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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 42,131   2,116,581
Population in 2001 1 41,421   1,986,965
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 1.7   6.5
Total private dwellings 2 18,057   870,992
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 16,839   817,033
Population density per square kilometre 483.5   735.6
Land area (square km) 87.13   2,877.36
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 42,130 19,590 22,540   2,116,580 1,032,445 1,084,135
0 to 4 years 1,330 675 655   105,280 53,985 51,300
5 to 9 years 1,970 1,010 965   112,270 57,910 54,360
10 to 14 years 2,780 1,410 1,370   128,185 66,295 61,890
15 to 19 years 3,275 1,635 1,645   137,190 70,340 66,850
20 to 24 years 2,285 1,195 1,085   148,515 74,420 74,095
25 to 29 years 1,230 580 650   143,300 69,760 73,535
30 to 34 years 1,165 490 675   146,410 70,065 76,345
35 to 39 years 1,830 740 1,080   165,640 79,795 85,845
40 to 44 years 2,805 1,175 1,630   182,145 88,785 93,355
45 to 49 years 3,500 1,550 1,950   178,250 86,390 91,855
50 to 54 years 3,665 1,750 1,915   160,130 78,385 81,745
55 to 59 years 3,600 1,715 1,885   139,650 68,655 70,995
60 to 64 years 3,020 1,480 1,540   98,140 48,360 49,780
65 to 69 years 2,405 1,170 1,240   76,575 36,610 39,970
70 to 74 years 2,020 985 1,035   64,570 30,845 33,720
75 to 79 years 2,005 870 1,135   54,185 24,305 29,885
80 to 84 years 1,680 680 995   40,650 16,060 24,590
85 years and over 1,580 490 1,090   35,480 11,465 24,015
Median age of the population 5 48.5 48.0 48.9   39.1 38.3 39.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.6 84.2 86.7   83.7 82.7 84.5
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 36,050 16,500 19,555   1,770,835 854,250 916,585
Not in a common-law relationship 34,625 15,765 18,860   1,655,175 795,780 859,400
In a common-law relationship 1,425 735 690   115,660 58,470 57,190
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 36,050 16,500 19,555   1,770,835 854,250 916,580
Never legally married (single) 8 9,245 4,635 4,615   603,690 319,550 284,140
Legally married (and not separated) 9 20,455 10,130 10,330   891,530 443,785 447,745
Separated, but still legally married 10 775 300 470   50,355 21,305 29,045
Divorced 11 2,630 920 1,710   129,405 51,835 77,570
Widowed 12 2,945 515 2,430   95,860 17,775 78,085
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 16,840   817,230
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 57.9   35.5
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.0   2.3
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.3   8.3
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 7.7   13.7
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 8.6   26.6
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20.4   12.7
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.1   0.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 12,930   531,720
Number of rented dwellings 17 3,905   285,045
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 12,395   482,905
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 4,445   334,320
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.9   6.8
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.3   6.1
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.2   2.8
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 1,146,210   520,937
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 12,065   580,120
Number of married-couple families 22 9,930   433,180
Number of common-law-couple families 23 710   58,825
Number of lone-parent families 1,430   88,115
Number of female lone-parent families 1,070   71,245
Number of male lone-parent families 360   16,865
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.0   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.5   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 101,963   64,332
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 111,263   70,601
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 105,257   69,726
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 49,302   38,226
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 45,392   36,475
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 75,809   48,561
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 84,166   56,577
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 90,688   61,499
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 85,897   60,118
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 43,421   35,700
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 41,420   34,350
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 64,528   42,997
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 16,840   817,230
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 4,955   233,155
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 5,390   210,360
One-person households 4,725   232,130
Other household types 28 1,765   141,570
Average household size 2.5   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 76,893   55,231
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 128,820   79,982
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 102,955   70,426
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 36,140   30,364
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 53,767   51,880
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 64,044   48,527
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 106,603   69,333
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 83,175   60,936
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 30,425   26,954
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 47,333   47,092
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 1,123   812
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 889   1,081
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 41,630 19,465 22,155   2,097,960 1,025,040 1,072,920
English only 29,230 14,030 15,195   1,190,555 595,835 594,725
French only 495 220 275   24,135 11,530 12,600
English and French 80 40 45   2,850 1,300 1,555
Other language(s) 33 11,815 5,175 6,640   880,420 416,380 464,040
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 41,625 19,465 22,160   2,097,960 1,025,040 1,072,920
English only 35,460 17,025 18,440   1,825,595 909,570 916,020
French only 35 0 35   1,140 570 570
English and French 5,560 2,240 3,320   162,790 72,370 90,410
Neither English nor French 565 205 360   108,440 42,525 65,915
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 41,625 19,470 22,155   2,097,965 1,025,040 1,072,920
English 34,645 16,305 18,345   1,478,110 730,495 747,620
French 180 80 100   8,070 3,830 4,235
Non-official language 6,070 2,755 3,315   547,660 259,940 287,720
English and French 20 0 15   2,050 810 1,235
English and non-official language 700 320 380   61,175 29,555 31,620
French and non-official language 0 0 0   400 200 200
English, French and non-official language 10 10 10   500 210 285
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 41,630 19,470 22,155   2,097,965 1,025,045 1,072,920
Non-immigrants 37 25,190 12,125 13,060   1,227,495 612,760 614,735
Immigrants 38 15,455 7,010 8,445   831,265 394,175 437,090
Before 1991 9,065 4,210 4,855   388,740 186,750 201,990
1991 to 2000 4,090 1,820 2,265   290,830 136,470 154,360
2001 to 2006 39 2,300 980 1,315   151,690 70,955 80,740
Non-permanent residents 40 980 330 655   39,205 18,105 21,095
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 41,630 19,470 22,155   2,097,960 1,025,040 1,072,920
Canadian citizens 36,985 17,490 19,495   1,859,820 914,085 945,735
Canadian citizens under age 18 7,110 3,715 3,400   390,480 201,360 189,120
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 29,875 13,770 16,095   1,469,340 712,720 756,615
Not Canadian citizens 42 4,640 1,985 2,660   238,145 110,960 127,185
Table: Generation status
Generation status West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 35,515 16,345 19,170   1,752,385 846,870 905,520
1st generation 44 15,495 7,075 8,415   826,935 390,300 436,635
2nd generation 45 8,760 3,860 4,900   372,870 181,030 191,840
3rd generation or more 46 11,265 5,410 5,850   552,580 275,540 277,040
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 41,380 19,340 22,035   2,076,590 1,014,160 1,062,430
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 36,350 17,050 19,300   1,724,425 841,255 883,170
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 2,555 1,270 1,285   191,935 94,405 97,530
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 1,060 485 575   90,485 44,260 46,220
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 470 195 275   22,030 10,930 11,100
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 945 350 595   47,710 23,305 24,405
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 40,350 18,790 21,565   1,992,495 971,190 1,021,305
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 24,610 11,480 13,125   1,043,415 506,950 536,460
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 7,825 3,830 4,000   482,670 237,750 244,920
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 3,295 1,510 1,785   240,040 117,080 122,965
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 1,110 475 635   60,680 30,765 29,915
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 3,505 1,490 2,015   165,685 78,645 87,040
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 41,625 19,470 22,155   2,097,960 1,025,040 1,072,920
Aboriginal identity population 50 155 45 105   40,310 19,025 21,290
Non-Aboriginal identity population 41,470 19,425 22,050   2,057,655 1,006,020 1,051,635
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 35,520 16,345 19,170   1,752,390 846,870 905,520
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,435 1,535 1,900   303,345 143,275 160,070
High school certificate or equivalent 52 7,995 3,080 4,920   473,315 221,685 251,630
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,965 1,060 905   150,045 94,670 55,370
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 4,985 1,945 3,040   282,780 122,635 160,145
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 2,665 1,020 1,650   110,945 48,340 62,605
University certificate, diploma or degree 14,465 7,705 6,760   431,955 216,255 215,700
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 5,500 2,760 2,740   285,070 144,910 140,160
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,120 1,095 1,025   93,205 49,315 43,890
High school certificate or equivalent 55 2,215 1,120 1,095   119,390 62,055 57,335
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 115 70 45   10,220 5,720 4,495
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 325 190 135   25,965 12,525 13,440
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 170 95 70   11,075 5,070 6,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 555 185 365   25,215 10,220 15,000
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 2,420 1,005 1,415   288,910 138,840 150,065
No certificate, diploma or degree 50 20 30   19,480 11,135 8,345
High school certificate or equivalent 58 415 215 200   64,410 35,030 29,375
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 140 85 60   21,610 12,790 8,820
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 315 120 200   56,725 24,855 31,875
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 180 60 120   20,875 9,295 11,585
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,315 515 805   105,805 45,735 60,070
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 18,385 8,485 9,895   919,860 446,935 472,925
No certificate, diploma or degree 385 180 205   102,890 49,860 53,025
High school certificate or equivalent 61 2,970 1,090 1,880   225,630 100,910 124,725
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 960 510 445   91,610 58,270 33,345
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 2,910 1,140 1,770   169,140 72,220 96,920
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,510 575 935   65,185 28,065 37,125
University certificate, diploma or degree 9,650 4,990 4,655   265,405 137,620 127,785
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 35,515 16,350 19,175   1,752,385 846,865 905,520
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 11,435 4,620 6,815   776,660 364,960 411,695
Education 1,710 340 1,365   66,075 15,515 50,560
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,415 425 985   50,565 23,400 27,165
Humanities 1,905 545 1,360   64,080 24,700 39,375
Social and behavioural sciences and law 3,525 1,685 1,840   112,705 44,290 68,410
Business, management and public administration 6,400 3,225 3,170   216,595 89,485 127,110
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,035 605 435   41,210 22,900 18,310
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 690 385 305   45,770 28,675 17,090
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 3,550 3,180 365   194,485 175,625 18,860
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 325 235 85   15,185 9,285 5,900
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 2,940 830 2,110   124,305 26,145 98,160
Personal, protective and transportation services 585 255 325   44,580 21,840 22,740
Other 64 0 0 0   170 40 130
Table: Location of study
Location of study West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 35,520 16,350 19,170   1,752,385 846,870 905,520
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 11,435 4,615 6,820   776,655 364,960 411,700
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 24,085 11,725 12,355   975,725 481,905 493,820
Inside Canada 16,140 7,650 8,485   676,535 333,560 342,975
Outside Canada 7,940 4,075 3,865   299,190 148,345 150,845
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 35,520 16,345 19,170   1,752,390 846,865 905,520
In the labour force 67 20,480 10,675 9,805   1,169,725 609,640 560,080
Employed 68 19,570 10,250 9,315   1,104,760 578,780 525,980
Unemployed 69 910 420 490   64,960 30,860 34,100
Not in the labour force 70 15,040 5,675 9,365   582,665 237,225 345,435
Participation rate 71 57.7 65.3 51.1   66.8 72.0 61.9
Employment rate 72 55.1 62.7 48.6   63.0 68.3 58.1
Unemployment rate 73 4.4 3.9 5.0   5.6 5.1 6.1
Table: Occupation
Occupation West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 20,270 10,595 9,670   1,150,490 600,865 549,620
A Management occupations 75 4,280 2,930 1,350   130,375 83,895 46,480
B Business, finance and administration occupations 4,355 1,635 2,720   219,415 67,705 151,705
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,565 1,210 355   85,070 67,400 17,670
D Health occupations 1,070 450 620   62,450 14,625 47,825
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 2,255 1,035 1,220   98,845 35,030 63,815
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,345 595 755   47,600 23,305 24,290
G Sales and service occupations 4,255 1,795 2,455   291,545 128,000 163,540
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 820 720 105   148,810 138,580 10,235
I Occupations unique to primary industry 195 155 35   20,545 13,765 6,780
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 115 60 55   45,840 28,555 17,285
Table: Industry
Industry West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 20,270 10,595 9,670   1,150,490 600,865 549,625
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 365 310 55   23,970 14,475 9,500
Construction 965 800 160   73,385 64,185 9,200
Manufacturing 715 465 250   97,800 66,990 30,810
Wholesale trade 995 590 405   61,650 39,965 21,685
Retail trade 1,830 825 1,005   124,965 57,985 66,980
Finance and real estate 2,820 1,585 1,230   85,220 38,730 46,485
Health care and social services 1,710 500 1,210   107,065 20,815 86,245
Educational services 1,285 465 825   83,200 29,925 53,270
Business services 6,415 3,745 2,670   271,120 166,240 104,885
Other services 3,175 1,310 1,860   222,110 101,555 120,560
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 31,635 14,340 17,295   1,584,870 749,525 835,340
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 31,120 14,040 17,085   1,560,260 734,920 825,340
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 11,965 5,190 6,775   627,815 277,450 350,365
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 6,565 2,565 4,000   309,335 129,995 179,340
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 23,035 11,845 11,185   1,263,380 651,535 611,845
English 22,365 11,470 10,900   1,169,695 604,265 565,435
French 110 35 65   2,985 980 2,005
Non-official language 320 200 125   69,170 35,605 33,565
English and French 25 10 20   1,860 710 1,155
English and non-official language 195 115 75   19,295 9,795 9,500
French and non-official language 10 0 0   80 60 25
English, French and non-official language 10 10 0   290 130 160
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 19,565 10,250 9,315   1,104,760 578,780 525,980
Worked at home 3,975 1,810 2,165   91,595 44,075 47,520
Worked outside Canada 230 160 65   10,140 7,320 2,825
No fixed workplace address 1,435 925 510   135,850 99,890 35,960
Worked at usual place 13,925 7,350 6,570   867,175 427,490 439,680
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 3,405 1,390 2,010   373,880 167,730 206,155
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 10,290 5,805 4,485   478,420 251,350 227,070
Worked in a different census division (county) 160 100 55   11,640 6,545 5,095
Worked in a different province 75 50 20   3,230 1,870 1,365
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
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 15,360 8,280 7,080   1,003,025 527,380 475,640
Car, truck, van, as driver 11,570 6,580 4,990   675,080 385,740 289,335
Car, truck, van, as passenger 1,040 420 615   70,985 26,610 44,375
Public transit 1,445 610 835   165,435 69,650 95,785
Walked or bicycled 1,065 500 565   80,000 38,865 41,135
All other modes 235 160 75   11,520 6,505 5,010
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 41,625 19,470 22,155   2,097,965 1,025,045 1,072,920
Total visible minority population 85 9,510 4,150 5,355   875,300 419,500 455,800
Chinese 3,355 1,510 1,850   381,535 182,740 198,795
South Asian 86 950 490 460   207,165 102,290 104,875
Black 125 50 80   20,670 11,080 9,595
Filipino 305 30 275   78,890 33,800 45,090
Latin American 255 95 160   22,695 10,670 12,025
Southeast Asian 87 185 75 110   33,475 16,290 17,185
Arab 70 50 25   7,430 4,035 3,395
West Asian 88 2,410 1,120 1,285   28,160 14,465 13,690
Korean 1,045 425 620   44,830 21,395 23,425
Japanese 625 240 390   25,425 10,600 14,820
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 30 10 20   2,920 1,455 1,465
Multiple visible minority 90 140 55 85   22,115 10,665 11,450
Not a visible minority 91 32,115 15,315 16,800   1,222,665 605,540 617,120
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 23,190 11,630 11,565   1,242,245 635,835 606,415
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 29,049 40,833 20,857   27,596 33,164 22,747
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 9,280 5,615 3,665   596,500 345,605 250,890
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 59,914 74,576 48,067   43,215 48,143 38,637
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 West Vancouver, District municipality   Vancouver (CMA)
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 33,490 15,465 18,025   1,659,535 807,355 852,175
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 33,807 45,778 27,710   25,032 30,652 20,754
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 29,783 38,991 24,489   22,948 27,508 19,605
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 68.8 74.2 57.5   78.0 81.3 73.1
Government transfers - As a % of total income 4.7 3.0 8.3   8.8 6.2 12.7
Other money - As a % of total income 26.5 22.8 34.2   13.2 12.6 14.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 41,610 19,465 22,145   2,084,135 1,017,935 1,066,205
% in low income before tax - All persons 16.2 14.5 17.7   20.8 19.9 21.7
% in low income after tax - All persons 13.5 12.2 14.6   16.5 15.9 17.1
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 19.5 18.0 21.1   23.3 23.1 23.4
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 17.5 16.0 18.9   18.5 18.5 18.6

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. West Vancouver, British Columbia (Code5915055) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed July 14, 2020).

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