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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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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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Share of the working-age population higher in Canada than in most G8 countries

In 2011, the working-age population (those aged 15 to 64) represented 68.5% of the Canadian population. This proportion was higher than any other G8 country, except Russia.

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Saint-Sauveur, Quebec

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Saint-Sauveur, Quebec
Place type Ville
Population in 2011 9,881
Population in 2006 9,191
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +7.5
Median age 54.2
Percent aged 15 and over 89.6
Population density (sq. km) 206.8
Land area (sq. km) 47.79
Number of private households 4,885
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.0

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