NHS Profile, Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, Quebec, 2011

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NHS data, Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, Quebec. Table summary
The table shows total, male and female data (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Rivière-des-Mille-Îles
Quebec
(Federal electoral district, 2003 Representation Order)
Total Male Female
Citizenship
Total population in private households by citizenshipNational Household Survey data footnote 1 103,355 50,705 52,645
Canadian citizens 101,920 50,035 51,885
Canadian citizens aged under 18 23,785 12,165 11,620
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 78,140 37,875 40,265
Not Canadian citizensNational Household Survey data footnote 2 1,430 670 760
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total population in private households by immigrant status and period of immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 3 103,355 50,705 52,645
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 4 96,970 47,505 49,465
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 5 6,235 3,115 3,130
Before 1971 835 480 355
1971 to 1980 1,010 520 495
1981 to 1990 1,015 495 520
1991 to 2000 1,270 665 610
2001 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 2,105 950 1,155
2001 to 2005 1,135 550 585
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 970 405 570
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 7 140 90 50
Age at immigration
Total immigrant population in private households by age at immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 8 6,240 3,110 3,125
Under 5 years 785 365 415
5 to 14 years 1,095 575 525
15 to 24 years 1,490 760 730
25 to 44 years 2,545 1,280 1,265
45 years and over 325 130 200
Immigrant status and selected places of birth
Total population in private households by immigrant status and selected places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 9 103,355 50,710 52,645
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 10 96,970 47,510 49,465
Born in province of residence 94,345 46,360 47,985
Born outside province of residence 2,630 1,150 1,475
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 11 6,240 3,110 3,130
Americas 1,655 765 895
United States 490 205 280
Jamaica 15 0 0
Guyana 0 0 0
Haiti 310 145 170
Mexico 170 80 90
Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 0
Colombia 130 60 70
El Salvador 95 70 25
Peru 65 25 40
Chile 30 25 0
Other places of birth in Americas 320 130 190
Europe 2,400 1,255 1,145
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 125 70 55
Italy 185 120 65
Germany 145 90 50
Poland 75 30 45
Portugal 220 110 105
Netherlands 0 0 0
France 660 340 320
Romania 380 180 195
Russian Federation 135 65 70
Greece 70 40 30
Ukraine 35 25 0
Croatia 0 0 0
Hungary 20 0 0
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0 0
Serbia 0 0 0
Ireland, Republic of 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Europe 345 165 180
Africa 790 425 365
Morocco 250 115 135
Algeria 175 105 75
Egypt 70 40 25
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 290 160 130
Asia 1,385 665 725
India 0 0 0
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 85 0 75
Philippines 70 15 50
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 0 0 0
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 85 30 60
Pakistan 30 15 15
Sri Lanka 0 0 0
IranNational Household Survey data footnote 15 30 20 0
Korea, SouthNational Household Survey data footnote 16 0 0 0
Lebanon 280 155 125
Taiwan 35 0 15
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 0 0 0
Afghanistan 55 40 0
Japan 0 0 0
Turkey 55 0 0
Other places of birth in Asia 615 315 300
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 19 145 90 55
Recent immigrants by selected place of birth
Total recent immigrant population in private households by selected places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 20 970 400 565
Americas 435 175 265
United States 115 45 75
Mexico 65 25 40
Cuba 0 0 0
Haiti 95 35 55
Jamaica 0 0 0
Brazil 10 0 0
Colombia 85 45 40
Guyana 0 0 0
Peru 10 0 0
VenezuelaNational Household Survey data footnote 21 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Americas 40 0 0
Europe 190 95 95
France 55 25 30
Germany 0 0 0
Poland 0 0 0
Romania 55 20 35
MoldovaNational Household Survey data footnote 22 0 0 0
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 50 30 15
Africa 220 105 115
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Mauritius 0 0 0
Somalia 0 0 0
Algeria 35 15 20
Egypt 20 0 0
Morocco 55 15 40
Tunisia 0 0 0
Cameroon 0 0 0
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the 0 0 0
South Africa, Republic of 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Africa 85 45 35
Asia 120 35 90
Philippines 30 0 20
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 15 0 15
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 20 10
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 0 0 0
Taiwan 0 0 0
Afghanistan 0 0 0
Japan 0 0 0
Turkey 0 0 0
Israel 0 0 0
Nepal 0 0 0
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 0 0 0
United Arab Emirates 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia 0 0 0
SyriaNational Household Survey data footnote 23 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Asia 20 0 15
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 24 103,350 50,705 52,645
First generationNational Household Survey data footnote 25 6,475 3,235 3,240
Second generationNational Household Survey data footnote 26 7,855 3,920 3,930
Third generation or moreNational Household Survey data footnote 27 89,025 43,550 45,475
Visible minority population
Total population in private households by visible minority 103,355 50,705 52,645
Total visible minority populationNational Household Survey data footnote 28 4,725 2,255 2,465
South AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 29 190 110 75
Chinese 240 80 155
Black 1,260 555 700
Filipino 80 25 60
Latin American 780 415 370
Arab 910 490 420
Southeast AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 30 960 440 525
West AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 31 125 80 45
Korean 30 15 0
Japanese 0 0 0
Visible minority, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 32 40 0 0
Multiple visible minoritiesNational Household Survey data footnote 33 90 20 65
Not a visible minorityNational Household Survey data footnote 34 98,630 48,445 50,180
Ethnic origin population
Total population in private households by ethnic originsNational Household Survey data footnote 35 103,350 50,705 52,645
North American Aboriginal origins 3,290 1,475 1,815
First Nations (North American Indian) 2,935 1,330 1,600
Inuit 40 0 30
Métis 360 155 210
Other North American origins 72,870 35,510 37,355
Acadian 425 165 255
American 605 310 290
Canadian 70,680 34,390 36,290
New Brunswicker 20 0 0
Newfoundlander 25 20 0
Nova Scotian 0 0 0
Ontarian 0 0 0
Québécois 1,960 1,000 955
Other North American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 36 0 0 0
European origins 48,305 23,685 24,615
British Isles origins 10,260 4,835 5,430
Channel Islander 20 0 0
Cornish 0 0 0
English 3,075 1,500 1,575
Irish 6,300 2,865 3,440
Manx 0 0 0
Scottish 2,550 1,190 1,360
Welsh 110 50 60
British Isles origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 37 435 225 205
French origins 33,750 16,410 17,340
Alsatian 15 0 15
Breton 230 160 70
French 33,590 16,310 17,275
Western European origins (except French origins) 3,465 1,630 1,835
Austrian 125 70 55
Belgian 950 460 485
Dutch 255 140 110
Flemish 15 0 0
Frisian 0 0 0
German 1,950 870 1,080
Luxembourger 15 0 0
Swiss 335 165 175
Western European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 38 0 0 0
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 190 110 85
Danish 40 25 0
Finnish 15 0 0
Icelandic 0 0 0
Norwegian 80 35 45
Swedish 50 30 20
Northern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 39 0 0 0
Eastern European origins 2,240 1,145 1,100
Bulgarian 50 0 35
Byelorussian 20 0 0
Czech 55 35 15
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0
Hungarian 410 220 185
Latvian 25 0 0
Lithuanian 50 30 0
Moldovan 20 0 0
Polish 545 265 275
Romanian 645 350 295
Russian 310 140 170
Slovak 15 0 0
Ukrainian 320 180 145
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 40 0 0 0
Southern European origins 5,500 2,825 2,670
Albanian 10 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0
Croatian 15 0 0
Cypriot 0 0 0
Greek 545 290 260
Italian 3,420 1,790 1,630
Kosovar 0 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0
Maltese 15 0 0
Montenegrin 0 0 0
Portuguese 870 445 425
Serbian 35 15 15
Sicilian 55 25 35
Slovenian 0 0 0
Spanish 700 320 380
Yugoslavian, n.o.s. 35 15 20
Southern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 41 0 0 0
Other European origins 1,915 1,060 860
Basque 35 15 0
Jewish 1,830 1,015 820
Roma (Gypsy) 0 0 0
Slavic, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Other European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 42 50 25 25
Caribbean origins 960 475 485
Antiguan 0 0 0
Bahamian 0 0 0
Barbadian 0 0 0
Bermudan 0 0 0
Carib 0 0 0
Cuban 35 15 25
Dominican 115 0 70
Grenadian 0 0 0
Haitian 695 345 350
Jamaican 70 45 25
Kittitian/Nevisian 0 0 0
Martinican 0 0 0
Montserratan 0 0 0
Puerto Rican 0 0 0
St. Lucian 0 0 0
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 25 0 0
Vincentian/Grenadinian 0 0 0
West Indian, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 43 30 20 15
Latin, Central and South American origins 1,205 595 605
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 25 0 20
Argentinian 35 20 20
Belizean 0 0 0
Bolivian 0 0 0
Brazilian 45 15 30
Chilean 145 75 70
Colombian 170 90 80
Costa Rican 0 0 0
Ecuadorian 25 0 0
Guatemalan 105 40 65
Guyanese 0 0 0
Hispanic 0 0 0
Honduran 30 10 15
Maya 0 0 0
Mexican 280 140 140
Nicaraguan 15 0 0
Panamanian 20 0 0
Paraguayan 0 0 0
Peruvian 95 50 45
Salvadorean 155 80 75
Uruguayan 0 0 0
Venezuelan 30 0 25
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 44 50 25 20
African origins 1,360 655 705
Central and West African origins 260 120 135
Akan 0 0 0
Angolan 20 0 10
Ashanti 0 0 0
Beninese 15 0 0
Burkinabe 0 0 0
Cameroonian 20 0 0
Chadian 0 0 0
Congolese 35 20 15
Gabonese 0 0 0
Gambian 0 0 0
Ghanaian 0 0 0
Guinean 105 45 60
Ibo 0 0 0
Ivorian 50 20 20
Liberian 0 0 0
Malian 0 0 0
Nigerian 0 0 0
Peulh 25 0 15
Senegalese 0 0 0
Sierra Leonean 0 0 0
Togolese 25 20 0
Yoruba 0 0 0
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 45 0 0 0
North African origins 940 470 470
Algerian 175 95 80
Berber 215 110 105
Coptic 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0
Egyptian 115 65 50
Libyan 0 0 0
Maure 0 0 0
Moroccan 390 190 200
Sudanese 0 0 0
Tunisian 85 35 50
North African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 46 0 0 0
Southern and East African origins 45 20 25
Afrikaner 0 0 0
Amhara 0 0 0
Bantu, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Burundian 0 0 0
Eritrean 0 0 0
Ethiopian 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Kenyan 0 0 0
Malagasy 20 0 0
Mauritian 25 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0
Rwandan 0 0 0
Seychellois 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0
South African 0 0 0
Tanzanian 0 0 0
Tigrian 0 0 0
Ugandan 0 0 0
Zambian 0 0 0
Zimbabwean 0 0 0
Zulu 0 0 0
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 47 0 0 0
Other African origins 195 85 110
Black, n.o.s.National Household Survey data footnote 48 0 0 0
Other African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 49 180 80 105
Asian origins 2,815 1,345 1,470
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 1,200 650 545
Afghan 100 65 30
Arab, n.o.s. 110 65 45
Armenian 160 75 85
Assyrian 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0
Iranian 45 25 20
Iraqi 20 0 0
Israeli 0 0 0
Jordanian 0 0 0
Kazakh 0 0 0
Kurd 0 0 0
Kuwaiti 0 0 0
Lebanese 640 335 305
Palestinian 0 0 0
Pashtun 20 0 0
Saudi Arabian 0 0 0
Syrian 105 50 60
Tajik 0 0 0
Tatar 0 0 0
Turk 90 60 30
Uighur 0 0 0
Uzbek 0 0 0
Yemeni 0 0 0
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 50 0 0 0
South Asian origins 180 65 115
Bangladeshi 0 0 0
Bengali 15 0 0
East IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 48 125 45 85
Goan 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0
Pakistani 35 15 20
Punjabi 0 0 0
Sinhalese 0 0 0
Sri Lankan 0 0 0
Tamil 0 0 0
South Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 51 0 0 0
East and Southeast Asian origins 1,440 625 815
Burmese 0 0 0
Cambodian (Khmer) 280 135 150
Chinese 345 120 225
Filipino 95 30 60
Hmong 0 0 0
Indonesian 0 0 0
Japanese 65 40 25
Korean 25 10 0
Laotian 535 260 275
Malaysian 0 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0
Singaporean 0 0 0
Taiwanese 20 0 0
Thai 50 0 30
Tibetan 0 0 0
Vietnamese 180 70 110
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 0 0 0
Australian 0 0 0
New Zealander 0 0 0
Pacific Islands origins 0 0 0
Fijian 0 0 0
Hawaiian 0 0 0
Maori 0 0 0
Polynesian, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Samoan 0 0 0
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 54 0 0 0
Religion
Total population in private households by religionNational Household Survey data footnote 55 103,355 50,710 52,645
Buddhist 675 300 370
Christian 86,700 41,675 45,025
Anglican 575 280 295
Baptist 255 125 135
Catholic 81,665 39,285 42,380
Christian Orthodox 955 505 450
Lutheran 45 25 20
Pentecostal 265 120 150
Presbyterian 40 10 30
United Church 295 145 150
Other Christian 2,610 1,185 1,420
Hindu 30 0 0
Jewish 2,140 1,140 995
Muslim 1,090 560 530
Sikh 0 0 0
Traditional (Aboriginal) Spirituality 0 0 0
Other religions 120 35 85
No religious affiliation 12,585 6,970 5,610
Aboriginal population
Total population in private households by Aboriginal identity 103,355 50,710 52,645
Aboriginal identityNational Household Survey data footnote 56 1,075 470 605
First Nations (North American Indian) single identityNational Household Survey data footnote 57 590 240 345
Métis single identity 405 195 215
Inuk (Inuit) single identity 0 0 0
Multiple Aboriginal identitiesNational Household Survey data footnote 58 25 0 0
Aboriginal identities not included elsewhereNational Household Survey data footnote 59 50 20 35
Non-Aboriginal identity 102,280 50,240 52,035
Total population in private households by Registered or Treaty Indian statusNational Household Survey data footnote 57 103,355 50,710 52,645
Registered or Treaty IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 60 285 140 145
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 103,070 50,570 52,500
Total population in private households by Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 61 103,355 50,705 52,645
Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 62 3,285 1,470 1,815
First Nations (North American Indian) Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 57 2,930 1,330 1,600
Métis ancestry 360 155 210
Inuit ancestry 40 0 30
Non-Aboriginal ancestry onlyNational Household Survey data footnote 63 100,065 49,235 50,830
Non-official languages spoken
Total population in private households by non-official languages spokenNational Household Survey data footnote 64 11,250 5,545 5,710
Aboriginal languages 0 0 0
Algonquin 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Blackfoot 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 65 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 66 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 11,240 5,540 5,705
Italian 965 525 440
Portuguese 480 250 230
Romanian 445 220 225
Spanish 3,340 1,460 1,885
Dutch 20 0 15
Flemish 35 0 0
German 305 145 160
Yiddish 2,040 1,105 935
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 45 15 30
Croatian 0 0 0
Czech 15 0 0
Macedonian 0 0 0
Polish 165 85 85
Russian 280 145 135
Serbian 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
Slovak 0 0 0
Slovenian 0 0 0
Ukrainian 50 30 20
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 0 0 0
Greek 335 185 150
Armenian 55 35 20
Albanian 10 0 0
Estonian 0 0 0
Finnish 0 0 0
Hungarian 50 20 30
Turkish 75 40 0
Berber languages (Kabyle) 70 30 40
Oromo 40 25 15
Somali 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0
Arabic 1,190 615 575
Hebrew 80 55 30
Maltese 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Bengali 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0
Hindi 15 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 65 45 25
Nepali 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0
Pashto 25 15 0
Persian (Farsi) 130 85 45
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Kannada 0 0 0
Malayalam 0 0 0
Tamil 0 0 0
Telugu 0 0 0
Japanese 45 35 0
Korean 0 0 0
Cantonese 20 0 0
Fukien 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0
Mandarin 10 0 0
Taiwanese 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 85 30 55
Lao 500 245 255
Thai 35 15 20
Khmer (Cambodian) 225 110 110
Vietnamese 115 40 70
Bisayan languages 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0
Malay 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino) 60 0 45
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
Lingala 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0
Swahili 0 0 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 15 15 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 120 55 65
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Creoles 405 180 225
Other non-Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 67 195 75 125
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 1 year agoNational Household Survey data footnote 68 102,085 49,930 52,150
Non-movers 90,885 44,495 46,390
Movers 11,200 5,435 5,760
Non-migrants 4,020 1,975 2,050
Migrants 7,175 3,465 3,710
Internal migrants 7,015 3,390 3,625
Intraprovincial migrants 6,870 3,330 3,540
Interprovincial migrants 145 60 80
External migrants 160 70 85
Total - Mobility status 5 years agoNational Household Survey data footnote 69 96,760 47,280 49,480
Non-movers 61,480 30,250 31,230
Movers 35,285 17,030 18,250
Non-migrants 12,610 5,890 6,720
Migrants 22,670 11,140 11,530
Internal migrants 21,870 10,800 11,075
Intraprovincial migrants 21,440 10,575 10,865
Interprovincial migrants 430 225 205
External migrants 800 340 460
Education
Total population aged 15 years and over by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 84,160 40,845 43,320
No certificate, diploma or degree 18,660 9,540 9,125
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 21,075 9,765 11,310
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 44,425 21,540 22,880
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 14,730 8,605 6,125
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 15,350 6,690 8,660
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 3,635 1,635 1,995
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 10,715 4,610 6,105
Bachelor's degree 7,685 3,110 4,570
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 3,030 1,495 1,535
Total population aged 25 to 64 years by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 58,165 28,355 29,805
No certificate, diploma or degree 8,345 4,565 3,785
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 13,355 6,170 7,190
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 36,460 17,625 18,840
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 11,635 6,670 4,965
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 12,295 5,430 6,865
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 2,935 1,370 1,565
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 9,595 4,155 5,435
Bachelor's degree 6,930 2,880 4,050
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 2,665 1,275 1,390
Total population aged 15 years and over by major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 76 84,160 40,845 43,320
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 77 39,735 19,305 20,435
Education 2,975 560 2,415
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,730 675 1,055
Humanities 2,290 835 1,450
Social and behavioural sciences and law 3,450 1,025 2,420
Business, management and public administration 10,630 3,580 7,050
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,170 595 570
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,100 1,355 740
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 10,505 9,775 730
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 585 335 255
Health and related fieldsNational Household Survey data footnote 78 5,035 830 4,200
Personal, protective and transportation services 3,965 1,975 1,990
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 84,160 40,840 43,315
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 39,740 19,300 20,440
With postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 44,425 21,545 22,885
Location of study inside Canada 42,625 20,605 22,015
Same as province or territory of residence 41,845 20,220 21,625
Another province or territory 775 385 395
Location of study outside Canada 1,800 940 865
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 61,355 31,665 29,690
Single responses 58,325 30,045 28,285
English 4,355 2,365 1,995
French 53,745 27,575 26,170
Non-official languages 220 105 120
Chinese, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Cantonese 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0
Mandarin 0 0 0
Spanish 0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0
German 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 82 0 0 0
Portuguese 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other languages 215 100 120
Multiple responses 3,030 1,625 1,410
English and French 2,885 1,535 1,350
English and non-official language 45 35 0
French and non-official language 35 10 20
English, French and non-official language 65 35 30
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 61,355 31,665 29,690
English 4,355 2,360 1,995
French 53,745 27,580 26,170
Non-official language 225 105 120
Aboriginal 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal 225 100 120
English and French 2,885 1,540 1,350
English and non-official language 40 35 0
French and non-official language 35 15 20
English, French and non-official language 60 35 25
Labour force status
Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote 83 84,160 40,840 43,320
In the labour force 58,305 30,180 28,125
Employed 55,065 28,440 26,620
Unemployed 3,240 1,740 1,500
Not in the labour force 25,860 10,665 15,195
Participation rate 69.3 73.9 64.9
Employment rate 65.4 69.6 61.4
Unemployment rate 5.6 5.8 5.3
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 84 58,305 30,185 28,125
Class of worker - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 85 1,145 480 660
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 86 57,160 29,700 27,460
Employee 51,970 26,535 25,430
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote 87 5,190 3,160 2,030
Occupation
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 88 58,305 30,180 28,120
Occupation - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 1,145 480 660
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote 86 57,160 29,700 27,465
0 Management occupations 5,975 3,645 2,335
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 10,240 3,065 7,180
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 4,435 3,520 915
3 Health occupations 3,170 485 2,685
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 5,860 1,650 4,220
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,415 605 810
6 Sales and service occupations 13,845 6,025 7,820
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 8,950 8,385 565
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 445 370 80
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 2,820 1,955 865
Industry
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007National Household Survey data footnote 90 58,305 30,185 28,120
Industry - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 1,145 485 665
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote 86 57,165 29,695 27,465
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 420 250 175
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 105 80 25
22 Utilities 510 355 150
23 Construction 4,325 3,795 530
31-33 Manufacturing 7,760 5,340 2,425
41 Wholesale trade 3,305 2,180 1,130
44-45 Retail trade 7,795 3,480 4,315
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 3,320 2,465 860
51 Information and cultural industries 1,550 800 745
52 Finance and insurance 2,405 810 1,590
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 740 445 290
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 4,105 2,280 1,820
55 Management of companies and enterprises 35 10 20
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 1,860 1,095 765
61 Educational services 3,615 1,060 2,555
62 Health care and social assistance 5,825 865 4,960
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 960 485 475
72 Accommodation and food services 2,945 1,195 1,750
81 Other services (except public administration) 2,440 1,075 1,370
91 Public administration 3,145 1,635 1,515
Work activity
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by work activity in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 91 58,305 30,180 28,125
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 2,660 1,220 1,440
Worked in 2010 55,645 28,960 26,685
1 to 13 weeks 2,270 1,085 1,185
14 to 26 weeks 3,730 1,685 2,040
27 to 39 weeks 3,170 1,640 1,525
40 to 48 weeks 10,200 5,440 4,765
49 to 52 weeks 36,280 19,110 17,175
Average weeks worked in 2010 45.6 46.0 45.1
Full-time or part-time weeks worked
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by full-time or part-time weeks worked in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 93 58,305 30,185 28,125
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 2,660 1,220 1,435
Worked in 2010 55,645 28,960 26,685
Worked full-time in 2010 45,660 25,530 20,125
Worked part-time in 2010 9,990 3,430 6,560
Place of work status
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by place of work statusNational Household Survey data footnote 94 55,065 28,440 26,625
Worked at home 3,035 1,445 1,590
Worked outside Canada 65 55 0
No fixed workplace address 5,085 3,915 1,170
Worked at usual place 46,885 23,025 23,850
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 51,965 26,945 25,025
Car, truck or van - as a driver 42,510 22,715 19,795
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 1,850 735 1,115
Public transit 5,125 2,365 2,770
Walked 1,810 760 1,045
Bicycle 285 180 110
Other methods 375 195 185
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 51,965 26,945 25,025
Median commuting duration 25.6 30.1 20.9
Time leaving for work
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by time leaving for workNational Household Survey data footnote 97 51,970 26,940 25,025
Between 5 and 6:59 a.m. 18,900 12,475 6,425
Between 7 and 9:00 a.m. 23,300 9,405 13,895
Anytime after 9:00 a.m. 9,765 5,060 4,700
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total number of occupied private dwellings by condition of dwellingNational Household Survey data footnote 98 40,975 ... ...
Only regular maintenance or minor repairs needed 39,005 ... ...
Major repairs needed 1,965 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by period of constructionNational Household Survey data footnote 99 40,975 ... ...
1960 or before 4,640 ... ...
1961 to 1980 13,420 ... ...
1981 to 1990 8,695 ... ...
1991 to 2000 7,180 ... ...
2001 to 2005 3,270 ... ...
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 100 3,775 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of roomsNational Household Survey data footnote 101 40,970 ... ...
1 to 4 rooms 11,305 ... ...
5 rooms 6,255 ... ...
6 rooms 5,485 ... ...
7 rooms 5,855 ... ...
8 or more rooms 12,080 ... ...
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6.3 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of bedroomsNational Household Survey data footnote 102 40,970 ... ...
0 to 1 bedroom 3,330 ... ...
2 bedrooms 13,435 ... ...
3 bedrooms 15,245 ... ...
4 or more bedrooms 8,955 ... ...
Household characteristics
Total number of private households by tenureNational Household Survey data footnote 103 40,970 ... ...
Owner 29,975 ... ...
Renter 10,995 ... ...
Band housing 0 ... ...
Total number of private households by condominium statusNational Household Survey data footnote 104 40,970 ... ...
Part of a condominium development 3,805 ... ...
Not part of a condominium development 37,165 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 105 40,975 ... ...
1 household maintainer 23,915 ... ...
2 household maintainers 16,605 ... ...
3 or more household maintainers 450 ... ...
Total number of private households by age group of primary household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 106 40,970 ... ...
Under 25 years 1,255 ... ...
25 to 34 years 5,905 ... ...
35 to 44 years 7,965 ... ...
45 to 54 years 10,780 ... ...
55 to 64 years 7,665 ... ...
65 to 74 years 4,665 ... ...
75 years and over 2,735 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of persons per roomNational Household Survey data footnote 107 40,970 ... ...
One person or fewer per room 40,615 ... ...
More than one person per room 360 ... ...
Total number of private households by housing suitabilityNational Household Survey data footnote 108 40,970 ... ...
Suitable 39,380 ... ...
Not suitable 1,595 ... ...
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 40,855 ... ...
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs 32,750 ... ...
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs 8,105 ... ...
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs 6,890 ... ...
Number of owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 29,880 ... ...
% of owner households with a mortgageNational Household Survey data footnote 110 67.9 ... ...
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 111 13.0 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 1,017 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 1,003 ... ...
Median value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 225,202 ... ...
Average value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 240,180 ... ...
Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 10,990 ... ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housingNational Household Survey data footnote 114 7.7 ... ...
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 115 38.4 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 706 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 739 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Total income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 117 84,160 40,845 43,320
Without income 4,470 1,920 2,545
With income 79,695 38,915 40,770
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 118 6,385 2,735 3,655
$5,000 to $9,999 5,670 2,005 3,660
$10,000 to $14,999 7,210 2,460 4,745
$15,000 to $19,999 7,265 2,850 4,415
$20,000 to $29,999 11,215 4,735 6,485
$30,000 to $39,999 11,100 5,230 5,870
$40,000 to $49,999 9,475 4,935 4,540
$50,000 to $59,999 6,805 3,850 2,960
$60,000 to $79,999 8,340 5,430 2,910
$80,000 to $99,999 3,240 2,305 940
$100,000 and over 2,980 2,390 590
$100,000 to $124,999 1,575 1,265 310
$125,000 and over 1,405 1,120 285
Median income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 31,828 38,828 25,956
Average income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 38,135 45,511 31,095
After-tax income in 2010 of population 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 120 84,165 40,840 43,320
Without after-tax income 4,460 1,920 2,535
With after-tax income 79,700 38,920 40,780
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 121 6,605 2,760 3,845
$5,000 to $9,999 5,800 2,030 3,765
$10,000 to $14,999 7,330 2,530 4,800
$15,000 to $19,999 8,015 3,160 4,860
$20,000 to $29,999 14,170 6,235 7,935
$30,000 to $39,999 13,910 7,040 6,870
$40,000 to $49,999 10,345 5,950 4,395
$50,000 to $59,999 6,375 4,000 2,380
$60,000 to $79,999 4,860 3,385 1,475
$80,000 to $99,999 1,210 975 235
$100,000 and over 1,080 850 225
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 28,544 33,646 23,916
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 31,661 36,816 26,740
Composition of total income in 2010 of population 15 years and over (%)National Household Survey data footnote 123 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 124 87.3 91.5 81.3
Employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 125 77.1 80.3 72.6
Wages and salaries (%)National Household Survey data footnote 126 73.7 76.5 69.8
Self-employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 127 3.4 3.8 2.9
Investment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 128 2.7 2.9 2.4
Retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (%)National Household Survey data footnote 129 6.1 7.2 4.5
Other money income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 130 1.4 1.2 1.8
Government transfer payments (%)National Household Survey data footnote 131 12.7 8.5 18.7
Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 132 3.2 2.8 3.7
Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplement (%)National Household Survey data footnote 133 2.8 1.9 4.0
Employment Insurance benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 134 2.3 1.8 3.1
Child benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 135 2.4 0.2 5.4
Other income from government sources (%)National Household Survey data footnote 136 2.1 1.8 2.5
Income taxes paid as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 137 17.0 19.1 14.0
After-tax income as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 138 83.0 80.9 86.0
Net capital gains or losses as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 139 1.1 1.1 1.1
Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 140 31,350 17,490 13,865
Median employment income in 2010 ($) 45,014 50,852 39,118
Average employment income in 2010 ($) 51,149 57,671 42,921
Family income in 2010 of economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 141 30,150 ... ...
Median family income ($) 77,877 ... ...
Average family income ($) 86,196 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 66,034 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 71,457 ... ...
Average family size 3.0 ... ...
Couple-only economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 142 10,315 ... ...
Median family income ($) 66,375 ... ...
Average family income ($) 75,634 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 56,452 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 62,293 ... ...
Average family size 2.0 ... ...
Couple-with-children economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 143 13,990 ... ...
Median family income ($) 96,868 ... ...
Average family income ($) 105,022 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 82,167 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 86,494 ... ...
Average family size 3.9 ... ...
Lone-parent economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 144 5,060 ... ...
Median family income ($) 52,108 ... ...
Average family income ($) 56,582 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 46,424 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 48,925 ... ...
Average family size 2.6 ... ...
Income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and over not in economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 145 12,550 5,845 6,700
Median total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 29,236 35,533 24,659
Average total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 35,072 40,342 30,473
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 25,939 30,449 22,623
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 29,395 33,037 26,218
Total population by decile of adjusted after-tax family incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 148 103,355 50,710 52,645
In bottom half of the Canadian distribution 51,635 24,305 27,335
In bottom decile 6,595 2,935 3,655
In second decile 9,465 3,945 5,525
In third decile 10,845 5,195 5,645
In fourth decile 12,595 6,085 6,505
In fifth decile 12,140 6,140 6,005
In top half of the Canadian distribution 51,715 26,405 25,310
In sixth decile 13,595 6,880 6,715
In seventh decile 13,265 6,765 6,500
In eighth decile 11,370 5,730 5,645
In ninth decile 8,605 4,510 4,095
In top decile 4,885 2,525 2,360
Income of households in 2010
Household total income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 149 40,975 ... ...
Under $5,000 710 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 600 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 1,050 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 1,815 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 3,430 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 3,900 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 3,980 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 3,525 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 6,450 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 5,600 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 4,665 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 2,345 ... ...
$150,000 and over 2,920 ... ...
After-tax income of households in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 150 40,975 ... ...
Under $5,000 720 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 605 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 1,050 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 1,925 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 4,025 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 4,825 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 4,825 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 4,595 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 7,570 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 5,380 ... ...
$100,000 and over 5,455 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 3,065 ... ...
$125,000 and over 2,385 ... ...
Household income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 151 40,975 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 64,382 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 74,176 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 55,118 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 61,591 ... ...
One-person private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 9,930 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 31,285 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 37,661 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 27,976 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 31,359 ... ...
Two-or-more-persons private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 31,045 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 77,641 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 85,853 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 65,900 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 71,258 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Population in private households for income statusNational Household Survey data footnote 153 103,355 50,705 52,645
Less than 18 years 24,055 12,305 11,750
Less than 6 years 7,915 4,110 3,805
18 to 64 years 67,940 33,390 34,550
65 years and over 11,365 5,015 6,345
In low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT) 11,845 5,050 6,795
Less than 18 years 2,910 1,425 1,485
Less than 6 years 930 470 460
18 to 64 years 7,010 3,080 3,930
65 years and over 1,925 550 1,375
Prevalence of low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (%) 11.5 10.0 12.9
Less than 18 years (%) 12.1 11.6 12.6
Less than 6 years (%) 11.7 11.4 12.1
18 to 64 years (%) 10.3 9.2 11.4
65 years and over (%) 16.9 11.0 21.7

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National Household Survey data: Footnotes

Footnote 1

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

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Footnote 2

Includes persons who are stateless.

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Footnote 3

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

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Footnote 4

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

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Footnote 5

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

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Footnote 6

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

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Footnote 7

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

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Footnote 8

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

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Footnote 9

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

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Footnote 10

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

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Footnote 11

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

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Footnote 12

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

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Footnote 13

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

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Footnote 14

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

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The official name of Iran is Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Footnote 16

The official name of South Korea is Republic of Korea.

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Footnote 17

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

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Footnote 18

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

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Footnote 19

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

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Footnote 20

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

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Footnote 21

The official name of Venezuela is Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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Footnote 22

The official name of Moldova is Republic of Moldova.

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Footnote 23

The official name of Syria is Syrian Arab Republic.

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Footnote 24

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

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Footnote 25

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

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Footnote 26

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

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Footnote 27

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

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Footnote 28

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

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Footnote 29

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

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Footnote 30

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

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Footnote 31

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

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Footnote 32

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

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Footnote 33

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

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Footnote 34

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

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Footnote 35

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

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Footnote 36

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

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Footnote 37

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

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Footnote 38

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

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Footnote 39

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

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Footnote 40

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

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Footnote 41

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

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Footnote 42

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

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Footnote 43

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

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Footnote 44

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

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Footnote 45

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

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Footnote 46

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

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Footnote 47

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

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Footnote 48

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

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Footnote 49

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

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Footnote 50

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

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Footnote 51

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

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Footnote 52

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

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Footnote 53

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

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Footnote 54

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

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Footnote 55

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

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Footnote 56

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

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Footnote 57

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

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Footnote 58

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

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Footnote 59

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

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Footnote 60

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

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Footnote 61

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

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Footnote 62

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

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Footnote 63

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

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Footnote 64

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

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Footnote 65

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

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Footnote 66

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

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Footnote 67

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

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Footnote 68

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

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

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Footnote 70

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

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Footnote 71

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

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

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Footnote 73

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

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Footnote 74

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

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Footnote 75

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

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Footnote 76

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

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Footnote 77

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

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Footnote 78

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

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Includes 'Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other.'

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Footnote 80

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

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Footnote 81

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

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Footnote 82

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

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Footnote 83

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

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Footnote 84

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

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

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Footnote 86

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

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Footnote 87

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

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Footnote 88

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

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Footnote 89

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

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Footnote 90

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

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Footnote 91

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

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Footnote 92

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

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Footnote 93

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

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Footnote 94

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

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Footnote 95

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

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Footnote 96

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

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Footnote 97

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

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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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Footnote 147

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. Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, Quebec (Code 24057) (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, Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, 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 Rivière-des-Mille-Îles
Quebec
(Federal electoral district, 2003 Representation Order)
Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 104,211 ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 97,258 ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 7.1 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 41,981 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 40,971 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 923.6 ... ...
Land area (square km) 112.83 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 104,215 50,985 53,230
0 to 4 years 6,560 3,420 3,145
5 to 9 years 5,980 3,060 2,925
10 to 14 years 6,615 3,355 3,260
15 to 19 years 8,225 4,120 4,105
15 years 1,605 785 815
16 years 1,610 810 800
17 years 1,610 815 795
18 years 1,685 860 830
19 years 1,715 850 865
20 to 24 years 6,430 3,315 3,115
25 to 29 years 5,760 2,865 2,890
30 to 34 years 7,000 3,400 3,600
35 to 39 years 6,955 3,405 3,550
40 to 44 years 7,460 3,630 3,830
45 to 49 years 9,245 4,520 4,730
50 to 54 years 8,910 4,335 4,575
55 to 59 years 7,010 3,470 3,540
60 to 64 years 5,940 2,835 3,105
65 to 69 years 4,610 2,135 2,475
70 to 74 years 2,900 1,345 1,555
75 to 79 years 2,110 905 1,205
80 to 84 years 1,420 560 865
85 years and over 1,065 300 760
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 39.0 37.8 40.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 81.6 80.7 82.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 85,055 41,150 43,900
Married or living with a common-law partner 50,295 25,150 25,145
Married (and not separated) 29,720 14,875 14,845
Living common law 20,575 10,275 10,300
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 34,760 16,000 18,760
Single (never legally married) 23,870 12,585 11,285
Separated 1,315 530 785
Divorced 5,745 2,110 3,635
Widowed 3,825 770 3,055
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 30,300 ... ...
Size of census family: 2 persons 14,265 ... ...
Size of census family: 3 persons 7,225 ... ...
Size of census family: 4 persons 6,330 ... ...
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 2,480 ... ...
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 30,295 ... ...
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 24,920 ... ...
Married couples 14,635 ... ...
Without children at home 6,820 ... ...
With children at home 7,815 ... ...
1 child 2,940 ... ...
2 children 3,325 ... ...
3 or more children 1,555 ... ...
Common-law couples 10,285 ... ...
Without children at home 4,220 ... ...
With children at home 6,065 ... ...
1 child 2,575 ... ...
2 children 2,645 ... ...
3 or more children 845 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 5,380 ... ...
Female parent 3,950 ... ...
1 child 2,350 ... ...
2 children 1,260 ... ...
3 or more children 340 ... ...
Male parent 1,430 ... ...
1 child 875 ... ...
2 children 455 ... ...
3 or more children 100 ... ...
Total children in census families in private households 33,820 ... ...
Under six years of age 7,765 ... ...
6 to 14 years 11,275 ... ...
15 to 17 years 4,715 ... ...
18 to 24 years 7,500 ... ...
25 years and over 2,570 ... ...
Average number of children at home per census family 1.1 ... ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 103,355 50,670 52,685
Number of persons not in census families 14,320 6,550 7,765
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 1,825 725 1,095
Living with non-relatives only 2,520 1,490 1,030
Living alone 9,975 4,330 5,645
Number of census family persons 89,040 44,120 44,915
Average number of persons per census family 2.9 ... ...
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 11,445 5,075 6,370
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 4,105 1,120 2,980
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 630 150 480
Living with non-relatives only 320 160 165
Living alone 3,150 815 2,340
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 7,345 3,955 3,385
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 40,970 ... ...
Census-family households 29,840 ... ...
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 27,855 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 23,310 ... ...
Without children 10,265 ... ...
With children 13,045 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 4,545 ... ...
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 1,985 ... ...
One-family households with persons not in a census family 1,540 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 990 ... ...
Without children 380 ... ...
With children 605 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 550 ... ...
Two-or-more-family households 440 ... ...
Non-census-family households 11,135 ... ...
One-person households 9,975 ... ...
Two-or-more-person households 1,160 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 40,970 ... ...
Single-detached house 23,780 ... ...
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 365 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 235 ... ...
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 16,585 ... ...
Semi-detached house 2,605 ... ...
Row house 1,300 ... ...
Apartment, duplex 1,065 ... ...
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 11,535 ... ...
Other single-attached house 85 ... ...
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 40,970 ... ...
1 person 9,975 ... ...
2 persons 13,985 ... ...
3 persons 7,390 ... ...
4 persons 6,530 ... ...
5 persons 2,155 ... ...
6 or more persons 935 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 103,350 ... ...
Average number of persons in private households 2.5 ... ...
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 103,580 50,785 52,800
  Single responses  102,075 50,040 52,040
    English  6,080 3,080 3,000
    French  89,145 43,480 45,670
    Non-official languages  6,850 3,480 3,365
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 10 5 5
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 5 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  5 0 5
        Mi'kmaq  5 5 5
        Ojibway  0 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 6,775 3,440 3,330
        African languages, n.i.e 5 0 5
        Afrikaans  0 5 0
        Akan (Twi)  5 0 5
        Albanian  10 5 5
        Amharic  0 0 0
        Arabic  710 370 335
        Armenian  75 40 30
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 10 5 5
        Bengali  5 5 5
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  20 10 10
        Bisayan languages  5 0 5
        Bosnian  0 0 0
        Bulgarian  60 35 25
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  10 5 5
        Chinese, n.o.s.  70 30 40
        Creoles  165 80 85
        Croatian  15 5 10
        Czech  10 0 5
        Danish  0 0 0
        Dutch  40 15 25
        Estonian  0 0 0
        Finnish  5 0 0
        Flemish  15 5 5
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  150 60 90
        Greek  205 115 90
        Gujarati  5 0 0
        Hakka  0 0 0
        Hebrew  20 10 10
        Hindi  0 0 5
        Hungarian  50 30 20
        Ilocano  5 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Italian  415 255 165
        Japanese  10 5 5
        Khmer (Cambodian)  165 85 80
        Korean  15 5 5
        Kurdish  5 0 0
        Lao  270 135 140
        Latvian  0 0 0
        Lingala  5 0 0
        Lithuanian  5 0 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  5 0 5
        Malayalam  0 0 0
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  20 5 15
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 5
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 40 20 15
        Norwegian  0 5 0
        Oromo  45 25 15
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  0 0 0
        Pashto  10 10 5
        Persian (Farsi)  55 40 25
        Polish  110 45 65
        Portuguese  325 155 165
        Romanian  490 250 235
        Rundi (Kirundi)  10 0 5
        Russian  135 65 70
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  5 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  10 0 5
        Serbo-Croatian  5 5 0
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 15 10 10
        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  5 5 5
        Slovenian  0 0 0
        Somali  0 0 0
        Spanish  880 430 455
        Swahili  5 0 0
        Swedish  0 0 5
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  25 5 20
        Taiwanese  0 0 0
        Tamil  10 5 5
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  15 0 10
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  15 5 10
        Ukrainian  25 5 15
        Urdu  30 20 10
        Vietnamese  80 35 40
        Yiddish  1,875 970 915
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 65 35 30
  Multiple responses          1,500 745 760
    English and French  915 445 475
    English and non-official language  120 65 55
    French and non-official language  375 185 190
    English, French and non-official language 90 45 40
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 103,580 50,785 52,795
  English only 2,755 1,385 1,365
  French only 48,750 21,895 26,855
  English and French 50,980 26,940 24,040
  Neither English nor French 1,090 555 535
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 103,580 50,785 52,795
  English 8,205 4,185 4,020
  French 92,680 45,240 47,440
  English and French 1,630 825 805
  Neither English nor French 1,065 540 525
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 9,020 4,595 4,430
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 8.7 9.0 8.4
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 103,580 50,785 52,795
  Single responses 101,490 49,770 51,720
    English 6,595 3,295 3,295
    French 90,885 44,430 46,450
    Non-official languages 4,015 2,040 1,970
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0
        Atikamekw   0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0
        Dene 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
        Ojibway 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 3,990 2,030 1,960
        African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Afrikaans 0 0 0
        Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
        Albanian 5 5 5
        Amharic 0 0 0
        Arabic 275 130 145
        Armenian 35 15 15
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 5 0
        Bengali 0 0 5
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 10 5 5
        Bisayan languages 0 0 0
        Bosnian 0 0 0
        Bulgarian 50 25 20
        Burmese 0 0 0
        Cantonese 0 0 0
        Chinese, n.o.s. 50 25 20
        Creoles 20 5 15
        Croatian 5 5 5
        Czech 5 0 0
        Danish 0 0 0
        Dutch 0 5 0
        Estonian 0 0 0
        Finnish 0 0 0
        Flemish 0 0 0
        Fukien 0 0 0
        German 20 10 10
        Greek 65 35 30
        Gujarati 0 0 0
        Hakka 0 0 0
        Hebrew 15 10 5
        Hindi 0 0 0
        Hungarian 15 10 5
        Ilocano 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Italian 35 20 15
        Japanese 0 0 0
        Khmer (Cambodian) 100 55 50
        Korean 10 5 5
        Kurdish 5 5 0
        Lao 150 70 80
        Latvian 0 0 0
        Lingala 5 0 5
        Lithuanian 5 0 0
        Macedonian 0 0 0
        Malay 0 0 0
        Malayalam 0 0 0
        Maltese 0 0 0
        Mandarin 10 5 5
        Marathi 0 0 0
        Nepali 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0
        Norwegian 5 0 0
        Oromo 15 5 5
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0
        Pashto 10 10 5
        Persian (Farsi) 30 15 10
        Polish 35 15 20
        Portuguese 75 30 45
        Romanian 350 190 165
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0
        Russian 100 55 45
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Serbian 0 5 5
        Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
        Shanghainese 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 15 10 10
        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 0 0 0
        Slovenian 0 0 0
        Somali 0 0 0
        Spanish 525 260 265
        Swahili 0 0 0
        Swedish 0 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 0 0 0
        Taiwanese 0 0 0
        Tamil 5 0 5
        Telugu 0 0 0
        Thai 0 0 0
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 0 0 0
        Turkish 15 10 5
        Ukrainian 5 5 0
        Urdu 20 10 10
        Vietnamese 45 25 20
        Yiddish 1,855 955 895
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 25 10 10
  Multiple responses         2,090 1,015 1,070
    English and French 970 485 490
    English and non-official language 190 85 105
    French and non-official language 755 360 395
    English, French and non-official language 170 90 85
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 103,580 50,785 52,795
  None 91,170 44,520 46,650
  Single responses  11,805 5,985 5,825
    English  7,015 3,580 3,435
    French  2,995 1,500 1,495
    Non-official languages  1,800 900 895
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 10 5 5
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  5 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  5 5 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 1,730 870 860
        African languages, n.i.e 0 0 5
        Afrikaans  0 0 0
        Akan (Twi)  5 0 0
        Albanian  5 0 0
        Amharic  0 0 0
        Arabic  290 150 140
        Armenian  15 10 10
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 0 5 0
        Bengali  0 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  5 5 5
        Bisayan languages  0 5 0
        Bosnian  0 0 0
        Bulgarian  10 0 5
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  0 0 5
        Chinese, n.o.s.  5 0 5
        Creoles  140 65 70
        Croatian  5 5 5
        Czech  0 0 0
        Danish  0 0 0
        Dutch  10 0 10
        Estonian  0 0 0
        Finnish  5 0 0
        Flemish  0 0 0
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  45 20 25
        Greek  100 60 40
        Gujarati  0 0 0
        Hakka  0 0 0
        Hebrew  15 5 10
        Hindi  5 0 0
        Hungarian  5 5 0
        Ilocano  0 0 5
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Italian  150 85 70
        Japanese  20 10 10
        Khmer (Cambodian)  40 20 20
        Korean  5 0 5
        Kurdish  0 0 0
        Lao  90 40 50
        Latvian  0 0 0
        Lingala  5 0 5
        Lithuanian  0 0 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  0 0 5
        Malayalam  0 0 0
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  10 0 5
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 40 15 20
        Norwegian  0 0 0
        Oromo  10 0 5
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  0 0 0
        Pashto  0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  5 10 0
        Polish  45 20 25
        Portuguese  110 50 55
        Romanian  80 40 35
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0
        Russian  15 5 10
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 5 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  5 5 0
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 0
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 5 5 0
        Sindhi  0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slovak  0 0 0
        Slovenian  0 0 0
        Somali  0 0 0
        Spanish  335 180 155
        Swahili  5 5 0
        Swedish  0 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  15 5 10
        Taiwanese  0 0 0
        Tamil  0 0 0
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  5 5 5
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0
        Turkish  5 0 5
        Ukrainian  5 5 5
        Urdu  5 5 5
        Vietnamese  15 0 10
        Yiddish  55 30 30
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 60 25 35
  Multiple responses          605 285 320
    English and French  180 90 100
    English and non-official language  275 130 145
    French and non-official language  145 70 80
    English, French and non-official language  0 0 0

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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. Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, Quebec (Code 24057) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released June 26, 2013.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed December 12, 2017).

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