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Geographic area: Economic Region
Geographic code: 5920

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Geographic code 5920
2011 Census
Population and dwelling counts
Population 2,657,711 33,476,688
Total private dwellings 1,099,149 14,569,633
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 1,020,948 13,320,614
Age and sex Footnote 1
Total - Age and sex 2,657,71033,476,685
0 to 14 years 416,5305,607,345
15 to 64 years 1,875,24022,924,285
65 years and over 365,9404,945,060
Male 1,301,60516,414,225
Female 1,356,10517,062,460
Census family structure
Total number of census families 730,4309,389,700
Number of married-couple families 537,1806,293,950
Number of common-law couple families 80,1801,567,905
Number of lone-parent families 113,0701,527,840
Number of female lone-parent families 90,4351,200,295
Number of male lone-parent families 22,635327,550
Private household type
Total number of private households 1,020,95013,320,615
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children aged 24 and under at home 273,8753,524,915
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children aged 24 and under at home Footnote 2 275,7303,935,540
Lone-parent family households 98,5401,375,450
One-person households 284,4453,673,305
Other household types Footnote 3 88,350811,405
Average number of persons in private households 2.62.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital status 2,241,18027,869,340
Married or living with a common-law partner 1,275,23016,084,490
Married (and not separated) 1,114,33012,941,960
Living common-law 160,9003,142,525
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 965,94511,784,855
Single (never legally married) 658,6007,816,045
Separated, but still legally married 57,380698,240
Divorced 137,2601,686,035
Widowed 112,7051,584,530
Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 1,020,95013,320,615
Single-detached houses 374,9657,329,150
Semi-detached houses 23,230646,245
Row houses 92,275791,595
Apartments or flats in a duplex 139,900704,480
Apartments in a building with fewer than five storeys 250,5552,397,550
Apartments in a building with five or more storeys 130,5301,234,770
Other dwellings Footnote 4 9,500216,820
Language characteristics
Total population excluding institutional residents 2,632,10533,121,175
Mother tongue
English 1,548,58518,858,975
French 29,4907,054,970
Non-official languages 988,4656,567,685
Aboriginal languages 1,345200,725
Non-Aboriginal languages 987,1156,366,960
English and French 5,025144,685
English and non-official language 56,865396,330
French and non-official language 2,46074,430
English, French and non-official language 1,21524,095
Knowledge of official languages
English only 2,309,52022,564,665
French only 1,3904,165,015
English and French 183,7755,795,575
Neither English nor French 137,420595,920
Language spoken most often at home
English 1,864,02021,457,075
French 9,6306,827,865
Non-official languages 616,7403,673,865
Aboriginal languages 195121,810
Non-Aboriginal languages 616,5403,552,055
English and French 2,965131,205
English and non-official language 136,170875,135
French and non-official language 770109,705
English, French and non-official language 1,82046,330
First official language spoken
English only 2,452,77024,662,895
French only 29,2807,507,885
English and French 14,540367,635
Neither English nor French 135,515582,755


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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