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 Quebec / Québec
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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 1,331,160 444,490 468,595 418,075
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 1,322,355 442,465 465,615 414,285
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsFootnote 2 950,970 370,155 328,850 251,970
In an intact familyFootnote 3 893,865 342,455 309,555 241,855
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 4 57,110 27,700 19,290 10,115
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 107,015 14,455 38,575 53,985
In a simple stepfamilyFootnote 5 54,715 10,750 19,405 24,560
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 6 52,300 3,700 19,170 29,430
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyFootnote 7 260,995 57,065 96,955 106,970
With a male lone parent 60,495 9,930 23,490 27,075
With a female lone parent 200,500 47,135 73,470 79,890
Living with grandparents without parents present 3,375 785 1,230 1,355
With two grandparents without parents present 1,735 395 630 710
With one grandparent without parents present 1,640 390 605 645
Persons not in census families 8,800 2,025 2,980 3,795
Living with other relativesFootnote 8 2,890 705 925 1,260
Foster children 5,910 1,325 2,050 2,535

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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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