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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 12,160,282   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 11,410,046   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 6.6   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 4,972,869   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 4,554,251   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 13.4   4.4
Land area (square km) 907,573.82   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 12,160,285 5,930,700 6,229,580   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 670,770 343,475 327,290   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 721,590 369,670 351,920   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 818,445 420,705 397,740   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 833,115 427,185 405,925   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 797,255 400,445 396,815   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 743,695 360,525 383,170   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 791,955 382,030 409,925   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 883,990 430,220 453,770   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 1,032,415 507,130 525,280   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 991,970 486,390 505,585   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 869,400 423,345 446,060   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 774,530 378,530 395,995   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 581,985 283,545 298,440   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 466,240 222,640 243,600   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 401,950 187,510 214,445   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 338,910 149,585 189,325   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 250,270 97,240 153,035   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 191,810 60,555 131,260   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 39.0 38.1 39.9   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 81.8 80.9 82.7   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 9,949,485 4,796,850 5,152,630   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 9,257,730 4,448,935 4,808,790   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 691,755 347,915 343,840   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 9,949,480 4,796,850 5,152,635   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 3,143,960 1,662,930 1,481,025   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 5,168,660 2,585,115 2,583,545   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 345,075 150,090 194,980   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 679,990 283,150 396,840   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 611,805 115,565 496,235   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 4,555,025   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 56.1   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.7   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.9   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.4   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 10.8   20.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15.6   7.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.5   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 3,235,495   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 1,312,290   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 3,124,010   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 1,431,020   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.6   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.9   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 297,479   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 3,422,315   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 2,530,560   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 351,045   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 540,715   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 441,105   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 99,605   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 69,156   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 77,243   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 66,525   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 38,448   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 36,496   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 50,339   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 59,377   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 65,534   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 57,013   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 35,677   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,206   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 43,972   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 4,555,025   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 1,420,515   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 1,288,140   486,040
One-person households 1,104,865   460,580
Other household types 28 741,505   264,105
Average household size 2.6   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 60,455   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 87,960   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 68,764   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 30,025   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 51,560   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 52,117   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 74,095   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 58,755   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,473   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 46,194   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 801   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 1,046   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 8,230,705 4,044,755 4,185,945   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 488,815 230,700 258,115   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 32,685 14,820 17,870   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 3,276,685 1,587,595 1,689,090   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 10,335,700 5,130,945 5,204,755   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 49,210 21,460 27,750   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 1,377,330 621,285 756,045   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 266,655 104,185 162,470   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 9,655,830 4,733,165 4,922,665   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 289,035 136,125 152,910   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 1,811,620 874,575 937,050   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 26,045 11,875 14,175   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 239,890 119,205 120,685   73,730 35,650 38,085
French and non-official language 3,065 1,455 1,605   465 220 240
English, French and non-official language 3,405 1,480 1,925   580 255 325
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 8,512,020 4,197,560 4,314,460   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 3,398,725 1,620,320 1,778,400   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 1,884,440 901,375 983,065   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 933,545 443,665 489,880   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 580,740 275,280 305,460   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 118,150 59,995 58,155   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 11,131,465 5,455,880 5,675,585   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 2,572,660 1,320,670 1,251,990   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 8,558,810 4,135,210 4,423,595   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 897,430 421,990 475,435   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 3,340,210 1,590,525 1,749,680   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 1,912,460 933,690 978,765   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 4,566,750 2,220,495 2,346,260   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 11,893,180 5,808,065 6,085,115   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 10,299,250 5,027,935 5,271,320   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) 951,995 466,425 485,570   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 453,460 222,520 230,945   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 56,835 27,630 29,205   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 131,630 63,550 68,075   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 11,354,360 5,532,565 5,821,800   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 6,660,310 3,245,120 3,415,185   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) 2,542,885 1,241,165 1,301,720   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 1,398,660 682,595 716,070   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 185,785 89,885 95,900   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 566,710 273,790 292,920   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 242,490 117,585 124,900   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 11,786,405 5,760,285 6,026,115   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,183,625 1,059,015 1,124,615   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 2,628,575 1,220,380 1,408,190   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 785,115 514,820 270,295   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 1,804,775 782,360 1,022,420   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 405,270 181,355 223,915   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 2,012,060 986,780 1,025,280   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 1,624,835 826,425 798,410   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 648,300 348,960 299,345   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 627,010 321,420 305,590   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 37,475 22,735 14,740   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 160,140 72,655 87,480   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 33,875 15,860 18,020   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 118,030 44,790 73,240   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 1,529,590 737,610 791,980   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 132,715 73,165 59,550   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 364,260 200,340 163,920   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 91,525 56,430 35,095   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 372,355 165,310 207,050   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 68,800 31,275 37,525   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 499,935 211,090 288,845   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 5,108,740 2,488,355 2,620,380   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 766,810 383,295 383,520   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 1,296,405 580,705 715,710   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 489,605 320,260 169,345   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 1,089,270 470,180 619,090   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 241,150 108,080 133,065   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,225,490 625,845 599,650   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,810   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 335,715 81,810 253,900   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 193,790 90,735 103,060   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 292,845 110,970 181,875   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 576,100 202,080 374,020   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 1,061,210 417,010 644,200   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 181,250 94,220 87,030   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 254,440 151,930 102,505   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 1,089,310 995,690 93,620   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 91,965 62,180 29,780   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 665,490 124,885 540,605   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 264,620 133,610 131,015   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 480 190 285   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,805   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,007,220 2,465,315 2,541,905   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 3,928,555 1,906,245 2,022,310   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 1,078,670 559,075 519,590   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 6,587,580 3,437,670 3,149,905   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 6,164,245 3,230,050 2,934,195   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 423,335 207,620 215,710   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 3,231,840 1,307,035 1,924,805   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 67.1 72.5 62.1   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 62.8 68.1 57.8   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 6.4 6.0 6.8   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 6,473,735 3,385,885 3,087,850   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 666,485 418,355 248,125   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 1,204,490 360,225 844,260   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 451,930 349,305 102,630   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 340,690 66,950 273,740   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 546,385 174,765 371,620   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 200,980 90,590 110,390   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 1,522,820 657,605 865,215   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 911,250 845,595 65,655   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 165,085 125,660 39,430   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 463,610 296,825 166,785   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 6,473,730 3,385,885 3,087,850   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 190,000 137,345 52,660   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 384,775 338,850 45,930   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 899,670 628,460 271,210   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 307,465 199,755 107,710   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 720,235 322,715 397,515   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 442,610 193,375 249,230   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 611,740 104,935 506,805   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 433,485 141,630 291,855   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 1,274,345 755,215 519,130   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 1,209,390 563,600 645,790   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 8,991,010 4,259,925 4,731,085   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 8,869,060 4,186,725 4,682,335   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 3,736,900 1,649,835 2,087,065   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 1,838,830 773,420 1,065,410   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 7,054,270 3,652,835 3,401,430   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 6,754,045 3,511,580 3,242,460   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 97,965 40,635 57,330   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 112,125 57,295 54,830   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 42,945 19,035 23,910   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 45,400 23,405 22,000   22,435 11,375 11,060
French and non-official language 230 100 130   125 75 45
English, French and non-official language 1,560 780 775   365 165 200
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 6,164,245 3,230,055 2,934,195   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 436,380 220,340 216,040   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 36,905 24,210 12,695   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 596,305 445,625 150,680   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 5,094,650 2,539,870 2,554,780   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 3,056,365 1,421,005 1,635,365   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 795,195 404,425 390,765   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 1,211,410 696,880 514,525   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 31,680 17,555 14,120   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Ontario   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 5,690,960 2,985,495 2,705,465   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 4,038,035 2,274,810 1,763,230   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 470,410 191,695 278,715   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 736,060 299,920 436,140   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 389,105 190,340 198,765   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 57,350 28,740 28,610   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 2,745,200 1,332,995 1,412,205   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 576,975 277,500 299,475   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 794,170 401,900 392,270   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 473,765 223,220 250,540   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 203,215 87,025 116,190   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 147,140 71,370 75,765   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 110,045 53,135 56,910   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 111,405 58,625 52,785   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 96,620 49,275 47,340   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 69,540 33,720 35,820   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 28,080 12,775 15,300   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 56,845 26,680 30,160   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 77,400 37,755 39,645   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 9,283,695 4,544,875 4,738,815   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 6,991,670 3,621,760 3,369,910   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 29,335 35,702 23,755   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 3,690,665 2,116,730 1,573,940   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 44,748 50,057 38,914   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Ontario   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 9,340,020 4,540,895 4,799,125   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 27,258 34,454 21,669   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,604 30,182 20,201   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 77.4 80.7 72.4   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 9.8 6.9 14.0   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 12.9 12.4 13.5   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 11,926,140 5,825,145 6,100,995   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.7 13.7 15.6   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 11.1 10.5 11.6   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.0 17.9 18.1   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.7 13.7 13.8   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Ontario (Code35) (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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