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2006 Community Profiles

 
Twillingate
Newfoundland and Labrador
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 2,448   505,469
Population in 2001 1 2,611   512,930
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -6.2   -1.5
Total private dwellings 2 1,161   235,958
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,013   197,245
Population density per square kilometre 95.1   1.4
Land area (square km) 25.74   370,494.89
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 2,450 1,190 1,255   505,470 245,735 259,735
0 to 4 years 65 35 30   22,865 11,650 11,210
5 to 9 years 115 60 55   25,905 13,240 12,670
10 to 14 years 120 60 60   29,455 15,135 14,320
15 to 19 years 145 75 65   34,105 17,355 16,750
20 to 24 years 90 40 50   31,190 15,295 15,890
25 to 29 years 90 50 45   27,425 13,040 14,380
30 to 34 years 120 65 55   30,940 14,605 16,340
35 to 39 years 170 75 95   36,535 17,345 19,195
40 to 44 years 200 105 95   41,670 20,080 21,585
45 to 49 years 185 70 115   42,770 20,815 21,955
50 to 54 years 220 130 90   42,805 21,135 21,670
55 to 59 years 230 100 130   39,370 19,535 19,835
60 to 64 years 180 85 100   30,160 14,900 15,270
65 to 69 years 165 75 90   22,160 11,005 11,155
70 to 74 years 120 60 60   17,530 8,465 9,060
75 to 79 years 90 40 55   13,505 5,965 7,540
80 to 84 years 80 40 45   9,425 3,845 5,580
85 years and over 55 25 35   7,650 2,325 5,330
Median age of the population 5 48.0 46.6 48.8   41.7 41.3 42.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 87.8 87.0 88.8   84.5 83.7 85.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 2,155 1,040 1,115   427,245 205,705 221,540
Not in a common-law relationship 2,025 975 1,050   394,155 189,215 204,940
In a common-law relationship 130 60 65   33,085 16,490 16,595
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 2,155 1,035 1,115   427,245 205,705 221,540
Never legally married (single) 8 490 275 215   132,005 68,865 63,140
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,300 650 645   231,820 115,860 115,960
Separated, but still legally married 10 40 20 15   9,745 4,360 5,385
Divorced 11 85 40 45   24,015 10,900 13,120
Widowed 12 235 45 185   29,650 5,715 23,935
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,010   197,185
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 94.6   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 1.0   4.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.0   9.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.0   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 0.0   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 900   155,195
Number of rented dwellings 17 105   41,670
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 815   139,555
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 195   57,630
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.4   7.9
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.1   7.2
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 78,674   111,711
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 815   155,730
Number of married-couple families 22 655   114,630
Number of common-law-couple families 23 55   16,935
Number of lone-parent families 100   24,165
Number of female lone-parent families 85   19,740
Number of male lone-parent families 15   4,420
Average number of persons in all census families 2.6   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.7   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.2   2.4
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.2   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.3   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 37,765   49,645
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 40,368   55,622
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 37,228   47,887
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 22,414   26,237
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 18,732   24,621
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 29,253   33,432
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 33,788   43,398
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 35,978   47,756
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 32,876   41,707
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 22,414   25,408
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 18,732   24,067
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 26,949   30,729
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,015   197,185
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 290   60,005
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 410   66,960
One-person households 180   39,830
Other household types 28 125   30,390
Average household size 2.3   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 34,187   44,136
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 45,622   66,267
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 35,597   47,231
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 15,483   18,011
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 27,004   34,480
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 30,838   38,997
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 41,507   56,406
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 32,890   41,366
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 15,455   17,368
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 24,700   32,419
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 505   551
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 359   480
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 2,395 1,165 1,235   500,610 243,970 256,640
English only 2,340 1,130 1,210   488,405 237,890 250,520
French only 10 0 0   1,885 890 995
English and French 0 0 0   295 120 175
Other language(s) 33 50 30 20   10,020 5,070 4,950
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 2,400 1,165 1,235   500,610 243,970 256,640
English only 2,385 1,160 1,225   475,985 234,335 241,655
French only 0 0 0   90 40 45
English and French 15 10 10   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 Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 2,400 1,165 1,230   500,605 243,965 256,640
English 2,370 1,145 1,220   494,345 240,960 253,380
French 0 0 0   650 325 325
Non-official language 25 15 10   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 Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 2,395 1,165 1,230   500,605 243,965 256,640
Non-immigrants 37 2,375 1,145 1,225   490,855 238,725 252,130
Immigrants 38 15 10 0   8,380 4,520 3,860
Before 1991 15 10 0   5,385 2,870 2,520
1991 to 2000 0 0 0   1,550 820 735
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   1,440 835 610
Non-permanent residents 40 10 0 0   1,370 725 645
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 2,400 1,165 1,230   500,610 243,970 256,640
Canadian citizens 2,390 1,160 1,225   496,705 241,795 254,910
Canadian citizens under age 18 385 200 185   98,585 51,010 47,570
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,000 955 1,045   398,115 190,785 207,335
Not Canadian citizens 42 10 0 0   3,900 2,170 1,730
Table: Generation status
Generation status Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,105 1,015 1,085   422,385 203,925 218,465
1st generation 44 20 20 0   9,160 4,920 4,240
2nd generation 45 15 0 20   9,125 4,625 4,500
3rd generation or more 46 2,065 995 1,065   404,100 194,380 209,725
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 2,390 1,155 1,230   496,200 241,720 254,480
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 2,260 1,095 1,165   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) 95 50 40   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 20 0 15   14,530 7,060 7,470
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 20 10 0   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 Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 2,315 1,110 1,210   477,800 232,300 245,505
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,945 950 1,000   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) 155 65 90   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 100 50 50   37,805 17,765 20,040
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 105 50 50   25,780 12,640 13,140
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 15   3,140 1,610 1,535
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 2,395 1,165 1,230   500,605 243,965 256,640
Aboriginal identity population 50 0 0 0   23,450 11,520 11,925
Non-Aboriginal identity population 2,400 1,165 1,235   477,155 232,445 244,715
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,105 1,015 1,090   422,385 203,920 218,460
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,005 460 540   141,575 68,605 72,965
High school certificate or equivalent 52 440 215 230   93,330 42,520 50,810
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 290 160 130   51,380 32,105 19,275
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 240 115 125   74,100 32,525 41,575
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 20 0 20   14,310 5,940 8,370
University certificate, diploma or degree 110 65 45   47,690 22,220 25,470
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 235 125 105   65,355 33,210 32,145
No certificate, diploma or degree 120 65 50   28,820 15,745 13,075
High school certificate or equivalent 55 65 35 35   24,470 12,010 12,455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 15 0   2,395 1,665 730
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 20 20 0   4,855 2,230 2,625
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 0   1,015 420 600
University certificate, diploma or degree 15 0 20   3,800 1,150 2,655
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 220 125 95   58,260 27,450 30,815
No certificate, diploma or degree 35 20 15   8,525 4,535 3,990
High school certificate or equivalent 58 75 35 35   12,530 6,000 6,530
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 20 0   6,245 4,035 2,210
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 55 25 30   16,825 7,105 9,720
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   2,145 985 1,155
University certificate, diploma or degree 15 10 0   11,995 4,785 7,210
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,200 580 615   232,570 112,925 119,645
No certificate, diploma or degree 475 235 245   66,110 31,950 34,160
High school certificate or equivalent 61 260 120 140   44,460 19,605 24,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 215 110 110   36,735 22,260 14,475
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 155 70 90   47,695 21,040 26,650
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 10 10   8,770 3,730 5,040
University certificate, diploma or degree 75 50 25   28,805 14,330 14,475
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,105 1,015 1,085   422,390 203,920 218,465
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,445 675 770   234,900 111,125 123,775
Education 70 45 25   19,090 6,460 12,640
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 15 15 0   2,840 1,440 1,395
Humanities 10 0 10   6,450 2,830 3,625
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10 0 0   10,505 3,500 7,000
Business, management and public administration 110 10 95   43,510 9,870 33,640
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   4,285 2,335 1,950
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 10 0 10   7,980 3,875 4,110
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 120 120 0   46,405 44,190 2,210
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 40 40 0   3,360 2,415 940
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 165 20 145   25,635 4,560 21,075
Personal, protective and transportation services 110 80 25   17,405 11,330 6,080
Other 64 0 0 0   10 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,105 1,015 1,090   422,385 203,920 218,465
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,445 675 770   234,905 111,130 123,775
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 660 340 320   187,480 92,795 94,690
Inside Canada 650 335 315   182,125 89,720 92,405
Outside Canada 10 0 0   5,355 3,070 2,285
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,105 1,015 1,090   422,385 203,920 218,465
In the labour force 67 1,165 660 505   248,685 129,475 119,210
Employed 68 890 490 390   202,525 102,700 99,830
Unemployed 69 275 165 115   46,150 26,770 19,385
Not in the labour force 70 940 360 580   173,705 74,450 99,255
Participation rate 71 55.3 65.0 46.3   58.9 63.5 54.6
Employment rate 72 42.3 48.3 35.8   47.9 50.4 45.7
Unemployment rate 73 23.6 25.0 22.8   18.6 20.7 16.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,140 640 495   241,880 126,305 115,575
A Management occupations 75 80 30 50   18,570 10,920 7,650
B Business, finance and administration occupations 55 15 40   35,775 9,035 26,740
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 10 15 0   13,865 11,485 2,380
D Health occupations 90 15 75   15,045 2,990 12,055
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 40 10 25   19,795 7,035 12,760
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 20 15 10   4,570 1,860 2,710
G Sales and service occupations 255 55 200   61,120 20,970 40,150
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 245 235 10   42,140 40,065 2,075
I Occupations unique to primary industry 245 205 45   17,310 14,275 3,040
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 85 50 35   13,690 7,665 6,015
Table: Industry
Industry Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,135 640 495   241,880 126,305 115,575
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 240 200 40   24,500 19,885 4,610
Construction 85 80 10   16,985 15,565 1,425
Manufacturing 135 95 40   22,485 14,620 7,865
Wholesale trade 15 10 10   6,630 4,850 1,775
Retail trade 180 75 100   30,580 12,205 18,380
Finance and real estate 35 0 35   7,895 3,205 4,690
Health care and social services 180 25 150   30,360 5,180 25,180
Educational services 50 20 25   17,005 6,555 10,450
Business services 45 40 0   35,390 22,050 13,345
Other services 165 80 80   50,040 22,185 27,850
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 1,875 880 995   375,325 174,370 200,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 1,825 840 985   370,405 171,400 199,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 700 295 405   148,605 62,950 85,655
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 425 145 280   75,265 29,980 45,290
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,305 705 605   274,630 142,520 132,110
English 1,305 700 610   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 Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 890 495 390   202,525 102,700 99,825
Worked at home 85 55 25   11,295 5,370 5,925
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   855 660 190
No fixed workplace address 120 95 25   22,410 17,925 4,485
Worked at usual place 680 345 340   167,970 78,745 89,225
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 520 250 270   93,825 41,250 52,575
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 115 55 60   63,355 30,010 33,345
Worked in a different census division (county) 10 0 10   6,135 3,940 2,195
Worked in a different province 35 35 0   4,650 3,540 1,110
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Twillingate, 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 83 805 440 365   190,380 96,670 93,710
Car, truck, van, as driver 610 315 295   140,375 73,010 67,365
Car, truck, van, as passenger 80 50 30   23,930 9,945 13,980
Public transit 0 0 0   3,660 1,775 1,880
Walked or bicycled 45 20 30   15,175 6,545 8,630
All other modes 60 60 0   7,235 5,385 1,850
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 2,400 1,165 1,230   500,610 243,965 256,645
Total visible minority population 85 40 20 15   5,720 3,010 2,710
Chinese 0 0 0   1,325 705 625
South Asian 86 15 10 10   1,590 840 750
Black 0 0 0   905 500 405
Filipino 15 10 10   305 115 190
Latin American 0 0 0   480 240 240
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   120 50 65
Arab 10 0 10   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 2,360 1,145 1,215   494,890 240,955 253,930
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,280 685 595   271,255 141,725 129,525
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 10,226 10,440 9,159   18,086 23,150 14,346
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 295 110 185   111,580 57,440 54,140
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 25,042 31,151 22,926   37,429 44,607 31,130
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Twillingate, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,015 965 1,045   397,675 193,980 203,695
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 16,300 19,929 14,231   19,573 25,929 15,823
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 15,254 18,235 13,759   18,149 22,893 15,193
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 50.5 50.1 50.5   69.1 72.2 64.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 39.0 38.4 39.7   20.4 17.2 25.2
Other money - As a % of total income 10.6 11.5 9.5   10.5 10.6 10.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 2,385 1,160 1,225   497,395 242,360 255,035
% in low income before tax - All persons 11.7 10.0 13.5   14.7 13.0 16.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 6.5 6.0 6.9   10.1 9.4 10.8
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.4 17.1 19.4   18.7 18.7 18.7
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.2 12.2 13.9   13.2 13.4 13.0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador (Code1008035) (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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