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The 1986, 1996 and 2001 Survey Summaries for the GTA

Regional Municipality of Halton


DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS


Total Number of Households 2001: 133600
1996: 118400
1986: 90200
Dwelling Type House Townhouse Apartment
2001: 73% 9% 18%
1996: 71% 10% 20%
1986: 80% n/a 20%
Household Size 1 2 3 4 5+
2001: 18% 35% 18% 20% 9%
1996: 18% 32% 19% 21% 11%
1986: 14% 30% 20% 24% 12%
Number of Vehicles 0 1 2 3 4+
2001: 5% 33% 49% 10% 3%
1996: 6% 34% 48% 10% 2%
1986: 5% 35% 46% 11% 4%
Household Averages Persons  Workers  Drivers  Vehicles  Trips/Day 
2001: 2.7 1.4 1.9 1.7 6.6
1996: 2.8 1.5 1.9 1.7 6.3
1986: 2.9 1.6 2.0 1.8 6.8

Total Population 2001: 364100
1996: 328300
1986: 264600
Employment Status
Population Licenced
Drivers
Student Full
Time
Part
Time
Work at
Home
Male 2001: 178100 72% 23% 48% 5% 4%
1996: 161000 70% 25% 50% 5% 3%
1986: 131200 71% 25% 56% 5% 1%
Female 2001: 186000 68% 22% 32% 12% 3%
1996: 167300 67% 23% 32% 13% 2%
1986: 133400 63% 23% 30% 13% 1%


Age Distribution of Population
Age Category
Median 0-10 11-15 16-25 26-45 46-64 65+
2001: 37.6 15% 7% 10% 32% 23% 13%
1996: 34.7 17% 7% 11% 35% 21% 10%
1986: 32.2 16% 8% 15% 34% 20% 8%

Daily Trips/Person (age 11+) Daily Work Trips/Worker
2001: 2.8 2001: 0.76
1996: 2.8 1996: 0.78
1986: 2.8 1986: 0.77





TRAVEL PATTERNS


Trips Made by Halton Residents

Trip Purpose Category
Time Period Year Trips % of 24 hr. HB-W HB-S HB-D N-HB
6-9 a.m. 2001: 191100 21.8% 50% 20% 20% 9%
1996: 169200 22.4% 54% 21% 16% 8%
1986: 127900 20.9% 61% 19% 14% 6%
24 Hours 2001: 877400 29% 10% 44% 17%
1996: 754600 32% 11% 42% 16%
1986: 613100 32% 11% 40% 16%
Percentage of Trips Within Region
6-9 a.m. 2001: 61% 24 Hours 2001: 67%
1996: 61% 1996: 68%
1986: 58% 1986: 68%

Trips Made to Halton

Destination Purpose
Time Period Year Trips % of 24 hr. Work School Home Other
6-9 a.m. 2001: 165800 19.9% 50% 23% 6% 21%
1996: 140200 19.7% 51% 25% 5% 18%
1986: 101600 17.9% 57% 23% 5% 14%
24 Hours 2001: 831900 15% 5% 44% 36%
1996: 712900 15% 6% 45% 35%
1986: 568300 15% 6% 45% 34%

Trips Made by Halton Residents

Time Period Year Trips Auto
Driver
Auto
Passng.
Local
Transit
GO
Train
Walk & 
Cycle
Other
6-9 a.m. 2001: 191100 68% 12% 1% 6% 7% 5%
1996: 169200 68% 12% 2% 5% 8% 6%
1986: 127900 69% 10% 3% 5% 8% 5%
24 Hours 2001: 877400 74% 15% 1% 3% 4% 3%
1996: 754600 73% 16% 1% 2% def 3%
1986: 613100 71% 15% 2% 2% 6% 3%
Median Trip Length (km) by Mode
Year Auto 
Driver
Auto 
Passng.
Local 
Transit
GO 
Train
2001: 6.4 4.1 6.5 26.2
1996: 4.8 3.3 3.2 35.5
1986: 4.6 3.8 3.5 37.4

Trips Made to Halton

Time Period Year Trips Auto
Driver
Auto
Passng.
Local
Transit
GO
Train
Walk & 
Cycle
Other
6-9 a.m. 2001: 165800 70% 14% 1% 0% 8% 5%
1996: 140200 68% 13% 2% 0% 10% 6%
1986: 101600 69% 11% 4% 0% 10% 6%
24 Hours 2001: 831900 74% 16% 1% 2% 5% 3%
1996: 712900 73% 17% 1% 1% 5% 3%
1986: 568300 71% 16% 2% 1% 6% 3%