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

Related tables:   Women and gender,   Population estimates and projections,   Living arrangements of individuals,   Marriage and common-law unions,   Family types.  

Census families by number of children at home, by province and territory (2011 Census)
(Newfoundland and Labrador)
  Family structure Couple families Married couples Common-law couples Female lone-parent Male lone-parent
  number of children
All families 159,385 134,965 114,335 20,630 19,725 4,695
Families without children 70,490 70,490 59,155 11,335 0 0
Families with children 88,890 64,470 55,180 9,290 19,720 4,700
1 child 47,405 31,545 26,450 5,090 12,530 3,330
2 children 32,835 26,215 23,065 3,150 5,515 1,115
3 or more children 8,655 6,715 5,670 1,050 1,680 255
Total children 140,940 105,600 90,735 14,865 28,975 6,365
Average number of children at home per family 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 1.5 1.4

To find more information related to this table, consult Definitions, data sources, and methods.