Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Opposite/same-sex married spouse or common-law partner

Release date: May 3, 2017

Definition

'Opposite/same-sex married spouse or common-law partner' refers to whether a person who has a spouse or partner is the opposite sex as that spouse or partner or is the same sex.

Statistical unit(s)

Person

Classification(s)

Opposite/same-sex married spouse or common-law partner

Reported in

2016 and 2011; 2006 and 2001 (20% sample).

Reported for

Population in private households

Question number(s)

Derived variable

Responses

Not applicable

Remarks

Not applicable

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