Toronto is definitely a city defined by its diversity and it is difficult to pin down the lifestyle of typical Torontonian.
Toronto- A perfect neighborhood for people from all walks of life
While one part of the neighborhood might be dominated by yoga studios and gym, the another part of the city offers pubs playing underground punk bands. During weekends, people head to their cottages, visit Niagara Falls or travel to Montreal.
GTA is home to the University of Toronto and York University, Ryerson, etc. In addition, you can find the Royal Conservatory of Canada and Canadian Film Centre. The city consists of 20 public hospitals, countless highways and bike lanes. It has an international airport at Pearson International (in Mississauga). For shopaholics, the Toronto Eaton Centre in the heart of downtown is the city’s busiest mall. Sports lovers have a great scope here as Toronto is expected to become the next great sports city which isn’t solely confined to one sport. It also has endless museums and galleries for art and history lovers.
Demographics of most populous city in Canada
The national census is conducted every five years, and it was last taken in May 10, 2016. The population of metropolitan areas, specifically Toronto was 5,928,040. The census displayed Toronto ranked No 1 among the country’s 35 metropolitan areas with a population density of 4,149.5 people per square kilometer. This comprises of 51.1% of couples with children, 34.7% of young adults 20-34 living with their parents, 28.2% one-person households and 21.3% common-law couples.
Toronto is home to many neighborhoods such as Little India, Greektown, Corso Italia, Chinatown and Little Jamaica. Toronto being second-highest percentage of foreign-born residents has no dominant culture or nationality. Christianity is the most common religion in Toronto at 54.1%, and other common religions include Islam (8%), Hinduism (5.6%), and Judaism (4%).
Women outnumber men to a surprising degree (48% male versus 52% female). Over the next 20 years, Toronto is expected to continue its moderate growth with 3 million in 2026, and 3.2 million in 2036.