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Population and Dwelling Counts Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 74,125     3,907,738    
Population in 1996 (2) 73,504     3,724,500    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) 0.8     4.9    
Total private dwellings 42,359     1,643,969    
Population density per square kilometre 3,765.6     4.2    
Land area (square km) 19.68     926,492.48    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 74,125 33,950 40,175 3,907,740 1,919,100 1,988,635
Age 0-4 2,575 1,260 1,310 205,650 105,370 100,285
Age 5-14 4,780 2,420 2,360 500,415 256,560 243,855
Age 15-19 3,300 1,595 1,700 270,275 139,195 131,085
Age 20-24 7,090 3,110 3,970 244,065 121,945 122,120
Age 25-44 24,270 12,095 12,170 1,174,775 573,415 601,365
Age 45-54 10,935 5,150 5,785 599,705 297,030 302,680
Age 55-64 6,405 2,980 3,425 379,750 188,910 190,840
Age 65-74 5,315 2,285 3,030 286,710 139,535 147,175
Age 75-84 6,220 2,160 4,055 186,345 77,325 109,020
Age 85 and over 3,235 885 2,360 60,030 19,815 40,220
Median age of the population 40.3 38.3 42.4 38.4 37.8 39.0
% of the population ages 15 and over 90.1 89.2 90.9 81.9 81.1 82.7
     
Common-law Status Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 66,770 30,265 36,505 3,201,670 1,557,170 1,644,500
Not in a common-law relationship 59,825 26,810 33,010 2,966,610 1,439,300 1,527,310
In a common-law relationship 6,950 3,455 3,490 235,060 117,870 117,190
     
Legal Marital Status Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 66,770 30,270 36,505 3,201,665 1,557,170 1,644,495
Single (6) 27,995 14,045 13,950 1,011,280 547,390 463,890
Married (7) 21,030 10,505 10,520 1,626,225 812,310 813,920
Separated (8) 2,780 1,245 1,540 109,970 48,650 61,320
Divorced (9) 8,710 3,385 5,320 260,270 111,815 148,450
Widowed (10) 6,260 1,090 5,170 193,920 37,000 156,920
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 71,590 33,155 38,435 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,795
English only 60,355 28,185 32,170 2,825,780 1,403,230 1,422,545
French only 1,495 735 765 54,405 27,340 27,060
Both English and French 160 60 105 6,785 3,360 3,425
Other languages (20) 9,575 4,175 5,395 981,910 470,145 511,765
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 71,025 32,880 38,145 3,830,075 1,884,010 1,946,060
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 52,355 23,980 28,370 3,202,155 1,573,055 1,629,105
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 16,000 7,685 8,315 524,880 259,945 264,940
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 2,665 1,210 1,455 103,040 51,015 52,025
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 68,950 31,890 37,060 3,661,945 1,798,105 1,863,840
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 27,845 12,365 15,480 1,967,860 966,245 1,001,610
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 32,720 15,550 17,165 1,344,700 661,695 683,005
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 8,390 3,975 4,415 349,385 170,165 179,220
     
Immigration Characteristics Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 71,585 33,155 38,435 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,790
Canadian-born population (23) 55,985 26,100 29,890 2,821,870 1,405,005 1,416,865
Foreign-born population (24) 14,840 6,775 8,065 1,009,815 481,620 528,200
Immigrated before 1991 11,800 5,370 6,430 639,200 307,225 331,975
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 3,040 1,405 1,630 370,615 174,395 196,215
Non-permanent residents (26) 765 280 485 37,185 17,455 19,735
     
Aboriginal Population Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 71,590 33,150 38,435 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,795
Aboriginal identity population (27) 2,180 995 1,180 170,025 83,220 86,805
Non-Aboriginal population 69,410 32,160 37,250 3,698,850 1,820,860 1,877,985
     
Visible Minority Status Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 71,590 33,155 38,435 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,790
Visible minority population (31) 6,985 3,300 3,680 836,445 404,425 432,020
Chinese 2,645 1,280 1,370 365,490 176,765 188,720
South Asian 975 425 550 210,295 105,040 105,255
Black 830 490 345 25,465 13,525 11,940
Filipino 570 210 360 64,005 26,385 37,625
Latin American 405 220 185 23,885 11,550 12,335
Southeast Asian 360 160 195 34,970 16,855 18,115
Arab 120 80 45 6,605 3,805 2,805
West Asian 125 75 50 22,380 11,665 10,720
Korean 220 95 130 31,965 15,255 16,705
Japanese 600 220 380 32,730 14,400 18,330
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 50 10 35 4,195 2,150 2,040
Multiple visible minorities (29) 75 30 45 14,465 7,040 7,425
All others (30) 64,605 29,855 34,750 3,032,430 1,499,655 1,532,775
     
Religion Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 71,590 33,155 38,435 3,868,875 1,904,080 1,964,790
Catholic (57) 11,075 5,000 6,080 675,320 324,190 351,130
Protestant 23,100 9,550 13,550 1,213,290 549,525 663,765
Christian Orthodox 455 170 285 35,655 18,190 17,465
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 2,565 1,185 1,380 200,340 95,300 105,040
Muslim 565 295 265 56,220 28,765 27,450
Jewish 595 225 370 21,230 10,485 10,745
Buddhist 1,335 695 635 85,540 38,910 46,625
Hindu 150 80 70 31,495 15,465 16,035
Sikh 300 100 200 135,310 67,995 67,315
Eastern religions (59) 290 170 125 9,975 4,660 5,310
Other religions (60) 735 290 445 16,205 7,000 9,200
No religious affiliation (61) 30,425 15,390 15,035 1,388,300 743,585 644,715
     
School Attendance Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 7,780 3,575 4,200 351,640 173,530 178,110
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 1,945 985 960 185,830 96,020 89,810
Age group 20-24 attending full time 2,815 1,145 1,670 89,940 42,860 47,085
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 4,575 1,830 2,750 192,775 82,435 110,340
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 350 140 205 16,240 7,930 8,310
Age group 20-24 attending part time 860 375 490 31,065 15,060 16,005
     
Highest Level of Schooling Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 20,360 9,675 10,680 758,040 372,430 385,605
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 10.3 12.7 8.2 14.6 16.6 12.7
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 35.8 37.1 34.7 34.5 35.8 33.1
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 9.6 11.3 8.0 10.5 13.0 8.2
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 16.1 14.9 17.2 17.0 13.8 20.1
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 28.1 24.0 31.9 23.5 20.8 26.0
Total population aged 35-44 10,760 5,255 5,510 653,345 316,875 336,465
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 12.3 14.1 10.4 17.5 19.2 15.9
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 21.2 21.5 20.9 25.0 22.7 27.1
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 10.1 12.7 7.5 14.3 19.2 9.6
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 23.9 20.0 27.7 20.2 16.5 23.7
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 32.6 31.6 33.4 23.0 22.5 23.6
Total population aged 45-64 17,145 8,040 9,110 974,980 481,335 493,645
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 15.4 16.8 14.2 23.5 22.8 24.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 20.8 21.1 20.5 22.3 19.5 25.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 10.6 12.3 9.2 14.3 19.6 9.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 18.9 15.1 22.2 17.5 14.2 20.8
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 34.3 34.7 33.9 22.4 23.8 21.0
     
Earnings in 2000 Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 42,850 20,900 21,950 2,128,545 1,114,860 1,013,690
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 27,418 30,451 24,530 31,544 38,039 24,401
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 20,540R 10,805 9,735 1,024,240R 602,705 421,535
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 38,060 40,761 35,063 44,307 50,191 35,895
     
Income in 2000 Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 62,260     2,990,520    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 21,131     22,095    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 69.5     75.8    
Government transfers - % of income 14.3     11.8    
Other money - % of income 16.2     12.4    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 44,530 21,680 22,845 2,209,795 1,157,265 1,052,525
English 43,765 21,385 22,380 2,115,380 1,110,105 1,005,275
French 155 25 130 4,585 1,495 3,090
Non-official language 340 155 190 67,430 33,965 33,460
English and French 50 25 20 2,270 1,105 1,165
English and non-official language 210 90 120 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 10 405 200 210
     
Place of Work Status Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 38,235 18,520 19,720 1,883,975 991,410 892,565
Worked at home 3,145 1,530 1,615 171,390 80,285 91,105
Worked outside Canada 225 160 65 12,240 8,645 3,595
No fixed workplace address 3,650 2,395 1,260 210,510 160,430 50,075
Worked at usual place 31,210 14,430 16,780 1,489,840 742,050 747,790
     
Mode of Transportation to Work Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 34,860 16,825 18,035 1,700,345 902,485 797,865
Car, truck, van, as driver 16,990 9,020 7,970 1,274,640 710,570 564,070
Car, truck, van, as passenger 1,565 525 1,040 121,415 50,610 70,800
Public transit 4,200 1,515 2,680 128,180 50,820 77,355
Walked or bicycled 11,450 5,345 6,105 154,145 76,180 77,955
Other method 660 420 240 21,980 14,300 7,675
     
Unpaid Work Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 58,245 26,115 32,125 2,882,230 1,371,515 1,510,720
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 57,650 25,820 31,830 2,842,265 1,346,590 1,495,675
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 14,615 6,140 8,475 1,147,875 503,100 644,775
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 9,920 3,750 6,170 564,820 230,520 334,295
     
Labour Force Indicators Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 65.1 69.7 61.2 65.2 70.7 59.9
Employment rate (39) 59.5 62.9 56.7 59.6 64.3 55.1
Unemployment rate (40) 8.6 9.9 7.3 8.5 9.0 8.0
     
Industry Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 40,885 20,020 20,865 2,014,600 1,068,030 946,575
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 505 345 160 104,335 75,865 28,475
Manufacturing and construction industries 2,860 2,315 550 313,065 250,585 62,480
Wholesale and retail trade 5,705 2,875 2,825 315,425 163,425 152,000
Finance and real estate 2,410 1,195 1,220 122,165 52,400 69,755
Health and education 8,030 2,325 5,710 339,730 85,505 254,225
Business services 7,890 4,535 3,360 395,530 241,105 154,420
Other services 13,480 6,425 7,050 424,360 199,145 225,210
     
Occupation Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 40,885 20,020 20,870 2,014,600 1,068,030 946,570
Management occupations 4,685 2,600 2,090 218,445 140,275 78,170
Business, finance and administration occupations 7,310 2,055 5,255 353,710 91,600 262,110
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 2,945 2,215 735 123,755 100,055 23,705
Health occupations 2,570 640 1,925 105,690 24,305 81,385
Social science, education, government service and religion 4,305 1,745 2,565 160,650 56,050 104,600
Art, culture, recreation and sport 2,435 1,095 1,345 67,325 32,310 35,015
Sales and service occupations 12,070 5,700 6,370 514,985 216,480 298,505
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 3,335 3,075 260 288,940 271,610 17,335
Occupations unique to primary industry 640 465 170 84,525 63,380 21,145
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 580 425 155 96,585 71,980 24,605
     
Selected Family Characteristics Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 17,080     1,086,030    
Number of married-couple families 10,045     797,490    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 2.6     3.1    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 3,475     120,125    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 2.3     2.6    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 3,560     168,415    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.4     2.5    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 3,030     136,455    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.3     2.6    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 535     31,965    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.4     2.4    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 48,514     54,840    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 54,020     60,278    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 28,009     30,070    
     
Selected Household Characteristics Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 39,590     1,534,335    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 4,100     423,455    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 9,200     437,915    
One-person households 19,385     418,135    
Other household types (15) 6,905     254,825    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 34,334     46,802    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 22,642     23,703    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 48,038     57,773    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 24,730     506,585    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 681     751    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 14,860     989,325    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 846     904    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics Victoria, City British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 39,590     1,534,335    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 14,860     1,017,490    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 24,735     512,365    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 35,385     1,195,570    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 4,205     338,765    
Average value of dwelling ($) 207,139     230,645    
     

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