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The number of children aged 4 and under on the rise everywhere

For the first time in 50 years, the number of children aged 4 and under increased in all provinces and territories between 2006 and 2011.

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Twelve of the 15 census agglomerations registering a decrease in their population between 2006 and 2011 were located in Ontario, Quebec or the Atlantic provinces

Of the 15 census agglomerations registering a decrease in their population between 2006 and 2011, 12 were located in Ontario, Quebec or the Atlantic provinces. Thompson in Manitoba, Chatham-Kent in Ontario and Cape Breton in Nova Scotia had decreases in excess of 4.0%.

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Married couples remain the predominant family structure despite declining share

Among census families, those comprised of common-law couples grew the most rapidly between 2006 and 2011, increasing 13.9% compared to a growth of 3.1% for married couples and 8.0% for lone-parent families. As in the 2001 to 2006 period, growth was higher between 2006 and 2011 for male lone-parent families (+16.2%) than for female lone-parent families (+6.0%).

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Laurentian Valley, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Laurentian Valley, Ontario
Place type Township
Population in 2011 9,657
Population in 2006 9,265
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +4.2
Median age 43.2
Percent aged 15 and over 83.0
Population density (sq. km) 17.5
Land area (sq. km) 552.44
Number of private households 3,655
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.6

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