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Seven of the 10 municipalities with the highest proportion of persons aged 65 and over located in British Columbia

Seven of the 10 municipalities with the highest proportion of seniors were in British Columbia. Seniors accounted for nearly 1 out of every 2 people (47.2%) in the population of Qualicum Beach, located in the census agglomeration of Parksville, British Columbia. This was the highest share of all municipalities.

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English-French bilingualism in Canada

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of persons who reported that they were able to conduct a conversation in both of Canada's official languages increased by 350,000 to 5.8 million. The English-French bilingualism rate within the overall population went from 17.4% to 17.5%.

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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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Cornwall, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Cornwall, Ontario
Place type City
Population in 2011 46,340
Population in 2006 45,965
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +0.8
Median age 45.3
Percent aged 15 and over 84.5
Population density (sq. km) 753.2
Land area (sq. km) 61.52
Number of private households 20,435
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.2

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