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Sooke - District municipality, British Columbia, Canada





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Population in 2011: 11,435
Population in 2006: 9,699
Population in 2001: 8,735

2006 to 2011 population change
This region:

17.9%
Province:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

11.0%
Province:

5.3%

Total private dwellings: 4,986
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 4,505
Land area (km2): 56.72

Population density per square kilometre
This region:

201.6
Nearby towns and cities:

4.8


This region population and dwellings statistics

Mobility status in 2006

Sooke - Place of residence in 2005

Sooke - Place of residence in 2001

This region mobility details

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this region

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

24,096 CAD
British Columbia:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
This region:

25,479 CAD
Province:

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

12.0%
Province:

17.3%
Earnings and income details for Sooke

Federal Corporations In This Region

  • Cebuya Corp. (114 6838 Grant Rd. W., Directors: KWAN WOO LEE, PAUL ANTHONY CORTENS)
  • NEIL POWELL HOLDINGS LTD. (5983 SOOKE ROAD, Directors: NEIL POWELL, PATRICIA POWELL)
  • JUAN DE FUCA COMMUNITY FUTURES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (2080 OTTER POINT ROAD, Directors: AL JONES, DOUG BRUBAKER, ELLEN LEWERS, MARIE MILLS, WALLY VOWLES)
  • Side Step Corp. (821 Seedtree Road)
  • 4493028 CANADA INC. (2358 GALENA ROAD, Directors: BENO╬T PERRAULT, CATHERINE CLOUTIER)
  • ProSciCom, Inc. (#24-2190 DRENNAN STREET, Directors: Alaa'idin Shahin, KHALED SHAHIN, KIMARY NOELLE SHAHIN)
  • T'SOU-KE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (2154 LAZZAR ROAD, BOX 307, Directors: ALLAN G. PLANES, FRAN L'HIRONDELLE, GORDON PLANES, JOHN M. FARMER, KAREEN GEORGE, SANDRA SPRINKLING)
  • GLOBAL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (#1, 6631 SOOKE ROAD, P.O. BOX 345, Directors: S. AJIBADE ADELEYE, S. FOLA SOBOYEJO)
  • PRODUITS RUBICON INC. (6826 PASCOE ROAD, Directors: ADRIEN CANAN)
  • 3638162 CANADA INC. (1513 WESTCOAST ROAD, Directors: AHMED EL HUSSEINY)
  • report-a-renter reference services limited (7116 Grant Road, Directors: TODD WALTER OGRYZLO)
  • 7015500 CANADA INC. (4164 otter point rd, Directors: RUSSELL DEAN RICHARDSON)
  • HARBOUR AUTHORITY OF SOOKE (MAPLE AVE, BOX 571, Directors: ELIZABETH JOHNSON, GERALD CLARK, JOHN JENKINS, JOHN PETRIE, PAT FORREST, PETER CARR, REG CLARK, TOM WHITE, WES MAXWELL)
  • SOOKE-JORDAN RIVER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (P.O. Box: 18, Directors: CHRIS RICHETTS, FREDERIQUE PHILIP, GWEN FISHER, KAREN MASON, KARI OSSELTON, KATHARINE FISHER, KEL PHAIR, MARION DESROCHERS, MARY BROOKE, MIKE TARR, RANDY WELTERS, SHELLEY GODIN, TODD OLYNYK)
  • 6375413 CANADA INC. (968 GILLESPIE ROAD, Directors: PHILIPPE MCLEAN)
  • Thoughtless Corporation (114 6838 Grant Rd. W., Directors: PAUL ANTHONY CORTENS)
  • Carnegie Systems Corporation (6462 Willowpark Way, Directors: BENJAMIN JOHN CARNEGIE, WILLIAM SAMUEL CARNEGIE)

Schools located in this region

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This region:

40.8
British Columbia:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

80.6%
British Columbia:

84.6%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this region

Education

Education attainment in this region

Major field of study

Education in Sooke

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 450
Here:

4.6%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 205
This region:

4.3%
Province:

24.2%
Female: 245
Here:

5.0%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 390
This region:

4.0%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Male: 170
This region:

3.6%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 215
Here:

4.4%
Province:

4.9%

Sooke Minority Population Characteristics

This region citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 5,890
Here:

63.9%
British Columbia:

57.9%
Male: 2,945
This region:

66.2%
British Columbia:

59.4%
Female: 2,945
This region:

61.7%
British Columbia:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 3,330
Here:

36.1%
Province:

42.1%
Male: 1,500
Here:

33.7%
Province:

40.6%
Female: 1,830
This region:

38.3%
British Columbia:

43.6%

Sooke - Married

This region - Not married

Sooke marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Sooke

Households types in this region

Average family income in Sooke in 2005

Sooke families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Sooke

First official language spoken in this region

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Sooke

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this region

Participation rate
This region:

69.1%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
This region:

66.1%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

4.3%
Province:

6.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this region

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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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