Census Profile, 2016 Census
Saanich, District municipality [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Capital, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia

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Characteristic Saanich, DM
British Columbia
[Census subdivision]
Capital, RD
British Columbia
[Census division]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 45 111,835 54,295 57,540 372,875 179,965 192,915
Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 46 103,015 50,330 52,685 349,885 169,665 180,220
Canadian citizens aged under 18 18,015 9,260 8,745 57,630 29,290 28,335
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 85,005 41,065 43,935 292,255 140,375 151,880
Not Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 47 8,820 3,960 4,855 22,990 10,300 12,695
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total - Immigrant status and period of immigration for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 48 111,835 54,295 57,540 372,875 179,965 192,910
Non-immigrantsCensus data footnote 49 83,925 41,455 42,470 297,135 145,405 151,740
ImmigrantsCensus data footnote 50 24,755 11,320 13,435 68,925 31,295 37,630
Before 1981 10,250 4,930 5,320 32,495 15,135 17,355
1981 to 1990 2,745 1,200 1,540 7,490 3,325 4,170
1991 to 2000 3,820 1,690 2,130 8,990 3,990 5,000
2001 to 2010 5,040 2,190 2,855 12,065 5,295 6,770
2001 to 2005 2,255 960 1,290 5,100 2,235 2,865
2006 to 2010 2,790 1,225 1,565 6,960 3,055 3,905
2011 to 2016Census data footnote 51 2,905 1,320 1,590 7,885 3,555 4,335
Non-permanent residentsCensus data footnote 52 3,155 1,520 1,640 6,815 3,265 3,550
Age at immigration
Total - Age at immigration for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 53 24,755 11,320 13,440 68,920 31,295 37,625
Under 5 years 2,595 1,295 1,300 7,845 3,830 4,010
5 to 14 years 4,075 2,045 2,030 12,090 5,850 6,235
15 to 24 years 5,670 2,550 3,120 15,520 6,940 8,575
25 to 44 years 10,255 4,480 5,780 27,870 12,160 15,710
45 years and over 2,160 955 1,205 5,605 2,510 3,095
Immigrants by selected place of birthThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census immigration data
Total - Selected places of birth for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 24,755 11,320 13,440 68,925 31,295 37,630
Americas 2,845 1,230 1,620 10,570 4,580 5,990
Brazil 90 55 35 195 95 105
Colombia 100 50 55 305 125 180
El Salvador 85 40 45 175 70 105
Guyana 35 15 20 100 40 60
Haiti 20 10 10 65 25 40
Jamaica 70 35 40 300 165 135
Mexico 200 90 115 795 350 440
Peru 40 10 30 145 65 80
Trinidad and Tobago 65 30 35 250 90 160
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 1,690 700 985 6,930 3,015 3,915
Other places of birth in Americas 465 200 260 1,310 540 770
Europe 8,945 4,330 4,610 31,665 15,055 16,610
Bosnia and Herzegovina 90 40 50 125 60 65
Croatia 200 115 80 375 205 165
France 155 50 105 570 215 360
Germany 890 395 490 3,160 1,400 1,760
Greece 95 60 40 230 135 90
Hungary 200 125 80 545 305 240
IrelandCensus data footnote 56 130 75 60 480 250 230
Italy 240 115 130 680 355 325
Netherlands 525 300 225 1,695 875 825
Poland 220 100 120 905 375 525
Portugal 365 160 205 700 320 385
Romania 125 60 70 315 150 165
Russian Federation 200 90 115 615 275 340
SerbiaCensus data footnote 57 80 35 35 155 90 65
Ukraine 125 60 65 425 205 225
United KingdomCensus data footnote 58 4,340 2,070 2,275 17,630 8,330 9,300
Other places of birth in Europe 960 485 475 3,060 1,520 1,540
Africa 1,005 475 530 2,925 1,420 1,505
Algeria 10 10 0 10 10 0
Egypt 50 30 20 195 130 70
Ethiopia 65 30 35 180 75 100
Kenya 60 25 35 210 75 135
Morocco 30 10 15 115 70 45
Nigeria 50 30 20 130 65 65
Somalia 30 15 15 55 25 30
South Africa, Republic of 410 180 230 1,190 560 630
Other places of birth in Africa 305 150 160 840 410 425
Asia 11,565 5,105 6,460 22,390 9,585 12,805
Afghanistan 10 10 0 70 45 30
Bangladesh 50 15 25 70 30 35
ChinaCensus data footnote 59 3,530 1,550 1,980 5,590 2,375 3,220
Hong KongCensus data footnote 60 760 360 400 1,245 585 660
India 2,375 1,160 1,210 3,715 1,845 1,870
IranCensus data footnote 61 310 165 145 780 380 400
Iraq 30 20 10 100 55 45
Japan 320 75 250 905 210 695
Korea, SouthCensus data footnote 62 610 270 340 1,160 510 655
Lebanon 60 35 20 140 85 60
Pakistan 180 100 85 400 220 180
Philippines 1,770 650 1,125 4,380 1,560 2,820
Sri Lanka 45 15 30 130 55 70
SyriaCensus data footnote 63 40 25 15 150 85 70
Taiwan 360 150 205 665 250 420
Viet Nam 430 195 235 935 420 515
Other places of birth in Asia 680 305 375 1,935 875 1,060
Oceania and other places of birthCensus data footnote 64 395 180 215 1,380 655 720
Recent immigrants by selected places of birth
Total - Selected places of birth for the recent immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 2,905 1,320 1,590 7,880 3,550 4,335
Americas 280 120 160 1,110 460 650
Brazil 35 25 10 50 30 15
Colombia 10 0 10 50 10 45
Cuba 0 0 0 15 0 20
Haiti 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jamaica 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 45 30 20 195 90 105
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 120 45 75 645 265 375
VenezuelaCensus data footnote 65 0 0 0 10 0 10
Other places of birth in Americas 60 25 35 145 60 90
Europe 310 155 160 1,235 640 590
France 10 0 10 50 20 25
Germany 35 15 15 105 55 55
IrelandCensus data footnote 56 15 15 10 50 30 15
MoldovaCensus data footnote 66 0 0 0 10 0 10
Romania 0 0 0 15 10 10
Russian Federation 40 20 25 90 45 50
Ukraine 30 10 20 85 25 60
United KingdomCensus data footnote 58 115 70 50 555 335 220
Other places of birth in Europe 65 25 35 270 115 150
Africa 115 60 55 435 210 225
Algeria 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cameroon 0 0 0 0 0 0
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 10 0 10 20 10 20
Côte d'Ivoire 0 0 0 0 0 0
Egypt 10 0 10 30 20 10
Eritrea 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ethiopia 10 0 0 25 15 15
Morocco 0 0 0 20 10 15
Nigeria 15 10 10 60 35 20
Somalia 0 0 0 10 0 10
South Africa, Republic of 25 15 10 110 40 70
Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Africa 50 30 20 155 80 75
Asia 2,165 955 1,205 4,980 2,145 2,835
Afghanistan 0 0 0 10 0 0
Bangladesh 0 0 0 15 10 10
ChinaCensus data footnote 59 590 245 345 1,030 435 595
Hong KongCensus data footnote 60 40 20 15 60 35 20
India 335 180 155 525 300 220
IranCensus data footnote 61 45 30 20 165 80 80
Iraq 10 0 0 30 15 15
Israel 0 0 0 30 20 10
Japan 25 0 25 120 35 80
Korea, SouthCensus data footnote 62 215 105 110 430 175 255
Lebanon 0 0 0 15 10 10
Nepal 20 0 15 50 15 35
Pakistan 15 0 10 65 35 30
Philippines 735 300 435 1,870 740 1,135
Saudi Arabia 10 0 0 40 20 25
Sri Lanka 0 0 0 0 0 0
SyriaCensus data footnote 63 0 0 0 95 45 50
Taiwan 20 0 20 105 35 70
Turkey 10 0 0 20 10 0
United Arab Emirates 15 10 10 25 10 10
Viet Nam 10 0 10 60 30 35
Other places of birth in Asia 70 30 40 230 95 135
Oceania and otherCensus data footnote 64 35 25 10 125 95 30
Australia 20 10 10 80 55 20
Other places of birthCensus data footnote 67 20 20 0 45 40 10
Generation status
Total - Generation status for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 68 111,835 54,295 57,540 372,875 179,960 192,915
First generationCensus data footnote 69 29,060 13,460 15,605 79,745 36,635 43,115
Second generationCensus data footnote 70 27,430 13,365 14,060 86,280 41,840 44,440
Third generation or moreCensus data footnote 71 55,340 27,470 27,875 206,845 101,490 105,355
Admission category and applicant type
Total - Admission category and applicant type for the immigrant population in private households who landed between 1980 and 2016 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 72 15,060 6,670 8,390 37,750 16,810 20,940
Economic immigrantsCensus data footnote 73 8,315 3,930 4,380 20,115 9,495 10,625
Principal applicantsCensus data footnote 74 3,355 1,905 1,455 8,780 4,780 4,000
Secondary applicantsCensus data footnote 75 4,955 2,030 2,925 11,335 4,715 6,620
Immigrants sponsored by familyCensus data footnote 76 5,690 2,160 3,535 14,465 5,670 8,795
RefugeesCensus data footnote 77 950 535 415 2,825 1,485 1,345
Other immigrantsCensus data footnote 78 105 50 55 350 165 180

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Saanich, DM [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Capital, RD [Census division], British Columbia (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 April 20, 2021).

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