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Geographic area: Population Centre
Geographic code: 0348

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Table search results for: Halifax, CANADA
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Geographic code 0348
2011 Census
Population and dwelling counts
Population 297,943 33,476,688
Total private dwellings 139,837 14,569,633
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 130,955 13,320,614
Age and sex Footnote 1
Total - Age and sex 297,96033,476,685
0 to 14 years 42,4205,607,345
15 to 64 years 214,92022,924,285
65 years and over 40,6204,945,060
Male 142,64516,414,225
Female 155,31517,062,460
Census family structure
Total number of census families 80,9259,389,700
Number of married-couple families 52,5756,293,950
Number of common-law couple families 13,2851,567,905
Number of lone-parent families 15,0701,527,840
Number of female lone-parent families 12,4851,200,295
Number of male lone-parent families 2,590327,550
Private household type
Total number of private households 130,95513,320,615
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children aged 24 and under at home 27,2003,524,915
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children aged 24 and under at home Footnote 2 36,6753,935,540
Lone-parent family households 13,9601,375,450
One-person households 41,8153,673,305
Other household types Footnote 3 11,305811,405
Average number of persons in private households 2.22.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital status 255,54027,869,340
Married or living with a common-law partner 134,27016,084,490
Married (and not separated) 107,66012,941,960
Living common-law 26,6153,142,525
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 121,27011,784,855
Single (never legally married) 83,4057,816,045
Separated, but still legally married 7,665698,240
Divorced 16,4701,686,035
Widowed 13,7301,584,530
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 130,95513,320,615
Single-detached houses 52,4957,329,150
Semi-detached houses 11,070646,245
Row houses 6,050791,595
Apartments or flats in a duplex 5,845704,480
Apartments in a building with fewer than five storeys 35,0952,397,550
Apartments in a building with five or more storeys 17,6001,234,770
Other dwellings Footnote 4 2,810216,820
Language characteristics
Total population excluding institutional residents 294,40033,121,175
Mother tongue
English 260,99518,858,975
French 8,1057,054,970
Non-official languages 22,0656,567,685
Aboriginal languages 85200,725
Non-Aboriginal languages 21,9856,366,960
English and French 1,225144,685
English and non-official language 1,715396,330
French and non-official language 19574,430
English, French and non-official language 9024,095
Knowledge of official languages
English only 256,21022,564,665
French only 3304,165,015
English and French 36,7305,795,575
Neither English nor French 1,125595,920
Language spoken most often at home
English 275,07521,457,075
French 2,9756,827,865
Non-official languages 11,7853,673,865
Aboriginal languages 5121,810
Non-Aboriginal languages 11,7753,552,055
English and French 690131,205
English and non-official language 3,655875,135
French and non-official language 85109,705
English, French and non-official language 12546,330
First official language spoken
English only 284,54024,662,895
French only 7,8307,507,885
English and French 950367,635
Neither English nor French 1,080582,755


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 2016-09-25)