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Census Family Structure Including Stepfamily Status (9) and Number and Age Combinations of Children (29) for Census Families with Children 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 census family structure including stepfamily status and number and age combinations of children for census families with children in private households in Waterloo
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Census family structure including stepfamily status (9) Number and age combinations of children (29)
Total - Census families with children Families with children aged 25 and over only Families with at least one child aged 0 to 24 years 1 child (aged 0 to 24 years) 0 to 5 years 6 to 14 years 15 to 17 years 18 to 24 years 2 children, of which at least one is aged 0 to 24 years Both aged 0 to 5 years Both aged 6 to 14 years Both aged 15 to 17 years Both aged 18 to 24 years One aged 0 to 5 years and one aged 6 to 14 years One aged 6 to 14 years and one aged 15 to 17 years One aged 15 to 17 years and one aged 18 to 24 years One aged 18 to 24 years and one aged 25 years and over Other age combinations of children 3 or more children, of which at least one is aged 0 to 24 years All aged 0 to 5 years All aged 6 to 14 years All aged 15 to 17 years All aged 18 to 24 years Some aged 0 to 5 years and some aged 6 to 14 years Some aged 6 to 14 years and some aged 15 to 17 years Some aged 15 to 17 years and some aged 18 to 24 years Some aged 18 to 24 years and some aged 25 years and over Other age combinations of children Average number of children, all ages
Total - Census family structureFootnote 1 93,305 13,255 80,045 28,510 9,340 6,905 2,970 9,300 35,615 5,420 8,525 710 4,400 5,255 3,610 3,330 2,145 2,230 15,920 760 1,910 30 585 4,410 1,720 1,255 850 4,400 1.8
Couple census families with childrenFootnote 2 69,310 7,635 61,675 19,395 7,375 4,195 1,730 6,090 28,985 4,905 6,875 540 3,480 4,440 2,820 2,605 1,675 1,650 13,295 685 1,605 20 475 3,775 1,435 1,065 690 3,545 1.9
Intact families 61,095 6,715 54,380 16,955 7,125 3,520 1,320 4,985 26,190 4,775 6,390 485 3,175 3,925 2,460 2,310 1,500 1,170 11,235 655 1,440 25 425 3,250 1,215 960 620 2,650 1.9
StepfamiliesFootnote 3 8,220 920 7,300 2,440 250 675 415 1,100 2,800 130 480 60 305 515 365 290 165 480 2,065 25 170 0 55 525 220 110 65 895 2.0
Simple stepfamilies 4,975 870 4,105 2,440 255 675 415 1,105 1,355 55 355 50 230 90 200 195 90 90 310 5 50 0 20 50 45 45 25 80 1.4
Complex stepfamilies 3,245 45 3,195 0 0 0 0 0 1,440 80 135 10 75 420 160 100 75 395 1,750 25 120 0 35 475 175 60 45 815 2.8
Lone-parent census families 23,990 5,625 18,370 9,115 1,965 2,710 1,235 3,205 6,625 520 1,650 170 920 815 785 720 475 580 2,620 80 300 10 110 635 290 190 160 855 1.6
Male lone-parent census families 4,875 1,170 3,705 2,190 310 600 320 955 1,180 65 325 35 200 105 140 135 100 75 340 5 50 0 20 45 50 30 35 110 1.4
Female lone-parent census families 19,115 4,460 14,660 6,930 1,650 2,105 910 2,255 5,450 450 1,330 130 715 710 650 585 375 505 2,285 75 250 10 90 590 240 160 125 745 1.6

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Footnote 1

For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family structure.

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Footnote 2

For more information about intact families and stepfamilies, refer to the Census Dictionary: Stepfamily status of couple family with children.

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Footnote 3

For more information about simple and complex stepfamilies, refer to the Census Dictionary: Relationship structure of stepfamily.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016025.

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