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2006 Community Profiles

 
Kitikmeot
Nunavut
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 5,361   29,474
Population in 2001 1 4,816   26,745
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 11.3   10.2
Total private dwellings 2 1,540   9,041
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,371   7,855
Population density per square kilometre 0.0   0.0
Land area (square km) 446,727.70   1,932,254.97
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 5,360 2,740 2,620   29,475 15,105 14,365
0 to 4 years 640 345 295   3,425 1,745 1,685
5 to 9 years 610 310 295   3,310 1,685 1,630
10 to 14 years 610 310 305   3,260 1,645 1,615
15 to 19 years 615 310 305   3,160 1,650 1,515
20 to 24 years 440 225 220   2,460 1,240 1,215
25 to 29 years 395 200 195   2,425 1,195 1,230
30 to 34 years 350 175 185   2,165 1,090 1,075
35 to 39 years 405 205 200   2,205 1,140 1,070
40 to 44 years 335 165 170   1,860 955 900
45 to 49 years 295 145 145   1,510 760 750
50 to 54 years 200 105 95   1,245 665 580
55 to 59 years 175 90 80   1,025 565 465
60 to 64 years 110 60 45   605 335 270
65 to 69 years 85 45 45   355 185 170
70 to 74 years 45 30 15   230 135 95
75 to 79 years 30 15 15   125 60 60
80 to 84 years 10 10 5   60 35 25
85 years and over 15 10 10   45 25 20
Median age of the population 5 22.1 22.0 22.2   23.1 23.3 23.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 65.4 64.8 65.8   66.1 66.4 65.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,500 1,780 1,725   19,470 10,030 9,440
Not in a common-law relationship 2,615 1,335 1,285   15,045 7,810 7,230
In a common-law relationship 885 445 440   4,425 2,220 2,210
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,505 1,780 1,725   19,470 10,030 9,445
Never legally married (single) 8 2,235 1,160 1,070   11,955 6,360 5,590
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,025 515 505   6,045 3,055 2,990
Separated, but still legally married 10 60 30 30   420 220 200
Divorced 11 60 30 25   465 225 235
Widowed 12 130 40 90   590 160 425
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,370   7,855
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 60.2   53.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 11.3   10.4
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 26.3   22.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   1.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.1   9.4
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   2.2
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.7   0.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 320   1,785
Number of rented dwellings 17 1,050   6,065
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 655   3,605
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 715   4,255
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 24.1   20.2
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 4.8   5.0
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 21.9   18.0
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 177,833   214,817
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,330   7,035
Number of married-couple families 22 490   2,890
Number of common-law-couple families 23 440   2,205
Number of lone-parent families 395   1,940
Number of female lone-parent families 305   1,445
Number of male lone-parent families 90   500
Average number of persons in all census families 3.7   3.7
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 4.2   4.3
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.9   3.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 45,875   49,270
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 81,664   80,677
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 42,752   47,851
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 20,704   22,576
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 20,672   22,688
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 22,016   21,632
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 41,472   44,837
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 69,824   69,006
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 39,296   43,788
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 20,048   21,904
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 19,680   22,069
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 20,608   20,864
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,375   7,855
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 570   3,300
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 140   855
One-person households 220   1,440
Other household types 28 445   2,265
Average household size 3.9   3.7
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 56,736   60,221
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 62,165   64,448
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 109,824   113,920
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 29,952   40,118
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 51,328   51,152
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 51,008   53,195
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 55,168   57,088
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 93,312   93,338
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 27,648   34,592
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 47,232   46,635
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 160   262
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 926   1,000
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 5,350 2,735 2,615   29,325 15,000 14,325
English only 2,965 1,540 1,425   7,765 4,145 3,625
French only 20 10 10   370 210 155
English and French 10 0 0   20 10 10
Other language(s) 33 2,370 1,185 1,180   21,170 10,635 10,535
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 5,350 2,735 2,615   29,325 15,000 14,320
English only 5,140 2,640 2,505   25,830 13,190 12,640
French only 0 10 0   20 10 10
English and French 95 45 50   1,165 650 515
Neither English nor French 110 45 65   2,310 1,150 1,155
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 5,355 2,735 2,615   29,325 15,000 14,325
English 4,605 2,365 2,235   12,955 6,660 6,295
French 10 0 0   205 110 95
Non-official language 725 355 370   15,810 8,070 7,740
English and French 0 0 0   15 10 10
English and non-official language 20 10 10   315 150 165
French and non-official language 0 0 0   25 10 15
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 5,350 2,735 2,615   29,325 15,000 14,325
Non-immigrants 37 5,280 2,705 2,575   28,820 14,740 14,075
Immigrants 38 65 35 30   450 240 205
Before 1991 50 30 20   295 180 120
1991 to 2000 10 0 0   100 45 55
2001 to 2006 39 10 0 10   50 20 35
Non-permanent residents 40 10 0 0   50 15 40
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 5,350 2,735 2,615   29,325 15,000 14,320
Canadian citizens 5,325 2,730 2,600   29,175 14,945 14,230
Canadian citizens under age 18 2,245 1,160 1,085   11,970 6,110 5,855
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 3,080 1,565 1,520   17,205 8,830 8,375
Not Canadian citizens 42 25 10 15   150 55 95
Table: Generation status
Generation status Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 3,495 1,770 1,720   19,340 9,930 9,410
1st generation 44 75 35 40   510 265 250
2nd generation 45 80 50 30   590 325 265
3rd generation or more 46 3,345 1,690 1,655   18,235 9,340 8,895
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 5,215 2,665 2,550   28,670 14,680 13,985
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 4,345 2,235 2,110   24,180 12,440 11,735
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 570 285 290   2,670 1,295 1,375
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 150 80 70   815 420 385
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 140 70 65   950 500 450
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 15 0 10   55 15 45
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 4,710 2,395 2,320   25,905 13,260 12,640
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,660 1,370 1,290   14,970 7,755 7,210
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,415 705 710   6,665 3,335 3,330
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 250 125 120   1,735 880 860
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 360 180 180   2,425 1,255 1,170
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 20 0 15   110 35 70
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 5,350 2,735 2,615   29,325 15,000 14,325
Aboriginal identity population 50 4,800 2,440 2,365   24,915 12,565 12,350
Non-Aboriginal identity population 550 300 250   4,410 2,435 1,970
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 3,495 1,770 1,720   19,340 9,930 9,410
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,145 1,035 1,110   11,080 5,575 5,510
High school certificate or equivalent 52 270 150 115   2,110 1,055 1,055
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 380 275 105   1,345 1,045 300
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 435 205 230   2,740 1,300 1,440
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 15 10   315 145 165
University certificate, diploma or degree 235 90 140   1,750 805 940
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 1,050 530 520   5,590 2,865 2,725
No certificate, diploma or degree 900 445 450   4,465 2,330 2,135
High school certificate or equivalent 55 90 45 45   760 360 400
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 35 25 10   105 65 40
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 25 10 10   205 85 115
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   10 0 10
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   50 25 30
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 745 370 380   4,550 2,250 2,295
No certificate, diploma or degree 365 175 190   2,095 1,065 1,030
High school certificate or equivalent 58 80 45 30   625 295 330
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 100 70 35   350 270 80
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 110 45 65   830 370 460
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 10 0   100 40 55
University certificate, diploma or degree 80 30 55   555 210 340
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,505 765 745   8,405 4,380 4,025
No certificate, diploma or degree 710 325 390   3,865 1,840 2,020
High school certificate or equivalent 61 95 60 40   715 385 320
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 235 170 65   860 680 180
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 300 145 160   1,665 815 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 20 10 15   205 100 105
University certificate, diploma or degree 145 65 85   1,100 555 545
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 3,495 1,775 1,725   19,340 9,930 9,410
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,410 1,185 1,225   13,190 6,625 6,565
Education 120 35 85   800 255 545
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 15 10 0   165 95 65
Humanities 40 10 25   320 125 195
Social and behavioural sciences and law 80 20 60   685 250 435
Business, management and public administration 245 75 165   1,240 450 785
Physical and life sciences and technologies 40 30 10   205 135 65
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 20 0 10   185 95 90
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 280 265 20   1,330 1,230 100
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 20 10 10   135 100 40
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 95 25 70   530 145 385
Personal, protective and transportation services 130 100 30   550 410 135
Other 64 0 0 0   10 0 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 3,495 1,770 1,720   19,340 9,930 9,410
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,415 1,180 1,230   13,195 6,625 6,565
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,085 590 490   6,150 3,305 2,845
Inside Canada 1,040 575 465   5,895 3,190 2,710
Outside Canada 40 15 25   255 115 135
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 3,490 1,770 1,720   19,340 9,930 9,410
In the labour force 67 2,200 1,185 1,020   12,635 6,745 5,890
Employed 68 1,755 925 840   10,670 5,540 5,125
Unemployed 69 445 265 180   1,965 1,200 765
Not in the labour force 70 1,295 590 705   6,705 3,190 3,515
Participation rate 71 63.0 66.9 59.3   65.3 67.9 62.6
Employment rate 72 50.3 52.3 48.8   55.2 55.8 54.5
Unemployment rate 73 20.2 22.4 17.6   15.6 17.8 13.0
Table: Occupation
Occupation Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 2,090 1,130 960   12,080 6,445 5,635
A Management occupations 75 190 120 70   1,275 810 465
B Business, finance and administration occupations 265 70 195   1,880 560 1,320
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 80 65 15   415 330 85
D Health occupations 40 10 35   310 60 250
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 335 80 260   1,985 565 1,420
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 70 25 45   640 325 320
G Sales and service occupations 600 285 315   3,175 1,530 1,645
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 410 395 10   2,045 1,965 80
I Occupations unique to primary industry 65 65 0   215 205 10
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 35 20 15   140 100 50
Table: Industry
Industry Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 2,090 1,130 960   12,080 6,445 5,630
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 220 200 25   585 510 80
Construction 155 140 15   730 660 65
Manufacturing 30 15 15   155 95 60
Wholesale trade 0 10 0   95 75 20
Retail trade 255 120 135   1,405 670 735
Finance and real estate 70 40 30   465 310 160
Health care and social services 175 30 145   1,095 190 910
Educational services 250 70 180   1,535 475 1,055
Business services 225 160 65   1,500 1,025 475
Other services 700 345 355   4,510 2,440 2,070
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 3,270 1,610 1,655   17,965 8,975 8,995
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 3,120 1,495 1,620   17,195 8,415 8,780
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 2,375 1,100 1,270   12,165 5,640 6,525
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 1,255 610 640   4,975 2,380 2,595
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 2,555 1,380 1,170   14,185 7,525 6,665
English 2,345 1,295 1,050   9,785 5,360 4,430
French 0 0 0   55 35 25
Non-official language 185 75 105   4,100 2,010 2,085
English and French 0 0 0   10 0 0
English and non-official language 30 10 20   230 115 115
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 10 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,760 925 840   10,670 5,545 5,125
Worked at home 35 15 20   360 235 125
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   10 0 0
No fixed workplace address 90 75 10   785 595 190
Worked at usual place 1,635 830 805   9,515 4,710 4,805
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,515 740 780   9,165 4,510 4,660
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 60 40 15   245 130 115
Worked in a different census division (county) 10 0 0   35 20 20
Worked in a different province 55 45 10   70 55 15
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 1,725 905 815   10,300 5,305 4,995
Car, truck, van, as driver 270 205 65   2,585 1,715 870
Car, truck, van, as passenger 115 55 60   1,230 550 670
Public transit 0 10 0   20 0 15
Walked or bicycled 1,055 475 580   5,110 2,355 2,760
All other modes 275 165 110   1,355 680 675
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 5,355 2,735 2,615   29,325 15,000 14,325
Total visible minority population 85 55 15 30   420 190 230
Chinese 10 0 10   80 35 40
South Asian 86 10 0 10   85 40 40
Black 20 10 10   100 45 50
Filipino 10 0 10   80 25 55
Latin American 0 0 0   25 10 15
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   0 0 0
Arab 0 0 0   15 10 0
West Asian 88 0 0 0   10 0 0
Korean 0 0 0   0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0   10 0 10
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   10 0 0
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   15 10 10
Not a visible minority 91 5,300 2,720 2,585   28,905 14,810 14,095
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 2,470 1,345 1,125   13,470 7,195 6,280
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 20,041 23,984 16,969   26,848 29,235 24,973
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 1,035 585 450   6,525 3,625 2,895
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 56,864 60,000 50,816   58,088 59,915 56,005
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Kitikmeot (CD)   Nunavut
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 3,125 1,600 1,520   17,310 8,870 8,445
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 18,944 20,971 16,928   20,982 22,552 20,047
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 17,856 19,984 16,168   20,042 21,002 19,113
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 83.8 88.3 78.7   86.5 90.0 82.3
Government transfers - As a % of total income 14.1 9.5 19.9   11.2 7.4 15.8
Other money - As a % of total income 2.0 2.3 1.7   2.3 2.6 1.9
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 0 0 0   0 0 0
% in low income before tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - All persons 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Kitikmeot, Nunavut (Code6208) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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