Town of east Gwillimbury

Growth and Change in Immigrant Population

Immigrants accounted for only 14.5% of the Town’s population in 2006 – up modestly from 13.9% in 2001. On the other hand, Ontario had 29.2% of the population foreign-born in 2006, which was proportionately more than double the Town’s share.Population By Immigrant Status, Town of EG, 2001-2006

Population by Immigrant Status, Province of Ontario, 2001-2006 

The figure below reflects the composition of the Town’s immigrant population as of 2006. It is clear that much of this segment of the population is from ‘traditional’ sources, specifically the United Kingdom, Western Europe, Southern Europe and the U.S.  

Immigrants by Place of Birth, 2006