NHS Profile, Bourassa, Quebec, 2011

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Characteristic Bourassa
Quebec
(Federal electoral district, 2003 Representation Order)
Total Male Female
Citizenship
Total population in private households by citizenshipNational Household Survey data footnote 1 97,280 45,915 51,360
Canadian citizens 84,465 39,565 44,900
Canadian citizens aged under 18 18,030 9,090 8,945
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 66,430 30,470 35,955
Not Canadian citizensNational Household Survey data footnote 2 12,820 6,355 6,460
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total population in private households by immigrant status and period of immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 3 97,280 45,915 51,365
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 4 59,080 27,195 31,885
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 5 36,080 17,625 18,455
Before 1971 6,050 3,040 3,000
1971 to 1980 3,480 1,730 1,755
1981 to 1990 5,515 2,720 2,795
1991 to 2000 7,380 3,455 3,925
2001 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 13,655 6,675 6,980
2001 to 2005 4,920 2,275 2,645
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 8,735 4,400 4,335
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 7 2,120 1,100 1,025
Age at immigration
Total immigrant population in private households by age at immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 8 36,075 17,620 18,455
Under 5 years 3,490 1,875 1,615
5 to 14 years 6,175 2,975 3,200
15 to 24 years 8,705 3,930 4,770
25 to 44 years 15,200 7,775 7,425
45 years and over 2,510 1,065 1,440
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 97,275 45,915 51,360
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 10 59,080 27,190 31,890
Born in province of residence 57,625 26,610 31,015
Born outside province of residence 1,455 585 870
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 11 36,075 17,620 18,450
Americas 16,000 7,270 8,725
United States 580 255 325
Jamaica 0 0 0
Guyana 0 0 0
Haiti 10,755 4,760 6,000
Mexico 640 385 260
Trinidad and Tobago 25 0 30
Colombia 310 140 170
El Salvador 845 430 410
Peru 830 330 500
Chile 205 90 120
Other places of birth in Americas 1,785 875 910
Europe 8,155 4,075 4,075
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 30 0 20
Italy 5,985 3,010 2,975
Germany 55 20 40
Poland 85 35 45
Portugal 270 130 140
Netherlands 0 0 0
France 615 280 335
Romania 205 110 95
Russian Federation 65 40 25
Greece 25 15 0
Ukraine 60 20 40
Croatia 30 30 0
Hungary 130 80 55
Bosnia and Herzegovina 60 30 30
Serbia 0 0 0
Ireland, Republic of 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Europe 520 260 260
Africa 7,095 3,795 3,300
Morocco 2,640 1,410 1,230
Algeria 2,935 1,530 1,410
Egypt 130 80 55
South Africa, Republic of 0 0 0
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Kenya 20 0 0
Other places of birth in Africa 1,355 770 585
Asia 4,835 2,485 2,350
India 20 0 0
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 200 105 95
Philippines 40 20 20
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 50 0 40
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 970 475 500
Pakistan 110 60 50
Sri Lanka 100 55 45
IranNational Household Survey data footnote 15 115 55 60
Korea, SouthNational Household Survey data footnote 16 0 0 0
Lebanon 1,480 835 645
Taiwan 0 0 0
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 100 60 40
Afghanistan 60 0 50
Japan 0 0 0
Turkey 585 320 265
Other places of birth in Asia 980 465 520
Oceania and otherNational Household Survey data footnote 17 0 0 0
Fiji 0 0 0
Other places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 18 0 0 0
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 19 2,125 1,100 1,020
Recent immigrants by selected place of birth
Total recent immigrant population in private households by selected places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 20 8,735 4,400 4,335
Americas 4,035 2,025 2,015
United States 345 150 195
Mexico 390 240 150
Cuba 75 35 45
Haiti 2,620 1,280 1,340
Jamaica 0 0 0
Brazil 0 0 0
Colombia 70 40 35
Guyana 0 0 0
Peru 140 55 90
VenezuelaNational Household Survey data footnote 21 25 0 0
Other places of birth in Americas 370 215 155
Europe 445 190 255
France 80 30 45
Germany 0 0 0
Poland 0 0 0
Romania 65 25 45
MoldovaNational Household Survey data footnote 22 0 0 0
Russian Federation 0 0 0
Ukraine 30 15 20
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Europe 195 110 80
Africa 3,650 1,860 1,785
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Mauritius 0 0 0
Somalia 0 0 0
Algeria 1,575 825 755
Egypt 0 0 0
Morocco 1,430 690 745
Tunisia 80 40 40
Cameroon 45 20 25
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the 75 25 50
South Africa, Republic of 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Africa 425 255 165
Asia 605 325 280
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 0 0 0
South KoreaNational Household Survey data footnote 16 0 0 0
Sri Lanka 15 0 0
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 15 0 0
Lebanon 325 190 135
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 35 0 35
Taiwan 0 0 0
Afghanistan 0 0 0
Japan 0 0 0
Turkey 75 40 30
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 60 0 40
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 97,280 45,915 51,365
First generationNational Household Survey data footnote 25 38,330 18,795 19,535
Second generationNational Household Survey data footnote 26 20,470 10,015 10,455
Third generation or moreNational Household Survey data footnote 27 38,475 17,110 21,370
Visible minority population
Total population in private households by visible minority 97,280 45,915 51,365
Total visible minority populationNational Household Survey data footnote 28 39,145 19,030 20,110
South AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 29 515 275 240
Chinese 625 335 290
Black 20,305 9,355 10,950
Filipino 55 25 35
Latin American 5,975 3,025 2,950
Arab 8,645 4,520 4,130
Southeast AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 30 2,020 920 1,095
West AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 31 355 175 180
Korean 0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0
Visible minority, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 32 215 135 80
Multiple visible minoritiesNational Household Survey data footnote 33 415 270 150
Not a visible minorityNational Household Survey data footnote 34 58,140 26,885 31,255
Ethnic origin population
Total population in private households by ethnic originsNational Household Survey data footnote 35 97,280 45,915 51,365
North American Aboriginal origins 1,970 805 1,170
First Nations (North American Indian) 1,820 745 1,080
Inuit 0 0 0
Métis 150 60 90
Other North American origins 31,605 14,025 17,585
Acadian 215 105 115
American 420 205 215
Canadian 28,330 12,395 15,925
New Brunswicker 0 0 0
Newfoundlander 0 0 0
Nova Scotian 0 0 0
Ontarian 0 0 0
Québécois 2,955 1,470 1,490
Other North American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 36 0 0 0
European origins 33,930 15,920 18,015
British Isles origins 4,200 1,815 2,380
Channel Islander 25 0 0
Cornish 0 0 0
English 1,260 595 660
Irish 2,710 1,085 1,620
Manx 0 0 0
Scottish 650 295 355
Welsh 15 0 0
British Isles origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 37 100 55 45
French origins 14,100 6,225 7,880
Alsatian 20 0 0
Breton 120 55 65
French 14,035 6,200 7,830
Western European origins (except French origins) 1,145 485 655
Austrian 75 45 30
Belgian 310 115 200
Dutch 70 35 35
Flemish 0 0 0
Frisian 0 0 0
German 580 235 345
Luxembourger 0 0 0
Swiss 110 65 50
Western European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 38 0 0 0
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 90 25 60
Danish 10 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0
Icelandic 0 0 0
Norwegian 25 0 20
Swedish 40 10 30
Northern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 39 0 0 0
Eastern European origins 1,410 675 735
Bulgarian 40 25 20
Byelorussian 0 0 0
Czech 0 0 0
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0
Hungarian 290 155 130
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 45 10 30
Moldovan 0 0 0
Polish 305 120 190
Romanian 290 155 130
Russian 235 90 150
Slovak 25 0 10
Ukrainian 240 145 95
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 40 0 0 0
Southern European origins 16,780 8,330 8,445
Albanian 125 60 60
Bosnian 35 0 0
Croatian 80 55 25
Cypriot 0 0 0
Greek 360 190 165
Italian 13,905 6,885 7,015
Kosovar 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0
Montenegrin 0 0 0
Portuguese 865 385 480
Serbian 35 0 25
Sicilian 60 40 0
Slovenian 25 0 0
Spanish 1,850 965 885
Yugoslavian, n.o.s. 110 35 70
Southern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 41 0 0 0
Other European origins 420 220 200
Basque 0 0 0
Jewish 120 80 40
Roma (Gypsy) 0 0 0
Slavic, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Other European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 42 295 140 160
Caribbean origins 18,115 8,305 9,810
Antiguan 0 0 0
Bahamian 0 0 0
Barbadian 20 0 15
Bermudan 0 0 0
Carib 0 0 0
Cuban 485 260 225
Dominican 575 265 305
Grenadian 0 0 0
Haitian 17,040 7,765 9,275
Jamaican 55 45 0
Kittitian/Nevisian 0 0 0
Martinican 20 0 0
Montserratan 0 0 0
Puerto Rican 0 0 0
St. Lucian 0 0 0
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 165 75 95
Vincentian/Grenadinian 0 0 0
West Indian, n.o.s. 60 0 50
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 43 165 60 105
Latin, Central and South American origins 6,185 3,115 3,070
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 80 45 35
Argentinian 150 85 70
Belizean 0 0 0
Bolivian 20 0 15
Brazilian 20 0 15
Chilean 310 150 160
Colombian 470 215 250
Costa Rican 80 55 25
Ecuadorian 55 30 25
Guatemalan 805 455 345
Guyanese 0 0 0
Hispanic 0 0 0
Honduran 440 215 225
Maya 60 30 30
Mexican 970 600 370
Nicaraguan 185 60 125
Panamanian 120 60 60
Paraguayan 0 0 0
Peruvian 1,135 415 720
Salvadorean 1,540 885 650
Uruguayan 25 0 20
Venezuelan 80 40 35
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 44 160 70 90
African origins 10,545 5,580 4,965
Central and West African origins 1,015 575 440
Akan 0 0 0
Angolan 0 0 0
Ashanti 0 0 0
Beninese 80 40 40
Burkinabe 0 0 0
Cameroonian 70 30 35
Chadian 20 0 10
Congolese 310 150 160
Gabonese 0 0 0
Gambian 0 0 0
Ghanaian 0 0 0
Guinean 140 85 55
Ibo 0 0 0
Ivorian 120 85 0
Liberian 0 0 0
Malian 0 0 0
Nigerian 0 0 0
Peulh 0 0 0
Senegalese 65 40 25
Sierra Leonean 0 0 0
Togolese 60 35 30
Yoruba 0 0 0
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 45 185 110 75
North African origins 7,220 3,825 3,395
Algerian 2,310 1,225 1,085
Berber 1,720 910 810
Coptic 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0
Egyptian 315 180 135
Libyan 20 0 0
Maure 0 0 0
Moroccan 3,040 1,565 1,465
Sudanese 0 0 0
Tunisian 245 140 105
North African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 46 55 35 20
Southern and East African origins 360 180 180
Afrikaner 0 0 0
Amhara 0 0 0
Bantu, n.o.s. 45 0 30
Burundian 135 80 60
Eritrean 0 0 0
Ethiopian 20 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Kenyan 0 0 0
Malagasy 25 0 0
Mauritian 40 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0
Rwandan 70 45 30
Seychellois 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0
South African 0 0 0
Tanzanian 0 0 0
Tigrian 0 0 0
Ugandan 0 0 0
Zambian 0 0 0
Zimbabwean 0 0 0
Zulu 0 0 0
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 47 50 30 20
Other African origins 2,045 1,040 1,005
Black, n.o.s.National Household Survey data footnote 48 165 70 95
Other African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 49 1,925 985 940
Asian origins 9,850 4,970 4,880
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 6,240 3,225 3,015
Afghan 85 0 65
Arab, n.o.s. 2,010 950 1,060
Armenian 85 60 30
Assyrian 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0
Iranian 170 80 90
Iraqi 0 0 0
Israeli 20 0 0
Jordanian 0 0 0
Kazakh 0 0 0
Kurd 15 0 10
Kuwaiti 0 0 0
Lebanese 2,595 1,420 1,175
Palestinian 95 65 30
Pashtun 0 0 0
Saudi Arabian 0 0 0
Syrian 230 140 95
Tajik 0 0 0
Tatar 0 0 0
Turk 1,140 585 555
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 55 0 35
South Asian origins 655 345 310
Bangladeshi 85 50 35
Bengali 50 20 35
East IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 48 255 140 115
Goan 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0
Pakistani 40 20 20
Punjabi 60 0 0
Sinhalese 0 0 0
Sri Lankan 150 85 65
Tamil 15 0 0
South Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 51 20 0 0
East and Southeast Asian origins 3,015 1,435 1,585
Burmese 0 0 0
Cambodian (Khmer) 605 255 350
Chinese 1,290 655 640
Filipino 60 25 30
Hmong 0 0 0
Indonesian 10 0 10
Japanese 0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0
Laotian 70 25 45
Malaysian 10 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0
Singaporean 0 0 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0
Thai 70 30 40
Tibetan 0 0 0
Vietnamese 1,415 670 740
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 52 15 0 0
Other Asian origins 0 0 0
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 53 0 0 0
Oceania origins 0 0 0
Australian 0 0 0
New Zealander 0 0 0
Pacific Islands origins 0 0 0
Fijian 0 0 0
Hawaiian 0 0 0
Maori 0 0 0
Polynesian, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Samoan 0 0 0
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 54 0 0 0
Religion
Total population in private households by religionNational Household Survey data footnote 55 97,280 45,915 51,365
Buddhist 1,815 820 990
Christian 74,775 34,165 40,605
Anglican 245 95 155
Baptist 2,080 900 1,175
Catholic 60,090 27,380 32,710
Christian Orthodox 615 345 265
Lutheran 60 15 45
Pentecostal 1,810 880 930
Presbyterian 15 0 0
United Church 40 30 0
Other Christian 9,820 4,510 5,305
Hindu 145 65 75
Jewish 120 60 60
Muslim 12,365 6,395 5,975
Sikh 0 0 0
Traditional (Aboriginal) Spirituality 0 0 0
Other religions 85 50 40
No religious affiliation 7,970 4,355 3,615
Aboriginal population
Total population in private households by Aboriginal identity 97,280 45,915 51,365
Aboriginal identityNational Household Survey data footnote 56 415 170 245
First Nations (North American Indian) single identityNational Household Survey data footnote 57 170 55 115
Métis single identity 170 65 105
Inuk (Inuit) single identity 0 0 0
Multiple Aboriginal identitiesNational Household Survey data footnote 58 15 0 0
Aboriginal identities not included elsewhereNational Household Survey data footnote 59 40 25 0
Non-Aboriginal identity 96,865 45,750 51,120
Total population in private households by Registered or Treaty Indian statusNational Household Survey data footnote 57 97,280 45,915 51,365
Registered or Treaty IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 60 105 45 65
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 97,175 45,875 51,300
Total population in private households by Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 61 97,280 45,915 51,365
Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 62 1,975 800 1,170
First Nations (North American Indian) Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 57 1,820 745 1,080
Métis ancestry 150 60 85
Inuit ancestry 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal ancestry onlyNational Household Survey data footnote 63 95,305 45,110 50,195
Non-official languages spoken
Total population in private households by non-official languages spokenNational Household Survey data footnote 64 52,975 25,800 27,175
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0
Algonquin 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Blackfoot 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 65 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 66 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 52,960 25,790 27,175
Italian 12,030 5,985 6,050
Portuguese 610 295 315
Romanian 230 115 115
Spanish 9,570 4,780 4,785
Dutch 0 0 0
Flemish 0 0 0
German 250 95 155
Yiddish 0 0 0
Danish 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0
Swedish 0 0 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0
Gaelic languages 0 0 0
Bosnian 60 25 40
Bulgarian 55 35 20
Croatian 60 40 25
Czech 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0
Polish 200 75 120
Russian 280 120 160
Serbian 20 0 15
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
Slovak 25 0 0
Slovenian 25 0 0
Ukrainian 60 30 35
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0
Greek 220 135 90
Armenian 40 45 0
Albanian 65 35 30
Estonian 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0
Hungarian 175 95 75
Turkish 1,065 540 520
Berber languages (Kabyle) 765 415 345
Oromo 535 275 260
Somali 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0
Arabic 9,595 4,940 4,655
Hebrew 40 30 0
Maltese 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Bengali 160 75 85
Gujarati 25 0 0
Hindi 20 0 0
Konkani 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 70 45 30
Sindhi 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0
Urdu 150 85 65
Nepali 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 195 85 105
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Kannada 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0
Tamil 135 75 60
Telugu 0 0 0
Japanese 10 0 0
Korean 0 0 0
Cantonese 115 45 70
Fukien 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0
Mandarin 35 20 20
Taiwanese 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 695 355 340
Lao 65 20 45
Thai 65 35 35
Khmer (Cambodian) 565 235 330
Vietnamese 1,605 795 815
Bisayan languages 15 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0
Malay 20 15 0
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino) 45 15 25
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
Lingala 300 115 180
Rundi (Kirundi) 140 95 50
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 35 30 0
Swahili 90 55 40
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 70 40 30
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 165 90 75
African languages, n.i.e. 40 25 0
Creoles 15,370 6,985 8,380
Other non-Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 67 395 175 220
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 1 year agoNational Household Survey data footnote 68 95,900 45,240 50,660
Non-movers 83,040 39,180 43,860
Movers 12,860 6,055 6,800
Non-migrants 9,825 4,640 5,185
Migrants 3,035 1,420 1,615
Internal migrants 1,660 705 950
Intraprovincial migrants 1,545 660 890
Interprovincial migrants 115 50 65
External migrants 1,375 715 660
Total - Mobility status 5 years agoNational Household Survey data footnote 69 90,450 42,515 47,935
Non-movers 50,625 23,340 27,285
Movers 39,825 19,180 20,650
Non-migrants 28,010 13,380 14,630
Migrants 11,825 5,800 6,020
Internal migrants 4,165 1,920 2,245
Intraprovincial migrants 3,880 1,765 2,115
Interprovincial migrants 280 150 125
External migrants 7,660 3,880 3,780
Education
Total population aged 15 years and over by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 79,645 36,995 42,650
No certificate, diploma or degree 25,630 11,270 14,365
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 19,580 9,000 10,580
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 34,430 16,725 17,705
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 11,820 6,220 5,605
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 10,395 4,625 5,770
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 3,565 1,455 2,115
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 8,645 4,430 4,220
Bachelor's degree 5,760 2,840 2,920
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 2,885 1,590 1,295
Total population aged 25 to 64 years by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 50,315 24,225 26,085
No certificate, diploma or degree 11,465 5,435 6,030
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 11,925 5,785 6,140
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 26,920 13,005 13,920
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 9,465 4,720 4,750
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 7,435 3,345 4,095
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 2,720 1,175 1,545
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 7,305 3,770 3,535
Bachelor's degree 4,960 2,530 2,425
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 2,345 1,240 1,105
Total population aged 15 years and over by major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 76 79,645 36,995 42,650
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 77 45,215 20,270 24,945
Education 2,390 605 1,785
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,400 750 645
Humanities 2,020 820 1,195
Social and behavioural sciences and law 3,530 1,120 2,405
Business, management and public administration 7,055 2,640 4,415
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,095 605 490
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 1,505 945 555
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 7,140 6,530 610
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 370 255 110
Health and related fieldsNational Household Survey data footnote 78 5,185 1,080 4,100
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,755 1,360 1,390
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 79,645 36,995 42,655
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 45,210 20,270 24,950
With postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 34,430 16,725 17,705
Location of study inside Canada 27,155 12,620 14,535
Same as province or territory of residence 26,825 12,440 14,390
Another province or territory 325 180 145
Location of study outside Canada 7,280 4,105 3,170
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 44,100 22,675 21,425
Single responses 39,825 20,310 19,515
English 4,115 2,270 1,845
French 35,180 17,750 17,425
Non-official languages 535 285 250
Chinese, n.o.s. 50 40 0
Cantonese 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0
Mandarin 0 0 0
Spanish 120 80 45
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 350 165 190
Multiple responses 4,275 2,370 1,905
English and French 3,710 2,075 1,640
English and non-official language 40 20 20
French and non-official language 200 105 95
English, French and non-official language 330 170 155
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 44,100 22,675 21,425
English 4,115 2,270 1,845
French 35,180 17,755 17,425
Non-official language 535 285 245
Aboriginal 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal 530 285 245
English and French 3,715 2,075 1,640
English and non-official language 35 20 15
French and non-official language 200 100 95
English, French and non-official language 330 175 155
Labour force status
Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote 83 79,645 36,995 42,650
In the labour force 43,760 22,555 21,205
Employed 37,970 19,585 18,385
Unemployed 5,785 2,970 2,820
Not in the labour force 35,885 14,440 21,450
Participation rate 54.9 61.0 49.7
Employment rate 47.7 52.9 43.1
Unemployment rate 13.2 13.2 13.3
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 84 43,760 22,555 21,200
Class of worker - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 85 2,970 1,450 1,520
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 86 40,790 21,105 19,685
Employee 38,090 19,275 18,815
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote 87 2,700 1,835 870
Occupation
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 88 43,760 22,555 21,205
Occupation - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 2,970 1,450 1,525
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote 86 40,790 21,105 19,685
0 Management occupations 2,590 1,495 1,095
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 6,715 2,520 4,190
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,935 1,530 400
3 Health occupations 3,225 550 2,670
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 3,915 925 2,985
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 730 320 410
6 Sales and service occupations 12,175 5,975 6,200
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 5,660 5,325 335
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 350 305 50
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 3,500 2,160 1,340
Industry
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007National Household Survey data footnote 90 43,760 22,555 21,200
Industry - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 2,970 1,445 1,520
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote 86 40,790 21,110 19,685
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 215 145 70
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0 0 0
22 Utilities 140 85 55
23 Construction 1,810 1,590 220
31-33 Manufacturing 5,690 3,970 1,715
41 Wholesale trade 1,935 1,335 600
44-45 Retail trade 6,335 3,085 3,245
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 2,030 1,725 310
51 Information and cultural industries 815 490 325
52 Finance and insurance 1,495 485 1,010
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 620 325 300
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 2,065 1,130 940
55 Management of companies and enterprises 35 0 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 2,685 1,620 1,070
61 Educational services 2,080 700 1,380
62 Health care and social assistance 6,070 1,130 4,940
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 425 215 215
72 Accommodation and food services 2,755 1,205 1,545
81 Other services (except public administration) 1,850 970 875
91 Public administration 1,745 885 855
Work activity
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by work activity in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 91 43,755 22,555 21,205
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 4,700 2,235 2,465
Worked in 2010 39,060 20,320 18,740
1 to 13 weeks 2,025 935 1,085
14 to 26 weeks 3,210 1,730 1,480
27 to 39 weeks 2,600 1,445 1,150
40 to 48 weeks 6,585 3,165 3,415
49 to 52 weeks 24,650 13,045 11,605
Average weeks worked in 2010 44.5 44.7 44.2
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 43,755 22,555 21,205
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 4,700 2,235 2,465
Worked in 2010 39,060 20,320 18,735
Worked full-time in 2010 31,500 17,460 14,040
Worked part-time in 2010 7,560 2,860 4,700
Place of work status
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by place of work statusNational Household Survey data footnote 94 37,975 19,590 18,385
Worked at home 1,365 715 645
Worked outside Canada 60 55 0
No fixed workplace address 3,720 2,820 900
Worked at usual place 32,830 15,995 16,830
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 36,550 18,815 17,735
Car, truck or van - as a driver 20,965 12,760 8,205
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 990 355 630
Public transit 11,885 4,550 7,330
Walked 2,175 815 1,360
Bicycle 230 170 60
Other methods 325 170 145
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 36,550 18,815 17,735
Median commuting duration 30.3 30.2 30.4
Time leaving for work
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by time leaving for workNational Household Survey data footnote 97 36,550 18,815 17,735
Between 5 and 6:59 a.m. 11,295 6,900 4,395
Between 7 and 9:00 a.m. 16,950 7,530 9,420
Anytime after 9:00 a.m. 8,305 4,390 3,920
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total number of occupied private dwellings by condition of dwellingNational Household Survey data footnote 98 42,710 ... ...
Only regular maintenance or minor repairs needed 39,550 ... ...
Major repairs needed 3,170 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by period of constructionNational Household Survey data footnote 99 42,715 ... ...
1960 or before 12,395 ... ...
1961 to 1980 21,365 ... ...
1981 to 1990 5,375 ... ...
1991 to 2000 2,045 ... ...
2001 to 2005 900 ... ...
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 100 630 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of roomsNational Household Survey data footnote 101 42,715 ... ...
1 to 4 rooms 23,490 ... ...
5 rooms 11,365 ... ...
6 rooms 2,670 ... ...
7 rooms 2,035 ... ...
8 or more rooms 3,155 ... ...
Average number of rooms per dwelling 4.6 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of bedroomsNational Household Survey data footnote 102 42,715 ... ...
0 to 1 bedroom 10,470 ... ...
2 bedrooms 15,890 ... ...
3 bedrooms 13,875 ... ...
4 or more bedrooms 2,480 ... ...
Household characteristics
Total number of private households by tenureNational Household Survey data footnote 103 42,715 ... ...
Owner 13,190 ... ...
Renter 29,525 ... ...
Band housing 0 ... ...
Total number of private households by condominium statusNational Household Survey data footnote 104 42,715 ... ...
Part of a condominium development 3,525 ... ...
Not part of a condominium development 39,190 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 105 42,715 ... ...
1 household maintainer 29,945 ... ...
2 household maintainers 11,900 ... ...
3 or more household maintainers 865 ... ...
Total number of private households by age group of primary household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 106 42,710 ... ...
Under 25 years 1,415 ... ...
25 to 34 years 5,455 ... ...
35 to 44 years 7,530 ... ...
45 to 54 years 8,400 ... ...
55 to 64 years 7,540 ... ...
65 to 74 years 5,550 ... ...
75 years and over 6,830 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of persons per roomNational Household Survey data footnote 107 42,715 ... ...
One person or fewer per room 41,100 ... ...
More than one person per room 1,615 ... ...
Total number of private households by housing suitabilityNational Household Survey data footnote 108 42,715 ... ...
Suitable 38,000 ... ...
Not suitable 4,720 ... ...
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 42,575 ... ...
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs 26,495 ... ...
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs 16,080 ... ...
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs 13,865 ... ...
Number of owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 13,195 ... ...
% of owner households with a mortgageNational Household Survey data footnote 110 52.9 ... ...
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 111 25.1 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 865 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 1,056 ... ...
Median value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 299,899 ... ...
Average value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 317,108 ... ...
Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 29,520 ... ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housingNational Household Survey data footnote 114 7.6 ... ...
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 115 43.4 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 660 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 703 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Total income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 117 79,645 36,995 42,650
Without income 4,475 2,075 2,400
With income 75,170 34,920 40,250
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 118 7,530 3,890 3,640
$5,000 to $9,999 8,115 3,250 4,865
$10,000 to $14,999 10,070 3,850 6,225
$15,000 to $19,999 10,585 4,075 6,510
$20,000 to $29,999 13,775 6,245 7,535
$30,000 to $39,999 10,910 5,600 5,310
$40,000 to $49,999 5,725 2,950 2,775
$50,000 to $59,999 3,685 2,140 1,550
$60,000 to $79,999 3,105 1,770 1,335
$80,000 to $99,999 965 635 335
$100,000 and over 705 530 180
$100,000 to $124,999 460 340 115
$125,000 and over 250 190 60
Median income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 20,688 23,445 19,019
Average income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 25,986 28,585 23,732
After-tax income in 2010 of population 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 120 79,645 37,000 42,650
Without after-tax income 4,470 2,075 2,390
With after-tax income 75,175 34,920 40,255
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 121 7,680 3,905 3,770
$5,000 to $9,999 8,225 3,265 4,960
$10,000 to $14,999 10,320 3,995 6,330
$15,000 to $19,999 11,355 4,535 6,820
$20,000 to $29,999 16,445 7,645 8,795
$30,000 to $39,999 11,140 5,865 5,275
$40,000 to $49,999 5,345 2,895 2,450
$50,000 to $59,999 2,720 1,500 1,220
$60,000 to $79,999 1,455 930 520
$80,000 to $99,999 335 250 90
$100,000 and over 170 140 30
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 20,002 22,057 18,475
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 23,024 24,888 21,407
Composition of total income in 2010 of population 15 years and over (%)National Household Survey data footnote 123 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 124 73.2 79.8 66.3
Employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 125 60.2 66.2 54.0
Wages and salaries (%)National Household Survey data footnote 126 58.1 63.3 52.6
Self-employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 127 2.2 2.9 1.4
Investment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 128 3.7 3.8 3.6
Retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (%)National Household Survey data footnote 129 7.8 8.4 7.2
Other money income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 130 1.4 1.3 1.5
Government transfer payments (%)National Household Survey data footnote 131 26.8 20.2 33.7
Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 132 6.2 5.9 6.6
Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplement (%)National Household Survey data footnote 133 7.2 5.1 9.3
Employment Insurance benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 134 2.4 2.5 2.3
Child benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 135 4.5 0.4 8.8
Other income from government sources (%)National Household Survey data footnote 136 6.6 6.4 6.7
Income taxes paid as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 137 11.4 12.9 9.8
After-tax income as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 138 88.6 87.1 90.2
Net capital gains or losses as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 139 2.0 2.1 1.9
Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 140 20,945 11,655 9,295
Median employment income in 2010 ($) 33,079 34,111 31,846
Average employment income in 2010 ($) 36,917 38,466 34,975
Family income in 2010 of economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 141 25,605 ... ...
Median family income ($) 47,501 ... ...
Average family income ($) 56,401 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 45,338 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 50,131 ... ...
Average family size 3.0 ... ...
Couple-only economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 142 7,470 ... ...
Median family income ($) 45,555 ... ...
Average family income ($) 56,692 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 42,419 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 48,732 ... ...
Average family size 2.0 ... ...
Couple-with-children economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 143 10,285 ... ...
Median family income ($) 59,977 ... ...
Average family income ($) 66,945 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 55,040 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 59,804 ... ...
Average family size 4.1 ... ...
Lone-parent economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 144 6,615 ... ...
Median family income ($) 34,336 ... ...
Average family income ($) 40,148 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 33,121 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 36,881 ... ...
Average family size 2.7 ... ...
Income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and over not in economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 145 19,515 8,850 10,665
Median total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 20,835 22,275 19,909
Average total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 26,089 27,309 25,077
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 20,227 21,016 19,574
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 22,916 23,625 22,326
Total population by decile of adjusted after-tax family incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 148 97,280 45,915 51,360
In bottom half of the Canadian distribution 76,790 35,745 41,045
In bottom decile 19,480 9,260 10,220
In second decile 17,685 7,500 10,180
In third decile 16,395 7,695 8,705
In fourth decile 13,610 6,650 6,960
In fifth decile 9,625 4,640 4,980
In top half of the Canadian distribution 20,485 10,170 10,320
In sixth decile 6,660 3,350 3,310
In seventh decile 5,280 2,675 2,605
In eighth decile 4,345 2,125 2,225
In ninth decile 2,710 1,280 1,430
In top decile 1,485 735 755
Income of households in 2010
Household total income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 149 42,715 ... ...
Under $5,000 1,315 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 1,855 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 2,945 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 4,470 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 6,300 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 6,350 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 4,855 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 3,810 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 4,905 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 2,685 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 1,655 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 930 ... ...
$150,000 and over 640 ... ...
After-tax income of households in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 150 42,715 ... ...
Under $5,000 1,335 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 1,860 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 3,015 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 4,730 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 7,310 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 6,720 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 5,455 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 3,895 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 4,480 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 2,240 ... ...
$100,000 and over 1,675 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 1,090 ... ...
$125,000 and over 590 ... ...
Household income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 151 42,715 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 36,981 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 45,732 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 34,392 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 40,524 ... ...
One-person private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 15,680 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 21,469 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 27,263 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 20,936 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 23,895 ... ...
Two-or-more-persons private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 27,035 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 47,682 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 56,444 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 45,439 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 50,167 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Population in private households for income statusNational Household Survey data footnote 153 97,280 45,915 51,365
Less than 18 years 20,990 10,655 10,335
Less than 6 years 8,050 4,045 4,005
18 to 64 years 58,710 28,220 30,485
65 years and over 17,580 7,040 10,540
In low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT) 29,620 13,170 16,455
Less than 18 years 8,220 4,145 4,080
Less than 6 years 3,430 1,725 1,700
18 to 64 years 17,175 7,905 9,270
65 years and over 4,220 1,120 3,100
Prevalence of low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (%) 30.4 28.7 32.0
Less than 18 years (%) 39.2 38.9 39.5
Less than 6 years (%) 42.6 42.6 42.4
18 to 64 years (%) 29.3 28.0 30.4
65 years and over (%) 24.0 15.9 29.4

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National Household Survey data: Footnotes

Footnote 1

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

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Footnote 2

Includes persons who are stateless.

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Footnote 3

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

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Footnote 4

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

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Footnote 5

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

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Footnote 6

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

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Footnote 7

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

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Footnote 8

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

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Footnote 9

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

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Footnote 10

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

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Footnote 11

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

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Footnote 12

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

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Footnote 13

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

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Footnote 14

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

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The official name of Iran is Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Footnote 16

The official name of South Korea is Republic of Korea.

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Footnote 17

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

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Footnote 18

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

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Footnote 19

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

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Footnote 20

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

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Footnote 21

The official name of Venezuela is Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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Footnote 22

The official name of Moldova is Republic of Moldova.

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Footnote 23

The official name of Syria is Syrian Arab Republic.

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Footnote 24

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

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Footnote 25

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

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Footnote 26

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

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Footnote 27

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

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Footnote 28

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

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Footnote 29

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

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Footnote 30

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

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Footnote 31

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

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Footnote 32

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

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Footnote 33

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

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Footnote 34

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

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Footnote 35

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

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Footnote 36

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

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Footnote 37

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

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Footnote 38

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

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Footnote 39

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

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Footnote 40

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

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Footnote 41

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

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Footnote 42

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

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Footnote 43

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

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Footnote 44

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

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Footnote 45

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

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Footnote 46

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

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Footnote 47

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

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Footnote 48

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

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Footnote 49

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

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Footnote 50

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

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Footnote 51

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

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Footnote 52

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

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Footnote 53

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

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Footnote 54

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

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Footnote 55

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

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Footnote 56

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

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Footnote 57

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

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Footnote 58

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

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Footnote 59

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

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Footnote 60

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

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Footnote 61

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

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Footnote 62

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

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Footnote 63

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

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Footnote 64

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

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Footnote 65

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

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Footnote 66

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

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Footnote 67

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

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Footnote 68

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

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Footnote 69

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

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Footnote 70

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

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Footnote 71

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

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

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Footnote 73

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

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Footnote 74

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

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Footnote 75

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

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Footnote 76

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

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Footnote 77

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

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Footnote 78

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

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Includes 'Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other.'

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Footnote 80

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

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Footnote 81

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

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Footnote 82

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

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Footnote 83

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

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Footnote 84

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

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

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

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Footnote 87

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

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Footnote 88

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

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Footnote 89

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

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Footnote 90

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

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Footnote 91

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

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Footnote 92

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

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Footnote 93

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

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Footnote 94

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

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Footnote 95

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

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Footnote 96

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

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Footnote 97

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

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

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Footnote 99

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

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Footnote 100

Includes data up to May 10, 2011.

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

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

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

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Footnote 104

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

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

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Footnote 106

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Footnote 113

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

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

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

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

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

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Footnote 118

Including loss.

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Footnote 119

For population with income.

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

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Including loss.

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Footnote 122

For population with after-tax income.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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. Bourassa, Quebec (Code 24009) (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, Bourassa, 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 Bourassa
Quebec
(Federal electoral district, 2003 Representation Order)
Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 100,453 ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 100,683 ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) -0.2 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 45,946 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 42,705 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 6,663.8 ... ...
Land area (square km) 15.07 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 100,455 46,830 53,620
0 to 4 years 6,775 3,390 3,385
5 to 9 years 5,455 2,770 2,680
10 to 14 years 5,335 2,695 2,630
15 to 19 years 5,755 2,865 2,895
15 years 1,170 595 585
16 years 1,080 550 525
17 years 1,165 550 615
18 years 1,175 585 590
19 years 1,165 585 580
20 to 24 years 5,985 2,940 3,040
25 to 29 years 5,905 2,750 3,155
30 to 34 years 6,315 2,915 3,400
35 to 39 years 6,300 3,115 3,185
40 to 44 years 6,885 3,510 3,375
45 to 49 years 6,830 3,500 3,330
50 to 54 years 6,750 3,280 3,475
55 to 59 years 6,140 2,870 3,265
60 to 64 years 5,690 2,550 3,135
65 to 69 years 4,485 1,930 2,555
70 to 74 years 4,335 1,805 2,525
75 to 79 years 4,190 1,705 2,490
80 to 84 years 3,810 1,290 2,515
85 years and over 3,520 945 2,580
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 41.7 40.0 43.6
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.5 81.1 83.8
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 82,895 37,970 44,920
Married or living with a common-law partner 38,660 19,330 19,335
Married (and not separated) 30,370 15,180 15,190
Living common law 8,295 4,155 4,140
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 44,235 18,640 25,590
Single (never legally married) 26,285 13,305 12,985
Separated 2,280 930 1,350
Divorced 7,910 2,945 4,970
Widowed 7,745 1,460 6,290
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 25,485 ... ...
Size of census family: 2 persons 12,355 ... ...
Size of census family: 3 persons 6,045 ... ...
Size of census family: 4 persons 4,580 ... ...
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 2,510 ... ...
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 25,490 ... ...
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 18,400 ... ...
Married couples 14,260 ... ...
Without children at home 6,005 ... ...
With children at home 8,255 ... ...
1 child 3,075 ... ...
2 children 3,215 ... ...
3 or more children 1,970 ... ...
Common-law couples 4,140 ... ...
Without children at home 2,125 ... ...
With children at home 2,015 ... ...
1 child 975 ... ...
2 children 735 ... ...
3 or more children 300 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 7,085 ... ...
Female parent 5,950 ... ...
1 child 3,450 ... ...
2 children 1,720 ... ...
3 or more children 785 ... ...
Male parent 1,130 ... ...
1 child 770 ... ...
2 children 275 ... ...
3 or more children 85 ... ...
Total children in census families in private households 30,830 ... ...
Under six years of age 7,945 ... ...
6 to 14 years 9,460 ... ...
15 to 17 years 3,290 ... ...
18 to 24 years 5,705 ... ...
25 years and over 4,435 ... ...
Average number of children at home per census family 1.2 ... ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 97,285 45,835 51,450
Number of persons not in census families 22,570 10,040 12,525
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 3,050 1,345 1,705
Living with non-relatives only 3,750 2,255 1,500
Living alone 15,765 6,440 9,325
Number of census family persons 74,720 35,790 38,925
Average number of persons per census family 2.9 ... ...
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 17,610 6,935 10,680
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 8,185 2,090 6,100
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 845 200 640
Living with non-relatives only 480 245 235
Living alone 6,860 1,640 5,220
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 9,425 4,850 4,580
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 42,705 ... ...
Census-family households 24,905 ... ...
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 22,495 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 16,755 ... ...
Without children 7,490 ... ...
With children 9,265 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 5,740 ... ...
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 2,415 ... ...
One-family households with persons not in a census family 1,850 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 1,010 ... ...
Without children 335 ... ...
With children 675 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 840 ... ...
Two-or-more-family households 565 ... ...
Non-census-family households 17,800 ... ...
One-person households 15,765 ... ...
Two-or-more-person households 2,035 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 42,705 ... ...
Single-detached house 3,240 ... ...
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 5,030 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 5 ... ...
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 34,430 ... ...
Semi-detached house 1,635 ... ...
Row house 880 ... ...
Apartment, duplex 6,020 ... ...
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 25,735 ... ...
Other single-attached house 160 ... ...
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 42,705 ... ...
1 person 15,765 ... ...
2 persons 12,580 ... ...
3 persons 6,225 ... ...
4 persons 4,805 ... ...
5 persons 2,115 ... ...
6 or more persons 1,215 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 97,285 ... ...
Average number of persons in private households 2.3 ... ...
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 98,320 46,190 52,130
  Single responses  93,630 43,885 49,745
    English  3,960 2,025 1,935
    French  50,540 22,915 27,625
    Non-official languages  39,135 18,950 20,190
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 10 5 10
        Atikamekw    5 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  5 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 38,840 18,800 20,040
        African languages, n.i.e 10 5 5
        Afrikaans  0 0 0
        Akan (Twi)  10 5 5
        Albanian  20 10 5
        Amharic  5 5 5
        Arabic  7,175 3,740 3,435
        Armenian  20 15 5
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 30 15 20
        Bengali  55 25 25
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  600 315 285
        Bisayan languages  0 5 0
        Bosnian  15 10 5
        Bulgarian  35 15 20
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  115 60 55
        Chinese, n.o.s.  490 245 245
        Creoles  8,465 3,795 4,670
        Croatian  40 20 20
        Czech  10 5 5
        Danish  0 0 0
        Dutch  10 5 5
        Estonian  0 0 0
        Finnish  0 0 0
        Flemish  5 0 0
        Fukien  5 0 0
        German  70 35 30
        Greek  135 75 65
        Gujarati  15 5 10
        Hakka  10 5 5
        Hebrew  0 0 0
        Hindi  5 5 5
        Hungarian  175 95 75
        Ilocano  5 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 5 0 0
        Italian  9,500 4,560 4,940
        Japanese  10 5 5
        Khmer (Cambodian)  410 190 215
        Korean  10 5 5
        Kurdish  25 5 20
        Lao  120 55 70
        Latvian  0 0 5
        Lingala  80 45 40
        Lithuanian  5 0 5
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  10 0 5
        Malayalam  0 0 0
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  60 25 35
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 95 55 50
        Norwegian  0 0 0
        Oromo  515 275 240
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  60 40 25
        Pashto  5 5 0
        Persian (Farsi)  85 50 40
        Polish  125 50 70
        Portuguese  570 275 295
        Romanian  300 145 150
        Rundi (Kirundi)  90 45 50
        Russian  190 80 105
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  25 10 15
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  35 20 20
        Serbo-Croatian  10 5 5
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 5 0 5
        Sindhi  0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  15 10 5
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 5 0 0
        Slovak  15 5 10
        Slovenian  10 10 5
        Somali  5 0 0
        Spanish  6,590 3,165 3,425
        Swahili  35 10 25
        Swedish  0 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  35 5 25
        Taiwanese  0 0 0
        Tamil  135 65 70
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  10 5 10
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  945 475 470
        Ukrainian  45 20 25
        Urdu  140 75 65
        Vietnamese  980 475 505
        Yiddish  0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 280 140 140
  Multiple responses          4,690 2,305 2,385
    English and French  630 300 335
    English and non-official language  485 255 230
    French and non-official language  3,210 1,570 1,640
    English, French and non-official language 360 185 180
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 98,320 46,190 52,135
  English only 2,650 1,425 1,225
  French only 51,275 22,010 29,265
  English and French 41,310 21,595 19,720
  Neither English nor French 3,085 1,160 1,920
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 98,320 46,185 52,135
  English 10,375 5,280 5,090
  French 77,600 35,635 41,965
  English and French 7,375 4,165 3,210
  Neither English nor French 2,975 1,105 1,865
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 14,060 7,365 6,695
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 14.3 15.9 12.8
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 98,320 46,190 52,130
  Single responses 87,950 41,150 46,800
    English 7,855 3,905 3,940
    French 57,945 26,655 31,285
    Non-official languages 22,155 10,590 11,565
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 5 5 5
        Atikamekw   0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0
        Dene 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 5 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 5 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 22,015 10,520 11,500
        African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Afrikaans 0 0 0
        Akan (Twi) 5 5 5
        Albanian 10 5 0
        Amharic 5 0 0
        Arabic 4,310 2,225 2,085
        Armenian 10 5 5
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Bengali 50 30 20
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 250 130 125
        Bisayan languages 0 0 0
        Bosnian 5 0 5
        Bulgarian 15 5 5
        Burmese 0 0 0
        Cantonese 85 45 45
        Chinese, n.o.s. 385 195 190
        Creoles 3,715 1,630 2,085
        Croatian 25 15 15
        Czech 5 5 5
        Danish 0 0 0
        Dutch 0 0 0
        Estonian 0 0 0
        Finnish 0 0 0
        Flemish 0 0 0
        Fukien 0 0 0
        German 10 5 5
        Greek 55 25 25
        Gujarati 5 5 5
        Hakka 5 0 0
        Hebrew 0 0 0
        Hindi 5 0 0
        Hungarian 150 85 70
        Ilocano 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Italian 4,620 2,105 2,515
        Japanese 5 5 0
        Khmer (Cambodian) 315 155 160
        Korean 0 0 0
        Kurdish 0 0 0
        Lao 75 35 40
        Latvian 0 0 0
        Lingala 20 10 10
        Lithuanian 5 0 0
        Macedonian 0 0 0
        Malay 0 0 5
        Malayalam 0 0 0
        Maltese 0 0 0
        Mandarin 50 25 20
        Marathi 0 0 0
        Nepali 0 5 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 20 5 10
        Norwegian 0 0 0
        Oromo 190 95 90
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 35 20 15
        Pashto 0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi) 60 30 30
        Polish 65 30 40
        Portuguese 235 115 120
        Romanian 205 100 100
        Rundi (Kirundi) 25 5 10
        Russian 145 65 80
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 5 5 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Serbian 25 15 15
        Serbo-Croatian 10 5 5
        Shanghainese 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5
        Sindhi 0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 20 10 5
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Slovak 0 0 0
        Slovenian 5 5 5
        Somali 0 0 0
        Spanish 4,865 2,330 2,540
        Swahili 5 5 0
        Swedish 0 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 5 5 5
        Taiwanese 0 0 0
        Tamil 105 45 60
        Telugu 0 0 0
        Thai 5 5 0
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 0 0 0
        Turkish 795 395 400
        Ukrainian 20 10 15
        Urdu 95 45 50
        Vietnamese 875 430 435
        Yiddish 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 135 65 70
  Multiple responses         10,370 5,040 5,335
    English and French 965 480 490
    English and non-official language 880 430 445
    French and non-official language 7,435 3,550 3,885
    English, French and non-official language 1,090 575 510
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 98,320 46,190 52,135
  None 69,420 32,100 37,315
  Single responses  26,580 12,860 13,720
    English  4,435 2,240 2,195
    French  9,565 4,645 4,920
    Non-official languages  12,575 5,975 6,600
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 12,440 5,895 6,540
        African languages, n.i.e 10 5 5
        Afrikaans  0 0 0
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0
        Albanian  0 0 0
        Amharic  0 0 5
        Arabic  1,990 1,040 955
        Armenian  0 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 20 10 10
        Bengali  5 5 5
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  160 75 80
        Bisayan languages  5 0 0
        Bosnian  0 0 5
        Bulgarian  5 0 5
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  30 15 15
        Chinese, n.o.s.  85 35 45
        Creoles  4,860 2,170 2,690
        Croatian  5 0 0
        Czech  0 0 0
        Danish  5 0 5
        Dutch  0 0 0
        Estonian  0 0 0
        Finnish  0 5 0
        Flemish  0 0 0
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  20 10 10
        Greek  45 20 25
        Gujarati  0 0 0
        Hakka  5 0 0
        Hebrew  0 5 0
        Hindi  0 0 0
        Hungarian  5 5 0
        Ilocano  0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 5 5 0
        Italian  2,655 1,300 1,355
        Japanese  5 0 5
        Khmer (Cambodian)  95 35 60
        Korean  0 0 0
        Kurdish  10 5 5
        Lao  25 10 15
        Latvian  0 0 5
        Lingala  105 55 55
        Lithuanian  0 0 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  0 5 0
        Malayalam  0 0 0
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  15 5 10
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 60 30 25
        Norwegian  0 0 0
        Oromo  155 75 80
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  20 10 5
        Pashto  0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  5 0 5
        Polish  25 5 15
        Portuguese  185 85 95
        Romanian  45 20 25
        Rundi (Kirundi)  60 30 30
        Russian  35 15 25
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  10 5 5
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  5 0 0
        Serbo-Croatian  5 0 5
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 10 5 0
        Sindhi  0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 5 0 5
        Slovak  5 0 0
        Slovenian  5 5 0
        Somali  0 0 0
        Spanish  1,275 615 660
        Swahili  20 10 15
        Swedish  0 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  25 5 20
        Taiwanese  5 0 5
        Tamil  15 10 10
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  5 0 5
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  85 45 40
        Ukrainian  5 0 5
        Urdu  30 15 15
        Vietnamese  165 85 75
        Yiddish  0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 135 75 60
  Multiple responses          2,325 1,230 1,095
    English and French  855 490 365
    English and non-official language  720 350 370
    French and non-official language  735 380 355
    English, French and non-official language  15 5 10

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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. Bourassa, Quebec (Code 24009) (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 December 16, 2017).

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