Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
- In 2016, 17.0% of adults aged 15 and over living in private dwellings lived alone, 55.2% lived in a couple and 6.5% lived as a lone parent.
- 68.1% of persons living in a couple were married in 2016, while 31.9% were living common law.
- In 2016, the proportion of young adults aged 20 to 34 living with at least one parent was 25.2% compared to 27.7% in 2011.
- In 2016, there were 95 same-sex couples.
- In 2016, among couple census families 51.8% were families without children and 48.2% were families with children.
Proportion of households by household type, Yukon, 2001 to 2016
|Household type||2001 (%)||2006 (%)||2011 (%)||2016 (%)|
|One-census-family households without additional persons||61.2||59.0||57.2||56.8|
|A couple census family without children||21.8||22.5||23.7||24.5|
|A couple census family with children||28.5||25.5||23.1||22.6|
|A lone-parent census family||10.9||10.9||10.5||9.7|
|Other census-family households||4.6||4.0||5.1||4.5|
|Non-census-family households of two or more persons||3.9||4.3||5.0||4.7|
Marital status, Yukon, 2016
In Yukon, 55.5% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (38.3%) or living with a common-law partner (17.2%).
The remaining 44.4% 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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