Table 1
Sample summary based on 2006 Census characteristics

Table 1
Sample summary based on 2006 Census characteristics
Table summary
This table displays the results of Sample summary based on 2006 Census characteristics 2006 Census–
2011 National Household
Survey linkage and Full 2006
Census data, calculated using mean, percentage share of total and number units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2006 Census–
2011 National Household
Survey linkage
Full 2006
Census data
mean
Variable 
Age 30.5 30.7
Other family income (dollars) 52,088 50,226
Number of children under the age of 18 0.93 0.92
  percentage share of total
Age group  
21 to 25 25.5 25.1
26 to 30 24.3 23.8
31 to 35 24.3 24.4
36 to 40 25.9 26.7
Education  
High school or less 29.3 30.4
Some postsecondary 39.1 39.7
Bachelor's degree 26.1 24.6
Graduate degree 5.5 5.3
Partnership status  
Single 38.9 39.1
Couple 61.1 60.9
Age of youngest child  
No children 33.0 33.3
0 to 1 13.4 12.8
2 to 3 9.4 9.3
4 to 5 7.4 7.1
6 to 12 16.8 16.8
13 to 17 5.2 6.0
18 and over 14.6 14.8
Mother tongue other than English or French 18.3 19.5
Visible minority 21.0 21.6
Urban 85.2 84.7
Region  
Atlantic provinces 6.8 7.1
Quebec 23.2 23.4
Ontario 39.9 39.3
Prairies 17.6 17.5
British Columbia 12.5 12.7
Paid employment 93.4 93.4
Self-employment, incorporated 1.5 1.6
Self-employment, unincorporated 5.1 5.0
  number
Observations (unweighted) 69,374 673,673
Observations (weighted) 3,619,332 3,467,619
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