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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 and Forward Sortation Areas, 2011 Census ©
|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||9,389,700||7,861,860||6,293,950||1,567,905||1,527,840||1,200,295||327,550|
|3 or more children||912,600||749,820||638,745||111,075||162,780||137,920||24,860|
|Total number of children in census families||9,971,320||7,622,090||6,379,270||1,242,820||2,349,225||1,878,845||470,380|
|Average number of children per census family||1.1||1.0||1.0||0.8||1.5||1.6||1.4|
- 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
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-XCB2011020.
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