In Thurso the majority of the married population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 60.27% of the married population. Couples with 2 children at home account for 19.18% of the married couple population in Thurso. Couples with 1 child at home account for 17.81% of the married couple population in Thurso. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 2.74% of the married couple population in Thurso.
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||60.27 %|
|2 children||19.18 %|
|1 child||17.81 %|
|3 or more children||2.74 %|