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Living in a couple the most common arrangement for seniors

Among the population aged 65 and over, the majority (56.4%) lived as part of a couple in 2011; a higher proportion than a decade earlier in 2001 (54.1%). More than 7 in 10 senior men (72.1%) and over 4 in 10 senior women (43.8%) lived in a couple in 2011.

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Record high proportion of people aged 45 to 64 in the working-age population

In 2011, the proportion of people aged 45 to 64 among the working-age population reached 42.4%, a record proportion. This was well above the proportion of 28.6% observed in 1991.

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Stepfamilies: Counted for the first time in 2011

With the 2011 Census, it is possible for the first time to classify census families comprised of couples with children as either intact families or stepfamilies.

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Mascouche, Quebec

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Mascouche, Quebec
Place type Ville
Population in 2011 42,491
Population in 2006 33,764
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +25.8
Median age 36.5
Percent aged 15 and over 80.1
Population density (sq. km) 398.4
Land area (sq. km) 106.64
Number of private households 15,790
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.7

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