Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
- In 2016, 13.5% of adults aged 15 and over living in private dwellings lived alone, 57.4% lived in a couple and 5.9% lived as a lone parent.
- 84.3% of persons living in a couple were married in 2016, while 15.7% were living common law.
- In 2016, the proportion of young adults aged 20 to 34 living with at least one parent was 32.5% compared to 31.6% in 2011.
- In 2016, there were 1,710 same-sex couples.
- In 2016, among couple census families 47.7% were families without children and 52.3% were families with children.
Proportion of households by household type, Manitoba, 2001 to 2016
|Household type||2001 (%)||2006 (%)||2011 (%)||2016 (%)|
|One-census-family households without additional persons||63.6||62.8||62.0||61.7|
|A couple census family without children||24.2||24.9||25.4||25.7|
|A couple census family with children||30.5||28.8||27.7||27.2|
|A lone-parent census family||8.9||9.0||8.9||8.8|
|Other census-family households||2.8||2.8||3.6||4.0|
|Non-census-family households of two or more persons||3.4||3.5||3.7||3.9|
Marital status, Manitoba, 2016
In Manitoba, 57.4% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (48.7%) or living with a common-law partner (8.7%).
The remaining 42.6% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.
Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.
Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2016 Census.
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