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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 11,212   913,462
Population in 2001 1 11,723   908,007
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -4.4   0.6
Total private dwellings 2 6,169   425,681
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 4,714   376,829
Population density per square kilometre 4.7   17.3
Land area (square km) 2,392.36   52,917.46
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 11,215 5,425 5,790   913,460 439,830 473,630
0 to 4 years 440 225 210   42,040 21,295 20,745
5 to 9 years 505 255 250   48,145 24,645 23,500
10 to 14 years 640 340 300   56,245 28,560 27,685
15 to 19 years 675 340 335   61,440 31,185 30,250
20 to 24 years 475 230 245   56,775 28,055 28,720
25 to 29 years 475 225 250   50,595 23,910 26,685
30 to 34 years 570 275 295   54,635 25,870 28,765
35 to 39 years 725 350 375   60,935 29,300 31,635
40 to 44 years 870 450 420   75,720 36,670 39,055
45 to 49 years 945 445 500   77,205 37,410 39,800
50 to 54 years 900 430 465   71,705 34,755 36,945
55 to 59 years 1,000 475 525   67,880 33,285 34,600
60 to 64 years 810 410 405   51,920 25,475 26,450
65 to 69 years 645 325 325   40,155 19,400 20,760
70 to 74 years 515 240 270   33,140 15,570 17,575
75 to 79 years 410 190 220   26,435 11,340 15,100
80 to 84 years 305 115 185   19,870 7,545 12,325
85 years and over 320 100 220   18,610 5,565 13,050
Median age of the population 5 46.3 45.2 47.2   41.8 41.1 42.5
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.9 84.8 86.9   84.0 83.1 84.8
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 9,630 4,600 5,035   767,025 365,330 401,695
Not in a common-law relationship 8,720 4,145 4,570   698,675 331,250 367,425
In a common-law relationship 910 450 460   68,350 34,080 34,270
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 9,630 4,600 5,035   767,030 365,330 401,700
Never legally married (single) 8 2,420 1,345 1,080   246,770 127,825 118,950
Legally married (and not separated) 9 5,265 2,635 2,630   379,600 189,740 189,865
Separated, but still legally married 10 315 140 175   27,460 12,105 15,355
Divorced 11 675 295 375   58,385 25,365 33,025
Widowed 12 955 185 770   54,805 10,300 44,505
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 4,700   376,845
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 89.5   67.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.1   5.0
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.3   2.1
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 1.2   3.1
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 4.8   14.5
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   4.0
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.2   3.9
Number of owned dwellings 16 4,005   271,155
Number of rented dwellings 17 680   103,870
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 4,045   270,960
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 655   105,885
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14.0   9.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 6.8   6.7
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.4   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 118,344   158,000
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 3,545   267,415
Number of married-couple families 22 2,600   187,425
Number of common-law-couple families 23 450   34,700
Number of lone-parent families 495   45,290
Number of female lone-parent families 355   37,280
Number of male lone-parent families 140   8,010
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.7   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.9   2.7
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.1   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 45,420   55,412
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 50,885   63,843
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 38,144   50,617
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 25,955   29,917
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 23,929   28,330
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 37,725   39,709
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 40,309   47,850
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 43,959   54,078
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 34,602   44,038
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 24,267   28,555
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 23,518   27,344
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 36,274   35,246
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 4,700   376,845
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 1,195   96,260
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 1,800   120,105
One-person households 1,105   99,945
Other household types 28 605   60,530
Average household size 2.3   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 39,972   46,605
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 61,166   73,048
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 43,300   54,959
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 21,404   22,395
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 30,833   37,588
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 35,013   40,591
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 51,976   61,331
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 38,483   47,312
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,788   20,414
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 29,330   34,781
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 550   641
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 428   625
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 11,055 5,375 5,680   903,090 435,565 467,525
English only 10,770 5,225 5,550   832,105 400,930 431,175
French only 70 35 40   32,540 15,655 16,885
English and French 15 15 0   2,100 1,055 1,045
Other language(s) 33 195 100 95   36,345 17,925 18,415
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 11,055 5,375 5,680   903,090 435,570 467,525
English only 10,570 5,170 5,400   805,690 392,225 413,470
French only 0 0 0   1,000 470 530
English and French 480 200 275   95,010 42,245 52,770
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   1,385 630 755
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 11,055 5,375 5,675   903,090 435,565 467,525
English 10,995 5,345 5,650   866,685 417,715 448,970
French 0 0 0   17,165 8,270 8,895
Non-official language 55 25 30   15,700 7,835 7,865
English and French 0 0 0   1,310 610 700
English and non-official language 10 0 0   2,125 1,090 1,030
French and non-official language 0 0 0   85 40 40
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   25 0 25
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 11,055 5,375 5,675   903,090 435,570 467,520
Non-immigrants 37 10,760 5,260 5,505   854,495 412,430 442,065
Immigrants 38 290 115 175   45,195 21,330 23,860
Before 1991 240 90 145   30,305 13,990 16,320
1991 to 2000 15 10 10   7,985 3,930 4,060
2001 to 2006 39 30 15 15   6,900 3,415 3,485
Non-permanent residents 40 10 0 0   3,405 1,805 1,595
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 11,050 5,375 5,680   903,090 435,565 467,520
Canadian citizens 10,940 5,350 5,595   887,995 428,405 459,585
Canadian citizens under age 18 2,070 1,105 965   182,285 93,290 88,995
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 8,870 4,240 4,630   705,710 335,120 370,595
Not Canadian citizens 42 115 25 85   15,095 7,160 7,935
Table: Generation status
Generation status Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 9,475 4,545 4,920   756,595 361,155 395,440
1st generation 44 300 120 175   47,850 22,975 24,875
2nd generation 45 450 250 210   55,160 25,965 29,195
3rd generation or more 46 8,720 4,180 4,540   653,585 312,220 341,365
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 10,955 5,350 5,605   894,570 431,510 463,060
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 10,200 5,000 5,195   785,165 379,310 405,850
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 545 245 300   69,425 32,505 36,920
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 140 70 70   20,800 9,920 10,880
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 65 30 35   15,190 7,770 7,425
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   3,990 2,000 1,990
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 10,585 5,125 5,460   860,670 414,005 446,665
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 8,120 3,925 4,195   575,240 279,185 296,055
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,570 760 805   170,625 80,205 90,420
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 565 285 280   54,945 25,575 29,370
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 300 135 160   48,035 23,235 24,800
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 30 15 10   11,820 5,800 6,020
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 11,055 5,375 5,680   903,090 435,570 467,520
Aboriginal identity population 50 465 190 280   24,175 11,770 12,405
Non-Aboriginal identity population 10,585 5,185 5,400   878,915 423,800 455,120
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 9,470 4,550 4,920   756,595 361,155 395,440
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,670 1,890 1,780   202,775 102,045 100,725
High school certificate or equivalent 52 2,165 880 1,285   172,800 78,795 94,000
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,135 790 350   90,420 55,800 34,615
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 1,495 595 905   135,975 57,010 78,960
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 235 60 170   30,650 11,595 19,050
University certificate, diploma or degree 770 335 430   123,980 55,895 68,085
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 1,160 575 580   117,770 59,755 58,015
No certificate, diploma or degree 595 345 245   51,165 27,930 23,235
High school certificate or equivalent 55 345 140 205   41,635 20,235 21,400
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 35 15 15   3,900 2,455 1,440
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 115 40 70   8,675 4,290 4,380
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   2,375 1,130 1,255
University certificate, diploma or degree 65 30 35   10,015 3,715 6,305
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 995 500 500   104,750 49,345 55,405
No certificate, diploma or degree 250 140 110   12,060 7,230 4,825
High school certificate or equivalent 58 260 120 140   23,190 11,880 11,310
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 115 75 45   10,190 6,035 4,155
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 220 115 105   26,505 11,565 14,945
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 25 15 15   4,030 1,805 2,230
University certificate, diploma or degree 125 35 90   28,775 10,830 17,940
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 5,270 2,490 2,780   402,995 194,650 208,345
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,785 925 860   82,220 42,875 39,340
High school certificate or equivalent 61 1,180 495 685   82,865 37,550 45,320
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 765 500 270   60,525 36,925 23,600
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 945 350 590   85,005 35,720 49,285
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 145 35 115   18,420 6,750 11,675
University certificate, diploma or degree 440 185 260   73,955 34,830 39,130
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 9,470 4,545 4,920   756,595 361,155 395,435
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,835 2,765 3,065   375,570 180,845 194,720
Education 290 80 205   31,460 8,345 23,115
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 100 25 70   8,725 4,175 4,550
Humanities 65 20 40   18,195 7,225 10,970
Social and behavioural sciences and law 275 80 190   30,195 9,220 20,980
Business, management and public administration 670 140 535   86,670 23,920 62,750
Physical and life sciences and technologies 70 65 15   12,660 6,740 5,915
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 90 25 60   14,975 7,790 7,185
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 1,180 1,140 40   88,860 84,685 4,170
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 70 55 10   6,855 4,630 2,225
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 555 20 535   54,675 8,435 46,245
Personal, protective and transportation services 275 125 150   27,730 15,135 12,595
Other 64 0 0 0   15 10 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 9,470 4,550 4,925   756,595 361,155 395,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,830 2,770 3,065   375,570 180,845 194,720
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,640 1,780 1,860   381,025 180,310 200,720
Inside Canada 3,460 1,695 1,765   359,365 169,190 190,170
Outside Canada 180 80 95   21,660 11,120 10,540
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 9,470 4,550 4,925   756,595 361,155 395,440
In the labour force 67 4,930 2,635 2,300   476,125 245,950 230,170
Employed 68 4,330 2,310 2,020   432,595 222,990 209,600
Unemployed 69 600 320 280   43,530 22,960 20,570
Not in the labour force 70 4,540 1,920 2,620   280,470 115,210 165,265
Participation rate 71 52.1 57.9 46.7   62.9 68.1 58.2
Employment rate 72 45.7 50.8 41.0   57.2 61.7 53.0
Unemployment rate 73 12.2 12.1 12.2   9.1 9.3 8.9
Table: Occupation
Occupation Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 4,815 2,585 2,235   468,590 242,580 226,005
A Management occupations 75 215 130 85   41,700 25,430 16,270
B Business, finance and administration occupations 720 195 525   79,440 21,210 58,230
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 185 150 35   25,025 19,975 5,050
D Health occupations 330 15 315   31,120 5,570 25,555
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 275 80 195   39,350 13,170 26,180
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 130 45 85   12,740 5,440 7,300
G Sales and service occupations 1,190 400 795   122,870 49,815 73,050
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 840 790 55   69,965 66,445 3,525
I Occupations unique to primary industry 435 405 30   24,490 20,805 3,685
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 495 380 115   21,890 14,720 7,170
Table: Industry
Industry Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 4,815 2,585 2,235   468,590 242,580 226,005
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 480 435 45   27,400 22,180 5,220
Construction 285 275 15   29,965 27,200 2,765
Manufacturing 925 750 175   41,710 30,090 11,620
Wholesale trade 70 40 30   16,440 11,545 4,895
Retail trade 480 190 290   58,565 24,400 34,165
Finance and real estate 100 35 65   21,355 8,680 12,675
Health care and social services 565 35 535   54,695 9,460 45,235
Educational services 255 100 160   34,690 11,635 23,055
Business services 705 345 360   80,930 47,340 33,585
Other services 945 380 565   102,840 50,045 52,795
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 8,680 4,020 4,665   689,655 319,915 369,740
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 8,600 3,975 4,625   681,725 315,085 366,640
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 3,230 1,385 1,845   262,230 111,765 150,465
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 1,650 655 995   134,205 53,555 80,655
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 5,415 2,855 2,555   515,655 264,860 250,795
English 5,390 2,850 2,535   504,425 259,565 244,860
French 10 0 10   6,995 3,185 3,810
Non-official language 0 0 0   1,475 855 620
English and French 10 0 0   2,190 1,020 1,175
English and non-official language 0 0 0   505 205 300
French and non-official language 0 0 0   30 20 10
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   30 15 20
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 4,330 2,310 2,015   432,595 222,990 209,600
Worked at home 300 140 160   27,820 14,150 13,670
Worked outside Canada 20 15 10   1,815 1,315 505
No fixed workplace address 565 460 110   48,725 38,645 10,075
Worked at usual place 3,440 1,700 1,740   354,235 168,880 185,360
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 2,655 1,225 1,435   256,450 120,140 136,305
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 0 0 0   63,545 29,080 34,470
Worked in a different census division (county) 760 455 305   29,470 16,525 12,950
Worked in a different province 25 20 0   4,765 3,130 1,635
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 4,010 2,160 1,845   402,960 207,525 195,430
Car, truck, van, as driver 3,200 1,740 1,460   293,225 158,030 135,195
Car, truck, van, as passenger 355 160 190   43,705 18,740 24,965
Public transit 15 15 0   23,965 9,725 14,235
Walked or bicycled 360 175 185   35,645 17,145 18,500
All other modes 75 65 10   6,415 3,885 2,530
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 11,050 5,375 5,675   903,090 435,565 467,520
Total visible minority population 85 140 85 55   37,685 18,250 19,430
Chinese 20 10 15   4,305 1,965 2,340
South Asian 86 10 0 0   3,810 2,030 1,775
Black 115 75 35   19,230 9,150 10,080
Filipino 0 0 0   700 255 440
Latin American 0 0 0   955 505 450
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   815 400 420
Arab 0 0 0   4,505 2,410 2,095
West Asian 88 0 0 0   775 390 385
Korean 0 0 0   795 415 380
Japanese 0 0 0   500 215 290
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   260 95 160
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   1,035 420 610
Not a visible minority 91 10,910 5,290 5,625   865,405 417,315 448,090
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 5,425 2,900 2,520   508,305 260,905 247,395
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 18,723 24,432 13,375   22,608 28,223 17,984
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 2,295 1,400 895   255,050 141,095 113,955
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 33,816 41,073 27,986   36,917 42,328 31,516
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Queens (CD)   Nova Scotia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 8,830 4,340 4,490   718,340 345,685 372,655
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 18,680 27,031 14,522   22,815 29,592 18,053
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 17,499 24,172 14,069   20,778 25,955 17,119
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 61.3 65.2 55.0   70.2 73.4 65.7
Government transfers - As a % of total income 22.1 18.8 27.6   15.1 11.8 19.9
Other money - As a % of total income 16.5 16.0 17.3   14.6 14.8 14.5
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 10,930 5,340 5,585   891,010 429,725 461,285
% in low income before tax - All persons 13.2 11.2 14.8   13.8 12.4 15.2
% in low income after tax - All persons 8.8 8.3 9.3   9.6 8.9 10.2
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 16.1 15.1 17.2   16.6 16.7 16.5
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 10.5 9.1 11.5   11.5 11.6 11.4

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Queens, Nova Scotia (Code1204) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
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