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2006 Community Profiles

 
Perth
Ontario
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Table: Population and dwelling counts

Population and dwelling counts
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 74,344   12,160,282
Population in 2001 1 73,675   11,410,046
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 0.9   6.6
Total private dwellings 2 29,707   4,972,869
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 28,545   4,554,251
Population density per square kilometre 33.5   13.4
Land area (square km) 2,218.41   907,573.82
Table: Age characteristics
Figure showing: Age characteristics Figure
Age characteristics
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 74,340 36,445 37,895   12,160,285 5,930,700 6,229,580
0 to 4 years 4,435 2,315 2,115   670,770 343,475 327,290
5 to 9 years 4,745 2,475 2,270   721,590 369,670 351,920
10 to 14 years 5,290 2,745 2,545   818,445 420,705 397,740
15 to 19 years 5,495 2,790 2,700   833,115 427,185 405,925
20 to 24 years 4,830 2,435 2,395   797,255 400,445 396,815
25 to 29 years 4,275 2,115 2,165   743,695 360,525 383,170
30 to 34 years 4,215 2,095 2,120   791,955 382,030 409,925
35 to 39 years 4,525 2,255 2,270   883,990 430,220 453,770
40 to 44 years 5,775 2,825 2,950   1,032,415 507,130 525,280
45 to 49 years 5,945 2,975 2,965   991,970 486,390 505,585
50 to 54 years 5,430 2,700 2,730   869,400 423,345 446,060
55 to 59 years 4,560 2,210 2,345   774,530 378,530 395,995
60 to 64 years 3,510 1,705 1,805   581,985 283,545 298,440
65 to 69 years 2,950 1,420 1,535   466,240 222,640 243,600
70 to 74 years 2,515 1,160 1,355   401,950 187,510 214,445
75 to 79 years 2,410 1,030 1,375   338,910 149,585 189,325
80 to 84 years 1,805 700 1,105   250,270 97,240 153,035
85 years and over 1,630 485 1,145   191,810 60,555 131,260
Median age of the population 5 39.3 37.8 40.7   39.0 38.1 39.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 80.5 79.3 81.7   81.8 80.9 82.7
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Figure showing: Common-law status characteristics Figure
Common-law status characteristics
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 59,875 28,915 30,965   9,949,485 4,796,850 5,152,630
Not in a common-law relationship 55,620 26,790 28,835   9,257,730 4,448,935 4,808,790
In a common-law relationship 4,255 2,120 2,130   691,755 347,915 343,840
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Figure showing: Legal marital status characteristics Figure
Legal marital status characteristics
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 59,870 28,915 30,960   9,949,480 4,796,850 5,152,635
Never legally married (single) 8 17,175 9,290 7,885   3,143,960 1,662,930 1,481,025
Legally married (and not separated) 9 32,665 16,315 16,350   5,168,660 2,585,115 2,583,545
Separated, but still legally married 10 2,065 950 1,115   345,075 150,090 194,980
Divorced 11 3,615 1,560 2,055   679,990 283,150 396,840
Widowed 12 4,350 795 3,560   611,805 115,565 496,235
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Figure showing: Occupied private dwelling characteristics Figure
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 28,555   4,555,025
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 70.0   56.1
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.0   5.7
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.9   7.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 3.2   3.4
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 14.1   10.8
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.9   15.6
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.0   0.5
Number of owned dwellings 16 21,415   3,235,495
Number of rented dwellings 17 7,135   1,312,290
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 21,910   3,124,010
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 6,650   1,431,020
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 6.3   6.6
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.0   6.6
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.6   1.9
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 238,019   297,479
Table: Selected family characteristics
Figure showing: Selected family characteristics Figure
Selected family characteristics
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 20,825   3,422,315
Number of married-couple families 22 16,125   2,530,560
Number of common-law-couple families 23 2,130   351,045
Number of lone-parent families 2,575   540,715
Number of female lone-parent families 2,030   441,105
Number of male lone-parent families 545   99,605
Average number of persons in all census families 3.1   3.0
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.2   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.9   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.6
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 68,713   69,156
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 74,402   77,243
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 67,729   66,525
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 39,956   38,448
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 37,683   36,496
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 47,803   50,339
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 59,221   59,377
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 63,654   65,534
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 57,873   57,013
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 36,836   35,677
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 35,620   34,206
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 41,840   43,972
Table: Selected household characteristics
Figure showing: Selected household characteristics Figure
Selected household characteristics
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 28,560   4,555,025
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 8,985   1,420,515
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 9,135   1,288,140
One-person households 7,340   1,104,865
Other household types 28 3,095   741,505
Average household size 2.6   2.6
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 57,225   60,455
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 83,876   87,960
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 61,788   68,764
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 28,775   30,025
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 48,731   51,560
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 49,618   52,117
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 71,339   74,095
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 53,211   58,755
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 25,687   26,473
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 43,459   46,194
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 686   801
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 875   1,046
Table: Mother tongue
Figure showing: Mother tongue Figure
Mother tongue
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 73,420 36,180 37,240   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
English only 65,320 32,230 33,090   8,230,705 4,044,755 4,185,945
French only 425 195 235   488,815 230,700 258,115
English and French 30 10 20   32,685 14,820 17,870
Other language(s) 33 7,640 3,745 3,895   3,276,685 1,587,595 1,689,090
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Figure showing: Knowledge of official languages Figure
Knowledge of official languages
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 73,420 36,185 37,240   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
English only 69,955 34,770 35,185   10,335,700 5,130,945 5,204,755
French only 0 0 0   49,210 21,460 27,750
English and French 2,960 1,195 1,760   1,377,330 621,285 756,045
Neither English nor French 505 215 285   266,655 104,185 162,470
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Figure showing: Language spoken most often at home Figure
Language spoken most often at home
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 73,420 36,180 37,240   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
English 69,880 34,375 35,500   9,655,830 4,733,165 4,922,665
French 60 25 30   289,035 136,125 152,910
Non-official language 3,240 1,650 1,590   1,811,620 874,575 937,050
English and French 10 0 10   26,045 11,875 14,175
English and non-official language 225 120 100   239,890 119,205 120,685
French and non-official language 0 0 10   3,065 1,455 1,605
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   3,405 1,480 1,925
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Figure showing: Immigrant status and period of immigration Figure
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 73,420 36,180 37,240   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Non-immigrants 37 66,400 32,830 33,570   8,512,020 4,197,560 4,314,460
Immigrants 38 6,925 3,300 3,625   3,398,725 1,620,320 1,778,400
Before 1991 5,035 2,405 2,630   1,884,440 901,375 983,065
1991 to 2000 1,195 545 650   933,545 443,665 489,880
2001 to 2006 39 695 350 345   580,740 275,280 305,460
Non-permanent residents 40 90 50 40   118,150 59,995 58,155
Table: Citizenship
Figure showing: Citizenship Figure
Citizenship
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 73,420 36,185 37,240   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Canadian citizens 71,820 35,365 36,450   11,131,465 5,455,880 5,675,585
Canadian citizens under age 18 17,635 9,180 8,450   2,572,660 1,320,670 1,251,990
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 54,185 26,185 27,995   8,558,810 4,135,210 4,423,595
Not Canadian citizens 42 1,605 815 785   897,430 421,990 475,435
Table: Generation status
Figure showing: Generation status Figure
Generation status
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 58,955 28,615 30,340   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
1st generation 44 6,735 3,205 3,535   3,340,210 1,590,525 1,749,680
2nd generation 45 8,460 4,055 4,410   1,912,460 933,690 978,765
3rd generation or more 46 43,755 21,355 22,400   4,566,750 2,220,495 2,346,260
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Figure showing: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Figure
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 72,600 35,835 36,760   11,893,180 5,808,065 6,085,115
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 64,480 31,845 32,635   10,299,250 5,027,935 5,271,320
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 4,325 2,310 2,015   951,995 466,425 485,570
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 3,270 1,490 1,785   453,460 222,520 230,945
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 210 80 135   56,835 27,630 29,205
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 310 110 195   131,630 63,550 68,075
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Figure showing: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Figure
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 68,955 33,940 35,020   11,354,360 5,532,565 5,821,800
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 45,780 22,900 22,885   6,660,310 3,245,120 3,415,185
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 12,280 5,980 6,300   2,542,885 1,241,165 1,301,720
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 9,405 4,340 5,065   1,398,660 682,595 716,070
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 655 325 325   185,785 89,885 95,900
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 840 395 445   566,710 273,790 292,920
Table: Aboriginal population
Figure showing: Aboriginal population Figure
Aboriginal population
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 73,420 36,180 37,240   12,028,900 5,877,875 6,151,020
Aboriginal identity population 50 500 195 305   242,490 117,585 124,900
Non-Aboriginal identity population 72,925 35,985 36,940   11,786,405 5,760,285 6,026,115
Table: Educational attainment
Figure showing: Educational attainment Figure
Educational attainment
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 58,960 28,615 30,345   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No certificate, diploma or degree 17,915 9,110 8,805   2,183,625 1,059,015 1,124,615
High school certificate or equivalent 52 17,120 7,715 9,405   2,628,575 1,220,380 1,408,190
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 5,205 3,595 1,610   785,115 514,820 270,295
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 11,495 4,840 6,655   1,804,775 782,360 1,022,420
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 1,310 585 720   405,270 181,355 223,915
University certificate, diploma or degree 5,915 2,765 3,145   2,012,060 986,780 1,025,280
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 10,360 5,135 5,225   1,624,835 826,425 798,410
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,670 2,440 2,230   648,300 348,960 299,345
High school certificate or equivalent 55 3,885 1,880 2,005   627,010 321,420 305,590
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 360 225 130   37,475 22,735 14,740
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 1,065 455 610   160,140 72,655 87,480
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 90 35 55   33,875 15,860 18,020
University certificate, diploma or degree 290 100 190   118,030 44,790 73,240
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 8,435 4,240 4,195   1,529,590 737,610 791,980
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,565 810 755   132,715 73,165 59,550
High school certificate or equivalent 58 2,510 1,405 1,110   364,260 200,340 163,920
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 665 510 150   91,525 56,430 35,095
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 2,325 955 1,375   372,355 165,310 207,050
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 195 100 95   68,800 31,275 37,525
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,175 460 715   499,935 211,090 288,845
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 29,630 14,575 15,055   5,108,740 2,488,355 2,620,380
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,370 3,445 2,920   766,810 383,295 383,520
High school certificate or equivalent 61 8,795 3,880 4,915   1,296,405 580,705 715,710
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,290 2,270 1,020   489,605 320,260 169,345
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 6,760 2,915 3,845   1,089,270 470,180 619,090
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 675 315 360   241,150 108,080 133,065
University certificate, diploma or degree 3,735 1,740 1,990   1,225,490 625,845 599,650
Table: Major field of study

Major field of study
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 58,955 28,615 30,345   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 35,040 16,825 18,215   4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,810
Education 1,720 445 1,270   335,715 81,810 253,900
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,005 400 610   193,790 90,735 103,060
Humanities 1,030 455 575   292,845 110,970 181,875
Social and behavioural sciences and law 2,035 645 1,395   576,100 202,080 374,020
Business, management and public administration 4,105 1,290 2,820   1,061,210 417,010 644,200
Physical and life sciences and technologies 410 210 205   181,250 94,220 87,030
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 550 280 265   254,440 151,930 102,505
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 5,630 5,285 340   1,089,310 995,690 93,620
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,665 1,420 245   91,965 62,180 29,780
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 4,045 645 3,405   665,490 124,885 540,605
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,705 720 985   264,620 133,610 131,015
Other 64 0 0 0   480 190 285
Table: Location of study
Figure showing: Location of study Figure
Location of study
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 58,960 28,610 30,340   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 35,035 16,825 18,210   4,812,200 2,279,390 2,532,805
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 23,920 11,785 12,135   5,007,220 2,465,315 2,541,905
Inside Canada 21,670 10,495 11,170   3,928,555 1,906,245 2,022,310
Outside Canada 2,245 1,290 960   1,078,670 559,075 519,590
Table: Labour force activity
Figure showing: Labour force activity Figure
Labour force activity
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 58,960 28,615 30,340   9,819,420 4,744,710 5,074,710
In the labour force 67 42,515 22,355 20,160   6,587,580 3,437,670 3,149,905
Employed 68 40,955 21,635 19,320   6,164,245 3,230,050 2,934,195
Unemployed 69 1,560 725 840   423,335 207,620 215,710
Not in the labour force 70 16,440 6,255 10,180   3,231,840 1,307,035 1,924,805
Participation rate 71 72.1 78.1 66.4   67.1 72.5 62.1
Employment rate 72 69.5 75.6 63.7   62.8 68.1 57.8
Unemployment rate 73 3.7 3.2 4.2   6.4 6.0 6.8
Table: Occupation
Figure showing: Occupation Figure
Occupation
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 42,210 22,215 19,995   6,473,735 3,385,885 3,087,850
A Management occupations 75 3,325 2,055 1,270   666,485 418,355 248,125
B Business, finance and administration occupations 6,150 1,640 4,510   1,204,490 360,225 844,260
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,285 1,015 270   451,930 349,305 102,630
D Health occupations 2,085 240 1,840   340,690 66,950 273,740
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 2,280 660 1,615   546,385 174,765 371,620
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,000 485 520   200,980 90,590 110,390
G Sales and service occupations 9,285 3,365 5,915   1,522,820 657,605 865,215
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 7,275 6,670 600   911,250 845,595 65,655
I Occupations unique to primary industry 4,015 2,785 1,230   165,085 125,660 39,430
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 5,500 3,290 2,210   463,610 296,825 166,785
Table: Industry
Figure showing: Industry Figure
Industry
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 42,210 22,215 19,995   6,473,730 3,385,885 3,087,850
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 4,275 2,850 1,435   190,000 137,345 52,660
Construction 2,710 2,415 290   384,775 338,850 45,930
Manufacturing 9,285 6,080 3,200   899,670 628,460 271,210
Wholesale trade 2,220 1,560 665   307,465 199,755 107,710
Retail trade 4,345 1,860 2,485   720,235 322,715 397,515
Finance and real estate 1,980 615 1,365   442,610 193,375 249,230
Health care and social services 3,990 495 3,490   611,740 104,935 506,805
Educational services 1,950 560 1,385   433,485 141,630 291,855
Business services 4,680 2,970 1,705   1,274,345 755,215 519,130
Other services 6,770 2,800 3,965   1,209,390 563,600 645,790
Table: Unpaid work
Figure showing: Unpaid work Figure
Unpaid work
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 55,125 26,460 28,665   8,991,010 4,259,925 4,731,085
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 54,750 26,195 28,555   8,869,060 4,186,725 4,682,335
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 23,260 10,405 12,855   3,736,900 1,649,835 2,087,065
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 11,660 4,665 6,995   1,838,830 773,420 1,065,410
Table: Language used most often at work
Figure showing: Language used most often at work Figure
Language used most often at work
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 45,350 23,590 21,760   7,054,270 3,652,835 3,401,430
English 44,625 23,215 21,405   6,754,045 3,511,580 3,242,460
French 35 10 25   97,965 40,635 57,330
Non-official language 570 305 265   112,125 57,295 54,830
English and French 60 25 30   42,945 19,035 23,910
English and non-official language 60 35 30   45,400 23,405 22,000
French and non-official language 0 0 0   230 100 130
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   1,560 780 775
Table: Place of work status
Figure showing: Place of work status Figure
Place of work status
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 40,950 21,635 19,320   6,164,245 3,230,055 2,934,195
Worked at home 4,920 2,675 2,245   436,380 220,340 216,040
Worked outside Canada 130 80 50   36,905 24,210 12,695
No fixed workplace address 3,220 2,440 780   596,305 445,625 150,680
Worked at usual place 32,685 16,440 16,240   5,094,650 2,539,870 2,554,780
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 19,420 9,200 10,220   3,056,365 1,421,005 1,635,365
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 6,925 3,400 3,530   795,195 404,425 390,765
Worked in a different census division (county) 6,290 3,840 2,455   1,211,410 696,880 514,525
Worked in a different province 40 0 35   31,680 17,555 14,120
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Figure showing: Mode of transportation to work Figure
Mode of transportation to work
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 35,900 18,880 17,025   5,690,960 2,985,495 2,705,465
Car, truck, van, as driver 27,005 14,690 12,320   4,038,035 2,274,810 1,763,230
Car, truck, van, as passenger 3,495 1,625 1,870   470,410 191,695 278,715
Public transit 385 120 265   736,060 299,920 436,140
Walked or bicycled 4,550 2,245 2,305   389,105 190,340 198,765
All other modes 460 195 260   57,350 28,740 28,610
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Figure showing: Visible minority population characteristics Figure
Visible minority population characteristics
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 73,425 36,185 37,240   12,028,895 5,877,875 6,151,020
Total visible minority population 85 1,570 760 810   2,745,200 1,332,995 1,412,205
Chinese 255 90 160   576,975 277,500 299,475
South Asian 86 330 155 175   794,170 401,900 392,270
Black 335 180 155   473,765 223,220 250,540
Filipino 50 30 10   203,215 87,025 116,190
Latin American 180 90 85   147,140 71,370 75,765
Southeast Asian 87 220 100 120   110,045 53,135 56,910
Arab 20 15 10   111,405 58,625 52,785
West Asian 88 10 0 0   96,620 49,275 47,340
Korean 85 45 35   69,540 33,720 35,820
Japanese 50 35 15   28,080 12,775 15,300
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 30 0 30   56,845 26,680 30,160
Multiple visible minority 90 15 10 0   77,400 37,755 39,645
Not a visible minority 91 71,850 35,425 36,430   9,283,695 4,544,875 4,738,815
Table: Earnings in 2005
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Earnings in 2005
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 45,405 23,710 21,695   6,991,670 3,621,760 3,369,910
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 26,766 34,097 20,312   29,335 35,702 23,755
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 24,980 15,045 9,930   3,690,665 2,116,730 1,573,940
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 39,130 43,933 33,748   44,748 50,057 38,914
Table: Income in 2005
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Income in 2005
Perth (CD)   Ontario
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 57,160 27,900 29,265   9,340,020 4,540,895 4,799,125
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 27,935 35,311 21,708   27,258 34,454 21,669
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,966 30,683 20,090   24,604 30,182 20,201
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 75.8 79.9 69.8   77.4 80.7 72.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 11.2 7.8 16.1   9.8 6.9 14.0
Other money - As a % of total income 13.0 12.3 14.0   12.9 12.4 13.5
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 72,995 36,070 36,920   11,926,140 5,825,145 6,100,995
% in low income before tax - All persons 8.0 7.3 8.6   14.7 13.7 15.6
% in low income after tax - All persons 5.2 4.9 5.5   11.1 10.5 11.6
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 9.1 9.6 8.5   18.0 17.9 18.1
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 5.7 5.6 5.8   13.7 13.7 13.8

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Perth, Ontario (Code3531) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed June 24, 2016).

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