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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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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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Central Huron, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Central Huron, Ontario
Place type Municipality
Population in 2011 7,591
Population in 2006 7,641
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 -0.7
Median age 47.5
Percent aged 15 and over 84.5
Population density (sq. km) 16.9
Land area (sq. km) 450.33
Number of private households 3,210
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.4

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Video: Families, households and marital status data, 2011 Census

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