The nuclear family of the 1960s seems to be quite a rarity in today's day and age. As the census data released today shows, there are more divorces, more lone parent families and fewer married couples than there were 50 years ago — likely to no one's surprise.
Check out the comparison between 1961 and 2011 in this interactive graphic:
Wednesday's release was the third block of data collected from the 2011 census. Population was covered in February, age and sex in May and the final installment to be released in October will look at language.