197,694 ​286,811 ​10,753,573 ​28,846,761
​Population change (%) ​5.4 ​7.3 ​6.1 ​4.0
​Total private dwellings ​88,533 ​124,097 ​4,556,240 ​12,548,588
​Population density (people per sq.km.) ​1,727.7 ​301.1 ​12.6 ​3.3
​Land area (sq. km.) ​120.63 ​1,022.53 ​907,655.59 ​9,012,112.20

 

​Cities, Towns and Region 1996​ ​2001 ​Change ​% Change
Windsor CMA 286,811 307,877 ​21,066 7.3%
​Amherstburg 19,273 ​20,339 ​1,066 ​5.5%
Essex ​19,437 ​20,085 ​648 ​3.3%
​Lakeshore ​26,127 ​28,746 ​2,619 ​10.0%
​Tecumseh ​23,151 ​25,105 ​1,954 ​8.4%
​LaSalle ​20,566 ​25,285 ​4,719 ​22.9%
​Windsor City 197,694 ​208,402 ​10,708 ​5.4%
Source: Statistics Canada, 2002

 

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Table 3 Age Characteristics of the Population

 

​Characteristics ​ ​ ​ ​Windsor ​ ​ ​Ontario
Total​ ​Male Female​ ​Total Male​ ​Female
​Total - All persons ​208,405 ​101,925 ​106,475 ​11,410,050 ​5,577,055 ​5,832,990
​Age 0-4 ​13,155 ​6,810 ​6,345 ​671,250 ​343,340 ​327,905
​Age 5-14 ​26,495 ​13,680 ​12,810 ​1,561,500 ​801,355 ​760,145
​Age 15-19 ​12,960 ​6,555 ​6,400 ​769,420 ​394,915 ​374,500
​Age 20-24 ​15,330 ​7,600 ​7,730 ​718,420 ​359,645 ​358,775
​Age 25-44 ​65,915 ​33,355 ​32,560 ​3,518,010 ​1,724,535 ​1,793,480
​Age 45-54 ​26,910 ​13,220 ​13,690 ​1,635,280 ​801,540 ​833,740
​Age 55-64 ​18,305 ​8,800 ​9,500 ​1,064,000 ​520,565 ​543,430
​Age 65-74 ​15,595 ​7,070 ​8,530 ​818,165 ​383,625 ​434,545
​Age 75-84 ​10,645 ​4,015 ​6,630 ​503,930 ​202,265 ​301,665
​Age 85 and over ​3,100 ​815 ​2,285 ​150,075 ​45,260 ​104,810
​Median age of the population ​36.0 ​34.8 ​37.2 ​37.2
​36.4
​38.0
​% of the population ages 15 and over ​81.0 ​79.9
​82.0
​80.4
​79.5
​81.3

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2002.
 
 
Table 4  Common-law Relationship and Marital Status
​Characteristics ​ ​ ​ ​Windsor ​ ​ ​Ontario
​Total ​Male ​Female ​Total ​Male ​Female
​Total - Population 15 years and over ​168,755 ​81,430 ​87,325 ​9,177,300 ​4,432,360 ​4,744,935
​Not in a common-law relationship ​158,175 ​76,135 ​82,045 ​8,592,795
​4,138,645 ​4,454,140
​In a common-law relationship ​10,575 ​5,295 ​5,280 ​584,505 ​293,715 ​290,790
​Legal Marital Status
​Total - Population 15 years and over ​168,755 ​81,430 ​87,325 
 
​9,177,300 ​4,432,365
​4,744,935
​Single ​55,665 ​30,385 ​25,275 ​2,793,080
​1,490,270
​1,302,805
​Married ​82,155 ​41,105 ​41,050 ​4,897,095 ​2,450,975 ​2,446,125
​Separated ​5,170 ​2,215 ​2,955 ​311,380 ​136,075 ​175,305
​Divorced ​13,315 ​5,615 ​7,705 ​597,595 ​249,825 ​347,770
​Widowed ​12,450 ​2,115 ​10,330 ​578,145 ​105,215 ​472,935
Source: Statistics Canada, 2002
 
 
Table 5  Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood
​Characteristics ​ ​ ​ ​​Windsor ​ ​ ​ ​Ontario
​Total ​Male ​​Female ​ ​Total ​ ​Male ​​Female
​Total population ​205,865 ​101,025 ​104,840 ​11,285,545 ​5,529,145 ​5,756,400
​English only ​139,730 ​68,535 ​71,195 ​7,965,225 ​3,913,300 ​4,051,925
​French only ​6,900 ​3,040 ​3,855 ​485,630 ​230,080 ​255,550
​Both English and French ​1,055 ​475 ​575 ​37,135 ​17,165
​19,975
​Other languages ​58,180 ​28,975 ​29,205 ​2,797,555 ​1,368,600 ​1,428,950
Source: Statistics Canada, 2002
 
 
Table 6  Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago
​​Characteristics ​ ​ ​ ​​ ​​Windsor  ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​​Ontario
​Total ​​Male ​​​Female ​Total ​​Male ​​​Female
​Total population 1 year and over ​203,155 ​99,515 ​103,635 ​11,156,120 ​5,462,480 ​5,693,640
​Lived at the same address 1 year ago ​170,360 ​82,930 ​87,425
​9,610,125
​4,696,350
​4,913,765
​Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address ​27,455
​13,780
​13,675
​1,321,240
​653,755
​667,480
​Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago ​5,345
​2,805
​2,540
​224,760
​112,365
​112,395
Source: Statistics Canada, 2002.
 
 
Table 7  Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago
​​​Characteristics ​ ​ ​ ​ ​​ ​ ​​ ​​Windsor ​ ​ ​​ ​ ​​Ontario
​Total ​Male ​Female ​Total ​Male ​Female
​Total population 5 years and over ​192,635 ​94,110   98,525 ​10,609,755
​5,183,200
​5,426,555
​Lived at the same address 5 years ago ​102,355
​48,805
​53,555
​6,067,755
​2,951,790
​3,115,965
​Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address ​74,300
​37,050
​37,250
​3,784,170
​1,855,225
​1,928,945
​Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago ​15,980 ​8,260
​7,720
​757,830
​376,190
​381,650
Table 8  Immigration Characteristics  
​Characteristics ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Windsor ​ ​ ​ ​​Ontario
​ ​ ​Total ​​ ​ ​​ ​Male ​Female ​Total ​Male ​Female
​Total population ​205,865 ​101,030 ​104,840 ​11,285,545 ​5,529,145 ​5,756,400
​Canadian-born population ​148,805 ​72,990 ​75,815 ​8,164,860 ​4,029,890
​4,134,965
​Foreign-born population ​55,325 ​27,125 ​28,200 ​3,030,075 ​1,453,510
​1,576,565
​Immigrated before 1991 ​33,135 ​15,970 ​17,165 ​2,007,705 ​964,585
​1,043,120
​Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 ​22,185 ​11,155 ​11,030 ​1,022,370 ​488,930
​533,440
​Non-permanent residents ​1,740 ​915 ​820 ​90,615 ​45,745
​44,870

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Planning Department
Suite 404B, 400 City Hall Square East
Windsor, Ontario N9A 7K6
Phone: (519) 255-6543
Fax: (519) 255-6544
Email: planningdept@citywindsor.ca