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Halton Data Insights


Access a range of economic, business and demographic statistics and information on Halton.

Data Insights

Population: 548,435
Surrounding Market: 10M
Unemployment Rate: 5.5%
  Total Construction Value: $2.1B
Average Household Income: $119k

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Explore statistics that will help you make an informed decision to locate and grow your business in Halton Region.

Halton Business Conditions Survey

Every year, we ask Halton business owners about the current business conditions in Halton and their outlook for the upcoming year. Here’s what they had to say in 2017…

Innovation: 31% invest in R&D
Business climate: 56% say Halton is “business friendly”
Profit outlook: 51% anticipate increase
Hiring outlook: 31% anticipate hiring
Capital improvements: 38% plan improvements
Quality of life & safety: 93% rank Halton similar or higher than GTHA
Global reach: 29% export

Check out the full 2017 Business Conditions Survey results report.

Halton Employment Survey

Halton Region monitors business and employment growth in the region through an annual door-to-door survey of all places of employment. This survey assists in the Region’s planning and economic development activities. Here’s what we learned in 2016…

Number of Businesses: 13,287
Number of Jobs: 224,229
Annual Growth in Jobs: +4,273
Type of Jobs:  70% full-time
Major employers: Manufacturing, Retail, Education
Proportion of Small Business: 71%

Check out the full 2017 Employment Survey results report.
Find out more about Halton Region’s Employment Survey

How’s Business - 2018 Halton Business Conditions Survey

Halton Region Economic Development is conducting its annual survey on the current business and economic conditions faced by Halton businesses, and the desirability of Halton as a business location.

How will responding to the survey benefit you?

The information gathered from the survey will:

  • better inform initiatives and policies that impact your business
  • help us target our programs to fit your needs and those of the Halton business community

Who should participate?

A management executive with knowledge of your organization’s operations and forecasts.

How long will it take?

Less than 10 minutes.

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