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 Hamilton
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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 3 734,880 547,820 142,595 329,220 76,010 47,360 38,770 21,485 79,445
First generationFootnote 4 187,490 131,575 44,230 73,015 14,330 16,750 11,665 5,845 21,655
Second generationFootnote 5 187,435 142,165 30,910 90,695 20,555 12,375 8,315 4,230 20,345
Both parents born outside Canada 100,840 75,815 14,775 50,835 10,205 7,850 4,700 1,995 10,485
One parent born outside Canada and one parent born in Canada 86,600 66,350 16,140 39,860 10,360 4,525 3,620 2,235 9,865
Third generation or moreFootnote 6 359,955 274,080 67,455 165,505 41,120 18,235 18,790 11,410 37,440

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Footnote(s)

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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