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Demographics.

Quick facts about Canada’s military families you may not have known:

There are over

250,000

military family members living in Canada.

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That includes

81,000

children under 18.

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Every year in Canada,

10,000+

families move due to postings.

41% of military

personnel average

4 MONTHS

away on deployment.

41% of military personnel average 4 MONTHS away on deployment

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Multiple moves

44% of military spouses reported difficulty finding a family doctor after moving, compared to less than 16% of the general population

Changing Times

In the mid 1999s, 80% of military families in Canada lived on a base. By the mid-2010s, this had fallen to only 15%.

Multiple Deployments

In 2017, two-thirds of military personnel experienced extended periods of time spent away from their family.

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