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 Census Metropolitan Areas, 1996 to 2016 Censuses - 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 3,956,670 258,980 287,560 303,000 313,750 293,590 295,045 322,365 354,370 354,930 324,090 287,525 201,785 145,225 105,260 109,195
Married or living common law 2,297,330 2,785 39,520 125,640 199,980 211,510 217,880 233,705 252,640 252,070 231,820 203,720 138,955 92,705 57,430 36,965
Married 1,925,345 325 10,885 66,300 146,310 172,730 184,565 200,550 218,285 220,890 208,195 186,925 129,935 88,285 55,345 35,815
Living common law 371,985 2,460 28,630 59,345 53,670 38,785 33,315 33,155 34,360 31,180 23,620 16,795 9,020 4,415 2,085 1,150
Never married 258,690 2,455 28,500 58,095 49,295 31,790 23,025 19,120 16,950 12,895 8,200 4,835 2,030 890 375 230
Separated 18,760 0 70 460 1,290 2,005 2,630 3,055 3,160 2,550 1,665 985 515 225 105 30
Divorced 85,255 0 50 765 3,015 4,870 7,440 10,535 13,480 14,545 12,360 9,495 5,165 2,270 895 365
Widowed 9,280 5 10 20 70 120 225 450 770 1,185 1,395 1,480 1,310 1,020 705 525
Not married and not living common law 1,659,340 256,195 248,040 177,355 113,765 82,080 77,160 88,660 101,730 102,860 92,275 83,805 62,830 52,525 47,830 72,225
Never married 1,076,085 256,185 246,930 172,015 100,520 61,740 46,650 45,490 45,600 37,935 26,520 17,105 8,670 4,755 2,970 2,995
Separated 105,700 5 600 2,825 6,625 9,385 12,275 14,650 15,625 14,060 10,675 8,000 4,670 3,040 1,905 1,350
Divorced 263,870 0 370 2,195 6,135 10,190 16,815 25,750 35,120 41,050 39,750 36,070 23,200 13,820 7,820 5,595
Widowed 213,685 5 140 325 485 760 1,420 2,770 5,380 9,810 15,330 22,630 26,290 30,910 35,140 62,290

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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-X2016031.

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