2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Legal Marital Status (6), Common-law Status (3), Age Groups (17) and Sex (3) for the Population 15 Years and Over of Census Metropolitan Areas, Tracted Census Agglomerations and Census Tracts, 2011 Census

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This table details legal marital status , common-law status , age groups and sex for the population 15 years and over in St. John's
Legal marital status (6) Common-law status (3)
Total - Common-law statusFootnote 1 Not living common law Living common law
Total - Legal marital status 165,715 149,415 16,300
Single (never legally married) 61,105 48,870 12,230
Married (and not separated) 78,885 78,885 0
Separated, but still legally married 4,270 3,770 500
Divorced 12,270 9,010 3,260
Widowed 9,190 8,885 305


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Footnote 1

Common-law refers to two people living together as a couple but not legally married to each other.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-312-XCB2011040.

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