Regional Structure Urbanizing the Region with City-Building Initiatives, while protecting Countryside By 2031… Population of 1.5 million Employment of 780,000 Households of 507,000 Intensification of Centres & Corridors 90,000 units (growth 2006 – 2031) New Communities 140,000 units (growth 2006 – 2031)
2031 York Region Forecast Summary York Region20012031 Forecast 2001-2031 Increase Percentage Increase POPULATION759,3201,500,000740,68098% EMPLOYMENT380,800780,000399,200105% HOUSING UNITS 223,000507,000284,000127% 2031 Forecast by Municipality MunicipalityPopulationEmploymentHousing Units Aurora70,20034,20024,357 East Gwillimbury86,50034,40031,192 Georgina70,30021,20026,388 King34,90011, 90012,366 Markham421,600240,400138,571 Newmarket97,10049, 40034,804 Richmond Hill242,20099,40081,236 Vaughan416,600266,000134,888 Whitchurch-Stouffville60,60023,000 York Region Total (rounded)1,500,000780,000507,000
60% of residents employed in business and finance, management, and institutional, and natural and applied science occupations Over 70% of York Region’s working age population have a post-secondary education Population Aged 25-64 by Highest Level of Education, 2011
York Region was home to 463,125 immigrants in 2011, of which 47,725 arrived in Canada between 2006 and 2011. The distribution varies across local municipalities. York Region is a global community Distribution of Immigrants and Recent Immigrants by local municipalities, York Region 2011
Women's Probus Group of Newmarket / Oct 26, 2011 Slide 12 Significant 10-Year Capital Program Total GTHA 10 Year Program: $19.5 Billion Total GTHA 2010 Program: $2.4 Billion Water: 50% Wastewater: 50% York Region has the second largest 10 year capital program in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area Durham $1.0 B Toronto $8.7 B Peel $2.3 B Halton $1.7 B York $3.7 B Hamilton $2.1 B
Slide 13 York Region Rapid Transit Plan (2002-2031)
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