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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019035
    Description:

    The purpose of the 2017 General Social Survey on Family is to explore the characteristics of families in Canada and to monitor changes in these characteristics over time. Using information on the conjugal history of respondents, this infographic examines the proportion and the characteristics of people in Canada aged 35 to 64 years old who are currently in their second or subsequent marriage or common-law relationship.

    Release date: 2019-05-15

  • Journals and periodicals: 75-006-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication brings together and analyzes a wide range of data sources in order to provide information on various aspects of Canadian society, including labour, income, education, social, and demographic issues, that affect the lives of Canadians.

    Release date: 2019-05-15

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201912317623
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-05-03

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201912120471
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-05-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019031
    Description:

    The purpose of the 2017 General Social Survey on Family is to explore the characteristics of Canadian families and monitor changes in these characteristics over time. Using information on the conjugal history of respondents, this infographic examines the proportion and the characteristics of people in Canada aged 25 to 64 years old who are currently married or in a common-law union.

    Release date: 2019-05-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019033
    Description:

    The purpose of the 2017 General Social Survey on Family is to explore the characteristics of Canadian families and monitor changes in these characteristics over time. Using information on the conjugal history of respondents, this infographic examines the proportion and the characteristics of people in Canada aged 25 to 64 years old who are currently separated or divorced from a marriage, or who are currently separated from a common-law union.

    Release date: 2019-05-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201907919154
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-03-20

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019019
    Description:

    The purpose of the 2017 General Social Survey on Family is to explore the characteristics of Canadian families and monitor changes in these characteristics over time. Using information on the conjugal and parental history of respondents, this infographic examines the proportion and the characteristics of people in Canada aged 55 and older whose current relationship (marriage or common-law) was long-lasting, that is, had been ongoing for 30 years or more.

    Release date: 2019-03-13

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201900100003
    Description:

    This study uses the Census of Population and the 2017 General Social Survey on Family to examine the characteristics of the population living alone in Canada. The demographic, socioeconomic and housing characteristics of persons who live alone are examined, as well as their conjugal history, family relationships, and well-being indicators.

    Release date: 2019-03-06

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201906519140
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-03-06
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  • Table: 95F0406X2001003
    Description:

    This table shows 2001 Census data for the following levels of geography: Canada, provinces, territories and federal electoral districts (by 1996 Representation Order).

    This table is part of the topic "Marital Status of Canadians," which presents 2001 Census data on marital status and common-law status, by age and sex. These data show the number of persons who are single, legally married, separated, divorced or widowed. Data are also provided on the marital status of persons who reported living common-law. The data are reported for individuals, for the entire Canadian population.

    It is also possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release bundles. Refer to catalogue No. 97F0023XCB for more information.

    Release date: 2002-10-22

  • Table: 95F0406X2001004
    Description:

    This table shows 2001 Census data for the following levels of geography: Canada, provinces, territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations.

    This table is part of the topic "Marital Status of Canadians," which shows 2001 Census data on marital status and common-law status, by age and sex. These data show the number of persons who are single, legally married, separated, divorced or widowed. Data are also provided on the marital status of persons who reported living common-law. The data are reported for individuals, for the entire Canadian population.

    This table can also be found in Topic Bundle: Marital Status of Canadians, 2001 Census , Catalogue No. 97F0004XCB2001000.

    It is also possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release bundles. Refer to catalogue No. 97F0023XCB for more information.

    This table is available FREE on the Internet, Catalogue No. 95F0406XIE2001004.

    Release date: 2002-10-22

  • Table: 95F0406X2001006
    Description:

    This table shows 2001 Census data for the following levels of geography: Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions and census subdivisions.

    This table is part of the topic "Marital Status of Canadians," which shows 2001 Census data on marital status and common-law status, by age and sex. These data show the number of persons who are single, legally married, separated, divorced or widowed. Data are also provided on the marital status of persons who reported living common-law. The data are reported for individuals, for the entire Canadian population.

    It is also possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release bundles. Refer to catalogue No. 97F0023XCB for more information.

    Release date: 2002-10-22

  • Table: 95F0407X2001002
    Description:

    This table shows 2001 Census data for the following levels of geography: census metropolitan areas, tracted census agglomerations and census tracts.

    This table is part of the topic "Marital Status of Canadians," which shows 2001 Census data on marital status and common-law status, by age and sex. These data show the number of persons who are single, legally married, separated, divorced or widowed. Data are also provided on the marital status of persons who reported living common-law. The data are reported for individuals, for the entire Canadian population.

    It is also possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release bundles. Refer to catalogue No. 97F0023XCB for more information.

    Release date: 2002-10-22

  • Table: 95F0407X2001003
    Description:

    This table shows 2001 Census data for the following levels of geography: Canada, provinces, territories and federal electoral districts (by 1996 Representation Order).

    This table is part of the topic "Marital Status of Canadians," which shows 2001 Census data on marital status and common-law status, by age and sex. These data show the number of persons who are single, legally married, separated, divorced or widowed. Data are also provided on the marital status of persons who reported living common-law. The data are reported for individuals, for the entire Canadian population.

    It is also possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release bundles. Refer to catalogue No. 97F0023XCB for more information.

    Release date: 2002-10-22

  • Table: 95F0407X2001004
    Description:

    This table shows 2001 Census data for the following levels of geography: Canada, provinces, territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations.

    This table is part of the topic "Marital Status of Canadians," which shows 2001 Census data on marital status and common-law status, by age and sex. These data show the number of persons who are single, legally married, separated, divorced or widowed. Data are also provided on the marital status of persons who reported living common-law. The data are reported for individuals, for the entire Canadian population.

    This table can also be found in Topic Bundle: Marital Status of Canadians, 2001 Census - Catalogue No. 97F0004XCB2001000.

    It is also possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release bundles. For more information, refer to Catalogue No. 97F0023XCB.

    This table is available FREE on the Internet, Catalogue No. 95F0407XIE2001004.

    Release date: 2002-10-22

  • Table: 95F0407X2001006
    Description:

    This table shows 2001 Census data for the following levels of geography: Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions and census subdivisions.

    This table is part of the topic "Marital Status of Canadians," which shows 2001 Census data on marital status and common-law status, by age and sex. These data show the number of persons who are single, legally married, separated, divorced or widowed. Data are also provided on the marital status of persons who reported living common-law. The data are reported for individuals, for the entire Canadian population.

    It is also possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release bundles. Refer to catalogue No. 97F0023XCB for more information.

    Release date: 2002-10-22

  • Profile of a community or region: 95F0487X2001001
    Description:

    Using 2001 Census data, this day-of-release table provides a statistical overview of the marital status and common-law status variables for Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions and census subdivisions.

    On each of the days of release, profile component data will be available for particular topics at the Canada, province/territory, census division and census subdivision levels. Profile component data for all other standard areas, including census metropolitan areas, census agglomerations, census tracts, federal electoral districts (based on the 1996 Representation Order), dissemination areas and forward sortation areas, will be available approximately four weeks after the initial release.

    In the census product line, groups of variables, such as this one, are referred to as electronic components of profiles. These are made available in each of the eight major releases of variables of the census cycle. Together, they will form a complete cumulative profile of all the variables for each level of geography, plus one cumulative profile for the dissolved census subdivisions.

    Release date: 2002-10-22

  • Table: 97F0004X2001001
    Description:

    This table is part of the topic "Marital Status of Canadians," which presents 2001 Census data on marital status and common-law status, by age and sex. These data show the number of persons who are single, legally married, separated, divorced or widowed. Data are also provided on the marital status of persons who reported living common-law. The data are reported for individuals, for the entire Canadian population.

    This table can be found in Topic Bundle: Marital Status of Canadians, 2001 Census, Catalogue No. 97F0004XCB2001000.

    It is also possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release bundles. For more information, refer to Catalogue No. 97F0023XCB.

    This table is available FREE on the Internet, Catalogue No. 97F0004XIE2001001.

    Release date: 2002-10-22

  • Table: 97F0004X2001003
    Description:

    This table is part of the topic "Marital Status of Canadians," which presents 2001 Census data on marital status and common-law status, by age and sex. These data show the number of persons who are single, legally married, separated, divorced or widowed. Data are also provided on the marital status of persons who reported living common-law. The data are reported for individuals, for the entire Canadian population.

    This table can be found in Topic Bundle: Marital Status of Canadians, 2001 Census, Catalogue No. 97F0004XCB2001000.

    It is also possible to subscribe to all day-of-release bundles. For more information, refer to Catalogue No. 97F0023XCB.

    This table is available FREE on the Internet, Catalogue No. 97F0004XIE2001003.

    Release date: 2002-10-22
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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019018
    Description:

    This infographic presents results from the 1981 and 2016 Censuses of Population and the 2017 General Social Survey on Family. The infographic depicts changes over time and provides selected characteristics of persons in Canada who lived alone in the reference years, including demographic statistics such as marital status, age and sex as well as statistics on future intentions to marry.

    Release date: 2019-03-06

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019014
    Description:

    This infographic presents results from the 2017 General Social Survey on families; more specifically people aged 25 -64 years old and who reported being in a couple relationship with someone not living in their household.

    Release date: 2019-02-20

  • Stats in brief: 89-28-0001201800100011
    Description:

    Everyone in Canada is, or has been, part of a family. The purpose of this Just the Facts edition is to celebrate families in Canada on Family Day 2019 (a statutory holiday in some provinces) by acknowledging their diversity and how they have changed over time. Data from the Census of Population and the General Social Survey together provide a snapshot of families today in the historical album of family life in Canada.

    Release date: 2019-02-18

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201904619984
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-02-15

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019002
    Description:

    This infographic presents results from the 2017 General Social Survey on families; more specifically the co-residence of adult children with their parents. The population of interest is of Canadians 18 years of age and over living with both parents, their mother only or their father only.

    Release date: 2019-02-15

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201903819983
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-02-07

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019001
    Description:

    This infographic presents results from the 2017 General Social Survey on families; more specifically grandparents in Canada. The population of interest is Canadians aged 45 and over who are grandparents.

    Release date: 2019-02-07

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X2018346232
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2018-12-12

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-648-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The documents in this collection are based on data from the Longitudinal and International Study of Adults, a survey that examines a variety of topics on the well-being of Canadians and measures the effect of changes in certain areas on people's lives. The survey covers several topics, such as jobs, health, adult education and training, income and earnings, as well as the family dynamic. Reports on the survey content, concepts, methodology and data quality are also available.

    Release date: 2018-07-24

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-630-X
    Description:

    In 2018, Statistics Canada will celebrate its 100th anniversary. As we count down to this important milestone, we would like to use our data to highlight some of the sweeping changes that have had a lasting impact on Canadian society and economy.

    Release date: 2018-02-21
Reference (25)

Reference (25) (0 to 10 of 25 results)

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-509-X
    Description:

    This product presents 2016 Census highlights on core housing need. Tables and a figure feature distributions, rates and multiple dimensions of core housing need from current and previous censuses for various levels of geography. A short explanation of the indicator and references to other resources as well as downloadable materials are also provided.

    Release date: 2017-11-15

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-500-X2016002
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: Family variables. Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, talks about changes made to the 2016 Census, data quality and historical comparability, as well as comparison with other data sources. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2017-08-02

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-501-X2016004
    Description:

    The Families, households and marital status Release and concepts overview provides an overview of the concepts, definitions and key measures used in the 2016 Census of Population Families, households and marital status release, as well as the products which will be available on release day and later.

    Release date: 2017-06-16

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-014-X2011007
    Description:

    This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the NHS.

    Release date: 2013-09-11

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-000-X2011001
    Description:

    The National Household Survey (NHS) Dictionary is a reference document which contains detailed definitions of concepts, universes, variables, and geographic terms used in the NHS. By referring to the NHS Dictionary, both beginner and intermediate data users will gain a better understanding of the data.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-000-X
    Description:

    The National Household Survey (NHS) Dictionary is a reference document which contains detailed definitions of concepts, universes, variables, and geographic terms used in the NHS. By referring to the NHS Dictionary, both beginner and intermediate data users will gain a better understanding of the data.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-312-X2011005
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: Family variables. Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2011 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, talks about changes made to the 2011 Census, data quality and historical comparability, as well as comparison with other data sources. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2012-09-19

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89-631-X
    Description:

    This report highlights the latest developments and rationale behind recent cycles of the General Social Survey (GSS). Starting with an overview of the GSS mandate and historic cycle topics, we then focus on two recent cycles related to families in Canada: Family Transitions (2006) and Family, Social Support and Retirement (2007). Finally, we give a summary of what is to come in the 2008 GSS on Social Networks, and describe a special project to mark 'Twenty Years of GSS'.

    The survey collects data over a twelve month period from the population living in private households in the 10 provinces. For all cycles except Cycles 16 and 21, the population aged 15 and older has been sampled. Cycles 16 and 21 sampled persons aged 45 and older.

    Cycle 20 (GSS 2006) is the fourth cycle of the GSS to collect data on families (the first three cycles on the family were in 1990, 1995 and 2001). Cycle 20 covers much the same content as previous cycles on families with some sections revised and expanded. The data enable analysts to measure conjugal and fertility history (chronology of marriages, common-law unions, and children), family origins, children's home leaving, fertility intentions, child custody as well as work history and other socioeconomic characteristics. Questions on financial support agreements or arrangements (for children and the ex-spouse or ex-partner) for separated and divorced families have been modified. Also, sections on social networks, well-being and housing characteristics have been added.

    Release date: 2008-05-27

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 97-554-G2006003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following variable: Housing and dwelling characteristics.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, data quality and historical comparability. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-05-01

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 97-554-G
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following demographic variable: Housing and dwelling characteristics.

    Release date: 2008-05-01

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