Watson Lake - Town, Yukon Territory, Canada



Population in 2011: 802
Population in 2006: 846
Population in 2001: 912
2006 to 2011 population change
Here -5.2%
Province 11.6%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here -7.2%
Yukon Territory 5.9%

Total private houses: 417
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 350
Land area (km2): 6.11

Population density per square kilometre
This town:

131.3
Nearby towns and cities:

23.0
Watson Lake population and houses statistics

Other nearby cities

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
This town:

82.0%
Yukon Territory:

78.1%
Employment rate
This town:

71.4%
Province:

70.7%
Unemployment rate
Here:

11.9%
Province:

9.4%

Labour force activity in this town

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for this town

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This town:

27,923 CAD
Yukon Territory:

31,227 CAD
Median income in 2005
This town:

29,205 CAD
Yukon Territory:

31,352 CAD

Composition of total income in this town

Earnings and income details for Watson Lake


Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

42.5
Province:

39.1
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This town:

82.3%
Province:

82.7%
Age characteristics of Watson Lake

Federal Corporations In Watson Lake

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 25
Here:

3.0%
Yukon Territory:

4.0%
Male: 10
This town:

2.3%
Province:

3.9%
Female: 15
This town:

3.7%
Province:

4.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 305
Here:

36.1%
Province:

25.1%
Male: 150
Here:

34.5%
Yukon Territory:

24.1%
Female: 150
This town:

36.6%
Yukon Territory:

26.1%

Watson Lake Minority Population Characteristics

This town citizenship and immigration Details

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 390
This town:

59.1%
Yukon Territory:

54.4%
Male: 200
This town:

60.6%
Yukon Territory:

54.3%
Female: 195
This town:

60.0%
Province:

54.6%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 270
This town:

40.9%
Province:

45.6%
Male: 135
This town:

40.9%
Yukon Territory:

45.7%
Female: 135
Here:

41.5%
Province:

45.4%

This town - Marital Status

Watson Lake marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Watson Lake

Households types in this town

Average family income in this town in 2005

Watson Lake families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Watson Lake

First official language spoken in Watson Lake

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language details for Watson Lake

Mobility status in 2006

This town - Place of residence in 2005

This town - Place of residence in 2001

This town mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this town

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in this town

Airports inside this town

Federal Corporations Located in Watson Lake

Hospitals inside this town



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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