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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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The number of children aged 4 and under on the rise everywhere

For the first time in 50 years, the number of children aged 4 and under increased in all provinces and territories between 2006 and 2011.

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Population growth is up in all Atlantic provinces, but still remains below the national average

The population growth rates of Prince Edward Island (+3.2%), New Brunswick (+2.9%) and Newfoundland and Labrador (+1.8%) have each increased substantially between 2006 and 2011.

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Summerside, Prince Edward Island

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Place type City
Population in 2011 14,751
Population in 2006 14,500
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +1.7
Median age 44.1
Percent aged 15 and over 83.3
Population density (sq. km) 520.1
Land area (sq. km) 28.36
Number of private households 6,270
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.3

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