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Census Families
Lone-parent Families
Lone (Single) Parent Households (%)
Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh 2016 1620 105 6.5%
Bluewater 2016 2130 180 8.5%
Central Huron 2016 2215 225 10.2%
Goderich 2016 2240 360 16.1%
Howick 2016 1015 85 8.4%
Huron 2016 17090 1880 11%
Huron East 2016 2585 280 10.8%
Morris-Turnberry 2016 940 85 9%
North Huron 2016 1410 195 13.8%
North Perth 2016 3710 395 10.6%
Perth 2016 21690 2830 13%
Perth East 2016 3285 235 7.2%
Perth South 2016 1145 80 7%
South Huron 2016 2945 360 12.2%
St. Marys 2016 2140 300 14%
Stratford 2016 8880 1575 17.7%
West Perth 2016 2525 250 9.9%

 

Notes

This indicator shows the different types of households in our communities and how common they are.

Data Source

Statistics Canada Census.

Measurement and Limitations

Every five years Statistics Canada carries out a census of the people of Canada. On May 10, 2016 a census was performed. All Canadian citizens and landed immigrants with a usual place of residence in Canada were counted. As well, non-permanent residents were counted. This includes: refugee claimants and their family living in Canada, as well as, permit holders (work or study permits) and members of their family living with them.

For more information: Census page

Patterns and Trends

The proportion of households occupied by single-parent families in Huron and Perth in typical for Ontario.

The proportion of households occupied by a single person is on the rise and is now the most common configuration - more than couples with children and couples without children at home.

 
 
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