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Characteristic Waterloo, RM
Ontario
(Census division)
Waterloo, CY
Ontario
(Census subdivision)
Change geography 1 Change geography 2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 507,096 ...Data not available ...Data not available 98,780 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 478,121 ...Data not available ...Data not available 97,475 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 6.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1.3 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 202,121 ...Data not available ...Data not available 42,984 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 191,599 ...Data not available ...Data not available 37,517 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population density per square kilometre 370.4 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,542.9 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Land area (square km) 1,368.94 ...Data not available ...Data not available 64.02 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 507,095 249,820 257,275 98,780 48,875 49,905
0 to 4 years 30,940 15,880 15,065 4,985 2,550 2,435
5 to 9 years 30,660 15,615 15,045 5,765 2,920 2,845
10 to 14 years 31,370 16,020 15,350 6,025 3,090 2,940
15 to 19 years 34,580 17,710 16,875 7,225 3,725 3,500
15 years 6,900 3,550 3,345 1,365 705 665
16 years 6,865 3,570 3,300 1,390 765 625
17 years 6,700 3,360 3,340 1,300 625 680
18 years 6,740 3,440 3,300 1,380 710 675
19 years 7,375 3,795 3,585 1,785 930 855
20 to 24 years 37,220 19,075 18,145 9,465 5,145 4,320
25 to 29 years 35,685 17,870 17,810 6,750 3,580 3,175
30 to 34 years 34,370 17,065 17,305 6,000 3,050 2,955
35 to 39 years 35,205 17,395 17,815 6,410 3,105 3,310
40 to 44 years 37,075 18,360 18,720 7,295 3,500 3,795
45 to 49 years 40,580 20,075 20,510 7,915 3,835 4,080
50 to 54 years 37,410 18,385 19,025 7,420 3,610 3,810
55 to 59 years 31,785 15,525 16,265 6,100 2,935 3,170
60 to 64 years 26,630 12,900 13,725 4,990 2,380 2,615
65 to 69 years 19,360 9,115 10,250 3,640 1,725 1,920
70 to 74 years 14,740 7,080 7,665 2,795 1,320 1,475
75 to 79 years 11,835 5,290 6,540 2,340 1,060 1,280
80 to 84 years 9,180 3,730 5,450 1,895 785 1,105
85 years and over 8,450 2,730 5,720 1,750 565 1,185
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 37.7 36.6 38.7 37.6 35.7 39.3
% of the population aged 15 and over 81.7 81.0 82.3 83.0 82.5 83.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 414,120 202,305 211,810 82,000 40,315 41,685
Married or living with a common-law partner 245,165 122,485 122,680 47,835 23,895 23,940
Married (and not separated) 212,085 105,985 106,100 42,805 21,385 21,420
Living common law 33,080 16,500 16,575 5,030 2,510 2,515
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 168,955 79,820 89,135 34,165 16,420 17,745
Single (never legally married) 113,695 61,995 51,700 24,900 13,755 11,145
Separated 12,535 5,205 7,335 1,855 735 1,120
Divorced 21,815 8,545 13,265 3,555 1,195 2,365
Widowed 20,915 4,080 16,835 3,855 735 3,120
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 142,215 ...Data not available ...Data not available 26,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 2 persons 65,045 ...Data not available ...Data not available 11,785 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 3 persons 31,740 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,860 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 4 persons 31,800 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,670 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 13,630 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,460 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 142,215 ...Data not available ...Data not available 26,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 120,465 ...Data not available ...Data not available 23,345 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Married couples 103,945 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 42,405 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,105 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 61,545 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,740 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 21,940 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,375 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 27,560 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,080 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 12,040 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,280 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Common-law couples 16,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 9,765 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,685 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 6,750 ...Data not available ...Data not available 815 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 3,280 ...Data not available ...Data not available 390 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 2,415 ...Data not available ...Data not available 305 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 1,060 ...Data not available ...Data not available 120 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 21,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,430 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Female parent 17,450 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 10,045 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,580 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 5,350 ...Data not available ...Data not available 880 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 2,050 ...Data not available ...Data not available 290 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Male parent 4,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available 675 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 2,825 ...Data not available ...Data not available 410 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 1,175 ...Data not available ...Data not available 215 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 305 ...Data not available ...Data not available 55 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total children in census families in private households 163,540 ...Data not available ...Data not available 30,670 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Under six years of age 36,920 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,075 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 to 14 years 55,410 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available
15 to 17 years 19,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,955 ...Data not available ...Data not available
18 to 24 years 34,765 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,170 ...Data not available ...Data not available
25 years and over 16,600 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,905 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of children at home per census family 1.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 499,610 246,930 252,680 97,095 48,205 48,895
Number of persons not in census families 73,390 36,055 37,335 16,300 8,110 8,195
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 9,670 4,075 5,595 1,650 725 920
Living with non-relatives only 18,435 10,985 7,450 5,695 3,360 2,335
Living alone 45,285 20,995 24,290 8,955 4,020 4,935
Number of census family persons 426,225 210,875 215,345 80,795 40,090 40,700
Average number of persons per census family 3.0 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3.0 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 58,490 26,450 32,040 11,310 5,115 6,190
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 18,200 4,795 13,405 3,430 820 2,605
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 3,020 625 2,390 485 90 390
Living with non-relatives only 810 370 440 150 50 100
Living alone 14,370 3,795 10,575 2,795 680 2,115
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 40,290 21,660 18,630 7,885 4,295 3,580
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 191,600 ...Data not available ...Data not available 37,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Census-family households 138,385 ...Data not available ...Data not available 26,255 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 126,450 ...Data not available ...Data not available 24,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 109,405 ...Data not available ...Data not available 21,650 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 47,120 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,990 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 62,280 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,660 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 17,050 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,855 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 11,935 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,750 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family households with persons not in a census family 8,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 5,600 ...Data not available ...Data not available 900 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 2,035 ...Data not available ...Data not available 350 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 3,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available 555 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 2,645 ...Data not available ...Data not available 345 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-family households 3,690 ...Data not available ...Data not available 505 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Non-census-family households 53,210 ...Data not available ...Data not available 11,265 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-person households 45,285 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,955 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-person households 7,930 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 191,600 ...Data not available ...Data not available 37,520 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Single-detached house 109,400 ...Data not available ...Data not available 21,720 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 18,540 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,030 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 350 ...Data not available ...Data not available 170 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 63,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available 11,595 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Semi-detached house 12,910 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,960 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Row house 20,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,550 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, duplex 5,185 ...Data not available ...Data not available 870 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 24,640 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,195 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other single-attached house 330 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 191,600 ...Data not available ...Data not available 37,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 person 45,285 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,960 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 persons 63,160 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,145 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 persons 32,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,310 ...Data not available ...Data not available
4 persons 32,475 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,890 ...Data not available ...Data not available
5 persons 12,050 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,315 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 or more persons 6,060 ...Data not available ...Data not available 895 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Number of persons in private households 499,615 ...Data not available ...Data not available 97,095 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of persons in private households 2.6 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.6 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 501,800 247,815 253,990 97,980 48,580 49,400
  Single responses  494,100 244,020 250,080 96,405 47,800 48,605
    English  375,515 186,060 189,455 71,425 35,385 36,035
    French  6,090 2,870 3,220 1,065 510 555
    Non-official languages  112,495 55,080 57,415 23,915 11,900 12,015
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 30 5 25 0 0 0
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  5 0 5 0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  5 0 5 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  5 0 0 5 5 0
        Ojibway  15 5 10 5 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 111,250 54,455 56,800 23,665 11,770 11,895
        African languages, n.i.e 315 165 150 20 10 10
        Afrikaans  100 60 40 30 15 15
        Akan (Twi)  55 30 25 20 10 10
        Albanian  810 425 380 45 25 20
        Amharic  595 285 310 60 25 30
        Arabic  4,425 2,335 2,090 1,255 670 585
        Armenian  455 235 220 110 55 60
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 90 40 50 20 15 10
        Bengali  700 380 320 240 140 105
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  10 5 5 10 5 0
        Bisayan languages  45 20 30 5 0 0
        Bosnian  495 255 245 45 20 25
        Bulgarian  155 90 70 55 30 25
        Burmese  65 40 25 0 0 5
        Cantonese  1,410 710 700 635 320 310
        Chinese, n.o.s.  4,835 2,395 2,440 2,675 1,335 1,345
        Creoles  105 50 65 15 5 5
        Croatian  2,195 1,100 1,095 255 120 130
        Czech  800 375 425 150 65 90
        Danish  195 90 100 70 30 35
        Dutch  2,345 1,080 1,260 370 165 200
        Estonian  120 55 65 30 15 15
        Finnish  165 80 85 40 25 20
        Flemish  70 25 40 20 10 10
        Fukien  20 10 10 5 0 0
        German  16,515 7,850 8,670 2,740 1,270 1,470
        Greek  1,400 700 705 350 180 175
        Gujarati  2,165 1,115 1,050 335 160 170
        Hakka  15 10 10 10 5 5
        Hebrew  90 45 50 45 20 25
        Hindi  1,150 585 565 445 235 210
        Hungarian  1,825 895 930 315 155 160
        Ilocano  55 20 35 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 145 70 75 20 10 10
        Italian  1,930 1,040 890 320 165 150
        Japanese  395 165 230 150 65 80
        Khmer (Cambodian)  275 140 135 15 5 5
        Korean  1,495 750 750 875 460 415
        Kurdish  515 280 230 65 40 25
        Lao  1,030 500 535 120 50 70
        Latvian  95 50 50 25 5 15
        Lingala  10 0 5 0 0 0
        Lithuanian  90 40 50 30 15 15
        Macedonian  250 125 115 45 25 15
        Malay  190 80 110 75 30 40
        Malayalam  300 150 150 85 45 40
        Maltese  60 30 30 5 5 0
        Mandarin  3,065 1,520 1,540 1,890 950 940
        Marathi  145 75 70 65 35 35
        Nepali  35 15 15 10 5 5
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 95 45 45 10 10 5
        Norwegian  30 15 10 10 0 5
        Oromo  100 55 45 15 5 10
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  3,870 1,915 1,955 770 390 380
        Pashto  815 430 380 65 35 30
        Persian (Farsi)  2,930 1,530 1,395 975 535 445
        Polish  5,445 2,600 2,845 1,060 515 540
        Portuguese  10,020 4,815 5,205 420 200 220
        Romanian  5,555 2,725 2,830 730 350 380
        Rundi (Kirundi)  15 5 10 0 0 0
        Russian  1,545 725 820 675 340 340
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  35 25 10 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 225 105 115 20 15 10
        Serbian  5,080 2,510 2,570 745 375 370
        Serbo-Croatian  580 290 290 100 55 50
        Shanghainese  10 5 5 10 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 60 25 30 5 0 5
        Sindhi  205 100 105 45 30 20
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  190 95 95 95 40 55
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 120 60 60 5 5 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 270 145 130 45 20 25
        Slovak  570 260 310 105 50 55
        Slovenian  285 150 135 40 20 20
        Somali  685 330 355 120 60 60
        Spanish  7,975 3,815 4,165 1,090 520 570
        Swahili  120 65 55 25 15 10
        Swedish  90 55 40 45 25 15
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  1,330 460 870 240 75 160
        Taiwanese  70 35 35 50 25 25
        Tamil  665 355 315 245 130 110
        Telugu  290 165 130 145 80 65
        Thai  115 40 70 20 10 15
        Tibetan languages  5 5 5 5 5 0
        Tigrigna  450 225 230 15 5 10
        Turkish  785 410 375 225 125 100
        Ukrainian  820 355 465 180 80 100
        Urdu  2,800 1,440 1,365 730 380 350
        Vietnamese  3,190 1,535 1,655 390 190 195
        Yiddish  15 5 10 5 0 5
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 1,215 625 590 250 130 120
  Multiple responses          7,700 3,795 3,905 1,580 780 795
    English and French  1,025 460 560 235 100 135
    English and non-official language  6,280 3,155 3,135 1,250 635 610
    French and non-official language  230 110 125 55 25 30
    English, French and non-official language 160 75 85 40 20 20
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 501,800 247,815 253,990 97,980 48,580 49,400
  English only 462,190 230,855 231,330 87,915 44,260 43,655
  French only 230 100 130 50 20 25
  English and French 31,440 13,630 17,810 8,735 3,770 4,965
  Neither English nor French 7,940 3,230 4,710 1,285 530 755
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 501,800 247,810 253,985 97,980 48,580 49,400
  English 485,815 240,750 245,070 94,990 47,205 47,780
  French 5,875 2,770 3,100 1,085 525 560
  English and French 2,360 1,160 1,205 660 340 320
  Neither English nor French 7,750 3,130 4,620 1,250 510 740
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 7,050 3,355 3,700 1,415 695 720
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.5
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 501,800 247,810 253,985 97,980 48,575 49,400
  Single responses 484,965 239,535 245,430 94,795 47,010 47,785
    English 423,620 209,565 214,055 82,100 40,660 41,440
    French 1,725 810 915 365 185 185
    Non-official languages 59,620 29,160 30,460 12,325 6,170 6,160
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Atikamekw   0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Dene 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ojibway 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 59,085 28,900 30,190 12,210 6,110 6,100
        African languages, n.i.e. 165 80 85 0 0 5
        Afrikaans 30 15 15 10 5 5
        Akan (Twi) 20 10 10 5 0 5
        Albanian 530 270 260 20 10 10
        Amharic 390 195 200 30 15 15
        Arabic 2,690 1,320 1,370 700 355 350
        Armenian 225 105 120 60 30 35
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 35 15 20 5 5 5
        Bengali 435 225 210 150 80 65
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 15 5 5 0 0 0
        Bosnian 310 165 145 20 10 10
        Bulgarian 80 40 35 25 20 10
        Burmese 90 45 40 0 0 0
        Cantonese 820 400 420 350 180 175
        Chinese, n.o.s. 3,270 1,635 1,635 1,845 915 930
        Creoles 40 15 25 5 0 5
        Croatian 1,035 500 535 85 40 45
        Czech 265 125 140 50 20 30
        Danish 35 15 15 20 10 15
        Dutch 420 190 230 40 15 25
        Estonian 25 5 15 0 0 0
        Finnish 20 10 15 5 5 5
        Flemish 5 0 5 0 0 0
        Fukien 5 0 5 0 0 0
        German 6,375 3,065 3,310 485 215 275
        Greek 575 270 305 130 60 70
        Gujarati 1,380 690 690 155 70 80
        Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hebrew 55 25 30 30 15 15
        Hindi 535 280 260 180 95 85
        Hungarian 615 310 305 100 50 50
        Ilocano 15 10 10 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 95 40 60 15 5 10
        Italian 450 210 240 65 25 35
        Japanese 220 105 110 85 40 45
        Khmer (Cambodian) 160 85 75 5 5 0
        Korean 1,070 535 530 620 325 295
        Kurdish 325 170 155 40 25 15
        Lao 555 275 275 65 25 35
        Latvian 10 5 5 0 5 0
        Lingala 0 0 5 0 0 0
        Lithuanian 15 5 10 0 0 0
        Macedonian 125 60 65 25 15 10
        Malay 65 30 35 25 10 15
        Malayalam 190 95 95 45 25 20
        Maltese 10 5 5 0 0 0
        Mandarin 2,360 1,190 1,165 1,475 745 730
        Marathi 65 35 35 20 10 10
        Nepali 20 10 10 5 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 30 15 20 5 5 0
        Norwegian 5 5 0 0 0 0
        Oromo 50 20 25 10 5 10
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 2,575 1,250 1,330 470 225 240
        Pashto 585 295 290 50 25 25
        Persian (Farsi) 2,205 1,125 1,080 710 380 335
        Polish 2,490 1,215 1,280 480 250 230
        Portuguese 4,470 2,090 2,380 165 80 85
        Romanian 3,055 1,490 1,570 330 170 160
        Rundi (Kirundi) 10 5 5 5 0 5
        Russian 970 465 500 420 210 210
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 10 5 0 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 160 75 85 10 5 5
        Serbian 3,810 1,880 1,925 515 255 260
        Serbo-Croatian 330 165 165 40 20 20
        Shanghainese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 90 50 40 20 15 10
        Sindhi 85 45 40 20 10 5
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 80 40 40 40 20 25
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 95 50 50 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 140 75 65 20 10 10
        Slovak 180 85 100 20 10 10
        Slovenian 70 35 40 5 5 5
        Somali 480 230 245 75 35 35
        Spanish 4,720 2,265 2,455 620 295 325
        Swahili 70 30 40 10 5 5
        Swedish 40 20 15 25 10 10
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 445 200 245 70 30 40
        Taiwanese 35 20 15 20 15 10
        Tamil 370 190 180 120 65 50
        Telugu 160 85 75 75 40 35
        Thai 55 25 30 10 5 5
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 285 140 145 10 5 5
        Turkish 420 215 200 100 55 45
        Ukrainian 240 100 140 55 25 35
        Urdu 1,755 895 860 415 220 195
        Vietnamese 2,295 1,110 1,185 255 125 130
        Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 535 265 270 115 55 55
  Multiple responses         16,835 8,275 8,560 3,185 1,570 1,615
    English and French 585 250 340 120 45 75
    English and non-official language 15,880 7,855 8,025 2,985 1,485 1,500
    French and non-official language 80 35 45 15 5 5
    English, French and non-official language 285 130 150 70 35 35
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 501,795 247,810 253,990 97,980 48,580 49,405
  None 438,135 216,745 221,395 83,290 41,235 42,055
  Single responses  62,475 30,495 31,980 14,400 7,195 7,205
    English  25,505 12,775 12,730 6,070 3,105 2,965
    French  4,450 1,905 2,555 940 410 530
    Non-official languages  32,520 15,825 16,700 7,390 3,685 3,705
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 30 10 20 15 10 10
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  5 0 0 5 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ojibway  25 5 15 15 10 10
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 31,905 15,515 16,390 7,265 3,625 3,645
        African languages, n.i.e 80 35 45 5 0 5
        Afrikaans  60 30 30 15 10 10
        Akan (Twi)  25 15 10 15 5 10
        Albanian  165 90 85 20 5 10
        Amharic  185 95 90 25 15 10
        Arabic  1,440 785 655 430 250 185
        Armenian  140 70 65 40 15 25
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 25 15 15 0 0 0
        Bengali  180 100 80 70 45 25
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 5 5 0 0
        Bisayan languages  15 5 10 0 0 0
        Bosnian  160 85 75 25 10 15
        Bulgarian  40 30 20 20 10 10
        Burmese  25 15 15 0 0 0
        Cantonese  490 250 240 210 110 105
        Chinese, n.o.s.  980 490 485 545 280 265
        Creoles  75 35 40 10 5 5
        Croatian  725 360 365 105 50 55
        Czech  300 135 165 65 25 35
        Danish  65 30 40 20 10 10
        Dutch  620 270 345 85 35 45
        Estonian  40 10 25 10 5 5
        Finnish  50 25 20 15 5 10
        Flemish  10 0 5 0 0 0
        Fukien  5 0 5 0 0 0
        German  4,295 1,960 2,335 955 430 525
        Greek  660 325 330 180 90 85
        Gujarati  525 255 270 115 55 65
        Hakka  5 0 0 5 5 5
        Hebrew  60 25 30 30 15 15
        Hindi  770 410 360 315 175 140
        Hungarian  505 230 275 75 40 40
        Ilocano  20 5 15 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 35 20 10 10 10 5
        Italian  725 350 375 115 55 60
        Japanese  155 70 90 55 25 30
        Khmer (Cambodian)  60 30 25 5 0 0
        Korean  275 145 130 150 85 65
        Kurdish  100 50 50 10 5 5
        Lao  310 160 145 35 15 15
        Latvian  25 10 10 5 0 0
        Lingala  10 5 10 0 0 0
        Lithuanian  20 5 10 5 0 5
        Macedonian  60 35 25 5 0 0
        Malay  75 30 40 25 10 10
        Malayalam  115 65 50 35 20 15
        Maltese  20 10 10 5 0 0
        Mandarin  625 295 330 395 190 205
        Marathi  40 30 15 25 15 10
        Nepali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 75 40 40 30 15 15
        Norwegian  20 10 10 10 5 5
        Oromo  30 20 10 5 5 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  850 440 415 215 120 95
        Pashto  135 80 55 15 5 10
        Persian (Farsi)  400 215 185 165 90 75
        Polish  1,555 735 815 290 130 160
        Portuguese  3,855 1,895 1,955 150 75 70
        Romanian  1,570 755 810 225 105 120
        Rundi (Kirundi)  5 0 5 0 0 0
        Russian  395 190 210 160 90 75
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  15 10 5 0 5 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 60 30 30 15 10 5
        Serbian  825 400 420 145 70 80
        Serbo-Croatian  145 75 75 30 15 10
        Shanghainese  5 0 5 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 60 30 30 5 5 0
        Sindhi  60 25 35 15 5 10
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  70 40 30 40 25 20
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 10 5 10 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 30 15 15 5 0 0
        Slovak  175 75 100 40 20 20
        Slovenian  90 40 45 10 5 5
        Somali  160 70 90 30 15 15
        Spanish  2,795 1,355 1,440 495 235 255
        Swahili  85 50 40 25 10 10
        Swedish  40 20 20 20 5 10
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  515 160 355 130 45 90
        Taiwanese  20 10 10 10 5 5
        Tamil  240 130 110 115 65 50
        Telugu  90 45 45 65 30 35
        Thai  50 20 30 20 10 10
        Tibetan languages  5 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna  130 60 70 5 0 5
        Turkish  295 145 140 95 50 45
        Ukrainian  190 75 115 35 15 25
        Urdu  840 420 415 255 135 120
        Vietnamese  645 325 325 95 55 40
        Yiddish  10 5 0 5 5 5
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 585 295 290 105 50 55
  Multiple responses          1,185 570 620 290 145 145
    English and French  155 75 85 40 25 15
    English and non-official language  460 240 220 125 65 60
    French and non-official language  555 255 305 120 50 65
    English, French and non-official language  10 5 5 5 0 0

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A adjusted figure due to boundary change

Users wishing to compare 2011 Census data with those of other censuses should then take into account that the boundaries of geographic areas may change from one census to another. In order to facilitate comparison, the 2006 Census counts are adjusted as needed to take into account boundary changes between the 2006 and 2011 censuses. The 2006 counts that were adjusted are identified by the letter 'A.' The letter 'A' may also refer to corrections to the 2006 counts; however, most of these are the result of boundary changes. This symbol is also used to identify areas that have been created since 2006, such as newly incorporated municipalities (census subdivisions) and new designated places (DPLs).

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X area and data suppression

In addition to random rounding, area and data suppression has been adopted to further protect the confidentiality of individual respondents' personal information.

Area and data suppression results in the deletion of all information for geographic areas with populations below a specified size. For example, areas with a population of less than 40 persons are suppressed. If the community searched has a population of less than 40 persons, only the total population counts will be available.

Geographic area suppression lists show areas where data are suppressed.

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Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements (For further information, see the 'Notes.')

¶ incompletely enumerated Indian reserve and Indian settlement (For further information, see the 'Notes.')

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.. not available for a specific reference period

Data quality index: Data quality index showing a global non response rate higher than or equal to 25% (suppressed). Geographic area suppression lists show areas where data are suppressed.

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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Footnotes

Footnote 1

2011 and 2006 population

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

Total private dwellings

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

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents

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

Age

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

Median age

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

Total population 15 years and over by marital status

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

Total number of census families in private households

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

Total number of census families in private households

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

Living with relatives

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

Total number of private households by household type

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

One-family-only households

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

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Footnote 12

Couple-family households

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

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Footnote 13

Other family households

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

Couple-family households

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

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Footnote 15

Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling

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

Movable dwelling

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

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Footnote 17

Other dwelling

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

Total number of private households by household size

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

Total population excluding institutional residents

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

Selected Aboriginal languages

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

Selected non-Aboriginal languages

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

Other languages

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

Official language minority

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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Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2012. Waterloo, Ontario (Code 3530) and Waterloo, Ontario (Code 3530016) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed July 22, 2019).

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Map

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Map: Waterloo, Regional municipality (Census Division), Ontario

Map: Waterloo, City (Census Subdivision), Ontario

Geographic hierarchy

Geographic hierarchy

Geographic hierarchy: Waterloo (Regional municipality)

Geographic hierarchy: Waterloo  (City)

Note

Note: For more information regarding geographic hierarchies, refer to the Illustrated Glossary: Hierarchy of standard geographic units tutorial.

Related data

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Related data: Waterloo, Regional municipality (Census Division), Ontario

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