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Characteristic Markham, T
Ontario
(Census subdivision)
Ontario Data quality note(s)

(Province)
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 301,709 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,851,821  ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 261,573 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,160,282  ...Data not available ...Data not available
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 15.3 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5.7 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 93,202 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,308,785 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 90,534 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,887,508 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population density per square kilometre 1,419.3 ...Data not available ...Data not available 14.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Land area (square km) 212.58 ...Data not available ...Data not available 908,607.67 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 301,710 147,285 154,425 12,851,820 6,263,140 6,588,685
0 to 4 years 16,430 8,455 7,980 704,260 360,590 343,670
5 to 9 years 17,315 8,950 8,365 712,755 365,290 347,465
10 to 14 years 18,775 9,685 9,090 763,755 391,630 372,125
15 to 19 years 21,280 11,095 10,185 863,635 443,680 419,950
15 years 4,330 2,255 2,075 168,840 86,700 82,140
16 years 4,425 2,310 2,115 172,840 89,195 83,645
17 years 4,135 2,115 2,020 171,405 88,230 83,170
18 years 4,235 2,235 1,995 173,930 89,225 84,705
19 years 4,150 2,175 1,980 176,620 90,330 86,290
20 to 24 years 20,590 10,730 9,865 852,910 432,490 420,415
25 to 29 years 19,235 9,665 9,570 815,120 400,045 415,075
30 to 34 years 17,890 8,330 9,560 800,365 383,340 417,030
35 to 39 years 21,030 9,710 11,320 844,335 405,845 438,485
40 to 44 years 23,105 10,675 12,435 924,075 447,920 476,155
45 to 49 years 25,180 11,970 13,210 1,055,880 517,510 538,370
50 to 54 years 23,645 11,365 12,285 1,006,140 492,560 513,580
55 to 59 years 21,610 10,425 11,185 864,620 418,755 445,865
60 to 64 years 18,600 9,120 9,480 765,655 370,370 395,275
65 to 69 years 12,395 6,030 6,365 563,485 270,875 292,610
70 to 74 years 9,225 4,500 4,730 440,780 206,350 234,435
75 to 79 years 6,820 3,215 3,600 356,150 161,345 194,805
80 to 84 years 4,740 2,000 2,745 271,510 113,620 157,890
85 years and over 3,835 1,370 2,465 246,400 80,925 165,475
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 39.6 38.6 40.5 40.4 39.4 41.3
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.6 81.6 83.5 83.0 82.2 83.9
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 249,190 120,200 128,990 10,671,050 5,145,630 5,525,420
Married or living with a common-law partner 155,455 77,390 78,065 6,158,605 3,078,940 3,079,665
Married (and not separated) 148,920 74,120 74,800 5,367,400 2,681,320 2,686,075
Living common law 6,535 3,270 3,265 791,210 397,620 393,590
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 93,740 42,810 50,925 4,512,440 2,066,690 2,445,750
Single (never legally married) 68,560 36,070 32,490 2,985,020 1,583,760 1,401,260
Separated 4,475 1,665 2,815 319,805 133,790 186,015
Divorced 9,535 3,170 6,360 593,730 231,160 362,570
Widowed 11,170 1,910 9,255 613,880 117,980 495,905
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 86,605 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,612,200 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 2 persons 29,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,686,655 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 3 persons 23,155 ...Data not available ...Data not available 812,960 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 4 persons 25,070 ...Data not available ...Data not available 783,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 8,535 ...Data not available ...Data not available 329,085 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 86,605 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,612,205 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 75,270 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,007,560 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Married couples 72,005 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,612,895 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 21,620 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,090,740 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 50,390 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,522,150 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 18,730 ...Data not available ...Data not available 559,155 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 23,595 ...Data not available ...Data not available 676,880 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 8,060 ...Data not available ...Data not available 286,110 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Common-law couples 3,265 ...Data not available ...Data not available 394,670 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 1,815 ...Data not available ...Data not available 236,010 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 1,455 ...Data not available ...Data not available 158,660 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 670 ...Data not available ...Data not available 77,160 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 555 ...Data not available ...Data not available 55,605 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 220 ...Data not available ...Data not available 25,890 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 11,335 ...Data not available ...Data not available 604,645 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Female parent 9,135 ...Data not available ...Data not available 486,470 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 5,035 ...Data not available ...Data not available 282,085 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 3,125 ...Data not available ...Data not available 145,375 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 970 ...Data not available ...Data not available 59,015 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Male parent 2,205 ...Data not available ...Data not available 118,175 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 1,380 ...Data not available ...Data not available 77,820 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 625 ...Data not available ...Data not available 31,265 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 205 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,085 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total children in census families in private households 112,200 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,083,925 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Under six years of age 19,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available 839,960 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 to 14 years 32,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,323,750 ...Data not available ...Data not available
15 to 17 years 12,520 ...Data not available ...Data not available 496,005 ...Data not available ...Data not available
18 to 24 years 26,170 ...Data not available ...Data not available 888,985 ...Data not available ...Data not available
25 years and over 21,260 ...Data not available ...Data not available 535,230 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of children at home per census family 1.3 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 300,135 146,825 153,310 12,655,130 6,179,005 6,476,125
Number of persons not in census families 26,060 10,055 16,000 1,951,440 889,600 1,061,845
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 10,050 3,085 6,960 295,100 113,180 181,925
Living with non-relatives only 5,780 2,845 2,935 425,360 233,900 191,465
Living alone 10,225 4,120 6,105 1,230,980 542,525 688,455
Number of census family persons 274,080 136,770 137,310 10,703,690 5,289,410 5,414,280
Average number of persons per census family 3.2 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3.0 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 35,710 16,785 18,925 1,752,725 796,110 956,615
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 9,145 1,920 7,225 563,605 155,405 408,200
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 4,940 865 4,075 105,130 22,345 82,785
Living with non-relatives only 395 165 235 30,835 14,715 16,125
Living alone 3,810 890 2,915 427,640 118,350 309,290
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 26,565 14,865 11,705 1,189,120 640,705 548,415
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 90,535 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,887,510 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Census-family households 78,615 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,475,030 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 62,980 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,103,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 55,865 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,642,680 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 16,170 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,171,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 39,690 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,471,175 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 7,115 ...Data not available ...Data not available 460,840 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 15,635 ...Data not available ...Data not available 371,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family households with persons not in a census family 8,325 ...Data not available ...Data not available 242,850 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 6,830 ...Data not available ...Data not available 167,865 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 1,185 ...Data not available ...Data not available 52,945 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 5,640 ...Data not available ...Data not available 114,920 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 1,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available 74,985 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-family households 7,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available 128,660 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Non-census-family households 11,920 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,412,480 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-person households 10,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,230,980 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-person households 1,695 ...Data not available ...Data not available 181,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 90,530 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,887,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Single-detached house 58,045 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,718,880 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 9,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available 789,970 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 5 ...Data not available ...Data not available 15,800 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 23,260 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,362,860 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Semi-detached house 5,090 ...Data not available ...Data not available 279,470 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Row house 10,935 ...Data not available ...Data not available 415,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, duplex 5,530 ...Data not available ...Data not available 160,460 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 1,695 ...Data not available ...Data not available 498,160 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other single-attached house 10 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,540 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 90,535 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,887,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 person 10,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,230,975 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 persons 21,285 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,584,415 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 persons 19,340 ...Data not available ...Data not available 803,030 ...Data not available ...Data not available
4 persons 22,425 ...Data not available ...Data not available 783,925 ...Data not available ...Data not available
5 persons 9,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available 310,860 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 or more persons 7,420 ...Data not available ...Data not available 174,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Number of persons in private households 300,135 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,655,135 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of persons in private households 3.3 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.6 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 300,680 146,975 153,710 12,722,060 6,210,335 6,511,730
  Single responses  289,655 141,640 148,015 12,434,770 6,071,955 6,362,815
    English  115,750 58,175 57,570 8,677,040 4,276,970 4,400,065
    French  2,035 955 1,075 493,300 232,785 260,510
    Non-official languages  171,875 82,505 89,370 3,264,435 1,562,190 1,702,240
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0 15,625 7,315 8,305
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0 3,930 1,835 2,095
        Dene  0 0 0 20 5 10
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Inuktitut  0 0 0 300 85 215
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0 70 20 45
        Ojibway  5 5 0 8,255 3,925 4,330
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 3,030 1,440 1,590
        Stoney  0 0 0 5 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 171,270 82,220 89,050 3,222,400 1,542,155 1,680,245
        African languages, n.i.e 15 10 5 3,080 1,585 1,495
        Afrikaans  45 20 25 2,060 1,030 1,030
        Akan (Twi)  70 30 35 9,680 4,565 5,115
        Albanian  125 65 60 17,440 8,870 8,565
        Amharic  55 20 30 9,190 4,295 4,895
        Arabic  2,760 1,405 1,355 133,390 69,890 63,500
        Armenian  1,445 710 735 13,070 6,330 6,740
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 25 15 10 3,040 1,445 1,595
        Bengali  535 270 265 38,685 19,745 18,935
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0 120 70 60
        Bisayan languages  145 60 85 6,380 2,395 3,985
        Bosnian  25 10 10 6,140 3,045 3,095
        Bulgarian  140 75 70 9,015 4,390 4,625
        Burmese  85 40 45 1,400 685 715
        Cantonese  47,460 22,635 24,835 186,870 87,020 99,850
        Chinese, n.o.s.  31,165 15,025 16,145 195,120 92,170 102,950
        Creoles  185 85 100 9,650 4,355 5,295
        Croatian  135 60 75 33,830 16,505 17,320
        Czech  125 60 60 12,115 5,675 6,440
        Danish  65 35 25 4,745 2,230 2,515
        Dutch  300 150 155 58,135 28,150 29,985
        Estonian  115 50 60 5,025 2,170 2,850
        Finnish  140 55 90 11,350 4,905 6,450
        Flemish  5 5 5 2,710 1,180 1,530
        Fukien  600 290 305 3,410 1,620 1,795
        German  1,155 545 610 140,315 65,815 74,500
        Greek  2,700 1,355 1,350 56,890 28,455 28,435
        Gujarati  4,710 2,285 2,425 68,105 34,110 33,995
        Hakka  1,165 570 595 3,535 1,685 1,850
        Hebrew  350 185 170 11,415 6,085 5,330
        Hindi  2,460 1,205 1,260 47,645 23,880 23,765
        Hungarian  655 305 345 41,010 19,455 21,555
        Ilocano  180 60 120 8,050 2,990 5,060
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 100 55 50 2,845 1,520 1,330
        Italian  4,265 2,130 2,135 251,330 123,830 127,505
        Japanese  445 175 265 12,215 4,415 7,800
        Khmer (Cambodian)  35 15 25 7,210 3,345 3,860
        Korean  2,885 1,390 1,495 64,080 30,065 34,015
        Kurdish  65 35 30 5,760 3,100 2,660
        Lao  75 35 40 5,350 2,620 2,730
        Latvian  65 35 30 4,640 1,970 2,670
        Lingala  5 0 0 755 325 430
        Lithuanian  60 25 30 5,600 2,375 3,230
        Macedonian  1,375 655 715 16,305 7,930 8,370
        Malay  305 140 170 5,305 2,395 2,910
        Malayalam  500 240 260 10,745 5,460 5,285
        Maltese  50 25 30 5,830 2,930 2,905
        Mandarin  14,350 6,840 7,505 118,390 55,825 62,565
        Marathi  185 85 95 4,155 2,135 2,025
        Nepali  40 20 20 3,640 1,850 1,795
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 65 30 35 5,780 2,925 2,860
        Norwegian  20 10 10 1,060 465 595
        Oromo  15 15 10 1,770 890 875
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  4,375 2,190 2,190 173,975 88,090 85,885
        Pashto  255 125 135 8,165 4,200 3,965
        Persian (Farsi)  5,725 2,880 2,840 98,905 50,110 48,790
        Polish  710 325 385 128,440 58,835 69,600
        Portuguese  705 310 395 147,725 71,605 76,125
        Romanian  1,015 505 505 41,980 19,835 22,140
        Rundi (Kirundi)  5 0 0 1,035 455 580
        Russian  2,035 950 1,085 93,080 42,590 50,490
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0 1,120 450 670
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 65 40 30 14,930 7,345 7,590
        Serbian  350 185 165 41,910 20,750 21,165
        Serbo-Croatian  50 25 20 5,250 2,565 2,685
        Shanghainese  220 90 130 1,410 585 830
        Sign languages, n.i.e 35 20 15 1,580 835 745
        Sindhi  650 300 350 6,530 3,055 3,475
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  370 175 190 9,335 4,555 4,780
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 10 5 5 1,780 900 875
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 5 5 5 2,005 1,000 1,005
        Slovak  100 50 50 10,250 4,665 5,585
        Slovenian  80 40 40 7,505 3,475 4,030
        Somali  150 65 85 22,685 9,750 12,930
        Spanish  1,925 880 1,045 178,335 85,410 92,915
        Swahili  90 50 40 4,745 2,255 2,490
        Swedish  30 15 15 2,505 1,060 1,440
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  4,715 1,845 2,875 140,805 53,595 87,210
        Taiwanese  330 160 165 3,020 1,390 1,625
        Tamil  14,710 7,190 7,520 111,060 54,760 56,300
        Telugu  225 105 115 6,730 3,525 3,205
        Thai  80 25 55 2,915 995 1,915
        Tibetan languages  5 5 5 3,965 2,005 1,960
        Tigrigna  35 15 15 5,560 2,605 2,955
        Turkish  315 165 155 16,615 8,755 7,865
        Ukrainian  240 110 125 41,455 18,275 23,185
        Urdu  6,405 3,150 3,250 128,730 65,470 63,260
        Vietnamese  1,070 495 575 65,915 30,920 34,990
        Yiddish  160 85 80 5,105 2,350 2,760
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 605 280 325 26,410 12,725 13,690
  Multiple responses          11,025 5,330 5,690 287,290 138,385 148,910
    English and French  525 230 290 46,605 21,805 24,795
    English and non-official language  9,980 4,865 5,115 219,425 106,790 112,635
    French and non-official language  255 120 140 13,645 6,285 7,365
    English, French and non-official language 260 115 140 7,615 3,495 4,115
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 300,680 146,970 153,705 12,722,060 6,210,335 6,511,730
  English only 257,730 128,700 129,030 10,984,360 5,445,050 5,539,310
  French only 175 75 105 42,980 18,805 24,175
  English and French 17,760 7,795 9,970 1,395,805 627,725 768,085
  Neither English nor French 25,015 10,405 14,610 298,920 118,765 180,155
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 300,675 146,970 153,710 12,722,065 6,210,340 6,511,730
  English 271,005 134,420 136,585 11,844,580 5,819,520 6,025,055
  French 2,280 1,060 1,220 500,270 235,620 264,655
  English and French 2,695 1,230 1,470 84,230 39,330 44,895
  Neither English nor French 24,705 10,265 14,440 292,980 115,860 177,115
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 3,625 1,670 1,950 542,390 255,285 287,100
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 1.2 1.1 1.3 4.3 4.1 4.4
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 300,675 146,970 153,710 12,722,065 6,210,340 6,511,730
  Single responses 274,070 133,910 140,160 12,156,790 5,936,965 6,219,825
    English 156,850 77,755 79,090 10,044,810 4,930,610 5,114,200
    French 920 420 500 284,115 133,495 150,620
    Non-official languages 116,295 55,735 60,565 1,827,870 872,860 955,010
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0 5,935 3,000 2,930
        Atikamekw   0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 1,920 950 970
        Dene 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 5 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 0 80 20 60
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 10 5 5
        Ojibway 0 0 0 2,855 1,510 1,345
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0 1,065 505 555
        Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 116,085 55,640 60,445 1,811,985 864,990 946,995
        African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,405 675 730
        Afrikaans 15 5 5 775 385 390
        Akan (Twi) 20 10 10 5,305 2,390 2,915
        Albanian 55 25 30 10,055 5,075 4,980
        Amharic 15 5 10 5,280 2,400 2,880
        Arabic 1,250 610 645 76,410 38,095 38,315
        Armenian 865 420 445 7,375 3,435 3,940
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 885 420 465
        Bengali 320 155 165 26,895 13,495 13,405
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 40 20 20
        Bisayan languages 25 10 15 2,045 895 1,150
        Bosnian 10 5 5 3,525 1,765 1,760
        Bulgarian 75 35 35 5,165 2,535 2,630
        Burmese 40 15 20 885 425 460
        Cantonese 40,255 19,045 21,215 147,795 68,295 79,500
        Chinese, n.o.s. 21,610 10,490 11,115 135,665 64,765 70,895
        Creoles 100 55 50 4,720 2,120 2,600
        Croatian 25 10 15 13,185 6,320 6,865
        Czech 25 10 10 4,325 2,055 2,265
        Danish 10 10 5 335 170 170
        Dutch 25 15 15 5,395 2,535 2,855
        Estonian 35 15 20 1,260 475 785
        Finnish 40 20 20 2,280 1,005 1,270
        Flemish 0 0 0 230 105 130
        Fukien 145 70 75 1,045 495 550
        German 170 80 95 39,180 18,925 20,255
        Greek 870 405 460 23,590 11,185 12,405
        Gujarati 2,545 1,215 1,320 42,445 20,860 21,585
        Hakka 630 295 335 1,595 740 855
        Hebrew 135 65 70 5,240 2,630 2,610
        Hindi 1,270 615 650 24,650 12,200 12,450
        Hungarian 205 90 110 15,440 7,260 8,175
        Ilocano 50 20 25 2,920 1,170 1,745
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 50 25 25 1,175 590 590
        Italian 1,270 590 675 88,835 39,140 49,695
        Japanese 245 105 140 5,765 2,535 3,235
        Khmer (Cambodian) 20 5 10 4,065 1,860 2,205
        Korean 2,130 1,030 1,100 47,245 22,575 24,675
        Kurdish 30 10 10 3,580 1,835 1,745
        Lao 40 15 15 2,855 1,445 1,410
        Latvian 20 10 15 1,270 535 730
        Lingala 0 0 0 240 95 140
        Lithuanian 15 10 10 1,780 765 1,015
        Macedonian 570 265 300 7,290 3,495 3,795
        Malay 100 40 50 1,925 920 1,005
        Malayalam 235 120 115 5,315 2,665 2,645
        Maltese 10 5 0 1,295 625 670
        Mandarin 11,745 5,730 6,020 96,610 46,980 49,630
        Marathi 50 20 25 1,980 1,015 965
        Nepali 15 10 5 2,480 1,260 1,220
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 20 10 10 1,830 870 960
        Norwegian 0 0 5 120 50 75
        Oromo 10 5 5 1,040 490 545
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 2,690 1,305 1,390 124,100 62,105 61,995
        Pashto 170 80 90 5,765 2,875 2,890
        Persian (Farsi) 4,030 1,990 2,040 69,200 33,860 35,335
        Polish 235 115 125 60,730 28,490 32,240
        Portuguese 195 90 105 70,210 33,690 36,520
        Romanian 565 275 295 22,845 10,960 11,880
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 375 180 195
        Russian 1,435 690 745 64,425 30,385 34,045
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 395 165 230
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 30 20 15 10,360 4,980 5,375
        Serbian 200 100 100 26,000 12,665 13,335
        Serbo-Croatian 15 10 10 2,500 1,220 1,285
        Shanghainese 80 35 45 660 300 365
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 45 25 20 2,650 1,535 1,115
        Sindhi 225 105 115 2,835 1,265 1,565
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 150 75 75 4,480 2,195 2,280
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 1,410 710 695
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 565 265 300
        Slovak 20 10 10 3,185 1,485 1,700
        Slovenian 10 10 5 1,815 830 990
        Somali 50 15 30 15,450 6,520 8,935
        Spanish 1,020 475 545 106,735 51,645 55,085
        Swahili 15 10 5 2,025 940 1,080
        Swedish 0 0 0 410 200 210
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 1,770 770 1,000 65,225 27,135 38,095
        Taiwanese 175 90 90 1,495 710 785
        Tamil 10,990 5,300 5,690 83,645 40,665 42,980
        Telugu 115 50 60 3,820 1,955 1,870
        Thai 30 15 15 1,320 650 675
        Tibetan languages 0 5 0 3,200 1,615 1,585
        Tigrigna 10 5 5 3,075 1,390 1,680
        Turkish 140 65 80 10,395 5,265 5,135
        Ukrainian 50 20 25 15,240 6,810 8,425
        Urdu 3,715 1,830 1,890 83,520 41,750 41,770
        Vietnamese 510 235 270 47,355 22,240 25,120
        Yiddish 0 0 0 530 260 275
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 210 95 115 9,950 4,865 5,085
  Multiple responses         26,610 13,065 13,550 565,270 273,370 291,895
    English and French 435 220 215 37,955 17,250 20,705
    English and non-official language 25,715 12,665 13,055 509,105 248,050 261,055
    French and non-official language 75 25 45 6,370 2,855 3,520
    English, French and non-official language 385 155 230 11,845 5,225 6,620
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 300,680 146,975 153,705 12,722,060 6,210,335 6,511,725
  None 207,770 101,525 106,245 10,611,255 5,199,975 5,411,280
  Single responses  91,470 44,790 46,680 2,066,620 989,785 1,076,835
    English  45,320 22,640 22,675 848,410 416,070 432,340
    French  1,770 745 1,025 227,040 101,685 125,355
    Non-official languages  44,380 21,405 22,975 991,165 472,030 519,140
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0 10,750 4,985 5,770
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0 2,120 980 1,140
        Dene  0 0 0 15 10 10
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Inuktitut  0 0 0 220 85 135
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0 50 20 30
        Ojibway  0 0 0 6,505 3,030 3,470
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 1,840 870 970
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 44,095 21,270 22,825 966,445 460,560 505,885
        African languages, n.i.e 5 0 0 1,340 675 665
        Afrikaans  40 15 25 1,285 630 660
        Akan (Twi)  35 20 15 4,585 2,195 2,390
        Albanian  40 25 15 4,625 2,315 2,310
        Amharic  30 15 15 3,085 1,430 1,655
        Arabic  1,085 555 535 45,670 24,305 21,360
        Armenian  440 220 225 3,700 1,785 1,910
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 15 10 10 1,490 675 810
        Bengali  200 100 105 8,115 4,155 3,960
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0 50 25 20
        Bisayan languages  25 10 15 1,600 585 1,010
        Bosnian  5 5 0 1,790 875 915
        Bulgarian  30 15 15 2,240 1,050 1,185
        Burmese  25 15 10 405 200 205
        Cantonese  9,600 4,675 4,925 41,885 19,995 21,890
        Chinese, n.o.s.  5,300 2,595 2,705 35,080 16,715 18,365
        Creoles  140 65 80 7,720 3,355 4,370
        Croatian  45 20 30 13,060 6,290 6,770
        Czech  30 15 20 3,765 1,645 2,115
        Danish  30 20 10 1,690 740 950
        Dutch  130 55 80 18,365 8,275 10,095
        Estonian  40 15 25 1,850 785 1,065
        Finnish  35 10 20 3,725 1,530 2,195
        Flemish  5 0 0 590 230 355
        Fukien  285 145 145 1,440 695 750
        German  450 200 250 44,850 20,385 24,470
        Greek  1,745 855 890 29,400 14,815 14,580
        Gujarati  1,645 805 840 17,855 8,935 8,915
        Hakka  315 155 155 1,010 480 530
        Hebrew  230 100 130 8,795 4,415 4,380
        Hindi  1,590 800 790 31,720 16,115 15,605
        Hungarian  220 105 120 11,610 5,225 6,380
        Ilocano  45 15 30 2,215 830 1,385
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 35 20 15 1,050 550 505
        Italian  1,880 885 995 100,275 49,240 51,035
        Japanese  215 95 120 5,765 2,425 3,350
        Khmer (Cambodian)  10 0 5 2,105 985 1,120
        Korean  525 255 270 11,915 5,615 6,300
        Kurdish  20 10 10 1,355 730 625
        Lao  20 15 10 1,600 815 785
        Latvian  25 10 15 1,525 620 900
        Lingala  10 5 10 1,220 505 715
        Lithuanian  15 5 10 1,685 675 1,010
        Macedonian  655 320 330 5,710 2,780 2,930
        Malay  105 50 55 2,010 875 1,135
        Malayalam  185 85 105 4,210 2,120 2,085
        Maltese  20 10 5 2,270 1,045 1,225
        Mandarin  2,905 1,375 1,535 22,435 10,105 12,330
        Marathi  95 45 50 1,255 620 640
        Nepali  5 5 5 655 325 335
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 70 35 35 4,890 2,350 2,540
        Norwegian  10 5 5 475 205 265
        Oromo  5 0 0 450 235 225
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  1,265 645 620 36,175 18,600 17,575
        Pashto  40 25 20 1,565 845 715
        Persian (Farsi)  1,045 530 515 19,325 10,130 9,195
        Polish  230 105 125 36,540 16,475 20,070
        Portuguese  300 135 170 56,065 27,195 28,865
        Romanian  265 135 125 11,640 5,370 6,265
        Rundi (Kirundi)  5 0 5 535 225 310
        Russian  405 190 210 20,915 9,535 11,380
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0 555 220 335
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 25 10 10 3,145 1,560 1,585
        Serbian  120 70 55 11,025 5,500 5,525
        Serbo-Croatian  20 10 5 1,355 675 675
        Shanghainese  60 25 30 460 185 275
        Sign languages, n.i.e 15 5 5 1,530 620 905
        Sindhi  335 160 170 2,660 1,255 1,410
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  205 95 105 4,160 2,055 2,105
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 175 85 95
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 5 0 5 570 280 295
        Slovak  40 20 15 2,965 1,305 1,665
        Slovenian  25 10 15 2,445 1,075 1,370
        Somali  80 35 50 7,410 3,415 4,000
        Spanish  825 375 445 64,810 31,120 33,695
        Swahili  50 25 20 3,240 1,485 1,755
        Swedish  15 5 10 1,240 520 720
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  1,810 700 1,110 48,070 17,385 30,690
        Taiwanese  130 65 60 1,050 480 570
        Tamil  3,410 1,675 1,730 23,860 11,970 11,885
        Telugu  50 30 20 1,730 910 820
        Thai  20 5 15 1,120 375 745
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0 445 235 210
        Tigrigna  20 10 5 1,945 930 1,015
        Turkish  115 65 50 4,610 2,460 2,150
        Ukrainian  55 25 25 12,170 5,285 6,880
        Urdu  2,010 990 1,020 34,535 17,635 16,895
        Vietnamese  400 175 225 15,425 7,320 8,105
        Yiddish  30 15 15 1,540 660 875
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 280 135 150 13,970 6,485 7,490
  Multiple responses          1,445 660 785 44,190 20,580 23,610
    English and French  190 90 95 6,970 3,210 3,760
    English and non-official language  735 350 390 15,600 7,690 7,910
    French and non-official language  510 220 295 21,270 9,505 11,765
    English, French and non-official language  10 5 5 350 170 180

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Footnotes

Footnote 1

2011 and 2006 population

Statistics Canada is committed to protect the privacy of all Canadians and the confidentiality of the data they provide to us. As part of this commitment, some population counts of geographic areas are adjusted in order to ensure confidentiality.

Counts of the total population are rounded to a base of 5 for any dissemination block having a population of less than 15. Population counts for all standard geographic areas above the dissemination block level are derived by summing the adjusted dissemination block counts. The adjustment of dissemination block counts is controlled to ensure that the population counts for dissemination areas will always be within 5 of the actual values. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions and large census subdivisions.

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Footnote 2

Total private dwellings

A separate set of living quarters designed for or converted for human habitation in which a person or group of persons reside or could reside. In addition, a private dwelling must have a source of heat or power and must be an enclosed space that provides shelter from the elements, as evidenced by complete and enclosed walls and roof, and by doors and windows that provide protection from wind, rain and snow.

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Footnote 3

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents

A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.

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Footnote 4

Age

Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 5

Median age

The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.

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Footnote 6

Total population 15 years and over by marital status

Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Marital status.

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Footnote 7

Total number of census families in private households

Census family - Refers to a married couple (with or without children), a common-law couple (with or without children) or a lone parent family. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family.

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Footnote 8

Total number of census families in private households

Census family structure - Refers to the classification of census families into married couples (with or without children of either and/or both spouses), common-law couples (with or without children of either and/or both partners), and lone-parent families by sex of parent. A couple may be of opposite or same sex. A couple with children may be further classified as either an intact family or stepfamily, and stepfamilies may, in turn, be classified as simple or complex. Children in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.

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Footnote 9

Living with relatives

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

Total number of private households by household type

Refers to the basic division of private households into family and non-family households. Family household refers to a household that contains at least one census family, that is, a married couple with or without children, or a couple living common-law with or without children, or a lone parent living with one or more children (lone-parent family). One-family household refers to a single census family (with or without other persons) that occupies a private dwelling. Multiple-family household refers to a household in which two or more census families (with or without additional persons) occupy the same private dwelling. Family households may also be divided based on the presence of persons not in a census family.

Non-family household refers to either one person living alone in a private dwelling or to a group of two or more people who share a private dwelling, but who do not constitute a census family.

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Footnote 11

One-family-only households

Refers to households that consist solely of one census family without additional persons.

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Footnote 12

Couple-family households

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 13

Other family households

Refers to one-census family households with additional persons and to multiple-census family households, with or without additional persons.

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Footnote 14

Couple-family households

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 15

Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling

Structural type of dwelling - Characteristics that define a dwelling's structure, for example, the characteristics of a single-detached house, a semi-detached house, a row house, or an apartment or flat in a duplex. Refers to the structural characteristics and/or dwelling configuration, that is, whether the dwelling is a single-detached house, an apartment in a high-rise building, a row house, a mobile home, etc.

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Footnote 16

Movable dwelling

Includes mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.

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Footnote 17

Other dwelling

The category 'Other dwelling' is a subtotal of the following categories: semi-detached house, row house, apartment or flat in a duplex, apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys and other single-attached house.

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Footnote 18

Total number of private households by household size

Household, private - Person or group of persons occupying the same dwelling. Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy a private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada.

Household size - Number of persons occupying a private dwelling. Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.

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Footnote 19

Total population excluding institutional residents

The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 20

Selected Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 21

Selected non-Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 22

Other languages

This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 23

Official language minority

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2012. Markham, Ontario (Code 3519036) and Ontario (Code 35) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012.
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