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Topic-based tabulation: Household Type (11), Structural Type of Dwelling (10) and Housing Tenure (4) for Private Households of Census Metropolitan Areas, Tracted Census Agglomerations and Census Tracts, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data
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|Release date:||February 19, 2008|
|Topic:||Housing and shelter costs|
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 2006 Census Dictionary, catalogue number 92-566-XWE or 92-566-XPE.
|Household type (11)||Structural type of dwelling (10)|
|Total - Structural type of dwelling||Single-detached house||Apartment, building that has five or more storeys||Movable dwellingFootnote 1||Other dwelling||Semi-detached house||Row house||Apartment, duplex||Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys||Other single-attached house|
|Total - Household typeFootnote 2||70,660||38,375||550||285||31,450||4,040||6,145||15,095||5,880||285|
|One family only householdsFootnote 3||47,450||29,890||135||220||17,205||2,595||4,040||8,675||1,720||175|
|Couple family householdsFootnote 4||39,395||26,885||120||145||12,245||1,745||2,465||6,700||1,180||155|
|Lone-parent family households||8,050||3,005||15||75||4,960||850||1,570||1,975||540||20|
|Other family householdsFootnote 5||4,045||2,550||0||0||1,495||260||300||815||105||15|
|One person households||15,785||5,100||390||50||10,240||910||1,510||4,230||3,510||85|
|Two or more person households||3,385||835||20||10||2,510||280||295||1,375||550||15|
- Footnote 1
Includes mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.
- Footnote 2
Part A - Plain language definition
Category to which a person living alone or a group of persons occupying the same dwelling belong. There are two categories: non-family households and family households.
A non-family household consists either of one person living alone or of two or more persons who share a dwelling, but do not constitute a family.
Family households are divided into two subcategories: one-family households and multiple-family households.
A one-family household consists of a single family (e.g., a couple with or without children). A multiple-family household is made up of two or more families occupying the same dwelling.
Part B - Detailed definition
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 persons) that occupies a private dwelling. Multiple-family household refers to a household in which two or more census families (with or without additional 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 3
Refers to households that consist solely of one census family without additional persons. In 2001, this category was called 'One-family households' and also included census families with additional persons.
- Footnote 4
Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.
- Footnote 5
Refers to one-census family households with additional persons and to multiple-census family households, with or without additional persons. In 2001, this category was called 'Multiple-family households' and did not include one-family households with additional persons.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97-554-XCB2006025.
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