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2006 Community Profiles

 
Prince Edward Island

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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 135,851   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 135,294   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 0.4   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 62,753   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 53,084   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 23.9   4.4
Land area (square km) 5,683.91   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 135,850 65,595 70,255   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 6,690 3,370 3,320   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 7,920 4,065 3,860   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 9,375 4,825 4,550   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 9,940 5,000 4,940   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 8,585 4,190 4,400   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 7,365 3,500 3,865   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 7,840 3,755 4,090   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 8,730 4,210 4,520   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 10,705 5,150 5,555   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 10,870 5,210 5,660   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 10,205 5,005 5,200   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 10,045 4,905 5,140   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 7,400 3,655 3,745   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 5,830 2,880 2,955   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 4,975 2,335 2,645   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 3,765 1,665 2,100   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 2,920 1,115 1,805   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 2,690 765 1,920   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 40.8 39.9 41.6   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.3 81.3 83.3   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 111,865 53,335 58,530   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 103,765 49,290 54,475   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 8,100 4,040 4,055   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 111,865 53,340 58,530   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 35,030 18,170 16,860   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 58,210 29,065 29,140   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 3,895 1,725 2,165   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 7,070 3,055 4,010   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 7,665 1,315 6,350   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 53,135   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 71.7   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.5   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.4   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.9   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.2   20.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.1   7.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 5.2   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 39,360   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 13,715   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 36,770   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 16,365   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.6   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.8   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.6   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 144,404   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 39,185   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 28,700   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 4,085   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 6,400   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 5,265   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 1,135   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 54,800   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 61,629   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 49,266   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 32,847   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 31,573   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 37,797   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 47,441   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 52,685   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 43,619   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 30,698   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 30,177   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 33,350   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 53,135   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 15,710   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 16,390   486,040
One-person households 12,820   460,580
Other household types 28 8,210   264,105
Average household size 2.5   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,553   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 68,476   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 53,400   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 20,928   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,138   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 40,778   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 58,854   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 46,359   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,223   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 35,191   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 620   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 652   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 134,205 64,990 69,215   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 125,260 60,820 64,440   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 5,345 2,365 2,985   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 495 245 250   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 3,100 1,565 1,535   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 134,205 64,995 69,210   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 116,995 57,685 59,310   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 55 35 20   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 17,100 7,245 9,855   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 55 20 30   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 134,205 64,990 69,210   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 130,115 62,970 67,140   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 2,680 1,310 1,370   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 1,100 575 525   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 150 45 105   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 160 90 75   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 Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 134,205 64,990 69,210   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 129,150 62,560 66,590   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 4,785 2,315 2,470   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 3,335 1,595 1,745   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 590 280 305   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 855 435 420   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 270 115 155   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 134,205 64,990 69,215   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 132,215 64,055 68,160   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 29,665 15,110 14,555   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 102,550 48,945 53,605   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 1,990 940 1,050   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 110,205 52,695 57,515   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 5,020 2,410 2,610   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 6,245 2,895 3,345   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 98,935 47,385 51,550   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 133,100 64,395 68,705   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 116,595 56,570 60,025   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) 8,495 4,110 4,385   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 4,760 2,160 2,605   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 2,745 1,305 1,440   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 505 255 250   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 127,570 61,705 65,865   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 86,340 42,310 44,025   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) 20,280 9,745 10,535   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 11,215 4,990 6,225   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 8,300 3,965 4,335   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 1,430 685 745   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 134,205 64,990 69,210   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 1,730 760 970   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 132,475 64,230 68,245   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 110,205 52,695 57,510   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 29,235 15,970 13,265   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 28,245 13,395 14,845   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 11,245 7,200 4,045   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 21,765 8,005 13,760   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 4,190 1,415 2,775   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 15,530 6,705 8,820   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 18,545 9,390 9,155   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 7,460 3,995 3,460   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 7,230 3,720 3,510   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 575 385 190   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 1,580 725 850   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 345 160 185   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,350 405 950   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 15,175 7,065 8,105   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,810 1,230 575   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 3,815 2,030 1,785   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,220 760 460   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 4,515 1,850 2,670   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 405 130 270   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 3,410 1,070 2,340   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 57,640 27,735 29,905   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 11,780 6,890 4,890   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 13,420 6,145 7,275   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 7,365 4,615 2,745   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 13,210 4,795 8,415   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 2,520 870 1,650   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 9,345 4,415 4,925   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 110,205 52,695 57,510   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 57,475 29,365 28,110   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 4,390 1,120 3,270   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,125 585 535   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 2,655 1,200 1,460   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 4,175 1,140 3,030   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 13,815 3,505 10,305   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,660 815 840   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 1,550 875 675   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 10,465 10,005 465   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,520 1,075 445   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 7,845 1,095 6,745   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 3,520 1,895 1,625   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 0 0 10   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 110,205 52,695 57,510   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 57,480 29,370 28,110   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 52,725 23,325 29,400   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 50,435 22,205 28,225   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 2,290 1,115 1,175   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 110,205 52,695 57,510   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 75,210 38,245 36,965   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 66,855 34,120 32,735   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 8,350 4,125 4,230   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 34,995 14,450 20,550   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 68.2 72.6 64.3   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 60.7 64.7 56.9   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 11.1 10.8 11.4   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 74,510 37,990 36,520   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 5,650 3,320 2,325   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 12,085 2,890 9,190   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 3,590 2,655 935   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 4,420 660 3,765   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 5,970 1,665 4,310   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,640 675 960   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 16,810 6,150 10,655   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 11,125 10,305 820   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 9,000 7,270 1,730   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 4,225 2,395 1,830   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 74,510 37,990 36,525   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 9,525 7,365 2,150   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 4,880 4,350 535   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 7,000 4,550 2,450   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 1,595 1,150 445   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 8,120 3,525 4,590   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 2,690 1,170 1,520   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 7,140 975 6,165   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 4,625 1,485 3,140   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 9,665 5,700 3,965   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 19,265 7,710 11,555   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 101,345 47,345 54,000   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 100,130 46,595 53,535   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 41,990 18,040 23,950   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 21,615 8,635 12,980   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 82,405 41,665 40,740   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 80,875 41,235 39,640   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 1,060 285 765   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 30 10 20   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 430 140 295   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 15 0 10   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 Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 66,860 34,120 32,740   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 5,255 2,975 2,285   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 190 140 55   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 7,360 5,910 1,450   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 54,045 25,095 28,950   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 20,830 9,330 11,500   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 27,970 12,985 14,985   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 4,255 2,105 2,150   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 990 670 315   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Prince Edward Island   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 61,410 31,010 30,395   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 48,905 25,340 23,565   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 6,815 2,905 3,910   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 305 160 145   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 4,495 2,105 2,385   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 890 495 395   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 134,205 64,995 69,210   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 1,825 880 945   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 250 130 120   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 130 75 60   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 645 315 330   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 30 10 15   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 215 110 105   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 30 0 30   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 260 120 140   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 30 20 15   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 70 30 35   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 65 30 35   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 60 15 45   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 25 15 10   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 132,375 64,110 68,265   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 80,670 40,820 39,850   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 19,459 21,781 17,067   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 36,135 19,260 16,875   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 34,140 36,034 31,956   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Prince Edward Island   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 106,405 51,230 55,170   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,383 26,627 19,027   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 20,205 23,227 17,790   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 69.8 71.9 67.3   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 17.8 15.2 21.1   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 12.3 12.9 11.6   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 132,875 64,470 68,405   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 11.0 9.7 12.3   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 7.0 6.5 7.5   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 12.7 12.7 12.6   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 7.9 7.6 8.2   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Prince Edward Island (Code11) (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 February 19, 2020).

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