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Population in 2011: 146,057
Population in 2006: 149,063
Population in 2001: 150,860

2006 to 2011 population change
This division -2.0%
Ontario 5.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here -1.2%
Ontario 6.6%

Total private houses: 71,235
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 62,318
Land area (km2): 103719.51

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

1.4
Nearby towns and cities:

14.1


Thunder Bay population and houses statistics

Companies in this division

  • Wardrop Engineering Inc

Universities in Thunder Bay

  • Confederation College

Education

Education attainment in this division

Major field of study

Education in this division

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Thunder Bay

Participation rate
Here:

63.7%
Province:

67.1%
Employment rate
This division:

58.5%
Ontario:

62.8%
Unemployment rate
Here:

8.1%
Ontario:

6.4%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Thunder Bay

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Thunder Bay

Households types in this division

Average family income in this division in 2005

Thunder Bay families and households characteristics

Mobility status in 2006

This division - Place of residence in 2005

Thunder Bay - Place of residence in 2001

Thunder Bay mobility details

Notable people related to this division

Birthplace of:
  • Amanda Dunbar (Artist)
  • James Hugh "Jim" Jessiman (Politician)
  • Dave McCaig (Comics Creator)
Death place of:
  • James Hugh "Jim" Jessiman (Politician)
  • George Thomas Gordon (Politician)
  • John Boyle Chapple (Politician)

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 3,595
This division:

2.4%
Province:

22.8%
Male: 1,930
Here:

2.7%
Ontario:

22.7%
Female: 1,665
Here:

2.2%
Province:

23.0%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 15,495
Here:

10.5%
Province:

2.0%
Male: 7,425
This division:

10.3%
Ontario:

2.0%
Female: 8,070
Here:

10.8%
Province:

2.0%

Thunder Bay Minority Population Characteristics

This division citizenship and immigration Details

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Thunder Bay

First official language spoken in this division

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Thunder Bay

Sports teams in Thunder Bay

  • Thunder Bay Whiskey Jacks (Baseball)

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

43.8
Ontario:

40.4
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

84.8%
Province:

83.0%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this division

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 69,855
This division:

56.4%
Ontario:

57.7%
Male: 34,875
Here:

57.6%
Ontario:

59.8%
Female: 34,980
This division:

55.2%
Province:

55.7%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 54,065
This division:

43.6%
Province:

42.3%
Male: 25,635
Here:

42.4%
Province:

40.2%
Female: 28,425
Here:

44.8%
Province:

44.3%

Thunder Bay - Married

Thunder Bay - Not married

This division marital status details

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this division

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

28,565 CAD
Province:

29,335 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

27,638 CAD
Ontario:

27,258 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
Here:

11.8%
Ontario:

14.7%
Earnings and income details for this division

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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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