Household size

Part A - Short definition:

Number of persons occupying a private dwelling.

Part B - Detailed definition:

Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.

Census years:

2011, 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1976, 1971, 1966, 1961

Reported for:

Private households

Question number(s):

Not applicable


Not applicable


Collective households and households outside Canada were not taken into account in the calculations used to establish household size.

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