Canadian Community Health Survey - Annual Component (CCHS)
Household presence of children less than 18 years old of household, category
Household presence of children less than 18 years old refers to whether or not the household includes children who are less than 18 years old.
Household refers to a person or group of persons who occupy the same dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada or abroad. The dwelling may be either a collective dwelling or a private dwelling. The household may consist of a family group such as a census family, of two or more families sharing a dwelling, of a group of unrelated persons or of a person living alone. Household members who are temporarily absent on reference day are considered part of their usual household.