Census Profile, 2016 Census
Toronto [Census metropolitan area], Ontario 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).
Characteristic Toronto
Ontario
[Census metropolitan area]
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 2,135,910 ... ... 5,169,175 ... ...
Single-detached house 846,405 ... ... 2,807,380 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 626,905 ... ... 886,705 ... ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 661,955 ... ... 1,460,200 ... ...
Semi-detached house 158,815 ... ... 289,975 ... ...
Row house 195,245 ... ... 460,425 ... ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 89,975 ... ... 176,080 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 214,365 ... ... 522,810 ... ...
Other single-attached house 3,555 ... ... 10,910 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 640 ... ... 14,890 ... ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 2,135,910 ... ... 5,169,170 ... ...
1 person 519,795 ... ... 1,341,300 ... ...
2 persons 598,700 ... ... 1,693,525 ... ...
3 persons 373,775 ... ... 834,260 ... ...
4 persons 377,170 ... ... 796,320 ... ...
5 or more persons 266,470 ... ... 503,775 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 5,862,855 ... ... 13,242,160 ... ...
Average household size 2.7 ... ... 2.6 ... ...
Marital status
Total - Marital status for the population aged 15 years and over - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 4,942,430 2,371,060 2,571,365 11,240,525 5,427,775 5,812,750
Married or living common law 2,758,170 1,378,855 1,379,315 6,438,085 3,219,290 3,218,795
Married 2,466,925 1,230,930 1,235,995 5,531,930 2,764,275 2,767,655
Living common law 291,240 147,925 143,320 906,155 455,015 451,145
Not married and not living common law 2,184,260 992,210 1,192,050 4,802,440 2,208,485 2,593,955
Never married 1,537,495 798,270 739,220 3,182,785 1,689,180 1,493,605
Separated 130,030 51,235 78,795 328,675 138,140 190,535
Divorced 271,530 97,385 174,150 653,835 252,900 400,935
Widowed 245,200 45,310 199,890 637,150 128,265 508,880
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 1,625,790 ... ... 3,782,540 ... ...
2 persons 682,915 ... ... 1,815,000 ... ...
3 persons 397,625 ... ... 844,545 ... ...
4 persons 391,440 ... ... 792,435 ... ...
5 or more persons 153,805 ... ... 330,560 ... ...
Average size of census families 3.0 ... ... 2.9 ... ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 1,625,790 ... ... 3,782,545 ... ...
Total couple families 1,333,645 ... ... 3,137,570 ... ...
Married couples 1,188,130 ... ... 2,684,735 ... ...
Common-law couples 145,515 ... ... 452,840 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 292,150 ... ... 644,975 ... ...
Female parent 241,820 ... ... 518,480 ... ...
Male parent 50,325 ... ... 126,495 ... ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 1,333,645 ... ... 3,137,565 ... ...
Couples without children 509,835 ... ... 1,428,575 ... ...
Couples with children 823,805 ... ... 1,708,995 ... ...
1 child 312,605 ... ... 658,305 ... ...
2 children 366,295 ... ... 738,710 ... ...
3 or more children 144,910 ... ... 311,975 ... ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 292,145 ... ... 644,975 ... ...
1 child 173,080 ... ... 386,425 ... ...
2 children 85,025 ... ... 186,240 ... ...
3 or more children 34,040 ... ... 72,310 ... ...
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 923,210 415,830 507,380 2,139,825 990,525 1,149,300
Household type
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 2,135,910 ... ... 5,169,175 ... ...
One-census-family households 1,430,535 ... ... 3,481,885 ... ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 434,860 ... ... 1,311,575 ... ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 995,670 ... ... 2,170,315 ... ...
Multiple-census-family households 93,790 ... ... 145,615 ... ...
Non-census-family households 611,585 ... ... 1,541,665 ... ...
One-person households 519,790 ... ... 1,341,305 ... ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 91,795 ... ... 200,365 ... ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Toronto [Census metropolitan area], 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 25, 2021).

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