Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Conjugal status

Release date: May 3, 2017

Definition

'Conjugal status' refers to the nature of the relationship between the members of a couple. Specifically, it indicates whether the members of a couple are either legally married to each other or living in a common-law relationship.

Statistical unit(s)

Couple

Classification(s)

Conjugal status of couple

Reported in

2016 and 2011; 2006, 2001 and 1996 (20% sample); 1991.

Reported for

Population in private households

Question number(s)

Derived variable

Responses

Not applicable

Remarks

Not applicable

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