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Nova Scotia

Province in Canada

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The population development in Nova Scotia as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, country of birth, mother tongue).

NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
2002-07-01
Population
Estimate
2007-07-01
Population
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2012-07-01
Population
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2017-07-01
Population
Estimate
2018-07-01
Nova ScotiaProvince935,155935,115943,635950,680959,942
AnnapolisCounty22,19021,66721,01421,18721,454
AntigonishCounty19,90419,41319,93119,69619,751
Cape BretonCounty111,017106,818103,12199,81799,806
ColchesterCounty50,89251,34752,01751,41951,293
CumberlandCounty33,29132,55131,54430,42530,443
DigbyCounty19,92319,05318,02917,58917,611
GuysboroughCounty9,8388,9498,2077,6077,495
HalifaxCounty374,407386,421404,395421,963430,505
HantsCounty41,68942,43943,42643,44143,637
InvernessCounty20,30418,90918,00217,48117,419
KingsCounty60,57061,43061,79462,06962,573
LunenburgCounty48,73748,04648,14348,03748,157
PictouCounty47,98247,06046,25144,29044,108
QueensCounty11,90911,35711,07710,37510,320
RichmondCounty10,3129,7699,3879,1139,153
ShelburneCounty16,58115,50114,58114,15114,108
VictoriaCounty8,1227,6347,1607,1607,151
YarmouthCounty27,48726,75125,55624,86024,958
CanadaCountry31,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,540,26837,058,856

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

Explanation: The tabulated population estimates consider the results of the 2016 census. In contrast to census figures, they are adjusted for underenumeration.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2018)
Males469,565
Females490,377
Age Groups (E 2018)
0-17 years165,024
18-64 years599,413
65+ years195,505
Age Distribution (E 2018)
0-9 years89,286
10-19 years97,965
20-29 years121,614
30-39 years113,868
40-49 years118,493
50-59 years149,367
60-69 years137,363
70-79 years86,610
80+ years45,376
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Canada838,030
America14,150
Europe25,140
Africa4,300
Asia26,100
Oceania605
Mother Tongue (C 2016)
English840,845
French29,820
Aboriginal language4,310
Other language40,510
Multiple languages8,115