Census families on farms, by family size, by province, (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture and Census of Population) (Canada)

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Census families on farms, by family size, by province, (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture and Census of Population)
(Canada)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  number % of total number % of total % change
Canada          
Total number of census families 228,590 100.0 215,075 100.0 -5.9
Size of census family          
2 persons 93,710 41.0 99,580 46.3 6.3
3 persons 42,200 18.5 37,550 17.5 -11.0
4 persons 47,960 21.0 41,850 19.5 -12.7
5 persons 28,885 12.6 24,445 11.4 -15.4
6 persons 11,430 5.0 8,035 3.7 -29.7
7 persons and over 4,400 1.9 3,615 1.7 -17.8
Average size of census family 3.3 ... 3.2 ... -3.0

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