Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
- In 2016, 14.4% of adults aged 15 and over living in private dwellings lived alone, 55.1% lived in a couple and 5.6% lived as a lone parent.
- 83.6% of persons living in a couple were married in 2016, while 16.4% were living common law.
- In 2016, the proportion of young adults aged 20 to 34 living with at least one parent was 23.0% compared to 21.7% in 2011.
- In 2016, there were 425 same-sex couples.
- In 2016, among couple census families 48.1% were families without children and 51.9% were families with children.
Proportion of households by household type, Saskatoon, 2006 to 2016
|Household type||2006 (%)||2011 (%)||2016 (%)|
|One-census-family households without additional persons||58.5||57.3||58.1|
|A couple census family without children||23.3||23.5||24.0|
|A couple census family with children||25.2||25.0||25.7|
|A lone-parent census family||9.9||8.7||8.4|
|Other census-family households||3.0||4.0||4.5|
|Non-census-family households of two or more persons||6.3||7.5||6.7|
Marital status, Saskatoon, 2016
In Saskatoon, 55.2% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (46.4%) or living with a common-law partner (8.8%).
The remaining 44.7% 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.