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Stepfamilies: Counted for the first time in 2011

With the 2011 Census, it is possible for the first time to classify census families comprised of couples with children as either intact families or stepfamilies.

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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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Population of census metropolitan areas younger on average than the population living elsewhere

According to the 2011 Census, seniors accounted for 13.7% of the population of Canada's census metropolitan areas (CMAs). This was lower than the share of 17.0% in census agglomerations (CAs) and 17.2% in regions located outside CMAs and CAs.

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Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta
Place type Municipal district
Population in 2011 5,107
Population in 2006 5,337
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 -4.3
Median age 39.6
Percent aged 15 and over 77.4
Population density (sq. km) 1.1
Land area (sq. km) 4,558.89
Number of private households 1,600
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.7

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