2011 Region of Peel
Newcomer Profiles

2011 Census and National Household Survey

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Newcomer Profiles This map depicts the Service Delivery Areas of Peel

  Navigating the Newcomer Profiles

Selecting Geographies of Interest
Locate the Service Delivery Area(s) of interest within the map to the left. Use the +/- feature to zoom in and out of the map. Once you identify the geographies of interest, use the dropdown menu below the map to select the geographies. The geography "Peel (Total Population)" represents all residents living in Peel and "Peel (Immigrant Population)" represents any resident living in Peel who has landed in Canada prior to May 10th 2011. The geography "Peel (Newcomer)" and all Service Delivery Areas (SDAs) represent residents in Peel who have landed in Canada between 2006 and 2011. You can select multiple geographies to be displayed at once.
* Please note that SDAs B05 & B40 have been suppressed due to a lack of information and will not appear in the dropdown menu as a selectable SDA. It should also be noted that in certain sections throughout the Newcomer Profile SDAs C0NE, C0SE, and C0W, as well as the geography "Caledon" may not contain information. In cases where there is no data values will appear as a "-1" or "N/A". Please look at our open data tables for the raw data, as well as the overview for more information.
Navigating the Site
Once you have selected the geographies of interest, the data will be added and automatically refreshed below. The data is organized into categories (Demographics & Ethnicity, Employment & Education, Income & Housing, and Language) and can be browsed using the tab associated with each category. In order to view each data category, click on the data category tab of interest, and then scroll down to see the data. If you wish to change the geographies at any time, simply scroll up to the dropdown menu and select the areas of interest. If you wish to delete geographies, simply scroll to the blue geography tab beside the dropdown menu and click the "x". For access to the raw data please visit our Open Data site.
* Please look to the "Newcomer Overview" for more information on Service Delivery Areas

2011 Newcomer Population by Age Group

Newcomer Top 3 Visible Minority Groups

  National Household Survey

Data contained in this section were collected by the voluntary 2011 NHS, which replaced the mandatory long-form Census. This change in methodology may affect the comparability of this data to data from previous long-form Censuses.

  Did you know...

...that responses classified as "visible minority, n.i.e." are those who cannot be classified as belonging to any of the visible minority groups defined by Statistics Canada (i.e. responses such as "Pacific Islander", "Polynesian", "Guyanese", "West Indian", etc.)

  National Household Survey

Data contained in this section were collected by the voluntary 2011 NHS, which replaced the mandatory long-form Census. This change in methodology may affect the comparability of this data to data from previous long-form Censuses.

  What is the labour force?

The labour force refers to whether a person was employed, unemployed or not in the labour force during the week of Sunday May 1st to Saturday May 7th 2011.

Individuals that are not in the labour force are people that are 15 years old or over and are neither employed nor actively looking for work.

Newcomer Labour Force Rates

  Labour Force Rates

  • Participation Rate Formula - The participation rate is the total labour force expressed as a percentage of the total population.
  • Employment Rate - The employment rate is the number of employed persons, expressed as a percentage of the total population.
  • Unemployment Rate - The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed persons, expressed as a percentage of the labour force.

Newcomer Top 5 Major Fields of Study

  About this data

According to Statistics Canada, a major field of study refers to an individual's (who is 15 years or older) highest certificate, diploma, or degree above the high school or secondary school level.

Top 5 Major Fields of Study are shown as the Top 5 by proportion. Wherever you see an asterisk (*) please note that there is more than one field of study that has tied for that position. We have chosen to show the first field of study alphabetically for any positions that were tied. To see a complete list of all the major fields of study please refer to Open Data.

  Did you know...

...that "No post-secondary certificate, diploma, or degree" also includes residents who have not completed an apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma; a college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma; or a university certificate, diploma or degree?

Newcomer Top 5 Labour Forces by Industry Includes all individuals who are aged 15+

  About this data

Top 5 Industries are shown as the Top 5 by proportion. Wherever you see an asterisk (*) please note that there is more than one industry that has tied for that ranking. We have chosen to show the first industry alphabetically for any positions that were tied. To see a complete list of all the industries please refer to Open Data.

  Did you know...

...that each industry is classified based off of the general nature of the business carried out in the establishment where the person worked and is based off of the 2007 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)?

  National Household Survey

Some data contained in this section were collected by the voluntary 2011 NHS, which replaced the mandatory long-form Census. This change in methodology may affect the comparability of this data to data from previous long-form Censuses.

  Did you know...

...that this is also referred to as "shelter-cost-to-income ratio"?

  NOTE! Data Exclusions

Populations on farms or reserves, band housing, and in private households with a household total income less than or equal to zero are not included in this count.

Proportion of Newcomers Spending 30% or More of Their Household Income on Shelter Costs (2010)

Individual Newcomer Income Groups (2010)

  Did you know...

...that these income groups are based off of 2010 after-tax income? After-tax income refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial, and territorial income taxes paid for 2010.

  Toronto Census Metropolitan Area

The Toronto Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) consists of the large urbanized core that surrounds (and includes) the city of Toronto. In 2011 the Toronto CMA had a population of over 5.5 million. Peel is a part of the Toronto CMA.

Peel's Average After-Tax Income Relative to Toronto CMA Average After-Tax Income

Legend for Peel's Average After-Tax Income Relative to Toronto interactive web map

This map displays Peel’s total population’s average after-tax income relative to Toronto CMA’s average after-tax income by Service Delivery Area (SDA). It provides a spatial analysis of how average incomes in Peel’s SDA’s compare to the average income of the Toronto CMA.

Toronto CMA Average: $36,464

Peel's Newcomer Average After-Tax Income Relative to Toronto CMA Average After-Tax Income

Legend for the Peel's Newcomer After-Tax Income interactive web map

This map displays Peel’s newcomer’s (Newcomer refers to the immigrant population who landed in Canada between the years of 2006 and 2011) average after-tax income relative to Toronto CMA’s average after-tax income by Service Delivery Area (SDA). It provides a spatial analysis of how average newcomer incomes in Peel’s SDA’s compare to the average income of the Toronto CMA.

Toronto CMA Average: $36,464

Newcomer Mobility Status Between 2006-2011

  Mobility Types

The data presented is for any moves made between the 2006 and 2011 Census periods.
  • External Migrants - Moved to Canada from another country between 2006-2011.
  • Internal Migrants - Moved to a different province, city, or town within Canada.
  • Non-migrants - Moved within the same city or town they lived in previously.
  • Non-movers - Did not move between 2006 and 2011.

  National Household Survey

Data contained in this section were collected by the voluntary 2011 NHS, which replaced the mandatory long-form Census. This change in methodology may affect the comparability of this data to data from previous long-form Censuses.

  About this data

"Knowledge of Official Languages" refers to an individual's ability to conduct a conversation in either English only, French only, both English and French, or in neither English nor French.

Newcomer Knowledge of Official Languages - English

Newcomer Knowledge of Official Languages

  Please Note!

Due to the small amount of French speakers, data values may be too small to be seen or may not exist in the data. Please refer to our Open Data site for absolute values.

Newcomer Top 5 Non-Official Languages Spoken Most Often at Home

  Top 5 Non-Official Languages Spoken at Home

Top 5 Non-Official Languages Spoken Most Often at Home are shown as the Top 5 by proportion. Wherever you see an asterisk (*) please note that there is more than one non-official language that has tied for that ranking. We have chosen to show the first language alphabetically for any positions that were tied. To see a complete list of all the non-official languages spoken most often at home please refer to Open Data.
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