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Small share of children in other living arrangements

A small proportion (0.8%) of children aged 14 and under in 2011 who lived in private households lived with relatives or non-relatives in arrangements that did not include at least one parent or grandparent. These relatives could be extended family, such as aunts, uncles, or foster parents.

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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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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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West Grey, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - West Grey, Ontario
Place type Municipality
Population in 2011 12,286
Population in 2006 12,288
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +0.0
Median age 47.2
Percent aged 15 and over 84.2
Population density (sq. km) 14.0
Land area (sq. km) 876.02
Number of private households 4,870
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.5

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