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NHS Profile, North Vancouver, British Columbia, 2011

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NHS data, North Vancouver, British Columbia. Table summary
The table shows total, male and female data (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic North Vancouver
British Columbia
(Federal electoral district, 2013 Representation Order)
Total Male Female
Citizenship
Total population in private households by citizenshipNational Household Survey data footnote 1 108,530 52,425 56,105
Canadian citizens 96,935 47,070 49,870
Canadian citizens aged under 18 19,175 9,955 9,220
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 77,765 37,110 40,650
Not Canadian citizensNational Household Survey data footnote 2 11,595 5,360 6,235
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total population in private households by immigrant status and period of immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 3 108,525 52,420 56,105
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 4 69,705 34,370 35,335
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 5 36,695 17,105 19,595
Before 1971 6,275 2,915 3,360
1971 to 1980 4,765 2,265 2,500
1981 to 1990 4,080 1,880 2,195
1991 to 2000 9,495 4,265 5,235
2001 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 12,080 5,780 6,305
2001 to 2005 5,185 2,335 2,850
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 6 6,900 3,445 3,455
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 7 2,125 955 1,170
Age at immigration
Total immigrant population in private households by age at immigrationNational Household Survey data footnote 8 36,700 17,100 19,595
Under 5 years 3,230 1,640 1,585
5 to 14 years 5,940 3,040 2,900
15 to 24 years 7,025 3,195 3,830
25 to 44 years 16,770 7,355 9,410
45 years and over 3,735 1,865 1,870
Immigrant status and selected places of birth
Total population in private households by immigrant status and selected places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 9 108,525 52,420 56,100
Non-immigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 10 69,705 34,375 35,330
Born in province of residence 48,575 24,610 23,965
Born outside province of residence 21,130 9,765 11,370
ImmigrantsNational Household Survey data footnote 11 36,700 17,100 19,600
Americas 3,175 1,475 1,700
United States 1,475 600 875
Jamaica 110 35 75
Guyana 30 0 15
Haiti 0 0 0
Mexico 510 305 205
Trinidad and Tobago 90 30 60
Colombia 185 85 100
El Salvador 20 0 0
Peru 135 90 45
Chile 55 25 30
Other places of birth in Americas 565 270 295
Europe 12,195 6,000 6,195
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 5,595 2,820 2,775
Italy 485 290 200
Germany 1,100 560 540
Poland 710 275 430
Portugal 180 65 115
Netherlands 315 150 170
France 270 140 130
Romania 315 155 160
Russian Federation 270 100 170
Greece 180 80 100
Ukraine 105 30 75
Croatia 145 80 60
Hungary 165 70 90
Bosnia and Herzegovina 165 65 95
Serbia 150 75 80
Ireland, Republic of 225 160 65
Other places of birth in Europe 1,830 885 940
Africa 2,185 975 1,205
Morocco 85 55 30
Algeria 0 0 0
Egypt 95 75 15
South Africa, Republic of 980 430 545
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Kenya 320 135 190
Other places of birth in Africa 700 280 415
Asia 18,400 8,240 10,165
India 785 350 435
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 1,400 535 865
Philippines 3,505 1,320 2,190
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 1,110 545 560
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 115 35 80
Pakistan 135 75 60
Sri Lanka 70 40 25
IranNational Household Survey data footnote 15 7,055 3,500 3,555
Korea, SouthNational Household Survey data footnote 16 1,795 785 1,010
Lebanon 105 50 50
Taiwan 380 165 210
Iraq 70 40 35
Bangladesh 0 0 0
Afghanistan 25 15 0
Japan 890 300 590
Turkey 120 75 40
Other places of birth in Asia 840 395 445
Oceania and otherNational Household Survey data footnote 17 745 415 330
Fiji 160 60 100
Other places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 18 590 355 230
Non-permanent residentsNational Household Survey data footnote 19 2,125 950 1,170
Recent immigrants by selected place of birth
Total recent immigrant population in private households by selected places of birthNational Household Survey data footnote 20 6,900 3,445 3,455
Americas 520 240 280
United States 235 110 130
Mexico 115 65 45
Cuba 0 0 0
Haiti 0 0 0
Jamaica 10 0 0
Brazil 70 0 55
Colombia 15 0 0
Guyana 0 0 0
Peru 15 0 0
VenezuelaNational Household Survey data footnote 21 20 10 10
Other places of birth in Americas 50 35 15
Europe 1,325 765 560
France 75 30 45
Germany 85 55 35
Poland 70 50 0
Romania 80 45 35
MoldovaNational Household Survey data footnote 22 10 0 0
Russian Federation 55 25 30
Ukraine 15 0 15
United KingdomNational Household Survey data footnote 12 660 415 245
Other places of birth in Europe 265 150 120
Africa 235 100 135
Nigeria 0 0 0
Ethiopia 0 0 0
Mauritius 0 0 0
Somalia 0 0 0
Algeria 0 0 0
Egypt 15 0 0
Morocco 0 0 0
Tunisia 0 0 0
Cameroon 0 0 0
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the 0 0 0
South Africa, Republic of 145 55 90
Other places of birth in Africa 60 30 35
Asia 4,650 2,200 2,450
Philippines 1,390 640 750
ChinaNational Household Survey data footnote 13 340 160 180
India 160 80 80
Pakistan 40 0 25
IranNational Household Survey data footnote 15 1,645 805 840
South KoreaNational Household Survey data footnote 16 560 270 290
Sri Lanka 0 0 0
Iraq 0 0 0
Bangladesh 0 0 0
Lebanon 0 0 0
Viet NamNational Household Survey data footnote 14 0 0 0
Taiwan 50 20 35
Afghanistan 15 0 0
Japan 145 60 90
Turkey 40 35 0
Israel 0 0 0
Nepal 0 0 0
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 45 20 20
United Arab Emirates 25 0 0
Saudi Arabia 0 0 0
SyriaNational Household Survey data footnote 23 0 0 0
Other places of birth in Asia 125 55 70
Oceania and otherNational Household Survey data footnote 17 165 135 30
Generation status
Total population in private households by generation statusNational Household Survey data footnote 24 108,530 52,420 56,105
First generationNational Household Survey data footnote 25 39,325 18,325 21,005
Second generationNational Household Survey data footnote 26 26,385 12,920 13,465
Third generation or moreNational Household Survey data footnote 27 42,815 21,180 21,640
Visible minority population
Total population in private households by visible minority 108,525 52,420 56,105
Total visible minority populationNational Household Survey data footnote 28 28,135 13,055 15,075
South AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 29 3,035 1,425 1,610
Chinese 5,210 2,425 2,790
Black 525 290 230
Filipino 4,695 1,910 2,785
Latin American 1,120 600 515
Arab 390 215 175
Southeast AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 30 430 175 255
West AsianNational Household Survey data footnote 31 7,495 3,710 3,785
Korean 2,580 1,105 1,470
Japanese 1,725 710 1,020
Visible minority, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 32 160 80 80
Multiple visible minoritiesNational Household Survey data footnote 33 770 410 365
Not a visible minorityNational Household Survey data footnote 34 80,395 39,365 41,030
Ethnic origin population
Total population in private households by ethnic originsNational Household Survey data footnote 35 108,530 52,425 56,105
North American Aboriginal origins 2,955 1,395 1,565
First Nations (North American Indian) 2,245 1,105 1,145
Inuit 30 0 0
Métis 700 275 430
Other North American origins 20,990 10,455 10,540
Acadian 75 40 30
American 2,215 1,005 1,215
Canadian 19,450 9,745 9,710
New Brunswicker 0 0 0
Newfoundlander 0 0 0
Nova Scotian 0 0 0
Ontarian 0 0 0
Québécois 40 10 30
Other North American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 36 0 0 0
European origins 75,525 36,780 38,740
British Isles origins 53,505 26,440 27,070
Channel Islander 25 0 15
Cornish 45 25 15
English 34,240 16,850 17,390
Irish 18,040 8,400 9,640
Manx 40 25 15
Scottish 24,570 12,335 12,235
Welsh 2,955 1,410 1,540
British Isles origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 37 3,760 1,775 1,985
French origins 8,300 3,795 4,500
Alsatian 0 0 0
Breton 0 0 0
French 8,295 3,795 4,500
Western European origins (except French origins) 17,940 8,575 9,370
Austrian 1,695 830 865
Belgian 425 240 185
Dutch 3,645 1,770 1,875
Flemish 50 15 35
Frisian 35 15 15
German 12,410 5,845 6,570
Luxembourger 0 0 0
Swiss 1,095 535 560
Western European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 38 30 0 25
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 8,250 3,920 4,330
Danish 1,735 830 900
Finnish 880 470 410
Icelandic 660 330 330
Norwegian 2,735 1,215 1,520
Swedish 2,730 1,270 1,460
Northern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 39 240 130 105
Eastern European origins 13,260 6,355 6,910
Bulgarian 255 85 170
Byelorussian 75 25 45
Czech 970 490 480
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s. 95 40 50
Estonian 135 75 65
Hungarian 1,410 635 775
Latvian 165 100 65
Lithuanian 120 70 50
Moldovan 20 0 0
Polish 4,150 2,060 2,095
Romanian 870 425 450
Russian 2,265 1,070 1,195
Slovak 675 305 365
Ukrainian 4,285 2,040 2,245
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 40 60 35 30
Southern European origins 9,840 4,675 5,165
Albanian 10 0 10
Bosnian 175 65 110
Croatian 535 240 295
Cypriot 20 15 0
Greek 975 500 475
Italian 4,920 2,465 2,455
Kosovar 0 0 0
Macedonian 45 30 20
Maltese 80 40 40
Montenegrin 20 0 0
Portuguese 790 280 510
Serbian 310 135 175
Sicilian 0 0 0
Slovenian 160 75 85
Spanish 2,280 1,035 1,240
Yugoslavian, n.o.s. 175 95 80
Southern European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 41 0 0 0
Other European origins 1,400 755 640
Basque 45 0 30
Jewish 965 580 390
Roma (Gypsy) 0 0 0
Slavic, n.o.s. 25 0 0
Other European origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 42 355 155 200
Caribbean origins 690 315 380
Antiguan 0 0 0
Bahamian 0 0 0
Barbadian 50 30 25
Bermudan 0 0 0
Carib 0 0 0
Cuban 55 25 30
Dominican 0 0 0
Grenadian 0 0 0
Haitian 0 0 0
Jamaican 370 155 215
Kittitian/Nevisian 0 0 0
Martinican 0 0 0
Montserratan 0 0 0
Puerto Rican 0 0 0
St. Lucian 0 0 0
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 90 55 40
Vincentian/Grenadinian 0 0 0
West Indian, n.o.s. 30 10 15
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 43 75 30 50
Latin, Central and South American origins 1,950 990 955
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 105 65 35
Argentinian 80 55 25
Belizean 0 0 0
Bolivian 0 0 0
Brazilian 110 35 75
Chilean 220 105 110
Colombian 240 115 130
Costa Rican 50 20 35
Ecuadorian 30 0 0
Guatemalan 110 45 65
Guyanese 30 15 15
Hispanic 50 50 0
Honduran 0 0 0
Maya 0 0 0
Mexican 780 395 390
Nicaraguan 0 0 0
Panamanian 0 0 0
Paraguayan 0 0 0
Peruvian 130 75 55
Salvadorean 45 25 20
Uruguayan 20 15 0
Venezuelan 65 30 35
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 44 10 0 0
African origins 1,630 870 760
Central and West African origins 20 0 15
Akan 0 0 0
Angolan 0 0 0
Ashanti 0 0 0
Beninese 0 0 0
Burkinabe 0 0 0
Cameroonian 0 0 0
Chadian 0 0 0
Congolese 0 0 0
Gabonese 0 0 0
Gambian 0 0 0
Ghanaian 0 0 0
Guinean 0 0 0
Ibo 0 0 0
Ivorian 0 0 0
Liberian 0 0 0
Malian 0 0 0
Nigerian 0 0 0
Peulh 0 0 0
Senegalese 0 0 0
Sierra Leonean 0 0 0
Togolese 0 0 0
Yoruba 0 0 0
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 45 20 0 15
North African origins 290 140 150
Algerian 0 0 0
Berber 10 0 0
Coptic 0 0 0
Dinka 0 0 0
Egyptian 160 70 90
Libyan 0 0 0
Maure 0 0 0
Moroccan 95 40 50
Sudanese 30 15 0
Tunisian 0 0 0
North African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 46 0 0 0
Southern and East African origins 880 445 435
Afrikaner 60 35 20
Amhara 0 0 0
Bantu, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Burundian 0 0 0
Eritrean 0 0 0
Ethiopian 0 0 0
Harari 0 0 0
Kenyan 45 20 25
Malagasy 0 0 0
Mauritian 30 0 20
Oromo 0 0 0
Rwandan 0 0 0
Seychellois 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0
South African 590 325 260
Tanzanian 40 0 40
Tigrian 0 0 0
Ugandan 30 0 20
Zambian 0 0 0
Zimbabwean 75 40 35
Zulu 0 0 0
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 47 25 20 0
Other African origins 460 285 170
Black, n.o.s.National Household Survey data footnote 48 20 15 0
Other African origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 49 440 275 160
Asian origins 27,885 12,920 14,960
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 9,500 4,725 4,775
Afghan 0 0 0
Arab, n.o.s. 115 70 50
Armenian 320 120 200
Assyrian 20 0 15
Azerbaijani 25 15 10
Georgian 20 0 15
Iranian 8,280 4,110 4,170
Iraqi 70 25 45
Israeli 15 10 0
Jordanian 35 20 0
Kazakh 0 0 0
Kurd 105 50 55
Kuwaiti 0 0 0
Lebanese 350 180 170
Palestinian 65 35 30
Pashtun 10 0 0
Saudi Arabian 0 0 0
Syrian 115 55 60
Tajik 0 0 0
Tatar 0 0 0
Turk 305 155 150
Uighur 0 0 0
Uzbek 0 0 0
Yemeni 0 0 0
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 50 70 50 0
South Asian origins 3,355 1,700 1,655
Bangladeshi 0 0 0
Bengali 0 0 0
East IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 48 2,975 1,450 1,530
Goan 15 0 0
Gujarati 15 0 0
Kashmiri 0 0 0
Nepali 0 0 0
Pakistani 310 175 135
Punjabi 55 30 25
Sinhalese 0 0 0
Sri Lankan 160 105 55
Tamil 0 0 0
South Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 51 60 15 45
East and Southeast Asian origins 15,400 6,720 8,680
Burmese 40 25 0
Cambodian (Khmer) 0 0 0
Chinese 5,935 2,695 3,240
Filipino 4,995 2,120 2,880
Hmong 0 0 0
Indonesian 115 35 80
Japanese 1,890 795 1,095
Korean 2,630 1,130 1,495
Laotian 10 0 10
Malaysian 115 60 55
Mongolian 45 0 40
Singaporean 0 0 0
Taiwanese 190 85 105
Thai 55 25 30
Tibetan 0 0 0
Vietnamese 195 60 135
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 52 0 0 0
Other Asian origins 70 35 35
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 53 70 30 35
Oceania origins 980 540 445
Australian 575 290 285
New Zealander 210 150 60
Pacific Islands origins 205 110 100
Fijian 50 20 35
Hawaiian 65 45 25
Maori 35 20 10
Polynesian, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Samoan 0 0 0
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.National Household Survey data footnote 54 40 20 15
Religion
Total population in private households by religionNational Household Survey data footnote 55 108,530 52,425 56,105
Buddhist 935 350 585
Christian 51,195 22,740 28,455
Anglican 7,580 3,325 4,255
Baptist 1,445 630 815
Catholic 19,705 8,845 10,855
Christian Orthodox 1,550 760 790
Lutheran 1,745 740 1,010
Pentecostal 705 300 405
Presbyterian 1,630 710 920
United Church 7,130 2,890 4,240
Other Christian 9,705 4,535 5,170
Hindu 375 175 195
Jewish 655 335 320
Muslim 6,880 3,175 3,705
Sikh 665 310 355
Traditional (Aboriginal) Spirituality 85 50 35
Other religions 1,595 705 895
No religious affiliation 46,135 24,575 21,565
Aboriginal population
Total population in private households by Aboriginal identity 108,530 52,420 56,105
Aboriginal identityNational Household Survey data footnote 56 2,335 1,165 1,170
First Nations (North American Indian) single identityNational Household Survey data footnote 57 1,655 880 780
Métis single identity 620 240 375
Inuk (Inuit) single identity 30 0 0
Multiple Aboriginal identitiesNational Household Survey data footnote 58 0 0 0
Aboriginal identities not included elsewhereNational Household Survey data footnote 59 25 15 10
Non-Aboriginal identity 106,190 51,260 54,935
Total population in private households by Registered or Treaty Indian statusNational Household Survey data footnote 57 108,525 52,420 56,100
Registered or Treaty IndianNational Household Survey data footnote 60 1,260 725 540
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 107,265 51,705 55,560
Total population in private households by Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 61 108,530 52,425 56,105
Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 62 2,955 1,390 1,565
First Nations (North American Indian) Aboriginal ancestryNational Household Survey data footnote 57 2,240 1,105 1,140
Métis ancestry 705 275 430
Inuit ancestry 30 0 0
Non-Aboriginal ancestry onlyNational Household Survey data footnote 63 105,570 51,035 54,540
Non-official languages spoken
Total population in private households by non-official languages spokenNational Household Survey data footnote 64 35,470 16,455 19,015
Aboriginal languages 70 30 40
Algonquin 0 0 0
Atikamekw 0 0 0
Blackfoot 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 65 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
Ojibway 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 0 0 0
Carrier 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 66 65 25 40
Non-Aboriginal languages 35,405 16,430 18,975
Italian 1,235 650 580
Portuguese 425 155 270
Romanian 350 190 160
Spanish 3,500 1,750 1,750
Dutch 435 230 205
Flemish 0 0 0
German 3,165 1,580 1,585
Yiddish 0 0 0
Danish 145 95 55
Norwegian 90 50 45
Swedish 335 170 165
Afrikaans 570 250 320
Gaelic languages 45 30 15
Bosnian 105 40 70
Bulgarian 200 80 120
Croatian 245 105 135
Czech 515 235 280
Macedonian 20 0 0
Polish 900 440 460
Russian 620 280 335
Serbian 210 100 115
Serbo-Croatian 40 15 25
Slovak 460 205 255
Slovenian 20 0 0
Ukrainian 170 90 80
Latvian 55 0 30
Lithuanian 30 20 0
Greek 310 185 125
Armenian 145 75 70
Albanian 15 0 0
Estonian 15 0 15
Finnish 75 30 40
Hungarian 310 145 160
Turkish 390 225 165
Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0
Oromo 0 0 0
Somali 0 0 0
Amharic 0 0 0
Arabic 575 335 250
Hebrew 75 35 35
Maltese 0 0 0
Tigrigna 0 0 0
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Bengali 10 0 0
Gujarati 760 315 440
Hindi 705 355 345
Konkani 0 0 0
Marathi 15 0 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 615 285 330
Sindhi 270 115 150
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 40 15 20
Urdu 270 145 130
Nepali 0 0 0
Kurdish 120 75 50
Pashto 20 15 0
Persian (Farsi) 7,920 3,860 4,060
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 15 0 0
Kannada 0 0 0
Malayalam 55 30 20
Tamil 85 40 45
Telugu 0 0 0
Japanese 1,565 705 860
Korean 2,415 1,025 1,390
Cantonese 1,455 700 760
Fukien 50 30 25
Hakka 0 0 0
Mandarin 1,375 610 765
Taiwanese 90 30 55
Chinese, n.o.s. 1,230 550 670
Lao 20 0 15
Thai 50 0 45
Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0
Vietnamese 120 50 70
Bisayan languages 135 55 85
Ilocano 265 90 175
Malay 135 55 80
Tagalog (Pilipino,Filipino) 3,645 1,335 2,310
Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
Lingala 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0
Swahili 160 90 70
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 20 10 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
Creoles 15 0 0
Other non-Aboriginal languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 67 530 235 290
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 1 year agoNational Household Survey data footnote 68 107,540 51,815 55,725
Non-movers 93,010 44,845 48,165
Movers 14,530 6,970 7,565
Non-migrants 8,820 4,110 4,710
Migrants 5,710 2,860 2,850
Internal migrants 3,970 1,960 2,015
Intraprovincial migrants 3,075 1,515 1,560
Interprovincial migrants 895 440 450
External migrants 1,740 905 840
Total - Mobility status 5 years agoNational Household Survey data footnote 69 103,250 49,705 53,550
Non-movers 62,255 29,765 32,490
Movers 41,000 19,940 21,060
Non-migrants 22,615 11,000 11,610
Migrants 18,385 8,935 9,450
Internal migrants 10,725 5,165 5,555
Intraprovincial migrants 8,325 4,020 4,305
Interprovincial migrants 2,400 1,145 1,250
External migrants 7,660 3,770 3,890
Education
Total population aged 15 years and over by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 91,585 43,590 48,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 9,080 4,450 4,630
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 21,510 9,815 11,695
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 60,995 29,320 31,675
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 7,290 4,630 2,660
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 16,655 7,295 9,360
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 6,665 2,865 3,800
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 30,380 14,530 15,855
Bachelor's degree 19,150 8,765 10,390
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 11,230 5,765 5,465
Total population aged 25 to 64 years by highest certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 70 62,415 29,550 32,870
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,430 1,365 1,060
High school diploma or equivalentNational Household Survey data footnote 71 11,740 5,345 6,395
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 72 48,240 22,835 25,410
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaNational Household Survey data footnote 73 5,035 3,175 1,865
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 12,685 5,710 6,980
University certificate or diploma below bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 74 5,065 2,175 2,890
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 25,455 11,780 13,675
Bachelor's degree 16,155 7,235 8,920
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelNational Household Survey data footnote 75 9,300 4,545 4,760
Total population aged 15 years and over by major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 76 91,585 43,585 48,000
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeNational Household Survey data footnote 77 30,590 14,265 16,320
Education 4,660 1,045 3,610
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 3,505 1,575 1,930
Humanities 3,850 1,245 2,600
Social and behavioural sciences and law 7,725 2,850 4,875
Business, management and public administration 13,705 6,305 7,400
Physical and life sciences and technologies 2,595 1,315 1,280
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 1,975 1,260 720
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 11,010 9,965 1,045
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,190 780 415
Health and related fieldsNational Household Survey data footnote 78 8,315 1,775 6,545
Personal, protective and transportation services 2,460 1,200 1,260
Other fields of studyNational Household Survey data footnote 79 0 0 0
Total population aged 15 years and over by location of study compared with province or territory of residenceNational Household Survey data footnote 80 91,585 43,590 47,995
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 30,590 14,265 16,320
With postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 60,995 29,320 31,675
Location of study inside Canada 43,640 20,930 22,710
Same as province or territory of residence 34,260 16,265 17,995
Another province or territory 9,380 4,665 4,715
Location of study outside Canada 17,355 8,390 8,965
Language used most often at work
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 67,775 34,105 33,670
Single responses 67,190 33,840 33,350
English 65,955 33,310 32,645
French 265 85 180
Non-official languages 975 450 525
Chinese, n.o.s. 125 55 75
Cantonese 70 25 45
Panjabi (Punjabi) 0 0 0
Mandarin 140 45 100
Spanish 50 30 15
Korean 205 125 85
German 0 0 0
Cree languagesNational Household Survey data footnote 82 0 0 0
Portuguese 0 0 0
Inuktitut 0 0 0
Other languages 365 165 200
Multiple responses 585 265 320
English and French 85 30 55
English and non-official language 490 235 260
French and non-official language 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0
Total population aged 15 years and over by language used most often at workNational Household Survey data footnote 81 67,775 34,110 33,670
English 65,950 33,305 32,640
French 265 80 180
Non-official language 975 445 525
Aboriginal 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal 980 450 530
English and French 85 30 55
English and non-official language 495 235 255
French and non-official language 0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0
Labour force status
Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote 83 91,585 43,590 48,000
In the labour force 62,825 31,850 30,975
Employed 59,100 29,865 29,240
Unemployed 3,715 1,985 1,735
Not in the labour force 28,765 11,735 17,025
Participation rate 68.6 73.1 64.5
Employment rate 64.5 68.5 60.9
Unemployment rate 5.9 6.2 5.6
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 84 62,820 31,850 30,970
Class of worker - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 85 930 430 500
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote 86 61,895 31,420 30,470
Employee 52,375 25,395 26,980
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote 87 9,520 6,025 3,495
Occupation
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011National Household Survey data footnote 88 62,825 31,850 30,970
Occupation - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 930 430 500
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote 86 61,895 31,420 30,470
0 Management occupations 8,815 5,770 3,045
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 11,020 3,395 7,625
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 5,085 4,100 980
3 Health occupations 3,970 860 3,110
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 8,505 2,685 5,820
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 3,155 1,620 1,535
6 Sales and service occupations 14,260 6,425 7,835
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 5,520 5,290 230
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 920 810 115
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 640 460 180
Industry
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007National Household Survey data footnote 90 62,825 31,850 30,975
Industry - not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote 89 930 430 505
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote 86 61,890 31,420 30,470
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 175 140 35
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 470 395 75
22 Utilities 410 280 130
23 Construction 4,005 3,585 420
31-33 Manufacturing 2,240 1,620 620
41 Wholesale trade 2,160 1,495 665
44-45 Retail trade 7,115 3,450 3,670
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 1,860 1,375 490
51 Information and cultural industries 2,605 1,510 1,095
52 Finance and insurance 3,700 1,510 2,190
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 1,855 1,015 840
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 8,295 4,665 3,630
55 Management of companies and enterprises 95 45 50
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 2,990 1,800 1,190
61 Educational services 4,870 1,460 3,410
62 Health care and social assistance 6,650 1,210 5,435
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,870 1,075 795
72 Accommodation and food services 4,015 1,930 2,085
81 Other services (except public administration) 3,290 1,155 2,140
91 Public administration 3,230 1,715 1,510
Work activity
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by work activity in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 91 62,820 31,850 30,970
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 2,760 1,265 1,500
Worked in 2010 60,060 30,585 29,470
1 to 13 weeks 3,140 1,600 1,540
14 to 26 weeks 4,680 2,165 2,515
27 to 39 weeks 3,865 1,770 2,095
40 to 48 weeks 12,740 6,300 6,445
49 to 52 weeks 35,630 18,745 16,880
Average weeks worked in 2010 44.2 44.6 43.8
Full-time or part-time weeks worked
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by full-time or part-time weeks worked in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 93 62,820 31,855 30,970
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 92 2,760 1,265 1,500
Worked in 2010 60,060 30,585 29,470
Worked full-time in 2010 45,570 25,730 19,840
Worked part-time in 2010 14,485 4,855 9,635
Place of work status
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by place of work statusNational Household Survey data footnote 94 59,105 29,865 29,240
Worked at home 5,425 2,665 2,760
Worked outside Canada 275 210 65
No fixed workplace address 7,315 5,050 2,265
Worked at usual place 46,090 21,935 24,155
Mode of transportation
Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by mode of transportationNational Household Survey data footnote 95 53,410 26,990 26,420
Car, truck or van - as a driver 34,790 18,730 16,065
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 2,440 895 1,545
Public transit 10,130 4,300 5,830
Walked 4,020 1,695 2,325
Bicycle 1,180 890 290
Other methods 840 475 365
Median commuting duration
Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by median commuting durationNational Household Survey data footnote 96 53,410 26,985 26,420
Median commuting duration 20.5 20.9 20.1
Time leaving for work
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by time leaving for workNational Household Survey data footnote 97 53,405 26,990 26,420
Between 5 and 6:59 a.m. 9,230 6,090 3,140
Between 7 and 9:00 a.m. 33,830 16,200 17,630
Anytime after 9:00 a.m. 10,345 4,705 5,650
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total number of occupied private dwellings by condition of dwellingNational Household Survey data footnote 98 45,160 ... ...
Only regular maintenance or minor repairs needed 41,935 ... ...
Major repairs needed 3,220 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by period of constructionNational Household Survey data footnote 99 45,160 ... ...
1960 or before 11,445 ... ...
1961 to 1980 17,570 ... ...
1981 to 1990 6,465 ... ...
1991 to 2000 4,775 ... ...
2001 to 2005 2,320 ... ...
2006 to 2011National Household Survey data footnote 100 2,585 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of roomsNational Household Survey data footnote 101 45,160 ... ...
1 to 4 rooms 17,395 ... ...
5 rooms 5,925 ... ...
6 rooms 4,695 ... ...
7 rooms 3,780 ... ...
8 or more rooms 13,360 ... ...
Average number of rooms per dwelling 5.9 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by number of bedroomsNational Household Survey data footnote 102 45,155 ... ...
0 to 1 bedroom 11,255 ... ...
2 bedrooms 11,475 ... ...
3 bedrooms 10,550 ... ...
4 or more bedrooms 11,875 ... ...
Household characteristics
Total number of private households by tenureNational Household Survey data footnote 103 45,160 ... ...
Owner 30,180 ... ...
Renter 14,895 ... ...
Band housing 80 ... ...
Total number of private households by condominium statusNational Household Survey data footnote 104 45,155 ... ...
Part of a condominium development 14,480 ... ...
Not part of a condominium development 30,675 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 105 45,155 ... ...
1 household maintainer 27,230 ... ...
2 household maintainers 16,780 ... ...
3 or more household maintainers 1,145 ... ...
Total number of private households by age group of primary household maintainersNational Household Survey data footnote 106 45,160 ... ...
Under 25 years 935 ... ...
25 to 34 years 5,205 ... ...
35 to 44 years 8,560 ... ...
45 to 54 years 10,960 ... ...
55 to 64 years 8,910 ... ...
65 to 74 years 5,440 ... ...
75 years and over 5,155 ... ...
Total number of private households by number of persons per roomNational Household Survey data footnote 107 45,160 ... ...
One person or fewer per room 43,935 ... ...
More than one person per room 1,220 ... ...
Total number of private households by housing suitabilityNational Household Survey data footnote 108 45,160 ... ...
Suitable 41,700 ... ...
Not suitable 3,460 ... ...
Shelter costs
Total number of owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratioNational Household Survey data footnote 109 44,785 ... ...
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs 30,495 ... ...
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs 14,285 ... ...
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs 11,545 ... ...
Number of owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 30,100 ... ...
% of owner households with a mortgageNational Household Survey data footnote 110 55.9 ... ...
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 111 25.9 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 1,171 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 112 1,542 ... ...
Median value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 799,214 ... ...
Average value of dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 113 770,096 ... ...
Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings 14,885 ... ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housingNational Household Survey data footnote 114 11.7 ... ...
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costsNational Household Survey data footnote 115 44.1 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 1,039 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)National Household Survey data footnote 116 1,172 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Total income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 117 91,585 43,585 47,995
Without income 4,395 2,080 2,310
With income 87,190 41,505 45,685
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 118 9,490 4,385 5,110
$5,000 to $9,999 5,460 2,075 3,390
$10,000 to $14,999 7,080 3,110 3,970
$15,000 to $19,999 6,890 2,460 4,435
$20,000 to $29,999 10,095 4,125 5,970
$30,000 to $39,999 9,130 3,720 5,410
$40,000 to $49,999 8,765 3,795 4,970
$50,000 to $59,999 6,610 3,100 3,510
$60,000 to $79,999 9,630 5,305 4,335
$80,000 to $99,999 5,540 3,365 2,175
$100,000 and over 8,500 6,080 2,420
$100,000 to $124,999 3,500 2,280 1,215
$125,000 and over 5,005 3,800 1,205
Median income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 35,034 41,603 29,925
Average income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 119 49,652 61,653 38,749
After-tax income in 2010 of population 15 years and overNational Household Survey data footnote 120 91,585 43,585 48,000
Without after-tax income 4,410 2,080 2,335
With after-tax income 87,175 41,510 45,665
Under $5,000National Household Survey data footnote 121 9,650 4,485 5,170
$5,000 to $9,999 5,665 2,080 3,580
$10,000 to $14,999 7,185 3,130 4,055
$15,000 to $19,999 7,375 2,685 4,690
$20,000 to $29,999 11,515 4,860 6,650
$30,000 to $39,999 11,460 4,675 6,780
$40,000 to $49,999 9,420 4,300 5,115
$50,000 to $59,999 7,285 4,105 3,185
$60,000 to $79,999 8,855 5,040 3,810
$80,000 to $99,999 4,285 2,705 1,580
$100,000 and over 4,480 3,450 1,035
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 31,976 37,807 27,890
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 122 41,131 49,570 33,460
Composition of total income in 2010 of population 15 years and over (%)National Household Survey data footnote 123 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 124 91.9 94.4 88.3
Employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 125 77.1 81.0 71.6
Wages and salaries (%)National Household Survey data footnote 126 71.0 73.8 67.0
Self-employment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 127 6.1 7.2 4.6
Investment income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 128 7.3 6.0 9.0
Retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (%)National Household Survey data footnote 129 5.9 6.1 5.7
Other money income (%)National Household Survey data footnote 130 1.6 1.3 2.0
Government transfer payments (%)National Household Survey data footnote 131 8.1 5.6 11.7
Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 132 2.8 2.3 3.6
Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplement (%)National Household Survey data footnote 133 2.4 1.6 3.4
Employment Insurance benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 134 0.9 0.6 1.4
Child benefits (%)National Household Survey data footnote 135 0.8 0.0 2.0
Other income from government sources (%)National Household Survey data footnote 136 1.1 1.0 1.3
Income taxes paid as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 137 17.2 19.6 13.7
After-tax income as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 138 82.8 80.4 86.3
Net capital gains or losses as a % of total incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 139 3.6 4.0 3.1
Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income in 2010National Household Survey data footnote 140 30,580 17,095 13,485
Median employment income in 2010 ($) 56,660 62,829 49,859
Average employment income in 2010 ($) 72,341 84,218 57,287
Family income in 2010 of economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 141 30,380 ... ...
Median family income ($) 91,366 ... ...
Average family income ($) 116,459 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 80,002 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 95,773 ... ...
Average family size 3.0 ... ...
Couple-only economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 142 10,535 ... ...
Median family income ($) 81,274 ... ...
Average family income ($) 101,571 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 72,028 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 84,840 ... ...
Average family size 2.0 ... ...
Couple-with-children economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 143 14,520 ... ...
Median family income ($) 116,419 ... ...
Average family income ($) 145,736 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 99,070 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 117,569 ... ...
Average family size 3.8 ... ...
Lone-parent economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 144 4,435 ... ...
Median family income ($) 50,009 ... ...
Average family income ($) 62,483 ... ...
Median after-tax family income ($) 46,990 ... ...
Average after-tax family income ($) 54,726 ... ...
Average family size 2.5 ... ...
Income in 2010 of population aged 15 years and over not in economic familiesNational Household Survey data footnote 145 18,225 8,130 10,090
Median total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 35,202 38,853 32,539
Average total income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 146 43,441 47,774 39,949
Median after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 31,933 34,408 30,252
Average after-tax income ($)National Household Survey data footnote 147 37,111 40,018 34,768
Total population by decile of adjusted after-tax family incomeNational Household Survey data footnote 148 108,525 52,425 56,105
In bottom half of the Canadian distribution 42,605 19,540 23,075
In bottom decile 10,720 5,375 5,345
In second decile 8,790 3,590 5,200
In third decile 7,245 3,215 4,030
In fourth decile 7,470 3,470 4,000
In fifth decile 8,380 3,890 4,490
In top half of the Canadian distribution 65,920 32,885 33,035
In sixth decile 9,160 4,365 4,790
In seventh decile 10,800 5,400 5,410
In eighth decile 11,795 5,985 5,815
In ninth decile 14,290 7,150 7,140
In top decile 19,870 9,990 9,885
Income of households in 2010
Household total income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 149 45,160 ... ...
Under $5,000 1,370 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 755 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 1,250 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 2,040 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 3,390 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 3,615 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 3,740 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 3,270 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 5,910 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 4,435 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 4,735 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 3,180 ... ...
$150,000 and over 7,460 ... ...
After-tax income of households in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 150 45,160 ... ...
Under $5,000 1,385 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 790 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 1,250 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 2,095 ... ...
$20,000 to $29,999 3,860 ... ...
$30,000 to $39,999 4,460 ... ...
$40,000 to $49,999 4,210 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 3,845 ... ...
$60,000 to $79,999 6,465 ... ...
$80,000 to $99,999 4,970 ... ...
$100,000 and over 11,825 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 4,560 ... ...
$125,000 and over 7,265 ... ...
Household income in 2010 of private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 151 45,160 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 70,082 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 95,868 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 62,051 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 79,398 ... ...
One-person private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 13,435 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 38,462 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 46,745 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 34,512 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 39,801 ... ...
Two-or-more-persons private householdsNational Household Survey data footnote 152 31,725 ... ...
Median household total income ($) 91,520 ... ...
Average household total income ($) 116,673 ... ...
Median after-tax household income ($) 80,179 ... ...
Average after-tax household income ($) 96,170 ... ...
Income of individuals in 2010
Population in private households for income statusNational Household Survey data footnote 153 107,915 52,095 55,825
Less than 18 years 21,000 11,030 9,970
Less than 6 years 6,350 3,280 3,070
18 to 64 years 71,365 34,220 37,140
65 years and over 15,555 6,840 8,710
In low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT) 14,775 6,995 7,785
Less than 18 years 3,175 1,760 1,415
Less than 6 years 825 455 370
18 to 64 years 9,645 4,555 5,095
65 years and over 1,955 685 1,270
Prevalence of low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure (%) 13.7 13.4 13.9
Less than 18 years (%) 15.1 16.0 14.2
Less than 6 years (%) 13.0 13.9 12.1
18 to 64 years (%) 13.5 13.3 13.7
65 years and over (%) 12.6 10.0 14.6

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National Household Survey data: Footnotes

Footnote 1

Citizenship refers to the legal citizenship status of a person. Citizenship can be by birth or naturalization. A person may have more than one citizenship. A person may be stateless, that is, they may have no citizenship.

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Footnote 2

Includes persons who are stateless.

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Footnote 3

Period of immigration refers to the period in which the immigrant first obtained his or her landed immigrant/permanent resident status. A landed immigrant/permanent resident refers to a person who has been granted the right to live permanently in Canada by immigration authorities.

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Footnote 4

Non-immigrant refers to a person who is a Canadian citizen by birth.

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Footnote 5

Immigrant refers to a person who is or has ever been a landed immigrant/permanent resident. This person has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities. Some immigrants have resided in Canada for a number of years, while others have arrived recently. Some immigrants are Canadian citizens, while others are not. Most immigrants are born outside Canada, but a small number are born in Canada. In the 2011 National Household Survey, 'Immigrants' includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 6

Includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 7

Non-permanent resident refers to a person from another country who has a work or study permit, or who is a refugee claimant, and any non-Canadian-born family member living in Canada with them.

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Footnote 8

Age at immigration refers to the age at which an immigrant first obtained landed immigrant/permanent resident status. Immigrant refers to a person who is or has ever been a landed immigrant/permanent resident. This person has been granted the right to live permanently in Canada by immigration authorities.

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Footnote 9

The places of birth selected are the most frequently reported by immigrants at the Canada level.

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Footnote 10

Non-immigrant refers to a person who is a Canadian citizen by birth.

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Footnote 11

Immigrant refers to a person who is or has ever been a landed immigrant/permanent resident. This person has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities. Some immigrants have resided in Canada for a number of years, while others have arrived recently. Some immigrants are Canadian citizens, while others are not. Most immigrants are born outside Canada, but a small number are born in Canada. In the 2011 National Household Survey, 'Immigrants' includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 12

The official name of United Kingdom is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. United Kingdom includes Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland (excludes Isle of Man, the Channel Islands and British Overseas Territories).

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Footnote 13

China excludes Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macao Special Administrative Region.

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Footnote 14

The official name of Viet Nam is Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.

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The official name of Iran is Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Footnote 16

The official name of South Korea is Republic of Korea.

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Footnote 17

The category 'Oceania and other' includes places of birth in Oceania and responses not included elsewhere, such as 'born at sea.'

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Footnote 18

The category 'Other places of birth' includes other places of birth in Oceania and responses not included elsewhere, such as 'born at sea.'

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Footnote 19

Non-permanent resident refers to a person from another country who has a work or study permit, or who is a refugee claimant, and any non-Canadian-born family member living in Canada with them.

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Footnote 20

Recent immigrants are immigrants who landed in Canada between January 1, 2006 and May 10, 2011. Immigrant refers to a person who is or has ever been a landed immigrant/permanent resident. This person has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities. Some immigrants have resided in Canada for a number of years, while others have arrived recently. Some immigrants are Canadian citizens, while others are not. Most immigrants are born outside Canada, but a small number are born in Canada. The places of birth selected are the most frequently reported by recent immigrants at the Canada level.

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Footnote 21

The official name of Venezuela is Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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Footnote 22

The official name of Moldova is Republic of Moldova.

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Footnote 23

The official name of Syria is Syrian Arab Republic.

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Footnote 24

Generation status refers to whether or not the person or the person's parents were born in Canada. It identifies persons as being first generation, second generation or third generation or more.

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Footnote 25

'First generation' includes persons who were born outside Canada. For the most part, these are people who are now, or have ever been, immigrants to Canada.

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Footnote 26

'Second generation' includes persons who were born in Canada and had at least one parent born outside Canada. For the most part, these are the children of immigrants.

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Footnote 27

'Third generation or more' includes persons who were born in Canada with both parents born in Canada.

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Footnote 28

The Employment Equity Act defines visible minorities as 'persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour.'

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Footnote 29

For example, 'East Indian,' 'Pakistani,' 'Sri Lankan,' etc.

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Footnote 30

For example, 'Vietnamese,' 'Cambodian,' 'Malaysian,' 'Laotian,' etc.

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Footnote 31

For example, 'Iranian,' 'Afghan,' etc.

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Footnote 32

The abbreviation 'n.i.e.' means 'not included elsewhere.' Includes respondents who reported a write-in response such as 'Guyanese,' 'West Indian,' 'Tibetan,' 'Polynesian,' 'Pacific Islander,' etc.

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Footnote 33

Includes respondents who reported more than one visible minority group by checking two or more mark-in circles, e.g., 'Black' and 'South Asian.'

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Footnote 34

Includes respondents who reported 'Yes' to the Aboriginal identity question (Question 18) as well as respondents who were not considered to be members of a visible minority group.

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Footnote 35

This is a total population estimate.  The sum of the ethnic groups in this table is greater than the total population estimate because a person may report more than one ethnic origin in the NHS.

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Footnote 36

Includes general responses indicating North American origins (e.g., 'North American') as well as more specific responses indicating North American origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Maritimer,' 'Manitoban').

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Footnote 37

Includes general responses indicating British Isles origins (e.g., 'British,' 'United Kingdom') as well as more specific responses indicating British Isles origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Celtic').

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Footnote 38

Includes general responses indicating Western European origins (e.g., 'Western European') as well as more specific responses indicating Western European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Liechtensteiner').

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Footnote 39

Includes general responses indicating Northern European origins (e.g., 'Northern European') as well as more specific responses indicating Northern European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Faroese,' 'Scandinavian').

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Footnote 40

Includes general responses indicating Eastern European origins (e.g., 'Eastern European') as well as more specific responses indicating Eastern European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Baltic').

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Footnote 41

Includes general responses indicating Southern European origins (e.g., 'Southern European') as well as more specific responses indicating Southern European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Gibraltarian').

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Footnote 42

Includes general responses indicating Other European origins (e.g., 'European') as well as more specific responses indicating European origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Central European').

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Footnote 43

Includes general responses indicating Caribbean origins (e.g., 'Caribbean') as well as more specific responses indicating Caribbean origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Guadelupian,' 'Aruban').

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Footnote 44

Includes general responses indicating Latin, Central or South American origins (e.g., 'South American') as well as more specific responses indicating Latin, Central or South American origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Surinamese').

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Footnote 45

Includes general responses indicating Central or West African origins (e.g., 'West African') as well as more specific responses indicating Central or West African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Ewe,' 'Wolof').

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Footnote 46

Includes general responses indicating North African origins (e.g., 'North African') as well as more specific responses indicating North African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Maghreb').

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Footnote 47

Includes general responses indicating Southern or East African origins (e.g., 'East African') as well as more specific responses indicating Southern or East African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Hutu,' 'Shona').

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Footnote 48

Some respondents may choose to provide very specific ethnic origins in the National Household Survey (NHS), while other respondents may choose to give more general responses. This means that two respondents with the same ethnic ancestry could have different response patterns and thus could be counted as having different ethnic origins. For example, one respondent may report 'East Indian' ethnic origin while another respondent, with a similar ancestral background, may report 'Punjabi' or 'South Asian' origins; one respondent may report 'Black' while another, similar respondent, may report 'Ghanaian' or 'African.' As a result, ethnic origin data are very fluid, and counts for certain origins, such as 'East Indian' and 'Black,' may seem lower than initially expected. Users who wish to obtain broader response counts may wish to combine data for one or more ethnic origins together or use counts for ethnic categories such as 'South Asian origins' or 'African origins.' (Please note, however, that 'African origins' should not be considered equivalent to the 'Black' population group or visible minority status, as there are persons reporting African origins who report a population group or visible minority status other than 'Black.' Conversely, many people report a population group or visible minority status of 'Black' and do not report having 'African' origins. For information on population group and visible minority population in the 2011 NHS, refer to the appropriate definitions in this publication.)

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Footnote 49

Includes general responses indicating Other African origins (e.g., 'African') as well as more specific responses indicating Other African origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Saharan').

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Footnote 50

Includes general responses indicating West Asian, Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins (e.g., 'West Asian,' 'Middle Eastern') as well as more specific responses indicating West Asian, Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Baloch,' 'Circassian').

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Footnote 51

Includes general responses indicating South Asian origins (e.g., 'South Asian') as well as more specific responses indicating South Asian origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Bhutanese').

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Footnote 52

Includes general responses indicating East and Southeast Asian origins (e.g., 'Southeast Asian') as well as more specific responses indicating East and Southeast Asian origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Bruneian,' 'Karen').

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Footnote 53

Includes general responses indicating Other Asian origins (e.g., 'Asian') as well as more specific responses indicating Other Asian origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Eurasian').

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Footnote 54

Includes general responses indicating Pacific Islands origins (e.g., 'Pacific Islander') as well as more specific responses indicating Pacific Islands origins that have not been included elsewhere (e.g., 'Tahitian').

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Footnote 55

Religion refers to the person's self-identification as having a connection or affiliation with any religious denomination, group, body, sect, cult or other religiously defined community or system of belief. Religion is not limited to formal membership in a religious organization or group. Persons without a religious connection or affiliation can self-identify as atheist, agnostic or humanist, or can provide another applicable response.

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Footnote 56

'Aboriginal identity' includes persons who reported being an Aboriginal person, that is, First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) and/or those who reported Registered or Treaty Indian status, that is registered under the Indian Act of Canada, and/or those who reported membership in a First Nation or Indian band. Aboriginal peoples of Canada are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, section 35 (2) as including the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.

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Footnote 57

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the National Household Survey (NHS). In 2011, there were a total of 36 Indian reserves and Indian settlements that were 'incompletely enumerated' in the NHS. For these reserves or settlements, NHS enumeration was either not permitted or was interrupted before it could be completed, or was not possible because of natural events (specifically forest fires in Northern Ontario). For additional information, please refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, National Household Survey (NHS), 2011.

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Footnote 58

'Multiple Aboriginal identities' includes persons who reported being any two or all three of the following: First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit).

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Footnote 59

'Aboriginal identities not included elsewhere' includes persons who did not report being First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) but who did report Registered or Treaty Indian status and/or membership in a First Nation or Indian band.

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Footnote 60

Registered or Treaty Indian status refers to whether or not a person reported being a Registered or Treaty Indian.' Registered or Treaty Indian' includes persons who reported being a Registered or Treaty Indian in Question 20. Registered Indians are persons who are registered under the Indian Act of Canada. Treaty Indians are persons who belong to a First Nation or Indian band that signed a treaty with the Crown. Registered or Treaty Indians are sometimes also called Status Indians.

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Footnote 61

This is a total population estimate. The sum of the ancestries in this table is greater than the total population estimate because a person may report more than one ancestry (ethnic origin) in the National Household Survey.

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Footnote 62

'Aboriginal ancestry' includes persons who reported one or more than one of First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuit ancestry in Question 17, either with or without also reporting a non-Aboriginal ancestry. The sum of the categories 'First Nations (North American Indian) ancestry', 'Métis ancestry' and 'Inuit ancestry' is thus greater than the sum of the total for 'Aboriginal ancestry' because persons who reported more than one Aboriginal ancestry are included in the response category for each Aboriginal ancestry they reported. All respondents with Aboriginal ancestry are counted in at least one of the categories 'First Nations (North American Indian) ancestry,' 'Métis ancestry' and 'Inuit ancestry' and also in the category 'Aboriginal ancestry.' Aboriginal peoples of Canada are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, section 35 (2) as including the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. Ancestry refers to the ethnic or cultural origins of the respondent's ancestors, an ancestor being usually more distant than a grandparent. A person can have more than one ethnic or cultural origin.

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Footnote 63

'Non-Aboriginal ancestry only' includes persons who did not report First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuit ancestry in Question 17.

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Footnote 64

Refers to languages, other than English or French, in which the respondent can conduct a conversation. The category 'Non-official languages spoken' represents the sum of single language responses and multiple language responses received in the National Household Survey. Hence, this total is greater than the total population.

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Footnote 65

Cree languages include the following categories: Cree not otherwise specified (which refers to those who reported 'Cree'), Swampy Cree, Plains Cree, Woods Cree, and a category labelled 'Cree not included elsewhere' (which includes Moose Cree, Northern East Cree and Southern East Cree).

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Footnote 66

This is a subtotal of all Aboriginal languages collected on May 10, 2011 that are not displayed separately here.

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Footnote 67

This is a subtotal of all non-Aboriginal languages, other than English or French, collected on May 10, 2011 that are not displayed separately here.

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Footnote 68

Refers to the status of a person with regard to the place of residence on the reference day, May 10, 2011, in relation to the place of residence on the same date one year earlier. Persons who have not moved are referred to as non-movers and persons who have moved from one residence to another are referred to as movers. Movers include non-migrants and migrants. Non-migrants are persons who did move but remained in the same city, town, township, village or Indian reserve. Migrants include internal migrants who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian reserve within Canada. External migrants include persons who lived outside Canada at the earlier reference date.

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Footnote 69

Refers to the status of a person with regard to the place of residence on the reference day, May 10, 2011, in relation to the place of residence on the same date five years earlier. Persons who have not moved are referred to as non-movers and persons who have moved from one residence to another are referred to as movers. Movers include non-migrants and migrants. Non-migrants are persons who did move but remained in the same city, town, township, village or Indian reserve. Migrants include internal migrants who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian reserve within Canada. External migrants include persons who lived outside Canada at the earlier reference date.

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Footnote 70

'Highest certificate, diploma or degree' refers to the highest certificate, diploma or degree completed based on a hierarchy which is generally related to the amount of time spent 'in-class.' For postsecondary completers, a university education is considered to be a higher level of schooling than a college education, while a college education is considered to be a higher level of education than in the trades. Although some trades requirements may take as long or longer to complete than a given college or university program, the majority of time is spent in on-the-job paid training and less time is spent in the classroom. For further definitions, refer to the National Household Survey Dictionary, Catalogue no. 99-000-X. For any comments on collection, dissemination or data quality for this variable, refer to the Education Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011006.

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Footnote 71

'High school diploma or equivalent' includes persons who have graduated from a secondary school or equivalent. It excludes persons with a postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree.

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'Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree' includes 'apprenticeship or trades certificates or diplomas,' 'college, CEGEP or other non-university certificates or diplomas' and university certificates, diplomas and degrees.

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Footnote 73

'Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma' includes Registered Apprenticeship certificates (including Certificate of Qualification, Journeyperson's designation) and other trades certificates or diplomas such as pre-employment or vocational certificates and diplomas from brief trade programs completed at community colleges, institutes of technology, vocational centres, and similar institutions.

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Footnote 74

Comparisons with other data sources suggest that the category 'University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level' was over-reported in the NHS. This category likely includes some responses that are actually college certificates or diplomas, bachelor's degrees or other types of education (e.g., university transfer programs, bachelor's programs completed in other countries, incomplete bachelor's programs, non-university professional designations). We recommend users interpret the results for the 'University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level' category with caution.

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Footnote 75

'University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor level' includes the categories 'University certificate or diploma above bachelor level,' 'Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry,' 'Master's degree' and 'Earned doctorate.'

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Footnote 76

'Major field of study' is defined as the main discipline or subject of learning. It is collected for the highest certificate, diploma or degree above the high school or secondary school level and classified according to the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Canada 2011. This variable shows the 'primary groupings,' a CIP variant. For more information on the CIP classification, see the Classification of Instructional Programs, Canada 2011, Catalogue no. 12-590-X available from: www.statcan.gc.ca/concepts/classification-eng.htm. For any comments on collection, dissemination or data quality for this variable, refer to the Education Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011006.

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Footnote 77

'No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree' includes persons who have not completed a registered apprenticeship certificate (including Certificate of Qualification, Journeyperson's designation) or other trades certificate or diploma, a college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma, or a university certificate, diploma or degree.

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Footnote 78

Called 'Health, parks, recreation and fitness' in CIP Canada 2000.

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Includes 'Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other.'

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Footnote 80

'Location of study compared with province or territory of residence' indicates whether the 'Location of study' is the same as the province or territory of residence in 2011, a different Canadian province or territory, or outside Canada. 'Location of study' refers to the province, territory or country of the institution where the highest certificate, diploma or degree above the high school level was completed. Users should be aware that some respondents may have reported the physical location of study rather than the location of the certificate, diploma or degree-granting institution. This could affect the responses of those who obtained a certificate, diploma or degree through a joint program or by distance learning with credentials granted in another province or country. In particular, a number of persons reported a location of study for a university credential in one of the territories (Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut), even though there were no educational institutions in the territories with the authority to grant university degrees. For any other comments on collection, dissemination or data quality for this variable or 'Location of study,' refer to the Education Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011006.

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Footnote 81

Population by language used most often at work . Refers to the language used most often at work, as reported on May 10, 2011 by the individuals aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2010.

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Footnote 82

Cree languages include the following categories: Cree not otherwise specified (which refers to those who reported 'Cree'), Swampy Cree, Plains Cree, Woods Cree, and a category labelled 'Cree not included elsewhere' (which includes Moose Cree, Northern East Cree and Southern East Cree).

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Footnote 83

Refers to whether a person was employed, unemployed or not in the labour force during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011. In the past, this variable was called Labour force activity.

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Footnote 84

Refers to whether an employed person is an employee or is self-employed. The self-employed include persons with or without a business, as well as unpaid family workers. 

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Includes unemployed persons aged 15 years and over who have never worked for pay or in self-employment or who had last worked prior to January 1, 2010 only.

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Experienced labour force refers to persons who, during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011, were employed and the unemployed who had last worked for pay or in self-employment in either 2010 or 2011.

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Footnote 87

Includes self-employed with an incorporated business and self-employed with an unincorporated business. Also included among the self-employed are unpaid family workers.

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Footnote 88

Refers to the kind of work performed by persons during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011, as determined by their kind of work and the description of the main activities in their job. The 2011 National Household Survey occupation data are produced according to the NOC 2011. 

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Footnote 89

Unemployed persons aged 15 years and over who have never worked for pay or in self-employment or who had last worked prior to January 1, 2010 only.

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Footnote 90

Refers to the general nature of the business carried out in the establishment where the person worked. The 2011 National Household Survey industry data are produced according to the NAICS 2007.

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Footnote 91

Refers to the number of weeks in which a person worked for pay or in self-employment in 2010 at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week).

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Footnote 92

Includes persons who never worked, persons who worked prior to 2010 only, or persons who worked in 2011 only.

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Footnote 93

Refers to persons who worked for pay or in self-employment in 2010. These persons were asked to report whether the weeks they worked in 2010 were full-time weeks (30 hours or more per week) or not, on the basis of all jobs held. Persons with a part-time job for part of the year and a full-time job for another part of the year were to report the information for the job at which they worked the most weeks.

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Footnote 94

Classification of respondents according to whether they worked at home, worked outside Canada, had no fixed workplace address or worked at a specific address (usual place of work).

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Footnote 95

Refers to the main mode of transportation a respondent uses to travel between his or her home and his or her place of work.

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Footnote 96

Refers to how many minutes it took for a person to travel from home to work. Median commuting duration is the value which divides the commuting duration into two equal halves, i.e., the commuting duration of individuals for the first half is below the median, while the commuting distance of individuals for the second half is above the median.

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Footnote 97

Time at which a respondent usually leaves home to go to work.

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Condition of dwelling - Refers to whether the dwelling is in need of repairs. This does not include desirable remodelling or additions.

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Footnote 99

Period of construction - Refers to the period in time during which the building or dwelling was originally constructed.

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Footnote 100

Includes data up to May 10, 2011.

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Rooms - Refers to enclosed areas within a private dwelling which are finished and suitable for year round living. The number of rooms of a private dwelling includes kitchens, bedrooms and finished rooms in the attic or basement. The number of rooms of a private dwelling excludes bathrooms, halls, vestibules and rooms used solely for business purposes. Partially divided rooms are considered to be separate rooms if they are considered as such by the respondent (e.g., L-shaped dining room and living room arrangements).

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Bedrooms - Refers to rooms in a private dwelling that are designed mainly for sleeping purposes even if they are now used for other purposes, such as guest rooms and television rooms. Also included are rooms used as bedrooms now, even if they were not originally built as bedrooms, such as bedrooms in a finished basement. Bedrooms exclude rooms designed for another use during the day such as dining rooms and living rooms even if they may be used for sleeping purposes at night. By definition, one-room private dwellings such as studio apartments have zero bedrooms.

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Tenure - Refers to whether the household owns or rents their private dwelling, or whether the dwelling is band housing (on an Indian reserve or settlement).

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Footnote 104

Condominium status - Refers to whether the private dwelling is part of a condominium development. A condominium is a residential complex in which dwellings are owned individually while land and common elements are held in joint ownership with others.

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Household maintainer - Refers to whether or not a person residing in the household is responsible for paying the rent, or the mortgage, or the taxes, or the electricity or other services or utilities. Where a number of people may contribute to the payments, more than one person in the household may be identified as a household maintainer. If no person in the household is identified as making such payments, the reference person is identified by default.

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Footnote 106

Primary household maintainer - First person in the household identified as someone who pays the rent or the mortgage, or the taxes, or the electricity bill, and so on, for the dwelling. The order of the persons in a household is determined by the order in which the respondent lists the persons on the questionnaire. Generally, an adult is listed first followed, if applicable, by that person's spouse or common-law partner and by their children. The order does not necessarily correspond to the proportion of household payments made by the person. Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Persons per room - Refers to an indicator of the level of crowding in a private dwelling. It is calculated by dividing the number of persons in the household by the number of rooms in the dwelling.

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Housing suitability - Housing suitability refers to whether a private household is living in suitable accommodations according to the National Occupancy Standard (NOS); that is, whether the dwelling has enough bedrooms for the size and composition of the household. A household is deemed to be living in suitable accommodations if its dwelling has enough bedrooms, as calculated using the National Occupancy Standard. Housing suitability assesses the required number of bedrooms for a household based on the age, sex, and relationships among household members. An alternative variable, the number of persons per room, considers all rooms in a private dwelling and the number of household members. Housing suitability and the National Occupancy Standard (NOS) on which it is based were developed by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) through consultations with provincial housing agencies.

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Shelter-cost-to-income ratio - Percentage of a household's average total monthly income which is spent on shelter-related expenses. Those expenses include the monthly rent (for tenants) or the mortgage payment, property taxes and condominium fees (for owners) and the costs of electricity, heat, municipal services, etc. The percentage is calculated by dividing the total shelter-related expenses by the household's total monthly income and multiplying the result by 100. Includes owner and tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings with household total income greater than zero in 2010 (i.e., excludes negative or zero household total income). The relatively high shelter costs to household income ratios for some households may have resulted from the difference in the reference period for shelter costs and household total income data. The reference period for shelter cost data is 2011, while household total income is reported for the year 2010. As well, for some households, the 2010 household total income may represent income for only part of a year. Household total income - The total income of a household is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household. Total income refers to the total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income, before income taxes and deductions, during the calendar year 2010.

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Presence of mortgage - Refers to whether the owner households reported mortgage or loan payments for their dwelling.

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Shelter-cost-to-income ratio for owner households - Percentage of an owner household's average total monthly income which is spent on shelter-related expenses. Those expenses include the mortgage payment, property taxes and condominium fees and the costs of electricity, heat, municipal services, etc. The percentage is calculated by dividing the total shelter-related expenses by the household's total monthly income and multiplying the result by 100. Includes owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings with household total income greater than zero in 2010 (i.e., excludes negative or zero household total income). The relatively high shelter costs to household income ratios for some households may have resulted from the difference in the reference period for shelter costs and household total income data. The reference period for shelter cost data is 2011, while household total income is reported for the year 2010. As well, for some households, the 2010 household total income may represent income for only part of a year. Household total income - The total income of a household is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household. Total income refers to the total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income, before income taxes and deductions, during the calendar year 2010.

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Shelter cost for owned dwellings - Includes all shelter expenses paid by households that own their dwellings, such as the mortgage payment and the costs of electricity, heat, water and other municipal services, property taxes and condominium fees.

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Footnote 113

Value of dwelling - Refers to the dollar amount expected by the owner if the dwelling were to be sold.

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Subsidized housing - Refers to whether the dwelling is subsidized. Subsidized housing includes rent geared to income, social housing, public housing, government-assisted housing, non-profit housing, rent supplements and housing allowances.

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Shelter-cost-to-income ratio for tenant households - Percentage of a tenant household's average total monthly income which is spent on shelter-related expenses. Those expenses include the monthly rent and the costs of electricity, heat, municipal services, etc. The percentage is calculated by dividing the total shelter-related expenses by the household's total monthly income and multiplying the result by 100. Includes tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings with household total income greater than zero in 2010 (i.e., excludes negative or zero household total income). The relatively high shelter costs to household income ratios for some households may have resulted from the difference in the reference period for shelter costs and household total income data. The reference period for shelter cost data is 2011, while household total income is reported for the year 2010. As well, for some households, the 2010 household total income may represent income for only part of a year. Household total income - The total income of a household is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household. Total income refers to the total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income, before income taxes and deductions, during the calendar year 2010.

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Shelter costs for rented dwellings - Includes all shelter expenses paid by households that rent their dwellings, such as the monthly rent and the costs of electricity, heat and municipal services.

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Total income - Total income refers to monetary receipts from certain sources, before income taxes and deductions, during calendar year 2010. It includes employment income from wages, salaries, tips, commissions and net income from self-employment (for both unincorporated farm and non-farm activities); income from government sources, such as social assistance, child benefits, employment insurance, old age security pension, Canada or Quebec pension plan benefits and disability income; income from employer and personal pension sources, such as private pensions and payments from annuities and RRIFs; income from investment sources, such as dividends and interest on bonds, accounts, GICs and mutual funds; and other regular cash income, such as child support payments received, spousal support payments (alimony) received and scholarships. The monetary receipts included are those that tend to be of a regular and recurring nature. It excludes one-time receipts, such as lottery winnings, gambling winnings, cash inheritances, lump sum insurance settlements, capital gains and RRSP withdrawals. Capital gains are excluded because they are not by their nature regular and recurring. It is further assumed that they are less likely to be fully spent in the period in which they are received, unlike income that is regular and recurring. Also excluded are employer's contributions to registered pension plans, Canada and Quebec pension plans, and employment insurance. Finally, voluntary inter-household transfers, imputed rent, goods and services produced for barter, and goods produced for own consumption are excluded from this total income definition. Median income of individuals - The median income of a specified group of income recipients is that amount which divides their income size distribution into two halves, i.e., the incomes of the first half of individuals are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median income is calculated from the individuals with income in that group (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years). Average income of individuals - Average income of individuals refers to the weighted mean total income of individuals aged 15 years and over who reported income for 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of individuals (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years) by the number of individuals with income in that group. Median and average of individuals will be calculated for those individuals who are at least aged 15 years and who have an income (positive or negative). Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 118

Including loss.

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Footnote 119

For population with income.

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After-tax income - Refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial income taxes paid for 2010. Median income of individuals - The median income of a specified group of income recipients is that amount which divides their income size distribution into two halves, i.e., the incomes of the first half of individuals are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median income is calculated from the individuals with income in that group (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years). Average income of individuals - Average income of individuals refers to the weighted mean total income of individuals aged 15 years and over who reported income for 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of individuals (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years) by the number of individuals with income in that group. Median and average of individuals will be calculated for those individuals who are at least aged 15 years and who have an income (positive or negative). Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Including loss.

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Footnote 122

For population with after-tax income.

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Composition of income - The composition of the total income of a population group or a geographic area refers to the relative share of each income source or group of sources, expressed as a percentage of the aggregate total income of that group or area. Total income - Total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income. Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Market income - Refers to the sum of employment income (wages and salaries, net farm income and net income from non-farm unincorporated business and/or professional practice), investment income, retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (including those from RRSPs and RRIFs) and other money income. It is equivalent to total income before tax minus all government transfers and is also referred to as income before transfers and taxes.

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Earnings or employment income - Total wages and salaries and net income from self-employment.

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Wages and salaries - Refers to gross wages and salaries before deductions for such items as income tax, pensions and Employment Insurance. Included in this source are military pay and allowances, tips, commissions and cash bonuses, benefits from wage-loss replacement plans or income-maintenance insurance plans, supplementary unemployment benefits from an employer or union as well as all types of casual earnings during calendar year 2010. Other employment income such as taxable benefits, research grants and royalties are included.

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Self-employment net income - Refers to the total amount received by persons aged 15 years and over during calendar year 2010 as net farm income from self-employment, or net non-farm income from unincorporated business and/or professional practice. Net farm income - Refers to net income (gross receipts from farm sales minus depreciation and cost of operation) received during calendar year 2010 from the operation of a farm, either on the respondent's own account or in partnership. In the case of partnerships, only the respondent's share of income was reported. Included with gross receipts are cash advances received in 2010, dividends from cooperatives, rebates and farm-support payments to farmers from federal, provincial and regional agricultural programs (for example, milk subsidies and marketing board payments) and gross insurance proceeds such as payments from the AgriInvest and AgriStability programs. The value of income 'in kind,' such as agricultural products produced and consumed on the farm, is excluded. Net non-farm income from unincorporated business and/or professional practice - Refers to net income (gross receipts minus expenses of operation such as wages, rents and depreciation) received during calendar year 2010 from the respondent's non-farm unincorporated business or professional practice. In the case of partnerships, only the respondent's share was reported. Also included is net income from persons babysitting in their own homes, persons providing room and board to non-relatives, self-employed fishers, hunters and trappers, operators of direct distributorships such as those selling and delivering cosmetics, as well as freelance activities of artists, writers, music teachers, hairdressers, dressmakers, etc.

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Investment income - Refers to interest received during calendar year 2010 from deposits in banks, trust companies, cooperatives, credit unions, caisses populaires, etc., as well as interest on savings certificates, bonds and debentures, and all dividends from both Canadian and foreign corporate stocks and mutual funds. Also included is other investment income from either Canadian or foreign sources, such as net rents from real estate, mortgage and loan interest received, regular income from an estate or trust fund, and interest from insurance policies. Does not include capital gains or losses.

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Retirement pensions - Refers to all regular income received by the respondent during calendar year 2010 as the result of having been a member of a pension plan of one or more employers. It includes payments received from all annuities, including payments from a Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF), a matured Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) in the form of a life annuity, a fixed-term annuity, or an income-averaging annuity contract; pensions paid to widow(er)s or other relatives of deceased pensioners; pensions of retired civil servants, Armed Forces personnel and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers; annuity payments received from the Canadian Government Annuities Fund, an insurance company, etc. Does not include lump-sum death benefits, lump-sum benefits or withdrawals from a pension plan or RRSP, or refunds of over-contributions.

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Other money income - Refers to regular cash income received during calendar year 2010 and not reported in any of the other sources listed on the questionnaire. For example, severance pay and retirement allowances, alimony, child support, periodic support from other persons not in the household, income from abroad (excluding dividends and interest), non refundable scholarships, bursaries, fellowships and study grants, and artists' project grants are included.

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Government transfer payments - Refers to all cash benefits received from federal, provincial, territorial or municipal governments during 2010. This variable is derived by summing the amounts reported in: the Old Age Security pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement, Allowance and Allowance for the Survivor; benefits from Canada Pension Plan or Quebec Pension Plan; benefits from Employment Insurance; child benefits; other income from government sources.

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Benefits from Canada or Quebec pension plan - Refers to benefits received during calendar year 2010 from the Canada or Quebec Pension Plan (For example, retirement pensions, survivors' benefits and disability pensions). Does not include lump-sum death benefits.

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Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplement - Refers to Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplements paid to persons aged 65 years and over, and to the Allowance or Allowance for the survivor paid to 60- to 64-year-old spouses of old age security recipients or widow(er)s by the federal government during the calendar year 2010.

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Benefits from employment insurance - Refers to total Employment Insurance benefits received during calendar year 2010, before income tax deductions. It includes benefits for unemployment, sickness, maternity, paternity, adoption, work sharing, retraining and benefits to self-employed fishers received under the federal Employment Insurance Program or the Quebec Parental Insurance Program.

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Child benefits - Refers to payments received under the Canada Child Tax Benefit program during calendar year 2010 by parents with dependent children under 18 years of age. Included with the Canada Child Tax Benefit is the National Child Benefit Supplement (NCBS) for low-income families with children. The NCBS is the federal contribution to the National Child Benefit (NCB), a joint initiative of federal, provincial and territorial governments. Also included in this variable are child benefits, child disability benefits and earned income supplements provided by certain provinces and territories and the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB).

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Other income from government sources - Refers to all transfer payments, excluding those covered as a separate income source (Canada Pension Plan or Quebec Pension Plan benefits, Old Age Security pensions and Guaranteed Income Supplements, Employment Insurance benefits and child benefits) received from federal, provincial, territorial or municipal programs during 2010.

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Income tax paid - Refers to all federal, provincial and territorial taxes paid on 2010 income. Federal, provincial and territorial taxes paid refer to taxes on income, after taking into account exemptions, deductions, non-refundable tax credits and the Quebec abatement. These taxes are obtained from the income tax files for persons who allowed access to their income tax data and from direct responses on the questionnaire for others.

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After-tax income - Refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial taxes paid for 2010.

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Net capital gains or losses - Refers to the net gains received or losses incurred during calendar year 2010 from the sale of capital property. This represents the proceeds of disposition minus the adjusted cost base of the property and outlays and expenses incurred to sell the property. Capital property includes depreciable property and any property which, if sold, would result in a capital gain or loss (for example, cottages, buildings and securities such as mutual funds). Non-taxable capital gains or losses on the sale of a principal residence are excluded. Net capital gains or losses are not included in the definition of Total income as published in standard products. Net capital gains or losses are not included in the concept of total income but are expressed here as a percentage to obtain a relative measure of size.

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Earnings or employment income - Refers to total income received by persons 15 years of age and over during calendar year 2010 as wages and salaries, net income from a non-farm unincorporated business and/or professional practice, and/or net farm self-employment income. Wages and salaries - Refers to gross wages and salaries before deductions for such items as income tax, pensions and Employment Insurance. Included in this source are military pay and allowances, tips, commissions and cash bonuses, benefits from wage-loss replacement plans or income-maintenance insurance plans, supplementary unemployment benefits from an employer or union as well as all types of casual earnings during calendar year 2010. Other employment income such as taxable benefits, research grants and royalties are included. Net non-farm income from unincorporated business or professional practice - Refers to net income (gross receipts minus expenses of operation such as wages, rents and depreciation) received during calendar year 2010 from the respondent's non-farm unincorporated business or professional practice. In the case of partnerships, only the respondent's share was reported. Also included is net income from persons babysitting in their own homes, persons providing room and board to non-relatives, self-employed fishers, hunters and trappers, operators of direct distributorships such as those selling and delivering cosmetics, as well as freelance activities of artists, writers, music teachers, hairdressers, dressmakers, etc. Net farm income - Refers to net income (gross receipts from farm sales minus depreciation and cost of operation) received during calendar year 2010 from the operation of a farm, either on the respondent's own account or in partnership. In the case of partnerships, only the respondent's share of income was reported. Included with gross receipts are cash advances received in 2010, dividends from cooperatives, rebates and farm-support payments to farmers from federal, provincial and regional agricultural programs (for example, milk subsidies and marketing board payments) and gross insurance proceeds such as payments from the AgriInvest and AgriStability programs. The value of income 'in kind,' such as agricultural products produced and consumed on the farm, is excluded. Median income of individuals - The median income of a specified group of income recipients is that amount which divides their income size distribution, ranked by size of income, into two halves, i.e., the incomes of the first half of individuals are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median income is calculated from the unrounded number of individuals (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years) with income in that group. Average income of individuals - Average income of individuals refers to the weighted mean total income of individuals aged 15 years and over who reported income for 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of individuals (e.g., males aged 45 to 54 years) by the number of individuals with income in that group. Median and average incomes of individuals will be calculated for those individuals who are at least aged 15 years and who have an income (positive or negative). The above concept and procedures also apply in the calculation of these statistics for earnings. Work activity in 2010 - Refers to the number of weeks in which a person worked for pay or in self-employment in 2010 at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week). Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Economic family total income - The total income of an economic family is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that family. Total income - Total income refers to monetary receipts from certain sources, before income taxes and deductions, during calendar year 2010. It includes employment income from wages, salaries, tips, commissions and net income from self-employment (for both unincorporated farm and non-farm activities); income from government sources, such as social assistance, child benefits, employment insurance, old age security pension, Canada or Quebec pension plan benefits and disability income; income from employer and personal pension sources, such as private pensions and payments from annuities and RRIFs; income from investment sources, such as dividends and interest on bonds, accounts, GICs and mutual funds; and other regular cash income, such as child support payments received, spousal support payments (alimony) received and scholarships. The monetary receipts included are those that tend to be of a regular and recurring nature. It excludes one-time receipts, such as lottery winnings, gambling winnings, cash inheritances, lump sum insurance settlements, capital gains and RRSP withdrawals. Capital gains are excluded because they are not by their nature regular and recurring. It is further assumed that they are less likely to be fully spent in the period in which they are received, unlike income that is regular and recurring. Also excluded are employer's contributions to registered pension plans, Canada and Quebec pension plans, and employment insurance. Finally, voluntary inter-household transfers, imputed rent, goods and services produced for barter, and goods produced for own consumption are excluded from this total income definition. After-tax income of economic families - The after-tax income of an economic family is the sum of the after-tax incomes of all members of that family. After-tax income of family members or persons not in families refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial income taxes paid for 2010. Median income of economic families - The median income of a specified group of families is that amount which divides their income size distribution, ranked by size of income, into two halves. That is, the incomes of the first half of the families are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median incomes of families are normally calculated for all units in the specified group, whether or not they reported income. Average income of economic families - Average income of economic families refers to the weighted mean total income of families in 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of families (for example, husband-wife families with working wives) by the number of families in that group, whether or not they reported income. The above concept and procedures also apply in the calculation of these statistics on the after-tax income of economic families. Economic family - Refers to a group of two or more persons who live in the same dwelling and are related to each other by blood, marriage, common-law, adoption or a foster relationship. A couple may be of opposite or same sex.

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Economic family structure - Refers to the classification of economic families as couple families, lone-parent families or other economic families. Couple families - Those in which a member of either a married or common-law couple is the economic family reference person. Lone-parent families - Those in which either a male or female lone parent is the economic family reference person. Other economic families - Those in which the economic family reference person has other relatives but does not have a married spouse or common-law partner or a child in their census family.

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Economic family structure - Refers to the classification of economic families as couple families, lone-parent families or other economic families. Couple families - Those in which a member of either a married or common-law couple is the economic family reference person. Lone-parent families - Those in which either a male or female lone parent is the economic family reference person. Other economic families - Those in which the economic family reference person has other relatives but does not have a married spouse or common-law partner or a child in their census family. Presence of children - Refers to the number of children in private households by age groups. To be included, children must live in the same household as the family, without a married spouse, common-law partner or one or more of their children living in the same household. In a census family, they may be children by birth, marriage or adoption. In an economic family, foster children are also included.

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Economic family structure - Refers to the classification of economic families as couple families, lone-parent families or other economic families. Couple families - Those in which a member of either a married or common-law couple is the economic family reference person. Lone-parent families - Those in which either a male or female lone parent is the economic family reference person. Other economic families - Those in which the economic family reference person has other relatives but does not have a married spouse or common-law partner or a child in their census family.

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Total income - Total income refers to monetary receipts from certain sources, before income taxes and deductions, during calendar year 2010. It includes employment income from wages, salaries, tips, commissions and net income from self-employment (for both unincorporated farm and non-farm activities); income from government sources, such as social assistance, child benefits, employment insurance, old age security pension, Canada or Quebec pension plan benefits and disability income; income from employer and personal pension sources, such as private pensions and payments from annuities and RRIFs; income from investment sources, such as dividends and interest on bonds, accounts, GICs and mutual funds; and other regular cash income, such as child support payments received, spousal support payments (alimony) received and scholarships. The monetary receipts included are those that tend to be of a regular and recurring nature. It excludes one-time receipts, such as lottery winnings, gambling winnings, cash inheritances, lump sum insurance settlements, capital gains and RRSP withdrawals. Capital gains are excluded because they are not by their nature regular and recurring. It is further assumed that they are less likely to be fully spent in the period in which they are received, unlike income that is regular and recurring. Also excluded are employer's contributions to registered pension plans, Canada and Quebec pension plans, and employment insurance. Finally, voluntary inter-household transfers, imputed rent, goods and services produced for barter, and goods produced for own consumption are excluded from this total income definition. After-tax income - Refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial income taxes paid for 2010. Median income of persons not in economic families - The median income of a specified group of persons not in economic families (for example, males aged 55 to 64) is that amount which divides their income size distribution, ranked by size of income, into two halves. That is, the incomes of the first half of the persons are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median incomes of persons not in economic families are normally calculated for all units in the specified group, whether or not they reported income. Average income of persons not in economic families - Average income of persons not in economic families refers to the weighted mean total income of the persons not in economic families in 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of persons not in economic families by the number of persons in that group, whether or not they reported income. The above concept and procedures also apply in the calculation of these statistics on the after-tax income of persons not in economic families. Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011. Economic family persons refer to two or more household members who are related to each other by blood, marriage, common-law, adoption or a foster relationship, and thereby constitute an economic family. Persons not in economic families refer to household members who do not belong to an economic family, including persons living alone.

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Calculation includes persons not in economic families without income (with an income of zero).

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Calculation includes persons not in economic families without after-tax income (with an after-tax income of zero).

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Adjusted after-tax income for economic families and persons not in economic families - For economic family members, this refers to economic family after-tax income that has been adjusted by a factor that accounts for family size. The adjustment factor takes into account the lower relative needs of additional family members, as compared to a single person living alone. For use with the NHS income data, the adjusted after-tax income is computed as the economic family after-tax income divided by the square root of family size. For persons not in economic families, the adjusted after-tax income is set at after-tax income. This is equivalent to a factor of 1.0 for a person not in an economic family. Decile of adjusted after-tax family income - The deciles divide the population ranked by size of adjusted after-tax family income into 10 groups of equal size. The population in the bottom decile is the one who falls in the lower 10 percent of the adjusted after-tax family income distribution. The population in the top decile is the one who falls in the highest ten percent of the adjusted after-tax family income distribution. The 10 groups were formed with the full population in private households of Canada, whether or not they reported income.

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Household total income - The total income of a household is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household. Total income - Total income refers to monetary receipts from certain sources, before income taxes and deductions, during calendar year 2010. It includes employment income from wages, salaries, tips, commissions and net income from self-employment (for both unincorporated farm and non-farm activities); income from government sources, such as social assistance, child benefits, employment insurance, old age security pension, Canada or Quebec pension plan benefits and disability income; income from employer and personal pension sources, such as private pensions and payments from annuities and RRIFs; income from investment sources, such as dividends and interest on bonds, accounts, GICs and mutual funds; and other regular cash income, such as child support payments received, spousal support payments (alimony) received and scholarships. The monetary receipts included are those that tend to be of a regular and recurring nature. It excludes one-time receipts, such as lottery winnings, gambling winnings, cash inheritances, lump sum insurance settlements, capital gains and RRSP withdrawals. Capital gains are excluded because they are not by their nature regular and recurring. It is further assumed that they are less likely to be fully spent in the period in which they are received, unlike income that is regular and recurring. Also excluded are employer's contributions to registered pension plans, Canada and Quebec pension plans, and employment insurance. Finally, voluntary inter-household transfers, imputed rent, goods and services produced for barter, and goods produced for own consumption are excluded from this total income definition. Household, private - Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy the same private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada. Household members who are temporarily absent on May 10, 2011 (e.g., temporarily residing elsewhere) are considered as part of their usual household. Every person is a member of one and only one household.

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After-tax income of households - The after-tax income of a household is the sum of the after-tax incomes of all members of that household. After-tax income - Refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial income taxes paid for 2010. Household, private - Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy the same private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada. Household members who are temporarily absent on May 10, 2011 (e.g., temporarily residing elsewhere) are considered as part of their usual household. Every person is a member of one and only one household.

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Household total income - The total income of a household is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that household. After-tax income of households - The after-tax income of a household is the sum of the after-tax incomes of all members of that household. Total income - Total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income. After-tax income - Refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial income taxes paid for 2010. Median income of households - The median income of a specified group of households is that amount which divides their income size distribution, ranked by size of income, into two halves. That is, the incomes of the first half of the households are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median incomes of households are normally calculated for all units in the specified group, whether or not they reported income. Average income of households - Average income of households refers to the weighted mean total income of households in 2010. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of households (for example, two person households) by the number of households in that specific group, whether or not they reported income. The above concept and procedures also apply in the calculation of these statistics on the after-tax income of households. Household, private - Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy the same private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada. Household members who are temporarily absent on May 10, 2011 (e.g., temporarily residing elsewhere) are considered as part of their usual household. Every person is a member of one and only one household.

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Household size - Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.

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Income status can be measured in several different ways in household surveys. For the standard products of the National Household Survey, the line chosen is a relative measure: the after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT). For this measure, the income used is after-tax income of households. There are no regional variations to account for prices or cost of living differences: all applicable households in Canada face the same line adjusted for household size. This line is set at half the median of adjusted household after-tax income. To account for potential economies of scale, the income of households with more than one member is divided by the square root of the size of the household. All household members are considered to share the household income and are attributed the same income status. Note: Low-income estimates in the 2011 National Household Survey. For the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS), low-income statistics are presented based on the after-tax low-income measure (LIM-AT). This measure is not related to the low-income cut-offs (LICO) presented in the 2006 Census and prevalence rates are conceptually not comparable. Because of the sensitivity of certain income indicators to differences in methodology and response patterns, direct comparisons to establish trends with low-income estimates from other household surveys, administrative programs or the 2006 Census are discouraged. The prevalence rates observed in the NHS at the national level are generally 1 to 2 percentage points higher than seen for similar concepts in other programs. However, analysis of the NHS data suggests that it is valid to compare low-income data for different sub-populations within the NHS (i.e., for different geographic areas or demographic groups). For more information, refer to the Income Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-014-X2011006. Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. North Vancouver, British Columbia (Code 59021) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 National Household Survey. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released September 11, 2013.
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Census data, North Vancouver, British Columbia. Table summary
The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic North Vancouver
British Columbia
(Federal electoral district, 2013 Representation Order)
Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 .. ... ...
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 .. ... ...
2006 to 2011 population change (%) .. ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 .. ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 .. ... ...
Population density per square kilometre .. ... ...
Land area (square km) .. ... ...
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 109,640 52,715 56,930
0 to 4 years 5,235 2,650 2,585
5 to 9 years 5,580 2,840 2,740
10 to 14 years 6,195 3,295 2,900
15 to 19 years 6,880 3,535 3,345
15 years 1,355 700 665
16 years 1,345 710 630
17 years 1,335 725 615
18 years 1,395 720 675
19 years 1,450 685 765
20 to 24 years 6,700 3,420 3,285
25 to 29 years 6,335 3,160 3,180
30 to 34 years 6,310 2,990 3,320
35 to 39 years 7,355 3,425 3,935
40 to 44 years 8,785 4,080 4,705
45 to 49 years 9,615 4,485 5,130
50 to 54 years 9,655 4,640 5,015
55 to 59 years 7,880 3,875 4,000
60 to 64 years 6,705 3,185 3,525
65 to 69 years 4,905 2,340 2,560
70 to 74 years 3,660 1,665 1,995
75 to 79 years 3,020 1,325 1,700
80 to 84 years 2,400 985 1,410
85 years and over 2,435 835 1,600
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 42.4 41.3 43.4
% of the population aged 15 and over 84.5 83.4 85.6
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 92,635 43,935 48,700
Married or living with a common-law partner 52,580 26,075 26,505
Married (and not separated) 45,640 22,600 23,035
Living common law 6,945 3,480 3,470
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 40,055 17,855 22,195
Single (never legally married) 26,000 13,695 12,305
Separated 2,435 975 1,455
Divorced 6,780 2,275 4,505
Widowed 4,845 910 3,935
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 30,480 ... ...
Size of census family: 2 persons 14,455 ... ...
Size of census family: 3 persons 6,935 ... ...
Size of census family: 4 persons 7,190 ... ...
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 1,905 ... ...
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 30,480 ... ...
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 25,660 ... ...
Married couples 22,190 ... ...
Without children at home 8,850 ... ...
With children at home 13,340 ... ...
1 child 5,075 ... ...
2 children 6,510 ... ...
3 or more children 1,760 ... ...
Common-law couples 3,470 ... ...
Without children at home 2,475 ... ...
With children at home 995 ... ...
1 child 540 ... ...
2 children 360 ... ...
3 or more children 100 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 4,820 ... ...
Female parent 3,870 ... ...
1 child 2,485 ... ...
2 children 1,085 ... ...
3 or more children 300 ... ...
Male parent 950 ... ...
1 child 650 ... ...
2 children 230 ... ...
3 or more children 65 ... ...
Total children in census families in private households 32,160 ... ...
Under six years of age 6,275 ... ...
6 to 14 years 10,655 ... ...
15 to 17 years 3,930 ... ...
18 to 24 years 7,275 ... ...
25 years and over 4,025 ... ...
Average number of children at home per census family 1.1 ... ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 108,495 52,285 56,210
Number of persons not in census families 20,185 8,835 11,350
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 2,080 770 1,310
Living with non-relatives only 4,530 2,360 2,175
Living alone 13,575 5,710 7,865
Number of census family persons 88,305 43,445 44,860
Average number of persons per census family 2.9 ... ...
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 15,555 6,900 8,655
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 5,750 1,555 4,195
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 700 130 570
Living with non-relatives only 370 155 215
Living alone 4,680 1,270 3,415
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 9,810 5,350 4,460
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 45,145 ... ...
Census-family households 29,730 ... ...
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 26,980 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 22,985 ... ...
Without children 10,195 ... ...
With children 12,790 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 3,995 ... ...
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 2,750 ... ...
One-family households with persons not in a census family 2,030 ... ...
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 1,520 ... ...
Without children 490 ... ...
With children 1,035 ... ...
Lone-parent-family households 510 ... ...
Two-or-more-family households 720 ... ...
Non-census-family households 15,420 ... ...
One-person households 13,575 ... ...
Two-or-more-person households 1,845 ... ...
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 45,150 ... ...
Single-detached house 16,135 ... ...
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 6,060 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 30 ... ...
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 22,920 ... ...
Semi-detached house 1,100 ... ...
Row house 3,480 ... ...
Apartment, duplex 6,045 ... ...
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 12,235 ... ...
Other single-attached house 60 ... ...
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 45,150 ... ...
1 person 13,575 ... ...
2 persons 14,310 ... ...
3 persons 7,045 ... ...
4 persons 7,120 ... ...
5 persons 2,260 ... ...
6 or more persons 835 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 108,490 ... ...
Average number of persons in private households 2.4 ... ...
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 108,755 52,370 56,385
  Single responses  106,610 51,400 55,215
    English  76,055 37,575 38,480
    French  1,475 675 795
    Non-official languages  29,085 13,145 15,940
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 15 5 5
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  5 5 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0
        Ojibway  0 5 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 28,845 13,030 15,815
        African languages, n.i.e 5 5 0
        Afrikaans  150 75 75
        Akan (Twi)  0 5 5
        Albanian  30 20 15
        Amharic  5 5 5
        Arabic  265 150 115
        Armenian  175 80 90
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 5 0 10
        Bengali  20 10 15
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  115 45 70
        Bosnian  45 25 20
        Bulgarian  155 70 80
        Burmese  10 5 0
        Cantonese  1,125 495 635
        Chinese, n.o.s.  1,190 515 670
        Creoles  15 5 10
        Croatian  180 90 85
        Czech  380 170 210
        Danish  170 80 95
        Dutch  425 195 230
        Estonian  55 30 30
        Finnish  110 40 75
        Flemish  20 0 15
        Fukien  40 20 20
        German  1,945 895 1,050
        Greek  240 115 120
        Gujarati  450 185 260
        Hakka  20 10 10
        Hebrew  55 35 25
        Hindi  170 85 85
        Hungarian  355 165 190
        Ilocano  175 70 105
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 10 5 5
        Italian  760 370 390
        Japanese  955 325 630
        Khmer (Cambodian)  10 0 10
        Korean  2,415 1,060 1,360
        Kurdish  105 55 45
        Lao  10 5 10
        Latvian  30 15 15
        Lingala  0 0 0
        Lithuanian  15 10 5
        Macedonian  5 5 5
        Malay  80 35 45
        Malayalam  25 10 10
        Maltese  5 5 0
        Mandarin  970 440 530
        Marathi  5 0 5
        Nepali  10 5 5
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 0 0 5
        Norwegian  80 35 45
        Oromo  0 0 5
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  555 255 300
        Pashto  10 5 5
        Persian (Farsi)  7,235 3,575 3,665
        Polish  780 350 435
        Portuguese  280 125 155
        Romanian  285 125 160
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0
        Russian  700 295 405
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 15 5 5
        Serbian  155 85 80
        Serbo-Croatian  65 30 40
        Shanghainese  10 0 10
        Sign languages, n.i.e 5 5 0
        Sindhi  130 55 75
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  10 10 10
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 5 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 10 5 10
        Slovak  375 160 215
        Slovenian  40 15 20
        Somali  0 5 0
        Spanish  1,520 690 835
        Swahili  20 10 15
        Swedish  145 60 80
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  2,125 760 1,365
        Taiwanese  85 40 45
        Tamil  45 25 25
        Telugu  10 5 5
        Thai  60 15 40
        Tibetan languages  5 5 0
        Tigrigna  20 10 5
        Turkish  230 115 115
        Ukrainian  150 60 85
        Urdu  80 40 45
        Vietnamese  50 15 30
        Yiddish  5 5 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 230 115 115
  Multiple responses          2,140 970 1,170
    English and French  315 145 170
    English and non-official language  1,650 755 900
    French and non-official language  110 45 65
    English, French and non-official language 65 25 35
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 108,755 52,370 56,385
  English only 95,900 46,935 48,965
  French only 70 30 45
  English and French 11,140 4,780 6,355
  Neither English nor French 1,645 625 1,020
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 108,755 52,370 56,385
  English 104,810 50,720 54,090
  French 1,535 690 840
  English and French 795 345 450
  Neither English nor French 1,610 610 1,000
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 1,930 870 1,065
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 1.8 1.7 1.9
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 108,755 52,370 56,385
  Single responses 104,295 50,385 53,910
    English 88,460 43,060 45,400
    French 630 270 365
    Non-official languages 15,205 7,060 8,150
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 0
        Atikamekw   0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0
        Dene 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0
        Ojibway 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 15,145 7,030 8,120
        African languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Afrikaans 65 30 30
        Akan (Twi) 0 0 0
        Albanian 15 5 5
        Amharic 0 0 0
        Arabic 95 45 45
        Armenian 110 50 60
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 0 5 0
        Bengali 10 5 10
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 25 10 15
        Bosnian 30 15 15
        Bulgarian 85 40 45
        Burmese 5 0 0
        Cantonese 730 335 395
        Chinese, n.o.s. 660 305 360
        Creoles 5 0 5
        Croatian 60 30 30
        Czech 105 55 45
        Danish 15 5 10
        Dutch 45 20 25
        Estonian 10 5 0
        Finnish 20 10 10
        Flemish 0 0 0
        Fukien 5 5 0
        German 235 110 125
        Greek 85 40 45
        Gujarati 190 80 115
        Hakka 0 0 0
        Hebrew 15 5 10
        Hindi 55 30 30
        Hungarian 95 45 50
        Ilocano 65 25 40
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 0
        Italian 160 65 95
        Japanese 530 225 300
        Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0
        Korean 2,000 890 1,110
        Kurdish 80 40 35
        Lao 0 0 0
        Latvian 10 5 5
        Lingala 0 0 0
        Lithuanian 5 5 0
        Macedonian 5 0 5
        Malay 25 10 15
        Malayalam 10 5 5
        Maltese 0 0 0
        Mandarin 685 330 350
        Marathi 0 0 0
        Nepali 10 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Norwegian 5 5 5
        Oromo 0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 280 130 155
        Pashto 5 5 5
        Persian (Farsi) 5,265 2,565 2,700
        Polish 320 145 175
        Portuguese 90 40 50
        Romanian 145 65 80
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0
        Russian 405 195 215
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 5 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5
        Serbian 90 45 45
        Serbo-Croatian 30 15 10
        Shanghainese 0 5 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 15 10 10
        Sindhi 55 20 35
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 10 5 5
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 5 5
        Slovak 175 75 95
        Slovenian 10 0 5
        Somali 0 0 0
        Spanish 765 355 415
        Swahili 10 5 10
        Swedish 30 10 15
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 875 350 525
        Taiwanese 45 20 25
        Tamil 5 5 0
        Telugu 5 0 5
        Thai 10 5 10
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 5 5 0
        Turkish 95 40 45
        Ukrainian 10 5 5
        Urdu 25 15 10
        Vietnamese 15 5 10
        Yiddish 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 60 30 30
  Multiple responses         4,455 1,985 2,470
    English and French 185 85 105
    English and non-official language 4,180 1,860 2,315
    French and non-official language 25 15 10
    English, French and non-official language 70 30 35
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 108,755 52,370 56,385
  None 91,605 44,520 47,080
  Single responses  16,775 7,685 9,080
    English  6,745 3,185 3,565
    French  1,275 565 715
    Non-official languages  8,750 3,945 4,805
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 5 0
        Atikamekw    0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 5 0
        Dene  0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 8,660 3,910 4,745
        African languages, n.i.e 5 0 5
        Afrikaans  95 45 50
        Akan (Twi)  5 5 0
        Albanian  15 10 5
        Amharic  0 0 0
        Arabic  105 50 55
        Armenian  30 15 15
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 5 0 5
        Bengali  0 0 0
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  45 20 25
        Bosnian  20 10 5
        Bulgarian  35 15 20
        Burmese  5 0 0
        Cantonese  305 145 160
        Chinese, n.o.s.  285 135 150
        Creoles  10 5 10
        Croatian  65 35 35
        Czech  160 60 100
        Danish  60 30 30
        Dutch  130 55 70
        Estonian  20 5 15
        Finnish  40 10 30
        Flemish  0 0 5
        Fukien  10 5 5
        German  820 380 440
        Greek  115 65 55
        Gujarati  285 130 150
        Hakka  5 0 0
        Hebrew  30 15 15
        Hindi  130 60 65
        Hungarian  100 45 55
        Ilocano  35 15 15
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 10 5 0
        Italian  335 155 180
        Japanese  400 160 245
        Khmer (Cambodian)  5 5 5
        Korean  265 115 150
        Kurdish  15 10 5
        Lao  5 0 5
        Latvian  5 5 0
        Lingala  0 0 0
        Lithuanian  5 5 5
        Macedonian  5 0 0
        Malay  25 10 10
        Malayalam  10 5 5
        Maltese  0 0 0
        Mandarin  280 115 165
        Marathi  10 0 5
        Nepali  0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Norwegian  35 20 15
        Oromo  0 0 0
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  210 90 120
        Pashto  0 0 5
        Persian (Farsi)  1,160 615 540
        Polish  260 120 140
        Portuguese  105 45 60
        Romanian  85 40 45
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0
        Russian  195 80 110
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Serbian  60 30 35
        Serbo-Croatian  20 15 10
        Shanghainese  0 0 5
        Sign languages, n.i.e 10 5 5
        Sindhi  85 35 55
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  0 0 0
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 5 0 0
        Slovak  105 45 55
        Slovenian  5 0 5
        Somali  0 0 0
        Spanish  730 335 395
        Swahili  15 10 10
        Swedish  85 35 50
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  845 290 555
        Taiwanese  30 15 15
        Tamil  20 10 10
        Telugu  0 0 0
        Thai  30 10 20
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0
        Tigrigna  15 5 5
        Turkish  90 50 45
        Ukrainian  35 15 15
        Urdu  55 30 30
        Vietnamese  10 5 5
        Yiddish  5 5 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 90 30 55
  Multiple responses          375 160 215
    English and French  60 30 30
    English and non-official language  150 70 80
    French and non-official language  165 60 105
    English, French and non-official language  5 5 0

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Incompletely enumerated Indian reserve and Indian settlement: There were 13 Indian reserves and Indian settlements where enumeration was not possible as a result of forest fires in Northern Ontario at the time of census collection. Collection for these communities was done at a later time. While the data are not included in the 2011 Census tabulations, it is expected that separate special tables showing data for these communities will be made available at a later date, subject to data quality evaluation. Refer to a complete list of these geographic areas.

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A possible reason for the use of the three dots (...) symbol is:

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Census data: Footnotes

Footnote 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

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

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

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Footnote 12

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

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Footnote 13

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

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

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Footnote 15

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

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

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Footnote 17

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2013. North Vancouver, British Columbia (Code 59021) (table). National Household Survey (NHS) Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-004-XWE. Ottawa. Released June 26, 2013.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed May 11, 2021).

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