Powell River - City, British Columbia, Canada



Population in 2011: 13,165
Population in 2006: 12,957
Population in 2001: 12,983
2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

1.6%
Province:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city -0.2%
British Columbia 5.3%

Total private houses: 6,199
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 5,901
Land area (km2): 28.91

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

455.3
Nearby towns and cities:

138.0
Powell River population and houses statistics

Other nearby cities

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

55.5%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
This city:

51.6%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
This city:

7.0%
British Columbia:

6.0%

Labour force activity in Powell River

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for this city

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

23,497 CAD
Province:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

24,444 CAD
Province:

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

11.6%
British Columbia:

17.3%

Composition of total income in this city

Earnings and income details for Powell River


Sports teams in this city

IUCN protected areas in this city

Federal Corporations In This City

Mountains located in Powell River

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 365
This city:

2.9%
Province:

24.8%
Male: 140
This city:

2.3%
British Columbia:

24.2%
Female: 225
This city:

3.4%
Province:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 370
This city:

2.9%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Male: 175
Here:

2.8%
Province:

4.7%
Female: 195
This city:

3.0%
British Columbia:

4.9%

Powell River Minority Population Characteristics

This city citizenship and immigration Details

Airports in this city

Universities located in Powell River

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 6,655
Here:

58.8%
Province:

57.9%
Male: 3,320
This city:

61.6%
British Columbia:

59.4%
Female: 3,335
This city:

56.3%
Province:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 4,650
Here:

41.1%
British Columbia:

42.1%
Male: 2,070
This city:

38.4%
Province:

40.6%
Female: 2,585
This city:

43.7%
Province:

43.6%

Powell River - Marital Status

This city marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Powell River

Households types in this city

Average family income in Powell River in 2005

Powell River families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this city

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 Powell River

Mobility status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

This city - Place of residence in 2001

This city mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this city

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in Powell River

Notable people related to this city

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Radio stations located in Powell River

Airlines in Powell River

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

49.6
British Columbia:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

85.9%
Province:

84.6%
Age characteristics of this city

Lakes 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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