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 Halifax
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 109,765 91,400 74,470 16,930 18,365 14,990 3,375
Without children 46,825 46,825 35,450 11,375 0 0 0
With children 62,945 44,575 39,025 5,550 18,365 14,990 3,380
1 child 31,210 19,635 16,535 3,095 11,575 9,285 2,295
2 children 23,615 18,430 16,650 1,780 5,190 4,300 890
3 or more children 8,115 6,515 5,840 675 1,600 1,410 195
Total number of children in census families 105,010 77,815 68,905 8,905 27,200 22,495 4,700
Average number of children per census family 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.5 1.5 1.5 1.4

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

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