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Putting new Census data in an international context with key Canadian takeaways

August 3, 2017

Andrea Mrozek

Peter Jon Mitchell


Research Report

The new 2016 Census family data has been released. This new information will help us understand how marriage, divorce, cohabitation, and many other indicators are faring in our country. Data comparison with years gone by is more difficult this year, given the way in which Statistics Canada is presenting the data. In many instances, the disparate family forms of cohabitation and marriage are lumped together.

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