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 British Columbia / Colombie-BritanniqueFootnote 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 1,238,155 1,048,355 887,995 160,360 189,805 149,010 40,795
Without children 527,730 527,730 422,310 105,425 0 0 0
With children 710,420 520,620 465,680 54,935 189,805 149,010 40,795
1 child 326,970 209,460 181,895 27,570 117,515 90,235 27,280
2 children 279,105 224,655 205,505 19,145 54,450 43,935 10,515
3 or more children 104,345 86,505 78,280 8,225 17,845 14,840 3,000
Total number of children in census families 1,230,340 945,055 851,430 93,630 285,285 227,185 58,105
Average number of children per census family 1.0 0.9 1.0 0.6 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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