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As the capital of Canada, the City of Ottawa is home to over one million people and is the fourth largest municipality in the country. With a vibrant technology sector, high median household income and affordable living costs, Ottawa is a great place to live, work and play. Here are some quick facts about Ottawa.

Economic statistics: 795,200 jobs in Ottawa with a 4.1% unemployment rate in 2013
Living statistics: Family income in Ottawa were $102,000 and housing costs were $692,000 in 2021
Population statistics: Ottawa had 1 million residents in 2021.
Land area statistics: Ottawa is larger that the cities of Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal combined.
Talent statistics: Ottawa has an educated workforce, with over 41% possessing at least a bachelor's degree. 2021 Census
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