Population Make Up

Population Profile - Age, Gender, Mobility, Origin

Age

  • Mean age of residents in the Village of Pemberton in 2006 was 32.7 years (BC compares as 40.8 years)
  • 80.6% of the population was over the age of 15 (BC compares as 83.5%)
  • 5% of the population was 60 years or older (BC compares as 20%)

Gender

  • The male/female population split is 52/48 (BC compares as 51/49)

Mobility

  • 32% of the population has lived in their current place of residence for 5 years or more
  • 24% of the population lived in the same census subdivision
  • 27% of the population lived in a different census subdivision in BC
  • 15% lived out of BC or Canada
  • This compares to BC respectively as 53%, 23%, 14%, and 10%

Origin

  • 45% of Pemberton’s population is aboriginal
  • 81.5% of the population’s mother tongue is English, 8% French, 1.5% English/French, 9% other languages
  • The following visible minorities comprise part of the Pemberton population: 4.3% Chinese, 0.45% Filipino, 3% Japanese, 0.45% multiple minorities
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