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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 556E   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 583   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -4.6   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 310   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 259   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 312.9   4.4
Land area (square km) 1.78   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 555 275 280   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 25 20 10   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 40 15 20   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 30 20 15   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 30 15 10   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 25 15 10   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 20 10 10   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 30 10 20   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 30 15 15   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 45 25 20   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 45 15 35   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 65 30 35   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 50 25 20   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 50 20 25   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 30 20 15   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 25 15 10   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 10 15 0   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 5 0 5   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 5 5 0   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 45.5 43.5 46.5   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.0 78.6 83.9   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 460 225 235   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 360 180 185   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 100 50 50   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 460 225 235   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 185 95 90   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 155 80 75   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 20 10 15   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 70 35 30   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 25 5 20   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 260   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 78.8   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.8   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.8   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 11.5   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.8   20.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   7.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.0   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 185   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 75   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 170   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 95   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 17.3   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.8   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 170,218   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 160   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 70   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 60   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 30   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 25   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 10   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.8   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.9   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.3   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 0.0   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 52,208   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 59,392   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 52,160   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 23,163   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 45,808   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 50,944   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 45,760   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 23,163   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 260   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 55   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 70   486,040
One-person households 105   460,580
Other household types 28 30   264,105
Average household size 2.1   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 40,387   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 115,233   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 55,994   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 29,680   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 29,620   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 34,243   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 96,801   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 50,874   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 27,968   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 28,980   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 494   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 628   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 555 280 275   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 515 270 240   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 0 0 0   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 0 0 0   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 40 0 35   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 555 280 275   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 525 260 265   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 0 0 0   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 30 20 10   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 555 275 275   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 530 265 270   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 0 0 0   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 30 15 10   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 0 0 0   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 0 0 0   73,730 35,650 38,085
French and non-official language 0 0 0   465 220 240
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   580 255 325
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 555 280 275   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 505 260 245   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 50 15 35   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 50 20 30   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 0 0 0   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 555 275 275   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 555 280 275   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 145 95 45   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 410 185 230   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 435 195 240   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 50 15 30   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 105 35 70   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 285 140 145   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 555 280 280   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 505 260 250   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) 30 15 20   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 10 10 0   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 15 0 10   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 510 255 255   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 370 190 180   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) 75 40 35   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 50 25 25   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 10 0 15   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 555 280 275   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 260 150 115   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 295 135 160   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 440 200 240   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 145 60 85   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 105 65 40   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 35 25 10   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 55 0 55   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 10   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 90 35 55   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 40 25 15   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 20 10 10   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 15 15 0   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 0 0 0   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 60 10 50   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 10   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 10 0 10   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 10 0   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 25 0 25   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 10   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 265 125 135   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 85 50 35   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 75 45 30   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 20 0 20   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 10   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 70 25 45   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 435 195 240   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 250 130 120   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 45 10 35   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 10   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 15 0 15   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 0 10 0   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 45 0 40   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 15 15 0   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 20 15 0   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 10 10 0   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 25 10 20   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 10 10 0   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 0 0 0   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 440 195 240   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 250 130 120   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 185 65 120   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 160 60 100   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 25 0 15   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 440 200 240   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 340 155 180   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 325 145 170   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 15 0 10   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 95 40 55   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 77.3 77.5 75.0   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 73.9 72.5 70.8   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 4.4 0.0 5.6   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 335 160 180   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 45 15 30   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 50 10 40   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 40 30 10   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 10 0 10   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 45 10 45   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 15 15 0   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 75 35 45   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 25 25 0   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 25 25 0   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 0 0 0   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 340 155 180   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 25 25 0   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 10 10 0   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 0 0 0   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 0 0 0   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 55 10 50   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 15 0 10   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 30 10 15   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 35 0 35   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 90 55 30   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 75 35 35   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 370 170 205   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 375 170 205   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 170 75 100   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 70 30 35   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 355 165 190   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 350 165 190   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 0 0 0   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 0 0 0   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 0 0 0   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 0 0 0   22,435 11,375 11,060
French and non-official language 0 0 0   125 75 45
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   365 165 200
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 325 150 175   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 20 10 10   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 65 55 0   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 235 80 160   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 220 60 155   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 10 15 0   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 10 0 0   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Alert Bay, Village   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 83 300 135 165   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 210 100 105   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 25 0 20   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 0 0 0   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 55 25 30   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 10 15 0   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 555 280 275   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 15 10 10   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 0 0 0   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 0 0 0   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 0 0 0   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 15 10 10   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 0 0 0   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 0 0 0   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 0 0 0   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 0 0 0   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 0 0 0   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 540 270 265   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 335 150 180   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 27,907 13,376 31,142   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 165 60 105   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 46,278 47,092 46,171   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Alert Bay, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 430 190 240   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,594 20,739 29,682   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,776 18,819 26,204   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 79.2 84.2 77.0   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 13.0 11.7 13.9   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 6.9 6.1 7.7   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 555 275 275   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 10.0 9.1 10.9   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 7.2 7.3 7.3   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Alert Bay, British Columbia (Code5943008) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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