Table 5.5 Type of Custody by Province/Territory

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  Type of custody
Province/
Territory
Sole-Mother Sole-Father Shared Split Other Missing
  n % n % n % n % n % n %
Newfoundland (n=342) 275 80.4 10 2.9 21 6.1 13 3.8 3 0.9 20 5.8
Prince Edward Island
(n=532)
389 73.1 39 7.3 46 8.6 28 5.3 5 0.9 25 4.7
Nova Scotia (n=2,156) 1,657 76.9 144 6.7 67 3.1 126 5.8 21 1.0 141 6.5
New Brunswick (n=1,868) 1,330 71.2 187 10.0 100 5.4 125 6.7 9 0.5 117 6.3
Ontario
(n=10,346)
7,977 77.1 898 8.7 708 6.8 377 3.6 152 1.5 234 2.3
Manitoba (n=2,402) 1,871 77.9 147 6.1 44 1.8 85 3.5 2 0.1 253 10.5
Saskatchewan (n=1,406) 1,053 74.9 80 5.7 53 3.8 66 4.7 5 0.4 149 10.6
Alberta
(n=12,406)
8,993 72.5 1,097 8.8 801 6.5 700 5.6 36 0.3 779 6.3
British Columbia (n=1,427) 1,057 74.1 103 7.2 70 4.9 48 3.4 13 0.9 136 9.5
Yukon
(n=209)
147 70.3 20 9.6 22 10.5 9 4.3 1 0.5 10 4.8
Northwest Territories (n=146) 104 71.2 10 6.8 8 5.5 6 4.1 0 0.0 18 12.3
All sites
(n=33,240)
24,853 74.8 2,735 8.2 1,940 5.8 1,583 4.8 247 0.7 1,882 5.7

Source of data: Survey of Child Support Awards; January 31, 2002 version.

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