Table A3
Selected characteristics of women aged 15 and over by age group and living arrangement, 2016


Table A3
Selected characteristics of women aged 15 and over by age group and living arrangement, 2016

Table summary
This table displays the results of Selected characteristics of women aged 15 and over by age group and living arrangement Age group and living arrangement, 15 and over, 20 to 34, 35 to 64, 65 and over, Women living alone and Women living with others, calculated using number (thousands) units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Age group and living arrangement
15 and over 20 to 34 35 to 64 65 and over
Women living alone Women living with others Women living alone Women living with others Women living alone Women living with others Women living alone Women living with others
number (thousands)
Selected characteristics
Number 2,131 12,521 293 3,108 864 6,479 966 1,963
Marital status percent
Never married 36.2 34.0 93.1 67.9 45.4 17.1 10.3 3.6
Married 1.7 52.6 1.6 29.0 1.9 65.8 1.6 72.0
Separated or divorced 30.6 9.8 4.9 2.9 42.5 15.0 28.1 8.3
Widowed 31.4 3.7 0.3 0.2 10.2 2.1 60.1 16.1
Geography
Living in rural areas 12.5 18.9 5.6 14.7 12.6 20.0 14.5 22.0
Living in urban areas 87.5 81.1 94.4 85.3 87.4 80.0 85.5 78.0
Education
No certificate, diploma or degree 20.5 17.0 4.5 7.6 11.6 10.9 33.3 31.2
High school diploma 24.8 26.9 18.1 27.1 23.7 24.8 27.4 28.9
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 6.7 6.0 5.8 5.7 8.1 6.9 5.8 5.9
Either college or university qualification 48.0 50.1 71.5 59.6 56.7 57.4 33.6 34.0
Labour force participation rate 45.8 63.6 88.9 78.8 71.7 74.8 9.4 11.5
Housing
Monthly shelter costs considered unaffordableTable A3 Note 1
42.6 21.6 51.6 27.5 40.0 21.9 41.8 14.8
Owns homeTable A3 Note 2 – Total 51.3 65.6 27.3 42.7 51.9 71.2 58.4 79.3
Owns condominium (homeowners only) 31.9 11.3 54.7 15.1 32.2 10.1 28.4 12.7
Resides in condominium (regardless of tenure) 22.6 9.9 30.1 12.6 22.0 8.5 20.8 11.9
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