Families, Households and Marital Status Highlight Tables

Marital status and opposite- and same-sex status by sex for persons aged 15 and over living in private households for both sexes, total, presence and age of children, % distribution 2016, Canada, provinces and territories, 2016 Census – 100% Data

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This table shows Marital status and opposite- and same-sex status by sex for persons aged 15 and over living in private households for both sexes, total, presence and age of children, % distribution 2016, Canada, provinces and territories, 2016 Census – 100% Data. The column headings are: Geographic name; Total population aged 15 or more; Persons not in a couple; Persons in a couple - Total persons in a couple; Persons in a couple - Married spouses - Total; Persons in a couple - Married spouses - Opposite-sex; Persons in a couple - Married spouses - Same-sex; Persons in a couple - Common-law partners - Total; Persons in a couple - Common-law partners - Opposite-sex; Persons in a couple - Common-law partners - Same-sex

Geographic name Total population aged 15 or more Persons not in a couple Persons in a couple
Total persons in a couple Married spouses Common-law partners
Total Opposite-sex Same-sex Footnote 1 Total Opposite-sex Same-sex Footnote 1
Canada 100.0 42.5 57.5 45.2 45.0 0.2 12.2 11.9 0.3
Newfoundland and Labrador 100.0 37.5 62.5 51.8 51.7 0.1 10.6 10.4 0.2
Prince Edward Island 100.0 39.9 60.1 50.9 50.7 0.1 9.2 8.9 0.2
Nova Scotia 100.0 42.2 57.8 46.8 46.6 0.2 11.0 10.6 0.4
New Brunswick 100.0 39.8 60.2 47.7 47.5 0.2 12.5 12.2 0.3
Quebec 100.0 43.4 56.6 34.0 33.9 0.1 22.6 22.1 0.5
Ontario 100.0 43.2 56.8 48.6 48.5 0.2 8.2 7.9 0.3
Manitoba 100.0 42.6 57.4 48.4 48.2 0.1 9.0 8.8 0.2
Saskatchewan 100.0 41.0 59.0 49.3 49.3 0.1 9.6 9.5 0.2
Alberta 100.0 40.5 59.5 49.5 49.3 0.1 10.0 9.8 0.2
British Columbia 100.0 42.5 57.5 47.9 47.7 0.2 9.6 9.3 0.4
Yukon 100.0 44.8 55.2 37.6 37.3 0.2 17.6 17.2 0.4
Northwest Territories 100.0 46.2 53.8 34.1 33.9 0.2 19.7 19.4 0.3
Nunavut 100.0 48.0 52.1 25.9 25.8 0.0 26.2 26.0 0.2
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