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Proportion of seniors living in a single-detached house declines with age

Census data show that the share of the population living in a single-detached house varies as individuals age. Among younger age groups, the proportion of men and women who lived in a single-detached house was similar. The prevalence of living in this type of housing declined for both sexes once individuals reached the age of 55. The decrease was more pronounced for women.

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Regional variation in growth and distribution of census families

At the provincial/territorial level, census families grew most rapidly in the five years prior to the 2011 Census in Yukon (+11.9%), Nunavut (+10.6%) and Alberta (+10.5%), coinciding with faster population growth.

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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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Leduc County, Alberta

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Leduc County, Alberta
Place type Municipal district
Population in 2011 13,541
Population in 2006 13,135
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +3.1
Median age 41.9
Percent aged 15 and over 81.5
Population density (sq. km) 5.2
Land area (sq. km) 2,607.56
Number of private households 4,965
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.7

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