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, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << from nineteen eighty one to two thousand and one, there were about fifty five percent of all families that had a mom a dad and kids in eighty one it's down to about forty four percent in two thousand and one >>

Clip ID: 20021022CPCN001