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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 168   135,851
Population in 2001 1 178   135,294
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -5.6   0.4
Total private dwellings 2 94   62,753
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 66   53,084
Population density per square kilometre 19.0   23.9
Land area (square km) 8.83   5,683.91
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 170 85 85   135,850 65,595 70,255
0 to 4 years 5 5 5   6,690 3,370 3,320
5 to 9 years 15 5 10   7,920 4,065 3,860
10 to 14 years 15 5 10   9,375 4,825 4,550
15 to 19 years 10 10 5   9,940 5,000 4,940
20 to 24 years 10 5 5   8,585 4,190 4,400
25 to 29 years 5 0 5   7,365 3,500 3,865
30 to 34 years 10 5 5   7,840 3,755 4,090
35 to 39 years 15 10 10   8,730 4,210 4,520
40 to 44 years 15 10 10   10,705 5,150 5,555
45 to 49 years 15 10 5   10,870 5,210 5,660
50 to 54 years 5 5 5   10,205 5,005 5,200
55 to 59 years 10 10 5   10,045 4,905 5,140
60 to 64 years 10 5 5   7,400 3,655 3,745
65 to 69 years 5 0 5   5,830 2,880 2,955
70 to 74 years 10 5 5   4,975 2,335 2,645
75 to 79 years 0 0 0   3,765 1,665 2,100
80 to 84 years 0 5 0   2,920 1,115 1,805
85 years and over 0 0 0   2,690 765 1,920
Median age of the population 5 38.7 38.5 38.7   40.8 39.9 41.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 81.8 87.5 82.4   82.3 81.3 83.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 135 65 65   111,865 53,335 58,530
Not in a common-law relationship 120 60 60   103,765 49,290 54,475
In a common-law relationship 15 5 5   8,100 4,040 4,055
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 135 65 65   111,865 53,340 58,530
Never legally married (single) 8 35 20 20   35,030 18,170 16,860
Legally married (and not separated) 9 80 40 40   58,210 29,065 29,140
Separated, but still legally married 10 5 5 0   3,895 1,725 2,165
Divorced 11 10 10 5   7,070 3,055 4,010
Widowed 12 10 0 5   7,665 1,315 6,350
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 55   53,135
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 90.9   71.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   5.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   1.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   13.2
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   0.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 18.2   5.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 45   39,360
Number of rented dwellings 17 10   13,715
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 50   36,770
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 0   16,365
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 18.2   8.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.7   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   0.6
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 149,939   144,404
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 45   39,185
Number of married-couple families 22 30   28,700
Number of common-law-couple families 23 10   4,085
Number of lone-parent families 15   6,400
Number of female lone-parent families 0   5,265
Number of male lone-parent families 15   1,135
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.7   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 0.0   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 0.0   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 0.0   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 0x   54,800
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 0x   61,629
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 0x   49,266
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0x   32,847
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0x   31,573
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0x   37,797
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 0x   47,441
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 0x   52,685
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 0x   43,619
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0x   30,698
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0x   30,177
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0x   33,350
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 60   53,135
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 20   15,710
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 10   16,390
One-person households 15   12,820
Other household types 28 10   8,210
Average household size 2.2   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 0x   46,553
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 0x   68,476
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 0x   53,400
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 0x   20,928
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 0x   38,138
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 0x   40,778
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 0x   58,854
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 0x   46,359
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 0x   19,223
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 0x   35,191
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 0x   620
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 0x   652
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 135 70 65   134,205 64,990 69,215
English only 115 65 50   125,260 60,820 64,440
French only 15 0 10   5,345 2,365 2,985
English and French 0 0 0   495 245 250
Other language(s) 33 0 0 0   3,100 1,565 1,535
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 135 70 60   134,205 64,995 69,210
English only 115 65 45   116,995 57,685 59,310
French only 0 0 0   55 35 20
English and French 20 0 15   17,100 7,245 9,855
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   55 20 30
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 130 70 60   134,205 64,990 69,210
English 130 70 60   130,115 62,970 67,140
French 0 0 0   2,680 1,310 1,370
Non-official language 0 0 0   1,100 575 525
English and French 0 0 0   150 45 105
English and non-official language 0 0 0   160 90 75
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 130 70 60   134,205 64,990 69,210
Non-immigrants 37 120 60 55   129,150 62,560 66,590
Immigrants 38 15 10 10   4,785 2,315 2,470
Before 1991 15 10 10   3,335 1,595 1,745
1991 to 2000 0 0 0   590 280 305
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   855 435 420
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   270 115 155
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 135 70 60   134,205 64,990 69,215
Canadian citizens 135 70 65   132,215 64,055 68,160
Canadian citizens under age 18 20 0 20   29,665 15,110 14,555
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 115 70 45   102,550 48,945 53,605
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   1,990 940 1,050
Table: Generation status
Generation status Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 115 70 40   110,205 52,695 57,515
1st generation 44 15 10 0   5,020 2,410 2,610
2nd generation 45 0 0 0   6,245 2,895 3,345
3rd generation or more 46 95 55 35   98,935 47,385 51,550
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 135 70 65   133,100 64,395 68,705
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 125 65 60   116,595 56,570 60,025
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 10 10 0   8,495 4,110 4,385
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 0 0 0   4,760 2,160 2,605
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 0 0 0   2,745 1,305 1,440
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   505 255 250
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 125 70 55   127,570 61,705 65,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 90 50 35   86,340 42,310 44,025
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 25 10 10   20,280 9,745 10,535
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 0 0 0   11,215 4,990 6,225
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 0 0 0   8,300 3,965 4,335
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   1,430 685 745
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 130 70 65   134,205 64,990 69,210
Aboriginal identity population 50 0 0 0   1,730 760 970
Non-Aboriginal identity population 135 70 60   132,475 64,230 68,245
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 115 70 40   110,205 52,695 57,510
No certificate, diploma or degree 20 10 15   29,235 15,970 13,265
High school certificate or equivalent 52 50 35 15   28,245 13,395 14,845
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   11,245 7,200 4,045
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 30 20 10   21,765 8,005 13,760
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   4,190 1,415 2,775
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 10 0   15,530 6,705 8,820
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 10 10 0   18,545 9,390 9,155
No certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   7,460 3,995 3,460
High school certificate or equivalent 55 0 0 0   7,230 3,720 3,510
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   575 385 190
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 0 10 0   1,580 725 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   345 160 185
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   1,350 405 950
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 25 15 10   15,175 7,065 8,105
No certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   1,810 1,230 575
High school certificate or equivalent 58 20 10 10   3,815 2,030 1,785
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 0 0   1,220 760 460
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 0 0 0   4,515 1,850 2,670
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   405 130 270
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   3,410 1,070 2,340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 50 35 15   57,640 27,735 29,905
No certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 10   11,780 6,890 4,890
High school certificate or equivalent 61 10 15 0   13,420 6,145 7,275
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 0 0   7,365 4,615 2,745
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 20 10 10   13,210 4,795 8,415
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   2,520 870 1,650
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 10 0   9,345 4,415 4,925
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 110 70 40   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 70 40 35   57,475 29,365 28,110
Education 0 0 0   4,390 1,120 3,270
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   1,125 585 535
Humanities 0 0 10   2,655 1,200 1,460
Social and behavioural sciences and law 0 0 0   4,175 1,140 3,030
Business, management and public administration 10 10 10   13,815 3,505 10,305
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   1,660 815 840
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   1,550 875 675
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 25 25 0   10,465 10,005 465
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0 0 0   1,520 1,075 445
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 0 0 0   7,845 1,095 6,745
Personal, protective and transportation services 10 0 0   3,520 1,895 1,625
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 115 70 45   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 70 40 35   57,480 29,370 28,110
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 45 35 10   52,725 23,325 29,400
Inside Canada 45 35 10   50,435 22,205 28,225
Outside Canada 0 0 0   2,290 1,115 1,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 115 70 40   110,205 52,695 57,510
In the labour force 67 80 60 20   75,210 38,245 36,965
Employed 68 75 50 20   66,855 34,120 32,735
Unemployed 69 10 10 0   8,350 4,125 4,230
Not in the labour force 70 35 10 25   34,995 14,450 20,550
Participation rate 71 69.6 85.7 50.0   68.2 72.6 64.3
Employment rate 72 65.2 71.4 50.0   60.7 64.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 12.5 16.7 0.0   11.1 10.8 11.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 80 65 20   74,510 37,990 36,520
A Management occupations 75 0 0 0   5,650 3,320 2,325
B Business, finance and administration occupations 0 0 10   12,085 2,890 9,190
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 0 0 0   3,590 2,655 935
D Health occupations 0 0 0   4,420 660 3,765
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 10 0 10   5,970 1,665 4,310
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0   1,640 675 960
G Sales and service occupations 0 0 10   16,810 6,150 10,655
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 20 15 0   11,125 10,305 820
I Occupations unique to primary industry 30 30 0   9,000 7,270 1,730
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 10 0 0   4,225 2,395 1,830
Table: Industry
Industry Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 80 65 20   74,510 37,990 36,525
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 30 30 0   9,525 7,365 2,150
Construction 15 10 0   4,880 4,350 535
Manufacturing 15 10 0   7,000 4,550 2,450
Wholesale trade 0 0 0   1,595 1,150 445
Retail trade 0 0 0   8,120 3,525 4,590
Finance and real estate 0 0 0   2,690 1,170 1,520
Health care and social services 0 0 0   7,140 975 6,165
Educational services 0 0 0   4,625 1,485 3,140
Business services 0 0 0   9,665 5,700 3,965
Other services 15 0 15   19,265 7,710 11,555
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 105 65 45   101,345 47,345 54,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 110 65 45   100,130 46,595 53,535
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 55 40 15   41,990 18,040 23,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 10 0 0   21,615 8,635 12,980
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 85 65 20   82,405 41,665 40,740
English 85 60 25   80,875 41,235 39,640
French 0 0 0   1,060 285 765
Non-official language 0 0 0   30 10 20
English and French 0 0 0   430 140 295
English and non-official language 0 0 0   15 0 10
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 75 55 20   66,860 34,120 32,740
Worked at home 30 30 0   5,255 2,975 2,285
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   190 140 55
No fixed workplace address 10 10 0   7,360 5,910 1,450
Worked at usual place 40 15 20   54,045 25,095 28,950
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 0 0 0   20,830 9,330 11,500
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 40 20 20   27,970 12,985 14,985
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   4,255 2,105 2,150
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   990 670 315
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 40 25 15   61,410 31,010 30,395
Car, truck, van, as driver 40 25 15   48,905 25,340 23,565
Car, truck, van, as passenger 0 0 0   6,815 2,905 3,910
Public transit 0 0 0   305 160 145
Walked or bicycled 0 0 0   4,495 2,105 2,385
All other modes 0 0 0   890 495 395
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 130 70 65   134,205 64,995 69,210
Total visible minority population 85 0 0 0   1,825 880 945
Chinese 0 0 0   250 130 120
South Asian 86 0 0 0   130 75 60
Black 0 0 0   645 315 330
Filipino 0 0 0   30 10 15
Latin American 0 0 0   215 110 105
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   30 0 30
Arab 0 0 0   260 120 140
West Asian 88 0 0 0   30 20 15
Korean 0 0 0   70 30 35
Japanese 0 0 0   65 30 35
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   60 15 45
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   25 15 10
Not a visible minority 91 135 70 60   132,375 64,110 68,265
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 0x 0 0   80,670 40,820 39,850
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 0x 0 0   19,459 21,781 17,067
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 0x 0 0   36,135 19,260 16,875
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 0x 0 0   34,140 36,034 31,956
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Sherbrooke, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 0x 0x 0x   106,405 51,230 55,170
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 0x 0x 0x   22,383 26,627 19,027
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 0x 0x 0x   20,205 23,227 17,790
Composition of total income (100%) 97 0x 0x 0x   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   69.8 71.9 67.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   17.8 15.2 21.1
Other money - As a % of total income 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   12.3 12.9 11.6
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 0x 0x 0x   132,875 64,470 68,405
% in low income before tax - All persons 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   11.0 9.7 12.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   7.0 6.5 7.5
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   12.7 12.7 12.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   7.9 7.6 8.2

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Sherbrooke, Prince Edward Island (Code1103018) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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