Population by marital status and sex, by province and territory (Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick)

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Population by marital status and sex, by province and territory
(Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick)
  2017
  Canada N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B.
  number of persons
Total          
Both sexes 36,708,083 528,817 152,021 953,869 759,655
Male 18,207,841 260,610 74,355 467,841 375,405
Female 18,500,242 268,207 77,666 486,028 384,250
Single          
Both sexes 14,457,979 184,217 56,964 351,009 272,000
Male 7,706,637 98,563 29,777 187,076 146,246
Female 6,751,342 85,654 27,187 163,933 125,754
Married          
Both sexes 14,242,188 238,307 65,786 393,211 314,908
Male 7,194,431 120,147 33,245 197,573 159,069
Female 7,047,757 118,160 32,541 195,638 155,839
Separated          
Both sexes 841,315 9,248 3,858 25,189 21,895
Male 377,181 4,154 1,859 11,222 9,910
Female 464,134 5,094 1,999 13,967 11,985
Living common law          
Both sexes 3,355,229 41,143 9,902 77,149 69,543
Male 1,726,038 21,405 5,071 39,337 35,430
Female 1,629,191 19,738 4,831 37,812 34,113
Widowed          
Both sexes 1,886,534 33,626 8,558 59,876 46,498
Male 386,359 7,126 1,548 12,594 9,548
Female 1,500,175 26,500 7,010 47,282 36,950
Divorced          
Both sexes 1,924,838 22,276 6,953 47,435 34,811
Male 817,195 9,215 2,855 20,039 15,202
Female 1,107,643 13,061 4,098 27,396 19,609

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