Atlantic Canada sees biggest jump in 1-person households, census shows

Atlantic Canada sees biggest jump in 1-person households, census shows

Atlantic Canada sees biggest jump in 1-person households, census shows

The agency suggests greater economic independence, an aging population, and a higher life-expectancy account for the increase in more seniors than ever living alone.

The traditional Canadian family has gone through some major changes according to a Stats Canada census. One-person households accounted for 28.2 per cent of all households a year ago, that's up from 25.7 per cent in 2001.

The story of Canada's 5.8 million children between the ages of 0 and 14 is particularly revealing. They make up 45.5% of Ontario households compared with 54.5% of couples with children at home.

ONE-PERSON households accounted for 28.2% of all households in 2016-the highest share since Confederation in 1867.

At the time of Confederation few people lived alone, and the vast majority of households were family households.

About 43% of Grande Prarians aged 15 and up are married and 15.8% are living in common law relationships.

Besides one-person households and households comprised of at least one census family, a small share (4.1%) of households were comprised of two or more persons who were not members of a census family, such as roommates or siblings living together. Across Canada 12 per cent of people are living common law and in B.C. it is nine per cent.

Some 228,770 people reported speaking an Indigenous language at home, while only 213,230 reporting having an Indigenous mother tongue - evidence that more people are adopting them as a second language.

The share of one-person households increased the most in the Atlantic provinces compared to the rest of the country during the past 15 years, the latest census data from Statistics Canada shows.

"In addition, higher separation and divorce rates have led to more people living alone instead of in couples".

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In the USA, 27.3% of all households are those living alone, 28.5% in the United Kingdom, 34.5% in Japan, and 41.1% in Germany.

Over, the ultimate image of the family "perfect", composed of mom, dad, and several children often conveyed by the popular shows of the 20th century.

And the arrival of large numbers of immigrants from countries where grandparents, parents and children traditionally live in the same home made multigenerational households the fastest growing type of household between 2001 and 2016.

By contrast, young adults living alone or with their own family dropped to 41.9 per cent nationally, from 49.1 per cent in 2001. Twelve percent of same-sex couples had children living with them.

It points to the aging population for this shift. That is significantly more than in the USA, where just 5.9% of couples decided not to tie the knot in 2010, but well below the percentage in Sweden at 29%.

And in Toronto and Oshawa, nearly half of young adults (47.4 and 47.2 per cent) are living with their parents, the highest rate in the country.

COMMON-LAW unions are still increasing.

While married couples still dominate, 21.3 per cent of all couples were living common-law in 2016, compared with 6.3 per cent in 1981.

"One-person households became the most common type of household for the first time in 2014, surpassing couples with children, which were down from 31.5 per cent of all households in 2001 to 26.5 per cent in 2016.In comparison, the percentage of one-person households was 25.7 per cent in 2001".

Although there were slightly more male than female same-sex couples past year, a slightly higher proportion of the female couples were married.

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