Data tables, 2016 Census

Census Family Status and Household Living Arrangements (13), Household Type of Person (9), Age (12) and Sex (3) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 and 2011 Census - 100% data

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This table details census family status and household living arrangements , household type of person , age and sex for the population in private households in Canada
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Census family status and household living arrangements (13) Household type of person (9)
Total - Household type of person Persons in one-census-family households without additional persons In a couple census family without children (no other persons present in the household) In a couple census family with children (no other persons present in the household) In a lone-parent census family (no other persons present in the household) Persons in multigenerational householdsFootnote 1 Persons in other census family householdsFootnote 2 Persons in two-or-more-person non-census-family households Persons living alone (one-person households)
Total - Census family status and household living arrangementsFootnote 3 34,460,065 24,835,780 7,254,360 14,386,975 3,194,440 2,162,000 2,152,030 1,340,460 3,969,790
Persons in census families 28,352,800 24,835,785 7,254,360 14,386,980 3,194,440 1,910,090 1,606,930 0 0
Married spouses and common-law partnersFootnote 4 16,455,845 14,711,115 7,254,365 7,456,755 0 888,135 856,590 0 0
Married spouses 12,948,005 11,508,710 5,471,590 6,037,125 0 794,015 645,275 0 0
Common-law partners 3,507,840 3,202,405 1,782,775 1,419,630 0 94,120 211,310 0 0
Lone parentsFootnote 5 1,612,805 1,250,190 0 0 1,250,190 190,875 171,740 0 0
Male lone parents 350,465 265,385 0 0 265,385 46,060 39,020 0 0
Female lone parents 1,262,340 984,805 0 0 984,800 144,815 132,725 0 0
Children in census families 10,284,155 8,874,475 0 6,930,225 1,944,250 831,075 578,600 0 0
Persons not in census families 6,107,260 0 0 0 0 251,910 545,100 1,340,460 3,969,790
Living with other relativesFootnote 6 793,715 0 0 0 0 230,620 260,030 303,065 0
Living with non-relatives only 1,343,755 0 0 0 0 21,290 285,070 1,037,400 0
Persons living alone 3,969,790 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,969,790

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

In households where there is at least one person living with a child and a grandchild.

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Footnote 2

In households that are not multigenerational where there is one census family with additional persons or more than one census family.

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Footnote 3

Refer to the 2016 Census Dictionary: Census family status; Household living arrangements.

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Footnote 4

The number of married spouses and common-law partners, when divided by two, gives the number of couple census families.

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Footnote 5

The number of lone parents gives the number of lone-parent census families.

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Footnote 6

Includes foster children.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016390.

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