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IndexCampbell RiverBritish ColumbiaNational
Median household income$78,402$86,325$82,436
Unemployment rate5.2%3.9%6.4%
In labour force55.0%64.2%63.9%

Key findings

  • The median household income in Campbell River is 5% lower than the national average
  • The unemployment rate in Campbell River is 19% lower than the national average
  • In Campbell River 6.0% of people earn $20,000 or less
  • In Campbell River 11.7% of people earn between $80,000 and $100,000
  • In Campbell River 1.8% of people earn $300,000 or more

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      $52,262 $78,402 $156,804
      $57,544 $86,325 $172,650
      $54,951 $82,436 $164,872
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      Campbell River median earnings by income bracket

      Campbell River employment by industry

      Labour TypePercent
      Construction industry5.1%
      Manufacturing sector2.1%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services8.6%
      Public administration2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%
      Education, health & social services10.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Strathcona D (Oyster Bay - Buttle Lake), BC4,992$92,69812.4%
      Quinsam 12, BC353$90,2649.5%
      Campbell River 11, BC408$60,36726.8%
      Strathcona B, BC1,159$45,82044.4%
      Homalco 9, BC230$42,73848.2%
      Campbell River, BC36,740$78,4024.9%

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      Campbell River, BC36,740$78,4024.9%
      Source: The Campbell River, BC data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.