Demographics of Sidney, British Columbia

Overview
Population, 2021

12,318

5.5%
Population, 2016: 11,672
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 5.11
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 2412.8
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$53,150
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$45,880
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$93,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$81,100
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
44.8%
Unemployment rate
4.7%
Participation rate
46.9%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$798,000
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,219
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,542
Population
Population, 2021 12,318
Population, 2016 11,672
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 5.50%
Total private dwellings, 2021 6,321
Total private dwellings, 2016 5,960
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.10%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 5,981
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 5,603
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 6.70%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 5
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 2,413
National population rank, 2021 350
Province/territory population rank, 2021 51
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 11,780
Official languages 11,745
English 11,745
French 810
Non-official languages 1,760
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,695
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,570
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $53,150
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,570
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $45,880
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,865
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $45,040
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,875
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $43,560
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,235
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $12,730
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 615
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,300
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,800
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,600
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,690
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,575
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $61,600
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $67,500
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,340
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $17,800
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $28,200
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 79.00%
Employment income (%) 45.60%
Government transfers (%) 20.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.70%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 3.80%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 2.80%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,695
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 10,425
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $50,560
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 10,440
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $43,120
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 9,840
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $44,400
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 6,600
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $40,800
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 7,935
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $11,400
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 445
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $7,880
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,690
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,565
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $59,600
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $63,950
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,270
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $25,600
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $35,320
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 82.80%
Employment income (%) 51.00%
Government transfers (%) 17.20%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 0.70%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 5,985
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $93,900
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $81,100
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 2,315
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $59,300
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $50,280
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 3,665
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $115,800
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $100,500
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,590
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $114,800
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $99,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,180
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $106,100
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $92,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 890
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $147,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $127,200
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 395
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $88,800
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $78,400
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,650
Average total income in 2020 ($) $56,550
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $48,160
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 11,780
Canadian citizens 11,210
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,305
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 9,905
Not Canadian citizens 570
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 5,980
Owner 4,595
Renter 1,385
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 5,980
Condominium 2,045
Not condominium 3,935
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 5,980
No bedrooms 55
1 bedroom 780
2 bedrooms 2,380
3 bedrooms 1,760
4 or more bedrooms 1,005
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 5,980
1 to 4 rooms 1,875
5 rooms 1,225
6 rooms 950
7 rooms 675
8 or more rooms 1,255
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 5,980
1960 or before 310
1961 to 1980 2,305
1981 to 1990 1,290
1991 to 2000 805
2001 to 2005 270
2006 to 2010 290
2011 to 2015 220
2016 to 2021 490
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 5,980
15 to 24 years 35
25 to 34 years 365
35 to 44 years 515
45 to 54 years 570
55 to 64 years 1,085
65 to 74 years 1,495
75 to 84 years 1,250
85 years and over 660
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 5,970
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 4,680
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,295
30% to less than 100% 1,165
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 4,595
% of owner households with a mortgage 44.30%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 15.00%
% in core housing need 7.50%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $910
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,219
Median value of dwellings ($) $750,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $798,000
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,500
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,542
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,695
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,280
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 9,410
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 4,830
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 420
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,410
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 10,695
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,040
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,110
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,545
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3,930
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,030
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 395
Apprenticeship certificate 635
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,490
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 405
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,615
Bachelor's degree 1,615
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 165
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 50
Master's degree 600
Earned doctorate 185
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 4,830
No certificate, diploma or degree 310
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,340
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,175
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,935
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 540
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 195
Apprenticeship certificate 345
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,260
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 135
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,245
Bachelor's degree 835
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 45
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 25
Master's degree 305
Earned doctorate 45
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 10,695
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,150
Education 550
13. Education 550
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 220
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 35
50. Visual and performing arts 185
Humanities 310
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 45
23. English language and literature/letters 85
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 45
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 20
38. Philosophy and religious studies 20
39. Theology and religious vocations 30
54. History 55
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 15
Social and behavioural sciences and law 810
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 15
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 65
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 145
22. Legal professions and studies 110
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 45
42. Psychology 160
45. Social sciences 280
Business, management and public administration 1,215
30.16 Accounting and computer science 10
44. Public administration and social service professions 80
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,125
Physical and life sciences and technologies 340
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 135
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 50
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 20
40. Physical sciences 125
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 215
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 105
25. Library science 50
27. Mathematics and statistics 45
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 15
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,285
04. Architecture and related services 45
14. Engineering 180
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 330
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 360
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 230
48. Precision production 140
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 130
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 100
03. Natural resources and conservation 35
Health and related fields 1,120
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 35
51. Health professions and related programs 1,065
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 15
Personal, protective and transportation services 345
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 175
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 80
49. Transportation and materials moving 80
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 4,835
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,650
Education 165
13. Education 165
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 100
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 20
50. Visual and performing arts 80
Humanities 120
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 15
23. English language and literature/letters 30
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 30
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 10
54. History 20
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 415
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 15
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 50
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 70
22. Legal professions and studies 65
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 20
42. Psychology 70
45. Social sciences 135
Business, management and public administration 625
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 30
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 595
Physical and life sciences and technologies 150
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 70
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 25
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 15
40. Physical sciences 40
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 100
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 85
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 660
04. Architecture and related services 20
14. Engineering 100
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 145
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 220
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 105
48. Precision production 70
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 65
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 50
03. Natural resources and conservation 20
Health and related fields 575
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 35
51. Health professions and related programs 530
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 10
Personal, protective and transportation services 190
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 105
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 45
49. Transportation and materials moving 40
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 10,695
In the labour force 5,020
Employed 4,790
Unemployed 235
Not in the labour force 5,670
Participation rate 46.90%
Employment rate 44.80%
Unemployment rate 4.70%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 10,695
Did not work 5,520
Worked 5,180
Worked full year full time 2,680
Worked part year and/or part time 2,500
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 5,020
Class of worker - not applicable 50
All classes of workers 4,970
Employee 4,065
Permanent position 3,510
Temporary position 555
Fixed term (1 year or more) 180
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 375
Self-employed 910
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 5,020
Occupation - not applicable 50
All occupations 4,970
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 55
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 935
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 365
3 Health occupations 420
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 550
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 140
6 Sales and service occupations 1,420
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 890
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 75
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 120
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 5,020
Industry - not applicable 50
All industries 4,970
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 55
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 20
22 Utilities 30
23 Construction 350
31-33 Manufacturing 250
41 Wholesale trade 100
44-45 Retail trade 685
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 285
51 Information and cultural industries 60
52 Finance and insurance 100
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 115
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 410
55 Management of companies and enterprises 10
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 200
61 Educational services 295
62 Health care and social assistance 830
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 110
72 Accommodation and food services 415
81 Other services (except public administration) 195
91 Public administration 460
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 4,790
Worked at home 955
Worked outside Canada 20
No fixed workplace address 640
Usual place of work 3,175
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 3,170
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 1,425
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 1,660
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 75
Commute to a different province or territory 0
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 3,815
Car, truck or van 2,945
Car, truck or van - as a driver 2,730
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 210
Public transit 125
Walked 485
Bicycle 145
Other method 125
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 3,815
Less than 15 minutes 1,850
15 to 29 minutes 1,130
30 to 44 minutes 630
45 to 59 minutes 125
60 minutes and over 80
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 5,550
English 5,480
French 0
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 40
English and non-official language(s) 25
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
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 5,550
Official languages 5,525
English 5,520
French 0
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 11,455
Non-movers 6,610
Movers 4,845
Non-migrants 1,115
Migrants 3,730
Internal migrants 3,495
Intraprovincial migrants 2,945
Interprovincial migrants 555
External migrants 230
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