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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 758   135,851
Population in 2001 1 831   135,294
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -8.8   0.4
Total private dwellings 2 373   62,753
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 331   53,084
Population density per square kilometre 129.3   23.9
Land area (square km) 5.86   5,683.91
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 755 360 400   135,850 65,595 70,255
0 to 4 years 20 15 10   6,690 3,370 3,320
5 to 9 years 30 15 10   7,920 4,065 3,860
10 to 14 years 60 30 30   9,375 4,825 4,550
15 to 19 years 50 15 30   9,940 5,000 4,940
20 to 24 years 35 15 15   8,585 4,190 4,400
25 to 29 years 30 15 15   7,365 3,500 3,865
30 to 34 years 35 10 25   7,840 3,755 4,090
35 to 39 years 45 25 25   8,730 4,210 4,520
40 to 44 years 50 20 30   10,705 5,150 5,555
45 to 49 years 50 30 20   10,870 5,210 5,660
50 to 54 years 45 15 25   10,205 5,005 5,200
55 to 59 years 60 20 35   10,045 4,905 5,140
60 to 64 years 50 25 25   7,400 3,655 3,745
65 to 69 years 45 25 20   5,830 2,880 2,955
70 to 74 years 50 20 25   4,975 2,335 2,645
75 to 79 years 40 20 20   3,765 1,665 2,100
80 to 84 years 30 15 20   2,920 1,115 1,805
85 years and over 35 15 20   2,690 765 1,920
Median age of the population 5 47.1 45.8 48.0   40.8 39.9 41.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 84.2 83.3 86.3   82.3 81.3 83.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 645 300 350   111,865 53,335 58,530
Not in a common-law relationship 620 285 335   103,765 49,290 54,475
In a common-law relationship 25 10 15   8,100 4,040 4,055
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 645 295 345   111,865 53,340 58,530
Never legally married (single) 8 195 110 90   35,030 18,170 16,860
Legally married (and not separated) 9 300 150 150   58,210 29,065 29,140
Separated, but still legally married 10 30 10 20   3,895 1,725 2,165
Divorced 11 45 20 25   7,070 3,055 4,010
Widowed 12 80 15 65   7,665 1,315 6,350
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 330   53,135
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 74.2   71.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.5   5.5
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15.2   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.0   1.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.0   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 0.0   5.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 235   39,360
Number of rented dwellings 17 95   13,715
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 260   36,770
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 70   16,365
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.1   8.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.2   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 ($) 20 96,947   144,404
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 200   39,185
Number of married-couple families 22 140   28,700
Number of common-law-couple families 23 20   4,085
Number of lone-parent families 45   6,400
Number of female lone-parent families 40   5,265
Number of male lone-parent families 0   1,135
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 0.0   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.8   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 3.1   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 50,403   54,800
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 55,080   61,629
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 0   49,266
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 28,995   32,847
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,995   31,573
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   37,797
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 43,586   47,441
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 46,120   52,685
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 0   43,619
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 28,483   30,698
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,483   30,177
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   33,350
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 330   53,135
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 55   15,710
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 105   16,390
One-person households 110   12,820
Other household types 28 65   8,210
Average household size 2.2   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 30,654   46,553
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 72,112   68,476
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 46,522   53,400
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 16,554   20,928
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 31,836   38,138
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 29,716   40,778
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 61,400   58,854
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 41,199   46,359
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 15,707   19,223
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 30,428   35,191
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 467   620
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 593   652
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 720 315 410   134,205 64,990 69,215
English only 615 270 340   125,260 60,820 64,440
French only 70 25 45   5,345 2,365 2,985
English and French 20 10 15   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 Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 725 315 405   134,205 64,995 69,210
English only 560 255 300   116,995 57,685 59,310
French only 0 0 0   55 35 20
English and French 165 55 105   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 Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 725 315 410   134,205 64,990 69,210
English 690 295 395   130,115 62,970 67,140
French 30 20 10   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 Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 720 315 405   134,205 64,990 69,210
Non-immigrants 37 715 315 405   129,150 62,560 66,590
Immigrants 38 10 0 10   4,785 2,315 2,470
Before 1991 0 0 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 Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 725 315 405   134,205 64,990 69,215
Canadian citizens 720 315 405   132,215 64,055 68,160
Canadian citizens under age 18 135 55 80   29,665 15,110 14,555
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 590 260 330   102,550 48,945 53,605
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   1,990 940 1,050
Table: Generation status
Generation status Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 620 275 345   110,205 52,695 57,515
1st generation 44 10 0 10   5,020 2,410 2,610
2nd generation 45 10 0 0   6,245 2,895 3,345
3rd generation or more 46 605 270 340   98,935 47,385 51,550
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 715 305 405   133,100 64,395 68,705
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 645 285 360   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) 45 25 20   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 30 10 20   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 Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 700 305 395   127,570 61,705 65,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 505 215 295   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) 145 70 75   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 25 10 15   11,215 4,990 6,225
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 20 10 10   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 Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 720 315 410   134,205 64,990 69,210
Aboriginal identity population 50 0 0 0   1,730 760 970
Non-Aboriginal identity population 720 315 405   132,475 64,230 68,245
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 620 275 345   110,205 52,695 57,510
No certificate, diploma or degree 325 185 140   29,235 15,970 13,265
High school certificate or equivalent 52 140 35 110   28,245 13,395 14,845
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 40 30 10   11,245 7,200 4,045
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 55 10 45   21,765 8,005 13,760
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 10   4,190 1,415 2,775
University certificate, diploma or degree 50 20 30   15,530 6,705 8,820
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 70 45 25   18,545 9,390 9,155
No certificate, diploma or degree 45 30 15   7,460 3,995 3,460
High school certificate or equivalent 55 15 10 10   7,230 3,720 3,510
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   575 385 190
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 0 0 0   1,580 725 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   345 160 185
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 0   1,350 405 950
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 100 35 65   15,175 7,065 8,105
No certificate, diploma or degree 35 15 20   1,810 1,230 575
High school certificate or equivalent 58 25 10 15   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 15 10 15   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 10 0 10   3,410 1,070 2,340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 280 110 165   57,640 27,735 29,905
No certificate, diploma or degree 125 80 45   11,780 6,890 4,890
High school certificate or equivalent 61 80 10 70   13,420 6,145 7,275
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 10 0   7,365 4,615 2,745
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 25 0 25   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 35 15 20   9,345 4,415 4,925
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 620 275 345   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 465 215 250   57,475 29,365 28,110
Education 40 15 25   4,390 1,120 3,270
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   1,125 585 535
Humanities 0 0 0   2,655 1,200 1,460
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 0 10   4,175 1,140 3,030
Business, management and public administration 40 0 40   13,815 3,505 10,305
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 10 0   1,660 815 840
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   1,550 875 675
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 45 40 10   10,465 10,005 465
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0 0 0   1,520 1,075 445
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 10 0 0   7,845 1,095 6,745
Personal, protective and transportation services 10 0 10   3,520 1,895 1,625
Other 64 0 0 0   0 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 620 275 345   110,205 52,695 57,510
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 465 215 255   57,480 29,370 28,110
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 150 65 90   52,725 23,325 29,400
Inside Canada 150 60 90   50,435 22,205 28,225
Outside Canada 0 0 0   2,290 1,115 1,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 620 275 345   110,205 52,695 57,510
In the labour force 67 325 150 170   75,210 38,245 36,965
Employed 68 280 140 140   66,855 34,120 32,735
Unemployed 69 45 10 35   8,350 4,125 4,230
Not in the labour force 70 295 120 170   34,995 14,450 20,550
Participation rate 71 52.4 54.5 49.3   68.2 72.6 64.3
Employment rate 72 45.2 50.9 40.6   60.7 64.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 13.8 6.7 20.6   11.1 10.8 11.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 320 155 170   74,510 37,990 36,520
A Management occupations 75 30 0 30   5,650 3,320 2,325
B Business, finance and administration occupations 25 0 25   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 25 10 20   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 90 25 65   16,810 6,150 10,655
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 45 45 0   11,125 10,305 820
I Occupations unique to primary industry 65 65 0   9,000 7,270 1,730
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 40 10 25   4,225 2,395 1,830
Table: Industry
Industry Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 320 155 170   74,510 37,990 36,525
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 60 60 10   9,525 7,365 2,150
Construction 15 15 0   4,880 4,350 535
Manufacturing 70 35 40   7,000 4,550 2,450
Wholesale trade 0 0 0   1,595 1,150 445
Retail trade 25 15 10   8,120 3,525 4,590
Finance and real estate 10 0 10   2,690 1,170 1,520
Health care and social services 15 0 10   7,140 975 6,165
Educational services 35 10 30   4,625 1,485 3,140
Business services 40 20 20   9,665 5,700 3,965
Other services 55 10 45   19,265 7,710 11,555
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 545 220 325   101,345 47,345 54,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 530 215 315   100,130 46,595 53,535
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 185 70 115   41,990 18,040 23,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 110 45 60   21,615 8,635 12,980
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 360 165 195   82,405 41,665 40,740
English 355 165 195   80,875 41,235 39,640
French 0 0 10   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 Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 280 140 140   66,860 34,120 32,740
Worked at home 0 0 10   5,255 2,975 2,285
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   190 140 55
No fixed workplace address 60 50 0   7,360 5,910 1,450
Worked at usual place 215 85 125   54,045 25,095 28,950
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 135 50 80   20,830 9,330 11,500
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 75 30 40   27,970 12,985 14,985
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 10 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 Tignish, 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 83 275 140 135   61,410 31,010 30,395
Car, truck, van, as driver 230 130 100   48,905 25,340 23,565
Car, truck, van, as passenger 0 10 10   6,815 2,905 3,910
Public transit 0 0 0   305 160 145
Walked or bicycled 35 0 30   4,495 2,105 2,385
All other modes 0 0 0   890 495 395
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 720 315 410   134,205 64,995 69,210
Total visible minority population 85 0 10 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 91 715 310 405   132,375 64,110 68,265
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 370 175 200   80,670 40,820 39,850
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 14,771 17,684 13,652   19,459 21,781 17,067
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 90 35 55   36,135 19,260 16,875
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 28,818 28,117 28,853   34,140 36,034 31,956
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Tignish, Community   Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 600 265 330   106,405 51,230 55,170
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 17,797 24,902 16,939   22,383 26,627 19,027
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 16,926 21,976 15,588   20,205 23,227 17,790
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 57.7 60.3 56.5   69.8 71.9 67.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 33.9 33.1 35.5   17.8 15.2 21.1
Other money - As a % of total income 7.8 7.8 8.0   12.3 12.9 11.6
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 715 310 400   132,875 64,470 68,405
% in low income before tax - All persons 11.2 6.3 13.8   11.0 9.7 12.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 4.9 0.0 6.2   7.0 6.5 7.5
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 24.0 0.0 0.0   12.7 12.7 12.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   7.9 7.6 8.2

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Tignish, Prince Edward Island (Code1103059) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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