Peel Region

Peel Region, ON
Peel Region, Ontario on a map

Population: 1,296,814 (2011)
Unemployment Rate: 9.2% (2011)
Minimum Wage: $11.40/hr (as of October 2, 2016
Total Number of Shelters: 4 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 418 (2015

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
No. of families assisted through emergency shelters: 1,558 (2002)
No. of individuals receiving assistance through Peel's Homelessness Prevention Program: 269 (between Apr. '99 and Sept. '00) (2001)

HOUSING

No. of affordable housing units: 1,349 (2013)
No. of emergency shelter beds: 120 (2001)
No. of emergency shelter beds for youth: 12 (2010)
No. of households on housing waitlist: 12,630 (2014)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 1% (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $1,049/mo. (2015)