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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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Continuing decline in share of couples with children

Over the 10-year period from 2001 to 2011, couples with children living at home fell as a share of all census families.

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Lowest population growth for Ontario since the 1981 to 1986 period

Ontario's population grew by 5.7% between 2006 and 2011. This is slightly lower than the growth of 6.6% between 2001 and 2006, and the lowest population growth since the period from 1981 to 1986. Nevertheless, this growth was close to the national average.

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Gatineau, Quebec

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Gatineau, Quebec
Place type Ville
Population in 2011 265,349
Population in 2006 242,124
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +9.6
Median age 38.4
Percent aged 15 and over 82.6
Population density (sq. km) 773.7
Land area (sq. km) 342.98
Number of private households 112,760
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.3

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Video: Age and sex data, 2011 Census

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