Census Profile, 2016 Census
Ontario [Province] and Ontario [Province]

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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 5,169,175 ... ... 5,169,175 ... ...
Single-detached house 2,807,380 ... ... 2,807,380 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 886,705 ... ... 886,705 ... ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 1,460,200 ... ... 1,460,200 ... ...
Semi-detached house 289,975 ... ... 289,975 ... ...
Row house 460,425 ... ... 460,425 ... ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 176,080 ... ... 176,080 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 522,810 ... ... 522,810 ... ...
Other single-attached house 10,910 ... ... 10,910 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 14,890 ... ... 14,890 ... ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 5,169,170 ... ... 5,169,170 ... ...
1 person 1,341,300 ... ... 1,341,300 ... ...
2 persons 1,693,525 ... ... 1,693,525 ... ...
3 persons 834,260 ... ... 834,260 ... ...
4 persons 796,320 ... ... 796,320 ... ...
5 or more persons 503,775 ... ... 503,775 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 13,242,160 ... ... 13,242,160 ... ...
Average household size 2.6 ... ... 2.6 ... ...
Marital status
Total - Marital status for the population aged 15 years and over - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 11,240,525 5,427,775 5,812,750 11,240,525 5,427,775 5,812,750
Married or living common law 6,438,085 3,219,290 3,218,795 6,438,085 3,219,290 3,218,795
Married 5,531,930 2,764,275 2,767,655 5,531,930 2,764,275 2,767,655
Living common law 906,155 455,015 451,145 906,155 455,015 451,145
Not married and not living common law 4,802,440 2,208,485 2,593,955 4,802,440 2,208,485 2,593,955
Never married 3,182,785 1,689,180 1,493,605 3,182,785 1,689,180 1,493,605
Separated 328,675 138,140 190,535 328,675 138,140 190,535
Divorced 653,835 252,900 400,935 653,835 252,900 400,935
Widowed 637,150 128,265 508,880 637,150 128,265 508,880
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 3,782,540 ... ... 3,782,540 ... ...
2 persons 1,815,000 ... ... 1,815,000 ... ...
3 persons 844,545 ... ... 844,545 ... ...
4 persons 792,435 ... ... 792,435 ... ...
5 or more persons 330,560 ... ... 330,560 ... ...
Average size of census families 2.9 ... ... 2.9 ... ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 3,782,545 ... ... 3,782,545 ... ...
Total couple families 3,137,570 ... ... 3,137,570 ... ...
Married couples 2,684,735 ... ... 2,684,735 ... ...
Common-law couples 452,840 ... ... 452,840 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 644,975 ... ... 644,975 ... ...
Female parent 518,480 ... ... 518,480 ... ...
Male parent 126,495 ... ... 126,495 ... ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 3,137,565 ... ... 3,137,565 ... ...
Couples without children 1,428,575 ... ... 1,428,575 ... ...
Couples with children 1,708,995 ... ... 1,708,995 ... ...
1 child 658,305 ... ... 658,305 ... ...
2 children 738,710 ... ... 738,710 ... ...
3 or more children 311,975 ... ... 311,975 ... ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 644,975 ... ... 644,975 ... ...
1 child 386,425 ... ... 386,425 ... ...
2 children 186,240 ... ... 186,240 ... ...
3 or more children 72,310 ... ... 72,310 ... ...
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 2,139,825 990,525 1,149,300 2,139,825 990,525 1,149,300
Household type
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 5,169,175 ... ... 5,169,175 ... ...
One-census-family households 3,481,885 ... ... 3,481,885 ... ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 1,311,575 ... ... 1,311,575 ... ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 2,170,315 ... ... 2,170,315 ... ...
Multiple-census-family households 145,615 ... ... 145,615 ... ...
Non-census-family households 1,541,665 ... ... 1,541,665 ... ...
One-person households 1,341,305 ... ... 1,341,305 ... ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 200,365 ... ... 200,365 ... ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Ontario [Province] 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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