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Ontario: Census 2001-2011: Marital Status

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Geography:Ontario
Account:Demographics
Information:Census 2001-2011: Marital Status
Selected Age Group: 15 and over
Data Source:Compiled by the Community Accounts Unit based on information provided from the Census of Population 2001, 2006 and 2011, Statistics Canada.
Copyright:Newfoundland & Labrador Statistics Agency, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Figures may not add to total due to random rounding.

a Common law couples are not included in this figure. Since 2006, legally married same-sex couples are included in this category.

Legal marital status
A person's conjugal status under the law (e.g. single, married, widowed). Legal marital status data are derived from the responses to Question 4 (Marital Status) on the census questionnaires.
Never married (single)
Persons who have never married (including all persons less than 15 years of age) and persons whose marriage has been annulled and who have not remarried.
Separated, but still legally married
Persons currently married, but who are no longer living with their spouse (for any reason other than illness or work) and have not obtained a divorce.
Divorced
Persons who have obtained a legal divorce and who have not remarried.
Widowed
Persons who have lost their spouse through death and who have not remarried.

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  2001
2006
2011
       
  Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total

Total - Legal marital status5,577,060 5,832,990 11,410,045 4,796,850 5,152,635 9,949,480 5,145,630 5,525,420 10,671,050
Never legally married (single)2,634,965 2,390,860 5,025,825 1,662,930 1,481,025 3,143,960 1,843,100 1,654,450 3,497,550
Legally married (and not separated)a2,450,970 2,446,125 4,897,095 2,585,110 2,583,545 5,168,660 2,681,320 2,686,080 5,367,395
Separated, but still legally married136,075 175,310 311,385 150,095 194,985 345,075 163,620 212,745 376,365
Divorced249,825 347,770 597,600 283,150 396,840 679,990 330,120 462,345 792,460
Widowed105,215 472,930 578,145 115,570 496,235 611,805 127,470 509,805 637,270

Notes:

Figures may not add to total due to random rounding.

a Common law couples are not included in this figure. Since 2006, legally married same-sex couples are included in this category.

Source: Compiled by the Community Accounts Unit based on information provided from the Census of Population 2001, 2006 and 2011, Statistics Canada.

Copyright: Newfoundland & Labrador Statistics Agency
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Data last updated on November 20, 2017

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