Examining the Exodus out of Toronto

  1. Natural Growth — Births minus deaths
  2. Net International — Difference between immigration and emigration. This also considers temporary residents (such as students).
  3. Net Interprovincial — Difference between those who moved to the CMA from outside Ontario and those who moved from the CMA to another province.
  4. Net Intraprovincial —Difference between those who moved to the CMA from another part of Ontario and those who moved from the CMA to elsewhere in the province.

1. Natural Growth

2. Net International Migration

3. Net Interprovincial Migration

4. Net Intraprovincial (within province) Migration

Who are the people leaving Toronto CMA?

One theory I hear a great deal is that the people leaving Toronto are retired people who are “cashing out” of their high-value homes and moving to somewhere less expensive. Fortunately, StatCan has migration data by age. Turns out, there’s some truth to this theory:

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Mike Moffatt

Mike Moffatt

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Senior Director, Smart Prosperity. Assistant Prof, Ivey Business School. Exhausted but happy Dad of 2 wonderful kids with autism. I used to do other stuff.