Demographics of Guelph, Ontario

Overview
Population, 2021

143,740

9.1%
Population, 2016: 131,794
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 87.43
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 1644.1
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$55,200
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$46,080
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$111,400
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$93,100
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
60.2%
Unemployment rate
10.8%
Participation rate
67.5%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$732,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,678
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,380
Population
Population, 2021 143,740
Population, 2016 131,794
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 9.10%
Total private dwellings, 2021 59,746
Total private dwellings, 2016 55,927
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.80%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 56,480
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 52,090
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.40%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 87
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 1,644
National population rank, 2021 38
Province/territory population rank, 2021 17
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 141,835
Official languages 139,740
English 139,680
French 12,640
Non-official languages 39,885
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 118,355
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 114,040
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $55,200
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 114,110
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,080
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 104,335
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $50,720
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 86,945
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $50,720
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 102,980
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,710
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,815
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,410
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 33,945
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,230
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 118,355
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 43,395
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $65,500
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $76,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 33,715
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $17,400
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $26,720
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 84.20%
Employment income (%) 70.00%
Government transfers (%) 15.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.10%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.10%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.40%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 118,355
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 111,815
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $52,750
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 111,845
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $43,880
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 103,085
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $51,040
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 87,245
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,360
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 96,480
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,580
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,935
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,970
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 118,355
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 43,020
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $61,600
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $72,300
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 31,920
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $23,000
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $32,040
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 89.20%
Employment income (%) 74.60%
Government transfers (%) 10.80%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.90%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 56,480
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $111,400
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $93,100
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 15,200
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $56,000
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $47,000
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 41,280
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $131,800
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $110,100
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 38,665
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $132,800
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $110,500
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 13,845
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $116,400
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $96,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 17,640
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $162,200
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $133,400
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 5,875
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $85,300
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $75,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 23,995
Average total income in 2020 ($) $48,200
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $41,160
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 141,830
Canadian citizens 129,935
Canadian citizens aged under 18 26,680
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 103,255
Not Canadian citizens 11,895
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 56,480
Owner 37,095
Renter 19,385
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 56,480
Condominium 10,340
Not condominium 46,140
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 56,480
No bedrooms 260
1 bedroom 6,950
2 bedrooms 12,925
3 bedrooms 23,190
4 or more bedrooms 13,160
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 56,480
1 to 4 rooms 15,380
5 rooms 8,970
6 rooms 9,200
7 rooms 7,400
8 or more rooms 15,530
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 56,480
1960 or before 11,120
1961 to 1980 13,565
1981 to 1990 7,140
1991 to 2000 7,620
2001 to 2005 5,010
2006 to 2010 4,240
2011 to 2015 3,700
2016 to 2021 4,085
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 56,480
15 to 24 years 2,245
25 to 34 years 9,020
35 to 44 years 10,445
45 to 54 years 10,230
55 to 64 years 10,780
65 to 74 years 7,560
75 to 84 years 4,380
85 years and over 1,830
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 56,310
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 43,400
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 12,905
30% to less than 100% 11,755
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 37,090
% of owner households with a mortgage 63.10%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 15.60%
% in core housing need 5.20%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,600
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,678
Median value of dwellings ($) $700,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $732,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,350
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,380
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 118,355
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 18,250
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 100,105
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 77,475
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,065
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 70,410
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 118,355
No certificate, diploma or degree 16,790
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 32,075
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 69,490
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 29,535
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 4,860
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 2,365
Apprenticeship certificate 2,495
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 22,585
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,090
Bachelor’s degree or higher 39,955
Bachelor's degree 25,250
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 2,120
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 870
Master's degree 9,070
Earned doctorate 2,645
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 77,475
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,365
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 17,765
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 53,340
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 21,845
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,325
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,615
Apprenticeship certificate 1,715
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 17,120
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,395
Bachelor’s degree or higher 31,500
Bachelor's degree 19,675
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 1,670
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 685
Master's degree 7,440
Earned doctorate 2,030
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 118,355
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 48,865
Education 3,900
13. Education 3,900
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 2,725
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 170
50. Visual and performing arts 2,555
Humanities 4,505
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 300
23. English language and literature/letters 1,250
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 1,120
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 140
38. Philosophy and religious studies 425
39. Theology and religious vocations 310
54. History 740
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 235
Social and behavioural sciences and law 9,715
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 185
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 955
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 1,830
22. Legal professions and studies 860
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 310
42. Psychology 1,735
45. Social sciences 3,840
Business, management and public administration 12,445
30.16 Accounting and computer science 20
44. Public administration and social service professions 1,165
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 11,260
Physical and life sciences and technologies 5,625
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 3,470
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 845
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 145
40. Physical sciences 1,075
41. Science technologies/technicians 100
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 3,000
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 2,090
25. Library science 255
27. Mathematics and statistics 560
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 90
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 12,515
04. Architecture and related services 700
14. Engineering 4,270
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 2,550
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,725
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,815
48. Precision production 1,450
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 3,155
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 2,290
03. Natural resources and conservation 865
Health and related fields 8,325
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 1,130
51. Health professions and related programs 6,965
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 35
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 195
Personal, protective and transportation services 3,530
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,740
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 15
43. Security and protective services 1,285
49. Transportation and materials moving 490
Other 55
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 77,475
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 24,130
Education 2,710
13. Education 2,710
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 2,145
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 105
50. Visual and performing arts 2,035
Humanities 3,325
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 200
23. English language and literature/letters 945
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 850
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 90
38. Philosophy and religious studies 320
39. Theology and religious vocations 180
54. History 560
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 190
Social and behavioural sciences and law 7,610
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 165
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 850
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 1,400
22. Legal professions and studies 660
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 250
42. Psychology 1,280
45. Social sciences 3,005
Business, management and public administration 9,885
30.16 Accounting and computer science 10
44. Public administration and social service professions 950
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 8,920
Physical and life sciences and technologies 4,165
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 2,590
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 655
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 115
40. Physical sciences 735
41. Science technologies/technicians 70
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,430
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 1,820
25. Library science 160
27. Mathematics and statistics 390
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 60
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 9,525
04. Architecture and related services 580
14. Engineering 3,410
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,950
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,200
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,315
48. Precision production 1,070
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 2,500
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 1,790
03. Natural resources and conservation 715
Health and related fields 6,140
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 890
51. Health professions and related programs 5,075
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 35
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 140
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,860
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,350
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 1,110
49. Transportation and materials moving 400
Other 35
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 118,355
In the labour force 79,945
Employed 71,280
Unemployed 8,660
Not in the labour force 38,410
Participation rate 67.50%
Employment rate 60.20%
Unemployment rate 10.80%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 118,355
Did not work 38,580
Worked 79,775
Worked full year full time 44,135
Worked part year and/or part time 35,635
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 79,940
Class of worker - not applicable 1,765
All classes of workers 78,175
Employee 69,320
Permanent position 58,865
Temporary position 10,455
Fixed term (1 year or more) 3,550
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 6,905
Self-employed 8,855
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 79,940
Occupation - not applicable 1,765
All occupations 78,175
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 910
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 12,580
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 7,350
3 Health occupations 5,465
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 10,955
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 2,450
6 Sales and service occupations 17,245
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 11,550
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 1,310
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 8,375
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 79,940
Industry - not applicable 1,765
All industries 78,175
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 760
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 135
22 Utilities 380
23 Construction 4,540
31-33 Manufacturing 14,385
41 Wholesale trade 3,040
44-45 Retail trade 8,230
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 3,290
51 Information and cultural industries 1,160
52 Finance and insurance 3,140
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 1,300
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 6,750
55 Management of companies and enterprises 200
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 2,520
61 Educational services 8,590
62 Health care and social assistance 8,625
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,370
72 Accommodation and food services 3,745
81 Other services (except public administration) 2,615
91 Public administration 3,390
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 71,280
Worked at home 18,850
Worked outside Canada 200
No fixed workplace address 6,135
Usual place of work 46,090
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 46,090
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 32,180
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 3,215
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 10,560
Commute to a different province or territory 140
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 52,230
Car, truck or van 45,645
Car, truck or van - as a driver 41,495
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 4,150
Public transit 2,335
Walked 2,685
Bicycle 585
Other method 975
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 52,230
Less than 15 minutes 21,215
15 to 29 minutes 16,520
30 to 44 minutes 7,335
45 to 59 minutes 3,455
60 minutes and over 3,700
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 85,280
English 82,185
French 190
Non-official language 210
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 210
English and French 1,285
English and non-official language(s) 1,320
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 60
Multiple non-official languages 15
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 85,280
Official languages 84,450
English 84,025
French 425
Non-official languages 405
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 134,410
Non-movers 78,500
Movers 55,915
Non-migrants 23,005
Migrants 32,910
Internal migrants 25,790
Intraprovincial migrants 23,660
Interprovincial migrants 2,125
External migrants 7,115
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