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

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Census families on farms, by family size, by province, (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture and Census of Population)
(Nova Scotia)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  number % of total number % of total % change
N.S.          
Total number of census families 3,740 100.0 3,735 100.0 -0.1
Size of census family          
2 persons 1,530 40.9 1,890 50.6 23.5
3 persons 835 22.3 670 17.9 -19.8
4 persons 700 18.7 690 18.5 -1.4
5 persons 445 11.9 335 9.0 -24.7
6 persons 150 4.0 105 2.8 -30.0
7 persons and over 80 2.1 55 1.5 -31.3
Average size of census family 3.2 ... 3.0 ... -6.3

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