NHS Profile, La Pointe-de-l'Île, Quebec, 2011

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Characteristic La Pointe-de-l'Île
Quebec
(Federal electoral district, 2003 Representation Order)
Total Male Female
Citizenship
Total population in private households by citizenshipNational Household Survey data footnote 1 97,120 46,480 50,640
Canadian citizens 92,385 44,295 48,085
Canadian citizens aged under 18 15,915 7,935 7,980
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 76,470 36,365 40,105
Not Canadian citizensNational Household Survey data footnote 2 4,735 2,180 2,555
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total population in private households by immigrant status and period of immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 3 97,120 46,480 50,640
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 4 83,050 39,720 43,330
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 5 13,275 6,380 6,895
Before 1971 1,555 860 695
1971 to 1980 1,220 590 635
1981 to 1990 2,130 1,005 1,120
1991 to 2000 2,765 1,300 1,465
2001 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 5,600 2,630 2,970
2001 to 2005 2,070 1,015 1,055
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 3,530 1,610 1,920
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 7 795 380 415
Age at immigration
Total immigrant population in private households by age at immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 8 13,275 6,380 6,895
Under 5 years 1,560 690 875
5 to 14 years 2,135 1,060 1,080
15 to 24 years 2,555 1,230 1,320
25 to 44 years 6,130 3,000 3,130
45 years and over 890 400 485
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 97,120 46,480 50,635
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 10 83,050 39,720 43,330
Born in province of residence 81,215 38,880 42,335
Born outside province of residence 1,830 835 995
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 11 13,275 6,380 6,895
Americas 4,790 2,200 2,600
United States 235 90 140
Jamaica 0 0 0
Guyana 0 0 0
Haiti 2,220 865 1,350
Mexico 360 215 150
Trinidad and Tobago 25 0 20
Colombia 165 80 85
El Salvador 435 235 200
Peru 205 105 100
Chile 145 75 70
Other places of birth in Americas 990 515 475
Europe 3,275 1,700 1,585
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 35 30 15
Italy 830 435 390
Germany 45 20 25
Poland 105 50 50
Portugal 440 195 255
Netherlands 25 0 0
France 675 370 300
Romania 255 105 150
Russian Federation 55 25 30
Greece 65 25 40
Ukraine 25 0 25
Croatia 0 0 0
Hungary 45 0 0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 25 30 0
Serbia 0 0 0
Ireland, Republic of 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Europe 640 360 285
Africa 3,385 1,665 1,720
Morocco 860 360 490
Algeria 1,440 715 725
Egypt 15 0 0
South Africa, Republic of 0 0 0
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Kenya 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Africa 1,070 570 500
Asia 1,805 820 980
India 40 20 15
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 530 215 315
Philippines 40 0 0
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 0 0 0
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 540 235 305
Pakistan 30 15 15
Sri Lanka 45 20 25
IranNational Household Survey data footnote 15 0 0 0
Korea, SouthNational Household Survey data footnote 16 0 0 0
Lebanon 40 20 20
Taiwan 40 25 15
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 15 0 0
Afghanistan 10 0 0
Japan 0 0 0
Turkey 65 20 45
Other places of birth in Asia 380 190 195
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 19 795 380 415
Recent immigrants by selected place of birth
Total recent immigrant population in private households by selected places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 20 3,530 1,605 1,920
Americas 1,095 440 655
United States 80 30 55
Mexico 140 70 70
Cuba 90 35 55
Haiti 475 170 300
Jamaica 0 0 0
Brazil 25 0 0
Colombia 90 40 45
Guyana 0 0 0
Peru 55 15 40
VenezuelaNational Household Survey data footnote 21 20 0 0
Other places of birth in Americas 130 55 75
Europe 495 240 255
France 75 25 55
Germany 0 0 0
Poland 0 0 0
Romania 30 0 15
MoldovaNational Household Survey data footnote 22 270 135 140
Russian Federation 0 0 0
Ukraine 0 0 0
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Europe 105 70 35
Africa 1,610 785 830
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Mauritius 35 0 0
Somalia 0 0 0
Algeria 745 390 360
Egypt 0 0 0
Morocco 345 125 220
Tunisia 75 50 15
Cameroon 30 10 15
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the 55 0 45
South Africa, Republic of 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Africa 315 155 160
Asia 330 140 190
Philippines 0 0 0
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 155 55 105
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 0 0 0
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 0 0 0
Lebanon 30 0 0
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 20 15 0
Taiwan 0 0 0
Afghanistan 0 0 0
Japan 0 0 0
Turkey 20 0 0
Israel 0 0 0
Nepal 0 0 0
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 0 0 0
United Arab Emirates 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia 0 0 0
SyriaNational Household Survey data footnote 23 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Asia 65 35 35
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 97,115 46,480 50,640
First generationNational Household Survey data footnote 25 14,140 6,800 7,335
Second generationNational Household Survey data footnote 26 8,895 4,215 4,680
Third generation or moreNational Household Survey data footnote 27 74,085 35,460 38,620
Visible minority population
Total population in private households by visible minority 97,120 46,480 50,640
Total visible minority populationNational Household Survey data footnote 28 14,090 6,410 7,680
South AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 29 240 110 130
Chinese 1,065 475 590
Black 5,955 2,665 3,295
Filipino 50 35 0
Latin American 2,810 1,350 1,460
Arab 2,440 1,100 1,340
Southeast AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 30 1,005 445 565
West AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 31 40 30 15
Korean 20 0 0
Japanese 45 20 30
Visible minority, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 32 145 70 75
Multiple visible minoritiesNational Household Survey data footnote 33 270 110 160
Not a visible minorityNational Household Survey data footnote 34 83,030 40,065 42,960
Ethnic origin population
Total population in private households by ethnic originsNational Household Survey data footnote 35 97,115 46,480 50,640
North American Aboriginal origins 2,960 1,320 1,645
First Nations (North American Indian) 2,735 1,240 1,490
Inuit 20 0 0
Métis 225 70 155
Other North American origins 60,490 28,795 31,695
Acadian 420 185 230
American 470 210 265
Canadian 56,270 26,715 29,555
New Brunswicker 20 0 0
Newfoundlander 0 0 0
Nova Scotian 0 0 0
Ontarian 20 0 15
Québécois 3,850 1,860 1,985
Other North American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 36 0 0 0
European origins 39,395 19,230 20,165
British Isles origins 6,740 3,160 3,580
Channel Islander 0 0 0
Cornish 0 0 0
English 1,640 815 820
Irish 4,390 2,040 2,355
Manx 0 0 0
Scottish 1,415 660 755
Welsh 25 0 0
British Isles origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 37 100 45 55
French origins 26,945 13,310 13,640
Alsatian 15 0 0
Breton 120 50 70
French 26,840 13,260 13,585
Western European origins (except French origins) 1,810 970 845
Austrian 45 15 30
Belgian 570 285 285
Dutch 145 80 65
Flemish 0 0 0
Frisian 0 0 0
German 1,060 600 460
Luxembourger 0 0 0
Swiss 90 60 35
Western European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 38 0 0 0
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 195 115 80
Danish 40 25 0
Finnish 0 0 0
Icelandic 0 0 0
Norwegian 55 25 25
Swedish 65 45 0
Northern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 39 25 0 0
Eastern European origins 1,915 955 960
Bulgarian 105 65 40
Byelorussian 0 0 0
Czech 100 60 40
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0
Hungarian 120 70 50
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 30 0 20
Moldovan 255 130 135
Polish 525 285 240
Romanian 380 165 215
Russian 205 75 135
Slovak 55 35 25
Ukrainian 335 165 170
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 40 0 0 0
Southern European origins 7,280 3,580 3,700
Albanian 75 50 25
Bosnian 0 0 0
Croatian 20 0 0
Cypriot 0 0 0
Greek 265 140 130
Italian 4,640 2,285 2,355
Kosovar 10 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0
Montenegrin 0 0 0
Portuguese 1,200 585 625
Serbian 40 15 15
Sicilian 0 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0
Spanish 1,140 535 605
Yugoslavian, n.o.s. 30 25 0
Southern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 41 0 0 0
Other European origins 190 110 80
Basque 35 20 0
Jewish 90 55 40
Roma (Gypsy) 0 0 0
Slavic, n.o.s. 20 0 0
Other European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 42 40 25 15
Caribbean origins 4,635 2,090 2,545
Antiguan 0 0 0
Bahamian 20 0 0
Barbadian 60 35 25
Bermudan 0 0 0
Carib 0 0 0
Cuban 150 75 75
Dominican 270 125 145
Grenadian 0 0 0
Haitian 4,115 1,845 2,275
Jamaican 65 35 30
Kittitian/Nevisian 0 0 0
Martinican 55 25 35
Montserratan 0 0 0
Puerto Rican 0 0 0
St. Lucian 0 0 0
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 0 0 0
Vincentian/Grenadinian 0 0 0
West Indian, n.o.s. 20 0 0
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 43 0 0 0
Latin, Central and South American origins 2,765 1,320 1,450
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 60 35 25
Argentinian 20 0 0
Belizean 0 0 0
Bolivian 0 0 0
Brazilian 60 40 20
Chilean 205 80 120
Colombian 225 90 130
Costa Rican 25 15 0
Ecuadorian 95 40 55
Guatemalan 250 125 125
Guyanese 0 0 0
Hispanic 0 0 0
Honduran 145 70 80
Maya 35 20 15
Mexican 570 320 250
Nicaraguan 25 0 15
Panamanian 95 45 55
Paraguayan 0 0 0
Peruvian 320 155 165
Salvadorean 660 275 385
Uruguayan 15 0 0
Venezuelan 70 35 40
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 44 35 10 30
African origins 5,025 2,350 2,675
Central and West African origins 885 370 510
Akan 0 0 0
Angolan 10 10 0
Ashanti 0 0 0
Beninese 65 25 45
Burkinabe 0 0 0
Cameroonian 45 20 25
Chadian 0 0 0
Congolese 370 125 240
Gabonese 0 0 0
Gambian 0 0 0
Ghanaian 30 0 20
Guinean 50 40 15
Ibo 0 0 0
Ivorian 70 35 35
Liberian 0 0 0
Malian 0 0 0
Nigerian 10 0 0
Peulh 30 0 20
Senegalese 125 60 70
Sierra Leonean 0 0 0
Togolese 75 30 45
Yoruba 0 0 0
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 45 55 0 40
North African origins 3,135 1,480 1,655
Algerian 1,305 675 630
Berber 645 305 340
Coptic 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0
Egyptian 70 35 30
Libyan 0 0 0
Maure 0 0 0
Moroccan 1,040 415 630
Sudanese 0 0 0
Tunisian 160 100 60
North African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 46 0 0 0
Southern and East African origins 380 220 155
Afrikaner 0 0 0
Amhara 0 0 0
Bantu, n.o.s. 20 0 0
Burundian 95 55 35
Eritrean 0 0 0
Ethiopian 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Kenyan 0 0 0
Malagasy 40 0 20
Mauritian 30 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0
Rwandan 160 105 55
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 30 20 0
Other African origins 690 305 385
Black, n.o.s.National Household Survey data footnote 48 55 15 35
Other African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 49 650 290 355
Asian origins 3,690 1,630 2,060
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 1,085 475 605
Afghan 10 0 0
Arab, n.o.s. 590 235 350
Armenian 30 15 20
Assyrian 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0
Iranian 20 0 0
Iraqi 0 0 0
Israeli 0 0 0
Jordanian 0 0 0
Kazakh 0 0 0
Kurd 0 0 0
Kuwaiti 0 0 0
Lebanese 215 80 140
Palestinian 40 30 0
Pashtun 0 0 0
Saudi Arabian 0 0 0
Syrian 45 20 0
Tajik 0 0 0
Tatar 0 0 0
Turk 155 85 70
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 10 0 0
South Asian origins 285 120 160
Bangladeshi 20 10 0
Bengali 0 0 0
East IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 48 150 65 80
Goan 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0
Pakistani 20 0 15
Punjabi 0 0 0
Sinhalese 0 0 0
Sri Lankan 95 35 60
Tamil 0 0 0
South Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 51 0 0 0
East and Southeast Asian origins 2,350 1,040 1,310
Burmese 0 0 0
Cambodian (Khmer) 195 80 115
Chinese 1,350 600 745
Filipino 60 40 25
Hmong 0 0 0
Indonesian 10 0 0
Japanese 70 25 45
Korean 15 0 0
Laotian 95 35 60
Malaysian 15 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0
Singaporean 0 0 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0
Thai 45 0 30
Tibetan 0 0 0
Vietnamese 675 295 385
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 52 0 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 35 0 25
Australian 20 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 97,115 46,480 50,640
Buddhist 995 400 595
Christian 80,035 37,650 42,390
Anglican 160 90 80
Baptist 675 290 385
Catholic 74,275 34,955 39,325
Christian Orthodox 820 390 430
Lutheran 30 25 0
Pentecostal 465 180 290
Presbyterian 90 0 75
United Church 65 35 30
Other Christian 3,445 1,670 1,780
Hindu 130 60 75
Jewish 25 25 0
Muslim 3,755 1,805 1,945
Sikh 0 0 0
Traditional (Aboriginal) Spirituality 0 0 0
Other religions 140 80 55
No religious affiliation 12,035 6,465 5,575
Aboriginal population
Total population in private households by Aboriginal identity 97,120 46,480 50,640
Aboriginal identityNational Household Survey data footnote 56 850 405 450
First Nations (North American Indian) single identityNational Household Survey data footnote 57 415 210 205
Métis single identity 305 130 175
Inuk (Inuit) single identity 40 25 0
Multiple Aboriginal identitiesNational Household Survey data footnote 58 0 0 0
Aboriginal identities not included elsewhereNational Household Survey data footnote 59 90 45 50
Non-Aboriginal identity 96,270 46,075 50,195
Total population in private households by Registered or Treaty Indian statusNational Household Survey data footnote 57 97,120 46,480 50,635
Registered or Treaty IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 60 200 110 90
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 96,920 46,370 50,545
Total population in private households by Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 61 97,120 46,480 50,640
Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 62 2,960 1,315 1,645
First Nations (North American Indian) Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 57 2,730 1,245 1,490
Métis ancestry 225 70 155
Inuit ancestry 20 0 0
Non-Aboriginal ancestry onlyNational Household Survey data footnote 63 94,160 45,160 48,995
Non-official languages spoken
Total population in private households by non-official languages spokenNational Household Survey data footnote 64 18,890 8,905 9,985
Aboriginal languages 15 10 0
Algonquin 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Blackfoot 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 65 10 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 66 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 18,880 8,900 9,980
Italian 2,335 1,160 1,180
Portuguese 965 470 495
Romanian 505 230 275
Spanish 5,355 2,565 2,790
Dutch 25 0 0
Flemish 0 0 0
German 265 165 105
Yiddish 20 0 0
Danish 0 0 0
Norwegian 0 0 0
Swedish 0 0 0
Afrikaans 0 0 0
Gaelic languages 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0
Bulgarian 50 20 30
Croatian 0 0 0
Czech 25 20 0
Macedonian 0 0 0
Polish 195 100 100
Russian 420 200 220
Serbian 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
Slovak 35 20 15
Slovenian 0 0 0
Ukrainian 35 0 25
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0
Greek 185 75 110
Armenian 25 0 15
Albanian 55 30 30
Estonian 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0
Hungarian 65 40 20
Turkish 105 45 55
Berber languages (Kabyle) 385 210 180
Oromo 290 115 170
Somali 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0
Arabic 2,730 1,285 1,445
Hebrew 0 0 0
Maltese 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Bengali 15 15 0
Gujarati 40 20 15
Hindi 0 0 0
Konkani 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0
Sindhi 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0
Urdu 45 25 25
Nepali 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0
Pashto 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 25 0 10
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Kannada 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0
Tamil 105 45 60
Telugu 0 0 0
Japanese 70 50 30
Korean 0 0 0
Cantonese 220 95 120
Fukien 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0
Mandarin 220 105 120
Taiwanese 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 630 285 345
Lao 65 30 40
Thai 35 20 0
Khmer (Cambodian) 190 80 115
Vietnamese 655 295 365
Bisayan languages 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino) 0 0 0
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
Lingala 210 70 135
Rundi (Kirundi) 50 25 25
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 105 55 50
Swahili 135 85 50
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 85 35 50
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 145 75 70
African languages, n.i.e. 30 0 15
Creoles 3,195 1,370 1,825
Other non-Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 67 560 265 295
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 1 year agoNational Household Survey data footnote 68 96,145 45,975 50,175
Non-movers 84,110 40,010 44,100
Movers 12,035 5,960 6,075
Non-migrants 9,205 4,495 4,715
Migrants 2,835 1,470 1,365
Internal migrants 2,100 1,125 980
Intraprovincial migrants 2,025 1,080 945
Interprovincial migrants 80 40 35
External migrants 730 345 385
Total - Mobility status 5 years agoNational Household Survey data footnote 69 92,155 43,895 48,255
Non-movers 54,655 25,755 28,895
Movers 37,500 18,135 19,360
Non-migrants 28,060 13,570 14,490
Migrants 9,435 4,560 4,870
Internal migrants 6,115 3,020 3,100
Intraprovincial migrants 5,860 2,900 2,960
Interprovincial migrants 255 120 140
External migrants 3,320 1,545 1,775
Education
Total population aged 15 years and over by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 83,625 39,770 43,855
No certificate, diploma or degree 22,445 10,410 12,035
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 20,230 9,090 11,145
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 40,950 20,270 20,680
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 14,315 8,205 6,100
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 12,360 5,595 6,770
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 3,810 1,580 2,230
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 10,465 4,890 5,580
Bachelor's degree 7,375 3,275 4,105
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 3,090 1,615 1,475
Total population aged 25 to 64 years by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 56,165 27,280 28,885
No certificate, diploma or degree 10,060 5,205 4,855
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 12,640 5,860 6,775
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 33,470 16,215 17,255
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 11,250 6,260 4,990
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 9,725 4,355 5,365
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 3,135 1,275 1,860
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 9,355 4,320 5,035
Bachelor's degree 6,500 2,830 3,670
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 2,860 1,490 1,370
Total population aged 15 years and over by major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 76 83,625 39,770 43,860
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 77 42,680 19,500 23,180
Education 2,690 670 2,020
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 2,015 1,100 915
Humanities 2,025 780 1,245
Social and behavioural sciences and law 3,635 1,185 2,450
Business, management and public administration 9,555 3,285 6,275
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,330 710 620
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 1,995 1,245 750
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 9,050 8,390 660
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 385 260 125
Health and related fieldsNational Household Survey data footnote 78 5,060 835 4,230
Personal, protective and transportation services 3,205 1,810 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 83,625 39,770 43,855
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 42,675 19,500 23,180
With postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 40,945 20,270 20,675
Location of study inside Canada 37,070 18,265 18,805
Same as province or territory of residence 36,475 17,945 18,530
Another province or territory 595 320 275
Location of study outside Canada 3,875 2,005 1,870
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 54,710 27,560 27,150
Single responses 52,150 26,185 25,970
English 2,600 1,375 1,225
French 49,115 24,585 24,535
Non-official languages 435 225 210
Chinese, n.o.s. 65 30 40
Cantonese 55 30 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0
Mandarin 0 0 0
Spanish 145 100 40
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 155 60 100
Multiple responses 2,555 1,375 1,180
English and French 2,340 1,285 1,060
English and non-official language 20 15 0
French and non-official language 75 20 50
English, French and non-official language 120 55 65
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 54,710 27,560 27,155
English 2,600 1,375 1,225
French 49,115 24,585 24,530
Non-official language 435 225 210
Aboriginal 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal 430 220 210
English and French 2,340 1,285 1,060
English and non-official language 20 15 0
French and non-official language 75 20 50
English, French and non-official language 120 55 65
Labour force status
Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote 83 83,625 39,765 43,855
In the labour force 52,885 26,565 26,325
Employed 48,725 24,300 24,420
Unemployed 4,165 2,260 1,900
Not in the labour force 30,740 13,205 17,535
Participation rate 63.2 66.8 60.0
Employment rate 58.3 61.1 55.7
Unemployment rate 7.9 8.5 7.2
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 84 52,885 26,565 26,325
Class of worker - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 85 1,715 860 855
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 86 51,170 25,705 25,465
Employee 47,775 23,465 24,310
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote 87 3,390 2,235 1,160
Occupation
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 88 52,885 26,565 26,320
Occupation - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 1,715 860 855
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote 86 51,170 25,700 25,465
0 Management occupations 3,505 1,970 1,535
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 10,110 2,925 7,185
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 3,180 2,465 715
3 Health occupations 3,515 680 2,835
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 5,220 1,545 3,670
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,385 695 695
6 Sales and service occupations 13,385 6,065 7,315
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 7,800 7,310 490
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 270 245 30
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 2,795 1,805 990
Industry
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007National Household Survey data footnote 90 52,885 26,565 26,325
Industry - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 1,715 860 855
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote 86 51,170 25,700 25,465
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 55 35 20
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 75 55 0
22 Utilities 585 365 220
23 Construction 2,705 2,435 275
31-33 Manufacturing 5,530 3,995 1,540
41 Wholesale trade 2,235 1,410 820
44-45 Retail trade 6,860 3,195 3,670
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 2,690 2,135 555
51 Information and cultural industries 1,420 760 655
52 Finance and insurance 2,440 655 1,785
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 710 445 260
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 3,115 1,595 1,525
55 Management of companies and enterprises 40 15 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 2,525 1,470 1,050
61 Educational services 3,490 1,205 2,285
62 Health care and social assistance 7,365 1,680 5,685
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 825 445 385
72 Accommodation and food services 2,470 1,035 1,435
81 Other services (except public administration) 2,405 1,030 1,370
91 Public administration 3,630 1,740 1,900
Work activity
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by work activity in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 91 52,885 26,565 26,320
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 3,315 1,580 1,740
Worked in 2010 49,570 24,985 24,585
1 to 13 weeks 2,600 1,250 1,355
14 to 26 weeks 3,660 1,855 1,800
27 to 39 weeks 2,625 1,385 1,240
40 to 48 weeks 9,225 4,700 4,525
49 to 52 weeks 31,455 15,795 15,660
Average weeks worked in 2010 44.8 44.9 44.8
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 52,885 26,560 26,325
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 3,315 1,580 1,740
Worked in 2010 49,565 24,985 24,580
Worked full-time in 2010 41,230 22,000 19,235
Worked part-time in 2010 8,335 2,985 5,355
Place of work status
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by place of work statusNational Household Survey data footnote 94 48,725 24,300 24,425
Worked at home 2,025 1,115 905
Worked outside Canada 65 35 30
No fixed workplace address 4,310 3,240 1,070
Worked at usual place 42,325 19,905 22,420
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 46,640 23,150 23,490
Car, truck or van - as a driver 28,360 16,200 12,155
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 1,605 585 1,020
Public transit 13,970 5,140 8,830
Walked 1,860 675 1,185
Bicycle 500 370 130
Other methods 345 180 165
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 46,640 23,150 23,490
Median commuting duration 30.3 30.2 30.3
Time leaving for work
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by time leaving for workNational Household Survey data footnote 97 46,635 23,150 23,490
Between 5 and 6:59 a.m. 14,675 8,890 5,785
Between 7 and 9:00 a.m. 22,935 9,235 13,700
Anytime after 9:00 a.m. 9,030 5,025 4,005
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total number of occupied private dwellings by condition of dwellingNational Household Survey data footnote 98 45,675 ... ...
Only regular maintenance or minor repairs needed 42,730 ... ...
Major repairs needed 2,945 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by period of constructionNational Household Survey data footnote 99 45,675 ... ...
1960 or before 15,500 ... ...
1961 to 1980 15,415 ... ...
1981 to 1990 7,470 ... ...
1991 to 2000 3,440 ... ...
2001 to 2005 1,580 ... ...
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 100 2,270 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of roomsNational Household Survey data footnote 101 45,675 ... ...
1 to 4 rooms 21,350 ... ...
5 rooms 11,150 ... ...
6 rooms 4,190 ... ...
7 rooms 3,740 ... ...
8 or more rooms 5,240 ... ...
Average number of rooms per dwelling 5.0 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of bedroomsNational Household Survey data footnote 102 45,675 ... ...
0 to 1 bedroom 9,045 ... ...
2 bedrooms 18,575 ... ...
3 bedrooms 14,060 ... ...
4 or more bedrooms 4,000 ... ...
Household characteristics
Total number of private households by tenureNational Household Survey data footnote 103 45,675 ... ...
Owner 21,430 ... ...
Renter 24,250 ... ...
Band housing 0 ... ...
Total number of private households by condominium statusNational Household Survey data footnote 104 45,680 ... ...
Part of a condominium development 6,485 ... ...
Not part of a condominium development 39,195 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 105 45,675 ... ...
1 household maintainer 30,905 ... ...
2 household maintainers 14,225 ... ...
3 or more household maintainers 545 ... ...
Total number of private households by age group of primary household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 106 45,675 ... ...
Under 25 years 1,695 ... ...
25 to 34 years 6,395 ... ...
35 to 44 years 7,155 ... ...
45 to 54 years 10,575 ... ...
55 to 64 years 9,165 ... ...
65 to 74 years 5,715 ... ...
75 years and over 4,965 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of persons per roomNational Household Survey data footnote 107 45,675 ... ...
One person or fewer per room 45,135 ... ...
More than one person per room 535 ... ...
Total number of private households by housing suitabilityNational Household Survey data footnote 108 45,675 ... ...
Suitable 43,285 ... ...
Not suitable 2,390 ... ...
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 45,605 ... ...
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs 33,190 ... ...
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs 12,415 ... ...
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs 10,545 ... ...
Number of owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 21,425 ... ...
% of owner households with a mortgageNational Household Survey data footnote 110 63.2 ... ...
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 111 17.0 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 928 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 981 ... ...
Median value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 250,401 ... ...
Average value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 270,719 ... ...
Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 24,245 ... ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housingNational Household Survey data footnote 114 10.5 ... ...
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 115 36.3 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 648 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 686 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Total income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 117 83,630 39,770 43,855
Without income 3,835 1,585 2,250
With income 79,790 38,185 41,610
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 118 6,365 3,235 3,130
$5,000 to $9,999 7,140 2,955 4,185
$10,000 to $14,999 7,975 2,990 4,985
$15,000 to $19,999 8,300 2,975 5,330
$20,000 to $29,999 13,390 6,050 7,345
$30,000 to $39,999 12,515 6,130 6,385
$40,000 to $49,999 8,845 4,415 4,435
$50,000 to $59,999 5,590 3,230 2,355
$60,000 to $79,999 5,935 3,670 2,265
$80,000 to $99,999 2,165 1,425 745
$100,000 and over 1,575 1,115 460
$100,000 to $124,999 990 660 330
$125,000 and over 580 460 125
Median income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 27,297 31,224 23,494
Average income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 32,512 36,476 28,875
After-tax income in 2010 of population 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 120 83,630 39,770 43,855
Without after-tax income 3,825 1,585 2,240
With after-tax income 79,795 38,185 41,610
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 121 6,505 3,255 3,255
$5,000 to $9,999 7,280 2,975 4,305
$10,000 to $14,999 8,085 3,050 5,030
$15,000 to $19,999 9,325 3,510 5,810
$20,000 to $29,999 17,085 8,230 8,855
$30,000 to $39,999 14,335 7,050 7,285
$40,000 to $49,999 8,555 4,630 3,925
$50,000 to $59,999 4,340 2,590 1,750
$60,000 to $79,999 3,155 2,050 1,100
$80,000 to $99,999 760 520 250
$100,000 and over 375 320 55
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 25,006 27,991 22,189
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 27,717 30,478 25,185
Composition of total income in 2010 of population 15 years and over (%)National Household Survey data footnote 123 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 124 82.7 86.9 77.8
Employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 125 71.3 74.2 68.1
Wages and salaries (%)National Household Survey data footnote 126 69.0 71.5 66.0
Self-employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 127 2.4 2.6 2.1
Investment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 128 2.6 3.2 2.0
Retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (%)National Household Survey data footnote 129 7.4 8.3 6.3
Other money income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 130 1.3 1.3 1.4
Government transfer payments (%)National Household Survey data footnote 131 17.3 13.1 22.2
Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 132 4.5 4.1 5.1
Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplement (%)National Household Survey data footnote 133 4.5 3.2 6.0
Employment Insurance benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 134 2.2 2.1 2.4
Child benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 135 2.3 0.3 4.7
Other income from government sources (%)National Household Survey data footnote 136 3.7 3.4 4.0
Income taxes paid as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 137 14.7 16.4 12.8
After-tax income as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 138 85.3 83.6 87.2
Net capital gains or losses as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 139 0.6 0.3 0.9
Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 140 27,615 14,420 13,195
Median employment income in 2010 ($) 40,800 44,756 38,103
Average employment income in 2010 ($) 45,527 49,159 41,559
Family income in 2010 of economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 141 27,205 ... ...
Median family income ($) 62,105 ... ...
Average family income ($) 71,375 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 54,764 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 60,805 ... ...
Average family size 2.8 ... ...
Couple-only economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 142 10,135 ... ...
Median family income ($) 59,482 ... ...
Average family income ($) 67,915 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 51,990 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 57,161 ... ...
Average family size 2.0 ... ...
Couple-with-children economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 143 9,965 ... ...
Median family income ($) 83,949 ... ...
Average family income ($) 90,320 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 72,780 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 76,359 ... ...
Average family size 3.8 ... ...
Lone-parent economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 144 6,100 ... ...
Median family income ($) 42,311 ... ...
Average family income ($) 47,056 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 39,612 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 41,903 ... ...
Average family size 2.5 ... ...
Income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and over not in economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 145 21,140 9,750 11,390
Median total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 25,660 29,800 22,933
Average total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 30,860 33,386 28,698
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 23,550 26,237 21,999
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 26,372 27,981 24,996
Total population by decile of adjusted after-tax family incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 148 97,120 46,480 50,635
In bottom half of the Canadian distribution 60,510 27,775 32,730
In bottom decile 11,875 5,415 6,455
In second decile 12,530 5,155 7,375
In third decile 12,135 5,505 6,630
In fourth decile 12,990 6,255 6,735
In fifth decile 10,980 5,440 5,540
In top half of the Canadian distribution 36,605 18,700 17,905
In sixth decile 10,735 5,355 5,380
In seventh decile 9,085 4,750 4,335
In eighth decile 8,260 4,235 4,020
In ninth decile 5,580 2,850 2,735
In top decile 2,950 1,515 1,435
Income of households in 2010
Household total income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 149 45,675 ... ...
Under $5,000 1,255 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 1,330 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 2,195 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 3,375 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 5,425 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 6,030 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 5,190 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 4,405 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 5,855 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 4,075 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 3,210 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 1,810 ... ...
$150,000 and over 1,505 ... ...
After-tax income of households in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 150 45,675 ... ...
Under $5,000 1,280 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 1,340 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 2,275 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 3,565 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 6,615 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 7,000 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 6,095 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 4,465 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 5,950 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 3,630 ... ...
$100,000 and over 3,465 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 2,210 ... ...
$125,000 and over 1,260 ... ...
Household income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 151 45,675 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 46,112 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 56,796 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 41,351 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 48,424 ... ...
One-person private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 16,885 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 27,201 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 32,594 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 25,018 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 27,760 ... ...
Two-or-more-persons private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 28,790 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 61,256 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 70,987 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 54,386 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 60,540 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Population in private households for income statusNational Household Survey data footnote 153 97,120 46,480 50,635
Less than 18 years 16,865 8,360 8,505
Less than 6 years 5,965 3,025 2,940
18 to 64 years 65,240 31,900 33,335
65 years and over 15,020 6,220 8,795
In low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT) 18,740 8,015 10,725
Less than 18 years 3,890 1,720 2,170
Less than 6 years 1,585 755 830
18 to 64 years 11,670 5,350 6,325
65 years and over 3,175 935 2,235
Prevalence of low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (%) 19.3 17.2 21.2
Less than 18 years (%) 23.1 20.6 25.5
Less than 6 years (%) 26.6 25.0 28.2
18 to 64 years (%) 17.9 16.8 19.0
65 years and over (%) 21.1 15.0 25.4

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

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Footnote 50

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

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Footnote 51

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

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Footnote 52

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

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Footnote 53

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

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Footnote 54

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

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Footnote 55

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

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Footnote 56

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

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Footnote 57

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

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Footnote 58

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

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Footnote 59

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

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Footnote 60

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

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Footnote 61

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

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Footnote 62

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

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Footnote 63

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

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Footnote 64

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

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Footnote 65

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

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Footnote 66

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

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Footnote 67

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

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Footnote 68

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

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

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'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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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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Includes data up to May 10, 2011.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Footnote 118

Including loss.

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Footnote 119

For population with income.

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

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Including loss.

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Footnote 122

For population with after-tax income.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Footnote 153

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

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. La Pointe-de-l'Île, Quebec (Code 24028) (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, La Pointe-de-l'Île, 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 La Pointe-de-l'Île
Quebec
(Federal electoral district, 2003 Representation Order)
Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 99,894 ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 99,685 ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 0.2 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 47,782 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 45,697 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 2,386.3 ... ...
Land area (square km) 41.86 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 99,895 48,015 51,875
0 to 4 years 5,010 2,560 2,450
5 to 9 years 4,035 2,055 1,980
10 to 14 years 4,525 2,340 2,185
15 to 19 years 6,025 3,010 3,020
15 years 1,060 530 525
16 years 1,140 555 580
17 years 1,220 645 580
18 years 1,250 625 630
19 years 1,350 650 700
20 to 24 years 6,540 3,270 3,275
25 to 29 years 6,245 3,115 3,130
30 to 34 years 6,570 3,280 3,285
35 to 39 years 5,880 2,920 2,960
40 to 44 years 6,315 3,165 3,155
45 to 49 years 8,305 4,145 4,160
50 to 54 years 9,355 4,520 4,830
55 to 59 years 8,030 3,920 4,110
60 to 64 years 6,365 2,945 3,420
65 to 69 years 5,065 2,295 2,770
70 to 74 years 3,820 1,645 2,170
75 to 79 years 3,255 1,355 1,905
80 to 84 years 2,625 965 1,660
85 years and over 1,925 520 1,405
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 44.1 42.4 45.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 86.4 85.5 87.3
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 86,330 41,055 45,265
Married or living with a common-law partner 41,895 20,960 20,935
Married (and not separated) 25,080 12,535 12,545
Living common law 16,815 8,425 8,390
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 44,435 20,100 24,335
Single (never legally married) 29,235 15,480 13,750
Separated 1,670 680 990
Divorced 7,770 2,815 4,950
Widowed 5,760 1,125 4,635
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 27,065 ... ...
Size of census family: 2 persons 15,125 ... ...
Size of census family: 3 persons 6,310 ... ...
Size of census family: 4 persons 4,120 ... ...
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 1,510 ... ...
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 27,065 ... ...
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 20,590 ... ...
Married couples 12,180 ... ...
Without children at home 6,425 ... ...
With children at home 5,755 ... ...
1 child 2,585 ... ...
2 children 2,210 ... ...
3 or more children 955 ... ...
Common-law couples 8,405 ... ...
Without children at home 4,300 ... ...
With children at home 4,105 ... ...
1 child 2,130 ... ...
2 children 1,535 ... ...
3 or more children 445 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 6,480 ... ...
Female parent 5,135 ... ...
1 child 3,395 ... ...
2 children 1,315 ... ...
3 or more children 425 ... ...
Male parent 1,340 ... ...
1 child 1,005 ... ...
2 children 280 ... ...
3 or more children 55 ... ...
Total children in census families in private households 26,030 ... ...
Under six years of age 5,830 ... ...
6 to 14 years 7,590 ... ...
15 to 17 years 3,270 ... ...
18 to 24 years 6,040 ... ...
25 years and over 3,305 ... ...
Average number of children at home per census family 1.0 ... ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 97,150 46,700 50,450
Number of persons not in census families 23,470 10,905 12,565
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 2,415 1,095 1,320
Living with non-relatives only 4,110 2,415 1,695
Living alone 16,940 7,395 9,550
Number of census family persons 73,685 35,800 37,885
Average number of persons per census family 2.7 ... ...
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 14,980 6,200 8,780
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 6,445 1,815 4,625
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 690 175 515
Living with non-relatives only 455 220 230
Living alone 5,300 1,420 3,880
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 8,540 4,385 4,150
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 45,695 ... ...
Census-family households 26,635 ... ...
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 24,630 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 19,150 ... ...
Without children 10,020 ... ...
With children 9,130 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 5,480 ... ...
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 2,010 ... ...
One-family households with persons not in a census family 1,585 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 920 ... ...
Without children 410 ... ...
With children 510 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 670 ... ...
Two-or-more-family households 420 ... ...
Non-census-family households 19,065 ... ...
One-person households 16,940 ... ...
Two-or-more-person households 2,120 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 45,695 ... ...
Single-detached house 7,260 ... ...
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 1,605 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 10 ... ...
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 36,815 ... ...
Semi-detached house 2,235 ... ...
Row house 3,115 ... ...
Apartment, duplex 6,335 ... ...
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 24,860 ... ...
Other single-attached house 275 ... ...
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 45,695 ... ...
1 person 16,940 ... ...
2 persons 15,610 ... ...
3 persons 6,635 ... ...
4 persons 4,430 ... ...
5 persons 1,415 ... ...
6 or more persons 660 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 97,150 ... ...
Average number of persons in private households 2.1 ... ...
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 97,750 46,910 50,835
  Single responses  95,775 45,915 49,860
    English  2,595 1,325 1,275
    French  81,010 38,770 42,240
    Non-official languages  12,165 5,825 6,340
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 5 5 5
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  5 0 5
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 11,995 5,740 6,255
        African languages, n.i.e 20 15 5
        Afrikaans  0 0 0
        Akan (Twi)  5 0 5
        Albanian  15 10 5
        Amharic  5 5 5
        Arabic  1,380 715 670
        Armenian  5 5 5
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 30 15 15
        Bengali  90 35 50
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  170 95 80
        Bisayan languages  0 0 0
        Bosnian  5 0 0
        Bulgarian  55 30 25
        Burmese  5 0 0
        Cantonese  160 75 90
        Chinese, n.o.s.  555 245 305
        Creoles  1,605 675 925
        Croatian  10 5 0
        Czech  5 5 5
        Danish  0 0 0
        Dutch  10 10 5
        Estonian  0 0 0
        Finnish  0 0 5
        Flemish  5 0 5
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  55 25 25
        Greek  75 45 30
        Gujarati  10 5 5
        Hakka  0 0 0
        Hebrew  0 0 0
        Hindi  0 0 5
        Hungarian  35 20 15
        Ilocano  0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 15 5 5
        Italian  1,370 690 675
        Japanese  20 5 10
        Khmer (Cambodian)  215 95 115
        Korean  10 5 5
        Kurdish  15 5 5
        Lao  75 35 40
        Latvian  5 0 0
        Lingala  75 35 40
        Lithuanian  5 5 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  0 0 0
        Malayalam  0 0 0
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  130 55 75
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 75 35 40
        Norwegian  5 0 0
        Oromo  230 120 105
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  10 5 5
        Pashto  0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  70 40 30
        Polish  150 65 85
        Portuguese  705 320 385
        Romanian  515 235 280
        Rundi (Kirundi)  40 15 25
        Russian  190 85 105
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  60 25 30
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  5 5 5
        Serbo-Croatian  10 5 5
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 5 5 5
        Sindhi  0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  5 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slovak  20 10 10
        Slovenian  5 5 5
        Somali  5 0 0
        Spanish  2,900 1,415 1,485
        Swahili  25 10 15
        Swedish  0 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  15 0 15
        Taiwanese  5 0 0
        Tamil  80 45 40
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  10 5 5
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  45 25 25
        Ukrainian  25 5 20
        Urdu  40 25 15
        Vietnamese  495 240 250
        Yiddish  5 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 160 85 80
  Multiple responses          1,970 995 970
    English and French  640 340 295
    English and non-official language  140 70 70
    French and non-official language  1,030 515 515
    English, French and non-official language 165 75 85
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 97,750 46,910 50,835
  English only 1,135 580 550
  French only 55,315 24,635 30,675
  English and French 40,385 21,340 19,050
  Neither English nor French 915 360 555
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 97,745 46,915 50,835
  English 4,125 2,105 2,025
  French 90,120 43,075 47,045
  English and French 2,625 1,395 1,235
  Neither English nor French 875 335 535
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 5,440 2,800 2,640
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 5.6 6.0 5.2
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 97,750 46,915 50,835
  Single responses 94,240 45,185 49,055
    English 2,985 1,495 1,495
    French 84,750 40,640 44,110
    Non-official languages 6,505 3,050 3,455
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 10 5 5
        Atikamekw   0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 5 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 6,435 3,015 3,420
        African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Afrikaans 0 0 0
        Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
        Albanian 0 0 0
        Amharic 5 0 5
        Arabic 545 275 270
        Armenian 5 0 5
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0
        Bengali 75 35 40
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 60 35 30
        Bisayan languages 0 0 0
        Bosnian 0 0 0
        Bulgarian 45 20 20
        Burmese 0 0 0
        Cantonese 130 65 65
        Chinese, n.o.s. 470 215 250
        Creoles 595 225 365
        Croatian 10 5 0
        Czech 0 5 0
        Danish 0 0 0
        Dutch 5 5 5
        Estonian 0 0 0
        Finnish 0 0 0
        Flemish 5 0 5
        Fukien 0 0 0
        German 10 5 5
        Greek 35 20 15
        Gujarati 0 0 0
        Hakka 0 0 0
        Hebrew 5 0 0
        Hindi 0 0 0
        Hungarian 10 5 5
        Ilocano 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Italian 595 255 330
        Japanese 5 5 5
        Khmer (Cambodian) 135 65 70
        Korean 0 0 0
        Kurdish 10 0 5
        Lao 30 15 20
        Latvian 0 0 0
        Lingala 15 5 15
        Lithuanian 0 0 0
        Macedonian 0 0 0
        Malay 0 0 0
        Malayalam 0 0 0
        Maltese 0 0 0
        Mandarin 110 45 65
        Marathi 0 0 0
        Nepali 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 15 5 10
        Norwegian 0 0 0
        Oromo 60 30 30
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 5 0 5
        Pashto 0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi) 50 25 25
        Polish 65 30 40
        Portuguese 335 155 180
        Romanian 420 210 215
        Rundi (Kirundi) 5 0 0
        Russian 130 70 65
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 10 5 5
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Serbian 0 0 0
        Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
        Shanghainese 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 10 5 10
        Sindhi 0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 10 0 5
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Slovak 5 0 0
        Slovenian 0 0 0
        Somali 0 0 0
        Spanish 1,845 895 950
        Swahili 5 0 0
        Swedish 0 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 5 0 5
        Taiwanese 5 5 0
        Tamil 50 25 25
        Telugu 0 0 0
        Thai 0 5 0
        Tibetan languages 5 5 0
        Tigrigna 0 0 0
        Turkish 45 20 20
        Ukrainian 10 5 5
        Urdu 35 20 20
        Vietnamese 395 190 195
        Yiddish 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 60 30 30
  Multiple responses         3,505 1,730 1,775
    English and French 765 385 380
    English and non-official language 175 85 90
    French and non-official language 2,195 1,045 1,145
    English, French and non-official language 375 210 170
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 97,745 46,910 50,835
  None 84,455 40,365 44,090
  Single responses  12,475 6,130 6,345
    English  4,455 2,340 2,120
    French  3,460 1,650 1,805
    Non-official languages  4,560 2,140 2,420
      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 4,445 2,080 2,365
        African languages, n.i.e 5 5 0
        Afrikaans  0 0 0
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0
        Albanian  5 5 0
        Amharic  5 0 5
        Arabic  685 360 325
        Armenian  5 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 25 15 15
        Bengali  5 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  70 35 35
        Bisayan languages  5 0 5
        Bosnian  0 0 0
        Bulgarian  10 5 5
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  30 20 15
        Chinese, n.o.s.  75 30 45
        Creoles  1,195 520 680
        Croatian  0 0 0
        Czech  0 5 0
        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  20 15 10
        Greek  25 15 10
        Gujarati  0 0 5
        Hakka  0 0 0
        Hebrew  0 0 0
        Hindi  0 0 0
        Hungarian  5 0 0
        Ilocano  0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 10 5 5
        Italian  365 185 175
        Japanese  10 5 0
        Khmer (Cambodian)  65 30 35
        Korean  0 0 0
        Kurdish  5 0 0
        Lao  25 10 10
        Latvian  0 0 0
        Lingala  110 50 55
        Lithuanian  5 0 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  5 5 0
        Malayalam  0 0 0
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  20 5 15
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 45 20 25
        Norwegian  0 0 0
        Oromo  110 50 55
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  5 0 0
        Pashto  0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  15 10 5
        Polish  35 10 20
        Portuguese  220 95 130
        Romanian  60 25 35
        Rundi (Kirundi)  15 10 10
        Russian  60 30 30
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  30 20 15
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  0 0 0
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 0
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 10 0 5
        Sindhi  0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slovak  10 5 0
        Slovenian  5 5 0
        Somali  0 0 0
        Spanish  925 425 505
        Swahili  20 5 10
        Swedish  0 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  10 5 5
        Taiwanese  0 0 0
        Tamil  5 0 0
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  0 0 5
        Tibetan languages  5 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  5 5 5
        Ukrainian  5 5 0
        Urdu  10 5 0
        Vietnamese  65 30 35
        Yiddish  0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 115 65 50
  Multiple responses          815 415 400
    English and French  290 150 140
    English and non-official language  350 175 175
    French and non-official language  160 85 75
    English, French and non-official language  10 5 5

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Census data: Footnotes

Footnote 1

Statistics Canada is committed to protect the privacy of all Canadians and the confidentiality of the data they provide to us. As part of this commitment, some population counts of geographic areas are adjusted in order to ensure confidentiality.

Counts of the total population are rounded to a base of 5 for any dissemination block having a population of less than 15. Population counts for all standard geographic areas above the dissemination block level are derived by summing the adjusted dissemination block counts. The adjustment of dissemination block counts is controlled to ensure that the population counts for dissemination areas will always be within 5 of the actual values. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions and large census subdivisions.

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Footnote 2

A separate set of living quarters designed for or converted for human habitation in which a person or group of persons reside or could reside. In addition, a private dwelling must have a source of heat or power and must be an enclosed space that provides shelter from the elements, as evidenced by complete and enclosed walls and roof, and by doors and windows that provide protection from wind, rain and snow.

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Footnote 3

A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.

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Footnote 4

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

Refer to the Census Dictionary for more information.

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Footnote 5

The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.

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Footnote 6

Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Marital status.

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Footnote 7

Census family - Refers to a married couple (with or without children), a common-law couple (with or without children) or a lone parent family. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family.

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Footnote 8

Census family structure - Refers to the classification of census families into married couples (with or without children of either and/or both spouses), common-law couples (with or without children of either and/or both partners), and lone-parent families by sex of parent. A couple may be of opposite or same sex. A couple with children may be further classified as either an intact family or stepfamily, and stepfamilies may, in turn, be classified as simple or complex. Children in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.

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Footnote 9

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

Refers to the basic division of private households into family and non-family households. Family household refers to a household that contains at least one census family, that is, a married couple with or without children, or a couple living common-law with or without children, or a lone parent living with one or more children (lone-parent family). One-family household refers to a single census family (with or without other persons) that occupies a private dwelling. Multiple-family household refers to a household in which two or more census families (with or without additional persons) occupy the same private dwelling. Family households may also be divided based on the presence of persons not in a census family.

Non-family household refers to either one person living alone in a private dwelling or to a group of two or more people who share a private dwelling, but who do not constitute a census family.

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Footnote 11

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

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Footnote 12

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

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Footnote 13

Refers to one-census family households with additional persons and to multiple-census family households, with or without additional persons.

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Footnote 14

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

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Footnote 15

Structural type of dwelling - Characteristics that define a dwelling's structure, for example, the characteristics of a single-detached house, a semi-detached house, a row house, or an apartment or flat in a duplex. Refers to the structural characteristics and/or dwelling configuration, that is, whether the dwelling is a single-detached house, an apartment in a high-rise building, a row house, a mobile home, etc.

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Footnote 16

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

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Footnote 17

The category 'Other dwelling' is a subtotal of the following categories: semi-detached house, row house, apartment or flat in a duplex, apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys and other single-attached house.

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Footnote 18

Household, private - Person or group of persons occupying the same dwelling. Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy a private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada.

Household size - Number of persons occupying a private dwelling. Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.

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Footnote 19

The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 20

The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 21

The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 22

This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 23

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. La Pointe-de-l'Île, Quebec (Code 24028) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released June 26, 2013.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 19, 2017).

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