Data tables, 2016 Census

Census Family Structure (7B) 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 (7B)
Total - Census family structure Total couple families Married couple families Common-law couple families Total lone-parent families Female parent families Male parent families
Total - Presence and ages of children 9,840,725 8,227,920 6,474,000 1,753,920 1,612,805 1,262,340 350,470
Families without children 4,024,305 4,024,310 3,046,210 978,095 0 0 0
Families with children 5,816,420 4,203,615 3,427,790 775,825 1,612,805 1,262,340 350,470
Families with children aged 24 and underFootnote 1 4,938,090 3,721,250 2,977,000 744,250 1,216,845 947,925 268,920
Some 18 to 24Footnote 2 1,044,620 729,635 633,170 96,460 314,990 231,485 83,510
Some 18 and over and some 17 years and under 602,180 465,740 405,245 60,490 136,435 112,230 24,205
All 17 years and under 3,291,290 2,525,870 1,938,580 587,290 765,415 604,210 161,205
All 0 to 5 years 984,485 812,405 576,185 236,215 172,080 140,845 31,230
All 6 to 14 years 1,076,535 760,035 604,155 155,885 316,500 241,335 75,160
All 15 to 17 years 256,255 153,540 120,715 32,825 102,715 75,145 27,570
Some 0 to 5 years and some 6 to 14 years 595,385 504,305 391,880 112,425 91,080 78,465 12,615
Some 0 to 5 years and some 15 to 17 years 16,970 12,865 8,850 4,010 4,105 3,775 330
Some 6 to 14 years and some 15 to 17 years 324,280 253,370 214,245 39,125 70,905 57,155 13,750
Some 0 to 5 years, some 6 to 14 years and some 15 to 17 years 37,390 29,360 22,550 6,810 8,035 7,495 540
Families with children aged 25 and over only 878,330 482,370 450,790 31,575 395,965 314,410 81,545

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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-X2016392.

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