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2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Conjugal Status (3), Opposite/Same-sex Status (5) and Presence of Children (5) for the Couple Census Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Census Metropolitan Areas, 2011 Census

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This table details conjugal status , opposite/same-sex status and presence of children for the couple census families in private households in CanadaFootnote 1
Opposite/same-sex status (5) Presence of children (5)
Total - Presence of children Without children With children With children aged 24 and under With children aged 25 and over only
Total - All couples 7,861,855 3,752,565 4,109,295 3,684,675 424,620
Opposite-sex couples 7,797,280 3,694,400 4,102,880 3,678,630 424,255
Same-sex couples 64,575 58,165 6,410 6,045 365
Female couples 29,380 24,305 5,075 4,860 215
Male couples 35,195 33,855 1,340 1,190 145


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Footnote 1

Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-312-XCB2011046.

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