Census Profile, 2016 Census
Markham, City [Census subdivision], Ontario and Ontario [Province]

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Characteristic Markham, CY
Ontario
[Census subdivision]
Ontario

[Province]
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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 5 102,675 ... ... 5,169,175 ... ...
Single-detached house 60,890 ... ... 2,807,380 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 13,755 ... ... 886,705 ... ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 28,025 ... ... 1,460,200 ... ...
Semi-detached house 6,515 ... ... 289,975 ... ...
Row house 13,970 ... ... 460,425 ... ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 5,875 ... ... 176,080 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 1,655 ... ... 522,810 ... ...
Other single-attached house 10 ... ... 10,910 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 5 ... ... 14,890 ... ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 102,675 ... ... 5,169,170 ... ...
1 person 13,790 ... ... 1,341,300 ... ...
2 persons 25,955 ... ... 1,693,525 ... ...
3 persons 21,540 ... ... 834,260 ... ...
4 persons 23,450 ... ... 796,320 ... ...
5 or more persons 17,940 ... ... 503,775 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 327,400 ... ... 13,242,160 ... ...
Average household size 3.2 ... ... 2.6 ... ...
Marital status
Total - Marital status for the population aged 15 years and over - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 273,575 131,615 141,965 11,240,525 5,427,775 5,812,750
Married or living common law 170,415 84,750 85,665 6,438,085 3,219,290 3,218,795
Married 162,185 80,645 81,535 5,531,930 2,764,275 2,767,655
Living common law 8,230 4,105 4,125 906,155 455,015 451,145
Not married and not living common law 103,160 46,865 56,295 4,802,440 2,208,485 2,593,955
Never married 73,855 38,935 34,915 3,182,785 1,689,180 1,493,605
Separated 4,790 1,760 3,025 328,675 138,140 190,535
Divorced 12,235 4,055 8,185 653,835 252,900 400,935
Widowed 12,280 2,115 10,165 637,150 128,265 508,880
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 95,480 ... ... 3,782,540 ... ...
2 persons 35,780 ... ... 1,815,000 ... ...
3 persons 25,420 ... ... 844,545 ... ...
4 persons 26,175 ... ... 792,435 ... ...
5 or more persons 8,095 ... ... 330,560 ... ...
Average size of census families 3.1 ... ... 2.9 ... ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 95,480 ... ... 3,782,545 ... ...
Total couple families 82,340 ... ... 3,137,570 ... ...
Married couples 78,225 ... ... 2,684,735 ... ...
Common-law couples 4,115 ... ... 452,840 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 13,145 ... ... 644,975 ... ...
Female parent 10,700 ... ... 518,480 ... ...
Male parent 2,445 ... ... 126,495 ... ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 82,335 ... ... 3,137,565 ... ...
Couples without children 27,935 ... ... 1,428,575 ... ...
Couples with children 54,400 ... ... 1,708,995 ... ...
1 child 21,305 ... ... 658,305 ... ...
2 children 25,220 ... ... 738,710 ... ...
3 or more children 7,880 ... ... 311,975 ... ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 13,140 ... ... 644,975 ... ...
1 child 7,845 ... ... 386,425 ... ...
2 children 4,115 ... ... 186,240 ... ...
3 or more children 1,180 ... ... 72,310 ... ...
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 32,640 13,180 19,460 2,139,825 990,525 1,149,300
Household type
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 102,675 ... ... 5,169,175 ... ...
One-census-family households 78,515 ... ... 3,481,885 ... ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 20,915 ... ... 1,311,575 ... ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 57,600 ... ... 2,170,315 ... ...
Multiple-census-family households 8,165 ... ... 145,615 ... ...
Non-census-family households 16,000 ... ... 1,541,665 ... ...
One-person households 13,790 ... ... 1,341,305 ... ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 2,210 ... ... 200,365 ... ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Markham, CY [Census subdivision], Ontario and Ontario [Province] (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 September 22, 2021).

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