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2006 Community Profiles

 
Newfoundland and Labrador

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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 505,469   31,612,897
Population in 2001 1 512,930   30,007,094
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -1.5   5.4
Total private dwellings 2 235,958   13,576,855
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 197,245   12,435,520
Population density per square kilometre 1.4   3.5
Land area (square km) 370,494.89   9,017,698.92
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 505,470 245,735 259,735   31,612,895 15,475,970 16,136,930
0 to 4 years 22,865 11,650 11,210   1,690,540 864,600 825,940
5 to 9 years 25,905 13,240 12,670   1,809,370 926,860 882,515
10 to 14 years 29,455 15,135 14,320   2,079,925 1,065,865 1,014,065
15 to 19 years 34,105 17,355 16,750   2,140,490 1,095,285 1,045,210
20 to 24 years 31,190 15,295 15,890   2,080,385 1,047,950 1,032,435
25 to 29 years 27,425 13,040 14,380   1,985,580 975,945 1,009,640
30 to 34 years 30,940 14,605 16,340   2,020,230 987,715 1,032,515
35 to 39 years 36,535 17,345 19,195   2,208,270 1,083,500 1,124,775
40 to 44 years 41,670 20,080 21,585   2,610,455 1,285,530 1,324,925
45 to 49 years 42,770 20,815 21,955   2,620,595 1,290,130 1,330,470
50 to 54 years 42,805 21,135 21,670   2,357,305 1,158,970 1,198,335
55 to 59 years 39,370 19,535 19,835   2,084,620 1,026,390 1,058,225
60 to 64 years 30,160 14,900 15,270   1,589,865 780,135 809,730
65 to 69 years 22,160 11,005 11,155   1,234,575 593,805 640,770
70 to 74 years 17,530 8,465 9,060   1,053,785 493,465 560,325
75 to 79 years 13,505 5,965 7,540   879,580 386,485 493,095
80 to 84 years 9,425 3,845 5,580   646,705 251,420 395,285
85 years and over 7,650 2,325 5,330   520,605 161,920 358,680
Median age of the population 5 41.7 41.3 42.1   39.5 38.6 40.4
% of the population aged 15 and over 84.5 83.7 85.3   82.3 81.5 83.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 427,245 205,705 221,540   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Not in a common-law relationship 394,155 189,215 204,940   23,301,420 11,248,590 12,052,835
In a common-law relationship 33,085 16,490 16,595   2,731,635 1,370,060 1,361,575
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 427,245 205,705 221,540   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Never legally married (single) 8 132,005 68,865 63,140   9,087,030 4,822,330 4,264,700
Legally married (and not separated) 9 231,820 115,860 115,960   12,470,400 6,235,735 6,234,665
Separated, but still legally married 10 9,745 4,360 5,385   775,425 343,600 431,825
Divorced 11 24,015 10,900 13,120   2,087,385 905,790 1,181,595
Widowed 12 29,650 5,715 23,935   1,612,820 311,190 1,301,630
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 197,185   12,437,470
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 73.8   55.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.3   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.9   5.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 9.9   5.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 5.5   18.4
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.4   8.9
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.2   1.6
Number of owned dwellings 16 155,195   8,509,780
Number of rented dwellings 17 41,670   3,878,500
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 139,555   8,610,600
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 57,630   3,826,870
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.9   7.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.2   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.4   1.5
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 111,711   263,369
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 155,730   8,896,840
Number of married-couple families 22 114,630   6,105,910
Number of common-law-couple families 23 16,935   1,376,870
Number of lone-parent families 24,165   1,414,065
Number of female lone-parent families 19,740   1,132,290
Number of male lone-parent families 4,420   281,775
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.3   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 49,645   63,866
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 55,622   71,665
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 47,887   63,811
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 26,237   36,465
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 24,621   34,350
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 33,432   47,153
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 43,398   55,111
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 47,756   61,221
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 41,707   54,815
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 25,408   34,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 24,067   32,609
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 30,729   41,661
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 197,185   12,437,470
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 60,005   3,543,605
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 66,960   3,601,315
One-person households 39,830   3,327,050
Other household types 28 30,390   1,965,495
Average household size 2.5   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 44,136   53,634
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 66,267   82,156
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 47,231   62,503
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 18,011   26,720
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 34,480   46,347
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 38,997   46,584
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 56,406   69,711
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 41,366   53,667
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 17,368   23,888
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 32,419   42,053
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 551   671
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 480   839
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 500,610 243,970 256,640   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 488,405 237,890 250,520   17,882,780 8,833,105 9,049,665
French only 1,885 890 995   6,817,650 3,325,530 3,492,125
English and French 295 120 175   98,630 46,765 51,860
Other language(s) 33 10,020 5,070 4,950   6,441,975 3,120,865 3,321,105
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 500,610 243,970 256,640   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 475,985 234,335 241,655   21,129,945 10,507,185 10,622,755
French only 90 40 45   4,141,850 1,915,265 2,226,585
English and French 23,675 9,160 14,515   5,448,850 2,698,870 2,749,980
Neither English nor French 850 430 420   520,385 204,945 315,435
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 500,605 243,965 256,640   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English 494,345 240,960 253,380   20,584,775 10,133,105 10,451,665
French 650 325 325   6,608,120 3,233,760 3,374,360
Non-official language 4,905 2,380 2,530   3,472,130 1,677,395 1,794,735
English and French 180 60 120   94,060 44,390 49,670
English and non-official language 525 240 285   406,455 200,500 205,960
French and non-official language 0 10 0   58,885 28,905 29,985
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   16,600 8,215 8,380
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 500,605 243,965 256,640   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Non-immigrants 37 490,855 238,725 252,130   24,788,725 12,228,975 12,559,745
Immigrants 38 8,380 4,520 3,860   6,186,950 2,964,160 3,222,790
Before 1991 5,385 2,870 2,520   3,408,420 1,642,190 1,766,225
1991 to 2000 1,550 820 735   1,668,550 791,775 876,775
2001 to 2006 39 1,440 835 610   1,109,980 530,195 579,790
Non-permanent residents 40 1,370 725 645   265,355 133,135 132,225
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 500,610 243,970 256,640   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Canadian citizens 496,705 241,795 254,910   29,480,165 14,492,990 14,987,175
Canadian citizens under age 18 98,585 51,010 47,570   6,604,285 3,388,910 3,215,375
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 398,115 190,785 207,335   22,875,880 11,104,080 11,771,800
Not Canadian citizens 42 3,900 2,170 1,730   1,760,865 833,280 927,585
Table: Generation status
Generation status Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 422,385 203,925 218,465   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
1st generation 44 9,160 4,920 4,240   6,124,560 2,933,875 3,190,690
2nd generation 45 9,125 4,625 4,500   4,006,420 1,948,820 2,057,600
3rd generation or more 46 404,100 194,380 209,725   15,533,240 7,588,095 7,945,145
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 496,200 241,720 254,480   30,897,210 15,151,040 15,746,170
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 443,345 216,530 226,815   26,534,115 13,005,260 13,528,855
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 27,640 12,710 14,930   2,554,260 1,256,090 1,298,165
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 14,530 7,060 7,470   1,221,560 598,130 623,430
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 9,460 4,800 4,655   289,745 147,230 142,510
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 1,225 605 615   297,530 144,325 153,205
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 477,800 232,300 245,505   29,544,485 14,458,615 15,085,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 344,705 169,030 175,675   17,457,170 8,550,360 8,906,805
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 66,360 31,255 35,110   6,507,905 3,181,160 3,326,740
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 37,805 17,765 20,040   3,566,790 1,737,165 1,829,630
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 25,780 12,640 13,140   852,580 425,650 426,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 3,140 1,610 1,535   1,160,040 564,280 595,755
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 500,605 243,965 256,640   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,765
Aboriginal identity population 50 23,450 11,520 11,925   1,172,785 572,095 600,695
Non-Aboriginal identity population 477,155 232,445 244,715   30,068,240 14,754,175 15,314,065
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 422,385 203,920 218,460   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No certificate, diploma or degree 141,575 68,605 72,965   6,098,325 3,004,625 3,093,705
High school certificate or equivalent 52 93,330 42,520 50,810   6,553,425 3,032,870 3,520,555
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 51,380 32,105 19,275   2,785,420 1,778,080 1,007,335
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 74,100 32,525 41,575   4,435,135 1,906,335 2,528,800
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 14,310 5,940 8,370   1,136,145 479,095 657,055
University certificate, diploma or degree 47,690 22,220 25,470   4,655,770 2,269,785 2,385,980
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 65,355 33,210 32,145   4,207,810 2,145,570 2,062,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 28,820 15,745 13,075   1,679,015 909,280 769,735
High school certificate or equivalent 55 24,470 12,010 12,455   1,528,010 781,710 746,300
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,395 1,665 730   185,170 113,110 72,060
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 4,855 2,230 2,625   458,380 201,135 257,240
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,015 420 600   87,420 38,935 48,490
University certificate, diploma or degree 3,800 1,150 2,655   269,810 101,395 168,415
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 58,260 27,450 30,815   3,987,075 1,947,470 2,039,605
No certificate, diploma or degree 8,525 4,535 3,990   433,940 247,210 186,730
High school certificate or equivalent 58 12,530 6,000 6,530   897,830 486,240 411,595
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 6,245 4,035 2,210   416,045 253,705 162,340
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 16,825 7,105 9,720   906,155 398,245 507,915
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 2,145 985 1,155   181,350 79,935 101,415
University certificate, diploma or degree 11,995 4,785 7,210   1,151,750 482,140 669,610
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 232,570 112,925 119,645   13,395,040 6,564,035 6,831,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 66,110 31,950 34,160   2,249,565 1,146,125 1,103,445
High school certificate or equivalent 61 44,460 19,605 24,850   3,258,905 1,454,880 1,804,025
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 36,735 22,260 14,475   1,739,965 1,106,090 633,875
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 47,695 21,040 26,650   2,627,220 1,127,815 1,499,405
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 8,770 3,730 5,040   685,385 290,210 395,180
University certificate, diploma or degree 28,805 14,330 14,475   2,833,995 1,438,915 1,395,080
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 422,390 203,920 218,465   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 234,900 111,125 123,775   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Education 19,090 6,460 12,640   994,665 249,000 745,660
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 2,840 1,440 1,395   481,190 222,755 258,435
Humanities 6,450 2,830 3,625   717,125 283,590 433,535
Social and behavioural sciences and law 10,505 3,500 7,000   1,275,100 449,800 825,300
Business, management and public administration 43,510 9,870 33,640   2,801,725 1,016,410 1,785,315
Physical and life sciences and technologies 4,285 2,335 1,950   451,960 245,200 206,765
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 7,980 3,875 4,110   568,755 345,700 223,050
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 46,405 44,190 2,210   2,922,080 2,701,170 220,910
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 3,360 2,415 940   291,510 203,550 87,960
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 25,635 4,560 21,075   1,728,890 324,415 1,404,470
Personal, protective and transportation services 17,405 11,330 6,080   777,370 391,005 386,365
Other 64 10 0 10   2,100 700 1,405
Table: Location of study
Location of study Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 422,385 203,920 218,465   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 234,905 111,130 123,775   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 187,480 92,795 94,690   13,012,475 6,433,300 6,579,175
Inside Canada 182,125 89,720 92,405   10,948,685 5,363,415 5,585,270
Outside Canada 5,355 3,070 2,285   2,063,785 1,069,880 993,905
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 422,385 203,920 218,465   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
In the labour force 67 248,685 129,475 119,210   17,146,135 9,020,595 8,125,540
Employed 68 202,525 102,700 99,830   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Unemployed 69 46,150 26,770 19,385   1,124,955 589,065 535,890
Not in the labour force 70 173,705 74,450 99,255   8,518,085 3,450,190 5,067,900
Participation rate 71 58.9 63.5 54.6   66.8 72.3 61.6
Employment rate 72 47.9 50.4 45.7   62.4 67.6 57.5
Unemployment rate 73 18.6 20.7 16.3   6.6 6.5 6.6
Table: Occupation
Occupation Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 241,880 126,305 115,575   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
A Management occupations 75 18,570 10,920 7,650   1,631,730 1,032,940 598,790
B Business, finance and administration occupations 35,775 9,035 26,740   3,025,425 863,420 2,162,005
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 13,865 11,485 2,380   1,108,045 865,820 242,225
D Health occupations 15,045 2,990 12,055   950,360 188,845 761,515
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 19,795 7,035 12,760   1,414,320 451,150 963,175
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 4,570 1,860 2,710   502,195 225,340 276,855
G Sales and service occupations 61,120 20,970 40,150   4,037,720 1,716,470 2,321,260
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 42,140 40,065 2,075   2,550,295 2,374,605 175,695
I Occupations unique to primary industry 17,310 14,275 3,040   648,310 503,785 144,525
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 13,690 7,665 6,015   992,765 662,430 330,335
Table: Industry
Industry Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 241,880 126,305 115,575   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 24,500 19,885 4,610   895,415 663,985 231,425
Construction 16,985 15,565 1,425   1,069,095 938,975 130,120
Manufacturing 22,485 14,620 7,865   2,005,980 1,421,545 584,440
Wholesale trade 6,630 4,850 1,775   739,305 494,575 244,730
Retail trade 30,580 12,205 18,380   1,917,170 859,720 1,057,450
Finance and real estate 7,895 3,205 4,690   992,720 419,290 573,435
Health care and social services 30,360 5,180 25,180   1,716,255 308,060 1,408,200
Educational services 17,005 6,555 10,450   1,150,535 379,910 770,625
Business services 35,390 22,050 13,345   3,103,195 1,873,385 1,229,805
Other services 50,040 22,185 27,850   3,271,505 1,525,360 1,746,145
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 375,325 174,370 200,950   23,496,920 11,164,005 12,332,920
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 370,405 171,400 199,000   23,178,395 10,964,370 12,214,025
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 148,605 62,950 85,655   9,625,655 4,251,985 5,373,675
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 75,265 29,980 45,290   4,724,325 1,962,040 2,762,285
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 274,630 142,520 132,110   18,418,100 9,599,250 8,818,855
English 272,735 141,790 130,950   14,064,105 7,347,505 6,716,595
French 865 220 640   3,724,975 1,930,405 1,794,565
Non-official language 585 280 305   273,830 139,825 134,005
English and French 265 130 130   252,295 128,825 123,475
English and non-official language 185 95 85   86,820 44,210 42,610
French and non-official language 0 0 0   5,055 2,545 2,510
English, French and non-official language 10 0 0   11,025 5,930 5,090
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 202,525 102,700 99,825   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Worked at home 11,295 5,370 5,925   1,230,355 623,290 607,060
Worked outside Canada 855 660 190   76,570 52,480 24,095
No fixed workplace address 22,410 17,925 4,485   1,644,360 1,260,935 383,425
Worked at usual place 167,970 78,745 89,225   13,069,895 6,494,825 6,575,070
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 93,825 41,250 52,575   7,814,510 3,674,205 4,140,305
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 63,355 30,010 33,345   2,687,845 1,365,350 1,322,490
Worked in a different census division (county) 6,135 3,940 2,195   2,420,290 1,371,555 1,048,735
Worked in a different province 4,650 3,540 1,110   147,250 83,720 63,530
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
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 83 190,380 96,670 93,710   14,714,260 7,755,765 6,958,490
Car, truck, van, as driver 140,375 73,010 67,365   10,644,330 5,961,465 4,682,860
Car, truck, van, as passenger 23,930 9,945 13,980   1,133,145 468,575 664,575
Public transit 3,660 1,775 1,880   1,622,725 670,350 952,375
Walked or bicycled 15,175 6,545 8,630   1,134,805 552,405 582,395
All other modes 7,235 5,385 1,850   179,250 102,965 76,285
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 500,610 243,965 256,645   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Total visible minority population 85 5,720 3,010 2,710   5,068,095 2,464,025 2,604,065
Chinese 1,325 705 625   1,216,565 584,260 632,305
South Asian 86 1,590 840 750   1,262,865 637,190 625,675
Black 905 500 405   783,795 375,685 408,110
Filipino 305 115 190   410,695 175,640 235,055
Latin American 480 240 240   304,245 147,900 156,345
Southeast Asian 87 120 50 65   239,935 116,425 123,510
Arab 540 305 235   265,550 142,580 122,970
West Asian 88 115 55 60   156,700 80,695 76,000
Korean 60 30 30   141,890 68,595 73,300
Japanese 140 90 50   81,300 36,160 45,145
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 75 30 45   71,420 33,845 37,580
Multiple visible minority 90 65 45 15   133,120 65,055 68,065
Not a visible minority 91 494,890 240,955 253,930   26,172,935 12,862,245 13,310,695
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 271,255 141,725 129,525   18,201,265 9,480,550 8,720,710
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 18,086 23,150 14,346   26,850 32,874 21,543
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 111,580 57,440 54,140   9,275,770 5,332,040 3,943,725
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 37,429 44,607 31,130   41,401 46,778 35,830
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Newfoundland and Labrador   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 397,675 193,980 203,695   24,423,165 11,952,155 12,471,005
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 19,573 25,929 15,823   25,615 32,224 20,460
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 18,149 22,893 15,193   23,307 28,291 19,287
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 69.1 72.2 64.4   76.2 79.7 71.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 20.4 17.2 25.2   11.1 7.9 15.9
Other money - As a % of total income 10.5 10.6 10.4   12.7 12.5 13.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 497,395 242,360 255,035   30,628,935 15,017,885 15,611,050
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.7 13.0 16.3   15.3 14.1 16.5
% in low income after tax - All persons 10.1 9.4 10.8   11.4 10.7 12.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.7 18.7 18.7   17.7 17.7 17.8
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.2 13.4 13.0   13.1 13.1 13.2

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Newfoundland and Labrador (Code10) (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 August 23, 2017).

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