Data tables, 2016 Census

Census Family Structure (7) and Presence and Ages of Children (15) for Census Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 and 2011 Censuses - 100% Data

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This table details census family structure and presence and ages of children for census families in private households in Canada
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Presence and ages of children (15) Census family structure (7)
Total - Census family structure Couple census families Couple census families without children Couple census families with children Lone-parent census families Male lone-parent census families Female lone-parent census families
Total - Presence and ages of children 9,840,730 8,227,925 4,024,310 4,203,615 1,612,805 350,465 1,262,340
Families without children 4,024,305 4,024,310 4,024,310 0 0 0 0
Families with children 5,816,420 4,203,615 0 4,203,615 1,612,805 350,465 1,262,340
Families with children aged 24 and underFootnote 1 4,938,090 3,721,245 0 3,721,250 1,216,845 268,920 947,925
Some 18 to 24Footnote 2 1,044,625 729,635 0 729,635 314,985 83,510 231,480
Some 18 and over and some 17 years and under 602,175 465,740 0 465,740 136,435 24,205 112,230
All 17 years and under 3,291,290 2,525,870 0 2,525,870 765,415 161,205 604,215
All 0 to 5 years 984,480 812,405 0 812,405 172,075 31,235 140,845
All 6 to 14 years 1,076,535 760,035 0 760,030 316,500 75,165 241,335
All 15 to 17 years 256,250 153,540 0 153,540 102,715 27,575 75,145
Some 0 to 5 years and some 6 to 14 years 595,380 504,305 0 504,305 91,080 12,615 78,460
Some 0 to 5 years and some 15 to 17 years 16,970 12,865 0 12,860 4,110 325 3,780
Some 6 to 14 years and some 15 to 17 years 324,280 253,370 0 253,370 70,905 13,750 57,160
Some 0 to 5 years, some 6 to 14 years and some 15 to 17 years 37,395 29,360 0 29,360 8,035 540 7,490
Families with children aged 25 and over only 878,330 482,365 0 482,365 395,965 81,545 314,415

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Children aged 25 or over may also be present.

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Footnote 2

Children aged 25 or over may also be present.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016387.

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