Core Housing Need
Age Of Primary Household Maintainer

Universe

  1. % of Households in Core Housing Need
  2. Households in Core Housing Need
  3. Households Tested For Core Housing Need

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Nova Scotia — Age of Primary Household Maintainer (Households in Core Housing Need)

  15 - 24 25 - 34 35 - 44 45 - 54 55 - 64 Total 65+ Total
Nova Scotia 2,485 6,875 6,915 8,395 9,670 15,115 49,450
Cape Breton 185 695 795 995 1,150 1,640 5,460
Chester MD 10 20 40 50 135 165 415
Halifax 1,475 3,930 3,615 3,740 4,025 6,060 22,840
Kentville 80 170 155 235 245 420 1,310
Kings, Subd. A SC 40 115 145 175 190 255 925
Lunenburg MD 45 75 135 220 295 435 1,210
New Glasgow 55 195 260 300 385 395 1,590
Queens RGM 20 50 20 105 145 230 565
Truro 100 325 320 420 420 500 2,090
West Hants RM 10 60 40 80 105 215 510
Notes:
  • Data include all non-farm, non-band, non-reserve private households reporting positive incomes and shelter cost-to-income ratios less than 100 per cent.
  • A household is in core housing need if its housing does not meet one or more standards for housing adequacy (repair), suitability (crowding), or affordability and if it would have to spend 30 per cent or more of its before-tax income to pay the median rent (including utilities) of appropriately sized alternative local market housing. Adequate housing does not require any major repairs, according to residents. Suitable housing has enough bedrooms for the size and make-up of resident households. Affordable housing costs less than 30 per cent of before-tax household income.
  • The primary household maintainer is the person or one of the people in the household responsible for major household payments such as the rent or mortgage. In households with more than one maintainer, the primary maintainer is the first person listed as a maintainer.