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One in 10 children live in stepfamilies

In total, 557,950 children aged 14 and under lived in stepfamilies in 2011, or 10.0% of children in private households. Among these children, most were stepchildrenNote 16 themselves (63.1%). The remainder were children of both parents in a couple but also lived with stepsiblings.

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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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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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Mission, British Columbia

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Mission, British Columbia
Place type District municipality
Population in 2011 36,426
Population in 2006 34,505
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +5.6
Median age 39.3
Percent aged 15 and over 81.0
Population density (sq. km) 161.4
Land area (sq. km) 225.70
Number of private households 12,790
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.8

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