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Oshawa Demographics

Data Last Updated: 11 December, 2018
Characteristic (2018 unless noted)
Value
Total Population
Total estimated population
170,095
Census population 2011
149,607
Census population 2016
159,458
Age Structure: Total Population
Age 0-4
8,957
Age 5-9
9,788
Age 10 -14
9,681
Age 15-19
9,463
Age 20-24
10,854
Age 25-29
11,462
Age 30-34
11,045
age 35-39
10,915
Age 40-44
10,689
Age 45-49
11,275
Age 50-54
12,899
Age 55-59
13,572
Age 60-64
11,467
Age 65-69
8,495
Age 70-74
6,898
Age 75-79
4,939
Age 80-84
3,628
Age 85+
4,069
Age Structure: Males
Total male population
82,990
Males 0-4
4,585
Males 5-9
5,017
Males 10-14
4,986
Males 15-19
4,792
Males 20-24
5,495
Males 25-29
5,849
Males 30-34
5,500
Males 35-39
5,291
Males 40-44
5,204
Males 45-49
5,520
Males 50-54
6,259
Males 55-59
6,688
Males 60-64
5,534
Males 65-69
3,991
Males 70-74
3,197
Males 75-79
2,174
Males 80-84
1,520
Males 85+
1,390
Age Structure: Females
Total female population
87,105
Females 0-4
4,372
Females 5-9
4,771
Females 10-14
4,695
Females 15-19
4,650
Females 20-24
5,243
Females 25-29
5,338
Females 30-34
5,295
Females 35-39
5,430
Females 40-44
5,434
Females 45-49
5,650
Females 50-54
6,761
Females 55-59
6,661
Females 60-64
5,741
Females 65-69
4,504
Females 70-74
3,701
Females 75-79
2,765
Females 80-84
2,108
Females 85+
2,679
Income for Persons Aged 15 Years & Over (2017)
Total population 15 and over
141,670
Population 15 and over without income
6,719
Population 15 and over with income
134,951
Median 2017 total income $
37,170
Average 2017 total income $
45,316
Median 2017 total income for males $
45,026
Average 2017 total income for males $
52,728
Median 2017 total income for females $
30,588
Average 2017 total income for females $
38,177
Under $10,000 (including loss)
19,136
$10,000 to $19,999
23,380
$20,000 to $29,999
18,706
$30,000 to $39,999
15,529
$40,000 to $49,999
14,939
$50,000 to $59,999
11,593
$90,000 to $99,999
3,877
$100,000 and over
7,952
$100,000 to $149,999
5,872
$150,000 and over
2,172
Households & Household Income (2017)
Total number of households
66,743
Median household income $
78,038
Average household income $
90,192
Under $5,000
655
$5,000 to $9,999
815
$10,000 to $14,999
1,766
$15,000 to $19,999
2,234
$20,000 to $24,999
2,580
$25,000 to $29,999
2,600
$30,000 to $34,999
2,672
$35,000 to $39,999
2,702
$40,000 to $44,999
2,942
$45,000 to $49,999
2,949
$50,000 to $59,999
5,233
$60,000 to $69,999
5,130
$70,000 to $79,999
4,798
$80,000 to $89,999
4,496
$90,000 to $99,999
4,180
$100,000 to $124,999
20,404
$100,000 to $124,999
6,987
$125,000 to $149,999
5,280
$150,000 to $199,999
5,033
$200,000 and over
3,691
Average # of persons in household
2.52
Dwelling Information
Total number of occupied dwellings
66,743
Number of dwellings owned
45,752
Number of dwellings rented
20,990
Citizenship & Residency
With Canadian citizenship
164,191
With citizenship other than Canadian
5,905
Immigrants granted right to live in Canada permanently
29,284
Immigrated between 2000-2005
2,923
Immigrated between 2006-2010
2,680
Immigrated between 2011-2016
2,113
Knowledge of Official Languages (Conversational Ability)
Total Population
170,096
English only
157,895
French only
114
English and French
11,020
Neither English nor French
1,067
Non-official languages
25,189
Knowledge of Aboriginal Languages
Aboriginal languages
43
Algonquian languages
11
Cree-Montagnais languages
11
Cree, n.o.s.
11
Iroquoian languages
11
Mohawk
11
Knowledge of Other Languages
Non-Aboriginal languages
24,907
Afro-Asiatic languages
1,334
Cushitic languages
32
Somali
32
Semitic languages
1,083
Amharic
27
Arabic
878
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic
11
Hebrew
21
Maltese
131
Semitic languages, n.i.e.
12
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e.
17
Austro-Asiatic languages
271
Khmer (Cambodian)
38
Vietnamese
205
Austronesian languages
1,500
Bikol
22
Cebuano
85
Hiligaynon
22
Ilocano
33
Malay
74
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango)
33
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)
1,241
Austronesian languages, n.i.e.
11
Creole languages
237
Haitian Creole
11
Creole, n.o.s.
96
Creole languages, n.i.e.
107
Dravidian languages
1,276
Kannada
11
Malayalam
151
Tamil
1,108
Telugu
86
Indo-European languages
17,383
Albanian
21
Armenian
32
Balto-Slavic languages
4,610
Baltic languages
53
Latvian
11
Lithuanian
11
Slavic languages
4,290
Belarusan
11
Bosnian
10
Bulgarian
43
Croatian
293
Czech
90
Macedonian
204
Polish
1,891
Russian
639
Serbian
406
Serbo-Croatian
22
Slovak
75
Slovene (Slovenian)
74
Ukrainian
899
Slavic languages, n.i.e.
43
Celtic languages
85
Scottish Gaelic
21
Welsh
21
Celtic languages, n.i.e.
11
Germanic languages
2,161
Afrikaans
91
Danish
64
Dutch
602
Frisian
11
German
1,212
Norwegian
11
Swedish
32
Vlaams (Flemish)
11
Germanic languages, n.i.e.
13
Greek
665
Indo-Iranian languages
4,198
Indo-Aryan languages
3,514
Bengali
231
Gujarati
603
Hindi
979
Konkani
32
Marathi
11
Nepali
16
Punjabi (Panjabi)
700
Sindhi
27
Sinhala (Sinhalese)
234
Urdu
1,746
Iranian languages
636
Pashto
80
Persian (Farsi)
502
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e.
32
Italic (Romance) languages
6,094
Italian
2,240
Portuguese
1,269
Romanian
385
Spanish
2,218
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e.
11
Japanese
75
Korean
150
Niger-Congo languages
517
Akan (Twi)
65
Bamanankan
11
Ewe
11
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde)
11
Igbo
37
Lingala
22
Rundi (Kirundi)
16
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda)
11
Shona
22
Swahili
59
Yoruba
38
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e.
199
Nilo-Saharan languages
11
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e.
11
Sign languages
376
American Sign Language
168
Sign languages, n.i.e
101
Sino-Tibetan languages
1,871
Chinese languages
1,685
Cantonese
753
Hakka
21
Mandarin
919
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese)
60
Chinese, n.o.s.
64
Tai-Kadai languages
74
Lao
42
Thai
37
Turkic languages
74
Turkish
58
Uralic languages
560
Estonian
21
Finnish
32
Hungarian
287
Other languages, n.i.e.
22
Mobility Status 1 Year Ago
Total population 1 year and over 1 year ago
168,281
Non-movers
145,846
Movers
22,434
Moved within lower tier municipality
11,505
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality
10,929
Moved from within Canada
10,334
Moved from another municipality within the province
9,786
Moved from another province
548
Moved from outside of Canada
595
Mobility Status 5 Years Ago
Total population 5 years and over 5 years ago
160,538
Non-movers
96,485
Movers
64,053
Moved within lower tier municipality
31,799
Moved from outside current lower tier municipality
32,254
Moved from within Canada
29,639
Moved from another municipality within the province
28,436
Moved from another province
1,203
Moved from outside of Canada
2,615