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Mississauga Facts and Figures

  • Population: 777,000
  • Projected population by 2041: 878,000
  • 6th largest city in Canada
  • Ward map information
  • Land area: 29,212 hectares
  • Natural areas system: 2,747 hectares
  • 90,780 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices.
  • 522 parks
  • 225 km of trails and woodlands
  • 18 library branches
  • 11 community centres
  • 12 indoor arenas
  • 2 golf courses
  • 2 marinas

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Mississauga Data is an open data website that contains urban planning related reports, newsletters, brochures and data. The Information Planning Research Unit manages statistical data including: population, demographics, census, development monitoring/activity, growth forecasts, housing, employment, office, land use, vacant lands, and the environment.

Historical info:

City of Mississauga was incorporated on January 1, 1974. Mississauga was formed by the amalgamation of Clarkson, Cooksville, Dixie, Erindale, Lakeview, Lorne Park, Malton, Meadowvale Village, Port Credit, Sheridan and Streetsville.

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