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 St. Catharines - Niagara
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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 3 396,865 292,770 93,755 155,775 43,240 20,580 21,320 13,955 48,235
First generationFootnote 4 73,685 50,815 23,065 22,180 5,570 4,400 4,455 3,430 10,585
Second generationFootnote 5 88,870 66,265 20,380 36,175 9,720 4,490 3,955 2,550 11,610
Both parents born outside Canada 40,665 30,170 9,325 16,940 3,905 2,170 1,790 1,055 5,475
One parent born outside Canada and one parent born in Canada 48,210 36,100 11,055 19,235 5,810 2,320 2,165 1,495 6,135
Third generation or moreFootnote 6 234,310 175,690 50,310 97,415 27,960 11,695 12,910 7,980 26,040


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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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