In Athabasca the majority of the married population have no children living at home. This accounts for about 49.06% of the married population. Couples with 2 children at home account for 24.53% of the married couple population in Athabasca. Couples with 1 child at home account for 16.04% of the married couple population in Athabasca. Couples with 3 or more children at home account for 10.38% of the married couple population in Athabasca.
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||49.06 %|
|2 children||24.53 %|
|1 child||16.04 %|
|3 or more children||10.38 %|