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Squamish - District municipality, British Columbia, Canada





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Population in 2011: 17,158
Population in 2006: 14,949
Population in 2001: 14,247

2006 to 2011 Population Change
This region:

14.8%
Province:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 Population Change
Here:

4.9%
Province:

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
British Columbia:

4.8


This region population and dwellings statistics

Occupation and Industry

Labour force activity in Squamish

Participation rate
This region:

75.1%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
Here:

70.4%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

6.2%
Province:

6.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this region

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this region

First official language spoken in Squamish

Mother tongue - Squamish

Most used at home - this region

Other used at home - Squamish

Used at work - Squamish

Language Details for this region

Mobility Status in 2006

This region - Place of residence in 2005

Squamish - Place of residence in 2001

Squamish Mobility Details

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This region:

36.8
Province:

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

80.6%
British Columbia:

84.6%

This region Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Squamish

Citizenship and Immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 2,345
This region:

15.8%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 1,040
This region:

13.7%
British Columbia:

24.2%
Female: 1,305
Here:

17.9%
Province:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 550
Here:

3.7%
Province:

4.8%
Male: 300
Here:

4.0%
Province:

4.7%
Female: 250
Here:

3.4%
British Columbia:

4.9%

This region Minority

Squamish Citizenship and Immigration Details

Education

Education attainment in this region

Major field of study

Education in Squamish

Martial Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 8,470
This region:

61.2%
British Columbia:

57.9%
Male: 4,215
This region:

60.2%
British Columbia:

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
This region:

38.8%
British Columbia:

42.1%
Male: 2,785
Here:

39.8%
British Columbia:

40.6%
Female: 2,580
Here:

37.7%
British Columbia:

43.6%

Squamish - Married

This region - Not married

Squamish Marital Status Details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this region

Households types in this region

Average family income in Squamish in 2005

This region Families And Households Characteristics

Earning and Income in 2005

Composition of total income in this region

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

29,992 CAD
British Columbia:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
This region:

30,326 CAD
Province:

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

11.7%
British Columbia:

17.3%
Earings and Income 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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