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2006 Community Profiles

 
Northwest Health Service Delivery Area
British Columbia
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 74,203   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 80,429   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -7.7   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 32,599   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 28,548   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 0.3   4.4
Land area (square km) 250,974.48   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 74,205 37,745 36,460   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 4,490 2,280 2,210   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 5,190 2,725 2,470   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 6,050 3,180 2,870   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 6,175 3,210 2,965   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 4,055 2,050 2,005   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 3,495 1,685 1,805   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 4,470 2,125 2,345   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 5,235 2,530 2,710   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 6,055 2,985 3,070   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 6,580 3,325 3,255   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 6,135 3,220 2,910   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 5,185 2,745 2,440   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 3,795 2,025 1,775   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 2,550 1,375 1,175   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 1,880 985 890   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 1,430 725 700   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 895 395 500   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 555 195 360   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 38.0 38.2 37.9   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 78.9 78.5 79.4   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 58,475 29,565 28,910   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 51,180 25,920 25,260   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 7,295 3,645 3,650   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 58,475 29,565 28,910   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 21,200 11,745 9,460   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 27,700 13,850 13,845   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 2,405 1,185 1,220   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 4,270 2,125 2,140   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 2,900 660 2,240   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 28,555   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 73.0   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.2   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.5   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 4.0   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 8.3   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 4.9   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 20,845   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 7,310   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 21,345   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 7,205   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15.1   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.7   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.8   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 146,312   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 21,085   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 13,545   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 3,665   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 3,875   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 2,965   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 910   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.9   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.7   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.8   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 59,185   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 71,907   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 50,513   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 25,783   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 24,939   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 28,865   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 52,834   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 62,466   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 45,759   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 25,733   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 24,746   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 27,973   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 28,555   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 8,370   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 7,980   486,040
One-person households 7,420   460,580
Other household types 28 4,785   264,105
Average household size 2.6   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 51,631   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 78,185   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 62,195   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,361   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,178   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 45,990   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 66,538   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 54,713   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 24,168   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 35,959   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 570   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 646   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 73,910 37,625 36,280   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 61,505 31,465 30,035   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 1,080 580 505   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 90 45 40   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 11,235 5,535 5,700   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 73,910 37,625 36,285   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 69,590 35,800 33,790   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 20 0 15   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 3,920 1,700 2,220   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 375 120 255   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 73,910 37,625 36,280   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 69,095 35,350 33,740   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 335 150 185   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 3,840 1,840 2,000   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 95 50 45   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 540 235 310   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 Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 73,905 37,625 36,280   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 65,280 33,420 31,860   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 8,450 4,115 4,330   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 6,700 3,420 3,280   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 1,200 505 690   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 550 195 355   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 180 90 90   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 73,905 37,630 36,280   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 71,680 36,695 34,980   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 19,605 10,240 9,370   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 52,070 26,460 25,605   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 2,230 925 1,300   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 58,165 29,440 28,725   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 8,490 4,170 4,315   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 10,525 5,515 5,015   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 39,145 19,760 19,390   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 73,160 37,210 35,950   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 62,665 32,140 30,525   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) 6,095 2,925 3,170   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 3,565 1,760 1,800   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 650 320 330   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 185 60 120   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 69,405 35,380 34,035   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 44,540 22,925 21,615   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) 13,895 7,135 6,755   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 8,705 4,245 4,460   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 1,705 820 890   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 560 250 310   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 73,905 37,625 36,285   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 22,185 10,935 11,250   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 51,725 26,690 25,030   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 58,165 29,445 28,720   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 18,035 9,315 8,720   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 16,150 7,635 8,515   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 7,570 5,445 2,120   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 8,670 3,600 5,065   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 2,055 810 1,240   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 5,685 2,630 3,055   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 10,230 5,420 4,815   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,175 2,780 2,395   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 3,760 1,935 1,825   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 345 240 105   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 540 260 280   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 180 110 70   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 230 90 140   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 7,845 3,770 4,075   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,515 850 670   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 2,635 1,200 1,440   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 890 600 285   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 1,370 500 875   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 345 175 170   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,080 445 635   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 33,000 16,780 16,220   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 7,845 4,135 3,710   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 8,540 3,995 4,540   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 5,390 3,850 1,540   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 5,890 2,480 3,405   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,305 445 860   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 4,030 1,875 2,150   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 58,165 29,440 28,720   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 34,185 16,950 17,235   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 2,380 685 1,705   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 435 235 200   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 860 365 490   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,625 555 1,065   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 4,055 900 3,160   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 710 415 300   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 455 240 220   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 6,710 6,385 330   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,455 990 465   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 3,360 605 2,755   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,930 1,115 810   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 0 0 0   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 58,165 29,440 28,720   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 34,185 16,950 17,235   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 23,980 12,490 11,490   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 21,325 11,140 10,180   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 2,655 1,350 1,305   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 58,165 29,445 28,720   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 39,620 21,450 18,170   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 34,490 18,425 16,065   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 5,130 3,025 2,100   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 18,545 7,990 10,550   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 68.1 72.8 63.3   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 59.3 62.6 55.9   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 12.9 14.1 11.6   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 38,420 20,880 17,535   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 3,045 1,815 1,225   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 4,690 810 3,875   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 2,120 1,665 455   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 1,840 360 1,480   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 3,620 1,080 2,540   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 905 415 485   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 9,125 3,185 5,935   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 7,420 6,930 490   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 2,840 2,365 480   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 2,820 2,250 565   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 38,420 20,885 17,535   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 4,310 3,510 800   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 2,215 1,945 275   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 5,130 4,235 895   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 705 480 225   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 3,950 1,660 2,285   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 1,235 355 880   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 3,750 530 3,220   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 3,330 975 2,355   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 5,390 3,355 2,030   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 8,400 3,825 4,580   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 53,365 26,315 27,050   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 52,505 25,720 26,785   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 24,560 10,810 13,750   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 10,490 4,500 5,995   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 42,730 22,890 19,835   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 42,275 22,715 19,555   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 75 20 55   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 215 65 155   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 50 35 15   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 105 50 55   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 Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 34,490 18,425 16,065   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 2,505 1,170 1,335   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 15 10 10   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 4,355 3,455 900   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 27,620 13,790 13,825   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 19,010 9,340 9,675   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 7,395 3,685 3,715   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 1,075 655 415   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 135 110 25   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   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 31,975 17,245 14,720   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 22,760 12,590 10,165   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 3,235 1,600 1,635   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 475 240 235   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 4,590 2,205 2,385   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 915 615 300   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 73,905 37,625 36,280   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 3,775 1,910 1,860   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 615 325 295   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 1,730 900 835   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 210 115 100   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 455 195 260   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 100 40 55   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 280 135 145   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 10 0 0   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 15 10 0   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 50 20 30   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 220 115 105   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 35 20 15   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 60 30 25   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 70,135 35,715 34,420   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 41,495 22,285 19,210   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,402 33,747 19,859   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 17,635 10,450 7,185   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 44,956 55,136 35,444   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Northwest Health Service Delivery Area (HR)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 54,645 27,885 26,760   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,740 31,734 19,136   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,089 28,738 18,318   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 78.3 81.7 72.6   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 13.3 10.1 18.6   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 8.4 8.2 8.8   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 62,825 31,840 30,980   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 13.8 12.7 15.0   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 9.6 9.1 10.1   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.1 17.8 18.4   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 12.7 12.4 13.0   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Northwest Health Service Delivery Area, British Columbia (Code5951) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed October 22, 2019).

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