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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 341   4,113,487
Population in 2001 1 379   3,907,738
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -10.0   5.3
Total private dwellings 2 176   1,788,474
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 152   1,642,715
Population density per square kilometre 72.2   4.4
Land area (square km) 4.72   924,815.43
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 345 175 170   4,113,485 2,013,990 2,099,495
0 to 4 years 20 5 15   201,880 103,295 98,590
5 to 9 years 20 15 5   220,700 113,175 107,525
10 to 14 years 15 5 5   257,025 132,275 124,750
15 to 19 years 15 10 5   273,560 140,335 133,225
20 to 24 years 10 5 5   265,905 134,085 131,820
25 to 29 years 10 5 5   245,275 120,260 125,020
30 to 34 years 10 5 0   254,575 122,835 131,740
35 to 39 years 15 5 15   290,645 140,555 150,090
40 to 44 years 25 15 15   334,835 162,675 172,165
45 to 49 years 40 20 20   344,140 167,040 177,100
50 to 54 years 35 20 20   320,115 156,595 163,520
55 to 59 years 45 20 25   289,425 142,575 146,850
60 to 64 years 30 15 15   215,590 106,815 108,780
65 to 69 years 30 15 10   169,765 83,055 86,720
70 to 74 years 25 15 10   143,630 70,200 73,425
75 to 79 years 5 5 0   120,435 55,640 64,800
80 to 84 years 0 5 0   89,925 36,895 53,035
85 years and over 0 0 0   76,045 25,690 50,360
Median age of the population 5 49.5 50.2 48.8   40.8 40.0 41.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.8 85.7 81.8   83.5 82.7 84.2
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 285 150 140   3,433,880 1,665,245 1,768,635
Not in a common-law relationship 245 125 120   3,154,005 1,524,985 1,629,020
In a common-law relationship 40 20 20   279,875 140,260 139,620
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 285 150 140   3,433,880 1,665,240 1,768,640
Never legally married (single) 8 60 35 25   1,102,395 591,495 510,905
Legally married (and not separated) 9 165 85 85   1,730,480 863,210 867,275
Separated, but still legally married 10 5 5 0   110,575 48,710 61,860
Divorced 11 35 25 10   285,860 120,815 165,045
Widowed 12 10 0 10   204,570 41,015 163,555
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 150   1,643,150
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 83.3   49.2
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   3.1
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   6.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   10.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 16.7   20.9
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   7.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.0   2.8
Number of owned dwellings 16 130   1,145,050
Number of rented dwellings 17 25   493,995
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 125   1,017,335
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 25   625,815
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 13.3   7.4
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.4   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.0   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 192,327   418,703
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 115   1,161,420
Number of married-couple families 22 80   844,430
Number of common-law-couple families 23 25   141,825
Number of lone-parent families 15   175,160
Number of female lone-parent families 10   139,770
Number of male lone-parent families 0   35,395
Average number of persons in all census families 2.6   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.4   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 3.0   2.6
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 0.0   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 0.0   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 0.0   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 51,261   62,346
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 51,339   69,207
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 55,502   62,202
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0   35,437
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0   33,592
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   45,332
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 47,165   54,737
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 47,243   60,126
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 49,614   54,288
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 0   33,431
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 0   31,946
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 0   40,649
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 150   1,643,150
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 30   432,420
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 80   486,040
One-person households 35   460,580
Other household types 28 15   264,105
Average household size 2.3   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 30,953   52,709
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 64,364   79,509
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 50,003   63,969
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 10,093   27,773
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 0   47,266
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 30,953   46,472
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 54,636   68,639
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 38,483   55,748
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 10,093   24,987
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 0   43,242
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 562   752
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 425   876
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 340 165 170   4,074,380 1,998,390 2,076,000
English only 315 165 150   2,875,770 1,429,035 1,446,735
French only 0 0 10   54,740 26,910 27,835
English and French 0 0 0   5,920 2,715 3,205
Other language(s) 33 15 10 10   1,137,945 539,730 598,220
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 340 170 175   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,075,995
English only 305 150 155   3,653,365 1,816,370 1,836,995
French only 0 0 0   2,070 960 1,115
English and French 35 15 20   295,640 132,285 163,360
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   123,305 48,775 74,525
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 340 165 170   4,074,385 1,998,390 2,075,995
English 320 160 155   3,341,285 1,648,770 1,692,515
French 0 0 0   15,325 7,325 8,000
Non-official language 0 0 0   639,380 304,615 334,770
English and French 0 0 0   3,615 1,545 2,065
English and non-official language 25 0 15   73,730 35,650 38,085
French and non-official language 0 0 0   465 220 240
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   580 255 325
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 340 165 170   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Non-immigrants 37 310 165 145   2,904,240 1,443,245 1,460,995
Immigrants 38 30 0 25   1,119,215 531,345 587,865
Before 1991 25 0 25   605,680 291,490 314,190
1991 to 2000 0 0 0   335,695 156,855 178,835
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   177,840 83,005 94,840
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   50,925 23,795 27,130
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 340 170 175   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,076,000
Canadian citizens 330 170 165   3,761,225 1,853,355 1,907,870
Canadian citizens under age 18 75 40 30   801,105 412,440 388,665
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 255 125 130   2,960,120 1,440,915 1,519,210
Not Canadian citizens 42 15 0 10   313,155 145,030 168,125
Table: Generation status
Generation status Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 280 125 150   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
1st generation 44 25 0 25   1,121,545 530,595 590,950
2nd generation 45 110 50 65   754,835 366,150 388,685
3rd generation or more 46 145 75 65   1,518,530 752,850 765,685
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 340 165 170   4,034,385 1,978,305 2,056,080
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 270 135 135   3,348,275 1,641,970 1,706,305
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 15 0 0   374,695 183,885 190,810
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 40 25 20   194,090 94,920 99,165
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 0 0 0   55,855 27,880 27,980
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 10   61,470 29,660 31,810
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 325 160 160   3,871,915 1,895,050 1,976,860
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 150 65 80   2,067,790 1,012,765 1,055,020
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 15 15 0   904,705 443,990 460,715
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 135 60 70   528,500 257,610 270,885
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 30 20 10   164,715 82,665 82,040
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   206,210 98,015 108,200
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 340 165 170   4,074,385 1,998,385 2,076,000
Aboriginal identity population 50 20 20 0   196,070 94,855 101,220
Non-Aboriginal identity population 320 150 175   3,878,310 1,903,530 1,974,780
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 280 125 150   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 80 40 40   675,345 334,185 341,155
High school certificate or equivalent 52 90 30 60   946,645 437,070 509,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 35 20 20   368,355 240,530 127,830
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 40 25 15   565,900 238,185 327,715
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 15 0 15   184,395 76,290 108,105
University certificate, diploma or degree 15 10 10   654,265 323,330 330,930
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 15 0 15   538,010 275,720 262,290
No certificate, diploma or degree 10 0 15   200,900 107,480 93,415
High school certificate or equivalent 55 10 0 0   222,060 114,920 107,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   20,750 12,500 8,245
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 0 0 0   43,660 20,030 23,630
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   16,285 7,290 9,000
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   34,355 13,500 20,855
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 15 0 10   497,715 240,980 256,735
No certificate, diploma or degree 0 10 0   46,860 26,615 20,245
High school certificate or equivalent 58 0 0 0   130,165 69,805 60,365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0 0 0   46,040 28,350 17,695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 0 0 0   99,325 41,670 57,655
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   30,820 13,310 17,510
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   144,505 61,230 83,275
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 180 90 85   1,786,750 868,970 917,780
No certificate, diploma or degree 25 10 15   235,340 121,720 113,620
High school certificate or equivalent 61 60 25 35   461,105 204,265 256,835
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 40 20 15   227,410 148,500 78,905
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 45 25 15   347,685 144,740 202,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   108,205 44,140 64,060
University certificate, diploma or degree 15 10 0   407,010 205,605 201,405
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 280 125 155   3,394,905 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 170 70 95   1,621,995 771,255 850,740
Education 10 0 10   135,905 35,125 100,775
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0 0 0   76,385 34,995 41,390
Humanities 0 0 0   101,875 40,805 61,070
Social and behavioural sciences and law 15 0 10   177,185 67,235 109,950
Business, management and public administration 25 10 10   366,975 136,540 230,435
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   63,415 36,015 27,400
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 0 0 0   66,200 40,145 26,055
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 30 30 0   385,325 356,705 28,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 0 10 0   45,020 30,265 14,745
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 10 0 10   252,655 48,205 204,450
Personal, protective and transportation services 15 0 10   101,725 52,210 49,515
Other 64 0 0 0   245 70 170
Table: Location of study
Location of study Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 280 125 155   3,394,910 1,649,585 1,745,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 170 70 100   1,621,995 771,255 850,735
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 110 60 55   1,772,915 878,335 894,580
Inside Canada 100 55 45   1,365,495 673,085 692,405
Outside Canada 0 0 10   407,420 205,245 202,175
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 280 125 155   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 140 75 65   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 115 60 55   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 20 10 10   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 140 55 90   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 50.0 60.0 41.9   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 41.1 48.0 35.5   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 14.3 13.3 15.4   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 140 75 65   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 10 0 10   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 10 0 10   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 0 0 0   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 0 0 0   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 0 0 0   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 60 20 35   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 30 25 0   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 25 25 10   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 0 0 0   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 140 75 65   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 40 35 0   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 15 10 0   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 10 0 10   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 0 0 10   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 10 0 0   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 0 0 0   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 0 0 0   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 10 0 0   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 10 10 0   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 50 15 35   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 270 120 145   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 265 120 150   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 85 40 45   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 30 10 25   593,385 244,550 348,835
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 170 85 90   2,419,215 1,253,025 1,166,185
English 170 85 85   2,308,370 1,197,835 1,110,535
French 0 0 0   5,525 1,670 3,855
Non-official language 0 0 0   79,415 40,630 38,790
English and French 0 0 0   2,970 1,275 1,695
English and non-official language 0 0 0   22,435 11,375 11,060
French and non-official language 0 0 0   125 75 45
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   365 165 200
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 115 60 55   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,235
Worked at home 0 0 0   188,755 89,455 99,300
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   13,955 9,805 4,150
No fixed workplace address 60 30 25   274,055 208,230 65,825
Worked at usual place 55 25 30   1,615,995 792,045 823,955
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 20 10 10   787,185 358,565 428,620
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 30 15 15   746,830 383,710 363,115
Worked in a different census division (county) 0 0 0   72,020 43,435 28,585
Worked in a different province 0 0 0   9,965 6,330 3,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Sayward, Village   British Columbia
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 83 115 60 55   1,890,055 1,000,275 889,780
Car, truck, van, as driver 80 40 40   1,353,790 755,115 598,675
Car, truck, van, as passenger 0 0 10   145,840 63,700 82,145
Public transit 0 0 0   195,145 81,655 113,490
Walked or bicycled 15 10 10   167,650 82,510 85,135
All other modes 10 10 0   27,620 17,295 10,330
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 340 165 170   4,074,380 1,998,385 2,075,995
Total visible minority population 85 0 0 0   1,008,855 484,110 524,750
Chinese 0 0 0   407,225 195,325 211,900
South Asian 86 0 0 0   262,290 130,065 132,225
Black 0 0 0   28,315 14,915 13,395
Filipino 0 0 0   88,075 37,070 51,005
Latin American 0 0 0   28,965 13,385 15,575
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   40,685 19,780 20,910
Arab 0 0 0   8,635 4,670 3,965
West Asian 88 0 0 0   29,810 15,445 14,360
Korean 0 0 0   50,490 24,170 26,320
Japanese 0 0 10   35,060 14,950 20,115
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   3,880 1,985 1,900
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   25,420 12,345 13,070
Not a visible minority 91 340 165 170   3,065,525 1,514,275 1,551,250
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 160 80 80   2,392,805 1,235,450 1,157,350
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 12,670 24,077 2,511   25,722 32,375 20,458
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 30 15 0   1,113,365 652,200 461,165
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 53,547 53,819 0   42,230 48,070 36,739
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Sayward, Village   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 265 125 135   3,230,565 1,580,450 1,650,110
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 16,715 19,916 13,606   24,867 31,598 19,997
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 16,715 19,498 13,606   22,785 28,251 18,930
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 54.0 60.5 42.8   75.1 78.5 69.8
Government transfers - As a % of total income 28.6 24.6 33.1   10.7 7.9 15.0
Other money - As a % of total income 16.6 12.4 23.6   14.2 13.6 15.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 340 165 175   3,978,215 1,949,320 2,028,895
% in low income before tax - All persons 16.2 21.2 11.8   17.3 16.2 18.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 11.8 17.6 0.0   13.1 12.6 13.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   19.6 19.5 19.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 0.0 0.0 0.0   14.9 14.8 14.9

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Sayward, British Columbia (Code5925039) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
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