Census Profile, 2016 Census
Capital, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia and British Columbia [Province]

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Characteristic Capital, RD
British Columbia
[Census division]
British Columbia

[Province]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Household characteristics
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 130 170,155 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
Owner 107,775 ... ... 1,279,020 ... ...
Renter 62,270 ... ... 599,360 ... ...
Band housing 110 ... ... 3,590 ... ...
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 131 170,155 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
Condominium 30,160 ... ... 416,770 ... ...
Not condominium 140,000 ... ... 1,465,200 ... ...
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 132 170,160 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
No bedrooms 2,370 ... ... 22,705 ... ...
1 bedroom 32,945 ... ... 311,035 ... ...
2 bedrooms 49,895 ... ... 514,015 ... ...
3 bedrooms 46,095 ... ... 513,135 ... ...
4 or more bedrooms 38,855 ... ... 521,075 ... ...
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 133 170,160 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
1 to 4 rooms 59,820 ... ... 642,910 ... ...
5 rooms 25,240 ... ... 274,780 ... ...
6 rooms 21,310 ... ... 235,845 ... ...
7 rooms 18,125 ... ... 199,715 ... ...
8 or more rooms 45,675 ... ... 528,720 ... ...
Average number of rooms per dwelling 5.9 ... ... 6.0 ... ...
Total - Private households by number of persons per room - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 134 170,155 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
One person or fewer per room 168,650 ... ... 1,839,850 ... ...
More than 1 person per room 1,505 ... ... 42,120 ... ...
Total - Private households by housing suitability - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 135 170,160 ... ... 1,881,965 ... ...
Suitable 164,105 ... ... 1,781,905 ... ...
Not suitable 6,055 ... ... 100,060 ... ...
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 136 170,160 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
1960 or before 40,440 ... ... 267,560 ... ...
1961 to 1980 54,755 ... ... 559,485 ... ...
1981 to 1990 25,275 ... ... 289,565 ... ...
1991 to 2000 21,145 ... ... 331,865 ... ...
2001 to 2005 8,375 ... ... 125,335 ... ...
2006 to 2010 11,775 ... ... 171,945 ... ...
2011 to 2016Census data footnote 137 8,390 ... ... 136,210 ... ...
Total - Occupied private dwellings by dwelling condition - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 138 170,155 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
Only regular maintenance or minor repairs needed 160,960 ... ... 1,763,105 ... ...
Major repairs needed 9,200 ... ... 118,865 ... ...
Total - Private households by number of household maintainers - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 139 170,155 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
1 household maintainer 96,760 ... ... 1,091,500 ... ...
2 household maintainers 68,230 ... ... 725,675 ... ...
3 or more household maintainers 5,170 ... ... 64,790 ... ...
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 140 170,160 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
15 to 24 years 7,010 ... ... 58,620 ... ...
25 to 34 years 22,895 ... ... 253,950 ... ...
35 to 44 years 24,430 ... ... 304,185 ... ...
45 to 54 years 30,380 ... ... 378,545 ... ...
55 to 64 years 34,895 ... ... 390,185 ... ...
65 to 74 years 28,915 ... ... 288,165 ... ...
75 to 84 years 15,020 ... ... 152,225 ... ...
85 years and over 6,610 ... ... 56,085 ... ...
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 141 166,925 ... ... 1,832,420 ... ...
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 119,385 ... ... 1,320,210 ... ...
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 47,540 ... ... 512,210 ... ...
30% to less than 100% 40,450 ... ... 420,705 ... ...
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 105,280 ... ... 1,242,600 ... ...
% of owner households with a mortgageCensus data footnote 142 56.3 ... ... 58.6 ... ...
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costsCensus data footnote 141 19.1 ... ... 20.7 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)Census data footnote 143 1,156 ... ... 1,149 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)Census data footnote 143 1,388 ... ... 1,387 ... ...
Median value of dwellings ($)Census data footnote 144 577,597 ... ... 500,874 ... ...
Average value of dwellings ($)Census data footnote 144 634,182 ... ... 720,689 ... ...
Total - Tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 61,905 ... ... 592,825 ... ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housingCensus data footnote 145 12.0 ... ... 12.5 ... ...
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costsCensus data footnote 141 44.5 ... ... 43.3 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)Census data footnote 143 1,003 ... ... 1,036 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)Census data footnote 143 1,113 ... ... 1,149 ... ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Capital, RD [Census division], British Columbia and British Columbia [Province] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 6, 2022).

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