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Record high proportion of people aged 45 to 64 in the working-age population

In 2011, the proportion of people aged 45 to 64 among the working-age population reached 42.4%, a record proportion. This was well above the proportion of 28.6% observed in 1991.

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Small share of children in other living arrangements

A small proportion (0.8%) of children aged 14 and under in 2011 who lived in private households lived with relatives or non-relatives in arrangements that did not include at least one parent or grandparent. These relatives could be extended family, such as aunts, uncles, or foster parents.

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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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Saint-Lazare, Quebec

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Saint-Lazare, Quebec
Place type Ville
Population in 2011 19,295
Population in 2006 17,016
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +13.4
Median age 38.4
Percent aged 15 and over 75.9
Population density (sq. km) 289.6
Land area (sq. km) 66.62
Number of private households 6,410
Avg. number of persons in private households 3.0

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