Census 2011: The modern Canadian families
The Canadian Press
Last Updated: Sept. 18, 2012
Statistics Canada's third tranche of data from the 2011 census — this one focused on families and their living arrangements — makes it clear that in this country, "family" can mean almost anything at all.
Married couples are in a long-term decline, single parenting has risen persistently, and families have gradually shrunk. Learn more through the charts below.