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Population of census metropolitan areas younger on average than the population living elsewhere

According to the 2011 Census, seniors accounted for 13.7% of the population of Canada's census metropolitan areas (CMAs). This was lower than the share of 17.0% in census agglomerations (CAs) and 17.2% in regions located outside CMAs and CAs.

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Living alone: The most common arrangement in residences for senior citizens

The census counted 127,925 seniors, 2.6% of the population aged 65 and over, living in residences for senior citizens. About 72.3% of them were women and 27.7% men.

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Canada's population among the youngest in the G8

The proportion of seniors increased between 2006 and 2011 in all G8 countries except Russia, suggesting many countries face challenges related to population aging.

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Brant, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Brant, Ontario
Place type City
Population in 2011 35,638
Population in 2006 34,415
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +3.6
Median age 42.9
Percent aged 15 and over 82.5
Population density (sq. km) 42.3
Land area (sq. km) 843.29
Number of private households 12,935
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.7

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