NHS Profile, Powell River, RD, British Columbia, 2011

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NHS data, Powell River, RD, British Columbia. Table summary
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Characteristic Powell River, RD
British Columbia
(Census division)
Total Male Female
Language used most often at work
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 9,870 5,055 4,815
Single responses 9,845 5,040 4,810
English 9,825 5,035 4,795
French 15 0 0
Non-official languages 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Cantonese 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0
Mandarin 0 0 0
Spanish 0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0
German 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 82 0 0 0
Portuguese 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other languages 0 0 0
Multiple responses 25 0 0
English and French 0 0 0
English and non-official language 0 0 0
French and non-official language 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 9,870 5,055 4,815
English 9,825 5,030 4,795
French 15 0 0
Non-official language 0 0 0
Aboriginal 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal 0 0 0
English and French 0 0 0
English and non-official language 0 0 0
French and non-official language 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0
Labour force status
Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote 83 16,900 8,380 8,525
In the labour force 8,840 4,610 4,225
Employed 8,095 4,155 3,940
Unemployed 745 460 285
Not in the labour force 8,060 3,765 4,290
Participation rate 52.3 55.0 49.6
Employment rate 47.9 49.6 46.2
Unemployment rate 8.4 10.0 6.7
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 84 8,840 4,610 4,230
Class of worker - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 85 230 135 100
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 86 8,605 4,480 4,130
Employee 7,145 3,560 3,585
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote 87 1,465 915 545
Occupation
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 88 8,840 4,615 4,230
Occupation - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 230 135 95
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote 86 8,610 4,475 4,130
0 Management occupations 945 490 455
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 1,145 170 975
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 360 325 40
3 Health occupations 725 140 595
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 815 360 455
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 195 85 115
6 Sales and service occupations 1,870 640 1,230
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,545 1,420 120
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 505 420 85
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 505 440 65
Industry
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007National Household Survey data footnote 90 8,840 4,610 4,230
Industry - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 230 135 100
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote 86 8,610 4,480 4,130
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 595 485 110
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 95 90 0
22 Utilities 40 20 0
23 Construction 850 735 120
31-33 Manufacturing 755 675 80
41 Wholesale trade 130 90 40
44-45 Retail trade 1,175 525 650
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 430 255 170
51 Information and cultural industries 90 25 65
52 Finance and insurance 245 95 155
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 160 45 115
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 300 150 150
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0 0 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 420 225 195
61 Educational services 465 155 315
62 Health care and social assistance 1,055 240 810
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 165 75 95
72 Accommodation and food services 655 110 540
81 Other services (except public administration) 470 215 255
91 Public administration 510 265 245
Work activity
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by work activity in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 91 8,840 4,615 4,225
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 620 320 300
Worked in 2010 8,220 4,295 3,925
1 to 13 weeks 510 305 205
14 to 26 weeks 865 445 425
27 to 39 weeks 585 285 295
40 to 48 weeks 1,430 785 650
49 to 52 weeks 4,825 2,475 2,355
Average weeks worked in 2010 43.0 42.8 43.2
Full-time or part-time weeks worked
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by full-time or part-time weeks worked in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 93 8,840 4,615 4,230
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 620 320 300
Worked in 2010 8,225 4,295 3,925
Worked full-time in 2010 5,730 3,355 2,375
Worked part-time in 2010 2,490 935 1,555
Place of work status
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by place of work statusNational Household Survey data footnote 94 8,095 4,155 3,945
Worked at home 670 345 325
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 1,475 1,160 315
Worked at usual place 5,945 2,650 3,295
Mode of transportation
Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by mode of transportationNational Household Survey data footnote 95 7,415 3,810 3,610
Car, truck or van - as a driver 5,760 2,850 2,910
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 530 350 185
Public transit 175 85 90
Walked 575 260 315
Bicycle 145 110 35
Other methods 230 155 75
Median commuting duration
Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by median commuting durationNational Household Survey data footnote 96 7,415 3,805 3,610
Median commuting duration 10.8 10.9 10.6
Time leaving for work
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by time leaving for workNational Household Survey data footnote 97 7,415 3,805 3,610
Between 5 and 6:59 a.m. 1,640 1,160 470
Between 7 and 9:00 a.m. 3,975 1,860 2,110
Anytime after 9:00 a.m. 1,805 775 1,025

National Household Survey data: Footnotes

Footnote 81

Population by language used most often at work . Refers to the language used most often at work, as reported on May 10, 2011 by the individuals aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2010.

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Footnote 82

Cree languages include the following categories: Cree not otherwise specified (which refers to those who reported 'Cree'), Swampy Cree, Plains Cree, Woods Cree, and a category labelled 'Cree not included elsewhere' (which includes Moose Cree, Northern East Cree and Southern East Cree).

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Footnote 83

Refers to whether a person was employed, unemployed or not in the labour force during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011. In the past, this variable was called Labour force activity.

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Footnote 84

Refers to whether an employed person is an employee or is self-employed. The self-employed include persons with or without a business, as well as unpaid family workers. 

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Footnote 85

Includes unemployed persons aged 15 years and over who have never worked for pay or in self-employment or who had last worked prior to January 1, 2010 only.

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Footnote 86

Experienced labour force refers to persons who, during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011, were employed and the unemployed who had last worked for pay or in self-employment in either 2010 or 2011.

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Footnote 87

Includes self-employed with an incorporated business and self-employed with an unincorporated business. Also included among the self-employed are unpaid family workers.

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Footnote 88

Refers to the kind of work performed by persons during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011, as determined by their kind of work and the description of the main activities in their job. The 2011 National Household Survey occupation data are produced according to the NOC 2011. 

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Footnote 89

Unemployed persons aged 15 years and over who have never worked for pay or in self-employment or who had last worked prior to January 1, 2010 only.

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Footnote 90

Refers to the general nature of the business carried out in the establishment where the person worked. The 2011 National Household Survey industry data are produced according to the NAICS 2007.

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Footnote 91

Refers to the number of weeks in which a person worked for pay or in self-employment in 2010 at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week).

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Footnote 92

Includes persons who never worked, persons who worked prior to 2010 only, or persons who worked in 2011 only.

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Footnote 93

Refers to persons who worked for pay or in self-employment in 2010. These persons were asked to report whether the weeks they worked in 2010 were full-time weeks (30 hours or more per week) or not, on the basis of all jobs held. Persons with a part-time job for part of the year and a full-time job for another part of the year were to report the information for the job at which they worked the most weeks.

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Footnote 94

Classification of respondents according to whether they worked at home, worked outside Canada, had no fixed workplace address or worked at a specific address (usual place of work).

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Footnote 95

Refers to the main mode of transportation a respondent uses to travel between his or her home and his or her place of work.

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Footnote 96

Refers to how many minutes it took for a person to travel from home to work. Median commuting duration is the value which divides the commuting duration into two equal halves, i.e., the commuting duration of individuals for the first half is below the median, while the commuting distance of individuals for the second half is above the median.

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Footnote 97

Time at which a respondent usually leaves home to go to work.

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How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. Powell River, RD, British Columbia (Code 5927) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 National Household Survey. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released September 11, 2013.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed September 22, 2017).

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Census data, Powell River, RD, British Columbia. Table summary
The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Powell River, RD
British Columbia
(Census division)
Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 19,906 ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 19,599 ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 1.6 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 11,000 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 9,111 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 3.9 ... ...
Land area (square km) 5,075.33 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 19,905 9,855 10,050
0 to 4 years 810 430 380
5 to 9 years 850 415 435
10 to 14 years 975 510 465
15 to 19 years 1,180 635 545
15 years 235 130 105
16 years 250 130 120
17 years 270 135 135
18 years 220 130 90
19 years 200 110 95
20 to 24 years 785 430 355
25 to 29 years 725 345 385
30 to 34 years 780 355 425
35 to 39 years 945 460 485
40 to 44 years 1,140 570 570
45 to 49 years 1,550 730 815
50 to 54 years 1,825 895 930
55 to 59 years 1,960 945 1,010
60 to 64 years 1,920 1,000 920
65 to 69 years 1,455 775 680
70 to 74 years 1,065 540 525
75 to 79 years 785 370 420
80 to 84 years 635 295 335
85 years and over 520 155 360
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 50.6 50.3 50.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 86.8 86.2 87.3
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 17,270 8,505 8,770
Married or living with a common-law partner 10,350 5,160 5,185
Married (and not separated) 8,340 4,170 4,170
Living common law 2,010 995 1,020
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 6,920 3,340 3,585
Single (never legally married) 3,620 2,135 1,480
Separated 565 250 315
Divorced 1,485 690 790
Widowed 1,250 260 990
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 5,980 ... ...
Size of census family: 2 persons 3,875 ... ...
Size of census family: 3 persons 1,040 ... ...
Size of census family: 4 persons 760 ... ...
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 305 ... ...
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 5,980 ... ...
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 5,080 ... ...
Married couples 4,080 ... ...
Without children at home 2,670 ... ...
With children at home 1,415 ... ...
1 child 600 ... ...
2 children 570 ... ...
3 or more children 245 ... ...
Common-law couples 1,000 ... ...
Without children at home 650 ... ...
With children at home 350 ... ...
1 child 180 ... ...
2 children 125 ... ...
3 or more children 45 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 895 ... ...
Female parent 670 ... ...
1 child 395 ... ...
2 children 215 ... ...
3 or more children 60 ... ...
Male parent 230 ... ...
1 child 155 ... ...
2 children 50 ... ...
3 or more children 25 ... ...
Total children in census families in private households 4,505 ... ...
Under six years of age 955 ... ...
6 to 14 years 1,665 ... ...
15 to 17 years 725 ... ...
18 to 24 years 780 ... ...
25 years and over 380 ... ...
Average number of children at home per census family 0.8 ... ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 19,460 9,680 9,780
Number of persons not in census families 3,895 1,930 1,965
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 255 110 145
Living with non-relatives only 700 405 295
Living alone 2,940 1,415 1,525
Number of census family persons 15,565 7,755 7,810
Average number of persons per census family 2.6 ... ...
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 4,140 2,035 2,100
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 1,395 490 910
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 75 20 60
Living with non-relatives only 90 55 35
Living alone 1,235 420 815
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 2,740 1,545 1,195
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 9,110 ... ...
Census-family households 5,890 ... ...
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 5,490 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 4,765 ... ...
Without children 3,120 ... ...
With children 1,645 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 725 ... ...
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 400 ... ...
One-family households with persons not in a census family 310 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 200 ... ...
Without children 115 ... ...
With children 80 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 110 ... ...
Two-or-more-family households 85 ... ...
Non-census-family households 3,220 ... ...
One-person households 2,945 ... ...
Two-or-more-person households 275 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 9,110 ... ...
Single-detached house 7,395 ... ...
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 15 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 295 ... ...
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 1,405 ... ...
Semi-detached house 220 ... ...
Row house 150 ... ...
Apartment, duplex 245 ... ...
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 765 ... ...
Other single-attached house 20 ... ...
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 9,110 ... ...
1 person 2,945 ... ...
2 persons 3,795 ... ...
3 persons 1,145 ... ...
4 persons 825 ... ...
5 persons 280 ... ...
6 or more persons 120 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 19,455 ... ...
Average number of persons in private households 2.1 ... ...
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 19,715 9,780 9,925
  Single responses  19,555 9,720 9,835
    English  17,530 8,780 8,750
    French  515 255 260
    Non-official languages  1,510 685 825
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 5 5
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 1,435 650 790
        African languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Afrikaans  30 15 10
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0
        Albanian  0 0 0
        Amharic  0 0 0
        Arabic  0 0 0
        Armenian  0 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Bengali  0 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  0 0 0
        Bosnian  0 0 0
        Bulgarian  0 0 0
        Burmese  5 0 0
        Cantonese  30 15 15
        Chinese, n.o.s.  35 15 25
        Creoles  0 0 0
        Croatian  5 0 5
        Czech  15 5 5
        Danish  35 15 20
        Dutch  205 95 105
        Estonian  5 5 0
        Finnish  20 5 15
        Flemish  5 5 5
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  305 155 150
        Greek  15 10 5
        Gujarati  0 5 5
        Hakka  0 5 0
        Hebrew  0 0 0
        Hindi  5 5 5
        Hungarian  25 10 15
        Ilocano  0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Italian  295 135 160
        Japanese  20 5 15
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0
        Korean  20 10 10
        Kurdish  0 0 0
        Lao  5 5 0
        Latvian  5 5 5
        Lingala  0 0 0
        Lithuanian  0 0 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  0 0 0
        Malayalam  0 0 0
        Maltese  35 15 25
        Mandarin  15 0 10
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Norwegian  10 10 0
        Oromo  0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  10 5 5
        Pashto  0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  0 0 0
        Polish  50 30 25
        Portuguese  10 0 10
        Romanian  0 0 0
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0
        Russian  25 10 20
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  5 5 0
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 0
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Sindhi  0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 5 5 0
        Slovak  5 5 5
        Slovenian  5 5 5
        Somali  0 0 0
        Spanish  45 10 35
        Swahili  0 0 0
        Swedish  15 5 10
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  40 10 25
        Taiwanese  0 0 5
        Tamil  0 0 0
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  15 0 10
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  0 0 0
        Ukrainian  40 10 25
        Urdu  0 0 0
        Vietnamese  5 0 5
        Yiddish  0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 70 35 35
  Multiple responses          160 65 95
    English and French  40 15 30
    English and non-official language  100 45 60
    French and non-official language  5 0 10
    English, French and non-official language 5 5 0
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 19,710 9,785 9,930
  English only 18,455 9,170 9,280
  French only 10 5 5
  English and French 1,230 595 630
  Neither English nor French 20 10 15
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 19,715 9,785 9,930
  English 19,225 9,535 9,690
  French 445 225 215
  English and French 25 15 15
  Neither English nor French 20 5 10
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 455 235 220
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 2.3 2.4 2.2
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 19,715 9,785 9,925
  Single responses 19,520 9,695 9,825
    English 19,060 9,480 9,580
    French 140 70 70
    Non-official languages 320 145 170
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0
        Atikamekw   0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0
        Dene 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
        Ojibway 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 305 140 160
        African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Afrikaans 15 10 5
        Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
        Albanian 0 0 0
        Amharic 0 0 0
        Arabic 0 0 0
        Armenian 0 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Bengali 0 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 0 0 0
        Bosnian 0 0 0
        Bulgarian 0 0 0
        Burmese 0 0 0
        Cantonese 10 5 5
        Chinese, n.o.s. 15 10 5
        Creoles 0 0 0
        Croatian 0 0 0
        Czech 0 0 0
        Danish 5 0 5
        Dutch 25 10 10
        Estonian 0 0 0
        Finnish 0 0 0
        Flemish 0 0 0
        Fukien 0 0 0
        German 35 15 20
        Greek 0 5 5
        Gujarati 0 5 5
        Hakka 0 0 0
        Hebrew 0 0 0
        Hindi 0 0 5
        Hungarian 5 0 0
        Ilocano 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Italian 80 35 50
        Japanese 0 0 5
        Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0
        Korean 20 10 10
        Kurdish 0 0 0
        Lao 0 0 0
        Latvian 0 0 0
        Lingala 0 0 0
        Lithuanian 0 0 0
        Macedonian 0 0 0
        Malay 0 0 5
        Malayalam 0 0 0
        Maltese 5 0 0
        Mandarin 15 5 5
        Marathi 0 0 0
        Nepali 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Norwegian 0 0 0
        Oromo 0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 10 5 5
        Pashto 0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi) 0 0 0
        Polish 10 5 5
        Portuguese 0 0 0
        Romanian 0 0 0
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0
        Russian 10 5 5
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Serbian 0 0 0
        Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
        Shanghainese 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5
        Sindhi 0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Slovak 0 0 0
        Slovenian 0 0 0
        Somali 0 0 0
        Spanish 10 5 5
        Swahili 0 0 0
        Swedish 10 0 5
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 5 0 0
        Taiwanese 0 0 0
        Tamil 0 0 0
        Telugu 0 0 0
        Thai 5 0 5
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 0 0 0
        Turkish 0 0 0
        Ukrainian 0 0 0
        Urdu 0 0 0
        Vietnamese 5 0 5
        Yiddish 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 20 10 15
  Multiple responses         190 90 105
    English and French 30 15 20
    English and non-official language 150 70 85
    French and non-official language 0 0 0
    English, French and non-official language 5 5 0
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 19,710 9,780 9,930
  None 18,615 9,285 9,335
  Single responses  1,065 485 580
    English  220 105 115
    French  275 125 150
    Non-official languages  570 250 315
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 520 225 295
        African languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Afrikaans  10 0 10
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0
        Albanian  0 0 0
        Amharic  0 0 0
        Arabic  0 0 0
        Armenian  0 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Bengali  0 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  0 0 0
        Bosnian  0 0 0
        Bulgarian  0 0 0
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  15 10 10
        Chinese, n.o.s.  10 0 5
        Creoles  5 5 0
        Croatian  5 5 5
        Czech  5 5 0
        Danish  5 5 0
        Dutch  55 20 35
        Estonian  5 0 0
        Finnish  0 0 0
        Flemish  0 0 0
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  95 40 55
        Greek  5 0 0
        Gujarati  0 0 0
        Hakka  0 0 0
        Hebrew  0 0 0
        Hindi  10 5 5
        Hungarian  5 0 5
        Ilocano  0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Italian  105 55 55
        Japanese  0 0 0
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0
        Korean  0 0 0
        Kurdish  0 0 0
        Lao  0 0 0
        Latvian  0 0 0
        Lingala  0 0 0
        Lithuanian  5 0 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  5 5 0
        Malayalam  0 0 0
        Maltese  15 10 10
        Mandarin  5 0 5
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Norwegian  0 0 0
        Oromo  0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  10 5 5
        Pashto  0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  0 0 0
        Polish  10 10 0
        Portuguese  5 5 0
        Romanian  0 0 0
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0
        Russian  10 5 5
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  5 0 0
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 0
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 0 5 5
        Sindhi  0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slovak  0 0 5
        Slovenian  0 0 0
        Somali  0 0 0
        Spanish  60 25 35
        Swahili  5 0 0
        Swedish  10 5 5
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  20 5 15
        Taiwanese  0 0 0
        Tamil  0 0 0
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  10 5 5
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  0 0 0
        Ukrainian  5 0 5
        Urdu  0 0 0
        Vietnamese  5 5 0
        Yiddish  0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 45 25 20
  Multiple responses          30 15 15
    English and French  0 0 0
    English and non-official language  10 5 5
    French and non-official language  20 15 10
    English, French and non-official language  0 0 0

Symbols

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Census data: Footnotes

Footnote 1

Statistics Canada is committed to protect the privacy of all Canadians and the confidentiality of the data they provide to us. As part of this commitment, some population counts of geographic areas are adjusted in order to ensure confidentiality.

Counts of the total population are rounded to a base of 5 for any dissemination block having a population of less than 15. Population counts for all standard geographic areas above the dissemination block level are derived by summing the adjusted dissemination block counts. The adjustment of dissemination block counts is controlled to ensure that the population counts for dissemination areas will always be within 5 of the actual values. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions and large census subdivisions.

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Footnote 2

A separate set of living quarters designed for or converted for human habitation in which a person or group of persons reside or could reside. In addition, a private dwelling must have a source of heat or power and must be an enclosed space that provides shelter from the elements, as evidenced by complete and enclosed walls and roof, and by doors and windows that provide protection from wind, rain and snow.

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Footnote 3

A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.

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Footnote 4

Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

Refer to the Census Dictionary for more information.

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Footnote 5

The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.

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Footnote 6

Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Marital status.

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Footnote 7

Census family - Refers to a married couple (with or without children), a common-law couple (with or without children) or a lone parent family. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family.

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Footnote 8

Census family structure - Refers to the classification of census families into married couples (with or without children of either and/or both spouses), common-law couples (with or without children of either and/or both partners), and lone-parent families by sex of parent. A couple may be of opposite or same sex. A couple with children may be further classified as either an intact family or stepfamily, and stepfamilies may, in turn, be classified as simple or complex. Children in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.

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Footnote 9

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

Refers to the basic division of private households into family and non-family households. Family household refers to a household that contains at least one census family, that is, a married couple with or without children, or a couple living common-law with or without children, or a lone parent living with one or more children (lone-parent family). One-family household refers to a single census family (with or without other persons) that occupies a private dwelling. Multiple-family household refers to a household in which two or more census families (with or without additional persons) occupy the same private dwelling. Family households may also be divided based on the presence of persons not in a census family.

Non-family household refers to either one person living alone in a private dwelling or to a group of two or more people who share a private dwelling, but who do not constitute a census family.

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Footnote 11

Refers to households that consist solely of one census family without additional persons.

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Footnote 12

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 13

Refers to one-census family households with additional persons and to multiple-census family households, with or without additional persons.

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Footnote 14

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 15

Structural type of dwelling - Characteristics that define a dwelling's structure, for example, the characteristics of a single-detached house, a semi-detached house, a row house, or an apartment or flat in a duplex. Refers to the structural characteristics and/or dwelling configuration, that is, whether the dwelling is a single-detached house, an apartment in a high-rise building, a row house, a mobile home, etc.

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Footnote 16

Includes mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.

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Footnote 17

The category 'Other dwelling' is a subtotal of the following categories: semi-detached house, row house, apartment or flat in a duplex, apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys and other single-attached house.

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Footnote 18

Household, private - Person or group of persons occupying the same dwelling. 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.

Household size - Number of persons occupying a private dwelling. Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.

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Footnote 19

The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 20

The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 21

The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 22

This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 23

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. Powell River, RD, British Columbia (Code 5927) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released June 26, 2013.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed September 22, 2017).

Data source

2011 Census of Population

Census data quality

Powell River, RD, British Columbia

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