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

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Census families by number of children at home, by province and territory (2011 Census)
(Nova Scotia)
  Family structure Couple families Married couples Common-law couples Female lone-parent Male lone-parent
  number of children
All families 270,065 223,335 184,870 38,460 37,625 9,110
Families without children 121,240 121,235 97,760 23,475 0 0
Families with children 148,830 102,095 87,110 14,985 37,625 9,110
1 child 75,040 45,775 37,995 7,775 22,965 6,295
2 children 53,650 40,840 35,825 5,015 10,630 2,185
3 or more children 20,140 15,485 13,295 2,195 4,030 630
Total children 248,885 178,570 153,395 25,175 57,595 12,725
Average number of children at home per family 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 1.5 1.4

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