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2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Legal Marital Status (6), Common-law Status (3), Age Groups (17) and Sex (3) for the Population 15 Years and Over of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Federal Electoral Districts (2003 Representation Order), 2011 Census

About this variable: Common-law status (3)

Definition

Common-law status

Part A - Short definition
Common-law refers to two people living together as a couple but not legally married to each other.

Part B - Detailed definition
Common-law refers to two people living together as a couple but not legally married to each other. They may be of opposite sex or of the same sex.

Values

  1. Total - Common-law status Footnote 1
  2. Not living common law
  3. Living common law

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Common-law refers to two people living together as a couple but not legally married to each other.

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