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

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Characteristic Halifax, RGM
Nova Scotia
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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 ...
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
Household type
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 ...
Knowledge of official languagesThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Knowledge of official languages for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 15 399,315 193,620 205,700 34,767,255 17,101,170 17,666,080
English only 347,190 170,795 176,400 23,757,525 11,838,075 11,919,455
French only 340 160 185 4,144,685 1,925,845 2,218,840
English and French 49,575 21,645 27,925 6,216,065 3,071,325 3,144,740
Neither English nor French 2,210 1,025 1,185 648,970 265,920 383,045
First official language spokenThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - First official language spoken for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 16 399,315 193,620 205,700 34,767,250 17,101,165 17,666,085
English 386,095 187,165 198,935 26,007,500 12,852,330 13,155,165
French 9,895 4,910 4,985 7,705,755 3,780,105 3,925,650
English and French 1,210 575 640 417,485 209,130 208,355
Neither English nor French 2,115 970 1,140 636,515 259,600 376,910
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 17 10,500 5,200 5,305 7,914,495 3,884,670 4,029,825
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 17 2.6 2.7 2.6 22.8 22.7 22.8
Mother tongueThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Mother tongue for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 18 399,315 193,615 205,700 34,767,255 17,101,170 17,666,085
Single responses 394,160 191,080 203,085 33,948,620 16,702,840 17,245,775
Official languages 363,305 175,400 187,910 26,627,555 13,201,620 13,425,940
English 353,165 170,405 182,760 19,460,850 9,680,125 9,780,725
French 10,140 4,990 5,145 7,166,705 3,521,495 3,645,215
Non-official languages 30,855 15,680 15,175 7,321,065 3,501,220 3,819,840
Aboriginal languages 75 35 35 195,700 94,795 100,900
Algonquian languages 60 35 25 130,450 62,930 67,520
Blackfoot 0 0 0 2,815 1,325 1,490
Cree-Montagnais languages 5 5 0 88,445 42,920 45,530
Atikamekw 0 0 0 6,150 3,135 3,015
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 10,230 4,885 5,350
Moose Cree 0 0 0 100 50 55
Naskapi 0 0 0 1,205 590 620
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 315 125 190
Plains Cree 0 0 0 3,065 1,360 1,710
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 45 20 25
Swampy Cree 5 0 0 1,440 585 850
Woods Cree 0 0 0 1,840 865 975
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 64,050 31,305 32,745
Eastern Algonquian languages 55 30 20 6,990 3,310 3,680
Malecite 0 0 0 305 140 160
Mi'kmaq 50 30 25 6,690 3,170 3,520
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0 0 5 32,150 15,350 16,800
Algonquin 0 0 0 1,260 590 670
Ojibway 0 0 0 17,890 8,440 9,450
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 12,855 6,260 6,595
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 150 65 85
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 45 25 20
Athabaskan languages 0 0 5 17,365 8,325 9,045
Northern Athabaskan languages 5 0 0 17,315 8,310 9,010
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 110 55 60
Beaver 0 0 0 190 85 105
Carrier 0 0 0 1,025 465 565
Chilcotin 0 0 0 660 295 360
Dene 0 0 0 10,700 5,185 5,515
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 0 1,645 840 815
Gwich'in 0 0 0 260 110 145
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 80 25 50
Sekani 0 0 0 90 45 45
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0 1,995 950 1,045
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 765 365 400
South Slavey 0 0 0 945 455 495
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 280 130 150
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 270 135 140
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 180 90 90
Tahltan 0 0 0 95 40 50
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 290 120 170
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 215 90 135
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 70 30 40
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 50 20 35
Haida 0 0 0 75 35 40
Inuit languages 10 5 5 36,545 18,100 18,445
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 1,025 445 575
Inuktitut 10 5 5 35,215 17,530 17,680
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 315 125 185
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 1,115 485 635
Cayuga 0 0 0 45 20 20
Mohawk 0 0 0 980 430 555
Oneida 0 0 0 55 20 40
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 35 15 20
Kutenai 0 0 0 105 55 55
Michif 0 0 0 465 230 235
Salish languages 0 0 0 2,305 1,130 1,180
Comox 0 0 0 80 45 40
Halkomelem 0 0 0 475 225 245
Lillooet 0 0 0 315 155 155
Okanagan 0 0 0 270 135 135
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 445 225 220
Squamish 0 0 0 40 20 20
Straits 0 0 0 80 40 40
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 335 150 185
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 255 135 125
Siouan languages 0 0 0 4,285 2,070 2,220
Dakota 0 0 0 1,215 570 635
Stoney 0 0 0 3,025 1,465 1,555
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 55 30 25
Tlingit 0 0 0 95 40 55
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 1,480 730 755
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 880 435 445
Nisga'a 0 0 0 400 200 200
Tsimshian 0 0 0 200 90 110
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 805 370 435
Haisla 0 0 0 90 40 50
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 95 40 55
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 325 145 185
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 285 135 140
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 5 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 0 0 0 585 295 295
Non-Aboriginal languages 30,780 15,645 15,140 7,125,365 3,406,425 3,718,945
Afro-Asiatic languages 7,020 3,850 3,170 575,365 298,060 277,300
Berber languages 10 10 0 22,135 11,865 10,270
Kabyle 0 5 5 13,150 6,995 6,155
Berber languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 8,985 4,865 4,115
Cushitic languages 115 60 60 42,885 20,095 22,790
Bilen 5 0 0 805 455 350
Oromo 55 35 25 4,960 2,560 2,400
Somali 50 20 30 36,755 16,895 19,865
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 365 195 170
Semitic languages 6,895 3,780 3,115 509,190 265,465 243,725
Amharic 110 45 60 22,465 10,720 11,745
Arabic 6,430 3,545 2,880 419,890 220,785 199,105
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 5 5 5 16,070 7,910 8,160
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 5 5,545 2,780 2,770
Harari 0 0 0 1,320 635 685
Hebrew 195 110 90 19,530 10,480 9,045
Maltese 5 5 0 5,565 2,765 2,800
Tigrigna 145 65 75 16,650 8,310 8,340
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 10 5 10 2,155 1,085 1,070
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,155 635 520
Austro-Asiatic languages 400 195 205 176,725 81,810 94,920
Khmer (Cambodian) 5 0 5 20,130 9,270 10,860
Vietnamese 395 195 205 156,425 72,470 83,955
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 170 65 100
Austronesian languages 1,665 725 935 511,480 211,580 299,900
Bikol 5 0 0 1,790 790 1,000
Cebuano 105 50 65 19,890 7,930 11,960
Fijian 0 0 0 745 400 345
Hiligaynon 15 10 10 6,885 2,680 4,205
Ilocano 45 15 35 26,345 10,620 15,720
Malagasy 0 0 0 1,430 665 760
Malay 40 15 25 12,275 5,255 7,020
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 10 5 5 4,040 1,865 2,175
Pangasinan 0 5 0 1,390 590 800
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 1,420 625 790 431,380 178,575 252,810
Waray-Waray 5 0 0 1,110 430 675
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 15 5 10 4,195 1,770 2,425
Creole languages 55 40 15 72,125 32,310 39,820
Haitian Creole 5 0 0 3,030 1,445 1,590
Creole, n.o.s. 30 25 10 64,105 28,455 35,660
Creole languages, n.i.e. 25 20 10 4,985 2,410 2,575
Dravidian languages 875 510 360 189,405 94,765 94,640
Kannada 25 15 10 3,970 2,040 1,935
Malayalam 310 165 145 28,570 14,770 13,800
Tamil 260 155 100 140,720 69,080 71,640
Telugu 270 170 100 15,655 8,640 7,020
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 490 240 250
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 795 395 405
Indo-European languages 12,660 6,405 6,255 3,877,330 1,889,400 1,987,930
Albanian 250 125 125 26,890 13,610 13,285
Armenian 30 25 10 33,455 16,270 17,185
Balto-Slavic languages 2,790 1,350 1,440 701,975 323,640 378,340
Baltic languages 55 15 45 12,530 5,315 7,215
Latvian 25 10 20 5,455 2,350 3,105
Lithuanian 30 5 25 7,075 2,965 4,115
Slavic languages 2,735 1,335 1,395 689,450 318,325 371,115
Belarusan 5 5 0 810 385 430
Bosnian 115 60 60 12,210 6,035 6,180
Bulgarian 40 20 25 20,025 9,675 10,345
Croatian 185 90 95 48,200 23,540 24,665
Czech 140 70 70 22,290 10,525 11,765
Macedonian 15 5 5 16,775 8,050 8,725
Polish 590 285 305 181,710 82,435 99,275
Russian 1,150 565 590 188,255 85,400 102,855
Serbian 110 50 60 57,350 28,535 28,815
Serbo-Croatian 80 40 40 9,555 4,565 4,985
Slovak 85 40 45 17,580 8,075 9,510
Slovene (Slovenian) 20 10 15 9,790 4,415 5,370
Ukrainian 190 95 95 102,485 45,440 57,040
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 2,415 1,255 1,165
Celtic languages 45 20 25 2,690 1,335 1,360
Scottish Gaelic 25 10 20 1,090 540 550
Welsh 15 10 5 1,075 495 575
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 530 295 235
Germanic languages 2,070 995 1,080 538,765 258,410 280,350
Afrikaans 80 40 35 10,265 5,115 5,145
Danish 95 60 40 12,630 6,245 6,390
Dutch 490 235 255 99,020 48,200 50,820
Frisian 5 0 5 2,100 1,095 1,005
German 1,205 550 645 384,035 183,215 200,820
Icelandic 30 20 15 1,285 600 685
Norwegian 70 45 30 4,615 2,170 2,445
Swedish 60 25 40 6,840 3,015 3,825
Vlaams (Flemish) 15 10 5 3,895 1,730 2,165
Yiddish 10 5 0 13,555 6,750 6,800
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 525 280 240
Greek 660 335 325 106,525 53,350 53,170
Indo-Iranian languages 4,300 2,350 1,950 1,312,750 664,120 648,630
Indo-Aryan languages 2,950 1,645 1,300 1,064,760 538,530 526,235
Bengali 440 270 170 73,125 37,410 35,720
Gujarati 175 110 60 108,780 55,105 53,670
Hindi 660 395 265 110,640 55,880 54,765
Kashmiri 5 5 5 565 300 265
Konkani 5 5 5 3,330 1,625 1,710
Marathi 60 35 25 8,295 4,300 3,995
Nepali 525 250 270 18,275 9,230 9,045
Oriya (Odia) 5 5 5 1,055 560 495
Punjabi (Panjabi) 475 250 220 501,680 253,515 248,160
Sindhi 15 10 5 11,860 5,605 6,260
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 140 70 70 16,335 8,050 8,285
Urdu 435 245 190 210,815 106,960 103,860
Iranian languages 1,330 690 640 242,805 122,835 119,970
Kurdish 115 65 50 11,705 6,345 5,355
Pashto 65 40 30 16,910 8,760 8,145
Persian (Farsi) 1,145 585 565 214,200 107,725 106,470
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 20 10 15 5,180 2,755 2,425
Italic (Romance) languages 2,515 1,205 1,305 1,154,270 558,660 595,615
Catalan 10 5 5 865 440 425
Italian 555 285 265 375,635 184,415 191,220
Portuguese 385 185 200 221,540 106,630 114,910
Romanian 185 90 95 96,665 46,195 50,470
Spanish 1,375 640 740 458,850 220,605 238,245
Italic (romance) languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 720 380 340
Japanese 250 70 185 43,640 14,790 28,855
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 1,715 910 805
Georgian 0 0 0 1,715 910 805
Korean 905 380 520 153,425 70,310 83,115
Mongolic languages 5 0 0 1,575 690 885
Mongolian 0 5 0 1,575 690 880
Niger-Congo languages 535 270 260 91,375 45,075 46,305
Akan (Twi) 35 15 20 13,455 6,490 6,970
Bamanankan 5 0 5 1,535 815 720
Edo 5 0 5 1,670 770 900
Ewe 35 25 15 1,760 950 805
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 5 0 2,825 1,495 1,335
Ga 10 5 0 920 445 470
Ganda 20 5 10 1,295 625 665
Igbo 35 20 15 4,235 2,265 1,970
Lingala 10 5 5 3,810 1,785 2,025
Rundi (Kirundi) 20 10 10 5,845 2,785 3,060
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 45 15 30 5,250 2,355 2,895
Shona 25 15 10 3,180 1,520 1,665
Swahili 120 55 60 13,370 6,385 6,990
Wolof 5 0 0 3,990 2,170 1,820
Yoruba 50 30 25 9,085 4,785 4,300
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 120 60 60 19,135 9,435 9,695
Nilo-Saharan languages 65 35 30 5,870 3,025 2,845
Dinka 10 5 5 2,120 1,115 1,000
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 55 30 25 3,755 1,910 1,840
Sign languages 115 55 60 7,500 3,925 3,575
American Sign Language 55 25 25 2,685 1,320 1,360
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 695 340 355
Sign languages, n.i.e 60 25 30 4,120 2,265 1,860
Sino-Tibetan languages 5,500 2,745 2,755 1,269,215 589,570 679,645
Chinese languages 5,480 2,735 2,740 1,253,360 581,650 671,715
Cantonese 930 430 495 565,270 262,865 302,405
Hakka 20 10 10 10,910 4,900 6,015
Mandarin 3,950 1,975 1,975 592,040 274,630 317,410
Min Dong 0 0 0 1,230 580 650
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 95 45 50 31,795 14,450 17,350
Wu (Shanghainese) 45 30 15 12,915 5,780 7,140
Chinese languages, n.o.s. 430 250 180 38,580 18,165 20,410
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 10 0 10 610 275 335
Tibeto-Burman languages 20 10 10 15,850 7,925 7,935
Burmese 5 0 5 3,585 1,795 1,790
Karenic languages 0 0 0 4,705 2,355 2,350
Tibetan 10 5 0 6,165 3,080 3,080
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 1,400 695 705
Tai-Kadai languages 90 35 55 22,010 8,870 13,145
Lao 5 5 5 12,670 6,145 6,525
Thai 85 35 50 9,255 2,690 6,565
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 80 35 55
Turkic languages 385 210 175 40,140 21,120 19,025
Azerbaijani 15 10 5 3,260 1,785 1,470
Turkish 255 135 120 32,815 17,375 15,440
Uyghur 5 5 5 1,035 510 525
Uzbek 110 60 50 1,715 855 865
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 1,315 590 720
Uralic languages 235 105 135 81,985 37,790 44,195
Estonian 25 15 15 5,445 2,325 3,115
Finnish 35 10 25 15,295 6,395 8,900
Hungarian 180 80 95 61,235 29,060 32,175
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 10 5 5
Other languages, n.i.e. 20 10 15 3,690 2,045 1,645
Multiple responses 5,155 2,535 2,615 818,635 398,325 420,305
English and French 1,775 815 965 165,320 80,460 84,860
English and non-official language 3,040 1,555 1,480 533,265 259,160 274,100
French and non-official language 175 90 80 86,150 42,170 43,985
English, French and non-official language 160 75 80 33,900 16,535 17,365
Language spoken most often at homeThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Language spoken most often at home for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 19 399,315 193,620 205,700 34,767,250 17,101,165 17,666,085
Single responses 391,025 189,440 201,580 33,103,860 16,298,475 16,805,395
Official languages 374,620 181,095 193,520 29,106,670 14,383,020 14,723,645
English 370,955 179,295 191,660 22,162,865 10,966,135 11,196,730
French 3,665 1,805 1,860 6,943,800 3,416,890 3,526,910
Non-official languages 16,405 8,345 8,060 3,997,195 1,915,450 2,081,750
Aboriginal languages 15 5 5 118,470 59,720 58,750
Algonquian languages 20 10 5 75,080 37,825 37,260
Blackfoot 0 0 0 1,115 555 555
Cree-Montagnais languages 0 0 0 55,825 28,135 27,685
Atikamekw 0 0 0 5,465 2,825 2,640
Montagnais (Innu) 0 0 0 8,590 4,195 4,395
Moose Cree 0 0 0 10 5 5
Naskapi 0 0 0 1,200 595 605
Northern East Cree 0 0 0 110 55 60
Plains Cree 0 0 0 1,350 665 685
Southern East Cree 0 0 0 20 5 15
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 330 140 190
Woods Cree 0 0 0 800 410 390
Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 37,945 19,240 18,710
Eastern Algonquian languages 10 10 5 3,615 1,795 1,820
Malecite 0 0 0 55 30 30
Mi'kmaq 10 10 5 3,560 1,770 1,795
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 0 0 0 14,525 7,335 7,190
Algonquin 0 0 0 370 170 200
Ojibway 5 5 0 6,175 3,165 3,015
Oji-Cree 0 0 0 7,900 3,960 3,940
Ottawa (Odawa) 0 0 0 75 40 35
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 5 5
Athabaskan languages 0 0 0 10,265 5,125 5,135
Northern Athabaskan languages 0 0 0 10,255 5,120 5,135
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 0 0 0 15 10 10
Beaver 0 0 0 50 30 20
Carrier 0 0 0 245 115 130
Chilcotin 0 0 0 255 125 130
Dene 0 0 0 7,710 3,805 3,905
Dogrib (Tlicho) 0 0 0 1,020 550 475
Gwich'in 0 0 0 45 25 25
Sarsi (Sarcee) 0 0 0 10 5 5
Sekani 0 0 0 15 10 5
Slavey-Hare languages 0 0 0 820 425 395
North Slavey (Hare) 0 0 0 340 180 155
South Slavey 0 0 0 370 190 185
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0 105 55 55
Tahltan languages 0 0 0 25 15 15
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 25 10 10
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 5 5
Tutchone languages 0 0 0 30 15 15
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 25 15 10
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 10 0 5
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 15 5 5
Haida 0 0 0 10 5 0
Inuit languages 0 0 0 29,490 14,995 14,495
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 0 0 0 165 75 90
Inuktitut 0 0 0 29,230 14,885 14,345
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 90 40 55
Iroquoian languages 0 0 0 285 135 155
Cayuga 0 0 0 10 0 5
Mohawk 0 0 0 255 115 140
Oneida 0 0 0 15 5 10
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 5
Kutenai 0 0 0 15 10 5
Michif 0 0 0 85 40 45
Salish languages 0 0 0 285 130 150
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 45 20 25
Lillooet 0 0 0 25 15 10
Okanagan 0 0 0 85 35 45
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 55 30 20
Squamish 0 0 0 5 0 5
Straits 0 0 0 20 10 15
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 20 10 10
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 25 15 10
Siouan languages 0 0 0 2,225 1,085 1,140
Dakota 0 0 0 255 140 120
Stoney 0 0 0 1,950 940 1,010
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 20 10 15
Tlingit 0 0 0 5 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 410 210 190
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 0 0 0 315 155 155
Nisga'a 0 0 0 70 40 30
Tsimshian 0 0 0 25 15 15
Wakashan languages 0 0 0 75 45 35
Haisla 0 0 0 20 10 15
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 5 5 5
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 20 10 10
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 0 0 0 30 15 15
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 0 0 0 235 110 125
Non-Aboriginal languages 16,385 8,335 8,055 3,878,725 1,855,730 2,022,995
Afro-Asiatic languages 4,195 2,215 1,980 307,755 153,275 154,480
Berber languages 0 0 0 8,105 4,215 3,895
Kabyle 0 0 0 5,490 2,855 2,640
Berber languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,620 1,365 1,260
Cushitic languages 75 35 40 27,095 12,455 14,640
Bilen 5 5 0 620 330 285
Oromo 40 25 20 3,410 1,700 1,710
Somali 25 10 15 22,895 10,340 12,555
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 185 85 95
Semitic languages 4,115 2,180 1,940 272,100 136,390 135,720
Amharic 50 25 30 12,780 6,010 6,770
Arabic 3,845 2,040 1,805 223,540 112,690 110,850
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 5 0 5 10,510 5,090 5,425
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 0 0 0 3,445 1,695 1,750
Harari 0 0 0 735 335 400
Hebrew 115 65 55 8,560 4,425 4,135
Maltese 0 0 0 1,130 525 605
Tigrigna 95 40 55 10,205 5,040 5,170
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 1,200 585 620
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 440 215 230
Austro-Asiatic languages 255 130 130 115,210 53,500 61,710
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 10,880 4,940 5,945
Vietnamese 255 130 130 104,245 48,525 55,725
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 85 40 45
Austronesian languages 890 430 460 239,785 108,110 131,680
Bikol 0 0 0 290 140 155
Cebuano 50 20 30 7,210 3,325 3,880
Fijian 0 0 0 195 105 90
Hiligaynon 5 5 5 2,205 970 1,240
Ilocano 10 5 5 9,125 4,045 5,080
Malagasy 0 0 0 435 220 210
Malay 5 0 5 3,620 1,710 1,910
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 0 0 0 1,200 565 630
Pangasinan 0 0 0 240 110 135
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 820 405 420 213,790 96,235 117,555
Waray-Waray 0 0 0 310 135 170
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,160 545 620
Creole languages 20 15 5 27,860 12,005 15,850
Haitian Creole 0 5 0 1,280 575 705
Creole, n.o.s. 5 10 0 24,575 10,510 14,060
Creole languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 2,005 920 1,085
Dravidian languages 395 225 170 122,490 59,780 62,710
Kannada 10 5 5 1,630 825 800
Malayalam 135 75 60 15,440 7,865 7,575
Tamil 120 65 50 96,955 46,570 50,385
Telugu 125 75 50 8,280 4,430 3,850
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 190 85 105
Hmong-Mien languages 0 0 0 340 160 180
Indo-European languages 5,505 2,760 2,740 1,911,215 927,225 983,985
Albanian 110 55 55 13,135 6,575 6,560
Armenian 15 10 10 21,505 10,165 11,345
Balto-Slavic languages 1,275 625 650 314,965 149,315 165,650
Baltic languages 15 5 10 3,275 1,400 1,870
Latvian 5 5 5 1,255 530 725
Lithuanian 15 5 10 2,020 870 1,150
Slavic languages 1,260 615 635 311,690 147,910 163,780
Belarusan 0 0 0 230 105 120
Bosnian 65 30 30 6,045 3,010 3,040
Bulgarian 20 15 10 11,985 5,835 6,150
Croatian 60 25 35 16,775 7,980 8,795
Czech 40 25 15 6,235 3,060 3,180
Macedonian 0 0 0 6,830 3,250 3,580
Polish 180 80 100 74,780 34,910 39,870
Russian 735 370 370 116,595 55,175 61,425
Serbian 60 30 35 31,750 15,665 16,085
Serbo-Croatian 30 20 15 3,885 1,865 2,020
Slovak 20 5 15 5,615 2,685 2,920
Slovene (Slovenian) 0 0 5 2,050 905 1,145
Ukrainian 45 25 20 28,250 13,150 15,100
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 670 310 360
Celtic languages 20 10 10 360 205 155
Scottish Gaelic 15 10 5 185 105 80
Welsh 0 0 0 95 50 45
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 80 50 30
Germanic languages 360 175 185 146,455 71,835 74,615
Afrikaans 20 15 10 4,790 2,355 2,435
Danish 10 0 5 855 410 445
Dutch 45 20 25 9,565 4,630 4,935
Frisian 0 0 0 185 95 90
German 235 115 125 120,335 58,905 61,435
Icelandic 25 10 15 270 120 150
Norwegian 15 5 5 345 145 200
Swedish 5 5 5 1,045 500 545
Vlaams (Flemish) 0 0 0 355 170 185
Yiddish 0 0 0 7,080 3,695 3,385
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 1,625 820 810
Greek 245 120 125 44,545 21,110 23,440
Indo-Iranian languages 2,545 1,335 1,210 838,755 416,960 421,795
Indo-Aryan languages 1,650 885 765 676,185 337,440 338,745
Bengali 230 125 105 47,350 23,585 23,765
Gujarati 95 60 30 64,150 31,740 32,405
Hindi 285 180 110 55,510 27,805 27,710
Kashmiri 5 0 0 135 70 70
Konkani 0 0 0 720 355 370
Marathi 30 15 15 3,780 1,940 1,840
Nepali 475 235 240 13,375 6,710 6,670
Oriya (Odia) 5 0 0 470 235 240
Punjabi (Panjabi) 205 105 105 349,145 174,905 174,240
Sindhi 0 5 0 4,975 2,280 2,695
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 80 45 45 7,790 3,860 3,925
Urdu 250 130 120 128,785 63,965 64,820
Iranian languages 895 445 450 160,195 78,310 81,880
Kurdish 85 45 35 6,580 3,400 3,175
Pashto 35 15 15 10,590 5,305 5,290
Persian (Farsi) 780 385 395 143,020 69,600 73,425
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 2,375 1,215 1,160
Italic (Romance) languages 935 435 500 531,485 251,050 280,440
Catalan 0 0 0 355 165 190
Italian 130 55 70 115,415 49,975 65,440
Portuguese 150 70 85 98,710 46,915 51,795
Romanian 60 30 30 53,320 25,795 27,525
Spanish 585 275 310 263,510 128,110 135,400
Italic (romance) languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 180 85 95
Japanese 80 30 55 19,785 8,265 11,515
Kartvelian languages 0 0 0 1,040 565 475
Georgian 0 0 0 1,035 565 475
Korean 610 270 340 109,705 51,385 58,320
Mongolic languages 0 0 0 910 440 470
Mongolian 0 0 0 910 435 470
Niger-Congo languages 145 70 75 28,665 13,340 15,320
Akan (Twi) 5 0 5 5,990 2,695 3,295
Bamanankan 0 0 0 340 180 160
Edo 0 0 0 415 175 240
Ewe 10 5 5 410 185 225
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 0 0 0 825 400 425
Ga 5 5 0 250 105 140
Ganda 5 0 5 345 160 185
Igbo 10 5 5 1,000 485 510
Lingala 0 0 0 1,045 455 590
Rundi (Kirundi) 10 5 0 2,110 990 1,115
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 20 5 10 1,530 670 865
Shona 0 0 0 1,035 475 560
Swahili 55 25 30 5,370 2,500 2,870
Wolof 0 0 0 1,380 745 635
Yoruba 15 10 10 2,615 1,275 1,340
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 10 0 0 4,010 1,850 2,160
Nilo-Saharan languages 30 15 15 2,650 1,305 1,350
Dinka 0 0 0 1,130 580 550
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 25 10 10 1,525 730 800
Sign languages 155 75 80 10,445 5,870 4,570
American Sign Language 65 30 35 3,015 1,560 1,460
Quebec Sign Language 0 0 0 730 375 355
Sign languages, n.i.e 90 45 45 6,690 3,935 2,755
Sino-Tibetan languages 3,830 1,965 1,865 924,720 433,530 491,190
Chinese languages 3,825 1,965 1,860 913,365 427,860 485,505
Cantonese 525 275 250 400,215 184,340 215,885
Hakka 5 5 5 4,080 1,820 2,265
Mandarin 2,935 1,475 1,460 462,890 220,075 242,815
Min Dong 0 0 0 345 150 195
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 40 25 20 13,965 6,345 7,625
Wu (Shanghainese) 25 10 10 7,650 3,580 4,075
Chinese languages, n.o.s. 295 175 120 23,935 11,440 12,500
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 0 5 0 280 130 150
Tibeto-Burman languages 5 0 5 11,350 5,670 5,680
Burmese 0 0 0 2,245 1,115 1,125
Karenic languages 0 0 0 3,865 1,935 1,930
Tibetan 0 0 0 4,590 2,305 2,280
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 655 305 345
Tai-Kadai languages 30 10 15 9,565 4,455 5,110
Lao 5 0 0 6,175 2,995 3,180
Thai 25 10 15 3,360 1,450 1,915
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 30 15 15
Turkic languages 195 100 90 22,250 11,205 11,045
Azerbaijani 5 5 5 1,245 640 610
Turkish 120 65 55 18,955 9,525 9,430
Uyghur 0 0 0 610 315 290
Uzbek 70 40 30 990 505 490
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 455 230 225
Uralic languages 50 25 25 23,245 10,715 12,535
Estonian 5 0 0 975 365 610
Finnish 5 0 0 2,790 1,220 1,565
Hungarian 45 20 25 19,485 9,125 10,355
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 5 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 1,110 605 500
Multiple responses 8,290 4,175 4,110 1,663,390 802,695 860,690
English and French 1,155 535 625 160,185 77,940 82,235
English and non-official language 6,810 3,475 3,335 1,284,975 620,375 664,600
French and non-official language 65 35 25 148,915 70,915 78,000
English, French and non-official language 260 130 135 69,315 33,465 35,850
Other language spoken regularly at homeThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Other language(s) spoken regularly at home for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 20 399,315 193,620 205,700 34,767,255 17,101,165 17,666,080
None 370,395 179,625 190,765 29,615,245 14,612,175 15,003,065
English 9,220 4,720 4,500 2,109,340 1,045,215 1,064,120
French 8,480 3,705 4,775 731,095 342,245 388,855
Non-official language 10,600 5,285 5,315 2,151,690 1,023,940 1,127,750
Aboriginal 105 45 55 90,740 42,890 47,850
Non-Aboriginal 10,500 5,240 5,260 2,060,945 981,055 1,079,895
English and French 125 55 70 47,970 23,785 24,190
English and non-official language 185 90 105 61,075 30,045 31,030
French and non-official language 305 140 165 48,755 22,690 26,065
English, French and non-official language 5 0 5 2,080 1,075 1,010
Income of individuals in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 336,980 161,865 175,115 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,355
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 323,610 155,400 168,210 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,190
Median total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 36,098 42,887 31,010 34,204 40,782 28,860
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 323,720 155,415 168,310 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175
Median after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 31,759 36,917 27,849 30,866 35,933 26,621
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 293,375 143,380 149,995 24,583,315 12,296,595 12,286,725
Median market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 34,903 41,773 29,211 32,762 39,925 26,613
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 223,275 93,630 129,645 19,743,240 8,755,815 10,987,430
Median government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 4,492 3,888 4,733 5,453 4,199 6,136
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 243,265 121,755 121,510 20,428,685 10,547,760 9,880,925
Median employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 34,247 40,179 29,596 33,684 39,836 28,474
Composition of total income in 2015 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 100% dataCensus data footnote 22 100 100 100 100 100 100
Market income (%)Census data footnote 23 89.6 92.4 86.0 88.3 91.6 83.7
Employment income (%)Census data footnote 24 71.3 74.0 67.8 72.0 75.2 67.7
Government transfers (%)Census data footnote 25 10.4 7.6 14.0 11.7 8.4 16.3
Total - Total income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 26 336,980 161,865 175,115 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360
Without total income 13,370 6,470 6,905 1,154,450 546,285 608,165
With total income 323,605 155,395 168,210 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,195
Percentage with total income 96.0 96.0 96.1 96.0 96.1 95.8
Under $10,000 (including loss) 44,140 19,460 24,675 3,877,620 1,668,960 2,208,655
$10,000 to $19,999 49,850 19,060 30,790 4,680,380 1,867,600 2,812,785
$20,000 to $29,999 43,080 16,930 26,150 3,807,840 1,593,335 2,214,505
$30,000 to $39,999 40,175 17,330 22,840 3,206,175 1,472,670 1,733,510
$40,000 to $49,999 35,100 16,240 18,860 2,827,045 1,376,565 1,450,480
$50,000 to $59,999 27,065 14,185 12,880 2,179,775 1,145,685 1,034,090
$60,000 to $69,999 21,005 12,075 8,930 1,655,070 938,755 716,310
$70,000 to $79,999 17,485 10,065 7,420 1,271,850 745,830 526,015
$80,000 to $89,999 13,775 8,055 5,725 966,885 579,290 387,590
$90,000 to $99,999 8,680 5,605 3,075 749,290 452,240 297,050
$100,000 and over 23,260 16,390 6,870 2,266,600 1,603,400 663,195
$100,000 to $149,999 15,955 10,955 5,000 1,493,570 1,024,210 469,365
$150,000 and over 7,305 5,440 1,870 773,025 579,190 193,830
Total - After-tax income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 27 336,980 161,865 175,110 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360
Without after-tax income 13,255 6,450 6,810 1,143,795 541,620 602,175
With after-tax income 323,720 155,415 168,305 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175
Percentage with after-tax income 96.1 96.0 96.1 96.0 96.1 95.9
Under $10,000 (including loss) 46,240 19,845 26,395 4,004,475 1,706,825 2,297,645
$10,000 to $19,999 53,290 20,625 32,665 4,905,055 1,972,920 2,932,130
$20,000 to $29,999 53,030 21,525 31,505 4,489,925 1,926,175 2,563,755
$30,000 to $39,999 50,335 22,470 27,865 3,924,960 1,870,705 2,054,250
$40,000 to $49,999 39,395 20,330 19,060 3,144,200 1,619,670 1,524,525
$50,000 to $59,999 28,450 16,475 11,975 2,209,280 1,245,570 963,705
$60,000 to $69,999 21,125 12,335 8,790 1,540,300 912,230 628,065
$70,000 to $79,999 11,710 7,570 4,150 1,076,180 654,570 421,610
$80,000 and over 20,145 14,240 5,905 2,204,820 1,540,335 664,485
$80,000 to $89,999 6,505 4,400 2,110 688,705 444,550 244,145
$90,000 to $99,999 3,930 2,715 1,215 420,975 291,090 129,885
$100,000 and over 9,710 7,130 2,580 1,095,140 804,690 290,445
Total - Employment income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 28 336,980 161,865 175,115 28,642,980 13,990,625 14,652,360
Without employment income 93,715 40,110 53,600 8,214,295 3,442,860 4,771,430
With employment income 243,265 121,755 121,510 20,428,690 10,547,760 9,880,925
Percentage with employment income 72.2 75.2 69.4 71.3 75.4 67.4
Under $5,000 (including loss) 30,525 13,925 16,605 2,778,990 1,357,430 1,421,560
$5,000 to $9,999 19,550 8,455 11,090 1,602,140 697,025 905,120
$10,000 to $19,999 32,130 14,030 18,100 2,736,010 1,212,855 1,523,155
$20,000 to $29,999 27,975 12,390 15,585 2,293,785 1,022,090 1,271,695
$30,000 to $39,999 27,190 11,870 15,320 2,149,860 1,001,065 1,148,795
$40,000 to $49,999 23,785 10,930 12,860 1,928,565 946,625 981,940
$50,000 to $59,999 18,560 9,850 8,710 1,554,100 839,045 715,055
$60,000 to $69,999 15,065 8,810 6,255 1,220,310 708,270 512,040
$70,000 to $79,999 13,695 7,870 5,820 992,170 591,945 400,225
$80,000 and over 34,790 23,625 11,165 3,172,770 2,171,415 1,001,355
$80,000 to $89,999 11,185 6,570 4,610 773,755 475,700 298,055
$90,000 to $99,999 6,740 4,555 2,185 623,980 382,330 241,650
$100,000 and over 16,865 12,495 4,370 1,775,030 1,313,385 461,645
Income of households in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 29 173,325  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of households in 2015 ($) 69,553  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 70,336  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 59,263  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 61,348  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 100% data 51,125  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 36,087  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,174  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 31,574  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 31,446  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 100% data 122,200  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 10,102,290  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 87,785  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 88,249  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 74,127  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 76,419  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Household total income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 30 173,325  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Under $5,000 3,740  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 228,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$5,000 to $9,999 3,085  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 200,315  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$10,000 to $14,999 4,965  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 374,575  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$15,000 to $19,999 6,255  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 565,940  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$20,000 to $24,999 6,735  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 602,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$25,000 to $29,999 6,515  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 538,710  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$30,000 to $34,999 7,490  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 603,480  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$35,000 to $39,999 7,400  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 606,600  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$40,000 to $44,999 7,445  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 596,110  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$45,000 to $49,999 7,240  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 578,325  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$50,000 to $59,999 13,630  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,097,345  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$60,000 to $69,999 12,720  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,010,415  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$70,000 to $79,999 12,175  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 924,320  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$80,000 to $89,999 11,000  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 836,765  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$90,000 to $99,999 9,455  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 745,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 and over 53,480  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,561,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 to $124,999 18,535  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,470,255  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$125,000 to $149,999 12,665  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,016,245  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$150,000 to $199,999 13,130  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,116,140  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$200,000 and over 9,145  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 959,285  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Household after-tax income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 27 173,325  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Under $5,000 3,890  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 243,780  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$5,000 to $9,999 3,150  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 203,865  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$10,000 to $14,999 5,045  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 380,680  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$15,000 to $19,999 6,725  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 591,660  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$20,000 to $24,999 7,905  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 673,740  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$25,000 to $29,999 8,175  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 628,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$30,000 to $34,999 9,310  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 719,825  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$35,000 to $39,999 9,175  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 725,675  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$40,000 to $44,999 9,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 711,180  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$45,000 to $49,999 8,705  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 691,695  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$50,000 to $59,999 16,720  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,299,680  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$60,000 to $69,999 15,675  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,169,515  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$70,000 to $79,999 13,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,041,635  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$80,000 to $89,999 11,365  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 900,055  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$90,000 to $99,999 9,490  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 757,295  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 and over 35,550  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,333,575  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 to $124,999 16,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,371,945  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$125,000 to $149,999 8,910  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 809,540  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$150,000 and over 10,035  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,152,090  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Income of economic families in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 31 113,240  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,688,845  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 89,401  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 88,306  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 75,082  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 76,372  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of economic families 2.8  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 100% data 47,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,706,220  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 83,594  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 78,976  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 70,338  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 68,309  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of couple economic families without children or other relatives 2.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 100% data 44,630  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,222,140  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 116,685  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 113,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 96,190  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 96,608  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of couple economic families with children 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 100% data 17,600  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,481,410  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 50,944  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 53,193  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 46,310  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 48,856  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of lone-parent economic families 2.6  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 75,865 35,980 39,885 5,313,545 2,608,845 2,704,705
Median total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 32 31,379 32,053 30,862 31,890 34,483 29,801
Median after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 32 28,145 28,429 27,907 28,959 30,746 27,495
Total - Economic family income decile group for the population in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 33 397,375 192,700 204,675 34,460,065 16,971,550 17,488,515
In the bottom half of the distribution 199,890 93,895 105,995 17,229,835 8,256,970 8,972,865
In the bottom decile 45,275 21,860 23,415 3,445,950 1,672,900 1,773,050
In the second decile 36,780 16,240 20,545 3,445,660 1,564,965 1,880,700
In the third decile 37,650 17,385 20,255 3,446,165 1,641,930 1,804,235
In the fourth decile 39,195 18,525 20,665 3,445,850 1,677,120 1,768,730
In the fifth decile 40,995 19,875 21,120 3,446,210 1,700,060 1,746,150
In the top half of the distribution 197,480 98,805 98,675 17,230,230 8,714,580 8,515,650
In the sixth decile 41,365 20,575 20,790 3,445,695 1,716,510 1,729,185
In the seventh decile 42,860 21,435 21,430 3,446,470 1,730,975 1,715,500
In the eighth decile 43,120 21,490 21,630 3,445,940 1,741,640 1,704,300
In the ninth decile 38,755 19,480 19,275 3,446,045 1,751,850 1,694,195
In the top decile 31,380 15,825 15,555 3,446,080 1,773,600 1,672,475
Low income in 2015
Total - Low-income status in 2015 for the population in private households to whom low-income concepts are applicable - 100% dataCensus data footnote 34 397,375 192,695 204,675 33,968,295 16,724,265 17,244,035
0 to 17 years 72,900 37,155 35,745 6,836,380 3,504,250 3,332,125
0 to 5 years 23,875 12,160 11,715 2,228,770 1,142,505 1,086,270
18 to 64 years 264,835 128,510 136,330 21,695,090 10,690,090 11,005,005
65 years and over 59,635 27,040 32,595 5,436,830 2,529,930 2,906,905
In low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) 58,825 27,410 31,415 4,809,940 2,243,200 2,566,740
0 to 17 years 13,695 6,970 6,720 1,163,830 597,570 566,255
0 to 5 years 5,085 2,540 2,545 396,095 203,055 193,030
18 to 64 years 38,000 17,830 20,165 2,855,290 1,341,590 1,513,700
65 years and over 7,135 2,605 4,530 790,825 304,040 486,780
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) (%) 14.8 14.2 15.3 14.2 13.4 14.9
0 to 17 years (%) 18.8 18.8 18.8 17.0 17.1 17.0
0 to 5 years (%) 21.3 20.9 21.7 17.8 17.8 17.8
18 to 64 years (%) 14.3 13.9 14.8 13.2 12.5 13.8
65 years and over (%) 12.0 9.6 13.9 14.5 12.0 16.7
In low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) 38,240 18,730 19,510 3,128,995 1,519,370 1,609,630
0 to 17 years 7,790 3,985 3,805 696,025 357,255 338,770
0 to 5 years 2,990 1,520 1,470 236,435 121,170 115,260
18 to 64 years 28,875 14,140 14,745 2,157,745 1,057,585 1,100,160
65 years and over 1,570 615 960 275,225 104,525 170,695
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) (%) 9.6 9.7 9.5 9.2 9.1 9.3
0 to 17 years (%) 10.7 10.7 10.6 10.2 10.2 10.2
0 to 5 years (%) 12.5 12.5 12.5 10.6 10.6 10.6
18 to 64 years (%) 10.9 11.0 10.8 9.9 9.9 10.0
65 years and over (%) 2.6 2.3 2.9 5.1 4.1 5.9

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 September 13, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 17, 2017).

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