Table 4
Living arrangements of women and men aged 65 years and over by immigrant status, Canada, 2006

Table 4
Living arrangements of women and men aged 65 years and over by immigrant status, Canada, 2006
Table summary
This table displays the results of Living arrangements of women and men aged 65 years and over by immigrant status. The information is grouped by Living arrangements appearing as row headers and is grouped by Non-immigrants, All immigrants, Recent immigrants appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Living arrangements Women Men
Non-immigrants All immigrants Recent immigrants1 Non-immigrants All immigrants Recent immigrants1
percentage
Living with family 57.8 69.0 89.6 79.3 85.7 95.8
Spouses 43.5 46.0 38.7 70.3 77.5 82.2
Common-law partners 2.0 0.9 0.7 4.6 2.2 1.0
Lone parents 7.1 9.3 10.3 2.0 2.5 3.0
Children 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
Living with relatives 5.0 12.6 39.7 2.3 3.4 9.5
Not living with family 42.2 31.0 10.4 20.7 14.3 4.2
Living with non-relatives only 1.7 1.3 2.0 2.1 1.4 1.5
Living alone 40.5 29.7 8.3 18.6 12.9 2.7
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1. Recent immigrants are immigrants who arrived in Canada from 2001 to 2006. They are a subgroup of the immigrant category.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.
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