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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 504,559   12,160,282
Population in 2001 1 490,268E   11,410,046
2001 to 2006 population change (%) ...   6.6
Total private dwellings 2 204,962   4,972,869
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 194,475   4,554,251
Population density per square kilometre 451.6   13.4
Land area (square km) 1,117.21   907,573.82
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 504,560 245,690 258,870   12,160,285 5,930,700 6,229,580
0 to 4 years 26,940 13,785 13,160   670,770 343,475 327,290
5 to 9 years 29,410 15,140 14,270   721,590 369,670 351,920
10 to 14 years 33,535 17,230 16,310   818,445 420,705 397,740
15 to 19 years 34,895 17,805 17,090   833,115 427,185 405,925
20 to 24 years 34,385 17,340 17,050   797,255 400,445 396,815
25 to 29 years 30,330 14,795 15,535   743,695 360,525 383,170
30 to 34 years 30,620 14,940 15,680   791,955 382,030 409,925
35 to 39 years 34,760 17,020 17,745   883,990 430,220 453,770
40 to 44 years 41,230 20,335 20,890   1,032,415 507,130 525,280
45 to 49 years 40,840 20,305 20,530   991,970 486,390 505,585
50 to 54 years 36,125 17,575 18,550   869,400 423,345 446,060
55 to 59 years 31,865 15,475 16,390   774,530 378,530 395,995
60 to 64 years 24,225 11,740 12,490   581,985 283,545 298,440
65 to 69 years 19,740 9,390 10,350   466,240 222,640 243,600
70 to 74 years 17,855 8,205 9,655   401,950 187,510 214,445
75 to 79 years 16,210 6,930 9,280   338,910 149,585 189,325
80 to 84 years 12,615 4,860 7,760   250,270 97,240 153,035
85 years and over 8,975 2,820 6,150   191,810 60,555 131,260
Median age of the population 5 39.6 38.5 40.7   39.0 38.1 39.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.2 81.2 83.1   81.8 80.9 82.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 414,670 199,540 215,130   9,949,485 4,796,850 5,152,630
Not in a common-law relationship 386,360 185,335 201,025   9,257,730 4,448,935 4,808,790
In a common-law relationship 28,310 14,200 14,105   691,755 347,915 343,840
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 414,670 199,540 215,130   9,949,480 4,796,850 5,152,635
Never legally married (single) 8 132,960 71,080 61,880   3,143,960 1,662,930 1,481,025
Legally married (and not separated) 9 206,235 103,135 103,100   5,168,660 2,585,115 2,583,545
Separated, but still legally married 10 15,035 6,545 8,490   345,075 150,090 194,980
Divorced 11 31,250 13,165 18,085   679,990 283,150 396,840
Widowed 12 29,190 5,615 23,580   611,805 115,565 496,235
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 194,455   4,555,025
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 57.8   56.1
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.1   5.7
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 9.7   7.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.2   3.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 9.0   10.8
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 16.8   15.6
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.4   0.5
Number of owned dwellings 16 132,785   3,235,495
Number of rented dwellings 17 61,675   1,312,290
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 150,440   3,124,010
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 44,010   1,431,020
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.4   6.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.2   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 252,248   297,479
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 140,805   3,422,315
Number of married-couple families 22 101,220   2,530,560
Number of common-law-couple families 23 14,500   351,045
Number of lone-parent families 25,085   540,715
Number of female lone-parent families 20,795   441,105
Number of male lone-parent families 4,295   99,605
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.2   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 66,810   69,156
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 76,296   77,243
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 61,478   66,525
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 36,844   38,448
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 35,131   36,496
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 51,358   50,339
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,528   59,377
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 64,597   65,534
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 52,803   57,013
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 34,269   35,677
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 32,818   34,206
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 44,915   43,972
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 194,455   4,555,025
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 56,930   1,420,515
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 53,725   1,288,140
One-person households 51,730   1,104,865
Other household types 28 32,070   741,505
Average household size 2.5   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 55,312   60,455
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 87,524   87,960
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 64,675   68,764
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,492   30,025
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 45,636   51,560
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 48,070   52,117
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 73,363   74,095
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 55,923   58,755
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,945   26,473
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 41,630   46,194
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 701   801
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 979   1,046
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 497,400 242,710 254,685   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
English only 363,115 177,405 185,710   8,230,705 4,044,755 4,185,945
French only 6,415 3,125 3,285   488,815 230,700 258,115
English and French 820 330 485   32,685 14,820 17,870
Other language(s) 33 127,045 61,840 65,205   3,276,685 1,587,595 1,689,090
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 497,400 242,710 254,690   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
English only 458,580 226,360 232,220   10,335,700 5,130,945 5,204,755
French only 370 195 175   49,210 21,460 27,750
English and French 29,950 12,905 17,045   1,377,330 621,285 756,045
Neither English nor French 8,495 3,245 5,250   266,655 104,185 162,470
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 497,400 242,710 254,690   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
English 423,205 206,915 216,290   9,655,830 4,733,165 4,922,665
French 1,840 880 960   289,035 136,125 152,910
Non-official language 62,325 29,940 32,380   1,811,620 874,575 937,050
English and French 575 195 380   26,045 11,875 14,175
English and non-official language 9,275 4,700 4,570   239,890 119,205 120,685
French and non-official language 70 50 20   3,065 1,455 1,605
English, French and non-official language 100 25 75   3,405 1,480 1,925
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 497,400 242,710 254,690   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Non-immigrants 37 366,315 180,160 186,155   8,512,020 4,197,560 4,314,460
Immigrants 38 126,485 60,070 66,415   3,398,725 1,620,320 1,778,400
Before 1991 82,985 39,540 43,445   1,884,440 901,375 983,065
1991 to 2000 26,940 12,930 14,010   933,545 443,665 489,880
2001 to 2006 39 16,565 7,600 8,960   580,740 275,280 305,460
Non-permanent residents 40 4,595 2,480 2,115   118,150 59,995 58,155
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 497,395 242,710 254,685   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Canadian citizens 467,330 228,695 238,630   11,131,465 5,455,880 5,675,585
Canadian citizens under age 18 105,750 54,480 51,270   2,572,660 1,320,670 1,251,990
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 361,580 174,215 187,365   8,558,810 4,135,210 4,423,595
Not Canadian citizens 42 30,065 14,010 16,060   897,430 421,990 475,435
Table: Generation status
Generation status Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 407,595 196,690 210,900   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
1st generation 44 125,230 59,760 65,475   3,340,210 1,590,525 1,749,680
2nd generation 45 99,005 48,175 50,825   1,912,460 933,690 978,765
3rd generation or more 46 183,355 88,755 94,595   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 Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 491,935 239,910 252,020   11,893,180 5,808,065 6,085,115
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 429,785 209,785 219,995   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) 44,505 21,515 22,995   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 12,595 6,215 6,380   453,460 222,520 230,945
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 1,545 740 805   56,835 27,630 29,205
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 3,500 1,655 1,845   131,630 63,550 68,075
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 470,175 228,915 241,265   11,354,360 5,532,565 5,821,800
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 294,460 143,145 151,315   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) 115,820 56,425 59,395   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 37,650 18,635 19,020   1,398,660 682,595 716,070
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 5,545 2,670 2,875   185,785 89,885 95,900
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 16,700 8,040 8,660   566,710 273,790 292,920
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 497,400 242,710 254,690   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Aboriginal identity population 50 7,625 3,640 3,990   242,490 117,585 124,900
Non-Aboriginal identity population 489,770 239,075 250,695   11,786,405 5,760,285 6,026,115
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 407,590 196,690 210,900   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No certificate, diploma or degree 102,180 48,870 53,310   2,183,625 1,059,015 1,124,615
High school certificate or equivalent 52 111,225 51,885 59,340   2,628,575 1,220,380 1,408,190
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 38,110 25,130 12,980   785,115 514,820 270,295
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 79,525 34,380 45,145   1,804,775 782,360 1,022,420
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 13,290 5,995 7,290   405,270 181,355 223,915
University certificate, diploma or degree 63,255 30,425 32,835   2,012,060 986,780 1,025,280
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 69,095 35,280 33,815   1,624,835 826,425 798,410
No certificate, diploma or degree 27,655 14,815 12,840   648,300 348,960 299,345
High school certificate or equivalent 55 26,650 13,910 12,740   627,010 321,420 305,590
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,485 960 525   37,475 22,735 14,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 7,925 3,510 4,415   160,140 72,655 87,480
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,015 430 580   33,875 15,860 18,020
University certificate, diploma or degree 4,365 1,655 2,710   118,030 44,790 73,240
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 60,695 29,765 30,925   1,529,590 737,610 791,980
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,190 3,350 2,835   132,715 73,165 59,550
High school certificate or equivalent 58 15,620 8,715 6,900   364,260 200,340 163,920
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 4,730 2,925 1,805   91,525 56,430 35,095
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 16,495 7,455 9,040   372,355 165,310 207,050
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 2,235 1,035 1,200   68,800 31,275 37,525
University certificate, diploma or degree 15,420 6,280 9,140   499,935 211,090 288,845
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 207,550 100,765 106,780   5,108,740 2,488,355 2,620,380
No certificate, diploma or degree 35,955 17,875 18,080   766,810 383,295 383,520
High school certificate or equivalent 61 54,565 24,640 29,925   1,296,405 580,705 715,710
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 23,280 15,045 8,235   489,605 320,260 169,345
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 47,840 20,475 27,365   1,089,270 470,180 619,090
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 7,820 3,580 4,240   241,150 108,080 133,065
University certificate, diploma or degree 38,090 19,160 18,930   1,225,490 625,845 599,650
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 407,590 196,690 210,900   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 213,405 100,755 112,650   4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,810
Education 12,705 3,250 9,450   335,715 81,810 253,900
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 6,725 3,315 3,410   193,790 90,735 103,060
Humanities 10,130 4,065 6,065   292,845 110,970 181,875
Social and behavioural sciences and law 20,030 6,670 13,355   576,100 202,080 374,020
Business, management and public administration 37,140 13,780 23,360   1,061,210 417,010 644,200
Physical and life sciences and technologies 6,265 3,235 3,030   181,250 94,220 87,030
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 7,425 4,115 3,310   254,440 151,930 102,505
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 48,785 45,095 3,685   1,089,310 995,690 93,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 2,765 1,625 1,140   91,965 62,180 29,780
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 30,495 5,070 25,425   665,490 124,885 540,605
Personal, protective and transportation services 11,700 5,700 5,995   264,620 133,610 131,015
Other 64 25 10 15   480 190 285
Table: Location of study
Location of study Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 407,590 196,690 210,900   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 213,405 100,755 112,650   4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,805
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 194,185 95,935 98,250   5,007,220 2,465,315 2,541,905
Inside Canada 160,360 77,885 82,475   3,928,555 1,906,245 2,022,310
Outside Canada 33,820 18,050 15,775   1,078,670 559,075 519,590
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 407,590 196,690 210,900   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
In the labour force 67 263,600 138,075 125,525   6,587,580 3,437,670 3,149,905
Employed 68 246,340 129,305 117,040   6,164,245 3,230,050 2,934,195
Unemployed 69 17,250 8,770 8,485   423,335 207,620 215,710
Not in the labour force 70 143,995 58,615 85,375   3,231,840 1,307,035 1,924,805
Participation rate 71 64.7 70.2 59.5   67.1 72.5 62.1
Employment rate 72 60.4 65.7 55.5   62.8 68.1 57.8
Unemployment rate 73 6.5 6.4 6.8   6.4 6.0 6.8
Table: Occupation
Occupation Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 258,755 135,825 122,935   6,473,735 3,385,885 3,087,850
A Management occupations 75 23,080 14,430 8,655   666,485 418,355 248,125
B Business, finance and administration occupations 42,615 11,450 31,155   1,204,490 360,225 844,260
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 13,985 11,265 2,720   451,930 349,305 102,630
D Health occupations 16,950 3,085 13,865   340,690 66,950 273,740
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 22,050 7,510 14,540   546,385 174,765 371,620
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 6,530 3,080 3,455   200,980 90,590 110,390
G Sales and service occupations 63,870 26,060 37,810   1,522,820 657,605 865,215
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 44,205 41,340 2,860   911,250 845,595 65,655
I Occupations unique to primary industry 6,295 4,380 1,920   165,085 125,660 39,430
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 19,175 13,230 5,945   463,610 296,825 166,785
Table: Industry
Industry Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 258,755 135,825 122,930   6,473,730 3,385,885 3,087,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 5,465 3,325 2,140   190,000 137,345 52,660
Construction 17,485 15,545 1,940   384,775 338,850 45,930
Manufacturing 42,525 32,235 10,295   899,670 628,460 271,210
Wholesale trade 12,020 8,600 3,415   307,465 199,755 107,710
Retail trade 29,600 12,340 17,260   720,235 322,715 397,515
Finance and real estate 14,260 5,570 8,695   442,610 193,375 249,230
Health care and social services 30,295 5,010 25,280   611,740 104,935 506,805
Educational services 20,340 7,220 13,120   433,485 141,630 291,855
Business services 42,365 25,610 16,755   1,274,345 755,215 519,130
Other services 44,400 20,370 24,030   1,209,390 563,600 645,790
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 372,810 176,040 196,775   8,991,010 4,259,925 4,731,085
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 367,835 172,880 194,955   8,869,060 4,186,725 4,682,335
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 152,710 66,955 85,760   3,736,900 1,649,835 2,087,065
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 76,815 32,435 44,380   1,838,830 773,420 1,065,410
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 281,900 146,560 135,340   7,054,270 3,652,835 3,401,430
English 276,765 143,970 132,790   6,754,045 3,511,580 3,242,460
French 560 140 420   97,965 40,635 57,330
Non-official language 2,620 1,455 1,160   112,125 57,295 54,830
English and French 510 235 275   42,945 19,035 23,910
English and non-official language 1,325 680 645   45,400 23,405 22,000
French and non-official language 15 10 10   230 100 130
English, French and non-official language 110 70 45   1,560 780 775
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 246,340 129,300 117,040   6,164,245 3,230,055 2,934,195
Worked at home 13,600 6,680 6,915   436,380 220,340 216,040
Worked outside Canada 895 625 265   36,905 24,210 12,695
No fixed workplace address 24,395 18,610 5,790   596,305 445,625 150,680
Worked at usual place 207,450 103,385 104,065   5,094,650 2,539,870 2,554,780
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 145,485 66,320 79,160   3,056,365 1,421,005 1,635,365
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 0 0 0   795,195 404,425 390,765
Worked in a different census division (county) 61,610 36,865 24,740   1,211,410 696,880 514,525
Worked in a different province 360 190 160   31,680 17,555 14,120
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Hamilton, City   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 83 231,850 121,995 109,855   5,690,960 2,985,495 2,705,465
Car, truck, van, as driver 172,520 96,620 75,900   4,038,035 2,274,810 1,763,230
Car, truck, van, as passenger 20,975 8,980 11,990   470,410 191,695 278,715
Public transit 21,665 8,860 12,810   736,060 299,920 436,140
Walked or bicycled 14,700 6,550 8,145   389,105 190,340 198,765
All other modes 1,985 980 1,005   57,350 28,740 28,610
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 497,395 242,710 254,690   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Total visible minority population 85 67,845 33,465 34,385   2,745,200 1,332,995 1,412,205
Chinese 9,300 4,765 4,530   576,975 277,500 299,475
South Asian 86 14,765 7,490 7,280   794,170 401,900 392,270
Black 13,900 6,780 7,115   473,765 223,220 250,540
Filipino 4,040 1,795 2,245   203,215 87,025 116,190
Latin American 5,585 2,490 3,100   147,140 71,370 75,765
Southeast Asian 87 5,995 2,940 3,055   110,045 53,135 56,910
Arab 5,390 2,870 2,520   111,405 58,625 52,785
West Asian 88 3,450 1,705 1,745   96,620 49,275 47,340
Korean 1,540 725 815   69,540 33,720 35,820
Japanese 985 525 460   28,080 12,775 15,300
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 1,045 500 545   56,845 26,680 30,160
Multiple visible minority 90 1,845 875 965   77,400 37,755 39,645
Not a visible minority 91 429,555 209,250 220,305   9,283,695 4,544,875 4,738,815
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 280,925 146,600 134,330   6,991,670 3,621,760 3,369,910
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 28,933 36,857 22,473   29,335 35,702 23,755
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 147,395 85,815 61,580   3,690,665 2,116,730 1,573,940
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 43,970 50,429 36,969   44,748 50,057 38,914
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Hamilton, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 388,490 188,370 200,115   9,340,020 4,540,895 4,799,125
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 26,353 34,462 20,567   27,258 34,454 21,669
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,865 30,197 19,343   24,604 30,182 20,201
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 75.4 79.2 69.8   77.4 80.7 72.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 12.0 8.7 17.0   9.8 6.9 14.0
Other money - As a % of total income 12.6 12.1 13.2   12.9 12.4 13.5
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 495,450 241,825 253,630   11,926,140 5,825,145 6,100,995
% in low income before tax - All persons 18.1 16.3 19.8   14.7 13.7 15.6
% in low income after tax - All persons 14.0 12.8 15.1   11.1 10.5 11.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 23.6 22.9 24.4   18.0 17.9 18.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.6 18.2 19.1   13.7 13.7 13.8

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Hamilton, Ontario (Code3525005) (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 October 17, 2019).

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