Census Profile, 2016 Census
Whitehorse, City [Census subdivision], Yukon and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Whitehorse, CY
Yukon
[Census subdivision]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 25,085  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 23,276  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 7.8  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 10,710  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 10,187  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 60.2  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 416.54  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,965,588.85  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 25,085 12,430 12,655 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 4,595 2,455 2,140 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 1,560 845 710 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 1,560 820 740 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 1,470 785 690 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 17,745 8,625 9,125 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 1,455 735 725 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 1,470 775 690 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 1,945 960 985 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 2,145 1,045 1,105 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 1,880 875 1,005 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 1,800 805 995 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 1,725 830 900 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 1,885 895 995 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 1,885 925 965 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 1,550 775 770 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 2,745 1,355 1,390 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 1,165 580 585 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 690 375 315 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 410 210 200 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 260 105 165 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 220 90 130 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 140 65 70 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 60 25 35 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 20 0 15 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 0 0 0 8,230 1,340 6,890
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 18.3 19.8 16.9 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 70.7 69.4 72.1 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 10.9 10.9 11.0 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 0.9 0.7 1.0 2.2 1.6 2.8
Average age of the population 37.9 37.2 38.6 41.0 40.1 41.9
Median age of the population 37.4 36.3 38.5 41.2 40.2 42.2
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 10,185  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 5,100  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 45  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 4,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 975  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 870  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 560  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 1,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 45  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 980  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 10,190  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 2,980  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 3,365  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 1,685  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 1,405  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 755  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 24,560  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Marital status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by marital status - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 20,495 9,975 10,520 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 11,285 5,625 5,665 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 8,100 4,045 4,055 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 3,185 1,580 1,610 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 9,210 4,350 4,855 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 6,440 3,335 3,110 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 550 225 325 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 1,495 625 870 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 725 170 555 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 6,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 3,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,007,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 1,505  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,107,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 1,330  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,909,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 510  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 815,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 6,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 5,490  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 3,895  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6,474,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 1,595  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,753,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 1,345  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 1,020  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,262,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 330  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 350,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 5,490  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 2,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,024,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 2,845  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,203,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 1,150  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,650,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 1,220  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,783,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 485  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 770,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 1,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 845  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 983,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 355  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 457,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 140  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 171,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 5,035 2,480 2,565 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 10,190  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 6,460  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,218,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 2,470  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,782,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 3,990  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,436,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 185  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 301,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 3,545  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,552,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 2,980  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 560  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 582,350  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Whitehorse, CY [Census subdivision], Yukon and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released August 2, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed August 19, 2017).

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