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Regional variation in growth and distribution of census families

At the provincial/territorial level, census families grew most rapidly in the five years prior to the 2011 Census in Yukon (+11.9%), Nunavut (+10.6%) and Alberta (+10.5%), coinciding with faster population growth.

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English-French bilingualism in Canada

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of persons who reported that they were able to conduct a conversation in both of Canada's official languages increased by 350,000 to 5.8 million. The English-French bilingualism rate within the overall population went from 17.4% to 17.5%.

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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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Saint-Félix-de-Valois, Quebec

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Saint-Félix-de-Valois, Quebec
Place type Municipalité
Population in 2011 6,029
Population in 2006 5,755
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +4.8
Median age 45.1
Percent aged 15 and over 85.1
Population density (sq. km) 68.6
Land area (sq. km) 87.87
Number of private households 2,550
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.3

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