Designated as an urban growth centre in the Provincial Growth Plan, Brantford is emerging as a destination of choice for families and companies alike looking to capitalize on the area's optimal location, diversified workforce and quality of life amenities. Due to the areas growth, the Brantford area was designated as a Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) in 2006, as the City of Brantford and County of Brant's geographic attributes and population base met the Provincial guidelines for a CMA designation. In 2011, the Brantford CMA reached 136,035 people, increasing its population base by 8.7% over 5 years. The following information highlights the Brantford CMA's demograhic characteristics and growth forecasts from various perspectives. Click to view 2011 Brantford CMA Census Profile.
Brantford CMA Population Pyramid: 2011 Census
CMA Growth: 2011 Census
Population Catchments: 2011 Census
Non-Official Languages Spoken by Population (Top 5)
Population Forecasts: 2011-2041
Source:Greater Golden Horseshoe Growth Forecast to 2041 – Technical Report November 12, 2012 prepared by Hemson Consulting Ltd