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Espanola Profile

Demographics

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Total Population

The 2016 Census population for Espanola was 4,995. This represents a decline of 6.9% since 2011. Over the same period, the entire province experienced a population increase of 4.6% since 2011.

Marital Status

The number of people in Espanola who were married or living common law in 2016 were 2,615.

Francophone Population

In Espanola, 12.9% identified French as their mother tongue in 2016) compared to 20.6% nationally.

Indigenous Population

In 2016, there were 570 indigenousa people in Espanola. This accounted for 11.6% of the total population, compared to 10.0% in 2011. Nationally 4.9% of the population identified as indigenousa in 2016.

Income, Consumption, and Leisure

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Individual Income, Census 2016

The before tax median total income for households in Espanola was $67,738 according to the 2016 Census. The after tax median income for households in Espanola was $59,814 according to the 2016 Census.

Gross and After Tax Personal Income Per Capita

The 2015 gross income for every man, woman, and child (gross personal income per capita) in Sudbury (the census division which contains Espanola) was $32,800.  For the province, gross personal income per capita was $37,400.

After tax personal income per capita, adjusted for inflation, was $22,600 for Sudbury (the census division which contains Espanola) in 2015.  For the province, after tax personal income per capita was $23,400.

Education, Literacy, Skills and Training

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Highest Level of Education

Highest level of schooling data is available from the National Household Survey (NHS) 2011, which replaced the former mandatory long form census. For each geography, a global non-response (GNR) rate is calculated, which indicates the level of non-participation in the survey (data with a GNR above 50% is considered unreliable and subject to suppression). The GNR for Espanola is 21.4%.

15 years of age and over

The 2016 Census reported that 24.5% of people 15 years of age and older in Espanola do not have a high school diploma compared to 17.5% of people in the entire province.  

In Espanola about 75.5% of people aged 15 and over had at least a High School diploma in 2016 compared to 82.5% in the province as a whole.  In Espanola about 11.4% of those people aged 15 and over had a Bachelor's Degree or higher in 2016 compared to 26.0% in the province as a whole.  

25 to 64 years of age

The 2016 Census reported that 14.2% of people 25 to 64 years of age in Espanola do not have a high school diploma compared to 10.4% in the province as a whole.  

In Espanola about 85.8% of people aged 25 to 64 had at least a High School diploma in 2016 compared to 89.6% in the province as a whole.  In Espanola about 12.3% of people aged 25 to 64 had a Bachelor's Degree or higher in 2016 compared to 31.9% in the province as a whole.  

Employment and Working Conditions

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Labour Force and Employment data is available from the National Household Survey (NHS) 2011, which replaced the former mandatory long form census. For each geography, a global non-response (GNR) rate is calculated, which indicates the level of non-participation in the survey (data with a GNR above 50% is considered unreliable and subject to suppression). The GNR for Espanola is 21.4%.

Labour Force Rates

In Espanola, during the reference week of the 2016 Census (May 1-7, 2016), the employment rate for those aged 15 years and older was 50.5% (59.9% for Ontario).  During the same period the unemployment rate for Espanola was 7.4% (7.4% for Ontario).  There were 2,310 (7,141,675 for Ontario) individuals participating in the labour force.  



Health

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Health Status

A major indicator of well-being is how a person rates their own health status. In 2013-2014, 56.5% (+/- 4.0%) of individuals age 12 and over in Sudbury and District Health Unit, Ontariob rated their health status as excellent or very good.  

In Ontario, 59.5% (+/- 0.8%) of individuals age 12 and over rated their health status as excellent or very good.

Mental Health

A major indicator of well-being is how a person rates their own mental health status. In 2013-2014, 70.2% (+/- 4.1%) of individuals age 12 and over in Sudbury and District Health Unit, Ontariob rated their mental health status as excellent or very good.  

In Ontario, 70.7% (+/- 0.8%) of individuals age 12 and over rated their mental health status as excellent or very good.

Smoking

The rate of smoking (current daily smokers) among those 12 years of age and older in Sudbury and District Health Unit, Ontariob in 2013-2014 was 17.5% (+/- 3.4%).  The rate for Ontario was 13.3% (+/- 0.6%).  

23.5% (+/- 3.8%) of those 12 years of age and older in Sudbury and District Health Unit, Ontariob reported they smoked daily or occasionally.  The rate for Ontario was 17.7% (+/- 0.6%).

Drinking

The percentage of people in Sudbury and District Health Unit, Ontariob who reported heavy drinking in 2013-14 was 23.1% (+/- 4.1%). Heavy drinking is defined as males having 5 or more drinks, or women having 4 or more drinks, on one occasion, at least once a month in the past year.  The rate for Ontario was 16.7% (+/- 0.6%).

Data Sources and Footnotes

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a  Responded with Aboriginal Identity in Census 2016

b  PHU Offset Used

Data compiled by the Community Accounts Team based on custom tabulations from the following:
Demographics: Census of Population 2006 - 2016, Statistics Canada.
Income, Consumption and Leisure: Canada Customs and Revenue Agency summary information as provided by Income Statistics Division, Statistics Canada.
National Household Survey 2011, Statistics Canada.
Education, Literacy, Skills and Training: National Household Survey 2011, Statistics Canada.
Employment and Working Conditions: National Household Survey 2011, Statistics Canada.
Health: Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS), Statistics Canada.

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