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

2006 to 2011 Population Change
Here:

0.9%
Canada:

5.9%
2001 to 2006 Population Change
This province:

0.6%
Country:

5.4%

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

Population density per square kilometre
This province:

17.4
Country:

3.7


This province population and houses statistics

Companies Located in Nova Scotia

Federal Corporations Located in this province

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

43.7
Canada:

40.6
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

85.0%
Country:

83.2%

This province Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Nova Scotia

Citizenship and Immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 37,685
Here:

4.2%
Canada:

16.2%
Male: 18,250
Here:

4.2%
Canada:

16.1%
Female: 19,430
This province:

4.2%
Canada:

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

2.7%
Canada:

3.8%
Male: 11,770
This province:

2.7%
Canada:

3.7%
Female: 12,405
This province:

2.7%
Canada:

3.8%

Nova Scotia Minority

This province Citizenship and Immigration 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

Hospitals inside this province

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this province

First official language spoken in this province

Mother tongue - this province

Most used at home - this province

Other used at home - Nova Scotia

Used at work - Nova Scotia

Language Details for Nova Scotia

Universities Located in this province

  • Acadia University(Wolfville)
  • Atlantic School of Theology(Halifax)
  • Dalhousie University(Halifax)
  • University of King's College(Halifax)
  • Mount Saint Vincent University(Halifax)
  • Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University(Halifax)
  • Saint Francis Xavier University(Antigonish)
  • Saint Mary's University(Halifax)
  • University of Windsor(Windsor)

Mobility Status in 2006

Nova Scotia - Place of residence in 2005

This province - Place of residence in 2001

This province Mobility Details

Radio stations inside this province

Colleges Located in this province

Earning and Income in 2005

Composition of total income in this province

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

22,608 CAD
Canada:

26,850 CAD
Median income in 2005
This province:

22,815 CAD
Canada:

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

13.8%
Country:

15.3%
Earings and Income details for this province

TV Stations Located in Nova Scotia

Martial Status

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

57.8%
Country:

57.7%
Male: 226,305
Here:

60.4%
Canada:

59.4%
Female: 226,790
Here:

55.5%
Canada:

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

42.2%
Canada:

42.3%
Male: 148,505
This province:

39.6%
Canada:

40.6%
Female: 181,915
This province:

44.5%
Country:

43.9%

This province - Married

Nova Scotia - Not married

Nova Scotia Marital Status Details

Education

Education attainment in this province

Major field of study

Education in this province

Occupation and Industry

Labour force activity in Nova Scotia

Participation rate
This province:

62.9%
Canada:

66.8%
Employment rate
This province:

57.2%
Country:

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 this province

Airports Located in Nova Scotia

  • Digby (General Hospital) Heliport (TC LID: CDG2, Digb)
  • Doctor's Lake East Water Aerodrome (TC LID: CDL5, Yarmout)
  • Antigonish (St. Martha's Regional Hospital) Heliport (TC LID: CDY5, Antigonis)
  • Digby (General Hospital) Heliport (TC LID: CDG2, Digb)
  • Doctor's Lake West Water Aerodrome (TC LID: CDL6, Yarmout)
  • Halifax (South End) Heliport (TC LID: CHS7, Halifa)
  • Kentville (Camp Aldershot) Heliport (TC LID: CKM9, Kentvill)
  • New Glasgow (Aberdeen Hospital) Heliport (TC LID: CNG2, New Glasgo)
  • Shelburne/Fisher Field Aerodrome (TC LID: CNN3, Shelburn)
  • Windsor Airport (ICAO: CYQG, Windso)

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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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