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Population in 2011: 390,328
Population in 2006: 372,858
Population in 2001: 359,183

2006 to 2011 Population Change
This division:

4.7%
Nova Scotia:

0.9%
2001 to 2006 Population Change
Here:

3.8%
Province:

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
Province:

17.4


This division population and dwellings statistics

Earning and Income in 2005

Composition of total income in this division

Median earnings in 2005
This division:

27,219 CAD
Province:

22,608 CAD
Median income in 2005
This division:

27,193 CAD
Province:

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

14.3%
Province:

13.8%
Earings and Income details for Halifax

Education

Education attainment in this division

Major field of study

Education in this division

Citizenship and Immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 27,645
Here:

7.5%
Nova Scotia:

4.2%
Male: 13,340
This division:

7.5%
Nova Scotia:

4.2%
Female: 14,305
Here:

7.4%
Province:

4.2%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 5,320
This division:

1.4%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%
Male: 2,395
This division:

1.4%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%
Female: 2,925
Here:

1.5%
Province:

2.7%

Halifax Minority

Halifax Citizenship and Immigration Details

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

39.9
Nova Scotia:

43.7
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

84.7%
Nova Scotia:

85.0%

This division Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Halifax

Martial 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%
Nova Scotia:

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%
Nova Scotia:

42.2%
Male: 65,275
This division:

41.3%
Nova Scotia:

39.6%
Female: 79,690
Here:

46.2%
Province:

44.5%

Halifax - Married

This division - Not married

This division Marital Status Details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this division

Households types in this division

Average family income in Halifax in 2005

This division Families And Households Characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Halifax

First official language spoken in this division

Mother tongue - this division

Most used at home - Halifax

Other used at home - this division

Used at work - Halifax

Language Details for Halifax

Mobility Status in 2006

Halifax - Place of residence in 2005

This division - Place of residence in 2001

Halifax Mobility Details

Occupation and Industry

Labour force activity in Halifax

Participation rate
Here:

68.9%
Province:

62.9%
Employment rate
This division:

64.5%
Province:

57.2%
Unemployment rate
This division:

6.3%
Province:

9.1%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Halifax

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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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