Households by Type

Statistics last updated April 29, 2013.

Private Households by Household Structure, Nova Scotia, 2011

Key Points

  • In 2011, couples without children and one person households made up the largest household types in Nova Scotia with 32.8% and 27.9%, respectively.
  • Between 2006-2011, there was an 8.1% decrease in couples with children in Nova Scotia.
Private Households by Household Structure, Nova Scotia, 2011
Nova Scotia 2011 % % Change (2006-2011)
Total - Private household 390,280 100.0% 3.6
Couples with children 88,450 22.7% -8.1
Couples without children 128,065 32.8% 6.6
Lone-parent families 42,445 10.9% 3
One-person households 108,795 27.9% 8.9
Multiple-family households 5,495 1.4% 12.5
Other households 17,030 4.4% 17.9
Source
StatsCan, 2011 Census, Private households by household type, 2011 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations

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