The Six Cents Report

Canada is #1 in the G7: Common Law Marriage - 6CR #162

August 19, 2022
23% of Canada marriages are classified as common law, and this ranks fourth for all countries but first in the G7. Darnell & Joel engage in a conversation regarding the Statistics Canada report and address the following:
  • Common law vs marriage
  • In Quebec 43% of marriages are common law
  • Gender diversity data

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Produced by Madden Mitchell Media

Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

Related Episodes: #107 & #4


State of the union: Canada leads the G7 with nearly one-quarter of couples living common law, driven by Quebec

Common-law couples on the rise, Statistics Canada data show

Infographic 3 - Canada has the highest proportion of couples living common law among G7 countries

Infographic 5 - Common-law couples are most prevalent in the territories and Quebec, less so in Ontario and the Prairies

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