Census Profile, 2016 Census
Canada [Country] 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).
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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 14,072,080 ... ... 14,072,080 ... ...
Single-detached house 7,541,495 ... ... 7,541,495 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 1,391,040 ... ... 1,391,040 ... ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 4,949,795 ... ... 4,949,795 ... ...
Semi-detached house 698,800 ... ... 698,800 ... ...
Row house 891,305 ... ... 891,305 ... ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 784,300 ... ... 784,300 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 2,539,390 ... ... 2,539,390 ... ...
Other single-attached house 36,005 ... ... 36,005 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 189,755 ... ... 189,755 ... ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 14,072,080 ... ... 14,072,080 ... ...
1 person 3,969,790 ... ... 3,969,790 ... ...
2 persons 4,834,605 ... ... 4,834,605 ... ...
3 persons 2,140,640 ... ... 2,140,640 ... ...
4 persons 1,946,275 ... ... 1,946,275 ... ...
5 or more persons 1,180,770 ... ... 1,180,770 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 34,460,060 ... ... 34,460,060 ... ...
Average household size 2.4 ... ... 2.4 ... ...
Marital status
Total - Marital status for the population aged 15 years and over - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 718,295 309,905 408,400 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 9,840,730 ... ... 9,840,730 ... ...
2 persons 5,007,790 ... ... 5,007,790 ... ...
3 persons 2,107,830 ... ... 2,107,830 ... ...
4 persons 1,909,935 ... ... 1,909,935 ... ...
5 or more persons 815,170 ... ... 815,170 ... ...
Average size of census families 2.9 ... ... 2.9 ... ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 9,840,730 ... ... 9,840,730 ... ...
Total couple families 8,227,925 ... ... 8,227,925 ... ...
Married couples 6,474,005 ... ... 6,474,005 ... ...
Common-law couples 1,753,920 ... ... 1,753,920 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 1,612,805 ... ... 1,612,805 ... ...
Female parent 1,262,340 ... ... 1,262,340 ... ...
Male parent 350,465 ... ... 350,465 ... ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 8,227,925 ... ... 8,227,925 ... ...
Couples without children 4,024,305 ... ... 4,024,305 ... ...
Couples with children 4,203,615 ... ... 4,203,615 ... ...
1 child 1,650,165 ... ... 1,650,165 ... ...
2 children 1,783,080 ... ... 1,783,080 ... ...
3 or more children 770,375 ... ... 770,375 ... ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 1,612,805 ... ... 1,612,805 ... ...
1 child 983,485 ... ... 983,485 ... ...
2 children 457,670 ... ... 457,670 ... ...
3 or more children 171,655 ... ... 171,655 ... ...
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Household type
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 14,072,075 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
One-census-family households 9,218,225 ... ... 9,218,225 ... ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 3,782,095 ... ... 3,782,095 ... ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 5,436,135 ... ... 5,436,135 ... ...
Multiple-census-family households 301,715 ... ... 301,715 ... ...
Non-census-family households 4,552,135 ... ... 4,552,135 ... ...
One-person households 3,969,790 ... ... 3,969,790 ... ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 582,350 ... ... 582,350 ... ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Canada [Country] 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 December 7, 2022).

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