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Population Numbers

When the Region was formed, there were less than 247,000 people living in this area.*

Now, the estimated population is almost 637,000 (as of December 2011).*

The number of people in Durham Region is expected to grow to 960,000 by 2031, which is more than double the population of 1991.*

* All figures provided by The Regional Municipality of Durham, Planning and Economic Development Department.


Families enjoy activities in Durham Region.

Families enjoy activities in Durham Region.

A family takes a walk in one of the Region's many conservation areas.

A family takes a walk in one of the Region's many conservation areas.