ksilver (silver05) wrote in polloftheday,
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Average *size,* let's not get into average *behavior* shall we?

Poll #1539250 Siblings

How many siblings do you have (stepsiblings included)?

0
20(20.4%)
1
34(34.7%)
2
20(20.4%)
3
9(9.2%)
4
5(5.1%)
5
4(4.1%)
6
2(2.0%)
7
2(2.0%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
2(2.0%)
10+
0(0.0%)

How many children would be in a "small" family?

0
2(2.0%)
1
17(17.3%)
2
20(20.4%)
3
0(0.0%)
4
1(1.0%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
0(0.0%)
7
0(0.0%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
0(0.0%)
10+
0(0.0%)

How many children are in a "large" family?

0
0(0.0%)
1
0(0.0%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
1(1.0%)
4
15(15.3%)
5
6(6.1%)
6
4(4.1%)
7
0(0.0%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
0(0.0%)
10+
2(2.0%)

How many children are in an "average-sized" family?

0
0(0.0%)
1
1(1.0%)
2
19(19.6%)
3
17(17.5%)
4
2(2.1%)
5
0(0.0%)
6
1(1.0%)
7
0(0.0%)
8
0(0.0%)
9
0(0.0%)
10+
0(0.0%)

Would you consider your family "average-sized"?

Yes
56(58.3%)
No
34(35.4%)
Other (will comment)
3(3.1%)
Other (won't comment)
3(3.1%)


I am one of three daughters, and I'm always surprised to hear my family being described as a "large" family -- there's only five of us! But when I went out West, it seemed like everyone had three or more children in a family -- we were average or small! I'm curious to see how common this is.
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