Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
- In 2016, 4.4% of adults aged 15 and over living in private dwellings lived alone, 57.8% lived in a couple and 6.1% lived as a lone parent.
- 92.9% of persons living in a couple were married in 2016, while 7.1% were living common law.
- In 2016, the proportion of young adults aged 20 to 34 living with at least one parent was 56.9% compared to 52.9% in 2011.
- In 2016, there were 315 same-sex couples.
- In 2016, among couple census families 30.4% were families without children and 69.6% were families with children.
Proportion of households by household type, Brampton, 2006 to 2016
|Household type||2006 (%)||2011 (%)||2016 (%)|
|One-census-family households without additional persons||66.9||64.6||62.4|
|A couple census family without children||15.6||14.5||13.9|
|A couple census family with children||42.1||40.2||38.6|
|A lone-parent census family||9.3||9.9||9.9|
|Other census-family households||7.1||7.7||8.1|
|Non-census-family households of two or more persons||2.2||2.5||2.7|
Marital status, Brampton, 2016
In Brampton, 59.5% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (55.4%) or living with a common-law partner (4.1%).
The remaining 40.5% 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.
Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.