Economic family structure

Part A - Short definition:

Refers to the classification of economic families as couple families, lone-parent families or other economic families.

Part B - Detailed definition:

Refers to the classification of economic families as couple families, lone-parent families or other economic families.

Couple families
Those in which a member of either a married or common-law couple is the economic family reference person.
Lone-parent families
Those in which either a male or female lone parent is the economic family reference person.
Other economic families
Those in which the economic family reference person has other relatives but does not have a married spouse or common-law partner or a child in their census family.

Reported in:

2011

Reported for:

Economic families in private households

Question number(s):

Derived variable: Questions 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Responses:

Not applicable

Remarks:

See Economic family status for more information on economic family reference persons.

See also 'Remarks' for Economic family.

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