New Westminster - City, British Columbia, Canada



Population in 2011: 65,976
Population in 2006: 58,549
Population in 2001: 54,656
2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

12.7%
British Columbia:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city:

7.1%
British Columbia:

5.3%

Total private dwellings: 32,605
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 30,586
Land area (km2): 15.63

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

4,222.2
Nearby towns and cities:

1,079.0
New Westminster population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

30,299 CAD
Province:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

27,817 CAD
British Columbia:

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

20.3%
Province:

17.3%

Composition of total income in this city

Earnings and income details for New Westminster

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

69.3%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
Here:

65.4%
Province:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

5.6%
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 this city


Notable people related to New Westminster

Notable people born here:
Home town of:
Death place of:
Resting place of:

Federal Corporations In New Westminster

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This city:

41.2
Province:

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

86.9%
Province:

84.6%
Age characteristics of this city

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 17,095
This city:

29.6%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 8,175
This city:

29.0%
British Columbia:

24.2%
Female: 8,920
Here:

30.1%
Province:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 1,835
This city:

3.2%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Male: 765
Here:

2.7%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 1,070
Here:

3.6%
Province:

4.9%

New Westminster Minority Population Characteristics

New Westminster citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 29,895
Here:

52.1%
Province:

57.9%
Male: 14,990
This city:

53.6%
Province:

59.4%
Female: 14,900
Here:

50.7%
British Columbia:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 27,470
Here:

47.9%
British Columbia:

42.1%
Male: 12,955
Here:

46.4%
Province:

40.6%
Female: 14,510
Here:

49.3%
Province:

43.6%

This city - Marital Status

New Westminster marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in New Westminster

Households types in New Westminster

Average family income in New Westminster in 2005

New Westminster families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in New Westminster

First official language spoken in this city

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this city

Mobility status in 2006

New Westminster - Place of residence in 2005

New Westminster - Place of residence in 2001

New Westminster mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this city

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in New Westminster

Airports Located in New Westminster

Companies inside this city

Federal Corporations inside this city

Hospitals Located in this city



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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