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2006 Community Profiles

Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 12,160,282   31,612,897
Population in 2001 1 11,410,046   30,007,094
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 6.6   5.4
Total private dwellings 2 4,972,869   13,576,855
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 4,554,251   12,435,520
Population density per square kilometre 13.4   3.5
Land area (square km) 907,573.82   9,017,698.92
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 12,160,285 5,930,700 6,229,580   31,612,895 15,475,970 16,136,930
0 to 4 years 670,770 343,475 327,290   1,690,540 864,600 825,940
5 to 9 years 721,590 369,670 351,920   1,809,370 926,860 882,515
10 to 14 years 818,445 420,705 397,740   2,079,925 1,065,865 1,014,065
15 to 19 years 833,115 427,185 405,925   2,140,490 1,095,285 1,045,210
20 to 24 years 797,255 400,445 396,815   2,080,385 1,047,950 1,032,435
25 to 29 years 743,695 360,525 383,170   1,985,580 975,945 1,009,640
30 to 34 years 791,955 382,030 409,925   2,020,230 987,715 1,032,515
35 to 39 years 883,990 430,220 453,770   2,208,270 1,083,500 1,124,775
40 to 44 years 1,032,415 507,130 525,280   2,610,455 1,285,530 1,324,925
45 to 49 years 991,970 486,390 505,585   2,620,595 1,290,130 1,330,470
50 to 54 years 869,400 423,345 446,060   2,357,305 1,158,970 1,198,335
55 to 59 years 774,530 378,530 395,995   2,084,620 1,026,390 1,058,225
60 to 64 years 581,985 283,545 298,440   1,589,865 780,135 809,730
65 to 69 years 466,240 222,640 243,600   1,234,575 593,805 640,770
70 to 74 years 401,950 187,510 214,445   1,053,785 493,465 560,325
75 to 79 years 338,910 149,585 189,325   879,580 386,485 493,095
80 to 84 years 250,270 97,240 153,035   646,705 251,420 395,285
85 years and over 191,810 60,555 131,260   520,605 161,920 358,680
Median age of the population 5 39.0 38.1 39.9   39.5 38.6 40.4
% of the population aged 15 and over 81.8 80.9 82.7   82.3 81.5 83.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 9,949,485 4,796,850 5,152,630   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Not in a common-law relationship 9,257,730 4,448,935 4,808,790   23,301,420 11,248,590 12,052,835
In a common-law relationship 691,755 347,915 343,840   2,731,635 1,370,060 1,361,575
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 9,949,480 4,796,850 5,152,635   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Never legally married (single) 8 3,143,960 1,662,930 1,481,025   9,087,030 4,822,330 4,264,700
Legally married (and not separated) 9 5,168,660 2,585,115 2,583,545   12,470,400 6,235,735 6,234,665
Separated, but still legally married 10 345,075 150,090 194,980   775,425 343,600 431,825
Divorced 11 679,990 283,150 396,840   2,087,385 905,790 1,181,595
Widowed 12 611,805 115,565 496,235   1,612,820 311,190 1,301,630
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 4,555,025   12,437,470
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 56.1   55.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.7   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.9   5.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.4   5.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 10.8   18.4
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15.6   8.9
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.5   1.6
Number of owned dwellings 16 3,235,495   8,509,780
Number of rented dwellings 17 1,312,290   3,878,500
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 3,124,010   8,610,600
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 1,431,020   3,826,870
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.6   7.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.6   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.9   1.5
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 297,479   263,369
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 3,422,315   8,896,840
Number of married-couple families 22 2,530,560   6,105,910
Number of common-law-couple families 23 351,045   1,376,870
Number of lone-parent families 540,715   1,414,065
Number of female lone-parent families 441,105   1,132,290
Number of male lone-parent families 99,605   281,775
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 69,156   63,866
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 77,243   71,665
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 66,525   63,811
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 38,448   36,465
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 36,496   34,350
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 50,339   47,153
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 59,377   55,111
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 65,534   61,221
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 57,013   54,815
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 35,677   34,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,206   32,609
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 43,972   41,661
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 4,555,025   12,437,470
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 1,420,515   3,543,605
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 1,288,140   3,601,315
One-person households 1,104,865   3,327,050
Other household types 28 741,505   1,965,495
Average household size 2.6   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 60,455   53,634
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 87,960   82,156
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 68,764   62,503
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 30,025   26,720
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 51,560   46,347
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 52,117   46,584
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 74,095   69,711
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 58,755   53,667
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,473   23,888
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 46,194   42,053
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 801   671
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 1,046   839
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 8,230,705 4,044,755 4,185,945   17,882,780 8,833,105 9,049,665
French only 488,815 230,700 258,115   6,817,650 3,325,530 3,492,125
English and French 32,685 14,820 17,870   98,630 46,765 51,860
Other language(s) 33 3,276,685 1,587,595 1,689,090   6,441,975 3,120,865 3,321,105
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 10,335,700 5,130,945 5,204,755   21,129,945 10,507,185 10,622,755
French only 49,210 21,460 27,750   4,141,850 1,915,265 2,226,585
English and French 1,377,330 621,285 756,045   5,448,850 2,698,870 2,749,980
Neither English nor French 266,655 104,185 162,470   520,385 204,945 315,435
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English 9,655,830 4,733,165 4,922,665   20,584,775 10,133,105 10,451,665
French 289,035 136,125 152,910   6,608,120 3,233,760 3,374,360
Non-official language 1,811,620 874,575 937,050   3,472,130 1,677,395 1,794,735
English and French 26,045 11,875 14,175   94,060 44,390 49,670
English and non-official language 239,890 119,205 120,685   406,455 200,500 205,960
French and non-official language 3,065 1,455 1,605   58,885 28,905 29,985
English, French and non-official language 3,405 1,480 1,925   16,600 8,215 8,380
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Non-immigrants 37 8,512,020 4,197,560 4,314,460   24,788,725 12,228,975 12,559,745
Immigrants 38 3,398,725 1,620,320 1,778,400   6,186,950 2,964,160 3,222,790
Before 1991 1,884,440 901,375 983,065   3,408,420 1,642,190 1,766,225
1991 to 2000 933,545 443,665 489,880   1,668,550 791,775 876,775
2001 to 2006 39 580,740 275,280 305,460   1,109,980 530,195 579,790
Non-permanent residents 40 118,150 59,995 58,155   265,355 133,135 132,225
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Canadian citizens 11,131,465 5,455,880 5,675,585   29,480,165 14,492,990 14,987,175
Canadian citizens under age 18 2,572,660 1,320,670 1,251,990   6,604,285 3,388,910 3,215,375
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 8,558,810 4,135,210 4,423,595   22,875,880 11,104,080 11,771,800
Not Canadian citizens 42 897,430 421,990 475,435   1,760,865 833,280 927,585
Table: Generation status
Generation status Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
1st generation 44 3,340,210 1,590,525 1,749,680   6,124,560 2,933,875 3,190,690
2nd generation 45 1,912,460 933,690 978,765   4,006,420 1,948,820 2,057,600
3rd generation or more 46 4,566,750 2,220,495 2,346,260   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 Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 11,893,180 5,808,065 6,085,115   30,897,210 15,151,040 15,746,170
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 10,299,250 5,027,935 5,271,320   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) 951,995 466,425 485,570   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 453,460 222,520 230,945   1,221,560 598,130 623,430
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 56,835 27,630 29,205   289,745 147,230 142,510
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 131,630 63,550 68,075   297,530 144,325 153,205
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 11,354,360 5,532,565 5,821,800   29,544,485 14,458,615 15,085,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 6,660,310 3,245,120 3,415,185   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) 2,542,885 1,241,165 1,301,720   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 1,398,660 682,595 716,070   3,566,790 1,737,165 1,829,630
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 185,785 89,885 95,900   852,580 425,650 426,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 566,710 273,790 292,920   1,160,040 564,280 595,755
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,765
Aboriginal identity population 50 242,490 117,585 124,900   1,172,785 572,095 600,695
Non-Aboriginal identity population 11,786,405 5,760,285 6,026,115   30,068,240 14,754,175 15,314,065
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,183,625 1,059,015 1,124,615   6,098,325 3,004,625 3,093,705
High school certificate or equivalent 52 2,628,575 1,220,380 1,408,190   6,553,425 3,032,870 3,520,555
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 785,115 514,820 270,295   2,785,420 1,778,080 1,007,335
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 1,804,775 782,360 1,022,420   4,435,135 1,906,335 2,528,800
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 405,270 181,355 223,915   1,136,145 479,095 657,055
University certificate, diploma or degree 2,012,060 986,780 1,025,280   4,655,770 2,269,785 2,385,980
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 1,624,835 826,425 798,410   4,207,810 2,145,570 2,062,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 648,300 348,960 299,345   1,679,015 909,280 769,735
High school certificate or equivalent 55 627,010 321,420 305,590   1,528,010 781,710 746,300
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 37,475 22,735 14,740   185,170 113,110 72,060
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 160,140 72,655 87,480   458,380 201,135 257,240
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 33,875 15,860 18,020   87,420 38,935 48,490
University certificate, diploma or degree 118,030 44,790 73,240   269,810 101,395 168,415
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 1,529,590 737,610 791,980   3,987,075 1,947,470 2,039,605
No certificate, diploma or degree 132,715 73,165 59,550   433,940 247,210 186,730
High school certificate or equivalent 58 364,260 200,340 163,920   897,830 486,240 411,595
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 91,525 56,430 35,095   416,045 253,705 162,340
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 372,355 165,310 207,050   906,155 398,245 507,915
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 68,800 31,275 37,525   181,350 79,935 101,415
University certificate, diploma or degree 499,935 211,090 288,845   1,151,750 482,140 669,610
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 5,108,740 2,488,355 2,620,380   13,395,040 6,564,035 6,831,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 766,810 383,295 383,520   2,249,565 1,146,125 1,103,445
High school certificate or equivalent 61 1,296,405 580,705 715,710   3,258,905 1,454,880 1,804,025
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 489,605 320,260 169,345   1,739,965 1,106,090 633,875
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 1,089,270 470,180 619,090   2,627,220 1,127,815 1,499,405
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 241,150 108,080 133,065   685,385 290,210 395,180
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,225,490 625,845 599,650   2,833,995 1,438,915 1,395,080
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,810   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Education 335,715 81,810 253,900   994,665 249,000 745,660
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 193,790 90,735 103,060   481,190 222,755 258,435
Humanities 292,845 110,970 181,875   717,125 283,590 433,535
Social and behavioural sciences and law 576,100 202,080 374,020   1,275,100 449,800 825,300
Business, management and public administration 1,061,210 417,010 644,200   2,801,725 1,016,410 1,785,315
Physical and life sciences and technologies 181,250 94,220 87,030   451,960 245,200 206,765
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 254,440 151,930 102,505   568,755 345,700 223,050
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 1,089,310 995,690 93,620   2,922,080 2,701,170 220,910
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 91,965 62,180 29,780   291,510 203,550 87,960
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 665,490 124,885 540,605   1,728,890 324,415 1,404,470
Personal, protective and transportation services 264,620 133,610 131,015   777,370 391,005 386,365
Other 64 480 190 285   2,100 700 1,405
Table: Location of study
Location of study Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,805   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,007,220 2,465,315 2,541,905   13,012,475 6,433,300 6,579,175
Inside Canada 3,928,555 1,906,245 2,022,310   10,948,685 5,363,415 5,585,270
Outside Canada 1,078,670 559,075 519,590   2,063,785 1,069,880 993,905
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
In the labour force 67 6,587,580 3,437,670 3,149,905   17,146,135 9,020,595 8,125,540
Employed 68 6,164,245 3,230,050 2,934,195   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Unemployed 69 423,335 207,620 215,710   1,124,955 589,065 535,890
Not in the labour force 70 3,231,840 1,307,035 1,924,805   8,518,085 3,450,190 5,067,900
Participation rate 71 67.1 72.5 62.1   66.8 72.3 61.6
Employment rate 72 62.8 68.1 57.8   62.4 67.6 57.5
Unemployment rate 73 6.4 6.0 6.8   6.6 6.5 6.6
Table: Occupation
Occupation Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 6,473,735 3,385,885 3,087,850   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
A Management occupations 75 666,485 418,355 248,125   1,631,730 1,032,940 598,790
B Business, finance and administration occupations 1,204,490 360,225 844,260   3,025,425 863,420 2,162,005
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 451,930 349,305 102,630   1,108,045 865,820 242,225
D Health occupations 340,690 66,950 273,740   950,360 188,845 761,515
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 546,385 174,765 371,620   1,414,320 451,150 963,175
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 200,980 90,590 110,390   502,195 225,340 276,855
G Sales and service occupations 1,522,820 657,605 865,215   4,037,720 1,716,470 2,321,260
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 911,250 845,595 65,655   2,550,295 2,374,605 175,695
I Occupations unique to primary industry 165,085 125,660 39,430   648,310 503,785 144,525
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 463,610 296,825 166,785   992,765 662,430 330,335
Table: Industry
Industry Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 6,473,730 3,385,885 3,087,850   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 190,000 137,345 52,660   895,415 663,985 231,425
Construction 384,775 338,850 45,930   1,069,095 938,975 130,120
Manufacturing 899,670 628,460 271,210   2,005,980 1,421,545 584,440
Wholesale trade 307,465 199,755 107,710   739,305 494,575 244,730
Retail trade 720,235 322,715 397,515   1,917,170 859,720 1,057,450
Finance and real estate 442,610 193,375 249,230   992,720 419,290 573,435
Health care and social services 611,740 104,935 506,805   1,716,255 308,060 1,408,200
Educational services 433,485 141,630 291,855   1,150,535 379,910 770,625
Business services 1,274,345 755,215 519,130   3,103,195 1,873,385 1,229,805
Other services 1,209,390 563,600 645,790   3,271,505 1,525,360 1,746,145
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 8,991,010 4,259,925 4,731,085   23,496,920 11,164,005 12,332,920
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 8,869,060 4,186,725 4,682,335   23,178,395 10,964,370 12,214,025
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 3,736,900 1,649,835 2,087,065   9,625,655 4,251,985 5,373,675
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 1,838,830 773,420 1,065,410   4,724,325 1,962,040 2,762,285
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 7,054,270 3,652,835 3,401,430   18,418,100 9,599,250 8,818,855
English 6,754,045 3,511,580 3,242,460   14,064,105 7,347,505 6,716,595
French 97,965 40,635 57,330   3,724,975 1,930,405 1,794,565
Non-official language 112,125 57,295 54,830   273,830 139,825 134,005
English and French 42,945 19,035 23,910   252,295 128,825 123,475
English and non-official language 45,400 23,405 22,000   86,820 44,210 42,610
French and non-official language 230 100 130   5,055 2,545 2,510
English, French and non-official language 1,560 780 775   11,025 5,930 5,090
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 6,164,245 3,230,055 2,934,195   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Worked at home 436,380 220,340 216,040   1,230,355 623,290 607,060
Worked outside Canada 36,905 24,210 12,695   76,570 52,480 24,095
No fixed workplace address 596,305 445,625 150,680   1,644,360 1,260,935 383,425
Worked at usual place 5,094,650 2,539,870 2,554,780   13,069,895 6,494,825 6,575,070
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 3,056,365 1,421,005 1,635,365   7,814,510 3,674,205 4,140,305
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 795,195 404,425 390,765   2,687,845 1,365,350 1,322,490
Worked in a different census division (county) 1,211,410 696,880 514,525   2,420,290 1,371,555 1,048,735
Worked in a different province 31,680 17,555 14,120   147,250 83,720 63,530
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Ontario   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 5,690,960 2,985,495 2,705,465   14,714,260 7,755,765 6,958,490
Car, truck, van, as driver 4,038,035 2,274,810 1,763,230   10,644,330 5,961,465 4,682,860
Car, truck, van, as passenger 470,410 191,695 278,715   1,133,145 468,575 664,575
Public transit 736,060 299,920 436,140   1,622,725 670,350 952,375
Walked or bicycled 389,105 190,340 198,765   1,134,805 552,405 582,395
All other modes 57,350 28,740 28,610   179,250 102,965 76,285
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Total visible minority population 85 2,745,200 1,332,995 1,412,205   5,068,095 2,464,025 2,604,065
Chinese 576,975 277,500 299,475   1,216,565 584,260 632,305
South Asian 86 794,170 401,900 392,270   1,262,865 637,190 625,675
Black 473,765 223,220 250,540   783,795 375,685 408,110
Filipino 203,215 87,025 116,190   410,695 175,640 235,055
Latin American 147,140 71,370 75,765   304,245 147,900 156,345
Southeast Asian 87 110,045 53,135 56,910   239,935 116,425 123,510
Arab 111,405 58,625 52,785   265,550 142,580 122,970
West Asian 88 96,620 49,275 47,340   156,700 80,695 76,000
Korean 69,540 33,720 35,820   141,890 68,595 73,300
Japanese 28,080 12,775 15,300   81,300 36,160 45,145
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 56,845 26,680 30,160   71,420 33,845 37,580
Multiple visible minority 90 77,400 37,755 39,645   133,120 65,055 68,065
Not a visible minority 91 9,283,695 4,544,875 4,738,815   26,172,935 12,862,245 13,310,695
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 6,991,670 3,621,760 3,369,910   18,201,265 9,480,550 8,720,710
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 29,335 35,702 23,755   26,850 32,874 21,543
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 3,690,665 2,116,730 1,573,940   9,275,770 5,332,040 3,943,725
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 44,748 50,057 38,914   41,401 46,778 35,830
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Ontario   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 9,340,020 4,540,895 4,799,125   24,423,165 11,952,155 12,471,005
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 27,258 34,454 21,669   25,615 32,224 20,460
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,604 30,182 20,201   23,307 28,291 19,287
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 77.4 80.7 72.4   76.2 79.7 71.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 9.8 6.9 14.0   11.1 7.9 15.9
Other money - As a % of total income 12.9 12.4 13.5   12.7 12.5 13.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 11,926,140 5,825,145 6,100,995   30,628,935 15,017,885 15,611,050
% in low income before tax - All persons 14.7 13.7 15.6   15.3 14.1 16.5
% in low income after tax - All persons 11.1 10.5 11.6   11.4 10.7 12.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 18.0 17.9 18.1   17.7 17.7 17.8
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.7 13.7 13.8   13.1 13.1 13.2

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Ontario (Code35) (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 December 16, 2017).

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