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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 583   41,464
Population in 2001 1 530   37,360
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 10.0   11.0E
Total private dwellings 2 211   16,774
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 175   14,224
Population density per square kilometre 8.6   0.0
Land area (square km) 67.96   1,140,834.90
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 580 310 275   41,460 21,225 20,240
0 to 4 years 65 30 30   3,225 1,595 1,625
5 to 9 years 60 35 25   3,090 1,555 1,540
10 to 14 years 40 20 20   3,600 1,865 1,740
15 to 19 years 55 25 25   3,565 1,805 1,760
20 to 24 years 35 10 15   3,155 1,630 1,525
25 to 29 years 45 20 25   3,345 1,675 1,670
30 to 34 years 40 25 20   3,100 1,520 1,580
35 to 39 years 55 30 25   3,250 1,625 1,625
40 to 44 years 40 25 15   3,655 1,865 1,790
45 to 49 years 40 20 15   3,365 1,760 1,605
50 to 54 years 30 20 10   2,790 1,450 1,335
55 to 59 years 20 10 10   2,100 1,165 930
60 to 64 years 25 15 10   1,245 730 520
65 to 69 years 15 10 5   710 360 350
70 to 74 years 10 5 5   520 270 250
75 to 79 years 5 5 0   360 185 175
80 to 84 years 5 0 0   220 90 130
85 years and over 5 5 5   165 80 85
Median age of the population 5 29.3 31.7 27.5   31.2 31.7 30.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 70.9 71.0 70.9   76.1 76.4 75.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 415 220 190   31,545 16,210 15,335
Not in a common-law relationship 255 140 115   25,600 13,250 12,345
In a common-law relationship 155 80 80   5,945 2,955 2,985
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 415 220 195   31,545 16,210 15,335
Never legally married (single) 8 300 165 135   16,390 8,815 7,575
Legally married (and not separated) 9 80 45 40   11,440 5,765 5,680
Separated, but still legally married 10 10 5 0   935 485 450
Divorced 11 10 5 5   1,815 885 930
Widowed 12 15 5 10   960 260 700
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 175   14,235
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 88.6   59.6
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   5.2
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.7   10.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   2.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 5.7   14.0
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   3.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.0   4.7
Number of owned dwellings 16 105   7,520
Number of rented dwellings 17 50   6,570
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 35   7,910
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 135   6,325
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 42.9   17.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.2   5.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 11.4   4.6
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 84,400   226,909
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 150   10,880
Number of married-couple families 22 35   5,555
Number of common-law-couple families 23 75   2,990
Number of lone-parent families 35   2,325
Number of female lone-parent families 20   1,695
Number of male lone-parent families 15   635
Average number of persons in all census families 3.4   3.2
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.0   3.4
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.8   3.2
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.9   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.4   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.3   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 43,776   86,132
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 49,536   113,367
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 48,512   78,244
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 19,712   34,633
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 18,368   32,842
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 28,096   42,136
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 39,680   73,056
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 47,488   93,798
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 42,624   67,455
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 18,944   32,226
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 18,368   30,419
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 26,880   37,988
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 175   14,235
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 70   4,895
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 30   3,135
One-person households 35   3,080
Other household types 28 45   3,120
Average household size 3.3   2.9
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 45,440   80,085
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 51,200   108,501
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 51,328   104,951
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 21,056   42,358
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 37,824   57,480
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 41,173   67,439
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 47,360   89,978
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 42,112   87,882
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,648   36,324
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 34,261   50,838
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 620   1,000
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 518   1,158
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 585 310 270   41,055 20,945 20,115
English only 335 180 155   31,545 16,195 15,345
French only 0 0 0   970 505 465
English and French 0 0 0   45 20 25
Other language(s) 33 240 125 115   8,495 4,220 4,270
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 580 310 275   41,060 20,945 20,110
English only 550 290 260   37,010 19,050 17,960
French only 0 0 0   50 30 20
English and French 15 10 10   3,665 1,750 1,920
Neither English nor French 20 10 10   325 115 210
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 585 310 275   41,060 20,945 20,110
English 475 245 225   36,795 18,735 18,060
French 0 0 0   445 235 210
Non-official language 110 65 45   3,570 1,860 1,710
English and French 0 0 0   30 10 15
English and non-official language 0 0 0   210 95 115
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 10
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 Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 585 310 270   41,060 20,945 20,110
Non-immigrants 37 575 310 270   37,985 19,385 18,600
Immigrants 38 10 0 0   2,810 1,420 1,390
Before 1991 0 0 10   1,465 820 645
1991 to 2000 0 0 0   745 370 375
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   600 230 370
Non-permanent residents 40 10 0 0   260 135 125
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 585 310 270   41,055 20,945 20,110
Canadian citizens 580 310 270   39,990 20,470 19,525
Canadian citizens under age 18 205 105 100   11,920 6,035 5,880
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 380 205 175   28,070 14,435 13,635
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   1,065 475 590
Table: Generation status
Generation status Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 420 220 195   31,135 15,925 15,205
1st generation 44 10 0 0   2,910 1,480 1,430
2nd generation 45 15 10 0   2,970 1,510 1,460
3rd generation or more 46 400 210 185   25,260 12,935 12,320
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 575 305 265   40,370 20,585 19,785
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 520 280 240   31,960 16,430 15,525
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 15 10 10   5,365 2,625 2,740
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 0 0 0   970 475 500
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 25 15 10   1,910 990 920
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   160 60 100
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 520 280 240   37,825 19,365 18,460
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 385 215 170   18,995 9,870 9,130
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 85 45 45   9,740 4,965 4,770
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 15 0 10   2,035 930 1,100
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 40 20 20   6,360 3,295 3,065
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   695 295 400
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 585 310 270   41,055 20,945 20,110
Aboriginal identity population 50 520 275 250   20,635 10,165 10,470
Non-Aboriginal identity population 65 40 25   20,420 10,780 9,640
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 415 220 195   31,135 15,930 15,210
No certificate, diploma or degree 295 150 140   10,265 5,475 4,795
High school certificate or equivalent 52 45 30 15   6,130 2,745 3,385
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 30 25 0   2,940 2,265 680
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 25 15 15   6,065 2,790 3,275
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   885 360 525
University certificate, diploma or degree 20 10 15   4,855 2,300 2,550
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 85 40 45   6,695 3,430 3,265
No certificate, diploma or degree 75 35 40   3,890 2,090 1,795
High school certificate or equivalent 55 10 0 0   1,790 795 990
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   185 145 45
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 0 0 0   520 285 235
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   90 35 55
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   220 75 140
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 85 40 40   6,370 3,025 3,345
No certificate, diploma or degree 50 20 25   1,475 820 655
High school certificate or equivalent 58 15 0 10   1,270 610 660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 0 0   580 430 150
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 0 0 10   1,420 570 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   175 55 120
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 0   1,440 540 905
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 205 115 95   16,270 8,560 7,710
No certificate, diploma or degree 135 75 60   3,740 2,010 1,730
High school certificate or equivalent 61 20 15 0   2,920 1,265 1,660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20 20 0   2,020 1,570 450
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 15 10 10   3,950 1,850 2,100
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   550 245 300
University certificate, diploma or degree 15 0 10   3,080 1,610 1,470
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 420 220 190   31,135 15,930 15,210
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 340 175 160   16,395 8,220 8,175
Education 15 0 10   1,570 465 1,100
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 10   320 145 175
Humanities 10 10 0   635 310 325
Social and behavioural sciences and law 0 0 0   1,365 520 845
Business, management and public administration 10 10 10   2,990 850 2,140
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   465 265 200
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 10 0   335 155 185
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 20 20 0   3,320 3,070 250
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 10 0 0   530 365 165
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 10 0 10   1,610 350 1,260
Personal, protective and transportation services 15 10 0   1,590 1,210 385
Other 64 0 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 415 220 190   31,135 15,925 15,205
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 335 175 160   16,395 8,215 8,180
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 80 45 35   14,740 7,715 7,030
Inside Canada 75 45 30   13,635 7,160 6,470
Outside Canada 0 0 10   1,105 550 560
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 420 225 195   31,135 15,930 15,205
In the labour force 67 255 150 100   23,825 12,735 11,090
Employed 68 185 100 80   21,350 11,195 10,160
Unemployed 69 70 50 20   2,475 1,540 935
Not in the labour force 70 165 70 95   7,310 3,195 4,115
Participation rate 71 60.7 66.7 51.3   76.5 79.9 72.9
Employment rate 72 44.0 44.4 41.0   68.6 70.3 66.8
Unemployment rate 73 27.5 33.3 20.0   10.4 12.1 8.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 245 150 95   23,445 12,545 10,905
A Management occupations 75 25 20 0   2,855 1,725 1,130
B Business, finance and administration occupations 25 0 15   4,185 985 3,205
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 0 10 0   1,695 1,330 360
D Health occupations 10 0 10   1,010 175 830
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 30 0 20   2,585 850 1,740
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0   710 320 385
G Sales and service occupations 60 20 40   5,300 2,440 2,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 85 80 0   4,270 3,995 275
I Occupations unique to primary industry 15 15 0   640 585 45
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 0 0 0   210 145 65
Table: Industry
Industry Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 250 150 95   23,450 12,540 10,905
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 25 25 0   2,130 1,635 495
Construction 45 45 0   1,610 1,390 220
Manufacturing 0 0 0   360 235 125
Wholesale trade 10 0 0   380 280 100
Retail trade 25 0 20   2,200 1,045 1,155
Finance and real estate 25 20 10   860 450 405
Health care and social services 15 10 10   2,145 385 1,765
Educational services 20 0 15   1,680 570 1,105
Business services 20 20 0   4,270 2,825 1,450
Other services 65 40 30   7,810 3,730 4,085
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 365 190 175   28,490 14,155 14,335
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 355 185 170   27,980 13,845 14,135
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 235 105 130   13,590 6,095 7,495
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 115 65 55   4,700 2,220 2,480
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 280 170 110   26,030 13,770 12,255
English 265 160 100   25,255 13,425 11,835
French 0 0 0   190 65 120
Non-official language 15 10 10   465 235 230
English and French 0 0 0   25 10 20
English and non-official language 0 0 0   85 30 50
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 185 105 85   21,350 11,195 10,155
Worked at home 0 0 0   805 420 380
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   10 10 10
No fixed workplace address 85 70 15   1,825 1,490 330
Worked at usual place 100 30 65   18,710 9,270 9,440
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 95 30 65   17,135 8,260 8,875
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 0 0 0   1,410 930 485
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   30 20 10
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   130 60 70
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
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 83 185 100 80   20,540 10,765 9,770
Car, truck, van, as driver 75 55 20   10,920 6,245 4,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 30 20 15   2,070 805 1,260
Public transit 0 0 0   145 30 115
Walked or bicycled 75 30 45   5,830 2,575 3,260
All other modes 0 0 0   1,570 1,105 465
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 585 310 270   41,055 20,945 20,115
Total visible minority population 85 0 0 0   2,265 1,070 1,195
Chinese 0 0 0   315 170 150
South Asian 86 0 0 0   210 105 105
Black 10 0 0   375 190 185
Filipino 0 0 0   695 295 395
Latin American 0 0 0   85 40 45
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   355 155 200
Arab 0 0 0   85 50 35
West Asian 88 0 0 0   40 20 15
Korean 0 0 0   15 10 10
Japanese 0 0 0   15 10 10
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   30 10 25
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   40 20 20
Not a visible minority 91 585 310 270   38,790 19,870 18,915
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 270 160 105   25,255 13,370 11,880
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 25,080 26,069 25,024   39,981 44,860 34,931
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 105 65 40   13,845 7,680 6,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 41,664 48,512 34,944   60,119 66,645 54,872
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Fort Liard, Hamlet   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 380 205 170   29,535 15,190 14,345
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 16,576 20,480 13,920   35,006 40,044 30,489
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 16,448 18,560 13,600   31,135 34,859 27,909
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 85.4 90.5 81.8   90.0 91.6 87.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 12.9 9.3 18.3   6.1 4.6 8.3
Other money - As a % of total income 1.5 1.8 1.1   3.9 3.8 4.0
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 0 0 0   0 0 0
% in low income before tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Fort Liard, Northwest Territories (Code6106009) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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