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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 101,595   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 96,131   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 5.7   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 47,302   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 42,971   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 5.1   4.4
Land area (square km) 20,013.48   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 101,595 49,995 51,600   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 4,590 2,410 2,180   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 5,500 2,770 2,720   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 6,735 3,325 3,405   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 7,080 3,665 3,410   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 4,750 2,450 2,295   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 4,225 2,100 2,125   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 5,000 2,345 2,660   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 5,955 2,830 3,130   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 8,135 3,870 4,270   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 9,190 4,445 4,745   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 8,805 4,285 4,515   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 8,585 4,260 4,325   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 6,780 3,445 3,335   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 5,085 2,635 2,450   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 4,195 2,120 2,075   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 3,080 1,540 1,540   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 2,230 920 1,310   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 1,690 575 1,110   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 44.3 44.1 44.6   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.4 83.0 83.9   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 84,775 41,480 43,295   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 75,615 36,925 38,690   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 9,160 4,560 4,605   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 84,775 41,480 43,295   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 23,675 13,065 10,615   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 43,260 21,620 21,640   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 3,260 1,475 1,785   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 9,295 4,195 5,105   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 5,285 1,135 4,150   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 42,980   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 69.9   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.3   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.5   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.8   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 11.4   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 4.8   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 33,040   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 9,870   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 25,135   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 17,840   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.2   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 0.6   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 309,914   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 30,440   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 21,195   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 4,630   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 4,610   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 3,570   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 1,045   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 59,048   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 66,166   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 56,465   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 29,268   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 27,011   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 39,813   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,706   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 57,187   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 50,015   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 28,319   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 26,567   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 36,439   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 42,980   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 10,080   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 15,155   486,040
One-person households 11,640   460,580
Other household types 28 6,105   264,105
Average household size 2.3   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 48,525   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 76,852   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 58,385   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 25,440   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,882   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 42,998   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 66,048   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 51,204   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 22,822   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 36,007   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 650   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 644   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 101,045 49,850 51,200   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 90,995 45,230 45,765   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 2,210 950 1,255   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 105 30 75   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 7,735 3,625 4,105   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 101,045 49,850 51,200   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 92,730 46,395 46,345   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 40 10 30   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 7,935 3,325 4,615   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 335 125 210   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 101,045 49,850 51,195   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 97,890 48,315 49,570   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 700 320 380   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 2,040 1,025 1,015   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 150 85 70   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 255 100 155   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 Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 101,045 49,845 51,200   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 88,195 43,625 44,575   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 12,590 6,115 6,475   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 10,235 5,065 5,165   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 1,590 760 830   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 765 285 475   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 260 110 150   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 101,050 49,850 51,200   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 98,415 48,735 49,675   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 21,135 10,855 10,280   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 77,280 37,880 39,395   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 2,630 1,110 1,520   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 84,195 41,295 42,900   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 12,910 6,215 6,690   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 18,635 9,025 9,610   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 52,650 26,050 26,600   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 100,220 49,385 50,835   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 83,440 41,160 42,275   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) 8,595 4,360 4,235   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 5,680 2,705 2,980   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 2,035 930 1,105   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 465 230 235   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 96,435 47,510 48,925   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 51,985 25,490 26,500   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) 19,445 9,910 9,535   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 16,595 8,085 8,510   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 6,975 3,350 3,620   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 1,440 675 765   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 101,045 49,850 51,200   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 7,265 3,420 3,845   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 93,785 46,425 47,355   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 84,195 41,295 42,900   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 18,425 9,600 8,825   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 24,445 11,215 13,230   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 12,210 8,095 4,110   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 15,275 6,320 8,955   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 3,355 1,145 2,210   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 10,480 4,915 5,565   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 11,770 6,190 5,580   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,595 3,085 2,515   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 4,450 2,325 2,130   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 470 270 200   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 775 340 435   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 180 35 140   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 295 135 155   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 9,235 4,420 4,815   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,405 815 590   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 2,835 1,485 1,350   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,215 755 460   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 2,170 850 1,320   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 320 125 195   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,280 400 885   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 47,350 23,000 24,345   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,595 3,530 3,060   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 13,495 6,045 7,450   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 7,825 5,135 2,690   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 10,070 4,135 5,935   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 2,170 780 1,385   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 7,190 3,370 3,815   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 84,190 41,295 42,900   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 42,870 20,815 22,055   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 3,695 1,030 2,665   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,260 495 765   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 1,430 600 835   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 2,760 880 1,885   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 7,555 2,110 5,445   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,085 605 480   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 880 545 330   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 9,945 9,455 490   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,865 1,365 505   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 7,075 1,180 5,895   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 3,765 2,215 1,550   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 0 0 0   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 84,195 41,295 42,900   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 42,865 20,815 22,055   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 41,325 20,480 20,845   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 36,340 17,950 18,385   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 4,985 2,530 2,455   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 84,195 41,295 42,900   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 51,730 27,155 24,570   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 47,880 25,110 22,770   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 3,845 2,045 1,805   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 32,465 14,140 18,325   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 61.4 65.8 57.3   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 56.9 60.8 53.1   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 7.4 7.5 7.3   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 50,765 26,710 24,055   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 4,755 2,840 1,915   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 6,855 1,275 5,580   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 2,660 2,195 465   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 2,875 585 2,290   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 3,660 1,215 2,445   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,355 455 895   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 13,890 5,115 8,780   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 8,370 7,815 555   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 4,500 3,765 730   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 1,835 1,435 400   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 50,765 26,705 24,055   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 5,780 4,855 925   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 4,180 3,640 540   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 3,355 2,605 755   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 985 690 295   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 6,860 2,835 4,030   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 2,245 815 1,435   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 5,205 775 4,425   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 3,485 1,155 2,330   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 7,230 4,175 3,050   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 11,435 5,160 6,275   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 77,775 37,250 40,525   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 77,050 36,805 40,250   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 28,680 12,405 16,270   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 13,900 5,270 8,630   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 57,030 29,555 27,475   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 56,385 29,315 27,070   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 255 50 205   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 215 125 90   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 100 25 75   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 70 40 25   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 Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 47,885 25,110 22,770   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 4,625 1,985 2,645   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 145 105 40   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 7,800 6,065 1,730   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 35,310 16,950 18,355   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 18,710 8,770 9,940   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 14,485 6,770 7,710   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 1,730 1,155 570   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 390 260 130   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Comox-Strathcona (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 43,110 23,020 20,085   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 33,065 17,455 15,610   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 3,390 1,820 1,570   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 855 375 485   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 4,265 2,195 2,060   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 1,530 1,170 355   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 101,045 49,850 51,200   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 3,055 1,345 1,705   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 695 310 385   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 270 150 120   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 415 180 230   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 505 170 335   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 220 105 110   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 455 175 275   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 15 0 15   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 10 0 0   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 105 45 55   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 275 140 135   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 35 25 10   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 50 25 25   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 97,990 48,500 49,490   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 57,270 29,965 27,305   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 21,490 29,904 16,240   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 23,085 13,460 9,620   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 40,374 49,002 32,525   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Comox-Strathcona (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 79,845 39,585 40,260   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,972 32,864 18,162   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,033 29,182 17,423   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 68.9 72.2 63.4   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 14.3 11.4 19.3   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 16.8 16.4 17.3   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 98,305 48,435 49,870   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 15.3 13.8 16.7   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.5 9.9 11.1   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.3 17.6 19.0   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 11.7 10.9 12.6   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Comox-Strathcona, British Columbia (Code5925) (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 15, 2019).

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