Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
- In 2016, 13.1% of adults aged 15 and over living in private dwellings lived alone, 54.8% lived in a couple and 5.5% lived as a lone parent.
- 82.4% of persons living in a couple were married in 2016, while 17.6% were living common law.
- In 2016, the proportion of young adults aged 20 to 34 living with at least one parent was 25.5% compared to 25.0% in 2011.
- In 2016, there were 1,975 same-sex couples.
- In 2016, among couple census families 45.2% were families without children and 54.8% were families with children.
Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Percentage of children aged 0 to 14 by family type, Edmonton, 2006 to 2016
Proportion of households by household type, Edmonton, 2006 to 2016
|Household type||2006 (%)||2011 (%)||2016 (%)|
|One-census-family households without additional persons||56.6||56.1||57.2|
|A couple census family without children||22.0||21.8||22.1|
|A couple census family with children||25.7||25.6||26.7|
|A lone-parent census family||8.9||8.7||8.4|
|Other census-family households||4.0||4.8||5.4|
|Non-census-family households of two or more persons||6.4||7.0||7.1|
Marital status, Edmonton, 2016
In Edmonton, 55.4% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (46.0%) or living with a common-law partner (9.4%).
The remaining 44.6% 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, Edmonton, 2016 census
Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.
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