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More men than women in the working-age population in Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut

In 2011, men outnumbered women in the working-age population in Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. Two factors are related to this situation. First, the populations of these provinces and territories were among the youngest in Canada. Younger populations tend to have more men than women as there are more men than women up to about age 25. Furthermore, in the past five years, Alberta and, to a lesser extent, Saskatchewan attracted a large number of migrants from other regions of the country, among which many were men.

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Proportion of seniors living in special care facilities increases with age

As people age, they are more likely to live in collective dwellings that provide ongoing support and assistance services, professional health monitoring, care and treatment.

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Census agglomerations: highest proportion of seniors in Parksville, British Columbia, and Elliot Lake, Ontario

In 2011, seniors accounted for 38.6% of the population of Parksville, which is on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. This was higher than in all other census agglomerations, as it was in the 2006 Census. Seniors represented 35.1% of the population of Elliot Lake, Ontario. Proportions of seniors for both CAs were more than twice the national average of 14.8%.

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St. Clements, Manitoba

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - St. Clements, Manitoba
Place type Rural municipality
Population in 2011 10,505
Population in 2006 9,706
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +8.2
Median age 44.5
Percent aged 15 and over 83.0
Population density (sq. km) 14.4
Land area (sq. km) 728.65
Number of private households 3,995
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.6

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