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Population and Dwelling Counts Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 26,745     30,007,094    
Population in 1996 (2) 24,730A     28,846,761    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) 8.1     4.0    
Total private dwellings 8,177     12,548,588    
Population density per square kilometre 0.0     3.3    
Land area (square km) 1,925,460.18     9,012,112.20    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 26,745 13,840 12,905 30,007,095 14,706,850 15,300,245
Age 0-4 3,355 1,725 1,630 1,696,285 868,075 828,205
Age 5-14 6,570 3,395 3,175 4,029,255 2,062,915 1,966,340
Age 15-19 2,520 1,285 1,235 2,053,325 1,052,150 1,001,180
Age 20-24 2,130 1,085 1,045 1,955,810 982,280 973,530
Age 25-44 8,025 4,110 3,915 9,096,560 4,483,480 4,613,080
Age 45-54 2,330 1,225 1,105 4,419,290 2,184,520 2,234,770
Age 55-64 1,215 645 570 2,868,015 1,410,770 1,457,240
Age 65-74 430 260 175 2,142,835 1,005,610 1,137,225
Age 75-84 135 85 55 1,329,805 531,465 798,345
Age 85 and over 30 15 10 415,910 125,580 290,325
Median age of the population 22.1 22.3 21.9 37.6 36.8 38.4
% of the population ages 15 and over 62.9 63.0 62.8 80.9 80.1 81.7
     
Common-law Status Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 16,820 8,715 8,100 24,281,560 11,775,860 12,505,700
Not in a common-law relationship 12,900 6,755 6,145 21,996,725 10,629,805 11,366,925
In a common-law relationship 3,915 1,955 1,955 2,284,830 1,146,055 1,138,775
     
Legal Marital Status Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 16,820 8,720 8,100 24,281,555 11,775,855 12,505,700
Single (6) 9,750 5,210 4,540 8,139,330 4,347,350 3,791,980
Married (7) 5,720 2,905 2,820 12,011,675 6,008,450 6,003,225
Separated (8) 375 195 180 733,870 326,725 407,145
Divorced (9) 415 210 205 1,854,770 809,180 1,045,590
Widowed (10) 560 195 360 1,541,910 284,150 1,257,755
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 26,670 13,770 12,895 29,639,030 14,564,275 15,074,760
English only 6,945 3,730 3,215 17,352,320 8,571,425 8,780,885
French only 395 240 155 6,703,330 3,269,880 3,433,450
Both English and French 20 10 10 112,580 54,115 58,460
Other languages (20) 19,310 9,790 9,520 5,470,815 2,668,855 2,801,955
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 26,080 13,455 12,625 29,314,755 14,398,280 14,916,470
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 20,590 10,680 9,905 25,123,490 12,321,755 12,801,735
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 4,280 2,175 2,100 3,612,010 1,784,905 1,827,105
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 1,215 600 615 579,255 291,625 287,630
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 23,285 12,010 11,275 27,932,585 13,689,465 14,243,120
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 10,310 5,450 4,855 16,222,260 7,942,660 8,279,600
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 10,350 5,225 5,130 9,828,695 4,809,395 5,019,305
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 2,630 1,335 1,285 1,881,630 937,415 944,220
     
Immigration Characteristics Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 26,665 13,770 12,895 29,639,035 14,564,275 15,074,755
Canadian-born population (23) 26,200 13,490 12,705 23,991,910 11,841,705 12,150,200
Foreign-born population (24) 445 270 170 5,448,480 2,622,615 2,825,870
Immigrated before 1991 335 215 120 3,617,800 1,749,205 1,868,595
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 110 60 45 1,830,680 873,400 957,275
Non-permanent residents (26) 25 10 15 198,640 99,955 98,685
     
Aboriginal Population Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 26,665 13,770 12,895 29,639,030 14,564,275 15,074,755
Aboriginal identity population (27) 22,720 11,525 11,200 976,305 476,700 499,605
Non-Aboriginal population 3,945 2,250 1,700 28,662,725 14,087,570 14,575,150
     
Visible Minority Status Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 26,670 13,770 12,895 29,639,030 14,564,275 15,074,755
Visible minority population (31) 210 110 95 3,983,845 1,945,510 2,038,340
Chinese 35 20 20 1,029,395 499,385 530,010
South Asian 30 15 15 917,075 465,470 451,600
Black 65 40 20 662,215 316,065 346,145
Filipino 35 10 20 308,575 130,995 177,580
Latin American 10 0 0 216,980 105,735 111,245
Southeast Asian 10 0 10 198,880 98,295 100,585
Arab 10 10 0 194,685 105,945 88,730
West Asian 0 0 0 109,285 57,880 51,410
Korean 10 0 0 100,660 48,500 52,160
Japanese 0 0 0 73,315 33,315 40,000
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 0 10 0 98,915 47,270 51,650
Multiple visible minorities (29) 0 0 0 73,875 36,655 37,220
All others (30) 26,455 13,655 12,800 25,655,185 12,618,765 13,036,420
     
Religion Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 26,670 13,770 12,895 29,639,035 14,564,275 15,074,760
Catholic (57) 6,215 3,300 2,915 12,936,910 6,271,675 6,665,235
Protestant 17,785 9,030 8,750 8,654,850 4,054,705 4,600,145
Christian Orthodox 20 15 0 479,620 240,800 238,820
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 835 410 430 780,450 376,715 403,735
Muslim 25 20 10 579,640 303,570 276,075
Jewish 10 10 0 329,995 160,990 169,005
Buddhist 15 10 10 300,345 142,490 157,850
Hindu 0 10 0 297,200 150,075 147,125
Sikh 0 0 0 278,410 141,120 137,300
Eastern religions (59) 60 35 35 37,550 18,480 19,060
Other religions (60) 40 20 20 63,975 29,435 34,540
No religious affiliation (61) 1,655 930 720 4,900,090 2,674,220 2,225,870
     
School Attendance Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over attending school full time 2,710 1,395 1,310 2,777,225 1,357,570 1,419,655
Age group 15-19 attending full time (50) 1,570 855 715 1,501,070 760,360 740,710
Age group 20-24 attending full time 465 250 215 774,930 365,970 408,965
Total population 15 years and over attending school part time 595 300 300 1,119,650 483,820 635,830
Age group 15-19 attending part time (50) 60 30 25 73,130 37,790 35,340
Age group 20-24 attending part time 85 50 35 166,600 82,245 84,355
     
Highest Level of Schooling Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population aged 20-34 6,640 3,335 3,305 5,916,935 2,929,085 2,987,850
% of the population aged 20-34 with less than a high school graduation certificate 42.7 42.9 42.4 15.6 17.8 13.3
% of the population aged 20-34 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 27.0 26.5 27.7 30.9 32.6 29.2
% of the population aged 20-34 with a trades certificate or diploma 9.0 12.0 5.9 10.8 12.9 8.7
% of the population aged 20-34 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 13.5 11.8 15.0 19.9 16.8 23.0
% of the population aged 20-34 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 7.9 6.7 9.1 22.9 19.9 25.8
Total population aged 35-44 3,415 1,760 1,655 5,074,090 2,490,710 2,583,380
% of the population aged 35-44 with less than a high school graduation certificate 34.3 31.8 36.9 19.6 21.4 18.0
% of the population aged 35-44 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 19.6 19.6 19.6 25.1 23.0 27.1
% of the population aged 35-44 with a trades certificate or diploma 16.0 19.9 11.8 13.7 17.4 10.0
% of the population aged 35-44 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 19.0 18.2 19.9 19.7 16.6 22.7
% of the population aged 35-44 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 11.1 10.5 11.8 21.9 21.6 22.2
Total population aged 45-64 3,465 1,840 1,625 7,241,135 3,561,165 3,679,970
% of the population aged 45-64 with less than a high school graduation certificate 44.4 38.9 50.8 29.0 28.3 29.6
% of the population aged 45-64 with a high school graduation certificate and/or some postsecondary (46) 13.6 14.7 12.3 22.9 20.3 25.5
% of the population aged 45-64 with a trades certificate or diploma 13.6 19.3 7.4 12.8 17.0 8.7
% of the population aged 45-64 with a college certificate or diploma (47) 14.6 12.8 16.6 15.0 12.4 17.6
% of the population aged 45-64 with a university certificate, diploma or degree 13.9 14.4 13.2 20.3 22.0 18.6
     
Earnings in 2000 Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
All persons with earnings (counts) (48) 12,355 6,700 5,655 16,415,785 8,664,545 7,751,235
Average earnings (all persons with earnings ($)) 28,215 31,113 24,779 31,757 38,347 24,390
Worked full year, full time (counts) (49) 5,080R 2,955 2,125 8,685,225R 5,093,705 3,591,525
Average earnings (worked full year, full time ($)) 48,078 50,708 44,426 43,298 49,224 34,892
     
Income in 2000 Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years of age and over with income (53) 15,450     22,723,050    
Median total income of persons 15 years of age and over ($) (54) 17,270     22,120    
Composition of total income (100%) (62) 100.0     100.0    
Earnings - % of income 83.8     77.1    
Government transfers - % of income 12.9     11.6    
Other money - % of income 3.3     11.3    
     
Language Used Most Often at Work Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over who worked since 2000 (44) 12,545 6,750 5,790 16,961,080 8,942,050 8,019,030
English 8,135 4,475 3,655 12,933,340 6,824,295 6,109,045
French 40 25 15 3,415,095 1,801,760 1,613,340
Non-official language 4,190 2,170 2,020 239,340 122,575 116,770
English and French 0 0 0 271,655 140,735 130,930
English and non-official language 180 80 100 83,410 43,165 40,240
French and non-official language 0 0 0 5,990 3,030 2,960
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 12,240 6,495 5,740
     
Place of Work Status Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Employed labour force 15 years and over (32) 9,380 5,005 4,370 14,695,130 7,810,290 6,884,840
Worked at home 455 285 175 1,175,760 598,075 577,685
Worked outside Canada 10 10 0 68,520 47,625 20,895
No fixed workplace address 855 715 140 1,273,445 987,190 286,255
Worked at usual place 8,065 4,010 4,055 12,177,405 6,177,405 6,000,000
     
Mode of Transportation to Work Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total -All modes (33) 8,920 4,720 4,200 13,450,855 7,164,595 6,286,255
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,750 1,235 520 9,929,470 5,629,155 4,300,310
Car, truck, van, as passenger 920 460 460 923,975 374,605 549,365
Public transit 40 25 20 1,406,585 571,370 835,215
Walked or bicycled 4,665 2,170 2,500 1,043,995 503,215 540,780
Other method 1,535 830 700 146,835 86,245 60,590
     
Unpaid Work Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons reporting hours of unpaid work (34) 15,385 7,720 7,665 21,739,780 10,281,265 11,458,520
Persons reporting hours of unpaid housework (35) 14,560 7,125 7,430 21,426,245 10,076,520 11,349,725
Persons reporting hours looking after children, without pay (36) 11,335 5,295 6,040 9,102,300 4,000,805 5,101,495
Persons reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors (37) 6,060 2,955 3,105 4,345,755 1,774,620 2,571,135
     
Labour Force Indicators Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Participation rate (38) 68.1 71.1 64.8 66.4 72.7 60.5
Employment rate (39) 56.2 58.1 54.2 61.5 67.2 56.1
Unemployment rate (40) 17.4 18.4 16.3 7.4 7.6 7.2
     
Industry Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 10,730 5,825 4,905 15,576,565 8,311,130 7,265,430
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 620 495 120 856,425 635,075 221,345
Manufacturing and construction industries 900 745 150 3,053,530 2,309,735 743,795
Wholesale and retail trade 1,390 685 700 2,441,420 1,263,425 1,177,985
Finance and real estate 395 255 135 894,985 371,335 523,655
Health and education 2,485 635 1,855 2,532,385 623,470 1,908,915
Business services 1,290 880 410 2,795,040 1,685,590 1,109,450
Other services 3,655 2,125 1,530 3,002,780 1,422,500 1,580,280
     
Occupation Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Experienced labour force (41) 10,730 5,825 4,905 15,576,565 8,311,130 7,265,430
Management occupations 1,120 745 375 1,620,905 1,046,525 574,380
Business, finance and administration occupations 1,585 440 1,145 2,768,375 752,120 2,016,255
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 415 335 85 1,003,815 788,195 215,615
Health occupations 295 50 250 812,200 169,455 642,745
Social science, education, government service and religion 1,565 470 1,095 1,205,185 406,665 798,520
Art, culture, recreation and sport 650 375 275 435,680 200,125 235,555
Sales and service occupations 2,805 1,295 1,510 3,677,380 1,570,050 2,107,335
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,935 1,845 90 2,294,620 2,133,150 161,470
Occupations unique to primary industry 185 175 15 667,550 514,085 153,460
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 165 90 75 1,090,860 730,760 360,100
     
Selected Family Characteristics Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of families 6,360     8,371,020    
Number of married-couple families 2,730     5,901,425    
Average number of persons in married-couple families 4.4     3.1    
Number of common-law couple families (11) 1,990     1,158,410    
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families (11) 3.7     2.8    
Number of lone-parent families (12) 1,630     1,311,190    
Average number of persons in lone-parent families (12) 2.8     2.5    
Number of female lone-parent families (12) 1,190     1,065,365    
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families (12) 2.9     2.5    
Number of male lone-parent families (12) 445     245,825    
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families (12) 2.6     2.4    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - All census families (51) 39,424     55,016    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Couple families (52) 48,085     60,345    
Median family income, 2000 ($) - Lone-parent families 20,250     30,791    
     
Selected Household Characteristics Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All private households 7,170     11,562,975    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children (13) 3,280     3,530,180    
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children (14) 740     3,237,620    
One-person households 1,245     2,976,875    
Other household types (15) 1,905     1,818,300    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - All households 45,440     46,752    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - One-person households 31,328     21,931    
Median household income, 2000 ($) - Two-or-more-persons households 47,979     57,250    
Number of rented dwellings (55) 5,440     3,886,880    
Average gross monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 470     648    
Number of owner-occupied dwellings (56) 1,735     7,417,525    
Average monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 1,053     835    
     
Selected Occupied Private Dwelling Characteristics Nunavut Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of dwellings (16) 7,175     11,562,975    
Number of owned dwellings (17) 1,735     7,610,390    
Number of rented dwellings (18) 5,440     3,907,170    
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 4,670     9,855,855    
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2001 2,510     1,707,120    
Average value of dwelling ($) 165,383     162,709    
     

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