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Using the Tool

  • Select the geographies of interest
    • Using the map - use the map to find a Service Delivery Area you would like to view. Click on the geography to view some information on the SDA and click the button in the popup box to select or deselect the item.
    • Using the dropdown menu - if you know the SDA(s) you would like to view, simply use the dropdown box that is available below the map. You can remove an SDA from the charts by clicking on the x beside the names listed beside the dropdown menu.
  • Navigating the data - Once you have selected the geographies of interest, the data is automatically refreshed below. The data is organised into categories (Demographics; Education, Employment & Income; Housing; Ethnicity & Immigration; Language; Transportation) that can be browsed using the tabs above the data. Click on a data category and scroll down to see the data. If you wish to change the geographies at any time, simply scroll up to the dropdown menu or map and select/remove geographies.

Printing

Print by selecting the geographies you're interested in and click on the button at the top of the page. This will present a new page that is made to work with letter-sized paper.

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Neighbourhood Information Tool

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Neighbourhood Index

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Assets

* Includes recreation centres, community centres, aqua centres, arenas, and sports centres.

** Includes Ontario Early Years Sites, Best Start, PDSB Hub, Parenting & Family Literacy Centres, and LION.

*** Includes publicly funded schools from the following school boards: Peel District School Board, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, Conseil Viamonde, and Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud.


Overall Neighbourhood Index Score

  Note

All values that are displayed are a proportion (%) of the total population, unless otherwise noted.

Demographics
Population information such as age, immigration, and ethnicity

   Demographic Indicator Definitions
  • Child-Youth Population - Proportion of population aged 0 -19 years. (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 Census)
  • Senior Population - Proportion of population aged 65 years and older. (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 Census)
  • Visible Minority - Proportion of population identifying as a visible minority (def: persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour). (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 National Household Survey)
  • Immigration Status - Proportion of recent immigrants (5 years or less) relative to the total population. (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 National Household Survey)
  • Mobility Status - Proportion of population who have moved residences within the past year. (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 National Household Survey)
  • Lone parent families - Proportion of census families made up of a mother or father, with no spouse or common-law partner present, living with one or more children relative to the total number of census families with children. (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 Census)

Economic Opportunity
Income, housing costs, employment, and education

   Economic Opportunity Indicator Definitions
  • Prevalence of low income - Prevalence of low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (LIM). (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 National Household Survey)
  • Household shelter costs - Proportion of owner and tenant households spending 30% or more of household income on shelter costs. (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 National Household Survey)
  • Unemployment rate - Proportion of the population 25 years and over in the Labour Force who reported that they were unemployed in the reference period. (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 National Household Survey)
  • Youth unemployment rate - Proportion of the population 15-24 years in the Labour Force who reported that they were unemployed in the reference period. (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 National Household Survey)
  • Low Educational Attainment - Proportion of population aged 25 to 64 year with no certificate, diploma or degree. (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 National Household Survey)
  • Postsecondary Education - Proportion of population aged 25 to 64 year with a postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 National Household Survey)

Resident Engagement & Community Belonging
Information about how connected people feel to their neighbourhood

   Resident Engagement & Community Belonging Indicator Definitions
  • Sense of Community Belonging - Proportion of population aged 12+ that self-report low sense of community belonging. (Source: Canadian Community Health Survey (2010) - Environics)
  • Recreation Program Usage - Proportion of population in each municipality registered or a member of one or more recreation program in their municipality in the past year. (Source: Municipal Data (2011)
  • Library Usage - Proportion of population in each municipality using their municipality's library services in the past year. (Source: Municipal Data (2015)

Safety & Health
Crime rate in the neighbourhood, how healthy people feel, and children's readiness for school

  Crime Rate

The crime rate is the number of crimes per person in the neighbourhood. The crimes included in the indicator are auto thefts, break-ins, homicide, mischief, muggings, robbery, and theft from vehicle. (Source: Peel Police (2011)

   Safety & Health Indicator Definitions
  • Healthy Child Development (Early Development Index) - proportion of children who are "vulnerable" (not ready for school). (Source: Health Services, Region of Peel (2010)
  • Self-rated Health - Proportion of population (aged 12+ years) that rate their health as fair or poor. (Source: Canadian Community Health Survey (2010) - Environics)

Physical Environment
Housing conditions and how close people live to places like grocery stores

   Physical Environment Indicator Definitions
  • Proximity to Community Meeting Places - proportion of the population within a 10 minute (800 metre) walk of libraries, community/recreation centres, and places of worship. (Source: Combination of methods by APHEO & City of Toronto)
  • Proximity to Food Retailers - proportion of the population within a 10 minute (800 metre) walk of fresh food retailers. A retailer was only included if the store sold fresh fruits and vegetables. (Source: Combination of methods by APHEO & City of Toronto)
  • Housing Conditions - the percentage of occupied dwellings that require major repair. (Source: Statistics Canada 2011 National Household Survey)
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