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 Sherbrooke, V
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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 25,860 8,625 9,000 8,240
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 25,695 8,580 8,950 8,170
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsFootnote 2 17,690 7,140 5,985 4,565
In an intact familyFootnote 3 16,595 6,570 5,645 4,385
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 4 1,095 570 345 180
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 2,315 320 840 1,155
In a simple stepfamilyFootnote 5 1,130 220 400 510
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 6 1,185 100 440 645
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyFootnote 7 5,645 1,110 2,105 2,430
With a male lone parent 1,455 205 580 670
With a female lone parent 4,190 905 1,520 1,760
Living with grandparents without parents present 40 10 20 15
With two grandparents without parents present 20 10 5 5
With one grandparent without parents present 25 5 10 10
Persons not in census families 165 45 50 70
Living with other relativesFootnote 8 40 10 10 15
Foster children 125 30 40 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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