Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


Population in 2011: 390,328
Population in 2006: 372,858
Population in 2001: 359,183
2006 to 2011 population change
This division:

4.7%
Province:

0.9%
2001 to 2006 population change
This division:

3.8%
Nova Scotia:

0.6%

Total private dwellings: 177,295
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 165,153
Land area (km2): 5495.71

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

71.0
Nearby towns and cities:

17.4
This division population and dwellings statistics

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

68.9%
Nova Scotia:

62.9%
Employment rate
Here:

64.5%
Province:

57.2%
Unemployment rate
This division:

6.3%
Province:

9.1%

Labour force activity in this division

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for this division

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
This division:

27,219 CAD
Province:

22,608 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

27,193 CAD
Province:

22,815 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
This division:

14.3%
Nova Scotia:

13.8%

Composition of total income in this division

Earnings and income details for this division




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Parks in this division

Libraries located in Halifax

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

39.9
Nova Scotia:

43.7
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This division:

84.7%
Province:

85.0%
Age characteristics of this division

Sports teams located in Halifax

Magazines located in this division

TV stations located in Halifax

Lakes in Halifax

Shoping malls in Halifax

Theatres in this division

Newspapers located in this division

Record labels in Halifax

Museums in this division

Churches located in Halifax

Cemeteries in this division

Schools in this division

Airlines located in this division

Universities located in Halifax

Venues located in Halifax

Buildings in Halifax

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 27,645
This division:

7.5%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 13,340
Here:

7.5%
Province:

4.2%
Female: 14,305
Here:

7.4%
Province:

4.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 5,320
Here:

1.4%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%
Male: 2,395
This division:

1.4%
Province:

2.7%
Female: 2,925
Here:

1.5%
Province:

2.7%

Halifax Minority Population Characteristics

Halifax citizenship and immigration Details

Albums recorded in Halifax

Stadiums in this division

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 185,745
This division:

56.2%
Province:

57.8%
Male: 92,865
This division:

58.7%
Province:

60.4%
Female: 92,880
Here:

53.8%
Province:

55.5%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 144,965
This division:

43.8%
Province:

42.2%
Male: 65,275
Here:

41.3%
Nova Scotia:

39.6%
Female: 79,690
Here:

46.2%
Province:

44.5%

Halifax - Marital Status

This division marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this division

Households types in this division

Average family income in this division in 2005

Halifax families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this division

First official language spoken in Halifax

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Halifax

Mobility status in 2006

Halifax - Place of residence in 2005

Halifax - Place of residence in 2001

Halifax mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this division

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Education in this division

Casinos located in Halifax

Prisons located in Halifax

Bridges in Halifax

IUCN protected areas located in this division

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Military structures in Halifax

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Radio stations in Halifax

Secondary schools located in Halifax



Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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