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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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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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Number of persons who reported speaking more than one language at home on the rise in Canada

In 2011, 17.5% of the population, or 5.8 million persons, reported speaking at least two languages at home in Canada.6 In 2006, just under 4.5 million (14.2%) did so.

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Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Quebec

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Quebec
Place type Ville
Population in 2011 6,933
Population in 2006 6,772
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +2.4
Median age 49.1
Percent aged 15 and over 87.2
Population density (sq. km) 26.3
Land area (sq. km) 263.31
Number of private households 3,110
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.2

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Video: Language data, 2011 Census

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