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[Province]
Counts Rates
Total Total
Population and dwellings
Population, 20211 14,223,942 ...
Population, 20161 13,448,494 ...
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 5.8 5.8
Total private dwellings2 5,929,250 ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents3 5,491,201 ...
Population density per square kilometre 15.9 15.9
Land area in square kilometres 892,411.76 ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% data 5,491,200 100.0
Single-detached house 2,942,990 53.6
Semi-detached house 303,260 5.5
Row house 505,265 9.2
Apartment or flat in a duplex 181,030 3.3
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 548,785 10.0
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 984,665 17.9
Other single-attached house 10,220 0.2
Movable dwelling4 14,985 0.3
Total - Private households by household size - 100% data 5,491,205 100.0
1 person 1,452,540 26.5
2 persons 1,798,040 32.7
3 persons 872,480 15.9
4 persons 825,445 15.0
5 or more persons 542,700 9.9
Number of persons in private households 14,031,750 100.0
Average household size 2.6 2.6
Household type
Total - Household type - 100% data 5,491,200 100.0
One-census-family households without additional persons 3,347,195 61.0
Couple-family households 2,841,660 51.7
With children6 1,517,365 27.6
Without children 1,324,295 24.1
One-parent-family households 505,535 9.2
Multigenerational households8 221,120 4.0
Multiple-census-family households9 45,215 0.8
One-census-family households with additional persons9 184,430 3.4
Two-or-more-person non-census-family households 240,700 4.4
One-person households 1,452,540 26.5
Household characteristics
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data50 5,491,200 100.0
Owner 3,755,720 68.4
Renter 1,724,970 31.4
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 10,510 0.2
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data51 5,491,200 100.0
Condominium 822,780 15.0
Not condominium 4,668,425 85.0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data52 5,491,200 100.0
No bedrooms 48,740 0.9
1 bedroom 769,570 14.0
2 bedrooms 1,205,540 22.0
3 bedrooms 1,918,935 34.9
4 or more bedrooms 1,548,420 28.2
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data53 5,491,200 100.0
1 to 4 rooms 1,579,320 28.8
5 rooms 775,580 14.1
6 rooms 791,100 14.4
7 rooms 708,205 12.9
8 or more rooms 1,636,990 29.8
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6.2 6.2
Total - Private households by number of persons per room - 25% sample data54 5,491,200 100.0
One person or fewer per room 5,328,575 97.0
More than one person per room 162,625 3.0
Total - Private households by housing suitability - 25% sample data55 5,491,200 100.0
Suitable 5,122,185 93.3
Not suitable 369,015 6.7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data56 5,491,200 100.0
1960 or before 1,247,430 22.7
1961 to 1980 1,456,110 26.5
1981 to 1990 711,940 13.0
1991 to 2000 644,080 11.7
2001 to 2005 385,045 7.0
2006 to 2010 348,760 6.4
2011 to 2015 328,735 6.0
2016 to 202157 369,095 6.7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by dwelling condition - 25% sample data58 5,491,200 100.0
Only regular maintenance and minor repairs needed 5,177,155 94.3
Major repairs needed 314,050 5.7
Total - Private households by number of household maintainers - 25% sample data59 5,491,200 100.0
One-maintainer household 2,677,880 48.8
Two-maintainer household 2,506,110 45.6
Three-or-more-maintainer household 307,210 5.6
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data60 5,491,200 100.0
15 to 24 years 126,385 2.3
25 to 34 years 727,305 13.2
35 to 44 years 930,410 16.9
45 to 54 years 1,013,210 18.5
55 to 64 years 1,149,345 20.9
65 to 74 years 876,960 16.0
75 to 84 years 481,250 8.8
85 years and over 186,330 3.4
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data61 5,415,420 100.0
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 4,103,320 75.8
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,312,095 24.2
30% to less than 100% 1,169,040 21.6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by housing indicators - 25% sample data62 5,491,205 100.0
Total - Households 'spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs' or 'not suitable' or 'major repairs needed' 1,802,285 32.8
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs only 1,150,405 20.9
Not suitable only 262,900 4.8
Major repairs needed only 201,870 3.7
'Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs' and 'not suitable' 74,930 1.4
'Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs' and 'major repairs needed' 80,990 1.5
'Not suitable' and 'major repairs needed' 25,420 0.5
'Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs' and 'not suitable' and 'major repairs needed' 5,765 0.1
Acceptable housing 3,688,915 67.2
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero and shelter-cost-to-income ratio less than 100%, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data63 5,272,360 100.0
In core need 639,805 12.1
Not in core need 4,632,550 87.9
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 3,718,255 ...
% of owner households with a mortgage64 59.7 59.7
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs61 17.7 17.7
% in core housing need63 6.4 6.4
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)65 1,440 1,440
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)65 1,700 1,700
Median value of dwellings ($)66 700,000 700,000
Average value of dwellings ($)66 807,000 807,000
Total - Tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 1,722,000 ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housing67 13.7 13.7
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs61 38.4 38.4
% in core housing need63 24.9 24.9
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)65 1,300 1,300
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)65 1,408 1,408
Total - Households living in a dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band in non-farm private dwellings - 25% sample data 10,510 ...
% of households living in a dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band spending more than 30% on shelter costs61 8.7 8.7
Median monthly shelter costs for dwellings provided by local government, First Nation or Indian band ($)65 324 324
Average monthly shelter costs for dwellings provided by local government, First Nation or Indian band ($)65 380 380

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population.

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2023. (table). Census Profile. 2021 Census of Population. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2021001. Ottawa. Released November 15, 2023.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2021/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed February 20, 2024).

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