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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 30,372   30,372
Population in 2001 1 28,674   28,674
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 5.9   5.9
Total private dwellings 2 15,296   15,296
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 12,615   12,615
Population density per square kilometre 0.1   0.1
Land area (square km) 474,711.02   474,711.02
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 30,370 15,285 15,090   30,375 15,280 15,090
0 to 4 years 1,740 890 855   1,745 885 855
5 to 9 years 1,825 940 885   1,825 940 885
10 to 14 years 2,150 1,090 1,055   2,150 1,095 1,055
15 to 19 years 2,280 1,225 1,050   2,275 1,225 1,050
20 to 24 years 1,885 960 925   1,885 960 925
25 to 29 years 1,750 825 925   1,750 825 930
30 to 34 years 2,040 920 1,120   2,035 920 1,120
35 to 39 years 2,205 1,055 1,150   2,210 1,055 1,155
40 to 44 years 2,755 1,310 1,440   2,755 1,310 1,440
45 to 49 years 3,035 1,495 1,540   3,035 1,495 1,540
50 to 54 years 2,785 1,420 1,370   2,785 1,420 1,365
55 to 59 years 2,245 1,165 1,085   2,240 1,165 1,085
60 to 64 years 1,390 795 595   1,395 795 600
65 to 69 years 885 515 375   880 510 375
70 to 74 years 595 305 290   590 305 290
75 to 79 years 390 205 185   390 200 190
80 to 84 years 240 120 125   240 115 125
85 years and over 175 65 110   180 65 115
Median age of the population 5 38.4 38.8 38.1   38.4 38.8 38.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 81.2 80.9 81.4   81.2 80.9 81.4
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 24,655 12,365 12,295   24,655 12,360 12,290
Not in a common-law relationship 20,690 10,410 10,285   20,690 10,405 10,290
In a common-law relationship 3,965 1,955 2,005   3,960 1,955 2,010
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 24,655 12,360 12,290   24,655 12,360 12,295
Never legally married (single) 8 10,770 5,765 5,005   10,770 5,765 5,005
Legally married (and not separated) 9 9,595 4,795 4,800   9,595 4,795 4,795
Separated, but still legally married 10 980 475 505   980 475 500
Divorced 11 2,360 1,095 1,265   2,365 1,095 1,265
Widowed 12 950 235 720   950 230 720
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 12,615   12,610
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 64.6   64.6
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.9   6.9
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.8   3.8
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.3   3.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 11.0   11.0
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   0.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 10.4   10.3
Number of owned dwellings 16 8,050   8,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 3,845   3,840
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 7,550   7,550
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 5,060   5,060
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14.9   14.9
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.9   5.9
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.5   1.5
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 211,008   211,008
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 8,335   8,335
Number of married-couple families 22 4,640   4,640
Number of common-law-couple families 23 1,965   1,970
Number of lone-parent families 1,725   1,725
Number of female lone-parent families 1,285   1,280
Number of male lone-parent families 445   440
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 75,251   75,251
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 92,327   92,327
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 69,655   69,655
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 42,249   42,249
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 40,699   40,699
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 43,134   43,134
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 65,221   65,221
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 79,025   79,025
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 60,856   60,856
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 38,276   38,276
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 37,908   37,908
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 40,627   40,627
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 12,610   12,615
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 3,290   3,290
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 3,135   3,135
One-person households 3,900   3,895
Other household types 28 2,290   2,290
Average household size 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 60,105   60,105
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 94,363   94,363
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 76,984   76,984
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 32,113   32,113
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 52,694   52,694
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 52,812   52,812
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 80,725   80,725
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 66,774   66,774
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 28,888   28,888
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 47,356   47,356
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 706   706
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 870   870
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 30,190 15,210 14,980   30,195 15,210 14,985
English only 25,650 12,935 12,720   25,650 12,930 12,720
French only 1,105 595 515   1,105 590 515
English and French 110 55 55   110 55 55
Other language(s) 33 3,325 1,630 1,695   3,325 1,630 1,695
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 30,195 15,210 14,985   30,195 15,210 14,980
English only 26,515 13,490 13,025   26,510 13,490 13,025
French only 105 45 60   105 40 60
English and French 3,445 1,600 1,845   3,445 1,600 1,840
Neither English nor French 130 75 55   130 75 50
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 30,195 15,210 14,980   30,190 15,215 14,980
English 28,535 14,400 14,135   28,535 14,395 14,135
French 540 280 260   540 280 260
Non-official language 935 450 480   930 455 480
English and French 65 25 40   65 25 40
English and non-official language 115 50 60   110 55 60
French and non-official language 0 0 10   10 0 0
English, French and non-official language 10 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 30,195 15,210 14,980   30,190 15,210 14,985
Non-immigrants 37 26,990 13,565 13,420   26,990 13,565 13,425
Immigrants 38 3,005 1,535 1,470   3,010 1,535 1,475
Before 1991 1,950 1,035 915   1,950 1,040 910
1991 to 2000 675 320 355   675 315 355
2001 to 2006 39 385 180 205   385 180 205
Non-permanent residents 40 195 105 85   195 105 90
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 30,195 15,210 14,980   30,195 15,215 14,980
Canadian citizens 29,320 14,775 14,550   29,320 14,770 14,545
Canadian citizens under age 18 6,905 3,605 3,300   6,905 3,600 3,300
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 22,415 11,170 11,245   22,415 11,165 11,245
Not Canadian citizens 42 870 435 430   870 440 430
Table: Generation status
Generation status Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 24,490 12,285 12,205   24,490 12,285 12,205
1st generation 44 3,120 1,625 1,495   3,120 1,625 1,495
2nd generation 45 4,060 2,020 2,035   4,060 2,025 2,040
3rd generation or more 46 17,310 8,635 8,670   17,310 8,635 8,670
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 29,910 15,085 14,830   29,910 15,085 14,830
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 24,945 12,575 12,370   24,950 12,575 12,375
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 3,200 1,615 1,585   3,205 1,610 1,590
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 615 320 290   615 320 290
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 990 490 505   995 490 505
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 155 80 75   160 80 75
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 28,465 14,325 14,140   28,460 14,325 14,140
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 15,680 7,965 7,710   15,680 7,965 7,710
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 7,110 3,535 3,570   7,110 3,535 3,570
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 1,535 780 755   1,535 780 755
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 3,665 1,800 1,865   3,665 1,800 1,865
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 475 235 235   470 235 235
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 30,190 15,215 14,980   30,195 15,210 14,980
Aboriginal identity population 50 7,580 3,665 3,915   7,580 3,665 3,915
Non-Aboriginal identity population 22,615 11,545 11,070   22,610 11,545 11,070
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 24,490 12,285 12,205   24,490 12,285 12,205
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,555 3,120 2,435   5,550 3,120 2,430
High school certificate or equivalent 52 5,805 2,600 3,205   5,810 2,600 3,205
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,890 2,150 745   2,890 2,145 740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 5,055 2,170 2,885   5,060 2,170 2,885
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 835 280 550   830 280 555
University certificate, diploma or degree 4,345 1,970 2,380   4,350 1,965 2,380
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 4,145 2,210 1,930   4,145 2,210 1,935
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,885 1,090 790   1,885 1,090 795
High school certificate or equivalent 55 1,580 755 825   1,580 755 820
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 160 115 45   160 110 50
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 300 165 130   300 170 135
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 20 40   60 20 40
University certificate, diploma or degree 160 60 95   160 60 100
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 3,790 1,685 2,105   3,790 1,685 2,105
No certificate, diploma or degree 615 305 310   615 305 305
High school certificate or equivalent 58 915 425 490   915 425 490
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 340 240 95   340 245 100
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 915 350 570   915 350 570
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 90 25 65   90 25 65
University certificate, diploma or degree 910 335 575   910 330 580
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 14,355 7,255 7,100   14,355 7,250 7,100
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,170 1,255 915   2,170 1,255 915
High school certificate or equivalent 61 2,935 1,285 1,650   2,930 1,280 1,650
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,045 1,505 535   2,045 1,505 535
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 3,495 1,530 1,960   3,495 1,535 1,960
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 600 205 390   595 205 395
University certificate, diploma or degree 3,115 1,470 1,645   3,115 1,470 1,645
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 24,490 12,285 12,205   24,490 12,285 12,205
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 11,360 5,715 5,640   11,360 5,720 5,640
Education 1,150 310 840   1,150 310 840
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 460 220 240   460 220 240
Humanities 600 255 350   605 250 350
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,405 540 860   1,405 545 860
Business, management and public administration 2,465 725 1,745   2,470 725 1,750
Physical and life sciences and technologies 525 255 265   525 255 265
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 270 165 105   265 165 100
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 2,935 2,675 260   2,940 2,675 260
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 580 415 170   580 410 170
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 1,710 385 1,320   1,710 385 1,320
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,020 620 400   1,020 620 400
Other 64 10 10 0   0 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 24,490 12,285 12,205   24,490 12,285 12,205
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 11,360 5,720 5,640   11,360 5,720 5,640
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,130 6,565 6,565   13,130 6,565 6,565
Inside Canada 11,510 5,725 5,785   11,510 5,725 5,785
Outside Canada 1,620 840 775   1,620 840 775
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 24,490 12,285 12,205   24,490 12,285 12,205
In the labour force 67 19,120 9,815 9,305   19,120 9,815 9,300
Employed 68 17,315 8,740 8,570   17,315 8,740 8,575
Unemployed 69 1,805 1,075 730   1,805 1,075 730
Not in the labour force 70 5,370 2,465 2,900   5,370 2,470 2,900
Participation rate 71 78.1 79.9 76.2   78.1 79.9 76.2
Employment rate 72 70.7 71.1 70.2   70.7 71.1 70.3
Unemployment rate 73 9.4 11.0 7.8   9.4 11.0 7.8
Table: Occupation
Occupation Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 18,895 9,690 9,200   18,895 9,690 9,205
A Management occupations 75 2,435 1,525 910   2,435 1,525 910
B Business, finance and administration occupations 3,050 570 2,480   3,045 570 2,480
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,290 980 315   1,290 980 315
D Health occupations 905 205 695   905 210 700
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 2,260 690 1,565   2,260 690 1,565
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 695 300 395   700 305 390
G Sales and service occupations 4,365 1,870 2,495   4,370 1,870 2,495
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 3,060 2,880 175   3,060 2,880 180
I Occupations unique to primary industry 670 545 125   670 545 125
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 155 125 30   155 125 30
Table: Industry
Industry Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 18,895 9,695 9,205   18,895 9,695 9,205
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 960 775 185   960 775 185
Construction 1,310 1,160 150   1,305 1,155 150
Manufacturing 410 300 100   405 305 105
Wholesale trade 330 265 65   330 265 65
Retail trade 1,925 985 940   1,925 985 940
Finance and real estate 550 240 310   555 240 310
Health care and social services 1,725 370 1,350   1,730 375 1,355
Educational services 1,285 410 875   1,285 415 875
Business services 2,875 1,730 1,145   2,875 1,730 1,140
Other services 7,525 3,445 4,080   7,525 3,445 4,080
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 22,580 10,995 11,590   22,580 10,995 11,585
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 22,290 10,840 11,445   22,290 10,840 11,450
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 9,030 4,035 4,990   9,030 4,035 4,995
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 3,925 1,775 2,150   3,925 1,775 2,155
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 20,765 10,570 10,195   20,760 10,565 10,195
English 20,390 10,405 9,985   20,390 10,405 9,985
French 185 65 125   185 60 125
Non-official language 130 85 45   125 80 45
English and French 25 10 20   25 10 20
English and non-official language 25 0 25   25 0 20
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 10 10 0   0 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 17,315 8,740 8,570   17,315 8,740 8,570
Worked at home 1,125 605 520   1,125 605 520
Worked outside Canada 45 20 25   45 20 25
No fixed workplace address 2,035 1,570 460   2,035 1,575 460
Worked at usual place 14,105 6,540 7,570   14,110 6,540 7,565
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 12,055 5,555 6,500   12,055 5,555 6,500
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 1,820 840 980   1,820 840 980
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   0 0 0
Worked in a different province 230 145 85   230 145 85
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
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 16,140 8,115 8,025   16,140 8,115 8,025
Car, truck, van, as driver 11,650 5,935 5,720   11,650 5,935 5,720
Car, truck, van, as passenger 1,195 560 635   1,195 560 635
Public transit 415 185 225   415 185 230
Walked or bicycled 2,550 1,230 1,320   2,550 1,235 1,320
All other modes 325 205 125   330 200 125
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 30,195 15,210 14,980   30,195 15,215 14,980
Total visible minority population 85 1,220 590 630   1,220 590 630
Chinese 325 160 165   325 155 165
South Asian 86 195 130 70   195 125 70
Black 125 50 75   125 50 75
Filipino 210 80 130   210 80 135
Latin American 95 45 50   100 45 50
Southeast Asian 87 145 55 85   145 55 90
Arab 20 20 0   20 20 0
West Asian 88 0 0 0   10 0 0
Korean 0 0 0   10 0 10
Japanese 40 20 20   40 20 15
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 10 0 10   15 0 10
Multiple visible minority 90 40 25 10   40 30 10
Not a visible minority 91 28,975 14,625 14,350   28,970 14,620 14,350
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 20,155 10,235 9,915   20,155 10,240 9,910
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 31,227 33,418 29,973   31,227 33,418 29,973
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 9,995 5,200 4,790   9,995 5,200 4,795
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 49,787 53,524 47,291   49,787 53,524 47,291
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Yukon (CD)   Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 23,540 11,790 11,750   23,540 11,785 11,750
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 31,352 34,536 29,762   31,352 34,536 29,762
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 28,519 30,305 26,982   28,519 30,305 26,982
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 83.9 85.5 81.9   83.9 85.5 82.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 8.7 7.5 10.2   8.7 7.5 10.2
Other money - As a % of total income 7.4 7.0 7.9   7.4 7.0 7.9
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 0 0 0   0 0 0
% in low income before tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Yukon, Yukon Territory (Code6001) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
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