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Small share of children in other living arrangements

A small proportion (0.8%) of children aged 14 and under in 2011 who lived in private households lived with relatives or non-relatives in arrangements that did not include at least one parent or grandparent. These relatives could be extended family, such as aunts, uncles, or foster parents.

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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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Highest population growth among the G8 countries

Canada's population grew by 5.9% between 2006 and 2011, up slightly from 5.4% for the previous intercensal period of 2001 to 2006.

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Peachland, British Columbia

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Peachland, British Columbia
Place type District municipality
Population in 2011 5,200
Population in 2006 4,883
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +6.5
Median age 53.8
Percent aged 15 and over 88.9
Population density (sq. km) 330.2
Land area (sq. km) 15.75
Number of private households 2,310
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.2

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