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2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Household Type (17), Household Size (9) and Structural Type of Dwelling (10) for Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 Census

About this variable: Household size (9)


Household size

Part A - Short definition
Number of persons occupying a private dwelling.

Part B - Detailed definition
Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.


  1. Total - Private households
  2. 1 person
  3. 2 persons
  4. 3 persons
  5. 4 persons
  6. 5 persons
  7. 6 or more persons
  8. Number of persons in private households
  9. Average number of persons in private households
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