Northwest Territories Common Law Couples with Children at Home


In Northwest Territories the majority of the common law population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 48.31% of the common law population. Couples with 1 child at home account for 21.55% of the common law couple population in Northwest Territories. Couples with 2 children at home account for 17.72% of the common law couple population in Northwest Territories. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 12.42% of the common law couple population in Northwest Territories.

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 children48.31 %
1 child21.55 %
2 children17.72 %
3 or more children12.42 %
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