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2006 Community Profiles

 
Kitchener
Ontario
(Census metropolitan area)
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 451,235   12,160,282
Population in 2001 1 414,284   11,410,046
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 8.9   6.6
Total private dwellings 2 177,879   4,972,869
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 169,063   4,554,251
Population density per square kilometre 545.6   13.4
Land area (square km) 827.07   907,573.82
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 451,235 222,130 229,110   12,160,285 5,930,700 6,229,580
0 to 4 years 27,450 14,010 13,445   670,770 343,475 327,290
5 to 9 years 28,020 14,260 13,765   721,590 369,670 351,920
10 to 14 years 30,770 15,700 15,065   818,445 420,705 397,740
15 to 19 years 31,715 16,280 15,440   833,115 427,185 405,925
20 to 24 years 34,025 17,220 16,805   797,255 400,445 396,815
25 to 29 years 31,460 15,745 15,715   743,695 360,525 383,170
30 to 34 years 32,280 16,115 16,165   791,955 382,030 409,925
35 to 39 years 34,030 16,930 17,105   883,990 430,220 453,770
40 to 44 years 38,050 18,885 19,165   1,032,415 507,130 525,280
45 to 49 years 35,330 17,455 17,880   991,970 486,390 505,585
50 to 54 years 30,620 15,060 15,555   869,400 423,345 446,060
55 to 59 years 26,150 12,850 13,295   774,530 378,530 395,995
60 to 64 years 19,065 9,255 9,810   581,985 283,545 298,440
65 to 69 years 14,480 7,125 7,355   466,240 222,640 243,600
70 to 74 years 12,350 5,630 6,720   401,950 187,510 214,445
75 to 79 years 10,875 4,635 6,235   338,910 149,585 189,325
80 to 84 years 8,135 3,060 5,080   250,270 97,240 153,035
85 years and over 6,430 1,925 4,510   191,810 60,555 131,260
Median age of the population 5 36.4 35.5 37.4   39.0 38.1 39.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 80.9 80.2 81.5   81.8 80.9 82.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 365,000 178,165 186,830   9,949,485 4,796,850 5,152,630
Not in a common-law relationship 336,915 164,185 172,730   9,257,730 4,448,935 4,808,790
In a common-law relationship 28,080 13,980 14,105   691,755 347,915 343,840
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 364,995 178,165 186,835   9,949,480 4,796,850 5,152,635
Never legally married (single) 8 117,535 63,455 54,075   3,143,960 1,662,930 1,481,025
Legally married (and not separated) 9 189,810 94,965 94,845   5,168,660 2,585,115 2,583,545
Separated, but still legally married 10 12,935 5,605 7,330   345,075 150,090 194,980
Divorced 11 24,880 10,405 14,480   679,990 283,150 396,840
Widowed 12 19,835 3,730 16,110   611,805 115,565 496,235
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 169,175   4,555,025
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 55.7   56.1
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.7   5.7
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 10.6   7.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.9   3.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 13.8   10.8
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 10.1   15.6
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.3   0.5
Number of owned dwellings 16 118,040   3,235,495
Number of rented dwellings 17 51,140   1,312,290
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 107,520   3,124,010
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 61,655   1,431,020
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.3   6.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.8   6.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.1   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 261,025   297,479
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 126,205   3,422,315
Number of married-couple families 22 93,250   2,530,560
Number of common-law-couple families 23 14,175   351,045
Number of lone-parent families 18,770   540,715
Number of female lone-parent families 15,150   441,105
Number of male lone-parent families 3,620   99,605
Average number of persons in all census families 3.0   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.2   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.7   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.6   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 73,586   69,156
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 81,602   77,243
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 68,139   66,525
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 40,736   38,448
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 38,067   36,496
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 54,736   50,339
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 62,514   59,377
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 68,852   65,534
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 58,220   57,013
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 37,459   35,677
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 35,280   34,206
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 47,018   43,972
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 169,175   4,555,025
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 56,105   1,420,515
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 47,340   1,288,140
One-person households 39,175   1,104,865
Other household types 28 26,560   741,505
Average household size 2.6   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 63,984   60,455
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 90,473   87,960
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 70,133   68,764
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 31,295   30,025
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 52,253   51,560
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 54,715   52,117
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 75,898   74,095
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 59,694   58,755
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 27,590   26,473
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 46,476   46,194
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 765   801
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 1,135   1,046
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 446,495 220,310 226,180   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
English only 334,625 165,285 169,340   8,230,705 4,044,755 4,185,945
French only 5,975 2,880 3,100   488,815 230,700 258,115
English and French 700 355 345   32,685 14,820 17,870
Other language(s) 33 105,195 51,790 53,400   3,276,685 1,587,595 1,689,090
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 446,495 220,310 226,185   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
English only 409,325 204,175 205,150   10,335,700 5,130,945 5,204,755
French only 305 120 190   49,210 21,460 27,750
English and French 30,255 13,335 16,915   1,377,330 621,285 756,045
Neither English nor French 6,610 2,680 3,925   266,655 104,185 162,470
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 446,495 220,310 226,185   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
English 384,100 189,685 194,415   9,655,830 4,733,165 4,922,665
French 1,730 815 910   289,035 136,125 152,910
Non-official language 53,370 26,095 27,275   1,811,620 874,575 937,050
English and French 435 205 225   26,045 11,875 14,175
English and non-official language 6,760 3,480 3,280   239,890 119,205 120,685
French and non-official language 40 0 35   3,065 1,455 1,605
English, French and non-official language 60 15 45   3,405 1,480 1,925
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 446,495 220,310 226,185   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Non-immigrants 37 339,390 167,465 171,925   8,512,020 4,197,560 4,314,460
Immigrants 38 103,060 50,645 52,410   3,398,725 1,620,320 1,778,400
Before 1991 61,590 30,275 31,315   1,884,440 901,375 983,065
1991 to 2000 24,595 12,115 12,480   933,545 443,665 489,880
2001 to 2006 39 16,875 8,250 8,620   580,740 275,280 305,460
Non-permanent residents 40 4,045 2,195 1,850   118,150 59,995 58,155
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 446,495 220,310 226,180   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Canadian citizens 420,570 207,805 212,760   11,131,465 5,455,880 5,675,585
Canadian citizens under age 18 100,815 51,580 49,235   2,572,660 1,320,670 1,251,990
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 319,755 156,225 163,530   8,558,810 4,135,210 4,423,595
Not Canadian citizens 42 25,925 12,505 13,420   897,430 421,990 475,435
Table: Generation status
Generation status Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 360,335 176,335 184,000   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
1st generation 44 101,335 49,895 51,440   3,340,210 1,590,525 1,749,680
2nd generation 45 65,960 32,240 33,725   1,912,460 933,690 978,765
3rd generation or more 46 193,040 94,205 98,840   4,566,750 2,220,495 2,346,260
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 440,730 217,370 223,365   11,893,180 5,808,065 6,085,115
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 373,110 183,455 189,650   10,299,250 5,027,935 5,271,320
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 41,005 20,620 20,385   951,995 466,425 485,570
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 20,250 10,120 10,130   453,460 222,520 230,945
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 2,240 1,095 1,145   56,835 27,630 29,205
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 4,130 2,080 2,050   131,630 63,550 68,075
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 418,810 206,180 212,630   11,354,360 5,532,565 5,821,800
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 229,950 112,445 117,505   6,660,310 3,245,120 3,415,185
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 105,985 52,965 53,020   2,542,885 1,241,165 1,301,720
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 58,070 28,420 29,650   1,398,660 682,595 716,070
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 6,705 3,385 3,320   185,785 89,885 95,900
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 18,095 8,965 9,135   566,710 273,790 292,920
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 446,495 220,310 226,185   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Aboriginal identity population 50 4,650 2,200 2,450   242,490 117,585 124,900
Non-Aboriginal identity population 441,845 218,110 223,740   11,786,405 5,760,285 6,026,115
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 360,335 176,335 184,005   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No certificate, diploma or degree 85,885 41,045 44,840   2,183,625 1,059,015 1,124,615
High school certificate or equivalent 52 101,550 47,665 53,880   2,628,575 1,220,380 1,408,190
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 29,065 19,590 9,475   785,115 514,820 270,295
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 66,870 30,485 36,385   1,804,775 782,360 1,022,420
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10,555 4,525 6,030   405,270 181,355 223,915
University certificate, diploma or degree 66,415 33,015 33,395   2,012,060 986,780 1,025,280
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 65,600 33,065 32,535   1,624,835 826,425 798,410
No certificate, diploma or degree 27,265 14,400 12,865   648,300 348,960 299,345
High school certificate or equivalent 55 26,150 13,445 12,700   627,010 321,420 305,590
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,375 755 620   37,475 22,735 14,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 5,700 2,495 3,205   160,140 72,655 87,480
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 970 375 595   33,875 15,860 18,020
University certificate, diploma or degree 4,135 1,590 2,550   118,030 44,790 73,240
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 63,615 31,745 31,870   1,529,590 737,610 791,980
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,130 3,315 2,810   132,715 73,165 59,550
High school certificate or equivalent 58 16,910 9,355 7,555   364,260 200,340 163,920
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,840 2,470 1,375   91,525 56,430 35,095
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 16,360 7,660 8,700   372,355 165,310 207,050
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,915 855 1,055   68,800 31,275 37,525
University certificate, diploma or degree 18,455 8,080 10,375   499,935 211,090 288,845
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 182,185 89,775 92,410   5,108,740 2,488,355 2,620,380
No certificate, diploma or degree 31,210 15,200 16,010   766,810 383,295 383,520
High school certificate or equivalent 61 48,105 21,490 26,610   1,296,405 580,705 715,710
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 18,255 12,270 5,985   489,605 320,260 169,345
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 39,050 17,745 21,305   1,089,270 470,180 619,090
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 6,225 2,665 3,555   241,150 108,080 133,065
University certificate, diploma or degree 39,340 20,400 18,935   1,225,490 625,845 599,650
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 360,335 176,330 184,005   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 187,435 88,715 98,720   4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,810
Education 10,575 2,625 7,950   335,715 81,810 253,900
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 5,495 2,610 2,885   193,790 90,735 103,060
Humanities 10,655 4,145 6,505   292,845 110,970 181,875
Social and behavioural sciences and law 18,780 6,460 12,320   576,100 202,080 374,020
Business, management and public administration 34,810 13,275 21,535   1,061,210 417,010 644,200
Physical and life sciences and technologies 6,130 3,230 2,900   181,250 94,220 87,030
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 9,690 5,945 3,740   254,440 151,930 102,505
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 43,150 39,285 3,865   1,089,310 995,690 93,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 3,145 2,020 1,125   91,965 62,180 29,780
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 21,020 3,495 17,525   665,490 124,885 540,605
Personal, protective and transportation services 9,440 4,520 4,920   264,620 133,610 131,015
Other 64 10 0 0   480 190 285
Table: Location of study
Location of study Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 360,335 176,335 184,000   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 187,430 88,715 98,725   4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,805
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 172,900 87,620 85,280   5,007,220 2,465,315 2,541,905
Inside Canada 141,665 70,710 70,960   3,928,555 1,906,245 2,022,310
Outside Canada 31,235 16,910 14,320   1,078,670 559,075 519,590
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 360,335 176,335 184,000   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
In the labour force 67 257,695 135,490 122,205   6,587,580 3,437,670 3,149,905
Employed 68 243,340 128,495 114,845   6,164,245 3,230,050 2,934,195
Unemployed 69 14,355 6,995 7,360   423,335 207,620 215,710
Not in the labour force 70 102,645 40,845 61,800   3,231,840 1,307,035 1,924,805
Participation rate 71 71.5 76.8 66.4   67.1 72.5 62.1
Employment rate 72 67.5 72.9 62.4   62.8 68.1 57.8
Unemployment rate 73 5.6 5.2 6.0   6.4 6.0 6.8
Table: Occupation
Occupation Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 254,525 134,000 120,520   6,473,735 3,385,885 3,087,850
A Management occupations 75 23,950 15,135 8,815   666,485 418,355 248,125
B Business, finance and administration occupations 45,380 12,445 32,935   1,204,490 360,225 844,260
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 19,015 14,670 4,345   451,930 349,305 102,630
D Health occupations 11,575 1,930 9,645   340,690 66,950 273,740
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 20,290 7,000 13,285   546,385 174,765 371,620
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 5,845 2,355 3,495   200,980 90,590 110,390
G Sales and service occupations 56,000 23,005 32,995   1,522,820 657,605 865,215
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 39,010 36,115 2,890   911,250 845,595 65,655
I Occupations unique to primary industry 3,830 2,875 950   165,085 125,660 39,430
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 29,620 18,455 11,160   463,610 296,825 166,785
Table: Industry
Industry Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 254,525 134,000 120,520   6,473,730 3,385,885 3,087,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 3,845 2,580 1,265   190,000 137,345 52,660
Construction 15,525 13,505 2,020   384,775 338,850 45,930
Manufacturing 57,725 39,680 18,050   899,670 628,460 271,210
Wholesale trade 13,030 8,720 4,310   307,465 199,755 107,710
Retail trade 27,960 12,355 15,605   720,235 322,715 397,515
Finance and real estate 18,240 6,655 11,585   442,610 193,375 249,230
Health care and social services 20,725 3,010 17,710   611,740 104,935 506,805
Educational services 19,485 7,190 12,295   433,485 141,630 291,855
Business services 42,175 24,725 17,445   1,274,345 755,215 519,130
Other services 35,805 15,570 20,230   1,209,390 563,600 645,790
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 332,725 159,980 172,750   8,991,010 4,259,925 4,731,085
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 328,935 157,540 171,395   8,869,060 4,186,725 4,682,335
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 142,520 63,900 78,620   3,736,900 1,649,835 2,087,065
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 60,885 25,220 35,660   1,838,830 773,420 1,065,410
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 276,210 144,105 132,100   7,054,270 3,652,835 3,401,430
English 271,610 141,990 129,615   6,754,045 3,511,580 3,242,460
French 640 135 510   97,965 40,635 57,330
Non-official language 2,560 1,310 1,250   112,125 57,295 54,830
English and French 510 200 310   42,945 19,035 23,910
English and non-official language 840 440 400   45,400 23,405 22,000
French and non-official language 10 10 0   230 100 130
English, French and non-official language 35 20 15   1,560 780 775
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 243,340 128,495 114,845   6,164,245 3,230,055 2,934,195
Worked at home 13,790 6,535 7,255   436,380 220,340 216,040
Worked outside Canada 845 615 235   36,905 24,210 12,695
No fixed workplace address 19,490 14,580 4,910   596,305 445,625 150,680
Worked at usual place 209,205 106,760 102,445   5,094,650 2,539,870 2,554,780
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 111,135 52,450 58,685   3,056,365 1,421,005 1,635,365
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 69,060 35,345 33,715   795,195 404,425 390,765
Worked in a different census division (county) 28,715 18,790 9,925   1,211,410 696,880 514,525
Worked in a different province 295 175 120   31,680 17,555 14,120
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
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 83 228,700 121,340 107,355   5,690,960 2,985,495 2,705,465
Car, truck, van, as driver 179,110 99,100 80,010   4,038,035 2,274,810 1,763,230
Car, truck, van, as passenger 21,535 9,095 12,440   470,410 191,695 278,715
Public transit 10,940 4,270 6,665   736,060 299,920 436,140
Walked or bicycled 15,355 8,045 7,305   389,105 190,340 198,765
All other modes 1,760 830 930   57,350 28,740 28,610
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 446,495 220,310 226,185   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Total visible minority population 85 61,450 31,225 30,225   2,745,200 1,332,995 1,412,205
Chinese 9,150 4,620 4,535   576,975 277,500 299,475
South Asian 86 16,240 8,465 7,775   794,170 401,900 392,270
Black 9,445 4,945 4,500   473,765 223,220 250,540
Filipino 1,850 755 1,095   203,215 87,025 116,190
Latin American 6,805 3,265 3,535   147,140 71,370 75,765
Southeast Asian 87 6,150 3,015 3,135   110,045 53,135 56,910
Arab 3,180 1,700 1,475   111,405 58,625 52,785
West Asian 88 2,720 1,465 1,260   96,620 49,275 47,340
Korean 1,700 840 855   69,540 33,720 35,820
Japanese 625 305 320   28,080 12,775 15,300
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 1,830 905 920   56,845 26,680 30,160
Multiple visible minority 90 1,755 935 820   77,400 37,755 39,645
Not a visible minority 91 385,040 189,085 195,955   9,283,695 4,544,875 4,738,815
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 275,425 143,555 131,870   6,991,670 3,621,760 3,369,910
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 30,719 39,997 23,298   29,335 35,702 23,755
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 151,600 89,170 62,435   3,690,665 2,116,730 1,573,940
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 44,274 50,536 36,697   44,748 50,057 38,914
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Kitchener (CMA)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 345,410 169,950 175,460   9,340,020 4,540,895 4,799,125
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 29,366 38,228 22,498   27,258 34,454 21,669
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 26,126 32,800 20,727   24,604 30,182 20,201
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 80.9 84.5 74.9   77.4 80.7 72.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 8.6 5.7 13.3   9.8 6.9 14.0
Other money - As a % of total income 10.5 9.7 11.7   12.9 12.4 13.5
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 444,050 219,190 224,855   11,926,140 5,825,145 6,100,995
% in low income before tax - All persons 10.5 9.6 11.4   14.7 13.7 15.6
% in low income after tax - All persons 7.8 7.4 8.2   11.1 10.5 11.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 12.6 12.8 12.4   18.0 17.9 18.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 9.5 9.9 9.1   13.7 13.7 13.8

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Kitchener, Ontario (Code541) (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 April 27, 2017).

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