Chart 4
Percentage of common-law unions, Canada, provinces and territories, 1981 and 2016

Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon Northwest Territories Nunavut 0 20 40 60 percentage 19811981 20162016
Note(s):
Nunavut was part of the Northwest Territories in 1981.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 1981 and 2016.

Chart description


This is a bar clustered chart.

Percentage of common-law unions, Canada, provinces and territories, 1981 and 2016, percentage
  1981 2016
Canada 6.3 21.3
Newfoundland and Labrador 2.1 17.0
Prince Edward Island 3.2 15.3
Nova Scotia 4.8 19.0
New Brunswick 4.2 20.8
Quebec 8.2 39.9
Ontario 5.0 14.4
Manitoba 5.1 15.7
Saskatchewan 4.3 16.3
Alberta 7.7 16.8
British Columbia 7.8 16.7
Yukon 16.6 31.9
Northwest Territories 12.6 36.6
Nunavut ... 50.3
Note(s):
Nunavut was part of the Northwest Territories in 1981.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 1981 and 2016.
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