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2006 Community Profiles

 
Ottawa - Gatineau Image: Data quality note(s)
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 1,130,761   12,160,282
Population in 2001 1 1,067,800A   11,410,046
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 5.9   6.6
Total private dwellings 2 478,242   4,972,869
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 449,031   4,554,251
Population density per square kilometre 197.8   13.4
Land area (square km) 5,716.00   907,573.82
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 1,130,760 548,730 582,025   12,160,285 5,930,700 6,229,580
0 to 4 years 62,105 31,605 30,500   670,770 343,475 327,290
5 to 9 years 65,040 32,960 32,085   721,590 369,670 351,920
10 to 14 years 75,470 38,510 36,960   818,445 420,705 397,740
15 to 19 years 77,015 39,065 37,955   833,115 427,185 405,925
20 to 24 years 78,465 39,155 39,315   797,255 400,445 396,815
25 to 29 years 73,765 35,805 37,955   743,695 360,525 383,170
30 to 34 years 77,190 37,305 39,885   791,955 382,030 409,925
35 to 39 years 83,660 40,710 42,945   883,990 430,220 453,770
40 to 44 years 99,550 48,810 50,745   1,032,415 507,130 525,280
45 to 49 years 96,640 46,795 49,850   991,970 486,390 505,585
50 to 54 years 84,225 40,900 43,325   869,400 423,345 446,060
55 to 59 years 72,930 35,810 37,115   774,530 378,530 395,995
60 to 64 years 52,305 25,390 26,920   581,985 283,545 298,440
65 to 69 years 38,355 18,045 20,310   466,240 222,640 243,600
70 to 74 years 31,935 14,735 17,200   401,950 187,510 214,445
75 to 79 years 26,085 10,980 15,105   338,910 149,585 189,325
80 to 84 years 19,860 7,445 12,405   250,270 97,240 153,035
85 years and over 16,170 4,705 11,465   191,810 60,555 131,260
Median age of the population 5 38.4 37.5 39.2   39.0 38.1 39.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.1 81.2 82.9   81.8 80.9 82.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 928,150 445,660 482,490   9,949,485 4,796,850 5,152,630
Not in a common-law relationship 826,965 394,780 432,180   9,257,730 4,448,935 4,808,790
In a common-law relationship 101,190 50,875 50,315   691,755 347,915 343,840
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 928,150 445,665 482,490   9,949,480 4,796,850 5,152,635
Never legally married (single) 8 343,095 177,550 165,545   3,143,960 1,662,930 1,481,025
Legally married (and not separated) 9 430,945 215,330 215,610   5,168,660 2,585,115 2,583,545
Separated, but still legally married 10 29,065 12,525 16,535   345,075 150,090 194,980
Divorced 11 75,545 31,020 44,525   679,990 283,150 396,840
Widowed 12 49,505 9,235 40,275   611,805 115,565 496,235
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 449,300   4,555,025
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 45.5   56.1
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   5.7
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15.1   7.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.0   3.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.9   10.8
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14.9   15.6
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.5   0.5
Number of owned dwellings 16 300,605   3,235,495
Number of rented dwellings 17 148,690   1,312,290
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 292,625   3,124,010
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 156,675   1,431,020
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.5   6.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.5   6.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.1   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 267,703   297,479
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 314,310   3,422,315
Number of married-couple families 22 211,590   2,530,560
Number of common-law-couple families 23 51,105   351,045
Number of lone-parent families 51,615   540,715
Number of female lone-parent families 41,405   441,105
Number of male lone-parent families 10,210   99,605
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 80,388   69,156
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 92,085   77,243
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 76,980   66,525
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 43,998   38,448
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 41,548   36,496
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 56,062   50,339
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 67,154   59,377
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 75,948   65,534
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 64,793   57,013
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 39,813   35,677
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 38,102   34,206
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 48,292   43,972
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 449,295   4,555,025
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 132,120   1,420,515
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 122,590   1,288,140
One-person households 121,305   1,104,865
Other household types 28 73,285   741,505
Average household size 2.5   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 66,612   60,455
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 101,167   87,960
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 80,098   68,764
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 35,855   30,025
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 52,276   51,560
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 55,919   52,117
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,433   74,095
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 66,591   58,755
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 30,583   26,473
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 46,205   46,194
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 785   801
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 1,062   1,046
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 1,117,125 543,700 573,420   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
English only 550,260 271,605 278,655   8,230,705 4,044,755 4,185,945
French only 360,175 172,330 187,840   488,815 230,700 258,115
English and French 10,495 4,905 5,590   32,685 14,820 17,870
Other language(s) 33 196,185 94,855 101,335   3,276,685 1,587,595 1,689,090
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 1,117,120 543,700 573,420   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
English only 507,175 254,930 252,250   10,335,700 5,130,945 5,204,755
French only 102,375 44,935 57,445   49,210 21,460 27,750
English and French 496,025 239,300 256,725   1,377,330 621,285 756,045
Neither English nor French 11,540 4,540 7,005   266,655 104,185 162,470
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 1,117,120 543,700 573,420   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
English 664,170 327,035 337,140   9,655,830 4,733,165 4,922,665
French 325,295 155,075 170,225   289,035 136,125 152,910
Non-official language 100,330 48,490 51,835   1,811,620 874,575 937,050
English and French 10,790 4,835 5,955   26,045 11,875 14,175
English and non-official language 12,845 6,610 6,235   239,890 119,205 120,685
French and non-official language 2,335 1,075 1,265   3,065 1,455 1,605
English, French and non-official language 1,345 575 770   3,405 1,480 1,925
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 1,117,120 543,700 573,420   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Non-immigrants 37 905,745 442,400 463,345   8,512,020 4,197,560 4,314,460
Immigrants 38 202,735 97,070 105,665   3,398,725 1,620,320 1,778,400
Before 1991 107,645 52,760 54,880   1,884,440 901,375 983,065
1991 to 2000 60,000 28,065 31,940   933,545 443,665 489,880
2001 to 2006 39 35,085 16,245 18,840   580,740 275,280 305,460
Non-permanent residents 40 8,640 4,230 4,410   118,150 59,995 58,155
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 1,117,125 543,700 573,420   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Canadian citizens 1,067,465 521,145 546,315   11,131,465 5,455,880 5,675,585
Canadian citizens under age 18 240,930 122,755 118,175   2,572,660 1,320,670 1,251,990
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 826,530 398,390 428,145   8,558,810 4,135,210 4,423,595
Not Canadian citizens 42 49,655 22,555 27,105   897,430 421,990 475,435
Table: Generation status
Generation status Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 914,605 440,650 473,955   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
1st generation 44 202,535 97,320 105,220   3,340,210 1,590,525 1,749,680
2nd generation 45 122,695 60,570 62,125   1,912,460 933,690 978,765
3rd generation or more 46 589,370 282,760 306,610   4,566,750 2,220,495 2,346,260
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 1,104,380 537,045 567,335   11,893,180 5,808,065 6,085,115
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 948,780 461,790 486,990   10,299,250 5,027,935 5,271,320
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 108,385 53,045 55,340   951,995 466,425 485,570
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 23,040 10,875 12,165   453,460 222,520 230,945
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 14,520 6,910 7,610   56,835 27,630 29,205
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 9,650 4,425 5,230   131,630 63,550 68,075
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 1,054,845 511,750 543,095   11,354,360 5,532,565 5,821,800
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 602,830 292,630 310,195   6,660,310 3,245,120 3,415,185
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 293,595 143,075 150,525   2,542,885 1,241,165 1,301,720
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 70,950 34,160 36,790   1,398,660 682,595 716,070
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 47,695 22,955 24,740   185,785 89,885 95,900
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 39,780 18,930 20,845   566,710 273,790 292,920
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 1,117,120 543,700 573,420   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Aboriginal identity population 50 20,590 9,585 11,005   242,490 117,585 124,900
Non-Aboriginal identity population 1,096,530 534,115 562,415   11,786,405 5,760,285 6,026,115
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 914,605 440,650 473,960   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No certificate, diploma or degree 162,410 79,670 82,735   2,183,625 1,059,015 1,124,615
High school certificate or equivalent 52 219,975 100,390 119,580   2,628,575 1,220,380 1,408,190
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 68,860 39,995 28,865   785,115 514,820 270,295
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 162,590 73,365 89,225   1,804,775 782,360 1,022,420
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 38,585 16,455 22,135   405,270 181,355 223,915
University certificate, diploma or degree 262,180 130,770 131,410   2,012,060 986,780 1,025,280
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 154,915 78,230 76,690   1,624,835 826,425 798,410
No certificate, diploma or degree 58,710 31,495 27,215   648,300 348,960 299,345
High school certificate or equivalent 55 58,095 29,695 28,400   627,010 321,420 305,590
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 4,915 2,705 2,215   37,475 22,735 14,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 16,835 7,645 9,190   160,140 72,655 87,480
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 2,560 1,315 1,250   33,875 15,860 18,020
University certificate, diploma or degree 13,790 5,375 8,420   118,030 44,790 73,240
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 150,215 72,700 77,515   1,529,590 737,610 791,980
No certificate, diploma or degree 10,735 6,350 4,385   132,715 73,165 59,550
High school certificate or equivalent 58 26,590 14,905 11,680   364,260 200,340 163,920
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10,160 5,630 4,530   91,525 56,430 35,095
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 34,925 16,545 18,380   372,355 165,310 207,050
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 5,545 2,500 3,045   68,800 31,275 37,525
University certificate, diploma or degree 62,265 26,775 35,490   499,935 211,090 288,845
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 486,805 236,400 250,400   5,108,740 2,488,355 2,620,380
No certificate, diploma or degree 54,695 27,620 27,075   766,810 383,295 383,520
High school certificate or equivalent 61 106,840 46,200 60,635   1,296,405 580,705 715,710
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 42,670 24,635 18,035   489,605 320,260 169,345
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 95,845 43,640 52,200   1,089,270 470,180 619,090
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 23,540 9,980 13,560   241,150 108,080 133,065
University certificate, diploma or degree 163,210 84,320 78,895   1,225,490 625,845 599,650
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 914,605 440,650 473,955   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 382,385 180,065 202,320   4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,810
Education 35,570 8,610 26,960   335,715 81,810 253,900
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 17,860 8,355 9,505   193,790 90,735 103,060
Humanities 36,800 14,325 22,475   292,845 110,970 181,875
Social and behavioural sciences and law 79,345 32,825 46,515   576,100 202,080 374,020
Business, management and public administration 111,765 43,480 68,285   1,061,210 417,010 644,200
Physical and life sciences and technologies 23,785 13,085 10,700   181,250 94,220 87,030
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 38,575 24,470 14,105   254,440 151,930 102,505
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 95,665 85,410 10,250   1,089,310 995,690 93,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 7,825 4,745 3,080   91,965 62,180 29,780
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 60,350 12,140 48,215   665,490 124,885 540,605
Personal, protective and transportation services 24,600 13,095 11,505   264,620 133,610 131,015
Other 64 80 40 40   480 190 285
Table: Location of study
Location of study Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 914,605 440,650 473,960   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 382,385 180,065 202,320   4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,805
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 532,220 260,585 271,635   5,007,220 2,465,315 2,541,905
Inside Canada 460,555 224,375 236,180   3,928,555 1,906,245 2,022,310
Outside Canada 71,670 36,210 35,460   1,078,670 559,075 519,590
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 914,605 440,650 473,955   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
In the labour force 67 638,070 327,260 310,810   6,587,580 3,437,670 3,149,905
Employed 68 601,535 308,390 293,150   6,164,245 3,230,050 2,934,195
Unemployed 69 36,535 18,870 17,660   423,335 207,620 215,710
Not in the labour force 70 276,535 113,390 163,145   3,231,840 1,307,035 1,924,805
Participation rate 71 69.8 74.3 65.6   67.1 72.5 62.1
Employment rate 72 65.8 70.0 61.9   62.8 68.1 57.8
Unemployment rate 73 5.7 5.8 5.7   6.4 6.0 6.8
Table: Occupation
Occupation Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 627,010 321,890 305,120   6,473,735 3,385,885 3,087,850
A Management occupations 75 69,885 43,315 26,570   666,485 418,355 248,125
B Business, finance and administration occupations 133,405 42,375 91,030   1,204,490 360,225 844,260
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 73,290 55,505 17,785   451,930 349,305 102,630
D Health occupations 33,215 7,395 25,815   340,690 66,950 273,740
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 74,930 25,895 49,035   546,385 174,765 371,620
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 26,900 10,765 16,135   200,980 90,590 110,390
G Sales and service occupations 140,400 69,520 70,885   1,522,820 657,605 865,215
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 57,750 54,145 3,605   911,250 845,595 65,655
I Occupations unique to primary industry 7,605 6,200 1,400   165,085 125,660 39,430
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 9,625 6,770 2,860   463,610 296,825 166,785
Table: Industry
Industry Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 627,010 321,890 305,120   6,473,730 3,385,885 3,087,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 6,745 4,905 1,840   190,000 137,345 52,660
Construction 30,895 27,325 3,565   384,775 338,850 45,930
Manufacturing 28,765 21,045 7,720   899,670 628,460 271,210
Wholesale trade 15,470 11,395 4,075   307,465 199,755 107,710
Retail trade 65,025 31,845 33,180   720,235 322,715 397,515
Finance and real estate 29,750 13,960 15,785   442,610 193,375 249,230
Health care and social services 61,905 12,445 49,460   611,740 104,935 506,805
Educational services 43,970 14,965 29,000   433,485 141,630 291,855
Business services 129,500 81,845 47,655   1,274,345 755,215 519,130
Other services 214,985 102,150 112,835   1,209,390 563,600 645,790
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 844,820 399,745 445,075   8,991,010 4,259,925 4,731,085
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 834,900 393,800 441,100   8,869,060 4,186,725 4,682,335
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 346,390 154,170 192,225   3,736,900 1,649,835 2,087,065
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 167,070 69,975 97,095   1,838,830 773,420 1,065,410
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 678,165 346,110 332,050   7,054,270 3,652,835 3,401,430
English 507,830 266,060 241,770   6,754,045 3,511,580 3,242,460
French 137,205 64,005 73,195   97,965 40,635 57,330
Non-official language 3,415 1,530 1,885   112,125 57,295 54,830
English and French 27,430 13,365 14,065   42,945 19,035 23,910
English and non-official language 1,710 845 865   45,400 23,405 22,000
French and non-official language 125 45 80   230 100 130
English, French and non-official language 445 260 185   1,560 780 775
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 601,535 308,385 293,150   6,164,245 3,230,055 2,934,195
Worked at home 39,335 18,980 20,355   436,380 220,340 216,040
Worked outside Canada 2,610 1,725 880   36,905 24,210 12,695
No fixed workplace address 47,685 35,685 12,000   596,305 445,625 150,680
Worked at usual place 511,910 251,995 259,910   5,094,650 2,539,870 2,554,780
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 409,165 199,420 209,745   3,056,365 1,421,005 1,635,365
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 1,165 505 660   795,195 404,425 390,765
Worked in a different census division (county) 28,775 14,775 14,000   1,211,410 696,880 514,525
Worked in a different province 72,805 37,290 35,510   31,680 17,555 14,120
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
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 83 559,590 287,685 271,910   5,690,960 2,985,495 2,705,465
Car, truck, van, as driver 350,960 197,400 153,555   4,038,035 2,274,810 1,763,230
Car, truck, van, as passenger 44,880 14,420 30,460   470,410 191,695 278,715
Public transit 108,835 46,720 62,115   736,060 299,920 436,140
Walked or bicycled 49,975 26,575 23,395   389,105 190,340 198,765
All other modes 4,950 2,565 2,380   57,350 28,740 28,610
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 1,117,120 543,700 573,420   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Total visible minority population 85 179,295 87,295 91,995   2,745,200 1,332,995 1,412,205
Chinese 32,445 15,755 16,690   576,975 277,500 299,475
South Asian 86 27,130 13,715 13,420   794,170 401,900 392,270
Black 45,060 21,170 23,890   473,765 223,220 250,540
Filipino 7,330 2,895 4,435   203,215 87,025 116,190
Latin American 10,630 4,870 5,760   147,140 71,370 75,765
Southeast Asian 87 11,675 5,825 5,850   110,045 53,135 56,910
Arab 28,195 14,775 13,420   111,405 58,625 52,785
West Asian 88 6,490 3,465 3,020   96,620 49,275 47,340
Korean 2,280 1,120 1,155   69,540 33,720 35,820
Japanese 1,800 725 1,080   28,080 12,775 15,300
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 1,715 760 960   56,845 26,680 30,160
Multiple visible minority 90 4,545 2,230 2,315   77,400 37,755 39,645
Not a visible minority 91 937,825 456,405 481,420   9,283,695 4,544,875 4,738,815
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 668,910 339,655 329,255   6,991,670 3,621,760 3,369,910
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 33,892 39,024 29,892   29,335 35,702 23,755
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 374,440 205,190 169,245   3,690,665 2,116,730 1,573,940
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 50,298 55,168 46,435   44,748 50,057 38,914
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Ottawa - Gatineau (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 871,560 421,260 450,300   9,340,020 4,540,895 4,799,125
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 32,219 38,715 27,419   27,258 34,454 21,669
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 28,396 32,922 24,780   24,604 30,182 20,201
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 78.2 80.3 75.4   77.4 80.7 72.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 8.0 5.6 11.2   9.8 6.9 14.0
Other money - As a % of total income 13.8 14.1 13.4   12.9 12.4 13.5
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 1,112,425 541,400 571,025   11,926,140 5,825,145 6,100,995
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.7 13.9 15.5   14.7 13.7 15.6
% in low income after tax - All persons 11.7 11.2 12.1   11.1 10.5 11.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 17.3 17.4 17.1   18.0 17.9 18.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.6 13.8 13.5   13.7 13.7 13.8

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Ottawa - Gatineau, Ontario (Code505) (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 July 14, 2020).

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