Orillia, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Orillia, a city in Canada with a land area of 28.53 km2 and has a population density of 1171.10 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 Orillia is around 33,411 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Orillia in 2021 census have increased 7.20% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
31,16633,411 +7.20%

Population By Genders

Of the 33,411 total population in Orillia, the largest gender is female with around 17,730 women within the population.

15,68517,730 +11.53%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 31,166 population in Orillia, majority of them are in the age of 60 to 64 years years old, with 7.60% of them are male and 8.10% female. While the median age of the whole population is 46.80.

0 to 4 years790 5.00%755 4.30% 4.43%1,550 4.60%
5 to 9 years780 5.00%750 4.20% 3.85%1,530 4.60%
10 to 14 years805 5.10%765 4.30% 4.97%1,565 4.70%
15 to 19 years820 5.20%785 4.40% 4.27%1,605 4.80%
20 to 24 years850 5.40%835 4.70% 1.76%1,690 5.10%
25 to 29 years1,040 6.60%1,135 6.40% 8.37%2,175 6.50%
30 to 34 years1,150 7.30%1,125 6.30% 2.17%2,275 6.80%
35 to 39 years940 6.00%1,035 5.80% 9.18%1,975 5.90%
40 to 44 years810 5.20%870 4.90% 6.90%1,680 5.00%
45 to 49 years840 5.40%885 5.00% 5.08%1,720 5.10%
50 to 54 years885 5.60%1,010 5.70% 12.38%1,895 5.70%
55 to 59 years1,120 7.10%1,340 7.60% 16.42%2,465 7.40%
60 to 64 years1,185 7.60%1,435 8.10% 17.42%2,620 7.80%
65 to 69 years1,010 6.40%1,320 7.40% 23.48%2,335 7.00%
70 to 74 years985 6.30%1,125 6.30% 12.44%2,110 6.30%
75 to 79 years645 4.10%890 5.00% 27.53%1,530 4.60%
80 to 84 years510 3.30%700 3.90% 27.14%1,210 3.60%
85 years and over525 3.30%965 5.40% 45.60%1,490 4.50%
85 to 89 years335 2.10%510 2.90% 34.31%845 2.50%
90 to 94 years140 0.90%330 1.90% 57.58%470 1.40%
95 to 99 years45 0.30%110 0.60% 59.09%150 0.40%
100 years and over5 0.00%20 0.10% 75.00%25 0.10%

Broader Age Groups

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

0 to 14 years15.10%12.80%13.90%
15 to 64 years61.50%59.00%60.10%
65 years and over23.40%28.20%26.00%
Average age of the population44.00%47.30%45.80%
Median age of the population44.00%49.60%46.80%

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Population of Orillia by Ethnicity and Origin

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

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Orillia'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 Orillia.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles5.75%5.51%5.62%
Caucasian (White)3.12%2.84%2.97%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Orillia, which totals 31,166, the majority, consisting of 8,035 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 person4,77516.55%
2 persons5,21018.05%
3 persons2,0657.15%
4 persons1,5005.20%
5 or more persons8803.05%

Income in Orillia

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Orillia is $37,200 (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 Orillia is $71,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Orillia 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 Orillia.

Education Levels in Orillia

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 Orillia.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher3,1854,9158,10018.60%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate6,7756,82013,59530.70%
No certificate, diploma or degree4,0053,4457,45016.00%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree9,90513,21523,12053.30%

Employment in Orillia

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Orillia's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 8.52% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate47.74%
Unemployment rate8.52%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Orillia working as an employee. Most of them (73.30%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Orillia working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Orillia. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (16%) in Orillia are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting40150%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction6000%
Wholesale trade3051103%
Retail trade1,0401,28015%
Transportation and warehousing3601703%
Information and cultural industries120851%
Finance and insurance1152002%
Real estate and rental and leasing145701%
Professional, scientific and technical services3653254%
Management of companies and enterprises15100%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services3953205%
Educational services2706806%
Health care and social assistance4202,00516%
Arts, entertainment and recreation3952954%
Accommodation and food services5657408%
Other services (except public administration)2353003%
Public administration5005357%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Orillia. 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.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home8951,3852,27517.20%
Worked outside Canada300350.30%
No fixed workplace address1,4105301,94514.70%
Usual place of work4,3504,5908,94067.80%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Orillia 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.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes51.60%
15 to 29 minutes20.30%
30 to 44 minutes14.00%
45 to 59 minutes5.40%
60 minutes and over8.70%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Orillia 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 Orillia 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 Orillia, the most used official language is English. Around 32,125 people in the area speak English.

English and French30
Neither English nor French95


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 Orillia is Christian. Around 15,940 people in Orillia are Christian (6,845 males and 6,845 females).