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One in 10 children live in stepfamilies

In total, 557,950 children aged 14 and under lived in stepfamilies in 2011, or 10.0% of children in private households. Among these children, most were stepchildrenNote 16 themselves (63.1%). The remainder were children of both parents in a couple but also lived with stepsiblings.

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Population growth is up in all Atlantic provinces, but still remains below the national average

The population growth rates of Prince Edward Island (+3.2%), New Brunswick (+2.9%) and Newfoundland and Labrador (+1.8%) have each increased substantially between 2006 and 2011.

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Lowest population growth for Ontario since the 1981 to 1986 period

Ontario's population grew by 5.7% between 2006 and 2011. This is slightly lower than the growth of 6.6% between 2001 and 2006, and the lowest population growth since the period from 1981 to 1986. Nevertheless, this growth was close to the national average.

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Smithers, British Columbia

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Smithers, British Columbia
Place type Town
Population in 2011 5,404
Population in 2006 5,217
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +3.6
Median age 37.2
Percent aged 15 and over 79.3
Population density (sq. km) 353.8
Land area (sq. km) 15.27
Number of private households 2,195
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.4

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