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Geographic code: 0012

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Table search results for: Amherst, CANADA
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Place name (Geographic code)
Type ... ...
Boundary POPCTR ...
Geographic code 0012
2011 Census
Population and dwelling counts
Population 9,811 33,476,688
Total private dwellings 4,855 14,569,633
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 4,446 13,320,614
Age and sex Footnote 1
Total - Age and sex 9,80533,476,685
0 to 14 years 1,5155,607,345
15 to 64 years 6,22022,924,285
65 years and over 2,0754,945,060
Male 4,56016,414,225
Female 5,24517,062,460
Census family structure
Total number of census families 2,8259,389,700
Number of married-couple families 1,7256,293,950
Number of common-law couple families 4451,567,905
Number of lone-parent families 6601,527,840
Number of female lone-parent families 5251,200,295
Number of male lone-parent families 130327,550
Private household type
Total number of private households 4,44513,320,615
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children aged 24 and under at home 8003,524,915
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children aged 24 and under at home Footnote 2 1,3203,935,540
Lone-parent family households 6201,375,450
One-person households 1,5553,673,305
Other household types Footnote 3 155811,405
Average number of persons in private households 2.12.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital status 8,29527,869,340
Married or living with a common-law partner 4,41516,084,490
Married (and not separated) 3,51512,941,960
Living common-law 9003,142,525
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 3,88011,784,855
Single (never legally married) 1,9957,816,045
Separated, but still legally married 345698,240
Divorced 6551,686,035
Widowed 8901,584,530
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 4,44513,320,615
Single-detached houses 2,2557,329,150
Semi-detached houses 195646,245
Row houses 210791,595
Apartments or flats in a duplex 340704,480
Apartments in a building with fewer than five storeys 8902,397,550
Apartments in a building with five or more storeys 01,234,770
Other dwellings Footnote 4 560216,820
Language characteristics
Total population excluding institutional residents 9,62533,121,175
Mother tongue
English 9,30018,858,975
French 1707,054,970
Non-official languages 1206,567,685
Aboriginal languages 5200,725
Non-Aboriginal languages 1156,366,960
English and French 20144,685
English and non-official language 15396,330
French and non-official language 574,430
English, French and non-official language 024,095
Knowledge of official languages
English only 9,01022,564,665
French only 04,165,015
English and French 6155,795,575
Neither English nor French 0595,920
Language spoken most often at home
English 9,53521,457,075
French 156,827,865
Non-official languages 453,673,865
Aboriginal languages 0121,810
Non-Aboriginal languages 453,552,055
English and French 15131,205
English and non-official language 15875,135
French and non-official language 0109,705
English, French and non-official language 046,330
First official language spoken
English only 9,49024,662,895
French only 1257,507,885
English and French 5367,635
Neither English nor French 0582,755


Footnote 1

Return to footnote 1 referrer All counts in census tabulations are subjected to random rounding. More information.

Footnote 2

Return to footnote 2 referrer 'Without children' includes households containing a couple with all children in the home aged 25 and over.

Footnote 3

Return to footnote 3 referrer 'Other' refers to two or more people who share a private household, but who do not consitute a census family.

Footnote 4

Return to footnote 4 referrer Includes other single-attached houses, mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.

How to cite:
Statistics Canada. 2012. GeoSearch. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-142-XWE. Ottawa, Ontario. Data updated October 24, 2012.
(accessed 2018-01-23)