In Alberta the majority of the married population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 45.91% of the married population. Couples with 2 children at home account for 23.33% of the married couple population in Alberta. Couples with 1 child at home account for 19.78% of the married couple population in Alberta. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 10.98% of the married couple population in Alberta.
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||45.91 %|
|2 children||23.33 %|
|1 child||19.78 %|
|3 or more children||10.98 %|