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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
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(Country)
Waterloo, RM
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 33,476,688  ...Data not available ...Data not available 507,096 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 31,612,897  ...Data not available ...Data not available 478,121 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 5.9 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 14,569,633 ...Data not available ...Data not available 202,121 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 13,320,614 ...Data not available ...Data not available 191,599 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population density per square kilometre 3.7 ...Data not available ...Data not available 370.4 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Land area (square km) 8,965,121.42 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,368.94 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 33,476,685 16,414,225 17,062,460 507,095 249,820 257,275
0 to 4 years 1,877,095 961,150 915,945 30,940 15,880 15,065
5 to 9 years 1,809,895 925,965 883,935 30,660 15,615 15,045
10 to 14 years 1,920,355 983,995 936,360 31,370 16,020 15,350
15 to 19 years 2,178,135 1,115,845 1,062,295 34,580 17,710 16,875
15 years 423,755 216,765 206,985 6,900 3,550 3,345
16 years 432,490 222,445 210,045 6,865 3,570 3,300
17 years 434,060 223,015 211,045 6,700 3,360 3,340
18 years 439,700 225,050 214,650 6,740 3,440 3,300
19 years 448,130 228,570 219,560 7,375 3,795 3,585
20 to 24 years 2,187,450 1,108,775 1,078,670 37,220 19,075 18,145
25 to 29 years 2,169,590 1,077,275 1,092,315 35,685 17,870 17,810
30 to 34 years 2,162,905 1,058,810 1,104,095 34,370 17,065 17,305
35 to 39 years 2,173,930 1,064,200 1,109,735 35,205 17,395 17,815
40 to 44 years 2,324,875 1,141,720 1,183,155 37,075 18,360 18,720
45 to 49 years 2,675,130 1,318,715 1,356,420 40,580 20,075 20,510
50 to 54 years 2,658,965 1,309,030 1,349,940 37,410 18,385 19,025
55 to 59 years 2,340,635 1,147,300 1,193,335 31,785 15,525 16,265
60 to 64 years 2,052,670 1,002,690 1,049,985 26,630 12,900 13,725
65 to 69 years 1,521,715 738,010 783,705 19,360 9,115 10,250
70 to 74 years 1,153,065 543,435 609,630 14,740 7,080 7,665
75 to 79 years 922,700 417,945 504,755 11,835 5,290 6,540
80 to 84 years 702,070 291,085 410,985 9,180 3,730 5,450
85 years and over 645,515 208,300 437,215 8,450 2,730 5,720
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 40.6 39.6 41.5 37.7 36.6 38.7
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.2 82.5 84.0 81.7 81.0 82.3
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 27,869,340 13,543,130 14,326,215 414,120 202,305 211,810
Married or living with a common-law partner 16,084,490 8,045,795 8,038,700 245,165 122,485 122,680
Married (and not separated) 12,941,960 6,470,300 6,471,660 212,085 105,985 106,100
Living common law 3,142,525 1,575,495 1,567,035 33,080 16,500 16,575
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 11,784,855 5,497,335 6,287,515 168,955 79,820 89,135
Single (never legally married) 7,816,045 4,206,320 3,609,730 113,695 61,995 51,700
Separated 698,240 299,655 398,585 12,535 5,205 7,335
Divorced 1,686,035 680,415 1,005,620 21,815 8,545 13,265
Widowed 1,584,530 310,940 1,273,590 20,915 4,080 16,835
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 9,389,695 ...Data not available ...Data not available 142,215 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 2 persons 4,679,700 ...Data not available ...Data not available 65,045 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 3 persons 2,048,560 ...Data not available ...Data not available 31,740 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 4 persons 1,870,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available 31,800 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 791,130 ...Data not available ...Data not available 13,630 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 9,389,700 ...Data not available ...Data not available 142,215 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 7,861,855 ...Data not available ...Data not available 120,465 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Married couples 6,293,950 ...Data not available ...Data not available 103,945 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 2,891,215 ...Data not available ...Data not available 42,405 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 3,402,735 ...Data not available ...Data not available 61,545 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 1,288,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available 21,940 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 1,475,220 ...Data not available ...Data not available 27,560 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 638,740 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,040 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Common-law couples 1,567,910 ...Data not available ...Data not available 16,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 861,350 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,765 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 706,555 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,750 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 321,865 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,280 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 273,620 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,415 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 111,075 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,060 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 1,527,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available 21,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Female parent 1,200,295 ...Data not available ...Data not available 17,450 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 710,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,045 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 352,150 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,350 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 137,920 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,050 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Male parent 327,545 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 216,910 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,825 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 85,770 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,175 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 24,860 ...Data not available ...Data not available 305 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total children in census families in private households 9,971,320 ...Data not available ...Data not available 163,540 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Under six years of age 2,217,355 ...Data not available ...Data not available 36,920 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 to 14 years 3,322,875 ...Data not available ...Data not available 55,410 ...Data not available ...Data not available
15 to 17 years 1,240,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available 19,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available
18 to 24 years 2,062,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available 34,765 ...Data not available ...Data not available
25 years and over 1,128,280 ...Data not available ...Data not available 16,600 ...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 32,856,980 16,153,945 16,703,035 499,610 246,930 252,680
Number of persons not in census families 5,634,105 2,678,530 2,955,575 73,390 36,055 37,335
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 735,685 309,510 426,175 9,670 4,075 5,595
Living with non-relatives only 1,225,115 689,960 535,150 18,435 10,985 7,450
Living alone 3,673,310 1,679,055 1,994,250 45,285 20,995 24,290
Number of census family persons 27,222,870 13,475,410 13,747,460 426,225 210,875 215,345
Average number of persons per census family 2.9 ...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 4,551,900 2,081,795 2,470,110 58,490 26,450 32,040
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 1,527,630 445,865 1,081,770 18,200 4,795 13,405
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 224,755 52,375 172,380 3,020 625 2,390
Living with non-relatives only 87,185 42,230 44,955 810 370 440
Living alone 1,215,695 351,260 864,435 14,370 3,795 10,575
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 3,024,275 1,635,935 1,388,340 40,290 21,660 18,630
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 13,320,615 ...Data not available ...Data not available 191,600 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Census-family households 9,103,965 ...Data not available ...Data not available 138,385 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 8,263,885 ...Data not available ...Data not available 126,450 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 7,070,680 ...Data not available ...Data not available 109,405 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 3,394,480 ...Data not available ...Data not available 47,120 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 3,676,200 ...Data not available ...Data not available 62,280 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 1,193,210 ...Data not available ...Data not available 17,050 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 840,075 ...Data not available ...Data not available 11,935 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family households with persons not in a census family 572,015 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 389,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,600 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 144,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,035 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 245,535 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 182,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,645 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-family households 268,065 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,690 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Non-census-family households 4,216,650 ...Data not available ...Data not available 53,210 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-person households 3,673,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available 45,285 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-person households 543,345 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,930 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 13,320,615 ...Data not available ...Data not available 191,600 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Single-detached house 7,329,150 ...Data not available ...Data not available 109,400 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 1,234,770 ...Data not available ...Data not available 18,540 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 183,510 ...Data not available ...Data not available 350 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 4,573,185 ...Data not available ...Data not available 63,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Semi-detached house 646,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,910 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Row house 791,600 ...Data not available ...Data not available 20,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, duplex 704,485 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,185 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 2,397,550 ...Data not available ...Data not available 24,640 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other single-attached house 33,310 ...Data not available ...Data not available 330 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 13,320,615 ...Data not available ...Data not available 191,600 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 person 3,673,310 ...Data not available ...Data not available 45,285 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 persons 4,544,820 ...Data not available ...Data not available 63,160 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 persons 2,081,900 ...Data not available ...Data not available 32,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available
4 persons 1,903,300 ...Data not available ...Data not available 32,475 ...Data not available ...Data not available
5 persons 724,405 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,050 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 or more persons 392,885 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,060 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Number of persons in private households 32,856,975 ...Data not available ...Data not available 499,615 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of persons in private households 2.5 ...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 33,121,175 16,265,870 16,855,305 501,800 247,815 253,990
  Single responses  32,481,635 15,955,395 16,526,240 494,100 244,020 250,080
    English  18,858,980 9,345,225 9,513,750 375,515 186,060 189,455
    French  7,054,975 3,452,380 3,602,590 6,090 2,870 3,220
    Non-official languages  6,567,680 3,157,785 3,409,895 112,495 55,080 57,415
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 177,360 86,870 90,490 30 5 25
        Atikamekw    5,820 2,975 2,845 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  77,900 38,055 39,845 5 0 5
        Dene  11,215 5,500 5,720 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  10,785 5,205 5,580 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  33,500 16,725 16,775 5 0 5
        Mi'kmaq  7,635 3,715 3,920 5 0 0
        Ojibway  17,625 8,340 9,285 15 5 10
        Oji-Cree  9,835 4,890 4,945 0 0 0
        Stoney  3,050 1,465 1,580 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 6,312,435 3,032,860 3,279,570 111,250 54,455 56,800
        African languages, n.i.e 9,125 4,920 4,205 315 165 150
        Afrikaans  8,770 4,370 4,400 100 60 40
        Akan (Twi)  12,680 6,145 6,535 55 30 25
        Albanian  23,820 12,205 11,610 810 425 380
        Amharic  18,020 8,745 9,275 595 285 310
        Arabic  327,870 175,535 152,335 4,425 2,335 2,090
        Armenian  29,795 14,525 15,265 455 235 220
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 7,150 3,565 3,590 90 40 50
        Bengali  59,370 30,555 28,815 700 380 320
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  5,855 3,210 2,645 10 5 5
        Bisayan languages  16,240 6,185 10,055 45 20 30
        Bosnian  11,685 5,805 5,875 495 255 245
        Bulgarian  19,050 9,305 9,740 155 90 70
        Burmese  2,985 1,515 1,470 65 40 25
        Cantonese  372,460 173,510 198,955 1,410 710 700
        Chinese, n.o.s.  425,210 200,800 224,410 4,835 2,395 2,440
        Creoles  61,725 27,620 34,105 105 50 65
        Croatian  49,730 24,395 25,335 2,195 1,100 1,095
        Czech  23,585 11,350 12,230 800 375 425
        Danish  14,145 6,950 7,200 195 90 100
        Dutch  110,490 54,060 56,425 2,345 1,080 1,260
        Estonian  6,385 2,755 3,630 120 55 65
        Finnish  17,415 7,390 10,020 165 80 85
        Flemish  4,690 2,060 2,635 70 25 40
        Fukien  5,925 2,730 3,190 20 10 10
        German  409,200 195,415 213,785 16,515 7,850 8,670
        Greek  108,925 55,085 53,840 1,400 700 705
        Gujarati  91,450 45,570 45,875 2,165 1,115 1,050
        Hakka  5,115 2,360 2,755 15 10 10
        Hebrew  18,450 9,865 8,585 90 45 50
        Hindi  90,545 45,170 45,375 1,150 585 565
        Hungarian  67,920 32,740 35,180 1,825 895 930
        Ilocano  17,915 6,945 10,965 55 20 35
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 5,255 2,860 2,395 145 70 75
        Italian  407,485 201,985 205,510 1,930 1,040 890
        Japanese  39,985 14,035 25,955 395 165 230
        Khmer (Cambodian)  19,440 9,095 10,345 275 140 135
        Korean  137,925 64,090 73,835 1,495 750 750
        Kurdish  9,805 5,350 4,445 515 280 230
        Lao  12,970 6,375 6,590 1,030 500 535
        Latvian  6,200 2,700 3,505 95 50 50
        Lingala  3,085 1,440 1,645 10 0 5
        Lithuanian  7,245 3,080 4,165 90 40 50
        Macedonian  17,245 8,405 8,840 250 125 115
        Malay  10,910 4,845 6,060 190 80 110
        Malayalam  16,080 8,200 7,875 300 150 150
        Maltese  6,220 3,125 3,100 60 30 30
        Mandarin  248,705 116,480 132,225 3,065 1,520 1,540
        Marathi  5,830 3,030 2,805 145 75 70
        Nepali  8,480 4,350 4,135 35 15 15
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 14,075 7,385 6,685 95 45 45
        Norwegian  5,800 2,745 3,055 30 15 10
        Oromo  11,140 6,075 5,060 100 55 45
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  430,705 217,015 213,685 3,870 1,915 1,955
        Pashto  12,465 6,470 5,990 815 430 380
        Persian (Farsi)  170,045 86,810 83,235 2,930 1,530 1,395
        Polish  191,645 87,905 103,745 5,445 2,600 2,845
        Portuguese  211,335 102,320 109,015 10,020 4,815 5,205
        Romanian  90,300 43,475 46,820 5,555 2,725 2,830
        Rundi (Kirundi)  3,975 1,875 2,100 15 5 10
        Russian  164,330 75,275 89,050 1,545 725 820
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  3,895 1,710 2,185 35 25 10
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 16,970 8,395 8,575 225 105 115
        Serbian  56,420 28,125 28,290 5,080 2,510 2,570
        Serbo-Croatian  10,155 4,940 5,215 580 290 290
        Shanghainese  2,920 1,230 1,695 10 5 5
        Sign languages, n.i.e 3,815 2,050 1,760 60 25 30
        Sindhi  11,330 5,290 6,040 205 100 105
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  14,185 7,070 7,110 190 95 95
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 4,360 2,225 2,135 120 60 60
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 3,630 1,850 1,785 270 145 130
        Slovak  17,580 8,045 9,540 570 260 310
        Slovenian  10,775 5,015 5,760 285 150 135
        Somali  31,380 14,260 17,120 685 330 355
        Spanish  410,670 199,110 211,565 7,975 3,815 4,165
        Swahili  10,090 5,050 5,045 120 65 55
        Swedish  7,350 3,170 4,175 90 55 40
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  327,445 131,405 196,045 1,330 460 870
        Taiwanese  9,635 4,450 5,185 70 35 35
        Tamil  131,265 65,145 66,120 665 355 315
        Telugu  9,315 4,910 4,405 290 165 130
        Thai  7,935 2,505 5,425 115 40 70
        Tibetan languages  4,640 2,365 2,270 5 5 5
        Tigrigna  10,220 4,990 5,230 450 225 230
        Turkish  29,640 15,865 13,775 785 410 375
        Ukrainian  111,540 49,570 61,975 820 355 465
        Urdu  172,800 88,295 84,500 2,800 1,440 1,365
        Vietnamese  144,880 68,255 76,625 3,190 1,535 1,655
        Yiddish  15,205 7,400 7,805 15 5 10
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 77,890 38,055 39,835 1,215 625 590
  Multiple responses          639,540 310,480 329,060 7,700 3,795 3,905
    English and French  144,685 69,975 74,710 1,025 460 560
    English and non-official language  396,330 192,000 204,330 6,280 3,155 3,135
    French and non-official language  74,430 36,535 37,890 230 110 125
    English, French and non-official language 24,095 11,965 12,130 160 75 85
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 33,121,175 16,265,870 16,855,305 501,800 247,815 253,990
  English only 22,564,665 11,222,185 11,342,485 462,190 230,855 231,330
  French only 4,165,015 1,925,340 2,239,680 230 100 130
  English and French 5,795,570 2,876,560 2,919,005 31,440 13,630 17,810
  Neither English nor French 595,920 241,790 354,135 7,940 3,230 4,710
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 33,121,175 16,265,875 16,855,300 501,800 247,810 253,985
  English 24,662,900 12,172,545 12,490,350 485,815 240,750 245,070
  French 7,507,890 3,671,815 3,836,075 5,875 2,770 3,100
  English and French 367,635 186,235 181,405 2,360 1,160 1,205
  Neither English nor French 582,755 235,280 347,475 7,750 3,130 4,620
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 7,691,705 3,764,930 3,926,770 7,050 3,355 3,700
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 23.2 23.1 23.3 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 33,121,175 16,265,875 16,855,300 501,800 247,810 253,985
  Single responses 31,958,800 15,701,165 16,257,640 484,965 239,535 245,430
    English 21,457,075 10,585,620 10,871,455 423,620 209,565 214,055
    French 6,827,865 3,348,235 3,479,625 1,725 810 915
    Non-official languages 3,673,865 1,767,310 1,906,555 59,620 29,160 30,460
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 114,610 58,055 56,550 0 0 0
        Atikamekw   5,365 2,800 2,565 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 44,520 22,555 21,970 0 0 0
        Dene 7,960 4,025 3,940 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 9,630 4,700 4,935 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 27,170 13,780 13,390 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq 4,160 2,100 2,060 0 0 0
        Ojibway 6,850 3,555 3,295 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree 6,875 3,525 3,350 0 0 0
        Stoney 2,070 1,025 1,045 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 3,531,990 1,695,585 1,836,405 59,085 28,900 30,190
        African languages, n.i.e. 4,130 2,085 2,045 165 80 85
        Afrikaans 4,465 2,230 2,235 30 15 15
        Akan (Twi) 6,545 2,980 3,560 20 10 10
        Albanian 13,765 6,985 6,775 530 270 260
        Amharic 10,760 5,065 5,695 390 195 200
        Arabic 181,790 92,840 88,950 2,690 1,320 1,370
        Armenian 19,140 9,035 10,105 225 105 120
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 1,815 865 950 35 15 20
        Bengali 42,065 21,140 20,925 435 225 210
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 1,995 1,045 950 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 5,390 2,395 2,995 15 5 5
        Bosnian 6,705 3,385 3,315 310 165 145
        Bulgarian 12,075 5,940 6,135 80 40 35
        Burmese 1,895 970 925 90 45 40
        Cantonese 288,620 133,355 155,265 820 400 420
        Chinese, n.o.s. 297,295 141,425 155,870 3,270 1,635 1,635
        Creoles 25,475 11,045 14,435 40 15 25
        Croatian 18,730 8,950 9,780 1,035 500 535
        Czech 7,415 3,595 3,820 265 125 140
        Danish 945 475 465 35 15 15
        Dutch 11,530 5,485 6,040 420 190 230
        Estonian 1,450 550 895 25 5 15
        Finnish 3,335 1,480 1,855 20 10 15
        Flemish 455 210 245 5 0 5
        Fukien 1,900 875 1,030 5 0 5
        German 126,375 61,350 65,030 6,375 3,065 3,310
        Greek 47,705 22,800 24,905 575 270 305
        Gujarati 55,725 27,220 28,505 1,380 690 690
        Hakka 2,050 945 1,110 0 0 0
        Hebrew 8,400 4,245 4,150 55 25 30
        Hindi 47,080 23,215 23,870 535 280 260
        Hungarian 22,945 10,780 12,165 615 310 305
        Ilocano 6,160 2,610 3,550 15 10 10
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 2,285 1,165 1,120 95 40 60
        Italian 139,480 61,990 77,485 450 210 240
        Japanese 18,850 8,010 10,835 220 105 110
        Khmer (Cambodian) 11,330 5,250 6,075 160 85 75
        Korean 104,905 49,660 55,245 1,070 535 530
        Kurdish 6,000 3,125 2,875 325 170 155
        Lao 6,980 3,445 3,540 555 275 275
        Latvian 1,625 715 910 10 5 5
        Lingala 880 400 485 0 0 5
        Lithuanian 2,115 915 1,205 15 5 10
        Macedonian 7,775 3,740 4,035 125 60 65
        Malay 3,940 1,935 2,005 65 30 35
        Malayalam 7,955 4,010 3,940 190 95 95
        Maltese 1,330 640 690 10 5 5
        Mandarin 203,275 97,960 105,320 2,360 1,190 1,165
        Marathi 2,800 1,450 1,345 65 35 35
        Nepali 6,320 3,215 3,105 20 10 10
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 3,785 1,800 1,985 30 15 20
        Norwegian 575 275 300 5 5 0
        Oromo 4,745 2,445 2,305 50 20 25
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 317,075 158,375 158,700 2,575 1,250 1,330
        Pashto 8,700 4,390 4,310 585 295 290
        Persian (Farsi) 118,830 58,420 60,415 2,205 1,125 1,080
        Polish 85,210 39,945 45,260 2,490 1,215 1,280
        Portuguese 97,210 46,445 50,760 4,470 2,090 2,380
        Romanian 54,460 26,580 27,880 3,055 1,490 1,570
        Rundi (Kirundi) 1,335 610 720 10 5 5
        Russian 109,735 52,320 57,420 970 465 500
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 1,180 540 640 10 5 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 11,670 5,640 6,030 160 75 85
        Serbian 34,885 17,100 17,780 3,810 1,880 1,925
        Serbo-Croatian 5,040 2,465 2,580 330 165 165
        Shanghainese 1,325 610 715 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 6,305 3,685 2,620 90 50 40
        Sindhi 4,870 2,175 2,695 85 45 40
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 6,850 3,410 3,440 80 40 40
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 3,525 1,795 1,730 95 50 50
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 1,135 545 590 140 75 65
        Slovak 5,370 2,545 2,825 180 85 100
        Slovenian 2,475 1,095 1,380 70 35 40
        Somali 21,665 9,665 12,000 480 230 245
        Spanish 252,015 123,085 128,935 4,720 2,265 2,455
        Swahili 4,175 2,040 2,130 70 30 40
        Swedish 1,130 535 595 40 20 15
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 161,080 71,145 89,935 445 200 245
        Taiwanese 4,830 2,315 2,515 35 20 15
        Tamil 98,940 48,355 50,590 370 190 180
        Telugu 5,205 2,675 2,530 160 85 75
        Thai 3,215 1,470 1,745 55 25 30
        Tibetan languages 3,620 1,835 1,785 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 5,975 2,845 3,130 285 140 145
        Turkish 18,705 9,510 9,190 420 215 200
        Ukrainian 25,565 11,505 14,065 240 100 140
        Urdu 113,785 57,100 56,680 1,755 895 860
        Vietnamese 104,960 49,550 55,410 2,295 1,110 1,185
        Yiddish 6,860 3,515 3,350 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 27,265 13,670 13,595 535 265 270
  Multiple responses         1,162,370 564,710 597,665 16,835 8,275 8,560
    English and French 131,205 63,475 67,730 585 250 340
    English and non-official language 875,135 425,370 449,765 15,880 7,855 8,025
    French and non-official language 109,700 53,010 56,690 80 35 45
    English, French and non-official language 46,330 22,845 23,485 285 130 150
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 33,121,175 16,265,870 16,855,305 501,795 247,810 253,990
  None 28,418,595 13,988,140 14,430,455 438,135 216,745 221,395
  Single responses  4,554,525 2,205,595 2,348,935 62,475 30,495 31,980
    English  1,910,475 948,755 961,715 25,505 12,775 12,730
    French  678,940 318,530 360,415 4,450 1,905 2,555
    Non-official languages  1,965,110 938,305 1,026,805 32,520 15,825 16,700
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 62,935 29,835 33,100 30 10 20
        Atikamekw    470 205 265 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  32,750 15,645 17,105 0 0 0
        Dene  3,245 1,535 1,710 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  1,065 490 580 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  7,230 3,510 3,720 5 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  3,135 1,435 1,700 0 0 0
        Ojibway  10,870 5,040 5,835 25 5 15
        Oji-Cree  3,300 1,570 1,730 0 0 0
        Stoney  865 410 455 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 1,857,185 887,115 970,070 31,905 15,515 16,390
        African languages, n.i.e 3,625 1,930 1,695 80 35 45
        Afrikaans  4,185 2,075 2,110 60 30 30
        Akan (Twi)  6,105 3,010 3,095 25 15 10
        Albanian  6,155 3,095 3,055 165 90 85
        Amharic  5,665 2,785 2,875 185 95 90
        Arabic  116,375 62,625 53,755 1,440 785 655
        Armenian  6,690 3,270 3,420 140 70 65
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 3,595 1,735 1,860 25 15 15
        Bengali  11,405 5,925 5,475 180 100 80
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  2,040 1,085 955 0 0 5
        Bisayan languages  4,015 1,515 2,500 15 5 10
        Bosnian  3,365 1,635 1,730 160 85 75
        Bulgarian  3,985 1,850 2,135 40 30 20
        Burmese  860 425 435 25 15 15
        Cantonese  83,955 40,200 43,755 490 250 240
        Chinese, n.o.s.  74,930 35,840 39,090 980 490 485
        Creoles  44,100 19,795 24,305 75 35 40
        Croatian  19,045 9,240 9,805 725 360 365
        Czech  7,540 3,415 4,120 300 135 165
        Danish  4,800 2,145 2,655 65 30 40
        Dutch  34,465 15,800 18,660 620 270 345
        Estonian  2,240 955 1,285 40 10 25
        Finnish  5,670 2,355 3,310 50 25 20
        Flemish  995 405 585 10 0 5
        Fukien  2,315 1,080 1,235 5 0 5
        German  117,070 54,490 62,585 4,295 1,960 2,335
        Greek  50,670 25,670 25,005 660 325 330
        Gujarati  25,635 12,745 12,890 525 255 270
        Hakka  1,490 685 805 5 0 0
        Hebrew  14,270 7,170 7,095 60 25 30
        Hindi  55,375 28,080 27,290 770 410 360
        Hungarian  19,135 8,770 10,360 505 230 275
        Ilocano  4,880 1,895 2,990 20 5 15
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 1,845 980 870 35 20 10
        Italian  156,885 77,220 79,665 725 350 375
        Japanese  19,050 7,875 11,175 155 70 90
        Khmer (Cambodian)  5,425 2,545 2,880 60 30 25
        Korean  22,870 10,620 12,255 275 145 130
        Kurdish  2,295 1,245 1,045 100 50 50
        Lao  3,830 1,915 1,915 310 160 145
        Latvian  1,880 760 1,125 25 10 10
        Lingala  4,235 1,965 2,270 10 5 10
        Lithuanian  2,120 855 1,260 20 5 10
        Macedonian  5,950 2,890 3,060 60 35 25
        Malay  4,320 1,915 2,405 75 30 40
        Malayalam  6,110 3,085 3,020 115 65 50
        Maltese  2,405 1,110 1,300 20 10 10
        Mandarin  47,785 21,575 26,205 625 295 330
        Marathi  1,740 870 875 40 30 15
        Nepali  1,175 605 565 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 10,610 5,245 5,365 75 40 40
        Norwegian  1,935 885 1,050 20 10 10
        Oromo  3,315 1,740 1,580 30 20 10
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  83,180 42,490 40,695 850 440 415
        Pashto  2,315 1,245 1,075 135 80 55
        Persian (Farsi)  32,275 17,085 15,190 400 215 185
        Polish  54,580 24,580 30,005 1,555 735 815
        Portuguese  77,850 37,635 40,215 3,855 1,895 1,955
        Romanian  20,800 9,715 11,085 1,570 755 810
        Rundi (Kirundi)  1,925 925 1,000 5 0 5
        Russian  38,805 17,710 21,095 395 190 210
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  1,805 775 1,030 15 10 5
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 3,685 1,850 1,835 60 30 30
        Serbian  14,890 7,460 7,425 825 400 420
        Serbo-Croatian  2,565 1,255 1,315 145 75 75
        Shanghainese  1,045 445 595 5 0 5
        Sign languages, n.i.e 4,300 1,800 2,505 60 30 30
        Sindhi  4,935 2,285 2,645 60 25 35
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  6,060 3,030 3,030 70 40 30
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 465 240 225 10 5 10
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 970 490 485 30 15 15
        Slovak  5,150 2,240 2,910 175 75 100
        Slovenian  3,415 1,515 1,900 90 40 45
        Somali  9,725 4,625 5,095 160 70 90
        Spanish  152,210 73,850 78,365 2,795 1,355 1,440
        Swahili  6,860 3,325 3,535 85 50 40
        Swedish  3,515 1,535 1,985 40 20 20
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  107,960 40,085 67,870 515 160 355
        Taiwanese  4,065 1,915 2,145 20 10 10
        Tamil  27,625 13,960 13,665 240 130 110
        Telugu  2,550 1,365 1,190 90 45 45
        Thai  3,380 1,135 2,240 50 20 30
        Tibetan languages  595 320 280 5 0 0
        Tigrigna  3,330 1,640 1,690 130 60 70
        Turkish  7,815 4,250 3,565 295 145 140
        Ukrainian  32,740 14,290 18,450 190 75 115
        Urdu  45,580 23,440 22,145 840 420 415
        Vietnamese  32,280 15,455 16,830 645 325 325
        Yiddish  3,510 1,555 1,955 10 5 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 44,985 21,360 23,630 585 295 290
  Multiple responses          148,055 72,140 75,915 1,185 570 620
    English and French  40,280 20,290 19,995 155 75 85
    English and non-official language  49,905 24,725 25,180 460 240 220
    French and non-official language  56,385 26,370 30,010 555 255 305
    English, French and non-official language  1,485 755 730 10 5 5

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Footnote 1

2011 and 2006 population

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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.

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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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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.

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