Census Profile, 2016 Census
Halifax [Population centre], Nova Scotia and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Halifax
Nova Scotia
[Population centre]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Aboriginal population
Total - Aboriginal identity for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 79 311,725 149,880 161,840 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485
Aboriginal identityCensus data footnote 80 11,770 5,445 6,325 1,673,785 813,520 860,265
Single Aboriginal responsesCensus data footnote 81 11,355 5,260 6,095 1,629,805 792,970 836,835
First Nations (North American Indian)Census data footnote 82 6,135 2,880 3,245 977,235 471,510 505,725
Métis 4,860 2,215 2,650 587,545 289,435 298,115
Inuk (Inuit) 365 160 205 65,030 32,030 32,995
Multiple Aboriginal responsesCensus data footnote 83 210 105 110 21,310 10,165 11,145
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhereCensus data footnote 84 200 80 115 22,670 10,385 12,290
Non-Aboriginal identity 299,955 144,435 155,520 32,786,280 16,158,060 16,628,225
Total - Population by Registered or Treaty Indian status for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 85 311,725 149,880 161,845 34,460,065 16,971,580 17,488,490
Registered or Treaty IndianCensus data footnote 86 2,990 1,390 1,605 820,120 395,670 424,445
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 308,735 148,495 160,240 33,639,945 16,575,905 17,064,040
Total - Aboriginal ancestry for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 87 311,725 149,880 161,845 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,490
Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 88 1,995 875 1,120 727,790 356,970 370,815
Single Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 89 1,930 845 1,080 709,235 347,985 361,245
First Nations (North American Indian) single ancestryCensus data footnote 82 1,365 625 740 573,215 280,040 293,180
Métis single ancestry 455 190 265 91,255 45,740 45,515
Inuit single ancestry 110 35 80 44,765 22,210 22,555
Multiple Aboriginal ancestries (only)Census data footnote 90 70 30 40 18,555 8,985 9,565
First Nations (North American Indian) and Métis ancestries 45 20 30 15,140 7,305 7,835
First Nations (North American Indian) and Inuit ancestries 10 0 0 2,470 1,205 1,265
Métis and Inuit ancestries 10 0 0 770 390 380
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and Inuit ancestries 0 0 0 170 85 85
Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 91 17,865 7,955 9,910 1,402,735 669,710 733,025
Single Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 92 17,160 7,600 9,565 1,347,610 644,210 703,400
First Nations (North American Indian) and non-Aboriginal ancestries 12,410 5,520 6,890 881,455 418,215 463,235
Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 4,225 1,845 2,375 441,000 213,940 227,065
Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 520 230 290 25,155 12,045 13,105
Multiple Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 93 705 360 350 55,125 25,505 29,625
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 585 285 295 49,325 22,740 26,585
First Nations (North American Indian), Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 75 45 25 3,470 1,655 1,815
Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 50 25 15 2,005 940 1,065
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 10 0 10 325 170 160
Non-Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 94 291,860 141,045 150,815 32,329,545 15,944,900 16,384,645

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Halifax [Population centre], 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 May 16, 2022).

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