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Figure 2.4: Average Number of Persons Per Household by Province or Territory (1996)

This is a horizontal bar chart that illustrates the average number of persons per household by Province or Territory for the year 1996.

The Y axis represents the Provinces and Territory.

The following Provinces and Territories are listed from bottom to top:

  • Newfoundland and Labrador,
  • Prince Edward Island,
  • Nova Scotia,
  • New Brunswick,
  • Quebec,
  • Ontario,
  • Manitoba,
  • Saskatchewan,
  • Alberta,
  • British Columbia,
  • Yukon,
  • Northwest Territories and
  • Nunavut. 

 The X axis represents the average number of persons in households.  It is measured in numbers in increments of 0.5 starting from 0 to 4.5. 

  • In the province of Newfoundland and Labrador the average number of people per household is less than 3.
  • In the province of Prince Edward Island, the average number of people per household is between 2.5 and 3.
  • In the province of Nova Scotia, the average number of people per household is more between 2.5 and 3.
  • In the province of New Brunswick, the average number of people per household is between 2.5 and 3.
  • In the province of Quebec, the average number of people per household is about 2.5
  • In the province of Ontario, the average number of people per household is between 2.5 and 3.
  • In the province of Manitoba, the average number of people per household is between 2.5 and 3.
  • In the province of Saskatchewan, the average number of people per household is between 2.5 and 3.
  • In the province of Alberta, the average number of people per household is between 2.5 and 3.
  • In the province of British Columbia, the average number of people per household is between 2.5 and 3.
  • In the Yukon, the average number of people per household is between 2.5 and 3.
  • In the Northwest Territories, the average number of people per household is between 3 and 3.5.
  • In Nunavut, the average number of people per household is almost 4.
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