Children of families

Children by age and family type in 2013
 0 - 23 - 56 - 1011 - 1718 - 2425 and moreTogether
Couple with child(ren) 1 984 740 1 947 886 3 118 131 3 999 652 1 945 809 780 102 13 776 319
Lone parent family : man with child(ren) 23 227 45 462 110 545 217 986 147 676 96 596 641 492
Lone parent family : woman with child(ren) 229 528 315 771 630 040 1 032 099 603 788 494 515 3 305 740
Together 2 237 495 2 309 119 3 858 715 5 249 736 2 697 272 1 371 213 17 723 551

Metropolitan France Source : Insee - Population Census Definition of child of family ( In the census of the population) : is counted as child of a family any person living within the same household (in the census’s meaning) that its parents which whom the person constitutes a family or the person constitutes a family with, whatever its age, if it is unmarried and does not have spouse or alive child living in the household (with which it would constitute a family as an adult then). The family’s child can be the two parents’ child, the one of one parent or the other, an adoptive child, or a child in supervision of one or the other relative. No age limit is fixed to be child of a family. A grandson or a granddaughter is not considered as "child of a family". When all the children left the parental household, the couple is considered as a no child couple.

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