Young workers walking down a street in Burlington

Burlington’s annual GDP of $10.6 Billion dollars is driven by a diversified economy and an  experienced labour force of over 100,000 people.

Large, Talented Workforce

  • 183,315 Population
  • 101,650 Experienced Labour Force
  • 20 Post-Secondary Institutions Within One Hour Drive
  • $93,588 Median Income

68% Labour force, Participation rate

5.6% Unemployment Rate

73% Post-Secondary education

4.3% Population change, 2011 to 2016

Demographic Data & Statistics

This information has been gathered from Statistics Canada, and it includes:

  • Population and Growth
  • Population by Age Group
  • Median Household Income
  • Employment Figures and Forecast
  • Population by Highest Educational Attainment, Aged 25-64
  • Total Population Aged 15+ years, by Major Field of Study
  • Total Population in Households by Immigrant Status and Place of Birth
  • Language Spoken Most Often at Home
  • Rental Market Data

Community Affordability

These resources will provide you with information and rates related to owning a home in Burlington:

Additional Resources:


The city’s strategic plan calls for an increase in the overall number of new businesses by 1%, and the creation of 1,000 new jobs, every year.

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