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 Saint John
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 37,340 30,375 25,700 4,680 6,965 5,655 1,310
Without children 15,420 15,425 12,690 2,735 0 0 0
With children 21,920 14,955 13,010 1,945 6,965 5,655 1,310
1 child 10,695 6,265 5,215 1,060 4,425 3,495 930
2 children 8,195 6,320 5,705 620 1,875 1,580 300
3 or more children 3,030 2,365 2,095 270 670 585 80
Total number of children in census families 36,975 26,645 23,470 3,175 10,330 8,535 1,790
Average number of children per census family 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.7 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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