Thursday, September 20, 2007

Childlessness on the Rise in Canada

Census finds more childless couples here than ever before
For the first time, childless households in Revelstoke outnumber those with children, the latest 2006 Census figures show.

The statistics released last Wednesday show that in 2006 there were 980 households containing a couples without children in the city and 810 with children. The 2001 Census showed there were 935 households containing a couple with children and 830 without.

This echoed a national trend. Across Canada the Census showed there were 486,040 households without children in 2006 and 432,420 with children. . . .
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