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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 27,759   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 25,599   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 8.4   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 15,237   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 12,180   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 7.3   4.4
Land area (square km) 3,778.08   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 27,755 13,420 14,340   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 1,000 465 535   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 1,315 665 650   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 1,690 855 830   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 1,805 905 900   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 1,015 530 485   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 815 390 425   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 1,090 525 565   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 1,460 670 785   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 2,005 915 1,090   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 2,460 1,155 1,305   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 2,535 1,225 1,305   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 2,645 1,275 1,365   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 2,210 1,105 1,105   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 1,645 825 815   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 1,365 655 710   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 1,170 590 585   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 830 385 445   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 705 270 430   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 48.5 48.5 48.6   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.6 85.2 85.9   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 23,755 11,430 12,320   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 21,180 10,180 11,000   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 2,575 1,250 1,325   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 23,750 11,430 12,320   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 6,105 3,270 2,835   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 12,325 6,165 6,165   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 935 420 520   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 2,615 1,125 1,495   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 1,770 460 1,315   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 12,185   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 81.2   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.6   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.0   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.3   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 5.8   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 4.1   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 9,820   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 2,330   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 6,685   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 5,495   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.5   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.8   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 443,057   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 8,330   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 6,005   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 1,275   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 1,040   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 820   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 225   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.7   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 59,850   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 63,962   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 61,509   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 36,710   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 36,624   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 42,339   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,748   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 56,243   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 55,094   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 34,983   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,923   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 38,456   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 12,185   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 2,630   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 4,515   486,040
One-person households 3,645   460,580
Other household types 28 1,395   264,105
Average household size 2.2   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 47,947   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 74,954   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 59,175   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 24,183   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 42,352   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 42,660   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 64,515   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 50,859   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 22,344   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,580   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 735   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 646   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 27,510 13,365 14,145   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 24,095 11,720 12,375   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 470 220 255   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 40 10 35   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 2,910 1,420 1,485   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 27,510 13,365 14,145   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 25,530 12,370 13,165   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 15 0 15   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 1,920 975 945   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 45 25 20   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 27,510 13,370 14,145   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 26,655 12,920 13,730   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 95 50 45   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 680 360 320   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 0 0 0   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 80 40 40   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 Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 27,510 13,365 14,145   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 22,585 10,990 11,595   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 4,790 2,305 2,480   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 4,005 1,935 2,065   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 500 235 265   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 280 135 150   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 140 70 65   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 27,510 13,365 14,145   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 26,440 12,885 13,555   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 5,145 2,630 2,520   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 21,290 10,255 11,035   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 1,075 485 590   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 23,495 11,370 12,120   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 4,895 2,395 2,500   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 5,975 2,790 3,190   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 12,620 6,190 6,430   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 27,315 13,290 14,025   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 23,210 11,340 11,870   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) 1,625 775 850   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 1,960 960 1,000   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 345 160 190   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 170 55 110   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 26,540 12,970 13,570   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 14,565 7,290 7,270   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) 4,315 2,015 2,300   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 6,015 2,935 3,080   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 1,170 530 640   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 475 200 275   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 27,510 13,370 14,145   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 1,485 870 610   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 26,025 12,495 13,535   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 23,490 11,370 12,125   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,285 2,225 2,065   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 6,395 2,785 3,605   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,215 2,035 1,175   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 4,545 1,900 2,645   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,190 450 740   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 3,860 1,960 1,895   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 2,790 1,560 1,230   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,470 835 640   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 1,005 560 450   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 135 90 40   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 85 35 50   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 30 25 0   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 65 15 50   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 1,950 1,005 945   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 300 185 115   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 640 335 305   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 190 100 95   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 360 160 200   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 65 15 50   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 390 210 180   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 13,255 6,230 7,025   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,295 705 590   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 3,530 1,460 2,070   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,955 1,220 730   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 3,195 1,290 1,900   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 705 260 450   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 2,575 1,300 1,280   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 23,495 11,365 12,120   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 10,680 5,010 5,670   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 1,360 405 955   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 670 280 385   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 685 290 395   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,000 340 660   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 2,310 725 1,590   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 350 235 115   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 340 175 160   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 2,900 2,775 130   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 415 300 110   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 1,865 285 1,575   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 915 530 385   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 0 0 0   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 23,490 11,370 12,125   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 10,680 5,010 5,670   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 12,810 6,355 6,455   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 10,505 5,040 5,465   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 2,305 1,315 990   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 23,490 11,365 12,125   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 14,215 7,495 6,715   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 13,590 7,190 6,400   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 625 305 320   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 9,280 3,870 5,410   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 60.5 65.9 55.4   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 57.9 63.3 52.8   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 4.4 4.1 4.8   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 14,050 7,420 6,630   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 1,650 960 690   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 1,840 270 1,565   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 835 725 110   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 705 110 590   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 1,165 355 805   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 715 260 455   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 3,215 1,170 2,045   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,665 2,480 185   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 820 670 160   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 445 415 25   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 14,050 7,420 6,630   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 935 745 190   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 1,825 1,540 285   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 1,155 920 235   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 240 125 110   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 1,740 745 995   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 780 260 520   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 1,255 160 1,085   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 985 285 700   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 2,610 1,550 1,065   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 2,525 1,080 1,445   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 21,655 10,250 11,405   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 21,405 10,085 11,320   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 7,615 3,370 4,240   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 4,135 1,680 2,455   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 15,800 8,180 7,620   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 15,640 8,110 7,530   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 50 10 50   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 70 35 35   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 0 0 0   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 40 30 10   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 Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 13,585 7,185 6,395   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 2,040 930 1,110   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 80 50 35   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 2,395 1,920 470   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 9,065 4,280 4,785   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 3,490 1,395 2,095   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 4,155 2,040 2,115   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 1,295 755 540   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 125 95 35   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Sunshine Coast (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 11,465 6,205 5,255   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 8,680 4,745 3,940   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 1,025 640 385   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 640 330 315   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 860 355 500   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 255 135 120   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 27,510 13,365 14,145   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 1,255 550 705   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 235 110 125   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 95 55 40   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 135 65 70   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 220 65 150   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 115 55 60   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 10 0 10   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 20 15 0   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 40 30 15   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 75 20 50   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 200 80 120   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 50 30 20   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 40 15 25   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 26,255 12,815 13,440   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 15,470 7,965 7,505   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 21,792 27,643 17,650   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 6,310 3,825 2,480   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 41,304 50,125 35,073   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Sunshine Coast (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 22,540 10,960 11,575   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,817 30,046 19,059   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,879 26,995 18,173   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 66.2 69.5 61.3   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 14.3 11.0 19.2   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 19.5 19.4 19.5   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 26,295 12,735 13,560   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 11.1 10.8 11.4   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 7.8 7.8 7.8   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 10.5 11.2 9.6   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 7.2 7.4 7.1   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Sunshine Coast, British Columbia (Code5929) (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 19, 2019).

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