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Population speaking Tagalog most often at home shows strongest growth between 2006 and 2011

The population that reported speaking the Philippine-based language Tagalog most often at home increased the most (+64%) between 2006 and 2011. Thus, in 2011, nearly 279,000 persons reported speaking this language most often, compared to 170,000 five years earlier.

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Population growth is up in all Atlantic provinces, but still remains below the national average

The population growth rates of Prince Edward Island (+3.2%), New Brunswick (+2.9%) and Newfoundland and Labrador (+1.8%) have each increased substantially between 2006 and 2011.

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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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Burlington, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Burlington, Ontario
Place type City
Population in 2011 175,779
Population in 2006 164,415
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +6.9
Median age 41.8
Percent aged 15 and over 83.0
Population density (sq. km) 946.8
Land area (sq. km) 185.66
Number of private households 68,780
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.5

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