Census families by number of children at home, by province and territory (2011 Census) (Canada)

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Census families by number of children at home, by province and territory (2011 Census)
(Canada)
  Family structure Couple families Married couples Common-law couples Female lone-parent Male lone-parent
  number of children
All families 9,389,700 7,861,855 6,293,950 1,567,910 1,200,295 327,545
Families without children 3,752,560 3,752,565 2,891,215 861,350 0 0
Families with children 5,637,135 4,109,295 3,402,735 706,560 1,200,295 327,545
1 child 2,537,770 1,610,635 1,288,775 321,865 710,225 216,915
2 children 2,186,760 1,748,835 1,475,220 273,615 352,150 85,770
3 or more children 912,600 749,815 638,745 111,075 137,920 24,860
Total children 9,971,315 7,622,095 6,379,270 1,242,820 1,878,845 470,380
Average number of children at home per family 1.1 1.0 1.0 0.8 1.6 1.4

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