Census Profile, 2016 Census
Halifax, Regional municipality [Census subdivision], Nova Scotia and Canada [Country]

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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Halifax, RGM
Nova Scotia
[Census subdivision]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 403,131  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 390,086 revised. The 2011 count for this area has been revised. r  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 3.3  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 187,338  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 173,324  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 73.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 5,490.35  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,965,588.85  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 403,130 195,210 207,920 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 60,510 30,900 29,615 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 19,785 10,080 9,705 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 20,745 10,620 10,125 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 19,985 10,200 9,785 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 279,525 136,210 143,315 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 22,330 11,310 11,020 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 30,205 15,005 15,200 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 30,185 15,170 15,015 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 27,470 13,490 13,980 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 25,700 12,285 13,415 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 26,640 12,805 13,830 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 27,715 13,165 14,550 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 32,640 15,850 16,795 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 30,590 14,805 15,790 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 26,050 12,325 13,720 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 63,095 28,100 34,990 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 22,495 10,625 11,875 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 15,500 7,240 8,255 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 10,430 4,695 5,735 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 7,490 3,195 4,295 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 7,185 2,350 4,830 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 4,405 1,585 2,815 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 2,115 610 1,505 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 605 145 460 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 55 10 45 8,230 1,340 6,890
Average age of the population 40.8 39.9 41.8 41.0 40.1 41.9
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 15.0 15.8 14.2 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 69.3 69.8 68.9 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 15.7 14.4 16.8 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 1.8 1.2 2.3 2.2 1.6 2.8
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 173,325  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 86,585  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 21,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 61,745  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 11,785  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 6,660  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 6,270  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 36,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 235  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 3,995  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 173,325  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 51,120  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 64,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 27,245  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 21,020  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 9,565  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 397,370  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.3  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Halifax, RGM [Census subdivision], Nova Scotia and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released May 3, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed June 25, 2017).

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