SmartPlans for Halifax, Nova Scotia
About Study Area
The Halifax Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) is located along the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia, Canada that has a land area of about 5,496 sq.km. Based on the 2016 Canadian Census, the CMA has a total population of 403,390, which represents a 3.3% increase from 2011. As a capital of Nova Scotia, the Halifax CMA is currently ranked 1st and 13th in the provincial and national population ranking, respectively. Furthermore, the CMA has a total of 194,630 jobs as of 2016, where health care and social assistance (13.66%), retail trade (12.77%), and public administration (11.42%) are the top three dominant industries in the CMA.