Data tables, 2016 Census

Marital Status (13), Age (16) and Sex (3) for the Population 15 Years and Over of Canada, Provinces and Territories and Census Metropolitan Areas, 1996 to 2016 Censuses - 100% Data

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This table details marital status , age and sex for the population 15 years and over in Canada
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Marital status (13) Age (16)
Total - Age 15 to 19 years 20 to 24 years 25 to 29 years 30 to 34 years 35 to 39 years 40 to 44 years 45 to 49 years 50 to 54 years 55 to 59 years 60 to 64 years 65 to 69 years 70 to 74 years 75 to 79 years 80 to 84 years 85 years and over
Total - Marital statusFootnote 1 29,312,165 2,026,160 2,242,695 2,285,990 2,329,395 2,288,365 2,255,135 2,359,965 2,678,075 2,620,240 2,290,510 1,972,475 1,420,875 1,021,850 749,645 770,785
Married or living common law 16,893,720 23,055 325,860 1,004,055 1,518,940 1,653,440 1,658,735 1,705,555 1,904,710 1,869,600 1,634,760 1,387,180 958,220 626,920 383,340 239,360
Married 13,383,455 2,615 81,910 478,160 1,017,915 1,229,725 1,309,030 1,375,610 1,552,860 1,572,520 1,429,785 1,254,785 886,105 593,000 367,780 231,660
Living common law 3,510,265 20,435 243,950 525,890 501,025 423,715 349,705 329,945 351,850 297,075 204,975 132,395 72,115 33,920 15,560 7,695
Never married 2,583,350 20,425 242,620 516,340 469,785 367,690 266,795 220,485 203,530 141,290 74,005 35,180 14,875 6,165 2,700 1,460
Separated 129,680 5 475 3,200 8,555 14,035 18,385 20,660 22,300 17,375 11,155 6,975 3,795 1,755 745 270
Divorced 713,465 10 460 5,875 22,090 40,930 62,525 85,290 118,980 127,815 107,255 76,655 40,835 16,480 6,060 2,210
Widowed 83,765 0 390 480 600 1,065 2,000 3,515 7,035 10,600 12,555 13,585 12,610 9,515 6,065 3,760
Not married and not living common law 12,418,445 2,003,105 1,916,840 1,281,935 810,460 634,925 596,400 654,405 773,365 750,645 655,755 585,295 462,655 394,930 366,305 531,420
Never married 8,254,340 2,003,035 1,906,410 1,243,490 717,770 481,920 373,265 351,715 364,950 296,145 201,175 130,090 73,695 45,735 31,775 33,180
Separated 718,295 30 4,755 19,630 45,420 68,455 87,120 99,485 107,925 92,030 68,590 51,995 32,295 20,270 12,200 8,095
Divorced 1,816,005 20 2,885 14,985 43,190 78,205 124,890 182,335 258,965 290,030 272,580 235,480 151,680 85,685 46,125 28,940
Widowed 1,629,800 20 2,790 3,835 4,080 6,345 11,125 20,870 41,525 72,435 113,410 167,730 204,995 243,240 276,215 461,205

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Footnote 1

For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Marital status.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016031.

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