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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 7,546,131   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 7,237,479   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 4.3   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 3,452,300   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 3,188,713   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 5.6   4.4
Land area (square km) 1,356,366.78   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 7,546,130 3,687,695 3,858,440   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 375,270 191,565 183,710   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 398,980 203,985 195,000   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 478,255 243,595 234,655   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 475,005 242,185 232,820   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 472,170 238,440 233,730   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 492,870 245,335 247,540   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 467,325 232,800 234,525   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 502,300 250,340 251,960   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 619,120 308,570 310,550   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 644,040 318,145 325,895   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 588,085 289,780 298,300   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 524,350 257,790 266,560   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 428,070 208,805 219,270   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 315,560 150,165 165,395   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 268,145 121,940 146,205   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 220,530 92,485 128,045   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 156,775 58,075 98,695   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 119,285 33,695 85,585   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 41.0 39.9 41.9   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.4 82.7 84.1   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 5,071,770 2,435,400 2,636,370   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 1,221,855 613,155 608,700   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 2,721,330 1,425,090 1,296,245   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 2,361,855 1,181,340 1,180,515   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 132,285 60,240 72,045   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 667,400 300,510 366,895   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 410,750 81,375 329,375   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 3,189,345   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 45.7   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.9   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 8.0   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 32.8   20.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.1   7.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.2   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,917,735   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 1,267,945   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 2,340,830   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 848,515   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.7   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.8   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.0   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 182,399   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 2,121,610   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 1,156,930   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 611,850   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 352,825   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 274,885   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 77,935   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.0   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.9   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 58,678   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 63,327   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 65,132   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 37,195   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,689   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 47,362   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 50,719   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 54,307   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 55,734   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 35,120   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 33,254   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 41,758   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 3,189,345   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 818,445   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 916,525   486,040
One-person households 980,340   460,580
Other household types 28 474,030   264,105
Average household size 2.3   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,419   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 76,339   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 55,438   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,598   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 41,760   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 40,447   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 65,160   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 47,684   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 21,413   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,510   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 566   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 717   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 575,555 282,845 292,710   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 5,877,660 2,875,665 3,001,990   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 43,335 21,135 22,200   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 939,350 466,330 473,020   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 336,785 164,435 172,350   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 4,010,880 1,855,540 2,155,340   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 3,017,860 1,598,220 1,419,645   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 70,375 27,785 42,590   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 744,430 365,970 378,465   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 6,027,735 2,955,945 3,071,785   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 518,320 252,850 265,470   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 52,325 25,465 26,865   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 26,560 12,825 13,740   73,730 35,650 38,085
French and non-official language 54,490 26,740 27,750   465 220 240
English, French and non-official language 12,035 6,185 5,855   580 255 325
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 7,435,900 3,645,975 3,789,925   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 6,535,430 3,202,640 3,332,785   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 851,555 417,920 433,635   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 438,940 217,040 221,900   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 218,715 105,540 113,175   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 193,905 95,340 98,560   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 48,915 25,410 23,500   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 7,155,510 3,509,030 3,646,480   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 1,499,220 766,560 732,655   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 5,656,290 2,742,475 2,913,820   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 280,390 136,945 143,445   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 840,970 415,500 425,465   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 403,405 198,475 204,930   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 4,940,110 2,393,855 2,546,260   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 7,358,260 3,606,500 3,751,760   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 6,450,410 3,161,110 3,289,295   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) 524,270 257,535 266,735   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 312,140 152,355 159,785   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 23,080 11,665 11,415   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 48,360 23,840 24,525   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 7,059,875 3,454,425 3,605,450   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 4,368,530 2,138,945 2,229,585   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) 1,452,230 707,125 745,105   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 969,300 472,940 496,360   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 73,555 36,785 36,770   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 196,260 98,630 97,630   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 108,425 53,525 54,905   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 7,327,475 3,592,450 3,735,020   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,547,875 750,215 797,660   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 1,377,585 625,295 752,290   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 945,965 571,855 374,115   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 992,365 437,890 554,475   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 301,140 123,700 177,440   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,019,550 498,880 520,680   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 944,770 480,525 464,245   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 347,860 193,810 154,050   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 271,780 137,325 134,455   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 84,495 51,075 33,415   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 168,685 71,235 97,455   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 19,290 7,825 11,465   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 52,660 19,255 33,400   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 955,545 475,005 480,540   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 113,280 67,330 45,945   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 151,140 81,910 69,225   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 179,115 104,245 74,865   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 205,210 93,560 111,645   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 44,125 18,715 25,410   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 262,685 109,235 153,445   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 3,283,280 1,618,280 1,665,000   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 611,840 305,290 306,550   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 743,790 329,075 414,720   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 586,215 349,950 236,265   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 537,325 239,090 298,235   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 186,105 77,785 108,325   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 617,990 317,085 300,905   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 253,465 60,615 192,850   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 135,195 61,265 73,930   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 195,940 78,420 117,520   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 296,070 104,205 191,865   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 744,150 266,295 477,860   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 111,905 61,635 50,265   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 142,565 94,065 48,500   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 721,800 669,985 51,815   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 73,760 52,590 21,170   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 364,510 76,110 288,405   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 218,580 106,760 111,820   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 1,080 375 700   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,259,025 1,632,320 1,626,705   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 2,976,490 1,480,120 1,496,370   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 282,540 152,195 130,340   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 4,015,200 2,124,040 1,891,160   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 279,695 156,855 122,840   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 2,169,290 883,785 1,285,500   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 64.9 70.6 59.5   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 60.4 65.4 55.7   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 7.0 7.4 6.5   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,400   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 353,065 229,145 123,915   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 715,465 211,345 504,125   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 255,930 198,940 56,990   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 236,205 49,660 186,550   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 357,915 109,150 248,770   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 126,355 57,915 68,440   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 940,290 424,805 515,485   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 581,045 540,255 40,795   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 101,365 81,280 20,090   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 262,030 177,795 84,240   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,395   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 145,985 108,940 37,045   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 205,665 182,110 23,550   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 573,550 404,135 169,410   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 173,190 115,020 58,175   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 472,030 218,795 253,240   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 211,230 85,495 125,730   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 441,705 90,755 350,950   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 270,895 91,725 179,170   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 673,565 419,925 253,640   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 761,855 363,375 398,475   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 5,643,450 2,673,875 2,969,575   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 5,559,160 2,617,675 2,941,480   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 2,333,500 1,040,080 1,293,415   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 1,151,790 474,105 677,685   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 4,266,965 2,241,370 2,025,590   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 531,935 285,910 246,030   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 3,498,285 1,830,000 1,668,285   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 32,725 16,555 16,170   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 185,660 99,010 86,650   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 4,935 2,715 2,220   22,435 11,375 11,060
French and non-official language 4,555 2,290 2,265   125 75 45
English, French and non-official language 8,860 4,885 3,980   365 165 200
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 249,750 127,835 121,910   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 11,500 8,270 3,230   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 300,445 230,700 69,745   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 3,173,810 1,600,380 1,573,430   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,717,370 820,230 897,135   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 469,675 237,180 232,495   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 920,255 508,140 412,115   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 66,510 34,830 31,680   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Quebec   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 3,474,255 1,831,075 1,643,175   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 2,525,440 1,417,850 1,107,595   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 192,310 74,565 117,750   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 445,250 183,780 261,475   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 278,975 136,360 142,610   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 32,275 18,525 13,750   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 7,435,900 3,645,980 3,789,925   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 654,355 320,875 333,475   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 79,825 36,385 43,440   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 72,850 37,910 34,935   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 188,070 89,385 98,685   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 24,200 9,170 15,030   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 89,510 44,000 45,510   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 50,460 24,595 25,865   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 109,020 59,410 49,605   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 16,120 8,645 7,470   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 5,310 2,540 2,770   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 3,535 1,355 2,180   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 4,155 1,920 2,235   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 11,310 5,565 5,745   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 6,781,550 3,325,100 3,456,450   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 4,225,875 2,221,995 2,003,885   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 25,464 30,197 20,925   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 2,136,705 1,210,545 926,160   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 37,722 42,021 32,849   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Quebec   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 5,876,975 2,884,710 2,992,265   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,430 30,074 19,828   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,471 26,302 18,951   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 73.2 76.7 68.1   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 13.9 9.9 19.7   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 12.9 13.4 12.2   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 7,349,680 3,604,885 3,744,790   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 17.2 15.6 18.7   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 12.5 11.7 13.3   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 17.6 17.5 17.6   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 12.5 12.4 12.6   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Quebec (Code24) (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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