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Economic Indicators

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Economic Indicator PDF

View the most recent Brampton Economic Indicator PDF highlighting key indicators, statistics and information.

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Business Directory

​Looking for a phone number or business address in Brampton? Try our Business Directory Search…it’s easy!
If you want to be added to the Business Directory please fill in the Business Update Form.

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Employee Survey

The Brampton Economic Development Office conducts a voluntary survey (Employer Survey) attempting to track all Brampton business establishments with a physical business location (commercial address) every two years. The objectiveof the Employer Survey is to obtain information about local businesses existing operations and track growth and expansion against previous surveys.

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2017 Result

The majority of the Employer Survey data was collected between May and September of 2015. The City of Brampton uses the Employer Survey data in reviewing planning proposals, policy reviews and development applications.

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Quick Facts

593,638 2016 census population


$87,290 was total median total income of Brampton households in 2015

36yrs lowest average age in Canada

Within a 20 minute drive to the Toronto Pearson International Airport

9th largest city in Canada, and the 4th largest city in Ontario.


Private dwellings
rose to 173,428 (2016)

Land area (square km): 266.36

Population density
(per square km): 2228.7


Major highways serving Brampton: HWY 407, HWY 410, HWY 401, HWY 403, HWY 427

Average annual
growth rate
(2011-2016): 2.66%

Average annual
growth rate
(2006-2011): 4.16%


13.3% growth rate since the 2011-2016 census


Of the Greater Toronto Area, the 3rd largest city.

Economic Development

Ward Profiles

The Ward Profiles summarize the demographic, social and economic data collected in the 2016 Census for each Ward and has been sources from Statistics Canada using custom tabulation. The official Census of Canada takes place every five years. Conducted by Statistics Canada, it provides a snapshot of our country and its people. The data was used to obtain a snapshot of Brampton by Wards.

Labour

Young Brampton professional

Human Resources & Skills
Development Canada

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) works to improve the standard of living and quality of life for all Canadians. We do this by promoting a labour force that is highly skilled. We also promote an efficient and inclusive labour market.

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Workplace Safety &
Insurance Board

We’re here to help. When an injury or illness happens on the job, we move quickly to provide wage-loss benefits, medical coverage and support to help people get back to work. Funded by businesses, we also provide no-fault collective liability insurance and access to industry-specific health and safety information.

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Ministry of Labour

Working to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses, promoting and enforcing employment standards, helping settle workplace disputes and collective agreements, supporting apprenticeships, the skilled trades, industry training and employment services in Ontario.

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Business Directory

The Brampton Economic Office conducts a voluntary survey (Employer Survey) attempting to track all Brampton business establishments with a physical business location every two years. The objective of the Employer Survey is to obtain information about local business existing and track growth and expansion against previous surveys.

The City of Brampton uses the Employer Survey data in reviewing planning proposals, policy reviews and development applications and is also intended to promote local business-to-business relations. Information was collected from the business establishment via site visits, e-mail, fax and telephone interviews.

Looking for a phone number or business address in Brampton? Try our Business Directory Search… it’s easy! If you want to be added to the Business Directory please fill in the Business Update Form (PDF from also available).

Brampton’s Top Employers

Company Name Address Product Description F/T Employees Website
Rogers Communications 8200 Dixie Road Wireless, digital, cable & hi-speed internet products and services to business & consumers 5,200 www.rogers.com
FCA Canada Inc. 2000 Williams Parkway E. Automobile assembly plant 3,521 www.fcacanada.ca
Loblaws Companies Ltd.
(Head Office)
1 Presidents Choice Cir. Head office of food and beverage retail 3,200 www.loblaw.com
Maple Lodge Farms 8301 Winston Churchill Blvd. Poultry Processing 1,700 www.maplelodgefarms.com
Canadian Tire Corp.
(Distribution Centres)
8550 Goreway Dr. & 2111 Steeles Ave. E. Retail Merchandise Distribution Centre for Canadian Tire 2,140 www.canadiantire.ca
Coca-Cola Refreshments
Canada Ltd.
15 Westcreek Blvd Beverage production, warehouse, distribution and sales centre 1,300 www.coca-cola.com
TJX Canada 55 West Dr. Retail clothing, accessories and home products distribution 720 www.winners.ca
Dynacare 115 Midair Ct. Medical Laboratory 1,200 www.dynacare.ca
Triple M Metal Lp. 471 Intermodal Dr. Metal recycling 600 www.triplemmetal.com
M-O 1 Maritime Ontario Blvd. Trucking company 560 www.m-o.com
Olymel L.P. 318 Orenda Rd. Poultry Processing 555 www.olymel.ca
Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc. 126 East Dr. Pharmaceuticals 565 www.taro.ca
Polar Pak 26 Victoria St. Polystyrene (OPS) & polyethylene terephthalate (PETE) container manufacturing 700 www.polarpak.ca
Technicolor Canada Inc. 15 Hereford St. Film processing, CD/DVD production: third party production and logistics for major studios 915 www.technicolor.com
Wast Management of Canada Corporation 117 Wentworth Ct. Transfer station for waste, waste pickup, recycling 455 www.wm.com
Data Communications Management 9195 Torbram Rd. Marketing, workflow logistics, data management 413 www.datacm.com
Canada Blood Services 100 Parkshore Dr. Manages the supply of blood and blood products 424 blood.ca
Amazon
(Distribution Centres)
7995 Winston Churchill Blvd. Fulfillment distribution centre 970 www.amazon.ca
Adesa Toronto (A division of Adesa Auction Canada Corporation) 55 Auction Ln. Sale of cars to licensed dealers via auction 615 www.adesa.ca
Kaneff Group of Companies 8501 Mississauga Rd. Builder, developer of golf course 500 kaneff.com
Wet N Wild Toronto 7855 Finch Ave. W. Water Park 463 www.wetnwildtoronto.com
Hydroform Solutions, a division of Martinrea Intl. 1995 Williams Pky. E. Metal foaming (hydrofoaming and stamping) welded assemblies and laser cutting 460 www.martinrea.com
Holland Christian Homes Inc. 7900 McLaughlin Rd. Housing, nursing for senior citizens and long term facility 456 www.hch.ca
Ceva Logistics 2600 N Park Dr. Automotive / Transportation 436 www.tnt.com
Indigo Distribution and Support Centre 55-100 Alfred Kuehne Blvd. Book distribution centre for Indigo 410 www.chapters.indigo.ca
Matcor Automotive Inc. 1620 Steeles Ave. E. & 7657 Bramalea Rd. Automotive Metal Fabrication 501 www.matcor-matsu.com
Hydroform Solutions, a division of Martinrea Intl. Williams Pky. E. Metal foaming (hydrofoaming and stamping) welded assemblies and laser cutting 420 www.martinrea.com
DHL Express Canada
Head Office
18 Parkshore Dr. Head office DHL, courier service 400 www.dhl.com

Education & Labour

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Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Brampton is home Sheridan College Centre for Advances Manufacturing and Design Technologies – linking companies of all sizes to Sheridan’s expertise in advanced manufacturing with the help of faculty and students, of which there are 12,000.

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Algoma University

Brampton Campus is located in the heart of downtown Brampton and offers four-year degree programs in Business, Economics and Computer Science – expanding to Psychology and a Certificate in Community Economic and Social Development.

Census Bulletins

The official Census of Canada takes place every five years. Conducted by Statistics Canada, it provides a snapshot of our country and its people. The last official census was conducted on May 2016. This data helps to obtain a snapshot Brampton and the thriving community it has become.

The following is information from the Census as it relates to the City of Brampton and the people who live here. Statistics Canada releases Census data in seven parts. A Census Bulletin highlighting the results with respect to Brampton is prepared immediately following the release.

2016 Census Program Release Schedule

Release Date Bulletin Link Bulletin Description
February 8, 2017 Bulletin 1 Population & Dwelling Counts
March 3, 2017 Bulletin 2 Age, Sex, and Type of Dwelling
August 8, 2017 Bulletin 3 Families, Households, Martial Status and Language
September 13, 2017 Bulletin 4 Income
October 25, 2017 Bulletin 5 Housing, Aboriginal Peoples, Immigration & Ethnocultural Diversity
November 29, 2017 Bulletin 6 Education, Labour, Journey to Work, Language of Work, Mobility & Migration

2011 Census Program Release Schedule

Release Date Bulletin Link Bulletin Description
February 8, 2012 Bulletin Population & Dwelling Counts
May 29, 2012 Bulletin Age, Sex, and Type of Dwelling
September 19, 2012 Bulletin Families, Households, Martial Status, Structural Type of Dwelling and Collectives
October 24, 2012 Bulletin Language
May 8, 2013 Bulletin Immigration, Citizenship, Place of Birth, Language, Ethnic Origin, Visible Minorities, Religion & Aboriginal Peoples
June 26, 2013 Bulletin Labour, Education, Place of Work, Commuting to Work, Mobility & Migration and Language of Work
September 11, 2013 Bulletin Income, Earnings, Housing and Shelter Costs

Annual Economic Reports

The City of Brampton’s Annual Economic Report provides a snapshot of what happened in the local economy each year. Each report highlights new expanding businesses, looks at the figures that made up the local construction marketplace and provides an overview of how the City’s business sector performed that year.