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

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Characteristic Mississauga, 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 5 240,910 ... ... 5,169,175 ... ...
Single-detached house 90,780 ... ... 2,807,380 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 63,130 ... ... 886,705 ... ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 86,670 ... ... 1,460,200 ... ...
Semi-detached house 26,730 ... ... 289,975 ... ...
Row house 34,115 ... ... 460,425 ... ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 8,120 ... ... 176,080 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 17,630 ... ... 522,810 ... ...
Other single-attached house 80 ... ... 10,910 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 330 ... ... 14,890 ... ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 240,910 ... ... 5,169,170 ... ...
1 person 44,960 ... ... 1,341,300 ... ...
2 persons 63,670 ... ... 1,693,525 ... ...
3 persons 46,625 ... ... 834,260 ... ...
4 persons 49,335 ... ... 796,320 ... ...
5 or more persons 36,320 ... ... 503,775 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 715,475 ... ... 13,242,160 ... ...
Average household size 3.0 ... ... 2.6 ... ...
Marital status
Total - Marital status for the population aged 15 years and over - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 600,670 290,030 310,645 11,240,525 5,427,775 5,812,750
Married or living common law 345,335 172,300 173,035 6,438,085 3,219,290 3,218,795
Married 319,385 159,320 160,060 5,531,930 2,764,275 2,767,655
Living common law 25,950 12,975 12,970 906,155 455,015 451,145
Not married and not living common law 255,335 117,735 137,605 4,802,440 2,208,485 2,593,955
Never married 181,745 96,235 85,510 3,182,785 1,689,180 1,493,605
Separated 14,875 5,810 9,060 328,675 138,140 190,535
Divorced 29,690 10,370 19,320 653,835 252,900 400,935
Widowed 29,030 5,320 23,710 637,150 128,265 508,880
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 202,205 ... ... 3,782,540 ... ...
2 persons 77,690 ... ... 1,815,000 ... ...
3 persons 50,780 ... ... 844,545 ... ...
4 persons 51,605 ... ... 792,435 ... ...
5 or more persons 22,130 ... ... 330,560 ... ...
Average size of census families 3.1 ... ... 2.9 ... ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 202,205 ... ... 3,782,545 ... ...
Total couple families 167,395 ... ... 3,137,570 ... ...
Married couples 154,435 ... ... 2,684,735 ... ...
Common-law couples 12,960 ... ... 452,840 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 34,810 ... ... 644,975 ... ...
Female parent 28,760 ... ... 518,480 ... ...
Male parent 6,045 ... ... 126,495 ... ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 167,395 ... ... 3,137,565 ... ...
Couples without children 57,205 ... ... 1,428,575 ... ...
Couples with children 110,190 ... ... 1,708,995 ... ...
1 child 40,450 ... ... 658,305 ... ...
2 children 48,640 ... ... 738,710 ... ...
3 or more children 21,100 ... ... 311,975 ... ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 34,810 ... ... 644,975 ... ...
1 child 20,485 ... ... 386,425 ... ...
2 children 10,330 ... ... 186,240 ... ...
3 or more children 3,990 ... ... 72,310 ... ...
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 83,770 37,040 46,730 2,139,825 990,525 1,149,300
Household type
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 240,915 ... ... 5,169,175 ... ...
One-census-family households 176,385 ... ... 3,481,885 ... ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 47,355 ... ... 1,311,575 ... ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 129,025 ... ... 2,170,315 ... ...
Multiple-census-family households 12,430 ... ... 145,615 ... ...
Non-census-family households 52,100 ... ... 1,541,665 ... ...
One-person households 44,965 ... ... 1,341,305 ... ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 7,140 ... ... 200,365 ... ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Mississauga, 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 26, 2021).

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