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

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Census families on farms, by family size, by province, (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture and Census of Population)
(Alberta)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  number % of total number % of total % change
Alta.          
Total number of census families 48,590 100.0 45,195 100.0 -7.0
Size of census family          
2 persons 21,300 43.8 22,125 49.0 3.9
3 persons 8,440 17.4 7,445 16.5 -11.8
4 persons 9,945 20.5 8,275 18.3 -16.8
5 persons 6,000 12.3 5,140 11.4 -14.3
6 persons 2,095 4.3 1,480 3.3 -29.4
7 persons and over 810 1.7 725 1.6 -10.5
Average size of census family 3.2 ... 3.1 ... -3.1

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