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Population in 2011: 921,727
Population in 2006: 913,462
Population in 2001: 908,007

2006 to 2011 population change
This province:

0.9%
Canada:

5.9%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

0.6%
Canada:

5.4%

Total private dwellings: 442,155
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 390,279
Land area (km2): 52939.44

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

17.4
Nearby towns and cities:

3.7


This province population and dwellings statistics

Mobility status in 2006

Nova Scotia - Place of residence in 2005

This province - Place of residence in 2001

This province mobility details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Nova Scotia

Households types in Nova Scotia

Average family income in Nova Scotia in 2005

Nova Scotia families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this province

First official language spoken in Nova Scotia

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this province

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Nova Scotia

Participation rate
This province:

62.9%
Canada:

66.8%
Employment rate
Here:

57.2%
Canada:

62.4%
Unemployment rate
Here:

9.1%
Country:

6.6%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Nova Scotia

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 37,685
Here:

4.2%
Canada:

16.2%
Male: 18,250
Here:

4.2%
Country:

16.1%
Female: 19,430
Here:

4.2%
Country:

16.4%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 24,175
Here:

2.7%
Country:

3.8%
Male: 11,770
This province:

2.7%
Canada:

3.7%
Female: 12,405
Here:

2.7%
Country:

3.8%

Nova Scotia Minority Population Characteristics

This province citizenship and immigration Details

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this province

Median earnings in 2005
This province:

22,608 CAD
Country:

26,850 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

22,815 CAD
Canada:

25,615 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
Here:

13.8%
Country:

15.3%
Earnings and income details for Nova Scotia

Education

Education attainment in this province

Major field of study

Education in Nova Scotia

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

43.7
Country:

40.6
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This province:

85.0%
Country:

83.2%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this province

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 453,095
Here:

57.8%
Country:

57.7%
Male: 226,305
This province:

60.4%
Country:

59.4%
Female: 226,790
This province:

55.5%
Canada:

56.1%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 330,420
Here:

42.2%
Canada:

42.3%
Male: 148,505
This province:

39.6%
Canada:

40.6%
Female: 181,915
Here:

44.5%
Canada:

43.9%

This province - Married

Nova Scotia - Not married

Nova Scotia marital status details

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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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