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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).
Characteristic Newfoundland and Labrador

(Province)
Quebec Data quality note(s)

(Province)
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 514,536 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,903,001  ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 505,469 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,546,131  ...Data not available ...Data not available
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 1.8 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4.7 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 250,275 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,685,926 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 208,842 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,395,343 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population density per square kilometre 1.4 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5.8 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Land area (square km) 370,510.76 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,356,547.02 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 514,535 250,570 263,970 7,903,000 3,875,860 4,027,140
0 to 4 years 24,495 12,620 11,875 440,840 225,525 215,320
5 to 9 years 25,105 12,845 12,260 399,575 203,675 195,900
10 to 14 years 27,035 13,795 13,235 418,205 213,540 204,665
15 to 19 years 29,590 15,175 14,410 491,980 249,960 242,020
15 years 5,780 2,940 2,845 93,955 47,690 46,265
16 years 5,845 3,020 2,825 96,095 48,880 47,210
17 years 5,905 3,075 2,830 97,795 49,925 47,875
18 years 6,000 3,060 2,940 100,210 50,910 49,305
19 years 6,060 3,085 2,980 103,915 52,545 51,370
20 to 24 years 30,050 15,075 14,975 489,185 246,850 242,340
25 to 29 years 28,305 13,605 14,705 490,665 245,695 244,970
30 to 34 years 29,275 13,840 15,435 531,445 264,980 266,460
35 to 39 years 33,375 15,895 17,480 498,225 249,610 248,615
40 to 44 years 38,015 18,385 19,630 520,805 261,120 259,690
45 to 49 years 42,225 20,545 21,680 623,575 311,320 312,250
50 to 54 years 43,185 21,075 22,110 648,695 320,695 327,995
55 to 59 years 42,645 20,950 21,695 579,280 285,295 293,990
60 to 64 years 39,135 19,235 19,895 512,830 250,675 262,155
65 to 69 years 28,740 14,100 14,645 403,210 194,305 208,905
70 to 74 years 20,115 9,775 10,340 291,755 135,830 155,925
75 to 79 years 14,620 6,750 7,875 232,355 101,675 130,680
80 to 84 years 10,075 4,110 5,965 176,420 69,170 107,250
85 years and over 8,560 2,800 5,755 153,945 45,945 108,005
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 44.0 43.4 44.5 41.9 40.7 43.0
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.1 84.3 85.8 84.1 83.4 84.7
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 437,910 211,305 226,600 6,644,380 3,233,120 3,411,260
Married or living with a common-law partner 273,040 136,440 136,600 3,745,320 1,875,415 1,869,905
Married (and not separated) 231,745 115,840 115,905 2,353,770 1,177,720 1,176,050
Living common law 41,295 20,605 20,690 1,391,550 697,695 693,850
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 164,865 74,865 90,000 2,899,060 1,357,705 1,541,360
Single (never legally married) 107,375 56,945 50,425 1,942,090 1,045,540 896,545
Separated 8,705 3,755 4,950 105,195 46,465 58,720
Divorced 19,855 8,545 11,315 463,830 188,265 275,565
Widowed 28,935 5,620 23,315 387,945 77,430 310,515
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 159,385 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,203,630 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 2 persons 86,350 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,158,055 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 3 persons 38,165 ...Data not available ...Data not available 473,495 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 4 persons 27,805 ...Data not available ...Data not available 407,400 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 7,060 ...Data not available ...Data not available 164,680 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 159,385 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,203,630 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 134,965 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,838,120 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Married couples 114,335 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,143,365 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 59,155 ...Data not available ...Data not available 596,140 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 55,185 ...Data not available ...Data not available 547,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 26,450 ...Data not available ...Data not available 216,230 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 23,065 ...Data not available ...Data not available 226,985 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 5,665 ...Data not available ...Data not available 104,010 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Common-law couples 20,630 ...Data not available ...Data not available 694,750 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 11,335 ...Data not available ...Data not available 334,250 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 9,290 ...Data not available ...Data not available 360,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 5,090 ...Data not available ...Data not available 152,120 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 3,150 ...Data not available ...Data not available 155,020 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 1,050 ...Data not available ...Data not available 53,360 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 24,420 ...Data not available ...Data not available 365,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Female parent 19,725 ...Data not available ...Data not available 277,930 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 12,530 ...Data not available ...Data not available 169,760 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 5,510 ...Data not available ...Data not available 81,365 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 1,680 ...Data not available ...Data not available 26,810 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Male parent 4,700 ...Data not available ...Data not available 87,580 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 3,330 ...Data not available ...Data not available 57,910 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 1,110 ...Data not available ...Data not available 23,780 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 255 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,900 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total children in census families in private households 140,940 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,201,800 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Under six years of age 29,120 ...Data not available ...Data not available 520,710 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 to 14 years 46,815 ...Data not available ...Data not available 728,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available
15 to 17 years 17,015 ...Data not available ...Data not available 279,620 ...Data not available ...Data not available
18 to 24 years 28,545 ...Data not available ...Data not available 453,250 ...Data not available ...Data not available
25 years and over 19,455 ...Data not available ...Data not available 219,980 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of children at home per census family 0.9 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1.0 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 507,270 247,725 259,545 7,732,835 3,812,190 3,920,640
Number of persons not in census families 71,975 32,130 39,845 1,489,290 717,115 772,170
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 10,735 4,405 6,330 145,795 64,175 81,615
Living with non-relatives only 14,910 8,225 6,685 249,085 141,300 107,785
Living alone 46,325 19,500 26,830 1,094,410 511,640 582,770
Number of census family persons 435,295 215,595 219,700 6,243,545 3,095,075 3,148,470
Average number of persons per census family 2.7 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.8 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 76,630 35,830 40,800 1,128,815 510,045 618,775
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 22,785 6,435 16,345 413,235 124,645 288,590
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 4,100 1,065 3,030 45,530 11,850 33,680
Living with non-relatives only 1,150 580 570 24,935 11,985 12,950
Living alone 17,540 4,795 12,745 342,775 100,810 241,965
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 53,845 29,395 24,450 715,580 385,395 330,185
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 208,840 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,395,340 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Census-family households 155,525 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,174,255 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 143,520 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,050,840 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 124,425 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,738,280 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 64,765 ...Data not available ...Data not available 880,690 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 59,655 ...Data not available ...Data not available 857,590 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 19,095 ...Data not available ...Data not available 312,555 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 12,000 ...Data not available ...Data not available 123,420 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family households with persons not in a census family 8,220 ...Data not available ...Data not available 95,000 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 5,570 ...Data not available ...Data not available 61,250 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 2,670 ...Data not available ...Data not available 27,410 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 2,900 ...Data not available ...Data not available 33,840 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 2,645 ...Data not available ...Data not available 33,750 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-family households 3,785 ...Data not available ...Data not available 28,420 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Non-census-family households 53,320 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,221,090 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-person households 46,325 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,094,410 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-person households 6,995 ...Data not available ...Data not available 126,680 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 208,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,395,345 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Single-detached house 155,295 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,560,405 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 710 ...Data not available ...Data not available 171,115 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 1,360 ...Data not available ...Data not available 22,995 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 51,480 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,640,825 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Semi-detached house 8,330 ...Data not available ...Data not available 171,435 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Row house 10,050 ...Data not available ...Data not available 86,040 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, duplex 21,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available 263,860 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 11,370 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,103,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other single-attached house 415 ...Data not available ...Data not available 15,645 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 208,840 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,395,345 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 person 46,325 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,094,410 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 persons 82,260 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,181,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 persons 39,400 ...Data not available ...Data not available 496,140 ...Data not available ...Data not available
4 persons 29,880 ...Data not available ...Data not available 421,080 ...Data not available ...Data not available
5 persons 8,200 ...Data not available ...Data not available 142,555 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 or more persons 2,765 ...Data not available ...Data not available 59,920 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Number of persons in private households 507,270 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,732,835 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of persons in private households 2.4 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.3 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 509,950 248,825 261,130 7,815,950 3,841,260 3,974,690
  Single responses  508,830 248,285 260,550 7,663,135 3,764,810 3,898,325
    English  497,565 242,450 255,110 599,225 297,875 301,355
    French  2,480 1,250 1,235 6,102,210 2,994,300 3,107,910
    Non-official languages  8,790 4,585 4,205 961,700 472,635 489,060
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 2,690 1,320 1,370 41,290 20,530 20,760
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 5,815 2,975 2,845
        Cree, n.o.s.  10 0 10 15,135 7,570 7,565
        Dene  0 0 0 0 5 0
        Innu/Montagnais  2,035 990 1,045 8,715 4,200 4,515
        Inuktitut  635 325 315 10,915 5,430 5,485
        Mi'kmaq  5 0 5 670 340 325
        Ojibway  0 0 0 30 15 15
        Oji-Cree  5 5 0 5 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 5,855 3,135 2,720 908,480 445,970 462,515
        African languages, n.i.e 60 35 25 930 530 400
        Afrikaans  75 40 30 100 50 45
        Akan (Twi)  5 5 0 1,140 560 585
        Albanian  100 55 45 2,405 1,240 1,170
        Amharic  10 5 10 690 340 355
        Arabic  590 350 240 140,035 74,985 65,050
        Armenian  5 0 5 15,030 7,335 7,700
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 30 15 10 1,645 875 770
        Bengali  200 120 85 10,405 5,305 5,100
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0 5,645 3,095 2,550
        Bisayan languages  15 5 10 955 280 670
        Bosnian  15 10 5 1,505 745 760
        Bulgarian  60 30 25 6,495 3,165 3,330
        Burmese  5 0 0 60 25 35
        Cantonese  155 85 70 10,975 5,185 5,790
        Chinese, n.o.s.  870 455 420 41,590 19,745 21,850
        Creoles  10 10 10 49,475 21,965 27,510
        Croatian  30 15 10 2,375 1,220 1,160
        Czech  25 10 10 1,645 790 855
        Danish  40 20 15 305 145 160
        Dutch  95 50 45 3,245 1,595 1,645
        Estonian  15 10 5 200 75 125
        Finnish  15 5 15 415 155 255
        Flemish  0 0 0 590 250 340
        Fukien  0 0 0 75 30 45
        German  365 190 175 15,025 6,920 8,105
        Greek  50 30 20 39,825 20,135 19,690
        Gujarati  45 25 15 5,940 2,915 3,025
        Hakka  0 0 0 105 40 60
        Hebrew  10 5 5 3,975 2,105 1,870
        Hindi  90 55 40 2,745 1,435 1,310
        Hungarian  45 20 25 6,675 3,250 3,430
        Ilocano  10 0 5 1,685 615 1,075
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 15 10 5 560 320 240
        Italian  75 35 35 113,815 56,530 57,285
        Japanese  35 20 20 2,175 680 1,495
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0 8,620 4,035 4,580
        Korean  65 35 35 4,085 1,785 2,300
        Kurdish  15 10 5 820 465 360
        Lao  0 0 5 4,185 2,050 2,140
        Latvian  10 5 5 335 125 205
        Lingala  5 0 5 2,045 980 1,070
        Lithuanian  5 0 0 650 275 370
        Macedonian  5 0 5 195 105 95
        Malay  30 10 20 625 250 375
        Malayalam  65 35 30 315 165 150
        Maltese  5 0 0 30 15 15
        Mandarin  170 85 90 11,290 5,155 6,130
        Marathi  35 25 15 160 90 65
        Nepali  55 25 25 1,280 620 660
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 40 20 15 4,565 2,470 2,090
        Norwegian  55 45 5 275 130 140
        Oromo  15 5 10 7,035 3,865 3,170
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  115 65 50 11,150 5,990 5,160
        Pashto  10 5 10 990 545 445
        Persian (Farsi)  125 75 50 19,835 10,340 9,500
        Polish  100 55 40 15,250 6,695 8,555
        Portuguese  95 60 30 34,265 16,505 17,760
        Romanian  40 15 25 31,245 15,115 16,130
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0 2,370 1,150 1,220
        Russian  205 110 90 24,085 10,765 13,320
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  5 0 5 2,005 875 1,130
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 5 0 5 150 80 75
        Serbian  25 10 15 2,955 1,485 1,470
        Serbo-Croatian  10 5 10 1,910 945 970
        Shanghainese  0 0 0 95 40 50
        Sign languages, n.i.e 85 45 40 520 305 215
        Sindhi  10 5 5 305 145 155
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  45 20 25 585 305 280
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 15 10 5 95 55 40
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 325 180 145
        Slovak  10 5 5 1,180 525 660
        Slovenian  5 0 5 840 375 460
        Somali  5 5 0 855 435 420
        Spanish  420 205 220 131,850 64,490 67,365
        Swahili  25 15 15 2,065 1,060 1,010
        Swedish  15 10 5 515 240 280
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  260 105 155 13,740 4,655 9,090
        Taiwanese  25 10 15 405 190 215
        Tamil  85 50 35 13,245 6,645 6,595
        Telugu  45 25 20 365 200 160
        Thai  25 15 15 725 190 535
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0 110 60 50
        Tigrigna  10 5 10 350 160 190
        Turkish  35 20 15 6,915 3,605 3,305
        Ukrainian  30 15 20 4,785 2,095 2,690
        Urdu  200 100 95 9,800 5,115 4,690
        Vietnamese  30 15 15 26,560 12,675 13,885
        Yiddish  5 0 0 9,035 4,515 4,520
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 245 130 110 11,930 6,140 5,790
  Multiple responses          1,120 540 580 152,820 76,455 76,365
    English and French  465 215 255 64,800 32,390 32,405
    English and non-official language  585 295 285 23,435 11,455 11,975
    French and non-official language  45 20 20 51,640 25,810 25,825
    English, French and non-official language 25 10 10 12,950 6,790 6,155
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 509,950 248,820 261,125 7,815,955 3,841,260 3,974,690
  English only 485,745 239,010 246,735 363,860 180,175 183,690
  French only 135 65 65 4,047,175 1,871,500 2,175,675
  English and French 23,455 9,445 14,005 3,328,725 1,758,410 1,570,310
  Neither English nor French 630 305 320 76,190 31,175 45,015
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 509,950 248,825 261,125 7,815,955 3,841,265 3,974,695
  English 507,200 247,430 259,770 935,635 465,965 469,675
  French 1,990 1,025 965 6,561,510 3,216,790 3,344,720
  English and French 205 105 105 245,230 128,655 116,575
  Neither English nor French 550 265 290 73,580 29,860 43,720
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 2,100 1,080 1,020 1,058,250 530,290 527,960
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 0.4 0.4 0.4 13.5 13.8 13.3
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 509,950 248,825 261,130 7,815,955 3,841,260 3,974,695
  Single responses 508,620 248,165 260,450 7,570,900 3,720,195 3,850,710
    English 502,475 245,050 257,425 767,415 379,915 387,500
    French 1,140 550 590 6,249,080 3,071,635 3,177,450
    Non-official languages 5,000 2,570 2,435 554,400 268,640 285,760
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 2,040 1,010 1,030 37,955 19,060 18,895
        Atikamekw   0 0 0 5,365 2,805 2,560
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 14,155 7,085 7,075
        Dene 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 1,875 930 955 7,730 3,760 3,965
        Inuktitut 160 80 75 10,360 5,230 5,130
        Mi'kmaq 5 0 5 330 175 155
        Ojibway 0 0 0 10 5 5
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 2,855 1,505 1,350 511,880 247,275 264,610
        African languages, n.i.e. 25 15 10 220 105 115
        Afrikaans 40 15 20 25 10 15
        Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 565 260 310
        Albanian 75 45 30 1,510 765 745
        Amharic 10 5 5 360 165 195
        Arabic 365 205 160 72,955 37,360 35,590
        Armenian 0 0 0 10,980 5,195 5,785
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0 290 140 155
        Bengali 100 55 45 8,285 4,110 4,170
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 1,915 1,005 915
        Bisayan languages 5 5 5 235 95 140
        Bosnian 5 5 5 1,030 525 505
        Bulgarian 15 10 10 4,940 2,430 2,505
        Burmese 0 0 0 30 10 15
        Cantonese 100 60 45 8,340 3,980 4,360
        Chinese, n.o.s. 580 315 270 33,890 16,270 17,620
        Creoles 10 5 5 19,430 8,295 11,135
        Croatian 15 10 5 1,060 510 545
        Czech 5 0 0 510 240 275
        Danish 10 5 5 35 20 15
        Dutch 5 0 5 525 245 280
        Estonian 10 5 5 30 15 15
        Finnish 0 0 0 65 25 40
        Flemish 0 0 0 95 45 55
        Fukien 0 0 0 15 10 5
        German 45 20 25 3,025 1,435 1,590
        Greek 5 5 5 20,060 9,685 10,380
        Gujarati 15 5 10 3,955 1,905 2,050
        Hakka 0 0 0 20 5 15
        Hebrew 5 5 0 1,735 885 845
        Hindi 25 15 10 1,450 720 725
        Hungarian 10 5 5 2,390 1,070 1,315
        Ilocano 5 0 5 585 225 360
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 275 145 130
        Italian 0 0 0 39,540 17,925 21,615
        Japanese 10 5 5 915 390 525
        Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 5,350 2,475 2,875
        Korean 40 25 15 2,955 1,360 1,590
        Kurdish 0 0 0 380 200 180
        Lao 0 0 0 2,395 1,160 1,235
        Latvian 5 0 0 90 35 55
        Lingala 5 0 0 545 250 290
        Lithuanian 0 0 0 150 60 90
        Macedonian 0 5 0 125 65 60
        Malay 10 5 5 225 115 120
        Malayalam 20 15 10 75 40 35
        Maltese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Mandarin 125 65 60 9,325 4,485 4,835
        Marathi 10 5 0 65 40 25
        Nepali 55 30 30 1,170 575 600
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 975 465 505
        Norwegian 10 5 10 40 20 25
        Oromo 10 5 5 2,115 1,110 1,010
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 55 30 25 8,345 4,415 3,925
        Pashto 5 0 5 805 430 380
        Persian (Farsi) 65 30 35 14,380 7,125 7,255
        Polish 40 20 20 6,955 3,160 3,800
        Portuguese 15 5 5 16,015 7,615 8,405
        Romanian 15 0 10 22,790 11,190 11,605
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 665 305 355
        Russian 120 65 55 18,465 8,740 9,725
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 5 0 450 210 235
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 75 40 35
        Serbian 10 0 0 2,015 985 1,025
        Serbo-Croatian 10 5 5 1,180 580 600
        Shanghainese 0 0 0 30 15 20
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 150 80 65 975 625 355
        Sindhi 10 5 0 175 85 90
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 15 5 10 330 165 170
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 55 20 30
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 145 65 75
        Slovak 10 5 0 255 115 140
        Slovenian 0 0 0 295 130 170
        Somali 0 0 0 520 245 275
        Spanish 215 105 105 88,380 43,095 45,290
        Swahili 25 10 15 750 365 385
        Swedish 5 5 0 115 55 55
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 90 45 50 7,280 2,815 4,465
        Taiwanese 10 0 5 220 115 100
        Tamil 35 15 15 11,270 5,585 5,685
        Telugu 35 10 15 220 120 105
        Thai 10 5 5 210 95 115
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0 80 40 40
        Tigrigna 5 0 5 170 80 90
        Turkish 15 5 10 4,945 2,470 2,475
        Ukrainian 0 0 5 1,925 835 1,090
        Urdu 95 50 45 7,125 3,595 3,530
        Vietnamese 15 10 5 20,740 9,845 10,895
        Yiddish 0 0 0 6,275 3,225 3,050
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 110 55 55 4,565 2,310 2,265
  Multiple responses         1,330 655 675 245,055 121,070 123,985
    English and French 240 100 145 71,555 35,860 35,695
    English and non-official language 1,035 530 500 43,765 21,305 22,460
    French and non-official language 10 0 10 100,110 48,590 51,525
    English, French and non-official language 40 20 20 29,625 15,315 14,310
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 509,950 248,825 261,125 7,815,950 3,841,260 3,974,690
  None 501,995 245,045 256,950 6,691,145 3,279,620 3,411,525
  Single responses  7,785 3,695 4,085 1,046,580 522,335 524,245
    English  2,045 1,040 1,000 459,125 234,190 224,935
    French  2,720 1,140 1,580 298,090 147,040 151,050
    Non-official languages  3,020 1,510 1,510 289,365 141,100 148,260
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 435 205 230 3,380 1,585 1,795
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 470 205 270
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 5 0 1,250 630 620
        Dene  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  135 55 80 920 435 490
        Inuktitut  285 140 145 485 205 275
        Mi'kmaq  5 5 0 250 110 135
        Ojibway  5 5 0 5 5 5
        Oji-Cree  5 0 5 5 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 2,375 1,205 1,170 279,095 136,070 143,025
        African languages, n.i.e 20 10 5 625 335 295
        Afrikaans  35 20 15 65 35 30
        Akan (Twi)  5 5 5 475 240 240
        Albanian  15 5 5 400 200 200
        Amharic  15 5 10 195 95 100
        Arabic  210 120 95 49,400 26,430 22,965
        Armenian  5 5 0 2,500 1,235 1,265
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 10 5 0 945 495 450
        Bengali  50 35 20 1,140 635 505
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0 1,980 1,050 930
        Bisayan languages  5 0 0 250 80 165
        Bosnian  0 0 0 310 145 165
        Bulgarian  25 15 15 835 380 450
        Burmese  0 0 0 10 5 5
        Cantonese  35 20 15 1,890 935 955
        Chinese, n.o.s.  180 95 85 5,395 2,480 2,920
        Creoles  15 5 10 34,645 15,580 19,065
        Croatian  15 10 5 600 280 325
        Czech  10 5 5 445 205 240
        Danish  25 15 15 130 50 75
        Dutch  45 20 25 930 415 515
        Estonian  0 0 0 60 25 35
        Finnish  10 0 5 140 60 85
        Flemish  5 5 0 110 45 65
        Fukien  0 0 0 25 10 15
        German  175 90 80 5,900 2,720 3,175
        Greek  30 25 10 14,520 7,350 7,165
        Gujarati  15 10 10 1,185 600 585
        Hakka  0 0 0 50 20 30
        Hebrew  10 0 5 2,975 1,475 1,505
        Hindi  85 45 35 1,870 985 890
        Hungarian  10 5 5 1,580 715 865
        Ilocano  0 0 0 505 180 325
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 5 0 5 210 110 95
        Italian  40 25 20 39,030 19,225 19,810
        Japanese  35 10 20 1,070 465 610
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0 2,300 1,070 1,230
        Korean  35 15 20 650 275 375
        Kurdish  5 0 5 230 125 110
        Lao  0 0 0 1,095 530 565
        Latvian  0 0 0 90 35 55
        Lingala  10 5 5 2,585 1,255 1,325
        Lithuanian  0 0 0 180 65 120
        Macedonian  0 0 0 45 20 25
        Malay  15 5 10 235 105 130
        Malayalam  30 15 10 135 70 70
        Maltese  0 0 5 5 5 0
        Mandarin  50 25 30 1,880 810 1,075
        Marathi  10 5 5 55 30 30
        Nepali  0 0 0 40 25 25
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 45 15 30 2,705 1,350 1,355
        Norwegian  50 30 15 110 60 55
        Oromo  5 5 0 2,435 1,275 1,160
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  30 15 15 1,755 960 795
        Pashto  0 0 0 80 50 30
        Persian (Farsi)  25 20 10 2,920 1,600 1,325
        Polish  30 15 15 3,465 1,400 2,065
        Portuguese  40 25 20 9,950 4,785 5,165
        Romanian  10 5 10 4,475 2,070 2,410
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0 1,140 565 575
        Russian  80 45 30 4,610 2,105 2,500
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 5 920 390 530
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 55 35 25
        Serbian  10 5 5 540 275 265
        Serbo-Croatian  5 0 0 350 185 165
        Shanghainese  0 0 0 50 25 25
        Sign languages, n.i.e 85 35 45 445 205 240
        Sindhi  10 5 5 110 50 60
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  20 10 10 175 95 80
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 25 15 15
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 95 55 45
        Slovak  5 0 5 310 140 175
        Slovenian  5 0 5 225 95 130
        Somali  0 0 0 250 135 120
        Spanish  290 140 155 40,335 19,665 20,670
        Swahili  10 5 5 1,245 615 630
        Swedish  15 5 5 320 150 175
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  105 30 75 4,875 1,540 3,335
        Taiwanese  10 5 5 135 65 70
        Tamil  35 15 15 1,510 790 720
        Telugu  10 5 5 80 50 30
        Thai  15 5 5 320 100 215
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0 30 15 10
        Tigrigna  10 0 5 90 45 45
        Turkish  15 5 5 1,270 690 575
        Ukrainian  10 10 10 1,245 535 715
        Urdu  100 50 45 2,205 1,200 1,010
        Vietnamese  15 10 5 4,620 2,245 2,375
        Yiddish  0 0 0 1,690 765 920
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 210 95 105 6,890 3,445 3,445
  Multiple responses          170 85 90 78,230 39,305 38,925
    English and French  25 10 15 30,610 15,760 14,845
    English and non-official language  40 25 20 24,795 12,330 12,465
    French and non-official language  110 50 55 21,860 10,720 11,145
    English, French and non-official language  0 0 0 965 500 465

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Footnotes

Footnote 1

2011 and 2006 population

Statistics Canada is committed to protect the privacy of all Canadians and the confidentiality of the data they provide to us. As part of this commitment, some population counts of geographic areas are adjusted in order to ensure confidentiality.

Counts of the total population are rounded to a base of 5 for any dissemination block having a population of less than 15. Population counts for all standard geographic areas above the dissemination block level are derived by summing the adjusted dissemination block counts. The adjustment of dissemination block counts is controlled to ensure that the population counts for dissemination areas will always be within 5 of the actual values. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions and large census subdivisions.

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Footnote 2

Total private dwellings

A separate set of living quarters designed for or converted for human habitation in which a person or group of persons reside or could reside. In addition, a private dwelling must have a source of heat or power and must be an enclosed space that provides shelter from the elements, as evidenced by complete and enclosed walls and roof, and by doors and windows that provide protection from wind, rain and snow.

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Footnote 3

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents

A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.

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Footnote 4

Age

Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

Refer to the Census Dictionary for more information.

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Footnote 5

Median age

The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.

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Footnote 6

Total population 15 years and over by marital status

Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Marital status.

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Footnote 7

Total number of census families in private households

Census family - Refers to a married couple (with or without children), a common-law couple (with or without children) or a lone parent family. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family.

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Footnote 8

Total number of census families in private households

Census family structure - Refers to the classification of census families into married couples (with or without children of either and/or both spouses), common-law couples (with or without children of either and/or both partners), and lone-parent families by sex of parent. A couple may be of opposite or same sex. A couple with children may be further classified as either an intact family or stepfamily, and stepfamilies may, in turn, be classified as simple or complex. Children in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.

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Footnote 9

Living with relatives

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

Total number of private households by household type

Refers to the basic division of private households into family and non-family households. Family household refers to a household that contains at least one census family, that is, a married couple with or without children, or a couple living common-law with or without children, or a lone parent living with one or more children (lone-parent family). One-family household refers to a single census family (with or without other persons) that occupies a private dwelling. Multiple-family household refers to a household in which two or more census families (with or without additional persons) occupy the same private dwelling. Family households may also be divided based on the presence of persons not in a census family.

Non-family household refers to either one person living alone in a private dwelling or to a group of two or more people who share a private dwelling, but who do not constitute a census family.

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Footnote 11

One-family-only households

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

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Footnote 12

Couple-family households

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

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Footnote 13

Other family households

Refers to one-census family households with additional persons and to multiple-census family households, with or without additional persons.

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Footnote 14

Couple-family households

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

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Footnote 15

Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling

Structural type of dwelling - Characteristics that define a dwelling's structure, for example, the characteristics of a single-detached house, a semi-detached house, a row house, or an apartment or flat in a duplex. Refers to the structural characteristics and/or dwelling configuration, that is, whether the dwelling is a single-detached house, an apartment in a high-rise building, a row house, a mobile home, etc.

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Footnote 16

Movable dwelling

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

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Footnote 17

Other dwelling

The category 'Other dwelling' is a subtotal of the following categories: semi-detached house, row house, apartment or flat in a duplex, apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys and other single-attached house.

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Footnote 18

Total number of private households by household size

Household, private - Person or group of persons occupying the same dwelling. Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy a private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada.

Household size - Number of persons occupying a private dwelling. Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.

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Footnote 19

Total population excluding institutional residents

The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 20

Selected Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 21

Selected non-Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 22

Other languages

This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 23

Official language minority

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2012. Newfoundland and Labrador (Code 10) and Quebec (Code 24) (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 November 18, 2019).

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