Facts & Stats

The numbers show that the City of Markham is thriving! We are Canada's high-tech capital and it 16th-largest municipality. We are the largest of nine communities in York Region. We have a population of over 353,000 and a land area of 212 square kilometres. Of the 10,400 companies in Markham, there are more than 400 Canadian head offices located here. Those head offices include:

  • IBM
  • Aviva Insurance
  • AMD
  • Bank of China
  • GE Digital Energy
  • Honeywell
  • Huawei Technologies
  • Lenovo
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Toshiba
  • Honda
  • Hyundai

There are also more than 1,000 technology and life sciences companies in Markham. These sectors employ 37,000 people, which is more than one-fifth of the total workforce of 167,500.

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