Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
- In 2016, 12.9% of adults aged 15 and over living in private dwellings lived alone, 53.9% lived in a couple and 5.2% lived as a lone parent.
- 87.7% of persons living in a couple were married in 2016, while 12.3% were living common law.
- In 2016, the proportion of young adults aged 20 to 34 living with at least one parent was 36.8% compared to 38.9% in 2011.
- In 2016, there were 500 same-sex couples.
- In 2016, among couple census families 44.8% were families without children and 55.2% were families with children.
Proportion of households by household type, Burnaby, 2006 to 2016
|Household type||2006 (%)||2011 (%)||2016 (%)|
|One-census-family households without additional persons||58.7||57.5||56.0|
|A couple census family without children||20.2||20.6||21.1|
|A couple census family with children||29.5||28.1||26.3|
|A lone-parent census family||9.0||8.8||8.6|
|Other census-family households||4.5||5.2||5.3|
|Non-census-family households of two or more persons||4.8||5.9||6.5|
Marital status, Burnaby, 2016
In Burnaby, 55.5% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (49.0%) or living with a common-law partner (6.5%).
The remaining 44.5% 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.