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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 56,997   3,290,350
Population in 2001 1 51,249   2,974,807
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 11.2   10.6
Total private dwellings 2 24,729   1,335,745
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 23,611   1,256,192
Population density per square kilometre 508.9   5.1
Land area (square km) 112.01   640,044.57
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 56,995 27,960 29,035   3,290,350 1,646,800 1,643,550
0 to 4 years 3,155 1,580 1,575   202,595 103,835 98,760
5 to 9 years 3,345 1,660 1,690   204,110 104,605 99,510
10 to 14 years 3,465 1,785 1,680   224,805 115,155 109,655
15 to 19 years 3,950 2,015 1,935   237,900 121,825 116,080
20 to 24 years 4,405 2,280 2,125   251,380 128,375 123,005
25 to 29 years 3,950 2,030 1,920   240,525 121,755 118,775
30 to 34 years 3,575 1,825 1,750   234,305 118,500 115,805
35 to 39 years 3,575 1,810 1,760   237,850 119,595 118,255
40 to 44 years 4,195 2,100 2,090   268,290 133,515 134,770
45 to 49 years 4,600 2,320 2,280   274,735 138,415 136,320
50 to 54 years 4,135 2,055 2,085   237,465 120,420 117,040
55 to 59 years 3,205 1,560 1,650   189,265 95,470 93,790
60 to 64 years 2,460 1,155 1,305   133,705 66,790 66,915
65 to 69 years 2,100 950 1,155   102,410 50,165 52,240
70 to 74 years 2,080 970 1,110   86,915 41,680 45,235
75 to 79 years 1,905 810 1,095   71,475 32,705 38,765
80 to 84 years 1,500 575 920   50,320 20,220 30,095
85 years and over 1,405 480 920   42,290 13,755 28,535
Median age of the population 5 38.8 37.2 40.2   36.0 35.4 36.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.5 82.0 83.0   80.8 80.4 81.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 47,035 22,940 24,095   2,658,830 1,323,200 1,335,630
Not in a common-law relationship 42,800 20,820 21,980   2,430,255 1,208,900 1,221,360
In a common-law relationship 4,230 2,120 2,115   228,575 114,305 114,270
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 47,035 22,940 24,095   2,658,835 1,323,205 1,335,630
Never legally married (single) 8 14,265 8,005 6,260   905,120 499,355 405,765
Legally married (and not separated) 9 23,970 11,995 11,980   1,347,075 674,745 672,325
Separated, but still legally married 10 1,360 570 790   73,835 33,340 40,495
Divorced 11 4,035 1,755 2,270   204,830 90,760 114,065
Widowed 12 3,405 615 2,790   127,980 25,000 102,975
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 23,610   1,256,200
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 64.4   63.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.4   7.0
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.2   2.6
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 18.2   14.7
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.6   4.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 3.4   3.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 16,910   917,905
Number of rented dwellings 17 6,700   330,275
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 15,690   785,200
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 7,915   470,995
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.8   6.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.0   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.1   1.3
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 222,332   293,811
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 16,300   904,845
Number of married-couple families 22 11,755   658,900
Number of common-law-couple families 23 2,150   115,685
Number of lone-parent families 2,390   130,265
Number of female lone-parent families 1,925   102,555
Number of male lone-parent families 465   27,710
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.6   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 66,625   73,823
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 75,628   83,046
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 62,916   67,184
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 34,604   40,397
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 31,626   37,469
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 57,364   55,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,694   63,361
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 64,656   70,412
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 55,042   57,886
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 33,259   37,780
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 30,183   35,395
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 50,072   47,852
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 23,610   1,256,200
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 6,040   382,810
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 7,530   360,345
One-person households 6,515   308,690
Other household types 28 3,520   204,350
Average household size 2.4   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 55,858   63,988
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 87,897   92,155
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 61,664   72,774
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 25,722   32,179
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 47,541   55,479
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 48,813   55,199
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 74,456   77,708
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 54,034   62,435
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,847   28,342
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 43,224   49,796
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 658   754
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 727   1,016
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 55,950 27,600 28,350   3,256,355 1,630,870 1,625,485
English only 50,195 24,910 25,290   2,576,670 1,300,045 1,276,620
French only 550 285 265   61,225 30,840 30,385
English and French 25 0 15   5,405 2,725 2,675
Other language(s) 33 5,180 2,400 2,780   613,060 297,250 315,805
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 55,950 27,600 28,350   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English only 53,875 26,775 27,100   2,990,805 1,511,945 1,478,860
French only 0 0 0   2,200 995 1,205
English and French 1,935 770 1,160   222,885 102,345 120,540
Neither English nor French 140 55 90   40,465 15,585 24,885
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 55,950 27,600 28,350   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English 54,410 26,880 27,530   2,893,240 1,453,645 1,439,595
French 75 35 40   19,315 9,860 9,460
Non-official language 1,270 590 685   297,955 144,385 153,570
English and French 25 15 10   3,340 1,655 1,685
English and non-official language 160 75 85   41,645 20,860 20,790
French and non-official language 0 0 0   460 250 210
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   395 215 180
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 55,950 27,600 28,350   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Non-immigrants 37 51,350 25,325 26,025   2,702,225 1,362,250 1,339,970
Immigrants 38 4,335 2,140 2,200   527,030 255,355 271,675
Before 1991 2,925 1,385 1,535   295,390 144,550 150,835
1991 to 2000 790 395 390   127,960 60,790 67,170
2001 to 2006 39 625 355 265   103,680 50,015 53,670
Non-permanent residents 40 260 135 125   27,095 13,255 13,840
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 55,950 27,600 28,350   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Canadian citizens 54,715 26,930 27,780   3,086,650 1,550,145 1,536,500
Canadian citizens under age 18 12,205 6,320 5,880   746,605 383,075 363,535
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 42,510 20,610 21,900   2,340,040 1,167,075 1,172,965
Not Canadian citizens 42 1,240 670 565   169,710 80,720 88,985
Table: Generation status
Generation status Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 45,960 22,555 23,400   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
1st generation 44 4,365 2,165 2,200   525,820 254,380 271,440
2nd generation 45 9,575 4,325 5,250   517,810 253,260 264,550
3rd generation or more 46 32,020 16,065 15,955   1,581,510 799,880 781,630
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 55,180 27,180 28,000   3,214,140 1,609,310 1,604,835
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 43,740 21,370 22,375   2,606,575 1,300,905 1,305,675
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 7,970 4,050 3,925   359,015 182,015 177,000
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 1,935 965 965   127,920 64,350 63,565
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 1,255 655 600   86,995 45,855 41,140
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 275 135 135   33,635 16,180 17,460
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 52,750 25,945 26,810   3,053,135 1,526,125 1,527,010
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 26,270 12,560 13,710   1,594,630 795,120 799,510
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 15,680 7,880 7,805   792,665 397,305 395,360
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 5,505 2,720 2,790   321,085 159,130 161,955
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 4,570 2,415 2,160   226,865 116,935 109,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 725 375 350   117,885 57,635 60,250
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 55,950 27,600 28,350   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Aboriginal identity population 50 2,130 1,075 1,050   188,365 91,740 96,625
Non-Aboriginal identity population 53,820 26,525 27,295   3,067,990 1,539,125 1,528,865
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 45,960 22,555 23,400   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
No certificate, diploma or degree 12,925 6,545 6,370   614,865 312,965 301,900
High school certificate or equivalent 52 12,890 6,205 6,685   688,140 322,495 365,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 5,655 3,925 1,730   285,815 200,870 84,945
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 8,715 3,315 5,400   472,210 201,965 270,245
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,405 565 845   105,680 43,590 62,095
University certificate, diploma or degree 4,365 1,995 2,370   458,425 225,635 232,795
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 8,320 4,490 3,835   487,705 250,825 236,880
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,470 1,985 1,480   201,685 107,810 93,875
High school certificate or equivalent 55 2,965 1,635 1,330   185,855 96,525 89,330
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 460 330 130   21,285 14,085 7,195
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 1,005 355 650   42,045 17,535 24,510
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 140 85 55   8,655 3,770 4,885
University certificate, diploma or degree 280 100 175   28,180 11,100 17,075
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 7,505 3,785 3,720   472,605 238,435 234,175
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,070 675 390   64,195 36,355 27,845
High school certificate or equivalent 58 2,265 1,270 995   115,405 62,350 53,055
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 955 645 310   46,465 32,720 13,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 1,930 720 1,215   104,850 45,730 59,120
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 195 100 95   18,695 8,250 10,450
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,090 370 715   123,000 53,030 69,965
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 22,025 10,785 11,235   1,333,030 666,925 666,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,590 2,390 2,200   214,775 112,260 102,510
High school certificate or equivalent 61 6,115 2,810 3,310   318,925 139,280 179,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,125 2,215 910   176,860 125,345 51,515
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 4,835 1,850 2,985   283,385 121,575 161,810
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 820 290 535   64,665 27,040 37,620
University certificate, diploma or degree 2,535 1,230 1,300   274,420 141,420 132,995
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 45,955 22,555 23,400   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 25,815 12,755 13,055   1,303,005 635,455 667,550
Education 1,780 465 1,310   104,615 26,530 78,080
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 530 250 275   39,210 18,030 21,175
Humanities 565 310 250   52,560 21,050 31,505
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,095 390 705   105,725 36,240 69,480
Business, management and public administration 4,255 1,145 3,105   269,270 92,930 176,335
Physical and life sciences and technologies 485 295 190   49,810 28,800 21,010
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 450 225 225   45,145 26,610 18,535
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 5,485 5,230 260   356,340 328,350 27,995
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 375 235 140   35,510 24,365 11,145
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 3,500 555 2,945   190,870 34,425 156,445
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,620 685 935   73,005 34,715 38,290
Other 64 0 0 0   70 0 70
Table: Location of study
Location of study Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 45,960 22,555 23,400   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 25,810 12,760 13,055   1,303,010 635,460 667,550
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 20,145 9,800 10,345   1,322,130 672,060 650,075
Inside Canada 18,475 8,925 9,555   1,135,080 575,815 559,260
Outside Canada 1,670 875 790   187,055 96,240 90,815
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 45,955 22,555 23,405   2,625,140 1,307,520 1,317,620
In the labour force 67 32,355 17,510 14,845   1,942,820 1,050,170 892,650
Employed 68 31,055 16,855 14,200   1,859,965 1,006,865 853,095
Unemployed 69 1,305 655 645   82,860 43,310 39,550
Not in the labour force 70 13,600 5,045 8,555   682,320 257,345 424,975
Participation rate 71 70.4 77.6 63.4   74.0 80.3 67.7
Employment rate 72 67.6 74.7 60.7   70.9 77.0 64.7
Unemployment rate 73 4.0 3.7 4.3   4.3 4.1 4.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 32,155 17,430 14,725   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
A Management occupations 75 2,745 1,790 955   187,240 121,045 66,195
B Business, finance and administration occupations 4,580 1,120 3,460   340,430 86,675 253,755
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,410 1,200 210   144,240 114,280 29,955
D Health occupations 2,025 290 1,730   103,620 19,140 84,475
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 2,070 550 1,515   136,610 43,620 92,990
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 560 230 330   45,160 18,530 26,630
G Sales and service occupations 8,350 3,050 5,300   438,105 175,920 262,185
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 6,680 6,090 590   350,360 323,725 26,635
I Occupations unique to primary industry 2,310 1,930 380   117,500 92,145 25,355
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 1,425 1,175 245   65,365 48,705 16,665
Table: Industry
Industry Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 32,155 17,430 14,725   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 4,080 3,470 610   228,520 168,230 60,285
Construction 3,195 2,660 540   169,420 143,610 25,810
Manufacturing 2,050 1,595 455   138,365 102,725 35,640
Wholesale trade 1,040 775 260   85,515 59,860 25,650
Retail trade 4,210 1,730 2,480   206,655 90,015 116,645
Finance and real estate 1,245 460 790   97,465 40,510 56,960
Health care and social services 3,455 440 3,015   175,200 27,060 148,140
Educational services 1,805 500 1,305   120,460 37,150 83,315
Business services 4,295 2,540 1,760   354,265 212,695 141,575
Other services 6,775 3,265 3,510   352,760 161,925 190,835
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 42,585 20,380 22,205   2,429,725 1,183,705 1,246,015
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 42,080 20,010 22,070   2,399,940 1,164,005 1,235,940
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 17,025 7,400 9,625   1,008,680 450,190 558,490
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 8,160 3,275 4,885   440,110 182,555 257,555
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 34,925 18,510 16,410   2,102,190 1,116,595 985,595
English 34,780 18,440 16,335   2,061,400 1,097,715 963,690
French 30 10 25   5,545 1,750 3,795
Non-official language 65 45 20   24,525 12,200 12,325
English and French 20 10 15   2,830 1,220 1,610
English and non-official language 25 10 15   7,700 3,630 4,070
French and non-official language 0 0 0   50 35 15
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   125 45 80
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 31,055 16,855 14,195   1,859,960 1,006,860 853,095
Worked at home 1,540 535 1,005   166,340 80,265 86,080
Worked outside Canada 40 30 10   7,085 5,285 1,795
No fixed workplace address 5,080 4,270 810   254,110 202,830 51,280
Worked at usual place 24,390 12,015 12,375   1,432,435 718,490 713,945
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 20,830 9,485 11,355   1,080,095 523,740 556,355
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 2,655 1,835 820   291,860 157,180 134,680
Worked in a different census division (county) 640 495 140   49,385 30,965 18,420
Worked in a different province 265 205 65   11,090 6,600 4,495
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
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 29,475 16,285 13,190   1,686,540 921,315 765,225
Car, truck, van, as driver 24,565 13,865 10,705   1,253,090 720,030 533,050
Car, truck, van, as passenger 2,310 1,270 1,045   133,395 60,565 72,825
Public transit 650 165 480   155,480 67,710 87,770
Walked or bicycled 1,425 665 760   119,025 57,625 61,405
All other modes 520 325 195   25,555 15,380 10,170
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 55,950 27,600 28,350   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Total visible minority population 85 1,825 865 960   454,200 223,740 230,465
Chinese 410 205 210   120,270 58,840 61,430
South Asian 86 265 105 165   103,885 51,740 52,150
Black 180 110 65   47,075 24,845 22,230
Filipino 80 30 50   51,090 21,805 29,285
Latin American 540 235 300   27,265 13,410 13,855
Southeast Asian 87 70 15 50   28,610 13,910 14,700
Arab 15 10 0   26,185 14,200 11,980
West Asian 88 25 20 10   9,650 5,090 4,565
Korean 115 70 45   12,045 6,000 6,045
Japanese 50 35 20   11,025 5,480 5,545
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   3,845 1,970 1,875
Multiple visible minority 90 65 20 45   13,250 6,455 6,795
Not a visible minority 91 54,125 26,730 27,390   2,802,155 1,407,130 1,395,025
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 34,795 18,345 16,445   2,058,645 1,087,245 971,400
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 27,160 39,679 18,849   29,738 38,965 21,968
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 17,700 10,725 6,970   1,067,890 639,860 428,030
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 40,860 50,070 30,174   43,964 51,280 35,848
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Medicine Hat, City   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 44,660 22,020 22,640   2,514,655 1,262,025 1,252,625
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 26,508 38,049 19,547   28,896 38,220 21,753
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,326 33,368 18,620   26,010 33,166 20,386
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 78.0 82.2 70.4   82.3 85.4 76.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 10.0 6.4 16.6   7.2 4.5 12.1
Other money - As a % of total income 12.0 11.4 13.0   10.6 10.1 11.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 55,680 27,460 28,215   3,185,130 1,595,340 1,589,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 11.5 9.5 13.5   12.2 11.2 13.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 7.7 6.8 8.6   9.1 8.5 9.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.5 14.5 14.6   14.2 14.2 14.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 10.4 10.2 10.7   10.3 10.3 10.3

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Medicine Hat, Alberta (Code4801006) (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 September 18, 2019).

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