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 Cape Breton
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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 13,775 4,175 4,740 4,855
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 13,575 4,115 4,675 4,785
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsFootnote 2 6,830 2,190 2,280 2,355
In an intact familyFootnote 3 6,260 1,960 2,065 2,245
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 4 565 230 220 110
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 770 95 290 385
In a simple stepfamilyFootnote 5 385 65 130 195
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 6 385 30 160 195
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyFootnote 7 5,745 1,785 2,015 1,950
With a male lone parent 770 210 280 280
With a female lone parent 4,975 1,570 1,730 1,670
Living with grandparents without parents present 230 50 85 90
With two grandparents without parents present 110 20 40 50
With one grandparent without parents present 115 30 45 40
Persons not in census families 195 60 65 70
Living with other relativesFootnote 8 70 20 30 20
Foster children 125 45 40 45

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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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