Children of families
|Age||Total||Children from couples (%)||Children from single-parent families (%)|
|0 - 2||2 147,5||88,4||11,6|
|3 - 5||2 288,4||83,9||16,1|
|6 - 17||9 273,0||77,4||22,6|
|25 - 39||1 029,0||65,2||34,8|
|40 and more||467,9||32,1||67,9|
|0 - 17||13 709,0||80,2||19,8|
|0 - 24||16 425,8||78,6||21,4|
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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Un enfant sur dix vit dans une famille recomposée . Insee première, n°1470, 2013
Vivre dans plusieurs configurations familiales. Insee Première, n°1647, 2017
Enfants des couples, enfants des familles monoparentales. Insee première, n°1216
Depuis combien de temps est-on parent de famille monoparentale ? Insee Première, n°1539, 2009
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