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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 55,485   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 56,291   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -1.4   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 29,767   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 23,421   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 2.0   4.4
Land area (square km) 27,560.49   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 55,485 27,655 27,830   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 2,615 1,330 1,285   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 2,985 1,530 1,455   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 3,515 1,800 1,715   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 3,810 1,965 1,845   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 2,980 1,530 1,450   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 2,710 1,355 1,355   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 3,080 1,505 1,575   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 3,485 1,665 1,820   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 4,355 2,110 2,245   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 4,900 2,415 2,485   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 4,875 2,490 2,380   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 4,590 2,330 2,255   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 3,310 1,655 1,660   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 2,640 1,400 1,235   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 1,990 1,040 950   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 1,605 755 850   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 1,150 475 675   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 900 310 590   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 43.1 42.9 43.3   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.6 83.1 84.0   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 46,370 22,995 23,375   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 41,225 20,435 20,790   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 5,140 2,560 2,585   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 46,370 22,990 23,375   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 13,200 7,385 5,815   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 24,490 12,240 12,250   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 1,670 765 905   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 4,085 1,940 2,145   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 2,925 660 2,260   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 23,420   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 63.2   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.5   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.2   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.2   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 11.1   20.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.2   7.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 15.5   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 18,545   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 4,835   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 17,005   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 6,415   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.5   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.7   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.0   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 259,738   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 16,770   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 12,045   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 2,570   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 2,155   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 1,700   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 455   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.3   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 64,183   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 71,012   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 61,309   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 33,502   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,276   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 46,765   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 55,695   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 60,681   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 53,114   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 31,386   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,708   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 40,879   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 23,420   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 5,905   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 8,465   486,040
One-person households 6,210   460,580
Other household types 28 2,840   264,105
Average household size 2.3   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 52,666   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 81,530   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 61,671   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,777   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 41,104   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,180   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 68,686   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 53,198   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 24,079   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 37,845   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 592   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 653   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 54,885 27,410 27,475   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 49,385 24,685 24,695   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 905 460 445   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 65 30 35   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 4,530 2,230 2,300   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 54,885 27,410 27,475   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 51,940 26,015 25,920   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 35 25 10   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 2,875 1,345 1,535   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 35 25 15   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 54,885 27,410 27,475   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 53,455 26,765 26,690   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 200 90 105   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 905 430 480   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 20 20 0   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 300 110 190   73,730 35,650 38,085
French and non-official language 0 0 0   465 220 240
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   580 255 325
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 54,885 27,410 27,475   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 49,460 24,790 24,670   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 5,215 2,500 2,720   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 4,295 2,140 2,150   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 635 235 395   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 290 115 165   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 210 120 85   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 54,885 27,410 27,475   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 53,585 26,805 26,780   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 11,355 5,700 5,650   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 42,230 21,100 21,130   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 1,305 610 695   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 45,745 22,765 22,985   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 5,310 2,580 2,725   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 10,245 5,145 5,100   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 30,190 15,030 15,160   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 54,435 27,185 27,250   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 44,910 22,520 22,385   3,348,275 1,641,970 1,706,305
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 4,885 2,410 2,470   374,695 183,885 190,810
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 2,535 1,275 1,260   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 1,930 875 1,050   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 185 100 85   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 52,265 26,050 26,220   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 30,920 15,345 15,570   2,067,790 1,012,765 1,055,020
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 9,775 4,670 5,105   904,705 443,990 460,715
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 6,360 3,275 3,080   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 4,590 2,410 2,185   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 625 345 275   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 54,885 27,410 27,475   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 3,425 1,615 1,815   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 51,455 25,795 25,660   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 45,745 22,765 22,980   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 10,300 5,205 5,090   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 13,315 6,230 7,085   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 6,715 4,720 1,995   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 9,265 3,800 5,460   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,570 515 1,055   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 4,585 2,290 2,295   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 6,705 3,460 3,245   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,930 1,430 1,500   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 2,440 1,375 1,070   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 335 250 80   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 805 345 455   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 70 20 45   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 135 45 90   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 5,780 2,980 2,800   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 685 335 345   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 1,930 1,115 815   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 780 530 250   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 1,495 640 855   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 155 50 100   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 725 305 425   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 25,465 12,570 12,890   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,745 2,085 1,655   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 7,385 3,265 4,120   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 4,310 3,015 1,295   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 5,940 2,365 3,580   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 995 325 670   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 3,090 1,510 1,575   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 45,745 22,760 22,980   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 23,615 11,435 12,175   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 2,140 590 1,550   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 395 190 205   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 570 245 330   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,280 435 845   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 4,275 1,105 3,165   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 395 240 160   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 515 265 255   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 6,310 6,095 220   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 970 770 200   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 3,635 615 3,020   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,630 775 855   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 0 0 0   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 45,745 22,765 22,980   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 23,615 11,440 12,175   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 22,130 11,320 10,810   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 19,900 10,095 9,800   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 2,235 1,225 1,005   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 45,745 22,760 22,980   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 30,760 16,480 14,275   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 29,155 15,655 13,505   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 1,600 825 770   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 14,985 6,285 8,705   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 67.2 72.4 62.1   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 63.7 68.8 58.8   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 5.2 5.0 5.4   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 30,520 16,405 14,115   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 2,820 1,710 1,110   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 4,045 825 3,220   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,345 1,100 245   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 1,575 285 1,290   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 1,855 455 1,395   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 710 265 445   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 7,925 2,590 5,335   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 7,190 6,820 365   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 1,895 1,505 390   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 1,165 850 310   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 30,520 16,405 14,115   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 3,905 3,340 565   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 2,950 2,605 340   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 2,185 1,725 455   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 840 660 175   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 3,815 1,420 2,390   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 1,425 555 865   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 2,640 325 2,315   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 1,715 490 1,225   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 4,050 2,280 1,770   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 7,000 2,995 4,000   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 42,665 20,800 21,865   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 42,265 20,580 21,685   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 15,650 6,840 8,810   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 8,005 3,345 4,655   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 33,915 17,940 15,975   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 33,745 17,875 15,870   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 50 25 25   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 65 25 45   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 25 0 20   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 20 0 15   22,435 11,375 11,060
French and non-official language 0 0 0   125 75 45
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   365 165 200
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 29,160 15,655 13,505   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 2,340 935 1,405   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 125 65 60   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 3,920 3,125 800   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 22,765 11,525 11,240   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 13,470 6,360 7,110   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 8,255 4,555 3,700   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 385 225 160   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 660 385 270   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
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 26,690 14,650 12,040   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 20,015 11,055 8,965   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 3,045 1,910 1,135   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 355 130 225   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 2,655 1,090 1,565   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 625 470 155   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 54,885 27,410 27,475   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 935 440 500   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 265 120 145   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 150 75 75   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 50 30 20   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 95 20 80   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 15 0 10   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 35 10 30   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 70 35 35   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 0 0 0   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 40 25 15   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 180 105 75   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 30 25 10   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 53,945 26,970 26,975   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 33,640 17,960 15,680   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,760 37,470 16,868   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 15,540 9,405 6,140   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 43,327 55,010 31,940   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 East Kootenay (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 44,070 22,170 21,900   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,218 36,687 17,980   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,966 32,193 17,322   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 76.2 80.0 69.3   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 11.5 8.5 17.2   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 12.2 11.5 13.5   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 54,075 26,960 27,115   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 11.8 10.7 12.8   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 7.4 7.1 7.8   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 15.2 16.4 14.0   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 9.7 10.3 9.1   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. East Kootenay, British Columbia (Code5901) (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 October 23, 2020).

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