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Characteristic Waterloo, CY
Ontario
(Census subdivision)
Kitchener, 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 98,780 ...Data not available ...Data not available 219,153 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 97,475 ...Data not available ...Data not available 204,668 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 1.3 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 42,984 ...Data not available ...Data not available 89,603 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 37,517 ...Data not available ...Data not available 86,374 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population density per square kilometre 1,542.9 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,602.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Land area (square km) 64.02 ...Data not available ...Data not available 136.79 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 98,780 48,875 49,905 219,155 107,735 111,420
0 to 4 years 4,985 2,550 2,435 13,705 7,010 6,700
5 to 9 years 5,765 2,920 2,845 12,320 6,270 6,055
10 to 14 years 6,025 3,090 2,940 12,620 6,485 6,135
15 to 19 years 7,225 3,725 3,500 14,025 7,205 6,820
15 years 1,365 705 665 2,735 1,380 1,345
16 years 1,390 765 625 2,765 1,465 1,295
17 years 1,300 625 680 2,750 1,420 1,335
18 years 1,380 710 675 2,780 1,430 1,350
19 years 1,785 930 855 2,995 1,505 1,490
20 to 24 years 9,465 5,145 4,320 15,955 7,980 7,970
25 to 29 years 6,750 3,580 3,175 17,620 8,720 8,900
30 to 34 years 6,000 3,050 2,955 16,395 8,230 8,160
35 to 39 years 6,410 3,105 3,310 15,500 7,745 7,750
40 to 44 years 7,295 3,500 3,795 15,850 7,935 7,915
45 to 49 years 7,915 3,835 4,080 17,245 8,535 8,705
50 to 54 years 7,420 3,610 3,810 16,065 7,900 8,160
55 to 59 years 6,100 2,935 3,170 13,655 6,570 7,090
60 to 64 years 4,990 2,380 2,615 11,330 5,485 5,845
65 to 69 years 3,640 1,725 1,920 8,115 3,795 4,325
70 to 74 years 2,795 1,320 1,475 6,260 2,955 3,305
75 to 79 years 2,340 1,060 1,280 4,985 2,190 2,800
80 to 84 years 1,895 785 1,105 3,980 1,595 2,390
85 years and over 1,750 565 1,185 3,525 1,135 2,390
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 37.6 35.7 39.3 37.2 36.3 38.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.0 82.5 83.5 82.4 81.7 83.0
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 82,000 40,315 41,685 180,505 87,970 92,530
Married or living with a common-law partner 47,835 23,895 23,940 103,165 51,555 51,615
Married (and not separated) 42,805 21,385 21,420 87,105 43,550 43,555
Living common law 5,030 2,510 2,515 16,060 8,005 8,055
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 34,165 16,420 17,745 77,340 36,420 40,920
Single (never legally married) 24,900 13,755 11,145 50,960 27,810 23,155
Separated 1,855 735 1,120 6,045 2,465 3,580
Divorced 3,555 1,195 2,365 11,020 4,325 6,695
Widowed 3,855 735 3,120 9,310 1,815 7,495
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 26,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available 61,250 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 2 persons 11,785 ...Data not available ...Data not available 29,150 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 3 persons 5,860 ...Data not available ...Data not available 14,010 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 4 persons 6,670 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 2,460 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,340 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 26,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available 61,255 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 23,345 ...Data not available ...Data not available 50,680 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Married couples 20,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available 42,655 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 8,105 ...Data not available ...Data not available 17,940 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 12,740 ...Data not available ...Data not available 24,720 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 4,375 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,380 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 6,080 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,780 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 2,280 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Common-law couples 2,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,025 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 1,685 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,850 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 815 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,180 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 390 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,575 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 305 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,120 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 120 ...Data not available ...Data not available 480 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 3,430 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,570 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Female parent 2,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,585 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 1,580 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,005 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 880 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 290 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,010 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Male parent 675 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,990 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 410 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,360 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 215 ...Data not available ...Data not available 490 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 55 ...Data not available ...Data not available 135 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total children in census families in private households 30,670 ...Data not available ...Data not available 68,070 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Under six years of age 6,075 ...Data not available ...Data not available 16,130 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 to 14 years 10,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available 22,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available
15 to 17 years 3,955 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,950 ...Data not available ...Data not available
18 to 24 years 7,170 ...Data not available ...Data not available 14,390 ...Data not available ...Data not available
25 years and over 2,905 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,360 ...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 97,095 48,205 48,895 215,950 106,505 109,445
Number of persons not in census families 16,300 8,110 8,195 35,945 17,905 18,040
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 1,650 725 920 4,550 1,975 2,580
Living with non-relatives only 5,695 3,360 2,335 8,420 5,120 3,305
Living alone 8,955 4,020 4,935 22,975 10,810 12,160
Number of census family persons 80,795 40,090 40,700 180,005 88,600 91,405
Average number of persons per census family 3.0 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.9 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 11,310 5,115 6,190 24,770 11,050 13,720
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 3,430 820 2,605 8,250 2,255 5,995
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 485 90 390 1,280 265 1,010
Living with non-relatives only 150 50 100 360 165 190
Living alone 2,795 680 2,115 6,610 1,825 4,790
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 7,885 4,295 3,580 16,520 8,795 7,725
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 37,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available 86,375 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Census-family households 26,255 ...Data not available ...Data not available 59,625 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 24,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available 54,205 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 21,650 ...Data not available ...Data not available 45,950 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 8,990 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20,575 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 12,660 ...Data not available ...Data not available 25,370 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 2,855 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,260 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 1,750 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,420 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family households with persons not in a census family 1,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,860 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 900 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 350 ...Data not available ...Data not available 965 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 555 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,540 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 345 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,355 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-family households 505 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Non-census-family households 11,265 ...Data not available ...Data not available 26,745 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-person households 8,955 ...Data not available ...Data not available 22,970 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-person households 2,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 37,520 ...Data not available ...Data not available 86,370 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Single-detached house 21,720 ...Data not available ...Data not available 43,105 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 4,030 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 170 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 11,595 ...Data not available ...Data not available 31,015 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Semi-detached house 1,960 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,425 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Row house 4,550 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,745 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, duplex 870 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,620 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 4,195 ...Data not available ...Data not available 13,160 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other single-attached house 20 ...Data not available ...Data not available 70 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 37,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available 86,375 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 person 8,960 ...Data not available ...Data not available 22,970 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 persons 12,145 ...Data not available ...Data not available 28,550 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 persons 6,310 ...Data not available ...Data not available 14,525 ...Data not available ...Data not available
4 persons 6,890 ...Data not available ...Data not available 13,095 ...Data not available ...Data not available
5 persons 2,315 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,800 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 or more persons 895 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,430 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Number of persons in private households 97,095 ...Data not available ...Data not available 215,950 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of persons in private households 2.6 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.5 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 97,980 48,580 49,400 216,360 106,720 109,640
  Single responses  96,405 47,800 48,605 212,605 104,865 107,745
    English  71,425 35,385 36,035 154,125 76,450 77,675
    French  1,065 510 555 2,860 1,320 1,540
    Non-official languages  23,915 11,900 12,015 55,620 27,095 28,525
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0 15 0 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  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  5 5 0 0 0 5
        Ojibway  5 0 0 5 0 10
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 23,665 11,770 11,895 54,825 26,695 28,135
        African languages, n.i.e 20 10 10 285 150 135
        Afrikaans  30 15 15 30 20 10
        Akan (Twi)  20 10 10 30 20 15
        Albanian  45 25 20 705 370 335
        Amharic  60 25 30 500 240 260
        Arabic  1,255 670 585 2,555 1,360 1,200
        Armenian  110 55 60 115 55 55
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 20 15 10 60 25 35
        Bengali  240 140 105 390 205 185
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  10 5 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  5 0 0 20 5 15
        Bosnian  45 20 25 415 215 200
        Bulgarian  55 30 25 70 40 30
        Burmese  0 0 5 60 35 20
        Cantonese  635 320 310 475 240 235
        Chinese, n.o.s.  2,675 1,335 1,345 1,630 805 820
        Creoles  15 5 5 80 35 45
        Croatian  255 120 130 1,540 770 770
        Czech  150 65 90 435 210 235
        Danish  70 30 35 65 30 35
        Dutch  370 165 200 650 295 355
        Estonian  30 15 15 55 20 30
        Finnish  40 25 20 60 30 35
        Flemish  20 10 10 20 10 5
        Fukien  5 0 0 15 5 5
        German  2,740 1,270 1,470 5,460 2,485 2,975
        Greek  350 180 175 775 390 390
        Gujarati  335 160 170 825 435 390
        Hakka  10 5 5 5 0 5
        Hebrew  45 20 25 35 15 20
        Hindi  445 235 210 475 235 240
        Hungarian  315 155 160 930 445 490
        Ilocano  0 0 0 15 10 10
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 20 10 10 110 50 60
        Italian  320 165 150 630 345 285
        Japanese  150 65 80 130 45 85
        Khmer (Cambodian)  15 5 5 245 130 125
        Korean  875 460 415 445 205 240
        Kurdish  65 40 25 420 230 190
        Lao  120 50 70 600 290 310
        Latvian  25 5 15 50 25 25
        Lingala  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Lithuanian  30 15 15 40 15 20
        Macedonian  45 25 15 110 55 55
        Malay  75 30 40 80 35 50
        Malayalam  85 45 40 145 70 70
        Maltese  5 5 0 15 5 10
        Mandarin  1,890 950 940 950 465 480
        Marathi  65 35 35 50 25 25
        Nepali  10 5 5 25 15 15
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 10 10 5 65 35 35
        Norwegian  10 0 5 10 5 5
        Oromo  15 5 10 75 45 35
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  770 390 380 1,575 780 795
        Pashto  65 35 30 145 80 70
        Persian (Farsi)  975 535 445 1,720 875 850
        Polish  1,060 515 540 3,115 1,475 1,640
        Portuguese  420 200 220 3,030 1,495 1,535
        Romanian  730 350 380 4,260 2,095 2,165
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0 10 5 10
        Russian  675 340 340 670 305 365
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0 30 20 10
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 20 15 10 185 85 100
        Serbian  745 375 370 4,020 1,975 2,045
        Serbo-Croatian  100 55 50 465 230 235
        Shanghainese  10 0 0 0 0 5
        Sign languages, n.i.e 5 0 5 35 15 20
        Sindhi  45 30 20 150 70 85
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  95 40 55 65 40 30
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 5 5 0 115 60 60
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 45 20 25 200 115 90
        Slovak  105 50 55 335 155 185
        Slovenian  40 20 20 185 95 95
        Somali  120 60 60 535 255 280
        Spanish  1,090 520 570 5,415 2,590 2,825
        Swahili  25 15 10 80 40 40
        Swedish  45 25 15 25 15 10
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  240 75 160 585 200 390
        Taiwanese  50 25 25 20 10 10
        Tamil  245 130 110 265 135 130
        Telugu  145 80 65 120 70 50
        Thai  20 10 15 45 10 35
        Tibetan languages  5 5 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna  15 5 10 430 215 215
        Turkish  225 125 100 500 250 250
        Ukrainian  180 80 100 405 170 235
        Urdu  730 380 350 1,010 510 500
        Vietnamese  390 190 195 2,065 985 1,080
        Yiddish  5 0 5 5 0 5
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 250 130 120 780 400 375
  Multiple responses          1,580 780 795 3,755 1,855 1,895
    English and French  235 100 135 455 220 240
    English and non-official language  1,250 635 610 3,110 1,555 1,555
    French and non-official language  55 25 30 110 50 60
    English, French and non-official language 40 20 20 80 35 45
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 97,980 48,580 49,400 216,365 106,720 109,640
  English only 87,915 44,260 43,655 198,930 99,320 99,610
  French only 50 20 25 110 40 65
  English and French 8,735 3,770 4,965 13,505 5,880 7,620
  Neither English nor French 1,285 530 755 3,820 1,475 2,345
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 97,980 48,580 49,400 216,360 106,720 109,645
  English 94,990 47,205 47,780 208,610 103,390 105,215
  French 1,085 525 560 2,735 1,260 1,475
  English and French 660 340 320 1,295 640 655
  Neither English nor French 1,250 510 740 3,725 1,430 2,295
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 1,415 695 720 3,380 1,575 1,805
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 97,980 48,575 49,400 216,365 106,720 109,645
  Single responses 94,795 47,010 47,785 207,350 102,305 105,045
    English 82,100 40,660 41,440 175,985 87,070 88,910
    French 365 185 185 795 355 440
    Non-official languages 12,325 6,170 6,160 30,570 14,875 15,690
      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 12,210 6,110 6,100 30,200 14,690 15,505
        African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 160 80 80
        Afrikaans 10 5 5 10 5 5
        Akan (Twi) 5 0 5 10 0 5
        Albanian 20 10 10 480 245 240
        Amharic 30 15 15 340 170 165
        Arabic 700 355 350 1,670 825 845
        Armenian 60 30 35 50 25 25
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 25 10 15
        Bengali 150 80 65 255 130 125
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 0 0 0 5 5 5
        Bosnian 20 10 10 270 145 125
        Bulgarian 25 20 10 40 20 15
        Burmese 0 0 0 90 45 40
        Cantonese 350 180 175 290 140 150
        Chinese, n.o.s. 1,845 915 930 1,115 570 545
        Creoles 5 0 5 30 15 15
        Croatian 85 40 45 820 395 430
        Czech 50 20 30 160 75 80
        Danish 20 10 15 10 5 5
        Dutch 40 15 25 35 20 15
        Estonian 0 0 0 15 5 5
        Finnish 5 5 5 10 5 5
        Flemish 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Fukien 0 0 0 0 5 5
        German 485 215 275 960 420 535
        Greek 130 60 70 365 170 195
        Gujarati 155 70 80 510 260 250
        Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hebrew 30 15 15 25 10 15
        Hindi 180 95 85 235 110 120
        Hungarian 100 50 50 340 165 170
        Ilocano 0 0 0 5 5 5
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 15 5 10 85 35 55
        Italian 65 25 35 120 55 65
        Japanese 85 40 45 70 25 40
        Khmer (Cambodian) 5 5 0 150 80 70
        Korean 620 325 295 325 155 175
        Kurdish 40 25 15 260 140 125
        Lao 65 25 35 330 165 170
        Latvian 0 5 0 10 5 5
        Lingala 0 0 0 0 0 5
        Lithuanian 0 0 0 10 0 5
        Macedonian 25 15 10 50 20 30
        Malay 25 10 15 35 15 20
        Malayalam 45 25 20 100 50 50
        Maltese 0 0 0 0 5 5
        Mandarin 1,475 745 730 720 370 350
        Marathi 20 10 10 25 15 15
        Nepali 5 0 0 15 5 5
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 25 10 10
        Norwegian 0 0 0 5 5 0
        Oromo 10 5 10 40 20 20
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 470 225 240 1,105 535 570
        Pashto 50 25 25 110 55 55
        Persian (Farsi) 710 380 335 1,375 690 685
        Polish 480 250 230 1,520 725 795
        Portuguese 165 80 85 1,365 645 715
        Romanian 330 170 160 2,460 1,190 1,265
        Rundi (Kirundi) 5 0 5 5 5 0
        Russian 420 210 210 420 205 215
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 10 5 5
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 135 65 70
        Serbian 515 255 260 3,125 1,545 1,580
        Serbo-Croatian 40 20 20 275 135 140
        Shanghainese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 20 15 10 35 20 20
        Sindhi 20 10 5 60 30 30
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 40 20 25 35 20 15
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 95 50 50
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 20 10 10 115 65 55
        Slovak 20 10 10 125 60 65
        Slovenian 5 5 5 60 25 30
        Somali 75 35 35 390 185 205
        Spanish 620 295 325 3,360 1,605 1,760
        Swahili 10 5 5 60 25 35
        Swedish 25 10 10 10 0 5
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 70 30 40 215 95 115
        Taiwanese 20 15 10 10 5 5
        Tamil 120 65 50 160 80 85
        Telugu 75 40 35 70 35 30
        Thai 10 5 5 20 5 15
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 10 5 5 270 135 135
        Turkish 100 55 45 285 140 140
        Ukrainian 55 25 35 95 35 60
        Urdu 415 220 195 625 315 315
        Vietnamese 255 125 130 1,515 725 790
        Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 115 55 55 370 185 190
  Multiple responses         3,185 1,570 1,615 9,015 4,415 4,600
    English and French 120 45 75 265 120 140
    English and non-official language 2,985 1,485 1,500 8,565 4,210 4,355
    French and non-official language 15 5 5 40 10 25
    English, French and non-official language 70 35 35 150 75 80
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 97,980 48,580 49,405 216,360 106,720 109,640
  None 83,290 41,235 42,055 185,185 91,600 93,585
  Single responses  14,400 7,195 7,205 30,565 14,835 15,730
    English  6,070 3,105 2,965 13,275 6,595 6,680
    French  940 410 530 1,920 820 1,105
    Non-official languages  7,390 3,685 3,705 15,375 7,430 7,945
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 15 10 10 10 5 5
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  5 0 0 5 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  5 0 0 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ojibway  15 10 10 5 0 5
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 7,265 3,625 3,645 15,005 7,245 7,760
        African languages, n.i.e 5 0 5 70 30 40
        Afrikaans  15 10 10 15 5 10
        Akan (Twi)  15 5 10 10 5 0
        Albanian  20 5 10 130 65 65
        Amharic  25 15 10 145 70 70
        Arabic  430 250 185 760 420 345
        Armenian  40 15 25 25 10 10
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 25 10 15
        Bengali  70 45 25 100 50 45
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  5 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Bosnian  25 10 15 125 65 60
        Bulgarian  20 10 10 15 10 5
        Burmese  0 0 0 25 10 15
        Cantonese  210 110 105 180 90 90
        Chinese, n.o.s.  545 280 265 290 135 155
        Creoles  10 5 5 50 25 30
        Croatian  105 50 55 455 235 220
        Czech  65 25 35 160 70 95
        Danish  20 10 10 25 10 15
        Dutch  85 35 45 185 85 105
        Estonian  10 5 5 10 0 10
        Finnish  15 5 10 10 5 5
        Flemish  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Fukien  0 0 0 5 0 5
        German  955 430 525 1,885 830 1,050
        Greek  180 90 85 350 180 175
        Gujarati  115 55 65 205 100 105
        Hakka  5 5 5 0 0 0
        Hebrew  30 15 15 20 5 10
        Hindi  315 175 140 305 160 140
        Hungarian  75 40 40 255 120 135
        Ilocano  0 0 0 10 5 5
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 10 10 5 20 15 10
        Italian  115 55 60 240 120 120
        Japanese  55 25 30 55 25 30
        Khmer (Cambodian)  5 0 0 55 25 25
        Korean  150 85 65 90 45 45
        Kurdish  10 5 5 85 40 45
        Lao  35 15 15 180 95 90
        Latvian  5 0 0 15 15 5
        Lingala  0 0 0 15 5 5
        Lithuanian  5 0 5 10 0 10
        Macedonian  5 0 0 30 20 10
        Malay  25 10 10 35 10 20
        Malayalam  35 20 15 40 25 15
        Maltese  5 0 0 5 0 0
        Mandarin  395 190 205 175 80 95
        Marathi  25 15 10 15 10 5
        Nepali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 30 15 15 35 20 15
        Norwegian  10 5 5 5 0 5
        Oromo  5 5 0 25 15 5
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  215 120 95 290 140 145
        Pashto  15 5 10 35 20 15
        Persian (Farsi)  165 90 75 180 100 85
        Polish  290 130 160 865 410 460
        Portuguese  150 75 70 1,145 565 575
        Romanian  225 105 120 1,140 555 585
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Russian  160 90 75 150 55 90
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 5 0 10 5 5
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 15 10 5 40 15 20
        Serbian  145 70 80 575 280 295
        Serbo-Croatian  30 15 10 115 55 55
        Shanghainese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 5 5 0 25 10 15
        Sindhi  15 5 10 45 15 25
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  40 25 20 20 10 10
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 10 5 5
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 5 0 0 20 15 10
        Slovak  40 20 20 90 40 50
        Slovenian  10 5 5 60 25 35
        Somali  30 15 15 120 50 65
        Spanish  495 235 255 1,660 810 850
        Swahili  25 10 10 55 30 25
        Swedish  20 5 10 15 10 5
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  130 45 90 190 55 135
        Taiwanese  10 5 5 10 5 5
        Tamil  115 65 50 65 35 30
        Telugu  65 30 35 25 15 10
        Thai  20 10 10 20 5 15
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna  5 0 5 120 60 60
        Turkish  95 50 45 170 80 90
        Ukrainian  35 15 25 95 35 60
        Urdu  255 135 120 270 140 130
        Vietnamese  95 55 40 400 190 210
        Yiddish  5 5 5 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 105 50 55 360 180 180
  Multiple responses          290 145 145 615 285 325
    English and French  40 25 15 95 40 55
    English and non-official language  125 65 60 245 125 120
    French and non-official language  120 50 65 270 120 145
    English, French and non-official language  5 0 0 0 0 0

Symbols

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).

E use with caution

After the release of the 2006 or 2011 Census population and dwelling counts, errors are occasionally uncovered in the data. It is not possible to make changes to the 2006 or 2011 Census data presented in these tables.

Refer to the 2006 population and dwelling count amendments or the 2011 population and dwelling count amendments for further information.

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.

 excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements

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.')

Refer to a complete list of these geographic areas.

.. 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.

... not applicable

A possible reason for the use of the three dots (...) symbol is:

  • A value that cannot be calculated such as a percentage change where the denominator is zero.

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 3530016) and Kitchener, Ontario (Code 3530013) (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 August 17, 2019).

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Footnote 1

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Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census Profile


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Map

Map

Map: Waterloo, City (Census Subdivision), Ontario

Map: Kitchener, City (Census Subdivision), Ontario

Geographic hierarchy

Geographic hierarchy

Geographic hierarchy: Waterloo  (City)

Geographic hierarchy: Kitchener  (City)

Note

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

Related data

Related data

Related data: Waterloo, City (Census Subdivision), Ontario

2011 Census

Related data: Kitchener, City (Census Subdivision), Ontario

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