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One-person Households
One Person Households (%)
Huron 2016 24195 6815 28.2%
Huron 2011 23640 6220 26.3%
Perth 2016 30710 8530 27.8%
Perth 2011 29400 7850 26.7%



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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