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2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations
Topic-based tabulation: 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, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 and 2011 Censuses
|Legal marital status (6)||Common-law status (3)|
|Total - Common-law statusFootnote 1||Not living common law||Living common law|
|Total - Legal marital status||637,595||565,595||72,000|
|Single (never legally married)||209,555||159,755||49,795|
|Married (and not separated)||310,310||310,310||0|
|Separated, but still legally married||26,620||21,040||5,585|
- Symbol ..
not available for a specific reference period
- Symbol ...
- Symbol x
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
- Symbol F
too unreliable to be published
- Footnote 1
Common-law refers to two people living together as a couple but not legally married to each other.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-312-XCB2011041.
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