Core Housing Need by Household Type
Statistics last updated April 29, 2013.
Distribution of Households in Core Housing Need by Household Type, Nova Scotia, 2001 to 2006
In 2006, core housing need was greatest within single people under 65 years of age and least within senior families.
In 2006, single people of all ages made up over half of the province's core housing needs.
Betweeen 2001 and 2006, the core housing need for single people under 65 increased by 7.8%, while the core housing need for couples with children decreased by 4.5%.
|Distribution of Households in Core Housing Need by Household Type, Nova Scotia|
|Number of Households||Distribution of Households||Number of Households||Distribution of Households|
|Single person under 65||12,235||23.7%||13780||31.5%|
|Couple with children||7,190||13.9%||4120||9.4%|
|Couple without children||4,635||9.0%||3585||8.2%|
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Canadian Housing Observer data tables "Housing Conditions and Core Housing Need"
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