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Population growth doubled in Yukon and Manitoba

In Yukon and Manitoba, population growth since 2006 was double the rate of the previous intercensal period (2001 to 2006), from 5.9% to 11.6% in Yukon, and from 2.6% to 5.2% in Manitoba.

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In metropolitan and non-metropolitan Canada, only census metropolitan areas as a group have experienced a rate of population growth above the national average

Between 2006 and 2011, only census metropolitan areas (CMAs) as a group has grown at a rate above the national average, at 7.4% compared with 5.9%. The population living in all other regions of Canada, that is in census agglomerations (CAs) and in regions outside of CMAs and CAs, grew at a rate lower than the national average.

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More children living with grandparents

Some children share homes with their grandparents, including living arrangements where the parent(s) may or may not be present. Overall, 269,315 children aged 14 and under in 2011, or 4.8% of all children in this age group, lived with at least one grandparent, up from 3.3% in 2001. Most multigenerational households consisted of children, their parents and at least one grandparent.

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Oro-Medonte, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Oro-Medonte, Ontario
Place type Township
Population in 2011 20,078
Population in 2006 20,031
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +0.2
Median age 45.3
Percent aged 15 and over 83.6
Population density (sq. km) 34.2
Land area (sq. km) 586.90
Number of private households 7,475
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.7

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