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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
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2020-07-01
Nova ScotiaProvince935,155935,115943,635950,108979,351
AnnapolisCounty22,19021,66721,02321,18521,609
AntigonishCounty19,90419,41319,92519,67920,145
Cape BretonCounty111,017106,818103,12599,647100,708
ColchesterCounty50,89251,34752,01351,41451,886
CumberlandCounty33,29132,55131,54530,39930,140
DigbyCounty19,92319,05318,03017,59517,423
GuysboroughCounty9,8388,9498,2067,6077,422
HalifaxCounty374,407386,421404,381421,705448,518
HantsCounty41,68942,43943,42243,40843,654
InvernessCounty20,30418,90918,00217,47017,298
KingsCounty60,57061,43061,80262,04462,846
LunenburgCounty48,73748,04648,15248,04548,318
PictouCounty47,98247,06046,25244,27044,198
QueensCounty11,90911,35711,08010,37010,402
RichmondCounty10,3129,7699,3799,1009,066
ShelburneCounty16,58115,50114,58114,15013,838
VictoriaCounty8,1227,6347,1597,1537,019
YarmouthCounty27,48726,75125,55824,86724,861
CanadaCountry31,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,545,29538,005,238

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

Explanation: In contrast to census figures, population estimates are adjusted for underenumeration.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males479,392
Females499,959
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-17 years165,962
18-64 years604,564
65+ years208,825
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years88,620
10-19 years98,946
20-29 years124,915
30-39 years119,947
40-49 years118,101
50-59 years144,056
60-69 years142,617
70-79 years95,133
80-89 years38,409
90+ years8,607
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