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Toronto

Area of Toronto 1,643.9 km²
Population 2.8 million
Male Population 1,330,985 (48%)
Female Population 1,440,904 (52%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +46.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +12.6%
Median Age 39.2 years old
Male Median Age 38.2 years old
Female Median Age 40.1 years old
Timezone Pacific Daylight Time

Toronto Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 1,896,650 2,252,000 2,461,732 2,771,886
Population Density 1,153 / km² 1,369 / km² 1,497 / km² 1,686 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Toronto Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 12.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Toronto +46.1% +23.1% +12.6%
Ontario +52.6% +28.6% +16.4%
Canada +55.4% +29.9% +17.1%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Toronto Median Age

Median Age: 39.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Toronto 39.2 years 38.2 years 40.1 years
Ontario 40.5 years 39.6 years 41.4 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Toronto Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 76,421 72,540 148,962
5-9 69,397 66,489 135,887
10-14 71,925 68,482 140,408
15-19 81,566 77,671 159,237
20-24 96,182 98,266 194,448
25-29 107,261 117,054 224,315
30-34 101,360 111,652 213,012
35-39 96,728 105,060 201,788
40-44 101,282 107,998 209,281
45-49 107,948 112,206 220,155
50-54 98,457 104,384 202,842
55-59 81,607 90,746 172,354
60-64 70,229 79,234 149,463
65-69 50,118 58,467 108,586
70-74 40,339 50,978 91,318
75-79 34,374 44,206 78,581
80-84 25,948 37,160 63,108
85 Plus 19,844 38,310 58,155
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Toronto Population Density

Population Density: 1,686 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Toronto 2.8 million 1,643.9 km² 1,686 / km²
Ontario 13.8 million 1,079,010.1 km² 12.8 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Toronto Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1850 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1900 257,216 n/a n/a
1910 324,030 26% 66,814
1920 411,230 26.9% 87,200
1930 527,480 28.3% 116,250
1940 639,322 21.2% 111,842
1950 837,055 30.9% 197,733
1960 1,234,923 47.5% 397,868
1970 1,703,659 38% 468,736
1990 2,252,000 15% 274,170
2000 2,461,732 9.3% 209,732
2020 2,934,486 9.2% 236,377
2030 3,257,186 11% 322,700
2040 3,551,030 9% 293,844
2050 3,837,615 8.1% 286,585
2060 4,111,604 7.1% 273,989
2070 4,339,544 5.5% 227,940
2080 4,506,981 3.9% 167,437
2090 4,595,581 2% 88,600
2100 4,585,835 -0.2% -9,746
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Toronto CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Toronto 36,278,152 t 13.1 t 22,067 t/km²
Ontario 198,047,795 t 14.4 t 183.5 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Toronto Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1840 to 2020)

Average Temp
12.6°C
54.6°F
Average High
17.7°C
63.9°F
Average Low
7.4°C
45.3°F
   Record High Temperature
35.0°C
95.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
-4.4°C
24.1°F
   Average Precipitation
68.2 mm
2.7 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
10.5 days
   Average Snowfall
0.6 mm
0.0 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.0 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Earthquake Medium (3)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Top places in Toronto

Other places in Ontario

Place Area Population Population Density
Algoma 58,433.7 km² 117,288 2.01 / km²
Brant 1,106.1 km² 148,671 134.4 / km²
Bruce 16,331.6 km² 68,472 4.19 / km²
Chatham-Kent 6,547.7 km² 102,912 15.7 / km²
Cochrane 145,684.4 km² 81,959 0.56 / km²
Dufferin 1,497.4 km² 59,811 39.9 / km²
Durham 4,410.3 km² 664,049 150.6 / km²
Elgin 4,999.6 km² 91,362 18.3 / km²
Essex 3,635.9 km² 394,297 108.4 / km²
Frontenac 4,485.8 km² 158,086 35.2 / km²
Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury 3,830.7 km² 166,501 43.5 / km²
Grey 5,640.2 km² 94,745 16.8 / km²
Haldimand 2,983 km² 47,585 16.0 / km²
Haliburton 4,603.1 km² 18,384 3.99 / km²
Halton 1,177.3 km² 573,269 486.9 / km²
Hamilton 1,302.5 km² 545,790 419.0 / km²
Hastings 6,393.7 km² 141,927 22.2 / km²
Huron 6,829 km² 60,454 8.85 / km²
Kawartha Lakes 3,330.7 km² 73,785 22.2 / km²
Kenora 446,610.2 km² 53,929 0.12 / km²
Lambton 4,317.2 km² 127,701 29.6 / km²
Lanark 3,191.9 km² 68,706 21.5 / km²
Leeds and Grenville 3,759.1 km² 101,717 27.1 / km²
Lennox and Addington 3,434.3 km² 44,063 12.8 / km²
Manitoulin 11,989.6 km² 13,720 1.14 / km²
Middlesex 3,336.3 km² 463,889 139.0 / km²
Muskoka 5,296.1 km² 59,926 11.3 / km²
Niagara 3,223.6 km² 444,909 138.0 / km²
Nipissing 19,726.3 km² 86,849 4.4 / km²
Norfolk 3,856.8 km² 65,330 16.9 / km²
Northumberland 4,549.2 km² 85,078 18.7 / km²
Ottawa 2,892.8 km² 967,516 334.5 / km²
Oxford 2,052 km² 110,630 53.9 / km²
Parry Sound 14,692.2 km² 44,152 3.01 / km²
Peel 1,455.2 km² 1.4 million 996.1 / km²
Perth 2,224.1 km² 77,756 35.0 / km²
Peterborough 4,196.6 km² 139,675 33.3 / km²
Prescott and Russell 2,070.2 km² 91,926 44.4 / km²
Prince Edward 4,029.2 km² 25,684 6.37 / km²
Rainy River 19,639.8 km² 20,009 1.02 / km²
Renfrew 8,048 km² 106,934 13.3 / km²
Simcoe 6,750.7 km² 477,048 70.7 / km²
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry 3,465.9 km² 114,504 33.0 / km²
Sudbury 44,279.7 km² 20,964 0.47 / km²
Thunder Bay 144,614.7 km² 147,123 1.02 / km²
Timiskaming 14,368.7 km² 32,907 2.29 / km²
Waterloo 1,384.3 km² 543,352 392.5 / km²
Wellington 2,699.6 km² 220,662 81.7 / km²
York 1,989 km² 1.2 million 598.0 / km²
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