Toronto

Toronto, ON
Toronto, Ontario on a map

Population: 5,191,600 (2016)
Unemployment Rate: 6.8% (2016)
Minimum Wage: $11.40/hr (as of October 1, 2016
Total Number of Shelters: 41 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 2825 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
People estimated to be (#):

  • living on the streets: 447 
  • staying in city-administered shelters : 3,970 
  • total estimated homeless population: 5,219 (2013)

HOUSING
Number of public & subsidized housing units: 94,520 (2013)
No. of clients on housing wait list: 77,109 (2014)
Apartment Vacancy Rate: 1.6% (2015)
Average Cost of Rent (1 bdrm): $1,110/mo. (2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income assistance (single individual): $656 (2014

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