Due to the graphical nature and design of this application, screen reader users and anyone having difficulty accessing the information within, should contact Statistics Canada by phone 1-800-263-1136 weekdays from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

GeoSearch 2011 - Economic Regions (ER)

Quick navigation

Recommendation for screen reader users: please read the GeoSearch 2011 help to find out which sections of the GeoSearch tool is accessible and what to do to obtain information in an accessible data table format.
GeoSearch 2011 - Economic Regions (ER)
Locator map - Shows location of current view in the context of a larger geographic area.
Economic Regions
Major Roads
Major Roads
Selected area
Selected area
Scale --> 1 : 2,427,190
  • Search
  • Boundaries
  • Thematic maps
  • Geographic hierarchy
  • Related data and maps
  • Place
  • Postal code OM
  • Street address
  • Street intersection
  • Geographic code

Search results:

Geographic area: Economic Region
Geographic code: 1250

Note: Standard geographic areas are highlighted on the map and associated data is displayed in the data table.

Table search results for: Halifax, CANADA
Selected characteristics Current selection Previous selection(s): maximum 4
Place name (Geographic code)
Type ... ...
Boundary ER ...
Geographic code 1250
2011 Census
Population and dwelling counts
Population 390,328 33,476,688
Total private dwellings 177,295 14,569,633
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 165,153 13,320,614
Age and sex Footnote 1
Total - Age and sex 390,33033,476,685
0 to 14 years 59,6205,607,345
15 to 64 years 279,61022,924,285
65 years and over 51,1054,945,060
Male 188,70016,414,225
Female 201,63017,062,460
Census family structure
Total number of census families 109,7709,389,700
Number of married-couple families 74,4706,293,950
Number of common-law couple families 16,9301,567,905
Number of lone-parent families 18,3651,527,840
Number of female lone-parent families 14,9901,200,295
Number of male lone-parent families 3,375327,550
Private household type
Total number of private households 165,15013,320,615
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children aged 24 and under at home 39,2953,524,915
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children aged 24 and under at home Footnote 2 49,1253,935,540
Lone-parent family households 16,8151,375,450
One-person households 47,1853,673,305
Other household types Footnote 3 12,735811,405
Average number of persons in private households 2.32.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital status 330,71027,869,340
Married or living with a common-law partner 185,74516,084,490
Married (and not separated) 151,83512,941,960
Living common-law 33,9103,142,525
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 144,96511,784,855
Single (never legally married) 99,2607,816,045
Separated, but still legally married 9,370698,240
Divorced 19,5001,686,035
Widowed 16,8351,584,530
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 165,15513,320,615
Single-detached houses 84,2907,329,150
Semi-detached houses 11,295646,245
Row houses 6,165791,595
Apartments or flats in a duplex 6,205704,480
Apartments in a building with fewer than five storeys 35,4202,397,550
Apartments in a building with five or more storeys 17,6101,234,770
Other dwellings Footnote 4 4,175216,820
Language characteristics
Total population excluding institutional residents 386,44033,121,175
Mother tongue
English 348,74018,858,975
French 10,1607,054,970
Non-official languages 23,8656,567,685
Aboriginal languages 95200,725
Non-Aboriginal languages 23,7706,366,960
English and French 1,465144,685
English and non-official language 1,895396,330
French and non-official language 21574,430
English, French and non-official language 10524,095
Knowledge of official languages
English only 338,46522,564,665
French only 3804,165,015
English and French 46,4055,795,575
Neither English nor French 1,190595,920
Language spoken most often at home
English 365,53521,457,075
French 3,6606,827,865
Non-official languages 12,3053,673,865
Aboriginal languages 10121,810
Non-Aboriginal languages 12,2953,552,055
English and French 830131,205
English and non-official language 3,885875,135
French and non-official language 90109,705
English, French and non-official language 14046,330
First official language spoken
English only 374,48024,662,895
French only 9,7807,507,885
English and French 1,045367,635
Neither English nor French 1,130582,755


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)