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Table 01 - Demographic Characteristics
Population 1991 1996 2002 % change
1996-2001
Total(note 3) 71,303 74,437 77,497 4.1


Population by Age Group (note 3)
Under - 17 (note 1) 21,580 20,335 (6.12)
18 - 34 (note 2) 16,725 21,920 23.70
35 - 54 20,120 23,500 14.38
55 - 74 15,105 16,020 5.71
75 - Older 4,700 5,360 12.31
% Distribution by Age Group
Under - 17 (note 1) 27.6% 24.9% (10.96)
18 - 34 (note 2) 21.4% 20.3% (5.32)
35 - 54 25.7% 28.7% 10.48
55 - 74 19.3% 19.6% 1.41
75 - Older 6.0% 6.6% 8.31
Source: Statistics Canada 1991, 1996, 2001 Census. Reference: Cat #95F0181XDB96001 (416)973-6586
Note 1: in 1991, this represents "Under 19", as a detailed breakdown by precise age is not available.
Note 2: in 1991, this represents "20 - 34", as a detailed breakdown by precise age is not available.
Note 3: Aggregate (total) data has been adjusted to reflect the 1997 amalgmation of Murray Township with a number of other municipalities in Hastings County to form the City of Quinte West. Detailed data based on the 1996 census includes statistics for Murray Township (1996 population 7355).


Households 1991
(Number)
1991
% of Total
1996
(Number)
1996
% of Total
Number of Households in Income Group
Under - $30,000 9,485 33% 10,745 35%
$30,000 - $49,999 8,130 29% 7,500 25%
$50,001 - $69,999 6,055 21% 5,985 20%
$70,000 - Above 4,680 17% 6,115 20%
Total Occupied Private Households 28,360   30,360  
Median Household Income ($Cdn) 41,499   41,315  
Source: Statistics Canada 1991, 1996 Census. Reference: Cat #95F0181XDB96001 (416)973-6586


Net Migration Last Five Years Available 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99
502 467 799 564 21
Source: Statistics Canada Annual Demographic Statistics 1997-2000 CAT #91-213-XPB (416)973-6586


Workforce Education Attainment
(15 years and over)
Percentage
(%)
Less than High School Diploma 37.9%
High School Diploma Only 15.9%
Some post-secondary or trade 6.2%
Post-secondary certificate / diploma 25.6%
Some University 6.1%
University Degree 8.3%
Source: Statistics Canada Community Profile websites http://www.statcan.ca


Same table for:   Alderville First Nation Cramahe Township
Alnwick-Haldimand Hamilton Township
Brighton Port Hope
Cobourg Trent Hills

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