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 Medicine Hat
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 20,890 17,770 14,985 2,780 3,125 2,455 665
Without children 9,475 9,480 7,855 1,620 0 0 0
With children 11,410 8,285 7,130 1,160 3,125 2,460 665
1 child 5,145 3,310 2,730 580 1,835 1,370 460
2 children 4,375 3,440 3,060 385 935 775 160
3 or more children 1,890 1,535 1,340 195 355 310 50
Total number of children in census families 20,250 15,340 13,340 2,000 4,905 3,985 925
Average number of children per census family 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.7 1.6 1.6 1.4

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

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