The NWT has the 3rd highest percentage of common law unions in the country.
Statistics Canada released its 2016 Census data on Families, Households and Marital Status.
The census found that 37% of the population are not married but living in a conjugal relationship.
Nunavut is the highest in the country with 50%. Quebec is second at 40%.
The census also found that 35% of young adults across Canada aged 20 to 34 are living with their parents.