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Scarborough—Agincourt (provincial electoral district)

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MPP  Soo Wong Liberal
First contested  1987
Population (2011)  112,048
Elector  73,876
District created  1987
Last contested  2014
Census division  Toronto
Scarborough—Agincourt (provincial electoral district)
Legislature  Legislative Assembly of Ontario

Scarborough—Agincourt is a provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada that has been represented in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1987.

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It covers the northwest of the Scarborough part of Toronto. It is bounded on the west by Victoria Park Avenue, on the north by Steeles Avenue East, on the east by Brimley Avenue, and on the south by Highway 401, excluding the area that is east of Midland Avenue and north of Finch Avenue East. The riding contains neighbourhoods such as Steeles, L'Amoreaux, Tam O'Shanter – Sullivan, and Agincourt.

Population

Total (2006): 111,867
Growth (2001–2006): +1,197 (+1.1%)
Electors:

Federal (2006): 72,895 (65.2%) Provincial (2007): 73,876 (66%)

Gender* (2001):

Male: 52,525 (47.5%) Female: 58,145 (52.5%)

Identifiable Groups** (2001):

Visible Minority: 76,195 (69.3%) Immigrant: 70,315 (63.9%) Non-Permanent Residents: 1,780 (1.6%)

Language

Mother Tongue** (2001):

English: 39,880 (36.3%) French: 775 (0.7%) Non-Official Languages: 66,755 (60.7%) Multiple Responses: 2,590 (2.4%)

Knowledge of Official Languages** (2001):

English only: 92,290 (83.9%) Neither English nor French: 10,855 (9.9%) English and French: 6,755 (6.1%) French only: 105 (0.001%)

Home Language** (2001):

English: 42,110 (38.3%) Non-official languages: 34,760 (31.6%) English and non-official language: 31,875 (29%) English and French: 625 (0.6%) English, French and non-official language: 430 (0.4%) French: 110 (0.1%) French and non-official language: 85 (0.1%)

Education

Education*** (2001):

Less than High School: 29,385 (32.6%) High School: 22,950 (25%) Trade School: 5,205 (5.7%) College: 11,775 (12.8%) University: 22,530 (24.5%)

Income and work

Labour Force*** (2001):

Participation: 55,510 (60.4%) Employed: 50,840 (55.4%) Unemployed: 4,670 (8.4%)

Average Income*** (2001):

Individual: $26,473 Household: $62,836 Family: $60,742

Median Income (2007):

Household: $51,762

Families and dwellings

Persons per Family (2001): 3.1

Occupied Private Dwellings (2001):

Total: 35,615 Owned: 23,670 (66.5%) Rented: 11,945 (33.5%) Average Value: $226,053

Religion

Religion** (2001):

Christian: 58,125 (52.8%) No Religious Affiliation: 31,220 (28.4%) Hindu: 7,300 (6.6%) Muslim: 6,740 (6.1%) Buddhist: 5,515 (5%) Eastern Religions: 380 (0.3%) Sikh: 360 (0.3%) Jewish: 330 (0.3%) Other Religions: 30 (0.03%)


* Based on a total population of 110,670
** Based on a projected population of 109,995 (20% sample data projected from the total population)
*** Based on a projected population of 91,840 (20% sample data projected from the population 15 years and over)
**** Includes mostly answers of 'Christian,' not otherwise stated.

|- |colspan=7 style="border-top:1px solid darkgray;"|Sources: Statistics Canada (2001, 2006); Elections Canada (2006); Elections Ontario (2007)

History

The provincial electoral district was created in 1999 when provincial ridings were defined to have the same borders as federal ridings.

2007 - present boundaries

^ Change based on redistributed results

References

Scarborough—Agincourt (provincial electoral district) Wikipedia


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