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Canada's population among the youngest in the G8

The proportion of seniors increased between 2006 and 2011 in all G8 countries except Russia, suggesting many countries face challenges related to population aging.

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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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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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Georgina, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Georgina, Ontario
Place type Town
Population in 2011 43,517
Population in 2006 42,346
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +2.8
Median age 40.8
Percent aged 15 and over 82.2
Population density (sq. km) 151.2
Land area (sq. km) 287.72
Number of private households 15,850
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.7

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