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Population and Dwelling Counts Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 19,058     28,674    
Population in 1996 (2) 19,157     30,766    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) - 0.5     - 6.8    
Land area (square km) 416.44     474,706.97    
Population density per square kilometre 45.8     0.1    
     
Aboriginal identity population in 2001 Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (37) 18,920 9,280 9,640 28,525 14,300 14,220
Aboriginal identity population (3) 3,015 1,410 1,605 6,545 3,190 3,355
North American Indian single response (18) 2,395 1,110 1,285 5,600 2,745 2,860
Métis single response 350 190 165 535 275 260
Inuit single response 120 60 60 145 65 75
Multiple Aboriginal responses 85 25 60 100 25 70
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere (19) 65 30 30 160 80 85
Non-Aboriginal population 15,905 7,865 8,040 21,980 11,110 10,870
     
Registered Indian Status Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (37) 18,915 9,280 9,640 28,520 14,300 14,220
Registered Indian (4) 1,975 925 1,045 5,070 2,485 2,590
Not a registered Indian 16,945 8,355 8,590 23,450 11,815 11,635
     
Age Characteristics of the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (5) 3,015 1,415 1,600 6,545 3,190 3,350
Age 0-4 335 165 170 635 320 310
Age 5-14 635 320 310 1,340 675 665
Age 15-19 310 145 165 575 290 280
Age 20-24 245 110 135 455 220 230
Age 25-44 995 445 550 2,130 1,010 1,120
Age 45-54 245 105 140 665 310 355
Age 55-64 160 85 80 410 205 200
Age 65-74 60 30 35 230 100 125
Age 75-84 10 0 0 70 30 40
Age 85 and over 20 10 20 45 20 30
Median age of the Aboriginal identity population 24.7 22.3 26.7 28.6 27.7 29.4
% of the Aboriginal identity population ages 15 and over 67.7 65.4 70.0 69.7 68.8 71.0
     
Common-law Status of the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (6) 2,040 925 1,115 4,565 2,190 2,375
Not in a common-law relationship 1,640 760 880 3,495 1,725 1,775
In a common-law relationship 400 165 235 1,070 470 600
     
Legal Marital Status of the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (7) 2,040 925 1,115 4,570 2,190 2,375
Single (8) 1,180 555 625 2,695 1,390 1,305
Married (9) 505 240 260 1,100 510 590
Separated (10) 140 70 70 245 115 130
Divorced (11) 145 55 95 310 135 175
Widowed (12) 75 15 60 220 45 175
     
Language Characteristics of the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Aboriginal identity population 3,010 1,410 1,600 6,545 3,190 3,355
Knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) (13) 270 85 185 1,085 490 595
Knowledge of English only (14) 2,515 1,210 1,305 5,145 2,555 2,595
Knowledge of French only (14) 0 0 0 10 0 0
Knowledge of English and French only (15) 180 100 80 245 125 110
Knowledge of other languages (13) 40 15 30 60 20 45
% of the Aboriginal identity population with Aboriginal language(s) first learned and still understood 8.1 5.7 10.3 13.8 12.2 15.4
% of the Aboriginal identity population with Aboriginal language(s) spoken at home 2.8 1.8 4.1 6.4 5.6 7.3
% of the Aboriginal identity population with knowledge of Aboriginal language(s) 9.0 6.0 11.6 16.6 15.4 17.7
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 year ago for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (16) 2,945 1,385 1,565 6,425 3,135 3,290
Lived at the same address one year ago 2,130 990 1,140 5,060 2,480 2,580
Lived within the same prov./terr. one year ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 550 265 280 825 400 425
Lived within the same prov./terr. one year ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the prov./terr. 140 60 80 305 140 165
Lived in a different prov./terr. or country one year ago 125 65 60 235 110 120
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 years ago for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (17) 2,675 1,250 1,430 5,910 2,865 3,040
Lived at the same address five years ago 925 445 480 2,900 1,440 1,460
Lived within the same prov./terr. five years ago, but changed address within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,115 460 655 1,790 800 985
Lived within the same prov./terr. five years ago, but changed address from another census subdivision (municipality) within the prov./terr. 290 165 125 635 335 300
Lived in a different prov./terr. or country five years ago 350 180 170 585 290 300
     
School Attendance for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 and over attending school full time 385 165 225 690 300 385
Age 15-24 attending full time 270 120 150 490 225 265
Age 25 and over attending full time 115 45 75 200 80 125
Total population 15 and over attending school part time 155 45 110 345 130 215
Age 15-24 attending part time 55 30 25 85 50 40
Age 25 and over attending part time 105 15 90 260 85 175
     
Highest Level of Schooling for the Aboriginal Identity Population 25 Years and Over Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 25 years and over 1,490 665 820 3,540 1,675 1,870
Persons with less than a high school graduation certificate 455 220 230 1,185 610 575
Persons with a high school graduation certificate 55 30 30 180 85 95
Persons with some postsecondary education (21) 260 100 160 570 250 320
Persons with a trades, college or university certificate or diploma (below bachelor's degree) (22) 600 290 310 1,430 690 735
Persons with a university degree at bachelor's level or higher 115 20 95 175 40 135
% of the population 25 years of age and over with less than a high school graduation certificate 30.5 33.1 28.0 33.5 36.4 30.7
% of the population 25 years of age with a high school graduation certificate 3.7 4.5 3.7 5.1 5.1 5.1
% of the population 25 years of age with some postsecondary education (21) 17.4 15.0 19.5 16.1 14.9 17.1
% of the population 25 years of age with a trades, college or university certificate or diploma (below bachelor's degree) (22) 40.3 43.6 37.8 40.4 41.2 39.3
% of the population 25 years of age with a university degree at bachelor's level or higher 7.7 3.0 11.6 4.9 2.4 7.2
     
Earnings Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (23) 1,505 685 825 3,400 1,660 1,735
Average earnings(all persons with earnings($)) 24,264 25,294 23,408 21,992 22,405 21,597
Worked full year, full time (counts) (24) 545 225 315 1,125 480 650
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 34,797 36,258 33,756 35,100 37,038 33,664
     
Income Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (34) 1,890     4,295    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (35) 17,362     16,223    
Composition of total income (100%) (36) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 81.2     79.7    
Government transfer - % of income 16.0     17.2    
Other money - % of income 2.8     3.2    
     
Labour Force Indicators for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (31) 71.8 74.1 69.5 71.9 74.7 69.5
Employment rate (32) 53.4 51.9 54.3 52.7 50.2 55.2
Unemployment rate (33) 25.6 29.9 21.9 26.8 33.0 20.6
     
Industry Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (28) 1,395 650 745 3,145 1,565 1,585
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 40 35 10 195 175 20
Manufacturing and construction industries 155 135 20 430 385 45
Wholesale and retail trade 245 100 150 315 125 190
Finance and real estate 30 10 20 50 20 30
Health and education 170 20 150 390 55 340
Business services 185 110 75 370 220 155
Other services 565 245 320 1,395 585 805
     
Occupation Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (30) 1,395 650 745 3,145 1,565 1,580
Management occupations 110 35 75 230 95 140
Business, finance and administration occupations 190 20 170 450 45 405
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 65 40 25 145 90 50
Health occupations 30 0 30 50 0 50
Social science, education, government service and religion 170 30 135 390 70 320
Art, culture, recreation and sport 60 35 20 110 65 45
Sales and service occupations 420 185 240 820 325 495
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 275 245 30 685 630 60
Occupations unique to primary industry 45 40 0 195 180 15
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 35 30 0 80 65 10
     
Place of Work Status for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (26) 1,090 480 610 2,405 1,100 1,310
Worked at home 40 20 15 100 55 45
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0 10 0 0
No fixed workplace address 120 90 30 370 290 80
Worked at usual place 925 360 565 1,930 745 1,190
     
Mode of Transportation to Work for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (27) 1,045 450 595 2,305 1,040 1,265
Car, truck, van, as driver 660 305 355 1,345 635 705
Car, truck, van, as passenger 125 50 75 220 100 120
Public transit 90 30 60 95 30 65
Walked or bicycled 155 50 105 560 210 350
Other method 20 20 0 80 60 20
     
Census Family Status for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Census Family Status 2,985 1,390 1,590 6,490 3,160 3,335
Spouses 500 235 260 1,080 495 585
Common-law partners 395 160 235 1,065 470 600
Lone parents 330 70 260 585 125 460
Children in census families 1,325 705 620 2,690 1,475 1,215
Non-family persons 435 220 215 1,075 595 480
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (20) 1,365     2,910    
Number of owned dwellings 590     1,200    
Number of rented dwellings 700     1,070    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 1,110     2,160    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 255     750    
Dwellings requiring regular maintenance only 690     1,350    
Dwellings requiring minor repairs only 470     955    
Dwellings requiring major repairs 210     605    
% of occupied private dwellings with more than one person per room 1.8     3.4    
Average number of persons per room 0.5     0.5    
     
Selected Household Characteristics for the Aboriginal Identity Population Whitehorse, City Yukon Territory
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 1,370     2,915    
Median household income ($) 45,503     39,614    
     

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