Data tables, 2016 Census

Family Characteristics of Children (17), Age (4B) and Sex (3) for the Population aged 0 to 14 Years in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2016 and 2011 Censuses - 100% Data

About this variable: Family characteristics of children (17)

Definition

No definition is available for this variable.

Values

  1. Total - Family characteristics of children (restricted to persons aged 0 to 14 years) Footnote 1
  2. Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren)
  3. Living with two biological or adoptive parents Footnote 3
  4. In an intact family Footnote 4
  5. In a complex stepfamily Footnote 5
  6. Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent
  7. In a simple stepfamily Footnote 7
  8. In a complex stepfamily Footnote 8
  9. Living with one parent in a lone-parent census family Footnote 9
  10. With a male lone parent
  11. With a female lone parent
  12. Living with grandparents without parents present
  13. With two grandparents without parents present
  14. With one grandparent without parents present
  15. Persons not in census families
  16. Living with other relatives Footnote 16
  17. Foster children

Footnotes

Footnote 1

For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family; Stepfamily status of couple family with children; and Relationship structure of stepfamily.

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Footnote 3

One or more grandparents of the child may also be present in the household.

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Footnote 4

In an intact family, all children are the biological or adopted children of both persons in the couple. This category also includes children living in census families for whom it cannot be determined whether it is an intact family or a stepfamily.

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Footnote 5

In a complex stepfamily, some or all of the children are step-siblings or half-siblings.

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Footnote 7

In a simple stepfamily, none of the children are step-siblings or half-siblings.

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Footnote 8

In a complex stepfamily, some or all of the children are step-siblings or half-siblings.

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Footnote 9

One or more grandparents of the child may also be present in the household.

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Footnote 16

Excluding foster children.

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