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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 Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 and 2011 Censuses
|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||327,875||271,690||232,630||39,055||56,190||43,855||12,330|
|3 or more children||41,535||33,005||29,030||3,975||8,525||7,215||1,315|
|Total number of children in census families||378,370||284,980||251,525||33,455||93,400||74,650||18,745|
|Average number of children per census family||1.2||1.0||1.1||0.9||1.7||1.7||1.5|
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not available for a specific reference period
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- Symbol x
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
- Symbol F
too unreliable to be published
- Footnote 1
Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-312-XCB2011019.
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