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Ten of the 15 census agglomerations with the strongest population growth between 2006 and 2011 are located in Alberta

From 2006 to 2011, 10 of the 15 census agglomerations posting the highest population growth were located in Alberta. As in the period between 2001 and 2006, Okotoks (Alberta), was the census agglomeration with the largest population growth between 2006 and 2011, at 42.9%. Wood Buffalo (Alberta), which ranked second for growth between 2001 and 2006, was again in second place between 2006 and 2011, with 27.1%.

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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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Higher population growth in all provinces and territories except Ontario, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut

Compared to the previous five-year period (2001 to 2006), the rate of population growth between 2006 and 2011 has increased in all provinces and territories except Ontario, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Furthermore, all provinces and most territories saw its population increase between 2006 and 2011. Two provinces had seen their population decline between 2001 and 2006, namely Newfoundland and Labrador and Saskatchewan.

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Parkland County, Alberta

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Parkland County, Alberta
Place type Municipal district
Population in 2011 30,568
Population in 2006 29,220
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +4.6
Median age 42.2
Percent aged 15 and over 80.8
Population density (sq. km) 12.8
Land area (sq. km) 2,387.68
Number of private households 10,930
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.8

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