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2006 Community Profiles

Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 29,474   31,612,897
Population in 2001 1 26,745   30,007,094
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 10.2   5.4
Total private dwellings 2 9,041   13,576,855
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 7,855   12,435,520
Population density per square kilometre 0.0   3.5
Land area (square km) 1,932,254.97   9,017,698.92
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 29,475 15,105 14,365   31,612,895 15,475,970 16,136,930
0 to 4 years 3,425 1,745 1,685   1,690,540 864,600 825,940
5 to 9 years 3,310 1,685 1,630   1,809,370 926,860 882,515
10 to 14 years 3,260 1,645 1,615   2,079,925 1,065,865 1,014,065
15 to 19 years 3,160 1,650 1,515   2,140,490 1,095,285 1,045,210
20 to 24 years 2,460 1,240 1,215   2,080,385 1,047,950 1,032,435
25 to 29 years 2,425 1,195 1,230   1,985,580 975,945 1,009,640
30 to 34 years 2,165 1,090 1,075   2,020,230 987,715 1,032,515
35 to 39 years 2,205 1,140 1,070   2,208,270 1,083,500 1,124,775
40 to 44 years 1,860 955 900   2,610,455 1,285,530 1,324,925
45 to 49 years 1,510 760 750   2,620,595 1,290,130 1,330,470
50 to 54 years 1,245 665 580   2,357,305 1,158,970 1,198,335
55 to 59 years 1,025 565 465   2,084,620 1,026,390 1,058,225
60 to 64 years 605 335 270   1,589,865 780,135 809,730
65 to 69 years 355 185 170   1,234,575 593,805 640,770
70 to 74 years 230 135 95   1,053,785 493,465 560,325
75 to 79 years 125 60 60   879,580 386,485 493,095
80 to 84 years 60 35 25   646,705 251,420 395,285
85 years and over 45 25 20   520,605 161,920 358,680
Median age of the population 5 23.1 23.3 23.0   39.5 38.6 40.4
% of the population aged 15 and over 66.1 66.4 65.7   82.3 81.5 83.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 19,470 10,030 9,440   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Not in a common-law relationship 15,045 7,810 7,230   23,301,420 11,248,590 12,052,835
In a common-law relationship 4,425 2,220 2,210   2,731,635 1,370,060 1,361,575
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 19,470 10,030 9,445   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Never legally married (single) 8 11,955 6,360 5,590   9,087,030 4,822,330 4,264,700
Legally married (and not separated) 9 6,045 3,055 2,990   12,470,400 6,235,735 6,234,665
Separated, but still legally married 10 420 220 200   775,425 343,600 431,825
Divorced 11 465 225 235   2,087,385 905,790 1,181,595
Widowed 12 590 160 425   1,612,820 311,190 1,301,630
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 7,855   12,437,470
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 53.2   55.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 10.4   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 22.6   5.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.4   5.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 9.4   18.4
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.2   8.9
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.8   1.6
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,785   8,509,780
Number of rented dwellings 17 6,065   3,878,500
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 3,605   8,610,600
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 4,255   3,826,870
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 20.2   7.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.0   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 18.0   1.5
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 214,817   263,369
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 7,035   8,896,840
Number of married-couple families 22 2,890   6,105,910
Number of common-law-couple families 23 2,205   1,376,870
Number of lone-parent families 1,940   1,414,065
Number of female lone-parent families 1,445   1,132,290
Number of male lone-parent families 500   281,775
Average number of persons in all census families 3.7   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 4.3   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.8   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.8   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.9   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.6   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 49,270   63,866
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 80,677   71,665
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 47,851   63,811
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 22,576   36,465
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 22,688   34,350
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 21,632   47,153
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 44,837   55,111
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 69,006   61,221
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 43,788   54,815
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 21,904   34,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 22,069   32,609
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 20,864   41,661
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 7,855   12,437,470
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 3,300   3,543,605
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 855   3,601,315
One-person households 1,440   3,327,050
Other household types 28 2,265   1,965,495
Average household size 3.7   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 60,221   53,634
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 64,448   82,156
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 113,920   62,503
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 40,118   26,720
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 51,152   46,347
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 53,195   46,584
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 57,088   69,711
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 93,338   53,667
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 34,592   23,888
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 46,635   42,053
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 262   671
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 1,000   839
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 29,325 15,000 14,325   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 7,765 4,145 3,625   17,882,780 8,833,105 9,049,665
French only 370 210 155   6,817,650 3,325,530 3,492,125
English and French 20 10 10   98,630 46,765 51,860
Other language(s) 33 21,170 10,635 10,535   6,441,975 3,120,865 3,321,105
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 29,325 15,000 14,320   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 25,830 13,190 12,640   21,129,945 10,507,185 10,622,755
French only 20 10 10   4,141,850 1,915,265 2,226,585
English and French 1,165 650 515   5,448,850 2,698,870 2,749,980
Neither English nor French 2,310 1,150 1,155   520,385 204,945 315,435
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 29,325 15,000 14,325   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English 12,955 6,660 6,295   20,584,775 10,133,105 10,451,665
French 205 110 95   6,608,120 3,233,760 3,374,360
Non-official language 15,810 8,070 7,740   3,472,130 1,677,395 1,794,735
English and French 15 10 10   94,060 44,390 49,670
English and non-official language 315 150 165   406,455 200,500 205,960
French and non-official language 25 10 15   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 Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 29,325 15,000 14,325   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Non-immigrants 37 28,820 14,740 14,075   24,788,725 12,228,975 12,559,745
Immigrants 38 450 240 205   6,186,950 2,964,160 3,222,790
Before 1991 295 180 120   3,408,420 1,642,190 1,766,225
1991 to 2000 100 45 55   1,668,550 791,775 876,775
2001 to 2006 39 50 20 35   1,109,980 530,195 579,790
Non-permanent residents 40 50 15 40   265,355 133,135 132,225
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 29,325 15,000 14,320   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Canadian citizens 29,175 14,945 14,230   29,480,165 14,492,990 14,987,175
Canadian citizens under age 18 11,970 6,110 5,855   6,604,285 3,388,910 3,215,375
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 17,205 8,830 8,375   22,875,880 11,104,080 11,771,800
Not Canadian citizens 42 150 55 95   1,760,865 833,280 927,585
Table: Generation status
Generation status Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 19,340 9,930 9,410   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
1st generation 44 510 265 250   6,124,560 2,933,875 3,190,690
2nd generation 45 590 325 265   4,006,420 1,948,820 2,057,600
3rd generation or more 46 18,235 9,340 8,895   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 Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 28,670 14,680 13,985   30,897,210 15,151,040 15,746,170
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 24,180 12,440 11,735   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) 2,670 1,295 1,375   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 815 420 385   1,221,560 598,130 623,430
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 950 500 450   289,745 147,230 142,510
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 55 15 45   297,530 144,325 153,205
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 25,905 13,260 12,640   29,544,485 14,458,615 15,085,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 14,970 7,755 7,210   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) 6,665 3,335 3,330   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 1,735 880 860   3,566,790 1,737,165 1,829,630
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 2,425 1,255 1,170   852,580 425,650 426,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 110 35 70   1,160,040 564,280 595,755
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 29,325 15,000 14,325   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,765
Aboriginal identity population 50 24,915 12,565 12,350   1,172,785 572,095 600,695
Non-Aboriginal identity population 4,410 2,435 1,970   30,068,240 14,754,175 15,314,065
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 19,340 9,930 9,410   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No certificate, diploma or degree 11,080 5,575 5,510   6,098,325 3,004,625 3,093,705
High school certificate or equivalent 52 2,110 1,055 1,055   6,553,425 3,032,870 3,520,555
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,345 1,045 300   2,785,420 1,778,080 1,007,335
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 2,740 1,300 1,440   4,435,135 1,906,335 2,528,800
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 315 145 165   1,136,145 479,095 657,055
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,750 805 940   4,655,770 2,269,785 2,385,980
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 5,590 2,865 2,725   4,207,810 2,145,570 2,062,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,465 2,330 2,135   1,679,015 909,280 769,735
High school certificate or equivalent 55 760 360 400   1,528,010 781,710 746,300
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 105 65 40   185,170 113,110 72,060
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 205 85 115   458,380 201,135 257,240
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 10   87,420 38,935 48,490
University certificate, diploma or degree 50 25 30   269,810 101,395 168,415
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 4,550 2,250 2,295   3,987,075 1,947,470 2,039,605
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,095 1,065 1,030   433,940 247,210 186,730
High school certificate or equivalent 58 625 295 330   897,830 486,240 411,595
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 350 270 80   416,045 253,705 162,340
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 830 370 460   906,155 398,245 507,915
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 100 40 55   181,350 79,935 101,415
University certificate, diploma or degree 555 210 340   1,151,750 482,140 669,610
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 8,405 4,380 4,025   13,395,040 6,564,035 6,831,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,865 1,840 2,020   2,249,565 1,146,125 1,103,445
High school certificate or equivalent 61 715 385 320   3,258,905 1,454,880 1,804,025
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 860 680 180   1,739,965 1,106,090 633,875
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 1,665 815 850   2,627,220 1,127,815 1,499,405
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 205 100 105   685,385 290,210 395,180
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,100 555 545   2,833,995 1,438,915 1,395,080
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 19,340 9,930 9,410   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,190 6,625 6,565   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Education 800 255 545   994,665 249,000 745,660
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 165 95 65   481,190 222,755 258,435
Humanities 320 125 195   717,125 283,590 433,535
Social and behavioural sciences and law 685 250 435   1,275,100 449,800 825,300
Business, management and public administration 1,240 450 785   2,801,725 1,016,410 1,785,315
Physical and life sciences and technologies 205 135 65   451,960 245,200 206,765
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 185 95 90   568,755 345,700 223,050
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 1,330 1,230 100   2,922,080 2,701,170 220,910
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 135 100 40   291,510 203,550 87,960
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 530 145 385   1,728,890 324,415 1,404,470
Personal, protective and transportation services 550 410 135   777,370 391,005 386,365
Other 64 10 0 0   2,100 700 1,405
Table: Location of study
Location of study Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 19,340 9,930 9,410   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,195 6,625 6,565   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,150 3,305 2,845   13,012,475 6,433,300 6,579,175
Inside Canada 5,895 3,190 2,710   10,948,685 5,363,415 5,585,270
Outside Canada 255 115 135   2,063,785 1,069,880 993,905
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 19,340 9,930 9,410   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
In the labour force 67 12,635 6,745 5,890   17,146,135 9,020,595 8,125,540
Employed 68 10,670 5,540 5,125   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Unemployed 69 1,965 1,200 765   1,124,955 589,065 535,890
Not in the labour force 70 6,705 3,190 3,515   8,518,085 3,450,190 5,067,900
Participation rate 71 65.3 67.9 62.6   66.8 72.3 61.6
Employment rate 72 55.2 55.8 54.5   62.4 67.6 57.5
Unemployment rate 73 15.6 17.8 13.0   6.6 6.5 6.6
Table: Occupation
Occupation Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 12,080 6,445 5,635   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
A Management occupations 75 1,275 810 465   1,631,730 1,032,940 598,790
B Business, finance and administration occupations 1,880 560 1,320   3,025,425 863,420 2,162,005
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 415 330 85   1,108,045 865,820 242,225
D Health occupations 310 60 250   950,360 188,845 761,515
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 1,985 565 1,420   1,414,320 451,150 963,175
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 640 325 320   502,195 225,340 276,855
G Sales and service occupations 3,175 1,530 1,645   4,037,720 1,716,470 2,321,260
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,045 1,965 80   2,550,295 2,374,605 175,695
I Occupations unique to primary industry 215 205 10   648,310 503,785 144,525
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 140 100 50   992,765 662,430 330,335
Table: Industry
Industry Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 12,080 6,445 5,630   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 585 510 80   895,415 663,985 231,425
Construction 730 660 65   1,069,095 938,975 130,120
Manufacturing 155 95 60   2,005,980 1,421,545 584,440
Wholesale trade 95 75 20   739,305 494,575 244,730
Retail trade 1,405 670 735   1,917,170 859,720 1,057,450
Finance and real estate 465 310 160   992,720 419,290 573,435
Health care and social services 1,095 190 910   1,716,255 308,060 1,408,200
Educational services 1,535 475 1,055   1,150,535 379,910 770,625
Business services 1,500 1,025 475   3,103,195 1,873,385 1,229,805
Other services 4,510 2,440 2,070   3,271,505 1,525,360 1,746,145
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 17,965 8,975 8,995   23,496,920 11,164,005 12,332,920
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 17,195 8,415 8,780   23,178,395 10,964,370 12,214,025
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 12,165 5,640 6,525   9,625,655 4,251,985 5,373,675
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 4,975 2,380 2,595   4,724,325 1,962,040 2,762,285
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 14,185 7,525 6,665   18,418,100 9,599,250 8,818,855
English 9,785 5,360 4,430   14,064,105 7,347,505 6,716,595
French 55 35 25   3,724,975 1,930,405 1,794,565
Non-official language 4,100 2,010 2,085   273,830 139,825 134,005
English and French 10 0 0   252,295 128,825 123,475
English and non-official language 230 115 115   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 0 10 0   11,025 5,930 5,090
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 10,670 5,545 5,125   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Worked at home 360 235 125   1,230,355 623,290 607,060
Worked outside Canada 10 0 0   76,570 52,480 24,095
No fixed workplace address 785 595 190   1,644,360 1,260,935 383,425
Worked at usual place 9,515 4,710 4,805   13,069,895 6,494,825 6,575,070
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 9,165 4,510 4,660   7,814,510 3,674,205 4,140,305
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 245 130 115   2,687,845 1,365,350 1,322,490
Worked in a different census division (county) 35 20 20   2,420,290 1,371,555 1,048,735
Worked in a different province 70 55 15   147,250 83,720 63,530
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Nunavut   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 10,300 5,305 4,995   14,714,260 7,755,765 6,958,490
Car, truck, van, as driver 2,585 1,715 870   10,644,330 5,961,465 4,682,860
Car, truck, van, as passenger 1,230 550 670   1,133,145 468,575 664,575
Public transit 20 0 15   1,622,725 670,350 952,375
Walked or bicycled 5,110 2,355 2,760   1,134,805 552,405 582,395
All other modes 1,355 680 675   179,250 102,965 76,285
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 29,325 15,000 14,325   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Total visible minority population 85 420 190 230   5,068,095 2,464,025 2,604,065
Chinese 80 35 40   1,216,565 584,260 632,305
South Asian 86 85 40 40   1,262,865 637,190 625,675
Black 100 45 50   783,795 375,685 408,110
Filipino 80 25 55   410,695 175,640 235,055
Latin American 25 10 15   304,245 147,900 156,345
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   239,935 116,425 123,510
Arab 15 10 0   265,550 142,580 122,970
West Asian 88 10 0 0   156,700 80,695 76,000
Korean 0 0 0   141,890 68,595 73,300
Japanese 10 0 10   81,300 36,160 45,145
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 10 0 0   71,420 33,845 37,580
Multiple visible minority 90 15 10 10   133,120 65,055 68,065
Not a visible minority 91 28,905 14,810 14,095   26,172,935 12,862,245 13,310,695
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 13,470 7,195 6,280   18,201,265 9,480,550 8,720,710
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 26,848 29,235 24,973   26,850 32,874 21,543
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 6,525 3,625 2,895   9,275,770 5,332,040 3,943,725
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 58,088 59,915 56,005   41,401 46,778 35,830
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Nunavut   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 17,310 8,870 8,445   24,423,165 11,952,155 12,471,005
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 20,982 22,552 20,047   25,615 32,224 20,460
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 20,042 21,002 19,113   23,307 28,291 19,287
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 86.5 90.0 82.3   76.2 79.7 71.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 11.2 7.4 15.8   11.1 7.9 15.9
Other money - As a % of total income 2.3 2.6 1.9   12.7 12.5 13.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 0 0 0   30,628,935 15,017,885 15,611,050
% in low income before tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   15.3 14.1 16.5
% in low income after tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   11.4 10.7 12.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   17.7 17.7 17.8
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   13.1 13.1 13.2

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Nunavut (Code62) (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 July 20, 2017).

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