Alberta Common Law Couples with Children at Home


In Alberta the majority of the common law population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 61.84% of the common law population. Couples with 1 child at home account for 19.09% of the common law couple population in Alberta. Couples with 2 children at home account for 12.76% of the common law couple population in Alberta. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 6.31% of the common law couple population in Alberta.

Common-law marriage, also known as sui juris marriage, is a legal framework in a limited number of jurisdictions where a couple is legally considered married, without that couple having formally registered their relation as a civil or religious marriage.

StatisticPercentage
no children61.84 %
1 child19.09 %
2 children12.76 %
3 or more children6.31 %
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