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Population and Dwelling Counts Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 237,550     3,907,738    
Population in 1996 (2) 222,397t     3,724,500    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) 6.8     4.9    
Total private dwellings 90,799     1,643,969    
Population density per square kilometre 17.8     4.2    
Land area (square km) 13,346.94     926,492.48    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 237,550 117,865 119,685 3,907,740 1,919,100 1,988,635
Age 0-4 15,370 7,900 7,470 205,650 105,370 100,285
Age 5-14 36,215 18,615 17,600 500,415 256,560 243,855
Age 15-19 17,825 9,290 8,540 270,275 139,195 131,085
Age 20-24 14,175 7,215 6,960 244,065 121,945 122,120
Age 25-44 67,550 33,560 33,990 1,174,775 573,415 601,365
Age 45-54 31,435 15,715 15,715 599,705 297,030 302,680
Age 55-64 21,250 10,395 10,855 379,750 188,910 190,840
Age 65-74 18,165 8,825 9,340 286,710 139,535 147,175
Age 75-84 11,865 5,060 6,810 186,345 77,325 109,020
Age 85 and over 3,705 1,300 2,405 60,030 19,815 40,220
Median age of the population 36.6 35.8 37.3 38.4 37.8 39.0
% of the population ages 15 and over 78.3 77.5 79.0 81.9 81.1 82.7
     
Common-law Status Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 185,965 91,355 94,615 3,201,670 1,557,170 1,644,500
Not in a common-law relationship 173,960 85,375 88,585 2,966,610 1,439,300 1,527,310
In a common-law relationship 12,005 5,980 6,025 235,060 117,870 117,190
     
Legal Marital Status Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 185,965 91,355 94,615 3,201,665 1,557,170 1,644,495
Single (6) 51,850 29,105 22,740 1,011,280 547,390 463,890
Married (7) 101,245 50,700 50,545 1,626,225 812,310 813,920
Separated (8) 6,920 2,975 3,945 109,970 48,650 61,320
Divorced (9) 14,320 6,245 8,075 260,270 111,815 148,450
Widowed (10) 11,635 2,330 9,305 193,920 37,000 156,920
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 233,850 115,645 118,200 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,795
English only 184,230 91,510 92,715 2,825,780 1,403,230 1,422,545
French only 2,765 1,295 1,470 54,405 27,340 27,060
Both English and French 305 120 185 6,785 3,360 3,425
Other languages (20) 46,545 22,720 23,830 981,910 470,145 511,765
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 231,195 114,285 116,910 3,830,075 1,884,010 1,946,060
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 193,975 95,785 98,190 3,202,155 1,573,055 1,629,105
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 33,325 16,505 16,815 524,880 259,945 264,940
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 3,900 1,990 1,910 103,040 51,015 52,025
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 218,440 107,605 110,835 3,661,945 1,798,105 1,863,840
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 115,090 56,925 58,165 1,967,860 966,245 1,001,610
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 89,895 44,160 45,740 1,344,700 661,695 683,005
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 13,450 6,515 6,935 349,385 170,165 179,220
     
Immigration Characteristics Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 233,850 115,645 118,200 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,790
Canadian-born population (23) 188,880 93,915 94,965 2,821,870 1,405,005 1,416,865
Foreign-born population (24) 43,950 21,280 22,670 1,009,815 481,620 528,200
Immigrated before 1991 31,505 15,280 16,225 639,200 307,225 331,975
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 12,440 6,000 6,440 370,615 174,395 196,215
Non-permanent residents (26) 1,025 455 565 37,185 17,455 19,735
     
Aboriginal Population Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 233,850 115,650 118,200 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,795
Aboriginal identity population (27) 11,525 5,560 5,960 170,025 83,220 86,805
Non-Aboriginal population 222,325 110,085 112,240 3,698,850 1,820,860 1,877,985
     
Visible Minority Status Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 233,850 115,650 118,205 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,790
Visible minority population (31) 29,305 14,840 14,465 836,445 404,425 432,020
Chinese 2,305 1,115 1,190 365,490 176,765 188,720
South Asian 19,295 9,825 9,470 210,295 105,040 105,255
Black 915 465 455 25,465 13,525 11,940
Filipino 845 380 465 64,005 26,385 37,625
Latin American 1,325 685 640 23,885 11,550 12,335
Southeast Asian 1,670 930 740 34,970 16,855 18,115
Arab 115 90 30 6,605 3,805 2,805
West Asian 140 75 65 22,380 11,665 10,720
Korean 1,145 575 565 31,965 15,255 16,705
Japanese 795 340 455 32,730 14,400 18,330
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 245 145 100 4,195 2,150 2,040
Multiple visible minorities (29) 510 225 285 14,465 7,040 7,425
All others (30) 204,545 100,805 103,740 3,032,430 1,499,655 1,532,775
     
Religion Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 233,850 115,650 118,205 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,790
Catholic (57) 31,150 15,335 15,815 675,320 324,190 351,130
Protestant 93,740 43,260 50,475 1,213,290 549,525 663,765
Christian Orthodox 1,180 600 580 35,655 18,190 17,465
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 20,320 10,125 10,195 200,340 95,300 105,040
Muslim 635 350 285 56,220 28,765 27,450
Jewish 285 130 155 21,230 10,485 10,745
Buddhist 1,590 755 835 85,540 38,910 46,625
Hindu 1,030 540 485 31,495 15,465 16,035
Sikh 17,105 8,730 8,370 135,310 67,995 67,315
Eastern religions (59) 250 130 125 9,975 4,660 5,310
Other religions (60) 1,215 560 655 16,205 7,000 9,200
No religious affiliation (61) 65,365 35,140 30,225 1,388,300 743,585 644,715
     
School Attendance Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 18,015 9,080 8,935 351,640 173,530 178,110
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 11,160 5,845 5,315 185,830 96,020 89,810
Age group 20-24 attending full time 3,600 1,845 1,755 89,940 42,860 47,085
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 10,355 4,480 5,880 192,775 82,435 110,340
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 1,285 595 695 16,240 7,930 8,310
Age group 20-24 attending part time 1,635 815 825 31,065 15,060 16,005
     
Highest Level of Schooling Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 43,010 21,265 21,745 758,040 372,430 385,605
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 20.9 23.7 18.3 14.6 16.6 12.7
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 37.0 38.3 35.8 34.5 35.8 33.1
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 11.3 14.2 8.6 10.5 13.0 8.2
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 16.5 12.1 20.7 17.0 13.8 20.1
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 14.2 11.9 16.6 23.5 20.8 26.0
Total population aged 35-44 37,350 18,250 19,095 653,345 316,875 336,465
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 23.0 25.9 20.2 17.5 19.2 15.9
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 27.9 25.2 30.4 25.0 22.7 27.1
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 16.3 22.3 10.6 14.3 19.2 9.6
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 19.5 14.5 24.3 20.2 16.5 23.7
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 13.3 12.0 14.6 23.0 22.5 23.6
Total population aged 45-64 52,125 25,600 26,530 974,980 481,335 493,645
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 29.9 29.2 30.5 23.5 22.8 24.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 22.6 20.2 24.9 22.3 19.5 25.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 15.4 20.9 10.1 14.3 19.6 9.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 16.9 14.2 19.6 17.5 14.2 20.8
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 15.2 15.7 14.9 22.4 23.8 21.0
     
Earnings in 2000 Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 121,490 64,815 56,670 2,128,545 1,114,860 1,013,690
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 28,120 34,198 21,168 31,544 38,039 24,401
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 58,620R 36,585 22,040 1,024,240R 602,705 421,535
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 39,652 44,381 31,804 44,307 50,191 35,895
     
Income in 2000 Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 173,250     2,990,520    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 20,190     22,095    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 74.3     75.8    
Government transfers - % of income 15.0     11.8    
Other money - % of income 10.7     12.4    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 126,470 67,465 59,005 2,209,795 1,157,265 1,052,525
English 121,220 64,690 56,525 2,115,380 1,110,105 1,005,275
French 200 70 135 4,585 1,495 3,090
Non-official language 3,700 1,940 1,760 67,430 33,965 33,460
English and French 100 40 60 2,270 1,105 1,165
English and non-official language 1,245 720 525 19,660 10,385 9,280
French and non-official language 0 0 0 65 10 55
English, French and non-official language 10 0 0 405 200 210
     
Place of Work Status Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 108,205 58,705 49,505 1,883,975 991,410 892,565
Worked at home 11,470 5,215 6,250 171,390 80,285 91,105
Worked outside Canada 510 360 145 12,240 8,645 3,595
No fixed workplace address 13,615 10,980 2,635 210,510 160,430 50,075
Worked at usual place 82,620 42,150 40,470 1,489,840 742,050 747,790
     
Mode of Transportation to Work Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 96,230 53,125 43,105 1,700,345 902,485 797,865
Car, truck, van, as driver 81,015 45,380 35,635 1,274,640 710,570 564,070
Car, truck, van, as passenger 7,745 3,845 3,905 121,415 50,610 70,800
Public transit 1,330 560 765 128,180 50,820 77,355
Walked or bicycled 5,245 2,835 2,415 154,145 76,180 77,955
Other method 890 505 390 21,980 14,300 7,675
     
Unpaid Work Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 166,310 79,130 87,185 2,882,230 1,371,515 1,510,720
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 164,095 77,705 86,385 2,842,265 1,346,590 1,495,675
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 75,505 33,080 42,430 1,147,875 503,100 644,775
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 33,515 13,515 20,005 564,820 230,520 334,295
     
Labour Force Indicators Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 65.0 71.8 58.4 65.2 70.7 59.9
Employment rate (39) 59.4 65.9 53.2 59.6 64.3 55.1
Unemployment rate (40) 8.6 8.2 9.0 8.5 9.0 8.0
     
Industry Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 115,655 62,845 52,805 2,014,600 1,068,030 946,575
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 11,035 6,710 4,320 104,335 75,865 28,475
Manufacturing and construction industries 21,805 18,015 3,795 313,065 250,585 62,480
Wholesale and retail trade 18,110 9,245 8,865 315,425 163,425 152,000
Finance and real estate 4,930 1,915 3,020 122,165 52,400 69,755
Health and education 18,620 4,225 14,395 339,730 85,505 254,225
Business services 17,375 11,315 6,065 395,530 241,105 154,420
Other services 23,780 11,425 12,350 424,360 199,145 225,210
     
Occupation Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 115,655 62,850 52,810 2,014,600 1,068,030 946,570
Management occupations 10,155 6,535 3,620 218,445 140,275 78,170
Business, finance and administration occupations 17,035 4,150 12,890 353,710 91,600 262,110
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 3,915 3,390 525 123,755 100,055 23,705
Health occupations 5,280 920 4,360 105,690 24,305 81,385
Social science, education, government service and religion 8,720 3,095 5,625 160,650 56,050 104,600
Art, culture, recreation and sport 2,325 985 1,340 67,325 32,310 35,015
Sales and service occupations 29,955 12,075 17,875 514,985 216,480 298,505
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 20,460 19,380 1,085 288,940 271,610 17,335
Occupations unique to primary industry 10,740 6,710 4,035 84,525 63,380 21,145
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 7,070 5,610 1,460 96,585 71,980 24,605
     
Selected Family Characteristics Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 66,235     1,086,030    
Number of married-couple families 49,680     797,490    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 3.2     3.1    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 6,155     120,125    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 2.8     2.6    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 10,400     168,415    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.6     2.5    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 8,385     136,455    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.6     2.6    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 2,015     31,965    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.4    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 50,324     54,840    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 55,088     60,278    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 27,071     30,070    
     
Selected Household Characteristics Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 86,070     1,534,335    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 26,575     423,455    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 25,190     437,915    
One-person households 19,810     418,135    
Other household types (15) 14,495     254,825    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 45,202     46,802    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 20,629     23,703    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 53,747     57,773    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 23,750     506,585    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 688     751    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 58,345     989,325    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 902     904    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics Fraser Valley Regional District (CD) British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 86,070     1,534,335    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 61,540     1,017,490    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 24,180     512,365    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 62,490     1,195,570    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 23,580     338,765    
Average value of dwelling ($) 184,143     230,645    
     

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