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Seven of the 10 municipalities with the highest proportion of persons aged 65 and over located in British Columbia

Seven of the 10 municipalities with the highest proportion of seniors were in British Columbia. Seniors accounted for nearly 1 out of every 2 people (47.2%) in the population of Qualicum Beach, located in the census agglomeration of Parksville, British Columbia. This was the highest share of all municipalities.

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Population growth up substantially in Saskatchewan's two census metropolitan areas, Saskatoon and Regina

Saskatchewan's two CMAs, Saskatoon and Regina, registered strong increases in their population growth in the past five years compared with the previous intercensal period. In Saskatoon, for example, population growth increased from 3.5% between 2001 and 2006 to 11.4% between 2006 and 2011, the third largest increase among all CMAs after Calgary and Edmonton.

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Nearly 6.6 million persons reported speaking a language other than English or French at home

In Canada, 4.7 million persons (14.2% of the population) reported speaking a language other than English or French most often at home and 1.9 million persons (5.8%) reported speaking such a language on a regular basis as a second language (in addition to their main home language, English or French). In all, 20.0% of Canada's population reported speaking a language other than English or French at home.

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Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec
Place type Ville
Population in 2011 40,077
Population in 2006 39,672
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +1.0
Median age 47.1
Percent aged 15 and over 87.1
Population density (sq. km) 374.2
Land area (sq. km) 107.10
Number of private households 18,295
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.1

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