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Share of the working-age population higher in Canada than in most G8 countries

In 2011, the working-age population (those aged 15 to 64) represented 68.5% of the Canadian population. This proportion was higher than any other G8 country, except Russia.

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Slight increase in the rate of population growth in Quebec

In Quebec, population growth increased slightly, from 4.3% between 2001 and 2006 to 4.7% between 2006 and 2011. Increased numbers of immigrants and non-permanent residents and higher fertility were partly offset by larger losses in interprovincial migration.

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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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Aylmer, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Aylmer, Ontario
Place type Town
Population in 2011 7,151
Population in 2006 7,069
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +1.2
Median age 39.5
Percent aged 15 and over 81.0
Population density (sq. km) 1148.9
Land area (sq. km) 6.22
Number of private households 2,815
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.5

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