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Prince Edward Island
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Population and Dwelling Counts Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 44,495     135,294    
Population in 1996 (2) 44,566     134,557    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) - 0.2     0.5    
Total private dwellings 18,019     55,992    
Population density per square kilometre 22.5     23.8    
Land area (square km) 1,979.87     5,684.39    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 44,495 21,755 22,740 135,295 65,750 69,540
Age 0-4 2,625 1,335 1,290 7,555 3,875 3,680
Age 5-14 6,365 3,220 3,140 19,095 9,725 9,370
Age 15-19 3,380 1,705 1,675 10,230 5,180 5,050
Age 20-24 2,600 1,295 1,300 8,730 4,315 4,415
Age 25-44 12,485 6,115 6,370 37,795 18,320 19,475
Age 45-54 6,370 3,180 3,190 20,120 9,915 10,210
Age 55-64 4,355 2,210 2,145 13,205 6,590 6,615
Age 65-74 3,340 1,570 1,770 9,700 4,580 5,120
Age 75-84 2,155 875 1,285 6,410 2,535 3,870
Age 85 and over 820 245 570 2,465 730 1,740
Median age of the population 37.6 36.9 38.3 37.7 36.8 38.5
% of the population ages 15 and over 79.8 79.1 80.5 80.3 79.3 81.2
     
Common-law Status Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 35,505 17,195 18,310 108,650 52,160 56,490
Not in a common-law relationship 33,110 16,005 17,110 101,625 48,660 52,965
In a common-law relationship 2,395 1,195 1,200 7,025 3,495 3,530
     
Legal Marital Status Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 35,505 17,195 18,310 108,645 52,155 56,490
Single (6) 10,075 5,495 4,580 33,720 17,880 15,840
Married (7) 19,620 9,810 9,810 57,675 28,830 28,840
Separated (8) 1,245 560 690 3,490 1,545 1,950
Divorced (9) 1,905 870 1,035 6,005 2,610 3,395
Widowed (10) 2,665 460 2,205 7,760 1,295 6,460
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 43,960 21,540 22,415 133,385 65,055 68,330
English only 39,515 19,435 20,075 125,125 61,175 63,950
French only 3,945 1,860 2,085 5,670 2,590 3,070
Both English and French 175 70 100 440 170 270
Other languages (20) 330 175 155 2,155 1,120 1,040
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 43,485 21,330 22,155 132,020 64,350 67,670
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 38,730 19,125 19,605 116,745 57,095 59,655
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 4,100 1,870 2,230 11,710 5,475 6,235
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 655 330 320 3,565 1,785 1,780
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 41,310 20,305 21,010 125,770 61,210 64,565
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 28,615 14,360 14,260 85,315 42,070 43,245
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 10,265 4,825 5,445 31,430 14,850 16,580
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 2,430 1,120 1,305 9,030 4,290 4,740
     
Immigration Characteristics Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 43,960 21,540 22,415 133,385 65,050 68,330
Canadian-born population (23) 43,125 21,190 21,935 128,935 62,940 65,995
Foreign-born population (24) 760 325 440 4,140 1,990 2,150
Immigrated before 1991 660 285 375 3,350 1,560 1,795
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 100 40 65 790 435 360
Non-permanent residents (26) 75 35 40 310 120 190
     
Aboriginal Population Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 43,960 21,540 22,415 133,385 65,055 68,335
Aboriginal identity population (27) 510 280 230 1,350 635 710
Non-Aboriginal population 43,450 21,265 22,185 132,040 64,415 67,620
     
Visible Minority Status Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 43,960 21,545 22,415 133,385 65,055 68,330
Visible minority population (31) 260 125 140 1,180 600 580
Chinese 55 25 30 205 105 100
South Asian 15 10 10 115 60 50
Black 140 60 75 370 180 195
Filipino 10 0 10 35 0 40
Latin American 0 0 0 75 40 35
Southeast Asian 20 10 10 45 30 15
Arab 15 10 0 175 105 65
West Asian 15 15 0 15 20 0
Korean 0 0 0 15 0 15
Japanese 0 0 0 75 30 50
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 0 0 0 30 15 15
Multiple visible minorities (29) 0 0 0 20 10 10
All others (30) 43,695 21,420 22,275 132,205 64,455 67,750
     
Religion Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 43,960 21,545 22,415 133,385 65,055 68,330
Catholic (57) 22,100 10,830 11,270 63,270 30,570 32,700
Protestant 18,495 8,985 9,505 57,075 27,465 29,615
Christian Orthodox 20 10 15 250 180 70
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 720 320 400 3,210 1,560 1,650
Muslim 20 15 0 195 130 70
Jewish 0 0 0 55 25 30
Buddhist 10 15 0 135 75 70
Hindu 0 0 0 30 25 15
Sikh 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eastern religions (59) 0 0 0 110 70 30
Other religions (60) 20 10 10 100 20 80
No religious affiliation (61) 2,570 1,365 1,210 8,945 4,940 4,005
     
School Attendance Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 3,425 1,695 1,735 11,680 5,530 6,145
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 2,475 1,265 1,210 7,260 3,590 3,670
Age group 20-24 attending full time 650 270 385 2,870 1,255 1,615
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 645 245 400 3,120 1,220 1,905
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 35 25 10 255 165 90
Age group 20-24 attending part time 80 45 30 520 245 275
     
Highest Level of Schooling Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 8,035 4,025 4,010 25,150 12,270 12,885
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 25.1 33.4 16.7 19.8 25.4 14.5
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 28.3 28.6 27.9 29.6 31.3 27.9
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 12.6 14.2 11.1 12.5 15.0 10.1
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 21.3 14.9 27.8 20.7 15.0 26.0
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 12.7 9.1 16.5 17.5 13.3 21.5
Total population aged 35-44 6,995 3,420 3,575 21,180 10,255 10,925
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 33.8 39.6 28.4 24.9 29.7 20.4
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 21.7 17.8 25.5 21.6 19.8 23.3
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 18.4 21.6 15.2 17.6 21.1 14.2
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 16.9 13.6 20.1 20.2 14.8 25.4
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 9.1 7.3 10.9 15.6 14.6 16.7
Total population aged 45-64 10,655 5,240 5,410 33,110 16,365 16,750
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 43.5 47.8 39.2 35.9 39.6 32.3
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 17.7 15.7 19.7 18.2 16.6 19.7
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 14.7 18.3 11.2 15.1 18.4 11.9
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 13.2 8.2 18.2 14.6 9.1 20.0
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 10.9 10.0 11.7 16.2 16.3 16.2
     
Earnings in 2000 Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 24,935 13,070 11,865 77,750 40,180 37,570
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 20,671 23,850 17,168 22,303 25,826 18,536
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 10,160R 5,670 4,490 34,135R 18,930 15,200
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 31,097 34,285 27,072 33,511 36,941 29,239
     
Income in 2000 Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 33,780     103,340    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 18,442     18,880    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 68.7     70.8    
Government transfers - % of income 21.9     18.5    
Other money - % of income 9.4     10.7    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 25,695 13,390 12,310 79,980 41,165 38,815
English 24,845 12,980 11,865 78,475 40,495 37,980
French 660 315 345 1,110 500 605
Non-official language 20 25 0 75 55 20
English and French 170 70 95 290 105 180
English and non-official language 10 0 0 30 10 25
French and non-official language 0 0 0 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 0 0 0
     
Place of Work Status Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 20,350 10,725 9,625 63,930 33,150 30,780
Worked at home 1,770 1,060 710 5,690 3,245 2,440
Worked outside Canada 30 25 10 185 115 70
No fixed workplace address 2,105 1,690 410 6,100 4,975 1,125
Worked at usual place 16,445 7,945 8,505 51,960 24,810 27,150
     
Mode of Transportation to Work Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 18,550 9,635 8,910 58,060 29,790 28,270
Car, truck, van, as driver 15,390 8,235 7,155 47,530 25,215 22,310
Car, truck, van, as passenger 1,700 710 995 5,575 2,295 3,285
Public transit 50 45 10 130 85 45
Walked or bicycled 1,145 520 625 3,965 1,745 2,220
Other method 260 130 130 855 445 410
     
Unpaid Work Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 31,685 14,845 16,845 96,985 45,255 51,730
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 31,330 14,595 16,735 95,865 44,590 51,270
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 13,980 6,065 7,915 41,600 18,065 23,535
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 6,960 2,910 4,045 21,995 9,000 12,995
     
Labour Force Indicators Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 68.6 74.6 62.9 69.0 74.6 63.8
Employment rate (39) 58.2 63.3 53.5 59.9 64.4 55.7
Unemployment rate (40) 15.1 15.2 14.9 13.2 13.7 12.6
     
Industry Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 23,670 12,515 11,150 72,930 38,095 34,835
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 4,495 3,600 895 9,880 7,830 2,055
Manufacturing and construction industries 4,950 3,400 1,555 13,020 9,475 3,545
Wholesale and retail trade 3,245 1,700 1,545 9,975 5,155 4,820
Finance and real estate 555 195 360 2,035 805 1,230
Health and education 3,200 610 2,585 11,815 2,710 9,105
Business services 2,040 1,185 855 8,250 4,910 3,335
Other services 5,190 1,840 3,355 17,960 7,210 10,755
     
Occupation Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 23,675 12,520 11,155 72,930 38,095 34,835
Management occupations 1,545 930 620 6,040 3,770 2,270
Business, finance and administration occupations 3,605 790 2,815 11,485 2,655 8,830
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 570 400 170 3,120 2,295 830
Health occupations 1,050 120 935 3,800 550 3,250
Social science, education, government service and religion 1,225 420 805 4,695 1,655 3,045
Art, culture, recreation and sport 335 150 185 1,600 740 865
Sales and service occupations 5,105 1,630 3,475 16,960 5,825 11,135
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 3,710 3,440 275 10,975 10,215 765
Occupations unique to primary industry 4,245 3,440 805 9,585 7,785 1,795
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 2,280 1,215 1,070 4,665 2,610 2,060
     
Selected Family Characteristics Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 12,980     38,425    
Number of married-couple families 9,720     28,490    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 3.1     3.2    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 1,285     3,630    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 2.9     2.8    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 1,975     6,300    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.5    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 1,690     5,245    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.4     2.5    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 285     1,055    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.5    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 43,773     46,543    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 47,137     50,912    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 26,744     27,129    
     
Selected Household Characteristics Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 16,635     50,795    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 5,710     16,830    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 4,975     14,530    
One-person households 3,565     11,580    
Other household types (15) 2,385     7,860    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 38,916     40,512    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 16,156     17,652    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 45,633     48,117    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 3,910     13,500    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 508     543    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 12,290     35,960    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 558     605    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics Prince County (CD) Prince Edward Island
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 16,635     50,795    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 12,650     37,120    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 3,915     13,530    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 14,230     43,205    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 2,405     7,595    
Average value of dwelling ($) 85,052     100,657    
     

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