Population by marital status and sex, by province and territory (Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon)

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Population by marital status and sex, by province and territory
(Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon)
  2017
  Canada Alta. B.C. Y.T.
  number of persons
Total        
Both sexes 36,708,083 4,286,134 4,817,160 38,459
Male 18,207,841 2,169,133 2,389,487 19,614
Female 18,500,242 2,117,001 2,427,673 18,845
Single        
Both sexes 14,457,979 1,726,201 1,836,725 16,429
Male 7,706,637 930,531 983,523 8,963
Female 6,751,342 795,670 853,202 7,466
Married        
Both sexes 14,242,188 1,756,610 1,998,617 11,736
Male 7,194,431 895,416 1,005,114 5,878
Female 7,047,757 861,194 993,503 5,858
Separated        
Both sexes 841,315 101,597 112,296 988
Male 377,181 47,556 48,292 480
Female 464,134 54,041 64,004 508
Living common law        
Both sexes 3,355,229 329,301 345,400 5,341
Male 1,726,038 169,975 182,807 2,631
Female 1,629,191 159,326 162,593 2,710
Widowed        
Both sexes 1,886,534 158,821 245,168 1,441
Male 386,359 32,267 52,070 389
Female 1,500,175 126,554 193,098 1,052
Divorced        
Both sexes 1,924,838 213,604 278,954 2,524
Male 817,195 93,388 117,681 1,273
Female 1,107,643 120,216 161,273 1,251

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