Table 3
Living arrangements of Inuit and non-Aboriginal children aged 14 years and under, Canada and Inuit regions, 2001 and 2006

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Living arrangements 2001 2006
Inuit children Non-Aboriginal children Inuit children Non-Aboriginal children
percentage
Canada
Total - Children aged 14 years and under 100 100 100 100
Living with two parents 72 82 69 82
Living with a lone mother 18 14 20 14
Living with a lone father 5 3 6 3
Living with a grandparent (no parent present) 2 0 2 0
Living with another relative 1 0 2 0
Living with non-relatives 1 0 0 0
Total - Inuit Nunaat
Total - Children aged 14 years and under 100 100 100 100
Living with two parents 74 84 71 85
Living with a lone mother 17 10 20 11
Living with a lone father 5 4 5 3
Living with a grandparent (no parent present) 2 2 2 1
Living with another relative 1 1 2 1
Living with non-relatives 1 0 0 0
Nunatsiavut
Total - Children aged 14 years and under 100 100 100 100
Living with two parents 74 83 73 100
Living with a lone mother 14 33 15 0
Living with a lone father 5 33 6 0
Living with a grandparent (no parent present) 3 0 2 0
Living with another relative 1 0 6 0
Living with non-relatives 4 0 0 0
Nunavik
Total - Children aged 14 years and under 100 100 100 100
Living with two parents 70 81 65 71
Living with a lone mother 20 10 24 19
Living with a lone father 7 10 6 10
Living with a grandparent (no parent present) 1 0 2 0
Living with another relative 1 0 2 0
Living with non-relatives 0 0 0 0
Nunavut
Total - Children aged 14 years and under 100 100 100 100
Living with two parents 76 83 73 89
Living with a lone mother 16 11 18 7
Living with a lone father 4 3 5 3
Living with a grandparent (no parent present) 2 2 2 0
Living with another relative 1 0 1 0
Living with non-relatives 1 0 0 0
Inuvialuit region
Total - Children aged 14 years and under 100 100 100 100
Living with two parents 72 87 64 79
Living with a lone mother 19 6 26 15
Living with a lone father 4 4 5 4
Living with a grandparent (no parent present) 3 0 3 0
Living with another relative 0 0 2 4
Living with non-relatives 1 0 0 0
Total - Outside Inuit Nunaat
Total - Children aged 14 years and under 100 100 100 100
Living with two parents 61 82 63 82
Living with a lone mother 26 14 21 14
Living with a lone father 6 3 9 3
Living with a grandparent (no parent present) 1 0 2 0
Living with another relative 1 0 4 0
Living with non-relatives 5 0 0 0
Notes:
Inuit includes persons who reported an Inuit identity only.
'Inuit Nunaat' is the Inuit language expression for 'Inuit homeland', a region extending from Northern Labrador to the Northwest Territories.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Censuses of population, 2001 and 2006