Sudbury

Sudbury, ON
Sudbury, Ontario on a map

Population: 161, 531 (2016)
Unemployment Rate: 6.4% (August 2017)
Minimum Wage: $11.60/hr (October 2017)
Total Number of Shelters: 3 (2016)
Total Number of Beds: 72 (2016)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS

  • No. of individuals estimated to be homeless: 1,419 (2015)
  • No. of people who stayed at an emergency shelter in 2015: 898 (2015)
  • Absolutely homeless: 440 (2015)
  • of whom:
    • chronically homeless: 178 (2015)
    • episodically homeless: 94 (2015)
    • at risk of homelessness: 979 (2015)

HOUSING

  • No. of subsidized housing units: 4,448 (2015)
  • No. of households on Sudbury Housing wait list: 1,063 (2015)
  • Average wait time to get a subsidized unit: 59 weeks (2015)
  • No. of households assisted with rent and utility arrears: 1,841 (2015)
  • No. of households in core housing need: 6,480 (2011)
  • Total percentage of households in core housing need: 10.0% (2011)
  • 1-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 5.3% (2016)
  • 2-bedroom Vacancy Rate: 4.9% (2016)
  • Average Cost of Rent (bachelor): $600/mo. (2016)
  • Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $776/mo. (2016)
  • Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $990/mo. (2016)

INDIGENOUS DATA

  • Percentage of Aboriginal households in core housing need: 15.0 % (2011)
  • Those surveyed in homeless count (n=1220) who identified as Indigenous: 544 (44.5%) (2016)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • Income assistance for renters/home owners (single person/mo.): ​$706 (2016)