Population, Households and Housing Stock
Age of Primary Household Maintainer

Households

  1. Number
  2. Percentage

Age Range

  1. All Households
  2. 65 and over

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  2. Historical Time Periods

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Nova Scotia — Age of Primary Household Maintainer (65 and Over)

  65 - 74 75 - 84 85+ Total 65+ Total
Nova Scotia 66,865 35,980 12,410 115,255 401,990
Cape Breton 8,215 4,665 1,655 14,540 43,080
Chester MD 990 510 220 1,725 4,770
Halifax 23,385 12,040 3,840 39,260 173,460
Kentville 1,900 1,110 330 3,340 11,370
Kings, Subd. A SC 1,475 925 225 2,625 9,265
Lunenburg MD 2,280 1,170 350 3,800 11,010
New Glasgow 2,785 1,450 555 4,785 15,135
Queens RGM 995 640 185 1,820 4,740
Truro 3,445 1,965 675 6,085 20,095
West Hants RM 1,095 590 160 1,845 6,425
Notes:
  • Where band housing is present, total dwelling counts are larger than the sum of owned and rented dwellings.
  • 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.