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Population in 2011: 27,822
Population in 2006: 26,518
Population in 2001: 24,285

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

4.9%
Province:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

9.2%
British Columbia:

5.3%

Total private dwellings: 14,173
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 12,983
Land area (km2): 81.76

Population density per square kilometre
This city:

340.3
Nearby towns and cities:

914.0


This city population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Mobility status in 2006

Parksville - Place of residence in 2005

Parksville - Place of residence in 2001

This city mobility details

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This city:

59.6
British Columbia:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

90.8%
Province:

84.6%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Parksville

Universities in Parksville

  • Vancouver Island University

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 785
Here:

3.0%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 355
Here:

2.9%
British Columbia:

24.2%
Female: 430
Here:

3.1%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 685
Here:

2.6%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Male: 355
Here:

2.9%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 330
Here:

2.4%
Province:

4.9%

This city Minority Population Characteristics

This city citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 16,610
This city:

65.8%
Province:

57.9%
Male: 8,265
This city:

71.4%
British Columbia:

59.4%
Female: 8,340
This city:

60.9%
British Columbia:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 8,645
Here:

34.2%
British Columbia:

42.1%
Male: 3,300
Here:

28.5%
British Columbia:

40.6%
Female: 5,350
Here:

39.1%
British Columbia:

43.6%

This city - Married

This city - Not married

This city marital status details

Sports teams in this city

  • Parksville Generals (Hockey)

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this city

Households types in Parksville

Average family income in this city in 2005

This city families and households characteristics

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

18,764 CAD
British Columbia:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

24,061 CAD
Province:

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

10.4%
Province:

17.3%
Earnings and income details for this city

This city schools

Radio stations located in Parksville

  • CHPQ-FM (99.9 MHz)
  • CIBH-FM (88.5 MHz)

Famous people related to this city

Birthplace of:
  • Justin Sorensen (Football)

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this city

First official language spoken in Parksville

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this city

IUCN protected areas in Parksville

  • Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park
  • Englishman River Falls Provincial Park

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in Parksville

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Parksville

Participation rate
Here:

43.8%
Province:

65.6%
Employment rate
Here:

40.8%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

6.8%
British Columbia:

6.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Parksville

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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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