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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,290,350   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 2,974,807   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 10.6   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 1,335,745   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,256,192   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 5.1   4.4
Land area (square km) 640,044.57   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,290,350 1,646,800 1,643,550   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 202,595 103,835 98,760   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 204,110 104,605 99,510   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 224,805 115,155 109,655   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 237,900 121,825 116,080   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 251,380 128,375 123,005   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 240,525 121,755 118,775   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 234,305 118,500 115,805   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 237,850 119,595 118,255   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 268,290 133,515 134,770   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 274,735 138,415 136,320   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 237,465 120,420 117,040   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 189,265 95,470 93,790   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 133,705 66,790 66,915   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 102,410 50,165 52,240   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 86,915 41,680 45,235   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 71,475 32,705 38,765   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 50,320 20,220 30,095   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 42,290 13,755 28,535   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 36.0 35.4 36.7   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 80.8 80.4 81.3   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 2,658,830 1,323,200 1,335,630   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 2,430,255 1,208,900 1,221,360   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 228,575 114,305 114,270   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 2,658,835 1,323,205 1,335,630   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 905,120 499,355 405,765   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,347,075 674,745 672,325   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 73,835 33,340 40,495   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 204,830 90,760 114,065   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 127,980 25,000 102,975   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,256,200   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 63.4   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.6   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 14.7   20.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.4   7.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 3.1   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 917,905   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 330,275   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 785,200   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 470,995   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.7   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 1.3   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 293,811   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 904,845   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 658,900   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 115,685   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 130,265   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 102,555   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 27,710   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 73,823   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 83,046   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 67,184   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 40,397   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 37,469   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 55,205   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 63,361   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 70,412   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 57,886   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 37,780   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 35,395   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 47,852   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,256,200   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 382,810   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 360,345   486,040
One-person households 308,690   460,580
Other household types 28 204,350   264,105
Average household size 2.6   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 63,988   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 92,155   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 72,774   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 32,179   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 55,479   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 55,199   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 77,708   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 62,435   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 28,342   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 49,796   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 754   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 1,016   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,256,355 1,630,870 1,625,485   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 2,576,670 1,300,045 1,276,620   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 61,225 30,840 30,385   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 5,405 2,725 2,675   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 613,060 297,250 315,805   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 2,990,805 1,511,945 1,478,860   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 2,200 995 1,205   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 222,885 102,345 120,540   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 40,465 15,585 24,885   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 2,893,240 1,453,645 1,439,595   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 19,315 9,860 9,460   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 297,955 144,385 153,570   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 3,340 1,655 1,685   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 41,645 20,860 20,790   73,730 35,650 38,085
French and non-official language 460 250 210   465 220 240
English, French and non-official language 395 215 180   580 255 325
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 2,702,225 1,362,250 1,339,970   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 527,030 255,355 271,675   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 295,390 144,550 150,835   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 127,960 60,790 67,170   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 103,680 50,015 53,670   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 27,095 13,255 13,840   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 3,086,650 1,550,145 1,536,500   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 746,605 383,075 363,535   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,340,040 1,167,075 1,172,965   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 169,710 80,720 88,985   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 525,820 254,380 271,440   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 517,810 253,260 264,550   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 1,581,510 799,880 781,630   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,214,140 1,609,310 1,604,835   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 2,606,575 1,300,905 1,305,675   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) 359,015 182,015 177,000   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 127,920 64,350 63,565   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 86,995 45,855 41,140   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 33,635 16,180 17,460   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,053,135 1,526,125 1,527,010   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,594,630 795,120 799,510   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) 792,665 397,305 395,360   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 321,085 159,130 161,955   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 226,865 116,935 109,930   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 117,885 57,635 60,250   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 188,365 91,740 96,625   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,067,990 1,539,125 1,528,865   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 614,865 312,965 301,900   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 688,140 322,495 365,645   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 285,815 200,870 84,945   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 472,210 201,965 270,245   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 105,680 43,590 62,095   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 458,425 225,635 232,795   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 487,705 250,825 236,880   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 201,685 107,810 93,875   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 185,855 96,525 89,330   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 21,285 14,085 7,195   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 42,045 17,535 24,510   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 8,655 3,770 4,885   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 28,180 11,100 17,075   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 472,605 238,435 234,175   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 64,195 36,355 27,845   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 115,405 62,350 53,055   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 46,465 32,720 13,740   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 104,850 45,730 59,120   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 18,695 8,250 10,450   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 123,000 53,030 69,965   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,333,030 666,925 666,110   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 214,775 112,260 102,510   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 318,925 139,280 179,645   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 176,860 125,345 51,515   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 283,385 121,575 161,810   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 64,665 27,040 37,620   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 274,420 141,420 132,995   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,303,005 635,455 667,550   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 104,615 26,530 78,080   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 39,210 18,030 21,175   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 52,560 21,050 31,505   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 105,725 36,240 69,480   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 269,270 92,930 176,335   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 49,810 28,800 21,010   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 45,145 26,610 18,535   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 356,340 328,350 27,995   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 35,510 24,365 11,145   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 190,870 34,425 156,445   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 73,005 34,715 38,290   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 70 0 70   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,303,010 635,460 667,550   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,322,130 672,060 650,075   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 1,135,080 575,815 559,260   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 187,055 96,240 90,815   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,625,140 1,307,520 1,317,620   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 1,942,820 1,050,170 892,650   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 1,859,965 1,006,865 853,095   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 82,860 43,310 39,550   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 682,320 257,345 424,975   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 74.0 80.3 67.7   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 70.9 77.0 64.7   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 4.3 4.1 4.4   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 187,240 121,045 66,195   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 340,430 86,675 253,755   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 144,240 114,280 29,955   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 103,620 19,140 84,475   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 136,610 43,620 92,990   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 45,160 18,530 26,630   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 438,105 175,920 262,185   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 350,360 323,725 26,635   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 117,500 92,145 25,355   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 65,365 48,705 16,665   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 228,520 168,230 60,285   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 169,420 143,610 25,810   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 138,365 102,725 35,640   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 85,515 59,860 25,650   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 206,655 90,015 116,645   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 97,465 40,510 56,960   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 175,200 27,060 148,140   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 120,460 37,150 83,315   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 354,265 212,695 141,575   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 352,760 161,925 190,835   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,429,725 1,183,705 1,246,015   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,399,940 1,164,005 1,235,940   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 1,008,680 450,190 558,490   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 440,110 182,555 257,555   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 2,102,190 1,116,595 985,595   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 2,061,400 1,097,715 963,690   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 5,545 1,750 3,795   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 24,525 12,200 12,325   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 2,830 1,220 1,610   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 7,700 3,630 4,070   22,435 11,375 11,060
French and non-official language 50 35 15   125 75 45
English, French and non-official language 125 45 80   365 165 200
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,859,960 1,006,860 853,095   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 166,340 80,265 86,080   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 7,085 5,285 1,795   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 254,110 202,830 51,280   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 1,432,435 718,490 713,945   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,080,095 523,740 556,355   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 291,860 157,180 134,680   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 49,385 30,965 18,420   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 11,090 6,600 4,495   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Alberta   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 1,686,540 921,315 765,225   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,253,090 720,030 533,050   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 133,395 60,565 72,825   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 155,480 67,710 87,770   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 119,025 57,625 61,405   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 25,555 15,380 10,170   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 454,200 223,740 230,465   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 120,270 58,840 61,430   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 103,885 51,740 52,150   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 47,075 24,845 22,230   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 51,090 21,805 29,285   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 27,265 13,410 13,855   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 28,610 13,910 14,700   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 26,185 14,200 11,980   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 9,650 5,090 4,565   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 12,045 6,000 6,045   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 11,025 5,480 5,545   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 3,845 1,970 1,875   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 13,250 6,455 6,795   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 2,802,155 1,407,130 1,395,025   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 2,058,645 1,087,245 971,400   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 29,738 38,965 21,968   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 1,067,890 639,860 428,030   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 43,964 51,280 35,848   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Alberta   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,514,655 1,262,025 1,252,625   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 28,896 38,220 21,753   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 26,010 33,166 20,386   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 82.3 85.4 76.5   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 7.2 4.5 12.1   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 10.6 10.1 11.4   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,185,130 1,595,340 1,589,790   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 12.2 11.2 13.2   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 9.1 8.5 9.6   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 14.2 14.2 14.1   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 10.3 10.3 10.3   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Alberta (Code48) (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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