North York Tourism

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North York is a district of and former municipality in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Geographically, it comprises the central part of the northern section of Toronto. As of the 2011 Census, it had a population of 655,913. The official 2001 census count was 608,288. Until 1998, it was the second-largest of six municipalities that comprised another larger municipality called Metropolitan Toronto. The previous year, the provincial Government of Ontario passed legislation to merge these municipalities into a single, new amalgamated City of Toronto. North York is one of the most diverse areas of Toronto, as it contains some of the most affluent areas of the city (The Bridle Path, Hogg's Hollow, York Mills, Willowdale, Bayview Village) and some of the poorest (Jane and Finch, Flemingdon Park, Lawrence Heights).


North York in Canada offers a unique experience to travellers. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Toronto, Canada. Take a short trip from North York and set some time aside to explore the Toronto. Dotted with places like Toronto Eaton Centre, Cn Tower, Casa Loma; it will definitely be a good idea. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for North York*

  • Pollution Statistics in North York

    Know the pollution level of North York before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 33.65 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 41.88 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.9 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.69 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.72 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 29.38 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25.79 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 29.17 (Low)
  • North York: Crime and Safety

    How safe is North York for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in North York.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.95 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.85 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.67 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.41 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 27.13 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35.86 (Low)
    • Attacks 33.16 (Low)
    • Drug offense 48.31 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.89 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60.4 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 36.14 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.73 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.32 (Moderate)
  • Living in North York - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of North York is 147.8 (High)

    • Safety Index 64.28 (High)
    • Climate Index 67.25 (High)
    • Pollution Index 38.1 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.61 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.15 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.87 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.21 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 88.09 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in North York

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in North York

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.28 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.03 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.98 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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