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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 2,483   505,469
Population in 2001 1 2,712A   512,930
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -8.4   -1.5
Total private dwellings 2 1,119   235,958
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 972   197,245
Population density per square kilometre 72.9   1.4
Land area (square km) 34.05   370,494.89
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 2,480 1,205 1,275   505,470 245,735 259,735
0 to 4 years 115 60 60   22,865 11,650 11,210
5 to 9 years 125 60 65   25,905 13,240 12,670
10 to 14 years 135 70 70   29,455 15,135 14,320
15 to 19 years 185 100 90   34,105 17,355 16,750
20 to 24 years 120 55 60   31,190 15,295 15,890
25 to 29 years 100 50 45   27,425 13,040 14,380
30 to 34 years 135 60 75   30,940 14,605 16,340
35 to 39 years 195 85 105   36,535 17,345 19,195
40 to 44 years 225 105 110   41,670 20,080 21,585
45 to 49 years 240 115 125   42,770 20,815 21,955
50 to 54 years 235 130 105   42,805 21,135 21,670
55 to 59 years 230 115 115   39,370 19,535 19,835
60 to 64 years 145 75 75   30,160 14,900 15,270
65 to 69 years 100 40 55   22,160 11,005 11,155
70 to 74 years 70 30 45   17,530 8,465 9,060
75 to 79 years 60 30 35   13,505 5,965 7,540
80 to 84 years 40 15 25   9,425 3,845 5,580
85 years and over 30 15 15   7,650 2,325 5,330
Median age of the population 5 43.0 43.2 42.7   41.7 41.3 42.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 84.7 84.3 84.7   84.5 83.7 85.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 2,110 1,025 1,080   427,245 205,705 221,540
Not in a common-law relationship 1,935 940 1,000   394,155 189,215 204,940
In a common-law relationship 165 85 85   33,085 16,490 16,595
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 2,110 1,025 1,085   427,245 205,705 221,540
Never legally married (single) 8 585 320 265   132,005 68,865 63,140
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,235 610 620   231,820 115,860 115,960
Separated, but still legally married 10 30 15 15   9,745 4,360 5,385
Divorced 11 90 35 55   24,015 10,900 13,120
Widowed 12 160 35 130   29,650 5,715 23,935
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 975   197,185
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 89.7   73.8
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.5   4.3
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.1   4.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.1   9.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.1   5.5
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   0.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.5   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 815   155,195
Number of rented dwellings 17 155   41,670
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 745   139,555
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 230   57,630
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.1   7.9
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.9   7.2
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.0   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 68,719   111,711
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 795   155,730
Number of married-couple families 22 615   114,630
Number of common-law-couple families 23 85   16,935
Number of lone-parent families 95   24,165
Number of female lone-parent families 80   19,740
Number of male lone-parent families 15   4,420
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.3   2.4
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.4   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 45,746   49,645
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 56,371   55,622
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 42,199   47,887
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 26,001   26,237
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 25,997   24,621
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   33,432
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 39,144   43,398
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 45,792   47,756
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 35,817   41,707
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 26,001   25,408
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 25,997   24,067
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   30,729
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 970   197,185
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 335   60,005
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 365   66,960
One-person households 170   39,830
Other household types 28 105   30,390
Average household size 2.5   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 40,609   44,136
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 61,740   66,267
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 52,292   47,231
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 15,457   18,011
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 26,041   34,480
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 35,838   38,997
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 51,254   56,406
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 44,497   41,366
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 15,457   17,368
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 26,041   32,419
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 498   551
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 500   480
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 2,485 1,195 1,290   500,610 243,970 256,640
English only 2,465 1,185 1,280   488,405 237,890 250,520
French only 0 0 0   1,885 890 995
English and French 0 0 0   295 120 175
Other language(s) 33 15 10 0   10,020 5,070 4,950
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 2,480 1,195 1,290   500,610 243,970 256,640
English only 2,420 1,180 1,240   475,985 234,335 241,655
French only 0 0 0   90 40 45
English and French 60 10 50   23,675 9,160 14,515
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   850 430 420
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 2,485 1,195 1,290   500,605 243,965 256,640
English 2,485 1,195 1,285   494,345 240,960 253,380
French 0 0 0   650 325 325
Non-official language 0 0 0   4,905 2,380 2,530
English and French 0 0 0   180 60 120
English and non-official language 0 0 0   525 240 285
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 10 0
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 Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 2,480 1,195 1,285   500,605 243,965 256,640
Non-immigrants 37 2,455 1,175 1,280   490,855 238,725 252,130
Immigrants 38 25 20 10   8,380 4,520 3,860
Before 1991 25 20 0   5,385 2,870 2,520
1991 to 2000 0 0 0   1,550 820 735
2001 to 2006 39 0 10 0   1,440 835 610
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   1,370 725 645
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 2,480 1,195 1,290   500,610 243,970 256,640
Canadian citizens 2,480 1,190 1,285   496,705 241,795 254,910
Canadian citizens under age 18 450 210 245   98,585 51,010 47,570
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,025 980 1,045   398,115 190,785 207,335
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 10 0   3,900 2,170 1,730
Table: Generation status
Generation status Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,110 1,025 1,090   422,385 203,925 218,465
1st generation 44 25 20 10   9,160 4,920 4,240
2nd generation 45 30 20 0   9,125 4,625 4,500
3rd generation or more 46 2,060 980 1,080   404,100 194,380 209,725
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 2,475 1,185 1,290   496,200 241,720 254,480
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 2,220 1,070 1,150   443,345 216,530 226,815
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 90 60 35   27,640 12,710 14,930
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 145 50 95   14,530 7,060 7,470
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 15 0 10   9,460 4,800 4,655
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   1,225 605 615
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 2,370 1,145 1,220   477,800 232,300 245,505
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,875 910 970   344,705 169,030 175,675
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 275 145 130   66,360 31,255 35,110
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 135 60 75   37,805 17,765 20,040
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 80 35 40   25,780 12,640 13,140
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   3,140 1,610 1,535
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 2,480 1,195 1,290   500,605 243,965 256,640
Aboriginal identity population 50 0 10 0   23,450 11,520 11,925
Non-Aboriginal identity population 2,475 1,185 1,285   477,155 232,445 244,715
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,115 1,025 1,090   422,385 203,920 218,460
No certificate, diploma or degree 755 350 405   141,575 68,605 72,965
High school certificate or equivalent 52 380 145 235   93,330 42,520 50,810
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 430 295 130   51,380 32,105 19,275
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 375 155 225   74,100 32,525 41,575
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 60 15 40   14,310 5,940 8,370
University certificate, diploma or degree 115 65 50   47,690 22,220 25,470
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 320 165 155   65,355 33,210 32,145
No certificate, diploma or degree 120 75 45   28,820 15,745 13,075
High school certificate or equivalent 55 120 55 65   24,470 12,010 12,455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 0 10   2,395 1,665 730
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 35 20 20   4,855 2,230 2,625
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 10   1,015 420 600
University certificate, diploma or degree 20 15 0   3,800 1,150 2,655
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 245 105 130   58,260 27,450 30,815
No certificate, diploma or degree 25 0 20   8,525 4,535 3,990
High school certificate or equivalent 58 35 15 15   12,530 6,000 6,530
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 20 10   6,245 4,035 2,210
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 95 45 55   16,825 7,105 9,720
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 0 15   2,145 985 1,155
University certificate, diploma or degree 35 15 10   11,995 4,785 7,210
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,260 635 625   232,570 112,925 119,645
No certificate, diploma or degree 400 190 210   66,110 31,950 34,160
High school certificate or equivalent 61 175 70 110   44,460 19,605 24,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 360 250 115   36,735 22,260 14,475
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 230 85 150   47,695 21,040 26,650
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 10 15   8,770 3,730 5,040
University certificate, diploma or degree 65 35 30   28,805 14,330 14,475
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,115 1,025 1,090   422,390 203,920 218,465
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,135 495 635   234,900 111,125 123,775
Education 65 40 25   19,090 6,460 12,640
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 10   2,840 1,440 1,395
Humanities 10 0 10   6,450 2,830 3,625
Social and behavioural sciences and law 20 10 15   10,505 3,500 7,000
Business, management and public administration 240 35 200   43,510 9,870 33,640
Physical and life sciences and technologies 15 10 10   4,285 2,335 1,950
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 10 10 10   7,980 3,875 4,110
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 325 310 15   46,405 44,190 2,210
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 15 15 0   3,360 2,415 940
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 135 20 120   25,635 4,560 21,075
Personal, protective and transportation services 135 85 50   17,405 11,330 6,080
Other 64 0 0 0   10 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,115 1,025 1,090   422,385 203,920 218,465
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,135 495 640   234,905 111,130 123,775
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 980 525 450   187,480 92,795 94,690
Inside Canada 975 525 450   182,125 89,720 92,405
Outside Canada 0 0 0   5,355 3,070 2,285
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,110 1,025 1,090   422,385 203,920 218,465
In the labour force 67 1,230 635 595   248,685 129,475 119,210
Employed 68 955 465 490   202,525 102,700 99,830
Unemployed 69 275 170 110   46,150 26,770 19,385
Not in the labour force 70 880 390 490   173,705 74,450 99,255
Participation rate 71 58.3 62.0 54.6   58.9 63.5 54.6
Employment rate 72 45.3 45.4 45.0   47.9 50.4 45.7
Unemployment rate 73 22.4 26.8 18.5   18.6 20.7 16.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,165 605 560   241,880 126,305 115,575
A Management occupations 75 55 35 20   18,570 10,920 7,650
B Business, finance and administration occupations 160 10 140   35,775 9,035 26,740
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 40 30 15   13,865 11,485 2,380
D Health occupations 75 10 65   15,045 2,990 12,055
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 75 35 40   19,795 7,035 12,760
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 20 0 20   4,570 1,860 2,710
G Sales and service occupations 285 80 200   61,120 20,970 40,150
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 260 250 10   42,140 40,065 2,075
I Occupations unique to primary industry 60 55 10   17,310 14,275 3,040
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 135 90 50   13,690 7,665 6,015
Table: Industry
Industry Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,165 605 560   241,880 126,305 115,575
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 115 105 10   24,500 19,885 4,610
Construction 55 55 0   16,985 15,565 1,425
Manufacturing 250 160 95   22,485 14,620 7,865
Wholesale trade 10 10 0   6,630 4,850 1,775
Retail trade 100 30 65   30,580 12,205 18,380
Finance and real estate 40 0 35   7,895 3,205 4,690
Health care and social services 145 10 140   30,360 5,180 25,180
Educational services 100 50 55   17,005 6,555 10,450
Business services 125 80 45   35,390 22,050 13,345
Other services 215 100 120   50,040 22,185 27,850
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 1,820 815 1,000   375,325 174,370 200,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 1,810 805 1,005   370,405 171,400 199,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 730 310 415   148,605 62,950 85,655
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 380 150 235   75,265 29,980 45,290
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,330 665 660   274,630 142,520 132,110
English 1,325 670 660   272,735 141,790 130,950
French 0 0 0   865 220 640
Non-official language 0 0 0   585 280 305
English and French 0 0 0   265 130 130
English and non-official language 0 0 0   185 95 85
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   10 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 955 465 490   202,525 102,700 99,825
Worked at home 55 25 30   11,295 5,370 5,925
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   855 660 190
No fixed workplace address 130 100 30   22,410 17,925 4,485
Worked at usual place 770 340 430   167,970 78,745 89,225
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 425 140 280   93,825 41,250 52,575
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 280 135 145   63,355 30,010 33,345
Worked in a different census division (county) 30 25 0   6,135 3,940 2,195
Worked in a different province 35 30 0   4,650 3,540 1,110
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
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 83 900 440 460   190,380 96,670 93,710
Car, truck, van, as driver 665 305 360   140,375 73,010 67,365
Car, truck, van, as passenger 120 65 55   23,930 9,945 13,980
Public transit 15 15 0   3,660 1,775 1,880
Walked or bicycled 55 25 30   15,175 6,545 8,630
All other modes 45 35 15   7,235 5,385 1,850
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 2,480 1,195 1,290   500,610 243,965 256,645
Total visible minority population 85 10 0 0   5,720 3,010 2,710
Chinese 0 0 0   1,325 705 625
South Asian 86 0 0 0   1,590 840 750
Black 10 0 0   905 500 405
Filipino 0 0 0   305 115 190
Latin American 0 0 0   480 240 240
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   120 50 65
Arab 0 0 0   540 305 235
West Asian 88 0 0 0   115 55 60
Korean 0 0 0   60 30 30
Japanese 0 0 0   140 90 50
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   75 30 45
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   65 45 15
Not a visible minority 91 2,475 1,185 1,285   494,890 240,955 253,930
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,270 625 645   271,255 141,725 129,525
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 18,774 26,757 14,441   18,086 23,150 14,346
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 415 210 205   111,580 57,440 54,140
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 30,776 37,773 27,575   37,429 44,607 31,130
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Burin, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 1,955 950 1,000   397,675 193,980 203,695
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 19,015 24,622 16,449   19,573 25,929 15,823
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 18,199 22,310 15,746   18,149 22,893 15,193
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 68.4 70.5 64.9   69.1 72.2 64.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 23.8 20.3 29.4   20.4 17.2 25.2
Other money - As a % of total income 7.8 9.2 5.5   10.5 10.6 10.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 2,475 1,190 1,290   497,395 242,360 255,035
% in low income before tax - All persons 12.7 16.0 9.7   14.7 13.0 16.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 9.3 11.3 7.4   10.1 9.4 10.8
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.7 31.0 6.1   18.7 18.7 18.7
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 16.5 28.6 0.0   13.2 13.4 13.0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Burin, Newfoundland and Labrador (Code1002005) (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
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