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Dufferin, Halton, Peel, Simcoe, Waterloo, Wellington, York 

Regional Snapshot - Central
This snapshot summarizes some of the key findings for the Central region, as found in the detailed Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) regional reports commissioned by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. With 1/3 of Ontario’s population, this fast-growing region is home to the youngest demographic in the province and has the fewest families led by single parents. The​ population is highly educated and very diverse ethnically. Employment rates and family incomes are the highest in Ontario and 8 out of 10 people own their own home.


Full Report (accessible PDF) - In-depth report including demographic profile, detailed findings for all domains, and descriptions of indicators.

Snapshot Report (accessible PDF)- Key highlights for the region in an at-a-glance format.

​Select a domain below to view key highlights for the Central region

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