NHS Profile, Beaconsfield, V, Quebec, 2011

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NHS data, Beaconsfield, V, Quebec. Table summary
The table shows total, male and female data (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Beaconsfield, V
Quebec
(Census subdivision)
Total Male Female
Citizenship
Total population in private households by citizenshipNational Household Survey data footnote 1 19,280 9,425 9,855
Canadian citizens 18,205 8,960 9,245
Canadian citizens aged under 18 4,535 2,305 2,230
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 13,675 6,655 7,020
Not Canadian citizensNational Household Survey data footnote 2 1,080 470 615
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total population in private households by immigrant status and period of immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 3 19,285 9,425 9,855
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 4 14,700 7,130 7,570
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 5 4,370 2,225 2,145
Before 1971 1,190 615 580
1971 to 1980 545 305 240
1981 to 1990 660 345 315
1991 to 2000 925 480 445
2001 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 1,040 475 565
2001 to 2005 605 255 350
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 440 215 220
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 7 220 80 140
Age at immigration
Total immigrant population in private households by age at immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 8 4,365 2,220 2,145
Under 5 years 520 235 280
5 to 14 years 850 495 355
15 to 24 years 910 395 510
25 to 44 years 1,830 965 860
45 years and over 270 125 140
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 19,285 9,425 9,860
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 10 14,695 7,125 7,575
Born in province of residence 12,485 5,990 6,500
Born outside province of residence 2,210 1,140 1,070
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 11 4,370 2,220 2,150
Americas 590 285 305
United States 300 140 160
Jamaica 0 0 0
Guyana 0 0 0
Haiti 0 0 0
Mexico 50 25 25
Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 0
Colombia 40 0 15
El Salvador 0 0 0
Peru 0 0 0
Chile 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Americas 160 85 75
Europe 2,285 1,160 1,125
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 660 340 325
Italy 95 55 40
Germany 140 60 85
Poland 90 50 40
Portugal 60 20 40
Netherlands 150 95 55
France 270 145 130
Romania 185 100 90
Russian Federation 70 40 35
Greece 50 35 0
Ukraine 75 20 50
Croatia 0 0 0
Hungary 60 35 25
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0 0
Serbia 0 0 0
Ireland, Republic of 50 25 25
Other places of birth in Europe 285 150 135
Africa 365 220 145
Morocco 45 15 30
Algeria 60 35 25
Egypt 125 75 45
South Africa, Republic of 20 0 0
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Kenya 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Africa 80 60 25
Asia 1,090 535 555
India 190 100 90
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 150 60 90
Philippines 35 0 35
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 65 40 25
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 0 0 0
Pakistan 0 0 0
Sri Lanka 0 0 0
IranNational Household Survey data footnote 15 175 100 75
Korea, SouthNational Household Survey data footnote 16 85 50 35
Lebanon 80 50 25
Taiwan 25 0 0
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 0 0 0
Afghanistan 0 0 0
Japan 10 0 0
Turkey 30 20 0
Other places of birth in Asia 215 85 135
Oceania and otherNational Household Survey data footnote 17 40 25 0
Fiji 0 0 0
Other places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 18 40 25 0
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 19 215 75 140
Recent immigrants by selected place of birth
Total recent immigrant population in private households by selected places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 20 440 220 215
Americas 85 45 40
United States 25 0 0
Mexico 35 0 15
Cuba 0 0 0
Haiti 0 0 0
Jamaica 0 0 0
Brazil 20 0 0
Colombia 0 0 0
Guyana 0 0 0
Peru 0 0 0
VenezuelaNational Household Survey data footnote 21 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Americas 0 0 0
Europe 250 135 115
France 40 30 0
Germany 0 0 0
Poland 0 0 0
Romania 0 0 0
MoldovaNational Household Survey data footnote 22 0 0 0
Russian Federation 35 25 0
Ukraine 0 0 0
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 125 50 70
Other places of birth in Europe 30 15 15
Africa 0 0 0
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Mauritius 0 0 0
Somalia 0 0 0
Algeria 0 0 0
Egypt 0 0 0
Morocco 0 0 0
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 90 25 65
Philippines 0 0 0
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 0 0 0
India 0 0 0
Pakistan 0 0 0
IranNational Household Survey data footnote 15 35 20 0
South KoreaNational Household Survey data footnote 16 0 0 0
Sri Lanka 0 0 0
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 0 0 0
Lebanon 0 0 0
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 0 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 0 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 19,285 9,425 9,860
First generationNational Household Survey data footnote 25 4,715 2,365 2,350
Second generationNational Household Survey data footnote 26 4,775 2,415 2,360
Third generation or moreNational Household Survey data footnote 27 9,795 4,645 5,150
Visible minority population
Total population in private households by visible minority 19,285 9,425 9,860
Total visible minority populationNational Household Survey data footnote 28 1,905 1,050 860
South AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 29 360 205 160
Chinese 405 215 190
Black 215 150 60
Filipino 50 0 40
Latin American 175 80 95
Arab 325 200 120
Southeast AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 30 10 0 0
West AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 31 195 105 90
Korean 115 60 55
Japanese 30 15 20
Visible minority, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 32 0 0 0
Multiple visible minoritiesNational Household Survey data footnote 33 30 0 20
Not a visible minorityNational Household Survey data footnote 34 17,375 8,375 9,000
Ethnic origin population
Total population in private households by ethnic originsNational Household Survey data footnote 35 19,280 9,425 9,855
North American Aboriginal origins 255 135 115
First Nations (North American Indian) 205 105 105
Inuit 0 0 0
Métis 35 25 0
Other North American origins 5,780 2,645 3,135
Acadian 110 70 40
American 330 135 195
Canadian 5,390 2,465 2,920
New Brunswicker 0 0 0
Newfoundlander 0 0 0
Nova Scotian 0 0 0
Ontarian 0 0 0
Québécois 120 55 70
Other North American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 36 0 0 0
European origins 15,130 7,315 7,815
British Isles origins 8,040 3,900 4,140
Channel Islander 0 0 0
Cornish 0 0 0
English 3,870 1,880 1,990
Irish 3,900 1,890 2,010
Manx 0 0 0
Scottish 3,060 1,530 1,535
Welsh 240 85 150
British Isles origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 37 910 430 480
French origins 4,770 2,240 2,530
Alsatian 0 0 0
Breton 0 0 0
French 4,760 2,240 2,520
Western European origins (except French origins) 2,640 1,160 1,480
Austrian 235 90 150
Belgian 145 60 90
Dutch 610 310 295
Flemish 0 0 0
Frisian 0 0 0
German 1,585 675 905
Luxembourger 0 0 0
Swiss 240 120 115
Western European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 38 0 0 0
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 395 215 185
Danish 155 80 70
Finnish 40 15 15
Icelandic 0 0 0
Norwegian 85 45 40
Swedish 100 50 50
Northern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 39 20 15 10
Eastern European origins 2,550 1,215 1,325
Bulgarian 25 0 20
Byelorussian 20 0 0
Czech 115 60 50
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. 10 0 0
Estonian 30 20 0
Hungarian 415 155 260
Latvian 60 0 45
Lithuanian 150 55 95
Moldovan 0 0 0
Polish 730 375 360
Romanian 310 170 135
Russian 460 235 230
Slovak 185 90 100
Ukrainian 520 275 245
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 40 0 0 0
Southern European origins 3,200 1,525 1,665
Albanian 10 0 0
Bosnian 15 0 0
Croatian 195 90 100
Cypriot 20 0 0
Greek 480 230 250
Italian 2,070 990 1,080
Kosovar 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0
Montenegrin 0 0 0
Portuguese 215 120 95
Serbian 15 0 0
Sicilian 0 0 0
Slovenian 25 0 20
Spanish 340 175 170
Yugoslavian, n.o.s. 20 0 0
Southern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 41 0 0 0
Other European origins 350 175 180
Basque 0 0 0
Jewish 330 160 165
Roma (Gypsy) 0 0 0
Slavic, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Other European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 42 35 15 20
Caribbean origins 150 90 55
Antiguan 0 0 0
Bahamian 0 0 0
Barbadian 45 25 25
Bermudan 0 0 0
Carib 0 0 0
Cuban 0 0 0
Dominican 50 25 20
Grenadian 0 0 0
Haitian 0 0 0
Jamaican 25 15 0
Kittitian/Nevisian 0 0 0
Martinican 0 0 0
Montserratan 0 0 0
Puerto Rican 20 0 0
St. Lucian 0 0 0
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 0 0 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 0 0 0
Latin, Central and South American origins 275 155 120
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 0 0 0
Argentinian 35 20 20
Belizean 0 0 0
Bolivian 0 0 0
Brazilian 20 10 0
Chilean 0 0 0
Colombian 40 25 20
Costa Rican 0 0 0
Ecuadorian 0 0 0
Guatemalan 0 0 0
Guyanese 25 15 0
Hispanic 0 0 0
Honduran 0 0 0
Maya 0 0 0
Mexican 50 30 0
Nicaraguan 0 0 0
Panamanian 0 0 0
Paraguayan 0 0 0
Peruvian 15 0 15
Salvadorean 35 0 0
Uruguayan 0 0 0
Venezuelan 0 0 0
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 44 0 0 0
African origins 600 370 225
Central and West African origins 90 80 0
Akan 0 0 0
Angolan 0 0 0
Ashanti 0 0 0
Beninese 0 0 0
Burkinabe 0 0 0
Cameroonian 0 0 0
Chadian 0 0 0
Congolese 0 0 0
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 430 250 185
Algerian 50 40 0
Berber 35 0 35
Coptic 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0
Egyptian 195 125 70
Libyan 0 0 0
Maure 0 0 0
Moroccan 125 60 65
Sudanese 0 0 0
Tunisian 25 25 0
North African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 46 0 0 0
Southern and East African origins 35 0 20
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 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0
Rwandan 0 0 0
Seychellois 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0
South African 25 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 40 25 20
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 40 25 20
Asian origins 2,110 1,100 1,010
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 1,020 535 490
Afghan 0 0 0
Arab, n.o.s. 35 30 0
Armenian 65 30 35
Assyrian 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0
Iranian 295 145 150
Iraqi 65 35 30
Israeli 0 0 0
Jordanian 0 0 0
Kazakh 0 0 0
Kurd 0 0 0
Kuwaiti 0 0 0
Lebanese 315 180 140
Palestinian 85 35 50
Pashtun 0 0 0
Saudi Arabian 0 0 0
Syrian 180 100 75
Tajik 0 0 0
Tatar 20 0 0
Turk 55 35 0
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 420 235 190
Bangladeshi 0 0 0
Bengali 0 0 0
East IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 48 415 225 190
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 685 335 345
Burmese 0 0 0
Cambodian (Khmer) 0 0 0
Chinese 445 235 210
Filipino 60 0 50
Hmong 0 0 0
Indonesian 30 0 15
Japanese 35 15 20
Korean 115 60 55
Laotian 0 0 0
Malaysian 0 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0
Singaporean 0 0 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0
Thai 0 0 0
Tibetan 0 0 0
Vietnamese 0 0 0
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 52 0 0 0
Other Asian origins 30 0 0
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 53 25 0 0
Oceania origins 110 50 60
Australian 60 25 30
New Zealander 65 30 35
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 19,285 9,425 9,860
Buddhist 35 15 25
Christian 14,265 6,605 7,660
Anglican 1,430 670 760
Baptist 85 35 50
Catholic 9,370 4,325 5,040
Christian Orthodox 725 365 360
Lutheran 185 90 90
Pentecostal 0 0 0
Presbyterian 280 125 160
United Church 975 445 525
Other Christian 1,210 540 670
Hindu 240 155 85
Jewish 390 190 195
Muslim 485 235 255
Sikh 0 0 0
Traditional (Aboriginal) Spirituality 0 0 0
Other religions 45 25 25
No religious affiliation 3,805 2,195 1,610
Aboriginal population
Total population in private households by Aboriginal identity 19,285 9,425 9,860
Aboriginal identityNational Household Survey data footnote 56 55 25 35
First Nations (North American Indian) single identityNational Household Survey data footnote 57 20 0 15
Métis single identity 20 15 0
Inuk (Inuit) single identity 0 0 0
Multiple Aboriginal identitiesNational Household Survey data footnote 58 0 0 0
Aboriginal identities not included elsewhereNational Household Survey data footnote 59 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal identity 19,225 9,400 9,825
Total population in private households by Registered or Treaty Indian statusNational Household Survey data footnote 57 19,285 9,425 9,855
Registered or Treaty IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 60 0 0 0
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 19,280 9,425 9,850
Total population in private households by Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 61 19,285 9,425 9,855
Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 62 250 130 120
First Nations (North American Indian) Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 57 205 105 100
Métis ancestry 35 20 0
Inuit ancestry 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal ancestry onlyNational Household Survey data footnote 63 19,030 9,290 9,735
Non-official languages spoken
Total population in private households by non-official languages spokenNational Household Survey data footnote 64 5,505 2,590 2,920
Aboriginal languages 15 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 15 0 0
Other Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 66 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 5,485 2,580 2,905
Italian 960 450 515
Portuguese 150 70 75
Romanian 205 115 85
Spanish 1,200 435 765
Dutch 200 115 80
Flemish 0 0 0
German 710 350 355
Yiddish 0 0 0
Danish 35 20 0
Norwegian 20 0 0
Swedish 25 20 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0
Gaelic languages 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0
Bulgarian 0 0 0
Croatian 60 0 50
Czech 65 35 35
Macedonian 0 0 0
Polish 120 55 70
Russian 280 130 140
Serbian 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
Slovak 0 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0
Ukrainian 110 55 55
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0
Greek 170 90 75
Armenian 25 0 0
Albanian 0 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0
Hungarian 110 55 55
Turkish 45 30 0
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0
Arabic 460 265 195
Hebrew 55 30 25
Maltese 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Bengali 55 30 25
Gujarati 0 0 0
Hindi 45 30 20
Konkani 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 75 40 35
Sindhi 10 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0
Urdu 25 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 245 125 120
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Kannada 0 0 0
Malayalam 20 0 0
Tamil 0 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0
Japanese 20 0 0
Korean 100 60 40
Cantonese 110 45 70
Fukien 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0
Mandarin 170 80 85
Taiwanese 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 145 75 70
Lao 0 0 0
Thai 0 0 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0
Vietnamese 0 0 0
Bisayan languages 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino) 35 0 30
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 0 0 0
Other non-Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 67 65 30 35
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 1 year agoNational Household Survey data footnote 68 19,040 9,300 9,745
Non-movers 17,930 8,695 9,230
Movers 1,110 605 510
Non-migrants 440 240 205
Migrants 670 365 305
Internal migrants 510 280 230
Intraprovincial migrants 400 225 170
Interprovincial migrants 110 55 55
External migrants 160 85 70
Total - Mobility status 5 years agoNational Household Survey data footnote 69 18,390 8,955 9,440
Non-movers 13,655 6,700 6,960
Movers 4,735 2,250 2,480
Non-migrants 1,700 840 855
Migrants 3,035 1,410 1,625
Internal migrants 2,445 1,135 1,305
Intraprovincial migrants 1,945 895 1,045
Interprovincial migrants 500 240 260
External migrants 590 275 320
Education
Total population aged 15 years and over by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 15,555 7,525 8,030
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,155 525 630
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 2,865 1,330 1,530
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 11,535 5,665 5,870
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 775 470 305
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,815 1,205 1,610
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 845 385 465
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 7,100 3,605 3,495
Bachelor's degree 4,210 1,975 2,240
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 2,890 1,635 1,260
Total population aged 25 to 64 years by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 9,745 4,680 5,070
No certificate, diploma or degree 190 105 80
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 1,160 460 695
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 8,395 4,110 4,290
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 555 345 205
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,625 760 870
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 515 215 295
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 5,710 2,790 2,920
Bachelor's degree 3,425 1,605 1,820
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 2,285 1,185 1,100
Total population aged 15 years and over by major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 76 15,555 7,525 8,025
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 77 4,020 1,860 2,160
Education 705 135 570
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 495 185 310
Humanities 900 245 650
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,570 595 980
Business, management and public administration 3,165 1,585 1,580
Physical and life sciences and technologies 875 475 405
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 520 330 190
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 1,875 1,645 230
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 70 40 30
Health and related fieldsNational Household Survey data footnote 78 1,060 255 805
Personal, protective and transportation services 295 175 115
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 15,550 7,525 8,030
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,020 1,860 2,160
With postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 11,535 5,670 5,870
Location of study inside Canada 9,430 4,545 4,885
Same as province or territory of residence 8,050 3,765 4,285
Another province or territory 1,375 780 595
Location of study outside Canada 2,110 1,120 990
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 10,880 5,745 5,135
Single responses 9,670 5,135 4,535
English 7,110 3,755 3,355
French 2,535 1,365 1,160
Non-official languages 30 0 20
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 0 0 0
Multiple responses 1,215 610 600
English and French 1,130 575 555
English and non-official language 40 0 0
French and non-official language 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 45 0 35
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 10,880 5,750 5,135
English 7,110 3,755 3,355
French 2,530 1,370 1,160
Non-official language 30 0 15
Aboriginal 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal 30 0 15
English and French 1,130 575 555
English and non-official language 40 0 0
French and non-official language 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 40 0 35
Labour force status
Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote 83 15,555 7,525 8,030
In the labour force 10,030 5,360 4,665
Employed 9,375 5,040 4,335
Unemployed 655 320 330
Not in the labour force 5,530 2,165 3,365
Participation rate 64.5 71.2 58.1
Employment rate 60.3 67.0 54.0
Unemployment rate 6.5 6.0 7.1
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 84 10,030 5,365 4,665
Class of worker - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 85 240 120 120
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 86 9,780 5,240 4,545
Employee 8,160 4,235 3,920
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote 87 1,625 1,005 625
Occupation
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 88 10,025 5,360 4,665
Occupation - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 245 125 120
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote 86 9,785 5,240 4,545
0 Management occupations 2,305 1,600 705
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 1,640 535 1,105
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,160 900 260
3 Health occupations 490 160 335
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 1,230 365 860
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 385 135 250
6 Sales and service occupations 1,945 965 980
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 425 405 20
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 25 25 0
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 180 145 35
Industry
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007National Household Survey data footnote 90 10,025 5,360 4,665
Industry - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 240 120 125
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote 86 9,785 5,235 4,540
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0 0 0
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 10 10 0
22 Utilities 25 15 0
23 Construction 275 240 45
31-33 Manufacturing 1,130 745 385
41 Wholesale trade 1,005 590 420
44-45 Retail trade 870 380 490
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 565 405 155
51 Information and cultural industries 300 220 85
52 Finance and insurance 585 340 245
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 280 185 100
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 1,475 925 555
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0 0 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 335 220 110
61 Educational services 905 205 705
62 Health care and social assistance 760 195 565
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 140 70 75
72 Accommodation and food services 495 215 280
81 Other services (except public administration) 315 125 195
91 Public administration 275 150 125
Work activity
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by work activity in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 91 10,025 5,365 4,665
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 470 195 275
Worked in 2010 9,555 5,165 4,390
1 to 13 weeks 505 290 215
14 to 26 weeks 595 280 310
27 to 39 weeks 490 215 275
40 to 48 weeks 1,765 930 835
49 to 52 weeks 6,205 3,455 2,755
Average weeks worked in 2010 45.3 45.6 44.9
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 10,025 5,360 4,665
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 470 195 270
Worked in 2010 9,555 5,165 4,395
Worked full-time in 2010 7,370 4,385 2,985
Worked part-time in 2010 2,185 775 1,410
Place of work status
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by place of work statusNational Household Survey data footnote 94 9,375 5,040 4,335
Worked at home 1,055 555 495
Worked outside Canada 90 80 0
No fixed workplace address 680 465 210
Worked at usual place 7,555 3,940 3,615
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 8,230 4,405 3,825
Car, truck or van - as a driver 6,165 3,400 2,765
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 350 125 230
Public transit 1,350 765 590
Walked 190 50 145
Bicycle 65 35 30
Other methods 105 45 60
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 8,235 4,410 3,825
Median commuting duration 25.8 30.2 20.8
Time leaving for work
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by time leaving for workNational Household Survey data footnote 97 8,235 4,410 3,820
Between 5 and 6:59 a.m. 1,545 1,100 445
Between 7 and 9:00 a.m. 5,500 2,770 2,720
Anytime after 9:00 a.m. 1,195 540 655
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total number of occupied private dwellings by condition of dwellingNational Household Survey data footnote 98 6,690 ... ...
Only regular maintenance or minor repairs needed 6,260 ... ...
Major repairs needed 430 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by period of constructionNational Household Survey data footnote 99 6,690 ... ...
1960 or before 2,170 ... ...
1961 to 1980 3,505 ... ...
1981 to 1990 540 ... ...
1991 to 2000 235 ... ...
2001 to 2005 80 ... ...
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 100 165 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of roomsNational Household Survey data footnote 101 6,690 ... ...
1 to 4 rooms 325 ... ...
5 rooms 360 ... ...
6 rooms 655 ... ...
7 rooms 880 ... ...
8 or more rooms 4,470 ... ...
Average number of rooms per dwelling 8.4 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of bedroomsNational Household Survey data footnote 102 6,690 ... ...
0 to 1 bedroom 85 ... ...
2 bedrooms 700 ... ...
3 bedrooms 1,895 ... ...
4 or more bedrooms 4,010 ... ...
Household characteristics
Total number of private households by tenureNational Household Survey data footnote 103 6,685 ... ...
Owner 6,040 ... ...
Renter 650 ... ...
Band housing 0 ... ...
Total number of private households by condominium statusNational Household Survey data footnote 104 6,685 ... ...
Part of a condominium development 310 ... ...
Not part of a condominium development 6,375 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 105 6,690 ... ...
1 household maintainer 3,920 ... ...
2 household maintainers 2,720 ... ...
3 or more household maintainers 45 ... ...
Total number of private households by age group of primary household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 106 6,685 ... ...
Under 25 years 20 ... ...
25 to 34 years 290 ... ...
35 to 44 years 1,205 ... ...
45 to 54 years 1,810 ... ...
55 to 64 years 1,505 ... ...
65 to 74 years 1,115 ... ...
75 years and over 745 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of persons per roomNational Household Survey data footnote 107 6,690 ... ...
One person or fewer per room 6,680 ... ...
More than one person per room 0 ... ...
Total number of private households by housing suitabilityNational Household Survey data footnote 108 6,685 ... ...
Suitable 6,535 ... ...
Not suitable 150 ... ...
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 6,690 ... ...
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs 5,595 ... ...
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs 1,090 ... ...
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs 955 ... ...
Number of owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 6,035 ... ...
% of owner households with a mortgageNational Household Survey data footnote 110 49.0 ... ...
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 111 13.6 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 1,132 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 1,348 ... ...
Median value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 425,177 ... ...
Average value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 492,830 ... ...
Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 650 ... ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housingNational Household Survey data footnote 114 5.4 ... ...
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 115 42.3 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 1,038 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 1,120 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Total income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 117 15,555 7,525 8,030
Without income 950 365 580
With income 14,605 7,160 7,445
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 118 1,620 710 915
$5,000 to $9,999 1,010 330 675
$10,000 to $14,999 1,055 485 570
$15,000 to $19,999 1,040 405 630
$20,000 to $29,999 1,185 410 780
$30,000 to $39,999 1,280 490 800
$40,000 to $49,999 1,135 475 665
$50,000 to $59,999 935 395 540
$60,000 to $79,999 1,555 775 780
$80,000 to $99,999 995 605 390
$100,000 and over 2,795 2,085 710
$100,000 to $124,999 840 575 265
$125,000 and over 1,960 1,510 445
Median income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 40,515 57,455 31,723
Average income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 69,683 94,098 46,213
After-tax income in 2010 of population 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 120 15,555 7,525 8,025
Without after-tax income 935 370 565
With after-tax income 14,620 7,160 7,465
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 121 1,715 715 1,000
$5,000 to $9,999 1,065 340 725
$10,000 to $14,999 1,155 490 665
$15,000 to $19,999 1,050 430 625
$20,000 to $29,999 1,490 535 955
$30,000 to $39,999 1,545 650 900
$40,000 to $49,999 1,365 590 775
$50,000 to $59,999 1,145 570 575
$60,000 to $79,999 1,525 890 630
$80,000 to $99,999 1,015 730 280
$100,000 and over 1,555 1,225 335
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 35,602 47,797 27,878
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 51,783 67,839 36,379
Composition of total income in 2010 of population 15 years and over (%)National Household Survey data footnote 123 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 124 93.9 96.4 89.1
Employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 125 74.5 77.3 69.0
Wages and salaries (%)National Household Survey data footnote 126 69.0 71.1 64.9
Self-employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 127 5.5 6.3 4.1
Investment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 128 8.9 8.5 9.5
Retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (%)National Household Survey data footnote 129 7.2 7.1 7.4
Other money income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 130 3.3 3.5 3.0
Government transfer payments (%)National Household Survey data footnote 131 6.1 3.6 10.9
Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 132 2.3 1.7 3.3
Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplement (%)National Household Survey data footnote 133 1.5 1.0 2.6
Employment Insurance benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 134 0.7 0.3 1.3
Child benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 135 1.0 0.0 2.9
Other income from government sources (%)National Household Survey data footnote 136 0.6 0.5 0.9
Income taxes paid as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 137 25.6 27.9 21.1
After-tax income as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 138 74.4 72.1 78.9
Net capital gains or losses as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 139 3.0 3.1 2.7
Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 140 5,230 3,110 2,115
Median employment income in 2010 ($) 73,970 92,088 58,093
Average employment income in 2010 ($) 103,700 126,429 70,302
Family income in 2010 of economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 141 5,620 ... ...
Median family income ($) 124,916 ... ...
Average family income ($) 169,539 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 98,976 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 125,773 ... ...
Average family size 3.2 ... ...
Couple-only economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 142 1,790 ... ...
Median family income ($) 98,170 ... ...
Average family income ($) 136,483 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 77,426 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 102,468 ... ...
Average family size 2.0 ... ...
Couple-with-children economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 143 3,165 ... ...
Median family income ($) 158,012 ... ...
Average family income ($) 208,235 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 122,950 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 152,287 ... ...
Average family size 4.0 ... ...
Lone-parent economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 144 605 ... ...
Median family income ($) 58,192 ... ...
Average family income ($) 73,669 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 56,066 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 61,588 ... ...
Average family size 2.6 ... ...
Income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and over not in economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 145 1,190 410 780
Median total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 39,852 40,049 39,604
Average total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 54,648 59,592 52,049
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 35,159 36,523 34,351
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 42,259 45,390 40,613
Total population by decile of adjusted after-tax family incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 148 19,285 9,425 9,855
In bottom half of the Canadian distribution 4,945 2,310 2,635
In bottom decile 540 250 285
In second decile 950 415 540
In third decile 785 355 430
In fourth decile 1,215 560 655
In fifth decile 1,455 730 720
In top half of the Canadian distribution 14,335 7,110 7,220
In sixth decile 1,570 800 765
In seventh decile 1,625 830 790
In eighth decile 2,355 1,110 1,245
In ninth decile 2,845 1,375 1,470
In top decile 5,940 2,995 2,950
Income of households in 2010
Household total income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 149 6,690 ... ...
Under $5,000 55 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 55 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 50 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 135 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 290 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 400 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 335 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 410 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 620 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 655 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 765 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 635 ... ...
$150,000 and over 2,285 ... ...
After-tax income of households in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 150 6,690 ... ...
Under $5,000 55 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 60 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 55 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 150 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 340 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 485 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 480 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 445 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 910 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 855 ... ...
$100,000 and over 2,855 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 820 ... ...
$125,000 and over 2,035 ... ...
Household income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 151 6,690 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 111,762 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 152,181 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 88,606 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 113,201 ... ...
One-person private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 1,040 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 43,485 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 58,069 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 37,325 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 44,609 ... ...
Two-or-more-persons private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 5,655 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 126,006 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 169,432 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 99,136 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 125,775 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Population in private households for income statusNational Household Survey data footnote 153 19,285 9,425 9,860
Less than 18 years 4,735 2,400 2,330
Less than 6 years 1,145 565 580
18 to 64 years 11,650 5,625 6,030
65 years and over 2,900 1,405 1,500
In low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT) 1,220 540 680
Less than 18 years 290 135 160
Less than 6 years 55 30 25
18 to 64 years 745 355 390
65 years and over 180 50 130
Prevalence of low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (%) 6.3 5.7 6.9
Less than 18 years (%) 6.1 5.6 6.9
Less than 6 years (%) 4.8 5.3 4.3
18 to 64 years (%) 6.4 6.3 6.5
65 years and over (%) 6.2 3.6 8.7

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

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

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Includes data up to May 10, 2011.

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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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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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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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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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Footnote 121

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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Footnote 147

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

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Footnote 148

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. Beaconsfield, V, Quebec (Code 2466107) (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, Beaconsfield, V, 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 Beaconsfield, V
Quebec
(Census subdivision)
Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 19,505 ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 19,194 ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 1.6 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 6,811 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 6,687 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 1,771.6 ... ...
Land area (square km) 11.01 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 19,505 9,510 9,995
0 to 4 years 895 465 430
5 to 9 years 1,245 630 620
10 to 14 years 1,565 805 755
15 to 19 years 1,705 860 845
15 years 350 165 185
16 years 340 160 175
17 years 345 165 175
18 years 345 180 165
19 years 325 180 145
20 to 24 years 1,205 600 605
25 to 29 years 560 295 270
30 to 34 years 565 255 305
35 to 39 years 990 420 570
40 to 44 years 1,475 685 790
45 to 49 years 1,820 865 960
50 to 54 years 1,720 840 875
55 to 59 years 1,425 690 735
60 to 64 years 1,275 640 635
65 to 69 years 1,025 490 530
70 to 74 years 750 380 370
75 to 79 years 565 285 285
80 to 84 years 390 185 205
85 years and over 340 120 215
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 43.5 43.2 43.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 81.0 80.1 82.0
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 15,800 7,610 8,190
Married or living with a common-law partner 10,155 5,070 5,090
Married (and not separated) 9,065 4,510 4,555
Living common law 1,095 555 535
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 5,650 2,540 3,105
Single (never legally married) 4,040 2,070 1,970
Separated 205 80 125
Divorced 715 240 475
Widowed 690 155 535
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 5,650 ... ...
Size of census family: 2 persons 2,200 ... ...
Size of census family: 3 persons 1,185 ... ...
Size of census family: 4 persons 1,565 ... ...
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 705 ... ...
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 5,650 ... ...
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 5,020 ... ...
Married couples 4,475 ... ...
Without children at home 1,625 ... ...
With children at home 2,850 ... ...
1 child 850 ... ...
2 children 1,360 ... ...
3 or more children 635 ... ...
Common-law couples 550 ... ...
Without children at home 245 ... ...
With children at home 300 ... ...
1 child 110 ... ...
2 children 140 ... ...
3 or more children 50 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 630 ... ...
Female parent 475 ... ...
1 child 250 ... ...
2 children 170 ... ...
3 or more children 55 ... ...
Male parent 155 ... ...
1 child 75 ... ...
2 children 55 ... ...
3 or more children 30 ... ...
Total children in census families in private households 7,190 ... ...
Under six years of age 1,110 ... ...
6 to 14 years 2,580 ... ...
15 to 17 years 1,030 ... ...
18 to 24 years 1,825 ... ...
25 years and over 650 ... ...
Average number of children at home per census family 1.3 ... ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 19,280 9,425 9,860
Number of persons not in census families 1,420 525 895
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 220 60 155
Living with non-relatives only 180 90 90
Living alone 1,020 375 645
Number of census family persons 17,860 8,905 8,960
Average number of persons per census family 3.2 ... ...
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 2,900 1,405 1,490
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 660 160 500
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 115 20 100
Living with non-relatives only 40 15 25
Living alone 505 130 375
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 2,235 1,250 990
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 6,685 ... ...
Census-family households 5,585 ... ...
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 5,325 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 4,780 ... ...
Without children 1,775 ... ...
With children 3,005 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 540 ... ...
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 255 ... ...
One-family households with persons not in a census family 195 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 140 ... ...
Without children 35 ... ...
With children 105 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 50 ... ...
Two-or-more-family households 65 ... ...
Non-census-family households 1,105 ... ...
One-person households 1,020 ... ...
Two-or-more-person households 85 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 6,685 ... ...
Single-detached house 5,770 ... ...
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 0 ... ...
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 915 ... ...
Semi-detached house 85 ... ...
Row house 505 ... ...
Apartment, duplex 5 ... ...
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 320 ... ...
Other single-attached house 0 ... ...
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 6,685 ... ...
1 person 1,020 ... ...
2 persons 2,125 ... ...
3 persons 1,175 ... ...
4 persons 1,565 ... ...
5 persons 635 ... ...
6 or more persons 170 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 19,285 ... ...
Average number of persons in private households 2.9 ... ...
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 19,285 9,430 9,855
  Single responses  18,550 9,075 9,470
    English  10,430 5,205 5,220
    French  4,655 2,205 2,455
    Non-official languages  3,460 1,665 1,800
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 10 5 5
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  5 0 5
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  5 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 3,420 1,645 1,775
        African languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Afrikaans  5 0 0
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0
        Albanian  0 5 0
        Amharic  0 0 0
        Arabic  215 115 95
        Armenian  15 10 5
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 5 0 5
        Bengali  10 5 5
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  5 0 5
        Bisayan languages  5 0 5
        Bosnian  0 0 0
        Bulgarian  15 10 5
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  35 15 20
        Chinese, n.o.s.  145 70 80
        Creoles  10 5 5
        Croatian  45 20 25
        Czech  45 20 20
        Danish  15 5 10
        Dutch  115 60 55
        Estonian  10 5 5
        Finnish  15 5 10
        Flemish  5 0 5
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  335 150 180
        Greek  140 80 70
        Gujarati  20 10 15
        Hakka  0 0 5
        Hebrew  5 0 5
        Hindi  20 15 5
        Hungarian  75 40 35
        Ilocano  0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Italian  485 250 230
        Japanese  20 5 15
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 5 0
        Korean  45 20 20
        Kurdish  0 0 0
        Lao  0 0 0
        Latvian  5 0 5
        Lingala  0 0 0
        Lithuanian  15 5 10
        Macedonian  5 0 0
        Malay  15 5 10
        Malayalam  5 0 0
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  45 25 25
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 0 0 5
        Norwegian  20 5 15
        Oromo  0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  25 15 10
        Pashto  0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  240 125 115
        Polish  205 90 110
        Portuguese  95 40 55
        Romanian  100 45 50
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0
        Russian  140 70 70
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  5 5 5
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 5
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Sindhi  5 5 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  5 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 5 5 0
        Slovak  20 10 15
        Slovenian  5 5 0
        Somali  0 0 0
        Spanish  335 145 195
        Swahili  5 0 0
        Swedish  20 10 10
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  45 10 35
        Taiwanese  10 5 5
        Tamil  10 5 5
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  0 0 5
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  25 10 10
        Ukrainian  100 50 45
        Urdu  15 10 5
        Vietnamese  25 15 15
        Yiddish  0 5 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 35 15 15
  Multiple responses          735 355 385
    English and French  470 220 245
    English and non-official language  175 75 90
    French and non-official language  45 25 25
    English, French and non-official language 50 30 25
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 19,285 9,430 9,860
  English only 4,005 1,940 2,060
  French only 430 195 240
  English and French 14,745 7,255 7,490
  Neither English nor French 105 40 70
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 19,285 9,425 9,860
  English 13,240 6,575 6,665
  French 5,005 2,360 2,645
  English and French 940 455 485
  Neither English nor French 100 35 65
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 13,715 6,805 6,905
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 71.1 72.2 70.0
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 19,285 9,425 9,855
  Single responses 18,555 9,090 9,460
    English 13,470 6,690 6,780
    French 3,815 1,800 2,015
    Non-official languages 1,270 605 665
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 5 5 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 0 0 0
        Ojibway 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 1,260 605 660
        African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Afrikaans 0 0 0
        Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
        Albanian 5 0 0
        Amharic 0 0 0
        Arabic 60 30 35
        Armenian 5 0 5
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Bengali 5 5 5
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 0 0 0
        Bosnian 0 0 0
        Bulgarian 15 5 5
        Burmese 0 0 0
        Cantonese 25 10 10
        Chinese, n.o.s. 95 40 50
        Creoles 0 0 0
        Croatian 25 10 15
        Czech 10 5 5
        Danish 0 0 0
        Dutch 40 25 20
        Estonian 0 0 0
        Finnish 0 0 0
        Flemish 0 0 0
        Fukien 0 0 0
        German 100 45 55
        Greek 25 5 15
        Gujarati 5 0 0
        Hakka 0 0 0
        Hebrew 0 0 0
        Hindi 0 0 0
        Hungarian 15 10 5
        Ilocano 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Italian 40 20 25
        Japanese 5 5 0
        Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0
        Korean 30 15 15
        Kurdish 0 0 0
        Lao 0 0 0
        Latvian 0 0 0
        Lingala 0 0 0
        Lithuanian 0 0 0
        Macedonian 0 0 0
        Malay 5 0 0
        Malayalam 0 0 0
        Maltese 0 0 0
        Mandarin 40 20 15
        Marathi 0 0 0
        Nepali 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Norwegian 5 0 0
        Oromo 0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 5 5 5
        Pashto 0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi) 145 80 65
        Polish 95 40 50
        Portuguese 25 10 10
        Romanian 65 30 30
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0
        Russian 90 40 45
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0
        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. 5 0 0
        Sindhi 5 0 5
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 5 5
        Slovak 0 0 0
        Slovenian 0 0 0
        Somali 0 0 0
        Spanish 215 100 115
        Swahili 0 0 0
        Swedish 5 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 5 5 5
        Taiwanese 5 0 0
        Tamil 5 0 0
        Telugu 0 0 0
        Thai 0 0 0
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 0 0 0
        Turkish 10 5 5
        Ukrainian 10 5 5
        Urdu 5 0 5
        Vietnamese 10 5 5
        Yiddish 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 5 0 5
  Multiple responses         730 335 395
    English and French 420 205 215
    English and non-official language 195 85 105
    French and non-official language 35 15 20
    English, French and non-official language 80 30 50
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 19,285 9,430 9,855
  None 13,130 6,415 6,710
  Single responses  5,780 2,830 2,955
    English  1,800 850 950
    French  2,755 1,405 1,350
    Non-official languages  1,225 570 650
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 5 0 0
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  5 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 1,210 570 640
        African languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Afrikaans  5 0 0
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0
        Albanian  0 0 0
        Amharic  0 0 0
        Arabic  85 45 40
        Armenian  15 5 5
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Bengali  5 5 5
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  5 0 5
        Bisayan languages  0 0 0
        Bosnian  0 0 0
        Bulgarian  0 0 0
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  10 5 5
        Chinese, n.o.s.  30 15 15
        Creoles  10 5 5
        Croatian  10 5 5
        Czech  10 5 5
        Danish  15 5 10
        Dutch  25 10 20
        Estonian  0 0 0
        Finnish  5 0 5
        Flemish  0 0 0
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  135 60 70
        Greek  90 45 45
        Gujarati  15 10 10
        Hakka  5 0 0
        Hebrew  10 5 10
        Hindi  30 15 15
        Hungarian  15 10 10
        Ilocano  0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Italian  185 95 90
        Japanese  5 0 5
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0
        Korean  5 5 0
        Kurdish  0 0 0
        Lao  0 0 0
        Latvian  0 0 5
        Lingala  0 0 0
        Lithuanian  5 0 5
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  5 0 5
        Malayalam  5 5 5
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  15 0 15
        Marathi  5 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Norwegian  10 0 10
        Oromo  0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  5 5 0
        Pashto  0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  65 35 30
        Polish  35 10 25
        Portuguese  45 15 25
        Romanian  25 15 10
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0
        Russian  45 25 20
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  5 0 0
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 0
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Sindhi  0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  5 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slovak  10 0 5
        Slovenian  0 0 0
        Somali  0 0 0
        Spanish  130 55 75
        Swahili  5 0 0
        Swedish  10 5 5
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  15 0 10
        Taiwanese  0 0 0
        Tamil  10 5 5
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  0 0 0
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  5 0 5
        Ukrainian  30 15 20
        Urdu  10 10 5
        Vietnamese  5 0 0
        Yiddish  0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 10 5 5
  Multiple responses          370 180 195
    English and French  130 60 65
    English and non-official language  65 35 35
    French and non-official language  175 85 90
    English, French and non-official language  0 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. Beaconsfield, V, Quebec (Code 2466107) (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 21, 2017).

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