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2006 Community Profiles

 
Sanikiluaq
Nunavut
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 744   29,474
Population in 2001 1 684   26,745
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 8.8   10.2
Total private dwellings 2 169   9,041
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 160   7,855
Population density per square kilometre 6.5   0.0
Land area (square km) 114.98   1,932,254.97
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 745 385 360   29,475 15,105 14,365
0 to 4 years 90 40 45   3,425 1,745 1,685
5 to 9 years 90 45 45   3,310 1,685 1,630
10 to 14 years 115 60 50   3,260 1,645 1,615
15 to 19 years 75 40 30   3,160 1,650 1,515
20 to 24 years 60 35 25   2,460 1,240 1,215
25 to 29 years 45 20 25   2,425 1,195 1,230
30 to 34 years 50 20 30   2,165 1,090 1,075
35 to 39 years 65 35 25   2,205 1,140 1,070
40 to 44 years 40 20 20   1,860 955 900
45 to 49 years 30 15 20   1,510 760 750
50 to 54 years 20 10 10   1,245 665 580
55 to 59 years 30 20 10   1,025 565 465
60 to 64 years 15 10 10   605 335 270
65 to 69 years 10 5 0   355 185 170
70 to 74 years 10 10 5   230 135 95
75 to 79 years 0 0 5   125 60 60
80 to 84 years 0 0 0   60 35 25
85 years and over 0 0 0   45 25 20
Median age of the population 5 20.4 20.4 20.4   23.1 23.3 23.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 61.1 61.8 59.7   66.1 66.4 65.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 455 235 215   19,470 10,030 9,440
Not in a common-law relationship 390 210 185   15,045 7,810 7,230
In a common-law relationship 65 30 30   4,425 2,220 2,210
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 450 235 215   19,470 10,030 9,445
Never legally married (single) 8 255 140 120   11,955 6,360 5,590
Legally married (and not separated) 9 170 80 80   6,045 3,055 2,990
Separated, but still legally married 10 10 5 5   420 220 200
Divorced 11 5 5 5   465 225 235
Widowed 12 15 10 10   590 160 425
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 160   7,855
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 71.9   53.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 12.5   10.4
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 12.5   22.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   1.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   9.4
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   2.2
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 6.3   0.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 35   1,785
Number of rented dwellings 17 130   6,065
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 80   3,605
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 80   4,255
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 25.0   20.2
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.1   5.0
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 31.3   18.0
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 149,281   214,817
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 180   7,035
Number of married-couple families 22 85   2,890
Number of common-law-couple families 23 30   2,205
Number of lone-parent families 70   1,940
Number of female lone-parent families 45   1,445
Number of male lone-parent families 20   500
Average number of persons in all census families 3.9   3.7
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 4.7   4.3
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 4.3   3.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 3.0   2.8
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 3.1   2.9
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.8   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 33,152   49,270
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 59,968   80,677
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 36,736   47,851
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 19,648   22,576
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 20,256   22,688
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 16,832   21,632
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 31,232   44,837
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 53,120   69,006
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 36,224   43,788
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 19,520   21,904
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 20,160   22,069
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 16,032   20,864
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 160   7,855
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 65   3,300
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 10   855
One-person households 20   1,440
Other household types 28 65   2,265
Average household size 4.7   3.7
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 43,520   60,221
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 49,472   64,448
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 0   113,920
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 13,152   40,118
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 41,600   51,152
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 41,728   53,195
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 45,440   57,088
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 0   93,338
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 13,088   34,592
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 40,576   46,635
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 146   262
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 617   1,000
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 745 385 360   29,325 15,000 14,325
English only 40 20 15   7,765 4,145 3,625
French only 0 0 0   370 210 155
English and French 0 0 0   20 10 10
Other language(s) 33 700 360 340   21,170 10,635 10,535
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 745 380 360   29,325 15,000 14,320
English only 545 280 265   25,830 13,190 12,640
French only 10 0 0   20 10 10
English and French 15 10 10   1,165 650 515
Neither English nor French 185 90 90   2,310 1,150 1,155
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 745 380 360   29,325 15,000 14,325
English 60 30 25   12,955 6,660 6,295
French 0 0 10   205 110 95
Non-official language 685 350 330   15,810 8,070 7,740
English and French 0 0 0   15 10 10
English and non-official language 0 0 0   315 150 165
French and non-official language 0 0 0   25 10 15
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 740 380 360   29,325 15,000 14,325
Non-immigrants 37 745 385 360   28,820 14,740 14,075
Immigrants 38 0 0 0   450 240 205
Before 1991 0 0 0   295 180 120
1991 to 2000 0 0 0   100 45 55
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   50 20 35
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   50 15 40
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 745 385 360   29,325 15,000 14,320
Canadian citizens 745 385 360   29,175 14,945 14,230
Canadian citizens under age 18 335 175 165   11,970 6,110 5,855
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 405 210 195   17,205 8,830 8,375
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   150 55 95
Table: Generation status
Generation status Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 450 235 215   19,340 9,930 9,410
1st generation 44 10 0 0   510 265 250
2nd generation 45 0 0 0   590 325 265
3rd generation or more 46 445 235 215   18,235 9,340 8,895
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 725 375 355   28,670 14,680 13,985
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 655 340 310   24,180 12,440 11,735
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 60 25 35   2,670 1,295 1,375
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 10 0 0   815 420 385
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 15 10 10   950 500 450
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   55 15 45
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 655 345 310   25,905 13,260 12,640
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 445 240 205   14,970 7,755 7,210
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 180 90 95   6,665 3,335 3,330
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 10 10 0   1,735 880 860
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 25 10 10   2,425 1,255 1,170
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   110 35 70
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 745 380 365   29,325 15,000 14,325
Aboriginal identity population 50 710 365 345   24,915 12,565 12,350
Non-Aboriginal identity population 35 15 20   4,410 2,435 1,970
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 455 235 215   19,340 9,930 9,410
No certificate, diploma or degree 330 180 150   11,080 5,575 5,510
High school certificate or equivalent 52 30 0 25   2,110 1,055 1,055
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 15 0   1,345 1,045 300
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 40 20 25   2,740 1,300 1,440
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 0   315 145 165
University certificate, diploma or degree 20 10 15   1,750 805 940
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 130 75 55   5,590 2,865 2,725
No certificate, diploma or degree 115 70 45   4,465 2,330 2,135
High school certificate or equivalent 55 10 0 10   760 360 400
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 10 0   105 65 40
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 0 0 0   205 85 115
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   10 0 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 0   50 25 30
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 100 40 55   4,550 2,250 2,295
No certificate, diploma or degree 65 30 35   2,095 1,065 1,030
High school certificate or equivalent 58 15 0 10   625 295 330
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   350 270 80
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 10 0 10   830 370 460
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   100 40 55
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 0   555 210 340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 200 110 95   8,405 4,380 4,025
No certificate, diploma or degree 135 70 65   3,865 1,840 2,020
High school certificate or equivalent 61 0 0 0   715 385 320
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 15 0   860 680 180
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 30 15 15   1,665 815 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 10 0   205 100 105
University certificate, diploma or degree 15 10 10   1,100 555 545
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 455 235 215   19,340 9,930 9,410
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 360 195 175   13,190 6,625 6,565
Education 20 10 15   800 255 545
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   165 95 65
Humanities 10 0 0   320 125 195
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 0 10   685 250 435
Business, management and public administration 10 0 0   1,240 450 785
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 10   205 135 65
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 10 10 0   185 95 90
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 20 20 0   1,330 1,230 100
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0 0 0   135 100 40
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 10 0 10   530 145 385
Personal, protective and transportation services 10 10 0   550 410 135
Other 64 0 0 0   10 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 450 235 215   19,340 9,930 9,410
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 365 190 175   13,195 6,625 6,565
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 90 50 45   6,150 3,305 2,845
Inside Canada 85 50 40   5,895 3,190 2,710
Outside Canada 0 0 0   255 115 135
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 450 235 215   19,340 9,930 9,410
In the labour force 67 250 125 125   12,635 6,745 5,890
Employed 68 205 105 100   10,670 5,540 5,125
Unemployed 69 50 25 25   1,965 1,200 765
Not in the labour force 70 200 110 90   6,705 3,190 3,515
Participation rate 71 55.6 53.2 58.1   65.3 67.9 62.6
Employment rate 72 45.6 44.7 46.5   55.2 55.8 54.5
Unemployment rate 73 20.0 20.0 20.0   15.6 17.8 13.0
Table: Occupation
Occupation Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 245 125 115   12,080 6,445 5,635
A Management occupations 75 10 0 0   1,275 810 465
B Business, finance and administration occupations 25 10 20   1,880 560 1,320
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 10 0 0   415 330 85
D Health occupations 0 0 0   310 60 250
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 50 10 45   1,985 565 1,420
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 15 15 0   640 325 320
G Sales and service occupations 70 25 45   3,175 1,530 1,645
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 50 45 0   2,045 1,965 80
I Occupations unique to primary industry 0 10 0   215 205 10
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 0 0 0   140 100 50
Table: Industry
Industry Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 240 125 115   12,080 6,445 5,630
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 0 10 0   585 510 80
Construction 15 15 0   730 660 65
Manufacturing 10 0 0   155 95 60
Wholesale trade 0 10 0   95 75 20
Retail trade 35 20 15   1,405 670 735
Finance and real estate 10 10 10   465 310 160
Health care and social services 20 0 15   1,095 190 910
Educational services 50 10 40   1,535 475 1,055
Business services 15 10 10   1,500 1,025 475
Other services 90 50 35   4,510 2,440 2,070
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 430 220 205   17,965 8,975 8,995
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 410 200 205   17,195 8,415 8,780
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 320 145 175   12,165 5,640 6,525
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 155 75 85   4,975 2,380 2,595
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 305 160 145   14,185 7,525 6,665
English 105 60 50   9,785 5,360 4,430
French 0 0 0   55 35 25
Non-official language 195 100 95   4,100 2,010 2,085
English and French 0 0 0   10 0 0
English and non-official language 0 0 0   230 115 115
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 10 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 205 105 100   10,670 5,545 5,125
Worked at home 10 10 0   360 235 125
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   10 0 0
No fixed workplace address 25 20 10   785 595 190
Worked at usual place 170 70 95   9,515 4,710 4,805
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 160 65 95   9,165 4,510 4,660
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 0 0 0   245 130 115
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   35 20 20
Worked in a different province 10 0 0   70 55 15
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
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 83 195 90 100   10,300 5,305 4,995
Car, truck, van, as driver 15 15 0   2,585 1,715 870
Car, truck, van, as passenger 10 10 10   1,230 550 670
Public transit 0 0 0   20 0 15
Walked or bicycled 110 55 55   5,110 2,355 2,760
All other modes 60 20 40   1,355 680 675
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 745 385 360   29,325 15,000 14,325
Total visible minority population 85 0 0 0   420 190 230
Chinese 0 0 0   80 35 40
South Asian 86 0 0 0   85 40 40
Black 0 0 0   100 45 50
Filipino 0 0 0   80 25 55
Latin American 0 0 0   25 10 15
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   0 0 0
Arab 0 0 0   15 10 0
West Asian 88 0 0 0   10 0 0
Korean 0 0 0   0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0   10 0 10
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   10 0 0
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   15 10 10
Not a visible minority 91 740 385 360   28,905 14,810 14,095
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 290 155 135   13,470 7,195 6,280
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 14,752 15,600 11,808   26,848 29,235 24,973
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 105 65 45   6,525 3,625 2,895
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 39,040 38,528 41,088   58,088 59,915 56,005
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Sanikiluaq, Hamlet   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 405 210 195   17,310 8,870 8,445
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 14,368 15,264 13,216   20,982 22,552 20,047
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 14,304 14,688 13,216   20,042 21,002 19,113
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 76.2 79.8 67.7   86.5 90.0 82.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 22.7 15.8 28.5   11.2 7.4 15.8
Other money - As a % of total income 2.7 3.2 2.1   2.3 2.6 1.9
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 0 0 0   0 0 0
% in low income before tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Sanikiluaq, Nunavut (Code6204001) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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