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Linguistic duality: English and French in Canadian society

Canada's linguistic duality is reflected in the fact that 98% of its population reported that it was able to conduct a conversation in either English or French. Similarly, either English or French are spoken at least on a regular basis at home in Canada by 94% of the population. These two languages are used most often at home by 89% of the population.

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Foster children: Counted for the first time in 2011

The 2011 Census counted foster children for the first time. This is a small population who are placed in the foster care system when, for various reasons, they do not live in their parental home. The foster system, including the establishment of age eligibility, is provincial/territorial jurisdiction. The majority of foster children reported in the 2011 Census were aged 14 and under (29,590 or 61.8%).

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Fewer young people about to enter the labour force than those about to leave it

In 2011, census data showed for the first time that there were more people in the age group where people typically leave the labour force (55 to 64), than in the age group where people typically enter it (15 to 24).

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Espanola, Ontario

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Espanola, Ontario
Place type Town
Population in 2011 5,364
Population in 2006 5,314
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +0.9
Median age 46.5
Percent aged 15 and over 85.4
Population density (sq. km) 65.1
Land area (sq. km) 82.44
Number of private households 2,265
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.3

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