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Stepfamilies: Counted for the first time in 2011

With the 2011 Census, it is possible for the first time to classify census families comprised of couples with children as either intact families or stepfamilies.

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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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Increasing share of children aged 14 and under living with common-law parents

Of the 5,587,165 individuals aged 14 and under in Canada who lived in private households in 2011, 99.2% were children in census families who lived with married, common-law or lone parents. The remaining 0.8% of children in this age group lived with other relatives or non-relatives. The share of children aged 14 and under who lived with married parents, while still highest, fell from 68.4% in 2001 to 63.6% in 2011.

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Pembroke, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Pembroke, Ontario
Place type City
Population in 2011 14,360
Population in 2006 13,930
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +3.1
Median age 46.7
Percent aged 15 and over 86.5
Population density (sq. km) 1000.7
Land area (sq. km) 14.35
Number of private households 6,290
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.1

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