Welcome to the Townfolio for Cape Breton Partnership, NS where you will find a full community profile.
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View the Demographics tab for information such as Age, Marital Status and more. Data is populated from census, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.
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The largest population of Cape Breton Partnership, NS is the age group between 55 and 59 years old, and the least populated age group is 85+ years old. 62.5% of the population are in the working age group between 15 to 64 years old, while 22.19% make up the younger population which will be a part of labour force in less than 2 decades.
Majority of the population are married, making up 44.94 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Cape Breton, NS as married couples usually bring in larger incomes, higher net worth and gains on average. They also help boost the community's liveliness and labour force, as they are most likely to bear children and create the best economic conditions for them. Furthermore, this group also spends more compared to most of their counterparts.
The largest aboriginal population are that of the First Nations, making up 67.64 per cent of the total aboriginal population. At 3,340 people, the second largest Aboriginal population is the Metis. persons with Registered or Treaty Indian status but are not First Nations, Métis or Inuit follows with 2.8% of the total Aboriginal population in Cape Breton, NS.
With a population at 132,010 people, most inhabitants at Cape Breton, NS are above the low income cut-off, or the income a person must earn to be considered to be part of the low income group. Majority are also above the 2,016 national median income of $70,336 per year.
Knowledge Of Official Language
Majority of the population speaks English, making up 91.92 per cent of the population. 10,000 people also speak French.
Period Of Immigration
Periods of migration shows how many people who entered Canada are currently residing in Cape Breton, NS. The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was pre-1981, where 1,565 people surveyed called Canada their new home.
View the Taxation tab for information such as and more. Data is populated from census, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.
Quality of Life
View the Quality of Life tab for information such as Average Rainfall, Average Sunshine and more. Data is populated from census, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.
Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of November when it rains an average of 144 mm. This is 11.59% of the annual rain experienced in Cape Breton, NS. The month of October is also rainy with an average rainfall of 142.2 mm. Following October is September, when 118.7 mm is the average rainfall.
Sunscreens are most handy in the month of July when the sun shines an average of 246 hours. This is 13.59% of the annual sunshine experienced in Cape Breton, NS. The month of August is also sunny with an average sunshine of 228 hours. Following August is June, when 224.6 hours is the average number of sun hours.
View the Real Estate tab for information such as Construction Period, Dwellings By Bedroom and more. Data is populated from census, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.
35.88 per cent, which is majority of homes in Cape Breton, NS, were constructed before 1960. Building and home construction was also brisk between 1961 to 1980, where 17,780 homes were built. In between 1981 to 1990, 7,355 of homes were built too.
Dwellings By Bedroom
43.54%, which is majority of homes in Cape Breton, NS, have three bedrooms. Homes with two bedrooms are also very popular, with 14,330 homes built with this number of bedrooms. The third largest category of homes according to number of bedrooms are 4 or more bedrooms representing 21.97 per cent of dwellings.
74.87% of people in Cape Breton, NS are home owners while the remaining are renters.
View the Transportation tab for information such as Commuting Destination, Time Leaving For Work and more. Data is populated from census, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.
Most people, around 84.06% in Cape Breton, NS commute within the community. Another relatively large group of commuters 2,680 people, commute outside the region to get to work. The third largest group commutes within the region represents 6.09 per cent of all commuters.
Time Leaving For Work
Majority of commuters in Cape Breton, NS leave their homes from 7:00am to 7:59am, saying that it's enough time to get to work. The second most popular time to head to work, with 24.45% of respondents, is from 8:00am to 8:59am. However, 8220 of commuters still prefer to leave from 6:00am to 6:59am.
Majority of commuters, around 38,505 respondents in Cape Breton, NS, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 8.31% of respondents say that they prefer driving alone in a private car, truck, or van. The third most popular means of transportation is walking with 2,000 commuters preferring it.
View the Education tab for information such as Education, Field Of Study and more. Data is populated from census, provincial and municipal sources, along with third-party projections.
Field of Study
Field of Study
Most people in Cape Breton, NS have have completed a high school education. With 28,520 people, it is what most people in Cape Breton, NS completed. Coming in second, 21.92% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed college education, with 23,140 people responding.
Field Of Study
Most are in Engineering & related fields with 15,255 people practicing it in Cape Breton, NS. Health & related fields is another popular field of expertise, as 18.77% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Business, Management & Public Administration, with 10,185 people responding that it is their line of work. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is expected to be a growing industry, however, Department of Finance confirms that Canada is lagging behind other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries in terms of STEM graduates. Cape Breton, NS has 17,810 people or 31.46% of workers in STEM industries.
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