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2006 Community Profiles

 
Markham
Ontario
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 261,573   12,160,282
Population in 2001 1 208,615   11,410,046
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 25.4   6.6
Total private dwellings 2 81,181   4,972,869
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 77,191   4,554,251
Population density per square kilometre 1,230.5   13.4
Land area (square km) 212.58   907,573.82
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 261,575 127,955 133,620   12,160,285 5,930,700 6,229,580
0 to 4 years 14,165 7,280 6,890   670,770 343,475 327,290
5 to 9 years 15,415 7,890 7,515   721,590 369,670 351,920
10 to 14 years 18,070 9,400 8,675   818,445 420,705 397,740
15 to 19 years 19,395 10,140 9,260   833,115 427,185 405,925
20 to 24 years 19,250 9,905 9,340   797,255 400,445 396,815
25 to 29 years 16,365 7,980 8,390   743,695 360,525 383,170
30 to 34 years 16,760 7,905 8,860   791,955 382,030 409,925
35 to 39 years 18,605 8,640 9,970   883,990 430,220 453,770
40 to 44 years 22,045 10,355 11,690   1,032,415 507,130 525,280
45 to 49 years 22,135 10,545 11,590   991,970 486,390 505,585
50 to 54 years 21,045 10,205 10,835   869,400 423,345 446,060
55 to 59 years 18,175 8,950 9,225   774,530 378,530 395,995
60 to 64 years 12,285 6,125 6,155   581,985 283,545 298,440
65 to 69 years 9,225 4,530 4,700   466,240 222,640 243,600
70 to 74 years 7,100 3,430 3,670   401,950 187,510 214,445
75 to 79 years 5,395 2,365 3,030   338,910 149,585 189,325
80 to 84 years 3,520 1,435 2,090   250,270 97,240 153,035
85 years and over 2,625 880 1,745   191,810 60,555 131,260
Median age of the population 5 38.1 37.0 38.9   39.0 38.1 39.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 81.8 80.8 82.7   81.8 80.9 82.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 213,925 103,385 110,540   9,949,485 4,796,850 5,152,630
Not in a common-law relationship 209,000 100,925 108,070   9,257,730 4,448,935 4,808,790
In a common-law relationship 4,930 2,455 2,470   691,755 347,915 343,840
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 213,925 103,385 110,545   9,949,480 4,796,850 5,152,635
Never legally married (single) 8 62,865 33,005 29,860   3,143,960 1,662,930 1,481,025
Legally married (and not separated) 9 128,870 64,225 64,645   5,168,660 2,585,115 2,583,545
Separated, but still legally married 10 4,030 1,525 2,505   345,075 150,090 194,980
Divorced 11 8,335 3,010 5,320   679,990 283,150 396,840
Widowed 12 9,820 1,610 8,205   611,805 115,565 496,235
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 77,195   4,555,025
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 67.3   56.1
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.6   5.7
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 11.1   7.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 7.2   3.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.8   10.8
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.1   15.6
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.0   0.5
Number of owned dwellings 16 68,505   3,235,495
Number of rented dwellings 17 8,695   1,312,290
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 31,455   3,124,010
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 45,740   1,431,020
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.0   6.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.4   6.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 3.4   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 440,755   297,479
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 74,310   3,422,315
Number of married-couple families 22 62,945   2,530,560
Number of common-law-couple families 23 2,615   351,045
Number of lone-parent families 8,750   540,715
Number of female lone-parent families 7,175   441,105
Number of male lone-parent families 1,575   99,605
Average number of persons in all census families 3.2   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.3   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.5   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 74,889   69,156
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 79,947   77,243
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 79,937   66,525
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 43,292   38,448
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 41,655   36,496
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,366   50,339
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 64,655   59,377
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,598   65,534
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 67,800   57,013
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 39,938   35,677
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 38,880   34,206
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,096   43,972
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 77,200   4,555,025
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 35,470   1,420,515
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 19,420   1,288,140
One-person households 8,410   1,104,865
Other household types 28 13,895   741,505
Average household size 3.4   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 79,924   60,455
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 89,135   87,960
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 87,740   68,764
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 39,925   30,025
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 77,728   51,560
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 68,616   52,117
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 75,910   74,095
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 73,366   58,755
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 33,488   26,473
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 68,203   46,194
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 995   801
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 1,453   1,046
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 260,755 127,700 133,055   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
English only 106,480 52,655 53,825   8,230,705 4,044,755 4,185,945
French only 1,625 720 900   488,815 230,700 258,115
English and French 200 105 100   32,685 14,820 17,870
Other language(s) 33 152,440 74,220 78,225   3,276,685 1,587,595 1,689,090
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 260,755 127,705 133,055   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
English only 225,570 112,985 112,580   10,335,700 5,130,945 5,204,755
French only 125 45 75   49,210 21,460 27,750
English and French 16,835 7,410 9,425   1,377,330 621,285 756,045
Neither English nor French 18,225 7,255 10,970   266,655 104,185 162,470
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 260,755 127,700 133,055   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
English 145,495 71,750 73,745   9,655,830 4,733,165 4,922,665
French 735 315 415   289,035 136,125 152,910
Non-official language 103,775 50,180 53,585   1,811,620 874,575 937,050
English and French 150 55 90   26,045 11,875 14,175
English and non-official language 10,475 5,330 5,150   239,890 119,205 120,685
French and non-official language 50 20 30   3,065 1,455 1,605
English, French and non-official language 80 45 35   3,405 1,480 1,925
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 260,755 127,700 133,055   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Non-immigrants 37 111,070 55,170 55,900   8,512,020 4,197,560 4,314,460
Immigrants 38 147,400 71,545 75,855   3,398,725 1,620,320 1,778,400
Before 1991 69,845 34,250 35,595   1,884,440 901,375 983,065
1991 to 2000 58,680 28,410 30,265   933,545 443,665 489,880
2001 to 2006 39 18,875 8,880 9,990   580,740 275,280 305,460
Non-permanent residents 40 2,285 985 1,300   118,150 59,995 58,155
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 260,760 127,700 133,055   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Canadian citizens 233,615 114,885 118,735   11,131,465 5,455,880 5,675,585
Canadian citizens under age 18 54,960 28,305 26,655   2,572,660 1,320,670 1,251,990
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 178,655 86,580 92,080   8,558,810 4,135,210 4,423,595
Not Canadian citizens 42 27,140 12,815 14,320   897,430 421,990 475,435
Table: Generation status
Generation status Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 213,130 103,130 110,000   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
1st generation 44 142,920 68,980 73,940   3,340,210 1,590,525 1,749,680
2nd generation 45 40,195 19,910 20,280   1,912,460 933,690 978,765
3rd generation or more 46 30,015 14,235 15,780   4,566,750 2,220,495 2,346,260
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 257,995 126,250 131,750   11,893,180 5,808,065 6,085,115
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 228,075 111,840 116,235   10,299,250 5,027,935 5,271,320
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 12,520 5,980 6,535   951,995 466,425 485,570
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 12,690 6,140 6,545   453,460 222,520 230,945
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 650 335 315   56,835 27,630 29,205
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 4,065 1,950 2,115   131,630 63,550 68,075
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 246,515 120,455 126,065   11,354,360 5,532,565 5,821,800
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 138,115 67,750 70,365   6,660,310 3,245,120 3,415,185
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 45,760 22,545 23,215   2,542,885 1,241,165 1,301,720
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 44,125 21,525 22,600   1,398,660 682,595 716,070
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 2,075 965 1,110   185,785 89,885 95,900
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 16,450 7,665 8,780   566,710 273,790 292,920
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 260,755 127,700 133,055   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Aboriginal identity population 50 405 155 245   242,490 117,585 124,900
Non-Aboriginal identity population 260,355 127,545 132,810   11,786,405 5,760,285 6,026,115
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 213,130 103,130 110,000   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No certificate, diploma or degree 37,765 17,040 20,725   2,183,625 1,059,015 1,124,615
High school certificate or equivalent 52 55,000 25,410 29,585   2,628,575 1,220,380 1,408,190
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10,150 6,100 4,055   785,115 514,820 270,295
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 30,790 14,230 16,565   1,804,775 782,360 1,022,420
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 16,135 7,505 8,630   405,270 181,355 223,915
University certificate, diploma or degree 63,290 32,845 30,445   2,012,060 986,780 1,025,280
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 38,635 20,050 18,590   1,624,835 826,425 798,410
No certificate, diploma or degree 12,170 6,525 5,645   648,300 348,960 299,345
High school certificate or equivalent 55 16,550 8,860 7,685   627,010 321,420 305,590
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 565 355 210   37,475 22,735 14,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 2,950 1,525 1,425   160,140 72,655 87,480
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,535 785 745   33,875 15,860 18,020
University certificate, diploma or degree 4,865 1,990 2,880   118,030 44,790 73,240
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 33,195 15,720 17,475   1,529,590 737,610 791,980
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,910 1,005 900   132,715 73,165 59,550
High school certificate or equivalent 58 5,690 2,965 2,725   364,260 200,340 163,920
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,150 615 530   91,525 56,430 35,095
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 5,905 2,845 3,055   372,355 165,310 207,050
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 2,900 1,340 1,565   68,800 31,275 37,525
University certificate, diploma or degree 15,640 6,945 8,695   499,935 211,090 288,845
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 114,310 54,915 59,400   5,108,740 2,488,355 2,620,380
No certificate, diploma or degree 13,490 5,815 7,675   766,810 383,295 383,520
High school certificate or equivalent 61 26,295 10,950 15,345   1,296,405 580,705 715,710
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 6,825 4,045 2,775   489,605 320,260 169,345
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 18,975 8,495 10,480   1,089,270 470,180 619,090
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10,085 4,525 5,555   241,150 108,080 133,065
University certificate, diploma or degree 38,645 21,080 17,560   1,225,490 625,845 599,650
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 213,130 103,130 110,000   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 92,760 42,455 50,305   4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,810
Education 7,425 1,575 5,850   335,715 81,810 253,900
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 4,870 2,080 2,785   193,790 90,735 103,060
Humanities 6,685 2,455 4,230   292,845 110,970 181,875
Social and behavioural sciences and law 13,420 5,185 8,230   576,100 202,080 374,020
Business, management and public administration 33,650 15,100 18,550   1,061,210 417,010 644,200
Physical and life sciences and technologies 5,285 2,470 2,815   181,250 94,220 87,030
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 10,170 6,445 3,725   254,440 151,930 102,505
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 22,860 20,095 2,760   1,089,310 995,690 93,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,110 660 450   91,965 62,180 29,780
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 12,000 3,050 8,950   665,490 124,885 540,605
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,895 1,555 1,340   264,620 133,610 131,015
Other 64 0 0 0   480 190 285
Table: Location of study
Location of study Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 213,125 103,130 110,000   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 92,760 42,455 50,305   4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,805
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 120,365 60,675 59,690   5,007,220 2,465,315 2,541,905
Inside Canada 78,310 38,860 39,450   3,928,555 1,906,245 2,022,310
Outside Canada 42,055 21,815 20,240   1,078,670 559,075 519,590
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 213,130 103,130 110,000   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
In the labour force 67 144,735 75,710 69,025   6,587,580 3,437,670 3,149,905
Employed 68 135,100 71,010 64,090   6,164,245 3,230,050 2,934,195
Unemployed 69 9,640 4,700 4,935   423,335 207,620 215,710
Not in the labour force 70 68,395 27,420 40,975   3,231,840 1,307,035 1,924,805
Participation rate 71 67.9 73.4 62.8   67.1 72.5 62.1
Employment rate 72 63.4 68.9 58.3   62.8 68.1 57.8
Unemployment rate 73 6.7 6.2 7.1   6.4 6.0 6.8
Table: Occupation
Occupation Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 141,670 74,205 67,460   6,473,735 3,385,885 3,087,850
A Management occupations 75 19,385 12,600 6,785   666,485 418,355 248,125
B Business, finance and administration occupations 33,300 11,045 22,255   1,204,490 360,225 844,260
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 15,570 12,045 3,520   451,930 349,305 102,630
D Health occupations 6,370 1,855 4,510   340,690 66,950 273,740
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 11,120 3,600 7,520   546,385 174,765 371,620
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 4,325 2,025 2,290   200,980 90,590 110,390
G Sales and service occupations 29,915 15,070 14,845   1,522,820 657,605 865,215
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 10,820 9,890 930   911,250 845,595 65,655
I Occupations unique to primary industry 1,225 955 260   165,085 125,660 39,430
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 9,645 5,105 4,540   463,610 296,825 166,785
Table: Industry
Industry Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 141,665 74,205 67,460   6,473,730 3,385,885 3,087,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 1,370 970 400   190,000 137,345 52,660
Construction 4,880 4,045 830   384,775 338,850 45,930
Manufacturing 19,420 12,010 7,410   899,670 628,460 271,210
Wholesale trade 10,585 6,345 4,240   307,465 199,755 107,710
Retail trade 15,700 7,790 7,910   720,235 322,715 397,515
Finance and real estate 16,815 7,665 9,155   442,610 193,375 249,230
Health care and social services 10,505 2,225 8,275   611,740 104,935 506,805
Educational services 8,915 2,795 6,120   433,485 141,630 291,855
Business services 31,395 18,815 12,580   1,274,345 755,215 519,130
Other services 22,080 11,540 10,535   1,209,390 563,600 645,790
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 192,280 91,345 100,935   8,991,010 4,259,925 4,731,085
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 188,950 89,430 99,525   8,869,060 4,186,725 4,682,335
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 89,510 40,260 49,250   3,736,900 1,649,835 2,087,065
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 47,085 20,755 26,330   1,838,830 773,420 1,065,410
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 155,640 80,440 75,200   7,054,270 3,652,835 3,401,430
English 140,680 73,255 67,430   6,754,045 3,511,580 3,242,460
French 275 70 200   97,965 40,635 57,330
Non-official language 10,745 5,240 5,500   112,125 57,295 54,830
English and French 380 100 280   42,945 19,035 23,910
English and non-official language 3,535 1,770 1,765   45,400 23,405 22,000
French and non-official language 0 0 0   230 100 130
English, French and non-official language 10 0 10   1,560 780 775
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 135,095 71,010 64,090   6,164,245 3,230,055 2,934,195
Worked at home 10,690 5,755 4,930   436,380 220,340 216,040
Worked outside Canada 1,085 775 310   36,905 24,210 12,695
No fixed workplace address 11,655 8,090 3,570   596,305 445,625 150,680
Worked at usual place 111,665 56,390 55,275   5,094,650 2,539,870 2,554,780
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 33,770 15,635 18,145   3,056,365 1,421,005 1,635,365
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 14,660 8,090 6,570   795,195 404,425 390,765
Worked in a different census division (county) 63,065 32,570 30,490   1,211,410 696,880 514,525
Worked in a different province 160 90 70   31,680 17,555 14,120
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Markham, Town   Ontario
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 83 123,320 64,475 58,845   5,690,960 2,985,495 2,705,465
Car, truck, van, as driver 90,995 52,460 38,535   4,038,035 2,274,810 1,763,230
Car, truck, van, as passenger 10,820 3,230 7,590   470,410 191,695 278,715
Public transit 17,730 7,020 10,715   736,060 299,920 436,140
Walked or bicycled 2,840 1,340 1,500   389,105 190,340 198,765
All other modes 930 420 505   57,350 28,740 28,610
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 260,760 127,705 133,055   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Total visible minority population 85 170,535 83,455 87,080   2,745,200 1,332,995 1,412,205
Chinese 89,300 43,600 45,700   576,975 277,500 299,475
South Asian 86 44,995 22,625 22,370   794,170 401,900 392,270
Black 8,005 3,750 4,255   473,765 223,220 250,540
Filipino 7,370 3,135 4,240   203,215 87,025 116,190
Latin American 1,385 625 755   147,140 71,370 75,765
Southeast Asian 87 1,970 970 995   110,045 53,135 56,910
Arab 2,540 1,250 1,285   111,405 58,625 52,785
West Asian 88 4,975 2,510 2,470   96,620 49,275 47,340
Korean 3,225 1,650 1,580   69,540 33,720 35,820
Japanese 850 400 450   28,080 12,775 15,300
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 1,895 895 995   56,845 26,680 30,160
Multiple visible minority 90 4,025 2,040 1,985   77,400 37,755 39,645
Not a visible minority 91 90,220 44,245 45,970   9,283,695 4,544,875 4,738,815
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 151,720 77,730 73,990   6,991,670 3,621,760 3,369,910
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 29,956 35,048 25,153   29,335 35,702 23,755
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 80,220 45,620 34,600   3,690,665 2,116,730 1,573,940
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 46,529 51,341 41,554   44,748 50,057 38,914
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Markham, Town   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 200,095 97,245 102,840   9,340,020 4,540,895 4,799,125
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,144 30,916 20,742   27,258 34,454 21,669
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,082 27,828 19,707   24,604 30,182 20,201
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 81.9 84.8 77.5   77.4 80.7 72.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 6.7 4.4 10.1   9.8 6.9 14.0
Other money - As a % of total income 11.5 10.8 12.4   12.9 12.4 13.5
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 260,420 127,545 132,870   11,926,140 5,825,145 6,100,995
% in low income before tax - All persons 16.1 15.7 16.4   14.7 13.7 15.6
% in low income after tax - All persons 12.6 12.5 12.7   11.1 10.5 11.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 20.4 20.4 20.3   18.0 17.9 18.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 16.2 16.3 16.1   13.7 13.7 13.8

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Markham, Ontario (Code3519036) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed June 17, 2021).

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