The Canadian Press

2002-10-22 | Census Family

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Statistics Canada said households consisting of four or more people accounted for only a quarter of all Canadian households last year. Two decades ago, they made up one third of families. According to data from the 2001 census, there are fewer "traditional" families -- those with a mom, a dad and a couple of kids. Pierre Turcotte with Statistics Canada said more and more couples are living common-law, or with no children.

Date: 2002-10-22
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << from 1981 to 2001 they were about 55% of all families that are the mom and dad and kids in 81 it's down to about 44% in 2001 >>