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Topic-based tabulation: Household Type (12) and Age Groups of Primary Household Maintainer (8) for Private Households, for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2001 Census - 20% Sample Data
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|Release date:||October 22, 2002|
Special Note: Nunavut (1)
A new territory called Nunavut came into effect on April 1, 1999. For additional information, please refer to the 2001 Census Dictionary, Catalogue Number 92-378-XIE or 92-378-XPE.
Special Note: Household Universe
The Household Universe pertains to the person or the group of persons (other than temporary or foreign residents) who occupy a dwelling. Household variables are distinct from dwelling variables, in that the latter ones pertain to dwelling characteristics, not to persons occupying dwellings. For additional information, please refer to the 2001 Census Dictionary, Catalogue Number 92-378-XIE or 92-378-XPE.
|Household Type (12)||Age Groups of Primary Household Maintainer (8)|
|Total - Age groups of primary household maintainerFootnote 2||Under 25 years||25-34 years||35-44 years||45-54 years||55-64 years||65-74 years||75 years and over|
|Total - Household typeFootnote 3||11,562,975||447,165||1,792,025||2,747,615||2,509,625||1,659,775||1,324,885||1,081,885|
|Married couples with children||3,338,630||22,430||479,460||1,266,860||1,053,130||353,685||120,865||42,195|
|Married couples without children||2,300,585||22,325||209,960||174,685||365,970||610,530||579,940||337,185|
|Common-law couples with childrenFootnote 4||518,995||33,505||170,600||209,320||85,205||16,375||3,160||835|
|Common-law couples without childrenFootnote 5||609,590||81,820||183,905||123,125||115,720||67,310||28,040||9,675|
|One person only||2,976,875||136,430||407,050||483,580||486,340||423,450||461,160||578,855|
|Two or more persons||430,535||98,125||127,540||68,045||52,930||36,085||26,825||20,985|
- Footnote 1
Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.
- Footnote 2
Refers to the age groups of the first person in the household identified as the one who pays the rent or the mortgage, or the taxes, or the electricity bill, etc., for the dwelling. If no person in the household is responsible for such payments, Person 1 is considered to be the only household maintainer.
- Footnote 3
Refers to the basic division of private households into family and non-family households. Family household refers to a household that contains at least one census family, that is, a married couple with or without children, or a couple living common-law with or without children, or a lone parent living with one or more children (lone-parent family). One-family household refers to a single census family (with or without other non-family persons) that occupies a private dwelling. Multiple-family household refers to a household in which two or more census families (with or without additional non-family persons) occupy the same private dwelling.
Non-family household refers to either one person living alone in a private dwelling or to a group of two or more people who share a private dwelling, but who do not constitute a census family.
- Footnote 4
Includes same-sex couples.
- Footnote 5
Includes same-sex couples.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97F0006XCB2001006.
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