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Population

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Key population facts for Whitby in 2018:

  • 136,235 total estimated population (Manifold, 2018)  
  • 50-59 age segment is the largest of all age segments in Whitby and Ontario.
  • 0-19 and 40-59 age segments are proportionately larger than Ontario's.
  • Population segment aged 59+ is smaller than Ontario's.
  • Overall, Whitby's age profile is younger than Ontario's.

Whitby Population Growth: 2006 to 2031

YearPopulation
2006111,184
2011122,022
2016128,377
2021147,500
2031192,860

Whitby's Key Growth Areas: 2018 to 2031

 Area 2031 Population Projections
 West Whitby 20,000 +/-
 Port Whitby12,000 +/- 
 Brooklin 25,000 +/-






2006 - 2016 Statistics Canada Census data (see Focus on Geography Series for Whitby)
2021 Forecast - Durham Region Planning & Economic Development: Growth Monitoring
2031 Forecast - Durham Region Planning Department Official Plan