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The population share of Canada's Western provinces now exceeds that of the Eastern provinces

In 2011, the population share of the Prairie provinces and British Columbia combined reached 30.7%, a proportion which for the first time exceeded that of the Atlantic provinces and Quebec combined (30.6%). The increased share of the Western provinces since 2006 is essentially due to the population growth of the Prairie provinces, whereas, in the past, was mostly attributable to the growth of British Columbia.

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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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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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Grand Bay-Westfield, New Brunswick

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Grand Bay-Westfield, New Brunswick
Place type Town
Population in 2011 5,117
Population in 2006 4,981
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +2.7
Median age 42.4
Percent aged 15 and over 83.0
Population density (sq. km) 85.5
Land area (sq. km) 59.86
Number of private households 1,895
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.7

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