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2006 Community Profiles

 
Inuvik
Northwest Territories
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 9,192   41,464
Population in 2001 1 8,536   37,360
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 7.7   11.0E
Total private dwellings 2 3,861   16,774
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 3,149   14,224
Population density per square kilometre 0.0   0.0
Land area (square km) 522,215.20   1,140,834.90
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 9,195 4,695 4,495   41,460 21,225 20,240
0 to 4 years 770 400 375   3,225 1,595 1,625
5 to 9 years 745 360 380   3,090 1,555 1,540
10 to 14 years 925 475 450   3,600 1,865 1,740
15 to 19 years 860 430 435   3,565 1,805 1,760
20 to 24 years 760 365 400   3,155 1,630 1,525
25 to 29 years 725 375 350   3,345 1,675 1,670
30 to 34 years 620 290 330   3,100 1,520 1,580
35 to 39 years 630 320 315   3,250 1,625 1,625
40 to 44 years 735 390 345   3,655 1,865 1,790
45 to 49 years 630 330 300   3,365 1,760 1,605
50 to 54 years 510 270 245   2,790 1,450 1,335
55 to 59 years 435 245 190   2,100 1,165 930
60 to 64 years 295 175 120   1,245 730 520
65 to 69 years 200 95 105   710 360 350
70 to 74 years 140 80 60   520 270 250
75 to 79 years 100 45 50   360 185 175
80 to 84 years 55 25 35   220 90 130
85 years and over 55 30 20   165 80 85
Median age of the population 5 28.6 29.2 27.9   31.2 31.7 30.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 73.5 73.7 73.2   76.1 76.4 75.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 6,750 3,460 3,290   31,545 16,210 15,335
Not in a common-law relationship 5,380 2,775 2,600   25,600 13,250 12,345
In a common-law relationship 1,375 690 690   5,945 2,955 2,985
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 6,750 3,460 3,295   31,545 16,210 15,335
Never legally married (single) 8 4,015 2,120 1,895   16,390 8,815 7,575
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,950 995 955   11,440 5,765 5,680
Separated, but still legally married 10 220 115 105   935 485 450
Divorced 11 300 155 145   1,815 885 930
Widowed 12 265 75 190   960 260 700
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 3,150   14,235
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 59.5   59.6
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 9.7   5.2
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 13.8   10.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.0   2.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 9.4   14.0
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.3   3.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 6.3   4.7
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,175   7,520
Number of rented dwellings 17 1,955   6,570
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,910   7,910
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 1,235   6,325
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 23.7   17.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.0   5.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 6.5   4.6
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 166,803   226,909
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 2,285   10,880
Number of married-couple families 22 930   5,555
Number of common-law-couple families 23 685   2,990
Number of lone-parent families 670   2,325
Number of female lone-parent families 510   1,695
Number of male lone-parent families 155   635
Average number of persons in all census families 3.3   3.2
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.7   3.4
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.4   3.2
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.7   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.7   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 60,467   86,132
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 92,544   113,367
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 61,867   78,244
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,400   34,633
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 29,888   32,842
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 34,176   42,136
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 52,173   73,056
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 77,056   93,798
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 53,376   67,455
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 28,885   32,226
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 28,416   30,419
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 31,552   37,988
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 3,150   14,235
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 980   4,895
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 530   3,135
One-person households 820   3,080
Other household types 28 820   3,120
Average household size 2.9   2.9
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 57,109   80,085
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 80,640   108,501
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 85,931   104,951
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,432   42,358
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 46,677   57,480
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 48,768   67,439
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 67,840   89,978
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 70,784   87,882
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,872   36,324
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 42,368   50,838
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 505   1,000
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 800   1,158
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 9,125 4,655 4,465   41,055 20,945 20,115
English only 7,335 3,800 3,535   31,545 16,195 15,345
French only 75 35 35   970 505 465
English and French 10 10 0   45 20 25
Other language(s) 33 1,710 815 895   8,495 4,220 4,270
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 9,125 4,655 4,470   41,060 20,945 20,110
English only 8,715 4,445 4,270   37,010 19,050 17,960
French only 10 0 0   50 30 20
English and French 345 185 160   3,665 1,750 1,920
Neither English nor French 60 30 30   325 115 210
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 9,125 4,655 4,470   41,060 20,945 20,110
English 8,425 4,300 4,130   36,795 18,735 18,060
French 20 10 10   445 235 210
Non-official language 655 340 320   3,570 1,860 1,710
English and French 10 10 0   30 10 15
English and non-official language 15 10 10   210 95 115
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 10
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 9,125 4,655 4,465   41,060 20,945 20,110
Non-immigrants 37 8,865 4,515 4,350   37,985 19,385 18,600
Immigrants 38 235 135 105   2,810 1,420 1,390
Before 1991 160 85 70   1,465 820 645
1991 to 2000 40 25 20   745 370 375
2001 to 2006 39 35 20 20   600 230 370
Non-permanent residents 40 20 10 15   260 135 125
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 9,125 4,655 4,465   41,055 20,945 20,110
Canadian citizens 9,025 4,610 4,420   39,990 20,470 19,525
Canadian citizens under age 18 2,965 1,505 1,460   11,920 6,035 5,880
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 6,065 3,105 2,960   28,070 14,435 13,635
Not Canadian citizens 42 95 45 50   1,065 475 590
Table: Generation status
Generation status Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 6,690 3,425 3,265   31,135 15,925 15,205
1st generation 44 265 145 125   2,910 1,480 1,430
2nd generation 45 490 265 220   2,970 1,510 1,460
3rd generation or more 46 5,940 3,010 2,925   25,260 12,935 12,320
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 8,970 4,555 4,415   40,370 20,585 19,785
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 7,155 3,650 3,510   31,960 16,430 15,525
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,110 560 550   5,365 2,625 2,740
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 290 140 155   970 475 500
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 395 205 195   1,910 990 920
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 15 10 0   160 60 100
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 8,350 4,255 4,095   37,825 19,365 18,460
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 4,390 2,290 2,105   18,995 9,870 9,130
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 2,165 1,100 1,060   9,740 4,965 4,770
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 615 280 335   2,035 930 1,100
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 1,110 555 560   6,360 3,295 3,065
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 70 35 40   695 295 400
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 9,120 4,655 4,465   41,055 20,945 20,110
Aboriginal identity population 50 6,940 3,465 3,480   20,635 10,165 10,470
Non-Aboriginal identity population 2,180 1,190 985   20,420 10,780 9,640
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 6,690 3,425 3,265   31,135 15,930 15,210
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,185 1,640 1,545   10,265 5,475 4,795
High school certificate or equivalent 52 975 475 500   6,130 2,745 3,385
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 660 500 160   2,940 2,265 680
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 1,135 480 655   6,065 2,790 3,275
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 105 45 60   885 360 525
University certificate, diploma or degree 625 285 340   4,855 2,300 2,550
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 1,620 800 825   6,695 3,430 3,265
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,180 595 580   3,890 2,090 1,795
High school certificate or equivalent 55 275 115 160   1,790 795 990
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 55 40 15   185 145 45
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 90 35 55   520 285 235
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   90 35 55
University certificate, diploma or degree 20 0 15   220 75 140
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 1,340 665 670   6,370 3,025 3,345
No certificate, diploma or degree 460 250 210   1,475 820 655
High school certificate or equivalent 58 245 120 115   1,270 610 660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 120 85 35   580 430 150
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 270 110 160   1,420 570 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 20 10 15   175 55 120
University certificate, diploma or degree 220 85 135   1,440 540 905
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 3,220 1,710 1,510   16,270 8,560 7,710
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,145 605 535   3,740 2,010 1,730
High school certificate or equivalent 61 430 220 215   2,920 1,265 1,660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 445 340 105   2,020 1,570 450
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 740 315 425   3,950 1,850 2,100
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 75 35 40   550 245 300
University certificate, diploma or degree 380 185 190   3,080 1,610 1,470
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 6,685 3,425 3,265   31,135 15,930 15,210
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,165 2,115 2,045   16,395 8,220 8,175
Education 275 90 190   1,570 465 1,100
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 50 20 30   320 145 175
Humanities 110 40 65   635 310 325
Social and behavioural sciences and law 215 70 150   1,365 520 845
Business, management and public administration 525 135 390   2,990 850 2,140
Physical and life sciences and technologies 80 50 30   465 265 200
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 40 20 20   335 155 185
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 585 535 45   3,320 3,070 250
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 115 80 35   530 365 165
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 250 65 185   1,610 350 1,260
Personal, protective and transportation services 285 205 80   1,590 1,210 385
Other 64 0 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 6,690 3,420 3,265   31,135 15,925 15,205
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,165 2,115 2,045   16,395 8,215 8,180
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,530 1,310 1,220   14,740 7,715 7,030
Inside Canada 2,395 1,230 1,165   13,635 7,160 6,470
Outside Canada 130 75 60   1,105 550 560
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 6,690 3,425 3,265   31,135 15,930 15,205
In the labour force 67 4,680 2,495 2,185   23,825 12,735 11,090
Employed 68 3,895 2,015 1,875   21,350 11,195 10,160
Unemployed 69 785 480 310   2,475 1,540 935
Not in the labour force 70 2,010 930 1,080   7,310 3,195 4,115
Participation rate 71 70.0 72.8 66.9   76.5 79.9 72.9
Employment rate 72 58.2 58.8 57.4   68.6 70.3 66.8
Unemployment rate 73 16.8 19.2 14.2   10.4 12.1 8.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 4,565 2,440 2,120   23,445 12,545 10,905
A Management occupations 75 545 350 195   2,855 1,725 1,130
B Business, finance and administration occupations 705 160 540   4,185 985 3,205
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 255 205 50   1,695 1,330 360
D Health occupations 150 25 125   1,010 175 830
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 630 175 455   2,585 850 1,740
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 115 45 70   710 320 385
G Sales and service occupations 1,070 450 625   5,300 2,440 2,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 890 850 40   4,270 3,995 275
I Occupations unique to primary industry 150 135 10   640 585 45
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 60 45 10   210 145 65
Table: Industry
Industry Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 4,560 2,440 2,120   23,450 12,540 10,905
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 305 250 60   2,130 1,635 495
Construction 465 395 70   1,610 1,390 220
Manufacturing 30 15 15   360 235 125
Wholesale trade 85 55 35   380 280 100
Retail trade 355 160 195   2,200 1,045 1,155
Finance and real estate 210 140 65   860 450 405
Health care and social services 450 70 380   2,145 385 1,765
Educational services 410 145 265   1,680 570 1,105
Business services 690 460 230   4,270 2,825 1,450
Other services 1,550 750 805   7,810 3,730 4,085
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 6,055 3,000 3,055   28,490 14,155 14,335
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 5,910 2,905 3,000   27,980 13,845 14,135
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 3,150 1,370 1,780   13,590 6,095 7,495
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 1,370 645 725   4,700 2,220 2,480
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 5,230 2,785 2,455   26,030 13,770 12,255
English 5,090 2,715 2,375   25,255 13,425 11,835
French 0 0 0   190 65 120
Non-official language 125 55 70   465 235 230
English and French 0 0 0   25 10 20
English and non-official language 0 10 10   85 30 50
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 3,890 2,015 1,875   21,350 11,195 10,155
Worked at home 145 80 65   805 420 380
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   10 10 10
No fixed workplace address 395 335 60   1,825 1,490 330
Worked at usual place 3,355 1,605 1,750   18,710 9,270 9,440
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 3,215 1,530 1,685   17,135 8,260 8,875
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 100 50 50   1,410 930 485
Worked in a different census division (county) 25 15 10   30 20 10
Worked in a different province 15 0 10   130 60 70
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
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 3,750 1,935 1,815   20,540 10,765 9,770
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,580 960 620   10,920 6,245 4,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 400 195 205   2,070 805 1,260
Public transit 10 10 10   145 30 115
Walked or bicycled 1,540 655 880   5,830 2,575 3,260
All other modes 230 125 105   1,570 1,105 465
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 9,120 4,655 4,470   41,055 20,945 20,115
Total visible minority population 85 165 80 85   2,265 1,070 1,195
Chinese 20 0 15   315 170 150
South Asian 86 40 20 20   210 105 105
Black 40 20 15   375 190 185
Filipino 15 0 15   695 295 395
Latin American 10 0 10   85 40 45
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   355 155 200
Arab 25 20 10   85 50 35
West Asian 88 10 0 0   40 20 15
Korean 0 0 0   15 10 10
Japanese 10 0 0   15 10 10
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   30 10 25
Multiple visible minority 90 0 10 0   40 20 20
Not a visible minority 91 8,955 4,575 4,385   38,790 19,870 18,915
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 5,035 2,700 2,335   25,255 13,370 11,880
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 30,805 34,464 29,969   39,981 44,860 34,931
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 2,305 1,235 1,070   13,845 7,680 6,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 59,957 62,144 54,970   60,119 66,645 54,872
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Inuvik (CD)   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 6,200 3,200 3,000   29,535 15,190 14,345
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,360 28,864 22,187   35,006 40,044 30,489
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,856 25,626 20,512   31,135 34,859 27,909
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 88.6 91.1 85.4   90.0 91.6 87.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 8.6 6.0 11.9   6.1 4.6 8.3
Other money - As a % of total income 2.8 2.9 2.7   3.9 3.8 4.0
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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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Inuvik, Northwest Territories (Code6107) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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