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Characteristic West Elgin, MU
Ontario
(Census subdivision)
Elgin, CTY
Ontario
(Census division)
Change geography 1 Change geography 2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 5,157 ...Data not available ...Data not available 87,461 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 5,349 ...Data not available ...Data not available 85,351 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2006 to 2011 population change (%) -3.6 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.5 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 2,233 ...Data not available ...Data not available 35,348 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 2,106 ...Data not available ...Data not available 33,488 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population density per square kilometre 16.0 ...Data not available ...Data not available 46.5 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Land area (square km) 322.52 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,880.90 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 5,155 2,575 2,580 87,465 43,015 44,445
0 to 4 years 220 110 110 5,505 2,830 2,675
5 to 9 years 255 130 125 5,440 2,830 2,610
10 to 14 years 340 175 160 5,755 2,980 2,780
15 to 19 years 325 150 170 6,155 3,065 3,090
15 years 60 25 40 1,250 640 615
16 years 70 40 30 1,235 620 620
17 years 70 25 40 1,260 575 685
18 years 65 35 30 1,245 630 620
19 years 55 35 25 1,160 605 560
20 to 24 years 280 145 135 5,005 2,530 2,475
25 to 29 years 195 110 80 4,540 2,235 2,305
30 to 34 years 230 110 120 4,830 2,375 2,455
35 to 39 years 285 125 160 5,480 2,695 2,785
40 to 44 years 325 170 150 5,820 2,865 2,950
45 to 49 years 470 230 240 6,885 3,410 3,475
50 to 54 years 445 235 210 6,710 3,315 3,390
55 to 59 years 430 210 220 5,985 2,955 3,035
60 to 64 years 400 210 190 5,700 2,755 2,950
65 to 69 years 315 155 160 4,390 2,190 2,205
70 to 74 years 220 120 100 3,320 1,615 1,700
75 to 79 years 180 85 90 2,390 1,110 1,285
80 to 84 years 125 50 80 1,820 740 1,085
85 years and over 125 45 85 1,735 535 1,200
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 46.5 46.2 46.9 40.9 39.9 41.8
% of the population aged 15 and over 84.3 83.9 84.7 80.9 79.9 81.9
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 4,345 2,160 2,190 70,755 34,380 36,380
Married or living with a common-law partner 2,755 1,380 1,380 44,185 22,090 22,095
Married (and not separated) 2,330 1,165 1,165 38,035 19,015 19,020
Living common law 425 210 215 6,150 3,075 3,070
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,590 785 805 26,570 12,285 14,285
Single (never legally married) 905 535 375 16,150 8,775 7,380
Separated 140 60 75 2,230 985 1,245
Divorced 215 125 85 3,750 1,630 2,120
Widowed 335 70 270 4,440 900 3,545
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 1,555 ...Data not available ...Data not available 25,300 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 2 persons 855 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,790 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 3 persons 300 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,175 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 4 persons 260 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,650 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 140 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,680 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 1,555 ...Data not available ...Data not available 25,300 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 1,365 ...Data not available ...Data not available 21,790 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Married couples 1,155 ...Data not available ...Data not available 18,735 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 615 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,015 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 540 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,720 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 215 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,480 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 205 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,870 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 120 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,360 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Common-law couples 210 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,060 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 115 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,680 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 95 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,380 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 45 ...Data not available ...Data not available 670 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 35 ...Data not available ...Data not available 470 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 15 ...Data not available ...Data not available 240 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 190 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Female parent 140 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,725 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 85 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,560 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 30 ...Data not available ...Data not available 830 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 30 ...Data not available ...Data not available 335 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Male parent 55 ...Data not available ...Data not available 780 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 40 ...Data not available ...Data not available 530 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 10 ...Data not available ...Data not available 190 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 5 ...Data not available ...Data not available 55 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total children in census families in private households 1,485 ...Data not available ...Data not available 27,885 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Under six years of age 265 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,550 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 to 14 years 540 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,030 ...Data not available ...Data not available
15 to 17 years 200 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,620 ...Data not available ...Data not available
18 to 24 years 315 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,440 ...Data not available ...Data not available
25 years and over 160 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,250 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of children at home per census family 1.0 ...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 5,115 2,560 2,555 85,870 42,335 43,535
Number of persons not in census families 705 350 355 10,890 5,035 5,855
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 55 20 35 1,310 560 755
Living with non-relatives only 115 65 50 1,725 995 730
Living alone 540 265 275 7,850 3,480 4,375
Number of census family persons 4,410 2,210 2,195 74,980 37,300 37,680
Average number of persons per census family 2.8 ...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 925 445 490 12,650 5,880 6,770
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 295 95 200 3,895 1,075 2,825
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 25 5 20 440 105 335
Living with non-relatives only 25 10 15 180 90 85
Living alone 245 80 165 3,285 880 2,405
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 635 350 285 8,750 4,805 3,945
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 2,110 ...Data not available ...Data not available 33,485 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Census-family households 1,520 ...Data not available ...Data not available 24,830 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 1,425 ...Data not available ...Data not available 23,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 1,275 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20,410 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 680 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,020 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 595 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,390 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 150 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,830 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 95 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,590 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family households with persons not in a census family 65 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,125 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 45 ...Data not available ...Data not available 760 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 25 ...Data not available ...Data not available 300 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 20 ...Data not available ...Data not available 460 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 15 ...Data not available ...Data not available 365 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-family households 35 ...Data not available ...Data not available 465 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Non-census-family households 585 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,660 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-person households 540 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,855 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-person households 45 ...Data not available ...Data not available 805 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 2,105 ...Data not available ...Data not available 33,485 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Single-detached house 1,900 ...Data not available ...Data not available 26,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 ...Data not available ...Data not available 735 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 15 ...Data not available ...Data not available 310 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 190 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,220 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Semi-detached house 25 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,275 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Row house 25 ...Data not available ...Data not available 930 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, duplex 25 ...Data not available ...Data not available 715 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 120 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,210 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other single-attached house 0 ...Data not available ...Data not available 90 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 2,105 ...Data not available ...Data not available 33,485 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 person 540 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,855 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 persons 810 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,360 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 persons 305 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available
4 persons 285 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,890 ...Data not available ...Data not available
5 persons 115 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,950 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 or more persons 50 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,200 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Number of persons in private households 5,115 ...Data not available ...Data not available 85,870 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of persons in private households 2.4 ...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 5,140 2,575 2,570 86,240 42,510 43,730
  Single responses  5,100 2,540 2,555 85,505 42,120 43,380
    English  4,435 2,200 2,240 73,440 36,190 37,245
    French  85 45 45 880 425 450
    Non-official languages  570 300 275 11,190 5,505 5,680
      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 21 570 300 275 11,145 5,485 5,665
        African languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Afrikaans  0 0 5 10 5 10
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Albanian  0 0 0 80 35 45
        Amharic  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Arabic  10 10 0 85 45 35
        Armenian  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bengali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Bosnian  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Bulgarian  0 5 5 0 0 0
        Burmese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cantonese  0 0 0 20 10 15
        Chinese, n.o.s.  0 0 0 40 20 25
        Creoles  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Croatian  0 0 0 225 110 110
        Czech  5 0 0 35 20 20
        Danish  0 0 0 30 10 20
        Dutch  90 60 30 1,185 595 590
        Estonian  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Finnish  0 0 0 15 0 10
        Flemish  15 10 5 150 85 65
        Fukien  0 0 0 0 0 0
        German  65 30 40 6,890 3,385 3,505
        Greek  0 0 0 50 30 20
        Gujarati  0 0 0 35 15 15
        Hakka  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hebrew  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hindi  0 0 0 15 5 10
        Hungarian  55 30 25 225 115 120
        Ilocano  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 10 5 5 5 5 5
        Italian  10 5 5 200 105 90
        Japanese  0 0 0 20 10 10
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0 135 70 70
        Korean  0 0 0 55 20 35
        Kurdish  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lao  0 0 0 20 10 10
        Latvian  0 0 5 5 5 0
        Lingala  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lithuanian  15 5 10 35 15 15
        Macedonian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Malay  0 0 0 10 5 5
        Malayalam  0 0 0 10 10 5
        Maltese  0 0 0 60 25 35
        Mandarin  5 5 0 25 10 15
        Marathi  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 5 5
        Norwegian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Oromo  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  0 0 0 40 20 20
        Pashto  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  0 0 0 15 5 10
        Polish  10 5 5 315 140 175
        Portuguese  210 105 105 365 190 180
        Romanian  20 5 10 55 25 25
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Russian  0 0 0 20 5 15
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 5 5 0
        Serbian  15 5 5 15 10 5
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Shanghainese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 15 10 5
        Sindhi  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 5 10 5 5
        Slovak  5 5 5 40 20 20
        Slovenian  0 0 0 20 5 10
        Somali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Spanish  10 5 5 250 125 120
        Swahili  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Swedish  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  0 0 0 50 15 40
        Taiwanese  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Tamil  0 0 0 0 5 0
        Telugu  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Thai  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Turkish  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Ukrainian  5 0 0 80 40 40
        Urdu  0 0 0 25 15 15
        Vietnamese  0 0 0 90 45 45
        Yiddish  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 0 0 0 45 25 15
  Multiple responses          40 30 15 735 390 345
    English and French  5 5 5 120 55 65
    English and non-official language  40 25 10 555 305 250
    French and non-official language  5 5 0 45 20 20
    English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 15 5 5
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 5,140 2,570 2,570 86,240 42,510 43,725
  English only 4,880 2,465 2,410 82,195 40,810 41,385
  French only 5 0 0 25 15 10
  English and French 215 80 135 3,270 1,360 1,910
  Neither English nor French 40 15 25 755 330 430
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 5,140 2,575 2,570 86,240 42,510 43,730
  English 5,025 2,520 2,505 84,710 41,805 42,905
  French 70 35 40 745 370 380
  English and French 0 0 0 50 20 30
  Neither English nor French 40 15 25 735 315 420
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 75 30 35 770 375 395
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 1.5 1.2 1.4 0.9 0.9 0.9
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 5,140 2,570 2,570 86,240 42,510 43,730
  Single responses 5,080 2,540 2,545 85,015 41,905 43,110
    English 4,900 2,445 2,450 80,495 39,720 40,775
    French 20 10 10 175 75 100
    Non-official languages 160 80 80 4,345 2,115 2,235
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0 0 0 5
        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 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 21 165 80 80 4,335 2,105 2,230
        African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 5
        Afrikaans 0 0 0 5 0 0
        Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Albanian 0 0 0 40 15 20
        Amharic 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Arabic 5 5 0 35 20 15
        Armenian 0 0 0 5 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bengali 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 0 0 0 0 0 5
        Bosnian 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Bulgarian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Burmese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cantonese 0 0 0 10 5 5
        Chinese, n.o.s. 0 0 0 25 10 15
        Creoles 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Croatian 0 0 0 90 45 45
        Czech 0 0 0 10 0 5
        Danish 0 0 0 0 0 5
        Dutch 5 5 0 85 40 40
        Estonian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Finnish 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Flemish 0 0 0 5 0 0
        Fukien 0 0 0 0 5 0
        German 5 5 5 3,185 1,555 1,635
        Greek 0 0 0 10 5 5
        Gujarati 0 0 0 20 15 10
        Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hebrew 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hindi 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Hungarian 10 5 10 45 20 25
        Ilocano 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Italian 5 0 0 50 20 30
        Japanese 0 0 0 10 5 0
        Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 65 30 35
        Korean 0 0 0 25 10 20
        Kurdish 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lao 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Latvian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lingala 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lithuanian 5 5 5 10 5 5
        Macedonian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Malay 0 0 0 0 0 5
        Malayalam 0 0 0 10 0 5
        Maltese 0 0 0 5 0 0
        Mandarin 5 0 5 20 5 10
        Marathi 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Nepali 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Norwegian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Oromo 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0 30 10 15
        Pashto 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi) 0 0 0 10 5 5
        Polish 5 0 5 105 55 50
        Portuguese 95 45 50 130 65 65
        Romanian 5 0 5 10 10 5
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Russian 0 0 0 5 0 0
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Serbian 0 0 0 5 5 0
        Serbo-Croatian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Shanghainese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 15 15 5
        Sindhi 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 0 0 0 0 0 5
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 0 0 0
        Slovak 0 0 5 5 5 5
        Slovenian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Somali 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Spanish 5 0 0 120 60 55
        Swahili 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Swedish 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 5 0 5 20 10 10
        Taiwanese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tamil 5 5 0 0 0 0
        Telugu 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Thai 0 0 0 5 5 0
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Turkish 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ukrainian 0 0 0 15 10 10
        Urdu 0 0 0 10 5 10
        Vietnamese 0 0 0 55 25 25
        Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 0 0 0 5 10 0
  Multiple responses         60 35 25 1,220 605 615
    English and French 0 0 0 55 25 35
    English and non-official language 60 30 25 1,145 575 575
    French and non-official language 0 5 0 10 0 5
    English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 10 0 5
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 5,140 2,570 2,570 86,240 42,510 43,730
  None 4,820 2,420 2,405 79,950 39,480 40,470
  Single responses  315 150 160 6,195 2,990 3,210
    English  75 35 40 1,940 940 1,000
    French  45 20 30 620 250 370
    Non-official languages  195 95 100 3,640 1,800 1,840
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 5 0 5 5 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 5 0 5
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 195 95 100 3,595 1,775 1,825
        African languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Afrikaans  0 0 0 15 10 5
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Albanian  0 0 0 35 15 20
        Amharic  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Arabic  0 0 0 40 20 20
        Armenian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bengali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bosnian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bulgarian  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Burmese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cantonese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Chinese, n.o.s.  0 0 0 10 5 5
        Creoles  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Croatian  0 0 5 60 30 30
        Czech  0 0 0 15 10 5
        Danish  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Dutch  35 20 15 345 160 185
        Estonian  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Finnish  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Flemish  5 5 5 30 10 20
        Fukien  0 0 0 0 0 0
        German  20 10 10 2,115 1,075 1,040
        Greek  0 0 0 25 10 10
        Gujarati  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Hakka  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hebrew  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hindi  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Hungarian  10 5 5 50 20 30
        Ilocano  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 5 0 0 10 5 5
        Italian  5 0 0 70 40 35
        Japanese  0 0 0 20 10 5
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0 50 25 20
        Korean  0 0 0 10 5 5
        Kurdish  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lao  0 0 0 10 5 5
        Latvian  0 0 5 5 0 0
        Lingala  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lithuanian  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Macedonian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Malay  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Malayalam  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Maltese  0 0 0 15 5 10
        Mandarin  0 0 0 10 5 5
        Marathi  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Nepali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 5
        Norwegian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Oromo  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  0 0 0 15 10 5
        Pashto  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Polish  5 5 0 100 35 65
        Portuguese  80 40 40 165 85 80
        Romanian  0 0 0 20 10 15
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Russian  0 0 0 10 5 10
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 5 0
        Serbian  5 0 5 10 5 0
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Shanghainese  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Sign languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 10 10 5
        Sindhi  0 0 0 5 5 5
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Slovak  5 5 0 10 5 5
        Slovenian  0 0 5 5 5 5
        Somali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Spanish  5 5 0 175 95 75
        Swahili  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Swedish  0 0 0 0 0 5
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  0 0 0 20 5 15
        Taiwanese  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Tamil  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Telugu  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Thai  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Turkish  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ukrainian  0 0 0 15 10 5
        Urdu  0 0 0 10 5 5
        Vietnamese  0 0 0 20 10 10
        Yiddish  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 0 0 0 40 25 20
  Multiple responses          5 0 0 95 45 50
    English and French  0 0 0 0 0 0
    English and non-official language  0 0 0 15 5 5
    French and non-official language  5 5 5 80 40 45
    English, French and non-official language  0 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. West Elgin, Ontario (Code 3534042) and Elgin, Ontario (Code 3534) (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 October 18, 2018).

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Footnote 1

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Source

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Footnotes

Footnote 1

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Map

Map

Map: West Elgin, Municipality (Census Subdivision), Ontario

Map: Elgin, County (Census Division), Ontario

Geographic hierarchy

Geographic hierarchy

Geographic hierarchy: West Elgin  (Municipality)

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: West Elgin, Municipality (Census Subdivision), Ontario

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Related data: Elgin, County (Census Division), Ontario

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2011 National Household Survey (NHS)

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