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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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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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Large differences in the age structure of provincial and territorial populations

From one province or territory to the next, the age structure of the population can vary greatly. Most often, these differences are the result of differentials in fertility and immigration levels, as well as in interprovincial migration patterns.

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Pictou, Subd. A, Nova Scotia

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Pictou, Subd. A, Nova Scotia
Place type Subdivision of county municipality
Population in 2011 6,397
Population in 2006 6,412
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 -0.2
Median age 49.2
Percent aged 15 and over 86.4
Population density (sq. km) 8.3
Land area (sq. km) 771.02
Number of private households 2,730
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.3

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