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Characteristic Charlottetown Greater Charlottetown Area Prince Edward Island
Population (est) 33,177 64,306 143,166
Population Density/Sq. Mi. 748.4 88.33 25.19
Population Projections
-2016 68,411 147,721
Land Area 44.33 sq mi 728 sq mi 5,683.91 sq mi
Labour Force
-Male 18,283 41,009
Female 18,216 39,230
Unemployment 8.8% 9.25% 11.8%
Participation Rate
 -Male  72.9%  72.2%
-Female 65.4% 64.4%
Education(25+ yrs old)
-No certificate, diploma  6,618  22,758
 -High School equivalent 9,624 22,505
-University cert., diploma or degree 11,808 19,508
 -Masters degree 1,749 2,770
 -Earned doctorate 362 481
Occupation by Sector:
 – Sales and service occup. 9,068 17,583
 – Business, finance, admin. 6,528 12,868
 – Trades, transport and equip. 4,598 11,574
 – Management occupations 3,417 6,268
 – Social science, Edu, Govt. 3,592 6,619
 – Health Care 2,591 4,813
 – Science, related occupations 2,412 3,981
 – Occupations unique to primary industry 1,912 9,273
 – Art, culture, rec., sport 1,179 1,937
 – Processing, manufacturing and utilities 892 4,517
 Construction:
 – Building Permits ($000)
 -2010  $92,104
 -2011 $105,881
 -2012  $116,788
 -2013 $95,815
-2014 $82,286
 Occupied Private Dwellings  26,023  56,930
 Construction Price Index
– New Housing  where 1997 = 100  Canada = 148.80  Charlottetown = 117.8
 Households
– Average household income  $74,014  $67,669
 – Disposable income/household  $56,501  $52,285
 – Equity investment/household  $21,073  $19,360
 Home Language:
English  61,476  136,523
 French  500  2,705
Other  902  1,384