Smithers - Town, British Columbia, Canada



Population in 2011: 5,404
Population in 2006: 5,217
Population in 2001: 5,414
2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

3.6%
British Columbia:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here -3.6%
British Columbia 5.3%

Total private dwellings: 2,265
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 2,192
Land area (km2): 15.27

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

353.8
Nearby towns and cities:

192.0
Smithers population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

71.2%
Province:

65.6%
Employment rate
This town:

65.2%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

8.5%
Province:

6.0%

Labour force activity in this town

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for this town

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This town:

25,005 CAD
Province:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
This town:

25,884 CAD
Province:

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

15.3%
British Columbia:

17.3%

Composition of total income in this town

Earnings and income details for Smithers


Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

37.2
Province:

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

79.3%
British Columbia:

84.6%
Age characteristics of Smithers

Federal Corporations In This Town

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 260
Here:

5.1%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 130
Here:

5.2%
Province:

24.2%
Female: 140
This town:

5.3%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 765
Here:

14.9%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Male: 350
Here:

14.0%
Province:

4.7%
Female: 410
This town:

15.5%
Province:

4.9%

This town Minority Population Characteristics

Smithers citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 2,405
This town:

56.1%
British Columbia:

57.9%
Male: 1,205
This town:

58.4%
Province:

59.4%
Female: 1,210
This town:

54.5%
British Columbia:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 1,885
Here:

43.9%
Province:

42.1%
Male: 870
Here:

42.1%
Province:

40.6%
Female: 1,015
This town:

45.7%
Province:

43.6%

Smithers - Marital Status

This town marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this town

Households types in this town

Average family income in Smithers in 2005

This town families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this town

First official language spoken in Smithers

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Smithers

Mobility status in 2006

This town - Place of residence in 2005

Smithers - Place of residence in 2001

This town mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this town

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in Smithers

Airports inside this town

Federal Corporations Located in Smithers

Hospitals inside this town

Radio stations Located in Smithers

Schools located in this town



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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