Mississauga, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Mississauga, a city in Canada with a land area of 292.74 km2 and has a population density of 2452.50 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Mississauga is around 717,961 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Mississauga in 2021 census have decreased -0.50% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
721,599717,961 --0.50%

Population By Genders

Of the 717,961 total population in Mississauga, the largest gender is female with around 366,415 women within the population.

351,545366,415 -4.06%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 721,599 population in Mississauga, majority of them are in the age of 55 to 59 years years old, with 7.70% of them are male and 7.70% female. While the median age of the whole population is 40.80.

0 to 4 years16,160 4.60%15,435 4.20% 4.49%31,595 4.40%
5 to 9 years18,705 5.30%18,040 4.90% 3.56%36,740 5.10%
10 to 14 years21,125 6.00%19,855 5.40% 6.01%40,980 5.70%
15 to 19 years23,245 6.60%21,425 5.80% 7.83%44,665 6.20%
20 to 24 years27,075 7.70%24,585 6.70% 9.20%51,660 7.20%
25 to 29 years26,945 7.70%24,795 6.80% 7.98%51,740 7.20%
30 to 34 years24,160 6.90%24,265 6.60% 0.43%48,420 6.70%
35 to 39 years22,775 6.50%24,130 6.60% 5.62%46,900 6.50%
40 to 44 years20,520 5.80%23,770 6.50% 13.67%44,290 6.20%
45 to 49 years21,480 6.10%24,865 6.80% 13.61%46,350 6.50%
50 to 54 years24,380 6.90%27,295 7.40% 10.68%51,670 7.20%
55 to 59 years26,900 7.70%28,280 7.70% 4.88%55,175 7.70%
60 to 64 years23,595 6.70%24,770 6.80% 4.74%48,360 6.70%
65 to 69 years18,130 5.20%19,755 5.40% 8.23%37,880 5.30%
70 to 74 years14,455 4.10%16,520 4.50% 12.50%30,975 4.30%
75 to 79 years9,710 2.80%11,455 3.10% 15.23%21,165 2.90%
80 to 84 years6,675 1.90%8,030 2.20% 16.87%14,710 2.00%
85 years and over5,520 1.60%9,150 2.50% 39.67%14,670 2.00%
85 to 89 years3,680 1.00%5,440 1.50% 32.35%9,115 1.30%
90 to 94 years1,535 0.40%2,750 0.80% 44.18%4,285 0.60%
95 to 99 years275 0.10%845 0.20% 67.46%1,125 0.20%
100 years and over35 0.00%120 0.00% 70.83%155 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Mississauga are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years15.90%14.60%15.20%
15 to 64 years68.60%67.70%68.10%
65 years and over15.50%17.70%16.60%
Average age of the population40.10%42.10%41.10%
Median age of the population39.20%42.40%40.80%

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Population of Mississauga by Ethnicity and Origin

In Mississauga, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Mississauga embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Mississauga's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Mississauga.

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Mississauga, which totals 721,599, the majority, consisting of 90,660 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 2 persons.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person47,3359.70%
2 persons67,70513.85%
3 persons47,3609.70%
4 persons47,2109.65%
5 or more persons34,9657.15%

Income in Mississauga

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Mississauga, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Mississauga is $39,200 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Mississauga is $102,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Mississauga provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Mississauga.

Education Levels in Mississauga

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Mississauga.

Employment in Mississauga

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Mississauga working as an employee. Most of them (%) are working as an employee.

Employment Industry Sectors

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Mississauga. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Mississauga travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Mississauga offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Mississauga area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Mississauga, the most used official language is . Around 0 people in the area speak .


This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Mississauga is . Around 0 people in Mississauga are (0 males and 0 females).