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Demographics

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Total Population

21,667

Median Household Income

77,852

Total Visible Minorities

735

Median Age

38.4

What is the Population of Portage la Prairie, MB?

At present, Portage la Prairie, MB has a population of 21,667 people. Overall, the population of Portage la Prairie, MB is growing at a rate of 0.38% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew by 904 people, an average growth rate of 0.87% per year from 2011 to 2016.

What is the Median Age of Portage la Prairie, MB?

Portage la Prairie, MB has a median age of 38 years old.

Age

The largest population of Portage la Prairie, MB is the age group between 0 and 4 years old, and the least populated age group is between 80 and 84 years old. 62.23% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 34.53% make up the younger population which will be a part of labour force in less than 2 decades.

Gender

Overall, women outnumber men by 570 people. The 15 to 19 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 80 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 55 to 59 years old, comprising 7.4 per cent of the population.

Aboriginal Identification

The largest aboriginal population are that of the First Nations, making up 53.22 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 1,830 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the Metis. persons with Registered or Treaty Indian status but are not First Nations, Métis or Inuit follows with 0.38% of the total Aboriginal population in Portage la Prairie, MB.

Median Household Income

In Portage la Prairie, MB, the median household income is $77,852 per year. The median household income in Portage la Prairie, MB is greater than the national household median income in 2015.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

9,710

Employment
Rate

67.2%

Participation
Rate

70.3%

Unemployment
Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Portage la Prairie, MB is growing at a rate of 0.05% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Portage la Prairie, MB is declining at a rate of 0.08% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates grew by 1.2%, an average growth rate of 0.24% per year from 2011 to 2016. An increase in participation rate means that higher proportions of people residing in Portage la Prairie, MB are involved in the labour force and contributing to the community's economy.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Portage la Prairie, MB is declining at a rate of 0.11% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates grew by 1.2%, an average growth rate of 0.24% per year from 2011 to 2016. A growing employment rate reflects positive economic conditions in the community, , and implies that people looking for a job are getting matched to an employer.

Taxation

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Federal General
Corporate Tax

15

Federal Small
Business Corporate

9

Federal M&P
Corporate Tax

15

Federal Investment
Corporate Tax

15

Quality of Life

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Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

404

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

126

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

25

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-22

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of June when it rains an average of 86 mm. This is 21.38% of the annual rain experienced in Portage la Prairie, MB. The month of July is also rainy with an average rainfall of 76.6 mm. Following July is August, when 59.8 mm is the average rainfall.

Average Snowfall

Wrap up in layers in the month of December when snow builds up tp an average of 28.9 centimetres. This is 23.01% of the annual snowfall experienced in Portage la Prairie, MB. The month of Janurary is also snowy with an average snowfall of 23.3 cm. Following Janurary is November, when 23.3 cm is the average snowfall.

Average Temperature

It is coldest in Portage la Prairie, MB in January when temperature drops to -21.7 °C and warmest in the month of July when it hits 25.1 °C. It will be a good idea to always check temperatures and the weather around August when temperatures are more fickle that it changed by 12.3 °C in the same month in 2016. Temperatures are most stable in Portage la Prairie, MB in the month of November.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

2,415

Number of
Home Owners

5,430

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

3 Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Transportation

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Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

7:00AM - 7:59AM

Residents Who
Work Locally

4,515

Vehicle Drivers

82.30%

Education

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Dominant Level
of Education

High School

Most Popular
Field of Study

Health

Most Popular
Educational Destination

Canada

Least Popular
Field of Study

Mathematics

Utilities

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Companies

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Largest Industry
by Business Count

Agriculture

Smallest Industry
by Business Count

Accommodation

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

200-499 Employees

Business Size

The industry that dominates Portage la Prairie, MB is 1 to 4 employees comprising of 67 businesses or 53.6% of the community's business establishments. Coming second is the 5 to 9 employees industry that makes up 18.4% of the business community.The third largest is the 10 to 19 employees industry, which includes 19 businesses. Meanwhile, 12.0 per cent of businesses are considered to be small business, providing jobs to 1 to 99 employees. Then 4.8 per cent make up the medium-sized businesses that employs 100 to 499 people.