Squamish - District municipality, British Columbia, Canada


Population in 2011: 17,158
Population in 2006: 14,949
Population in 2001: 14,247
2006 to 2011 population change
This region:

14.8%
British Columbia:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

4.9%
British Columbia:

5.3%

Total private dwellings: 6,953
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 6,520
Land area (km2): 104.88

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

163.6
Nearby towns and cities:

4.8
This region population and dwellings statistics

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

75.1%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
This region:

70.4%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

6.2%
Province:

6.0%

Labour force activity in Squamish

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
This region:

29,992 CAD
Province:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

30,326 CAD
Province:

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

11.7%
Province:

17.3%

Composition of total income in this region

Earnings and income details for this region




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Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

36.8
Province:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

80.6%
Province:

84.6%
Age characteristics of this region

Federal Corporations In Squamish

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 2,345
Here:

15.8%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 1,040
Here:

13.7%
Province:

24.2%
Female: 1,305
This region:

17.9%
Province:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 550
This region:

3.7%
Province:

4.8%
Male: 300
Here:

4.0%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 250
Here:

3.4%
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: 8,470
Here:

61.2%
British Columbia:

57.9%
Male: 4,215
This region:

60.2%
Province:

59.4%
Female: 4,255
This region:

62.3%
Province:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 5,365
Here:

38.8%
Province:

42.1%
Male: 2,785
Here:

39.8%
British Columbia:

40.6%
Female: 2,580
This region:

37.7%
British Columbia:

43.6%

This region - Marital Status

This region marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this region

Households types in this region

Average family income in this region in 2005

Squamish families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this region

First official language spoken in Squamish

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Squamish

Mobility status in 2006

Squamish - Place of residence in 2005

This region - Place of residence in 2001

Squamish mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this region

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in this region

IUCN protected areas in this region

Universities in Squamish

Radio stations in Squamish

Sports teams in Squamish

Noteworthy people related to Squamish

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Airports located in Squamish

This region schools

Mountains in this region

Lakes in 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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