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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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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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Proportion of seniors living in a single-detached house declines with age

Census data show that the share of the population living in a single-detached house varies as individuals age. Among younger age groups, the proportion of men and women who lived in a single-detached house was similar. The prevalence of living in this type of housing declined for both sexes once individuals reached the age of 55. The decrease was more pronounced for women.

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Lincoln, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Lincoln, Ontario
Place type Town
Population in 2011 22,487
Population in 2006 21,722
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +3.5
Median age 43.3
Percent aged 15 and over 82.8
Population density (sq. km) 138.1
Land area (sq. km) 162.86
Number of private households 8,160
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.7

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