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2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Presence of Children (5), Number of Children at Home (8) and Census Family Structure (7) for the Census Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions, Census Subdivisions and Dissemination Areas, 2011 Census

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This table details presence of children , number of children at home and census family structure for the census families in private households in OntarioFootnote 1
Number of children at home (8) Census family structure (7)
Total - Census family structure Total couple families Married couple families Common-law couple families Total lone-parent families Female parent families Male parent families
Total - Census families by number of children 3,612,205 3,007,565 2,612,890 394,670 604,645 486,470 118,170
Without children 1,326,750 1,326,750 1,090,740 236,010 0 0 0
With children 2,285,455 1,680,810 1,522,150 158,660 604,640 486,470 118,175
1 child 996,225 636,320 559,155 77,160 359,900 282,080 77,825
2 children 909,125 732,485 676,875 55,605 176,645 145,375 31,265
3 or more children 380,105 312,005 286,115 25,890 68,095 59,010 9,085
Total number of children in census families 4,083,925 3,142,880 2,867,300 275,580 941,045 770,975 170,070
Average number of children per census family 1.1 1.0 1.1 0.7 1.6 1.6 1.4

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Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-312-XCB2011017.

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