Squamish, British Columbia, Canada



Population in 2011: 17,479
Population in 2006: 15,256
Population in 2001: 14,435
2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

14.6%
Province:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city:

5.7%
Province:

5.3%

Total private dwellings: 7,069
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 6,626
Land area (km2): 105.59

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

165.5
Nearby towns and cities:

520.0
This city population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

74.8%
Province:

65.6%
Employment rate
Here:

70.0%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

6.5%
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 city

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

29,954 CAD
British Columbia:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
This city:

30,068 CAD
Province:

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

11.7%
Province:

17.3%

Composition of total income in this city

Earnings and income details for Squamish


Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This city:

36.8
British Columbia:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

80.6%
British Columbia:

84.6%
Age characteristics of this city

Universities in Squamish

Noteworthy people related to Squamish

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Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 2,345
Here:

15.4%
Province:

24.8%
Male: 1,040
Here:

13.4%
British Columbia:

24.2%
Female: 1,305
This city:

17.5%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 800
Here:

5.3%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Male: 435
This city:

5.6%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 370
Here:

5.0%
Province:

4.9%

This city Minority Population Characteristics

Squamish citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 8,580
This city:

60.9%
British Columbia:

57.9%
Male: 4,270
This city:

59.9%
British Columbia:

59.4%
Female: 4,310
Here:

62.0%
Province:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 5,515
Here:

39.1%
British Columbia:

42.1%
Male: 2,865
Here:

40.2%
Province:

40.6%
Female: 2,650
Here:

38.1%
Province:

43.6%

Squamish - Marital Status

Squamish marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this city

Households types in this city

Average family income in Squamish in 2005

Squamish families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Squamish

First official language spoken in this city

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

This city - Place of residence in 2005

Squamish - Place of residence in 2001

This city mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this city

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in Squamish

Airports Located in Squamish

Federal Corporations inside this city

Hospitals inside this city

Universities inside this city

Sports teams located in Squamish

Mountains located in Squamish

Airports located in Squamish

IUCN protected areas in Squamish

Lakes in Squamish

Radio stations located in Squamish

This city schools



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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