Demographics of Colwood, British Columbia

Overview
Population, 2021

18,961

12.5%
Population, 2016: 16,859
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 17.66
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 1073.6
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$55,300
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$47,320
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$113,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$96,800
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
61.9%
Unemployment rate
5.1%
Participation rate
65.2%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$823,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,698
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,514
Population
Population, 2021 18,961
Population, 2016 16,859
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 12.50%
Total private dwellings, 2021 7,688
Total private dwellings, 2016 6,867
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 12.00%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 7,428
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 6,588
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 12.80%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 18
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 1,074
National population rank, 2021 242
Province/territory population rank, 2021 38
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 18,790
Official languages 18,745
English 18,735
French 1,545
Non-official languages 2,345
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,645
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 15,190
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $55,300
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 15,195
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $47,320
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 14,210
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $50,160
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 11,185
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $50,680
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 12,080
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $10,490
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,140
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,080
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,125
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,660
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,645
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,905
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $68,500
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $71,800
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,960
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $21,000
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,520
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 85.00%
Employment income (%) 67.60%
Government transfers (%) 15.10%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.00%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.10%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.20%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,645
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 14,975
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $53,200
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 15,025
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $45,000
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 14,115
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,360
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 11,805
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $48,400
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 9,380
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $9,170
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 870
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,220
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,645
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,870
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $63,600
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $67,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,720
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $26,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $35,240
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 89.20%
Employment income (%) 71.60%
Government transfers (%) 10.80%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.90%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 7,430
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $113,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $96,800
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,615
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $58,350
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $49,920
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 5,815
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $128,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $109,900
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 5,580
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $126,200
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $107,900
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,345
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $109,800
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $93,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,365
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $153,800
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $130,600
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 700
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $83,600
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $74,800
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,580
Average total income in 2020 ($) $52,350
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $45,160
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 18,795
Canadian citizens 17,990
Canadian citizens aged under 18 3,655
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 14,335
Not Canadian citizens 800
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 7,425
Owner 5,455
Renter 1,980
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 7,425
Condominium 845
Not condominium 6,580
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 7,425
No bedrooms 10
1 bedroom 625
2 bedrooms 1,330
3 bedrooms 3,005
4 or more bedrooms 2,455
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 7,425
1 to 4 rooms 1,405
5 rooms 1,095
6 rooms 1,255
7 rooms 1,120
8 or more rooms 2,560
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 7,425
1960 or before 725
1961 to 1980 2,405
1981 to 1990 1,255
1991 to 2000 570
2001 to 2005 410
2006 to 2010 760
2011 to 2015 360
2016 to 2021 945
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 7,425
15 to 24 years 160
25 to 34 years 875
35 to 44 years 1,475
45 to 54 years 1,270
55 to 64 years 1,555
65 to 74 years 1,230
75 to 84 years 665
85 years and over 210
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 7,410
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 6,015
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,395
30% to less than 100% 1,255
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 5,450
% of owner households with a mortgage 64.80%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 15.00%
% in core housing need 4.00%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,680
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,698
Median value of dwellings ($) $800,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $823,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,370
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,514
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,645
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,155
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 13,490
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 10,215
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 880
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 9,335
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 15,650
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,750
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,330
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 8,565
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 5,250
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,550
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 570
Apprenticeship certificate 985
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 3,260
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 440
Bachelor’s degree or higher 3,310
Bachelor's degree 2,265
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 180
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 60
Master's degree 715
Earned doctorate 95
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 10,220
No certificate, diploma or degree 635
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,190
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,390
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,055
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 395
Apprenticeship certificate 655
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,480
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 320
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,540
Bachelor's degree 1,745
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 140
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 25
Master's degree 565
Earned doctorate 60
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 15,645
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 7,085
Education 570
13. Education 570
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 255
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 30
50. Visual and performing arts 230
Humanities 360
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 25
23. English language and literature/letters 70
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 125
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 10
38. Philosophy and religious studies 30
39. Theology and religious vocations 35
54. History 50
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 15
Social and behavioural sciences and law 975
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 75
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 200
22. Legal professions and studies 130
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 190
45. Social sciences 365
Business, management and public administration 1,660
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 155
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,505
Physical and life sciences and technologies 310
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 145
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 65
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 10
40. Physical sciences 75
41. Science technologies/technicians 15
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 295
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 235
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 35
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 15
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,930
04. Architecture and related services 80
14. Engineering 195
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 585
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 550
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 320
48. Precision production 195
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 205
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 115
03. Natural resources and conservation 90
Health and related fields 1,375
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 95
51. Health professions and related programs 1,265
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 15
Personal, protective and transportation services 620
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 325
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 15
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 40
43. Security and protective services 135
49. Transportation and materials moving 105
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 10,215
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,825
Education 350
13. Education 350
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 200
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 20
50. Visual and performing arts 180
Humanities 265
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 10
23. English language and literature/letters 60
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 85
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 30
39. Theology and religious vocations 25
54. History 40
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 0
Social and behavioural sciences and law 775
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 70
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 155
22. Legal professions and studies 120
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 10
42. Psychology 125
45. Social sciences 290
Business, management and public administration 1,210
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 115
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,090
Physical and life sciences and technologies 240
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 115
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 45
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 10
40. Physical sciences 55
41. Science technologies/technicians 15
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 250
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 215
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 25
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 10
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,385
04. Architecture and related services 80
14. Engineering 145
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 400
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 410
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 215
48. Precision production 130
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 165
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 95
03. Natural resources and conservation 70
Health and related fields 1,035
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 75
51. Health professions and related programs 955
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 515
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 255
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 10
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 30
43. Security and protective services 125
49. Transportation and materials moving 85
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 15,650
In the labour force 10,205
Employed 9,685
Unemployed 520
Not in the labour force 5,445
Participation rate 65.20%
Employment rate 61.90%
Unemployment rate 5.10%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 15,645
Did not work 5,435
Worked 10,210
Worked full year full time 6,030
Worked part year and/or part time 4,185
Average weeks worked in reference year 43
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 10,200
Class of worker - not applicable 135
All classes of workers 10,070
Employee 8,755
Permanent position 7,745
Temporary position 1,010
Fixed term (1 year or more) 360
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 650
Self-employed 1,315
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 10,200
Occupation - not applicable 135
All occupations 10,070
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 95
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 1,705
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 845
3 Health occupations 755
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 1,750
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 315
6 Sales and service occupations 2,515
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,750
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 180
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 170
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 10,200
Industry - not applicable 135
All industries 10,070
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 85
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 25
22 Utilities 40
23 Construction 915
31-33 Manufacturing 365
41 Wholesale trade 175
44-45 Retail trade 1,245
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 330
51 Information and cultural industries 155
52 Finance and insurance 290
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 145
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 795
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 465
61 Educational services 625
62 Health care and social assistance 1,265
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 190
72 Accommodation and food services 575
81 Other services (except public administration) 345
91 Public administration 2,030
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 9,680
Worked at home 1,975
Worked outside Canada 15
No fixed workplace address 1,455
Usual place of work 6,245
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 6,245
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 885
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 5,205
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 140
Commute to a different province or territory 15
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 7,695
Car, truck or van 6,550
Car, truck or van - as a driver 6,105
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 440
Public transit 400
Walked 275
Bicycle 185
Other method 285
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 7,695
Less than 15 minutes 2,215
15 to 29 minutes 3,000
30 to 44 minutes 1,815
45 to 59 minutes 465
60 minutes and over 200
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 10,920
English 10,650
French 30
Non-official language 15
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 15
English and French 130
English and non-official language(s) 85
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 10
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 10,920
Official languages 10,895
English 10,840
French 50
Non-official languages 20
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 17,785
Non-movers 9,885
Movers 7,905
Non-migrants 1,325
Migrants 6,580
Internal migrants 6,120
Intraprovincial migrants 4,620
Interprovincial migrants 1,500
External migrants 455
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