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2006 Community Profiles

 
Deer Lake
Newfoundland and Labrador
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 4,827   505,469
Population in 2001 1 4,769   512,930
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 1.2   -1.5
Total private dwellings 2 1,909   235,958
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,809   197,245
Population density per square kilometre 65.9   1.4
Land area (square km) 73.23   370,494.89
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 4,830 2,305 2,520   505,470 245,735 259,735
0 to 4 years 215 105 115   22,865 11,650 11,210
5 to 9 years 225 120 105   25,905 13,240 12,670
10 to 14 years 330 170 160   29,455 15,135 14,320
15 to 19 years 360 170 195   34,105 17,355 16,750
20 to 24 years 280 135 145   31,190 15,295 15,890
25 to 29 years 205 85 120   27,425 13,040 14,380
30 to 34 years 260 125 135   30,940 14,605 16,340
35 to 39 years 315 140 175   36,535 17,345 19,195
40 to 44 years 410 200 215   41,670 20,080 21,585
45 to 49 years 405 190 210   42,770 20,815 21,955
50 to 54 years 405 205 205   42,805 21,135 21,670
55 to 59 years 355 185 170   39,370 19,535 19,835
60 to 64 years 280 125 160   30,160 14,900 15,270
65 to 69 years 220 120 95   22,160 11,005 11,155
70 to 74 years 190 80 110   17,530 8,465 9,060
75 to 79 years 170 65 100   13,505 5,965 7,540
80 to 84 years 115 55 60   9,425 3,845 5,580
85 years and over 85 25 60   7,650 2,325 5,330
Median age of the population 5 42.8 42.9 42.8   41.7 41.3 42.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 84.0 82.9 85.1   84.5 83.7 85.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 4,055 1,910 2,145   427,245 205,705 221,540
Not in a common-law relationship 3,795 1,780 2,015   394,155 189,215 204,940
In a common-law relationship 255 130 130   33,085 16,490 16,595
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 4,055 1,910 2,145   427,245 205,705 221,540
Never legally married (single) 8 1,115 540 580   132,005 68,865 63,140
Legally married (and not separated) 9 2,300 1,150 1,145   231,820 115,860 115,960
Separated, but still legally married 10 80 35 40   9,745 4,360 5,385
Divorced 11 245 115 135   24,015 10,900 13,120
Widowed 12 315 70 245   29,650 5,715 23,935
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,805   197,185
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 77.6   73.8
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.9   4.3
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.7   4.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.8   9.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 6.6   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 2.2   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,385   155,195
Number of rented dwellings 17 425   41,670
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,375   139,555
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 435   57,630
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 11.6   7.9
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.0   7.2
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.1   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 116,810   111,711
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,490   155,730
Number of married-couple families 22 1,130   114,630
Number of common-law-couple families 23 125   16,935
Number of lone-parent families 235   24,165
Number of female lone-parent families 205   19,740
Number of male lone-parent families 35   4,420
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.4
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.7   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 45,676   49,645
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 52,690   55,622
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 44,482   47,887
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 25,443   26,237
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 24,596   24,621
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 57,182   33,432
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 40,506   43,398
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 45,856   47,756
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 38,801   41,707
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 24,491   25,408
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 22,841   24,067
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 47,255   30,729
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,810   197,185
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 540   60,005
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 665   66,960
One-person households 335   39,830
Other household types 28 265   30,390
Average household size 2.6   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 42,107   44,136
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 64,982   66,267
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 44,294   47,231
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 17,070   18,011
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 35,210   34,480
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 37,740   38,997
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 54,931   56,406
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 39,491   41,366
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 16,852   17,368
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,684   32,419
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 516   551
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 462   480
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 4,750 2,265 2,485   500,610 243,970 256,640
English only 4,685 2,235 2,450   488,405 237,890 250,520
French only 0 0 0   1,885 890 995
English and French 0 0 10   295 120 175
Other language(s) 33 55 25 30   10,020 5,070 4,950
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 4,755 2,265 2,485   500,610 243,970 256,640
English only 4,600 2,200 2,400   475,985 234,335 241,655
French only 0 0 0   90 40 45
English and French 140 55 85   23,675 9,160 14,515
Neither English nor French 15 10 0   850 430 420
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 4,750 2,265 2,490   500,605 243,965 256,640
English 4,725 2,255 2,470   494,345 240,960 253,380
French 0 0 0   650 325 325
Non-official language 15 10 0   4,905 2,380 2,530
English and French 10 0 10   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 Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 4,755 2,265 2,490   500,605 243,965 256,640
Non-immigrants 37 4,705 2,240 2,470   490,855 238,725 252,130
Immigrants 38 40 30 10   8,380 4,520 3,860
Before 1991 25 15 10   5,385 2,870 2,520
1991 to 2000 15 10 0   1,550 820 735
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   1,440 835 610
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 10   1,370 725 645
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 4,755 2,265 2,490   500,610 243,970 256,640
Canadian citizens 4,745 2,265 2,480   496,705 241,795 254,910
Canadian citizens under age 18 950 480 465   98,585 51,010 47,570
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 3,795 1,780 2,015   398,115 190,785 207,335
Not Canadian citizens 42 10 0 10   3,900 2,170 1,730
Table: Generation status
Generation status Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 3,995 1,885 2,115   422,385 203,925 218,465
1st generation 44 40 25 20   9,160 4,920 4,240
2nd generation 45 40 15 25   9,125 4,625 4,500
3rd generation or more 46 3,915 1,850 2,065   404,100 194,380 209,725
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 4,705 2,245 2,465   496,200 241,720 254,480
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,965 1,905 2,065   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) 430 220 210   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 105 40 70   14,530 7,060 7,470
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 160 70 95   9,460 4,800 4,655
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 40 10 25   1,225 605 615
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 4,540 2,170 2,365   477,800 232,300 245,505
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 3,110 1,480 1,625   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) 595 280 310   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 410 190 220   37,805 17,765 20,040
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 400 205 195   25,780 12,640 13,140
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 20 10 10   3,140 1,610 1,535
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 4,750 2,265 2,490   500,605 243,965 256,640
Aboriginal identity population 50 265 130 135   23,450 11,520 11,925
Non-Aboriginal identity population 4,490 2,135 2,355   477,155 232,445 244,715
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 3,995 1,885 2,115   422,385 203,920 218,460
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,410 630 780   141,575 68,605 72,965
High school certificate or equivalent 52 915 400 510   93,330 42,520 50,810
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 610 415 195   51,380 32,105 19,275
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 670 320 355   74,100 32,525 41,575
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 85 20 65   14,310 5,940 8,370
University certificate, diploma or degree 300 95 205   47,690 22,220 25,470
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 635 305 330   65,355 33,210 32,145
No certificate, diploma or degree 275 125 150   28,820 15,745 13,075
High school certificate or equivalent 55 275 145 130   24,470 12,010 12,455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   2,395 1,665 730
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 45 25 25   4,855 2,230 2,625
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   1,015 420 600
University certificate, diploma or degree 25 0 25   3,800 1,150 2,655
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 450 210 245   58,260 27,450 30,815
No certificate, diploma or degree 85 35 50   8,525 4,535 3,990
High school certificate or equivalent 58 100 35 70   12,530 6,000 6,530
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 65 50 15   6,245 4,035 2,210
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 125 60 65   16,825 7,105 9,720
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 10   2,145 985 1,155
University certificate, diploma or degree 60 20 35   11,995 4,785 7,210
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 2,200 1,015 1,180   232,570 112,925 119,645
No certificate, diploma or degree 580 260 320   66,110 31,950 34,160
High school certificate or equivalent 61 445 175 270   44,460 19,605 24,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 455 290 160   36,735 22,260 14,475
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 465 205 260   47,695 21,040 26,650
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 55 15 40   8,770 3,730 5,040
University certificate, diploma or degree 200 65 135   28,805 14,330 14,475
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 3,995 1,880 2,110   422,390 203,920 218,465
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,325 1,035 1,290   234,900 111,125 123,775
Education 170 40 130   19,090 6,460 12,640
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   2,840 1,440 1,395
Humanities 40 20 20   6,450 2,830 3,625
Social and behavioural sciences and law 35 0 30   10,505 3,500 7,000
Business, management and public administration 400 65 335   43,510 9,870 33,640
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 0 0   4,285 2,335 1,950
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 45 10 35   7,980 3,875 4,110
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 450 445 10   46,405 44,190 2,210
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 50 35 10   3,360 2,415 940
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 210 75 140   25,635 4,560 21,075
Personal, protective and transportation services 240 145 90   17,405 11,330 6,080
Other 64 0 0 0   10 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 3,990 1,880 2,110   422,385 203,920 218,465
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,330 1,035 1,295   234,905 111,130 123,775
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,665 850 820   187,480 92,795 94,690
Inside Canada 1,645 835 810   182,125 89,720 92,405
Outside Canada 25 10 10   5,355 3,070 2,285
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 3,995 1,885 2,110   422,385 203,920 218,465
In the labour force 67 2,330 1,155 1,180   248,685 129,475 119,210
Employed 68 1,765 820 945   202,525 102,700 99,830
Unemployed 69 570 340 230   46,150 26,770 19,385
Not in the labour force 70 1,660 725 935   173,705 74,450 99,255
Participation rate 71 58.3 61.3 55.9   58.9 63.5 54.6
Employment rate 72 44.2 43.5 44.8   47.9 50.4 45.7
Unemployment rate 73 24.5 29.4 19.5   18.6 20.7 16.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 2,280 1,140 1,140   241,880 126,305 115,575
A Management occupations 75 130 75 55   18,570 10,920 7,650
B Business, finance and administration occupations 265 85 180   35,775 9,035 26,740
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 55 40 10   13,865 11,485 2,380
D Health occupations 130 45 80   15,045 2,990 12,055
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 155 40 115   19,795 7,035 12,760
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 10 0 10   4,570 1,860 2,710
G Sales and service occupations 830 190 640   61,120 20,970 40,150
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 510 490 20   42,140 40,065 2,075
I Occupations unique to primary industry 125 120 10   17,310 14,275 3,040
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 65 45 20   13,690 7,665 6,015
Table: Industry
Industry Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 2,275 1,140 1,140   241,880 126,305 115,575
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 150 140 10   24,500 19,885 4,610
Construction 260 245 15   16,985 15,565 1,425
Manufacturing 140 115 30   22,485 14,620 7,865
Wholesale trade 60 35 20   6,630 4,850 1,775
Retail trade 345 140 200   30,580 12,205 18,380
Finance and real estate 85 20 65   7,895 3,205 4,690
Health care and social services 285 45 240   30,360 5,180 25,180
Educational services 125 35 95   17,005 6,555 10,450
Business services 290 175 110   35,390 22,050 13,345
Other services 525 175 350   50,040 22,185 27,850
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 3,540 1,595 1,945   375,325 174,370 200,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 3,510 1,580 1,925   370,405 171,400 199,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 1,470 585 885   148,605 62,950 85,655
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 795 315 475   75,265 29,980 45,290
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 2,550 1,265 1,285   274,630 142,520 132,110
English 2,545 1,255 1,285   272,735 141,790 130,950
French 0 0 0   865 220 640
Non-official language 10 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 Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,765 815 945   202,525 102,700 99,825
Worked at home 115 40 80   11,295 5,370 5,925
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   855 660 190
No fixed workplace address 240 195 45   22,410 17,925 4,485
Worked at usual place 1,400 580 820   167,970 78,745 89,225
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,050 370 680   93,825 41,250 52,575
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 270 150 120   63,355 30,010 33,345
Worked in a different census division (county) 30 25 10   6,135 3,940 2,195
Worked in a different province 45 35 10   4,650 3,540 1,110
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Deer Lake, 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 1,640 770 865   190,380 96,670 93,710
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,230 610 625   140,375 73,010 67,365
Car, truck, van, as passenger 185 60 125   23,930 9,945 13,980
Public transit 25 20 10   3,660 1,775 1,880
Walked or bicycled 145 50 90   15,175 6,545 8,630
All other modes 50 30 20   7,235 5,385 1,850
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 4,755 2,265 2,485   500,610 243,965 256,645
Total visible minority population 85 45 20 25   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 0 0 0   905 500 405
Filipino 10 0 0   305 115 190
Latin American 0 0 0   480 240 240
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   120 50 65
Arab 15 10 10   540 305 235
West Asian 88 0 0 0   115 55 60
Korean 0 0 10   60 30 30
Japanese 25 10 10   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 4,705 2,240 2,465   494,890 240,955 253,930
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 2,550 1,280 1,275   271,255 141,725 129,525
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 15,881 21,679 11,485   18,086 23,150 14,346
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 960 465 490   111,580 57,440 54,140
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 28,376 38,923 20,603   37,429 44,607 31,130
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Deer Lake, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 3,780 1,795 1,985   397,675 193,980 203,695
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 17,859 24,381 14,378   19,573 25,929 15,823
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 16,840 21,840 14,145   18,149 22,893 15,193
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 64.7 67.4 60.7   69.1 72.2 64.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 24.5 20.8 30.5   20.4 17.2 25.2
Other money - As a % of total income 10.8 12.0 8.8   10.5 10.6 10.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 4,735 2,250 2,480   497,395 242,360 255,035
% in low income before tax - All persons 16.8 16.4 17.1   14.7 13.0 16.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.6 11.1 9.9   10.1 9.4 10.8
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 24.2 25.3 23.2   18.7 18.7 18.7
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.7 16.8 11.7   13.2 13.4 13.0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador (Code1005004) (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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