Lake Cowichan - Town, British Columbia, Canada



Population in 2011: 2,974
Population in 2006: 3,012
Population in 2001: 2,827
2006 to 2011 population change
Here -1.3%
Province 7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
This town:

6.5%
British Columbia:

5.3%

Total private houses: 1,458
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 1,324
Land area (km2): 8.05

Population density per square kilometre
This town:

369.6
Nearby towns and cities:

311.0
This town population and houses statistics

Other nearby cities

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

59.0%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
Here:

51.4%
Province:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

12.8%
Province:

6.0%

Labour force activity in Lake Cowichan

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for Lake Cowichan

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This town:

19,284 CAD
Province:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
This town:

20,789 CAD
British Columbia:

24,867 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
Here:

15.0%
Province:

17.3%

Composition of total income in this town

Earnings and income details for this town


Federal Corporations In Lake Cowichan

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 160
This town:

5.4%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 100
Here:

7.0%
Province:

24.2%
Female: 55
This town:

3.7%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 230
This town:

7.8%
Province:

4.8%
Male: 115
This town:

8.0%
Province:

4.7%
Female: 110
Here:

7.3%
British Columbia:

4.9%

This town Minority Population Characteristics

This town citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 1,475
This town:

58.6%
Province:

57.9%
Male: 735
Here:

59.5%
British Columbia:

59.4%
Female: 740
Here:

58.0%
Province:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 1,035
Here:

41.2%
British Columbia:

42.1%
Male: 495
Here:

40.1%
British Columbia:

40.6%
Female: 540
This town:

42.4%
British Columbia:

43.6%

Lake Cowichan - Marital Status

This town marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this town

Households types in this town

Average family income in Lake Cowichan in 2005

Lake Cowichan families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Lake Cowichan

First official language spoken in Lake Cowichan

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this town

Mobility status in 2006

This town - Place of residence in 2005

This town - Place of residence in 2001

This town mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this town

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in Lake Cowichan

Federal Corporations inside this town

Radio stations Located in Lake Cowichan

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

46.5
British Columbia:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This town:

84.3%
British Columbia:

84.6%
Age characteristics of Lake Cowichan


Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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