Table A.4.1
DistributionNote 1 of the school-age populationNote 2, by age group and living arrangementsNote 3, Canada and jurisdictions, 2006 and 2011

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Table A.4.1
Distribution of the school-age population, by age group and living arrangements, Canada and jurisdictions, 2006 and 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of Distribution of the school-age population 2006, 2011, 5 to 24, 5 to 14, 15 to 19, 20 to 24 and 5 to 24 , calculated using percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2006 2011
5 to 24 5 to 14 15 to 19 20 to 24 5 to 24 5 to 14 15 to 19 20 to 24
percentage
Canada  
Living with parentsNote 4 87 99 93 59 87 99 93 60
Married parents 60 66 64 44 57 64 60 41
Common-law parents 9 13 8 3 10 14 10 4
Lone parent 19 20 21 13 20 21 24 14
Not living with parentsNote 4 13 1 7 41 13 1 7 40
Living as part of a couple 5 0 2 18 5 0 1 16
Living as lone parent 1 0 1 3 1 0 1 2
Other living arrangements 7 1 5 20 8 1 5 22
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 8,067.0 3,878.1 2,127.8 2,061.1 8,048.0 3,717.8 2,162.4 2,167.7
Newfoundland and Labrador  
Living with parentsNote 4 90 99 95 68 87 99 93 60
Married parents 64 68 68 54 59 64 63 45
Common-law parents 7 10 7 3 9 12 8 4
Lone parent 18 21 20 11 20 23 22 12
Not living with parentsNote 4 10 1 5 32 13 1 7 40
Living as part of a couple 4 0 1 13 4 0 1 15
Living as lone parent 1 0 1 5 1 0 1 4
Other living arrangements 5 1 4 14 7 1 4 20
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 120.7 55.4 34.1 31.2 111.5 52.1 29.5 29.9
Prince Edward Island  
Living with parentsNote 4 89 99 94 61 88 100 94 59
Married parents 65 71 70 49 62 68 66 45
Common-law parents 5 7 5 2 6 9 6 2
Lone parent 18 22 20 11 20 23 22 12
Not living with parentsNote 4 11 1 6 38 12 0 6 41
Living as part of a couple 4 0 1 17 4 0 1 16
Living as lone parent 1 0 0 4 1 0 1 4
Other living arrangements 5 1 4 17 7 0 4 21
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 35.9 17.4 9.9 8.6 34.1 15.8 9.6 8.7
Nova Scotia  
Living with parentsNote 4 86 99 93 55 84 99 92 52
Married parents 59 66 63 41 54 62 58 36
Common-law parents 7 10 7 2 8 11 8 3
Lone parent 21 24 23 12 22 26 26 13
Not living with parentsNote 4 14 1 7 45 16 1 8 48
Living as part of a couple 5 0 1 18 5 0 1 16
Living as lone parent 1 0 1 4 1 0 1 4
Other living arrangements 7 1 4 23 10 1 6 28
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 221.8 104.4 61.3 56.2 210.2 94.1 57.1 59.0
New Brunswick  
Living with parentsNote 4 86 99 93 55 85 99 92 52
Married parents 59 64 65 42 54 61 59 37
Common-law parents 8 12 7 3 10 14 9 4
Lone parent 19 23 22 10 21 25 24 11
Not living with parentsNote 4 14 1 7 45 15 1 8 48
Living as part of a couple 6 0 2 21 6 0 2 21
Living as lone parent 1 0 1 4 1 0 1 4
Other living arrangements 7 1 4 20 8 1 5 23
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 175.4 83.8 47.6 43.9 166.6 77.0 45.6 44.1
Quebec  
Living with parentsNote 4 87 99 94 57 86 99 93 57
Married parents 46 48 52 37 41 44 45 33
Common-law parents 20 29 17 6 23 32 22 9
Lone parent 21 22 24 14 22 23 27 15
Not living with parentsNote 4 13 1 6 43 14 1 7 43
Living as part of a couple 6 0 2 21 6 0 2 20
Living as lone parent 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 2
Other living arrangements 7 1 4 20 8 1 5 22
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 1,818.8 875.9 473.5 469.4 1,793.6 816.7 490.2 486.8
Ontario  
Living with parentsNote 4 90 99 95 68 90 99 94 68
Married parents 67 73 69 52 64 72 66 49
Common-law parents 5 7 5 2 6 7 6 3
Lone parent 18 19 20 14 20 20 23 16
Not living with parentsNote 4 10 1 5 32 10 1 6 32
Living as part of a couple 4 0 1 14 3 0 1 12
Living as lone parent 1 0 1 3 1 0 1 2
Other living arrangements 5 1 3 16 6 1 4 18
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 3,157.3 1,538.1 827.9 791.3 3,178.0 1,474.6 857.2 846.2
Manitoba  
Living with parentsNote 4 85 98 91 53 85 98 91 56
Married parents 60 67 66 40 58 66 62 41
Common-law parents 6 8 5 2 7 9 6 2
Lone parent 19 22 20 11 20 22 22 13
Not living with parentsNote 4 15 2 9 47 15 2 9 44
Living as part of a couple 6 0 2 20 5 0 2 19
Living as lone parent 1 0 1 5 1 0 1 4
Other living arrangements 8 2 6 22 8 2 6 21
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 313.4 154.9 82.2 76.3 317.4 151.4 84.8 81.3
Saskatchewan  
Living with parentsNote 4 82 98 89 44 81 98 89 45
Married parents 56 65 63 32 54 64 60 31
Common-law parents 6 9 6 2 7 11 7 2
Lone parent 19 24 21 10 20 24 22 11
Not living with parentsNote 4 18 2 11 56 19 2 11 55
Living as part of a couple 6 0 3 23 6 0 2 21
Living as lone parent 2 0 2 5 2 0 2 5
Other living arrangements 10 2 7 28 11 2 8 29
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 269.6 129.2 74.3 66.1 269.4 127.6 70.5 71.3
Alberta  
Living with parentsNote 4 82 99 90 45 83 99 91 48
Married parents 60 73 66 34 60 72 65 35
Common-law parents 5 8 5 2 6 8 6 2
Lone parent 16 18 19 10 17 18 20 11
Not living with parentsNote 4 18 1 10 55 17 1 9 52
Living as part of a couple 7 0 3 24 6 0 2 21
Living as lone parent 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 2
Other living arrangements 10 1 7 29 10 1 7 28
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 908.1 424.9 235.7 247.5 925.8 435.7 235.5 254.6
British Columbia  
Living with parentsNote 4 86 99 92 58 86 99 92 58
Married parents 62 71 65 43 60 70 62 42
Common-law parents 6 8 5 2 6 8 6 3
Lone parent 19 20 22 13 20 21 24 14
Not living with parentsNote 4 14 1 8 42 14 1 8 42
Living as part of a couple 5 0 2 17 4 0 1 15
Living as lone parent 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 2
Other living arrangements 8 1 6 23 9 1 6 25
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 1,012.6 476.9 272.3 263.3 1,008.5 457.0 273.9 277.5
Yukon  
Living with parentsNote 4 85 98 88 53 84 98 89 53
Married parents 47 54 50 28 44 50 47 29
Common-law parents 14 17 11 10 13 18 13 6
Lone parent 24 27 27 15 26 29 30 18
Not living with parentsNote 4 15 2 12 47 16 2 11 47
Living as part of a couple 5 0 2 19 6 0 2 19
Living as lone parent 1 0 1 4 1 0 1 4
Other living arrangements 9 2 10 24 9 2 8 24
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 8.1 4.0 2.3 1.8 8.2 3.9 2.2 2.2
Northwest Territories  
Living with parentsNote 4 82 97 86 45 82 97 89 50
Married parents 44 49 48 28 41 46 46 28
Common-law parents 18 25 16 6 19 27 17 7
Lone parent 20 23 22 11 22 24 26 15
Not living with parentsNote 4 18 3 14 55 18 3 11 50
Living as part of a couple 7 0 3 25 7 0 3 24
Living as lone parent 2 0 3 5 2 0 1 5
Other living arrangements 9 3 8 24 9 3 7 21
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 13.3 6.7 3.6 3.1 12.3 5.7 3.4 3.3
Nunavut  
Living with parentsNote 4 83 98 81 42 81 97 81 45
Married parents 43 47 46 26 38 42 41 24
Common-law parents 20 28 15 6 22 32 17 7
Lone parent 20 22 21 11 21 23 22 14
Not living with parentsNote 4 17 2 18 58 19 3 19 56
Living as part of a couple 9 0 8 36 10 0 6 34
Living as lone parent 3 0 4 10 3 0 5 9
Other living arrangements 5 2 6 13 6 3 8 12
All living arrangements 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Population (number in thousands) 12.1 6.6 3.1 2.4 12.4 6.4 3.0 2.9
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