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Toronto city profile | city data
IndicatorFigureDateSourceNotes
Number of music performances per year14,7682018Now TorontoEstimate based on weekly listing
Public libraries1002018Toronto Public Library
Other museums762018Ontario Museum Association
National museums0 2018City of Toronto
Major concert halls7 2018Toronto.com
Number of live music venues60 2018Just Shows
Number of theatrical performances at all theatres per year8,8792018Now TorontoEstimate based on weekly listing
Theatres1702018Toronto Theatre
% of public green space (parks and gardens)13.0%2018City of Toronto
Number of other Heritage/Historical sites642018Canada's Historic Places
UNESCO World Heritage Sites02018UNESCO
Number of book titles published in the country in a year12,651 2018Statcan - 2016
Number of dance performances per year7282018Now TorontoEstimate based on weekly listing
Art galleries4332018Now Toronto
Specialist private cultural HE establishments112018Service Ontario
Number of students enrolled in specialist Art & Design public institutions4,6012018OCAD
Number of students of Art & Design degree courses at generalist universities8,4432018Common University Data Ontario
Number of non-professional dance schools4902018Yellow pages
Cinemas322018Toronto Employment Survey
Cinema screens2972015BOP Research: Tribune.ca, Cinemaclock
Number of cinema screens per 100,000 population11.42015BOP Research: Tribune.ca,, Cinemaclock
Number of films given theatrical release in the country in a year7382018Box Office Mojo.
Number of foreign films given theatrical release in the country in a year4822011Canadian Association of Film Distributors and Exporters
Film festivals1212018IndieFilmTO
Bookshops365 2018Yellow Pages
Number of bookshops per 100,000 population12.42018YellowPages
Number of bars483 2018Toronto Employment Survey - 2017
Number of bars per 100,000 population16.02018Toronto Employment Survey - 2017 & Statistics Canada
Number of restaurants7,9842018Toronto Employment Survey - 2017
Number of Michelin star restaurants02018Michelin Guide
Number of markets412018Toronto Farmers' market Network
Festivals and celebrations772018City of Toronto
Number of international students studying in the city20,9562018Common University Data Ontario
Number of video games arcades192018Yelp
Museums/galleries attendance - % working age population attending at least once a year41.0%2014Bringing the City Alive: a Survey of Arts in the GTAThis statistics concern Greater Toronto Area
Number of visits to top 5 most visited museums & galleries2,840,0002018City of Toronto
Average daily number of visits to top 5 art exhibitions6,6112017Art Newspaper
Number of admissions at all theatres per year2,480,000 2016Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA)Data concerns single and subscription tickets sold from TAPA surveyed members
Total value of theatre ticket sales at all theatres per year - $m (ppp)$151 2016Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA)Data concerns TAPA surveyed members
Number of cinema admissions per year8,729,00020152015 TELEFILM Canada study for Canada and provincesData concerns Ontario region
Number of admissions at main film festival480,000 2016Toronto International Film FestivalToronto International Film Festival
Total value of cinema ticket sales per year -$ (ppp)$86,264,950 2015Statistics CanadaEstimate based on Ontario average expenditure on movie theatres
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival1,560,0002017Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)
Estimated attendance at main carnival/festival as % of city population53.2%2017Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) / Statistics Canada
Number of international tourists per year2,100,0002017Tourism TorontoFigure relates to Toronto region (Toronto Census Metropolitan Area)
Number of international tourists per year as % of city population33.1%2017Tourism Toronto / Statistic CanadaFigure relates to Toronto region (Toronto Census Metropolitan Area)
Geographical area size, sq. km630 2016Statistics Canada, 2016 Census
Total population number6,346,0882017Statistics Canada Annual Population EstimatesData has been have been adjusted for population undercount.
% of total national country population living in the city8.0%2017Statistics Canada Annual Population EstimatesData has been adjusted for population undercount.
Working age population1,325,9102017Statistics Canada 2017 Labour Force Survey
Number of households1,112,9302016Statistics Canada 2016 Census
Foreign born population %47.0%2016Statistics Canada 2016 Census
Education level-% with degree level or higher59.1%2016Statistics Canada 2016 Census
Average income per capita per year (ppp)$33,563 2015Statistics Canada 2016 Census
GDP (ppp)(million)$156,108 2016City of Toronto / Statistics Canada
Creative industries employment %6.9%2016City of Toronto / Statistics Canada 2016 Labour Force Survey; 2011 National Household Survey
Night Clubs, Discos and Dance Halls483 2018Toronto Employment Survey - 2017
Number of public libraries per 100,000 population3.42018Toronto Public Library
Number of book loans by public libraries per year (million)30.22018Toronto Public Library
Total number of museums762018Ontario Museum Association
Specialist public cultural HE establishments12018OCAD
Number of restaurants per 100,000 population272.52018Toronto Employment Survey - 2017
Number of performing arts/dance rehearsal spaces7492018City of TorontoOpen Data Catalogue - Cultural Spaces
Community centres1482018City of TorontoRecreation centres