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2006 Community Profiles

Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 31,612,897   31,612,897
Population in 2001 1 30,007,094   30,007,094
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 5.4   5.4
Total private dwellings 2 13,576,855   13,576,855
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 12,435,520   12,435,520
Population density per square kilometre 3.5   3.5
Land area (square km) 9,017,698.92   9,017,698.92
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 31,612,895 15,475,970 16,136,930   31,612,895 15,475,970 16,136,930
0 to 4 years 1,690,540 864,600 825,940   1,690,540 864,600 825,940
5 to 9 years 1,809,370 926,860 882,515   1,809,370 926,860 882,515
10 to 14 years 2,079,925 1,065,865 1,014,065   2,079,925 1,065,865 1,014,065
15 to 19 years 2,140,490 1,095,285 1,045,210   2,140,490 1,095,285 1,045,210
20 to 24 years 2,080,385 1,047,950 1,032,435   2,080,385 1,047,950 1,032,435
25 to 29 years 1,985,580 975,945 1,009,640   1,985,580 975,945 1,009,640
30 to 34 years 2,020,230 987,715 1,032,515   2,020,230 987,715 1,032,515
35 to 39 years 2,208,270 1,083,500 1,124,775   2,208,270 1,083,500 1,124,775
40 to 44 years 2,610,455 1,285,530 1,324,925   2,610,455 1,285,530 1,324,925
45 to 49 years 2,620,595 1,290,130 1,330,470   2,620,595 1,290,130 1,330,470
50 to 54 years 2,357,305 1,158,970 1,198,335   2,357,305 1,158,970 1,198,335
55 to 59 years 2,084,620 1,026,390 1,058,225   2,084,620 1,026,390 1,058,225
60 to 64 years 1,589,865 780,135 809,730   1,589,865 780,135 809,730
65 to 69 years 1,234,575 593,805 640,770   1,234,575 593,805 640,770
70 to 74 years 1,053,785 493,465 560,325   1,053,785 493,465 560,325
75 to 79 years 879,580 386,485 493,095   879,580 386,485 493,095
80 to 84 years 646,705 251,420 395,285   646,705 251,420 395,285
85 years and over 520,605 161,920 358,680   520,605 161,920 358,680
Median age of the population 5 39.5 38.6 40.4   39.5 38.6 40.4
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.3 81.5 83.1   82.3 81.5 83.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Not in a common-law relationship 23,301,420 11,248,590 12,052,835   23,301,420 11,248,590 12,052,835
In a common-law relationship 2,731,635 1,370,060 1,361,575   2,731,635 1,370,060 1,361,575
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Never legally married (single) 8 9,087,030 4,822,330 4,264,700   9,087,030 4,822,330 4,264,700
Legally married (and not separated) 9 12,470,400 6,235,735 6,234,665   12,470,400 6,235,735 6,234,665
Separated, but still legally married 10 775,425 343,600 431,825   775,425 343,600 431,825
Divorced 11 2,087,385 905,790 1,181,595   2,087,385 905,790 1,181,595
Widowed 12 1,612,820 311,190 1,301,630   1,612,820 311,190 1,301,630
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 12,437,470   12,437,470
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 55.3   55.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.6   5.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 5.3   5.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 18.4   18.4
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.9   8.9
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.6   1.6
Number of owned dwellings 16 8,509,780   8,509,780
Number of rented dwellings 17 3,878,500   3,878,500
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 8,610,600   8,610,600
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 3,826,870   3,826,870
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.5   7.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.4   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.5   1.5
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 263,369   263,369
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 8,896,840   8,896,840
Number of married-couple families 22 6,105,910   6,105,910
Number of common-law-couple families 23 1,376,870   1,376,870
Number of lone-parent families 1,414,065   1,414,065
Number of female lone-parent families 1,132,290   1,132,290
Number of male lone-parent families 281,775   281,775
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 63,866   63,866
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 71,665   71,665
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 63,811   63,811
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 36,465   36,465
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,350   34,350
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 47,153   47,153
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 55,111   55,111
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 61,221   61,221
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 54,815   54,815
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 34,205   34,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 32,609   32,609
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 41,661   41,661
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 12,437,470   12,437,470
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 3,543,605   3,543,605
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 3,601,315   3,601,315
One-person households 3,327,050   3,327,050
Other household types 28 1,965,495   1,965,495
Average household size 2.5   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 53,634   53,634
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 82,156   82,156
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 62,503   62,503
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,720   26,720
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 46,347   46,347
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,584   46,584
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 69,711   69,711
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 53,667   53,667
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,888   23,888
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 42,053   42,053
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 671   671
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 839   839
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 17,882,780 8,833,105 9,049,665   17,882,780 8,833,105 9,049,665
French only 6,817,650 3,325,530 3,492,125   6,817,650 3,325,530 3,492,125
English and French 98,630 46,765 51,860   98,630 46,765 51,860
Other language(s) 33 6,441,975 3,120,865 3,321,105   6,441,975 3,120,865 3,321,105
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 21,129,945 10,507,185 10,622,755   21,129,945 10,507,185 10,622,755
French only 4,141,850 1,915,265 2,226,585   4,141,850 1,915,265 2,226,585
English and French 5,448,850 2,698,870 2,749,980   5,448,850 2,698,870 2,749,980
Neither English nor French 520,385 204,945 315,435   520,385 204,945 315,435
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English 20,584,775 10,133,105 10,451,665   20,584,775 10,133,105 10,451,665
French 6,608,120 3,233,760 3,374,360   6,608,120 3,233,760 3,374,360
Non-official language 3,472,130 1,677,395 1,794,735   3,472,130 1,677,395 1,794,735
English and French 94,060 44,390 49,670   94,060 44,390 49,670
English and non-official language 406,455 200,500 205,960   406,455 200,500 205,960
French and non-official language 58,885 28,905 29,985   58,885 28,905 29,985
English, French and non-official language 16,600 8,215 8,380   16,600 8,215 8,380
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Non-immigrants 37 24,788,725 12,228,975 12,559,745   24,788,725 12,228,975 12,559,745
Immigrants 38 6,186,950 2,964,160 3,222,790   6,186,950 2,964,160 3,222,790
Before 1991 3,408,420 1,642,190 1,766,225   3,408,420 1,642,190 1,766,225
1991 to 2000 1,668,550 791,775 876,775   1,668,550 791,775 876,775
2001 to 2006 39 1,109,980 530,195 579,790   1,109,980 530,195 579,790
Non-permanent residents 40 265,355 133,135 132,225   265,355 133,135 132,225
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Canadian citizens 29,480,165 14,492,990 14,987,175   29,480,165 14,492,990 14,987,175
Canadian citizens under age 18 6,604,285 3,388,910 3,215,375   6,604,285 3,388,910 3,215,375
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 22,875,880 11,104,080 11,771,800   22,875,880 11,104,080 11,771,800
Not Canadian citizens 42 1,760,865 833,280 927,585   1,760,865 833,280 927,585
Table: Generation status
Generation status Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
1st generation 44 6,124,560 2,933,875 3,190,690   6,124,560 2,933,875 3,190,690
2nd generation 45 4,006,420 1,948,820 2,057,600   4,006,420 1,948,820 2,057,600
3rd generation or more 46 15,533,240 7,588,095 7,945,145   15,533,240 7,588,095 7,945,145
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 30,897,210 15,151,040 15,746,170   30,897,210 15,151,040 15,746,170
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 26,534,115 13,005,260 13,528,855   26,534,115 13,005,260 13,528,855
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 2,554,260 1,256,090 1,298,165   2,554,260 1,256,090 1,298,165
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 1,221,560 598,130 623,430   1,221,560 598,130 623,430
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 289,745 147,230 142,510   289,745 147,230 142,510
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 297,530 144,325 153,205   297,530 144,325 153,205
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 29,544,485 14,458,615 15,085,865   29,544,485 14,458,615 15,085,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 17,457,170 8,550,360 8,906,805   17,457,170 8,550,360 8,906,805
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 6,507,905 3,181,160 3,326,740   6,507,905 3,181,160 3,326,740
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 3,566,790 1,737,165 1,829,630   3,566,790 1,737,165 1,829,630
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 852,580 425,650 426,930   852,580 425,650 426,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 1,160,040 564,280 595,755   1,160,040 564,280 595,755
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,765   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,765
Aboriginal identity population 50 1,172,785 572,095 600,695   1,172,785 572,095 600,695
Non-Aboriginal identity population 30,068,240 14,754,175 15,314,065   30,068,240 14,754,175 15,314,065
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,098,325 3,004,625 3,093,705   6,098,325 3,004,625 3,093,705
High school certificate or equivalent 52 6,553,425 3,032,870 3,520,555   6,553,425 3,032,870 3,520,555
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,785,420 1,778,080 1,007,335   2,785,420 1,778,080 1,007,335
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 4,435,135 1,906,335 2,528,800   4,435,135 1,906,335 2,528,800
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,136,145 479,095 657,055   1,136,145 479,095 657,055
University certificate, diploma or degree 4,655,770 2,269,785 2,385,980   4,655,770 2,269,785 2,385,980
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 4,207,810 2,145,570 2,062,245   4,207,810 2,145,570 2,062,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,679,015 909,280 769,735   1,679,015 909,280 769,735
High school certificate or equivalent 55 1,528,010 781,710 746,300   1,528,010 781,710 746,300
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 185,170 113,110 72,060   185,170 113,110 72,060
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 458,380 201,135 257,240   458,380 201,135 257,240
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 87,420 38,935 48,490   87,420 38,935 48,490
University certificate, diploma or degree 269,810 101,395 168,415   269,810 101,395 168,415
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 3,987,075 1,947,470 2,039,605   3,987,075 1,947,470 2,039,605
No certificate, diploma or degree 433,940 247,210 186,730   433,940 247,210 186,730
High school certificate or equivalent 58 897,830 486,240 411,595   897,830 486,240 411,595
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 416,045 253,705 162,340   416,045 253,705 162,340
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 906,155 398,245 507,915   906,155 398,245 507,915
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 181,350 79,935 101,415   181,350 79,935 101,415
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,151,750 482,140 669,610   1,151,750 482,140 669,610
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 13,395,040 6,564,035 6,831,000   13,395,040 6,564,035 6,831,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,249,565 1,146,125 1,103,445   2,249,565 1,146,125 1,103,445
High school certificate or equivalent 61 3,258,905 1,454,880 1,804,025   3,258,905 1,454,880 1,804,025
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,739,965 1,106,090 633,875   1,739,965 1,106,090 633,875
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 2,627,220 1,127,815 1,499,405   2,627,220 1,127,815 1,499,405
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 685,385 290,210 395,180   685,385 290,210 395,180
University certificate, diploma or degree 2,833,995 1,438,915 1,395,080   2,833,995 1,438,915 1,395,080
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Education 994,665 249,000 745,660   994,665 249,000 745,660
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 481,190 222,755 258,435   481,190 222,755 258,435
Humanities 717,125 283,590 433,535   717,125 283,590 433,535
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,275,100 449,800 825,300   1,275,100 449,800 825,300
Business, management and public administration 2,801,725 1,016,410 1,785,315   2,801,725 1,016,410 1,785,315
Physical and life sciences and technologies 451,960 245,200 206,765   451,960 245,200 206,765
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 568,755 345,700 223,050   568,755 345,700 223,050
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 2,922,080 2,701,170 220,910   2,922,080 2,701,170 220,910
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 291,510 203,550 87,960   291,510 203,550 87,960
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 1,728,890 324,415 1,404,470   1,728,890 324,415 1,404,470
Personal, protective and transportation services 777,370 391,005 386,365   777,370 391,005 386,365
Other 64 2,100 700 1,405   2,100 700 1,405
Table: Location of study
Location of study Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,012,475 6,433,300 6,579,175   13,012,475 6,433,300 6,579,175
Inside Canada 10,948,685 5,363,415 5,585,270   10,948,685 5,363,415 5,585,270
Outside Canada 2,063,785 1,069,880 993,905   2,063,785 1,069,880 993,905
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
In the labour force 67 17,146,135 9,020,595 8,125,540   17,146,135 9,020,595 8,125,540
Employed 68 16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Unemployed 69 1,124,955 589,065 535,890   1,124,955 589,065 535,890
Not in the labour force 70 8,518,085 3,450,190 5,067,900   8,518,085 3,450,190 5,067,900
Participation rate 71 66.8 72.3 61.6   66.8 72.3 61.6
Employment rate 72 62.4 67.6 57.5   62.4 67.6 57.5
Unemployment rate 73 6.6 6.5 6.6   6.6 6.5 6.6
Table: Occupation
Occupation Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
A Management occupations 75 1,631,730 1,032,940 598,790   1,631,730 1,032,940 598,790
B Business, finance and administration occupations 3,025,425 863,420 2,162,005   3,025,425 863,420 2,162,005
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,108,045 865,820 242,225   1,108,045 865,820 242,225
D Health occupations 950,360 188,845 761,515   950,360 188,845 761,515
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 1,414,320 451,150 963,175   1,414,320 451,150 963,175
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 502,195 225,340 276,855   502,195 225,340 276,855
G Sales and service occupations 4,037,720 1,716,470 2,321,260   4,037,720 1,716,470 2,321,260
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,550,295 2,374,605 175,695   2,550,295 2,374,605 175,695
I Occupations unique to primary industry 648,310 503,785 144,525   648,310 503,785 144,525
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 992,765 662,430 330,335   992,765 662,430 330,335
Table: Industry
Industry Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 895,415 663,985 231,425   895,415 663,985 231,425
Construction 1,069,095 938,975 130,120   1,069,095 938,975 130,120
Manufacturing 2,005,980 1,421,545 584,440   2,005,980 1,421,545 584,440
Wholesale trade 739,305 494,575 244,730   739,305 494,575 244,730
Retail trade 1,917,170 859,720 1,057,450   1,917,170 859,720 1,057,450
Finance and real estate 992,720 419,290 573,435   992,720 419,290 573,435
Health care and social services 1,716,255 308,060 1,408,200   1,716,255 308,060 1,408,200
Educational services 1,150,535 379,910 770,625   1,150,535 379,910 770,625
Business services 3,103,195 1,873,385 1,229,805   3,103,195 1,873,385 1,229,805
Other services 3,271,505 1,525,360 1,746,145   3,271,505 1,525,360 1,746,145
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 23,496,920 11,164,005 12,332,920   23,496,920 11,164,005 12,332,920
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 23,178,395 10,964,370 12,214,025   23,178,395 10,964,370 12,214,025
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 9,625,655 4,251,985 5,373,675   9,625,655 4,251,985 5,373,675
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 4,724,325 1,962,040 2,762,285   4,724,325 1,962,040 2,762,285
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 18,418,100 9,599,250 8,818,855   18,418,100 9,599,250 8,818,855
English 14,064,105 7,347,505 6,716,595   14,064,105 7,347,505 6,716,595
French 3,724,975 1,930,405 1,794,565   3,724,975 1,930,405 1,794,565
Non-official language 273,830 139,825 134,005   273,830 139,825 134,005
English and French 252,295 128,825 123,475   252,295 128,825 123,475
English and non-official language 86,820 44,210 42,610   86,820 44,210 42,610
French and non-official language 5,055 2,545 2,510   5,055 2,545 2,510
English, French and non-official language 11,025 5,930 5,090   11,025 5,930 5,090
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Worked at home 1,230,355 623,290 607,060   1,230,355 623,290 607,060
Worked outside Canada 76,570 52,480 24,095   76,570 52,480 24,095
No fixed workplace address 1,644,360 1,260,935 383,425   1,644,360 1,260,935 383,425
Worked at usual place 13,069,895 6,494,825 6,575,070   13,069,895 6,494,825 6,575,070
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 7,814,510 3,674,205 4,140,305   7,814,510 3,674,205 4,140,305
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 2,687,845 1,365,350 1,322,490   2,687,845 1,365,350 1,322,490
Worked in a different census division (county) 2,420,290 1,371,555 1,048,735   2,420,290 1,371,555 1,048,735
Worked in a different province 147,250 83,720 63,530   147,250 83,720 63,530
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Canada   Canada
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 14,714,260 7,755,765 6,958,490   14,714,260 7,755,765 6,958,490
Car, truck, van, as driver 10,644,330 5,961,465 4,682,860   10,644,330 5,961,465 4,682,860
Car, truck, van, as passenger 1,133,145 468,575 664,575   1,133,145 468,575 664,575
Public transit 1,622,725 670,350 952,375   1,622,725 670,350 952,375
Walked or bicycled 1,134,805 552,405 582,395   1,134,805 552,405 582,395
All other modes 179,250 102,965 76,285   179,250 102,965 76,285
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Total visible minority population 85 5,068,095 2,464,025 2,604,065   5,068,095 2,464,025 2,604,065
Chinese 1,216,565 584,260 632,305   1,216,565 584,260 632,305
South Asian 86 1,262,865 637,190 625,675   1,262,865 637,190 625,675
Black 783,795 375,685 408,110   783,795 375,685 408,110
Filipino 410,695 175,640 235,055   410,695 175,640 235,055
Latin American 304,245 147,900 156,345   304,245 147,900 156,345
Southeast Asian 87 239,935 116,425 123,510   239,935 116,425 123,510
Arab 265,550 142,580 122,970   265,550 142,580 122,970
West Asian 88 156,700 80,695 76,000   156,700 80,695 76,000
Korean 141,890 68,595 73,300   141,890 68,595 73,300
Japanese 81,300 36,160 45,145   81,300 36,160 45,145
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 71,420 33,845 37,580   71,420 33,845 37,580
Multiple visible minority 90 133,120 65,055 68,065   133,120 65,055 68,065
Not a visible minority 91 26,172,935 12,862,245 13,310,695   26,172,935 12,862,245 13,310,695
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 18,201,265 9,480,550 8,720,710   18,201,265 9,480,550 8,720,710
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 26,850 32,874 21,543   26,850 32,874 21,543
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 9,275,770 5,332,040 3,943,725   9,275,770 5,332,040 3,943,725
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 41,401 46,778 35,830   41,401 46,778 35,830
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Canada   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 24,423,165 11,952,155 12,471,005   24,423,165 11,952,155 12,471,005
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,615 32,224 20,460   25,615 32,224 20,460
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,307 28,291 19,287   23,307 28,291 19,287
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 76.2 79.7 71.0   76.2 79.7 71.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 11.1 7.9 15.9   11.1 7.9 15.9
Other money - As a % of total income 12.7 12.5 13.1   12.7 12.5 13.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 30,628,935 15,017,885 15,611,050   30,628,935 15,017,885 15,611,050
% in low income before tax - All persons 15.3 14.1 16.5   15.3 14.1 16.5
% in low income after tax - All persons 11.4 10.7 12.0   11.4 10.7 12.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 17.7 17.7 17.8   17.7 17.7 17.8
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.1 13.1 13.2   13.1 13.1 13.2

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Canada (Code01) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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