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Living in a couple the most common arrangement for seniors

Among the population aged 65 and over, the majority (56.4%) lived as part of a couple in 2011; a higher proportion than a decade earlier in 2001 (54.1%). More than 7 in 10 senior men (72.1%) and over 4 in 10 senior women (43.8%) lived in a couple in 2011.

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Twelve of the 15 census agglomerations registering a decrease in their population between 2006 and 2011 were located in Ontario, Quebec or the Atlantic provinces

Of the 15 census agglomerations registering a decrease in their population between 2006 and 2011, 12 were located in Ontario, Quebec or the Atlantic provinces. Thompson in Manitoba, Chatham-Kent in Ontario and Cape Breton in Nova Scotia had decreases in excess of 4.0%.

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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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Kings, Subd. B, Nova Scotia

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Kings, Subd. B, Nova Scotia
Place type Subdivision of county municipality
Population in 2011 11,990
Population in 2006 12,033
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 -0.4
Median age 43.4
Percent aged 15 and over 83.5
Population density (sq. km) 34.6
Land area (sq. km) 346.25
Number of private households 4,880
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.4

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