Census Profile, 2016 Census
Canada [Country] and Northwest Territories [Territory]

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Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 41,786  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 41,462  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 0.8  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 17,666  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,981  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 0.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 8,965,588.85  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,143,793.86  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530 41,785 21,280 20,510
0 to 14 years 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645 8,875 4,475 4,395
0 to 4 years 1,898,790 973,030 925,760 3,120 1,605 1,515
5 to 9 years 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445 3,015 1,520 1,495
10 to 14 years 1,922,645 985,200 937,445 2,740 1,350 1,385
15 to 64 years 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400 29,690 15,090 14,600
15 to 19 years 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940 2,715 1,405 1,310
20 to 24 years 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200 3,065 1,635 1,430
25 to 29 years 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515 3,465 1,755 1,710
30 to 34 years 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110 3,385 1,670 1,720
35 to 39 years 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730 3,215 1,565 1,650
40 to 44 years 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695 2,825 1,365 1,460
45 to 49 years 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210 2,880 1,485 1,400
50 to 54 years 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320 3,200 1,620 1,575
55 to 59 years 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055 2,825 1,480 1,345
60 to 64 years 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630 2,105 1,110 1,000
65 years and over 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485 3,220 1,715 1,510
65 to 69 years 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405 1,410 785 630
70 to 74 years 1,420,875 677,975 742,900 820 450 370
75 to 79 years 1,021,850 469,550 552,300 465 230 235
80 to 84 years 749,650 325,765 423,880 300 155 145
85 years and over 770,780 268,790 501,990 225 95 130
85 to 89 years 482,525 185,535 296,990 150 65 80
90 to 94 years 223,510 68,675 154,835 55 25 35
95 to 99 years 56,525 13,240 43,280 20 5 10
100 years and over 8,230 1,340 6,890 0 0 5
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 16.6 17.3 15.9 21.2 21.0 21.4
15 to 64 years 66.5 67.1 66.0 71.1 70.9 71.2
65 years and over 16.9 15.6 18.1 7.7 8.1 7.4
85 years and over 2.2 1.6 2.8 0.5 0.4 0.6
Average age of the population 41.0 40.1 41.9 34.9 35.1 34.8
Median age of the population 41.2 40.2 42.2 34.0 34.0 34.1
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,980  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,625  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 450  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,400  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 975  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,595  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 385  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 60  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 505  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,980  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,680  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,425  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 41,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Marital status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by marital status - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885 32,910 16,800 16,110
Married or living common law 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585 17,955 9,010 8,945
Married 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990 11,585 5,840 5,735
Living common law 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590 6,375 3,165 3,205
Not married and not living common law 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300 14,955 7,790 7,165
Never married 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915 11,840 6,570 5,270
Separated 718,295 309,905 408,400 800 365 435
Divorced 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470 1,315 575 735
Widowed 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525 1,010 280 730
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 11,105  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 5,007,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,835  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 2,107,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 1,909,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,230  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 815,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.1  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 11,110  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,695  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 6,474,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,510  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 1,753,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,185  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,410  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 1,262,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 350,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 620  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,700  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 4,024,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,395  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 4,203,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 1,650,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,105  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 1,783,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,990  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 770,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,205  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,410  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 983,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,440  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 457,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 625  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 171,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 345  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865 7,125 3,975 3,150
Household type
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,980  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 9,218,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,930  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 3,782,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 5,436,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6,850  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 301,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 565  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 4,552,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,480  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 582,350  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 840  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Knowledge of official languagesThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Knowledge of official languages for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 15 34,767,255 17,101,170 17,666,080 41,375 21,055 20,325
English only 23,757,525 11,838,075 11,919,455 36,845 18,945 17,900
French only 4,144,685 1,925,845 2,218,840 60 30 30
English and French 6,216,065 3,071,325 3,144,740 4,275 1,985 2,295
Neither English nor French 648,970 265,920 383,045 195 90 105
First official language spokenThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - First official language spoken for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 16 34,767,250 17,101,165 17,666,085 41,375 21,050 20,325
English 26,007,500 12,852,330 13,155,165 39,875 20,255 19,620
French 7,705,755 3,780,105 3,925,650 1,165 625 540
English and French 417,485 209,130 208,355 150 85 65
Neither English nor French 636,515 259,600 376,910 195 90 100
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 17 7,914,495 3,884,670 4,029,825 1,240 665 570
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 17 22.8 22.7 22.8 3.0 3.2 2.8
Mother tongueThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Mother tongue for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 18 34,767,255 17,101,170 17,666,085 41,380 21,050 20,330
Single responses 33,948,620 16,702,840 17,245,775 40,565 20,675 19,890
Official languages 26,627,555 13,201,620 13,425,940 32,940 16,920 16,020
English 19,460,850 9,680,125 9,780,725 31,765 16,290 15,470
French 7,166,705 3,521,495 3,645,215 1,175 630 550
Non-official languages 7,321,065 3,501,220 3,819,840 7,625 3,755 3,875
Aboriginal languages 195,700 94,795 100,900 4,635 2,270 2,360
Algonquian languages 130,450 62,930 67,520 145 65 80
Blackfoot 2,815 1,325 1,490 5 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 88,445 42,920 45,530 130 60 70
Atikamekw 6,150 3,135 3,015 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 10,230 4,885 5,350 0 0 0
Moose Cree 100 50 55 0 0 0
Naskapi 1,205 590 620 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 315 125 190 0 0 0
Plains Cree 3,065 1,360 1,710 5 0 5
Southern East Cree 45 20 25 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 1,440 585 850 5 0 0
Woods Cree 1,840 865 975 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 64,050 31,305 32,745 120 55 65
Eastern Algonquian languages 6,990 3,310 3,680 5 0 0
Malecite 305 140 160 0 0 0
Mi'kmaq 6,690 3,170 3,520 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 32,150 15,350 16,800 15 5 5
Algonquin 1,260 590 670 0 0 0
Ojibway 17,890 8,440 9,450 15 5 5
Oji-Cree 12,855 6,260 6,595 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 150 65 85 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 45 25 20 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 17,365 8,325 9,045 3,875 1,950 1,930
Northern Athabaskan languages 17,315 8,310 9,010 3,875 1,945 1,930
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 110 55 60 0 0 0
Beaver 190 85 105 0 0 0
Carrier 1,025 465 565 0 0 0
Chilcotin 660 295 360 0 0 0
Dene 10,700 5,185 5,515 440 250 190
Dogrib (Tlicho) 1,645 840 815 1,600 820 775
Gwich'in 260 110 145 140 60 90
Sarsi (Sarcee) 80 25 50 0 0 0
Sekani 90 45 45 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 1,995 950 1,045 1,690 820 870
North Slavey (Hare) 765 365 400 745 365 380
South Slavey 945 455 495 775 375 395
Slavey, n.o.s. 280 130 150 175 80 90
Tahltan languages 270 135 140 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 180 90 90 0 0 0
Tahltan 95 40 50 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 290 120 170 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 215 90 135 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 70 30 40 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 50 20 35 0 0 0
Haida 75 35 40 0 0 0
Inuit languages 36,545 18,100 18,445 600 250 350
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 1,025 445 575 470 210 265
Inuktitut 35,215 17,530 17,680 110 30 80
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 315 125 185 20 10 5
Iroquoian languages 1,115 485 635 0 5 0
Cayuga 45 20 20 0 0 0
Mohawk 980 430 555 5 0 5
Oneida 55 20 40 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 35 15 20 0 0 0
Kutenai 105 55 55 0 0 0
Michif 465 230 235 5 5 0
Salish languages 2,305 1,130 1,180 0 5 0
Comox 80 45 40 0 0 0
Halkomelem 475 225 245 0 0 0
Lillooet 315 155 155 0 0 0
Okanagan 270 135 135 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 445 225 220 0 0 0
Squamish 40 20 20 0 0 0
Straits 80 40 40 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 335 150 185 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 255 135 125 0 0 0
Siouan languages 4,285 2,070 2,220 0 0 0
Dakota 1,215 570 635 0 0 0
Stoney 3,025 1,465 1,555 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 55 30 25 0 0 0
Tlingit 95 40 55 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 1,480 730 755 0 0 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 880 435 445 0 0 0
Nisga'a 400 200 200 0 0 0
Tsimshian 200 90 110 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 805 370 435 0 0 0
Haisla 90 40 50 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 95 40 55 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 325 145 185 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 285 135 140 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 10 5 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 585 295 295 5 0 5
Non-Aboriginal languages 7,125,365 3,406,425 3,718,945 2,990 1,480 1,510
Afro-Asiatic languages 575,365 298,060 277,300 215 140 70
Berber languages 22,135 11,865 10,270 5 0 0
Kabyle 13,150 6,995 6,155 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 8,985 4,865 4,115 5 0 0
Cushitic languages 42,885 20,095 22,790 50 40 10
Bilen 805 455 350 0 0 0
Oromo 4,960 2,560 2,400 0 0 0
Somali 36,755 16,895 19,865 45 40 10
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 365 195 170 0 0 0
Semitic languages 509,190 265,465 243,725 160 105 60
Amharic 22,465 10,720 11,745 20 10 10
Arabic 419,890 220,785 199,105 120 75 50
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 16,070 7,910 8,160 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 5,545 2,780 2,770 0 0 0
Harari 1,320 635 685 0 5 0
Hebrew 19,530 10,480 9,045 0 5 0
Maltese 5,565 2,765 2,800 0 0 0
Tigrigna 16,650 8,310 8,340 20 15 5
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 2,155 1,085 1,070 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 1,155 635 520 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 176,725 81,810 94,920 165 75 90
Khmer (Cambodian) 20,130 9,270 10,860 0 0 0
Vietnamese 156,425 72,470 83,955 160 75 85
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 170 65 100 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 511,480 211,580 299,900 910 380 525
Bikol 1,790 790 1,000 5 0 5
Cebuano 19,890 7,930 11,960 60 25 35
Fijian 745 400 345 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 6,885 2,680 4,205 15 10 10
Ilocano 26,345 10,620 15,720 70 25 45
Malagasy 1,430 665 760 0 0 0
Malay 12,275 5,255 7,020 0 0 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 4,040 1,865 2,175 5 0 0
Pangasinan 1,390 590 800 5 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 431,380 178,575 252,810 745 320 430
Waray-Waray 1,110 430 675 0 0 5
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 4,195 1,770 2,425 5 5 0
Creole languages 72,125 32,310 39,820 40 25 15
Haitian Creole 3,030 1,445 1,590 5 5 5
Creole, n.o.s. 64,105 28,455 35,660 25 15 10
Creole languages, n.i.e. 4,985 2,410 2,575 15 10 5
Dravidian languages 189,405 94,765 94,640 60 40 25
Kannada 3,970 2,040 1,935 0 0 0
Malayalam 28,570 14,770 13,800 25 15 5
Tamil 140,720 69,080 71,640 20 10 5
Telugu 15,655 8,640 7,020 15 10 10
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 490 240 250 0 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 795 395 405 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 3,877,330 1,889,400 1,987,930 1,045 540 500
Albanian 26,890 13,610 13,285 10 5 0
Armenian 33,455 16,270 17,185 45 25 25
Balto-Slavic languages 701,975 323,640 378,340 220 120 100
Baltic languages 12,530 5,315 7,215 0 0 5
Latvian 5,455 2,350 3,105 0 0 0
Lithuanian 7,075 2,965 4,115 0 0 5
Slavic languages 689,450 318,325 371,115 220 125 100
Belarusan 810 385 430 5 0 0
Bosnian 12,210 6,035 6,180 5 0 0
Bulgarian 20,025 9,675 10,345 10 5 5
Croatian 48,200 23,540 24,665 15 10 5
Czech 22,290 10,525 11,765 15 5 10
Macedonian 16,775 8,050 8,725 5 5 5
Polish 181,710 82,435 99,275 45 30 20
Russian 188,255 85,400 102,855 40 20 20
Serbian 57,350 28,535 28,815 15 10 5
Serbo-Croatian 9,555 4,565 4,985 0 0 0
Slovak 17,580 8,075 9,510 25 10 10
Slovene (Slovenian) 9,790 4,415 5,370 10 5 5
Ukrainian 102,485 45,440 57,040 35 15 15
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 2,415 1,255 1,165 0 0 0
Celtic languages 2,690 1,335 1,360 10 5 5
Scottish Gaelic 1,090 540 550 0 0 0
Welsh 1,075 495 575 5 5 5
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 530 295 235 0 0 0
Germanic languages 538,765 258,410 280,350 270 125 145
Afrikaans 10,265 5,115 5,145 20 5 15
Danish 12,630 6,245 6,390 5 5 0
Dutch 99,020 48,200 50,820 55 25 30
Frisian 2,100 1,095 1,005 0 0 0
German 384,035 183,215 200,820 170 80 90
Icelandic 1,285 600 685 5 0 5
Norwegian 4,615 2,170 2,445 0 0 0
Swedish 6,840 3,015 3,825 10 5 5
Vlaams (Flemish) 3,895 1,730 2,165 0 0 0
Yiddish 13,555 6,750 6,800 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 525 280 240 0 0 0
Greek 106,525 53,350 53,170 20 10 10
Indo-Iranian languages 1,312,750 664,120 648,630 285 155 125
Indo-Aryan languages 1,064,760 538,530 526,235 245 140 110
Bengali 73,125 37,410 35,720 70 40 30
Gujarati 108,780 55,105 53,670 15 10 5
Hindi 110,640 55,880 54,765 40 20 20
Kashmiri 565 300 265 0 0 0
Konkani 3,330 1,625 1,710 0 0 0
Marathi 8,295 4,300 3,995 5 0 0
Nepali 18,275 9,230 9,045 20 10 10
Oriya (Odia) 1,055 560 495 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 501,680 253,515 248,160 50 30 20
Sindhi 11,860 5,605 6,260 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 16,335 8,050 8,285 10 0 0
Urdu 210,815 106,960 103,860 45 20 25
Iranian languages 242,805 122,835 119,970 35 15 20
Kurdish 11,705 6,345 5,355 0 0 0
Pashto 16,910 8,760 8,145 5 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 214,200 107,725 106,470 30 10 15
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5,180 2,755 2,425 5 5 0
Italic (Romance) languages 1,154,270 558,660 595,615 190 95 95
Catalan 865 440 425 0 0 0
Italian 375,635 184,415 191,220 50 35 15
Portuguese 221,540 106,630 114,910 25 10 15
Romanian 96,665 46,195 50,470 10 5 5
Spanish 458,850 220,605 238,245 105 50 60
Italic (romance) languages, n.i.e. 720 380 340 0 0 0
Japanese 43,640 14,790 28,855 60 20 45
Kartvelian languages 1,715 910 805 0 0 0
Georgian 1,715 910 805 0 0 0
Korean 153,425 70,310 83,115 40 20 20
Mongolic languages 1,575 690 885 0 0 0
Mongolian 1,575 690 880 5 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 91,375 45,075 46,305 135 80 60
Akan (Twi) 13,455 6,490 6,970 15 10 10
Bamanankan 1,535 815 720 0 0 0
Edo 1,670 770 900 0 0 0
Ewe 1,760 950 805 0 5 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 2,825 1,495 1,335 0 0 0
Ga 920 445 470 0 0 0
Ganda 1,295 625 665 10 10 0
Igbo 4,235 2,265 1,970 5 5 0
Lingala 3,810 1,785 2,025 5 5 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 5,845 2,785 3,060 0 0 0
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 5,250 2,355 2,895 5 5 0
Shona 3,180 1,520 1,665 40 20 15
Swahili 13,370 6,385 6,990 5 0 0
Wolof 3,990 2,170 1,820 0 0 0
Yoruba 9,085 4,785 4,300 5 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 19,135 9,435 9,695 50 25 30
Nilo-Saharan languages 5,870 3,025 2,845 5 5 0
Dinka 2,120 1,115 1,000 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 3,755 1,910 1,840 5 0 0
Sign languages 7,500 3,925 3,575 5 5 0
American Sign Language 2,685 1,320 1,360 0 0 0
Quebec Sign Language 695 340 355 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 4,120 2,265 1,860 5 5 0
Sino-Tibetan languages 1,269,215 589,570 679,645 250 120 130
Chinese languages 1,253,360 581,650 671,715 250 120 125
Cantonese 565,270 262,865 302,405 110 55 55
Hakka 10,910 4,900 6,015 0 0 5
Mandarin 592,040 274,630 317,410 60 30 30
Min Dong 1,230 580 650 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 31,795 14,450 17,350 0 0 0
Wu (Shanghainese) 12,915 5,780 7,140 0 0 0
Chinese languages, n.o.s. 38,580 18,165 20,410 75 40 35
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 610 275 335 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 15,850 7,925 7,935 0 0 0
Burmese 3,585 1,795 1,790 0 0 0
Karenic languages 4,705 2,355 2,350 0 0 0
Tibetan 6,165 3,080 3,080 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 1,400 695 705 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages 22,010 8,870 13,145 10 0 5
Lao 12,670 6,145 6,525 5 0 0
Thai 9,255 2,690 6,565 5 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 80 35 55 0 0 0
Turkic languages 40,140 21,120 19,025 5 5 5
Azerbaijani 3,260 1,785 1,470 0 0 0
Turkish 32,815 17,375 15,440 5 5 0
Uyghur 1,035 510 525 0 0 0
Uzbek 1,715 855 865 5 5 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 1,315 590 720 0 0 0
Uralic languages 81,985 37,790 44,195 30 20 10
Estonian 5,445 2,325 3,115 5 0 0
Finnish 15,295 6,395 8,900 10 5 5
Hungarian 61,235 29,060 32,175 20 15 5
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 3,690 2,045 1,645 5 0 5
Multiple responses 818,635 398,325 420,305 815 375 440
English and French 165,320 80,460 84,860 145 65 75
English and non-official language 533,265 259,160 274,100 630 285 345
French and non-official language 86,150 42,170 43,985 35 20 15
English, French and non-official language 33,900 16,535 17,365 5 0 5
Language spoken most often at homeThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Language spoken most often at home for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 19 34,767,250 17,101,165 17,666,085 41,380 21,055 20,325
Single responses 33,103,860 16,298,475 16,805,395 40,290 20,550 19,740
Official languages 29,106,670 14,383,020 14,723,645 36,905 18,780 18,125
English 22,162,865 10,966,135 11,196,730 36,270 18,465 17,810
French 6,943,800 3,416,890 3,526,910 635 315 315
Non-official languages 3,997,195 1,915,450 2,081,750 3,385 1,765 1,620
Aboriginal languages 118,470 59,720 58,750 2,045 1,080 965
Algonquian languages 75,080 37,825 37,260 20 5 5
Blackfoot 1,115 555 555 0 0 0
Cree-Montagnais languages 55,825 28,135 27,685 15 10 5
Atikamekw 5,465 2,825 2,640 0 0 0
Montagnais (Innu) 8,590 4,195 4,395 0 0 0
Moose Cree 10 5 5 0 0 0
Naskapi 1,200 595 605 0 0 0
Northern East Cree 110 55 60 0 0 0
Plains Cree 1,350 665 685 0 0 0
Southern East Cree 20 5 15 0 0 0
Swampy Cree 330 140 190 0 0 0
Woods Cree 800 410 390 0 0 0
Cree, n.o.s. 37,945 19,240 18,710 15 5 5
Eastern Algonquian languages 3,615 1,795 1,820 0 0 0
Malecite 55 30 30 0 5 5
Mi'kmaq 3,560 1,770 1,795 0 0 0
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages 14,525 7,335 7,190 5 0 0
Algonquin 370 170 200 0 0 0
Ojibway 6,175 3,165 3,015 0 0 0
Oji-Cree 7,900 3,960 3,940 0 0 0
Ottawa (Odawa) 75 40 35 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages 10,265 5,125 5,135 1,950 1,040 915
Northern Athabaskan languages 10,255 5,120 5,135 1,950 1,035 915
Babine (Wetsuwet'en) 15 10 10 0 0 0
Beaver 50 30 20 0 0 0
Carrier 245 115 130 0 0 0
Chilcotin 255 125 130 0 0 0
Dene 7,710 3,805 3,905 160 85 70
Dogrib (Tlicho) 1,020 550 475 1,020 550 470
Gwich'in 45 25 25 20 10 10
Sarsi (Sarcee) 10 5 5 0 0 0
Sekani 15 10 5 0 0 0
Slavey-Hare languages 820 425 395 745 385 360
North Slavey (Hare) 340 180 155 340 185 160
South Slavey 370 190 185 320 160 160
Slavey, n.o.s. 105 55 55 90 45 45
Tahltan languages 25 15 15 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 25 10 10 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 5 5 0 0 0
Tutchone languages 30 15 15 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 25 15 10 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 10 0 5 0 0 0
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e. 15 5 5 5 5 0
Haida 10 5 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 29,490 14,995 14,495 70 30 40
Inuinnaqtun (Inuvialuktun) 165 75 90 55 20 30
Inuktitut 29,230 14,885 14,345 10 5 10
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 90 40 55 5 0 0
Iroquoian languages 285 135 155 0 0 0
Cayuga 10 0 5 0 0 0
Mohawk 255 115 140 5 0 0
Oneida 15 5 10 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 0 0 0
Kutenai 15 10 5 0 0 0
Michif 85 40 45 5 0 0
Salish languages 285 130 150 0 0 0
Comox 0 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 45 20 25 0 0 0
Lillooet 25 15 10 0 0 0
Okanagan 85 35 45 0 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 55 30 20 0 0 0
Squamish 5 0 5 0 0 0
Straits 20 10 15 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 20 10 10 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 25 15 10 0 0 0
Siouan languages 2,225 1,085 1,140 0 0 0
Dakota 255 140 120 0 0 0
Stoney 1,950 940 1,010 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 20 10 15 0 0 0
Tlingit 5 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 410 210 190 0 0 0
Gitxsan (Gitksan) 315 155 155 0 0 0
Nisga'a 70 40 30 0 0 0
Tsimshian 25 15 15 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 75 45 35 0 0 0
Haisla 20 10 15 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 5 5 5 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 20 10 10 0 0 0
Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) 30 15 15 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s. 235 110 125 5 0 5
Non-Aboriginal languages 3,878,725 1,855,730 2,022,995 1,340 685 655
Afro-Asiatic languages 307,755 153,275 154,480 130 90 40
Berber languages 8,105 4,215 3,895 0 0 0
Kabyle 5,490 2,855 2,640 0 0 0
Berber languages, n.i.e. 2,620 1,365 1,260 0 0 0
Cushitic languages 27,095 12,455 14,640 35 30 0
Bilen 620 330 285 0 0 0
Oromo 3,410 1,700 1,710 0 0 0
Somali 22,895 10,340 12,555 35 35 0
Cushitic languages, n.i.e. 185 85 95 0 0 0
Semitic languages 272,100 136,390 135,720 95 60 35
Amharic 12,780 6,010 6,770 10 5 5
Arabic 223,540 112,690 110,850 75 45 25
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 10,510 5,090 5,425 0 0 0
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 3,445 1,695 1,750 0 0 0
Harari 735 335 400 0 0 0
Hebrew 8,560 4,425 4,135 0 0 0
Maltese 1,130 525 605 0 0 0
Tigrigna 10,205 5,040 5,170 15 5 5
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 1,200 585 620 0 0 0
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 440 215 230 0 0 0
Austro-Asiatic languages 115,210 53,500 61,710 105 50 55
Khmer (Cambodian) 10,880 4,940 5,945 0 0 0
Vietnamese 104,245 48,525 55,725 105 50 55
Austro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e 85 40 45 0 0 0
Austronesian languages 239,785 108,110 131,680 455 215 235
Bikol 290 140 155 0 0 0
Cebuano 7,210 3,325 3,880 20 10 15
Fijian 195 105 90 0 0 0
Hiligaynon 2,205 970 1,240 15 10 5
Ilocano 9,125 4,045 5,080 20 5 10
Malagasy 435 220 210 0 0 0
Malay 3,620 1,710 1,910 0 0 0
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango) 1,200 565 630 0 0 0
Pangasinan 240 110 135 0 0 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 213,790 96,235 117,555 400 190 215
Waray-Waray 310 135 170 0 0 0
Austronesian languages, n.i.e. 1,160 545 620 0 0 0
Creole languages 27,860 12,005 15,850 15 10 5
Haitian Creole 1,280 575 705 5 0 0
Creole, n.o.s. 24,575 10,510 14,060 5 5 0
Creole languages, n.i.e. 2,005 920 1,085 5 5 5
Dravidian languages 122,490 59,780 62,710 30 15 15
Kannada 1,630 825 800 0 0 0
Malayalam 15,440 7,865 7,575 15 10 5
Tamil 96,955 46,570 50,385 5 5 5
Telugu 8,280 4,430 3,850 10 0 0
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 190 85 105 0 0 0
Hmong-Mien languages 340 160 180 0 0 0
Indo-European languages 1,911,215 927,225 983,985 350 170 175
Albanian 13,135 6,575 6,560 0 0 0
Armenian 21,505 10,165 11,345 25 10 15
Balto-Slavic languages 314,965 149,315 165,650 55 25 30
Baltic languages 3,275 1,400 1,870 0 0 0
Latvian 1,255 530 725 0 0 0
Lithuanian 2,020 870 1,150 0 0 0
Slavic languages 311,690 147,910 163,780 55 25 30
Belarusan 230 105 120 0 0 0
Bosnian 6,045 3,010 3,040 5 5 0
Bulgarian 11,985 5,835 6,150 0 0 0
Croatian 16,775 7,980 8,795 0 0 0
Czech 6,235 3,060 3,180 5 0 5
Macedonian 6,830 3,250 3,580 0 0 0
Polish 74,780 34,910 39,870 10 5 5
Russian 116,595 55,175 61,425 20 10 10
Serbian 31,750 15,665 16,085 5 5 0
Serbo-Croatian 3,885 1,865 2,020 0 0 0
Slovak 5,615 2,685 2,920 5 0 5
Slovene (Slovenian) 2,050 905 1,145 0 0 0
Ukrainian 28,250 13,150 15,100 0 0 0
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 670 310 360 0 0 0
Celtic languages 360 205 155 0 0 0
Scottish Gaelic 185 105 80 0 0 0
Welsh 95 50 45 0 0 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 80 50 30 0 0 0
Germanic languages 146,455 71,835 74,615 45 20 20
Afrikaans 4,790 2,355 2,435 10 0 5
Danish 855 410 445 0 0 0
Dutch 9,565 4,630 4,935 5 0 5
Frisian 185 95 90 0 0 0
German 120,335 58,905 61,435 25 15 15
Icelandic 270 120 150 0 0 5
Norwegian 345 145 200 0 0 0
Swedish 1,045 500 545 0 0 0
Vlaams (Flemish) 355 170 185 0 0 0
Yiddish 7,080 3,695 3,385 0 0 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 1,625 820 810 0 0 0
Greek 44,545 21,110 23,440 5 5 0
Indo-Iranian languages 838,755 416,960 421,795 170 90 80
Indo-Aryan languages 676,185 337,440 338,745 155 85 70
Bengali 47,350 23,585 23,765 40 25 20
Gujarati 64,150 31,740 32,405 10 5 5
Hindi 55,510 27,805 27,710 15 10 5
Kashmiri 135 70 70 0 0 0
Konkani 720 355 370 0 0 0
Marathi 3,780 1,940 1,840 0 0 0
Nepali 13,375 6,710 6,670 20 10 10
Oriya (Odia) 470 235 240 0 0 0
Punjabi (Panjabi) 349,145 174,905 174,240 40 25 15
Sindhi 4,975 2,280 2,695 0 0 0
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 7,790 3,860 3,925 5 0 0
Urdu 128,785 63,965 64,820 35 20 15
Iranian languages 160,195 78,310 81,880 20 5 10
Kurdish 6,580 3,400 3,175 0 0 0
Pashto 10,590 5,305 5,290 0 0 0
Persian (Farsi) 143,020 69,600 73,425 20 10 10
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 2,375 1,215 1,160 0 0 0
Italic (Romance) languages 531,485 251,050 280,440 45 25 30
Catalan 355 165 190 0 0 0
Italian 115,415 49,975 65,440 5 5 5
Portuguese 98,710 46,915 51,795 5 0 5
Romanian 53,320 25,795 27,525 5 5 0
Spanish 263,510 128,110 135,400 30 15 20
Italic (romance) languages, n.i.e. 180 85 95 0 0 0
Japanese 19,785 8,265 11,515 50 20 25
Kartvelian languages 1,040 565 475 0 0 0
Georgian 1,035 565 475 0 0 0
Korean 109,705 51,385 58,320 20 10 10
Mongolic languages 910 440 470 0 0 0
Mongolian 910 435 470 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages 28,665 13,340 15,320 40 20 20
Akan (Twi) 5,990 2,695 3,295 5 0 0
Bamanankan 340 180 160 0 0 0
Edo 415 175 240 0 0 0
Ewe 410 185 225 0 0 0
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde) 825 400 425 0 0 0
Ga 250 105 140 0 0 0
Ganda 345 160 185 5 0 0
Igbo 1,000 485 510 0 0 5
Lingala 1,045 455 590 0 0 0
Rundi (Kirundi) 2,110 990 1,115 0 0 0
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda) 1,530 670 865 0 0 0
Shona 1,035 475 560 15 5 10
Swahili 5,370 2,500 2,870 0 0 0
Wolof 1,380 745 635 0 0 0
Yoruba 2,615 1,275 1,340 0 0 0
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 4,010 1,850 2,160 10 10 5
Nilo-Saharan languages 2,650 1,305 1,350 0 0 0
Dinka 1,130 580 550 0 0 0
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e. 1,525 730 800 0 0 0
Sign languages 10,445 5,870 4,570 5 5 5
American Sign Language 3,015 1,560 1,460 0 0 5
Quebec Sign Language 730 375 355 0 0 0
Sign languages, n.i.e 6,690 3,935 2,755 5 5 0
Sino-Tibetan languages 924,720 433,530 491,190 135 70 65
Chinese languages 913,365 427,860 485,505 135 70 65
Cantonese 400,215 184,340 215,885 55 30 25
Hakka 4,080 1,820 2,265 0 0 0
Mandarin 462,890 220,075 242,815 35 15 20
Min Dong 345 150 195 0 0 0
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese) 13,965 6,345 7,625 0 0 5
Wu (Shanghainese) 7,650 3,580 4,075 0 0 0
Chinese languages, n.o.s. 23,935 11,440 12,500 45 25 20
Chinese languages, n.i.e. 280 130 150 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages 11,350 5,670 5,680 5 0 0
Burmese 2,245 1,115 1,125 0 0 0
Karenic languages 3,865 1,935 1,930 0 0 0
Tibetan 4,590 2,305 2,280 0 0 0
Tibeto-Burman languages, n.i.e. 655 305 345 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages 9,565 4,455 5,110 5 0 0
Lao 6,175 2,995 3,180 5 0 0
Thai 3,360 1,450 1,915 0 0 0
Tai-Kadai languages, n.i.e 30 15 15 0 0 0
Turkic languages 22,250 11,205 11,045 0 0 0
Azerbaijani 1,245 640 610 0 0 0
Turkish 18,955 9,525 9,430 0 0 0
Uyghur 610 315 290 0 0 0
Uzbek 990 505 490 0 0 0
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 455 230 225 0 0 0
Uralic languages 23,245 10,715 12,535 0 0 0
Estonian 975 365 610 0 0 0
Finnish 2,790 1,220 1,565 0 0 0
Hungarian 19,485 9,125 10,355 0 0 0
Uralic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 0 0 0
Other languages, n.i.e. 1,110 605 500 0 0 0
Multiple responses 1,663,390 802,695 860,690 1,090 500 585
English and French 160,185 77,940 82,235 125 55 70
English and non-official language 1,284,975 620,375 664,600 930 430 495
French and non-official language 148,915 70,915 78,000 15 5 5
English, French and non-official language 69,315 33,465 35,850 25 10 15
Other language spoken regularly at homeThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data
Total - Other language(s) spoken regularly at home for the total population excluding institutional residents - 100% dataCensus data footnote 20 34,767,255 17,101,165 17,666,080 41,375 21,050 20,325
None 29,615,245 14,612,175 15,003,065 34,235 17,535 16,700
English 2,109,340 1,045,215 1,064,120 2,180 1,145 1,030
French 731,095 342,245 388,855 785 365 425
Non-official language 2,151,690 1,023,940 1,127,750 4,105 1,970 2,135
Aboriginal 90,740 42,890 47,850 2,995 1,440 1,555
Non-Aboriginal 2,060,945 981,055 1,079,895 1,110 530 580
English and French 47,970 23,785 24,190 15 5 5
English and non-official language 61,075 30,045 31,030 15 10 10
French and non-official language 48,755 22,690 26,065 45 25 25
English, French and non-official language 2,080 1,075 1,010 0 0 0
Income of individuals in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,355 32,330 16,470 15,855
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,190 31,290 15,980 15,315
Median total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 34,204 40,782 28,860 50,618 54,924 46,322
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175 31,295 15,980 15,310
Median after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 30,866 35,933 26,621 45,254 48,505 41,935
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 24,583,315 12,296,595 12,286,725 28,515 14,760 13,750
Median market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 32,762 39,925 26,613 53,324 58,388 49,104
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 19,743,240 8,755,815 10,987,430 30,555 15,590 14,965
Median government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 5,453 4,199 6,136 948 943 1,794
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 20,428,685 10,547,760 9,880,925 27,150 14,125 13,030
Median employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 33,684 39,836 28,474 53,161 57,762 48,970
Composition of total income in 2015 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 100% dataCensus data footnote 22 100 100 100 100 100 100
Market income (%)Census data footnote 23 88.3 91.6 83.7 92.6 94.2 90.5
Employment income (%)Census data footnote 24 72.0 75.2 67.7 85.3 86.5 83.9
Government transfers (%)Census data footnote 25 11.7 8.4 16.3 7.4 5.8 9.5
Total - Total income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 26 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360 32,325 16,470 15,855
Without total income 1,154,450 546,285 608,165 1,035 495 540
With total income 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,195 31,290 15,980 15,310
Percentage with total income 96.0 96.1 95.8 96.8 97.0 96.6
Under $10,000 (including loss) 3,877,620 1,668,960 2,208,655 4,455 2,335 2,120
$10,000 to $19,999 4,680,380 1,867,600 2,812,785 3,655 1,750 1,910
$20,000 to $29,999 3,807,840 1,593,335 2,214,505 3,100 1,430 1,670
$30,000 to $39,999 3,206,175 1,472,670 1,733,510 2,290 1,065 1,220
$40,000 to $49,999 2,827,045 1,376,565 1,450,480 2,025 930 1,095
$50,000 to $59,999 2,179,775 1,145,685 1,034,090 1,830 895 935
$60,000 to $69,999 1,655,070 938,755 716,310 1,730 855 875
$70,000 to $79,999 1,271,850 745,830 526,015 1,620 750 870
$80,000 to $89,999 966,885 579,290 387,590 1,560 690 870
$90,000 to $99,999 749,290 452,240 297,050 1,495 735 760
$100,000 and over 2,266,600 1,603,400 663,195 7,520 4,535 2,980
$100,000 to $149,999 1,493,570 1,024,210 469,365 5,685 3,250 2,435
$150,000 and over 773,025 579,190 193,830 1,835 1,290 550
Total - After-tax income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 27 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360 32,330 16,470 15,855
Without after-tax income 1,143,795 541,620 602,175 1,040 490 540
With after-tax income 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175 31,290 15,980 15,310
Percentage with after-tax income 96.0 96.1 95.9 96.8 97.0 96.6
Under $10,000 (including loss) 4,004,475 1,706,825 2,297,645 4,495 2,350 2,145
$10,000 to $19,999 4,905,055 1,972,920 2,932,130 3,755 1,805 1,950
$20,000 to $29,999 4,489,925 1,926,175 2,563,755 3,395 1,580 1,815
$30,000 to $39,999 3,924,960 1,870,705 2,054,250 2,710 1,245 1,465
$40,000 to $49,999 3,144,200 1,619,670 1,524,525 2,455 1,195 1,260
$50,000 to $59,999 2,209,280 1,245,570 963,705 2,285 1,145 1,140
$60,000 to $69,999 1,540,300 912,230 628,065 2,130 940 1,195
$70,000 to $79,999 1,076,180 654,570 421,610 2,090 1,020 1,075
$80,000 and over 2,204,820 1,540,335 664,485 7,965 4,700 3,265
$80,000 to $89,999 688,705 444,550 244,145 2,060 1,030 1,035
$90,000 to $99,999 420,975 291,090 129,885 1,930 1,080 850
$100,000 and over 1,095,140 804,690 290,445 3,970 2,595 1,380
Total - Employment income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 28 28,642,980 13,990,625 14,652,360 32,325 16,470 15,855
Without employment income 8,214,295 3,442,860 4,771,430 5,180 2,350 2,830
With employment income 20,428,690 10,547,760 9,880,925 27,155 14,125 13,025
Percentage with employment income 71.3 75.4 67.4 84.0 85.8 82.2
Under $5,000 (including loss) 2,778,990 1,357,430 1,421,560 3,295 1,675 1,615
$5,000 to $9,999 1,602,140 697,025 905,120 1,825 945 880
$10,000 to $19,999 2,736,010 1,212,855 1,523,155 2,625 1,255 1,370
$20,000 to $29,999 2,293,785 1,022,090 1,271,695 1,940 965 975
$30,000 to $39,999 2,149,860 1,001,065 1,148,795 1,765 850 920
$40,000 to $49,999 1,928,565 946,625 981,940 1,650 795 855
$50,000 to $59,999 1,554,100 839,045 715,055 1,520 765 755
$60,000 to $69,999 1,220,310 708,270 512,040 1,480 705 775
$70,000 to $79,999 992,170 591,945 400,225 1,505 685 825
$80,000 and over 3,172,770 2,171,415 1,001,355 9,545 5,495 4,050
$80,000 to $89,999 773,755 475,700 298,055 1,470 655 815
$90,000 to $99,999 623,980 382,330 241,650 1,385 715 670
$100,000 and over 1,775,030 1,313,385 461,645 6,685 4,120 2,565
Income of households in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 29 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,980  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of households in 2015 ($) 70,336  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 117,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 61,348  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 99,664  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 100% data 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 35,174  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 62,098  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 31,446  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 53,862  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 100% data 10,102,290  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 11,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 88,249  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 141,399  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 76,419  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 119,496  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Household total income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 30 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,980  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Under $5,000 228,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 145  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$5,000 to $9,999 200,315  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 220  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$10,000 to $14,999 374,575  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 285  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$15,000 to $19,999 565,940  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 405  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$20,000 to $24,999 602,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 485  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$25,000 to $29,999 538,710  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$30,000 to $34,999 603,480  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 335  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$35,000 to $39,999 606,600  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 385  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$40,000 to $44,999 596,110  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 320  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$45,000 to $49,999 578,325  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 295  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$50,000 to $59,999 1,097,345  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 615  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$60,000 to $69,999 1,010,415  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 590  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$70,000 to $79,999 924,320  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 580  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$80,000 to $89,999 836,765  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 680  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$90,000 to $99,999 745,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 590  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 and over 4,561,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,660  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 to $124,999 1,470,255  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,635  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$125,000 to $149,999 1,016,245  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,525  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$150,000 to $199,999 1,116,140  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,260  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$200,000 and over 959,285  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,240  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Household after-tax income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 27 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,980  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Under $5,000 243,780  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 150  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$5,000 to $9,999 203,865  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 220  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$10,000 to $14,999 380,680  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 290  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$15,000 to $19,999 591,660  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 410  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$20,000 to $24,999 673,740  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 510  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$25,000 to $29,999 628,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$30,000 to $34,999 719,825  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 385  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$35,000 to $39,999 725,675  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 415  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$40,000 to $44,999 711,180  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 370  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$45,000 to $49,999 691,695  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 345  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$50,000 to $59,999 1,299,680  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 760  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$60,000 to $69,999 1,169,515  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 725  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$70,000 to $79,999 1,041,635  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 855  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$80,000 to $89,999 900,055  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 855  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$90,000 to $99,999 757,295  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 830  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 and over 3,333,575  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$100,000 to $124,999 1,371,945  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,970  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$125,000 to $149,999 809,540  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,540  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
$150,000 and over 1,152,090  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,955  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Income of economic families in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 31 9,688,845  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 10,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 88,306  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 138,515  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 76,372  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 117,120  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of economic families 3.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.3  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 100% data 3,706,220  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,990  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 78,976  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 140,928  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 68,309  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 118,323  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of couple economic families without children or other relatives 2.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 100% data 4,222,140  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,330  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 113,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 166,071  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 96,608  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 139,235  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of couple economic families with children 4.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4.2  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 100% data 1,481,410  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,015  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 53,193  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 71,680  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Median after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 48,856  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 64,939  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average family size of lone-parent economic families 2.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 5,313,545 2,608,845 2,704,705 5,695 3,240 2,460
Median total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 32 31,890 34,483 29,801 55,744 53,959 57,808
Median after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 32 28,959 30,746 27,495 48,923 47,588 50,611
Total - Economic family income decile group for the population in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 33 34,460,065 16,971,550 17,488,515 41,135 20,905 20,230
In the bottom half of the distribution 17,229,835 8,256,970 8,972,865 13,210 6,735 6,475
In the bottom decile 3,445,950 1,672,900 1,773,050 3,475 1,785 1,695
In the second decile 3,445,660 1,564,965 1,880,700 2,810 1,420 1,385
In the third decile 3,446,165 1,641,930 1,804,235 2,275 1,175 1,095
In the fourth decile 3,445,850 1,677,120 1,768,730 2,225 1,145 1,085
In the fifth decile 3,446,210 1,700,060 1,746,150 2,430 1,210 1,220
In the top half of the distribution 17,230,230 8,714,580 8,515,650 27,925 14,170 13,755
In the sixth decile 3,445,695 1,716,510 1,729,185 2,355 1,205 1,155
In the seventh decile 3,446,470 1,730,975 1,715,500 3,090 1,550 1,540
In the eighth decile 3,445,940 1,741,640 1,704,300 3,990 2,000 1,990
In the ninth decile 3,446,045 1,751,850 1,694,195 6,545 3,270 3,280
In the top decile 3,446,080 1,773,600 1,672,475 11,940 6,145 5,790
Low income in 2015
Total - Low-income status in 2015 for the population in private households to whom low-income concepts are applicable - 100% dataCensus data footnote 34 33,968,295 16,724,265 17,244,035 0 0 0
0 to 17 years 6,836,380 3,504,250 3,332,125 0 0 0
0 to 5 years 2,228,770 1,142,505 1,086,270 0 0 0
18 to 64 years 21,695,090 10,690,090 11,005,005 0 0 0
65 years and over 5,436,830 2,529,930 2,906,905 0 0 0
In low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) 4,809,940 2,243,200 2,566,740 0 0 0
0 to 17 years 1,163,830 597,570 566,255 0 0 0
0 to 5 years 396,095 203,055 193,030 0 0 0
18 to 64 years 2,855,290 1,341,590 1,513,700 0 0 0
65 years and over 790,825 304,040 486,780 0 0 0
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) (%) 14.2 13.4 14.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
0 to 17 years (%) 17.0 17.1 17.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
0 to 5 years (%) 17.8 17.8 17.8  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
18 to 64 years (%) 13.2 12.5 13.8  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
65 years and over (%) 14.5 12.0 16.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
In low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) 3,128,995 1,519,370 1,609,630 0 0 0
0 to 17 years 696,025 357,255 338,770 0 0 0
0 to 5 years 236,435 121,170 115,260 0 0 0
18 to 64 years 2,157,745 1,057,585 1,100,160 0 0 0
65 years and over 275,225 104,525 170,695 0 0 0
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) (%) 9.2 9.1 9.3  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
0 to 17 years (%) 10.2 10.2 10.2  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
0 to 5 years (%) 10.6 10.6 10.6  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
18 to 64 years (%) 9.9 9.9 10.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
65 years and over (%) 5.1 4.1 5.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Canada [Country] and Northwest Territories [Territory] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released September 13, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 20, 2017).

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