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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 7,594   913,462
Population in 2001 1 7,962   908,007
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -4.6   0.6
Total private dwellings 2 4,373   425,681
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 3,098   376,829
Population density per square kilometre 2.6   17.3
Land area (square km) 2,870.85   52,917.46
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 7,595 3,720 3,870   913,460 439,830 473,630
0 to 4 years 320 180 135   42,040 21,295 20,745
5 to 9 years 390 210 175   48,145 24,645 23,500
10 to 14 years 460 240 220   56,245 28,560 27,685
15 to 19 years 540 260 280   61,440 31,185 30,250
20 to 24 years 415 220 200   56,775 28,055 28,720
25 to 29 years 295 135 160   50,595 23,910 26,685
30 to 34 years 330 155 175   54,635 25,870 28,765
35 to 39 years 400 205 200   60,935 29,300 31,635
40 to 44 years 565 265 300   75,720 36,670 39,055
45 to 49 years 650 310 340   77,205 37,410 39,800
50 to 54 years 665 325 340   71,705 34,755 36,945
55 to 59 years 705 365 335   67,880 33,285 34,600
60 to 64 years 505 255 255   51,920 25,475 26,450
65 to 69 years 390 205 185   40,155 19,400 20,760
70 to 74 years 310 155 155   33,140 15,570 17,575
75 to 79 years 250 120 135   26,435 11,340 15,100
80 to 84 years 185 75 110   19,870 7,545 12,325
85 years and over 210 50 155   18,610 5,565 13,050
Median age of the population 5 45.5 44.9 45.9   41.8 41.1 42.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 84.6 83.0 86.2   84.0 83.1 84.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 6,425 3,095 3,335   767,025 365,330 401,695
Not in a common-law relationship 5,960 2,855 3,100   698,675 331,250 367,425
In a common-law relationship 465 235 230   68,350 34,080 34,270
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 6,425 3,090 3,335   767,030 365,330 401,700
Never legally married (single) 8 2,045 1,100 945   246,770 127,825 118,950
Legally married (and not separated) 9 3,225 1,615 1,615   379,600 189,740 189,865
Separated, but still legally married 10 230 120 110   27,460 12,105 15,355
Divorced 11 340 170 175   58,385 25,365 33,025
Widowed 12 575 95 485   54,805 10,300 44,505
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 3,100   376,845
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 88.4   67.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   5.0
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.5   2.1
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.3   3.1
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.4   14.5
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   4.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 7.9   3.9
Number of owned dwellings 16 2,575   271,155
Number of rented dwellings 17 415   103,870
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 2,190   270,960
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 910   105,885
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 9.8   9.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.5   6.7
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.0   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 135,661   158,000
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 2,260   267,415
Number of married-couple families 22 1,575   187,425
Number of common-law-couple families 23 270   34,700
Number of lone-parent families 410   45,290
Number of female lone-parent families 320   37,280
Number of male lone-parent families 85   8,010
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.4   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.2   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 53,112   55,412
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 56,813   63,843
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 61,832   50,617
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 28,639   29,917
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,228   28,330
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 32,958   39,709
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 46,284   47,850
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 49,452   54,078
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 53,072   44,038
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 27,288   28,555
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 26,238   27,344
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 29,562   35,246
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 3,100   376,845
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 825   96,260
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 990   120,105
One-person households 845   99,945
Other household types 28 440   60,530
Average household size 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 44,134   46,605
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 64,933   73,048
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 55,057   54,959
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 20,193   22,395
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 33,894   37,588
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 39,400   40,591
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 55,255   61,331
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 48,175   47,312
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 18,472   20,414
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,076   34,781
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 502   641
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 408   625
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 7,505 3,710 3,790   903,090 435,565 467,525
English only 7,030 3,505 3,525   832,105 400,930 431,175
French only 50 10 35   32,540 15,655 16,885
English and French 10 0 0   2,100 1,055 1,045
Other language(s) 33 410 195 220   36,345 17,925 18,415
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 7,500 3,710 3,790   903,090 435,570 467,525
English only 7,245 3,585 3,660   805,690 392,225 413,470
French only 10 0 0   1,000 470 530
English and French 250 130 125   95,010 42,245 52,770
Neither English nor French 0 0 10   1,385 630 755
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 7,505 3,710 3,790   903,090 435,565 467,525
English 7,280 3,615 3,670   866,685 417,715 448,970
French 10 0 10   17,165 8,270 8,895
Non-official language 190 85 105   15,700 7,835 7,865
English and French 0 0 10   1,310 610 700
English and non-official language 15 10 0   2,125 1,090 1,030
French and non-official language 0 0 0   85 40 40
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   25 0 25
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 7,500 3,715 3,790   903,090 435,570 467,520
Non-immigrants 37 7,155 3,525 3,625   854,495 412,430 442,065
Immigrants 38 315 170 145   45,195 21,330 23,860
Before 1991 250 135 110   30,305 13,990 16,320
1991 to 2000 40 15 20   7,985 3,930 4,060
2001 to 2006 39 25 15 15   6,900 3,415 3,485
Non-permanent residents 40 35 15 20   3,405 1,805 1,595
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 7,500 3,710 3,790   903,090 435,565 467,520
Canadian citizens 7,370 3,650 3,725   887,995 428,405 459,585
Canadian citizens under age 18 1,480 760 720   182,285 93,290 88,995
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 5,895 2,890 3,000   705,710 335,120 370,595
Not Canadian citizens 42 130 60 65   15,095 7,160 7,935
Table: Generation status
Generation status Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 6,330 3,080 3,250   756,595 361,155 395,440
1st generation 44 345 190 150   47,850 22,975 24,875
2nd generation 45 435 160 275   55,160 25,965 29,195
3rd generation or more 46 5,545 2,725 2,825   653,585 312,220 341,365
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 7,440 3,660 3,780   894,570 431,510 463,060
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 7,015 3,430 3,585   785,165 379,310 405,850
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 230 120 110   69,425 32,505 36,920
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 130 80 55   20,800 9,920 10,880
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 50 25 20   15,190 7,770 7,425
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 15 0 10   3,990 2,000 1,990
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 7,185 3,510 3,680   860,670 414,005 446,665
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 5,825 2,875 2,950   575,240 279,185 296,055
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 575 290 280   170,625 80,205 90,420
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 475 200 275   54,945 25,575 29,370
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 225 100 125   48,035 23,235 24,800
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 80 40 40   11,820 5,800 6,020
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 7,505 3,710 3,790   903,090 435,570 467,520
Aboriginal identity population 50 450 230 215   24,175 11,770 12,405
Non-Aboriginal identity population 7,050 3,480 3,570   878,915 423,800 455,120
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 6,325 3,080 3,250   756,595 361,155 395,440
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,105 1,090 1,015   202,775 102,045 100,725
High school certificate or equivalent 52 1,455 650 805   172,800 78,795 94,000
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 955 605 350   90,420 55,800 34,615
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 720 275 445   135,975 57,010 78,960
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 240 80 160   30,650 11,595 19,050
University certificate, diploma or degree 855 375 475   123,980 55,895 68,085
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 955 485 470   117,770 59,755 58,015
No certificate, diploma or degree 455 230 225   51,165 27,930 23,235
High school certificate or equivalent 55 320 135 190   41,635 20,235 21,400
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 50 35 10   3,900 2,455 1,440
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 65 40 20   8,675 4,290 4,380
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 10 0   2,375 1,130 1,255
University certificate, diploma or degree 65 40 20   10,015 3,715 6,305
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 635 310 325   104,750 49,345 55,405
No certificate, diploma or degree 105 55 50   12,060 7,230 4,825
High school certificate or equivalent 58 180 85 100   23,190 11,880 11,310
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 75 55 20   10,190 6,035 4,155
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 110 45 60   26,505 11,565 14,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 15 10   4,030 1,805 2,230
University certificate, diploma or degree 140 55 85   28,775 10,830 17,940
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 3,475 1,670 1,810   402,995 194,650 208,345
No certificate, diploma or degree 920 500 415   82,220 42,875 39,340
High school certificate or equivalent 61 775 355 420   82,865 37,550 45,320
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 670 400 270   60,525 36,925 23,600
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 415 135 285   85,005 35,720 49,285
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 145 45 100   18,420 6,750 11,675
University certificate, diploma or degree 555 230 320   73,955 34,830 39,130
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 6,330 3,080 3,250   756,595 361,155 395,435
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,560 1,740 1,820   375,570 180,845 194,720
Education 330 70 255   31,460 8,345 23,115
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 65 30 35   8,725 4,175 4,550
Humanities 125 50 80   18,195 7,225 10,970
Social and behavioural sciences and law 220 105 115   30,195 9,220 20,980
Business, management and public administration 485 125 355   86,670 23,920 62,750
Physical and life sciences and technologies 65 40 25   12,660 6,740 5,915
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 40 20 20   14,975 7,790 7,185
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 645 635 0   88,860 84,685 4,170
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 70 70 0   6,855 4,630 2,225
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 445 40 400   54,675 8,435 46,245
Personal, protective and transportation services 275 140 130   27,730 15,135 12,595
Other 64 0 0 0   15 10 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 6,325 3,075 3,250   756,595 361,155 395,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,560 1,735 1,820   375,570 180,845 194,720
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,765 1,340 1,425   381,025 180,310 200,720
Inside Canada 2,580 1,235 1,345   359,365 169,190 190,170
Outside Canada 190 100 85   21,660 11,120 10,540
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 6,330 3,080 3,250   756,595 361,155 395,440
In the labour force 67 3,885 2,035 1,850   476,125 245,950 230,170
Employed 68 2,865 1,545 1,320   432,595 222,990 209,600
Unemployed 69 1,020 490 525   43,530 22,960 20,570
Not in the labour force 70 2,445 1,040 1,400   280,470 115,210 165,265
Participation rate 71 61.4 66.1 56.9   62.9 68.1 58.2
Employment rate 72 45.3 50.2 40.6   57.2 61.7 53.0
Unemployment rate 73 26.3 24.1 28.4   9.1 9.3 8.9
Table: Occupation
Occupation Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 3,810 1,995 1,815   468,590 242,580 226,005
A Management occupations 75 295 160 130   41,700 25,430 16,270
B Business, finance and administration occupations 425 85 340   79,440 21,210 58,230
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 135 100 30   25,025 19,975 5,050
D Health occupations 235 45 190   31,120 5,570 25,555
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 220 75 145   39,350 13,170 26,180
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 115 35 75   12,740 5,440 7,300
G Sales and service occupations 990 295 695   122,870 49,815 73,050
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 515 495 15   69,965 66,445 3,525
I Occupations unique to primary industry 755 620 135   24,490 20,805 3,685
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 145 85 55   21,890 14,720 7,170
Table: Industry
Industry Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 3,805 1,995 1,810   468,590 242,580 226,005
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 755 610 140   27,400 22,180 5,220
Construction 215 190 25   29,965 27,200 2,765
Manufacturing 265 150 115   41,710 30,090 11,620
Wholesale trade 40 35 0   16,440 11,545 4,895
Retail trade 405 175 230   58,565 24,400 34,165
Finance and real estate 110 30 80   21,355 8,680 12,675
Health care and social services 385 75 315   54,695 9,460 45,235
Educational services 230 90 140   34,690 11,635 23,055
Business services 480 285 195   80,930 47,340 33,585
Other services 925 355 570   102,840 50,045 52,795
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 5,685 2,665 3,020   689,655 319,915 369,740
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 5,620 2,615 3,005   681,725 315,085 366,640
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 2,220 965 1,255   262,230 111,765 150,465
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 1,425 585 840   134,205 53,555 80,655
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 4,285 2,215 2,065   515,655 264,860 250,795
English 4,185 2,165 2,020   504,425 259,565 244,860
French 10 0 0   6,995 3,185 3,810
Non-official language 70 35 30   1,475 855 620
English and French 0 0 0   2,190 1,020 1,175
English and non-official language 20 10 10   505 205 300
French and non-official language 0 0 0   30 20 10
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   30 15 20
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 2,865 1,540 1,320   432,595 222,990 209,600
Worked at home 270 140 125   27,820 14,150 13,670
Worked outside Canada 10 0 0   1,815 1,315 505
No fixed workplace address 400 330 65   48,725 38,645 10,075
Worked at usual place 2,190 1,065 1,125   354,235 168,880 185,360
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,615 740 880   256,450 120,140 136,305
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 115 50 60   63,545 29,080 34,470
Worked in a different census division (county) 430 260 170   29,470 16,525 12,950
Worked in a different province 30 20 10   4,765 3,130 1,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
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 2,585 1,395 1,195   402,960 207,525 195,430
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,985 1,060 925   293,225 158,030 135,195
Car, truck, van, as passenger 280 180 100   43,705 18,740 24,965
Public transit 25 10 10   23,965 9,725 14,235
Walked or bicycled 240 100 140   35,645 17,145 18,500
All other modes 55 40 15   6,415 3,885 2,530
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 7,500 3,715 3,790   903,090 435,565 467,520
Total visible minority population 85 45 15 25   37,685 18,250 19,430
Chinese 20 10 15   4,305 1,965 2,340
South Asian 86 0 0 0   3,810 2,030 1,775
Black 10 0 10   19,230 9,150 10,080
Filipino 10 10 10   700 255 440
Latin American 0 0 0   955 505 450
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   815 400 420
Arab 0 0 0   4,505 2,410 2,095
West Asian 88 0 0 0   775 390 385
Korean 0 0 0   795 415 380
Japanese 0 0 0   500 215 290
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   260 95 160
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 10   1,035 420 610
Not a visible minority 91 7,460 3,695 3,765   865,405 417,315 448,090
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 4,215 2,195 2,020   508,305 260,905 247,395
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 14,388 17,668 12,202   22,608 28,223 17,984
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 1,180 595 585   255,050 141,095 113,955
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 34,951 43,802 29,115   36,917 42,328 31,516
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Victoria (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 6,070 3,015 3,060   718,340 345,685 372,655
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,788 26,240 18,695   22,815 29,592 18,053
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 20,065 22,711 17,477   20,778 25,955 17,119
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 58.5 61.4 54.5   70.2 73.4 65.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 26.3 23.6 30.2   15.1 11.8 19.9
Other money - As a % of total income 15.2 15.1 15.3   14.6 14.8 14.5
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 7,040 3,475 3,565   891,010 429,725 461,285
% in low income before tax - All persons 8.1 8.3 7.7   13.8 12.4 15.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 4.8 5.3 4.3   9.6 8.9 10.2
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 11.0 11.9 10.8   16.6 16.7 16.5
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 7.6 7.5 6.9   11.5 11.6 11.4

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Victoria, Nova Scotia (Code1218) (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
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