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GeoSearch 2011 - Population Centres (POPCTR)

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Geographic area: Population Centre
Geographic code: 0616

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Table search results for: Ottawa - Gatineau, CANADA
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Geographic code 0616
2011 Census
Population and dwelling counts
Population 933,596 33,476,688
Total private dwellings 409,697 14,569,633
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 389,961 13,320,614
Age and sex Footnote 1
Total - Age and sex 933,59033,476,685
0 to 14 years 151,8905,607,345
15 to 64 years 658,02022,924,285
65 years and over 123,6754,945,060
Male 450,63016,414,225
Female 482,96017,062,460
Census family structure
Total number of census families 250,5959,389,700
Number of married-couple families 160,7556,293,950
Number of common-law couple families 44,0801,567,905
Number of lone-parent families 45,7601,527,840
Number of female lone-parent families 36,4551,200,295
Number of male lone-parent families 9,300327,550
Private household type
Total number of private households 389,96013,320,615
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children aged 24 and under at home 95,7753,524,915
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children aged 24 and under at home Footnote 2 102,6803,935,540
Lone-parent family households 42,9101,375,450
One-person households 122,4503,673,305
Other household types Footnote 3 26,150811,405
Average number of persons in private households 2.32.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital status 781,70027,869,340
Married or living with a common-law partner 419,36016,084,490
Married (and not separated) 331,08512,941,960
Living common-law 88,2753,142,525
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 362,34011,784,855
Single (never legally married) 249,0107,816,045
Separated, but still legally married 21,570698,240
Divorced 51,4201,686,035
Widowed 40,3401,584,530
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 389,96013,320,615
Single-detached houses 145,1607,329,150
Semi-detached houses 29,700646,245
Row houses 66,230791,595
Apartments or flats in a duplex 12,780704,480
Apartments in a building with fewer than five storeys 63,8052,397,550
Apartments in a building with five or more storeys 71,3401,234,770
Other dwellings Footnote 4 950216,820
Language characteristics
Total population excluding institutional residents 922,45033,121,175
Mother tongue
English 434,92018,858,975
French 284,6407,054,970
Non-official languages 173,7756,567,685
Aboriginal languages 645200,725
Non-Aboriginal languages 173,1306,366,960
English and French 13,095144,685
English and non-official language 10,005396,330
French and non-official language 4,30574,430
English, French and non-official language 1,72024,095
Knowledge of official languages
English only 412,36022,564,665
French only 76,3704,165,015
English and French 421,9605,795,575
Neither English nor French 11,760595,920
Language spoken most often at home
English 529,35021,457,075
French 256,2556,827,865
Non-official languages 91,5253,673,865
Aboriginal languages 185121,810
Non-Aboriginal languages 91,3403,552,055
English and French 13,850131,205
English and non-official language 23,115875,135
French and non-official language 4,775109,705
English, French and non-official language 3,58546,330
First official language spoken
English only 580,55024,662,895
French only 306,6107,507,885
English and French 23,895367,635
Neither English nor French 11,405582,755


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 2017-11-19)