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  • Federal

    Family Structure, 1996 - Married Couple Families

    According to the results of the 1996 Census, « married couple families » still constitute the large majority of families. Since 1986, the proportion has declined from 80% of all families to 74%, due to substantial increases in both common-law and lone-parent families. In 1996 there were 5.8...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Families with Children Living at Home, 1996 - Married couples with no childre...

    The majority of children in 1996 were living in a married-couple family. In 1996, 73 out of 100 children were in these families as compared to 78 out of 100 in 1991. As a proportion of married couples, 29% represented families without children. The large percentage of families without children is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Children Living at Home, 1996 - Children aged 6-14 years, living at home

    Of children 6 to 14 years of age, the pattern of distribution is similar to that found for the younger age group. The most significant differences illustrate a lower proportion of this age group (relative to other areas) in Labrador, Newfoundland and much of the Maritime Provinces, with the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Health Resources: Population-to-specialist Ratios, 1996

    Canada’s average population to specialist physician ratio has been 1100:1 for over a decade. Low ratios are generally associated with urban areas. The region with the highest ratio is located in north central Newfoundland, a region with relatively few people but even fewer physician resources,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Family Structure, 1996 - Female Lone-parent Families

    The majority of lone parent families in Canada are headed by women, where they outnumber those headed by men four to one. The 1996 Census data indicate that these families increased by 20% between 1991 and 1996 as compared to families headed by men (a 16% increase). The overall proportion of lone...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Health Resources: Population-to-physician Ratios, 1996

    Major cities are associated with comparatively few people per physician; every province has one or more census divisions in which the ratio is less than or equal to 550:1. None of the territories has a ratio this low. At the same time, each province has a significant number of areas with ratios...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Families with Children Living at Home, 1996 - Canadian families with children...

    The number of families with children, as a proportion of all families in Canada, has remained consistent since 1986. Based on the 1996 Census, there were a total of 7 837 865 families in Canada. Of those families, 66% (5 108 085) were families with children.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Children Living at Home, 1996 - Children aged 18-24 years, living at home

    There has been a substantial increase in the number of young adults living in their parental home. According to the results of the 1996 Census, 47% of women aged 20 to 34 lived with their parents, while over half of young unmarried men lived at home. A number of factors have influenced this...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Families with Children Living at Home, 1996 - Married couples with children l...

    The majority of children in 1996 were living in a married-couple family. In 1996, 73 out of 100 children were in these families as compared to 78 out of 100 in 1991. As a proportion of married couples, 29% represented families without children. The large percentage of families without children is...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Water Consumption: Domestic Water Consumption, 1999

    The map shows total municipal needs by province and territory. Domestic water consumption includes the quantity of water used for household purposes such as washing, food preparation, and bathing. Across Canada, nearly all of the water used by municipal water systems comes from lakes and rivers...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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