Aboriginal Population Profile, 2016 Census
Greater Vancouver, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia

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Characteristic Greater Vancouver, RD
British Columbia
[Census division]
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Total - Sex, Total - Age groups
Total - Population in private households by Aboriginal identityFootnote 1 Aboriginal identityFootnote 2 Single Aboriginal responsesFootnote 3 First Nations (North American Indian)Footnote 4 Métis Inuk (Inuit) Multiple Aboriginal responsesFootnote 5 Aboriginal responses not included elsewhereFootnote 6 Non-Aboriginal identity
Average age and median age
Total - Average age and median age for the population in private households - 25% sample data 2,426,235 61,455 59,595 35,770 23,425 405 1,065 790 2,364,780
Average age 40.6 33.1 33.0 32.0 34.5 32.7 31.3 40.8 40.8
Median age 40.5 30.7 30.7 29.5 32.2 30.5 29.3 44.7 40.8
Marital status
Total - Marital status for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 7 2,064,615 47,280 45,785 27,020 18,460 305 820 680 2,017,330
Married or living common law 1,185,510 19,595 19,025 10,390 8,525 115 300 270 1,165,915
Married 1,026,370 12,570 12,165 6,160 5,930 75 185 210 1,013,805
Living common law 159,145 7,030 6,855 4,225 2,590 35 105 60 152,110
Not married and not living common law 879,100 27,690 26,755 16,630 9,935 185 525 405 851,415
Never married 618,260 21,190 20,520 13,010 7,380 125 425 250 597,070
Separated 48,680 1,735 1,660 1,015 630 15 35 40 46,945
Divorced 123,845 3,555 3,400 1,855 1,515 30 70 90 120,290
Widowed 88,320 1,210 1,175 750 410 15 0 30 87,115
Family characteristics
Total - Family characteristics for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 8 2,426,235 61,455 59,595 35,765 23,425 400 1,070 795 2,364,780
Married spouses and common-law partners 1,149,765 19,275 18,735 10,235 8,390 110 290 255 1,130,490
Married spouses 990,625 12,250 11,875 6,010 5,795 70 180 195 978,375
Common-law partners 159,140 7,025 6,855 4,225 2,590 40 110 60 152,110
Lone parents (in lone-parent census families) 104,525 4,245 4,125 2,710 1,400 10 65 55 100,275
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 710,255 22,475 21,850 13,480 8,250 120 410 215 687,785
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsCensus data footnote 9 518,385 11,075 10,740 6,225 4,450 65 215 120 507,310
In an intact familyCensus data footnote 10 509,120 10,285 9,955 5,705 4,195 60 210 115 498,835
In a complex stepfamilyCensus data footnote 11 9,265 790 785 520 260 0 10 0 8,470
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 36,975 2,235 2,155 1,375 765 10 55 25 34,735
In a simple stepfamilyCensus data footnote 12 23,855 1,165 1,140 675 455 10 25 0 22,690
In a complex stepfamilyCensus data footnote 13 13,120 1,070 1,020 705 310 10 30 20 12,050
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyCensus data footnote 14 150,305 8,510 8,310 5,410 2,865 35 140 60 141,795
With a male lone parent 27,105 1,620 1,590 930 640 15 20 15 25,480
With a female lone parent 123,200 6,890 6,720 4,475 2,230 15 120 45 116,310
Living with grandparents without parents present 4,595 650 635 465 165 10 0 10 3,940
With two grandparents without parents present 2,155 245 240 175 60 10 0 10 1,910
With one grandparent without parents present 2,435 405 400 290 105 0 0 0 2,035
Persons not in census families 461,685 15,460 14,895 9,340 5,390 160 300 265 446,230
Living with other relatives 66,705 1,875 1,830 1,350 465 15 20 30 64,835
Foster children 2,065 960 945 670 250 25 15 0 1,105
Living with non-relatives only or alone 392,915 12,620 12,115 7,325 4,670 120 270 230 380,300
Registered or Treaty Indian status
Total - Population by Registered or Treaty Indian status for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 15 2,426,235 61,455 59,595 35,765 23,425 405 1,065 795 2,364,775
Registered or Treaty IndianCensus data footnote 16 24,115 24,115 23,220 21,250 1,955 20 260 635 0
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 2,402,120 37,340 36,375 14,515 21,475 385 810 160 2,364,780
Aboriginal ancestry
Total - Aboriginal ancestry for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 17 2,426,235 61,455 59,600 35,765 23,425 405 1,065 790 2,364,780
Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 18 13,620 13,220 13,050 10,430 2,475 140 135 40 395
Single Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 19 13,305 12,910 12,820 10,340 2,355 125 50 40 395
First Nations (North American Indian) single ancestryCensus data footnote 20 10,895 10,600 10,540 10,285 245 0 25 40 290
Métis single ancestry 2,270 2,180 2,165 55 2,110 0 15 0 90
Inuit single ancestry 145 130 120 10 0 120 10 0 20
Multiple Aboriginal ancestries (only)Census data footnote 21 305 310 225 90 125 15 85 0 0
First Nations (North American Indian) and Métis ancestries 285 285 210 85 125 0 80 0 0
First Nations (North American Indian) and Inuit ancestries 20 15 15 0 0 10 0 0 0
Métis and Inuit ancestries 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and Inuit ancestries 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 22 61,085 39,945 38,980 20,770 18,020 185 825 140 21,140
Single Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 23 58,700 37,895 37,265 20,500 16,585 180 495 140 20,800
First Nations (North American Indian) and non-Aboriginal ancestries 38,755 24,045 23,635 20,265 3,340 30 280 130 14,705
Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 19,600 13,660 13,450 210 13,235 0 205 10 5,930
Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 350 185 175 20 10 150 10 0 165
Multiple Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 24 2,385 2,045 1,715 265 1,440 10 330 0 340
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 2,305 1,985 1,685 240 1,445 0 300 0 320
First Nations (North American Indian), Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 35 35 20 10 0 10 10 0 0
Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 30 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 15
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 20 20 15 15 0 0 10 0 0
Non-Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 25 2,351,535 8,290 7,570 4,565 2,925 75 105 615 2,343,245
Aboriginal ancestry responses
Total - Aboriginal ancestry responses for the population in private household - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 26 2,426,235 61,460 59,600 35,765 23,430 400 1,065 790 2,364,780
Total Aboriginal ancestryCensus data footnote 27 74,705 53,165 52,025 31,195 20,500 325 965 180 21,535
First Nations ancestry 52,310 36,990 36,110 30,905 5,150 55 710 170 15,315
Abenaki 85 50 45 30 20 0 0 0 40
Algonquin 495 260 250 175 75 0 15 0 230
Anishinaabe, n.o.s.Census data footnote 28 235 215 210 155 55 0 10 0 20
Apache 70 40 40 45 0 0 0 0 30
Assiniboine 50 50 45 45 0 0 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver (Dunne-za) 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Blackfoot, n.o.s.Census data footnote 29 740 450 445 390 50 0 0 0 295
Blood (Kainai) 35 30 30 35 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier (Dakelh) 450 425 415 405 10 0 10 0 25
Cayuga 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
Cherokee 1,080 440 440 395 50 0 0 0 640
Chilcotin (Tsilhqot'in) 120 110 110 95 10 0 10 0 0
Chipewyan (Denesuline) 90 75 70 60 10 0 0 10 10
Cowichan 95 75 70 70 10 0 0 0 25
Cree 10,050 7,455 7,140 4,265 2,845 25 290 20 2,595
Dakota 50 20 15 15 0 0 0 0 25
Delaware (Lenape) 25 20 15 15 0 0 0 0 10
Dene Tha (Slavey) 25 25 30 20 10 0 0 0 0
Dene, n.o.s.Census data footnote 30 200 185 185 165 20 0 0 0 20
Gitxsan 450 435 415 410 0 0 10 10 15
Gwich'in 95 65 35 35 0 0 30 0 30
Haida 835 745 745 720 20 0 0 0 95
Haisla 140 135 135 135 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 200 200 200 195 10 0 0 0 10
Huron (Wendat) 120 35 35 10 25 0 0 0 85
Innu/Montagnais 120 10 15 15 0 0 0 0 105
Iroquois, n.o.s.Census data footnote 31 475 270 255 195 55 0 20 0 200
Kaska 35 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0
Ktunaxa (Kutenai) 45 45 45 40 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) 655 635 635 635 0 0 0 0 20
Lakota 65 50 55 50 0 0 0 0 10
Maliseet 60 35 25 15 10 0 10 0 25
Mi'kmaq 2,015 950 905 670 235 0 35 15 1,065
Mohawk 720 425 420 345 70 0 10 0 290
Musqueam 205 190 190 190 0 0 10 0 10
Naskapi 10 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
Navajo 65 60 60 55 0 0 0 0 10
Nisga'a 735 725 715 710 10 0 0 10 10
Nlaka'pamux (Thompson) 155 135 125 120 10 0 10 0 25
Nuu-chah-nulth 215 205 195 195 0 0 10 0 10
Nuxalk 170 165 160 165 0 0 0 0 10
Odawa 20 20 20 15 10 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 2,100 1,775 1,720 1,460 255 0 45 10 325
Oji-Cree 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan (Syilx) 170 155 150 150 0 0 0 0 15
Oneida 60 35 35 30 10 0 0 0 15
Potawatomi 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Sahtu (North Slavey) 10 10 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
Salish, n.o.s.Census data footnote 32 4,405 3,935 3,850 3,755 95 0 75 10 475
Saulteaux 315 305 275 250 30 0 30 0 10
Sechelt (Shishalh) 40 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 10
Secwepemc (Shuswap) 525 460 445 430 10 0 15 0 65
Sekani 35 35 30 20 0 0 10 0 0
Sioux, n.o.s.Census data footnote 33 425 335 335 225 110 0 0 0 90
Squamish 1,195 1,135 1,130 1,120 10 0 0 0 55
St'at'imc (Lillooet) 140 130 125 125 10 0 0 0 10
Sto:lo 235 205 190 190 0 0 10 0 35
Stoney (Nakoda) 70 65 65 45 15 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 50 50 50 50 0 0 0 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 120 85 80 80 0 0 0 0 35
Tsimshian 630 600 590 580 15 0 10 0 25
Tsuu T'ina (Sarcee) 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone, n.o.s.Census data footnote 34 55 55 55 55 0 10 0 0 0
Wet'suwet'en 125 120 115 115 0 0 10 0 0
First Nations ancestry, n.i.e.Census data footnote 35 23,930 15,465 15,160 13,855 1,285 20 210 95 8,465
Métis ancestry 24,510 18,150 17,520 605 16,915 0 620 10 6,360
Inuit ancestry 600 400 350 55 0 290 50 0 200
Non-Aboriginal ancestry 2,412,620 48,235 46,550 25,335 20,950 265 935 755 2,364,385
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of official languages for the population in private households - 25% Sample DataCensus data footnote 36 2,426,230 61,455 59,595 35,765 23,425 400 1,070 790 2,364,775
English only 2,118,305 56,880 55,195 34,055 20,770 375 965 720 2,061,420
French only 1,045 45 45 35 0 0 0 0 1,000
English and French 171,215 4,480 4,310 1,655 2,630 20 95 75 166,740
Neither English nor French 135,670 55 45 25 25 0 0 0 135,620
First official language spoken
Total - First official language spoken for the population in private households - 25% Sample DataCensus data footnote 37 2,426,235 61,455 59,600 35,770 23,425 400 1,065 790 2,364,775
English 2,252,230 60,425 58,595 35,525 22,680 395 1,045 785 2,191,805
French 25,575 960 930 220 705 0 20 10 24,620
English and French 14,355 35 40 10 30 0 0 0 14,320
Neither English nor French 134,070 35 30 20 15 0 0 0 134,035
Official language minority
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 38 32,750 975 950 220 720 0 15 0 31,775
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 39 1.3 1.6 1.6 0.6 3.1 0.0 1.4 0.0 1.3
Mother tongue
Total - Mother tongue for the population in private households - 25% Sample DataCensus data footnote 40 2,426,235 61,455 59,595 35,765 23,425 405 1,065 795 2,364,780
Official languages 1,408,700 60,575 58,730 35,020 23,350 360 1,055 785 1,348,115
English 1,382,550 59,455 57,650 34,780 22,515 355 1,035 770 1,323,090
French 32,525 1,505 1,460 390 1,060 10 30 15 31,020
Non-official languages 1,088,115 1,230 1,170 955 175 40 35 25 1,086,885
Aboriginal languages 880 865 860 745 70 40 0 0 20
Algonquian languages 335 330 330 285 45 0 0 0 0
Blackfoot 15 15 20 15 0 0 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 225 220 220 175 40 0 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moose Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 45 50 45 40 0 0 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 40 45 45 45 0 0 0 0 0
Woods Cree 20 20 25 10 0 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 110 110 110 80 30 0 0 0 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 10 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 85 90 90 90 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 85 85 85 85 0 0 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 70 65 65 65 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Athabaskan languages 60 55 55 55 0 0 0 0 0
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier 30 30 35 35 0 0 0 0 0
Chilcotin 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan languages 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 25 25 20 20 0 0 10 0 0
Inuit languages 50 50 50 10 0 40 0 0 0
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 40 40 40 0 0 35 0 0 0
Inuvialuktun 10 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Michif 25 25 30 0 30 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 160 155 155 155 0 0 0 0 0
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 45 45 45 50 0 0 0 0 0
Lillooet 15 15 15 10 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 35 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 25 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 40 40 40 35 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages 25 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0
Dakota 20 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 90 80 80 85 0 0 0 0 10
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 35 35 35 30 0 0 0 0 0
Nisga'a 25 25 25 20 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 30 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 50 55 55 55 0 0 0 0 0
Haisla 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 25 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 15 15 15 10 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 45 40 45 45 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 1,087,230 365 315 210 105 0 25 25 1,086,865
Language spoken at home
Total - Language spoken at home for the population in private households - 25% Sample DataCensus data footnote 41 2,426,235 61,455 59,600 35,765 23,430 400 1,065 795 2,364,780
Official languages 2,038,420 61,280 59,425 35,660 23,370 405 1,060 790 1,977,140
English 2,033,750 61,170 59,335 35,610 23,330 395 1,055 780 1,972,585
French 37,610 1,275 1,235 470 745 20 30 10 36,335
Non-official languages 1,039,550 1,875 1,755 1,295 430 30 70 50 1,037,675
Aboriginal languages 945 910 880 810 40 30 20 10 30
Algonquian languages 305 300 295 265 30 0 0 0 10
Blackfoot 10 10 10 15 0 0 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 195 185 185 160 25 0 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moose Cree 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 65 55 60 55 10 0 0 0 10
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Woods Cree 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 110 105 110 95 15 0 0 0 0
Eastern Algonquian languages 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 95 95 90 85 10 0 0 0 0
Algonquin 15 10 10 15 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 80 85 80 75 0 0 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 55 45 50 45 0 0 0 0 10
Northern Athabaskan languages 50 45 45 40 0 0 0 0 0
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier 30 20 20 25 0 0 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan languages 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 45 40 35 35 0 0 0 0 10
Inuit languages 25 20 25 0 0 25 0 0 0
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 20 25 20 0 0 20 0 0 0
Inuvialuktun 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Michif 15 15 10 0 10 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 310 300 280 280 0 0 15 10 10
Comox 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 100 95 75 75 0 0 20 0 0
Lillooet 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan 35 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 115 110 110 110 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 20 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 30 25 25 30 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
Dakota 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 120 120 115 110 0 0 0 10 10
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 25 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0
Nisga'a 50 40 40 40 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 50 50 50 50 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 50 45 50 50 0 0 0 0 0
Haisla 20 20 25 20 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 10 15 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 1,038,610 965 880 485 390 0 50 35 1,037,645
Knowledge of languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% Sample DataCensus data footnote 42 2,426,230 61,455 59,595 35,770 23,430 400 1,065 795 2,364,780
Official languages 2,290,560 61,400 59,550 35,745 23,400 405 1,060 795 2,229,160
English 2,289,520 61,360 59,505 35,715 23,395 395 1,065 795 2,228,155
French 172,260 4,525 4,350 1,690 2,635 30 95 75 167,735
Non-official languages 1,220,340 3,665 3,465 2,380 1,015 65 110 85 1,216,680
Aboriginal languages 1,605 1,525 1,485 1,340 100 50 25 20 80
Algonquian languages 490 475 465 400 65 0 10 0 10
Blackfoot 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 310 300 295 240 60 0 10 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Moose Cree 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Naskapi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 90 85 85 60 25 0 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 20 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0
Woods Cree 15 15 15 15 10 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 180 175 170 145 30 0 10 0 10
Eastern Algonquian languages 20 20 15 15 0 0 10 0 0
Malecite 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 145 140 135 135 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquin 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
Ojibway 120 115 115 110 10 0 0 0 10
Oji-Cree 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 90 80 80 75 0 0 0 0 10
Northern Athabaskan languages 85 75 75 75 0 0 0 0 10
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 10 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carrier 45 45 40 45 0 0 0 0 10
Chilcotin 0 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan languages 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 60 60 55 55 0 0 0 0 10
Inuit languages 60 55 55 10 0 45 0 0 10
Inuinnaqtun 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inuktitut 40 35 40 0 0 35 0 0 10
Inuvialuktun 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 10 10 10 0 0 10 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mohawk 10 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Michif 30 35 35 0 35 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 540 505 485 485 0 0 15 10 30
Comox 15 15 15 20 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 155 135 115 110 10 0 15 10 15
Lillooet 20 15 15 10 0 0 0 0 10
Okanagan 35 35 35 30 0 0 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 225 220 220 225 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 25 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 65 55 55 55 0 0 0 0 10
Siouan languages 30 25 25 25 0 0 0 10 0
Dakota 15 15 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 180 165 165 160 0 0 0 10 20
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 50 40 40 35 0 0 0 10 10
Nisga'a 70 65 60 60 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 60 65 60 65 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 95 95 95 95 0 0 0 0 0
Haisla 30 30 30 25 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 15 15 15 15 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 40 45 45 45 0 0 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 15 10 15 10 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 35 35 35 35 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 1,218,825 2,190 2,030 1,090 920 20 95 70 1,216,630
Mobility status
Total - Mobility status 1 year ago for the population aged 1 year and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 43 2,403,015 60,625 58,790 35,260 23,130 405 1,045 785 2,342,395
Non-movers 2,024,070 48,615 47,085 28,250 18,560 270 850 685 1,975,460
Movers 378,945 12,005 11,705 7,010 4,570 130 195 100 366,935
Non-migrants 207,285 6,985 6,825 4,220 2,525 85 120 45 200,300
Migrants 171,660 5,020 4,880 2,790 2,045 45 85 55 166,635
Internal migrants 117,560 4,830 4,710 2,705 1,960 45 70 55 112,730
Intraprovincial migrants 93,805 3,915 3,815 2,295 1,510 10 55 45 89,890
Interprovincial migrants 23,760 915 900 405 455 35 15 10 22,840
External migrants 54,095 185 170 90 80 0 10 10 53,905
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago for the population aged 5 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 44 2,310,245 56,945 55,185 33,020 21,820 350 985 770 2,253,300
Non-movers 1,298,680 27,805 26,915 15,795 10,970 145 440 450 1,270,880
Movers 1,011,565 29,145 28,275 17,225 10,845 205 550 320 982,420
Non-migrants 516,530 16,090 15,635 9,615 5,910 110 290 165 500,440
Migrants 495,035 13,060 12,640 7,610 4,940 90 260 155 481,980
Internal migrants 309,040 12,595 12,200 7,360 4,760 80 250 140 296,450
Intraprovincial migrants 246,845 10,190 9,855 6,125 3,705 25 225 115 236,655
Interprovincial migrants 62,195 2,405 2,345 1,235 1,055 50 30 30 59,790
External migrants 186,000 465 440 255 180 10 10 15 185,535
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 45 2,064,615 47,285 45,780 27,020 18,460 305 825 680 2,017,325
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 319,055 13,030 12,675 8,295 4,295 80 205 155 306,025
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate, no postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 287,135 10,855 10,565 7,095 3,395 70 165 125 276,290
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate, with postsecondary certificate or diplomaCensus data footnote 46 31,915 2,180 2,105 1,195 900 10 40 30 29,740
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,745,560 34,255 33,115 18,725 14,165 220 620 520 1,711,305
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate, no postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 589,940 14,885 14,435 8,430 5,900 105 245 200 575,055
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate, with postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 47 1,155,615 19,370 18,675 10,295 8,265 115 370 320 1,136,250
Highest certificate, diploma or degree
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 48 2,064,610 47,285 45,785 27,015 18,460 300 825 680 2,017,330
No certificate, diploma or degree 287,140 10,850 10,565 7,095 3,400 70 165 125 276,285
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateCensus data footnote 49 589,940 14,885 14,435 8,435 5,905 105 245 200 575,060
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 133,020 4,715 4,525 2,555 1,945 20 95 95 128,305
Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 50 61,205 2,395 2,285 1,355 910 15 60 45 58,810
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 51 71,815 2,320 2,240 1,200 1,035 10 30 50 69,490
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 345,280 9,635 9,390 5,335 3,980 70 135 105 335,650
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 77,845 1,510 1,445 855 585 0 35 25 76,340
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 631,385 5,695 5,420 2,740 2,650 30 145 125 625,690
Bachelor's degree 415,805 3,795 3,625 1,795 1,810 20 95 80 412,010
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelCensus data footnote 52 215,580 1,895 1,800 950 840 15 50 45 213,685
Major field of study
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 53 2,064,610 47,285 45,780 27,020 18,465 305 825 680 2,017,330
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 54 877,080 25,735 25,000 15,530 9,300 175 410 325 851,345
Education 69,880 1,175 1,105 565 540 0 45 25 68,700
13. Education 69,880 1,175 1,110 565 545 0 45 30 68,700
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 67,210 1,630 1,570 930 615 20 40 20 65,580
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 11,500 395 390 255 135 0 0 0 11,105
50. Visual and performing arts 55,710 1,240 1,180 675 485 20 35 25 54,475
Humanities 79,940 1,045 1,010 555 445 10 20 20 78,895
16. Aboriginal and foreign languages, literatures and linguistics 11,125 70 65 40 25 0 0 0 11,055
23. English language and literature/letters 22,630 270 265 150 115 0 0 10 22,355
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 24,845 330 315 180 130 10 10 0 24,515
30A Interdisciplinary humanitiesCensus data footnote 55 345 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 350
38. Philosophy and religious studies 4,010 60 55 30 25 0 0 0 3,955
39. Theology and religious vocations 5,345 110 105 65 35 0 0 0 5,235
54. History 9,335 170 165 80 85 0 10 10 9,165
55. French language and literature/letters 2,305 35 35 10 25 0 0 0 2,265
Social and behavioural sciences and law 155,565 2,980 2,875 1,625 1,240 15 45 55 152,585
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 2,610 150 145 90 60 0 0 0 2,460
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 16,575 190 185 95 90 0 10 0 16,385
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 19,090 690 680 400 280 0 0 10 18,400
22. Legal professions and studies 24,595 585 560 305 255 0 15 10 24,010
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciencesCensus data footnote 56 2,635 55 55 25 25 0 0 0 2,585
42. Psychology 26,780 455 435 225 210 0 10 15 26,320
45. Social sciences 63,280 855 815 485 315 10 15 25 62,425
Business, management and public administration 260,400 3,965 3,820 2,145 1,645 30 55 90 256,430
30.16 Accounting and computer science 420 10 10 0 10 0 0 0 405
44. Public administration and social service professions 10,235 675 665 390 270 10 0 10 9,560
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 249,750 3,280 3,145 1,750 1,370 25 55 85 246,465
Physical and life sciences and technologies 55,945 480 470 185 285 0 10 0 55,460
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 22,715 205 195 60 135 0 10 0 22,505
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 13,390 140 135 60 75 0 0 0 13,250
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciencesCensus data footnote 57 635 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 620
40. Physical sciences 17,610 80 80 35 50 0 0 0 17,525
41. Science technologies/technicians 1,600 45 40 25 15 0 0 10 1,550
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 56,690 545 545 270 270 10 0 0 56,145
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 44,915 440 440 230 205 0 0 0 44,475
25. Library science 3,205 60 60 15 45 0 0 0 3,150
27. Mathematics and statistics 7,975 40 35 25 15 0 0 0 7,940
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciencesCensus data footnote 58 590 10 10 0 10 0 0 0 585
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 211,905 4,065 3,940 2,140 1,775 20 65 55 207,840
04. Architecture and related services 11,380 105 105 45 60 0 0 0 11,275
14. Engineering 74,080 275 270 135 120 10 0 0 73,805
15. Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 33,825 535 535 260 270 0 10 0 33,295
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35
46. Construction trades 39,190 1,565 1,510 895 615 0 35 25 37,625
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 35,810 885 860 455 395 10 10 15 34,925
48. Precision production 17,580 700 665 340 320 0 20 15 16,880
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 16,890 375 375 210 165 0 0 0 16,510
01. Agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences 10,385 180 180 90 95 0 0 0 10,205
03. Natural resources and conservation 6,505 195 195 120 75 0 0 0 6,310
Health and related fields 159,905 3,150 3,025 1,640 1,370 15 85 40 156,755
31. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies 12,700 230 225 120 100 10 10 0 12,475
51. Health professions and related programs 141,905 2,910 2,790 1,510 1,265 15 80 45 139,000
60. Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 5,300 15 15 10 10 0 0 0 5,285
Personal, protective and transportation services 52,975 2,115 2,040 1,220 805 10 45 25 50,860
12. Personal and culinary services 36,770 1,450 1,395 785 605 15 30 20 35,320
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 265 15 15 10 10 0 0 0 250
43. Security and protective services 5,915 220 210 115 95 0 10 10 5,700
49. Transportation and materials moving 9,940 435 420 320 100 0 10 0 9,500
Other 225 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 215
30.99 Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other 225 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 215
Labour force status
Total - Labour force status for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% Sample dataCensus data footnote 59 2,064,615 47,285 45,780 27,015 18,465 300 820 680 2,017,330
In the labour force 1,355,520 31,840 30,795 17,395 13,235 165 605 440 1,323,680
Employed 1,276,900 28,785 27,890 15,525 12,230 135 515 385 1,248,110
Unemployed 78,620 3,055 2,905 1,865 1,005 30 90 55 75,570
Not in the labour force 709,095 15,445 14,985 9,630 5,225 135 215 240 693,650
Participation rate 65.7 67.3 67.3 64.4 71.7 55.0 73.8 64.7 65.6
Employment rate 61.8 60.9 60.9 57.5 66.2 45.0 62.8 56.6 61.9
Unemployment rate 5.8 9.6 9.4 10.7 7.6 18.2 14.9 12.5 5.7
Class of worker
Total - Class of worker for the labour force aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 60 1,355,520 31,840 30,795 17,390 13,240 165 605 440 1,323,680
Class of worker - not applicableCensus data footnote 61 24,955 1,015 980 650 310 20 20 15 23,945
All classes of workersCensus data footnote 62 1,330,565 30,825 29,815 16,740 12,925 150 590 425 1,299,735
Employee 1,150,055 27,835 26,930 15,285 11,505 140 550 355 1,122,220
Self-employedCensus data footnote 63 180,510 2,995 2,890 1,460 1,420 10 35 70 177,520
Work activity during the reference year
Total - Work activity during the reference year for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 64 2,064,610 47,285 45,780 27,020 18,460 300 820 680 2,017,330
Did not workCensus data footnote 65 665,510 14,795 14,320 9,310 4,880 135 210 260 650,715
Worked 1,399,100 32,490 31,460 17,710 13,580 165 610 420 1,366,610
Worked full timeCensus data footnote 66 1,051,255 23,640 22,930 12,845 9,955 135 415 290 1,027,615
1 to 13 weeks 39,570 1,010 990 560 420 15 0 10 38,565
14 to 26 weeks 59,860 1,495 1,450 850 595 10 15 30 58,365
27 to 39 weeks 62,150 1,680 1,625 955 645 25 35 20 60,470
40 to 48 weeks 232,035 4,370 4,250 2,420 1,800 30 65 60 227,660
49 to 52 weeks 657,640 15,085 14,620 8,060 6,495 65 290 175 642,555
Worked part timeCensus data footnote 67 347,845 8,850 8,525 4,865 3,625 30 195 130 338,995
1 to 13 weeks 73,105 2,085 2,000 1,265 725 10 55 30 71,025
14 to 26 weeks 69,365 1,740 1,700 995 695 10 30 15 67,620
27 to 39 weeks 45,955 1,035 1,000 565 430 0 15 25 44,920
40 to 48 weeks 68,015 1,495 1,425 815 600 10 55 20 66,520
49 to 52 weeks 91,405 2,485 2,405 1,225 1,175 10 40 40 88,920
Average weeks worked in reference year 42.2 41.3 41.3 40.7 42.1 38.1 41.5 41.2 42.2
Occupation
Total - Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 - for the labour force population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 68 1,355,520 31,835 30,795 17,390 13,240 165 605 435 1,323,680
Occupation - not applicableCensus data footnote 69 24,960 1,015 980 650 315 20 15 15 23,945
All occupationsCensus data footnote 70 1,330,560 30,830 29,815 16,740 12,925 145 590 420 1,299,740
0 Management occupations 156,615 2,585 2,510 1,305 1,190 15 30 50 154,025
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 222,325 4,685 4,485 2,420 2,050 20 115 90 217,635
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 101,405 1,290 1,275 640 630 10 10 10 100,120
3 Health occupations 83,995 1,260 1,210 610 595 0 25 25 82,730
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 148,615 3,885 3,750 2,130 1,600 25 80 55 144,730
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 61,980 1,495 1,440 795 645 10 35 25 60,480
6 Sales and service occupations 331,590 8,315 8,065 4,615 3,405 50 165 80 323,275
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 167,640 5,855 5,655 3,380 2,265 15 115 85 161,785
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 17,660 610 600 370 220 10 10 0 17,050
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 38,740 835 825 490 330 10 10 10 37,905
Industry
Total - Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012 for the labour Force population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 71 1,355,520 31,840 30,795 17,390 13,240 165 605 440 1,323,680
Industry - NAICS 2012 - not applicableCensus data footnote 72 24,960 1,010 980 650 315 20 15 15 23,945
All industry categoriesCensus data footnote 73 1,330,565 30,830 29,815 16,745 12,925 150 590 425 1,299,740
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 13,020 240 240 155 85 0 0 0 12,785
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 4,475 115 115 70 45 0 0 0 4,355
22 Utilities 6,840 90 95 70 30 0 0 0 6,745
23 Construction 98,365 3,595 3,480 2,060 1,410 15 75 40 94,770
31-33 Manufacturing 84,355 1,650 1,615 835 775 10 15 15 82,710
41 Wholesale trade 55,420 </