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2006 Community Profiles

 
Newfoundland and Labrador

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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 31,612,897   505,469
Population in 2001 1 30,007,094   512,930
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 5.4   -1.5
Total private dwellings 2 13,576,855   235,958
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 12,435,520   197,245
Population density per square kilometre 3.5   1.4
Land area (square km) 9,017,698.92   370,494.89
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 31,612,895 15,475,970 16,136,930   505,470 245,735 259,735
0 to 4 years 1,690,540 864,600 825,940   22,865 11,650 11,210
5 to 9 years 1,809,370 926,860 882,515   25,905 13,240 12,670
10 to 14 years 2,079,925 1,065,865 1,014,065   29,455 15,135 14,320
15 to 19 years 2,140,490 1,095,285 1,045,210   34,105 17,355 16,750
20 to 24 years 2,080,385 1,047,950 1,032,435   31,190 15,295 15,890
25 to 29 years 1,985,580 975,945 1,009,640   27,425 13,040 14,380
30 to 34 years 2,020,230 987,715 1,032,515   30,940 14,605 16,340
35 to 39 years 2,208,270 1,083,500 1,124,775   36,535 17,345 19,195
40 to 44 years 2,610,455 1,285,530 1,324,925   41,670 20,080 21,585
45 to 49 years 2,620,595 1,290,130 1,330,470   42,770 20,815 21,955
50 to 54 years 2,357,305 1,158,970 1,198,335   42,805 21,135 21,670
55 to 59 years 2,084,620 1,026,390 1,058,225   39,370 19,535 19,835
60 to 64 years 1,589,865 780,135 809,730   30,160 14,900 15,270
65 to 69 years 1,234,575 593,805 640,770   22,160 11,005 11,155
70 to 74 years 1,053,785 493,465 560,325   17,530 8,465 9,060
75 to 79 years 879,580 386,485 493,095   13,505 5,965 7,540
80 to 84 years 646,705 251,420 395,285   9,425 3,845 5,580
85 years and over 520,605 161,920 358,680   7,650 2,325 5,330
Median age of the population 5 39.5 38.6 40.4   41.7 41.3 42.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.3 81.5 83.1   84.5 83.7 85.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410   427,245 205,705 221,540
Not in a common-law relationship 23,301,420 11,248,590 12,052,835   394,155 189,215 204,940
In a common-law relationship 2,731,635 1,370,060 1,361,575   33,085 16,490 16,595
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410   427,245 205,705 221,540
Never legally married (single) 8 9,087,030 4,822,330 4,264,700   132,005 68,865 63,140
Legally married (and not separated) 9 12,470,400 6,235,735 6,234,665   231,820 115,860 115,960
Separated, but still legally married 10 775,425 343,600 431,825   9,745 4,360 5,385
Divorced 11 2,087,385 905,790 1,181,595   24,015 10,900 13,120
Widowed 12 1,612,820 311,190 1,301,630   29,650 5,715 23,935
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 12,437,470   197,185
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 55.3   73.8
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   4.3
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.6   4.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 5.3   9.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 18.4   5.5
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.9   0.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.6   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 8,509,780   155,195
Number of rented dwellings 17 3,878,500   41,670
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 8,610,600   139,555
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 3,826,870   57,630
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.5   7.9
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.4   7.2
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.5   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 263,369   111,711
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 8,896,840   155,730
Number of married-couple families 22 6,105,910   114,630
Number of common-law-couple families 23 1,376,870   16,935
Number of lone-parent families 1,414,065   24,165
Number of female lone-parent families 1,132,290   19,740
Number of male lone-parent families 281,775   4,420
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.4
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 63,866   49,645
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 71,665   55,622
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 63,811   47,887
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 36,465   26,237
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,350   24,621
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 47,153   33,432
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 55,111   43,398
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 61,221   47,756
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 54,815   41,707
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 34,205   25,408
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 32,609   24,067
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 41,661   30,729
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 12,437,470   197,185
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 3,543,605   60,005
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 3,601,315   66,960
One-person households 3,327,050   39,830
Other household types 28 1,965,495   30,390
Average household size 2.5   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 53,634   44,136
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 82,156   66,267
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 62,503   47,231
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,720   18,011
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 46,347   34,480
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,584   38,997
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 69,711   56,406
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 53,667   41,366
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,888   17,368
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 42,053   32,419
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 671   551
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 839   480
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   500,610 243,970 256,640
English only 17,882,780 8,833,105 9,049,665   488,405 237,890 250,520
French only 6,817,650 3,325,530 3,492,125   1,885 890 995
English and French 98,630 46,765 51,860   295 120 175
Other language(s) 33 6,441,975 3,120,865 3,321,105   10,020 5,070 4,950
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   500,610 243,970 256,640
English only 21,129,945 10,507,185 10,622,755   475,985 234,335 241,655
French only 4,141,850 1,915,265 2,226,585   90 40 45
English and French 5,448,850 2,698,870 2,749,980   23,675 9,160 14,515
Neither English nor French 520,385 204,945 315,435   850 430 420
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   500,605 243,965 256,640
English 20,584,775 10,133,105 10,451,665   494,345 240,960 253,380
French 6,608,120 3,233,760 3,374,360   650 325 325
Non-official language 3,472,130 1,677,395 1,794,735   4,905 2,380 2,530
English and French 94,060 44,390 49,670   180 60 120
English and non-official language 406,455 200,500 205,960   525 240 285
French and non-official language 58,885 28,905 29,985   0 10 0
English, French and non-official language 16,600 8,215 8,380   0 0 0
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   500,605 243,965 256,640
Non-immigrants 37 24,788,725 12,228,975 12,559,745   490,855 238,725 252,130
Immigrants 38 6,186,950 2,964,160 3,222,790   8,380 4,520 3,860
Before 1991 3,408,420 1,642,190 1,766,225   5,385 2,870 2,520
1991 to 2000 1,668,550 791,775 876,775   1,550 820 735
2001 to 2006 39 1,109,980 530,195 579,790   1,440 835 610
Non-permanent residents 40 265,355 133,135 132,225   1,370 725 645
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   500,610 243,970 256,640
Canadian citizens 29,480,165 14,492,990 14,987,175   496,705 241,795 254,910
Canadian citizens under age 18 6,604,285 3,388,910 3,215,375   98,585 51,010 47,570
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 22,875,880 11,104,080 11,771,800   398,115 190,785 207,335
Not Canadian citizens 42 1,760,865 833,280 927,585   3,900 2,170 1,730
Table: Generation status
Generation status Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   422,385 203,925 218,465
1st generation 44 6,124,560 2,933,875 3,190,690   9,160 4,920 4,240
2nd generation 45 4,006,420 1,948,820 2,057,600   9,125 4,625 4,500
3rd generation or more 46 15,533,240 7,588,095 7,945,145   404,100 194,380 209,725
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 30,897,210 15,151,040 15,746,170   496,200 241,720 254,480
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 26,534,115 13,005,260 13,528,855   443,345 216,530 226,815
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   27,640 12,710 14,930
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   14,530 7,060 7,470
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 289,745 147,230 142,510   9,460 4,800 4,655
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 297,530 144,325 153,205   1,225 605 615
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 29,544,485 14,458,615 15,085,865   477,800 232,300 245,505
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 17,457,170 8,550,360 8,906,805   344,705 169,030 175,675
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   66,360 31,255 35,110
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   37,805 17,765 20,040
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 852,580 425,650 426,930   25,780 12,640 13,140
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 1,160,040 564,280 595,755   3,140 1,610 1,535
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,765   500,605 243,965 256,640
Aboriginal identity population 50 1,172,785 572,095 600,695   23,450 11,520 11,925
Non-Aboriginal identity population 30,068,240 14,754,175 15,314,065   477,155 232,445 244,715
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   422,385 203,920 218,460
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,098,325 3,004,625 3,093,705   141,575 68,605 72,965
High school certificate or equivalent 52 6,553,425 3,032,870 3,520,555   93,330 42,520 50,810
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,785,420 1,778,080 1,007,335   51,380 32,105 19,275
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 4,435,135 1,906,335 2,528,800   74,100 32,525 41,575
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,136,145 479,095 657,055   14,310 5,940 8,370
University certificate, diploma or degree 4,655,770 2,269,785 2,385,980   47,690 22,220 25,470
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 4,207,810 2,145,570 2,062,245   65,355 33,210 32,145
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,679,015 909,280 769,735   28,820 15,745 13,075
High school certificate or equivalent 55 1,528,010 781,710 746,300   24,470 12,010 12,455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 185,170 113,110 72,060   2,395 1,665 730
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 458,380 201,135 257,240   4,855 2,230 2,625
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 87,420 38,935 48,490   1,015 420 600
University certificate, diploma or degree 269,810 101,395 168,415   3,800 1,150 2,655
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 3,987,075 1,947,470 2,039,605   58,260 27,450 30,815
No certificate, diploma or degree 433,940 247,210 186,730   8,525 4,535 3,990
High school certificate or equivalent 58 897,830 486,240 411,595   12,530 6,000 6,530
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 416,045 253,705 162,340   6,245 4,035 2,210
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 906,155 398,245 507,915   16,825 7,105 9,720
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 181,350 79,935 101,415   2,145 985 1,155
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,151,750 482,140 669,610   11,995 4,785 7,210
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 13,395,040 6,564,035 6,831,000   232,570 112,925 119,645
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,249,565 1,146,125 1,103,445   66,110 31,950 34,160
High school certificate or equivalent 61 3,258,905 1,454,880 1,804,025   44,460 19,605 24,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,739,965 1,106,090 633,875   36,735 22,260 14,475
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 2,627,220 1,127,815 1,499,405   47,695 21,040 26,650
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 685,385 290,210 395,180   8,770 3,730 5,040
University certificate, diploma or degree 2,833,995 1,438,915 1,395,080   28,805 14,330 14,475
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   422,390 203,920 218,465
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260   234,900 111,125 123,775
Education 994,665 249,000 745,660   19,090 6,460 12,640
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 481,190 222,755 258,435   2,840 1,440 1,395
Humanities 717,125 283,590 433,535   6,450 2,830 3,625
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,275,100 449,800 825,300   10,505 3,500 7,000
Business, management and public administration 2,801,725 1,016,410 1,785,315   43,510 9,870 33,640
Physical and life sciences and technologies 451,960 245,200 206,765   4,285 2,335 1,950
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 568,755 345,700 223,050   7,980 3,875 4,110
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 2,922,080 2,701,170 220,910   46,405 44,190 2,210
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 291,510 203,550 87,960   3,360 2,415 940
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 1,728,890 324,415 1,404,470   25,635 4,560 21,075
Personal, protective and transportation services 777,370 391,005 386,365   17,405 11,330 6,080
Other 64 2,100 700 1,405   10 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   422,385 203,920 218,465
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260   234,905 111,130 123,775
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,012,475 6,433,300 6,579,175   187,480 92,795 94,690
Inside Canada 10,948,685 5,363,415 5,585,270   182,125 89,720 92,405
Outside Canada 2,063,785 1,069,880 993,905   5,355 3,070 2,285
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   422,385 203,920 218,465
In the labour force 67 17,146,135 9,020,595 8,125,540   248,685 129,475 119,210
Employed 68 16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645   202,525 102,700 99,830
Unemployed 69 1,124,955 589,065 535,890   46,150 26,770 19,385
Not in the labour force 70 8,518,085 3,450,190 5,067,900   173,705 74,450 99,255
Participation rate 71 66.8 72.3 61.6   58.9 63.5 54.6
Employment rate 72 62.4 67.6 57.5   47.9 50.4 45.7
Unemployment rate 73 6.6 6.5 6.6   18.6 20.7 16.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370   241,880 126,305 115,575
A Management occupations 75 1,631,730 1,032,940 598,790   18,570 10,920 7,650
B Business, finance and administration occupations 3,025,425 863,420 2,162,005   35,775 9,035 26,740
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,108,045 865,820 242,225   13,865 11,485 2,380
D Health occupations 950,360 188,845 761,515   15,045 2,990 12,055
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 1,414,320 451,150 963,175   19,795 7,035 12,760
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 502,195 225,340 276,855   4,570 1,860 2,710
G Sales and service occupations 4,037,720 1,716,470 2,321,260   61,120 20,970 40,150
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,550,295 2,374,605 175,695   42,140 40,065 2,075
I Occupations unique to primary industry 648,310 503,785 144,525   17,310 14,275 3,040
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 992,765 662,430 330,335   13,690 7,665 6,015
Table: Industry
Industry Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370   241,880 126,305 115,575
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 895,415 663,985 231,425   24,500 19,885 4,610
Construction 1,069,095 938,975 130,120   16,985 15,565 1,425
Manufacturing 2,005,980 1,421,545 584,440   22,485 14,620 7,865
Wholesale trade 739,305 494,575 244,730   6,630 4,850 1,775
Retail trade 1,917,170 859,720 1,057,450   30,580 12,205 18,380
Finance and real estate 992,720 419,290 573,435   7,895 3,205 4,690
Health care and social services 1,716,255 308,060 1,408,200   30,360 5,180 25,180
Educational services 1,150,535 379,910 770,625   17,005 6,555 10,450
Business services 3,103,195 1,873,385 1,229,805   35,390 22,050 13,345
Other services 3,271,505 1,525,360 1,746,145   50,040 22,185 27,850
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
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   375,325 174,370 200,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 23,178,395 10,964,370 12,214,025   370,405 171,400 199,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 9,625,655 4,251,985 5,373,675   148,605 62,950 85,655
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 4,724,325 1,962,040 2,762,285   75,265 29,980 45,290
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
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   274,630 142,520 132,110
English 14,064,105 7,347,505 6,716,595   272,735 141,790 130,950
French 3,724,975 1,930,405 1,794,565   865 220 640
Non-official language 273,830 139,825 134,005   585 280 305
English and French 252,295 128,825 123,475   265 130 130
English and non-official language 86,820 44,210 42,610   185 95 85
French and non-official language 5,055 2,545 2,510   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 11,025 5,930 5,090   10 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645   202,525 102,700 99,825
Worked at home 1,230,355 623,290 607,060   11,295 5,370 5,925
Worked outside Canada 76,570 52,480 24,095   855 660 190
No fixed workplace address 1,644,360 1,260,935 383,425   22,410 17,925 4,485
Worked at usual place 13,069,895 6,494,825 6,575,070   167,970 78,745 89,225
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 7,814,510 3,674,205 4,140,305   93,825 41,250 52,575
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 2,687,845 1,365,350 1,322,490   63,355 30,010 33,345
Worked in a different census division (county) 2,420,290 1,371,555 1,048,735   6,135 3,940 2,195
Worked in a different province 147,250 83,720 63,530   4,650 3,540 1,110
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
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   190,380 96,670 93,710
Car, truck, van, as driver 10,644,330 5,961,465 4,682,860   140,375 73,010 67,365
Car, truck, van, as passenger 1,133,145 468,575 664,575   23,930 9,945 13,980
Public transit 1,622,725 670,350 952,375   3,660 1,775 1,880
Walked or bicycled 1,134,805 552,405 582,395   15,175 6,545 8,630
All other modes 179,250 102,965 76,285   7,235 5,385 1,850
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   500,610 243,965 256,645
Total visible minority population 85 5,068,095 2,464,025 2,604,065   5,720 3,010 2,710
Chinese 1,216,565 584,260 632,305   1,325 705 625
South Asian 86 1,262,865 637,190 625,675   1,590 840 750
Black 783,795 375,685 408,110   905 500 405
Filipino 410,695 175,640 235,055   305 115 190
Latin American 304,245 147,900 156,345   480 240 240
Southeast Asian 87 239,935 116,425 123,510   120 50 65
Arab 265,550 142,580 122,970   540 305 235
West Asian 88 156,700 80,695 76,000   115 55 60
Korean 141,890 68,595 73,300   60 30 30
Japanese 81,300 36,160 45,145   140 90 50
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 71,420 33,845 37,580   75 30 45
Multiple visible minority 90 133,120 65,055 68,065   65 45 15
Not a visible minority 91 26,172,935 12,862,245 13,310,695   494,890 240,955 253,930
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 18,201,265 9,480,550 8,720,710   271,255 141,725 129,525
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 26,850 32,874 21,543   18,086 23,150 14,346
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 9,275,770 5,332,040 3,943,725   111,580 57,440 54,140
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 41,401 46,778 35,830   37,429 44,607 31,130
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Canada   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 24,423,165 11,952,155 12,471,005   397,675 193,980 203,695
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,615 32,224 20,460   19,573 25,929 15,823
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,307 28,291 19,287   18,149 22,893 15,193
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 76.2 79.7 71.0   69.1 72.2 64.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 11.1 7.9 15.9   20.4 17.2 25.2
Other money - As a % of total income 12.7 12.5 13.1   10.5 10.6 10.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 30,628,935 15,017,885 15,611,050   497,395 242,360 255,035
% in low income before tax - All persons 15.3 14.1 16.5   14.7 13.0 16.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 11.4 10.7 12.0   10.1 9.4 10.8
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 17.7 17.7 17.8   18.7 18.7 18.7
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.1 13.1 13.2   13.2 13.4 13.0

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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.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed January 16, 2018).

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