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2006 Community Profiles

Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 31,612,897   3,290,350
Population in 2001 1 30,007,094   2,974,807
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 5.4   10.6
Total private dwellings 2 13,576,855   1,335,745
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 12,435,520   1,256,192
Population density per square kilometre 3.5   5.1
Land area (square km) 9,017,698.92   640,044.57
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 31,612,895 15,475,970 16,136,930   3,290,350 1,646,800 1,643,550
0 to 4 years 1,690,540 864,600 825,940   202,595 103,835 98,760
5 to 9 years 1,809,370 926,860 882,515   204,110 104,605 99,510
10 to 14 years 2,079,925 1,065,865 1,014,065   224,805 115,155 109,655
15 to 19 years 2,140,490 1,095,285 1,045,210   237,900 121,825 116,080
20 to 24 years 2,080,385 1,047,950 1,032,435   251,380 128,375 123,005
25 to 29 years 1,985,580 975,945 1,009,640   240,525 121,755 118,775
30 to 34 years 2,020,230 987,715 1,032,515   234,305 118,500 115,805
35 to 39 years 2,208,270 1,083,500 1,124,775   237,850 119,595 118,255
40 to 44 years 2,610,455 1,285,530 1,324,925   268,290 133,515 134,770
45 to 49 years 2,620,595 1,290,130 1,330,470   274,735 138,415 136,320
50 to 54 years 2,357,305 1,158,970 1,198,335   237,465 120,420 117,040
55 to 59 years 2,084,620 1,026,390 1,058,225   189,265 95,470 93,790
60 to 64 years 1,589,865 780,135 809,730   133,705 66,790 66,915
65 to 69 years 1,234,575 593,805 640,770   102,410 50,165 52,240
70 to 74 years 1,053,785 493,465 560,325   86,915 41,680 45,235
75 to 79 years 879,580 386,485 493,095   71,475 32,705 38,765
80 to 84 years 646,705 251,420 395,285   50,320 20,220 30,095
85 years and over 520,605 161,920 358,680   42,290 13,755 28,535
Median age of the population 5 39.5 38.6 40.4   36.0 35.4 36.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.3 81.5 83.1   80.8 80.4 81.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410   2,658,830 1,323,200 1,335,630
Not in a common-law relationship 23,301,420 11,248,590 12,052,835   2,430,255 1,208,900 1,221,360
In a common-law relationship 2,731,635 1,370,060 1,361,575   228,575 114,305 114,270
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410   2,658,835 1,323,205 1,335,630
Never legally married (single) 8 9,087,030 4,822,330 4,264,700   905,120 499,355 405,765
Legally married (and not separated) 9 12,470,400 6,235,735 6,234,665   1,347,075 674,745 672,325
Separated, but still legally married 10 775,425 343,600 431,825   73,835 33,340 40,495
Divorced 11 2,087,385 905,790 1,181,595   204,830 90,760 114,065
Widowed 12 1,612,820 311,190 1,301,630   127,980 25,000 102,975
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 12,437,470   1,256,200
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 55.3   63.4
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.8   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.6   7.0
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 5.3   2.6
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 18.4   14.7
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.9   4.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.6   3.1
Number of owned dwellings 16 8,509,780   917,905
Number of rented dwellings 17 3,878,500   330,275
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 8,610,600   785,200
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 3,826,870   470,995
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.5   6.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.4   6.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.5   1.3
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 263,369   293,811
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 8,896,840   904,845
Number of married-couple families 22 6,105,910   658,900
Number of common-law-couple families 23 1,376,870   115,685
Number of lone-parent families 1,414,065   130,265
Number of female lone-parent families 1,132,290   102,555
Number of male lone-parent families 281,775   27,710
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 63,866   73,823
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 71,665   83,046
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 63,811   67,184
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 36,465   40,397
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,350   37,469
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 47,153   55,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 55,111   63,361
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 61,221   70,412
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 54,815   57,886
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 34,205   37,780
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 32,609   35,395
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 41,661   47,852
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 12,437,470   1,256,200
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 3,543,605   382,810
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 3,601,315   360,345
One-person households 3,327,050   308,690
Other household types 28 1,965,495   204,350
Average household size 2.5   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 53,634   63,988
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 82,156   92,155
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 62,503   72,774
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 26,720   32,179
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 46,347   55,479
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,584   55,199
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 69,711   77,708
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 53,667   62,435
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,888   28,342
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 42,053   49,796
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 671   754
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 839   1,016
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   3,256,355 1,630,870 1,625,485
English only 17,882,780 8,833,105 9,049,665   2,576,670 1,300,045 1,276,620
French only 6,817,650 3,325,530 3,492,125   61,225 30,840 30,385
English and French 98,630 46,765 51,860   5,405 2,725 2,675
Other language(s) 33 6,441,975 3,120,865 3,321,105   613,060 297,250 315,805
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English only 21,129,945 10,507,185 10,622,755   2,990,805 1,511,945 1,478,860
French only 4,141,850 1,915,265 2,226,585   2,200 995 1,205
English and French 5,448,850 2,698,870 2,749,980   222,885 102,345 120,540
Neither English nor French 520,385 204,945 315,435   40,465 15,585 24,885
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
English 20,584,775 10,133,105 10,451,665   2,893,240 1,453,645 1,439,595
French 6,608,120 3,233,760 3,374,360   19,315 9,860 9,460
Non-official language 3,472,130 1,677,395 1,794,735   297,955 144,385 153,570
English and French 94,060 44,390 49,670   3,340 1,655 1,685
English and non-official language 406,455 200,500 205,960   41,645 20,860 20,790
French and non-official language 58,885 28,905 29,985   460 250 210
English, French and non-official language 16,600 8,215 8,380   395 215 180
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Non-immigrants 37 24,788,725 12,228,975 12,559,745   2,702,225 1,362,250 1,339,970
Immigrants 38 6,186,950 2,964,160 3,222,790   527,030 255,355 271,675
Before 1991 3,408,420 1,642,190 1,766,225   295,390 144,550 150,835
1991 to 2000 1,668,550 791,775 876,775   127,960 60,790 67,170
2001 to 2006 39 1,109,980 530,195 579,790   103,680 50,015 53,670
Non-permanent residents 40 265,355 133,135 132,225   27,095 13,255 13,840
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   3,256,355 1,630,865 1,625,485
Canadian citizens 29,480,165 14,492,990 14,987,175   3,086,650 1,550,145 1,536,500
Canadian citizens under age 18 6,604,285 3,388,910 3,215,375   746,605 383,075 363,535
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 22,875,880 11,104,080 11,771,800   2,340,040 1,167,075 1,172,965
Not Canadian citizens 42 1,760,865 833,280 927,585   169,710 80,720 88,985
Table: Generation status
Generation status Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
1st generation 44 6,124,560 2,933,875 3,190,690   525,820 254,380 271,440
2nd generation 45 4,006,420 1,948,820 2,057,600   517,810 253,260 264,550
3rd generation or more 46 15,533,240 7,588,095 7,945,145   1,581,510 799,880 781,630
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 30,897,210 15,151,040 15,746,170   3,214,140 1,609,310 1,604,835
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 26,534,115 13,005,260 13,528,855   2,606,575 1,300,905 1,305,675
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 2,554,260 1,256,090 1,298,165   359,015 182,015 177,000
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 1,221,560 598,130 623,430   127,920 64,350 63,565
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 289,745 147,230 142,510   86,995 45,855 41,140
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 297,530 144,325 153,205   33,635 16,180 17,460
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 29,544,485 14,458,615 15,085,865   3,053,135 1,526,125 1,527,010
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 17,457,170 8,550,360 8,906,805   1,594,630 795,120 799,510
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 6,507,905 3,181,160 3,326,740   792,665 397,305 395,360
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 3,566,790 1,737,165 1,829,630   321,085 159,130 161,955
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 852,580 425,650 426,930   226,865 116,935 109,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 1,160,040 564,280 595,755   117,885 57,635 60,250
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,765   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Aboriginal identity population 50 1,172,785 572,095 600,695   188,365 91,740 96,625
Non-Aboriginal identity population 30,068,240 14,754,175 15,314,065   3,067,990 1,539,125 1,528,865
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,620
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,098,325 3,004,625 3,093,705   614,865 312,965 301,900
High school certificate or equivalent 52 6,553,425 3,032,870 3,520,555   688,140 322,495 365,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,785,420 1,778,080 1,007,335   285,815 200,870 84,945
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 4,435,135 1,906,335 2,528,800   472,210 201,965 270,245
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,136,145 479,095 657,055   105,680 43,590 62,095
University certificate, diploma or degree 4,655,770 2,269,785 2,385,980   458,425 225,635 232,795
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 4,207,810 2,145,570 2,062,245   487,705 250,825 236,880
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,679,015 909,280 769,735   201,685 107,810 93,875
High school certificate or equivalent 55 1,528,010 781,710 746,300   185,855 96,525 89,330
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 185,170 113,110 72,060   21,285 14,085 7,195
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 458,380 201,135 257,240   42,045 17,535 24,510
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 87,420 38,935 48,490   8,655 3,770 4,885
University certificate, diploma or degree 269,810 101,395 168,415   28,180 11,100 17,075
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 3,987,075 1,947,470 2,039,605   472,605 238,435 234,175
No certificate, diploma or degree 433,940 247,210 186,730   64,195 36,355 27,845
High school certificate or equivalent 58 897,830 486,240 411,595   115,405 62,350 53,055
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 416,045 253,705 162,340   46,465 32,720 13,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 906,155 398,245 507,915   104,850 45,730 59,120
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 181,350 79,935 101,415   18,695 8,250 10,450
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,151,750 482,140 669,610   123,000 53,030 69,965
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 13,395,040 6,564,035 6,831,000   1,333,030 666,925 666,110
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,249,565 1,146,125 1,103,445   214,775 112,260 102,510
High school certificate or equivalent 61 3,258,905 1,454,880 1,804,025   318,925 139,280 179,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,739,965 1,106,090 633,875   176,860 125,345 51,515
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 2,627,220 1,127,815 1,499,405   283,385 121,575 161,810
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 685,385 290,210 395,180   64,665 27,040 37,620
University certificate, diploma or degree 2,833,995 1,438,915 1,395,080   274,420 141,420 132,995
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260   1,303,005 635,455 667,550
Education 994,665 249,000 745,660   104,615 26,530 78,080
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 481,190 222,755 258,435   39,210 18,030 21,175
Humanities 717,125 283,590 433,535   52,560 21,050 31,505
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,275,100 449,800 825,300   105,725 36,240 69,480
Business, management and public administration 2,801,725 1,016,410 1,785,315   269,270 92,930 176,335
Physical and life sciences and technologies 451,960 245,200 206,765   49,810 28,800 21,010
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 568,755 345,700 223,050   45,145 26,610 18,535
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 2,922,080 2,701,170 220,910   356,340 328,350 27,995
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 291,510 203,550 87,960   35,510 24,365 11,145
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 1,728,890 324,415 1,404,470   190,870 34,425 156,445
Personal, protective and transportation services 777,370 391,005 386,365   73,005 34,715 38,290
Other 64 2,100 700 1,405   70 0 70
Table: Location of study
Location of study Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   2,625,145 1,307,520 1,317,625
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260   1,303,010 635,460 667,550
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,012,475 6,433,300 6,579,175   1,322,130 672,060 650,075
Inside Canada 10,948,685 5,363,415 5,585,270   1,135,080 575,815 559,260
Outside Canada 2,063,785 1,069,880 993,905   187,055 96,240 90,815
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440   2,625,140 1,307,520 1,317,620
In the labour force 67 17,146,135 9,020,595 8,125,540   1,942,820 1,050,170 892,650
Employed 68 16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645   1,859,965 1,006,865 853,095
Unemployed 69 1,124,955 589,065 535,890   82,860 43,310 39,550
Not in the labour force 70 8,518,085 3,450,190 5,067,900   682,320 257,345 424,975
Participation rate 71 66.8 72.3 61.6   74.0 80.3 67.7
Employment rate 72 62.4 67.6 57.5   70.9 77.0 64.7
Unemployment rate 73 6.6 6.5 6.6   4.3 4.1 4.4
Table: Occupation
Occupation Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
A Management occupations 75 1,631,730 1,032,940 598,790   187,240 121,045 66,195
B Business, finance and administration occupations 3,025,425 863,420 2,162,005   340,430 86,675 253,755
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,108,045 865,820 242,225   144,240 114,280 29,955
D Health occupations 950,360 188,845 761,515   103,620 19,140 84,475
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 1,414,320 451,150 963,175   136,610 43,620 92,990
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 502,195 225,340 276,855   45,160 18,530 26,630
G Sales and service occupations 4,037,720 1,716,470 2,321,260   438,105 175,920 262,185
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,550,295 2,374,605 175,695   350,360 323,725 26,635
I Occupations unique to primary industry 648,310 503,785 144,525   117,500 92,145 25,355
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 992,765 662,430 330,335   65,365 48,705 16,665
Table: Industry
Industry Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370   1,928,635 1,043,790 884,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 895,415 663,985 231,425   228,520 168,230 60,285
Construction 1,069,095 938,975 130,120   169,420 143,610 25,810
Manufacturing 2,005,980 1,421,545 584,440   138,365 102,725 35,640
Wholesale trade 739,305 494,575 244,730   85,515 59,860 25,650
Retail trade 1,917,170 859,720 1,057,450   206,655 90,015 116,645
Finance and real estate 992,720 419,290 573,435   97,465 40,510 56,960
Health care and social services 1,716,255 308,060 1,408,200   175,200 27,060 148,140
Educational services 1,150,535 379,910 770,625   120,460 37,150 83,315
Business services 3,103,195 1,873,385 1,229,805   354,265 212,695 141,575
Other services 3,271,505 1,525,360 1,746,145   352,760 161,925 190,835
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 23,496,920 11,164,005 12,332,920   2,429,725 1,183,705 1,246,015
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 23,178,395 10,964,370 12,214,025   2,399,940 1,164,005 1,235,940
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 9,625,655 4,251,985 5,373,675   1,008,680 450,190 558,490
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 4,724,325 1,962,040 2,762,285   440,110 182,555 257,555
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 18,418,100 9,599,250 8,818,855   2,102,190 1,116,595 985,595
English 14,064,105 7,347,505 6,716,595   2,061,400 1,097,715 963,690
French 3,724,975 1,930,405 1,794,565   5,545 1,750 3,795
Non-official language 273,830 139,825 134,005   24,525 12,200 12,325
English and French 252,295 128,825 123,475   2,830 1,220 1,610
English and non-official language 86,820 44,210 42,610   7,700 3,630 4,070
French and non-official language 5,055 2,545 2,510   50 35 15
English, French and non-official language 11,025 5,930 5,090   125 45 80
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645   1,859,960 1,006,860 853,095
Worked at home 1,230,355 623,290 607,060   166,340 80,265 86,080
Worked outside Canada 76,570 52,480 24,095   7,085 5,285 1,795
No fixed workplace address 1,644,360 1,260,935 383,425   254,110 202,830 51,280
Worked at usual place 13,069,895 6,494,825 6,575,070   1,432,435 718,490 713,945
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 7,814,510 3,674,205 4,140,305   1,080,095 523,740 556,355
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 2,687,845 1,365,350 1,322,490   291,860 157,180 134,680
Worked in a different census division (county) 2,420,290 1,371,555 1,048,735   49,385 30,965 18,420
Worked in a different province 147,250 83,720 63,530   11,090 6,600 4,495
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 14,714,260 7,755,765 6,958,490   1,686,540 921,315 765,225
Car, truck, van, as driver 10,644,330 5,961,465 4,682,860   1,253,090 720,030 533,050
Car, truck, van, as passenger 1,133,145 468,575 664,575   133,395 60,565 72,825
Public transit 1,622,725 670,350 952,375   155,480 67,710 87,770
Walked or bicycled 1,134,805 552,405 582,395   119,025 57,625 61,405
All other modes 179,250 102,965 76,285   25,555 15,380 10,170
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760   3,256,360 1,630,870 1,625,485
Total visible minority population 85 5,068,095 2,464,025 2,604,065   454,200 223,740 230,465
Chinese 1,216,565 584,260 632,305   120,270 58,840 61,430
South Asian 86 1,262,865 637,190 625,675   103,885 51,740 52,150
Black 783,795 375,685 408,110   47,075 24,845 22,230
Filipino 410,695 175,640 235,055   51,090 21,805 29,285
Latin American 304,245 147,900 156,345   27,265 13,410 13,855
Southeast Asian 87 239,935 116,425 123,510   28,610 13,910 14,700
Arab 265,550 142,580 122,970   26,185 14,200 11,980
West Asian 88 156,700 80,695 76,000   9,650 5,090 4,565
Korean 141,890 68,595 73,300   12,045 6,000 6,045
Japanese 81,300 36,160 45,145   11,025 5,480 5,545
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 71,420 33,845 37,580   3,845 1,970 1,875
Multiple visible minority 90 133,120 65,055 68,065   13,250 6,455 6,795
Not a visible minority 91 26,172,935 12,862,245 13,310,695   2,802,155 1,407,130 1,395,025
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 18,201,265 9,480,550 8,720,710   2,058,645 1,087,245 971,400
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 26,850 32,874 21,543   29,738 38,965 21,968
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 9,275,770 5,332,040 3,943,725   1,067,890 639,860 428,030
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 41,401 46,778 35,830   43,964 51,280 35,848
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Canada   Alberta
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 24,423,165 11,952,155 12,471,005   2,514,655 1,262,025 1,252,625
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,615 32,224 20,460   28,896 38,220 21,753
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,307 28,291 19,287   26,010 33,166 20,386
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 76.2 79.7 71.0   82.3 85.4 76.5
Government transfers - As a % of total income 11.1 7.9 15.9   7.2 4.5 12.1
Other money - As a % of total income 12.7 12.5 13.1   10.6 10.1 11.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 30,628,935 15,017,885 15,611,050   3,185,130 1,595,340 1,589,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 15.3 14.1 16.5   12.2 11.2 13.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 11.4 10.7 12.0   9.1 8.5 9.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 17.7 17.7 17.8   14.2 14.2 14.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 13.1 13.1 13.2   10.3 10.3 10.3

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Canada (Code01) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed May 31, 2020).

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