Halton Region

Halton Region

Located less than an hour’s drive from Toronto and Niagara, Halton covers over 967 square kilometres, including 25 kilometres of frontage on beautiful Lake Ontario. Halton’s current population is approximately 500,000 and is projected to reach a population of 628,900 by the year 2021, with annual increases fluctuating between 12,000 and 14,000. Oakville and Milton remain to be the two growing communities in Halton, together absorbing between 8,000 and 10,000 new population annually between now and 2021. On the other hand, Burlington and Halton Hills continue to mature with declining annual increases in population. According to the 2006 census figures, immigrants comprise approximately 25% of Halton’s population.

Your Community Facts Sheet

  • Total Population: over 450,000
  • In Halton-Peel, approximately  40% of residents have a mother tongue  that is neither English nor French.  There were considerable differences between Peel and Halton.  The proportion of allophones is more than twice as high in Peel (44.3%) than in Halton.
  • The highest proportion of population in Halton speak Polish as their mother tongue.
  • Halton-Peel Community Profile

Halton-based Churches, Leagues and Associations:

  • Halton Multicultural Council
  • Halton Community Service Organizations
  • Halton-based Places of Wordhip – Old catholic Church of Canada
  • Halton Hobbies/Frienship Organizations
  • Halton Personal Development Organizations
Top 10 Visible Minorities in
Halton Region
Top 10 Non-official Mother Tongue Languages in Halton
1 South Asian 1 Polish
2 Black 2 Italian
3 Chinese 3 Portuguese
4 Filipino 4 German
5 Latin American 5 Spanish
6 Arab 6 Punjabi
7 Southeast Asian 7 Croatian
8 Multiple visible minority 8 Dutch
9 Visible minority, n.i.e. 9 Arabic
10 West Asian 10 Chinese

Area Municipalities in Halton Region

There are four Area Municipalities in Halton Region. Each has its own website which can be accessed by clicking on the map or on the name of the individual municipalities.