NHS Profile, Vaudreuil--Soulanges, Quebec, 2011

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NHS data, Vaudreuil--Soulanges, Quebec. Table summary
The table shows total, male and female data (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Vaudreuil--Soulanges
Quebec
(Federal electoral district, 2013 Representation Order)
Total Male Female
Citizenship
Total population in private households by citizenshipNational Household Survey data footnote 1 110,785 54,910 55,880
Canadian citizens 107,765 53,530 54,235
Canadian citizens aged under 18 26,760 13,585 13,175
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 81,005 39,945 41,055
Not Canadian citizensNational Household Survey data footnote 2 3,020 1,375 1,645
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total population in private households by immigrant status and period of immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 3 110,790 54,910 55,880
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 4 96,335 47,610 48,725
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 5 14,025 7,090 6,935
Before 1971 2,470 1,315 1,155
1971 to 1980 1,930 1,050 880
1981 to 1990 1,920 945 975
1991 to 2000 3,060 1,570 1,485
2001 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 4,650 2,205 2,440
2001 to 2005 2,970 1,475 1,500
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 1,680 735 945
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 7 425 210 215
Age at immigration
Total immigrant population in private households by age at immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 8 14,025 7,085 6,940
Under 5 years 1,690 855 835
5 to 14 years 2,550 1,375 1,170
15 to 24 years 2,930 1,340 1,590
25 to 44 years 6,125 3,200 2,925
45 years and over 720 310 415
Immigrant status and selected places of birth
Total population in private households by immigrant status and selected places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 9 110,785 54,905 55,880
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 10 96,335 47,610 48,725
Born in province of residence 88,735 44,010 44,730
Born outside province of residence 7,600 3,600 4,000
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 11 14,025 7,085 6,935
Americas 2,475 1,145 1,330
United States 505 190 315
Jamaica 80 40 40
Guyana 165 65 100
Haiti 300 165 135
Mexico 170 70 100
Trinidad and Tobago 245 60 185
Colombia 200 105 100
El Salvador 55 40 20
Peru 90 35 60
Chile 95 60 30
Other places of birth in Americas 560 315 245
Europe 6,265 3,245 3,015
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 1,470 775 695
Italy 365 205 160
Germany 415 155 255
Poland 575 285 290
Portugal 220 105 120
Netherlands 155 85 70
France 825 455 370
Romania 865 410 455
Russian Federation 245 115 135
Greece 140 110 30
Ukraine 105 50 55
Croatia 25 0 0
Hungary 95 70 30
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0 0
Serbia 0 0 0
Ireland, Republic of 45 20 25
Other places of birth in Europe 705 390 320
Africa 1,790 1,025 760
Morocco 450 255 190
Algeria 310 170 145
Egypt 240 155 90
South Africa, Republic of 35 25 0
Nigeria 45 30 15
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Kenya 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Africa 685 375 310
Asia 3,480 1,660 1,820
India 660 300 365
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 360 135 220
Philippines 535 230 305
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 40 0 30
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 145 50 95
Pakistan 180 95 80
Sri Lanka 395 195 200
IranNational Household Survey data footnote 15 165 85 80
Korea, SouthNational Household Survey data footnote 16 85 30 55
Lebanon 295 185 110
Taiwan 10 0 0
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 60 0 35
Afghanistan 15 15 0
Japan 20 0 15
Turkey 35 20 0
Other places of birth in Asia 480 270 210
Oceania and otherNational Household Survey data footnote 17 25 0 0
Fiji 0 0 0
Other places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 18 25 0 0
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 19 425 210 215
Recent immigrants by selected place of birth
Total recent immigrant population in private households by selected places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 20 1,675 735 945
Americas 360 165 195
United States 110 35 75
Mexico 25 0 20
Cuba 10 0 0
Haiti 25 0 0
Jamaica 0 0 0
Brazil 0 0 0
Colombia 85 55 25
Guyana 0 0 0
Peru 25 10 15
VenezuelaNational Household Survey data footnote 21 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Americas 45 25 20
Europe 555 260 300
France 150 65 80
Germany 0 0 0
Poland 30 0 0
Romania 85 45 50
MoldovaNational Household Survey data footnote 22 0 0 0
Russian Federation 30 0 25
Ukraine 35 0 20
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 130 65 70
Other places of birth in Europe 80 40 40
Africa 220 95 120
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Mauritius 0 0 0
Somalia 0 0 0
Algeria 40 0 30
Egypt 40 20 15
Morocco 40 0 25
Tunisia 30 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 40 35 10
Asia 530 210 325
Philippines 55 25 30
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 70 0 60
India 60 20 40
Pakistan 50 30 20
IranNational Household Survey data footnote 15 55 0 35
South KoreaNational Household Survey data footnote 16 0 0 0
Sri Lanka 55 0 0
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 0 0 0
Lebanon 100 50 45
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 35 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 20
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 24 110,785 54,910 55,880
First generationNational Household Survey data footnote 25 14,720 7,450 7,260
Second generationNational Household Survey data footnote 26 15,480 7,975 7,500
Third generation or moreNational Household Survey data footnote 27 80,590 39,475 41,115
Visible minority population
Total population in private households by visible minority 110,785 54,905 55,880
Total visible minority populationNational Household Survey data footnote 28 10,805 5,480 5,325
South AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 29 2,675 1,380 1,295
Chinese 900 360 540
Black 2,650 1,390 1,265
Filipino 920 460 460
Latin American 960 490 465
Arab 1,270 710 560
Southeast AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 30 470 230 245
West AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 31 235 145 95
Korean 125 55 70
Japanese 65 15 45
Visible minority, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 32 220 85 130
Multiple visible minoritiesNational Household Survey data footnote 33 320 165 160
Not a visible minorityNational Household Survey data footnote 34 99,975 49,425 50,550
Ethnic origin population
Total population in private households by ethnic originsNational Household Survey data footnote 35 110,785 54,910 55,875
North American Aboriginal origins 3,840 1,955 1,885
First Nations (North American Indian) 3,460 1,735 1,725
Inuit 60 35 25
Métis 350 205 150
Other North American origins 60,545 29,955 30,590
Acadian 380 140 240
American 895 435 460
Canadian 57,855 28,750 29,105
New Brunswicker 15 0 0
Newfoundlander 20 0 15
Nova Scotian 0 0 0
Ontarian 0 0 0
Québécois 2,355 1,095 1,260
Other North American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 36 0 0 0
European origins 63,240 31,245 32,000
British Isles origins 25,335 12,405 12,930
Channel Islander 0 0 0
Cornish 0 0 0
English 10,885 5,270 5,610
Irish 12,865 6,255 6,610
Manx 0 0 0
Scottish 8,555 4,090 4,465
Welsh 655 340 310
British Isles origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 37 2,310 1,025 1,280
French origins 32,255 15,735 16,515
Alsatian 35 15 15
Breton 60 35 25
French 32,175 15,685 16,495
Western European origins (except French origins) 8,190 3,940 4,245
Austrian 760 360 400
Belgian 1,095 615 485
Dutch 1,360 565 800
Flemish 40 30 0
Frisian 0 0 0
German 4,995 2,405 2,585
Luxembourger 0 0 0
Swiss 560 265 290
Western European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 38 0 0 0
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 1,090 505 590
Danish 210 110 100
Finnish 245 80 165
Icelandic 40 10 35
Norwegian 230 100 130
Swedish 420 230 185
Northern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 39 0 0 0
Eastern European origins 7,145 3,580 3,560
Bulgarian 165 65 100
Byelorussian 0 0 0
Czech 295 130 165
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. 65 20 45
Estonian 75 40 30
Hungarian 940 515 425
Latvian 130 110 20
Lithuanian 250 145 105
Moldovan 0 0 0
Polish 2,410 1,205 1,205
Romanian 1,410 700 710
Russian 930 440 490
Slovak 125 55 65
Ukrainian 1,455 700 755
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 40 0 0 0
Southern European origins 10,225 5,255 4,970
Albanian 70 45 25
Bosnian 0 0 0
Croatian 220 100 125
Cypriot 0 0 0
Greek 1,385 780 615
Italian 6,060 3,075 2,985
Kosovar 0 0 0
Macedonian 30 0 30
Maltese 80 35 50
Montenegrin 0 0 0
Portuguese 1,325 690 630
Serbian 30 20 0
Sicilian 35 0 25
Slovenian 60 45 15
Spanish 1,540 755 785
Yugoslavian, n.o.s. 110 45 65
Southern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 41 0 0 0
Other European origins 960 480 485
Basque 20 0 20
Jewish 845 420 430
Roma (Gypsy) 0 0 0
Slavic, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Other European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 42 95 55 40
Caribbean origins 1,955 1,000 960
Antiguan 10 0 0
Bahamian 0 0 0
Barbadian 150 105 50
Bermudan 0 0 0
Carib 20 0 0
Cuban 140 60 75
Dominican 80 45 35
Grenadian 0 0 0
Haitian 650 365 285
Jamaican 270 140 130
Kittitian/Nevisian 0 0 0
Martinican 20 15 0
Montserratan 0 0 0
Puerto Rican 0 0 0
St. Lucian 15 0 15
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 325 135 190
Vincentian/Grenadinian 105 55 50
West Indian, n.o.s. 190 85 105
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 43 30 15 15
Latin, Central and South American origins 1,515 755 755
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 45 25 15
Argentinian 60 30 30
Belizean 0 0 0
Bolivian 55 0 45
Brazilian 65 40 25
Chilean 135 75 65
Colombian 320 150 165
Costa Rican 25 25 0
Ecuadorian 25 0 20
Guatemalan 45 30 15
Guyanese 110 65 45
Hispanic 0 0 0
Honduran 0 0 0
Maya 0 0 0
Mexican 260 130 130
Nicaraguan 25 0 15
Panamanian 0 0 0
Paraguayan 0 0 0
Peruvian 140 45 90
Salvadorean 105 55 50
Uruguayan 0 0 0
Venezuelan 60 40 25
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 44 20 20 0
African origins 3,080 1,695 1,385
Central and West African origins 715 335 375
Akan 0 0 0
Angolan 0 0 0
Ashanti 0 0 0
Beninese 35 0 0
Burkinabe 0 0 0
Cameroonian 55 20 30
Chadian 0 0 0
Congolese 180 85 95
Gabonese 10 0 0
Gambian 0 0 0
Ghanaian 130 60 70
Guinean 0 0 0
Ibo 0 0 0
Ivorian 0 0 0
Liberian 0 0 0
Malian 0 0 0
Nigerian 65 35 35
Peulh 0 0 0
Senegalese 145 70 70
Sierra Leonean 0 0 0
Togolese 20 0 0
Yoruba 0 0 0
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 45 50 30 25
North African origins 1,615 930 685
Algerian 305 185 125
Berber 185 120 65
Coptic 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0
Egyptian 520 270 245
Libyan 0 0 0
Maure 0 0 0
Moroccan 575 350 225
Sudanese 0 0 0
Tunisian 100 55 45
North African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 46 20 0 0
Southern and East African origins 360 185 175
Afrikaner 0 0 0
Amhara 0 0 0
Bantu, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Burundian 0 0 0
Eritrean 0 0 0
Ethiopian 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Kenyan 0 0 0
Malagasy 0 0 0
Mauritian 65 30 30
Oromo 0 0 0
Rwandan 0 0 0
Seychellois 80 45 35
Somali 0 0 0
South African 115 60 55
Tanzanian 0 0 0
Tigrian 0 0 0
Ugandan 0 0 0
Zambian 0 0 0
Zimbabwean 25 0 15
Zulu 0 0 0
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 47 30 0 0
Other African origins 460 275 180
Black, n.o.s.National Household Survey data footnote 48 0 0 0
Other African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 49 450 270 175
Asian origins 7,925 3,910 4,020
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 2,335 1,260 1,075
Afghan 25 20 0
Arab, n.o.s. 405 205 200
Armenian 390 195 195
Assyrian 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 0 0 0
Georgian 0 0 0
Iranian 325 210 115
Iraqi 0 0 0
Israeli 15 0 0
Jordanian 0 0 0
Kazakh 0 0 0
Kurd 0 0 0
Kuwaiti 0 0 0
Lebanese 835 460 375
Palestinian 115 65 55
Pashtun 40 0 0
Saudi Arabian 0 0 0
Syrian 145 70 80
Tajik 0 0 0
Tatar 0 0 0
Turk 170 75 95
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 2,895 1,485 1,415
Bangladeshi 75 0 55
Bengali 35 20 0
East IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 48 1,880 970 905
Goan 0 0 0
Gujarati 0 0 0
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0
Pakistani 190 115 75
Punjabi 90 45 45
Sinhalese 20 15 0
Sri Lankan 715 355 355
Tamil 75 55 0
South Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 51 20 0 10
East and Southeast Asian origins 2,775 1,215 1,560
Burmese 0 0 0
Cambodian (Khmer) 160 65 95
Chinese 1,345 540 805
Filipino 960 455 500
Hmong 0 0 0
Indonesian 0 0 0
Japanese 110 35 70
Korean 115 50 60
Laotian 15 10 0
Malaysian 15 0 0
Mongolian 0 0 0
Singaporean 0 0 0
Taiwanese 10 10 0
Thai 60 45 15
Tibetan 0 0 0
Vietnamese 300 125 180
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 52 0 0 0
Other Asian origins 35 0 20
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 53 35 0 20
Oceania origins 75 35 35
Australian 65 30 30
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 55 110,785 54,910 55,875
Buddhist 415 190 225
Christian 90,280 43,960 46,320
Anglican 3,010 1,450 1,560
Baptist 540 215 325
Catholic 75,555 36,790 38,760
Christian Orthodox 2,580 1,335 1,245
Lutheran 350 170 180
Pentecostal 370 140 230
Presbyterian 705 300 400
United Church 1,825 920 905
Other Christian 5,355 2,640 2,710
Hindu 1,030 510 525
Jewish 675 370 305
Muslim 2,215 1,230 985
Sikh 545 270 275
Traditional (Aboriginal) Spirituality 0 0 0
Other religions 285 130 160
No religious affiliation 15,340 8,255 7,085
Aboriginal population
Total population in private households by Aboriginal identity 110,785 54,905 55,880
Aboriginal identityNational Household Survey data footnote 56 880 410 470
First Nations (North American Indian) single identityNational Household Survey data footnote 57 575 285 285
Métis single identity 240 90 150
Inuk (Inuit) single identity 20 10 0
Multiple Aboriginal identitiesNational Household Survey data footnote 58 0 0 0
Aboriginal identities not included elsewhereNational Household Survey data footnote 59 45 15 30
Non-Aboriginal identity 109,905 54,500 55,405
Total population in private households by Registered or Treaty Indian statusNational Household Survey data footnote 57 110,785 54,905 55,880
Registered or Treaty IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 60 265 145 120
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 110,520 54,765 55,755
Total population in private households by Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 61 110,785 54,905 55,880
Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 62 3,840 1,955 1,885
First Nations (North American Indian) Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 57 3,460 1,740 1,725
Métis ancestry 350 200 145
Inuit ancestry 60 35 20
Non-Aboriginal ancestry onlyNational Household Survey data footnote 63 106,950 52,955 53,995
Non-official languages spoken
Total population in private households by non-official languages spokenNational Household Survey data footnote 64 18,830 9,365 9,465
Aboriginal languages 15 0 0
Algonquin 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Blackfoot 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 65 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 66 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal languages 18,815 9,365 9,455
Italian 2,015 1,095 920
Portuguese 780 370 410
Romanian 1,080 525 550
Spanish 4,265 1,935 2,330
Dutch 240 125 115
Flemish 20 0 0
German 1,540 725 815
Yiddish 15 0 0
Danish 15 0 10
Norwegian 10 0 0
Swedish 35 15 20
Afrikaans 25 15 15
Gaelic languages 0 0 0
Bosnian 0 0 0
Bulgarian 95 40 55
Croatian 65 30 35
Czech 105 40 65
Macedonian 0 0 0
Polish 890 460 425
Russian 600 290 305
Serbian 0 0 0
Serbo-Croatian 25 0 0
Slovak 25 0 15
Slovenian 15 0 0
Ukrainian 130 80 50
Latvian 0 0 0
Lithuanian 60 35 25
Greek 745 455 290
Armenian 125 60 70
Albanian 35 25 0
Estonian 0 0 0
Finnish 40 0 30
Hungarian 325 135 195
Turkish 65 30 30
Berber languages (Kabyle) 50 30 20
Oromo 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0
Arabic 1,650 955 700
Hebrew 110 65 50
Maltese 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Bengali 95 30 65
Gujarati 185 95 95
Hindi 550 245 300
Konkani 0 0 0
Marathi 0 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 630 315 320
Sindhi 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 35 20 15
Urdu 265 150 110
Nepali 0 0 0
Kurdish 0 0 0
Pashto 40 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 240 135 105
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Kannada 0 0 0
Malayalam 20 0 0
Tamil 775 405 360
Telugu 0 0 0
Japanese 60 20 40
Korean 85 35 55
Cantonese 75 40 35
Fukien 0 0 0
Hakka 0 0 0
Mandarin 80 30 45
Taiwanese 0 0 0
Chinese, n.o.s. 415 180 235
Lao 20 0 0
Thai 60 0 25
Khmer (Cambodian) 105 45 60
Vietnamese 195 85 110
Bisayan languages 0 0 0
Ilocano 0 0 0
Malay 25 0 15
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino) 555 225 335
Akan (Twi) 165 95 75
Lingala 110 55 55
Rundi (Kirundi) 10 0 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0
Swahili 0 0 0
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 65 30 40
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 105 65 40
African languages, n.i.e. 35 15 20
Creoles 585 350 235
Other non-Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 67 320 150 170
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 1 year agoNational Household Survey data footnote 68 109,460 54,235 55,225
Non-movers 97,355 48,255 49,100
Movers 12,110 5,985 6,125
Non-migrants 3,595 1,710 1,880
Migrants 8,515 4,270 4,240
Internal migrants 8,185 4,140 4,045
Intraprovincial migrants 7,685 3,825 3,855
Interprovincial migrants 505 315 190
External migrants 325 135 195
Total - Mobility status 5 years agoNational Household Survey data footnote 69 103,265 51,110 52,155
Non-movers 63,865 31,835 32,030
Movers 39,400 19,275 20,125
Non-migrants 12,010 5,885 6,125
Migrants 27,390 13,390 14,000
Internal migrants 25,755 12,630 13,130
Intraprovincial migrants 24,325 11,925 12,400
Interprovincial migrants 1,435 700 735
External migrants 1,635 765 865
Education
Total population aged 15 years and over by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 88,270 43,410 44,855
No certificate, diploma or degree 14,060 7,170 6,890
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 21,845 10,375 11,470
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 52,365 25,865 26,500
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 12,950 7,920 5,030
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 16,960 7,545 9,410
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 4,445 1,940 2,505
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 18,005 8,455 9,555
Bachelor's degree 12,400 5,565 6,840
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 5,610 2,895 2,720
Total population aged 25 to 64 years by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 63,255 31,045 32,210
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,675 3,190 2,480
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 14,045 6,580 7,465
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 43,530 21,270 22,265
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 10,490 6,500 3,990
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 13,420 5,930 7,490
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 3,545 1,530 2,010
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 16,070 7,305 8,770
Bachelor's degree 11,265 4,995 6,265
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 4,815 2,310 2,500
Total population aged 15 years and over by major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 76 88,270 43,410 44,860
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 77 35,905 17,545 18,360
Education 3,455 635 2,820
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 2,030 865 1,165
Humanities 2,610 925 1,685
Social and behavioural sciences and law 4,640 1,310 3,330
Business, management and public administration 12,865 4,825 8,045
Physical and life sciences and technologies 2,630 1,450 1,180
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,375 1,550 830
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 12,165 11,115 1,050
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 865 405 455
Health and related fieldsNational Household Survey data footnote 78 5,275 1,025 4,245
Personal, protective and transportation services 3,455 1,760 1,695
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 88,270 43,410 44,855
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 35,905 17,545 18,360
With postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 52,365 25,865 26,500
Location of study inside Canada 46,815 22,910 23,905
Same as province or territory of residence 43,685 21,415 22,270
Another province or territory 3,135 1,495 1,640
Location of study outside Canada 5,545 2,955 2,595
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 67,570 35,020 32,550
Single responses 60,495 31,475 29,020
English 20,710 10,805 9,910
French 39,670 20,625 19,040
Non-official languages 110 40 75
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 70 30 45
Multiple responses 7,080 3,550 3,535
English and French 6,880 3,465 3,415
English and non-official language 30 15 0
French and non-official language 45 0 35
English, French and non-official language 120 55 65
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 67,575 35,020 32,555
English 20,715 10,805 9,905
French 39,670 20,625 19,035
Non-official language 110 40 75
Aboriginal 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal 105 40 70
English and French 6,885 3,465 3,415
English and non-official language 25 20 0
French and non-official language 50 0 35
English, French and non-official language 125 55 65
Labour force status
Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote 83 88,270 43,410 44,860
In the labour force 64,540 33,505 31,035
Employed 61,015 31,850 29,170
Unemployed 3,530 1,665 1,865
Not in the labour force 23,730 9,905 13,825
Participation rate 73.1 77.2 69.2
Employment rate 69.1 73.4 65.0
Unemployment rate 5.5 5.0 6.0
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 84 64,540 33,505 31,030
Class of worker - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 85 1,080 405 680
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 86 63,460 33,105 30,355
Employee 56,000 28,395 27,610
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote 87 7,460 4,715 2,745
Occupation
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 88 64,540 33,510 31,030
Occupation - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 1,075 400 675
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote 86 63,465 33,105 30,355
0 Management occupations 9,010 5,865 3,145
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 11,375 3,555 7,815
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 5,460 4,090 1,365
3 Health occupations 3,485 620 2,860
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 6,460 1,965 4,495
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,490 570 920
6 Sales and service occupations 14,555 6,410 8,145
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 8,390 7,775 620
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 630 485 145
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 2,610 1,775 840
Industry
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007National Household Survey data footnote 90 64,540 33,505 31,030
Industry - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 1,080 400 680
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote 86 63,460 33,110 30,355
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 350 240 110
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 110 65 40
22 Utilities 335 245 90
23 Construction 3,310 2,905 400
31-33 Manufacturing 8,010 5,355 2,660
41 Wholesale trade 5,770 3,300 2,475
44-45 Retail trade 7,815 3,835 3,985
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 4,930 3,240 1,695
51 Information and cultural industries 1,615 980 630
52 Finance and insurance 1,980 725 1,255
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 1,240 630 610
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 5,470 3,030 2,440
55 Management of companies and enterprises 50 25 25
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 2,240 1,335 915
61 Educational services 4,395 1,195 3,200
62 Health care and social assistance 5,855 1,000 4,850
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,150 500 655
72 Accommodation and food services 3,115 1,455 1,665
81 Other services (except public administration) 2,515 1,180 1,335
91 Public administration 3,200 1,865 1,340
Work activity
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by work activity in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 91 64,540 33,510 31,030
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 2,520 1,035 1,485
Worked in 2010 62,020 32,475 29,550
1 to 13 weeks 2,530 1,200 1,335
14 to 26 weeks 3,980 1,860 2,115
27 to 39 weeks 3,315 1,770 1,540
40 to 48 weeks 10,290 5,325 4,965
49 to 52 weeks 41,910 22,320 19,595
Average weeks worked in 2010 45.8 46.2 45.3
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 64,540 33,510 31,030
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 2,515 1,040 1,485
Worked in 2010 62,020 32,470 29,550
Worked full-time in 2010 51,135 28,610 22,535
Worked part-time in 2010 10,880 3,865 7,020
Place of work status
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by place of work statusNational Household Survey data footnote 94 61,015 31,845 29,165
Worked at home 4,660 2,270 2,395
Worked outside Canada 165 130 30
No fixed workplace address 5,220 3,880 1,345
Worked at usual place 50,975 25,570 25,400
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 56,190 29,450 26,740
Car, truck or van - as a driver 48,710 26,155 22,555
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 2,430 850 1,580
Public transit 2,820 1,320 1,500
Walked 1,375 595 785
Bicycle 355 270 85
Other methods 500 260 245
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 56,190 29,450 26,745
Median commuting duration 25.8 30.1 25.2
Time leaving for work
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by time leaving for workNational Household Survey data footnote 97 56,190 29,450 26,745
Between 5 and 6:59 a.m. 18,220 11,685 6,530
Between 7 and 9:00 a.m. 28,380 12,865 15,515
Anytime after 9:00 a.m. 9,595 4,900 4,690
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total number of occupied private dwellings by condition of dwellingNational Household Survey data footnote 98 42,455 ... ...
Only regular maintenance or minor repairs needed 40,345 ... ...
Major repairs needed 2,110 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by period of constructionNational Household Survey data footnote 99 42,450 ... ...
1960 or before 5,715 ... ...
1961 to 1980 10,290 ... ...
1981 to 1990 7,250 ... ...
1991 to 2000 6,805 ... ...
2001 to 2005 6,140 ... ...
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 100 6,255 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of roomsNational Household Survey data footnote 101 42,455 ... ...
1 to 4 rooms 7,555 ... ...
5 rooms 5,635 ... ...
6 rooms 6,100 ... ...
7 rooms 7,055 ... ...
8 or more rooms 16,100 ... ...
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6.9 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of bedroomsNational Household Survey data footnote 102 42,455 ... ...
0 to 1 bedroom 2,705 ... ...
2 bedrooms 10,935 ... ...
3 bedrooms 17,445 ... ...
4 or more bedrooms 11,370 ... ...
Household characteristics
Total number of private households by tenureNational Household Survey data footnote 103 42,455 ... ...
Owner 35,430 ... ...
Renter 7,020 ... ...
Band housing 0 ... ...
Total number of private households by condominium statusNational Household Survey data footnote 104 42,455 ... ...
Part of a condominium development 3,390 ... ...
Not part of a condominium development 39,065 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 105 42,450 ... ...
1 household maintainer 23,445 ... ...
2 household maintainers 18,595 ... ...
3 or more household maintainers 415 ... ...
Total number of private households by age group of primary household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 106 42,455 ... ...
Under 25 years 720 ... ...
25 to 34 years 5,625 ... ...
35 to 44 years 9,635 ... ...
45 to 54 years 10,930 ... ...
55 to 64 years 8,070 ... ...
65 to 74 years 4,590 ... ...
75 years and over 2,875 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of persons per roomNational Household Survey data footnote 107 42,455 ... ...
One person or fewer per room 42,215 ... ...
More than one person per room 240 ... ...
Total number of private households by housing suitabilityNational Household Survey data footnote 108 42,455 ... ...
Suitable 41,180 ... ...
Not suitable 1,270 ... ...
Shelter costs
Total number of owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratioNational Household Survey data footnote 109 42,360 ... ...
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs 34,490 ... ...
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs 7,870 ... ...
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs 6,480 ... ...
Number of owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 35,375 ... ...
% of owner households with a mortgageNational Household Survey data footnote 110 71.1 ... ...
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 111 15.7 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 1,134 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 1,149 ... ...
Median value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 250,820 ... ...
Average value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 297,521 ... ...
Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 7,020 ... ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housingNational Household Survey data footnote 114 7.2 ... ...
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 115 33.2 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 712 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 786 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Total income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 117 88,270 43,410 44,860
Without income 4,150 1,760 2,385
With income 84,120 41,650 42,470
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 118 6,850 3,185 3,665
$5,000 to $9,999 5,525 1,975 3,550
$10,000 to $14,999 6,220 2,315 3,905
$15,000 to $19,999 6,655 2,595 4,065
$20,000 to $29,999 10,590 4,445 6,145
$30,000 to $39,999 11,410 5,410 6,000
$40,000 to $49,999 10,120 4,785 5,335
$50,000 to $59,999 7,440 4,050 3,395
$60,000 to $79,999 9,930 5,915 4,010
$80,000 to $99,999 4,165 3,005 1,160
$100,000 and over 5,220 3,970 1,250
$100,000 to $124,999 2,560 1,940 615
$125,000 and over 2,660 2,025 630
Median income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 35,401 41,742 29,881
Average income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 43,690 52,229 35,317
After-tax income in 2010 of population 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 120 88,270 43,415 44,855
Without after-tax income 4,150 1,770 2,385
With after-tax income 84,120 41,645 42,475
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 121 7,120 3,240 3,880
$5,000 to $9,999 5,695 2,000 3,690
$10,000 to $14,999 6,445 2,425 4,020
$15,000 to $19,999 7,345 2,965 4,380
$20,000 to $29,999 13,580 6,040 7,540
$30,000 to $39,999 14,790 7,130 7,665
$40,000 to $49,999 11,270 5,970 5,305
$50,000 to $59,999 7,315 4,370 2,945
$60,000 to $79,999 6,430 4,350 2,080
$80,000 to $99,999 2,220 1,665 560
$100,000 and over 1,905 1,490 415
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 31,202 35,830 26,936
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 35,373 41,168 29,691
Composition of total income in 2010 of population 15 years and over (%)National Household Survey data footnote 123 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 124 89.7 93.3 84.6
Employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 125 78.4 80.8 74.9
Wages and salaries (%)National Household Survey data footnote 126 74.4 76.9 70.8
Self-employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 127 4.0 3.9 4.2
Investment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 128 4.3 4.9 3.4
Retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (%)National Household Survey data footnote 129 5.6 6.4 4.4
Other money income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 130 1.4 1.2 1.7
Government transfer payments (%)National Household Survey data footnote 131 10.3 6.7 15.5
Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 132 2.7 2.4 3.2
Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplement (%)National Household Survey data footnote 133 2.2 1.6 3.0
Employment Insurance benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 134 2.1 1.3 3.1
Child benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 135 1.9 0.2 4.5
Other income from government sources (%)National Household Survey data footnote 136 1.4 1.2 1.6
Income taxes paid as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 137 19.0 21.2 15.9
After-tax income as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 138 81.0 78.8 84.1
Net capital gains or losses as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 139 1.3 1.3 1.4
Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 140 36,110 20,070 16,045
Median employment income in 2010 ($) 48,866 55,064 41,763
Average employment income in 2010 ($) 57,825 65,519 48,202
Family income in 2010 of economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 141 32,630 ... ...
Median family income ($) 85,442 ... ...
Average family income ($) 98,813 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 72,111 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 79,821 ... ...
Average family size 3.1 ... ...
Couple-only economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 142 11,605 ... ...
Median family income ($) 75,478 ... ...
Average family income ($) 89,933 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 63,519 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 71,731 ... ...
Average family size 2.0 ... ...
Couple-with-children economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 143 16,160 ... ...
Median family income ($) 103,148 ... ...
Average family income ($) 115,205 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 85,212 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 92,772 ... ...
Average family size 3.9 ... ...
Lone-parent economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 144 4,170 ... ...
Median family income ($) 53,491 ... ...
Average family income ($) 62,096 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 47,753 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 53,082 ... ...
Average family size 2.6 ... ...
Income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and over not in economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 145 11,040 5,415 5,625
Median total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 35,047 40,855 29,958
Average total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 40,880 47,247 34,747
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 30,456 34,847 26,952
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 33,625 37,930 29,478
Total population by decile of adjusted after-tax family incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 148 110,785 54,910 55,880
In bottom half of the Canadian distribution 48,170 22,990 25,175
In bottom decile 5,890 2,805 3,085
In second decile 6,410 2,735 3,670
In third decile 10,315 5,050 5,265
In fourth decile 12,160 5,860 6,295
In fifth decile 13,395 6,535 6,860
In top half of the Canadian distribution 62,620 31,920 30,700
In sixth decile 14,170 7,320 6,850
In seventh decile 14,140 7,080 7,065
In eighth decile 13,620 6,905 6,720
In ninth decile 11,365 5,945 5,420
In top decile 9,320 4,670 4,650
Income of households in 2010
Household total income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 149 42,455 ... ...
Under $5,000 780 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 425 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 835 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 1,375 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 2,465 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 3,595 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 3,635 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 3,360 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 6,865 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 5,815 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 5,440 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 3,160 ... ...
$150,000 and over 4,700 ... ...
After-tax income of households in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 150 42,455 ... ...
Under $5,000 825 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 415 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 855 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 1,525 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 2,985 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 4,500 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 4,515 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 4,350 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 8,485 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 6,070 ... ...
$100,000 and over 7,915 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 4,200 ... ...
$125,000 and over 3,710 ... ...
Household income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 151 42,455 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 73,689 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 86,570 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 62,816 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 70,088 ... ...
One-person private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 9,190 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 36,044 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 42,267 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 31,587 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 34,659 ... ...
Two-or-more-persons private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 33,265 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 85,486 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 98,809 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 72,185 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 79,875 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Population in private households for income statusNational Household Survey data footnote 153 110,785 54,910 55,875
Less than 18 years 27,260 13,850 13,400
Less than 6 years 9,210 4,615 4,600
18 to 64 years 71,745 35,480 36,265
65 years and over 11,785 5,580 6,205
In low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT) 9,265 4,100 5,165
Less than 18 years 2,180 1,125 1,055
Less than 6 years 570 290 280
18 to 64 years 5,610 2,510 3,090
65 years and over 1,475 460 1,015
Prevalence of low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (%) 8.4 7.5 9.2
Less than 18 years (%) 8.0 8.1 7.9
Less than 6 years (%) 6.2 6.3 6.1
18 to 64 years (%) 7.8 7.1 8.5
65 years and over (%) 12.5 8.2 16.4

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National Household Survey data: Footnotes

Footnote 1

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

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Footnote 2

Includes persons who are stateless.

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Footnote 3

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

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Footnote 4

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

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Footnote 5

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

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Footnote 6

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

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Footnote 7

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

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Footnote 8

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

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Footnote 9

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

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Footnote 10

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

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Footnote 11

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

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Footnote 12

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

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Footnote 13

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

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Footnote 14

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

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The official name of Iran is Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Footnote 16

The official name of South Korea is Republic of Korea.

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Footnote 17

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

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Footnote 18

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

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Footnote 19

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

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Footnote 20

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

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Footnote 21

The official name of Venezuela is Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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Footnote 22

The official name of Moldova is Republic of Moldova.

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Footnote 23

The official name of Syria is Syrian Arab Republic.

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Footnote 24

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

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Footnote 25

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

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Footnote 26

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

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Footnote 27

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

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Footnote 28

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

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Footnote 29

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

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Footnote 30

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

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Footnote 31

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

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Footnote 32

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

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Footnote 33

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

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Footnote 34

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

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Footnote 35

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

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Footnote 36

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

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Footnote 37

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

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Footnote 38

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

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Footnote 39

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

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Footnote 40

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

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Footnote 41

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

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Footnote 42

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

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Footnote 43

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

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Footnote 44

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

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Footnote 45

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

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Footnote 46

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

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Footnote 47

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

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Footnote 48

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

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Footnote 49

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

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Footnote 50

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

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Footnote 51

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

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Footnote 52

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

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Footnote 53

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

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Footnote 54

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

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Footnote 55

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

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Footnote 56

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

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Footnote 57

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

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Footnote 58

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

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Footnote 59

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

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Footnote 60

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

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Footnote 61

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

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Footnote 62

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

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Footnote 63

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

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Footnote 64

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

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Footnote 65

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

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Footnote 66

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

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Footnote 67

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

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Footnote 68

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

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Footnote 69

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

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Footnote 70

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

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Footnote 71

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

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

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Footnote 73

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

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Footnote 74

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

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Footnote 75

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

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Footnote 76

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

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Footnote 77

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

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Footnote 78

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

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Includes 'Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other.'

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Footnote 80

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

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Footnote 81

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

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Footnote 82

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

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Footnote 83

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

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Footnote 84

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

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

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

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Footnote 87

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

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Footnote 88

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

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Footnote 89

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

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Footnote 90

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

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Footnote 91

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

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Footnote 92

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

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Footnote 93

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

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Footnote 94

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

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Footnote 95

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

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Footnote 96

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

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Footnote 97

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

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

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Footnote 99

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

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Footnote 100

Includes data up to May 10, 2011.

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

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

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

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Footnote 104

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

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

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Footnote 106

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Footnote 113

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

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

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

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

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

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Footnote 118

Including loss.

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Footnote 119

For population with income.

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

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Including loss.

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Footnote 122

For population with after-tax income.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. Vaudreuil--Soulanges, Quebec (Code 24074) (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, Vaudreuil--Soulanges, 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 Vaudreuil--Soulanges
Quebec
(Federal electoral district, 2013 Representation Order)
Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 .. ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 .. ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) .. ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 .. ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 .. ... ...
Population density per square kilometre .. ... ...
Land area (square km) .. ... ...
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 111,905 55,260 56,640
0 to 4 years 7,490 3,875 3,615
5 to 9 years 7,560 3,840 3,715
10 to 14 years 7,435 3,755 3,675
15 to 19 years 7,695 4,030 3,665
15 years 1,600 845 755
16 years 1,570 785 785
17 years 1,545 825 720
18 years 1,545 820 725
19 years 1,440 755 685
20 to 24 years 5,560 2,855 2,695
25 to 29 years 5,215 2,530 2,695
30 to 34 years 7,540 3,560 3,970
35 to 39 years 8,665 4,140 4,525
40 to 44 years 9,075 4,480 4,595
45 to 49 years 10,090 5,040 5,045
50 to 54 years 8,905 4,485 4,415
55 to 59 years 7,580 3,720 3,855
60 to 64 years 6,315 3,125 3,195
65 to 69 years 4,760 2,350 2,410
70 to 74 years 2,995 1,435 1,555
75 to 79 years 2,220 1,050 1,170
80 to 84 years 1,520 590 930
85 years and over 1,295 385 915
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 39.3 38.9 39.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 79.9 79.2 80.6
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 89,420 43,790 45,635
Married or living with a common-law partner 57,335 28,660 28,685
Married (and not separated) 38,970 19,480 19,490
Living common law 18,370 9,175 9,195
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 32,085 15,135 16,955
Single (never legally married) 21,580 11,660 9,920
Separated 1,290 570 720
Divorced 5,410 2,135 3,270
Widowed 3,805 765 3,045
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 32,880 ... ...
Size of census family: 2 persons 14,880 ... ...
Size of census family: 3 persons 7,320 ... ...
Size of census family: 4 persons 7,795 ... ...
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 2,895 ... ...
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 32,875 ... ...
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 28,335 ... ...
Married couples 19,160 ... ...
Without children at home 8,100 ... ...
With children at home 11,060 ... ...
1 child 3,790 ... ...
2 children 5,165 ... ...
3 or more children 2,110 ... ...
Common-law couples 9,180 ... ...
Without children at home 4,160 ... ...
With children at home 5,020 ... ...
1 child 2,045 ... ...
2 children 2,275 ... ...
3 or more children 700 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 4,540 ... ...
Female parent 3,340 ... ...
1 child 1,915 ... ...
2 children 1,090 ... ...
3 or more children 330 ... ...
Male parent 1,200 ... ...
1 child 705 ... ...
2 children 390 ... ...
3 or more children 105 ... ...
Total children in census families in private households 36,845 ... ...
Under six years of age 9,045 ... ...
6 to 14 years 13,355 ... ...
15 to 17 years 4,640 ... ...
18 to 24 years 7,065 ... ...
25 years and over 2,740 ... ...
Average number of children at home per census family 1.1 ... ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 110,785 54,865 55,925
Number of persons not in census families 12,715 5,905 6,815
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 1,655 645 1,015
Living with non-relatives only 1,810 990 825
Living alone 9,250 4,275 4,975
Number of census family persons 98,065 48,960 49,110
Average number of persons per census family 3.0 ... ...
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 11,885 5,560 6,330
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 3,760 1,065 2,695
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 700 150 545
Living with non-relatives only 220 105 115
Living alone 2,840 800 2,035
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 8,125 4,495 3,635
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 42,455 ... ...
Census-family households 32,360 ... ...
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 30,455 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 26,610 ... ...
Without children 11,450 ... ...
With children 15,160 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 3,845 ... ...
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 1,905 ... ...
One-family households with persons not in a census family 1,405 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 980 ... ...
Without children 380 ... ...
With children 595 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 430 ... ...
Two-or-more-family households 495 ... ...
Non-census-family households 10,095 ... ...
One-person households 9,250 ... ...
Two-or-more-person households 845 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 42,455 ... ...
Single-detached house 31,490 ... ...
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 95 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 145 ... ...
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 10,725 ... ...
Semi-detached house 1,420 ... ...
Row house 1,300 ... ...
Apartment, duplex 1,250 ... ...
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 6,575 ... ...
Other single-attached house 170 ... ...
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 42,455 ... ...
1 person 9,250 ... ...
2 persons 14,390 ... ...
3 persons 7,405 ... ...
4 persons 7,885 ... ...
5 persons 2,585 ... ...
6 or more persons 940 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 110,785 ... ...
Average number of persons in private households 2.6 ... ...
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 111,480 55,120 56,365
  Single responses  108,175 53,480 54,690
    English  28,825 14,460 14,360
    French  68,380 33,560 34,820
    Non-official languages  10,970 5,465 5,510
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 10 0 10
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  10 0 10
        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 10,875 5,425 5,445
        African languages, n.i.e 5 5 5
        Afrikaans  10 5 5
        Akan (Twi)  30 15 15
        Albanian  10 5 5
        Amharic  5 5 0
        Arabic  955 525 425
        Armenian  80 35 40
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 25 15 15
        Bengali  25 15 15
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  20 15 5
        Bisayan languages  15 5 10
        Bosnian  0 0 0
        Bulgarian  120 65 55
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  75 40 40
        Chinese, n.o.s.  290 135 155
        Creoles  265 125 135
        Croatian  50 25 25
        Czech  75 35 40
        Danish  25 10 15
        Dutch  165 85 80
        Estonian  5 5 0
        Finnish  30 15 15
        Flemish  25 15 10
        Fukien  5 5 0
        German  635 300 335
        Greek  410 220 190
        Gujarati  90 45 45
        Hakka  0 0 0
        Hebrew  40 25 15
        Hindi  65 35 30
        Hungarian  205 100 100
        Ilocano  10 0 5
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Italian  1,210 670 540
        Japanese  35 10 25
        Khmer (Cambodian)  45 20 30
        Korean  35 20 15
        Kurdish  0 5 0
        Lao  20 5 10
        Latvian  10 5 5
        Lingala  10 5 5
        Lithuanian  20 10 5
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  5 5 5
        Malayalam  15 10 5
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  110 50 60
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  5 5 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 20 10 10
        Norwegian  5 5 5
        Oromo  15 10 10
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  375 195 180
        Pashto  15 10 5
        Persian (Farsi)  195 105 90
        Polish  680 320 360
        Portuguese  425 215 210
        Romanian  805 390 415
        Rundi (Kirundi)  15 5 10
        Russian  510 235 275
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  15 5 15
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  15 10 10
        Serbo-Croatian  15 10 5
        Shanghainese  5 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 10 5 5
        Sindhi  0 5 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  35 20 15
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 10 5 5
        Slovak  45 20 25
        Slovenian  5 5 0
        Somali  5 5 5
        Spanish  1,285 615 670
        Swahili  5 5 0
        Swedish  20 15 10
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  320 125 200
        Taiwanese  0 0 0
        Tamil  185 100 85
        Telugu  5 5 0
        Thai  10 0 5
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  5 0 0
        Turkish  35 15 15
        Ukrainian  110 50 60
        Urdu  250 125 125
        Vietnamese  115 50 70
        Yiddish  10 10 5
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 90 40 50
  Multiple responses          3,305 1,640 1,670
    English and French  2,165 1,055 1,105
    English and non-official language  545 260 285
    French and non-official language  335 175 160
    English, French and non-official language 270 150 120
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 111,480 55,120 56,365
  English only 11,135 5,615 5,515
  French only 27,835 12,850 14,985
  English and French 72,050 36,460 35,590
  Neither English nor French 465 195 265
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 111,485 55,120 56,365
  English 35,785 17,950 17,835
  French 71,710 35,190 36,520
  English and French 3,560 1,800 1,760
  Neither English nor French 430 170 255
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 37,565 18,855 18,710
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 33.7 34.2 33.2
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 111,480 55,120 56,360
  Single responses 107,465 53,165 54,300
    English 35,545 17,835 17,710
    French 67,070 32,945 34,125
    Non-official languages 4,845 2,390 2,460
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0
        Atikamekw   0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0
        Dene 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
        Ojibway 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 4,815 2,370 2,445
        African languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5
        Afrikaans 5 0 0
        Akan (Twi) 10 5 10
        Albanian 10 0 0
        Amharic 0 0 0
        Arabic 360 185 170
        Armenian 25 5 15
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0
        Bengali 15 5 10
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 15 10 5
        Bisayan languages 5 5 0
        Bosnian 0 0 0
        Bulgarian 95 55 50
        Burmese 0 0 0
        Cantonese 35 10 20
        Chinese, n.o.s. 215 105 110
        Creoles 75 30 40
        Croatian 10 5 0
        Czech 30 10 10
        Danish 0 0 0
        Dutch 15 10 5
        Estonian 0 0 0
        Finnish 5 0 5
        Flemish 5 5 5
        Fukien 0 0 0
        German 105 55 55
        Greek 75 40 30
        Gujarati 35 15 15
        Hakka 0 0 0
        Hebrew 15 5 5
        Hindi 20 10 15
        Hungarian 65 30 35
        Ilocano 5 0 5
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Italian 130 65 70
        Japanese 20 10 15
        Khmer (Cambodian) 20 10 15
        Korean 15 5 10
        Kurdish 0 0 0
        Lao 10 0 5
        Latvian 0 0 0
        Lingala 0 0 0
        Lithuanian 5 0 0
        Macedonian 0 0 0
        Malay 0 0 0
        Malayalam 0 0 0
        Maltese 0 0 0
        Mandarin 90 50 40
        Marathi 5 0 0
        Nepali 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5
        Norwegian 0 0 0
        Oromo 0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 310 160 155
        Pashto 5 5 5
        Persian (Farsi) 105 45 55
        Polish 355 175 175
        Portuguese 105 55 55
        Romanian 635 315 320
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0
        Russian 390 190 205
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Serbian 5 0 0
        Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0
        Shanghainese 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 30 20 10
        Sindhi 0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 20 15 10
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5
        Slovak 15 5 10
        Slovenian 0 0 0
        Somali 5 5 0
        Spanish 730 340 385
        Swahili 5 0 5
        Swedish 5 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 85 40 45
        Taiwanese 5 5 5
        Tamil 170 90 80
        Telugu 5 0 0
        Thai 0 0 0
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 0 0 0
        Turkish 20 5 10
        Ukrainian 20 5 15
        Urdu 170 85 85
        Vietnamese 75 30 40
        Yiddish 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 30 15 15
  Multiple responses         4,015 1,960 2,065
    English and French 2,250 1,075 1,175
    English and non-official language 730 370 360
    French and non-official language 570 270 300
    English, French and non-official language 465 245 225
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 111,480 55,120 56,360
  None 86,165 42,690 43,475
  Single responses  23,835 11,690 12,145
    English  10,710 5,190 5,525
    French  9,425 4,735 4,685
    Non-official languages  3,700 1,760 1,935
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 10 0 10
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 5 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  10 5 10
        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 3,610 1,725 1,890
        African languages, n.i.e 5 0 5
        Afrikaans  5 0 5
        Akan (Twi)  20 15 10
        Albanian  0 0 0
        Amharic  5 0 0
        Arabic  350 185 170
        Armenian  40 20 20
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 5 0 0
        Bengali  10 5 5
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  5 0 0
        Bisayan languages  5 0 5
        Bosnian  5 0 0
        Bulgarian  15 0 5
        Burmese  0 0 0
        Cantonese  20 10 10
        Chinese, n.o.s.  55 25 35
        Creoles  225 105 120
        Croatian  15 5 10
        Czech  15 5 10
        Danish  10 5 5
        Dutch  50 30 25
        Estonian  5 0 0
        Finnish  10 5 5
        Flemish  0 0 0
        Fukien  0 0 0
        German  250 115 140
        Greek  240 125 115
        Gujarati  45 25 20
        Hakka  0 0 0
        Hebrew  30 15 15
        Hindi  50 20 25
        Hungarian  45 15 25
        Ilocano  5 5 5
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Italian  430 220 210
        Japanese  10 5 5
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0
        Korean  15 10 5
        Kurdish  0 0 0
        Lao  5 5 0
        Latvian  0 0 0
        Lingala  25 10 15
        Lithuanian  10 5 5
        Macedonian  0 0 0
        Malay  10 5 5
        Malayalam  10 10 5
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  10 5 5
        Marathi  0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 20 15 5
        Norwegian  0 0 0
        Oromo  0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  50 35 15
        Pashto  5 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  70 35 30
        Polish  155 65 85
        Portuguese  135 55 75
        Romanian  95 40 55
        Rundi (Kirundi)  10 10 5
        Russian  80 35 45
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  10 5 5
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  5 5 5
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 5
        Shanghainese  0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 5 5 5
        Sindhi  5 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  10 5 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slovak  15 10 5
        Slovenian  5 0 5
        Somali  5 0 5
        Spanish  510 240 270
        Swahili  5 0 5
        Swedish  15 10 5
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  170 65 105
        Taiwanese  5 0 5
        Tamil  20 10 10
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  5 0 0
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 5
        Turkish  10 0 5
        Ukrainian  45 20 25
        Urdu  50 20 30
        Vietnamese  30 15 20
        Yiddish  0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 75 40 40
  Multiple responses          1,475 735 740
    English and French  575 290 285
    English and non-official language  335 160 175
    French and non-official language  565 280 280
    English, French and non-official language  5 5 5

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Incompletely enumerated Indian reserve and Indian settlement: There were 13 Indian reserves and Indian settlements where enumeration was not possible as a result of forest fires in Northern Ontario at the time of census collection. Collection for these communities was done at a later time. While the data are not included in the 2011 Census tabulations, it is expected that separate special tables showing data for these communities will be made available at a later date, subject to data quality evaluation. Refer to a complete list of these geographic areas.

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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. Vaudreuil--Soulanges, Quebec (Code 24074) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released June 26, 2013.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 16, 2017).

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