Windsor Demographics

Data from Canada’s 2021 Census suggests that Windsor’s population grew by 5.7 per cent between 2016 and 2021 from 217,188 to 229,660. The population of the Windsor Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) which according to Statistics Canada includes Amherstburg, LaSalle, Lakeshore, Essex, Kingsville, Tecumseh and Leamington grew by 6 per cent during the same period from 398,718 to 422,630. This makes it the 14th largest metropolitan area in Canada. As information is released by Statistics Canada, links to reports that outline the demographic characteristics of Windsor’s population will be added to the 2021 Demographics page.

Please note that the information on this page and accompanying links is used under the Open Government Licence – Canada. For additional information visit the Open Government Licence - Canada web page or call Statistics Canada at 1-800-263-1136.

For further information about Windsor’s demographics, please contact:

Frank Garardo - Planner III - Policy & Special Studies
Planning Division
2nd Floor, 350 City Hall Square West
Windsor, Ontario, Canada, N9A 6S1
Phone: (519) 255-6543 ext. 6446
Fax: (519) 255-6544