Data tables, 2016 Census

Generation Status (6), Household type of person (9), Age (12) and Sex (3) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details generation status , household type of person , age and sex for the population in private households in Ottawa - Gatineau (Ontario part / partie de l'Ontario)
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Generation status (6) Household type of person (9)
Total - Household type of person Persons in one-census-family households without additional persons In a couple census family without children (no other persons present in the household) In a couple census family with children (no other persons present in the household) In a lone-parent census family (no other persons present in the household) Persons in multigenerational householdsFootnote 1 Persons in other census family householdsFootnote 2 Persons in two-or-more-person non-census-family households Persons living alone (one-person households)
Total - Generation statusFootnote 3 973,345 718,290 196,415 430,785 91,095 49,525 49,805 45,940 109,780
First generationFootnote 4 244,535 169,170 46,605 99,945 22,625 20,670 16,060 12,875 25,760
Second generationFootnote 5 196,205 150,375 29,085 98,500 22,790 12,115 8,675 6,615 18,430
Both parents born outside Canada 103,430 78,355 10,775 54,545 13,030 8,560 5,420 3,075 8,015
One parent born outside Canada and one parent born in Canada 92,775 72,020 18,305 43,955 9,760 3,555 3,255 3,540 10,410
Third generation or moreFootnote 6 532,600 398,745 120,725 232,345 45,675 16,740 25,075 26,445 65,595


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Footnote 1

In households where there is at least one person living with a child and a grandchild.

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Footnote 2

In households that are not multigenerational where there is one census family with additional persons or more than one census family.

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Footnote 3

For more information on generation status variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Place of Birth, Generation Status, Citizenship and Immigration Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 4

'First generation' includes persons who were born outside Canada. For the most part, these are people who are now, or once were, immigrants to Canada.

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Footnote 5

'Second generation' includes persons who were born in Canada and had at least one parent born outside Canada. For the most part, these are the children of immigrants.

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Footnote 6

'Third generation or more' includes persons who were born in Canada with both parents born in Canada.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016236.

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