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Stepfamilies: Counted for the first time in 2011

With the 2011 Census, it is possible for the first time to classify census families comprised of couples with children as either intact families or stepfamilies.

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Immigrant languages in the six largest major census metropolitan areas

Roughly 9 in 10 Canadians who reported speaking an immigrant language most often at home reside in a census metropolitan area (CMA). Most of them (80%) lived in the major CMAs of Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa - Gatineau. When persons living in the CMAs of Hamilton, Winnipeg and Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo are included, this proportion increased to 86%.

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Strong increase in Saskatchewan's population growth

After negative population growth (-1.1%) between 1996 to 2001 and 2001 to 2006, Saskatchewan saw its growth exceed the national average between 2006 and 2011, at 6.7%. This level was the third largest among Canada's provinces, behind two other Western provinces, Alberta (+10.8%) and British Columbia (+7.0%).

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National Household Survey (NHS)

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Moncton, New Brunswick

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Moncton, New Brunswick
Place type City
Population in 2011 69,074
Population in 2006 64,128
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +7.7
Median age 40.1
Percent aged 15 and over 85.8
Population density (sq. km) 489.3
Land area (sq. km) 141.17
Number of private households 30,715
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.2

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

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