# Map 1

Urban spread is continuing in the census metropolitan area of Toronto while its downtown is growing more rapidly than before

## Map description

The title of the map is "Urban spread is continuing in the census metropolitan area of Toronto while its downtown is growing more rapidly than before"

The absolute population growth of the downtown in the Toronto census metropolitan area is 38,233.

The absolute population growth of the urban fringe in the Toronto census metropolitan area is 6,192.

The absolute population growth of the near suburb in the Toronto census metropolitan area is 21,954.

The absolute population growth of the intermediate suburb in the Toronto census metropolitan area is 7,162.

The absolute population growth of the distant suburb in the Toronto census metropolitan area is 200,644.

The total absolute population growth of the Toronto census metropolitan area is 274,185.

The proportion of the total population living in the downtown of the Toronto census metropolitan area is 4.4%.

The proportion of the total population living in the urban fringe of the Toronto census metropolitan area is 7.1%.

The proportion of the total population living in the near suburb of the Toronto census metropolitan area is 21.8%.

The proportion of the total population living in the intermediate suburb of the Toronto census metropolitan area is 29.2%.

The proportion of the total population living in the distant suburb of the Toronto census metropolitan area is 37.5%.

The proportion of the total area of the downtown in the Toronto census metropolitan area is 0.3%.

The proportion of the total area of the urban fringe in the Toronto census metropolitan area is 1.1%.

The proportion of the total area of the near suburb in the Toronto census metropolitan area is 5.3%.

The proportion of the total area of the intermediate suburb in the Toronto census metropolitan area is 13.4%.

The proportion of the total area of the distant suburb in the Toronto census metropolitan area is 79.9%.

The population growth rate from 2016 to 2021 of the downtown in the Toronto census metropolitan area is +16.1%.

The population growth rate from 2016 to 2021 of the urban fringe in the Toronto census metropolitan area is +1.4%.

The population growth rate from 2016 to 2021 of the near suburb in the Toronto census metropolitan area is +1.7%.

The population growth rate from 2016 to 2021 of the intermediate suburb in the Toronto census metropolitan area is +0.4%.

The population growth rate from 2016 to 2021 of the distant suburb in the Toronto census metropolitan area is +9.4%.

**Note:** This figure is based on the primary downtown.

**Source:** Census of Population, 2016 and 2021 (3901).

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