Families, households and marital status Statistics


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Bringing together data, tools and reports to provide you with the latest information on families, households and marital status in Canada.

Key indicators

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Publications on families, households and marital status

Publications on families, households and marital status

Browse publications and articles on the subject of families, households and marital status.

Baby Names Observatory

Baby Names Observatory interactive dashboard

This interactive dashboard visualizes the popularity of baby names over time for Canada. The dashboard displays the top 20 baby names by selected year for both boys and girls. It is also possible to search for a particular first name by sex at birth to see the historical evolution of the first name in terms of frequency, the proportion of children with the chosen name and the annual rank.

Census program

Census program

The Census program provides a statistical portrait of the country every five years. The 2021 Census Program includes the Census of Population and the Census of Agriculture.

Census Program Data Viewer

Census Program Data Viewer, 2021 Census

Explore the distribution of the Canadian population in 2021 based on a number of socioeconomic and demographic indicators using the Census Program Data Viewer.

Looking for data on families, households and marital status in your community?

  • Census Profile, 2021 Census
    This profile presents information from the 2021 Census of Population for various levels of geography, including provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, communities and census tracts. Using the search or browse options below, users can search for an area of interest by typing its place name, postal code or geographic code or by browsing a list.
  • Focus on Geography Series, 2021 Census
    Focusing on a selected geographic area, this product presents data highlights for each of the major releases of the 2021 Census. These data highlights are presented through text, tables and figures. A map image of the geographic area is also included in the product.
  • Data Tables on Families, Households and Marital Status, 2021 Census of Population
    • This series of cross-tabulations presents a portrait of Canada based on families, households and marital status. They range in complexity and are available for various levels of geography. Data tables are also available to browse by variable.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

Browse Canada's statistics for the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

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