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2011 Census: Marriage & Families

  • This bulletin summarizes the Family and Marital Status portion of the 2011 Families, Households, and Marital Status data release for Peel Region and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
  • In 2011, there were 361,975 census families in Peel and 1,665,205 census families in the GTA, an 11.7% and 8.6% increase, respectively, since 2006.
  • In Peel, 55.4% of people aged 15 and over were married, down from 56.9% in 2006.
  • Over 55% of people aged 15 years and older in Peel were married
  • The number of children aged 25+ living at home in Peel increased by 29% since 2006
  • Peel had the highest proportion of married couples with children in the GTA

CENSUS BULLETIN - Marriage & Families