Emissions by Region
Peel includes the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon.
10.5 MtCO2eq total 2021 carbon emissions
21% of GTHA emissions
1,451,022 Population (2021)
19.9% GTHA population
1,247 km2 land area
10.5 MtCO2eq
Total 2021 carbon emissions
Peel Total Emissions 2016-2021
Peel Total Emissions 2016-2021
Peel 2021 Emissions Breakdown
Peel 2021 Emissions Breakdown


  • Home to the second largest population in the GTHA, Peel Region has the third highest emissions per capita.
  • Emissions in 2021 increased by 3.7%, with buildings and transportation representing more than three quarters of Peel’s total emissions.
  • Walking activity in Peel Region has increased each year since 2019.

Innovation in Peel

Peel Region with its constituent municipalities of Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon finalized and adopted the Peel Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy in 2022. This strategy is important as it targets decarbonizing the transportation sector, focuses on education for the benefits of zero emission vehicles and promotes local job creation and economic development.