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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 2,116,581   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 1,986,965   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 6.5   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 870,992   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 817,033   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 735.6   4.4
Land area (square km) 2,877.36   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 2,116,580 1,032,445 1,084,135   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 105,285 53,980 51,300   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 112,270 57,915 54,360   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 128,190 66,295 61,890   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 137,195 70,340 66,850   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 148,515 74,420 74,090   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 143,295 69,765 73,535   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 146,410 70,065 76,345   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 165,640 79,795 85,845   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 182,145 88,790 93,355   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 178,245 86,395 91,855   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 160,130 78,380 81,745   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 139,650 68,655 70,995   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 98,140 48,365 49,780   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 76,575 36,610 39,970   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 64,565 30,845 33,720   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 54,185 24,305 29,880   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 40,650 16,060 24,590   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 35,485 11,465 24,020   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 39.1 38.3 39.9   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.7 82.7 84.5   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 1,770,835 854,250 916,585   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 1,655,175 795,780 859,395   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 115,655 58,470 57,190   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 1,770,835 854,250 916,585   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 603,690 319,550 284,135   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 891,530 443,785 447,745   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 50,355 21,305 29,045   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 129,405 51,835 77,570   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 95,860 17,775 78,085   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 817,230   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 35.5   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.3   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.3   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.7   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 26.6   20.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 12.7   7.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.8   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 531,720   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 285,045   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 482,905   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 334,320   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.8   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.1   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 2.8   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 520,937   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 580,120   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 433,175   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 58,825   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 88,115   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 71,245   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 16,865   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.5   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 64,332   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 70,601   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 69,726   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 38,226   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 36,475   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 48,561   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 56,577   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 61,499   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 60,118   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 35,700   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,350   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 42,997   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 817,230   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 233,160   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 210,365   486,040
One-person households 232,130   460,580
Other household types 28 141,575   264,105
Average household size 2.6   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 55,231   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 79,982   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 70,426   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 30,364   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 51,880   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 48,527   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 69,333   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 60,936   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,954   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 47,092   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 812   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 1,081   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 2,097,965 1,025,040 1,072,920   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 1,190,555 595,830 594,725   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 24,135 11,530 12,600   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 2,855 1,300 1,555   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 880,425 416,380 464,040   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 2,097,965 1,025,040 1,072,920   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 1,825,595 909,575 916,020   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 1,140 570 570   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 162,790 72,375 90,415   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 108,440 42,525 65,915   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 2,097,960 1,025,040 1,072,920   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 1,478,110 730,495 747,620   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 8,070 3,835 4,235   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 547,660 259,935 287,720   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 2,050 810 1,235   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 61,175 29,555 31,620   73,730 35,650 38,085
French and non-official language 400 200 200   465 220 240
English, French and non-official language 500 210 285   580 255 325
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 2,097,965 1,025,040 1,072,920   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 1,227,495 612,760 614,735   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 831,265 394,175 437,090   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 388,740 186,750 201,990   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 290,830 136,470 154,360   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 151,695 70,955 80,740   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 39,205 18,105 21,095   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 2,097,960 1,025,040 1,072,925   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 1,859,820 914,080 945,735   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 390,480 201,360 189,120   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 1,469,335 712,720 756,615   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 238,145 110,960 127,185   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 1,752,390 846,865 905,520   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 826,940 390,300 436,635   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 372,870 181,030 191,845   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 552,580 275,540 277,040   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 2,076,590 1,014,160 1,062,425   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 1,724,425 841,255 883,170   3,348,275 1,641,970 1,706,305
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 191,935 94,405 97,530   374,695 183,885 190,810
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 90,480 44,260 46,220   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 22,035 10,930 11,100   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 47,710 23,300 24,405   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 1,992,495 971,195 1,021,300   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,043,415 506,955 536,460   2,067,790 1,012,765 1,055,020
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 482,670 237,750 244,920   904,705 443,990 460,715
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 240,040 117,075 122,965   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 60,680 30,765 29,910   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 165,685 78,650 87,035   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 2,097,960 1,025,045 1,072,920   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 40,310 19,020 21,290   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 2,057,655 1,006,020 1,051,635   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 1,752,385 846,865 905,520   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 303,340 143,275 160,065   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 473,315 221,685 251,630   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 150,040 94,670 55,370   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 282,780 122,635 160,145   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 110,945 48,340 62,605   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 431,960 216,255 215,700   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 285,070 144,910 140,160   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 93,200 49,315 43,890   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 119,390 62,060 57,335   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10,220 5,720 4,495   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 25,965 12,525 13,445   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 11,075 5,070 6,000   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 25,215 10,220 15,000   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 288,910 138,840 150,070   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 19,480 11,135 8,345   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 64,410 35,035 29,375   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 21,610 12,790 8,820   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 56,725 24,850 31,870   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 20,875 9,290 11,580   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 105,805 45,735 60,070   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 919,860 446,935 472,925   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 102,885 49,860 53,025   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 225,630 100,910 124,725   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 91,610 58,265 33,345   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 169,140 72,220 96,920   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 65,185 28,065 37,125   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 265,410 137,620 127,785   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 1,752,385 846,870 905,520   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 776,660 364,960 411,700   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 66,075 15,515 50,555   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 50,565 23,400 27,165   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 64,080 24,700 39,380   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 112,705 44,290 68,415   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 216,595 89,485 127,110   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 41,210 22,900 18,310   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 45,770 28,680 17,090   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 194,485 175,620 18,865   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 15,185 9,285 5,900   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 124,310 26,145 98,160   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 44,580 21,840 22,740   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 170 35 130   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 1,752,385 846,870 905,520   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 776,655 364,960 411,700   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 975,730 481,905 493,820   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 676,535 333,560 342,975   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 299,190 148,345 150,845   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 1,752,385 846,870 905,520   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 1,169,720 609,640 560,080   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 1,104,755 578,780 525,980   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 64,960 30,860 34,100   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 582,665 237,230 345,440   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 66.8 72.0 61.9   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 63.0 68.3 58.1   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 5.6 5.1 6.1   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,150,490 600,865 549,625   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 130,375 83,900 46,480   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 219,410 67,705 151,705   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 85,070 67,400 17,665   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 62,455 14,625 47,825   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 98,845 35,035 63,810   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 47,600 23,305 24,290   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 291,540 128,000 163,540   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 148,810 138,580 10,235   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 20,545 13,770 6,780   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 45,840 28,555 17,285   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,150,490 600,865 549,625   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 23,975 14,475 9,495   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 73,390 64,185 9,200   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 97,805 66,990 30,815   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 61,655 39,965 21,685   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 124,965 57,980 66,980   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 85,220 38,735 46,485   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 107,065 20,815 86,250   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 83,200 29,930 53,275   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 271,120 166,240 104,885   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 222,110 101,550 120,560   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 1,584,870 749,525 835,345   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 1,560,260 734,920 825,340   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 627,815 277,450 350,370   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 309,335 129,995 179,340   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,263,380 651,530 611,845   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 1,169,700 604,265 565,435   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 2,985 975 2,005   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 69,170 35,605 33,570   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 1,860 705 1,150   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 19,295 9,795 9,500   22,435 11,375 11,060
French and non-official language 80 55 20   125 75 45
English, French and non-official language 290 130 165   365 165 200
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,104,760 578,780 525,980   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 91,595 44,075 47,515   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 10,145 7,325 2,820   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 135,850 99,890 35,960   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 867,170 427,490 439,680   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 373,885 167,730 206,155   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 478,420 251,350 227,070   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 11,635 6,540 5,095   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 3,235 1,865 1,365   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 1,003,020 527,380 475,640   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 675,080 385,740 289,335   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 70,985 26,615 44,375   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 165,435 69,650 95,785   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 80,000 38,870 41,140   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 11,520 6,510 5,010   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 2,097,965 1,025,040 1,072,920   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 875,295 419,500 455,800   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 381,535 182,745 198,795   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 207,160 102,290 104,875   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 20,670 11,080 9,595   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 78,890 33,800 45,090   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 22,695 10,670 12,020   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 33,470 16,290 17,180   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 7,430 4,035 3,395   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 28,160 14,465 13,690   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 44,825 21,400 23,425   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 25,420 10,600 14,820   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 2,915 1,455 1,465   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 22,115 10,670 11,445   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 1,222,665 605,545 617,125   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,242,245 635,835 606,410   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 27,596 33,164 22,747   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 596,500 345,605 250,890   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 43,215 48,143 38,637   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Greater Vancouver (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 1,659,535 807,360 852,175   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,032 30,652 20,754   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,948 27,508 19,605   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 78.0 81.3 73.1   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 8.8 6.2 12.7   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 13.2 12.6 14.2   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 2,084,140 1,017,935 1,066,205   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 20.8 19.9 21.7   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 16.5 15.9 17.1   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 23.3 23.1 23.4   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.5 18.5 18.6   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Greater Vancouver, British Columbia (Code5915) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed September 30, 2016).

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