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Federal Electoral District Profile of Oak Ridges-Markham, Ontario (2003 Representation Order), 2001 Census Map

Selected Characteristics

Oak Ridges-Markham

Ontario †

Canada †

Demographic Characteristics

   

Total population, 2001 Census (100% data) Age - Refers to the age at last birthday (as of the census reference date, May 15, 2001). This variable is derived from date of birth. Sex - Refers to the gender of the respondent.

111,275

11,410,045

30,007,095

Male, total

54,995

5,577,055

14,706,850

0-4

3,425

343,340

868,080

5-9

4,040

396,385

1,011,465

10-14

4,530

404,965

1,051,450

15

945

81,285

212,750

16

925

81,245

213,510

17

870

78,730

211,210

18

905

78,040

208,300

19

815

75,625

206,370

15-19

4,450

394,915

1,052,145

20-24

3,410

359,645

982,285

25-29

2,990

356,180

935,505

30-34

3,550

404,515

1,031,250

35-39

4,540

487,605

1,244,995

40-44

5,050

476,230

1,271,720

45-49

4,635

419,475

1,151,155

50-54

4,165

382,070

1,033,365

55-59

3,090

288,120

789,205

60-64

2,255

232,450

621,570

65-69

1,820

205,780

543,830

70-74

1,365

177,840

461,780

75-79

925

130,435

338,820

80-84

445

71,835

192,640

85+

315

45,260

125,585

Female, total

56,280

5,832,985

15,300,245

0-4

3,175

327,910

828,205

5-9

3,890

376,265

964,675

10-14

4,280

383,880

1,001,665

15

815

76,590

201,065

16

840

76,450

201,310

17

815

74,780

200,755

18

760

73,830

199,105

19

695

72,850

198,950

15-19

3,930

374,505

1,001,180

20-24

3,140

358,775

973,530

25-29

3,150

373,475

962,685

30-34

3,870

424,320

1,065,490

35-39

5,180

502,235

1,277,860

40-44

5,590

493,440

1,307,040

45-49

4,860

439,655

1,182,375

50-54

4,160

394,080

1,052,395

55-59

2,830

296,375

805,035

60-64

2,160

247,055

652,215

65-69

1,805

225,095

589,800

70-74

1,605

209,445

547,430

75-79

1,170

183,360

474,850

80-84

745

118,300

323,490

85+

745

104,810

290,325

Total population 15 years and over by legal marital status (100% data)

87,935

9,177,300

24,281,555

Never married (single)

24,015

2,793,080

8,139,330

Legally married (and not seperated)

53,885

4,897,095

12,011,680

Separated, but still legally married

1,930

311,380

733,870

Divorced

3,985

597,600

1,854,770

Widowed

4,130

578,145

1,541,910

Total population by visible minority groups (20% sample data) Refers to the visible minority group to which the respondent belongs. The Employment Equity Act defines visible minorities as 'persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour'. The visible minority population includes the following groups: Chinese, South Asian, Black, Filipino, Latin American, Southeast Asian, Arab, West Asian, Korean, Japanese, Visible Minority, n.i.e. and Multiple Visible Minorities.

110,710

11,285,550

29,639,030

Total visible minority population

30,285

2,153,045

3,983,845

Chinese

16,910

481,510

1,029,395

South Asian

5,345

554,870

917,070

Black

2,460

411,095

662,210

Filipino

1,050

156,515

308,575

Latin American

445

106,835

216,975

Southeast Asian

165

86,410

198,880

Arab

905

88,540

194,680

West Asian

1,025

67,105

109,285

Korean

315

53,955

100,665

Japanese

250

24,925

73,315

Visible minority, n.i.e. Includes respondents who reported a write-in response classified as a visible minority such as 'Polynesian', 'Guyanese', 'Mauritian', etc.

655

78,915

98,915

Multiple visible minorities Includes respondents who reported more than one visible minority group by checking two or more mark-in circles, e.g. 'Black' and 'South Asian'.

765

42,370

73,875

All others Includes respondents who reported 'Yes' to Question 18 (Aboriginal self-reporting) as well as respondents who were not considered to be members of a visible minority group.

80,425

9,132,500

25,655,185

Total population by immigrant status (20% sample data)

110,710

11,285,550

29,639,030

Non-immigrant population

72,375

8,164,860

23,991,905

Immigrant population

37,765

3,030,080

5,448,485

Non-permanent residents

570

90,610

198,645

Total population by mother tongue (20% sample data) Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual at the time of the census.

110,705

11,285,550

29,639,035

English

73,910

7,965,225

17,352,315

French

1,150

485,630

6,703,330

Non-official languages

34,140

2,672,085

5,202,245

Multiple responses

1,505

162,610

381,145

Total population by knowledge of official languages - 20% Sample Data Refers to the ability to conduct a conversation in English only, in French only, in both English and French, or in neither of the official languages of Canada.

110,710

11,285,545

29,639,035

English only

99,110

9,690,745

20,014,645

French only

75

42,305

3,946,525

English and French

8,835

1,319,715

5,231,575

Neither English nor French

2,690

232,780

446,290

Total population by home language - 20% Sample Data Refers to the language spoken most often or on a regular basis at home by the individual at the time of the census.

110,705

11,285,550

29,639,030

English

80,135

8,456,585

18,267,825

French

200

164,555

5,861,135

Non-official languages

10,380

905,770

1,693,125

English and French

1,150

321,240

1,015,915

English and non-official language

18,470

1,394,545

2,463,795

French and non-official language

10

11,985

221,755

English, French and non-official language

360

30,875

115,480

Total Aboriginal identity population

235

188,315

976,310

Total Non-Aboriginal population

110,475

11,097,230

28,662,725

Education

   

Total population 15 years and over by highest level of schooling (20% sample data) Refers to the highest grade or year of elementary or secondary (high) school attended, or to the highest year of university or college education completed. University education is considered to be a higher level of schooling than college education. Also, the attainment of a degree, certificate or diploma is considered to be at a higher level than years completed or attended without an educational qualification.

87,360

9,048,035

23,901,355

Less than high school graduation certificate

21,290

2,683,340

7,476,900

High school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary Includes persons who have attended courses at postsecondary institutions and who may or may not have a high school graduation certificate. Excludes persons with a postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. Since 1981, 'postsecondary' refers to years of schooling completed at university or at institutions other than a university, a secondary (high) school or an elementary school. Examples of postsecondary institutions include community colleges, institutes of technology, CEGEPs, private trade schools, private business colleges and schools of nursing.

21,840

2,319,980

5,958,060

Trades certificate or diploma

7,230

848,110

2,598,925

College certificate or diploma Referred to as 'Other non-university certificate or diploma' in previous censuses, this sector includes non-degree-granting institutions such as community colleges, CEGEPs, private business colleges and technical institutes.

14,925

1,421,070

3,578,400

University certificate, diploma or degree

22,075

1,775,530

4,289,070

Income and Work

   

Total population 15 years and over by labour force activity (20% sample data)

87,365

9,048,035

23,901,360

In the labour force

62,605

6,086,815

15,872,070

Employed

59,965

5,713,900

14,695,130

Unemployed

2,645

372,915

1,176,940

Not in the labour force

24,760

2,961,220

8,029,290

Participation rate

71.7

67.3

66.4

Employment rate

68.6

63.2

61.5

Unemployment rate

4.2

6.1

7.4

Total labour force 15 years and over by occupational categories (20% sample data)

62,600

6,086,815

15,872,075

Occupation - Not applicable Unemployed persons 15 years and over who have never worked for pay or in self-employment or who had last worked prior to January 1, 2000 only.

710

94,050

295,505

All occupations Refers to the experienced labour force population: persons who were employed or unemployed and persons who worked for pay or in self-employment since January 1, 2000.

61,895

5,992,765

15,576,565

A Management occupations

10,865

685,390

1,620,900

B Business, finance and administrative occupations

13,455

1,097,835

2,768,375

C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

5,435

422,510

1,003,815

D Health occupations

2,460

286,310

812,205

E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion

4,700

455,825

1,205,180

F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

1,985

171,845

435,680

G Sales and service occupations

12,575

1,371,250

3,677,380

H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

6,975

845,125

2,294,620

I Occupations unique to primary industry

1,475

164,360

667,550

J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities

1,970

492,320

1,090,865

Population 15 years and over by hours of unpaid housework (20% sample data)

87,360

9,048,035

23,901,360

No hours of unpaid housework

8,960

935,605

2,475,110

Less than 5 hours of unpaid housework

21,985

2,109,485

5,625,170

5 to 14 hours of unpaid housework

27,540

2,891,910

7,540,180

15 to 29 hours of unpaid housework

17,050

1,807,175

4,716,120

30 to 59 hours of unpaid housework

8,515

937,040

2,524,015

60 hours or more of unpaid housework

3,315

366,815

1,020,760

Average individual income of persons 15 years and over $

41,983

32,865

29,769

Average household income $ Household - Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy a private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada.

99,281

66,836

58,360

Average family income $ Census Family - Refers to a married couple (with or without children of either or both spouses), a couple living common-law (with or without children of either or both partners) or a lone parent of any marital status, with at least one child living in the same dwelling. A couple living common-law may be of opposite or same sex. 'Children' in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.

100,369

73,849

66,160

Language Used at Work

   

Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (20% sample data) Refers to the language used most often at work by the individual at the time of the census. Other languages used at work on a regular basis are also collected.

67,345

6,512,560

16,961,080

English

60,420

5,787,225

11,918,110

French

70

31,935

2,433,565

Non-official language

935

59,010

130,205

English and French

1,240

334,380

1,830,785

English and non-official language

4,560

285,020

556,835

French and non-official language

10

710

25,530

English, French and non-official language

115

14,285

66,045

Families and Dwellings

   

Total couple families by family structure (20% sample data) Census Family - Refers to a married couple (with or without children of either or both spouses), a couple living common-law (with or without children of either or both partners) or a lone parent of any marital status, with at least one child living in the same dwelling. A couple living common-law may be of opposite or same sex. 'Children' in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.

28,445

2,704,885

7,059,830

Married couples

26,635

2,406,340

5,901,425

Common-law couples

1,810

298,540

1,158,405

Total lone-parent families (20% sample data) Census Family - Refers to a married couple (with or without children of either or both spouses), a couple living common-law (with or without children of either or both partners) or a lone parent of any marital status, with at least one child living in the same dwelling. A couple living common-law may be of opposite or same sex. 'Children' in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.

3,180

486,105

1,311,190

Female parent

2,535

401,245

1,065,365

Male parent

645

84,860

245,825

Average number of persons per census family

3.2

3.0

3.0

Total number of occupied private dwellings (20% sample data) Refers to a private dwelling in which a person or a group of persons is permanently residing. Also included are private dwellings whose usual residents are temporarily absent on Census Day. Unless otherwise specified, all data in housing products are for occupied private dwellings, rather than for unoccupied private dwellings or dwellings occupied solely by foreign and/or temporary residents.

34,925

4,219,415

11,562,975

Average value of dwelling $

326,125

199,884

162,709

Owned

29,940

2,862,300

7,610,390

Rented

4,990

1,351,365

3,907,175

Religion

   

Total by selected religions (20% sample data) Refers to specific religious denominations, groups or bodies, as well as to sects, cults, or other religiously defined communities or systems of belief.

110,710

11,285,545

29,639,030

Catholic Includes Roman Catholic, Eastern Catholic, Polish National Catholic Church, Old Catholic.

35,220

3,911,760

12,936,910

Protestant

36,295

3,935,745

8,654,850

Christian Orthodox

4,325

264,055

479,620

Christian n.i.e. Includes mostly answers of 'Christian', not otherwise stated.

4,020

301,935

780,450

Muslim

4,020

352,530

579,640

Jewish

1,440

190,795

329,995

Buddhist

1,635

128,320

300,345

Hindu

1,525

217,560

297,205

Sikh

490

104,785

278,410

Eastern religions Includes Baha'i, Eckankar, Jains, Shinto, Taoist, Zoroastrian and Eastern religions, not identified elsewhere.

245

17,785

37,550

Other religions Includes Aboriginal spirituality, Pagan, Wicca, Unity - New Thought - Pantheist, Scientology, Rastafarian, New Age, Gnostic, Satanist, etc.

50

18,985

63,970

No religious affiliation Includes Agnostic, Atheist, Humanist, and No religion, and other responses, such as Darwinism, etc.

21,440

1,841,290

4,900,095

Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, see the "Special Notes".



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