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2006 Community Profiles


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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Halifax, Regional municipality   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 372,679   729,997
Population in 2001 1 359,111   729,498
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 3.8   0.1
Total private dwellings 2 166,675   331,619
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 155,060   295,871
Population density per square kilometre 67.9   10.2
Land area (square km) 5,490.18   71,355.12
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Halifax, Regional municipality   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 155,045   295,960
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 40,225   79,580
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 45,150   97,290
One-person households 43,005   71,940
Other household types 28 26,660   47,145
Average household size 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 54,129   45,194
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 86,828   69,945
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 66,623   52,132
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 27,877   21,294
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 43,029   36,130
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 45,908   39,984
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 71,099   59,630
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 55,792   45,524
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 24,547   19,580
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 39,040   33,809
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 712   558
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 923   551
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Halifax, Regional municipality   New Brunswick
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 369,265 177,260 192,005   719,650 351,150 368,500
English only 337,525 161,575 175,950   463,190 226,625 236,565
French only 10,080 4,905 5,175   232,980 113,110 119,865
English and French 1,010 495 515   4,450 2,060 2,385
Other language(s) 33 20,645 10,280 10,365   19,025 9,345 9,680

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Halifax, Nova Scotia (Code1209034) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed December 14, 2017).

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