Population, Households and Housing Stock
Age of Primary Household Maintainer

Households

  1. Number
  2. Percentage

Age Range

  1. All Households
  2. 65 and over

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  1. Metropolitan Major Area
  2. Historical Time Periods

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Ontario — Historical Age of Primary Household Maintainer (65 and Over)

  65 - 74 75 - 84 85+ Total 65+ Total
2006 509,130 371,505 99,365 980,000 4,555,025
2011 592,105 392,235 127,575 1,111,920 4,886,655
2016 738,445 414,210 157,860 1,310,515 5,169,175
Notes:
  • Where band housing is present, total dwelling counts are larger than the sum of owned and rented dwellings.
  • The primary household maintainer is the person or one of the people in the household responsible for major household payments such as the rent or mortgage. In households with more than one maintainer, the primary maintainer is the first person listed as a maintainer.