Moving On: The Expansion of the Family Network After Parents Separate

2004-FCY-9E

Figure 1.9   Proportion of children aged 0–13 years in 1996–97 whose mother or father formed a new union, according to the existence of stepsiblings, and whether they share a residence with them on a part- or full-time basis, NLSCY, Cycles 1 and 2

Mother in new union: No stepsiblings = 59%, Not living with stepsiblings = 25%, Lives part-time with stepsiblings = 8% and Lives full-time with stepsiblings = 8%. Father in new union: No stepsiblings = 51%, Not living with stepsiblings = 43%, Lives part-time with stepsiblings = 4% and Lives full-time with stepsiblings 2%.

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