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Highest increase in the number of children aged 4 and under in 50 years

The population of children aged 4 and under increased 11.0% between 2006 and 2011. This was the result of slightly higher fertility level and an increase in the number of women aged between 20 and 34 during that period.

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Working-age population: decrease in Atlantic provinces and Quebec; increase in Ontario, Prairie provinces and British Columbia

Between 2006 and 2011, the proportion of people aged 15 to 64 declined in the Atlantic provinces and Quebec, while it increased in Ontario, the Prairie provinces and British Columbia. Increases were also observed for Northwest Territories and Nunavut, while a slight decrease occurred in Yukon.

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The number of Canadians aged 65 and older is up and is close to 5 million

The 2011 Census counted 4,945,060 people aged 65 and older in Canada, an increase of more than 609,810, or 14.1%, between 2006 and 2011. This rate of growth was more than double the 5.9% increase for the Canadian population as a whole.

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Corman Park No. 344, Saskatchewan

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Corman Park No. 344, Saskatchewan
Place type Rural municipality
Population in 2011 8,354
Population in 2006 8,266
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +1.1
Median age 42.2
Percent aged 15 and over 80.8
Population density (sq. km) 4.3
Land area (sq. km) 1,934.20
Number of private households 2,780
Avg. number of persons in private households 3.0

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