Canada: Census Data Glitch Could Lower Number of Married Same Sex Couples

Written by scott on September 20th, 2012

The increase in same-sex marriage in Canada may not be as steep as Statistics Canada first thought.

In a last-minute decision, after finding out about a potential error in its data, Canada’s national statistics agency decided not to release numbers on same-sex marriage in smaller Canadian cities.

Census manager Marc Hamel said Wednesday that an automatic algorithm may have accidentally overestimated the number of same-sex married unions across the country by up to 4,500 couples.

Authored By Teresa Smith – See the Full Story at the Vancouver Sun

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