Table A.4
Profile of population aged 25 to 44 in 2006, by place of residence, 2006

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Characteristics Place of residence
Toronto CMA Montréal CMA Vancouver CMA
Surrounding municipalities Central municipality Surrounding municipalities Central municipality Surrounding municipalities Central municipality
percentage
Family status 100 100 100 100 100 100
Childless persons 38 56 38 59 44 67
Adult child living with parents 15 14 9 10 12 11
Non-family (person living alone or with roommates) 9 23 13 29 15 33
Persons in a couple 15 19 16 20 18 24
Persons with children 62 44 62 41 56 33
Lone parents 5 6 7 7 6 4
Married or common-law parents (total) 57 38 55 34 50 29
Were parents in 2001, no other children since 29 18 30 15 26 13
Were parents in 2001, at least one new child since 13 8 11 8 11 6
Had their first child between 2001 and 2006 10 8 9 8 9 7
Had their first children between 2001 and 2006 (2 or more children) 5 3 5 3 4 3
Highest level of education attained 100 100 100 100 100 100
No high school diploma 8 9 11 10 8 7
High school diploma 23 20 18 16 24 19
College or vocational school diploma 35 29 45 36 37 30
University diploma, bachelor's 27 31 21 26 23 33
University diploma, master's or doctorate (including medical studies) 8 11 5 11 7 11
After-tax family income 100 100 100 100 100 100
Under $20,000 6 15 7 21 11 18
$20,000 to $39,999 13 22 17 30 18 23
$40,000 to $49,999 9 11 12 12 10 11
$50,000 to $59,999 10 10 13 10 10 9
$60,000 to $69,999 10 8 12 7 10 8
$70,000 to $79,999 10 7 10 6 9 7
$80,000 to $99,999 17 10 14 7 13 9
$100,000 to $149,999 19 11 11 5 13 10
$150,000 and over 7 6 3 2 5 4
Low-income status after-tax 100 100 100 100 100 100
No 90 81 91 75 85 80
Yes 10 19 9 25 15 20
Place of birth 100 100 100 100 100 100
Canada1 24 21 74 45 34 29
Canada, with at least one immigrant parent 26 23 11 15 21 23
South America 7 9 3 9 2 3
Europe 10 10 4 9 7 7
Africa 3 4 2 8 2 1
Middle East 3 4 2 4 2 2
East Asia 7 11 1 3 14 20
Southeast Asia 5 7 1 3 6 9
South Asia 13 11 1 3 9 3
United States, Oceania and others 1 1 1 1 3 3
Place of work 100 100 100 100 100 100
Downtown 25 62 32 63 16 53
Surrounding municipality 53 14 48 13 0 0
Outside the CMA 3 2 4 2 61 26
No fixed place of work 10 10 8 7 12 10
No place of work 9 13 8 15 11 11
Tenure 100 100 100 100 100 100
Renter 15 47 24 68 28 54
Owner 85 53 76 32 72 46
Type of housing 100 100 100 100 100 100
Single house 59 25 63 7 44 19
Semi-detached or row house 23 15 10 7 14 5
Apartment 18 60 27 86 42 77
Number of rooms in dwelling 100 100 100 100 100 100
2 or less 17 54 30 65 35 64
3 39 28 45 27 30 14
4 or more 44 18 25 8 35 22
Mode of transportation to get to work 100 100 100 100 100 100
Car 85 52 84 51 80 54
Public transit 13 37 12 36 15 26
Walking, cycling or other 3 11 4 12 6 20
Median distance between place of work and place of residence (in km) 12 7 12 6 9 4
1. Includes persons born outside Canada but who are nevertheless Canadian by birth.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.