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 Halifax, RGM
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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 60,395 19,750 20,705 19,940
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 60,085 19,665 20,605 19,810
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsFootnote 2 42,795 15,600 14,490 12,705
In an intact familyFootnote 3 40,770 14,635 13,785 12,350
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 4 2,030 970 700 355
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 3,670 450 1,265 1,960
In a simple stepfamilyFootnote 5 2,005 325 675 1,000
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 6 1,670 125 590 955
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyFootnote 7 13,295 3,550 4,730 5,015
With a male lone parent 2,060 435 725 905
With a female lone parent 11,235 3,115 4,005 4,115
Living with grandparents without parents present 320 65 125 125
With two grandparents without parents present 165 35 60 70
With one grandparent without parents present 150 35 65 55
Persons not in census families 310 80 100 130
Living with other relativesFootnote 8 175 40 55 80
Foster children 135 40 45 55

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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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