2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Presence of Children (5), Number of Children at Home (8) 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 presence of children , number of children at home and census family structure for the census families in private households in Quebec / QuébecFootnote 1
Number of children at home (8) 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 - Census families by number of children 2,203,630 1,838,115 1,143,365 694,745 365,515 277,935 87,580
Without children 930,390 930,390 596,140 334,250 0 0 0
With children 1,273,240 907,725 547,230 360,495 365,515 277,930 87,580
1 child 596,025 368,355 216,230 152,120 227,665 169,760 57,910
2 children 487,145 382,005 226,985 155,020 105,145 81,365 23,775
3 or more children 190,075 157,365 104,010 53,355 32,705 26,810 5,895
Total number of children in census families 2,201,800 1,656,035 1,018,435 637,595 545,765 421,150 124,615
Average number of children per census family 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.5 1.5 1.4

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Footnote 1

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

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-312-XCB2011019.

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