Nova Scotia, Canada


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%
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
This province:

17.4
Nearby towns and cities:

3.7
Nova Scotia population and dwellings statistics

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
Here:

62.9%
Country:

66.8%
Employment rate
This province:

57.2%
Canada:

62.4%
Unemployment rate
Here:

9.1%
Canada:

6.6%

Labour force activity in Nova Scotia

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for this province

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

22,608 CAD
Country:

26,850 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

22,815 CAD
Country:

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

13.8%
Country:

15.3%

Composition of total income in this province

Earnings and income details for this province




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Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 37,685
This province:

4.2%
Canada:

16.2%
Male: 18,250
Here:

4.2%
Canada:

16.1%
Female: 19,430
Here:

4.2%
Canada:

16.4%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 24,175
This province:

2.7%
Country:

3.8%
Male: 11,770
This province:

2.7%
Country:

3.7%
Female: 12,405
Here:

2.7%
Canada:

3.8%

Nova Scotia Minority Population Characteristics

Nova Scotia citizenship and immigration Details

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

43.7
Country:

40.6
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

85.0%
Country:

83.2%
Age characteristics of Nova Scotia

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%
Country:

42.3%
Male: 148,505
Here:

39.6%
Canada:

40.6%
Female: 181,915
This province:

44.5%
Country:

43.9%

This province - Marital Status

This province marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Nova Scotia

Households types in this province

Average family income in Nova Scotia in 2005

This province families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Nova Scotia

First official language spoken in this province

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this province

Mobility status in 2006

Nova Scotia - Place of residence in 2005

This province - Place of residence in 2001

This province mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this province

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in Nova Scotia

Airports inside this province

Colleges inside this province

Companies Located in this province

Federal Corporations Located in Nova Scotia

Hospitals Located in Nova Scotia

Radio stations Located in Nova Scotia

TV Stations inside this province

Universities inside this province



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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