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The topic Family includes the two family types: the census family and the economic family. The census family refers to a married couple or a couple living common law with or without children, or a lone parent, with at least one child living in the same dwelling. The economic family refers to a group of two or more persons who live in the same dwelling and are related to each other by blood, marriage, common law or adoption.