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%
Nova Scotia:

0.9%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

3.8%
Nova Scotia:

0.6%

Total private houses: 177,295
Private houses 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
Halifax population and houses statistics

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%
Province:

13.8%

Composition of total income in this division

Earnings and income details for Halifax

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
This division:

68.9%
Nova Scotia:

62.9%
Employment rate
Here:

64.5%
Province:

57.2%
Unemployment rate
This division:

6.3%
Nova Scotia:

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 Halifax




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Government agencies located in this division

Citizenship and immigration

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

7.5%
Nova Scotia:

4.2%
Male: 13,340
This division:

7.5%
Province:

4.2%
Female: 14,305
This division:

7.4%
Province:

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

1.4%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%
Male: 2,395
Here:

1.4%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%
Female: 2,925
Here:

1.5%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%

Halifax Minority Population Characteristics

This division citizenship and immigration Details

Libraries located in this division

Stadiums in this division

IUCN protected areas located in Halifax

Secondary schools located in Halifax

Companies in Halifax

Historic sites in Halifax

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This division:

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

Prisons located in Halifax

Marital Status

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

56.2%
Nova Scotia:

57.8%
Male: 92,865
This division:

58.7%
Nova Scotia:

60.4%
Female: 92,880
This division:

53.8%
Province:

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

43.8%
Nova Scotia:

42.2%
Male: 65,275
Here:

41.3%
Province:

39.6%
Female: 79,690
This division:

46.2%
Province:

44.5%

Halifax - Marital Status

Halifax 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 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

This division - Place of residence in 2005

This division - Place of residence in 2001

Halifax mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this division

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in Halifax

Shoping malls in Halifax

TV stations located in Halifax

Organizations located in Halifax

Cemeteries in Halifax

Military structures in this division

Churches located in Halifax

Airlines located in this division

Lakes in Halifax

Albums recorded in Halifax

Universities located in this division

Newspapers located in this division

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Buildings in Halifax

Magazines located in this division

Museums in this division

Casinos located in this division

Parks in Halifax

Ports in Halifax

Sports teams located in Halifax

Radio stations in this division

Record labels in this division

Theatres in this division

Venues located in this division

Schools in this division

Bridges in this division



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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