Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
- In 2016, 22.8% of adults aged 15 and over living in private dwellings lived alone, 47.2% lived in a couple and 6.4% lived as a lone parent.
- 68.7% of persons living in a couple were married in 2016, while 31.3% were living common law.
- In 2016, the proportion of young adults aged 20 to 34 living with at least one parent was 25.0% compared to 23.4% in 2011.
- In 2016, there were 7,460 same-sex couples.
- In 2016, among couple census families 47.1% were families without children and 52.9% were families with children.
Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Percentage of children aged 0 to 14 by family type, Montréal, 2006 to 2016
Proportion of households by household type, Montréal, 2006 to 2016
|Household type||2006 (%)||2011 (%)||2016 (%)|
|One-census-family households without additional persons||50.3||49.0||49.2|
|A couple census family without children||19.5||18.9||18.6|
|A couple census family with children||20.7||20.3||20.8|
|A lone-parent census family||10.1||9.8||9.8|
|Other census-family households||2.5||2.5||2.2|
|Non-census-family households of two or more persons||6.0||6.3||6.3|
Marital status, Montréal, 2016
In Montréal, 47.7% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (33.3%) or living with a common-law partner (14.4%).
The remaining 52.4% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.
Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.
Figure 1.4 description #linktitletext# 1.4 Marital status, Montréal, 2016 census
Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.
Report a problem on this page
Is something not working? Is there information outdated? Can't find what you're looking for?
Please contact us and let us know how we can help you.
- Date modified: