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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 1,295   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 1,371   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -5.5   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 490   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 460   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 197.5   4.4
Land area (square km) 6.56   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 1,295 685 610   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 105 55 45   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 130 75 50   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 110 65 45   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 105 50 55   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 50 25 25   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 65 30 40   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 95 45 45   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 110 50 60   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 110 60 50   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 115 60 60   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 100 50 50   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 70 45 30   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 40 25 15   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 25 15 15   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 15 5 10   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 25 20 5   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 15 10 5   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 5 0 5   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 34.4 34.5 34.3   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 73.4 71.5 75.4   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 950 485 465   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 820 420 400   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 130 70 65   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 950 490 465   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 305 170 135   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 475 235 235   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 45 15 30   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 95 50 40   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 30 15 15   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 460   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 100.0   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   20.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   7.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.0   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 440   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 20   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 280   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 180   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 10.9   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.6   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 2.2   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 149,026   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 355   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 230   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 55   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 70   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 35   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 30   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 3.2   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.4   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.5   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.8   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 3.5   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 66,536   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 69,538   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 69,411   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 27,108   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 27,780   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 25,463   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 57,134   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 59,345   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 58,296   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 26,596   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 27,140   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 25,463   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 460   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 145   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 135   486,040
One-person households 90   460,580
Other household types 28 90   264,105
Average household size 2.8   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 62,880   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 80,240   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 62,247   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 54,981   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 58,277   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 54,218   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 68,464   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 54,055   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 46,041   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 52,896   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 0   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 863   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 1,295 670 625   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 1,190 635 555   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 0 0 0   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 0 0 0   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 105 40 65   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 1,295 670 625   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 1,245 660 590   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 0 0 0   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 45 10 40   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 1,295 670 625   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 1,295 670 625   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 0 0 0   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 0 0 0   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 0 0 0   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 0 0 0   73,730 35,650 38,085
French and non-official language 0 0 0   465 220 240
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   580 255 325
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 1,295 670 625   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 1,165 620 540   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 130 45 80   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 115 45 65   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 15 0 10   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 10   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 1,295 670 625   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 1,265 655 615   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 445 225 215   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 830 430 395   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 15 10   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 925 480 445   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 130 55 75   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 235 145 85   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 560 280 280   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 1,275 665 610   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 1,110 580 525   3,348,275 1,641,970 1,706,305
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 30 15 15   374,695 183,885 190,810
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 110 65 50   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 15 0 10   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 10   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 1,165 605 560   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 725 370 350   2,067,790 1,012,765 1,055,020
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 90 45 50   904,705 443,990 460,715
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 260 145 120   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 80 45 35   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 0   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 1,295 670 625   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 155 80 80   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 1,135 595 545   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 925 480 445   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 250 145 105   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 220 90 130   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 145 100 40   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 165 60 105   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 10 20   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 115 65 45   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 155 75 80   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 80 35 45   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 45 15 25   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 15 0   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 10 10 0   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 145 60 80   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 0   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 55 25 30   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20 10 10   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 50 10 40   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 10   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 530 290 240   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 90 65 25   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 105 50 60   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 90 60 30   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 110 45 60   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 0 20   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 110 65 40   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 925 480 445   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 470 240 235   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 35 10 30   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 10 10 0   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 20 10 10   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 20 0 15   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 50 10 50   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 20 20 0   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 125 115 10   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 60 50 10   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 75 10 70   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 40 20 20   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 0 0 0   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 925 480 445   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 470 235 230   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 455 245 215   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 410 210 195   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 45 30 15   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 925 480 445   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 685 360 320   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 615 320 295   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 65 40 25   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 240 115 125   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 74.1 75.0 71.9   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 66.5 66.7 66.3   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 9.5 11.1 7.8   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 680 355 320   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 55 40 15   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 50 0 40   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 75 55 15   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 55 0 45   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 50 15 40   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 10 0 10   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 165 50 120   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 130 115 15   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 45 35 10   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 35 35 0   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 675 360 320   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 120 95 20   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 35 35 0   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 75 65 10   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 15 10 10   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 60 25 30   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 20 0 20   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 90 0 90   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 60 0 50   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 75 60 20   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 125 60 65   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 895 450 440   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 890 450 440   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 410 185 220   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 105 45 60   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 760 390 370   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 755 385 370   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 0 10 0   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 0 0 0   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 0 0 0   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 0 0 0   22,435 11,375 11,060
French and non-official language 0 0 0   125 75 45
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   365 165 200
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 620 320 295   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 30 10 20   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 125 100 25   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 465 215 255   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 340 150 190   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 110 60 55   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 10 10 10   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
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 83 590 315 275   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 480 245 235   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 70 50 25   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 0 0 0   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 25 10 15   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 20 10 10   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 1,295 670 625   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 50 15 30   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 0 0 0   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 25 15 15   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 10 0 0   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 10 10 0   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 0 0 0   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 0 0 0   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 0 0 0   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 0 0 0   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 10 10 10   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 1,245 650 595   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 705 370 335   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 34,492 51,360 16,497   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 325 230 100   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 54,902 59,709 37,117   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Telkwa, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 870 465 400   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 29,543 43,498 20,514   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 27,209 40,254 20,101   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 86.2 87.3 83.7   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 9.9 8.6 12.9   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 4.0 4.2 3.5   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 1,290 670 620   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 9.7 10.4 8.9   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.6 13.3 14.0   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   14.9 14.8 14.9

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Telkwa, British Columbia (Code5951038) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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