Data tables, 2016 Census

First Official Language Spoken (7), Mobility Status 5 Years Ago (9), Place of Residence 5 Years Ago (15), Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (11), Age (18) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 5 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details first official language spoken , mobility status 5 years ago , place of residence 5 years ago , immigrant status and period of immigration , age and sex for the population aged 5 years and over in private households in Nova Scotia / Nouvelle-Écosse
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First official language spoken (7) Mobility Status 5 Years Ago (9)
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago Non-movers Movers Non-migrants Migrants Internal migrants Intraprovincial migrants Interprovincial migrants External migrants
Total - First official language spoken 866,425 582,705 283,720 169,570 114,150 94,880 50,325 44,555 19,270
English 835,855 561,815 274,045 165,655 108,385 90,845 49,155 41,690 17,540
French 27,070 19,540 7,530 3,495 4,030 3,750 1,115 2,635 280
English and French 1,630 890 740 265 475 240 35 200 240
Neither English nor French 1,875 465 1,415 155 1,255 50 20 30 1,205
Official language minority (number)Footnote 2 27,885 19,985 7,900 3,630 4,270 3,870 1,130 2,735 405
Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 3 3.2 3.4 2.8 2.1 3.7 4.1 2.2 6.1 2.1

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Immigrant status refers to whether the person is a non-immigrant, an immigrant or a non-permanent resident.

Period of immigration refers to the period in which the immigrant first obtained landed immigrant or permanent resident status.

For more information on immigration variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Place of Birth, Generation Status, Citizenship and Immigration Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 2

The official language minority population of Quebec includes all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. The official language minority population of the country overall and of every province and territory other than Quebec includes individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Footnote 3

The official language minority population of Quebec includes all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. The official language minority population of the country overall and of every province and territory other than Quebec includes individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016382.

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