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Geographic code: 0758

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Table search results for: Sherbrooke, CANADA
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Geographic code 0758
2011 Census
Population and dwelling counts
Population 140,628 33,476,688
Total private dwellings 70,525 14,569,633
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 65,426 13,320,614
Age and sex Footnote 1
Total - Age and sex 140,63033,476,685
0 to 14 years 21,3555,607,345
15 to 64 years 95,50022,924,285
65 years and over 23,7754,945,060
Male 67,61516,414,225
Female 73,01517,062,460
Census family structure
Total number of census families 37,0559,389,700
Number of married-couple families 17,0356,293,950
Number of common-law couple families 13,3701,567,905
Number of lone-parent families 6,6501,527,840
Number of female lone-parent families 5,0601,200,295
Number of male lone-parent families 1,595327,550
Private household type
Total number of private households 65,43013,320,615
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children aged 24 and under at home 12,4603,524,915
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children aged 24 and under at home Footnote 2 17,6453,935,540
Lone-parent family households 6,5051,375,450
One-person households 25,4703,673,305
Other household types Footnote 3 3,350811,405
Average number of persons in private households 2.12.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital status 119,27527,869,340
Married or living with a common-law partner 61,89516,084,490
Married (and not separated) 35,12012,941,960
Living common-law 26,7753,142,525
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 57,38011,784,855
Single (never legally married) 38,1107,816,045
Separated, but still legally married 1,675698,240
Divorced 10,2651,686,035
Widowed 7,3251,584,530
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 65,43013,320,615
Single-detached houses 22,8907,329,150
Semi-detached houses 2,825646,245
Row houses 1,530791,595
Apartments or flats in a duplex 4,085704,480
Apartments in a building with fewer than five storeys 31,4952,397,550
Apartments in a building with five or more storeys 2,1151,234,770
Other dwellings Footnote 4 485216,820
Language characteristics
Total population excluding institutional residents 138,59033,121,175
Mother tongue
English 5,55518,858,975
French 122,9007,054,970
Non-official languages 8,3956,567,685
Aboriginal languages 5200,725
Non-Aboriginal languages 8,3856,366,960
English and French 1,035144,685
English and non-official language 95396,330
French and non-official language 54074,430
English, French and non-official language 7024,095
Knowledge of official languages
English only 1,81022,564,665
French only 77,6054,165,015
English and French 58,3905,795,575
Neither English nor French 790595,920
Language spoken most often at home
English 5,21021,457,075
French 125,4806,827,865
Non-official languages 5,4203,673,865
Aboriginal languages 0121,810
Non-Aboriginal languages 5,4203,552,055
English and French 1,005131,205
English and non-official language 125875,135
French and non-official language 1,195109,705
English, French and non-official language 14546,330
First official language spoken
English only 6,37024,662,895
French only 129,4407,507,885
English and French 2,020367,635
Neither English nor French 760582,755


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.
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