Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
- In 2016, 14.8% of adults aged 15 and over living in private dwellings lived alone, 54.0% lived in a couple and 6.1% lived as a lone parent.
- 84.1% of persons living in a couple were married in 2016, while 15.9% were living common law.
- In 2016, the proportion of young adults aged 20 to 34 living with at least one parent was 33.9% compared to 32.9% in 2011.
- In 2016, there were 1,360 same-sex couples.
- In 2016, among couple census families 45.9% were families without children and 54.1% were families with children.
Proportion of households by household type, Winnipeg, 2006 to 2016
|Household type||2006 (%)||2011 (%)||2016 (%)|
|One-census-family households without additional persons||59.0||58.2||58.2|
|A couple census family without children||22.3||22.5||22.7|
|A couple census family with children||26.5||25.9||25.9|
|A lone-parent census family||10.2||9.8||9.6|
|Other census-family households||2.9||3.7||4.2|
|Non-census-family households of two or more persons||4.3||4.5||4.8|
Marital status, Winnipeg, 2016
In Winnipeg, 54.2% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (45.8%) or living with a common-law partner (8.4%).
The remaining 45.8% 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.