In Yellowknife the majority of the married population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 34.94% of the married population. Couples with 2 children at home account for 28.12% of the married couple population in Yellowknife. Couples with 1 child at home account for 23.79% of the married couple population in Yellowknife. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 13.14% of the married couple population in Yellowknife.
In 2011, the most typical family was a couple with no children, continuing a pattern spotted in 2006. Statistics Canada found that 44.5 per cent of families have no kids at home, partly reflecting the aging of the baby-boomer bulge, the leading edge of which has started turning 65
|no children||34.94 %|
|2 children||28.12 %|
|1 child||23.79 %|
|3 or more children||13.14 %|