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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 247   41,464
Population in 2001 1 182E   37,360
2001 to 2006 population change (%) ...   11.0E
Total private dwellings 2 86   16,774
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 77   14,224
Population density per square kilometre 184.9   0.0
Land area (square km) 1.34   1,140,834.90
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 245 120 130   41,460 21,225 20,240
0 to 4 years 30 10 20   3,225 1,595 1,625
5 to 9 years 30 5 15   3,090 1,555 1,540
10 to 14 years 30 20 10   3,600 1,865 1,740
15 to 19 years 15 10 10   3,565 1,805 1,760
20 to 24 years 20 10 10   3,155 1,630 1,525
25 to 29 years 5 5 5   3,345 1,675 1,670
30 to 34 years 20 5 10   3,100 1,520 1,580
35 to 39 years 15 10 5   3,250 1,625 1,625
40 to 44 years 15 10 10   3,655 1,865 1,790
45 to 49 years 30 15 15   3,365 1,760 1,605
50 to 54 years 10 10 5   2,790 1,450 1,335
55 to 59 years 5 5 0   2,100 1,165 930
60 to 64 years 5 0 0   1,245 730 520
65 to 69 years 5 5 0   710 360 350
70 to 74 years 10 0 5   520 270 250
75 to 79 years 0 5 0   360 185 175
80 to 84 years 5 5 5   220 90 130
85 years and over 0 5 0   165 80 85
Median age of the population 5 26.2 31.5 23.5   31.2 31.7 30.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 65.3 70.8 64.0   76.1 76.4 75.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 165 85 75   31,545 16,210 15,335
Not in a common-law relationship 125 65 55   25,600 13,250 12,345
In a common-law relationship 40 20 20   5,945 2,955 2,985
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 160 85 80   31,545 16,210 15,335
Never legally married (single) 8 95 55 45   16,390 8,815 7,575
Legally married (and not separated) 9 45 25 20   11,440 5,765 5,680
Separated, but still legally married 10 10 5 5   935 485 450
Divorced 11 5 0 0   1,815 885 930
Widowed 12 15 5 10   960 260 700
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 80   14,235
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 68.8   59.6
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 12.5   5.2
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 12.5   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 0.0   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 45   7,520
Number of rented dwellings 17 25   6,570
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 20   7,910
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 55   6,325
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 12.5   17.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.3   5.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 12.5   4.6
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 120,779   226,909
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 65   10,880
Number of married-couple families 22 20   5,555
Number of common-law-couple families 23 20   2,990
Number of lone-parent families 20   2,325
Number of female lone-parent families 10   1,695
Number of male lone-parent families 0   635
Average number of persons in all census families 3.5   3.2
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 4.0   3.4
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.2   3.2
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.7   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 0x   86,132
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 0x   113,367
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 0x   78,244
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0x   34,633
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0x   32,842
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0x   42,136
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 0x   73,056
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 0x   93,798
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 0x   67,455
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0x   32,226
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0x   30,419
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0x   37,988
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 80   14,235
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 25   4,895
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 10   3,135
One-person households 15   3,080
Other household types 28 20   3,120
Average household size 3.3   2.9
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 0x   80,085
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 0x   108,501
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 0x   104,951
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 0x   42,358
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 0x   57,480
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 0x   67,439
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 0x   89,978
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 0x   87,882
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 0x   36,324
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 0x   50,838
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 0x   1,000
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 0x   1,158
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 245 120 130   41,055 20,945 20,115
English only 120 55 70   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) 33 130 65 60   8,495 4,220 4,270
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 245 120 130   41,060 20,945 20,110
English only 235 115 120   37,010 19,050 17,960
French only 0 0 0   50 30 20
English and French 0 0 10   3,665 1,750 1,920
Neither English nor French 10 0 10   325 115 210
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 250 120 130   41,060 20,945 20,110
English 200 95 105   36,795 18,735 18,060
French 0 0 0   445 235 210
Non-official language 50 25 20   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 Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 245 120 130   41,060 20,945 20,110
Non-immigrants 37 245 120 125   37,985 19,385 18,600
Immigrants 38 0 0 0   2,810 1,420 1,390
Before 1991 0 0 0   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 0 0 0   260 135 125
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 245 120 125   41,055 20,945 20,110
Canadian citizens 245 120 125   39,990 20,470 19,525
Canadian citizens under age 18 90 40 55   11,920 6,035 5,880
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 155 75 75   28,070 14,435 13,635
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   1,065 475 590
Table: Generation status
Generation status Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 165 85 80   31,135 15,925 15,205
1st generation 44 0 0 0   2,910 1,480 1,430
2nd generation 45 10 10 10   2,970 1,510 1,460
3rd generation or more 46 160 80 80   25,260 12,935 12,320
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 240 115 125   40,370 20,585 19,785
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 215 105 110   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) 10 0 0   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 10 0 10   970 475 500
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 0 0 0   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 Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 215 110 110   37,825 19,365 18,460
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 155 80 75   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) 30 10 15   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 10 10 10   2,035 930 1,100
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 30 15 15   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 Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 250 120 130   41,055 20,945 20,110
Aboriginal identity population 50 245 120 125   20,635 10,165 10,470
Non-Aboriginal identity population 10 0 0   20,420 10,780 9,640
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 165 85 80   31,135 15,930 15,210
No certificate, diploma or degree 100 50 45   10,265 5,475 4,795
High school certificate or equivalent 52 15 10 10   6,130 2,745 3,385
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 15 10 0   2,940 2,265 680
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 30 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 0 0 0   4,855 2,300 2,550
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 35 15 15   6,695 3,430 3,265
No certificate, diploma or degree 25 15 15   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 10 10   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 25 10 15   6,370 3,025 3,345
No certificate, diploma or degree 10 10 0   1,475 820 655
High school certificate or equivalent 58 0 10 10   1,270 610 660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   580 430 150
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 10 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 0 0 0   1,440 540 905
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 85 45 35   16,270 8,560 7,710
No certificate, diploma or degree 40 25 15   3,740 2,010 1,730
High school certificate or equivalent 61 0 0 10   2,920 1,265 1,660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   2,020 1,570 450
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 20 10 10   3,950 1,850 2,100
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 10 0   550 245 300
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 10 0   3,080 1,610 1,470
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 165 85 80   31,135 15,930 15,210
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 110 55 55   16,395 8,220 8,175
Education 0 0 0   1,570 465 1,100
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   320 145 175
Humanities 0 0 0   635 310 325
Social and behavioural sciences and law 0 0 0   1,365 520 845
Business, management and public administration 15 10 0   2,990 850 2,140
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   465 265 200
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   335 155 185
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 10 10 0   3,320 3,070 250
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0 10 0   530 365 165
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 0 0 0   1,610 350 1,260
Personal, protective and transportation services 10 10 10   1,590 1,210 385
Other 64 0 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 165 85 80   31,135 15,925 15,205
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 110 50 60   16,395 8,215 8,180
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 55 35 25   14,740 7,715 7,030
Inside Canada 55 30 20   13,635 7,160 6,470
Outside Canada 0 0 0   1,105 550 560
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 165 85 80   31,135 15,930 15,205
In the labour force 67 90 60 35   23,825 12,735 11,090
Employed 68 70 45 25   21,350 11,195 10,160
Unemployed 69 20 15 10   2,475 1,540 935
Not in the labour force 70 70 25 50   7,310 3,195 4,115
Participation rate 71 54.5 70.6 43.8   76.5 79.9 72.9
Employment rate 72 42.4 52.9 31.2   68.6 70.3 66.8
Unemployment rate 73 22.2 25.0 28.6   10.4 12.1 8.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 85 55 30   23,445 12,545 10,905
A Management occupations 75 10 0 0   2,855 1,725 1,130
B Business, finance and administration occupations 10 0 10   4,185 985 3,205
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 10 0 0   1,695 1,330 360
D Health occupations 0 0 0   1,010 175 830
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 10 0 0   2,585 850 1,740
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0   710 320 385
G Sales and service occupations 20 10 10   5,300 2,440 2,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 30 25 0   4,270 3,995 275
I Occupations unique to primary industry 10 10 0   640 585 45
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 0 0 0   210 145 65
Table: Industry
Industry Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 85 55 30   23,450 12,540 10,905
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 25 25 0   2,130 1,635 495
Construction 0 0 0   1,610 1,390 220
Manufacturing 0 0 0   360 235 125
Wholesale trade 0 0 0   380 280 100
Retail trade 0 0 0   2,200 1,045 1,155
Finance and real estate 10 0 0   860 450 405
Health care and social services 10 0 0   2,145 385 1,765
Educational services 10 0 0   1,680 570 1,105
Business services 15 10 0   4,270 2,825 1,450
Other services 25 15 10   7,810 3,730 4,085
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 150 75 75   28,490 14,155 14,335
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 150 75 70   27,980 13,845 14,135
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 105 50 55   13,590 6,095 7,495
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 70 35 35   4,700 2,220 2,480
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 100 60 40   26,030 13,770 12,255
English 90 60 35   25,255 13,425 11,835
French 0 0 0   190 65 120
Non-official language 10 0 0   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 Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 75 45 25   21,350 11,195 10,155
Worked at home 0 10 0   805 420 380
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   10 10 10
No fixed workplace address 10 10 0   1,825 1,490 330
Worked at usual place 60 35 25   18,710 9,270 9,440
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 15 10 10   17,135 8,260 8,875
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 45 25 15   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 Detah, Settlement   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 70 45 25   20,540 10,765 9,770
Car, truck, van, as driver 35 15 15   10,920 6,245 4,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 0 0 0   2,070 805 1,260
Public transit 0 0 0   145 30 115
Walked or bicycled 10 0 10   5,830 2,575 3,260
All other modes 25 25 0   1,570 1,105 465
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 245 120 130   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 0 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 91 245 120 130   38,790 19,870 18,915
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 0x 0 0   25,255 13,370 11,880
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 0x 0 0   39,981 44,860 34,931
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 0x 0 0   13,845 7,680 6,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 0x 0 0   60,119 66,645 54,872
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Detah, Settlement   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 0x 0x 0x   29,535 15,190 14,345
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 0x 0x 0x   35,006 40,044 30,489
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 0x 0x 0x   31,135 34,859 27,909
Composition of total income (100%) 97 0x 0x 0x   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   90.0 91.6 87.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   6.1 4.6 8.3
Other money - As a % of total income 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   3.9 3.8 4.0
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 0x 0x 0x   0 0 0
% in low income before tax - All persons 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0x 0.0x 0.0x   0.0 0.0 0.0

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Detah, Northwest Territories (Code6106021) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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