NHS Profile, Thérèse-De Blainville, MRC, Quebec, 2011

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Characteristic Thérèse-De Blainville, MRC
Quebec
(Census division)
Total Male Female
Citizenship
Total population in private households by citizenshipNational Household Survey data footnote 1 151,085 74,510 76,580
Canadian citizens 148,925 73,550 75,380
Canadian citizens aged under 18 37,090 18,600 18,490
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 111,840 54,950 56,890
Not Canadian citizensNational Household Survey data footnote 2 2,160 960 1,205
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total population in private households by immigrant status and period of immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 3 151,090 74,510 76,580
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 4 141,375 69,615 71,760
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 5 9,465 4,770 4,695
Before 1971 1,800 1,015 785
1971 to 1980 1,710 980 730
1981 to 1990 1,425 665 760
1991 to 2000 1,915 915 1,005
2001 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 2,610 1,200 1,415
2001 to 2005 1,365 625 740
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 1,245 575 675
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 7 245 125 125
Age at immigration
Total immigrant population in private households by age at immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 8 9,465 4,775 4,695
Under 5 years 1,520 675 850
5 to 14 years 1,865 995 870
15 to 24 years 2,390 1,265 1,125
25 to 44 years 3,300 1,640 1,660
45 years and over 395 200 190
Immigrant status and selected places of birth
Total population in private households by immigrant status and selected places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 9 151,085 74,505 76,580
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 10 141,375 69,610 71,760
Born in province of residence 137,920 67,990 69,935
Born outside province of residence 3,455 1,625 1,825
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 11 9,465 4,770 4,690
Americas 2,570 1,235 1,330
United States 640 275 360
Jamaica 65 35 20
Guyana 0 0 0
Haiti 740 395 345
Mexico 175 65 115
Trinidad and Tobago 15 0 0
Colombia 220 105 115
El Salvador 100 50 55
Peru 130 70 65
Chile 95 60 40
Other places of birth in Americas 385 175 210
Europe 3,910 2,090 1,825
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 100 45 50
Italy 690 445 250
Germany 140 55 80
Poland 60 0 45
Portugal 680 345 335
Netherlands 25 0 25
France 1,310 730 580
Romania 285 125 155
Russian Federation 85 35 50
Greece 35 20 0
Ukraine 0 0 0
Croatia 0 0 0
Hungary 25 0 0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0 0
Serbia 0 0 0
Ireland, Republic of 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Europe 460 245 210
Africa 1,005 500 505
Morocco 370 190 180
Algeria 285 115 175
Egypt 120 70 50
South Africa, Republic of 0 0 0
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Kenya 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Africa 215 115 100
Asia 1,965 935 1,030
India 30 20 0
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 340 70 270
Philippines 0 0 0
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 0 0 0
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 195 105 90
Pakistan 0 0 0
Sri Lanka 0 0 0
IranNational Household Survey data footnote 15 45 30 15
Korea, SouthNational Household Survey data footnote 16 60 25 30
Lebanon 400 210 190
Taiwan 40 25 0
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 0 0 0
Afghanistan 50 45 0
Japan 0 0 0
Turkey 35 0 0
Other places of birth in Asia 700 355 340
Oceania and otherNational Household Survey data footnote 17 15 0 0
Fiji 0 0 0
Other places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 18 15 0 0
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 19 245 120 120
Recent immigrants by selected place of birth
Total recent immigrant population in private households by selected places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 20 1,245 575 670
Americas 585 260 320
United States 120 45 75
Mexico 60 20 40
Cuba 0 0 0
Haiti 130 50 75
Jamaica 0 0 0
Brazil 75 35 35
Colombia 105 55 50
Guyana 0 0 0
Peru 50 25 20
VenezuelaNational Household Survey data footnote 21 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Americas 15 0 0
Europe 335 190 145
France 180 105 75
Germany 10 0 0
Poland 0 0 0
Romania 30 0 20
MoldovaNational Household Survey data footnote 22 0 0 0
Russian Federation 20 0 0
Ukraine 0 0 0
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Europe 85 65 20
Africa 150 75 75
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Mauritius 0 0 0
Somalia 0 0 0
Algeria 50 25 25
Egypt 0 0 0
Morocco 75 20 50
Tunisia 0 0 0
Cameroon 0 0 0
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the 0 0 0
South Africa, Republic of 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Africa 0 0 0
Asia 175 45 130
Philippines 0 0 0
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 45 0 45
India 0 0 0
Pakistan 0 0 0
IranNational Household Survey data footnote 15 0 0 0
South KoreaNational Household Survey data footnote 16 30 0 0
Sri Lanka 0 0 0
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 0 0 0
Lebanon 30 0 20
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 10 0 0
Taiwan 0 0 0
Afghanistan 0 0 0
Japan 0 0 0
Turkey 0 0 0
Israel 0 0 0
Nepal 0 0 0
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 0 0 0
United Arab Emirates 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia 0 0 0
SyriaNational Household Survey data footnote 23 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Asia 20 0 0
Oceania and otherNational Household Survey data footnote 17 0 0 0
Generation status
Total population in private households by generation statusNational Household Survey data footnote 24 151,085 74,510 76,580
First generationNational Household Survey data footnote 25 9,950 5,020 4,930
Second generationNational Household Survey data footnote 26 12,315 6,250 6,065
Third generation or moreNational Household Survey data footnote 27 128,820 63,235 65,585
Visible minority population
Total population in private households by visible minority 151,085 74,510 76,580
Total visible minority populationNational Household Survey data footnote 28 6,790 3,420 3,375
South AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 29 250 170 80
Chinese 555 195 360
Black 2,340 1,220 1,120
Filipino 30 0 25
Latin American 1,035 510 530
Arab 1,035 545 490
Southeast AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 30 1,150 580 570
West AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 31 125 75 50
Korean 75 40 35
Japanese 50 15 30
Visible minority, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 32 45 30 20
Multiple visible minoritiesNational Household Survey data footnote 33 95 25 70
Not a visible minorityNational Household Survey data footnote 34 144,300 71,090 73,210
Ethnic origin population
Total population in private households by ethnic originsNational Household Survey data footnote 35 151,085 74,510 76,580
North American Aboriginal origins 4,550 2,150 2,400
First Nations (North American Indian) 4,060 1,885 2,175
Inuit 80 55 30
Métis 450 230 225
Other North American origins 107,065 52,400 54,670
Acadian 515 190 325
American 980 460 520
Canadian 103,120 50,445 52,675
New Brunswicker 0 0 0
Newfoundlander 0 0 0
Nova Scotian 0 0 0
Ontarian 50 40 10
Québécois 3,680 1,855 1,830
Other North American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 36 0 0 0
European origins 67,945 33,515 34,430
British Isles origins 14,050 6,910 7,140
Channel Islander 15 0 0
Cornish 0 0 0
English 3,845 2,035 1,810
Irish 8,760 4,170 4,590
Manx 0 0 0
Scottish 3,335 1,575 1,765
Welsh 45 35 0
British Isles origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 37 410 240 165
French origins 45,925 22,300 23,630
Alsatian 40 35 0
Breton 375 205 170
French 45,675 22,190 23,485
Western European origins (except French origins) 4,780 2,220 2,560
Austrian 140 100 40
Belgian 1,410 720 695
Dutch 395 185 210
Flemish 20 0 0
Frisian 0 0 0
German 2,665 1,160 1,500
Luxembourger 15 0 0
Swiss 375 190 185
Western European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 38 0 0 0
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 350 165 185
Danish 55 20 35
Finnish 85 40 45
Icelandic 0 0 0
Norwegian 80 35 50
Swedish 115 65 50
Northern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 39 0 0 0
Eastern European origins 2,445 1,235 1,210
Bulgarian 40 0 20
Byelorussian 0 0 0
Czech 55 25 35
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. 60 40 20
Estonian 0 0 0
Hungarian 455 280 175
Latvian 25 20 0
Lithuanian 80 60 25
Moldovan 10 0 0
Polish 805 370 435
Romanian 510 235 275
Russian 360 160 195
Slovak 60 40 20
Ukrainian 370 170 200
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 40 0 0 0
Southern European origins 11,980 6,120 5,860
Albanian 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0
Croatian 45 20 30
Cypriot 0 0 0
Greek 800 480 320
Italian 7,930 3,975 3,960
Kosovar 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0
Montenegrin 0 0 0
Portuguese 2,205 1,160 1,050
Serbian 0 0 0
Sicilian 40 20 20
Slovenian 20 0 0
Spanish 1,405 695 710
Yugoslavian, n.o.s. 45 30 15
Southern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 41 0 0 0
Other European origins 2,065 1,120 950
Basque 50 25 30
Jewish 1,905 1,055 850
Roma (Gypsy) 25 0 0
Slavic, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Other European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 42 90 35 55
Caribbean origins 2,005 1,040 965
Antiguan 0 0 0
Bahamian 0 0 0
Barbadian 0 0 0
Bermudan 0 0 0
Carib 0 0 0
Cuban 65 30 30
Dominican 55 30 30
Grenadian 0 0 0
Haitian 1,635 830 810
Jamaican 155 90 65
Kittitian/Nevisian 0 0 0
Martinican 35 15 20
Montserratan 0 0 0
Puerto Rican 10 0 0
St. Lucian 0 0 0
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 45 35 0
Vincentian/Grenadinian 0 0 0
West Indian, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 43 35 25 15
Latin, Central and South American origins 1,685 880 810
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 25 10 10
Argentinian 90 70 20
Belizean 0 0 0
Bolivian 30 0 10
Brazilian 100 60 40
Chilean 235 140 90
Colombian 265 135 130
Costa Rican 0 0 0
Ecuadorian 0 0 0
Guatemalan 85 40 40
Guyanese 50 35 0
Hispanic 0 0 0
Honduran 20 20 0
Maya 0 0 0
Mexican 305 135 175
Nicaraguan 40 20 10
Panamanian 0 0 0
Paraguayan 0 0 0
Peruvian 210 110 100
Salvadorean 170 80 90
Uruguayan 15 0 0
Venezuelan 80 40 45
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 44 50 30 25
African origins 1,935 1,025 915
Central and West African origins 110 55 60
Akan 0 0 0
Angolan 10 0 0
Ashanti 0 0 0
Beninese 30 0 20
Burkinabe 0 0 0
Cameroonian 20 0 0
Chadian 0 0 0
Congolese 50 25 25
Gabonese 0 0 0
Gambian 0 0 0
Ghanaian 0 0 0
Guinean 0 0 0
Ibo 0 0 0
Ivorian 0 0 0
Liberian 0 0 0
Malian 0 0 0
Nigerian 0 0 0
Peulh 0 0 0
Senegalese 0 0 0
Sierra Leonean 0 0 0
Togolese 0 0 0
Yoruba 0 0 0
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 45 0 0 0
North African origins 1,380 715 670
Algerian 335 160 180
Berber 110 70 40
Coptic 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0
Egyptian 360 195 160
Libyan 0 0 0
Maure 0 0 0
Moroccan 510 250 260
Sudanese 0 0 0
Tunisian 100 50 55
North African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 46 0 0 0
Southern and East African origins 60 30 35
Afrikaner 0 0 0
Amhara 0 0 0
Bantu, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Burundian 0 0 0
Eritrean 0 0 0
Ethiopian 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Kenyan 0 0 0
Malagasy 0 0 0
Mauritian 25 10 10
Oromo 0 0 0
Rwandan 35 0 0
Seychellois 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0
South African 0 0 0
Tanzanian 0 0 0
Tigrian 0 0 0
Ugandan 0 0 0
Zambian 0 0 0
Zimbabwean 0 0 0
Zulu 0 0 0
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 47 0 0 0
Other African origins 405 240 165
Black, n.o.s.National Household Survey data footnote 48 0 0 0
Other African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 49 390 230 165
Asian origins 4,420 2,235 2,185
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 2,125 1,155 965
Afghan 80 55 20
Arab, n.o.s. 285 135 150
Armenian 200 100 105
Assyrian 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0
Iranian 115 45 70
Iraqi 25 0 0
Israeli 0 0 0
Jordanian 0 0 0
Kazakh 0 0 0
Kurd 0 0 0
Kuwaiti 25 0 0
Lebanese 1,130 655 480
Palestinian 20 15 0
Pashtun 20 0 0
Saudi Arabian 0 0 0
Syrian 250 110 145
Tajik 0 0 0
Tatar 0 0 0
Turk 125 70 55
Uighur 0 0 0
Uzbek 0 0 0
Yemeni 0 0 0
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 50 0 0 0
South Asian origins 280 170 110
Bangladeshi 0 0 0
Bengali 0 0 0
East IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 48 230 135 95
Goan 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0
Pakistani 0 0 0
Punjabi 0 0 0
Sinhalese 0 0 0
Sri Lankan 0 0 0
Tamil 0 0 0
South Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 51 0 0 0
East and Southeast Asian origins 2,020 905 1,115
Burmese 0 0 0
Cambodian (Khmer) 470 200 265
Chinese 770 280 485
Filipino 50 20 30
Hmong 0 0 0
Indonesian 0 0 0
Japanese 95 40 55
Korean 75 45 35
Laotian 340 150 195
Malaysian 0 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0
Singaporean 0 0 0
Taiwanese 45 30 0
Thai 50 15 40
Tibetan 0 0 0
Vietnamese 365 210 155
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 52 0 0 0
Other Asian origins 15 0 0
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 53 20 0 0
Oceania origins 15 0 0
Australian 0 0 0
New Zealander 0 0 0
Pacific Islands origins 0 0 0
Fijian 0 0 0
Hawaiian 0 0 0
Maori 0 0 0
Polynesian, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Samoan 0 0 0
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 54 0 0 0
Religion
Total population in private households by religionNational Household Survey data footnote 55 151,085 74,505 76,580
Buddhist 725 330 395
Christian 128,220 62,255 65,970
Anglican 410 190 220
Baptist 455 195 260
Catholic 122,515 59,455 63,055
Christian Orthodox 920 530 390
Lutheran 70 0 55
Pentecostal 285 150 135
Presbyterian 80 40 35
United Church 205 95 110
Other Christian 3,285 1,580 1,710
Hindu 35 15 20
Jewish 2,205 1,185 1,020
Muslim 1,360 765 595
Sikh 0 0 0
Traditional (Aboriginal) Spirituality 0 0 0
Other religions 100 40 60
No religious affiliation 18,425 9,915 8,510
Aboriginal population
Total population in private households by Aboriginal identity 151,090 74,510 76,580
Aboriginal identityNational Household Survey data footnote 56 1,145 565 580
First Nations (North American Indian) single identityNational Household Survey data footnote 57 665 300 365
Métis single identity 400 235 165
Inuk (Inuit) single identity 45 15 30
Multiple Aboriginal identitiesNational Household Survey data footnote 58 0 0 0
Aboriginal identities not included elsewhereNational Household Survey data footnote 59 35 15 15
Non-Aboriginal identity 149,945 73,945 75,995
Total population in private households by Registered or Treaty Indian statusNational Household Survey data footnote 57 151,085 74,505 76,580
Registered or Treaty IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 60 175 85 95
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 150,910 74,425 76,485
Total population in private households by Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 61 151,090 74,510 76,580
Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 62 4,545 2,150 2,395
First Nations (North American Indian) Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 57 4,060 1,880 2,175
Métis ancestry 450 230 220
Inuit ancestry 85 50 30
Non-Aboriginal ancestry onlyNational Household Survey data footnote 63 146,540 72,355 74,185
Non-official languages spoken
Total population in private households by non-official languages spokenNational Household Survey data footnote 64 18,140 8,805 9,330
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0
Algonquin 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Blackfoot 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 65 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 66 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 18,130 8,805 9,325
Italian 3,310 1,625 1,690
Portuguese 1,515 795 720
Romanian 295 135 160
Spanish 5,510 2,405 3,100
Dutch 75 20 50
Flemish 20 0 0
German 570 250 325
Yiddish 2,045 1,110 940
Danish 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0
Swedish 25 15 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0
Gaelic languages 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0
Bulgarian 25 0 0
Croatian 0 0 0
Czech 20 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0
Polish 150 40 105
Russian 155 65 90
Serbian 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
Slovak 20 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0
Ukrainian 45 35 10
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0
Greek 420 255 170
Armenian 140 70 70
Albanian 0 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0
Finnish 15 0 0
Hungarian 65 20 45
Turkish 55 35 0
Berber languages (Kabyle) 25 0 0
Oromo 40 25 15
Somali 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0
Arabic 1,760 945 815
Hebrew 95 60 30
Maltese 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Bengali 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0
Hindi 30 20 0
Konkani 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 30 25 0
Sindhi 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0
Urdu 40 35 0
Nepali 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0
Pashto 20 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 135 85 45
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Kannada 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0
Tamil 0 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0
Japanese 75 40 35
Korean 25 0 0
Cantonese 60 35 30
Fukien 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0
Mandarin 55 25 30
Taiwanese 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 150 90 65
Lao 315 135 175
Thai 35 0 25
Khmer (Cambodian) 380 160 220
Vietnamese 240 140 105
Bisayan languages 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino) 15 0 10
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
Lingala 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0
Swahili 0 0 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Creoles 980 505 480
Other non-Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 67 325 130 195
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 1 year agoNational Household Survey data footnote 68 149,530 73,645 75,890
Non-movers 133,190 65,820 67,375
Movers 16,345 7,820 8,520
Non-migrants 5,395 2,655 2,740
Migrants 10,945 5,165 5,785
Internal migrants 10,760 5,085 5,685
Intraprovincial migrants 10,580 5,005 5,575
Interprovincial migrants 185 75 110
External migrants 185 85 100
Total - Mobility status 5 years agoNational Household Survey data footnote 69 142,290 70,110 72,185
Non-movers 90,985 45,150 45,840
Movers 51,305 24,960 26,345
Non-migrants 17,905 8,760 9,145
Migrants 33,400 16,200 17,200
Internal migrants 32,245 15,660 16,585
Intraprovincial migrants 31,605 15,345 16,260
Interprovincial migrants 645 315 325
External migrants 1,155 540 615
Education
Total population aged 15 years and over by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 121,410 59,555 61,860
No certificate, diploma or degree 23,350 12,090 11,255
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 29,105 13,610 15,490
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 68,960 33,845 35,115
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 19,630 11,765 7,865
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 22,370 9,490 12,880
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 5,695 2,530 3,160
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 21,265 10,060 11,210
Bachelor's degree 15,020 6,875 8,140
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 6,250 3,180 3,065
Total population aged 25 to 64 years by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 83,245 40,520 42,730
No certificate, diploma or degree 9,820 5,345 4,480
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 17,440 8,130 9,305
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 55,990 27,045 28,945
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 15,555 9,155 6,400
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 16,920 7,145 9,775
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 4,695 2,130 2,560
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 18,820 8,610 10,210
Bachelor's degree 13,400 6,000 7,405
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 5,420 2,610 2,805
Total population aged 15 years and over by major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 76 121,415 59,550 61,860
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 77 52,450 25,705 26,745
Education 4,805 1,020 3,785
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 2,785 1,175 1,615
Humanities 3,485 1,230 2,260
Social and behavioural sciences and law 5,550 1,800 3,745
Business, management and public administration 18,065 6,825 11,230
Physical and life sciences and technologies 2,470 1,235 1,235
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,475 1,625 860
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 15,245 14,060 1,175
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 845 445 400
Health and related fieldsNational Household Survey data footnote 78 7,770 1,525 6,245
Personal, protective and transportation services 5,460 2,900 2,560
Other fields of studyNational Household Survey data footnote 79 0 0 0
Total population aged 15 years and over by location of study compared with province or territory of residenceNational Household Survey data footnote 80 121,410 59,550 61,860
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 52,455 25,705 26,745
With postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 68,960 33,845 35,115
Location of study inside Canada 66,485 32,505 33,980
Same as province or territory of residence 65,130 31,670 33,465
Another province or territory 1,350 835 515
Location of study outside Canada 2,475 1,340 1,135
Language used most often at work
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 90,615 46,690 43,925
Single responses 86,715 44,485 42,230
English 5,810 3,440 2,375
French 80,610 40,915 39,695
Non-official languages 285 130 155
Chinese, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Cantonese 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0
Mandarin 0 0 0
Spanish 0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0
German 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 82 0 0 0
Portuguese 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other languages 225 90 140
Multiple responses 3,905 2,210 1,690
English and French 3,760 2,110 1,650
English and non-official language 50 45 0
French and non-official language 20 10 0
English, French and non-official language 80 45 35
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 90,615 46,690 43,920
English 5,810 3,440 2,375
French 80,610 40,910 39,700
Non-official language 290 135 160
Aboriginal 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal 290 135 155
English and French 3,760 2,110 1,650
English and non-official language 50 45 0
French and non-official language 15 10 0
English, French and non-official language 75 45 30
Labour force status
Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote 83 121,415 59,555 61,860
In the labour force 85,910 44,415 41,495
Employed 81,235 41,845 39,390
Unemployed 4,675 2,570 2,105
Not in the labour force 35,505 15,135 20,370
Participation rate 70.8 74.6 67.1
Employment rate 66.9 70.3 63.7
Unemployment rate 5.4 5.8 5.1
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 84 85,910 44,415 41,495
Class of worker - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 85 1,475 675 805
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 86 84,435 43,740 40,690
Employee 74,265 37,325 36,945
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote 87 10,165 6,420 3,750
Occupation
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 88 85,910 44,415 41,495
Occupation - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 1,475 675 800
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote 86 84,435 43,740 40,695
0 Management occupations 11,515 7,485 4,025
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 15,220 4,255 10,975
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 5,940 4,570 1,365
3 Health occupations 4,765 920 3,840
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 9,290 2,850 6,440
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,980 815 1,170
6 Sales and service occupations 19,880 9,010 10,875
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 11,920 11,140 775
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 460 400 60
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 3,465 2,305 1,160
Industry
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007National Household Survey data footnote 90 85,910 44,415 41,495
Industry - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 1,475 675 800
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote 86 84,435 43,740 40,695
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 355 210 150
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 120 80 40
22 Utilities 875 580 295
23 Construction 6,655 5,630 1,025
31-33 Manufacturing 10,755 7,530 3,225
41 Wholesale trade 4,725 2,945 1,780
44-45 Retail trade 11,880 5,745 6,125
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 4,355 3,105 1,255
51 Information and cultural industries 2,105 1,160 945
52 Finance and insurance 3,220 1,255 1,965
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 1,400 760 645
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 6,300 3,480 2,820
55 Management of companies and enterprises 105 40 60
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 2,765 1,475 1,295
61 Educational services 5,810 1,605 4,205
62 Health care and social assistance 8,740 1,475 7,270
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,680 900 780
72 Accommodation and food services 4,475 1,965 2,515
81 Other services (except public administration) 3,295 1,515 1,780
91 Public administration 4,815 2,290 2,525
Work activity
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by work activity in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 91 85,910 44,415 41,495
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 3,920 1,890 2,030
Worked in 2010 81,990 42,525 39,465
1 to 13 weeks 3,490 1,670 1,820
14 to 26 weeks 5,740 2,830 2,910
27 to 39 weeks 4,470 2,340 2,130
40 to 48 weeks 15,440 8,145 7,290
49 to 52 weeks 52,850 27,535 25,315
Average weeks worked in 2010 45.4 45.6 45.1
Full-time or part-time weeks worked
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by full-time or part-time weeks worked in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 93 85,910 44,415 41,495
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 3,920 1,890 2,030
Worked in 2010 81,995 42,525 39,465
Worked full-time in 2010 66,075 36,810 29,265
Worked part-time in 2010 15,920 5,720 10,205
Place of work status
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by place of work statusNational Household Survey data footnote 94 81,240 41,845 39,390
Worked at home 5,355 2,665 2,695
Worked outside Canada 105 95 0
No fixed workplace address 7,815 6,005 1,815
Worked at usual place 67,955 33,080 34,875
Mode of transportation
Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by mode of transportationNational Household Survey data footnote 95 75,770 39,080 36,690
Car, truck or van - as a driver 63,945 33,865 30,080
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 2,545 1,035 1,515
Public transit 5,220 2,285 2,935
Walked 2,945 1,225 1,720
Bicycle 515 375 140
Other methods 600 300 300
Median commuting duration
Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by median commuting durationNational Household Survey data footnote 96 75,770 39,080 36,690
Median commuting duration 25.8 30.2 25.1
Time leaving for work
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by time leaving for workNational Household Survey data footnote 97 75,770 39,080 36,690
Between 5 and 6:59 a.m. 25,525 17,065 8,455
Between 7 and 9:00 a.m. 35,930 14,840 21,095
Anytime after 9:00 a.m. 14,320 7,180 7,140
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total number of occupied private dwellings by condition of dwellingNational Household Survey data footnote 98 58,055 ... ...
Only regular maintenance or minor repairs needed 55,365 ... ...
Major repairs needed 2,690 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by period of constructionNational Household Survey data footnote 99 58,055 ... ...
1960 or before 5,775 ... ...
1961 to 1980 16,765 ... ...
1981 to 1990 12,585 ... ...
1991 to 2000 11,605 ... ...
2001 to 2005 6,105 ... ...
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 100 5,225 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of roomsNational Household Survey data footnote 101 58,055 ... ...
1 to 4 rooms 13,505 ... ...
5 rooms 8,825 ... ...
6 rooms 6,685 ... ...
7 rooms 8,025 ... ...
8 or more rooms 21,015 ... ...
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6.7 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of bedroomsNational Household Survey data footnote 102 58,055 ... ...
0 to 1 bedroom 4,595 ... ...
2 bedrooms 15,885 ... ...
3 bedrooms 22,070 ... ...
4 or more bedrooms 15,505 ... ...
Household characteristics
Total number of private households by tenureNational Household Survey data footnote 103 58,055 ... ...
Owner 43,070 ... ...
Renter 14,985 ... ...
Band housing 0 ... ...
Total number of private households by condominium statusNational Household Survey data footnote 104 58,055 ... ...
Part of a condominium development 4,565 ... ...
Not part of a condominium development 53,485 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 105 58,055 ... ...
1 household maintainer 32,615 ... ...
2 household maintainers 24,855 ... ...
3 or more household maintainers 590 ... ...
Total number of private households by age group of primary household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 106 58,055 ... ...
Under 25 years 1,915 ... ...
25 to 34 years 7,500 ... ...
35 to 44 years 12,275 ... ...
45 to 54 years 16,170 ... ...
55 to 64 years 10,395 ... ...
65 to 74 years 6,360 ... ...
75 years and over 3,440 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of persons per roomNational Household Survey data footnote 107 58,055 ... ...
One person or fewer per room 57,670 ... ...
More than one person per room 380 ... ...
Total number of private households by housing suitabilityNational Household Survey data footnote 108 58,055 ... ...
Suitable 56,245 ... ...
Not suitable 1,810 ... ...
Shelter costs
Total number of owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratioNational Household Survey data footnote 109 57,970 ... ...
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs 46,285 ... ...
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs 11,685 ... ...
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs 9,775 ... ...
Number of owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 43,020 ... ...
% of owner households with a mortgageNational Household Survey data footnote 110 67.4 ... ...
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 111 14.5 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 1,071 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 1,121 ... ...
Median value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 250,796 ... ...
Average value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 296,345 ... ...
Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 14,985 ... ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housingNational Household Survey data footnote 114 5.2 ... ...
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 115 36.4 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 711 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 753 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Total income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 117 121,410 59,550 61,860
Without income 6,615 2,895 3,715
With income 114,800 56,660 58,140
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 118 9,795 4,745 5,050
$5,000 to $9,999 8,215 2,860 5,355
$10,000 to $14,999 10,000 3,730 6,275
$15,000 to $19,999 9,470 3,625 5,845
$20,000 to $29,999 15,225 6,410 8,815
$30,000 to $39,999 14,290 6,610 7,680
$40,000 to $49,999 12,780 6,450 6,330
$50,000 to $59,999 9,640 5,250 4,385
$60,000 to $79,999 12,260 7,420 4,845
$80,000 to $99,999 5,535 3,810 1,730
$100,000 and over 7,580 5,750 1,830
$100,000 to $124,999 3,280 2,415 865
$125,000 and over 4,300 3,335 965
Median income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 33,209 40,342 27,101
Average income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 43,026 51,945 34,336
After-tax income in 2010 of population 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 120 121,410 59,555 61,860
Without after-tax income 6,615 2,895 3,720
With after-tax income 114,795 56,655 58,135
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 121 10,150 4,795 5,355
$5,000 to $9,999 8,410 2,930 5,480
$10,000 to $14,999 10,130 3,815 6,315
$15,000 to $19,999 10,605 4,080 6,525
$20,000 to $29,999 19,050 8,500 10,545
$30,000 to $39,999 18,370 9,055 9,310
$40,000 to $49,999 13,995 7,515 6,480
$50,000 to $59,999 9,505 5,645 3,855
$60,000 to $79,999 8,480 5,735 2,745
$80,000 to $99,999 2,800 1,965 835
$100,000 and over 3,305 2,625 685
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 29,477 34,659 24,822
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 34,753 40,731 28,927
Composition of total income in 2010 of population 15 years and over (%)National Household Survey data footnote 123 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 124 89.5 93.0 84.4
Employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 125 77.5 79.4 74.6
Wages and salaries (%)National Household Survey data footnote 126 72.2 73.9 69.8
Self-employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 127 5.2 5.5 4.9
Investment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 128 4.8 5.8 3.3
Retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (%)National Household Survey data footnote 129 5.9 6.6 4.9
Other money income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 130 1.4 1.3 1.6
Government transfer payments (%)National Household Survey data footnote 131 10.5 7.0 15.6
Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 132 2.7 2.4 3.1
Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplement (%)National Household Survey data footnote 133 2.3 1.6 3.2
Employment Insurance benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 134 1.9 1.5 2.4
Child benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 135 2.1 0.2 4.9
Other income from government sources (%)National Household Survey data footnote 136 1.6 1.4 1.9
Income taxes paid as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 137 19.2 21.6 15.8
After-tax income as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 138 80.8 78.4 84.2
Net capital gains or losses as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 139 1.8 1.9 1.7
Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 140 45,180 24,705 20,475
Median employment income in 2010 ($) 48,774 55,985 42,288
Average employment income in 2010 ($) 58,360 67,120 47,790
Family income in 2010 of economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 141 43,935 ... ...
Median family income ($) 81,952 ... ...
Average family income ($) 98,887 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 69,212 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 79,561 ... ...
Average family size 3.1 ... ...
Couple-only economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 142 14,615 ... ...
Median family income ($) 68,433 ... ...
Average family income ($) 82,644 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 58,463 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 66,709 ... ...
Average family size 2.0 ... ...
Couple-with-children economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 143 21,185 ... ...
Median family income ($) 107,019 ... ...
Average family income ($) 124,241 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 88,825 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 98,676 ... ...
Average family size 4.0 ... ...
Lone-parent economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 144 7,090 ... ...
Median family income ($) 52,647 ... ...
Average family income ($) 59,398 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 46,613 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 50,531 ... ...
Average family size 2.6 ... ...
Income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and over not in economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 145 16,175 8,130 8,045
Median total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 30,482 34,925 26,075
Average total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 36,758 40,577 32,895
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 26,869 30,005 23,905
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 30,530 33,135 27,895
Total population by decile of adjusted after-tax family incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 148 151,090 74,505 76,580
In bottom half of the Canadian distribution 68,830 33,000 35,830
In bottom decile 9,275 4,590 4,690
In second decile 12,100 5,230 6,870
In third decile 15,085 7,220 7,865
In fourth decile 16,350 8,020 8,325
In fifth decile 16,020 7,940 8,080
In top half of the Canadian distribution 82,260 41,510 40,750
In sixth decile 17,095 8,545 8,550
In seventh decile 17,865 8,915 8,950
In eighth decile 17,590 8,875 8,715
In ninth decile 15,860 8,230 7,635
In top decile 13,850 6,945 6,905
Income of households in 2010
Household total income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 149 58,055 ... ...
Under $5,000 1,185 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 760 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 1,575 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 2,195 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 4,180 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 5,215 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 5,130 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 5,140 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 8,715 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 6,825 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 6,015 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 4,020 ... ...
$150,000 and over 7,100 ... ...
After-tax income of households in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 150 58,055 ... ...
Under $5,000 1,215 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 760 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 1,600 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 2,380 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 4,990 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 6,485 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 6,485 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 6,050 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 10,050 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 6,905 ... ...
$100,000 and over 11,140 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 5,145 ... ...
$125,000 and over 5,995 ... ...
Household income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 151 58,055 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 68,578 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 85,079 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 58,047 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 68,718 ... ...
One-person private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 12,965 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 32,317 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 38,940 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 28,711 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 32,192 ... ...
Two-or-more-persons private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 45,085 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 81,449 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 98,349 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 69,013 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 79,223 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Population in private households for income statusNational Household Survey data footnote 153 151,090 74,510 76,580
Less than 18 years 37,490 18,810 18,680
Less than 6 years 10,695 5,410 5,290
18 to 64 years 98,145 48,410 49,735
65 years and over 15,450 7,290 8,165
In low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT) 15,995 7,375 8,625
Less than 18 years 4,105 2,060 2,045
Less than 6 years 1,320 685 630
18 to 64 years 9,740 4,610 5,130
65 years and over 2,150 705 1,445
Prevalence of low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (%) 10.6 9.9 11.3
Less than 18 years (%) 10.9 11.0 10.9
Less than 6 years (%) 12.3 12.7 11.9
18 to 64 years (%) 9.9 9.5 10.3
65 years and over (%) 13.9 9.7 17.7

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National Household Survey data: Footnotes

Footnote 1

Citizenship refers to the legal citizenship status of a person. Citizenship can be by birth or naturalization. A person may have more than one citizenship. A person may be stateless, that is, they may have no citizenship.

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Footnote 2

Includes persons who are stateless.

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Footnote 3

Period of immigration refers to the period in which the immigrant first obtained his or her landed immigrant/permanent resident status. A landed immigrant/permanent resident refers to a person who has been granted the right to live permanently in Canada by immigration authorities.

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Footnote 4

Non-immigrant refers to a person who is a Canadian citizen by birth.

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Footnote 5

Immigrant refers to a person who is or has ever been a landed immigrant/permanent resident. This person has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities. Some immigrants have resided in Canada for a number of years, while others have arrived recently. Some immigrants are Canadian citizens, while others are not. Most immigrants are born outside Canada, but a small number are born in Canada. In the 2011 National Household Survey, 'Immigrants' includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 6

Includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 7

Non-permanent resident refers to a person from another country who has a work or study permit, or who is a refugee claimant, and any non-Canadian-born family member living in Canada with them.

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Footnote 8

Age at immigration refers to the age at which an immigrant first obtained landed immigrant/permanent resident status. Immigrant refers to a person who is or has ever been a landed immigrant/permanent resident. This person has been granted the right to live permanently in Canada by immigration authorities.

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Footnote 9

The places of birth selected are the most frequently reported by immigrants at the Canada level.

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Footnote 10

Non-immigrant refers to a person who is a Canadian citizen by birth.

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Footnote 11

Immigrant refers to a person who is or has ever been a landed immigrant/permanent resident. This person has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities. Some immigrants have resided in Canada for a number of years, while others have arrived recently. Some immigrants are Canadian citizens, while others are not. Most immigrants are born outside Canada, but a small number are born in Canada. In the 2011 National Household Survey, 'Immigrants' includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 12

The official name of United Kingdom is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. United Kingdom includes Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland (excludes Isle of Man, the Channel Islands and British Overseas Territories).

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Footnote 13

China excludes Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macao Special Administrative Region.

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Footnote 14

The official name of Viet Nam is Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.

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The official name of Iran is Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Footnote 16

The official name of South Korea is Republic of Korea.

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Footnote 17

The category 'Oceania and other' includes places of birth in Oceania and responses not included elsewhere, such as 'born at sea.'

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Footnote 18

The category 'Other places of birth' includes other places of birth in Oceania and responses not included elsewhere, such as 'born at sea.'

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Footnote 19

Non-permanent resident refers to a person from another country who has a work or study permit, or who is a refugee claimant, and any non-Canadian-born family member living in Canada with them.

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Footnote 20

Recent immigrants are immigrants who landed in Canada between January 1, 2006 and May 10, 2011. Immigrant refers to a person who is or has ever been a landed immigrant/permanent resident. This person has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities. Some immigrants have resided in Canada for a number of years, while others have arrived recently. Some immigrants are Canadian citizens, while others are not. Most immigrants are born outside Canada, but a small number are born in Canada. The places of birth selected are the most frequently reported by recent immigrants at the Canada level.

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Footnote 21

The official name of Venezuela is Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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Footnote 22

The official name of Moldova is Republic of Moldova.

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Footnote 23

The official name of Syria is Syrian Arab Republic.

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Footnote 24

Generation status refers to whether or not the person or the person's parents were born in Canada. It identifies persons as being first generation, second generation or third generation or more.

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Footnote 25

'First generation' includes persons who were born outside Canada. For the most part, these are people who are now, or have ever been, immigrants to Canada.

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Footnote 26

'Second generation' includes persons who were born in Canada and had at least one parent born outside Canada. For the most part, these are the children of immigrants.

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Footnote 27

'Third generation or more' includes persons who were born in Canada with both parents born in Canada.

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Footnote 28

The Employment Equity Act defines visible minorities as 'persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour.'

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Footnote 29

For example, 'East Indian,' 'Pakistani,' 'Sri Lankan,' etc.

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Footnote 30

For example, 'Vietnamese,' 'Cambodian,' 'Malaysian,' 'Laotian,' etc.

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Footnote 31

For example, 'Iranian,' 'Afghan,' etc.

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Footnote 32

The abbreviation 'n.i.e.' means 'not included elsewhere.' Includes respondents who reported a write-in response such as 'Guyanese,' 'West Indian,' 'Tibetan,' 'Polynesian,' 'Pacific Islander,' etc.

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Footnote 33

Includes respondents who reported more than one visible minority group by checking two or more mark-in circles, e.g., 'Black' and 'South Asian.'

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Footnote 34

Includes respondents who reported 'Yes' to the Aboriginal identity question (Question 18) as well as respondents who were not considered to be members of a visible minority group.

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Footnote 35

This is a total population estimate.  The sum of the ethnic groups in this table is greater than the total population estimate because a person may report more than one ethnic origin in the NHS.

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Footnote 36

Includes general responses indicating North American origins (e.g., 'North American') as well as more specific responses indicating North American origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Maritimer,' 'Manitoban').

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Footnote 37

Includes general responses indicating British Isles origins (e.g., 'British,' 'United Kingdom') as well as more specific responses indicating British Isles origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Celtic').

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Footnote 38

Includes general responses indicating Western European origins (e.g., 'Western European') as well as more specific responses indicating Western European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Liechtensteiner').

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Footnote 39

Includes general responses indicating Northern European origins (e.g., 'Northern European') as well as more specific responses indicating Northern European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Faroese,' 'Scandinavian').

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Footnote 40

Includes general responses indicating Eastern European origins (e.g., 'Eastern European') as well as more specific responses indicating Eastern European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Baltic').

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Footnote 41

Includes general responses indicating Southern European origins (e.g., 'Southern European') as well as more specific responses indicating Southern European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Gibraltarian').

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Footnote 42

Includes general responses indicating Other European origins (e.g., 'European') as well as more specific responses indicating European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Central European').

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Footnote 43

Includes general responses indicating Caribbean origins (e.g., 'Caribbean') as well as more specific responses indicating Caribbean origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Guadelupian,' 'Aruban').

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Footnote 44

Includes general responses indicating Latin, Central or South American origins (e.g., 'South American') as well as more specific responses indicating Latin, Central or South American origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Surinamese').

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Footnote 45

Includes general responses indicating Central or West African origins (e.g., 'West African') as well as more specific responses indicating Central or West African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Ewe,' 'Wolof').

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Footnote 46

Includes general responses indicating North African origins (e.g., 'North African') as well as more specific responses indicating North African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Maghreb').

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Footnote 47

Includes general responses indicating Southern or East African origins (e.g., 'East African') as well as more specific responses indicating Southern or East African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Hutu,' 'Shona').

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Footnote 48

Some respondents may choose to provide very specific ethnic origins in the National Household Survey (NHS), while other respondents may choose to give more general responses. This means that two respondents with the same ethnic ancestry could have different response patterns and thus could be counted as having different ethnic origins. For example, one respondent may report 'East Indian' ethnic origin while another respondent, with a similar ancestral background, may report 'Punjabi' or 'South Asian' origins; one respondent may report 'Black' while another, similar respondent, may report 'Ghanaian' or 'African.' As a result, ethnic origin data are very fluid, and counts for certain origins, such as 'East Indian' and 'Black,' may seem lower than initially expected. Users who wish to obtain broader response counts may wish to combine data for one or more ethnic origins together or use counts for ethnic categories such as 'South Asian origins' or 'African origins.' (Please note, however, that 'African origins' should not be considered equivalent to the 'Black' population group or visible minority status, as there are persons reporting African origins who report a population group or visible minority status other than 'Black.' Conversely, many people report a population group or visible minority status of 'Black' and do not report having 'African' origins. For information on population group and visible minority population in the 2011 NHS, refer to the appropriate definitions in this publication.)

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Footnote 49

Includes general responses indicating Other African origins (e.g., 'African') as well as more specific responses indicating Other African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Saharan').

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Footnote 50

Includes general responses indicating West Asian, Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins (e.g., 'West Asian,' 'Middle Eastern') as well as more specific responses indicating West Asian, Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Baloch,' 'Circassian').

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Footnote 51

Includes general responses indicating South Asian origins (e.g., 'South Asian') as well as more specific responses indicating South Asian origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Bhutanese').

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Footnote 52

Includes general responses indicating East and Southeast Asian origins (e.g., 'Southeast Asian') as well as more specific responses indicating East and Southeast Asian origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Bruneian,' 'Karen').

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Footnote 53

Includes general responses indicating Other Asian origins (e.g., 'Asian') as well as more specific responses indicating Other Asian origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Eurasian').

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Footnote 54

Includes general responses indicating Pacific Islands origins (e.g., 'Pacific Islander') as well as more specific responses indicating Pacific Islands origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Tahitian').

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Footnote 55

Religion refers to the person's self-identification as having a connection or affiliation with any religious denomination, group, body, sect, cult or other religiously defined community or system of belief. Religion is not limited to formal membership in a religious organization or group. Persons without a religious connection or affiliation can self-identify as atheist, agnostic or humanist, or can provide another applicable response.

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Footnote 56

'Aboriginal identity' includes persons who reported being an Aboriginal person, that is, First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) and/or those who reported Registered or Treaty Indian status, that is registered under the Indian Act of Canada, and/or those who reported membership in a First Nation or Indian band. Aboriginal peoples of Canada are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, section 35 (2) as including the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.

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Footnote 57

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the National Household Survey (NHS). In 2011, there were a total of 36 Indian reserves and Indian settlements that were 'incompletely enumerated' in the NHS. For these reserves or settlements, NHS enumeration was either not permitted or was interrupted before it could be completed, or was not possible because of natural events (specifically forest fires in Northern Ontario). For additional information, please refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, National Household Survey (NHS), 2011.

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Footnote 58

'Multiple Aboriginal identities' includes persons who reported being any two or all three of the following: First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit).

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Footnote 59

'Aboriginal identities not included elsewhere' includes persons who did not report being First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) but who did report Registered or Treaty Indian status and/or membership in a First Nation or Indian band.

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Footnote 60

Registered or Treaty Indian status refers to whether or not a person reported being a Registered or Treaty Indian.' Registered or Treaty Indian' includes persons who reported being a Registered or Treaty Indian in Question 20. Registered Indians are persons who are registered under the Indian Act of Canada. Treaty Indians are persons who belong to a First Nation or Indian band that signed a treaty with the Crown. Registered or Treaty Indians are sometimes also called Status Indians.

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Footnote 61

This is a total population estimate. The sum of the ancestries in this table is greater than the total population estimate because a person may report more than one ancestry (ethnic origin) in the National Household Survey.

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Footnote 62

'Aboriginal ancestry' includes persons who reported one or more than one of First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuit ancestry in Question 17, either with or without also reporting a non-Aboriginal ancestry. The sum of the categories 'First Nations (North American Indian) ancestry', 'Métis ancestry' and 'Inuit ancestry' is thus greater than the sum of the total for 'Aboriginal ancestry' because persons who reported more than one Aboriginal ancestry are included in the response category for each Aboriginal ancestry they reported. All respondents with Aboriginal ancestry are counted in at least one of the categories 'First Nations (North American Indian) ancestry,' 'Métis ancestry' and 'Inuit ancestry' and also in the category 'Aboriginal ancestry.' Aboriginal peoples of Canada are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, section 35 (2) as including the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. Ancestry refers to the ethnic or cultural origins of the respondent's ancestors, an ancestor being usually more distant than a grandparent. A person can have more than one ethnic or cultural origin.

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Footnote 63

'Non-Aboriginal ancestry only' includes persons who did not report First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuit ancestry in Question 17.

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Footnote 64

Refers to languages, other than English or French, in which the respondent can conduct a conversation. The category 'Non-official languages spoken' represents the sum of single language responses and multiple language responses received in the National Household Survey. Hence, this total is greater than the total population.

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Footnote 65

Cree languages include the following categories: Cree not otherwise specified (which refers to those who reported 'Cree'), Swampy Cree, Plains Cree, Woods Cree, and a category labelled 'Cree not included elsewhere' (which includes Moose Cree, Northern East Cree and Southern East Cree).

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Footnote 66

This is a subtotal of all Aboriginal languages collected on May 10, 2011 that are not displayed separately here.

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Footnote 67

This is a subtotal of all non-Aboriginal languages, other than English or French, collected on May 10, 2011 that are not displayed separately here.

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Footnote 68

Refers to the status of a person with regard to the place of residence on the reference day, May 10, 2011, in relation to the place of residence on the same date one year earlier. Persons who have not moved are referred to as non-movers and persons who have moved from one residence to another are referred to as movers. Movers include non-migrants and migrants. Non-migrants are persons who did move but remained in the same city, town, township, village or Indian reserve. Migrants include internal migrants who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian reserve within Canada. External migrants include persons who lived outside Canada at the earlier reference date.

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Refers to the status of a person with regard to the place of residence on the reference day, May 10, 2011, in relation to the place of residence on the same date five years earlier. Persons who have not moved are referred to as non-movers and persons who have moved from one residence to another are referred to as movers. Movers include non-migrants and migrants. Non-migrants are persons who did move but remained in the same city, town, township, village or Indian reserve. Migrants include internal migrants who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian reserve within Canada. External migrants include persons who lived outside Canada at the earlier reference date.

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Footnote 70

'Highest certificate, diploma or degree' refers to the highest certificate, diploma or degree completed based on a hierarchy which is generally related to the amount of time spent 'in-class.' For postsecondary completers, a university education is considered to be a higher level of schooling than a college education, while a college education is considered to be a higher level of education than in the trades. Although some trades requirements may take as long or longer to complete than a given college or university program, the majority of time is spent in on-the-job paid training and less time is spent in the classroom. For further definitions, refer to the National Household Survey Dictionary, Catalogue no. 99-000-X. For any comments on collection, dissemination or data quality for this variable, refer to the Education Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011006.

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Footnote 71

'High school diploma or equivalent' includes persons who have graduated from a secondary school or equivalent. It excludes persons with a postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree.

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Footnote 72

'Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree' includes 'apprenticeship or trades certificates or diplomas,' 'college, CEGEP or other non-university certificates or diplomas' and university certificates, diplomas and degrees.

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Footnote 73

'Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma' includes Registered Apprenticeship certificates (including Certificate of Qualification, Journeyperson's designation) and other trades certificates or diplomas such as pre-employment or vocational certificates and diplomas from brief trade programs completed at community colleges, institutes of technology, vocational centres, and similar institutions.

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Footnote 74

Comparisons with other data sources suggest that the category 'University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level' was over-reported in the NHS. This category likely includes some responses that are actually college certificates or diplomas, bachelor's degrees or other types of education (e.g., university transfer programs, bachelor's programs completed in other countries, incomplete bachelor's programs, non-university professional designations). We recommend users interpret the results for the 'University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level' category with caution.

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Footnote 75

'University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor level' includes the categories 'University certificate or diploma above bachelor level,' 'Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry,' 'Master's degree' and 'Earned doctorate.'

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Footnote 76

'Major field of study' is defined as the main discipline or subject of learning. It is collected for the highest certificate, diploma or degree above the high school or secondary school level and classified according to the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Canada 2011. This variable shows the 'primary groupings,' a CIP variant. For more information on the CIP classification, see the Classification of Instructional Programs, Canada 2011, Catalogue no. 12-590-X available from: www.statcan.gc.ca/concepts/classification-eng.htm. For any comments on collection, dissemination or data quality for this variable, refer to the Education Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011006.

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Footnote 77

'No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree' includes persons who have not completed a registered apprenticeship certificate (including Certificate of Qualification, Journeyperson's designation) or other trades certificate or diploma, a college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma, or a university certificate, diploma or degree.

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Footnote 78

Called 'Health, parks, recreation and fitness' in CIP Canada 2000.

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Includes 'Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other.'

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Footnote 80

'Location of study compared with province or territory of residence' indicates whether the 'Location of study' is the same as the province or territory of residence in 2011, a different Canadian province or territory, or outside Canada. 'Location of study' refers to the province, territory or country of the institution where the highest certificate, diploma or degree above the high school level was completed. Users should be aware that some respondents may have reported the physical location of study rather than the location of the certificate, diploma or degree-granting institution. This could affect the responses of those who obtained a certificate, diploma or degree through a joint program or by distance learning with credentials granted in another province or country. In particular, a number of persons reported a location of study for a university credential in one of the territories (Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut), even though there were no educational institutions in the territories with the authority to grant university degrees. For any other comments on collection, dissemination or data quality for this variable or 'Location of study,' refer to the Education Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011006.

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Footnote 81

Population by language used most often at work . Refers to the language used most often at work, as reported on May 10, 2011 by the individuals aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2010.

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Footnote 82

Cree languages include the following categories: Cree not otherwise specified (which refers to those who reported 'Cree'), Swampy Cree, Plains Cree, Woods Cree, and a category labelled 'Cree not included elsewhere' (which includes Moose Cree, Northern East Cree and Southern East Cree).

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Footnote 83

Refers to whether a person was employed, unemployed or not in the labour force during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011. In the past, this variable was called Labour force activity.

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Footnote 84

Refers to whether an employed person is an employee or is self-employed. The self-employed include persons with or without a business, as well as unpaid family workers. 

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Includes unemployed persons aged 15 years and over who have never worked for pay or in self-employment or who had last worked prior to January 1, 2010 only.

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Footnote 86

Experienced labour force refers to persons who, during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011, were employed and the unemployed who had last worked for pay or in self-employment in either 2010 or 2011.

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Footnote 87

Includes self-employed with an incorporated business and self-employed with an unincorporated business. Also included among the self-employed are unpaid family workers.

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Footnote 88

Refers to the kind of work performed by persons during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011, as determined by their kind of work and the description of the main activities in their job. The 2011 National Household Survey occupation data are produced according to the NOC 2011. 

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Footnote 89

Unemployed persons aged 15 years and over who have never worked for pay or in self-employment or who had last worked prior to January 1, 2010 only.

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Footnote 90

Refers to the general nature of the business carried out in the establishment where the person worked. The 2011 National Household Survey industry data are produced according to the NAICS 2007.

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Footnote 91

Refers to the number of weeks in which a person worked for pay or in self-employment in 2010 at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week).

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Footnote 92

Includes persons who never worked, persons who worked prior to 2010 only, or persons who worked in 2011 only.

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Footnote 93

Refers to persons who worked for pay or in self-employment in 2010. These persons were asked to report whether the weeks they worked in 2010 were full-time weeks (30 hours or more per week) or not, on the basis of all jobs held. Persons with a part-time job for part of the year and a full-time job for another part of the year were to report the information for the job at which they worked the most weeks.

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Footnote 94

Classification of respondents according to whether they worked at home, worked outside Canada, had no fixed workplace address or worked at a specific address (usual place of work).

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Footnote 95

Refers to the main mode of transportation a respondent uses to travel between his or her home and his or her place of work.

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Footnote 96

Refers to how many minutes it took for a person to travel from home to work. Median commuting duration is the value which divides the commuting duration into two equal halves, i.e., the commuting duration of individuals for the first half is below the median, while the commuting distance of individuals for the second half is above the median.

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Footnote 97

Time at which a respondent usually leaves home to go to work.

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Footnote 98

Condition of dwelling - Refers to whether the dwelling is in need of repairs. This does not include desirable remodelling or additions.

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Footnote 99

Period of construction - Refers to the period in time during which the building or dwelling was originally constructed.

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Footnote 100

Includes data up to May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 101

Rooms - Refers to enclosed areas within a private dwelling which are finished and suitable for year round living. The number of rooms of a private dwelling includes kitchens, bedrooms and finished rooms in the attic or basement. The number of rooms of a private dwelling excludes bathrooms, halls, vestibules and rooms used solely for business purposes. Partially divided rooms are considered to be separate rooms if they are considered as such by the respondent (e.g., L-shaped dining room and living room arrangements).

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Bedrooms - Refers to rooms in a private dwelling that are designed mainly for sleeping purposes even if they are now used for other purposes, such as guest rooms and television rooms. Also included are rooms used as bedrooms now, even if they were not originally built as bedrooms, such as bedrooms in a finished basement. Bedrooms exclude rooms designed for another use during the day such as dining rooms and living rooms even if they may be used for sleeping purposes at night. By definition, one-room private dwellings such as studio apartments have zero bedrooms.

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Tenure - Refers to whether the household owns or rents their private dwelling, or whether the dwelling is band housing (on an Indian reserve or settlement).

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Footnote 104

Condominium status - Refers to whether the private dwelling is part of a condominium development. A condominium is a residential complex in which dwellings are owned individually while land and common elements are held in joint ownership with others.

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Household maintainer - Refers to whether or not a person residing in the household is responsible for paying the rent, or the mortgage, or the taxes, or the electricity or other services or utilities. Where a number of people may contribute to the payments, more than one person in the household may be identified as a household maintainer. If no person in the household is identified as making such payments, the reference person is identified by default.

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Footnote 106

Primary household maintainer - First person in the household identified as someone who pays the rent or the mortgage, or the taxes, or the electricity bill, and so on, for the dwelling. The order of the persons in a household is determined by the order in which the respondent lists the persons on the questionnaire. Generally, an adult is listed first followed, if applicable, by that person's spouse or common-law partner and by their children. The order does not necessarily correspond to the proportion of household payments made by the person. Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Persons per room - Refers to an indicator of the level of crowding in a private dwelling. It is calculated by dividing the number of persons in the household by the number of rooms in the dwelling.

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Housing suitability - Housing suitability refers to whether a private household is living in suitable accommodations according to the National Occupancy Standard (NOS); that is, whether the dwelling has enough bedrooms for the size and composition of the household. A household is deemed to be living in suitable accommodations if its dwelling has enough bedrooms, as calculated using the National Occupancy Standard. Housing suitability assesses the required number of bedrooms for a household based on the age, sex, and relationships among household members. An alternative variable, the number of persons per room, considers all rooms in a private dwelling and the number of household members. Housing suitability and the National Occupancy Standard (NOS) on which it is based were developed by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) through consultations with provincial housing agencies.

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Shelter-cost-to-income ratio - Percentage of a household's average total monthly income which is spent on shelter-related expenses. Those expenses include the monthly rent (for tenants) or the mortgage payment, property taxes and condominium fees (for owners) and the costs of electricity, heat, municipal services, etc. The percentage is calculated by dividing the total shelter-related expenses by the household's total monthly income and multiplying the result by 100. Includes owner and tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings with household total income greater than zero in 2010 (i.e., excludes negative or zero household total income). The relatively high shelter costs to household income ratios for some households may have resulted from the difference in the reference period for shelter costs and household total income data. The reference period for shelter cost data is 2011, while household total income is reported for the year 2010. As well, for some households, the 2010 household total income may represent income for only part of a year. Household total income - The total income of a household is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household. Total income refers to the total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income, before income taxes and deductions, during the calendar year 2010.

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Presence of mortgage - Refers to whether the owner households reported mortgage or loan payments for their dwelling.

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Shelter-cost-to-income ratio for owner households - Percentage of an owner household's average total monthly income which is spent on shelter-related expenses. Those expenses include the mortgage payment, property taxes and condominium fees and the costs of electricity, heat, municipal services, etc. The percentage is calculated by dividing the total shelter-related expenses by the household's total monthly income and multiplying the result by 100. Includes owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings with household total income greater than zero in 2010 (i.e., excludes negative or zero household total income). The relatively high shelter costs to household income ratios for some households may have resulted from the difference in the reference period for shelter costs and household total income data. The reference period for shelter cost data is 2011, while household total income is reported for the year 2010. As well, for some households, the 2010 household total income may represent income for only part of a year. Household total income - The total income of a household is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household. Total income refers to the total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income, before income taxes and deductions, during the calendar year 2010.

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Shelter cost for owned dwellings - Includes all shelter expenses paid by households that own their dwellings, such as the mortgage payment and the costs of electricity, heat, water and other municipal services, property taxes and condominium fees.

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Footnote 113

Value of dwelling - Refers to the dollar amount expected by the owner if the dwelling were to be sold.

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Subsidized housing - Refers to whether the dwelling is subsidized. Subsidized housing includes rent geared to income, social housing, public housing, government-assisted housing, non-profit housing, rent supplements and housing allowances.

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Shelter-cost-to-income ratio for tenant households - Percentage of a tenant household's average total monthly income which is spent on shelter-related expenses. Those expenses include the monthly rent and the costs of electricity, heat, municipal services, etc. The percentage is calculated by dividing the total shelter-related expenses by the household's total monthly income and multiplying the result by 100. Includes tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings with household total income greater than zero in 2010 (i.e., excludes negative or zero household total income). The relatively high shelter costs to household income ratios for some households may have resulted from the difference in the reference period for shelter costs and household total income data. The reference period for shelter cost data is 2011, while household total income is reported for the year 2010. As well, for some households, the 2010 household total income may represent income for only part of a year. Household total income - The total income of a household is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household. Total income refers to the total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income, before income taxes and deductions, during the calendar year 2010.

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Shelter costs for rented dwellings - Includes all shelter expenses paid by households that rent their dwellings, such as the monthly rent and the costs of electricity, heat and municipal services.

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Total income - Total income refers to monetary receipts from certain sources, before income taxes and deductions, during calendar year 2010. It includes employment income from wages, salaries, tips, commissions and net income from self-employment (for both unincorporated farm and non-farm activities); income from government sources, such as social assistance, child benefits, employment insurance, old age security pension, Canada or Quebec pension plan benefits and disability income; income from employer and personal pension sources, such as private pensions and payments from annuities and RRIFs; income from investment sources, such as dividends and interest on bonds, accounts, GICs and mutual funds; and other regular cash income, such as child support payments received, spousal support payments (alimony) received and scholarships. The monetary receipts included are those that tend to be of a regular and recurring nature. It excludes one-time receipts, such as lottery winnings, gambling winnings, cash inheritances, lump sum insurance settlements, capital gains and RRSP withdrawals. Capital gains are excluded because they are not by their nature regular and recurring. It is further assumed that they are less likely to be fully spent in the period in which they are received, unlike income that is regular and recurring. Also excluded are employer's contributions to registered pension plans, Canada and Quebec pension plans, and employment insurance. Finally, voluntary inter-household transfers, imputed rent, goods and services produced for barter, and goods produced for own consumption are excluded from this total income definition. Median income of individuals - The median income of a specified group of income recipients is that amount which divides their income size distribution into two halves, i.e., the incomes of the first half of individuals are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median income is calculated from the individuals with income in that group (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years). Average income of individuals - Average income of individuals refers to the weighted mean total income of individuals aged 15 years and over who reported income for 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of individuals (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years) by the number of individuals with income in that group. Median and average of individuals will be calculated for those individuals who are at least aged 15 years and who have an income (positive or negative). Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 118

Including loss.

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Footnote 119

For population with income.

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After-tax income - Refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial income taxes paid for 2010. Median income of individuals - The median income of a specified group of income recipients is that amount which divides their income size distribution into two halves, i.e., the incomes of the first half of individuals are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median income is calculated from the individuals with income in that group (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years). Average income of individuals - Average income of individuals refers to the weighted mean total income of individuals aged 15 years and over who reported income for 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of individuals (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years) by the number of individuals with income in that group. Median and average of individuals will be calculated for those individuals who are at least aged 15 years and who have an income (positive or negative). Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Including loss.

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Footnote 122

For population with after-tax income.

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Composition of income - The composition of the total income of a population group or a geographic area refers to the relative share of each income source or group of sources, expressed as a percentage of the aggregate total income of that group or area. Total income - Total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income. Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Market income - Refers to the sum of employment income (wages and salaries, net farm income and net income from non-farm unincorporated business and/or professional practice), investment income, retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (including those from RRSPs and RRIFs) and other money income. It is equivalent to total income before tax minus all government transfers and is also referred to as income before transfers and taxes.

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Earnings or employment income - Total wages and salaries and net income from self-employment.

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Wages and salaries - Refers to gross wages and salaries before deductions for such items as income tax, pensions and Employment Insurance. Included in this source are military pay and allowances, tips, commissions and cash bonuses, benefits from wage-loss replacement plans or income-maintenance insurance plans, supplementary unemployment benefits from an employer or union as well as all types of casual earnings during calendar year 2010. Other employment income such as taxable benefits, research grants and royalties are included.

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Self-employment net income - Refers to the total amount received by persons aged 15 years and over during calendar year 2010 as net farm income from self-employment, or net non-farm income from unincorporated business and/or professional practice. Net farm income - Refers to net income (gross receipts from farm sales minus depreciation and cost of operation) received during calendar year 2010 from the operation of a farm, either on the respondent's own account or in partnership. In the case of partnerships, only the respondent's share of income was reported. Included with gross receipts are cash advances received in 2010, dividends from cooperatives, rebates and farm-support payments to farmers from federal, provincial and regional agricultural programs (for example, milk subsidies and marketing board payments) and gross insurance proceeds such as payments from the AgriInvest and AgriStability programs. The value of income 'in kind,' such as agricultural products produced and consumed on the farm, is excluded. Net non-farm income from unincorporated business and/or professional practice - Refers to net income (gross receipts minus expenses of operation such as wages, rents and depreciation) received during calendar year 2010 from the respondent's non-farm unincorporated business or professional practice. In the case of partnerships, only the respondent's share was reported. Also included is net income from persons babysitting in their own homes, persons providing room and board to non-relatives, self-employed fishers, hunters and trappers, operators of direct distributorships such as those selling and delivering cosmetics, as well as freelance activities of artists, writers, music teachers, hairdressers, dressmakers, etc.

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Investment income - Refers to interest received during calendar year 2010 from deposits in banks, trust companies, cooperatives, credit unions, caisses populaires, etc., as well as interest on savings certificates, bonds and debentures, and all dividends from both Canadian and foreign corporate stocks and mutual funds. Also included is other investment income from either Canadian or foreign sources, such as net rents from real estate, mortgage and loan interest received, regular income from an estate or trust fund, and interest from insurance policies. Does not include capital gains or losses.

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Retirement pensions - Refers to all regular income received by the respondent during calendar year 2010 as the result of having been a member of a pension plan of one or more employers. It includes payments received from all annuities, including payments from a Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF), a matured Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) in the form of a life annuity, a fixed-term annuity, or an income-averaging annuity contract; pensions paid to widow(er)s or other relatives of deceased pensioners; pensions of retired civil servants, Armed Forces personnel and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers; annuity payments received from the Canadian Government Annuities Fund, an insurance company, etc. Does not include lump-sum death benefits, lump-sum benefits or withdrawals from a pension plan or RRSP, or refunds of over-contributions.

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Other money income - Refers to regular cash income received during calendar year 2010 and not reported in any of the other sources listed on the questionnaire. For example, severance pay and retirement allowances, alimony, child support, periodic support from other persons not in the household, income from abroad (excluding dividends and interest), non refundable scholarships, bursaries, fellowships and study grants, and artists' project grants are included.

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Government transfer payments - Refers to all cash benefits received from federal, provincial, territorial or municipal governments during 2010. This variable is derived by summing the amounts reported in: the Old Age Security pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement, Allowance and Allowance for the Survivor; benefits from Canada Pension Plan or Quebec Pension Plan; benefits from Employment Insurance; child benefits; other income from government sources.

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Benefits from Canada or Quebec pension plan - Refers to benefits received during calendar year 2010 from the Canada or Quebec Pension Plan (For example, retirement pensions, survivors' benefits and disability pensions). Does not include lump-sum death benefits.

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Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplement - Refers to Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplements paid to persons aged 65 years and over, and to the Allowance or Allowance for the survivor paid to 60- to 64-year-old spouses of old age security recipients or widow(er)s by the federal government during the calendar year 2010.

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Benefits from employment insurance - Refers to total Employment Insurance benefits received during calendar year 2010, before income tax deductions. It includes benefits for unemployment, sickness, maternity, paternity, adoption, work sharing, retraining and benefits to self-employed fishers received under the federal Employment Insurance Program or the Quebec Parental Insurance Program.

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Child benefits - Refers to payments received under the Canada Child Tax Benefit program during calendar year 2010 by parents with dependent children under 18 years of age. Included with the Canada Child Tax Benefit is the National Child Benefit Supplement (NCBS) for low-income families with children. The NCBS is the federal contribution to the National Child Benefit (NCB), a joint initiative of federal, provincial and territorial governments. Also included in this variable are child benefits, child disability benefits and earned income supplements provided by certain provinces and territories and the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB).

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Other income from government sources - Refers to all transfer payments, excluding those covered as a separate income source (Canada Pension Plan or Quebec Pension Plan benefits, Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplements, Employment Insurance benefits and child benefits) received from federal, provincial, territorial or municipal programs during 2010.

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Income tax paid - Refers to all federal, provincial and territorial taxes paid on 2010 income. Federal, provincial and territorial taxes paid refer to taxes on income, after taking into account exemptions, deductions, non-refundable tax credits and the Quebec abatement. These taxes are obtained from the income tax files for persons who allowed access to their income tax data and from direct responses on the questionnaire for others.

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After-tax income - Refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial taxes paid for 2010.

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Net capital gains or losses - Refers to the net gains received or losses incurred during calendar year 2010 from the sale of capital property. This represents the proceeds of disposition minus the adjusted cost base of the property and outlays and expenses incurred to sell the property. Capital property includes depreciable property and any property which, if sold, would result in a capital gain or loss (for example, cottages, buildings and securities such as mutual funds). Non-taxable capital gains or losses on the sale of a principal residence are excluded. Net capital gains or losses are not included in the definition of Total income as published in standard products. Net capital gains or losses are not included in the concept of total income but are expressed here as a percentage to obtain a relative measure of size.

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Earnings or employment income - Refers to total income received by persons 15 years of age and over during calendar year 2010 as wages and salaries, net income from a non-farm unincorporated business and/or professional practice, and/or net farm self-employment income. Wages and salaries - Refers to gross wages and salaries before deductions for such items as income tax, pensions and Employment Insurance. Included in this source are military pay and allowances, tips, commissions and cash bonuses, benefits from wage-loss replacement plans or income-maintenance insurance plans, supplementary unemployment benefits from an employer or union as well as all types of casual earnings during calendar year 2010. Other employment income such as taxable benefits, research grants and royalties are included. Net non-farm income from unincorporated business or professional practice - Refers to net income (gross receipts minus expenses of operation such as wages, rents and depreciation) received during calendar year 2010 from the respondent's non-farm unincorporated business or professional practice. In the case of partnerships, only the respondent's share was reported. Also included is net income from persons babysitting in their own homes, persons providing room and board to non-relatives, self-employed fishers, hunters and trappers, operators of direct distributorships such as those selling and delivering cosmetics, as well as freelance activities of artists, writers, music teachers, hairdressers, dressmakers, etc. Net farm income - Refers to net income (gross receipts from farm sales minus depreciation and cost of operation) received during calendar year 2010 from the operation of a farm, either on the respondent's own account or in partnership. In the case of partnerships, only the respondent's share of income was reported. Included with gross receipts are cash advances received in 2010, dividends from cooperatives, rebates and farm-support payments to farmers from federal, provincial and regional agricultural programs (for example, milk subsidies and marketing board payments) and gross insurance proceeds such as payments from the AgriInvest and AgriStability programs. The value of income 'in kind,' such as agricultural products produced and consumed on the farm, is excluded. Median income of individuals - The median income of a specified group of income recipients is that amount which divides their income size distribution, ranked by size of income, into two halves, i.e., the incomes of the first half of individuals are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median income is calculated from the unrounded number of individuals (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years) with income in that group. Average income of individuals - Average income of individuals refers to the weighted mean total income of individuals aged 15 years and over who reported income for 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of individuals (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years) by the number of individuals with income in that group. Median and average incomes of individuals will be calculated for those individuals who are at least aged 15 years and who have an income (positive or negative). The above concept and procedures also apply in the calculation of these statistics for earnings. Work activity in 2010 - Refers to the number of weeks in which a person worked for pay or in self-employment in 2010 at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week). Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Economic family total income - The total income of an economic family is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that family. Total income - Total income refers to monetary receipts from certain sources, before income taxes and deductions, during calendar year 2010. It includes employment income from wages, salaries, tips, commissions and net income from self-employment (for both unincorporated farm and non-farm activities); income from government sources, such as social assistance, child benefits, employment insurance, old age security pension, Canada or Quebec pension plan benefits and disability income; income from employer and personal pension sources, such as private pensions and payments from annuities and RRIFs; income from investment sources, such as dividends and interest on bonds, accounts, GICs and mutual funds; and other regular cash income, such as child support payments received, spousal support payments (alimony) received and scholarships. The monetary receipts included are those that tend to be of a regular and recurring nature. It excludes one-time receipts, such as lottery winnings, gambling winnings, cash inheritances, lump sum insurance settlements, capital gains and RRSP withdrawals. Capital gains are excluded because they are not by their nature regular and recurring. It is further assumed that they are less likely to be fully spent in the period in which they are received, unlike income that is regular and recurring. Also excluded are employer's contributions to registered pension plans, Canada and Quebec pension plans, and employment insurance. Finally, voluntary inter-household transfers, imputed rent, goods and services produced for barter, and goods produced for own consumption are excluded from this total income definition. After-tax income of economic families - The after-tax income of an economic family is the sum of the after-tax incomes of all members of that family. After-tax income of family members or persons not in families refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial income taxes paid for 2010. Median income of economic families - The median income of a specified group of families is that amount which divides their income size distribution, ranked by size of income, into two halves. That is, the incomes of the first half of the families are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median incomes of families are normally calculated for all units in the specified group, whether or not they reported income. Average income of economic families - Average income of economic families refers to the weighted mean total income of families in 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of families (for example, husband-wife families with working wives) by the number of families in that group, whether or not they reported income. The above concept and procedures also apply in the calculation of these statistics on the after-tax income of economic families. Economic family - Refers to a group of two or more persons who live in the same dwelling and are related to each other by blood, marriage, common-law, adoption or a foster relationship. A couple may be of opposite or same sex.

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Economic family structure - Refers to the classification of economic families as couple families, lone-parent families or other economic families. Couple families - Those in which a member of either a married or common-law couple is the economic family reference person. Lone-parent families - Those in which either a male or female lone parent is the economic family reference person. Other economic families - Those in which the economic family reference person has other relatives but does not have a married spouse or common-law partner or a child in their census family.

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Economic family structure - Refers to the classification of economic families as couple families, lone-parent families or other economic families. Couple families - Those in which a member of either a married or common-law couple is the economic family reference person. Lone-parent families - Those in which either a male or female lone parent is the economic family reference person. Other economic families - Those in which the economic family reference person has other relatives but does not have a married spouse or common-law partner or a child in their census family. Presence of children - Refers to the number of children in private households by age groups. To be included, children must live in the same household as the family, without a married spouse, common-law partner or one or more of their children living in the same household. In a census family, they may be children by birth, marriage or adoption. In an economic family, foster children are also included.

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Economic family structure - Refers to the classification of economic families as couple families, lone-parent families or other economic families. Couple families - Those in which a member of either a married or common-law couple is the economic family reference person. Lone-parent families - Those in which either a male or female lone parent is the economic family reference person. Other economic families - Those in which the economic family reference person has other relatives but does not have a married spouse or common-law partner or a child in their census family.

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Total income - Total income refers to monetary receipts from certain sources, before income taxes and deductions, during calendar year 2010. It includes employment income from wages, salaries, tips, commissions and net income from self-employment (for both unincorporated farm and non-farm activities); income from government sources, such as social assistance, child benefits, employment insurance, old age security pension, Canada or Quebec pension plan benefits and disability income; income from employer and personal pension sources, such as private pensions and payments from annuities and RRIFs; income from investment sources, such as dividends and interest on bonds, accounts, GICs and mutual funds; and other regular cash income, such as child support payments received, spousal support payments (alimony) received and scholarships. The monetary receipts included are those that tend to be of a regular and recurring nature. It excludes one-time receipts, such as lottery winnings, gambling winnings, cash inheritances, lump sum insurance settlements, capital gains and RRSP withdrawals. Capital gains are excluded because they are not by their nature regular and recurring. It is further assumed that they are less likely to be fully spent in the period in which they are received, unlike income that is regular and recurring. Also excluded are employer's contributions to registered pension plans, Canada and Quebec pension plans, and employment insurance. Finally, voluntary inter-household transfers, imputed rent, goods and services produced for barter, and goods produced for own consumption are excluded from this total income definition. After-tax income - Refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial income taxes paid for 2010. Median income of persons not in economic families - The median income of a specified group of persons not in economic families (for example, males aged 55 to 64) is that amount which divides their income size distribution, ranked by size of income, into two halves. That is, the incomes of the first half of the persons are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median incomes of persons not in economic families are normally calculated for all units in the specified group, whether or not they reported income. Average income of persons not in economic families - Average income of persons not in economic families refers to the weighted mean total income of the persons not in economic families in 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of persons not in economic families by the number of persons in that group, whether or not they reported income. The above concept and procedures also apply in the calculation of these statistics on the after-tax income of persons not in economic families. Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011. Economic family persons refer to two or more household members who are related to each other by blood, marriage, common-law, adoption or a foster relationship, and thereby constitute an economic family. Persons not in economic families refer to household members who do not belong to an economic family, including persons living alone.

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Calculation includes persons not in economic families without income (with an income of zero).

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Calculation includes persons not in economic families without after-tax income (with an after-tax income of zero).

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Adjusted after-tax income for economic families and persons not in economic families - For economic family members, this refers to economic family after-tax income that has been adjusted by a factor that accounts for family size. The adjustment factor takes into account the lower relative needs of additional family members, as compared to a single person living alone. For use with the NHS income data, the adjusted after-tax income is computed as the economic family after-tax income divided by the square root of family size. For persons not in economic families, the adjusted after-tax income is set at after-tax income. This is equivalent to a factor of 1.0 for a person not in an economic family. Decile of adjusted after-tax family income - The deciles divide the population ranked by size of adjusted after-tax family income into 10 groups of equal size. The population in the bottom decile is the one who falls in the lower 10 percent of the adjusted after-tax family income distribution. The population in the top decile is the one who falls in the highest ten percent of the adjusted after-tax family income distribution. The 10 groups were formed with the full population in private households of Canada, whether or not they reported income.

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Household total income - The total income of a household is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household. Total income - Total income refers to monetary receipts from certain sources, before income taxes and deductions, during calendar year 2010. It includes employment income from wages, salaries, tips, commissions and net income from self-employment (for both unincorporated farm and non-farm activities); income from government sources, such as social assistance, child benefits, employment insurance, old age security pension, Canada or Quebec pension plan benefits and disability income; income from employer and personal pension sources, such as private pensions and payments from annuities and RRIFs; income from investment sources, such as dividends and interest on bonds, accounts, GICs and mutual funds; and other regular cash income, such as child support payments received, spousal support payments (alimony) received and scholarships. The monetary receipts included are those that tend to be of a regular and recurring nature. It excludes one-time receipts, such as lottery winnings, gambling winnings, cash inheritances, lump sum insurance settlements, capital gains and RRSP withdrawals. Capital gains are excluded because they are not by their nature regular and recurring. It is further assumed that they are less likely to be fully spent in the period in which they are received, unlike income that is regular and recurring. Also excluded are employer's contributions to registered pension plans, Canada and Quebec pension plans, and employment insurance. Finally, voluntary inter-household transfers, imputed rent, goods and services produced for barter, and goods produced for own consumption are excluded from this total income definition. Household, private - Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy the same private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada. Household members who are temporarily absent on May 10, 2011 (e.g., temporarily residing elsewhere) are considered as part of their usual household. Every person is a member of one and only one household.

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After-tax income of households - The after-tax income of a household is the sum of the after-tax incomes of all members of that household. After-tax income - Refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial income taxes paid for 2010. Household, private - Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy the same private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada. Household members who are temporarily absent on May 10, 2011 (e.g., temporarily residing elsewhere) are considered as part of their usual household. Every person is a member of one and only one household.

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Household total income - The total income of a household is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household. After-tax income of households - The after-tax income of a household is the sum of the after-tax incomes of all members of that household. Total income - Total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income. After-tax income - Refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial income taxes paid for 2010. Median income of households - The median income of a specified group of households is that amount which divides their income size distribution, ranked by size of income, into two halves. That is, the incomes of the first half of the households are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median incomes of households are normally calculated for all units in the specified group, whether or not they reported income. Average income of households - Average income of households refers to the weighted mean total income of households in 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of households (for example, two person households) by the number of households in that specific group, whether or not they reported income. The above concept and procedures also apply in the calculation of these statistics on the after-tax income of households. Household, private - Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy the same private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada. Household members who are temporarily absent on May 10, 2011 (e.g., temporarily residing elsewhere) are considered as part of their usual household. Every person is a member of one and only one household.

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Household size - Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.

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Footnote 153

Income status can be measured in several different ways in household surveys. For the standard products of the National Household Survey, the line chosen is a relative measure: the after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT). For this measure, the income used is after-tax income of households. There are no regional variations to account for prices or cost of living differences: all applicable households in Canada face the same line adjusted for household size. This line is set at half the median of adjusted household after-tax income. To account for potential economies of scale, the income of households with more than one member is divided by the square root of the size of the household. All household members are considered to share the household income and are attributed the same income status. Note: Low-income estimates in the 2011 National Household Survey. For the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS), low-income statistics are presented based on the after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT). This measure is not related to the low-income cut-offs (LICO) presented in the 2006 Census and prevalence rates are conceptually not comparable. Because of the sensitivity of certain income indicators to differences in methodology and response patterns, direct comparisons to establish trends with low-income estimates from other household surveys, administrative programs or the 2006 Census are discouraged. The prevalence rates observed in the NHS at the national level are generally 1 to 2 percentage points higher than seen for similar concepts in other programs. However, analysis of the NHS data suggests that it is valid to compare low-income data for different sub-populations within the NHS (i.e., for different geographic areas or demographic groups). For more information, refer to the Income Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-014-X2011006. Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. Thérèse-De Blainville, MRC, Quebec (Code 2473) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 National Household Survey. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released September 11, 2013.
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Census data, Thérèse-De Blainville, MRC, Quebec. Table summary
The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Thérèse-De Blainville, MRC
Quebec
(Census division)
Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 154,144 ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 143,355A  ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 7.5 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 59,951 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 58,055 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 747.1 ... ...
Land area (square km) 206.33 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 154,145 75,985 78,160
0 to 4 years 8,620 4,325 4,295
5 to 9 years 9,775 4,885 4,890
10 to 14 years 11,115 5,705 5,410
15 to 19 years 12,920 6,575 6,350
15 years 2,515 1,270 1,245
16 years 2,530 1,285 1,250
17 years 2,610 1,300 1,315
18 years 2,630 1,375 1,255
19 years 2,640 1,355 1,280
20 to 24 years 9,760 5,075 4,685
25 to 29 years 7,385 3,805 3,580
30 to 34 years 8,790 4,270 4,525
35 to 39 years 10,300 4,950 5,345
40 to 44 years 12,240 5,870 6,370
45 to 49 years 14,615 7,245 7,375
50 to 54 years 13,210 6,625 6,585
55 to 59 years 9,850 4,905 4,950
60 to 64 years 8,010 3,880 4,130
65 to 69 years 6,355 3,115 3,240
70 to 74 years 4,355 2,015 2,340
75 to 79 years 3,110 1,390 1,715
80 to 84 years 2,130 865 1,260
85 years and over 1,615 485 1,130
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 39.2 38.5 40.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 80.9 80.4 81.3
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 124,640 61,070 63,570
Married or living with a common-law partner 74,230 37,130 37,100
Married (and not separated) 44,165 22,105 22,060
Living common law 30,060 15,025 15,045
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 50,410 23,940 26,465
Single (never legally married) 35,470 19,120 16,355
Separated 1,820 765 1,060
Divorced 7,905 2,965 4,940
Widowed 5,210 1,100 4,110
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 44,115 ... ...
Size of census family: 2 persons 19,730 ... ...
Size of census family: 3 persons 10,050 ... ...
Size of census family: 4 persons 10,290 ... ...
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 4,045 ... ...
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 44,115 ... ...
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 36,545 ... ...
Married couples 21,535 ... ...
Without children at home 9,445 ... ...
With children at home 12,090 ... ...
1 child 4,005 ... ...
2 children 5,590 ... ...
3 or more children 2,500 ... ...
Common-law couples 15,015 ... ...
Without children at home 5,975 ... ...
With children at home 9,040 ... ...
1 child 3,460 ... ...
2 children 4,150 ... ...
3 or more children 1,425 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 7,570 ... ...
Female parent 5,560 ... ...
1 child 3,130 ... ...
2 children 1,920 ... ...
3 or more children 505 ... ...
Male parent 2,010 ... ...
1 child 1,185 ... ...
2 children 660 ... ...
3 or more children 160 ... ...
Total children in census families in private households 51,870 ... ...
Under six years of age 10,450 ... ...
6 to 14 years 18,915 ... ...
15 to 17 years 7,550 ... ...
18 to 24 years 11,645 ... ...
25 years and over 3,315 ... ...
Average number of children at home per census family 1.2 ... ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 151,090 74,460 76,630
Number of persons not in census families 18,550 8,930 9,620
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 2,330 965 1,365
Living with non-relatives only 3,265 1,855 1,410
Living alone 12,960 6,110 6,845
Number of census family persons 132,535 65,530 67,010
Average number of persons per census family 3.0 ... ...
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 15,585 7,290 8,295
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 4,830 1,385 3,445
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 855 200 650
Living with non-relatives only 325 150 175
Living alone 3,650 1,030 2,620
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 10,760 5,905 4,850
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 58,055 ... ...
Census-family households 43,570 ... ...
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 41,055 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 34,515 ... ...
Without children 14,445 ... ...
With children 20,070 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 6,535 ... ...
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 2,515 ... ...
One-family households with persons not in a census family 1,975 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 1,280 ... ...
Without children 515 ... ...
With children 770 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 695 ... ...
Two-or-more-family households 535 ... ...
Non-census-family households 14,485 ... ...
One-person households 12,960 ... ...
Two-or-more-person households 1,530 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 58,055 ... ...
Single-detached house 35,225 ... ...
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 530 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 140 ... ...
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 22,160 ... ...
Semi-detached house 2,770 ... ...
Row house 1,635 ... ...
Apartment, duplex 2,755 ... ...
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 14,910 ... ...
Other single-attached house 85 ... ...
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 58,055 ... ...
1 person 12,955 ... ...
2 persons 19,465 ... ...
3 persons 10,320 ... ...
4 persons 10,530 ... ...
5 persons 3,445 ... ...
6 or more persons 1,340 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 151,090 ... ...
Average number of persons in private households 2.6 ... ...
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 152,640 74,990 77,650
  Single responses  150,345 73,850 76,490
    English  6,250 3,255 2,995
    French  133,980 65,445 68,535
    Non-official languages  10,115 5,155 4,960
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 10,070 5,125 4,940
        African languages, n.i.e 0 0 5
        Afrikaans  0 0 0
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0
        Albanian  5 5 5
        Amharic  0 0 0
        Arabic  1,005 530 470
        Armenian  145 80 65
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 5 5 0
        Bengali  5 5 5
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  15 15 5
        Bisayan languages  0 0 5
        Bosnian  0 0 0
        Bulgarian  25 15 10
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  30 10 20
        Chinese, n.o.s.  100 50 55
        Creoles  365 170 195
        Croatian  20 10 10
        Czech  15 5 10
        Danish  0 0 0
        Dutch  60 30 30
        Estonian  0 0 0
        Finnish  10 5 5
        Flemish  10 10 5
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  180 85 100
        Greek  340 190 155
        Gujarati  0 0 0
        Hakka  0 0 0
        Hebrew  25 20 10
        Hindi  5 5 0
        Hungarian  65 35 35
        Ilocano  0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Italian  1,585 895 690
        Japanese  20 5 20
        Khmer (Cambodian)  185 95 95
        Korean  20 5 10
        Kurdish  5 5 5
        Lao  215 110 110
        Latvian  5 0 0
        Lingala  0 5 0
        Lithuanian  5 5 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  10 5 5
        Malayalam  0 0 0
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  40 10 30
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 15 10 5
        Norwegian  5 0 5
        Oromo  45 30 20
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  10 5 0
        Pashto  15 10 5
        Persian (Farsi)  90 60 35
        Polish  130 60 70
        Portuguese  1,165 570 595
        Romanian  345 170 180
        Rundi (Kirundi)  10 5 5
        Russian  130 55 75
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  10 0 5
        Serbo-Croatian  5 0 5
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 10 5 10
        Sindhi  0 5 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 5 0 5
        Slovak  25 10 15
        Slovenian  5 5 0
        Somali  0 0 0
        Spanish  1,340 655 685
        Swahili  0 0 0
        Swedish  10 5 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  30 5 25
        Taiwanese  0 0 0
        Tamil  5 5 0
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  15 5 15
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  35 20 20
        Ukrainian  40 20 25
        Urdu  15 10 0
        Vietnamese  155 70 85
        Yiddish  1,880 965 910
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 50 30 20
  Multiple responses          2,295 1,135 1,160
    English and French  1,355 675 680
    English and non-official language  225 105 115
    French and non-official language  560 270 285
    English, French and non-official language 160 85 75
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 152,635 74,985 77,645
  English only 2,470 1,285 1,185
  French only 72,465 32,585 39,880
  English and French 76,530 40,520 36,005
  Neither English nor French 1,175 600 575
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 152,635 74,990 77,650
  English 9,725 5,055 4,670
  French 139,665 68,285 71,380
  English and French 2,085 1,060 1,025
  Neither English nor French 1,155 585 570
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 10,775 5,585 5,180
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 7.1 7.4 6.7
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 152,640 74,990 77,650
  Single responses 149,465 73,410 76,055
    English 7,765 3,970 3,800
    French 136,915 67,070 69,845
    Non-official languages 4,785 2,375 2,410
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 5 0 5
        Atikamekw   0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0
        Dene 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 5
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
        Ojibway 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 4,765 2,365 2,400
        African languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0
        Afrikaans 0 0 0
        Akan (Twi) 5 0 0
        Albanian 0 0 0
        Amharic 0 0 0
        Arabic 305 150 150
        Armenian 65 30 40
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Bengali 0 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 0 0 0
        Bosnian 0 0 0
        Bulgarian 20 15 10
        Burmese 0 0 0
        Cantonese 10 5 5
        Chinese, n.o.s. 60 35 30
        Creoles 80 30 55
        Croatian 5 5 5
        Czech 0 0 5
        Danish 0 0 0
        Dutch 15 10 10
        Estonian 0 0 0
        Finnish 0 0 0
        Flemish 0 0 0
        Fukien 0 0 0
        German 25 15 10
        Greek 85 40 40
        Gujarati 0 0 0
        Hakka 0 0 0
        Hebrew 20 10 5
        Hindi 0 0 0
        Hungarian 20 5 5
        Ilocano 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Italian 195 95 100
        Japanese 10 0 5
        Khmer (Cambodian) 115 60 55
        Korean 20 10 15
        Kurdish 5 0 0
        Lao 130 60 70
        Latvian 0 0 0
        Lingala 0 0 0
        Lithuanian 0 0 0
        Macedonian 0 0 0
        Malay 5 0 5
        Malayalam 0 0 0
        Maltese 0 0 0
        Mandarin 20 10 15
        Marathi 0 0 0
        Nepali 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Norwegian 0 0 0
        Oromo 5 0 5
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 5 0 5
        Pashto 10 10 0
        Persian (Farsi) 45 25 15
        Polish 50 30 25
        Portuguese 380 170 215
        Romanian 220 115 105
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0
        Russian 85 35 45
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 5 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Serbian 0 5 0
        Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
        Shanghainese 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 15 5 10
        Sindhi 0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0
        Slovak 10 5 5
        Slovenian 0 0 0
        Somali 0 0 0
        Spanish 720 355 365
        Swahili 0 0 0
        Swedish 5 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 0 0 0
        Taiwanese 0 0 0
        Tamil 5 0 5
        Telugu 0 0 0
        Thai 0 0 0
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 0 0 0
        Turkish 30 10 15
        Ukrainian 10 0 10
        Urdu 0 5 5
        Vietnamese 90 45 45
        Yiddish 1,845 950 895
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 20 10 10
  Multiple responses         3,175 1,575 1,595
    English and French 1,455 750 705
    English and non-official language 285 135 150
    French and non-official language 1,130 535 590
    English, French and non-official language 305 155 150
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 152,640 74,990 77,650
  None 133,565 65,410 68,155
  Single responses  18,060 9,075 8,985
    English  10,815 5,505 5,310
    French  4,025 2,010 2,015
    Non-official languages  3,220 1,560 1,660
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 3,170 1,545 1,625
        African languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Afrikaans  0 0 0
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0
        Albanian  0 0 0
        Amharic  0 0 0
        Arabic  440 225 215
        Armenian  40 20 20
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 5 0 5
        Bengali  0 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  10 10 5
        Bisayan languages  5 0 0
        Bosnian  0 0 0
        Bulgarian  5 0 0
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  5 5 5
        Chinese, n.o.s.  15 5 10
        Creoles  340 160 180
        Croatian  5 0 0
        Czech  5 0 5
        Danish  0 0 5
        Dutch  10 5 10
        Estonian  0 0 0
        Finnish  0 0 0
        Flemish  0 5 0
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  60 25 35
        Greek  165 95 75
        Gujarati  0 0 0
        Hakka  0 0 0
        Hebrew  15 10 5
        Hindi  5 0 0
        Hungarian  15 5 10
        Ilocano  0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Italian  615 310 305
        Japanese  10 5 5
        Khmer (Cambodian)  50 25 25
        Korean  0 0 0
        Kurdish  0 0 0
        Lao  65 30 40
        Latvian  0 0 0
        Lingala  0 5 0
        Lithuanian  5 0 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  0 0 0
        Malayalam  0 0 0
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  10 5 10
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 10 5 5
        Norwegian  0 0 0
        Oromo  10 5 5
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  0 0 0
        Pashto  0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  15 10 5
        Polish  20 10 10
        Portuguese  385 185 205
        Romanian  50 20 30
        Rundi (Kirundi)  5 0 5
        Russian  25 15 15
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 5
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  0 0 0
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 0
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 10 5 5
        Sindhi  5 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slovak  0 0 0
        Slovenian  0 0 0
        Somali  0 0 0
        Spanish  590 285 310
        Swahili  5 0 5
        Swedish  5 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  5 0 5
        Taiwanese  0 0 0
        Tamil  0 0 0
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  5 5 0
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  5 0 5
        Ukrainian  10 10 5
        Urdu  0 5 0
        Vietnamese  35 10 25
        Yiddish  55 25 30
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 50 20 35
  Multiple responses          1,020 505 515
    English and French  225 105 125
    English and non-official language  435 225 210
    French and non-official language  355 175 175
    English, French and non-official language  5 0 5

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Census data: Footnotes

Footnote 1

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

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

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

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

Refer to the Census Dictionary for more information.

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Footnote 5

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

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

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

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

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

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

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

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Footnote 12

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

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Footnote 13

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

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

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Footnote 15

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

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

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Footnote 17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. Thérèse-De Blainville, MRC, Quebec (Code 2473) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released June 26, 2013.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 23, 2017).

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2011 Census of Population

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