Sooke - District municipality, British Columbia, Canada



Population in 2011: 11,435
Population in 2006: 9,699
Population in 2001: 8,735
2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

17.9%
Province:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

11.0%
Province:

5.3%

Total private houses: 4,986
Private houses 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 houses statistics

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

69.1%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
Here:

66.1%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

4.3%
Province:

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

Earning and income in 2005

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
Here:

12.0%
Province:

17.3%

Composition of total income in this region

Earnings and income details for this region




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Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 450
Here:

4.6%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 205
Here:

4.3%
Province:

24.2%
Female: 245
This region:

5.0%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 390
This region:

4.0%
Province:

4.8%
Male: 170
This region:

3.6%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 215
Here:

4.4%
British Columbia:

4.9%

This region 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
Here:

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
This region:

36.1%
Province:

42.1%
Male: 1,500
Here:

33.7%
Province:

40.6%
Female: 1,830
This region:

38.3%
Province:

43.6%

This region - Marital Status

Sooke marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Sooke

Households types in Sooke

Average family income in this region 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 this region

Mobility status in 2006

Sooke - Place of residence in 2005

Sooke - Place of residence in 2001

Sooke mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this region

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in this region

Federal Corporations Located in this region

Schools located in this region

Federal Corporations In This Region

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

40.8
Province:

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

80.6%
British Columbia:

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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