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 Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo
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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 3 516,085 383,695 99,790 236,455 47,455 33,320 28,450 21,260 49,360
First generationFootnote 4 130,375 89,885 27,170 53,825 8,895 12,340 8,700 7,415 12,035
Second generationFootnote 5 108,125 81,495 16,025 54,370 11,105 8,275 4,950 3,455 9,945
Both parents born outside Canada 57,415 42,625 7,025 30,125 5,475 5,585 2,690 1,680 4,835
One parent born outside Canada and one parent born in Canada 50,715 38,870 9,005 24,240 5,630 2,695 2,265 1,770 5,110
Third generation or moreFootnote 6 277,585 212,310 56,600 128,265 27,455 12,705 14,795 10,395 27,380


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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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