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 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 213,530 182,135 98,755 83,380 31,395 23,220 8,175
Without children 98,530 98,530 56,595 41,935 0 0 0
With children 114,995 83,605 42,155 41,445 31,395 23,220 8,175
1 child 55,270 35,000 17,280 17,720 20,270 14,950 5,315
2 children 45,105 36,110 17,635 18,475 8,995 6,610 2,385
3 or more children 14,620 12,485 7,235 5,250 2,125 1,660 470
Total number of children in census families 193,200 148,035 76,360 71,680 45,165 33,555 11,610
Average number of children per census family 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.4 1.4 1.4

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Footnote 1

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

2006 adjusted count; most of these are the result of boundary changes.

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

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