Census: Families, Households and Marital Status – Household Living Arrangements (12), Age Groups (21) and Sex (3) for the Population in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 Census , Census year 2011, no. 30

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This topic presents data on census families, including the number of families, family size and structure. The data also include persons living in families, with relatives, with non-relatives and living alone. Family structure refers to the classification of census families into married couples or common-law couples (including opposite-sex or same-sex), and lone-parent families.

Data are also presented on household characteristics. The household type refers to the number and types of census families living in a household. The household size refers to the number of people in the household.

This topic also presents data on marital status and common-law relationships, by age and sex, for the entire Canadian population. These data show the number of persons who never-married, are married, separated, divorced or widowed, and those who are not married, whether they are living common-law or not.

Issue #: 2011030

Frequency: Occasional


Release date: September 19, 2012


Status: Ongoing/Available

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  • Age groups, Census agglomerations, Census families, Census metropolitan areas, Census of population, Family structure, Living arrangements, Private households, Provinces, Sex, Territories