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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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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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Immigrant languages in the six largest major census metropolitan areas

Roughly 9 in 10 Canadians who reported speaking an immigrant language most often at home reside in a census metropolitan area (CMA). Most of them (80%) lived in the major CMAs of Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa - Gatineau. When persons living in the CMAs of Hamilton, Winnipeg and Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo are included, this proportion increased to 86%.

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Deux-Montagnes, Quebec

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Deux-Montagnes, Quebec
Place type Ville
Population in 2011 17,552
Population in 2006 17,402
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +0.9
Median age 38.9
Percent aged 15 and over 81.5
Population density (sq. km) 2850.1
Land area (sq. km) 6.16
Number of private households 6,985
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.5

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Video: Families, households and marital status data, 2011 Census

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