Data tables, 2016 Census

Family Characteristics of Children (17), Age (4B) and Sex (3) for the Population aged 0 to 14 Years 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 family characteristics of children , age and sex for the population aged 0 to 14 years in private households in Waterloo
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Family characteristics of children (17) Age (4B)
Total - Age 0 to 4 years 5 to 9 years 10 to 14 years
Total - Family characteristics of children (restricted to persons aged 0 to 14 years)Footnote 1 95,215 30,345 32,665 32,205
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 94,750 30,185 32,540 32,020
Living with two biological or adoptive parentsFootnote 2 71,995 25,185 24,605 22,210
In an intact familyFootnote 3 68,710 23,735 23,460 21,515
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 4 3,290 1,450 1,145 695
Living with one biological or adoptive parent and one step-parent 5,255 600 1,760 2,885
In a simple stepfamilyFootnote 5 2,735 415 920 1,405
In a complex stepfamilyFootnote 6 2,515 185 845 1,480
Living with one parent in a lone-parent census familyFootnote 7 17,125 4,310 6,035 6,780
With a male lone parent 2,640 515 950 1,165
With a female lone parent 14,490 3,795 5,080 5,615
Living with grandparents without parents present 375 95 140 140
With two grandparents without parents present 210 50 80 80
With one grandparent without parents present 165 45 60 60
Persons not in census families 465 160 120 185
Living with other relativesFootnote 8 265 95 70 100
Foster children 200 65 50 80

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family; Stepfamily status of couple family with children; and Relationship structure of stepfamily.

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Footnote 2

One or more grandparents of the child may also be present in the household.

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Footnote 3

In an intact family, all children are the biological or adopted children of both persons in the couple. This category also includes children living in census families for whom it cannot be determined whether it is an intact family or a stepfamily.

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Footnote 4

In a complex stepfamily, some or all of the children are step-siblings or half-siblings.

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Footnote 5

In a simple stepfamily, none of the children are step-siblings or half-siblings.

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Footnote 6

In a complex stepfamily, some or all of the children are step-siblings or half-siblings.

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Footnote 7

One or more grandparents of the child may also be present in the household.

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Footnote 8

Excluding foster children.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016041.

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