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Characteristic Sechelt, DM
British Columbia
(Census subdivision)
Sunshine Coast, RD
British Columbia
(Census division)
Change geography 1 Change geography 2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 9,291 ...Data not available ...Data not available 28,619 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 8,454 ...Data not available ...Data not available 27,759 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 9.9 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 4,828 ...Data not available ...Data not available 16,498 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 4,296 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,839 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population density per square kilometre 238.2 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7.6 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Land area (square km) 39.01 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,776.62 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 9,290 4,395 4,895 28,620 13,785 14,830
0 to 4 years 405 215 185 1,140 610 530
5 to 9 years 300 135 165 1,110 520 585
10 to 14 years 375 195 175 1,375 705 670
15 to 19 years 455 230 225 1,620 830 795
15 years 95 55 45 365 175 190
16 years 95 45 45 305 145 155
17 years 95 50 40 305 155 145
18 years 90 40 55 355 170 180
19 years 80 45 40 295 180 115
20 to 24 years 355 175 180 1,150 585 565
25 to 29 years 330 150 180 950 470 485
30 to 34 years 395 195 205 1,115 515 600
35 to 39 years 365 190 175 1,275 650 625
40 to 44 years 470 215 260 1,590 720 875
45 to 49 years 640 300 340 2,145 1,000 1,150
50 to 54 years 780 375 405 2,660 1,250 1,405
55 to 59 years 850 380 470 2,805 1,345 1,465
60 to 64 years 915 415 500 2,920 1,385 1,540
65 to 69 years 800 370 425 2,280 1,145 1,135
70 to 74 years 595 280 315 1,520 730 790
75 to 79 years 505 255 245 1,190 575 615
80 to 84 years 400 175 225 950 440 510
85 years and over 345 130 210 815 330 485
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 53.6 52.7 54.4 51.6 51.4 51.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 88.4 87.5 89.1 87.3 86.8 87.9
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 8,215 3,845 4,365 25,000 11,960 13,035
Married or living with a common-law partner 5,040 2,515 2,525 15,400 7,690 7,710
Married (and not separated) 4,205 2,100 2,105 12,565 6,285 6,275
Living common law 835 415 420 2,830 1,400 1,435
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 3,165 1,330 1,845 9,600 4,270 5,330
Single (never legally married) 1,505 820 685 5,010 2,735 2,275
Separated 285 135 150 830 355 470
Divorced 735 240 495 2,075 820 1,255
Widowed 650 135 515 1,680 365 1,315
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 2,835 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,710 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 2 persons 1,915 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,650 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 3 persons 470 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,465 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 4 persons 325 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,180 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 120 ...Data not available ...Data not available 415 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 2,830 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,710 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 2,450 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Married couples 2,040 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,095 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 1,390 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,975 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 645 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,125 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 305 ...Data not available ...Data not available 900 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 240 ...Data not available ...Data not available 895 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 95 ...Data not available ...Data not available 325 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Common-law couples 420 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,405 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 250 ...Data not available ...Data not available 895 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 165 ...Data not available ...Data not available 515 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 85 ...Data not available ...Data not available 255 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 65 ...Data not available ...Data not available 205 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 20 ...Data not available ...Data not available 55 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 380 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,210 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Female parent 295 ...Data not available ...Data not available 930 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 215 ...Data not available ...Data not available 590 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 60 ...Data not available ...Data not available 240 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 25 ...Data not available ...Data not available 100 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Male parent 80 ...Data not available ...Data not available 280 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 55 ...Data not available ...Data not available 195 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 25 ...Data not available ...Data not available 65 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 5 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total children in census families in private households 1,880 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,375 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Under six years of age 445 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,335 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 to 14 years 610 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,230 ...Data not available ...Data not available
15 to 17 years 270 ...Data not available ...Data not available 930 ...Data not available ...Data not available
18 to 24 years 345 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,260 ...Data not available ...Data not available
25 years and over 205 ...Data not available ...Data not available 620 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of children at home per census family 0.7 ...Data not available ...Data not available 0.7 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 9,110 4,320 4,790 28,070 13,545 14,525
Number of persons not in census families 1,940 815 1,130 5,480 2,450 3,030
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 170 60 100 465 190 280
Living with non-relatives only 400 210 195 1,160 600 560
Living alone 1,370 540 830 3,855 1,665 2,190
Number of census family persons 7,165 3,505 3,665 22,585 11,090 11,495
Average number of persons per census family 2.5 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.6 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 2,520 1,175 1,340 6,450 3,120 3,335
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 805 245 560 2,045 685 1,360
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 45 10 35 155 35 120
Living with non-relatives only 60 30 35 170 80 90
Living alone 695 210 490 1,725 575 1,145
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 1,710 930 785 4,410 2,435 1,975
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 4,295 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,840 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Census-family households 2,770 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,550 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 2,520 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 2,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,915 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 1,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,520 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 725 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,385 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 280 ...Data not available ...Data not available 935 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 250 ...Data not available ...Data not available 700 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family households with persons not in a census family 195 ...Data not available ...Data not available 540 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 135 ...Data not available ...Data not available 365 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 80 ...Data not available ...Data not available 195 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 55 ...Data not available ...Data not available 165 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 60 ...Data not available ...Data not available 175 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-family households 60 ...Data not available ...Data not available 160 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Non-census-family households 1,520 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,290 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-person households 1,370 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,855 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-person households 155 ...Data not available ...Data not available 435 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 4,295 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,840 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Single-detached house 3,465 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,620 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 95 ...Data not available ...Data not available 335 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 730 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,880 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Semi-detached house 35 ...Data not available ...Data not available 215 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Row house 245 ...Data not available ...Data not available 555 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, duplex 65 ...Data not available ...Data not available 290 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 380 ...Data not available ...Data not available 795 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other single-attached house 5 ...Data not available ...Data not available 15 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 4,295 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,835 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 person 1,370 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,850 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 persons 1,835 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,480 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 persons 540 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,620 ...Data not available ...Data not available
4 persons 360 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,260 ...Data not available ...Data not available
5 persons 145 ...Data not available ...Data not available 460 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 or more persons 40 ...Data not available ...Data not available 160 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Number of persons in private households 9,105 ...Data not available ...Data not available 28,065 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of persons in private households 2.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.2 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 9,210 4,360 4,850 28,425 13,725 14,700
  Single responses  9,140 4,335 4,805 28,215 13,635 14,580
    English  8,145 3,905 4,245 25,330 12,300 13,030
    French  150 65 90 475 240 235
    Non-official languages  850 365 480 2,410 1,095 1,315
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 5 0 5 5 0
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  5 0 0 0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0 0 5 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 835 360 475 2,345 1,060 1,285
        African languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Afrikaans  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Albanian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Amharic  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Arabic  10 5 5 15 10 5
        Armenian  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bengali  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  5 5 5 15 5 10
        Bosnian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bulgarian  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Burmese  5 0 0 5 0 0
        Cantonese  25 10 15 60 25 30
        Chinese, n.o.s.  35 20 20 90 40 50
        Creoles  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Croatian  10 5 5 30 15 15
        Czech  10 10 5 45 20 20
        Danish  35 15 25 95 45 40
        Dutch  65 35 35 200 100 100
        Estonian  5 0 0 15 5 10
        Finnish  15 5 15 40 15 25
        Flemish  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Fukien  0 0 0 0 0 5
        German  230 110 125 620 290 330
        Greek  15 10 10 45 15 25
        Gujarati  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Hakka  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Hebrew  0 5 0 5 5 0
        Hindi  5 5 5 10 5 5
        Hungarian  15 10 10 45 25 20
        Ilocano  0 0 5 20 10 15
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Italian  30 15 15 90 45 45
        Japanese  20 5 15 100 35 60
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Korean  10 5 5 30 10 20
        Kurdish  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lao  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Latvian  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Lingala  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lithuanian  5 0 5 5 0 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0 0 0 5
        Malay  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Malayalam  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Maltese  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Mandarin  10 5 0 30 15 15
        Marathi  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 5 0
        Norwegian  25 15 10 55 30 25
        Oromo  0 0 0 0 5 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  10 5 5 20 10 10
        Pashto  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  10 10 5 15 10 5
        Polish  20 10 15 80 40 40
        Portuguese  10 5 5 30 10 20
        Romanian  0 5 0 0 0 0
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Russian  5 0 5 40 15 25
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Serbian  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Shanghainese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 5 0
        Sindhi  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  10 5 5 10 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 5 0 0 5 0 5
        Slovak  10 5 5 20 10 10
        Slovenian  5 5 5 15 10 0
        Somali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Spanish  30 10 20 100 35 60
        Swahili  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Swedish  20 5 15 35 15 25
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  70 25 50 180 50 135
        Taiwanese  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Tamil  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Telugu  0 0 0 0 5 0
        Thai  0 0 5 15 0 15
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Turkish  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Ukrainian  25 10 10 60 35 30
        Urdu  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Vietnamese  10 5 10 15 5 10
        Yiddish  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 15 5 5 60 25 30
  Multiple responses          70 25 40 210 90 115
    English and French  25 15 15 60 25 30
    English and non-official language  40 15 30 130 60 70
    French and non-official language  0 0 0 15 5 5
    English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 5 0 5
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 9,210 4,360 4,850 28,425 13,725 14,700
  English only 8,565 4,090 4,480 26,340 12,815 13,530
  French only 0 5 0 15 5 5
  English and French 615 260 360 2,015 885 1,135
  Neither English nor French 25 15 10 55 25 35
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 9,210 4,360 4,845 28,425 13,725 14,700
  English 9,035 4,280 4,755 27,895 13,455 14,435
  French 135 60 75 440 225 215
  English and French 15 10 5 35 20 15
  Neither English nor French 20 10 15 55 25 30
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 145 65 80 460 230 225
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.5
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 9,210 4,360 4,850 28,425 13,725 14,700
  Single responses 9,120 4,325 4,795 28,140 13,600 14,545
    English 8,855 4,205 4,655 27,475 13,285 14,185
    French 40 20 20 120 60 60
    Non-official languages 215 100 120 545 255 300
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Atikamekw   0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Dene 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ojibway 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 215 95 120 540 245 295
        African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Afrikaans 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Albanian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Amharic 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Arabic 0 0 5 5 5 0
        Armenian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bengali 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Bosnian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bulgarian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Burmese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cantonese 10 5 5 25 15 15
        Chinese, n.o.s. 15 10 5 35 20 20
        Creoles 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Croatian 0 5 0 5 0 5
        Czech 5 0 0 10 5 5
        Danish 5 0 0 5 5 0
        Dutch 5 0 0 10 5 0
        Estonian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Finnish 5 5 0 10 5 5
        Flemish 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Fukien 0 0 0 0 0 0
        German 30 10 20 65 25 35
        Greek 5 5 5 15 10 10
        Gujarati 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hakka 0 0 0 5 5 0
        Hebrew 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hindi 0 0 0 5 0 0
        Hungarian 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Ilocano 5 5 0 10 5 5
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Italian 5 0 0 15 5 5
        Japanese 10 5 5 55 25 35
        Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Korean 10 5 10 20 10 10
        Kurdish 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lao 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Latvian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lingala 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lithuanian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Macedonian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Malay 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Malayalam 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Maltese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Mandarin 10 5 5 30 15 15
        Marathi 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Nepali 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Norwegian 0 0 5 0 0 0
        Oromo 0 0 0 0 0 5
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 5 0 0 10 10 5
        Pashto 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi) 0 0 0 5 5 5
        Polish 5 5 0 40 20 20
        Portuguese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Romanian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Russian 5 0 0 10 0 5
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Serbian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Shanghainese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 5 0 5
        Sindhi 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 5 5 5 5 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Slovak 5 0 0 5 0 0
        Slovenian 5 0 5 0 0 0
        Somali 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Spanish 10 0 10 35 20 20
        Swahili 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Swedish 10 0 5 5 5 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 35 15 20 65 20 40
        Taiwanese 0 0 0 0 5 0
        Tamil 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Telugu 5 5 0 0 0 0
        Thai 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Turkish 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ukrainian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Urdu 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Vietnamese 5 5 5 10 5 5
        Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 0 0 0 10 5 5
  Multiple responses         90 40 55 285 125 160
    English and French 15 0 5 25 15 15
    English and non-official language 75 30 45 255 110 140
    French and non-official language 0 0 0 0 0 0
    English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 0 0 5
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 9,210 4,360 4,850 28,425 13,725 14,700
  None 8,685 4,140 4,545 26,865 13,005 13,860
  Single responses  510 215 295 1,505 695 810
    English  125 55 70 300 140 160
    French  105 40 65 310 140 170
    Non-official languages  285 120 165 895 415 480
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 275 115 160 830 380 450
        African languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Afrikaans  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Albanian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Amharic  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Arabic  0 5 0 10 10 0
        Armenian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 5 0 0
        Bengali  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  5 5 5 5 0 5
        Bosnian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bulgarian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Burmese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cantonese  0 5 0 15 10 5
        Chinese, n.o.s.  5 5 0 25 10 10
        Creoles  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Croatian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Czech  0 0 0 15 10 10
        Danish  10 5 10 25 15 10
        Dutch  15 5 10 70 30 35
        Estonian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Finnish  5 0 0 10 10 5
        Flemish  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Fukien  0 0 0 0 0 0
        German  65 35 30 190 95 100
        Greek  5 5 5 20 10 15
        Gujarati  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hakka  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hebrew  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Hindi  5 0 0 5 5 5
        Hungarian  5 0 5 15 10 5
        Ilocano  5 5 5 5 5 5
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Italian  15 5 5 30 15 15
        Japanese  0 0 0 30 15 15
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Korean  0 0 0 10 5 5
        Kurdish  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lao  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Latvian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lingala  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lithuanian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Malay  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Malayalam  0 0 0 0 5 0
        Maltese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Mandarin  5 0 0 10 5 5
        Marathi  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Norwegian  5 5 0 15 10 5
        Oromo  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  5 0 0 5 0 0
        Pashto  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  0 5 0 5 5 0
        Polish  10 5 0 15 10 5
        Portuguese  0 0 0 5 10 5
        Romanian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Russian  0 0 0 15 5 5
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Serbian  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Shanghainese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 0 5 0 5 0 5
        Sindhi  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 5 0 5 5 0 0
        Slovak  5 0 5 10 0 5
        Slovenian  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Somali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Spanish  25 10 15 105 40 65
        Swahili  5 0 0 0 0 0
        Swedish  5 5 5 15 5 10
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  45 10 35 85 20 60
        Taiwanese  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Tamil  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Telugu  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Thai  5 0 5 10 5 10
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Turkish  0 0 0 0 0 5
        Ukrainian  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Urdu  0 0 5 0 0 0
        Vietnamese  0 0 5 0 0 5
        Yiddish  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 10 0 5 65 30 35
  Multiple responses          10 5 10 55 25 30
    English and French  0 5 0 0 0 0
    English and non-official language  0 0 0 5 5 0
    French and non-official language  10 0 10 45 20 30
    English, French and non-official language  0 0 0 0 0 0

Symbols

A adjusted figure due to boundary change

Users wishing to compare 2011 Census data with those of other censuses should then take into account that the boundaries of geographic areas may change from one census to another. In order to facilitate comparison, the 2006 Census counts are adjusted as needed to take into account boundary changes between the 2006 and 2011 censuses. The 2006 counts that were adjusted are identified by the letter 'A.' The letter 'A' may also refer to corrections to the 2006 counts; however, most of these are the result of boundary changes. This symbol is also used to identify areas that have been created since 2006, such as newly incorporated municipalities (census subdivisions) and new designated places (DPLs).

E use with caution

After the release of the 2006 or 2011 Census population and dwelling counts, errors are occasionally uncovered in the data. It is not possible to make changes to the 2006 or 2011 Census data presented in these tables.

Refer to the 2006 population and dwelling count amendments or the 2011 population and dwelling count amendments for further information.

X area and data suppression

In addition to random rounding, area and data suppression has been adopted to further protect the confidentiality of individual respondents' personal information.

Area and data suppression results in the deletion of all information for geographic areas with populations below a specified size. For example, areas with a population of less than 40 persons are suppressed. If the community searched has a population of less than 40 persons, only the total population counts will be available.

Geographic area suppression lists show areas where data are suppressed.

 excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements

Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements (For further information, see the 'Notes.')

¶ incompletely enumerated Indian reserve and Indian settlement (For further information, see the 'Notes.')

Refer to a complete list of these geographic areas.

.. not available for a specific reference period

Data quality index: Data quality index showing a global non response rate higher than or equal to 25% (suppressed). Geographic area suppression lists show areas where data are suppressed.

Incompletely enumerated Indian reserve and Indian settlement: There were 13 Indian reserves and Indian settlements where enumeration was not possible as a result of forest fires in Northern Ontario at the time of census collection. Collection for these communities was done at a later time. While the data are not included in the 2011 Census tabulations, it is expected that separate special tables showing data for these communities will be made available at a later date, subject to data quality evaluation. Refer to a complete list of these geographic areas.

... not applicable

A possible reason for the use of the three dots (...) symbol is:

  • A value that cannot be calculated such as a percentage change where the denominator is zero.

Footnotes

Footnote 1

2011 and 2006 population

Statistics Canada is committed to protect the privacy of all Canadians and the confidentiality of the data they provide to us. As part of this commitment, some population counts of geographic areas are adjusted in order to ensure confidentiality.

Counts of the total population are rounded to a base of 5 for any dissemination block having a population of less than 15. Population counts for all standard geographic areas above the dissemination block level are derived by summing the adjusted dissemination block counts. The adjustment of dissemination block counts is controlled to ensure that the population counts for dissemination areas will always be within 5 of the actual values. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions and large census subdivisions.

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Footnote 2

Total private dwellings

A separate set of living quarters designed for or converted for human habitation in which a person or group of persons reside or could reside. In addition, a private dwelling must have a source of heat or power and must be an enclosed space that provides shelter from the elements, as evidenced by complete and enclosed walls and roof, and by doors and windows that provide protection from wind, rain and snow.

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Footnote 3

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents

A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.

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Footnote 4

Age

Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

Refer to the Census Dictionary for more information.

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Footnote 5

Median age

The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.

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Footnote 6

Total population 15 years and over by marital status

Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Marital status.

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Footnote 7

Total number of census families in private households

Census family - Refers to a married couple (with or without children), a common-law couple (with or without children) or a lone parent family. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family.

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Footnote 8

Total number of census families in private households

Census family structure - Refers to the classification of census families into married couples (with or without children of either and/or both spouses), common-law couples (with or without children of either and/or both partners), and lone-parent families by sex of parent. A couple may be of opposite or same sex. A couple with children may be further classified as either an intact family or stepfamily, and stepfamilies may, in turn, be classified as simple or complex. Children in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.

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Footnote 9

Living with relatives

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

Total number of private households by household type

Refers to the basic division of private households into family and non-family households. Family household refers to a household that contains at least one census family, that is, a married couple with or without children, or a couple living common-law with or without children, or a lone parent living with one or more children (lone-parent family). One-family household refers to a single census family (with or without other persons) that occupies a private dwelling. Multiple-family household refers to a household in which two or more census families (with or without additional persons) occupy the same private dwelling. Family households may also be divided based on the presence of persons not in a census family.

Non-family household refers to either one person living alone in a private dwelling or to a group of two or more people who share a private dwelling, but who do not constitute a census family.

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Footnote 11

One-family-only households

Refers to households that consist solely of one census family without additional persons.

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Footnote 12

Couple-family households

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 13

Other family households

Refers to one-census family households with additional persons and to multiple-census family households, with or without additional persons.

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Footnote 14

Couple-family households

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 15

Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling

Structural type of dwelling - Characteristics that define a dwelling's structure, for example, the characteristics of a single-detached house, a semi-detached house, a row house, or an apartment or flat in a duplex. Refers to the structural characteristics and/or dwelling configuration, that is, whether the dwelling is a single-detached house, an apartment in a high-rise building, a row house, a mobile home, etc.

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Footnote 16

Movable dwelling

Includes mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.

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Footnote 17

Other dwelling

The category 'Other dwelling' is a subtotal of the following categories: semi-detached house, row house, apartment or flat in a duplex, apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys and other single-attached house.

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Footnote 18

Total number of private households by household size

Household, private - Person or group of persons occupying the same dwelling. Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy a private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada.

Household size - Number of persons occupying a private dwelling. Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.

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Footnote 19

Total population excluding institutional residents

The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 20

Selected Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 21

Selected non-Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 22

Other languages

This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 23

Official language minority

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2012. Sechelt, British Columbia (Code 5929011) and Sunshine Coast, British Columbia (Code 5929) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed February 27, 2020).

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Footnotes

Footnote 1

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Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census Profile


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.. not available for a specific reference period

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Some of the data sets are large and require special consideration during processing in order to successfully make use of them.

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Map

Map

Map: Sechelt, District municipality (Census Subdivision), British Columbia

Map: Sunshine Coast, Regional district (Census Division), British Columbia

Geographic hierarchy

Geographic hierarchy

Note

Note: For more information regarding geographic hierarchies, refer to the Illustrated Glossary: Hierarchy of standard geographic units tutorial.

Related data

Related data

Related data: Sechelt, District municipality (Census Subdivision), British Columbia

Related data: Sunshine Coast, Regional district (Census Division), British Columbia

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