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Table 7
Children in two-parent families by visible minority status, 2006

Visible minority status Children in two-parent families
number percentage
Total children 6,971,750 100.0
Child does not belong to visible minority group 5,567,900 79.9
Child and parents do not belong to visible minority group 5,459,400 78.3
Child and one parent do not belong to visible minority group, one parent in visible minority group 97,300 1.4
Child does not belong to visible minority group, parents in visible minority group 11,200 0.2
Child belongs to visible minority group 1,403,900 20.1
Child and parents all in same visible minority group 1,171,500 16.8
Child in visible minority group different from at least one parent 232,400 3.3
Child and one parent in same visible minority group, one parent non-visible minority 137,700 2.0
Child and one parent in same visible minority group, one parent different visible minority 29,200 0.4
Child belongs to visible minority group, both parents non-visible minority 27,700 0.4
Child and parents each in different visible minority groups 18,100 0.3
Parents in same visible minority group, child in different visible minority 9,800 0.1
Child and one parent different visible minority, other parent non-visible minority 9,800 0.1
Note: These figures refer to children aged 0 to 24 present in the home of two-parent census families by visible minority status of children and visible minority status of parents.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.