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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile

 
Pickering
Ontario
(City)
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Table: Population and dwelling counts

Population and dwelling counts
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 87,838   12,160,282
Population in 2001 1 87,139   11,410,046
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 0.8   6.6
Total private dwellings 2 29,044   4,972,869
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 28,210   4,554,251
Population density per square kilometre 379.3   13.4
Land area (square km) 231.59   907,573.82
Table: Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Figure showing: Aboriginal identity population in 2006 Figure
Aboriginal identity population in 2006
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 87,360 42,505 44,855   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Total Aboriginal identity population 5 600 275 325   242,490 117,585 124,900
North American Indian - single response 6 370 180 190   158,400 75,955 82,440
Métis - single response 195 80 120   73,610 37,025 36,580
Inuit - single response 10 10 0   2,035 940 1,100
Multiple Aboriginal identity responses 10 0 0   1,905 885 1,025
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere 7 15 0 10   6,540 2,785 3,755
Non-Aboriginal identity population 86,765 42,235 44,530   11,786,405 5,760,285 6,026,115
Table: Registered Indian status
Figure showing: Registered Indian status Figure
Registered Indian status
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 8 87,365 42,505 44,855   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Registered Indian 9 160 70 85   123,595 58,780 64,815
Not a registered Indian 87,200 42,435 44,770   11,905,300 5,819,095 6,086,205
Table: Age characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Age characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Age characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 10 595 275 325   242,490 117,585 124,905
0 to 4 years 65 10 55   19,810 10,155 9,660
5 to 9 years 35 20 15   21,075 10,690 10,385
10 to 14 years 30 15 10   23,435 11,840 11,595
15 to 19 years 65 30 30   22,340 11,600 10,735
20 to 24 years 65 30 30   18,535 8,925 9,610
25 to 29 years 25 0 20   17,015 7,850 9,170
30 to 34 years 55 20 30   16,660 7,590 9,070
35 to 39 years 60 30 30   17,550 8,110 9,440
40 to 44 years 50 30 20   20,380 9,835 10,550
45 to 49 years 35 25 15   18,370 8,740 9,630
50 to 54 years 50 30 20   15,350 7,155 8,195
55 to 59 years 20 10 10   11,535 5,610 5,925
60 to 64 years 25 10 20   7,800 3,870 3,935
65 to 69 years 0 0 0   5,280 2,470 2,810
70 to 74 years 0 0 0   3,590 1,635 1,950
75 to 79 years 10 10 10   2,000 815 1,180
80 to 84 years 0 0 0   1,150 450 695
85 years and over 0 0 0   600 245 355
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 11 32.2 34.9 28.8   29.7 28.5 30.8
% of the Aboriginal identity population aged 15 and over 78.2 81.8 73.8   73.5 72.2 74.7
Table: Common-law status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Common-law status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Common-law status of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 12 465 225 245   178,165 84,905 93,255
Not in a common-law relationship 405 200 205   149,615 71,515 78,100
In a common-law relationship 60 25 35   28,555 13,395 15,155
Table: Legal marital status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Legal marital status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Legal marital status of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 13 465 225 245   178,170 84,905 93,255
Never legally married (single) 14 210 105 105   84,620 43,245 41,375
Legally married (and not separated) 15 150 85 60   62,010 29,870 32,140
Separated, but still legally married 16 50 10 40   9,725 4,090 5,635
Divorced 17 55 20 35   15,005 6,350 8,660
Widowed 18 0 0 0   6,795 1,350 5,445
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Occupied private dwelling characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Occupied private dwelling characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 19 290   121,730
Single detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 60.3   59.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.2   5.6
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 13.8   7.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 15.5   4.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20 3.4   14.2
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   7.6
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 21 0.0   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 22 245   67,130
Number of rented dwellings 23 45   47,430
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 180   89,080
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 24 110   32,650
Dwelling requiring regular maintenance only 190   63,655
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 85   39,300
Dwellings requiring major repairs only 15   18,775
Average number of rooms per dwelling 25 7.2   6.3
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 25 0.0   2.1
Average number of persons per room 0.5   0.4
Table: Census family status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Census family status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Census family status of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of persons in census families 26 595 270 325   241,840 117,165 124,670
Spouses 145 85 60   61,240 29,550 31,690
Common-law partners 60 25 40   28,490 13,365 15,125
Lone parents 65 15 55   18,035 3,365 14,670
Children in census families 295 140 150   97,720 52,280 45,440
Persons not in census families 30 15 20   36,350 18,605 17,745
Table: Language characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Language characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Language characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 600 270 325   242,490 117,590 124,900
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 27 0 0 0   29,020 14,035 14,990
Knowledge of English only 28 545 255 285   177,080 86,355 90,725
Knowledge of French only 29 0 0 0   880 500 385
Knowledge of English and French only 30 45 15 30   32,420 15,405 17,015
Knowledge of other languages 31 10 0 0   3,085 1,295 1,790
% of the Aboriginal identity population whose mother tongue is an Aboriginal language 0.0 0.0 0.0   9.8 9.6 10.0
% of the Aboriginal identity population who speak an Aboriginal language most often at home 0.0 0.0 0.0   5.4 5.6 5.2
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 0.0 0.0 0.0   12.0 11.9 12.0
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 32 585 275 310   238,400 115,455 122,940
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 410 215 190   195,475 95,320 100,150
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 75 20 60   26,625 12,405 14,220
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 80 20 60   13,915 6,625 7,290
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 20 20 0   1,955 875 1,080
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   425 230 200
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 33 530 260 270   222,630 107,410 115,215
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 285 165 115   120,645 59,445 61,205
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 55 40 25   59,010 27,800 31,205
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the province or territory 165 50 115   35,765 16,745 19,015
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 20 10 10   6,110 2,865 3,250
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 10   1,100 555 545
Table: Educational attainment of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Educational attainment of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Educational attainment of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 34 465 225 245   178,165 84,905 93,260
No certificate, diploma or degree 110 45 60   66,980 33,755 33,225
High school certificate or equivalent 35 125 70 55   43,115 19,915 23,195
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 60 40 25   18,050 11,715 6,340
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 36 110 30 80   33,540 13,365 20,175
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 15 0   4,045 1,505 2,540
University certificate or degree 45 25 15   12,435 4,650 7,785
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 15 to 24 37 130 60 65   40,875 20,530 20,350
No certificate, diploma or degree 60 25 30   24,225 12,650 11,570
High school certificate or equivalent 38 55 25 35   11,380 5,555 5,825
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   1,075 710 370
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 39 10 0 0   3,075 1,245 1,825
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   265 110 155
University certificate or degree 0 0 0   860 260 600
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 25 to 34 40 75 25 50   33,680 15,440 18,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 20 0 25   8,110 4,010 4,100
High school certificate or equivalent 41 15 0 10   9,590 4,745 4,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 10   3,180 2,095 1,080
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 42 20 10 15   8,145 3,150 4,995
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   810 255 560
University certificate or degree 10 10 0   3,840 1,185 2,660
Total Aboriginal identity population aged 35 to 64 43 245 130 120   90,990 43,315 47,675
No certificate, diploma or degree 15 15 0   26,870 13,880 12,990
High school certificate or equivalent 44 55 40 15   20,595 9,025 11,570
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 40 25 15   12,430 7,955 4,480
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 45 80 25 60   21,080 8,465 12,615
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 20 15 10   2,695 1,020 1,680
University certificate or degree 30 15 15   7,315 2,970 4,340
Table: Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population

Major field of study of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 46 465 225 240   178,165 84,905 93,260
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 235 115 115   110,090 53,675 56,420
Education 0 0 10   3,985 945 3,035
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 20 15 10   2,335 1,110 1,225
Humanities 0 0 0   2,610 1,160 1,455
Social and behavioural sciences and law 20 10 15   7,045 1,925 5,115
Business, management and public administration 35 0 35   13,310 3,520 9,790
Physical and life sciences and technologies 10 10 0   880 415 465
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 20 15 10   2,350 1,075 1,275
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 70 50 15   15,375 14,055 1,320
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0 0 10   1,620 1,120 495
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 35 0 35   10,975 1,670 9,310
Personal, protective and transportation services 10 0 0   7,585 4,240 3,350
Other 47 0 0 0   10 0 10
Table: Labour force activity characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Labour force activity characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Labour force activity characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over 48 465 225 240   178,165 84,905 93,260
In the labour force 49 330 155 175   115,150 57,670 57,475
Employed 50 320 150 170   101,025 50,200 50,825
Unemployed 51 10 10 10   14,125 7,470 6,650
Not in the labour force 52 135 70 65   63,015 27,235 35,780
Participation rate 53 71.0 68.9 72.9   64.6 67.9 61.6
Employment rate 54 68.8 66.7 70.8   56.7 59.1 54.5
Unemployment rate 55 3.0 6.5 5.7   12.3 13.0 11.6
Table: Occupation characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Occupation characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Occupation characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 56 325 150 170   111,160 55,645 55,510
A Management occupations 57 30 15 15   7,555 4,185 3,365
B Business, finance and administration occupations 50 0 50   16,690 3,925 12,760
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 30 10 20   4,110 2,930 1,180
D Health occupations 30 10 25   5,000 630 4,370
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 15 15 0   10,535 2,765 7,770
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0   2,380 1,115 1,265
G Sales and service occupations 85 30 55   31,770 12,215 19,555
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 55 50 0   21,070 19,070 2,005
I Occupations unique to primary industry 10 0 0   4,200 3,555 650
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 20 15 10   7,840 5,255 2,585
Table: Industry characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Industry characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Industry characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 58 320 150 170   111,160 55,645 55,510
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 0 0 0   4,760 3,885 875
Construction 40 25 15   8,605 7,830 770
Manufacturing 55 40 15   12,510 8,750 3,760
Wholesale trade 10 0 0   3,015 1,985 1,030
Retail trade 50 15 40   11,885 4,740 7,145
Finance and real estate 10 0 10   3,625 1,310 2,315
Health care and social services 25 0 20   13,070 2,295 10,775
Educational services 25 10 10   6,350 1,820 4,530
Business services 50 30 20   17,800 10,175 7,625
Other services 55 25 30   29,535 12,855 16,680
Table: Place of work status of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Place of work status of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Place of work status of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with an Aboriginal identity 59 320 145 175   101,025 50,200 50,825
Worked at home 20 20 0   4,925 2,150 2,770
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   560 275 280
No fixed workplace address 45 25 15   12,940 9,745 3,195
Worked at usual place 255 100 160   82,605 38,030 44,580
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 80 15 60   53,905 23,730 30,170
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 30 10 20   16,760 7,870 8,890
Worked in a different census division (county) 145 70 75   11,095 6,005 5,085
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   850 420 430
Table: Mode of transportation to work of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Mode of transportation to work of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Mode of transportation to work of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
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 with an Aboriginal identity 60 300 130 170   95,545 47,770 47,770
Car, truck, van, as driver 200 90 115   62,140 32,380 29,760
Car, truck, van, as passenger 40 20 15   11,270 5,470 5,800
Public transit 35 15 25   7,745 3,085 4,660
Walked or bicycled 20 0 15   12,375 5,730 6,645
All other modes 0 0 0   2,015 1,110 900
Table: Earnings in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Earnings in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Earnings in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 61 365 180 185   119,475 59,500 59,975
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 62 25,207 29,681 23,976   21,151 25,476 18,014
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 32,060 36,968 27,319   27,820 32,205 23,470
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 63 200 100 105   56,200 30,050 26,155
Median earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 38,538 42,775 31,443   37,385 41,765 32,769
Average earnings - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 62 43,454 51,960 35,194   41,761 46,512 36,303
Table: Income in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Figure showing: Income in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population Figure
Income in 2005 of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over with income (counts) 64 440 210 230   165,780 79,185 86,590
Median income - Total Aboriginal identity population 15 years and over ($) 65 27,392 31,891 23,009   18,808 22,043 16,940
Composition of total income (100%) 66 99 102 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 84.9 89.1 82.3   77.2 81.1 72.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 6.7 3.8 10.5   16.6 12.3 21.8
Other money - As a % of total income 7.9 8.5 7.0   6.2 6.6 5.7
Table: Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population

Households characteristics of the Aboriginal identity population
Pickering, City   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private Aboriginal households 67 295   121,730
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 68 86,658   46,865

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Pickering, Ontario (Code3518001) (table). Aboriginal Population Profile. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-594-XWE. Ottawa. Released January 15, 2008.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-594/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed February 25, 2021).