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Geographic code: 59

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Geographic code 59
2011 Census
Population and dwelling counts
Population 4,400,057 33,476,688
Total private dwellings 1,945,365 14,569,633
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 1,764,637 13,320,614
Age and sex Footnote 1
Total - Age and sex 4,400,05533,476,685
0 to 14 years 677,3655,607,345
15 to 64 years 3,033,97522,924,285
65 years and over 688,7204,945,060
Male 2,156,60016,414,225
Female 2,243,45517,062,460
Census family structure
Total number of census families 1,238,1559,389,700
Number of married-couple families 887,9906,293,950
Number of common-law couple families 160,3601,567,905
Number of lone-parent families 189,8051,527,840
Number of female lone-parent families 149,0101,200,295
Number of male lone-parent families 40,795327,550
Private household type
Total number of private households 1,764,64013,320,615
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children aged 24 and under at home 431,1353,524,915
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children aged 24 and under at home Footnote 2 532,9953,935,540
Lone-parent family households 168,5301,375,450
One-person households 498,9203,673,305
Other household types Footnote 3 133,050811,405
Average number of persons in private households 2.52.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital status 3,722,69527,869,340
Married or living with a common-law partner 2,154,57516,084,490
Married (and not separated) 1,832,60512,941,960
Living common-law 321,9653,142,525
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,568,12011,784,855
Single (never legally married) 1,014,2707,816,045
Separated, but still legally married 102,040698,240
Divorced 246,5151,686,035
Widowed 205,3001,584,530
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 1,764,63513,320,615
Single-detached houses 842,1257,329,150
Semi-detached houses 52,825646,245
Row houses 130,365791,595
Apartments or flats in a duplex 184,355704,480
Apartments in a building with fewer than five storeys 361,1502,397,550
Apartments in a building with five or more storeys 143,9701,234,770
Other dwellings Footnote 4 49,840216,820
Language characteristics
Total population excluding institutional residents 4,356,20533,121,175
Mother tongue
English 3,062,43518,858,975
French 57,2757,054,970
Non-official languages 1,154,2156,567,685
Aboriginal languages 9,255200,725
Non-Aboriginal languages 1,144,9656,366,960
English and French 8,600144,685
English and non-official language 68,800396,330
French and non-official language 3,35074,430
English, French and non-official language 1,53024,095
Knowledge of official languages
English only 3,912,95522,564,665
French only 2,0454,165,015
English and French 296,6455,795,575
Neither English nor French 144,555595,920
Language spoken most often at home
English 3,506,60021,457,075
French 16,6856,827,865
Non-official languages 670,0953,673,865
Aboriginal languages 1,840121,810
Non-Aboriginal languages 668,2603,552,055
English and French 4,700131,205
English and non-official language 155,060875,135
French and non-official language 930109,705
English, French and non-official language 2,13046,330
First official language spoken
English only 4,143,24524,662,895
French only 53,7257,507,885
English and French 16,935367,635
Neither English nor French 142,300582,755


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)