Ottawa

Population

Population

Ottawa

Usual resident population - 100% data

812,135

Total population excluding institutional residents 20% sample data

801,275

Total population by age groups

Ottawa

Total population

812,130

0 to 4 years

44,380

5 to 9 years

46,235

10 to 14 years

52,135

15 to 19 years

54,595

20 to 24 years

58,490

25 to 29 years

53,390

30 to 34 years

55,590

35 to 39 years

59,750

40 to 44 years

69,825

45 to 49 years

67,535

50 to 54 years

59,275

55 to 59 years

52,545

60 to 64 years

37,510

65 to 69 years

28,100

70 to 74 years

23,850

75 to 79 years

19,870

80 to 84 years

15,765

85 to 89 years

8,695

90 years and over

4,595

Male, total

393,000

0 to 4 years

22,515

5 to 9 years

23,460

10 to 14 years

26,650

15 to 19 years

27,650

20 to 24 years

29,140

25 to 29 years

25,930

30 to 34 years

26,755

35 to 39 years

29,140

40 to 44 years

34,290

45 to 49 years

32,650

50 to 54 years

28,675

55 to 59 years

25,620

60 to 64 years

18,050

65 to 69 years

13,190

70 to 74 years

11,025

75 to 79 years

8,420

80 to 84 years

5,930

85 to 89 years

2,785

90 years and over

1,130

Female, total

419,130

0 to 4 years

21,865

5 to 9 years

22,775

10 to 14 years

25,485

15 to 19 years

26,945

20 to 24 years

29,350

25 to 29 years

27,460

30 to 34 years

28,835

35 to 39 years

30,610

40 to 44 years

35,535

45 to 49 years

34,885

50 to 54 years

30,600

55 to 59 years

26,925

60 to 64 years

19,460

65 to 69 years

14,910

70 to 74 years

12,825

75 to 79 years

11,450

80 to 84 years

9,835

85 to 89 years

5,925

90 years and over

3,465

Total number of children at home

Ottawa

Total number of children at home

251,705

Under six years of age

52,600

6 to 14 years

89,570

15 to 17 years

32,150

18 to 24 years

52,270

25 years and over

25,115

Average number of children at home per census family

1.1

Total Population by Mother Tongue

Ottawa

Total Population

812,130

English

537,165

French

123,925

Non-official language

151,010

Total - Mobility status 1 year ago

Ottawa

Total - Mobility status 1 year ago

792,240

Non-movers

678,900

Movers

113,340

Non-migrants

81,090

Migrants

32,250

Internal migrants

23,870

Intraprovincial migrants

13,785

Interprovincial migrants

10,085

External migrants

8,380

Total - Mobility status 5 years ago

Ottawa

Total - Mobility status 5 years ago

756,740

Non-movers

429,805

Movers

326,935

Non-migrants

219,140

Migrants

107,795

Internal migrants

73,650

Intraprovincial migrants

41,115

Interprovincial migrants

32,540

External migrants

34,145

Total population by immigrant status and place of birth

Ottawa

Total population by immigrant status and place of birth

801,275

Non-immigrants

614,840

Born in province of residence

454,220

Born outside province of residence

160,620

Immigrants

178,540

United States of America

7,865

Central and South America

8,540

Caribbean and Bermuda

10,680

Europe

58,745

Africa

18,695

Asia and the Middle East

73,115

Oceania and other

890

Non-permanent residents

7,885

Total population by ethnic origin

Ottawa

Total population

801,275

British Isles origins

364,950

French origins

173,700

Aboriginal origins

29,065

Other North American origins

233,705

Caribbean origins

19,460

Latin, Central and South American origins

10,315

European origins

229,140

Western European origins

96,365

Eastern European origins

65,555

Southern European origins

68,255

Other European origins

13,145

African origins

26,400

Arab origins

37,515

West Asian origins

11,875

South Asian origins

28,455

East and Southeast Asian origins

55,750

Oceania origins

1,400

Total population 15 years and over by highest certificate, diploma or degree

Ottawa

Total population 15 and over

658,500

No certificate, diploma or degree

101,330

Certificate, diploma or degree

557,155

High school certificate or equivalent

160,485

Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

37,035

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma

118,525

University certificate, diploma or degree

241,110

University certificate or diploma below bachelor level

27,925

University certificate or degree

213,175

Bachelor's degree

125,090

University certificate or diploma above bachelor level

20,160

Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry

4,965

Master's degree

51,090

Earned doctorate

11,865

Source: 2006 Census, Statistics Canada

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Dwelling and Household

Total number of occupied private dwellings

Ottawa

Total dwellings

321,100

Structural Type

Ottawa

Single-detached house

138,900

Semi-detached house

17,930

Row house

61,525

Apartment, duplex

6,260

Apartment, building that has five or more storeys

60,880

Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys

34,100

Other single-attached house

620

Movable dwelling

800

Tenure

Ottawa

Owned

211,850

Rented

109,250

Period of construction

Ottawa

Period of construction, before 1946

30,315

Period of construction, 1946 to 1960

41,180

Period of construction, 1961 to 1970

50,355

Period of construction, 1971 to 1980

62,860

Period of construction, 1981 to 1990

64,075

Period of construction, 1991 to 2000

41,735

Period of construction, 2001 to 2006

30,580

Total number of private households by household size

Ottawa

1 person

88,075

2 persons

104,645

3 persons

51,445

4 to 5 persons

68,675

6 or more persons

8,050

Average number of persons in private households

2.5

Source: 2006 Census, Statistics Canada

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Labour Force and Employment

Total population 15 years and over by labour force activity

Ottawa

Total population 15 years and over

658,495

In the labour force

456,475

Employed

429,575

Unemployed

26,900

Not in the labour force

202,020

Participation rate

69.3

Employment rate

65.2

Unemployment rate

5.9

Total labour force 15 years and over by occupation

Ottawa

Labour force 15 years and over

456,475

Occupation - Not applicable

7,740

All occupations

448,735

Management occupations

53,350

Business, finance and administration occupations

93,275

Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

59,295

Health occupations

24,105

Occ. social science, education, government service and religion

54,135

Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

19,965

Sales and service occupations

98,620

Trades, transport and equipment operators & related occupations

34,170

Occupations unique to primary industry

5,395

Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities

6,420

Total employment by major sectors *

Ottawa

Total 2006 employment

521,639

Primary

1,502

Utilities

1,824

Construction

20,681

Manufacturing

31,262

Wholesale

7,751

Retail

52,936

Transportation and Warehousing

17,821

Information and Cultural

19,427

Finance and Insurance

15,195

Real Estate and Rental Leasing

8,533

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

51,728

Management of Companies and Enterprises

1,397

Administrative and Support, Waste Management & Remediation Services

22,952

Education Services

33,406

Health Care and Social Assistance

46,227

Arts, Entertainment and Recreation

9,753

Accommodation and Food Services

32,083

Other Services

30,294

Federal Public Administration

102,521

Provincial Public Administration

1,839

Local Public Administration

10,158

Other Public Administration

2,349

*Source: Employment in Ottawa, 2006 Employment Survey, City of Ottawa

Total employed labour force 15 years and over with usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by mode of transportation

Ottawa

Total employed labour force 15 years

397,390

Car, truck, van, as driver

236,900

Car, truck, van, as passenger

29,840

Public transit

86,985

Walked

31,050

Bicycle

9,010

Other method

3,600

Source: 2006 Census, Statistics Canada

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Income

Total income in 2005 of population 15 years and over

Ottawa

Total income in 2005 of population 15 years and over

658,500

Median income $ -

32,908

Average income $ -

43,613

Median after-tax income $ -

28,945

Average after-tax income $ -

34,994

Total income in 2005 of males 15 years and over

316,220

Median income $ -

40,175

Average income $ -

52,527

Median after-tax income $ -

34,311

Average after-tax income $ -

41,038

Total income in 2005 of females 15 years and over

342,280

Median income $ -

27,567

Average income $ -

35,325

Median after-tax income $ -

24,805

Average after-tax income $ -

29,375

Household income in 2005 of private households

Ottawa

Household income in 2005 of private households

321,100

Median household income $ -

69,743

Average household income $ -

85,136

Median after-tax household income $ -

58,437

Average after-tax household income $ -

68,288

Households spending 30% or more of household income on shelter-related expenses

78,195

Source: 2006 Census, Statistics Canada

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