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Geographic code: 12

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Table search results for: Nova Scotia, CANADA
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Geographic code 12
2011 Census
Population and dwelling counts
Population 921,727 33,476,688
Total private dwellings 442,155 14,569,633
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 390,279 13,320,614
Age and sex Footnote 1
Total - Age and sex 921,72533,476,685
0 to 14 years 138,2155,607,345
15 to 64 years 630,14022,924,285
65 years and over 153,3754,945,060
Male 445,59016,414,225
Female 476,14017,062,460
Census family structure
Total number of census families 270,0659,389,700
Number of married-couple families 184,8706,293,950
Number of common-law couple families 38,4601,567,905
Number of lone-parent families 46,7301,527,840
Number of female lone-parent families 37,6251,200,295
Number of male lone-parent families 9,110327,550
Private household type
Total number of private households 390,28013,320,615
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children aged 24 and under at home 88,4503,524,915
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children aged 24 and under at home Footnote 2 128,0703,935,540
Lone-parent family households 42,4451,375,450
One-person households 108,7953,673,305
Other household types Footnote 3 22,525811,405
Average number of persons in private households 2.32.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital status 783,51027,869,340
Married or living with a common-law partner 453,09516,084,490
Married (and not separated) 376,02012,941,960
Living common-law 77,0753,142,525
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 330,42011,784,855
Single (never legally married) 209,1807,816,045
Separated, but still legally married 23,545698,240
Divorced 46,0651,686,035
Widowed 51,6251,584,530
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 390,28013,320,615
Single-detached houses 260,4407,329,150
Semi-detached houses 19,450646,245
Row houses 9,180791,595
Apartments or flats in a duplex 11,965704,480
Apartments in a building with fewer than five storeys 56,4852,397,550
Apartments in a building with five or more storeys 17,8801,234,770
Other dwellings Footnote 4 14,880216,820
Language characteristics
Total population excluding institutional residents 910,61533,121,175
Mother tongue
English 836,09018,858,975
French 31,1107,054,970
Non-official languages 37,0906,567,685
Aboriginal languages 4,715200,725
Non-Aboriginal languages 32,3756,366,960
English and French 3,035144,685
English and non-official language 2,855396,330
French and non-official language 31574,430
English, French and non-official language 12524,095
Knowledge of official languages
English only 814,67522,564,665
French only 8754,165,015
English and French 93,4355,795,575
Neither English nor French 1,635595,920
Language spoken most often at home
English 868,76521,457,075
French 15,9406,827,865
Non-official languages 18,5053,673,865
Aboriginal languages 2,775121,810
Non-Aboriginal languages 15,7353,552,055
English and French 1,815131,205
English and non-official language 5,295875,135
French and non-official language 120109,705
English, French and non-official language 17546,330
First official language spoken
English only 877,99024,662,895
French only 29,5507,507,885
English and French 1,565367,635
Neither English nor French 1,520582,755


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 2020-07-08)