Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
- In 2016, 14.1% of adults aged 15 and over living in private dwellings lived alone, 59.0% lived in a couple and 5.8% lived as a lone parent.
- 83.7% of persons living in a couple were married in 2016, while 16.3% were living common law.
- In 2016, the proportion of young adults aged 20 to 34 living with at least one parent was 24.4% compared to 24.0% in 2011.
- In 2016, there were 1,070 same-sex couples.
- In 2016, among couple census families 51.1% were families without children and 48.9% were families with children.
Proportion of households by household type, Saskatchewan, 2001 to 2016
|Household type||2001 (%)||2006 (%)||2011 (%)||2016 (%)|
|One-census-family households without additional persons||64.3||63.2||62.3||62.0|
|A couple census family without children||25.9||27.3||28.0||27.8|
|A couple census family with children||29.9||27.2||26.1||26.0|
|A lone-parent census family||8.5||8.6||8.3||8.2|
|Other census-family households||2.8||2.7||3.5||3.7|
|Non-census-family households of two or more persons||3.6||3.6||4.2||4.1|
Marital status, Saskatchewan, 2016
In Saskatchewan, 59% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (49.6%) or living with a common-law partner (9.4%).
The remaining 40.9% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.
Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.
Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.
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