Demographics of Yukon

Overview
Population, 2021

40,232

12.1%
Population, 2016: 35,874
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 472345.44
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 0.1
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$64,200
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$54,750
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$118,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$101,400
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
66.8%
Unemployment rate
6.8%
Participation rate
71.7%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$488,800
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,560
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,290
Population
Population, 2021 40,232
Population, 2016 35,874
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 12.10%
Total private dwellings, 2021 19,610
Total private dwellings, 2016 17,987
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 9.00%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 17,181
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 15,215
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 12.90%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 472,345
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 0
National population rank, 2021 0
Province/territory population rank, 2021 0
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 39,585
Official languages 39,430
English 39,345
French 5,740
Non-official languages 7,425
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 32,775
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 31,810
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $64,200
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 31,825
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $54,750
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 29,510
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $60,700
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 26,140
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $58,050
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 27,225
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $9,280
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,135
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,500
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 7,205
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,500
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 32,775
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,095
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $78,500
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $82,300
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,765
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $26,600
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $36,640
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 87.60%
Employment income (%) 74.20%
Government transfers (%) 12.40%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 3.40%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.00%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 32,775
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 31,485
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $61,500
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 31,500
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $52,250
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 29,555
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $59,800
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 26,505
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $56,200
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 24,875
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,810
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,985
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,890
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 32,775
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,000
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $74,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $77,000
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,465
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,800
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $39,120
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 91.20%
Employment income (%) 77.00%
Government transfers (%) 8.70%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 17,180
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $118,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $101,400
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 5,620
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $63,000
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $54,250
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 11,560
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $146,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $124,400
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 10,860
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $144,400
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $122,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,410
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $136,600
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $115,100
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,190
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $177,000
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $149,400
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,870
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $92,500
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $82,200
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,990
Average total income in 2020 ($) $59,600
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $51,500
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 39,585
Canadian citizens 36,545
Canadian citizens aged under 18 7,910
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 28,640
Not Canadian citizens 3,045
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 17,180
Owner 11,065
Renter 5,530
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 585
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 17,180
Condominium 2,055
Not condominium 15,125
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 17,180
No bedrooms 245
1 bedroom 2,885
2 bedrooms 4,705
3 bedrooms 5,995
4 or more bedrooms 3,355
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 17,180
1 to 4 rooms 6,360
5 rooms 3,025
6 rooms 2,615
7 rooms 1,945
8 or more rooms 3,230
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 17,180
1960 or before 1,275
1961 to 1980 4,705
1981 to 1990 2,365
1991 to 2000 2,820
2001 to 2005 990
2006 to 2010 1,420
2011 to 2015 1,625
2016 to 2021 1,975
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 17,180
15 to 24 years 425
25 to 34 years 2,795
35 to 44 years 3,345
45 to 54 years 3,050
55 to 64 years 3,645
65 to 74 years 2,725
75 to 84 years 935
85 years and over 260
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 16,490
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 13,825
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 2,665
30% to less than 100% 2,470
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 11,000
% of owner households with a mortgage 59.40%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 11.80%
% in core housing need 8.00%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,460
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,560
Median value of dwellings ($) $500,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $488,800
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,180
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,290
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 32,775
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,840
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 26,940
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 22,895
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,815
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 20,075
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 32,775
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,860
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 8,370
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 19,555
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10,585
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,145
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,095
Apprenticeship certificate 2,050
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 6,270
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,170
Bachelor’s degree or higher 8,965
Bachelor's degree 5,625
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 520
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 160
Master's degree 2,415
Earned doctorate 245
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 22,895
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,230
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,180
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 15,490
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 7,950
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,195
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 740
Apprenticeship certificate 1,460
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 4,855
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 900
Bachelor’s degree or higher 7,540
Bachelor's degree 4,695
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 445
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 125
Master's degree 2,090
Earned doctorate 185
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 32,780
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 13,225
Education 1,635
13. Education 1,635
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 530
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 40
50. Visual and performing arts 490
Humanities 1,075
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 110
23. English language and literature/letters 200
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 355
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 20
38. Philosophy and religious studies 50
39. Theology and religious vocations 110
54. History 180
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 35
Social and behavioural sciences and law 2,600
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 60
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 280
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 455
22. Legal professions and studies 295
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 105
42. Psychology 350
45. Social sciences 1,055
Business, management and public administration 3,495
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 605
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 2,890
Physical and life sciences and technologies 975
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 450
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 190
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 35
40. Physical sciences 250
41. Science technologies/technicians 50
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 480
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 350
25. Library science 65
27. Mathematics and statistics 55
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 10
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 3,880
04. Architecture and related services 170
14. Engineering 605
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 625
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 10
46. Construction trades 1,255
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 965
48. Precision production 255
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,070
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 260
03. Natural resources and conservation 810
Health and related fields 2,475
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 300
51. Health professions and related programs 2,120
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 10
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 45
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,335
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 710
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 290
49. Transportation and materials moving 330
Other 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 22,895
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 7,405
Education 1,255
13. Education 1,255
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 415
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 35
50. Visual and performing arts 385
Humanities 780
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 80
23. English language and literature/letters 150
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 240
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 20
38. Philosophy and religious studies 40
39. Theology and religious vocations 75
54. History 145
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 30
Social and behavioural sciences and law 2,165
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 45
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 245
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 335
22. Legal professions and studies 255
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 100
42. Psychology 295
45. Social sciences 885
Business, management and public administration 2,775
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 480
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 2,295
Physical and life sciences and technologies 825
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 395
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 160
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 20
40. Physical sciences 205
41. Science technologies/technicians 40
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 435
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 320
25. Library science 55
27. Mathematics and statistics 45
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 10
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 2,825
04. Architecture and related services 140
14. Engineering 510
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 440
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 915
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 685
48. Precision production 135
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 905
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 210
03. Natural resources and conservation 695
Health and related fields 2,070
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 255
51. Health professions and related programs 1,785
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 30
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,050
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 560
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 250
49. Transportation and materials moving 245
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 32,775
In the labour force 23,515
Employed 21,905
Unemployed 1,610
Not in the labour force 9,260
Participation rate 71.70%
Employment rate 66.80%
Unemployment rate 6.80%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 32,780
Did not work 8,935
Worked 23,845
Worked full year full time 13,415
Worked part year and/or part time 10,430
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 23,520
Class of worker - not applicable 380
All classes of workers 23,140
Employee 19,945
Permanent position 15,505
Temporary position 4,440
Fixed term (1 year or more) 1,395
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 3,050
Self-employed 3,190
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 23,520
Occupation - not applicable 380
All occupations 23,140
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 420
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 4,215
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,635
3 Health occupations 1,525
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 4,420
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 805
6 Sales and service occupations 4,735
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 4,270
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 715
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 400
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 23,520
Industry - not applicable 380
All industries 23,140
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 365
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 675
22 Utilities 215
23 Construction 2,045
31-33 Manufacturing 300
41 Wholesale trade 290
44-45 Retail trade 2,230
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 865
51 Information and cultural industries 555
52 Finance and insurance 320
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 300
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 1,240
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 610
61 Educational services 1,730
62 Health care and social assistance 2,745
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 635
72 Accommodation and food services 1,285
81 Other services (except public administration) 945
91 Public administration 5,785
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 21,905
Worked at home 2,495
Worked outside Canada 15
No fixed workplace address 2,615
Usual place of work 16,785
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 16,780
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 13,810
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 2,205
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 0
Commute to a different province or territory 770
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 19,395
Car, truck or van 16,410
Car, truck or van - as a driver 15,050
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 1,360
Public transit 485
Walked 1,675
Bicycle 470
Other method 360
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 19,395
Less than 15 minutes 10,020
15 to 29 minutes 7,180
30 to 44 minutes 1,275
45 to 59 minutes 435
60 minutes and over 485
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 25,520
English 24,080
French 225
Non-official language 60
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 60
English and French 705
English and non-official language(s) 425
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 30
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 25,520
Official languages 25,290
English 24,970
French 315
Non-official languages 95
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 37,410
Non-movers 20,500
Movers 16,910
Non-migrants 7,920
Migrants 8,990
Internal migrants 7,490
Intraprovincial migrants 2,465
Interprovincial migrants 5,020
External migrants 1,505
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