Demographics of Greater Sudbury, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

166,004

2.8%
Population, 2016: 161,531
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 3186.26
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 52.1
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$55,450
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$46,440
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$103,400
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$86,600
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
54.8%
Unemployment rate
10.4%
Participation rate
61.1%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$379,600
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,362
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,037
Population
Population, 2021 166,004
Population, 2016 161,531
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 2.80%
Total private dwellings, 2021 75,967
Total private dwellings, 2016 75,029
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 1.30%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 71,476
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 69,152
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.40%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 3,186
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 52
National population rank, 2021 31
Province/territory population rank, 2021 15
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 163,030
Official languages 162,610
English 161,155
French 61,200
Non-official languages 16,055
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 137,430
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 133,190
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $55,450
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 133,285
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,440
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 118,860
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $51,120
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 95,855
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $50,800
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 120,345
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $10,910
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,485
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,930
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 31,970
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,530
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 137,430
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 45,960
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $69,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $77,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 34,570
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $19,600
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $30,480
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 82.20%
Employment income (%) 65.80%
Government transfers (%) 17.80%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.30%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 137,430
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 131,075
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $53,550
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 131,155
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $44,560
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 117,835
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $51,600
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 96,605
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,760
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 114,205
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,230
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 11,415
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,300
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 137,430
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 45,895
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $65,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $73,700
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 32,690
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $24,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $35,840
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 86.60%
Employment income (%) 69.80%
Government transfers (%) 13.40%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 71,475
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $103,400
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $86,600
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 22,055
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $50,960
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $43,360
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 49,415
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $126,700
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $105,900
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 47,165
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $127,500
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $106,200
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 19,580
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $112,000
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $93,200
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 17,980
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $166,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $136,800
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 8,055
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $79,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $69,800
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 28,760
Average total income in 2020 ($) $47,800
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $40,960
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 163,030
Canadian citizens 156,760
Canadian citizens aged under 18 29,615
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 127,145
Not Canadian citizens 6,270
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 71,475
Owner 46,075
Renter 25,400
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 71,475
Condominium 1,370
Not condominium 70,105
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 71,475
No bedrooms 360
1 bedroom 9,050
2 bedrooms 17,270
3 bedrooms 26,755
4 or more bedrooms 18,040
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 71,475
1 to 4 rooms 18,580
5 rooms 10,840
6 rooms 10,725
7 rooms 10,045
8 or more rooms 21,295
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 71,475
1960 or before 21,385
1961 to 1980 26,485
1981 to 1990 8,115
1991 to 2000 6,800
2001 to 2005 1,915
2006 to 2010 2,760
2011 to 2015 2,390
2016 to 2021 1,635
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 71,475
15 to 24 years 2,740
25 to 34 years 9,865
35 to 44 years 11,370
45 to 54 years 11,860
55 to 64 years 14,705
65 to 74 years 11,600
75 to 84 years 6,765
85 years and over 2,590
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 71,155
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 58,895
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 12,260
30% to less than 100% 11,395
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 46,010
% of owner households with a mortgage 59.00%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 9.40%
% in core housing need 2.80%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,240
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,362
Median value of dwellings ($) $348,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $379,600
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,000
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,037
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 137,430
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 26,700
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 110,730
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 86,670
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 9,105
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 77,570
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 137,430
No certificate, diploma or degree 23,565
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 36,820
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 77,045
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 50,475
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 9,775
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 4,855
Apprenticeship certificate 4,915
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 38,855
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,855
Bachelor’s degree or higher 26,565
Bachelor's degree 18,935
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 1,745
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 640
Master's degree 4,335
Earned doctorate 905
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 86,670
No certificate, diploma or degree 7,530
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 20,975
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 58,160
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 37,795
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 6,255
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 3,150
Apprenticeship certificate 3,105
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 30,430
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,105
Bachelor’s degree or higher 20,370
Bachelor's degree 14,260
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 1,350
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 500
Master's degree 3,605
Earned doctorate 655
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 137,430
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 60,390
Education 4,175
13. Education 4,175
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,610
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 280
50. Visual and performing arts 1,330
Humanities 2,890
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 290
23. English language and literature/letters 505
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 740
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 115
38. Philosophy and religious studies 340
39. Theology and religious vocations 220
54. History 505
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 180
Social and behavioural sciences and law 8,830
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 170
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 930
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 2,240
22. Legal professions and studies 1,610
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 245
42. Psychology 1,470
45. Social sciences 2,165
Business, management and public administration 13,410
30.16 Accounting and computer science 10
44. Public administration and social service professions 2,405
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 10,995
Physical and life sciences and technologies 3,250
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 1,200
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 395
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 20
40. Physical sciences 1,380
41. Science technologies/technicians 255
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,120
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 1,625
25. Library science 185
27. Mathematics and statistics 235
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 75
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 20,225
04. Architecture and related services 320
14. Engineering 2,675
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 6,215
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 3,250
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 5,460
48. Precision production 2,315
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,365
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 565
03. Natural resources and conservation 795
Health and related fields 14,080
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 1,160
51. Health professions and related programs 12,685
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 25
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 210
Personal, protective and transportation services 5,060
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 2,370
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 1,670
49. Transportation and materials moving 1,015
Other 25
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 86,670
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 28,510
Education 2,755
13. Education 2,755
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,195
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 200
50. Visual and performing arts 995
Humanities 1,905
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 190
23. English language and literature/letters 320
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 505
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 80
38. Philosophy and religious studies 200
39. Theology and religious vocations 140
54. History 375
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 90
Social and behavioural sciences and law 7,060
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 135
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 835
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 1,840
22. Legal professions and studies 1,320
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 215
42. Psychology 1,100
45. Social sciences 1,625
Business, management and public administration 10,315
30.16 Accounting and computer science 10
44. Public administration and social service professions 2,015
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 8,290
Physical and life sciences and technologies 2,415
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 930
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 300
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 20
40. Physical sciences 1,010
41. Science technologies/technicians 165
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 1,635
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 1,325
25. Library science 110
27. Mathematics and statistics 150
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 45
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 14,900
04. Architecture and related services 240
14. Engineering 2,090
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 4,685
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 2,210
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 4,000
48. Precision production 1,670
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,085
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 455
03. Natural resources and conservation 630
Health and related fields 10,820
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 855
51. Health professions and related programs 9,755
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 25
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 180
Personal, protective and transportation services 4,055
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,875
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 1,385
49. Transportation and materials moving 790
Other 20
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 137,430
In the labour force 84,005
Employed 75,300
Unemployed 8,700
Not in the labour force 53,425
Participation rate 61.10%
Employment rate 54.80%
Unemployment rate 10.40%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 137,430
Did not work 53,810
Worked 83,615
Worked full year full time 47,140
Worked part year and/or part time 36,480
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 84,000
Class of worker - not applicable 1,895
All classes of workers 82,110
Employee 74,920
Permanent position 62,975
Temporary position 11,945
Fixed term (1 year or more) 3,655
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 8,295
Self-employed 7,185
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 84,000
Occupation - not applicable 1,895
All occupations 82,110
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 685
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 14,465
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 5,805
3 Health occupations 8,235
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 10,220
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,435
6 Sales and service occupations 20,115
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 15,320
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 4,130
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 1,700
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 84,000
Industry - not applicable 1,895
All industries 82,110
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 370
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 7,620
22 Utilities 550
23 Construction 6,465
31-33 Manufacturing 3,380
41 Wholesale trade 2,380
44-45 Retail trade 10,015
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 3,405
51 Information and cultural industries 995
52 Finance and insurance 2,060
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 1,200
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 4,220
55 Management of companies and enterprises 125
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 3,305
61 Educational services 6,780
62 Health care and social assistance 13,060
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,000
72 Accommodation and food services 4,415
81 Other services (except public administration) 3,210
91 Public administration 7,545
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 75,300
Worked at home 14,395
Worked outside Canada 65
No fixed workplace address 9,690
Usual place of work 51,155
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 51,155
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 49,480
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 0
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 1,510
Commute to a different province or territory 160
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 60,840
Car, truck or van 54,715
Car, truck or van - as a driver 50,895
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 3,820
Public transit 2,515
Walked 2,075
Bicycle 245
Other method 1,290
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 60,840
Less than 15 minutes 21,855
15 to 29 minutes 24,710
30 to 44 minutes 9,165
45 to 59 minutes 2,770
60 minutes and over 2,345
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 89,690
English 73,440
French 2,675
Non-official language 80
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 80
English and French 12,875
English and non-official language(s) 480
French and non-official language(s) 15
English, French and non-official language(s) 120
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 89,690
Official languages 87,790
English 83,690
French 4,100
Non-official languages 120
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 155,575
Non-movers 100,285
Movers 55,290
Non-migrants 36,600
Migrants 18,690
Internal migrants 14,220
Intraprovincial migrants 12,070
Interprovincial migrants 2,150
External migrants 4,470
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