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 East Hants, MD
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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 3,925 1,195 1,395 1,335
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 3,890 1,190 1,380 1,325
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsFootnote 2 2,825 935 1,025 860
In an intact familyFootnote 3 2,665 865 960 840
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 4 155 65 70 20
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 240 35 75 135
In a simple stepfamilyFootnote 5 120 25 35 60
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 6 120 10 40 75
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyFootnote 7 805 215 265 325
With a male lone parent 130 40 45 45
With a female lone parent 670 175 215 280
Living with grandparents without parents present 20 5 10 0
With two grandparents without parents present 15 5 10 0
With one grandparent without parents present 5 5 0 0
Persons not in census families 30 10 15 10
Living with other relativesFootnote 8 15 5 5 5
Foster children 15 5 5 0

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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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