NHS Profile, Hamilton, CDR, Ontario, 2011

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NHS data, Hamilton, CDR, Ontario. Table summary
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Characteristic Hamilton, CDR
Ontario
(Census division)
Total Male Female
Ethnic origin population
Total population in private households by ethnic originsNational Household Survey data footnote 35 509,635 249,805 259,835
North American Aboriginal origins 15,840 7,515 8,320
First Nations (North American Indian) 13,725 6,560 7,160
Inuit 200 105 95
Métis 2,045 930 1,120
Other North American origins 127,025 62,785 64,240
Acadian 570 260 310
American 5,750 2,650 3,100
Canadian 122,150 60,505 61,645
New Brunswicker 0 0 0
Newfoundlander 280 140 140
Nova Scotian 70 60 10
Ontarian 45 0 0
Québécois 145 50 90
Other North American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 36 55 0 45
European origins 384,730 187,820 196,905
British Isles origins 227,460 109,965 117,495
Channel Islander 90 80 0
Cornish 0 0 0
English 134,925 64,695 70,230
Irish 85,650 41,120 44,530
Manx 135 50 90
Scottish 98,950 47,100 51,855
Welsh 9,230 4,510 4,720
British Isles origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 37 13,240 6,220 7,020
French origins 42,790 19,905 22,885
Alsatian 55 0 0
Breton 0 0 0
French 42,735 19,865 22,870
Western European origins (except French origins) 74,325 35,830 38,495
Austrian 3,315 1,645 1,665
Belgian 1,435 685 750
Dutch 26,370 13,005 13,365
Flemish 150 90 60
Frisian 200 95 100
German 46,905 22,350 24,555
Luxembourger 20 0 0
Swiss 1,650 865 790
Western European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 38 0 0 0
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 9,005 4,455 4,550
Danish 2,490 1,140 1,350
Finnish 1,365 635 730
Icelandic 550 285 265
Norwegian 2,260 1,215 1,045
Swedish 2,445 1,215 1,225
Northern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 39 370 165 205
Eastern European origins 63,990 30,300 33,690
Bulgarian 300 120 180
Byelorussian 115 55 65
Czech 2,740 1,225 1,515
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. 1,225 490 735
Estonian 615 285 330
Hungarian 9,670 4,645 5,025
Latvian 965 435 535
Lithuanian 1,935 850 1,080
Moldovan 30 0 25
Polish 27,460 12,865 14,595
Romanian 4,200 2,035 2,165
Russian 4,895 2,315 2,575
Slovak 2,215 1,030 1,185
Ukrainian 17,770 8,530 9,240
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 40 180 85 95
Southern European origins 105,170 53,340 51,835
Albanian 1,135 545 590
Bosnian 1,900 1,020 880
Croatian 9,115 4,605 4,505
Cypriot 50 15 35
Greek 4,420 2,335 2,085
Italian 60,535 30,575 29,960
Kosovar 285 145 140
Macedonian 1,115 590 525
Maltese 1,135 615 520
Montenegrin 155 105 45
Portuguese 14,610 7,495 7,115
Serbian 6,950 3,470 3,480
Sicilian 540 295 245
Slovenian 1,630 765 860
Spanish 5,525 2,765 2,760
Yugoslavian, n.o.s. 2,110 1,085 1,030
Southern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 41 35 35 0
Other European origins 4,210 2,185 2,025
Basque 0 0 0
Jewish 3,360 1,750 1,610
Roma (Gypsy) 290 105 185
Slavic, n.o.s. 60 30 30
Other European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 42 515 310 205
Caribbean origins 10,540 5,210 5,330
Antiguan 65 45 20
Bahamian 30 20 0
Barbadian 700 315 385
Bermudan 135 60 75
Carib 70 0 55
Cuban 665 270 390
Dominican 240 100 145
Grenadian 320 160 160
Haitian 470 180 285
Jamaican 5,660 2,860 2,800
Kittitian/Nevisian 25 0 0
Martinican 0 0 0
Montserratan 0 0 0
Puerto Rican 0 0 0
St. Lucian 100 80 20
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 1,325 660 665
Vincentian/Grenadinian 370 235 135
West Indian, n.o.s. 615 310 305
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 43 365 190 175
Latin, Central and South American origins 9,610 4,355 5,255
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 165 75 90
Argentinian 475 225 250
Belizean 0 0 0
Bolivian 0 0 0
Brazilian 340 240 100
Chilean 460 240 220
Colombian 1,630 680 950
Costa Rican 120 0 85
Ecuadorian 115 60 55
Guatemalan 785 350 435
Guyanese 1,265 510 755
Hispanic 110 30 80
Honduran 240 65 170
Maya 145 60 90
Mexican 1,130 470 660
Nicaraguan 265 120 145
Panamanian 30 10 10
Paraguayan 0 0 0
Peruvian 230 135 95
Salvadorean 2,150 1,010 1,150
Uruguayan 50 0 45
Venezuelan 180 95 85
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 44 565 250 320
African origins 10,935 5,365 5,570
Central and West African origins 2,135 1,035 1,100
Akan 0 0 0
Angolan 80 45 35
Ashanti 0 0 0
Beninese 0 0 0
Burkinabe 0 0 0
Cameroonian 15 0 10
Chadian 55 35 15
Congolese 640 275 365
Gabonese 0 0 0
Gambian 0 0 0
Ghanaian 500 260 235
Guinean 0 0 0
Ibo 70 25 45
Ivorian 0 0 0
Liberian 120 70 50
Malian 0 0 0
Nigerian 425 165 260
Peulh 0 0 0
Senegalese 0 0 0
Sierra Leonean 30 0 25
Togolese 0 0 0
Yoruba 75 45 30
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 45 145 95 45
North African origins 2,380 1,260 1,125
Algerian 30 15 20
Berber 50 0 0
Coptic 60 30 30
Dinka 10 0 0
Egyptian 1,420 700 720
Libyan 230 125 110
Maure 0 0 0
Moroccan 145 80 70
Sudanese 500 295 200
Tunisian 15 10 0
North African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 46 55 40 0
Southern and East African origins 3,410 1,540 1,870
Afrikaner 25 20 0
Amhara 0 0 0
Bantu, n.o.s. 95 35 55
Burundian 120 75 45
Eritrean 30 15 0
Ethiopian 400 190 210
Harari 0 0 0
Kenyan 175 60 115
Malagasy 50 0 0
Mauritian 35 20 0
Oromo 20 0 25
Rwandan 60 25 35
Seychellois 0 0 0
Somali 1,190 530 665
South African 655 265 395
Tanzanian 145 80 60
Tigrian 0 0 0
Ugandan 120 55 70
Zambian 25 0 15
Zimbabwean 260 105 150
Zulu 70 50 20
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 47 190 95 90
Other African origins 3,205 1,670 1,540
Black, n.o.s.National Household Survey data footnote 48 370 210 160
Other African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 49 2,865 1,475 1,390
Asian origins 58,580 29,140 29,435
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 15,250 7,910 7,340
Afghan 1,285 630 655
Arab, n.o.s. 1,740 1,000 735
Armenian 855 470 380
Assyrian 1,370 635 745
Azerbaijani 25 0 0
Georgian 50 0 40
Iranian 1,740 930 805
Iraqi 3,275 1,725 1,555
Israeli 240 120 120
Jordanian 305 160 145
Kazakh 60 40 15
Kurd 945 535 410
Kuwaiti 70 0 40
Lebanese 1,540 770 775
Palestinian 955 490 465
Pashtun 45 0 30
Saudi Arabian 35 25 0
Syrian 635 320 310
Tajik 45 0 0
Tatar 65 40 30
Turk 1,140 535 605
Uighur 0 0 0
Uzbek 0 0 0
Yemeni 75 60 15
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 50 390 235 155
South Asian origins 17,655 8,875 8,780
Bangladeshi 510 240 275
Bengali 240 90 150
East IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 48 12,525 6,290 6,235
Goan 30 0 30
Gujarati 30 0 0
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Nepali 30 15 0
Pakistani 3,170 1,705 1,470
Punjabi 800 430 370
Sinhalese 125 65 55
Sri Lankan 545 240 300
Tamil 0 0 0
South Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 51 570 260 310
East and Southeast Asian origins 26,185 12,635 13,550
Burmese 75 30 45
Cambodian (Khmer) 1,650 820 830
Chinese 10,880 5,405 5,475
Filipino 7,285 3,200 4,085
Hmong 0 0 0
Indonesian 320 145 180
Japanese 1,105 585 515
Korean 2,005 970 1,030
Laotian 455 210 240
Malaysian 115 55 60
Mongolian 115 55 60
Singaporean 20 0 0
Taiwanese 155 85 70
Thai 265 110 155
Tibetan 105 70 40
Vietnamese 4,065 1,980 2,085
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 52 120 60 55
Other Asian origins 220 110 115
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 53 220 105 110
Oceania origins 730 420 310
Australian 410 235 175
New Zealander 210 95 115
Pacific Islands origins 145 105 50
Fijian 20 0 0
Hawaiian 0 0 0
Maori 35 0 20
Polynesian, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Samoan 45 45 0
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 54 0 0 0

National Household Survey data: Footnotes

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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How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. Hamilton, CDR, Ontario (Code 3525) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 National Household Survey. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released September 11, 2013.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 23, 2017).

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Census data, Hamilton, CDR, Ontario. 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 Hamilton, CDR
Ontario
(Census division)
Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 519,949 ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 504,559 ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 3.1 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 214,542 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 203,806 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 465.4 ... ...
Land area (square km) 1,117.23 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 519,950 253,775 266,170
0 to 4 years 27,430 14,115 13,315
5 to 9 years 27,995 14,370 13,630
10 to 14 years 30,295 15,680 14,615
15 to 19 years 36,200 18,685 17,515
15 years 6,620 3,400 3,220
16 years 7,080 3,720 3,355
17 years 7,240 3,680 3,565
18 years 7,485 3,825 3,660
19 years 7,775 4,065 3,715
20 to 24 years 36,375 18,515 17,860
25 to 29 years 33,195 16,460 16,735
30 to 34 years 30,905 14,965 15,945
35 to 39 years 31,365 15,165 16,205
40 to 44 years 35,610 17,430 18,180
45 to 49 years 41,890 20,665 21,220
50 to 54 years 40,875 20,195 20,680
55 to 59 years 35,425 17,120 18,310
60 to 64 years 30,810 14,835 15,970
65 to 69 years 22,930 10,995 11,935
70 to 74 years 18,455 8,645 9,810
75 to 79 years 15,680 6,865 8,815
80 to 84 years 12,630 5,135 7,495
85 years and over 11,880 3,925 7,955
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 40.9 39.7 42.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.5 82.6 84.4
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 434,225 209,610 224,615
Married or living with a common-law partner 238,325 119,020 119,305
Married (and not separated) 205,725 102,750 102,975
Living common law 32,600 16,270 16,330
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 195,900 90,590 105,310
Single (never legally married) 125,895 68,010 57,885
Separated 14,375 6,150 8,225
Divorced 27,285 10,890 16,400
Widowed 28,345 5,540 22,805
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 144,120 ... ...
Size of census family: 2 persons 68,170 ... ...
Size of census family: 3 persons 32,300 ... ...
Size of census family: 4 persons 30,135 ... ...
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 13,525 ... ...
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 144,120 ... ...
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 116,900 ... ...
Married couples 100,635 ... ...
Without children at home 42,515 ... ...
With children at home 58,120 ... ...
1 child 21,105 ... ...
2 children 25,395 ... ...
3 or more children 11,615 ... ...
Common-law couples 16,270 ... ...
Without children at home 9,460 ... ...
With children at home 6,815 ... ...
1 child 3,365 ... ...
2 children 2,310 ... ...
3 or more children 1,130 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 27,220 ... ...
Female parent 21,930 ... ...
1 child 12,675 ... ...
2 children 6,440 ... ...
3 or more children 2,810 ... ...
Male parent 5,295 ... ...
1 child 3,520 ... ...
2 children 1,385 ... ...
3 or more children 385 ... ...
Total children in census families in private households 165,200 ... ...
Under six years of age 32,620 ... ...
6 to 14 years 52,425 ... ...
15 to 17 years 19,755 ... ...
18 to 24 years 37,370 ... ...
25 years and over 23,030 ... ...
Average number of children at home per census family 1.1 ... ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 509,635 249,220 260,420
Number of persons not in census families 83,415 38,790 44,625
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 11,270 4,535 6,740
Living with non-relatives only 15,215 8,590 6,625
Living alone 56,930 25,665 31,265
Number of census family persons 426,225 210,435 215,790
Average number of persons per census family 3.0 ... ...
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 75,760 33,770 41,985
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 25,830 7,240 18,585
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 4,050 930 3,120
Living with non-relatives only 1,255 630 625
Living alone 20,520 5,675 14,845
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 49,930 26,535 23,395
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 203,805 ... ...
Census-family households 139,870 ... ...
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 126,830 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 105,105 ... ...
Without children 46,845 ... ...
With children 58,260 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 21,730 ... ...
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 13,035 ... ...
One-family households with persons not in a census family 8,945 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 5,905 ... ...
Without children 1,975 ... ...
With children 3,930 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 3,040 ... ...
Two-or-more-family households 4,090 ... ...
Non-census-family households 63,940 ... ...
One-person households 56,930 ... ...
Two-or-more-person households 7,010 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 203,805 ... ...
Single-detached house 118,105 ... ...
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 33,140 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 370 ... ...
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 52,185 ... ...
Semi-detached house 6,325 ... ...
Row house 21,440 ... ...
Apartment, duplex 6,320 ... ...
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 17,660 ... ...
Other single-attached house 440 ... ...
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 203,810 ... ...
1 person 56,930 ... ...
2 persons 65,190 ... ...
3 persons 32,460 ... ...
4 persons 30,860 ... ...
5 persons 12,035 ... ...
6 or more persons 6,325 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 509,635 ... ...
Average number of persons in private households 2.5 ... ...
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 513,170 250,955 262,215
  Single responses  503,770 246,350 257,420
    English  378,590 186,285 192,305
    French  6,765 3,120 3,645
    Non-official languages  118,420 56,945 61,475
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 50 20 30
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  10 5 5
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  5 0 5
        Ojibway  35 15 20
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 117,540 56,535 61,005
        African languages, n.i.e 220 90 125
        Afrikaans  125 65 60
        Akan (Twi)  205 100 105
        Albanian  1,140 590 545
        Amharic  210 110 100
        Arabic  6,290 3,345 2,945
        Armenian  275 130 145
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 160 60 95
        Bengali  975 490 480
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  155 55 90
        Bosnian  885 435 445
        Bulgarian  125 65 60
        Burmese  45 20 25
        Cantonese  1,555 735 825
        Chinese, n.o.s.  3,760 1,870 1,895
        Creoles  265 125 135
        Croatian  4,990 2,425 2,570
        Czech  1,300 605 695
        Danish  160 80 80
        Dutch  2,990 1,375 1,610
        Estonian  170 70 105
        Finnish  85 40 45
        Flemish  70 30 40
        Fukien  5 0 5
        German  4,455 1,960 2,495
        Greek  1,600 830 765
        Gujarati  965 505 465
        Hakka  10 5 5
        Hebrew  130 65 65
        Hindi  830 425 405
        Hungarian  2,960 1,350 1,615
        Ilocano  195 70 125
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 115 60 50
        Italian  16,760 8,150 8,615
        Japanese  270 85 185
        Khmer (Cambodian)  920 445 475
        Korean  1,440 675 765
        Kurdish  990 510 480
        Lao  355 180 180
        Latvian  340 140 205
        Lingala  30 10 15
        Lithuanian  515 200 310
        Macedonian  500 245 250
        Malay  105 40 65
        Malayalam  440 225 205
        Maltese  125 55 70
        Mandarin  1,655 795 860
        Marathi  75 40 35
        Nepali  35 15 20
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 120 65 50
        Norwegian  30 10 15
        Oromo  50 25 25
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  3,965 2,020 1,945
        Pashto  155 95 60
        Persian (Farsi)  2,165 1,095 1,065
        Polish  7,655 3,475 4,180
        Portuguese  7,335 3,655 3,675
        Romanian  1,705 820 885
        Rundi (Kirundi)  50 20 30
        Russian  1,385 625 760
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  55 20 30
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 1,680 830 855
        Serbian  5,530 2,795 2,735
        Serbo-Croatian  410 195 215
        Shanghainese  10 5 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 75 30 40
        Sindhi  75 35 40
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  195 90 100
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 255 135 125
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 165 85 80
        Slovak  520 225 300
        Slovenian  615 290 325
        Somali  765 345 420
        Spanish  7,305 3,485 3,825
        Swahili  260 110 150
        Swedish  65 30 35
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  3,640 1,415 2,225
        Taiwanese  55 25 25
        Tamil  310 155 155
        Telugu  75 45 35
        Thai  125 60 65
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  105 50 60
        Turkish  565 290 270
        Ukrainian  2,015 850 1,165
        Urdu  3,080 1,545 1,535
        Vietnamese  2,965 1,445 1,520
        Yiddish  70 40 30
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 830 390 440
  Multiple responses          9,405 4,605 4,795
    English and French  1,055 490 565
    English and non-official language  7,545 3,725 3,820
    French and non-official language  630 310 315
    English, French and non-official language 170 85 90
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 513,170 250,955 262,215
  English only 475,350 234,900 240,450
  French only 360 170 195
  English and French 28,495 12,350 16,145
  Neither English nor French 8,965 3,540 5,425
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 513,170 250,955 262,210
  English 495,860 243,505 252,355
  French 6,655 3,095 3,560
  English and French 1,930 935 995
  Neither English nor French 8,725 3,420 5,300
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 7,620 3,565 4,055
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 1.5 1.4 1.5
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 513,170 250,960 262,215
  Single responses 494,095 241,670 252,430
    English 431,675 211,820 219,855
    French 2,245 1,010 1,240
    Non-official languages 60,180 28,850 31,335
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 10 0 5
        Atikamekw   0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 5 0 5
        Dene 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq 5 0 0
        Ojibway 5 0 5
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 59,810 28,650 31,160
        African languages, n.i.e. 230 115 115
        Afrikaans 80 40 45
        Akan (Twi) 75 35 45
        Albanian 810 410 395
        Amharic 105 50 55
        Arabic 3,970 2,015 1,960
        Armenian 90 40 50
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 45 15 25
        Bengali 695 345 350
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 55 25 35
        Bosnian 565 290 280
        Bulgarian 55 30 25
        Burmese 25 15 15
        Cantonese 1,045 490 560
        Chinese, n.o.s. 3,510 1,875 1,635
        Creoles 115 55 60
        Croatian 2,220 1,050 1,170
        Czech 855 410 440
        Danish 0 0 5
        Dutch 165 80 90
        Estonian 40 10 30
        Finnish 5 5 0
        Flemish 5 5 5
        Fukien 5 0 0
        German 570 250 320
        Greek 630 295 340
        Gujarati 580 305 275
        Hakka 0 0 0
        Hebrew 60 25 35
        Hindi 385 205 185
        Hungarian 1,220 565 655
        Ilocano 90 30 55
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 35 20 15
        Italian 6,090 2,615 3,475
        Japanese 70 20 45
        Khmer (Cambodian) 555 265 290
        Korean 1,035 495 535
        Kurdish 720 360 360
        Lao 185 95 95
        Latvian 135 55 80
        Lingala 5 0 5
        Lithuanian 155 55 95
        Macedonian 195 100 95
        Malay 95 50 50
        Malayalam 215 100 115
        Maltese 15 10 10
        Mandarin 1,270 625 650
        Marathi 25 10 10
        Nepali 25 10 15
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 40 25 20
        Norwegian 5 0 0
        Oromo 25 10 15
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 2,705 1,345 1,360
        Pashto 90 55 40
        Persian (Farsi) 1,425 680 745
        Polish 3,370 1,560 1,810
        Portuguese 3,410 1,645 1,765
        Romanian 875 430 445
        Rundi (Kirundi) 20 10 10
        Russian 825 380 445
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 5 0 5
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 1,250 590 660
        Serbian 3,305 1,620 1,685
        Serbo-Croatian 205 100 110
        Shanghainese 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 130 80 55
        Sindhi 25 10 15
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 90 40 45
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 230 125 105
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 25 15 15
        Slovak 205 95 105
        Slovenian 205 100 110
        Somali 535 230 305
        Spanish 4,335 2,085 2,255
        Swahili 135 60 75
        Swedish 15 10 10
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 1,660 720 940
        Taiwanese 35 20 15
        Tamil 195 95 95
        Telugu 45 20 20
        Thai 80 55 25
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 50 20 30
        Turkish 320 170 155
        Ukrainian 580 240 345
        Urdu 2,020 985 1,035
        Vietnamese 2,190 1,060 1,125
        Yiddish 5 5 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 360 195 170
  Multiple responses         19,070 9,285 9,785
    English and French 635 320 315
    English and non-official language 17,830 8,675 9,155
    French and non-official language 295 145 150
    English, French and non-official language 315 145 175
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 513,170 250,955 262,215
  None 445,620 218,545 227,075
  Single responses  66,215 31,765 34,450
    English  24,595 12,075 12,520
    French  4,380 1,910 2,465
    Non-official languages  37,240 17,785 19,455
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 45 15 25
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  5 5 5
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0
        Ojibway  35 15 25
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 36,695 17,555 19,140
        African languages, n.i.e 90 40 50
        Afrikaans  50 25 25
        Akan (Twi)  95 50 45
        Albanian  185 95 90
        Amharic  80 40 35
        Arabic  1,925 1,040 880
        Armenian  75 35 45
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 90 40 50
        Bengali  215 120 95
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  35 15 20
        Bosnian  190 95 100
        Bulgarian  45 20 25
        Burmese  10 10 5
        Cantonese  440 210 230
        Chinese, n.o.s.  685 325 360
        Creoles  195 95 95
        Croatian  1,810 855 955
        Czech  240 110 130
        Danish  35 15 25
        Dutch  960 410 550
        Estonian  55 30 30
        Finnish  20 10 15
        Flemish  20 10 10
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  1,575 690 885
        Greek  820 425 395
        Gujarati  320 165 150
        Hakka  0 0 0
        Hebrew  100 45 55
        Hindi  510 245 260
        Hungarian  820 370 445
        Ilocano  50 15 30
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 90 50 45
        Italian  6,150 3,000 3,145
        Japanese  160 70 85
        Khmer (Cambodian)  220 105 115
        Korean  295 150 145
        Kurdish  200 110 90
        Lao  105 50 50
        Latvian  100 40 60
        Lingala  60 20 35
        Lithuanian  155 60 100
        Macedonian  175 80 95
        Malay  65 30 35
        Malayalam  180 85 90
        Maltese  60 25 35
        Mandarin  345 155 190
        Marathi  20 10 10
        Nepali  5 5 5
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 85 35 50
        Norwegian  10 5 5
        Oromo  10 5 5
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  955 505 455
        Pashto  40 25 15
        Persian (Farsi)  455 255 190
        Polish  2,295 1,025 1,275
        Portuguese  2,845 1,405 1,435
        Romanian  545 260 285
        Rundi (Kirundi)  25 15 15
        Russian  380 175 205
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  35 20 25
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 290 140 150
        Serbian  1,580 820 760
        Serbo-Croatian  115 50 60
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 60 15 45
        Sindhi  25 15 10
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  80 40 45
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 20 10 10
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 60 30 20
        Slovak  130 45 80
        Slovenian  160 75 90
        Somali  160 75 85
        Spanish  2,540 1,200 1,345
        Swahili  160 75 85
        Swedish  30 10 20
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  1,130 405 720
        Taiwanese  15 5 5
        Tamil  90 45 45
        Telugu  15 5 10
        Thai  40 25 20
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  50 25 30
        Turkish  160 80 80
        Ukrainian  585 250 340
        Urdu  705 350 355
        Vietnamese  670 320 350
        Yiddish  10 0 5
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 500 210 290
  Multiple responses          1,335 645 690
    English and French  130 65 65
    English and non-official language  405 210 200
    French and non-official language  790 365 420
    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. Hamilton, CDR, Ontario (Code 3525) (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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