Census Profile, 2016 Census
Halifax, Regional municipality [Census subdivision], Nova Scotia and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Halifax, RGM
Nova Scotia
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Income of individuals in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 336,980 161,865 175,115 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,355
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 323,610 155,400 168,210 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,190
Median total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 36,098 42,887 31,010 34,204 40,782 28,860
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 323,720 155,415 168,310 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175
Median after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 31,759 36,917 27,849 30,866 35,933 26,621
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 293,375 143,380 149,995 24,583,315 12,296,595 12,286,725
Median market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 34,903 41,773 29,211 32,762 39,925 26,613
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 223,275 93,630 129,645 19,743,240 8,755,815 10,987,430
Median government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 4,492 3,888 4,733 5,453 4,199 6,136
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 243,265 121,755 121,510 20,428,685 10,547,760 9,880,925
Median employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 34,247 40,179 29,596 33,684 39,836 28,474
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 22 336,985 161,860 175,125 28,643,015 13,990,430 14,652,585
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 323,895 155,370 168,520 27,489,395 13,441,555 14,047,845
Average total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 46,440 55,063 38,490 47,487 56,740 38,632
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 324,005 155,400 168,605 27,500,230 13,446,230 14,053,995
Average after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 37,510 43,449 32,036 38,977 45,404 32,828
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 293,535 143,480 150,055 24,584,065 12,295,015 12,289,055
Average market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 45,953 55,184 37,127 46,885 56,803 36,962
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 223,870 93,325 130,550 19,742,130 8,752,070 10,990,060
Average government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 6,935 6,830 7,011 7,738 7,345 8,050
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 243,290 121,815 121,475 20,428,670 10,542,540 9,886,130
Average employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 44,086 51,876 36,275 46,057 54,369 37,193
Total - Employment income statistics for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 23 336,985 161,860 175,125 28,643,015 13,990,430 14,652,585
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households who worked full year full time in 2015 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 24 125,025 67,355 57,675 9,367,045 5,231,015 4,136,035
Median employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 25 51,716 58,006 45,767 53,431 59,326 47,420
Average employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 26 61,480 69,028 52,665 65,997 74,289 55,510
Composition of total income in 2015 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 100% dataCensus data footnote 27 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)Census data footnote 28 89.6 92.4 86.0 88.3 91.6 83.7
Employment income (%)Census data footnote 29 71.3 74.0 67.8 72.0 75.2 67.7
Government transfers (%)Census data footnote 30 10.4 7.6 14.0 11.7 8.4 16.3
Total - Total income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 31 336,980 161,865 175,115 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360
Without total income 13,370 6,470 6,905 1,154,450 546,285 608,165
With total income 323,605 155,395 168,210 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,195
Percentage with total income 96.0 96.0 96.1 96.0 96.1 95.8
Under $10,000 (including loss) 44,140 19,460 24,675 3,877,620 1,668,960 2,208,655
$10,000 to $19,999 49,850 19,060 30,790 4,680,380 1,867,600 2,812,785
$20,000 to $29,999 43,080 16,930 26,150 3,807,840 1,593,335 2,214,505
$30,000 to $39,999 40,175 17,330 22,840 3,206,175 1,472,670 1,733,510
$40,000 to $49,999 35,100 16,240 18,860 2,827,045 1,376,565 1,450,480
$50,000 to $59,999 27,065 14,185 12,880 2,179,775 1,145,685 1,034,090
$60,000 to $69,999 21,005 12,075 8,930 1,655,070 938,755 716,310
$70,000 to $79,999 17,485 10,065 7,420 1,271,850 745,830 526,015
$80,000 to $89,999 13,775 8,055 5,725 966,885 579,290 387,590
$90,000 to $99,999 8,680 5,605 3,075 749,290 452,240 297,050
$100,000 and over 23,260 16,390 6,870 2,266,600 1,603,400 663,195
$100,000 to $149,999 15,955 10,955 5,000 1,493,570 1,024,210 469,365
$150,000 and over 7,305 5,440 1,870 773,025 579,190 193,830
Total - After-tax income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 336,980 161,865 175,110 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360
Without after-tax income 13,255 6,450 6,810 1,143,795 541,620 602,175
With after-tax income 323,720 155,415 168,305 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175
Percentage with after-tax income 96.1 96.0 96.1 96.0 96.1 95.9
Under $10,000 (including loss) 46,240 19,845 26,395 4,004,475 1,706,825 2,297,645
$10,000 to $19,999 53,290 20,625 32,665 4,905,055 1,972,920 2,932,130
$20,000 to $29,999 53,030 21,525 31,505 4,489,925 1,926,175 2,563,755
$30,000 to $39,999 50,335 22,470 27,865 3,924,960 1,870,705 2,054,250
$40,000 to $49,999 39,395 20,330 19,060 3,144,200 1,619,670 1,524,525
$50,000 to $59,999 28,450 16,475 11,975 2,209,280 1,245,570 963,705
$60,000 to $69,999 21,125 12,335 8,790 1,540,300 912,230 628,065
$70,000 to $79,999 11,710 7,570 4,150 1,076,180 654,570 421,610
$80,000 and over 20,145 14,240 5,905 2,204,820 1,540,335 664,485
$80,000 to $89,999 6,505 4,400 2,110 688,705 444,550 244,145
$90,000 to $99,999 3,930 2,715 1,215 420,975 291,090 129,885
$100,000 and over 9,710 7,130 2,580 1,095,140 804,690 290,445
Total - Employment income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 33 336,980 161,865 175,115 28,642,980 13,990,625 14,652,360
Without employment income 93,715 40,110 53,600 8,214,295 3,442,860 4,771,430
With employment income 243,265 121,755 121,510 20,428,690 10,547,760 9,880,925
Percentage with employment income 72.2 75.2 69.4 71.3 75.4 67.4
Under $5,000 (including loss) 30,525 13,925 16,605 2,778,990 1,357,430 1,421,560
$5,000 to $9,999 19,550 8,455 11,090 1,602,140 697,025 905,120
$10,000 to $19,999 32,130 14,030 18,100 2,736,010 1,212,855 1,523,155
$20,000 to $29,999 27,975 12,390 15,585 2,293,785 1,022,090 1,271,695
$30,000 to $39,999 27,190 11,870 15,320 2,149,860 1,001,065 1,148,795
$40,000 to $49,999 23,785 10,930 12,860 1,928,565 946,625 981,940
$50,000 to $59,999 18,560 9,850 8,710 1,554,100 839,045 715,055
$60,000 to $69,999 15,065 8,810 6,255 1,220,310 708,270 512,040
$70,000 to $79,999 13,695 7,870 5,820 992,170 591,945 400,225
$80,000 and over 34,790 23,625 11,165 3,172,770 2,171,415 1,001,355
$80,000 to $89,999 11,185 6,570 4,610 773,755 475,700 298,055
$90,000 to $99,999 6,740 4,555 2,185 623,980 382,330 241,650
$100,000 and over 16,865 12,495 4,370 1,775,030 1,313,385 461,645
Income of households in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 34 173,325 ... ... 14,072,080 ... ...
Median total income of households in 2015 ($) 69,553 ... ... 70,336 ... ...
Median after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 59,263 ... ... 61,348 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 100% data 51,125 ... ... 3,969,790 ... ...
Median total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 36,087 ... ... 35,174 ... ...
Median after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 31,574 ... ... 31,446 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 100% data 122,200 ... ... 10,102,290 ... ...
Median total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 87,785 ... ... 88,249 ... ...
Median after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 74,127 ... ... 76,419 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 35 173,335 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
Average total income of households in 2015 ($) 86,778 ... ... 92,764 ... ...
Average after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 70,116 ... ... 76,171 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 25% sample data 51,155 ... ... 3,967,765 ... ...
Average total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 44,664 ... ... 46,799 ... ...
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 36,401 ... ... 38,685 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 25% sample data 122,175 ... ... 10,104,315 ... ...
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 104,412 ... ... 110,813 ... ...
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 84,232 ... ... 90,890 ... ...
Total - Household total income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 36 173,325 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
Under $5,000 3,740 ... ... 228,790 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 3,085 ... ... 200,315 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 4,965 ... ... 374,575 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 6,255 ... ... 565,940 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 6,735 ... ... 602,800 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 6,515 ... ... 538,710 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 7,490 ... ... 603,480 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 7,400 ... ... 606,600 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 7,445 ... ... 596,110 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 7,240 ... ... 578,325 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 13,630 ... ... 1,097,345 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 12,720 ... ... 1,010,415 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 12,175 ... ... 924,320 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 11,000 ... ... 836,765 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 9,455 ... ... 745,655 ... ...
$100,000 and over 53,480 ... ... 4,561,920 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 18,535 ... ... 1,470,255 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 12,665 ... ... 1,016,245 ... ...
$150,000 to $199,999 13,130 ... ... 1,116,140 ... ...
$200,000 and over 9,145 ... ... 959,285 ... ...
Total - Household after-tax income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 173,325 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
Under $5,000 3,890 ... ... 243,780 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 3,150 ... ... 203,865 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 5,045 ... ... 380,680 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 6,725 ... ... 591,660 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 7,905 ... ... 673,740 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 8,175 ... ... 628,225 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 9,310 ... ... 719,825 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 9,175 ... ... 725,675 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 9,075 ... ... 711,180 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 8,705 ... ... 691,695 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 16,720 ... ... 1,299,680 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 15,675 ... ... 1,169,515 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 13,375 ... ... 1,041,635 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 11,365 ... ... 900,055 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 9,490 ... ... 757,295 ... ...
$100,000 and over 35,550 ... ... 3,333,575 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 16,605 ... ... 1,371,945 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 8,910 ... ... 809,540 ... ...
$150,000 and over 10,035 ... ... 1,152,090 ... ...
Income of economic families in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 37 113,240 ... ... 9,688,845 ... ...
Median total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 89,401 ... ... 88,306 ... ...
Median after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 75,082 ... ... 76,372 ... ...
Average family size of economic families 2.8 ... ... 3.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 100% data 47,605 ... ... 3,706,220 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 83,594 ... ... 78,976 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 70,338 ... ... 68,309 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families without children or other relatives 2.0 ... ... 2.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 100% data 44,630 ... ... 4,222,140 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 116,685 ... ... 113,465 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 96,190 ... ... 96,608 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families with children 3.9 ... ... 4.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 100% data 17,600 ... ... 1,481,410 ... ...
Median total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 50,944 ... ... 53,193 ... ...
Median after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 46,310 ... ... 48,856 ... ...
Average family size of lone-parent economic families 2.6 ... ... 2.7 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 38 113,170 ... ... 9,689,855 ... ...
Average total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 106,509 ... ... 111,235 ... ...
Average after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 85,559 ... ... 91,040 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 25% sample data 47,615 ... ... 3,706,400 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 98,920 ... ... 101,086 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 79,277 ... ... 82,296 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 25% sample data 44,695 ... ... 4,225,855 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 133,015 ... ... 137,094 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 105,742 ... ... 111,307 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 17,475 ... ... 1,477,190 ... ...
Average total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 61,769 ... ... 65,549 ... ...
Average after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 52,448 ... ... 56,687 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 75,865 35,980 39,885 5,313,545 2,608,845 2,704,705
Median total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 31,379 32,053 30,862 31,890 34,483 29,801
Median after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 28,145 28,429 27,907 28,959 30,746 27,495
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 40 75,820 35,755 40,065 5,299,050 2,596,985 2,702,070
Average total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 41 39,408 40,478 38,452 42,939 46,085 39,915
Average after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 41 32,585 32,913 32,292 35,801 37,724 33,952
Total - Economic family income decile group for the population in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 42 397,375 192,700 204,675 34,460,065 16,971,550 17,488,515
In the bottom half of the distribution 199,890 93,895 105,995 17,229,835 8,256,970 8,972,865
In the bottom decile 45,275 21,860 23,415 3,445,950 1,672,900 1,773,050
In the second decile 36,780 16,240 20,545 3,445,660 1,564,965 1,880,700
In the third decile 37,650 17,385 20,255 3,446,165 1,641,930 1,804,235
In the fourth decile 39,195 18,525 20,665 3,445,850 1,677,120 1,768,730
In the fifth decile 40,995 19,875 21,120 3,446,210 1,700,060 1,746,150
In the top half of the distribution 197,480 98,805 98,675 17,230,230 8,714,580 8,515,650
In the sixth decile 41,365 20,575 20,790 3,445,695 1,716,510 1,729,185
In the seventh decile 42,860 21,435 21,430 3,446,470 1,730,975 1,715,500
In the eighth decile 43,120 21,490 21,630 3,445,940 1,741,640 1,704,300
In the ninth decile 38,755 19,480 19,275 3,446,045 1,751,850 1,694,195
In the top decile 31,380 15,825 15,555 3,446,080 1,773,600 1,672,475
Low income in 2015
Total - Low-income status in 2015 for the population in private households to whom low-income concepts are applicable - 100% dataCensus data footnote 43 397,375 192,695 204,675 33,968,295 16,724,265 17,244,035
0 to 17 years 72,900 37,155 35,745 6,836,380 3,504,250 3,332,125
0 to 5 years 23,875 12,160 11,715 2,228,770 1,142,505 1,086,270
18 to 64 years 264,835 128,510 136,330 21,695,090 10,690,090 11,005,005
65 years and over 59,635 27,040 32,595 5,436,830 2,529,930 2,906,905
In low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) 58,825 27,410 31,415 4,809,940 2,243,200 2,566,740
0 to 17 years 13,695 6,970 6,720 1,163,830 597,570 566,255
0 to 5 years 5,085 2,540 2,545 396,095 203,055 193,030
18 to 64 years 38,000 17,830 20,165 2,855,290 1,341,590 1,513,700
65 years and over 7,135 2,605 4,530 790,825 304,040 486,780
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) (%) 14.8 14.2 15.3 14.2 13.4 14.9
0 to 17 years (%) 18.8 18.8 18.8 17.0 17.1 17.0
0 to 5 years (%) 21.3 20.9 21.7 17.8 17.8 17.8
18 to 64 years (%) 14.3 13.9 14.8 13.2 12.5 13.8
65 years and over (%) 12.0 9.6 13.9 14.5 12.0 16.7
In low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) 38,240 18,730 19,510 3,128,995 1,519,370 1,609,630
0 to 17 years 7,790 3,985 3,805 696,025 357,255 338,770
0 to 5 years 2,990 1,520 1,470 236,435 121,170 115,260
18 to 64 years 28,875 14,140 14,745 2,157,745 1,057,585 1,100,160
65 years and over 1,570 615 960 275,225 104,525 170,695
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) (%) 9.6 9.7 9.5 9.2 9.1 9.3
0 to 17 years (%) 10.7 10.7 10.6 10.2 10.2 10.2
0 to 5 years (%) 12.5 12.5 12.5 10.6 10.6 10.6
18 to 64 years (%) 10.9 11.0 10.8 9.9 9.9 10.0
65 years and over (%) 2.6 2.3 2.9 5.1 4.1 5.9

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Halifax, RGM [Census subdivision], Nova Scotia and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 28, 2020).

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