Population Size and Growth

Between 2001 and 2006, Temagami experienced a population increase of 4.6%.

Table 3: Census Population Change, 1996-2006
1996
2001
2006
Temagami Population Count
1,027
893
934
% Change from Previous Census
-13
4.6
1996
2001
2006
Ontario Population Count
10,753,573
11,410,046
12,160,282
% Change from Previous Census
6.1
6.6

Source: Statistics Canada. 2007. 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007. http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/index.cfm…g=E

Age Profile

Temagami has an older population compared to the provincial average, with a median age 9 years higher than Ontario. Statistics show that percentages of the total population that are between the ages of 45 to 79, and 15 to 19, are above the provincial average, while the percentages for those aged 20 to 44 years and over 85 are under the provincial average.

Figure 3: Age Distribution Chart
Age Distrobution

Source: McSweeney & Associates, Statistics Canada. 2007. 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007. http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/index.cfm?Lang=E

Table 4: Age Distribution
Characteristics
Temagami
2006
Temagami
2006 (%)
Ontario
2006 (%)
Age
935
0 to 4 years
40
4.3
5.5
5 to 9 years
35
3.7
5.9
10 to 14 years
60
6.4
6.7
15 to 19 years
65
7.0
6.9
20 to 24 years
35
3.7
6.6
25 to 29 years
25
2.7
6.1
30 to 34 years
40
4.3
6.5
35 to 39 years
35
3.7
7.3
40 to 44 years
70
7.5
8.5
45 to 49 years
100
10.7
8.2
50 to 54 years
75
8.0
7.1
55 to 59 years
85
9.1
6.4
60 to 64 years
85
9.1
4.8
65 to 69 years
75
8.0
3.8
70 to 74 years
45
4.8
3.3
75 to 79 years
30
3.2
2.8
80 to 84 years
20
2.1
2.1
85 years and over
10
1.1
1.6
Median age of the population
48
% of the population aged 15 and over
85

Source: McSweeney & Associates, Statistics Canada. 2007. 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007.http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/index.cfm?Lang=E

Language Characteristics

Table 5 indicates 95.6% of people in Temagami speak English or French, or both official languages.

Table 5: Language Characteristics, 2006
Characteristics
Temagami
Temagami (%)
Ontario (%)
Total population
935
English only
800
88.9
68.4
French only
65
7.2
4.1
English and French
25
2.8
0.3
Other language(s)
40
4.4
27.2

Source: McSweeney & Associates, Adapted from Statistics Canada, 2006 Electronic Profile, 94-581-XCB2006001, Profile for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2006 Census.

Mobility Characteristics

Residents of Temagami were slightly less likely to move than the provincial average. Movers were more likely to move from outside Temagami than within Temagami. In addition, Temagami had more migrants from within the province than from outside province or from outside of Canada.

Table 6: Temagami Mobility Rates
Characteristics
Temagami 2006
Temagami
2006 (%)
Ontario
2006 (%)
Mobility status – place of residence status one year ago
Total population 1 year and over
920
Non-movers
805
88.0
86.6
Movers
115
12.6
13.4
Non-migrants
35
3.8
8.0
Migrants
80
8.7
5.4
Internal Migrants
80
8.7
4.3
Intraprovincial migrants
70
7.7
3.8
Interprovincial migrants
10
1.1
0.5
External migrants
0
0.0
1.1
Mobility status – place of residence status five years ago
Total population 5 years and over
905
Non-movers
600
66.3
58.7
Movers
305
33.7
41.3
Non-migrants
65
7.2
22.4
Migrants
240
26.5
18.9
Internal Migrants
240
26.5
14.0
Intraprovincial migrants
230
25.4
12.3
Interprovincial migrants
0
0.0
1.6
External migrants
0
0.0
5.0

Source: McSweeney & Associates, Adapted from Statistics Canada, 2006 Electronic Profile, 94-581-XCB2006001, Profile for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2006 Census.

Level of Education

Table 7 indicates the level of education attainment in Temagami in 20061:

  • Temagami has a larger percentage of residents with an apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma and lower post-secondary educational attainment level compared to the provincial average for ages 25-34.
  • Temagami has a larger percentage of residents with College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma compared to the provincial average for ages 35-64.
  • Temagami has a smaller percentage of residents with university education level compared to the provincial average for ages 35-64.
Table 7:Educational Attainment, 2006
Characteristics
Temagami 2006
Temagami 2006(%)
Ontario 2006(%)
Total population aged 25 to 34
85
No certificate; diploma or degree
10
11.8
8.7
High school certificate or equivalent
30
35.3
23.8
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma
20
23.5
6.0
College; CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma
15
17.6
24.3
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level
0
0.0
4.5
University certificate; diploma or degree
15
17.6
32.7
Total population aged 35 to 64
410
No certificate; diploma or degree
75
18.3
15.0
High school certificate or equivalent
105
25.6
25.4
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma
100
24.4
9.6
College; CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma
95
23.2
21.3
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level
20
4.9
4.7
University certificate; diploma or degree
10
2.4
24.0

Source: McSweeney & Associates, Statistics Canada. 2007. 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007. http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/index.cfm?Lang=E

Income

Table 8 indicates substantially lower income levels in Temagami than in Ontario in 2005, with a much greater percentage of income derived from government transfers.

Table 8: Total Income Levels, 2005
Characteristic
Temagami
Temagami (%)
Ontario (%)
Total income in 2005 of population 15 years and over – 20% sample data
825
Without income
45
5.5
4.9
With income
775
93.9
95.1
Under $1,000
55
6.7
4.1
$1,000 to $2,999
40
4.8
3.4
$3,000 to $4,999
40
4.8
3.2
$5,000 to $6,999
40
4.8
3.4
$7,000 to $9,999
60
7.3
5.5
$10,000 to $11,999
20
2.4
3.9
$12,000 to $14,999
70
8.5
5.7
$15,000 to $19,999
55
6.7
8.5
$20,000 to $24,999
135
16.4
7.0
$25,000 to $29,999
65
7.9
6.2
$30,000 to $34,999
35
4.2
6.3
$35,000 to $39,999
40
4.8
5.7
$40,000 to $44,999
30
3.6
5.0
$45,000 to $49,999
0
0.0
4.2
$50,000 to $59,999
25
3.0
6.6
$60,000 and over
70
8.5
16.5
Characteristic
Temagami
Ontario
Median total income $
20,302
27,258
Average total income $
23,638
38,099
Standard error of average total income $
1,474
56
Composition of total income (100%)
100
100
Earnings %
58.0
77.4
Government transfers %
25.1
9.8
Other money %
17.2
12.9

Source: McSweeney & Associates, Adapted from Statistics Canada, 2006 Electronic Profile, 94-581-XCB2006001, Profile for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2006 Census.

Table 9 indicates substantially lower family incomes in Temagami than in Ontario in 2005.

Table 9: Family Income Levels, 2005
Characteristic
Temagami
Temagami(%)
Ontario (%)
Family income in 2005 of economic families – 20% sample data
285
Under $10,000
10
3.5
2.4
$10,000 to $19,999
15
5.3
4.0
$20,000 to $29,999
45
15.8
6.8
$30,000 to $39,999
30
10.5
8.6
$40,000 to $49,999
50
17.5
8.8
$50,000 to $59,999
30
10.5
8.6
$60,000 to $69,999
20
7.0
8.5
$70,000 to $79,999
30
10.5
8.0
$80,000 to $89,999
15
5.3
7.4
$90,000 to $99,999
10
3.5
6.4
$100,000 and over
15
5.3
30.5
Characteristic
Temagami
Ontario
Median family income $
44,486
72,734
Average family income $
53,006
90,526
Standard error of average family income $
3,838
159
Composition of family income (100%)
100
100
Employment income %
67.4
79.5
Government transfer payments %
23.6
8.8
Other %
9
11.8

Source: McSweeney & Associates, Adapted fromStatistics Canada, 2006 Electronic Profile, 94-581-XCB2006001, Profile for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2006 Census.

Table 10 indicates substantial lower household incomes in Temagami than in Ontario in 2005.

Table 10: Household Income Levels, 2005
Characteristic
Temagami
Temagami(%)
Ontario
(%)
Household income in 2005 of private households – 20% sample data
405
Under $10,000
40
9.9
4.4
$10,000 to $19,999
40
9.9
8.8
$20,000 to $29,999
90
22.2
9.0
$30,000 to $39,999
45
11.1
9.8
$40,000 to $49,999
55
13.6
9.2
$50,000 to $59,999
35
8.6
8.5
$60,000 to $69,999
30
7.4
7.8
$70,000 to $79,999
30
7.4
7.1
$80,000 to $89,999
20
4.9
6.2
$90,000 to $99,999
15
3.7
5.2
$100,000 and over
20
4.9
24.0
Characteristic
Temagami
Ontario
Median household income $
39,251
60,455
Average household income $
45,074
77,967
Standard error of average household income $
3,156
123

Source: McSweeney & Associates, Adapted from Statistics Canada, 2006 Electronic Profile, 94-581-XCB2006001, Profile for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions