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 Oshawa, CY
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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 26,520 8,755 9,120 8,645
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 26,335 8,695 9,060 8,585
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsFootnote 2 17,095 6,470 5,770 4,855
In an intact familyFootnote 3 15,830 5,910 5,335 4,585
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 4 1,265 560 435 270
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 1,900 250 665 985
In a simple stepfamilyFootnote 5 1,000 175 335 490
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 6 900 70 325 495
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyFootnote 7 7,175 1,925 2,570 2,675
With a male lone parent 1,005 230 355 425
With a female lone parent 6,165 1,695 2,220 2,255
Living with grandparents without parents present 170 45 60 65
With two grandparents without parents present 80 25 25 30
With one grandparent without parents present 95 25 35 30
Persons not in census families 185 60 65 55
Living with other relativesFootnote 8 105 30 40 30
Foster children 80 30 20 25

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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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