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Families and Children, 2006 Census

Children Living at Home by Age

  Peel Region Brampton
Number Percent Number Percent
Total number of children at home 444,465 100.0% 170,820 100.0%
  Under six years of age 90,315 20.3% 38,340 22.4%
  6 to 14 years 152,735 34.4% 60,100 35.2%
  15 to 17 years 51,410 11.6% 18,735 11.0%
  18 to 24 years 93,535 21.0% 33,830 19.8%
  25 years and over 56,470 12.7% 19,815 11.6%

  Caledon Mississauga
Number Percent Number Percent
Total number of children at home 21,555 100.0% 252,090 100.0%
  Under six years of age 4,340 20.1% 47,645 18.9%
  6 to 14 years 8,110 37.6% 84,525 33.5%
  15 to 17 years 2695 12.5% 29,980 11.9%
  18 to 24 years 4375 20.3% 55,325 21.9%
  25 years and over 2035 9.4% 34,615 13.7%
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 

Census Family Structure

Peel Brampton
Number  Percent Number  Percent
Total number of census families 324,115 100.00% 120,865 100.00%
Total couple families 274,515 84.70% 101,425 83.92%
Married couples 254,120 92.57% 93,300 91.99%
Common-law couples 20,390 7.43% 8,125 8.01%
 Total lone-parent families 49,600 15.30% 19,440 16.08%
    Female-led 40,615 81.89% 15,835 81.46%
    Male-led 8,985 18.11% 3,610 18.57%

Caledon Mississauga
Number  Percent Number  Percent
Total number of census families 16,615 100.00% 186,630 100.00%
  Total couple families 14,840 89.32% 158,250 84.79%
Married couples 13,630 91.85% 147,190 93.01%
Common-law couples 1,210 8.15% 11,060 6.99%
 Total lone-parent families 1,775 10.68% 28,380 15.21%
    Female-led 1,375 77.46% 23,405 82.47%
    Male-led 400 22.54% 4,975 17.53%
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 

 

Married Couples by Number of Children at Home

  Peel Brampton
Number  Percent Number  Percent
Total Married couples 254,120 100.00% 93,300 100.00%
    Without children at home
72,775 28.64% 26,065 27.94%
    With children at home
181,350 71.36% 67,230 72.06%
    1 child
60,605 23.85% 21,815 23.38%
    2 children
83,450 32.84% 30,830 33.04%
    3 or more children
37,290 14.67% 14,580 15.63%

  Caledon Mississauga
Number  Percent Number  Percent
Total Married couples 13,630 100.00% 147,190 100.00%
    Without children at home
4,245 31.14% 42,460 28.85%
    With children at home
9,385 68.86% 104,730 71.15%
    1 child
2,965 21.75% 35,825 24.34%
    2 children
4,510 33.09% 48,110 32.69%
    3 or more children
1,910 14.01% 20,795 14.13%
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 

Common-law Couples by Number of Children at Home

  Peel Brampton
Number  Percent Number  Percent
Total Common-law couples 20,390 100.00% 8,125 100.00%
    Without children at home
10,825 53.09% 3,650 44.92%
    With children at home
9,560 46.89% 4,470 55.02%
    1 child
4,555 22.34% 1,980 24.37%
    2 children
3,500 17.17% 1,735 21.35%
    3 or more children
1,510 7.41% 760 9.35%

  Caledon Mississauga
Number  Percent Number  Percent
Total Common-law couples 1,210 100.00% 11,060 100.00%
    Without children at home
695 57.44% 6,480 58.59%
    With children at home
515 42.56% 4,580 41.41%
    1 child
295 24.38% 2,280 20.61%
    2 children
155 12.81% 1,605 14.51%
    3 or more children
65 5.37% 690 6.24%
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 

Lone-parent Families by Sex of Parent and Number of Children at Home

  Peel Brampton
Number  Percent Number  Percent
Total lone-parent families 49,600 100.00% 19,440 16.08%
  Female parent 40,615 81.89% 15,835 81.46%
    1 child
22,930 56.46% 8,610 54.37%
    2 children
12,915 31.80% 5,130 32.40%
    3 or more children
4,770 11.74% 2,090 13.20%
  Male parent 8,985 18.11% 3,610 18.57%
    1 child
5,790 64.44% 2,335 64.68%
    2 children
2,500 27.82% 900 24.93%
    3 or more children
695 7.74% 375 10.39%

  Caledon Mississauga
Number  Percent Number  Percent
Total lone-parent families 1,775 10.68% 28,380 15.21%
  Female parent 1,375 77.46% 23,405 82.47%
    1 child
845 61.45% 13,480 57.59%
    2 children
385 28.00% 7,395 31.60%
    3 or more children
145 10.55% 2,535 10.83%
  Male parent 400 22.54% 4,975 17.53%
    1 child
300 75.00% 3,160 63.52%
    2 children
85 21.25% 1,510 30.35%
    3 or more children
15 3.75% 305 6.13%
Source: Statistics Canada, Census


*The median age is the age that equally divides a population into younger and older halves.

 

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