JustResearch no. 12

Figure 2. Profile of Families and Children

Figure 2 is a three-dimensional pie chart that illustrates the distribution of children who were aged six to thirteen in 1996-1997 among specific family compositions. The children are distributed among 6 groupings: Those born to married couples, those born to common-law couples, and those born to single mothers, none of which have undergone any transitions. Each of these groupings is then sub-divided to reveal the distribution of children whose family structure has undergone at least one transition from its original state listed above. The results are as follow: