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2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations
Topic-based tabulation: Legal Marital Status (6), Common-law Status (3), Age Groups (17) and Sex (3) for the Population 15 Years and Over of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Federal Electoral Districts (2003 Representation Order), 2011 Census
|Legal marital status (6)||Common-law status (3)|
|Total - Common-law statusFootnote 2||Not living common law||Living common law|
|Total - Legal marital status||27,869,345||24,726,815||3,142,530|
|Single (never legally married)||10,071,335||7,816,050||2,255,290|
|Married (and not separated)||12,941,965||12,941,965||0|
|Separated, but still legally married||826,445||698,245||128,200|
- Symbol ..
not available for a specific reference period
- Symbol ...
- Symbol x
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
- Symbol F
too unreliable to be published
- Footnote 1
Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.
- Footnote 2
Common-law refers to two people living together as a couple but not legally married to each other.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-312-XCB2011044.
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