Merritt - City, British Columbia, Canada



Population in 2011: 7,113
Population in 2006: 6,998
Population in 2001: 7,088
2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

1.6%
Province:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city -1.3%
Province 5.3%

Total private dwellings: 3,115
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 2,903
Land area (km2): 24.82

Population density per square kilometre
This city:

286.6
Nearby towns and cities:

4.8
This city population and dwellings statistics

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
This city:

62.2%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
Here:

57.3%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
This city:

8.0%
Province:

6.0%

Labour force activity in this city

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for Merritt

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

21,964 CAD
British Columbia:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

20,910 CAD
Province:

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

15.8%
Province:

17.3%

Composition of total income in this city

Earnings and income details for this city


Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 800
This city:

11.5%
Province:

24.8%
Male: 405
This city:

11.8%
Province:

24.2%
Female: 400
Here:

11.3%
Province:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 1,125
Here:

16.2%
Province:

4.8%
Male: 485
This city:

14.1%
Province:

4.7%
Female: 640
This city:

18.2%
Province:

4.9%

This city Minority Population Characteristics

This city citizenship and immigration Details

Federal Corporations In This City

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 3,335
Here:

56.7%
Province:

57.9%
Male: 1,670
This city:

58.6%
Province:

59.4%
Female: 1,670
Here:

55.0%
British Columbia:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 2,545
This city:

43.3%
Province:

42.1%
Male: 1,185
This city:

41.6%
British Columbia:

40.6%
Female: 1,360
This city:

44.8%
Province:

43.6%

Merritt - Marital Status

This city marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Merritt

Households types in Merritt

Average family income in this city in 2005

Merritt families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Merritt

First official language spoken in Merritt

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Merritt

Mobility status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

Merritt - Place of residence in 2001

Merritt mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this city

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in Merritt

Airports inside this city

Federal Corporations inside this city

Hospitals inside this city

Radio stations Located in this city

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

43.9
Province:

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

82.7%
British Columbia:

84.6%
Age characteristics of Merritt

Schools located in Merritt



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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