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Population and Dwelling Counts Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 619,544     1,119,583    
Population in 1996 (2) 618,477     1,113,898    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) 0.2     0.5    
Total private dwellings 261,311     477,085    
Population density per square kilometre 1,331.9     2.0    
Land area (square km) 465.16     551,937.87    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 619,545 299,420 320,125 1,119,580 549,600 569,980
Age 0-4 35,835 18,580 17,250 70,670 36,385 34,285
Age 5-14 80,695 41,115 39,580 163,045 83,320 79,720
Age 15-19 40,795 20,635 20,155 80,425 41,220 39,210
Age 20-24 44,205 21,660 22,545 72,850 36,445 36,415
Age 25-44 186,810 92,920 93,885 320,305 159,560 160,750
Age 45-54 89,320 43,405 45,915 155,710 77,260 78,455
Age 55-64 54,260 26,180 28,080 100,155 49,410 50,745
Age 65-74 43,455 19,450 24,005 78,560 36,815 41,750
Age 75-84 32,455 12,225 20,235 56,875 22,715 34,155
Age 85 and over 11,710 3,245 8,465 20,975 6,475 14,505
Median age of the population 37.3 36.1 38.5 36.8 35.8 37.8
% of the population ages 15 and over 81.2 80.1 82.2 79.1 78.2 80.0
     
Common-law Status Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 503,015 239,720 263,290 885,870 429,885 455,980
Not in a common-law relationship 469,500 222,980 246,520 827,590 400,800 426,790
In a common-law relationship 33,520 16,745 16,775 58,280 29,085 29,190
     
Legal Marital Status Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 503,015 239,725 263,290 885,865 429,885 455,985
Single (6) 169,685 89,370 80,315 281,545 152,590 128,950
Married (7) 242,370 121,085 121,280 458,435 229,205 229,235
Separated (8) 16,180 7,135 9,045 24,915 11,365 13,550
Divorced (9) 38,310 15,730 22,580 57,125 25,015 32,115
Widowed (10) 36,470 6,395 30,075 63,845 11,715 52,125
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 610,450 295,920 314,530 1,103,695 542,895 560,800
English only 453,095 222,925 230,170 823,910 408,835 415,070
French only 25,160 11,250 13,910 44,335 21,145 23,200
Both English and French 1,695 790 910 2,675 1,210 1,460
Other languages (20) 130,495 60,955 69,540 232,775 111,710 121,070
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 603,340 292,265 311,075 1,090,115 536,000 554,115
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 512,035 247,560 264,480 942,240 463,420 478,820
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 78,655 38,535 40,115 127,040 62,295 64,740
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 12,650 6,165 6,485 20,840 10,290 10,550
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 574,305 277,260 297,045 1,032,500 506,120 526,385
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 331,205 158,860 172,345 631,515 310,200 321,315
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 203,080 98,255 104,825 338,045 164,410 173,640
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 40,020 20,150 19,875 62,935 31,510 31,430
     
Immigration Characteristics Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 610,450 295,920 314,530 1,103,695 542,895 560,800
Canadian-born population (23) 501,395 243,490 257,900 965,520 476,125 489,395
Foreign-born population (24) 105,750 50,725 55,015 133,660 64,485 69,175
Immigrated before 1991 79,625 38,210 41,420 101,310 48,880 52,435
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 26,120 12,515 13,600 32,345 15,610 16,740
Non-permanent residents (26) 3,310 1,705 1,610 4,515 2,285 2,235
     
Aboriginal Population Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 610,450 295,920 314,530 1,103,695 542,895 560,805
Aboriginal identity population (27) 52,415 24,390 28,025 150,040 73,030 77,010
Non-Aboriginal population 558,035 271,530 286,505 953,655 469,865 483,795
     
Visible Minority Status Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 610,450 295,920 314,530 1,103,700 542,900 560,800
Visible minority population (31) 81,915 40,590 41,325 87,115 43,345 43,765
Chinese 10,890 5,585 5,305 11,925 6,170 5,765
South Asian 12,165 6,225 5,945 12,875 6,575 6,305
Black 11,275 5,840 5,435 12,820 6,690 6,125
Filipino 29,995 14,060 15,935 30,490 14,265 16,220
Latin American 4,500 2,360 2,140 4,775 2,495 2,285
Southeast Asian 5,030 2,570 2,460 5,480 2,790 2,685
Arab 1,065 580 480 1,230 680 550
West Asian 815 395 425 880 430 445
Korean 945 465 480 1,040 505 535
Japanese 1,560 625 935 1,665 680 980
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 1,960 995 970 2,075 1,055 1,015
Multiple visible minorities (29) 1,710 895 820 1,860 1,000 860
All others (30) 528,530 255,335 273,200 1,016,585 499,555 517,035
     
Religion Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 610,445 295,920 314,525 1,103,700 542,900 560,805
Catholic (57) 199,025 94,150 104,875 323,690 156,870 166,825
Protestant 214,235 96,910 117,325 475,185 222,465 252,720
Christian Orthodox 10,280 4,985 5,300 15,645 7,705 7,940
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 21,725 10,730 10,995 44,540 22,225 22,315
Muslim 4,690 2,555 2,135 5,095 2,725 2,375
Jewish 12,555 6,100 6,455 13,035 6,340 6,695
Buddhist 5,335 2,590 2,745 5,745 2,795 2,950
Hindu 3,605 1,815 1,795 3,835 1,935 1,895
Sikh 5,285 2,575 2,705 5,485 2,665 2,820
Eastern religions (59) 575 305 270 795 410 385
Other religions (60) 2,380 1,055 1,330 4,780 2,280 2,495
No religious affiliation (61) 130,740 72,145 58,600 205,865 114,480 91,385
     
School Attendance Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 55,600 27,325 28,275 91,420 44,990 46,425
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 27,470 13,800 13,670 52,035 26,520 25,515
Age group 20-24 attending full time 15,520 7,430 8,080 21,955 10,405 11,545
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 27,275 11,705 15,570 40,950 17,490 23,460
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 1,750 860 890 2,990 1,420 1,570
Age group 20-24 attending part time 4,755 2,095 2,655 6,925 3,170 3,760
     
Highest Level of Schooling Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 129,430 64,130 65,295 214,530 106,545 107,985
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 16.7 18.6 14.8 22.5 25.1 20.0
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 34.7 37.1 32.4 33.1 34.6 31.6
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 9.7 11.2 8.3 10.3 12.0 8.6
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 16.4 13.6 19.2 15.7 12.6 18.8
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 22.5 19.5 25.4 18.4 15.7 21.0
Total population aged 35-44 100,150 49,515 50,635 175,780 87,180 88,600
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 20.5 21.9 19.2 25.6 28.3 23.1
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 24.2 23.3 25.2 23.7 22.1 25.3
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 13.2 16.4 10.0 14.1 17.8 10.5
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 18.5 15.6 21.3 17.7 14.2 21.1
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 23.6 22.8 24.4 18.9 17.7 20.1
Total population aged 45-64 142,460 68,715 73,745 253,605 125,015 128,590
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 28.1 26.8 29.2 34.3 34.8 33.8
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 21.2 19.9 22.3 18.9 17.3 20.5
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 12.0 15.8 8.4 13.0 16.9 9.2
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 15.5 12.6 18.3 14.6 11.1 18.1
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 23.3 24.9 21.8 19.1 19.9 18.4
     
Earnings in 2000 Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 352,075 181,325 170,745 609,575 320,670 288,900
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 29,145 34,796 23,143 27,178 32,312 21,480
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 200,975R 114,025 86,955 337,100R 197,990 139,115
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 38,876 44,115 32,007 36,729 41,153 30,433
     
Income in 2000 Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 476,310     833,435    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 22,313     20,469    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 76.1     75.3    
Government transfers - % of income 12.1     13.4    
Other money - % of income 11.8     11.3    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 360,860 186,085 174,775 631,810 331,940 299,870
English 351,895 182,700 169,195 609,610 321,830 287,785
French 3,415 985 2,425 6,350 2,175 4,175
Non-official language 2,510 1,215 1,295 9,790 5,245 4,545
English and French 1,050 310 740 1,695 570 1,120
English and non-official language 1,905 830 1,075 4,265 2,080 2,190
French and non-official language 10 10 10 15 0 10
English, French and non-official language 75 35 35 90 35 50
     
Place of Work Status Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 316,760 164,390 152,365 549,995 291,590 258,395
Worked at home 13,545 6,480 7,065 54,315 31,000 23,310
Worked outside Canada 870 575 295 1,610 1,115 495
No fixed workplace address 22,635 16,565 6,070 43,340 32,935 10,405
Worked at usual place 279,710 140,775 138,940 450,735 226,550 224,185
     
Mode of Transportation to Work Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 302,345 157,335 145,005 494,070 259,480 234,590
Car, truck, van, as driver 207,095 117,965 89,125 357,520 200,925 156,595
Car, truck, van, as passenger 25,825 8,390 17,435 39,860 14,630 25,235
Public transit 42,960 17,330 25,635 44,815 18,225 26,600
Walked or bicycled 23,945 12,220 11,725 46,635 22,640 23,995
Other method 2,520 1,430 1,090 5,240 3,065 2,170
     
Unpaid Work Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 451,135 211,145 239,990 799,085 379,720 419,365
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 444,575 207,135 237,440 787,905 372,485 415,415
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 184,910 80,355 104,560 348,445 153,570 194,870
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 93,160 37,530 55,630 180,275 74,120 106,160
     
Labour Force Indicators Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 68.1 73.9 62.7 67.3 73.6 61.4
Employment rate (39) 64.2 69.6 59.2 63.3 69.0 57.9
Unemployment rate (40) 5.7 5.9 5.6 6.1 6.3 5.7
     
Industry Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 331,880 172,775 159,110 577,340 307,465 269,875
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 5,400 3,830 1,575 48,700 36,350 12,350
Manufacturing and construction industries 58,285 43,035 15,255 96,660 74,340 22,315
Wholesale and retail trade 50,935 27,035 23,900 84,185 44,790 39,400
Finance and real estate 20,330 8,235 12,100 28,780 11,140 17,635
Health and education 65,055 17,360 47,690 114,265 28,220 86,050
Business services 59,855 37,680 22,175 87,955 55,825 32,135
Other services 72,020 35,610 36,415 116,800 56,800 60,005
     
Occupation Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 331,885 172,775 159,105 577,340 307,470 269,875
Management occupations 31,430 20,525 10,905 50,850 33,200 17,655
Business, finance and administration occupations 67,980 20,455 47,525 101,940 27,765 74,180
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 18,890 14,950 3,940 26,695 21,370 5,320
Health occupations 22,150 4,985 17,170 36,690 7,410 29,280
Social science, education, government service and religion 28,260 10,170 18,085 45,890 15,810 30,075
Art, culture, recreation and sport 9,025 4,465 4,560 12,170 5,710 6,465
Sales and service occupations 83,890 38,560 45,330 139,940 59,050 80,895
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 43,540 40,615 2,920 85,640 80,535 5,105
Occupations unique to primary industry 2,835 2,355 480 40,580 31,295 9,290
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 23,880 15,690 8,185 36,950 25,330 11,620
     
Selected Family Characteristics Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 167,230     302,855    
Number of married-couple families 119,070     224,055    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 3.1     3.2    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 17,080     29,635    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 2.7     2.8    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 31,075     49,160    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.6    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 25,815     40,100    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.6     2.6    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 5,260     9,060    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.5     2.5    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 54,725     50,934    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 60,520     55,885    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 29,376     26,469    
     
Selected Household Characteristics Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 252,810     432,555    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 67,695     127,915    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 63,970     118,405    
One-person households 78,855     121,755    
Other household types (15) 42,290     64,475    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 43,385     41,661    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 21,557     20,020    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 56,135     52,250    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 92,055     127,030    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 541     523    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 160,720     276,735    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 751     685    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics Winnipeg, City Manitoba
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 252,810     432,550    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 160,755     293,295    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 92,055     128,930    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 239,035     393,615    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 13,775     38,940    
Average value of dwelling ($) 100,525     97,670    
     

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