Census Profile, 2016 Census
Ottawa, City [Census subdivision], Ontario and Canada [Country]

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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Ottawa, CV
Ontario
[Census subdivision]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 373,755 ... ... 14,072,080 ... ...
Single-detached house 158,235 ... ... 7,541,495 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 68,645 ... ... 1,391,040 ... ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 146,085 ... ... 4,949,795 ... ...
Semi-detached house 20,140 ... ... 698,800 ... ...
Row house 79,340 ... ... 891,305 ... ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 7,055 ... ... 784,300 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 39,095 ... ... 2,539,390 ... ...
Other single-attached house 465 ... ... 36,005 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 800 ... ... 189,755 ... ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 373,755 ... ... 14,072,080 ... ...
1 person 105,750 ... ... 3,969,790 ... ...
2 persons 124,280 ... ... 4,834,605 ... ...
3 persons 58,010 ... ... 2,140,640 ... ...
4 persons 55,215 ... ... 1,946,275 ... ...
5 or more persons 30,500 ... ... 1,180,770 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 916,860 ... ... 34,460,060 ... ...
Average household size 2.5 ... ... 2.4 ... ...
Marital status
Total - Marital status for the population aged 15 years and over - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 778,565 374,690 403,875 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 437,500 218,705 218,795 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 366,365 182,795 183,565 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 71,130 35,910 35,225 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 341,065 155,985 185,080 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 236,315 123,415 112,895 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 21,015 8,500 12,520 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 46,000 16,540 29,460 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 37,730 7,535 30,200 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 254,770 ... ... 9,840,730 ... ...
2 persons 123,855 ... ... 5,007,790 ... ...
3 persons 54,635 ... ... 2,107,830 ... ...
4 persons 53,395 ... ... 1,909,935 ... ...
5 or more persons 22,885 ... ... 815,170 ... ...
Average size of census families 2.9 ... ... 2.9 ... ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 254,765 ... ... 9,840,730 ... ...
Total couple families 213,535 ... ... 8,227,925 ... ...
Married couples 177,990 ... ... 6,474,005 ... ...
Common-law couples 35,545 ... ... 1,753,920 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 41,230 ... ... 1,612,805 ... ...
Female parent 32,860 ... ... 1,262,340 ... ...
Male parent 8,375 ... ... 350,465 ... ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 213,535 ... ... 8,227,925 ... ...
Couples without children 99,685 ... ... 4,024,305 ... ...
Couples with children 113,855 ... ... 4,203,615 ... ...
1 child 42,565 ... ... 1,650,165 ... ...
2 children 49,890 ... ... 1,783,080 ... ...
3 or more children 21,390 ... ... 770,375 ... ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 41,235 ... ... 1,612,805 ... ...
1 child 24,170 ... ... 983,485 ... ...
2 children 12,065 ... ... 457,670 ... ...
3 or more children 4,995 ... ... 171,655 ... ...
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 168,745 78,365 90,380 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Household type
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 373,755 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
One-census-family households 243,070 ... ... 9,218,225 ... ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 94,935 ... ... 3,782,095 ... ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 148,135 ... ... 5,436,135 ... ...
Multiple-census-family households 5,755 ... ... 301,715 ... ...
Non-census-family households 124,935 ... ... 4,552,135 ... ...
One-person households 105,750 ... ... 3,969,790 ... ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 19,185 ... ... 582,350 ... ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Ottawa, CV [Census subdivision], Ontario and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed January 19, 2022).

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