Data tables, 2016 Census

Family Characteristics of Children Including Presence of Grandparents (10), Aboriginal Identity (9), Registered or Treaty Indian Status (3), Residence by Aboriginal Geography (10), Age (4B) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 0 to 14 Years in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details family characteristics of children including presence of grandparents , aboriginal identity , registered or treaty indian status , residence by aboriginal geography , age and sex for the population aged 0 to 14 years in private households in Canada
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Family characteristics of children including presence of grandparents (10) Residence by Aboriginal geography (10)
Total - Residence on or off reserveFootnote 3 On reserveFootnote 4 Off reserve Total - Residence inside or outside Inuit NunangatFootnote 5 Inuit NunangatFootnote 6 Nunatsiavut Nunavik Nunavut Inuvialuit region Outside Inuit Nunangat
Total - Family characteristics of children including presence of grandparents 5,817,045 110,840 5,706,210 5,817,045 17,935 560 4,410 11,650 1,320 5,799,105
Living with two parents 4,626,490 59,430 4,567,060 4,626,490 12,320 390 2,730 8,265 935 4,614,175
Not living with grandparents 4,297,730 52,580 4,245,150 4,297,730 11,370 370 2,590 7,530 885 4,286,360
Living with grandparents 328,765 6,855 321,915 328,765 950 20 140 740 55 327,815
Living with one parent 1,110,740 41,550 1,069,180 1,110,735 4,700 135 1,430 2,805 330 1,106,035
Not living with grandparents 946,555 25,165 921,385 946,555 2,990 70 940 1,740 240 943,565
Living with grandparents 164,180 16,390 147,795 164,180 1,705 65 485 1,065 90 162,470
Living with grandparents without parents present 31,990 5,125 26,865 31,990 455 20 85 325 30 31,535
Foster child 28,665 2,535 26,130 28,665 230 10 110 100 0 28,435
Living with other relatives 19,165 2,190 16,975 19,165 230 10 60 155 10 18,935

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the Census of Population.

For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 2

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the 2016 Census of Population. For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 3

Residence on or off reserve refers to whether the person's usual place of residence is in a census subdivision (CSD) that is defined as 'on reserve' or 'off reserve.'

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the Census of Population.

For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 4

'On reserve' includes six census subdivision (CSD) types legally affiliated with First Nations or Indian bands, i.e., Indian reserve (IRI), Indian settlement (S-É) (except for the four Indian settlements of Champagne Landing 10, Klukshu, Two Mile and Two and One-Half Mile Village and Kloo Lake located in Yukon), Indian government district (IGD), terres réservées aux Cris (TC), terres réservées aux Naskapis (TK) and Nisga'a land (NL).

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Footnote 5

Residence inside or outside Inuit Nunangat refers to whether the person's usual place of residence is in a census subdivision (CSD) that is inside or outside Inuit Nunangat.

For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 6

Inuit Nunangat is the homeland of the Inuit of Canada. It includes the communities located in the four Inuit regions: Nunatsiavut (Northern coastal Labrador), Nunavik (Northern Quebec), the territory of Nunavut and the Inuvialuit region of the Northwest Territories. These regions collectively encompass the area traditionally occupied by Inuit in Canada.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016350.

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