Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Child presence any age

Release date: May 3, 2017


'Child presence any age' refers to whether or not the family includes any children. To be included, children must live in the same household as the family. They may be children by birth, marriage, common-law union or adoption.

Statistical unit(s)

Census family
Economic family


Child presence any age

Reported in

2016 and 2011; 2006, 2001 and 1996 (20% sample); 1991, 1986 and 1981. For availability prior to 1981, refer to Appendix 2.0.

Reported for

Population in private households

Question number(s)

Derived variable: Questions 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6


Not applicable


Not applicable

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