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Visual Census – Families, households and marital status, Canada
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Figure 3.1 Distribution (in percentage) of couple families (married and common-law) by presence of children, Canada, 2001 to 2011
Figure 3.2 Percentage of private households containing a couple with childrenFootnote 1 or without childrenFootnote 2, Canada, 2001 to 2011
Figure 3.3 Distribution (in percentage) of private households by household size, Canada, 1961 to 2011
- Footnote 1
With at least one child aged 24 years and under.
- Footnote 2
Without at least one child aged 24 years and under. Includes families with all children aged 25 years and over.
- Footnote 3
Historical comparisons for census families, particularly lone-parent families, must be interpreted with caution due to conceptual changes in 2001. Data on common-law couples are not available prior to the 1981 Census.
Figure 3.1, Figure 3.2
Sources: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 2001 to 2011.
Figure 3.3, Figure 3.4
Sources: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 1961 to 2011.
How to cite
Statistics Canada. 2012. Visual Census. 2011 Census. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/vc-rv/index.cfm?Lang=ENG&TOPIC_ID=3&GEOCODE=01 (accessed June 25, 2022).
Additional information for this topic is available on the Census release topics and dates page.