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Tignish - Community, Prince Edward Island, Canada





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Population in 2011: 779
Population in 2006: 758
Population in 2001: 831

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

2.8%
Province:

3.2%
2001 to 2006 population change
This community -8.8%
Province 0.4%

Total private houses: 355
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 334
Land area (km2): 5.86

Population density per square kilometre
This community:

132.9
Nearby towns and cities:

24.7


Tignish population and houses statistics

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

48.6
Prince Edward Island:

42.8
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This community:

85.2%
Province:

83.6%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this community

Mobility status in 2006

Tignish - Place of residence in 2005

This community - Place of residence in 2001

This community mobility details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this community

Households types in this community

Average family income in this community in 2005

This community families and households characteristics

Federal Corporations In This Community

  • 4342194 CANADA INC. (1518 ST.ROCH, Directors: OMER MARTIN)
  • HARBOUR AUTHORITY OF SEACOW POND (HARBOUR SEACOW POND, Directors: DEREK HACKETT, FRANCIS MORRISSEY, GLEN HACKETTE, JOHN ARSENAULT, NICHOLAS HACKETT, ROBERT MCCARTHY, ROBERT MCHUGH, SHELDON HACKETT, SIDNEY GAVIN)
  • HARBOUR AUTHORITY OF JUDE`S POINT/TIGNISH (P.O. Box: 589, Directors: BARRY GAUDET, BRIAN LECLAIR, EARL MCGRATH, GERARD GAUDET, KENNETH LECLAIR, KENNY MCRAE, MICHAEL GAUDETTE, MICHAEL MCINNIS, ROBERT MCINNIS)
  • Hackett's Crab Holdings ltd. (2119 SEACOW POND, RR #4, Directors: ROY HACKETT)
  • Red Island Mulchers Inc. (2905 PALMER ROAD NORTH, NAIL POND, RR #2, Directors: LESLIE DOYLE, RANDY DOYLE)
  • Revan Consulting Inc. (2905 NAIL POND, R.R. 2, Directors: LESLIE DOYLE, RANDY DOYLE)
  • Omrus Specialty Inc. (1518 GREENMOUNT ROAD, RR#1, Directors: OMER JOSEPH MARTIN)
  • Wild & Free Adventures Ltd. (Peter Road, RR # 3, Directors: LORNE KELLY)
  • HARBOUR AUTHORITY OF SKINNER'S POND (SKINNER'S POND, P O BOX 387, Directors: BRIAN AYLWARD, DARCY MORISSEY, DAVID AYLWARD, JACKIE DOUCETTE, JIMMY PERRY, LEE KNOX, LEONARD BERNARD, MALCOLM MCALDUFF, TOMMY BERNARD)

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Tignish

Participation rate
Here:

52.4%
Province:

68.2%
Employment rate
Here:

45.2%
Prince Edward Island:

60.7%
Unemployment rate
Here:

13.8%
Prince Edward Island:

11.1%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this community

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Tignish

First official language spoken in this community

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language details for this community

Citizenship and immigration

Tignish citizenship and immigration Details

Universities in this community

  • Holland College

Churches in this community

  • St. Simon & St. Jude Church

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this community

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

14,771 CAD
Province:

19,459 CAD
Median income in 2005
This community:

17,797 CAD
Prince Edward Island:

22,383 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
Here:

11.2%
Province:

11.0%
Earnings and income details for Tignish

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 320
Here:

47.8%
Province:

59.6%
Male: 155
This community:

50.0%
Province:

62.3%
Female: 160
Here:

44.4%
Prince Edward Island:

57.1%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 345
This community:

51.5%
Prince Edward Island:

40.4%
Male: 150
Here:

48.4%
Prince Edward Island:

37.7%
Female: 195
This community:

54.2%
Prince Edward Island:

42.9%

This community - Married

This community - Not married

This community marital status details

Education

Education attainment in this community

Major field of study

Education in this community

Notable people related to Tignish

Famous people born in this community:
  • Gail Shea (Politician)
  • Charles Dalton (Politician)
  • Joseph Alphonse Bernard (Politician)
  • Neil J. LeClair (Politician)

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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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