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 Hants
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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 7,140 2,235 2,465 2,440
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 7,090 2,215 2,450 2,420
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsFootnote 2 4,865 1,675 1,700 1,490
In an intact familyFootnote 3 4,545 1,535 1,565 1,440
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 4 320 140 130 45
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 505 70 165 275
In a simple stepfamilyFootnote 5 255 45 75 135
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 6 250 25 90 140
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyFootnote 7 1,655 460 555 640
With a male lone parent 265 70 95 105
With a female lone parent 1,390 390 460 540
Living with grandparents without parents present 65 15 35 20
With two grandparents without parents present 35 5 15 10
With one grandparent without parents present 35 10 15 10
Persons not in census families 55 15 20 20
Living with other relativesFootnote 8 35 10 5 15
Foster children 20 5 10 5

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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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