Friday, August 14, 2015

Interesting facts about Ottawa

  • Ottawa Population: 976,800 (Kingston: 123,000, London: 366,150, Waterloo: 568,500, Scarborough: 625,698)
  • Population Growth: 8.8% - Higher Than The Provincial (5.7%) And National (5.9%) Average
  • Ottawa Possesses Some Of The Most Stable Rental And Vacancy Rates (2.6% - 2014)
  • Ottawa Has The Highest Median Total Family Income Of Any City In Canada (2013) & Has More Engineers, Scientists & Residents With PhDs Per Capita Than Any City In Canada
  • The Canadian Federal Government Employs Over 110,000 People
  • As Many As 6,000 Diplomats Are Living And Working In Ottawa
  • Known As “The Silicone Valley Of The North” Ottawa Has Over 1,900 Tech Companies That Employ Over 75,000 People – With 43% Growth Between 2012-2013
  • Public Transportation – LRT: $2 Billion+ Dollar Project - The Largest In The City’s History
  • Quality of Life: Ottawa Ranked #3(Numbeo), #2 in North America (Mercer)

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