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
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
Average age of the population 40.8 39.9 41.8 41.0 40.1 41.9
Median age of the population 41.0 39.8 42.1 41.2 40.2 42.2
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 ...
Marital status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by marital status - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 342,620 164,315 178,305 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 192,490 96,070 96,415 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 154,005 76,885 77,125 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 38,485 19,185 19,295 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 150,125 68,245 81,885 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 102,350 52,820 49,535 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 9,775 4,175 5,595 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 20,590 7,605 12,985 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 17,410 3,650 13,765 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 113,560  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 62,535  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,007,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 24,865  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,107,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 19,235  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,909,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 6,915  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 815,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 2.8  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 113,555  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 94,690  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 75,450  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6,474,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 19,235  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,753,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 18,870  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 15,245  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,262,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 3,620  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 350,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 94,685  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 50,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,024,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 44,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,203,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 19,595  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,650,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 17,945  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,783,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 6,545  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 770,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 18,870  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 11,930  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 983,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 5,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 457,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 1,665  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 171,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 84,120 39,360 44,760 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 173,325  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 108,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,218,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 48,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,782,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 60,205  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,436,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 2,285  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 301,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 62,100  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,552,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 51,120  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 10,985  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 582,350  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 August 2, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed August 19, 2017).

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