Census Profile, 2016 Census
Canada [Country] and Canada [Country]

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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 8,965,588.85  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,965,588.85  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 1,898,790 973,030 925,760 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 1,922,645 985,200 937,445 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 1,420,875 677,975 742,900 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 1,021,850 469,550 552,300 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 749,650 325,765 423,880 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 770,780 268,790 501,990 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 482,525 185,535 296,990 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 223,510 68,675 154,835 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 56,525 13,240 43,280 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 8,230 1,340 6,890 8,230 1,340 6,890
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 16.6 17.3 15.9 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 66.5 67.1 66.0 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 16.9 15.6 18.1 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 2.2 1.6 2.8 2.2 1.6 2.8
Average age of the population 41.0 40.1 41.9 41.0 40.1 41.9
Median age of the population 41.2 40.2 42.2 41.2 40.2 42.2
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Marital status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by marital status - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 718,295 309,905 408,400 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 5,007,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,007,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 2,107,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,107,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 1,909,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,909,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 815,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 815,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 6,474,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6,474,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 1,753,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,753,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 1,262,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,262,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 350,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 350,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 4,024,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,024,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 4,203,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,203,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 1,650,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,650,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 1,783,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,783,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 770,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 770,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 983,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 983,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 457,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 457,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 171,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 171,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 9,218,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,218,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 3,782,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,782,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 5,436,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,436,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 301,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 301,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 4,552,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,552,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 582,350  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 582,350  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Canada [Country] and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released August 2, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed August 22, 2017).

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