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Employed labour force(1) 15 years and over having a usual place of work in occupied private dwellings by commuting distance(2), period of construction and structural type of dwelling, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations - 20% sample data

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Geographic name Commuting distance
Total Less than 5 km 5 to 9.9 km 10 to 14.9 km 15 to 24.9 km 25 km or more Median commuting distance
Notes:
  1. Persons who, during the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to Census Day (May 16, 2006):
    (a) did any work at all for pay or in self-employment or without pay in a family farm, business or professional practice
    (b) were absent from their job or business, with or without pay, for the entire week because of a vacation, an illness, a labour dispute at their place of work, or any other reasons.
  2. Refers to the distance, in kilometres, between the respondent's residence and his or her usual workplace location. The variable relates to non-institutional residents 15 years of age and over who worked at some time since January 1, 2005. The variable usually relates to the individual's job held in the week prior to enumeration. However, if the person did not work during that week but had worked at some time since January 1, 2005, the information relates to the job held longest during that period.
  3. Data for 2006 is for the first five months of 2006.
  4. The 2001 percent distribution includes the first five months of 2001.
  5. Includes mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.
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Canada ! 13,041,190 4,728,025 2,958,550 1,736,605 1,785,970 1,832,035 7.6
British Columbia ! 1,611,140 652,645 383,855 200,270 198,300 176,075 6.5
Kitimat, CA ! 3,875 3,455 115 10 100 200 2.1
Dawson Creek, CA ! 4,665 3,960 105 0 0 590 1.7
Prince Rupert, CA ! 5,150 4,705 55 75 80 235 1.7
Powell River, CA ! 5,375 3,485 900 465 180 350 3.7
Salmon Arm, CA ! 5,635 3,575 1,095 50 295 625 3.5
Squamish, CA ! 6,335 2,845 1,050 45 0 2,395 5.8
Parksville, CA ! 6,660 2,990 980 695 405 1,595 6.3
Terrace, CA ! 7,100 4,820 965 310 85 920 2.6
Williams Lake, CA ! 7,820 4,795 1,350 360 275 1,035 3.6
Quesnel, CA ! 8,540 4,380 1,975 955 535 690 4.8
Port Alberni, CA ! 8,765 6,085 1,200 445 80 955 3.1
Cranbrook, CA ! 9,825 6,905 1,015 230 530 1,140 2.7
Fort St. John, CA ! 11,000 7,775 1,440 965 355 470 2.5
Campbell River, CA ! 13,535 6,255 3,665 1,480 475 1,660 5.5
Duncan, CA ! 14,140 6,220 3,190 1,170 975 2,585 6.0
Penticton, CA ! 15,515 10,650 920 1,095 1,360 1,485 2.9
Courtenay, CA ! 16,655 9,470 3,955 655 495 2,080 4.3
Vernon, CA ! 20,105 11,035 3,750 1,405 1,710 2,205 4.4
Chilliwack, CA ! 28,625 12,170 5,760 1,855 2,130 6,710 6.2
Nanaimo, CA ! 33,800 16,605 9,090 3,210 1,860 3,025 5.1
Prince George, CA ! 36,875 17,350 10,795 4,250 2,145 2,340 5.4
Kamloops, CA ! 38,315 18,000 9,920 3,955 2,580 3,865 5.3
Abbotsford, CMA ! 59,345 23,915 10,190 5,955 4,810 14,480 7.3
Kelowna, CMA ! 61,275 27,690 16,900 7,450 5,360 3,875 5.6
Victoria, CMA ! 137,685 72,710 33,810 13,595 10,950 6,620 4.6
Vancouver, CMA ! 866,080 306,270 225,865 131,555 135,780 66,610 7.4
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