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ELECTION 2000
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ELECTION 2000: Features
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A TALE OF TWO SUBURBS - A COMPARISON CHART

Toronto Aurora Vancouver Surrey
Area (square kilometres) 630.09 49.16 113.09 301.76
Population 1991 2,275,771 29,454 471,844 245,173
Population 1996 2,385,421 34,857 514,008 304,477
Percentage change 4.8 18.3 8.9 24.2
Occupations
Senior managers 1.3% 3.6% 1.3% 0.9%
Legal & counselling professionals 2.8% 2.9% 3.1% 1.0%
Teachers and professors 3.9% 5.4% 4.6% 2.6%
Unemployment rate, 1996 10.7 6 9.8 10.4
Education
Less than Grade 9 12.2% 3.6% 10.4% 8.1%
High-school graduates 12.8% 13.9% 10.5% 14.3%
University 31.8% 33.5% 37.5% 20.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher 20.5% 21.9% 23.6% 10.0%
Income
Personal average $27,532 $39,291 $25,913 $25,836
Family average $58,939 $88,481 $57,620 $54,905
Low-income families 24.4% 7.2% 24.6% 18.8%
Housing
Single-detached house 31.6% 71.6% 29.9% 57.5%
Apartment buildings 50.3% 12.6% 53.4% 19.6%
Average value $242,737 $262,782 $405,946 $254,779
Average number of rooms 5.3 7.6 4.8 6.6
Average number of bedrooms 2.2 3.2 2 2.8
Owned .47.5% 79.2% 41.9% 70.3%
Rented .52.5% 20.7% 58.1% 29.7%
Built before 1946 .20.6% 7.7% 23.7% 2.8%

Source: Statistics Canada



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MAJORITY = 151

Party E T
LIB 172 172
CA* 67 67
PC 12 12
BQ 38 38
NDP* 12 12
* Updated since recount:

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