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

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This table details family characteristics of children , age and sex for the population aged 0 to 14 years in private households in Division No. 1
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Family characteristics of children (17) Age (4B)
Total - Age 0 to 4 years 5 to 9 years 10 to 14 years
Total - Family characteristics of children (restricted to persons aged 0 to 14 years)Footnote 1 40,545 12,510 14,230 13,800
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 40,215 12,415 14,105 13,690
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsFootnote 2 28,565 9,730 9,935 8,900
In an intact familyFootnote 3 27,295 9,195 9,465 8,635
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 4 1,270 540 465 265
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 2,235 215 805 1,210
In a simple stepfamilyFootnote 5 1,185 150 440 595
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 6 1,050 65 360 620
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyFootnote 7 9,155 2,415 3,250 3,485
With a male lone parent 1,445 300 530 625
With a female lone parent 7,700 2,120 2,725 2,865
Living with grandparents without parents present 260 50 120 90
With two grandparents without parents present 130 25 65 50
With one grandparent without parents present 130 30 60 45
Persons not in census families 330 95 120 110
Living with other relativesFootnote 8 125 35 40 50
Foster children 205 60 80 60

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Footnote(s)

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 2

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

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Footnote 3

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 4

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

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Footnote 5

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

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Footnote 6

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

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Footnote 7

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

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Footnote 8

Excluding foster children.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016041.

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