Census Profile, 2016 Census
Yellowknife, City [Census subdivision], Northwest Territories and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Yellowknife, CY
Northwest Territories
[Census subdivision]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 19,569  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 19,234  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 1.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 7,758  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 7,131  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 185.5  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 105.47  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,965,588.85  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 19,570 9,860 9,710 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 3,920 1,985 1,930 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 1,410 740 675 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 1,320 670 655 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 1,185 580 610 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 14,535 7,275 7,265 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 1,160 610 550 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 1,410 740 665 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 1,680 835 840 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 1,825 885 940 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 1,725 815 910 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 1,475 705 765 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 1,430 735 700 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 1,540 740 795 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 1,345 720 625 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 955 490 475 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 1,115 600 515 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 590 325 265 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 265 150 115 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 130 70 60 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 65 30 35 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 65 25 40 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 40 15 25 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 20 10 10 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 5 0 5 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 0 0 0 8,230 1,340 6,890
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 20.0 20.1 19.9 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 74.3 73.8 74.8 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 5.7 6.1 5.3 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 0.3 0.3 0.4 2.2 1.6 2.8
Average age of the population 34.6 34.6 34.7 41.0 40.1 41.9
Median age of the population 34.5 34.2 34.7 41.2 40.2 42.2
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 7,130  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 3,205  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 375  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 3,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 150  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 870  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 300  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 1,740  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 25  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 470  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 7,130  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 1,585  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 2,105  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 1,415  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 1,285  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 735  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 19,285  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Marital status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by marital status - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 15,650 7,870 7,780 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 9,110 4,565 4,545 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 6,475 3,270 3,215 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 2,630 1,300 1,330 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 6,540 3,305 3,235 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 5,040 2,730 2,310 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 405 170 230 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 775 320 455 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 325 85 240 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 5,265  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 2,295  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,007,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 1,315  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,107,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 1,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,909,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 490  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 815,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 3.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 5,270  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 4,410  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 3,090  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6,474,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 1,315  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,753,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 860  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 645  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,262,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 210  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 350,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 4,410  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 1,810  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,024,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 2,600  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,203,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 1,065  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,650,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 1,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,783,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 460  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 770,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 860  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 485  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 983,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 255  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 457,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 120  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 171,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 3,450 1,865 1,580 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Household type
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 7,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 4,870  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,218,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 1,650  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,782,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 3,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,436,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 195  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 301,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 2,070  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,552,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 1,590  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 475  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 582,350  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Knowledge of official languagesThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Knowledge of official languages for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 15 19,400 9,785 9,620 34,767,255 17,101,170 17,666,080
English only 16,035 8,275 7,760 23,757,525 11,838,075 11,919,455
French only 55 30 30 4,144,685 1,925,845 2,218,840
English and French 3,230 1,445 1,785 6,216,065 3,071,325 3,144,740
Neither English nor French 80 35 40 648,970 265,920 383,045
First official language spokenThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - First official language spoken for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 16 19,405 9,785 9,615 34,767,250 17,101,165 17,666,085
English 18,355 9,250 9,110 26,007,500 12,852,330 13,155,165
French 860 445 415 7,705,755 3,780,105 3,925,650
English and French 110 55 55 417,485 209,130 208,355
Neither English nor French 75 35 45 636,515 259,600 376,910
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 17 915 475 445 7,914,495 3,884,670 4,029,825
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 17 4.7 4.9 4.6 22.8 22.7 22.8
Mother tongueThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Mother tongue for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 18 19,405 9,785 9,620 34,767,255 17,101,170 17,666,085
Single responses 18,865 9,545 9,315 33,948,620 16,702,840 17,245,775
Official languages 15,935 8,140 7,790 26,627,555 13,201,620 13,425,940
English 15,085 7,700 7,385 19,460,850 9,680,125 9,780,725
French 850 445 405 7,166,705 3,521,495 3,645,215
Non-official languages 2,930 1,400 1,525 7,321,065 3,501,220 3,819,840
Aboriginal languages 550 215 340 195,700 94,795 100,900
Algonquian languages 25 10 15 130,450 62,930 67,520
Blackfoot 0 0 0 2,815 1,325 1,490
Cree-Montagnais languages 15 5 5 88,445 42,920 45,530
Atikamekw 0 0 0 6,150 3,135 3,015
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 10,230 4,885 5,350
Moose Cree 0 0 0 100 50 55
Naskapi 0 0 0 1,205 590 620
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 315 125 190
Plains Cree 0 0 0 3,065 1,360 1,710
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 45 20 25
Swampy Cree 5 0 5 1,440 585 850
Woods Cree 0 0 0 1,840 865 975
Cree, n.o.s. 10 5 0 64,050 31,305 32,745
Eastern Algonquian languages 0 0 0 6,990 3,310 3,680
Malecite 5 0 0 305 140 160
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 6,690 3,170 3,520
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 5 0 5 32,150 15,350 16,800
Algonquin 0 0 0 1,260 590 670
Ojibway 10 5 5 17,890 8,440 9,450
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 12,855 6,260 6,595
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 150 65 85
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 45 25 20
Athabaskan languages 425 175 250 17,365 8,325 9,045
Northern Athabaskan languages 425 175 250 17,315 8,310 9,010
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 110 55 60
Beaver 0 0 0 190 85 105
Carrier 0 0 0 1,025 465 565
Chilcotin 0 0 0 660 295 360
Dene 75 35 40 10,700 5,185 5,515
Dogrib (Tlicho) 235 110 125 1,645 840 815
Gwich'in 10 0 10 260 110 145
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 80 25 50
Sekani 0 0 0 90 45 45
Slavey-Hare languages 110 30 80 1,995 950 1,045
North Slavey (Hare) 65 15 55 765 365 400
South Slavey 20 5 15 945 455 495
Slavey, n.o.s. 25 10 15 280 130 150
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 270 135 140
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 180 90 90
Tahltan 0 0 0 95 40 50
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 290 120 170
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 215 90 135
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 70 30 40
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 50 20 35
Haida 0 0 0 75 35 40
Inuit languages 95 25 70 36,545 18,100 18,445
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 20 5 10 1,025 445 575
Inuktitut 70 20 50 35,215 17,530 17,680
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 315 125 185
Iroquoian languages 0 5 0 1,115 485 635
Cayuga 0 0 0 45 20 20
Mohawk 5 0 0 980 430 555
Oneida 0 0 0 55 20 40
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 35 15 20
Kutenai 0 0 0 105 55 55
Michif 5 0 0 465 230 235
Salish languages 0 0 0 2,305 1,130 1,180
Comox 0 0 0 80 45 40
Halkomelem 0 0 0 475 225 245
Lillooet 0 0 0 315 155 155
Okanagan 0 0 0 270 135 135
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 445 225 220
Squamish 0 0 0 40 20 20
Straits 0 0 0 80 40 40
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 5 0 0 335 150 185
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 255 135 125
Siouan languages 0 0 0 4,285 2,070 2,220
Dakota 0 0 0 1,215 570 635
Stoney 0 0 0 3,025 1,465 1,555
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 55 30 25
Tlingit 0 0 0 95 40 55
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 1,480 730 755
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 880 435 445
Nisga'a 0 0 0 400 200 200
Tsimshian 0 0 0 200 90 110
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 805 370 435
Haisla 0 0 0 90 40 50
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 95 40 55
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 325 145 185
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 285 135 140
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 5 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 5 0 0 585 295 295
Non-Aboriginal languages 2,375 1,190 1,185 7,125,365 3,406,425 3,718,945
Afro-Asiatic languages 170 110 60 575,365 298,060 277,300
Berber languages 5 0 0 22,135 11,865 10,270
Kabyle 0 0 0 13,150 6,995 6,155
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 8,985 4,865 4,115
Cushitic languages 45 40 10 42,885 20,095 22,790
Bilen 0 0 0 805 455 350
Oromo 0 0 0 4,960 2,560 2,400
Somali 45 35 10 36,755 16,895 19,865
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 365 195 170
Semitic languages 120 70 50 509,190 265,465 243,725
Amharic 20 15 10 22,465 10,720 11,745
Arabic 80 45 35 419,890 220,785 199,105
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 16,070 7,910 8,160
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 5,545 2,780 2,770
Harari 0 0 0 1,320 635 685
Hebrew 0 0 0 19,530 10,480 9,045
Maltese 0 0 0 5,565 2,765 2,800
Tigrigna 15 15 5 16,650 8,310 8,340
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,155 1,085 1,070
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,155 635 520
Austro-Asiatic languages 160 70 85 176,725 81,810 94,920
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 5 0 20,130 9,270 10,860
Vietnamese 155 70 85 156,425 72,470 83,955
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 170 65 100
Austronesian languages 740 325 415 511,480 211,580 299,900
Bikol 5 0 5 1,790 790 1,000
Cebuano 55 25 30 19,890 7,930 11,960
Fijian 0 0 0 745 400 345
Hiligaynon 10 5 5 6,885 2,680 4,205
Ilocano 70 25 40 26,345 10,620 15,720
Malagasy 0 0 0 1,430 665 760
Malay 0 0 0 12,275 5,255 7,020
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 5 4,040 1,865 2,175
Pangasinan 0 0 0 1,390 590 800
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 595 265 325 431,380 178,575 252,810
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 1,110 430 675
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 4,195 1,770 2,425
Creole languages 35 20 15 72,125 32,310 39,820
Haitian Creole 0 0 0 3,030 1,445 1,590
Creole, n.o.s. 25 10 15 64,105 28,455 35,660
Creole languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 4,985 2,410 2,575
Dravidian languages 50 30 20 189,405 94,765 94,640
Kannada 0 0 0 3,970 2,040 1,935
Malayalam 25 15 5 28,570 14,770 13,800
Tamil 15 10 10 140,720 69,080 71,640
Telugu 10 10 5 15,655 8,640 7,020
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 490 240 250
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 795 395 405
Indo-European languages 790 420 375 3,877,330 1,889,400 1,987,930
Albanian 5 5 0 26,890 13,610 13,285
Armenian 50 20 25 33,455 16,270 17,185
Balto-Slavic languages 155 90 70 701,975 323,640 378,340
Baltic languages 0 0 0 12,530 5,315 7,215
Latvian 0 0 0 5,455 2,350 3,105
Lithuanian 0 0 0 7,075 2,965 4,115
Slavic languages 160 90 70 689,450 318,325 371,115
Belarusan 0 0 0 810 385 430
Bosnian 5 0 0 12,210 6,035 6,180
Bulgarian 5 5 0 20,025 9,675 10,345
Croatian 10 10 5 48,200 23,540 24,665
Czech 10 5 10 22,290 10,525 11,765
Macedonian 5 5 0 16,775 8,050 8,725
Polish 25 20 10 181,710 82,435 99,275
Russian 35 15 15 188,255 85,400 102,855
Serbian 10 10 5 57,350 28,535 28,815
Serbo-Croatian 5 0 0 9,555 4,565 4,985
Slovak 20 5 10 17,580 8,075 9,510
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 0 9,790 4,415 5,370
Ukrainian 15 5 10 102,485 45,440 57,040
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,415 1,255 1,165
Celtic languages 5 5 5 2,690 1,335 1,360
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0 1,090 540 550
Welsh 5 0 5 1,075 495 575
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 530 295 235
Germanic languages 205 95 105 538,765 258,410 280,350
Afrikaans 20 5 15 10,265 5,115 5,145
Danish 5 5 0 12,630 6,245 6,390
Dutch 40 25 20 99,020 48,200 50,820
Frisian 0 0 0 2,100 1,095 1,005
German 120 60 65 384,035 183,215 200,820
Icelandic 10 0 5 1,285 600 685
Norwegian 0 0 0 4,615 2,170 2,445
Swedish 10 5 5 6,840 3,015 3,825
Vlaams (Flemish) 5 0 0 3,895 1,730 2,165
Yiddish 0 0 0 13,555 6,750 6,800
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 525 280 240
Greek 20 10 10 106,525 53,350 53,170
Indo-Iranian languages 215 125 90 1,312,750 664,120 648,630
Indo-Aryan languages 180 110 75 1,064,760 538,530 526,235
Bengali 55 30 25 73,125 37,410 35,720
Gujarati 10 10 0 108,780 55,105 53,670
Hindi 25 20 10 110,640 55,880 54,765
Kashmiri 0 0 0 565 300 265
Konkani 0 0 0 3,330 1,625 1,710
Marathi 0 0 0 8,295 4,300 3,995
Nepali 10 5 5 18,275 9,230 9,045
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 1,055 560 495
Punjabi (Panjabi) 40 25 15 501,680 253,515 248,160
Sindhi 5 0 0 11,860 5,605 6,260
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 5 0 5 16,335 8,050 8,285
Urdu 35 20 15 210,815 106,960 103,860
Iranian languages 30 15 20 242,805 122,835 119,970
Kurdish 0 0 0 11,705 6,345 5,355
Pashto 5 0 0 16,910 8,760 8,145
Persian (Farsi) 25 10 15 214,200 107,725 106,470
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 5,180 2,755 2,425
Italic (Romance) languages 140 70 70 1,154,270 558,660 595,615
Catalan 0 0 0 865 440 425
Italian 40 25 10 375,635 184,415 191,220
Portuguese 10 5 5 221,540 106,630 114,910
Romanian 10 0 5 96,665 46,195 50,470
Spanish 85 40 40 458,850 220,605 238,245
Italic (romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 720 380 340
Japanese 55 20 35 43,640 14,790 28,855
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 1,715 910 805
Georgian 0 0 0 1,715 910 805
Korean 25 10 15 153,425 70,310 83,115
Mongolic languages 0 0 5 1,575 690 885
Mongolian 5 0 0 1,575 690 880
Niger-Congo languages 115 65 50 91,375 45,075 46,305
Akan (Twi) 5 0 5 13,455 6,490 6,970
Bamanankan 0 0 0 1,535 815 720
Edo 0 0 0 1,670 770 900
Ewe 0 0 0 1,760 950 805
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 2,825 1,495 1,335
Ga 0 0 0 920 445 470
Ganda 10 10 0 1,295 625 665
Igbo 0 0 0 4,235 2,265 1,970
Lingala 5 5 0 3,810 1,785 2,025
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 5,845 2,785 3,060
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 5 0 0 5,250 2,355 2,895
Shona 35 15 15 3,180 1,520 1,665
Swahili 5 0 5 13,370 6,385 6,990
Wolof 0 0 0 3,990 2,170 1,820
Yoruba 5 5 0 9,085 4,785 4,300
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 55 25 25 19,135 9,435 9,695
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0 5,870 3,025 2,845
Dinka 0 0 0 2,120 1,115 1,000
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 3,755 1,910 1,840
Sign languages 0 5 0 7,500 3,925 3,575
American Sign Language 0 0 0 2,685 1,320 1,360
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 695 340 355
Sign languages, n.i.e 0 5 0 4,120 2,265 1,860
Sino-Tibetan languages 195 100 100 1,269,215 589,570 679,645
Chinese languages 195 100 95 1,253,360 581,650 671,715
Cantonese 100 50 50 565,270 262,865 302,405
Hakka 0 0 0 10,910 4,900 6,015
Mandarin 55 25 35 592,040 274,630 317,410
Min Dong 0 0 0 1,230 580 650
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 5 0 0 31,795 14,450 17,350
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0 12,915 5,780 7,140
Chinese languages, n.o.s. 35 20 15 38,580 18,165 20,410
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 610 275 335
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0 15,850 7,925 7,935
Burmese 0 0 0 3,585 1,795 1,790
Karenic languages 0 0 0 4,705 2,355 2,350
Tibetan 0 0 0 6,165 3,080 3,080
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,400 695 705
Tai-Kadai languages 5 0 5 22,010 8,870 13,145
Lao 0 0 0 12,670 6,145 6,525
Thai 0 0 5 9,255 2,690 6,565
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 80 35 55
Turkic languages 5 0 0 40,140 21,120 19,025
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 3,260 1,785 1,470
Turkish 5 5 0 32,815 17,375 15,440
Uyghur 0 0 0 1,035 510 525
Uzbek 0 0 0 1,715 855 865
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,315 590 720
Uralic languages 20 15 5 81,985 37,790 44,195
Estonian 0 5 0 5,445 2,325 3,115
Finnish 10 5 5 15,295 6,395 8,900
Hungarian 10 10 0 61,235 29,060 32,175
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 5 5
Other languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 3,690 2,045 1,645
Multiple responses 540 240 305 818,635 398,325 420,305
English and French 115 50 65 165,320 80,460 84,860
English and non-official language 405 175 230 533,265 259,160 274,100
French and non-official language 10 5 5 86,150 42,170 43,985
English, French and non-official language 10 5 5 33,900 16,535 17,365
Language spoken most often at homeThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Language spoken most often at home for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 19 19,400 9,785 9,615 34,767,250 17,101,165 17,666,085
Single responses 18,515 9,375 9,145 33,103,860 16,298,475 16,805,395
Official languages 17,330 8,780 8,550 29,106,670 14,383,020 14,723,645
English 16,810 8,525 8,285 22,162,865 10,966,135 11,196,730
French 520 250 270 6,943,800 3,416,890 3,526,910
Non-official languages 1,185 595 590 3,997,195 1,915,450 2,081,750
Aboriginal languages 115 55 60 118,470 59,720 58,750
Algonquian languages 5 0 0 75,080 37,825 37,260
Blackfoot 0 0 0 1,115 555 555
Cree-Montagnais languages 0 0 0 55,825 28,135 27,685
Atikamekw 0 0 0 5,465 2,825 2,640
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 8,590 4,195 4,395
Moose Cree 0 0 0 10 5 5
Naskapi 0 0 0 1,200 595 605
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 110 55 60
Plains Cree 0 0 0 1,350 665 685
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 20 5 15
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 330 140 190
Woods Cree 0 0 0 800 410 390
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 37,945 19,240 18,710
Eastern Algonquian languages 5 0 0 3,615 1,795 1,820
Malecite 0 0 5 55 30 30
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 3,560 1,770 1,795
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0 0 0 14,525 7,335 7,190
Algonquin 0 0 0 370 170 200
Ojibway 0 0 0 6,175 3,165 3,015
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 7,900 3,960 3,940
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 75 40 35
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 5 5
Athabaskan languages 100 50 55 10,265 5,125 5,135
Northern Athabaskan languages 100 50 55 10,255 5,120 5,135
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 15 10 10
Beaver 0 0 0 50 30 20
Carrier 0 0 0 245 115 130
Chilcotin 0 0 0 255 125 130
Dene 15 5 10 7,710 3,805 3,905
Dogrib (Tlicho) 65 40 30 1,020 550 475
Gwich'in 0 0 0 45 25 25
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 10 5 5
Sekani 0 0 0 15 10 5
Slavey-Hare languages 20 5 15 820 425 395
North Slavey (Hare) 10 5 5 340 180 155
South Slavey 5 5 5 370 190 185
Slavey, n.o.s. 5 0 0 105 55 55
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 25 15 15
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 25 10 10
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 5 5
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 30 15 15
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 25 15 10
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 10 0 5
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 15 5 5
Haida 0 0 0 10 5 0
Inuit languages 5 5 5 29,490 14,995 14,495
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 5 5 5 165 75 90
Inuktitut 5 0 5 29,230 14,885 14,345
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 90 40 55
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 285 135 155
Cayuga 0 0 0 10 0 5
Mohawk 0 0 0 255 115 140
Oneida 0 0 0 15 5 10
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 5
Kutenai 0 0 0 15 10 5
Michif 0 0 0 85 40 45
Salish languages 0 0 0 285 130 150
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 45 20 25
Lillooet 0 0 0 25 15 10
Okanagan 0 0 0 85 35 45
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 55 30 20
Squamish 0 0 0 5 0 5
Straits 0 0 0 20 10 15
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 20 10 10
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 25 15 10
Siouan languages 0 0 0 2,225 1,085 1,140
Dakota 0 0 0 255 140 120
Stoney 0 0 0 1,950 940 1,010
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 20 10 15
Tlingit 0 0 0 5 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 410 210 190
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 315 155 155
Nisga'a 0 0 0 70 40 30
Tsimshian 0 0 0 25 15 15
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 75 45 35
Haisla 0 0 0 20 10 15
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 5 5 5
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 20 10 10
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 30 15 15
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 5 0 0 235 110 125
Non-Aboriginal languages 1,070 540 530 3,878,725 1,855,730 2,022,995
Afro-Asiatic languages 105 70 30 307,755 153,275 154,480
Berber languages 0 0 0 8,105 4,215 3,895
Kabyle 0 0 0 5,490 2,855 2,640
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,620 1,365 1,260
Cushitic languages 35 35 0 27,095 12,455 14,640
Bilen 0 0 0 620 330 285
Oromo 0 0 0 3,410 1,700 1,710
Somali 35 30 0 22,895 10,340 12,555
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 185 85 95
Semitic languages 70 40 30 272,100 136,390 135,720
Amharic 5 5 5 12,780 6,010 6,770
Arabic 45 30 20 223,540 112,690 110,850
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 10,510 5,090 5,425
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 3,445 1,695 1,750
Harari 0 0 0 735 335 400
Hebrew 0 0 0 8,560 4,425 4,135
Maltese 0 0 0 1,130 525 605
Tigrigna 15 10 5 10,205 5,040 5,170
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,200 585 620
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 440 215 230
Austro-Asiatic languages 100 50 55 115,210 53,500 61,710
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 10,880 4,940 5,945
Vietnamese 105 50 60 104,245 48,525 55,725
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 85 40 45
Austronesian languages 370 175 190 239,785 108,110 131,680
Bikol 0 0 0 290 140 155
Cebuano 20 10 10 7,210 3,325 3,880
Fijian 0 0 0 195 105 90
Hiligaynon 5 5 0 2,205 970 1,240
Ilocano 15 5 10 9,125 4,045 5,080
Malagasy 0 0 0 435 220 210
Malay 0 0 0 3,620 1,710 1,910
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 1,200 565 630
Pangasinan 0 0 0 240 110 135
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 325 160 165 213,790 96,235 117,555
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 310 135 170
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,160 545 620
Creole languages 5 0 5 27,860 12,005 15,850
Haitian Creole 0 0 0 1,280 575 705
Creole, n.o.s. 5 0 0 24,575 10,510 14,060
Creole languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,005 920 1,085
Dravidian languages 25 10 10 122,490 59,780 62,710
Kannada 0 0 0 1,630 825 800
Malayalam 10 10 5 15,440 7,865 7,575
Tamil 5 5 5 96,955 46,570 50,385
Telugu 5 0 5 8,280 4,430 3,850
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 190 85 105
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 340 160 180
Indo-European languages 270 130 140 1,911,215 927,225 983,985
Albanian 0 5 0 13,135 6,575 6,560
Armenian 25 10 15 21,505 10,165 11,345
Balto-Slavic languages 40 15 25 314,965 149,315 165,650
Baltic languages 0 0 0 3,275 1,400 1,870
Latvian 0 0 0 1,255 530 725
Lithuanian 0 0 0 2,020 870 1,150
Slavic languages 40 15 25 311,690 147,910 163,780
Belarusan 0 0 0 230 105 120
Bosnian 0 0 5 6,045 3,010 3,040
Bulgarian 0 0 5 11,985 5,835 6,150
Croatian 0 0 0 16,775 7,980 8,795
Czech 5 0 0 6,235 3,060 3,180
Macedonian 0 0 0 6,830 3,250 3,580
Polish 5 0 0 74,780 34,910 39,870
Russian 15 5 5 116,595 55,175 61,425
Serbian 5 5 5 31,750 15,665 16,085
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 3,885 1,865 2,020
Slovak 5 0 5 5,615 2,685 2,920
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 0 2,050 905 1,145
Ukrainian 0 0 0 28,250 13,150 15,100
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 670 310 360
Celtic languages 0 0 0 360 205 155
Scottish Gaelic 0 0 0 185 105 80
Welsh 0 0 0 95 50 45
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 80 50 30
Germanic languages 35 15 15 146,455 71,835 74,615
Afrikaans 10 0 5 4,790 2,355 2,435
Danish 0 0 0 855 410 445
Dutch 0 0 5 9,565 4,630 4,935
Frisian 0 0 0 185 95 90
German 20 10 5 120,335 58,905 61,435
Icelandic 0 0 5 270 120 150
Norwegian 0 0 0 345 145 200
Swedish 0 0 0 1,045 500 545
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 355 170 185
Yiddish 0 0 0 7,080 3,695 3,385
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,625 820 810
Greek 5 5 0 44,545 21,110 23,440
Indo-Iranian languages 125 65 60 838,755 416,960 421,795
Indo-Aryan languages 110 65 50 676,185 337,440 338,745
Bengali 30 15 15 47,350 23,585 23,765
Gujarati 10 0 5 64,150 31,740 32,405
Hindi 5 5 0 55,510 27,805 27,710
Kashmiri 0 0 0 135 70 70
Konkani 0 0 0 720 355 370
Marathi 0 0 0 3,780 1,940 1,840
Nepali 10 5 5 13,375 6,710 6,670
Oriya (Odia) 0 0 0 470 235 240
Punjabi (Panjabi) 30 15 10 349,145 174,905 174,240
Sindhi 0 0 0 4,975 2,280 2,695
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 7,790 3,860 3,925
Urdu 25 15 10 128,785 63,965 64,820
Iranian languages 15 5 10 160,195 78,310 81,880
Kurdish 0 0 0 6,580 3,400 3,175
Pashto 0 0 0 10,590 5,305 5,290
Persian (Farsi) 15 5 10 143,020 69,600 73,425
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,375 1,215 1,160
Italic (Romance) languages 35 15 20 531,485 251,050 280,440
Catalan 0 0 0 355 165 190
Italian 0 0 5 115,415 49,975 65,440
Portuguese 5 0 5 98,710 46,915 51,795
Romanian 5 5 0 53,320 25,795 27,525
Spanish 25 10 10 263,510 128,110 135,400
Italic (romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 180 85 95
Japanese 45 20 25 19,785 8,265 11,515
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 1,040 565 475
Georgian 0 0 0 1,035 565 475
Korean 15 5 10 109,705 51,385 58,320
Mongolic languages 0 0 0 910 440 470
Mongolian 0 0 0 910 435 470
Niger-Congo languages 30 15 15 28,665 13,340 15,320
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 5,990 2,695 3,295
Bamanankan 0 0 0 340 180 160
Edo 0 0 0 415 175 240
Ewe 0 0 0 410 185 225
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 825 400 425
Ga 0 0 0 250 105 140
Ganda 5 5 0 345 160 185
Igbo 0 0 0 1,000 485 510
Lingala 0 0 0 1,045 455 590
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 2,110 990 1,115
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 0 0 0 1,530 670 865
Shona 15 5 10 1,035 475 560
Swahili 0 0 0 5,370 2,500 2,870
Wolof 0 0 0 1,380 745 635
Yoruba 0 0 0 2,615 1,275 1,340
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 4,010 1,850 2,160
Nilo-Saharan languages 0 0 0 2,650 1,305 1,350
Dinka 0 0 0 1,130 580 550
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,525 730 800
Sign languages 5 5 5 10,445 5,870 4,570
American Sign Language 0 0 0 3,015 1,560 1,460
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 730 375 355
Sign languages, n.i.e 5 0 0 6,690 3,935 2,755
Sino-Tibetan languages 100 55 50 924,720 433,530 491,190
Chinese languages 100 50 45 913,365 427,860 485,505
Cantonese 50 25 20 400,215 184,340 215,885
Hakka 0 0 0 4,080 1,820 2,265
Mandarin 35 15 15 462,890 220,075 242,815
Min Dong 0 0 0 345 150 195
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 0 0 5 13,965 6,345 7,625
Wu (Shanghainese) 0 0 0 7,650 3,580 4,075
Chinese languages, n.o.s. 15 10 5 23,935 11,440 12,500
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 280 130 150
Tibeto-Burman languages 0 0 0 11,350 5,670 5,680
Burmese 0 0 0 2,245 1,115 1,125
Karenic languages 0 0 0 3,865 1,935 1,930
Tibetan 0 0 0 4,590 2,305 2,280
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 655 305 345
Tai-Kadai languages 0 0 0 9,565 4,455 5,110
Lao 5 0 0 6,175 2,995 3,180
Thai 0 0 0 3,360 1,450 1,915
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 30 15 15
Turkic languages 0 0 0 22,250 11,205 11,045
Azerbaijani 0 0 0 1,245 640 610
Turkish 0 0 0 18,955 9,525 9,430
Uyghur 0 0 0 610 315 290
Uzbek 0 0 0 990 505 490
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 455 230 225
Uralic languages 0 0 0 23,245 10,715 12,535
Estonian 0 0 0 975 365 610
Finnish 0 0 0 2,790 1,220 1,565
Hungarian 0 0 0 19,485 9,125 10,355
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,110 605 500
Multiple responses 880 410 475 1,663,390 802,695 860,690
English and French 100 45 50 160,185 77,940 82,235
English and non-official language 755 345 405 1,284,975 620,375 664,600
French and non-official language 5 0 5 148,915 70,915 78,000
English, French and non-official language 25 10 15 69,315 33,465 35,850
Other language spoken regularly at homeThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Other language(s) spoken regularly at home for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 20 19,405 9,780 9,620 34,767,255 17,101,165 17,666,080
None 16,760 8,565 8,195 29,615,245 14,612,175 15,003,065
English 810 400 415 2,109,340 1,045,215 1,064,120
French 600 270 330 731,095 342,245 388,855
Non-official language 1,180 530 655 2,151,690 1,023,940 1,127,750
Aboriginal 365 145 220 90,740 42,890 47,850
Non-Aboriginal 820 385 430 2,060,945 981,055 1,079,895
English and French 10 5 10 47,970 23,785 24,190
English and non-official language 10 5 5 61,075 30,045 31,030
French and non-official language 30 15 15 48,755 22,690 26,065
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 2,080 1,075 1,010
Income of individuals in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 15,400 7,750 7,650 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,355
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 14,990 7,560 7,430 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,190
Median total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 67,792 76,199 60,416 34,204 40,782 28,860
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 14,990 7,560 7,430 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175
Median after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 57,925 63,783 52,754 30,866 35,933 26,621
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 14,255 7,275 6,975 24,583,315 12,296,595 12,286,725
Median market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 68,035 76,576 61,224 32,762 39,925 26,613
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 14,615 7,345 7,275 19,743,240 8,755,815 10,987,430
Median government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 943 942 1,078 5,453 4,199 6,136
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 13,660 6,995 6,670 20,428,685 10,547,760 9,880,925
Median employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 67,630 75,741 60,828 33,684 39,836 28,474
Composition of total income in 2015 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 100% dataCensus data footnote 22 100 100 100 100 100 100
Market income (%)Census data footnote 23 95.3 96.8 93.5 88.3 91.6 83.7
Employment income (%)Census data footnote 24 88.3 89.3 87.2 72.0 75.2 67.7
Government transfers (%)Census data footnote 25 4.7 3.3 6.5 11.7 8.4 16.3
Total - Total income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 26 15,405 7,750 7,655 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360
Without total income 415 190 220 1,154,450 546,285 608,165
With total income 14,985 7,555 7,430 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,195
Percentage with total income 97.3 97.5 97.1 96.0 96.1 95.8
Under $10,000 (including loss) 1,495 735 765 3,877,620 1,668,960 2,208,655
$10,000 to $19,999 1,130 505 625 4,680,380 1,867,600 2,812,785
$20,000 to $29,999 1,160 480 680 3,807,840 1,593,335 2,214,505
$30,000 to $39,999 1,050 475 580 3,206,175 1,472,670 1,733,510
$40,000 to $49,999 975 435 545 2,827,045 1,376,565 1,450,480
$50,000 to $59,999 970 455 510 2,179,775 1,145,685 1,034,090
$60,000 to $69,999 945 455 490 1,655,070 938,755 716,310
$70,000 to $79,999 970 435 535 1,271,850 745,830 526,015
$80,000 to $89,999 950 425 525 966,885 579,290 387,590
$90,000 to $99,999 895 450 450 749,290 452,240 297,050
$100,000 and over 4,455 2,710 1,740 2,266,600 1,603,400 663,195
$100,000 to $149,999 3,345 1,945 1,400 1,493,570 1,024,210 469,365
$150,000 and over 1,110 765 340 773,025 579,190 193,830
Total - After-tax income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 27 15,400 7,750 7,650 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360
Without after-tax income 415 190 225 1,143,795 541,620 602,175
With after-tax income 14,985 7,555 7,430 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175
Percentage with after-tax income 97.3 97.5 97.1 96.0 96.1 95.9
Under $10,000 (including loss) 1,515 745 775 4,004,475 1,706,825 2,297,645
$10,000 to $19,999 1,180 525 650 4,905,055 1,972,920 2,932,130
$20,000 to $29,999 1,295 540 755 4,489,925 1,926,175 2,563,755
$30,000 to $39,999 1,260 560 700 3,924,960 1,870,705 2,054,250
$40,000 to $49,999 1,255 595 660 3,144,200 1,619,670 1,524,525
$50,000 to $59,999 1,245 600 640 2,209,280 1,245,570 963,705
$60,000 to $69,999 1,265 540 720 1,540,300 912,230 628,065
$70,000 to $79,999 1,260 635 625 1,076,180 654,570 421,610
$80,000 and over 4,720 2,810 1,905 2,204,820 1,540,335 664,485
$80,000 to $89,999 1,220 600 620 688,705 444,550 244,145
$90,000 to $99,999 1,150 655 495 420,975 291,090 129,885
$100,000 and over 2,350 1,555 795 1,095,140 804,690 290,445
Total - Employment income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 28 15,400 7,750 7,650 28,642,980 13,990,625 14,652,360
Without employment income 1,740 755 985 8,214,295 3,442,860 4,771,430
With employment income 13,660 6,995 6,665 20,428,690 10,547,760 9,880,925
Percentage with employment income 88.7 90.3 87.1 71.3 75.4 67.4
Under $5,000 (including loss) 920 445 480 2,778,990 1,357,430 1,421,560
$5,000 to $9,999 680 330 350 1,602,140 697,025 905,120
$10,000 to $19,999 1,075 475 595 2,736,010 1,212,855 1,523,155
$20,000 to $29,999 860 385 475 2,293,785 1,022,090 1,271,695
$30,000 to $39,999 870 410 460 2,149,860 1,001,065 1,148,795
$40,000 to $49,999 885 400 480 1,928,565 946,625 981,940
$50,000 to $59,999 870 415 450 1,554,100 839,045 715,055
$60,000 to $69,999 875 405 470 1,220,310 708,270 512,040
$70,000 to $79,999 945 415 525 992,170 591,945 400,225
$80,000 and over 5,690 3,315 2,375 3,172,770 2,171,415 1,001,355
$80,000 to $89,999 895 410 485 773,755 475,700 298,055
$90,000 to $99,999 835 430 400 623,980 382,330 241,650
$100,000 and over 3,965 2,470 1,495 1,775,030 1,313,385 461,645
Income of households in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 29 7,130  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of households in 2015 ($) 142,616  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 70,336  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 119,240  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 61,348  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 100% data 1,590  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 84,297  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,174  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 70,327  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 31,446  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 100% data 5,540  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 10,102,290  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 166,619  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 88,249  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 139,139  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 76,419  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Household total income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 30 7,130  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Under $5,000 50  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 228,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$5,000 to $9,999 50  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 200,315  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$10,000 to $14,999 55  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 374,575  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$15,000 to $19,999 110  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 565,940  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$20,000 to $24,999 120  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 602,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$25,000 to $29,999 100  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 538,710  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$30,000 to $34,999 90  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 603,480  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$35,000 to $39,999 110  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 606,600  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$40,000 to $44,999 95  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 596,110  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$45,000 to $49,999 90  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 578,325  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$50,000 to $59,999 230  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,097,345  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$60,000 to $69,999 230  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,010,415  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$70,000 to $79,999 235  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 924,320  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$80,000 to $89,999 290  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 836,765  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$90,000 to $99,999 305  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 745,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 and over 4,980  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,561,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 to $124,999 845  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,470,255  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$125,000 to $149,999 790  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,016,245  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$150,000 to $199,999 1,310  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,116,140  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$200,000 and over 2,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 959,285  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Household after-tax income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 27 7,130  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Under $5,000 50  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 243,780  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$5,000 to $9,999 45  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 203,865  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$10,000 to $14,999 55  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 380,680  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$15,000 to $19,999 115  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 591,660  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$20,000 to $24,999 130  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 673,740  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$25,000 to $29,999 100  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 628,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$30,000 to $34,999 115  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 719,825  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$35,000 to $39,999 120  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 725,675  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$40,000 to $44,999 125  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 711,180  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$45,000 to $49,999 105  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 691,695  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$50,000 to $59,999 295  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,299,680  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$60,000 to $69,999 300  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,169,515  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$70,000 to $79,999 360  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,041,635  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$80,000 to $89,999 440  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 900,055  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$90,000 to $99,999 430  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 757,295  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 and over 4,350  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,333,575  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 to $124,999 1,020  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,371,945  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$125,000 to $149,999 865  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 809,540  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$150,000 and over 2,460  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,152,090  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Income of economic families in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 31 5,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,688,845  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 164,104  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 88,306  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 136,747  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 76,372  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of economic families 3.2  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 100% data 1,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,706,220  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 155,648  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 78,976  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 128,683  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 68,309  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of couple economic families without children or other relatives 2.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 100% data 2,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,222,140  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 190,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 113,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 159,573  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 96,608  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of couple economic families with children 4.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 100% data 770  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,481,410  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 94,912  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 53,193  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 81,493  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 48,856  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of lone-parent economic families 2.8  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 2,985 1,660 1,325 5,313,545 2,608,845 2,704,705
Median total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 32 63,872 64,128 63,424 31,890 34,483 29,801
Median after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 32 54,842 54,528 55,136 28,959 30,746 27,495
Total - Economic family income decile group for the population in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 33 19,285 9,715 9,565 34,460,065 16,971,550 17,488,515
In the bottom half of the distribution 3,835 1,895 1,940 17,229,835 8,256,970 8,972,865
In the bottom decile 960 500 455 3,445,950 1,672,900 1,773,050
In the second decile 745 350 395 3,445,660 1,564,965 1,880,700
In the third decile 565 280 285 3,446,165 1,641,930 1,804,235
In the fourth decile 715 355 355 3,445,850 1,677,120 1,768,730
In the fifth decile 850 400 450 3,446,210 1,700,060 1,746,150
In the top half of the distribution 15,445 7,825 7,630 17,230,230 8,714,580 8,515,650
In the sixth decile 950 480 470 3,445,695 1,716,510 1,729,185
In the seventh decile 1,345 685 660 3,446,470 1,730,975 1,715,500
In the eighth decile 1,990 995 1,000 3,445,940 1,741,640 1,704,300
In the ninth decile 3,640 1,820 1,820 3,446,045 1,751,850 1,694,195
In the top decile 7,520 3,840 3,685 3,446,080 1,773,600 1,672,475
Low income in 2015
Total - Low-income status in 2015 for the population in private households to whom low-income concepts are applicable - 100% dataCensus data footnote 34 0 0 0 33,968,295 16,724,265 17,244,035
0 to 17 years 0 0 0 6,836,380 3,504,250 3,332,125
0 to 5 years 0 0 0 2,228,770 1,142,505 1,086,270
18 to 64 years 0 0 0 21,695,090 10,690,090 11,005,005
65 years and over 0 0 0 5,436,830 2,529,930 2,906,905
In low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) 0 0 0 4,809,940 2,243,200 2,566,740
0 to 17 years 0 0 0 1,163,830 597,570 566,255
0 to 5 years 0 0 0 396,095 203,055 193,030
18 to 64 years 0 0 0 2,855,290 1,341,590 1,513,700
65 years and over 0 0 0 790,825 304,040 486,780
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) (%)  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14.2 13.4 14.9
0 to 17 years (%)  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 17.0 17.1 17.0
0 to 5 years (%)  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 17.8 17.8 17.8
18 to 64 years (%)  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 13.2 12.5 13.8
65 years and over (%)  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14.5 12.0 16.7
In low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) 0 0 0 3,128,995 1,519,370 1,609,630
0 to 17 years 0 0 0 696,025 357,255 338,770
0 to 5 years 0 0 0 236,435 121,170 115,260
18 to 64 years 0 0 0 2,157,745 1,057,585 1,100,160
65 years and over 0 0 0 275,225 104,525 170,695
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) (%)  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9.2 9.1 9.3
0 to 17 years (%)  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 10.2 10.2 10.2
0 to 5 years (%)  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 10.6 10.6 10.6
18 to 64 years (%)  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9.9 9.9 10.0
65 years and over (%)  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.1 4.1 5.9

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Yellowknife, CY [Census subdivision], Northwest Territories and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released September 13, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 23, 2017).

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