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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Northwest Territories
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 1,894   41,464
Population in 2001 1 1,552E   37,360
2001 to 2006 population change (%) ...   11.0E
Total private dwellings 2 518   16,774
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 449   14,224
Population density per square kilometre 25.2   0.0
Land area (square km) 75.08   1,140,834.90
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 1,895 985 915   41,460 21,225 20,240
0 to 4 years 220 110 110   3,225 1,595 1,625
5 to 9 years 215 110 105   3,090 1,555 1,540
10 to 14 years 190 100 90   3,600 1,865 1,740
15 to 19 years 200 100 100   3,565 1,805 1,760
20 to 24 years 135 80 55   3,155 1,630 1,525
25 to 29 years 150 70 80   3,345 1,675 1,670
30 to 34 years 160 90 65   3,100 1,520 1,580
35 to 39 years 150 75 75   3,250 1,625 1,625
40 to 44 years 110 50 55   3,655 1,865 1,790
45 to 49 years 100 55 45   3,365 1,760 1,605
50 to 54 years 80 45 35   2,790 1,450 1,335
55 to 59 years 45 30 15   2,100 1,165 930
60 to 64 years 40 20 15   1,245 730 520
65 to 69 years 45 15 30   710 360 350
70 to 74 years 20 10 10   520 270 250
75 to 79 years 15 5 10   360 185 175
80 to 84 years 20 10 10   220 90 130
85 years and over 10 5 10   165 80 85
Median age of the population 5 24.6 24.5 24.7   31.2 31.7 30.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 67.0 67.0 66.1   76.1 76.4 75.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 1,270 665 605   31,545 16,210 15,335
Not in a common-law relationship 935 495 445   25,600 13,250 12,345
In a common-law relationship 330 165 165   5,945 2,955 2,985
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 1,270 665 610   31,545 16,210 15,335
Never legally married (single) 8 885 490 395   16,390 8,815 7,575
Legally married (and not separated) 9 295 145 150   11,440 5,765 5,680
Separated, but still legally married 10 20 10 10   935 485 450
Divorced 11 15 10 15   1,815 885 930
Widowed 12 55 10 45   960 260 700
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 450   14,235
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 75.6   59.6
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.6   5.2
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 13.3   10.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   2.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 2.2   14.0
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   3.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 2.2   4.7
Number of owned dwellings 16 240   7,520
Number of rented dwellings 17 195   6,570
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 215   7,910
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 235   6,325
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 28.9   17.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.1   5.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 25.6   4.6
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 146,852   226,909
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 440   10,880
Number of married-couple families 22 140   5,555
Number of common-law-couple families 23 165   2,990
Number of lone-parent families 140   2,325
Number of female lone-parent families 110   1,695
Number of male lone-parent families 30   635
Average number of persons in all census families 3.8   3.2
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 4.2   3.4
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 4.1   3.2
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 3.1   2.6
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 3.1   2.7
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 3.0   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 52,224   86,132
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 97,024   113,367
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 63,360   78,244
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 23,936   34,633
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 23,232   32,842
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 28,608   42,136
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 46,336   73,056
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 80,512   93,798
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 55,744   67,455
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 23,616   32,226
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 22,848   30,419
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 27,200   37,988
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 450   14,235
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 170   4,895
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 45   3,135
One-person households 65   3,080
Other household types 28 170   3,120
Average household size 4.2   2.9
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 59,264   80,085
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 92,928   108,501
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 62,720   104,951
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 16,736   42,358
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 53,376   57,480
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 53,632   67,439
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 79,872   89,978
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 59,264   87,882
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 15,536   36,324
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 47,232   50,838
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 450   1,000
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 667   1,158
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 1,885 985 900   41,055 20,945 20,115
English only 760 385 375   31,545 16,195 15,345
French only 10 0 0   970 505 465
English and French 0 0 0   45 20 25
Other language(s) 33 1,115 590 525   8,495 4,220 4,270
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 1,885 980 905   41,060 20,945 20,110
English only 1,805 945 865   37,010 19,050 17,960
French only 0 0 0   50 30 20
English and French 30 15 10   3,665 1,750 1,920
Neither English nor French 55 25 30   325 115 210
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 1,885 980 905   41,060 20,945 20,110
English 1,245 620 620   36,795 18,735 18,060
French 0 0 0   445 235 210
Non-official language 595 335 260   3,570 1,860 1,710
English and French 0 0 0   30 10 15
English and non-official language 45 25 15   210 95 115
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 10
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 Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 1,885 985 900   41,060 20,945 20,110
Non-immigrants 37 1,865 975 895   37,985 19,385 18,600
Immigrants 38 15 10 10   2,810 1,420 1,390
Before 1991 10 0 10   1,465 820 645
1991 to 2000 10 0 0   745 370 375
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   600 230 370
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   260 135 125
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 1,890 980 905   41,055 20,945 20,110
Canadian citizens 1,885 980 900   39,990 20,470 19,525
Canadian citizens under age 18 745 380 365   11,920 6,035 5,880
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 1,135 600 540   28,070 14,435 13,635
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   1,065 475 590
Table: Generation status
Generation status Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 1,260 660 600   31,135 15,925 15,205
1st generation 44 15 10 10   2,910 1,480 1,430
2nd generation 45 20 15 10   2,970 1,510 1,460
3rd generation or more 46 1,220 645 580   25,260 12,935 12,320
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 1,855 965 890   40,370 20,585 19,785
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 1,580 835 740   31,960 16,430 15,525
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 135 60 80   5,365 2,625 2,740
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 95 45 50   970 475 500
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 40 20 20   1,910 990 920
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 10 0 0   160 60 100
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 1,670 870 795   37,825 19,365 18,460
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,120 600 520   18,995 9,870 9,130
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 340 170 170   9,740 4,965 4,770
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 110 50 65   2,035 930 1,100
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 85 45 45   6,360 3,295 3,065
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 10 0 10   695 295 400
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 1,890 985 905   41,055 20,945 20,110
Aboriginal identity population 50 1,770 920 850   20,635 10,165 10,470
Non-Aboriginal identity population 115 65 55   20,420 10,780 9,640
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 1,260 660 600   31,135 15,930 15,210
No certificate, diploma or degree 790 435 355   10,265 5,475 4,795
High school certificate or equivalent 52 120 55 65   6,130 2,745 3,385
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 100 70 35   2,940 2,265 680
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 160 70 85   6,065 2,790 3,275
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 10   885 360 525
University certificate, diploma or degree 75 30 45   4,855 2,300 2,550
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 330 175 155   6,695 3,430 3,265
No certificate, diploma or degree 270 140 125   3,890 2,090 1,795
High school certificate or equivalent 55 35 20 20   1,790 795 990
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10 10 0   185 145 45
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 15 10 10   520 285 235
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   90 35 55
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   220 75 140
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 310 165 140   6,370 3,025 3,345
No certificate, diploma or degree 135 80 60   1,475 820 655
High school certificate or equivalent 58 45 20 25   1,270 610 660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 20 10   580 430 150
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 55 25 35   1,420 570 850
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   175 55 120
University certificate, diploma or degree 30 20 15   1,440 540 905
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 515 275 245   16,270 8,560 7,710
No certificate, diploma or degree 290 165 120   3,740 2,010 1,730
High school certificate or equivalent 61 40 15 20   2,920 1,265 1,660
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 60 35 25   2,020 1,570 450
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 85 40 45   3,950 1,850 2,100
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 10   550 245 300
University certificate, diploma or degree 35 10 25   3,080 1,610 1,470
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 1,265 665 600   31,135 15,930 15,210
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 910 490 420   16,395 8,220 8,175
Education 65 20 40   1,570 465 1,100
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 10 10 10   320 145 175
Humanities 10 10 0   635 310 325
Social and behavioural sciences and law 25 0 15   1,365 520 845
Business, management and public administration 75 15 65   2,990 850 2,140
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   465 265 200
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 10 0 10   335 155 185
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 70 60 10   3,320 3,070 250
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 25 20 0   530 365 165
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 35 10 25   1,610 350 1,260
Personal, protective and transportation services 45 35 10   1,590 1,210 385
Other 64 0 0 0   10 10 0
Table: Location of study
Location of study Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 1,260 660 600   31,135 15,925 15,205
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 910 490 420   16,395 8,215 8,180
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 355 175 180   14,740 7,715 7,030
Inside Canada 340 165 175   13,635 7,160 6,470
Outside Canada 10 10 10   1,105 550 560
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 1,265 660 600   31,135 15,930 15,205
In the labour force 67 685 395 290   23,825 12,735 11,090
Employed 68 510 270 235   21,350 11,195 10,160
Unemployed 69 180 125 55   2,475 1,540 935
Not in the labour force 70 575 265 310   7,310 3,195 4,115
Participation rate 71 54.2 59.8 48.3   76.5 79.9 72.9
Employment rate 72 40.3 40.9 39.2   68.6 70.3 66.8
Unemployment rate 73 26.3 31.6 19.0   10.4 12.1 8.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 630 360 270   23,445 12,545 10,905
A Management occupations 75 40 20 15   2,855 1,725 1,130
B Business, finance and administration occupations 80 10 65   4,185 985 3,205
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 10 10 0   1,695 1,330 360
D Health occupations 30 0 30   1,010 175 830
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 100 25 75   2,585 850 1,740
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 10 10 0   710 320 385
G Sales and service occupations 135 60 75   5,300 2,440 2,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 155 150 10   4,270 3,995 275
I Occupations unique to primary industry 45 45 0   640 585 45
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 10 10 0   210 145 65
Table: Industry
Industry Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 630 360 270   23,450 12,540 10,905
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 155 140 20   2,130 1,635 495
Construction 45 40 10   1,610 1,390 220
Manufacturing 0 0 0   360 235 125
Wholesale trade 0 0 0   380 280 100
Retail trade 25 10 15   2,200 1,045 1,155
Finance and real estate 10 10 10   860 450 405
Health care and social services 90 15 75   2,145 385 1,765
Educational services 95 35 55   1,680 570 1,105
Business services 55 45 15   4,270 2,825 1,450
Other services 145 70 80   7,810 3,730 4,085
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 1,110 555 550   28,490 14,155 14,335
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 1,060 525 535   27,980 13,845 14,135
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 765 350 410   13,590 6,095 7,495
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 375 185 190   4,700 2,220 2,480
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 755 430 330   26,030 13,770 12,255
English 665 385 280   25,255 13,425 11,835
French 0 0 0   190 65 120
Non-official language 60 30 25   465 235 230
English and French 0 0 0   25 10 20
English and non-official language 30 15 15   85 30 50
French and non-official language 0 0 10   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 505 275 235   21,350 11,195 10,155
Worked at home 10 10 0   805 420 380
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   10 10 10
No fixed workplace address 55 45 10   1,825 1,490 330
Worked at usual place 445 220 230   18,710 9,270 9,440
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 340 130 215   17,135 8,260 8,875
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 100 85 15   1,410 930 485
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   30 20 10
Worked in a different province 10 0 0   130 60 70
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
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 83 500 265 235   20,540 10,765 9,770
Car, truck, van, as driver 215 95 120   10,920 6,245 4,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 25 0 20   2,070 805 1,260
Public transit 0 0 0   145 30 115
Walked or bicycled 135 55 80   5,830 2,575 3,260
All other modes 120 110 15   1,570 1,105 465
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 1,885 985 900   41,055 20,945 20,115
Total visible minority population 85 10 0 0   2,265 1,070 1,195
Chinese 10 0 0   315 170 150
South Asian 86 10 0 0   210 105 105
Black 0 0 0   375 190 185
Filipino 0 0 0   695 295 395
Latin American 0 0 0   85 40 45
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   355 155 200
Arab 0 0 0   85 50 35
West Asian 88 0 0 0   40 20 15
Korean 0 0 0   15 10 10
Japanese 0 0 0   15 10 10
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   30 10 25
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   40 20 20
Not a visible minority 91 1,875 975 900   38,790 19,870 18,915
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 805 455 350   25,255 13,370 11,880
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 25,579 29,248 23,008   39,981 44,860 34,931
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 350 200 150   13,845 7,680 6,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 57,728 63,104 52,608   60,119 66,645 54,872
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Behchokò, Community government   Northwest Territories
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 1,115 595 525   29,535 15,190 14,345
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 17,536 20,736 16,192   35,006 40,044 30,489
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 17,173 19,392 15,872   31,135 34,859 27,909
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 82.7 88.0 75.1   90.0 91.6 87.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 15.0 10.1 22.1   6.1 4.6 8.3
Other money - As a % of total income 2.3 2.0 2.8   3.9 3.8 4.0
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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