Children in Lone Parent Families: % of Children (2011)
Notes: A census family is a married couple (with or without children), a common-law couple (with or without children) or a lone parent family. Children can be any age. Lone-parent families tend to have lower socioeconomic status, in part because there is only one adult with income and in part because employment is more difficult to find with young children at home.
Source: Statistics Canada; Census/2011 National Household Survey