Census Profile, 2021 Census of Population
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Characteristic CanadaMore information:

Total Men+ Women+
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% data5 100.0 ... ...
2 persons 51.7 ... ...
3 persons 20.9 ... ...
4 persons 19.0 ... ...
5 or more persons 8.3 ... ...
Average size of census families 2.9 ... ...
Average number of children in census families with children6 1.8 ... ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% data 100.0 ... ...
Total couple families 83.6 ... ...
Married couples 64.6 ... ...
With children6 33.9 ... ...
Without children 30.6 ... ...
Common-law couples 19.0 ... ...
With children6 7.9 ... ...
Without children 11.1 ... ...
Total one-parent families 16.4 ... ...
in which the parent is a woman+ 12.7 ... ...
in which the parent is a man+ 3.7 ... ...
Total - Persons in private households - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0
Total - Persons in census families 81.1 81.5 80.8
Married spouses or common-law partners 47.2 47.8 46.6
Parents in one-parent families 4.6 2.1 7.1
Children6 29.3 31.5 27.1
In a two-parent family 22.1 23.6 20.6
In a one-parent family 7.2 7.9 6.5
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 18.9 18.5 19.2
Living alone 12.1 11.4 12.8
Living with other relatives7 2.6 2.2 2.9
Living with non-relatives only 4.2 4.9 3.5

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population.

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2022. (table). Census Profile. 2021 Census of Population. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2021001. Ottawa. Released November 30, 2022.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2021/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed November 30, 2022).


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