2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Age Groups of Children at Home (15) and Census Family Structure (7) for the Census Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 and 2011 Censuses

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This table details age groups of children at home and census family structure for the census families in private households in CanadaFootnote 1
Age groups of children at home (15) Census family structure (7)
Total - Census family structure   Total couple families     Married couple families     Common-law couple families   Total lone-parent families     Female parent families     Male parent families
Total - Age groups of children at home 9,389,700 7,861,860 6,293,950 1,567,910 1,527,845 1,200,295 327,550
Families without children at home 3,752,565 3,752,565 2,891,215 861,350 0 0 0
Families with children at home 5,637,135 4,109,290 3,402,735 706,555 1,527,840 1,200,295 327,545
Families with children at home aged 24 and underFootnote 2 4,866,615 3,684,675 2,999,735 684,940 1,181,945 922,460 259,480
Some 18 to 24Footnote 3 1,003,020 714,955 636,145 78,810 288,065 208,380 79,685
Some 18 and over and some 17 years and under 619,095 482,565 425,175 57,390 136,535 111,135 25,395
All 17 years and under 3,244,500 2,487,155 1,938,415 548,740 757,345 602,945 154,400
All 0 to 5 years 978,830 801,305 575,010 226,295 177,525 147,150 30,380
All 6 to 14 years 1,017,165 722,540 584,725 137,820 294,625 227,455 67,170
All 15 to 17 years 287,680 174,775 137,905 36,870 112,905 81,800 31,105
Some 0 to 5 years and some 6 to 14 years 558,880 473,745 375,225 98,520 85,140 74,450 10,690
Some 0 to 5 years and some 15 to 17 years 19,090 14,620 10,455 4,165 4,475 4,040 425
Some 6 to 14 years and some 15 to 17 years 346,210 271,295 232,680 38,615 74,920 60,845 14,070
Some 0 to 5 years, some 6 to 14 years and some 15 to 17 years 36,645 28,880 22,425 6,460 7,760 7,205 560
Families with children at home aged 25 and over only 770,515 424,615 403,000 21,620 345,900 277,835 68,060

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.

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Footnote 2

Children aged 25 or over may also be present.

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Footnote 3

Children aged 25 or over may also be present.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-312-XCB2011034.

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