Data tables, 2016 Census

Marital Status (13), Age (16) and Sex (3) for the Population 15 Years and Over of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 and 2011 Censuses - 100% Data

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This table details marital status , age and sex for the population 15 years and over in Canada
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Marital status (13) Age (16)
Total - Age 15 to 19 years 20 to 24 years 25 to 29 years 30 to 34 years 35 to 39 years 40 to 44 years 45 to 49 years 50 to 54 years 55 to 59 years 60 to 64 years 65 to 69 years 70 to 74 years 75 to 79 years 80 to 84 years 85 years and over
Total - Marital statusFootnote 1 29,312,160 2,026,155 2,242,690 2,285,990 2,329,400 2,288,365 2,255,135 2,359,960 2,678,075 2,620,245 2,290,510 1,972,475 1,420,875 1,021,850 749,645 770,785
Married or living common law 16,893,715 23,050 325,860 1,004,055 1,518,935 1,653,440 1,658,735 1,705,555 1,904,710 1,869,600 1,634,760 1,387,180 958,220 626,920 383,335 239,360
Married 13,383,455 2,615 81,910 478,160 1,017,910 1,229,725 1,309,030 1,375,610 1,552,865 1,572,520 1,429,790 1,254,785 886,105 593,000 367,775 231,660
Living common law 3,510,265 20,435 243,950 525,895 501,025 423,715 349,705 329,945 351,850 297,080 204,975 132,395 72,110 33,925 15,560 7,700
Never married 2,583,350 20,425 242,620 516,345 469,785 367,685 266,795 220,485 203,530 141,290 74,010 35,180 14,875 6,165 2,700 1,460
Separated 129,680 0 470 3,200 8,550 14,030 18,385 20,665 22,305 17,370 11,155 6,970 3,795 1,760 745 270
Divorced 713,470 10 460 5,880 22,085 40,930 62,520 85,285 118,980 127,810 107,260 76,655 40,835 16,480 6,060 2,210
Widowed 83,770 0 390 475 600 1,065 1,995 3,515 7,035 10,605 12,555 13,590 12,610 9,515 6,060 3,760
Not married and not living common law 12,418,440 2,003,110 1,916,835 1,281,935 810,460 634,925 596,400 654,405 773,360 750,645 655,750 585,300 462,655 394,930 366,305 531,420
Never married 8,254,340 2,003,035 1,906,405 1,243,490 717,770 481,920 373,265 351,720 364,950 296,145 201,175 130,090 73,690 45,730 31,775 33,185
Separated 718,300 30 4,755 19,635 45,425 68,455 87,125 99,480 107,925 92,035 68,590 51,995 32,290 20,270 12,200 8,090
Divorced 1,816,005 20 2,885 14,985 43,190 78,205 124,890 182,340 258,965 290,035 272,585 235,480 151,680 85,685 46,125 28,945
Widowed 1,629,800 20 2,790 3,830 4,080 6,340 11,120 20,870 41,525 72,435 113,410 167,730 204,995 243,240 276,210 461,205

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Footnote 1

For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Marital status.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016032.

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