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Facts and Stats

Population in Durham Region by Area Municipality 1901-2006

Year Ajax Brock Clarington Oshawa Pickering Scugog Uxbridge Whitby Durham
1901 795 7,078 11,338 7,025 4,163 7,376 6,773 4,160 48,708
1911 820 6,659 10,526 10,315 3,667 6,248 6,023 4,123 48,381
1921 845 5,811 10,611 15,826 3,781 5,750 5,656 5,919 54,199
1931 1,041 5,588 11,629 28,551 3,772 5,637 5,282 7,128 68,628
1941 3,703 5,107 11,828 33,205 4,822 5,489 5,157 8,214 77,525
1951 5,817 5,609 14,957 43,109 7,575 6,072 5,548 10,239 98,926
1956 7,739 5,930 18,569 52,519 10,077 6,877 6,325 14,224 122,260
1961 10,640 6,354 22,250 65,098 12,242 7,374 7,113 20,997 152,068
1966 13,233 6,609 25,607 81,316 20,672 8,390 7,956 25,137 188,920
1971 17,344 7,601 27,198 94,994 25,730 9,732 9,507 25,324 217,430
1976 20,774 8,820 31,928 107,023 27,879 11,899 10,977 28,173 247,473
1981 25,475 9,259 32,229 117,519 37,754 13,498 11,207 36,698 283,639
1986 36,550 10,003 34,073 123,651 48,959 15,229 11,895 45,819 326,179
1991 57,350 11,057 49,479 129,344 68,631 17,836 14,092 61,281 409,070
1996 64,430 11,705 60,615 134,364 78,989 18,837 15,882 73,794 458,616
2001 73,753 12,110 69,834 139,051 87,139 20,224 17,377 87,413 506,901
2006 90,167 11,979 77,820 141,590 87,838 21,511 19,169 111,184 561,258

For current population figures, please refer to Growth Monitoring.

Source: Statistics Canada Census, 1901 to 2006.
Note: Population figures do not include census under coverage. Population data is collected mid-year by Statistics Canada.

Prepared by: Durham Region Planning Department