Data tables, 2016 Census

Marital Status (13), Age (16) and Sex (3) for the Population 15 Years and Over of Canada, Census Metropolitan Areas, Census Agglomerations and Census Subdivisions, 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 29,312,165 2,026,160 2,242,695 2,285,990 2,329,395 2,288,365 2,255,135 2,359,965 2,678,075 2,620,240 2,290,510 1,972,475 1,420,875 1,021,850 749,650 770,785
Married or living common law 16,893,720 23,055 325,860 1,004,055 1,518,935 1,653,440 1,658,735 1,705,555 1,904,715 1,869,600 1,634,760 1,387,180 958,215 626,920 383,340 239,360
Married 13,383,455 2,615 81,910 478,165 1,017,910 1,229,725 1,309,030 1,375,610 1,552,860 1,572,520 1,429,785 1,254,785 886,105 593,000 367,775 231,660
Living common law 3,510,265 20,435 243,950 525,895 501,025 423,715 349,705 329,945 351,845 297,080 204,970 132,400 72,115 33,920 15,560 7,695
Never married 2,583,350 20,425 242,620 516,340 469,785 367,690 266,800 220,485 203,530 141,290 74,005 35,180 14,875 6,165 2,700 1,460
Separated 129,680 0 470 3,200 8,550 14,030 18,390 20,660 22,305 17,375 11,160 6,975 3,795 1,755 745 270
Divorced 713,470 10 460 5,880 22,090 40,930 62,520 85,285 118,980 127,810 107,260 76,650 40,835 16,480 6,060 2,210
Widowed 83,765 0 390 480 600 1,060 1,995 3,510 7,035 10,605 12,555 13,585 12,605 9,520 6,060 3,760
Not married and not living common law 12,418,445 2,003,105 1,916,835 1,281,935 810,460 634,925 596,400 654,405 773,365 750,645 655,750 585,295 462,655 394,930 366,310 531,425
Never married 8,254,340 2,003,035 1,906,405 1,243,490 717,765 481,920 373,265 351,720 364,950 296,145 201,175 130,090 73,690 45,735 31,770 33,180
Separated 718,300 30 4,755 19,635 45,425 68,455 87,120 99,485 107,925 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 78,210 124,895 182,340 258,965 290,035 272,580 235,480 151,680 85,685 46,125 28,945
Widowed 1,629,800 15 2,785 3,830 4,080 6,345 11,125 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-X2016033.

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