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English-French bilingualism in Canada

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of persons who reported that they were able to conduct a conversation in both of Canada's official languages increased by 350,000 to 5.8 million. The English-French bilingualism rate within the overall population went from 17.4% to 17.5%.

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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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Continuing decline in share of couples with children

Over the 10-year period from 2001 to 2011, couples with children living at home fell as a share of all census families.

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Saint-Calixte, Quebec

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Saint-Calixte, Quebec
Place type Municipalité
Population in 2011 5,934
Population in 2006 5,687
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +4.3
Median age 46.8
Percent aged 15 and over 86.2
Population density (sq. km) 41.4
Land area (sq. km) 143.36
Number of private households 2,755
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.2

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