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Population growth up substantially in Saskatchewan's two census metropolitan areas, Saskatoon and Regina

Saskatchewan's two CMAs, Saskatoon and Regina, registered strong increases in their population growth in the past five years compared with the previous intercensal period. In Saskatoon, for example, population growth increased from 3.5% between 2001 and 2006 to 11.4% between 2006 and 2011, the third largest increase among all CMAs after Calgary and Edmonton.

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Living alone: The most common arrangement in residences for senior citizens

The census counted 127,925 seniors, 2.6% of the population aged 65 and over, living in residences for senior citizens. About 72.3% of them were women and 27.7% men.

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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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Peace River, Alberta

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Peace River, Alberta
Place type Town
Population in 2011 6,744
Population in 2006 6,315
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +6.8
Median age 32.5
Percent aged 15 and over 78.0
Population density (sq. km) 260.2
Land area (sq. km) 25.92
Number of private households 2,590
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.5

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