Data tables, 2016 Census

Marital Status (13), Age (16) and Sex (3) for the Population 15 Years and Over of Canada, Provinces and Territories and Federal Electoral Districts (2013 Representation Order), 2016 Census - 100% Data

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This table details marital status , age and sex for the population 15 years and over in British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique
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Marital status (13) Age (16)
Total - Age 15 to 19 years 20 to 24 years 25 to 29 years 30 to 34 years 35 to 39 years 40 to 44 years 45 to 49 years 50 to 54 years 55 to 59 years 60 to 64 years 65 to 69 years 70 to 74 years 75 to 79 years 80 to 84 years 85 years and over
Total - Marital statusFootnote 1 3,956,665 258,980 287,560 302,995 313,750 293,590 295,045 322,365 354,375 354,930 324,095 287,525 201,785 145,230 105,255 109,190
Married or living common law 2,297,330 2,785 39,515 125,640 199,985 211,510 217,880 233,710 252,640 252,070 231,820 203,720 138,955 92,700 57,425 36,965
Married 1,925,340 325 10,890 66,300 146,310 172,725 184,565 200,545 218,285 220,895 208,200 186,925 129,935 88,290 55,345 35,810
Living common law 371,985 2,460 28,630 59,345 53,670 38,785 33,315 33,160 34,360 31,175 23,620 16,795 9,020 4,415 2,085 1,150
Never married 258,695 2,460 28,500 58,095 49,295 31,790 23,030 19,120 16,950 12,895 8,195 4,835 2,030 890 375 225
Separated 18,755 0 75 465 1,290 2,005 2,630 3,055 3,160 2,550 1,665 990 515 225 105 30
Divorced 85,260 0 50 765 3,015 4,870 7,435 10,535 13,480 14,550 12,365 9,495 5,160 2,270 895 365
Widowed 9,280 0 10 25 70 120 225 445 765 1,185 1,395 1,475 1,310 1,020 705 520
Not married and not living common law 1,659,340 256,195 248,045 177,355 113,770 82,080 77,165 88,655 101,730 102,860 92,275 83,805 62,830 52,525 47,830 72,225
Never married 1,076,085 256,190 246,930 172,015 100,520 61,745 46,650 45,490 45,600 37,935 26,520 17,110 8,670 4,755 2,965 2,990
Separated 105,700 5 600 2,825 6,630 9,390 12,275 14,655 15,625 14,065 10,675 8,000 4,670 3,040 1,900 1,355
Divorced 263,865 0 370 2,195 6,135 10,185 16,815 25,750 35,120 41,050 39,750 36,070 23,200 13,820 7,820 5,590
Widowed 213,690 5 140 325 485 765 1,420 2,770 5,380 9,810 15,330 22,625 26,290 30,915 35,140 62,285

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Footnote 1

For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Marital status.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016037.

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