Powell River B - Regional district electoral area, British Columbia, Canada



Population in 2011: 1,488
Population in 2006: 1,489
Population in 2001: 1,450
2006 to 2011 population change
Here -0.1%
Province 7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

2.7%
Province:

5.3%

Total private houses: 831
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 675
Land area (km2): 128.87

Population density per square kilometre
This region:

11.5
Nearby towns and cities:

4.8
Powell River B population and houses statistics

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This region:

24,062 CAD
Province:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

24,044 CAD
Province:

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

12.8%
Province:

17.3%

Composition of total income in this region

Earnings and income details for this region

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
This region:

56.5%
Province:

65.6%
Employment rate
This region:

54.9%
Province:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
This region:

2.9%
British Columbia:

6.0%

Labour force activity in this region

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for this region


Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 95
Here:

6.4%
Province:

24.8%
Male: 50
Here:

6.6%
Province:

24.2%
Female: 50
Here:

6.8%
Province:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 40
Here:

2.7%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Male: 10
Here:

1.3%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 30
Here:

4.1%
British Columbia:

4.9%

Powell River B Minority Population Characteristics

Powell River B citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 855
Here:

64.8%
British Columbia:

57.9%
Male: 430
This region:

65.2%
British Columbia:

59.4%
Female: 430
Here:

65.6%
British Columbia:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 460
This region:

34.8%
Province:

42.1%
Male: 235
This region:

35.6%
British Columbia:

40.6%
Female: 230
This region:

35.1%
Province:

43.6%

This region - Marital Status

This region marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Powell River B

Households types in this region

Average family income in this region in 2005

Powell River B families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Powell River B

First official language spoken in this region

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language details for this region

Mobility status in 2006

This region - Place of residence in 2005

This region - Place of residence in 2001

This region mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this region

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in this region

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This region:

51.7
Province:

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

88.8%
Province:

84.6%
Age characteristics of this region


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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