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Foster children: Counted for the first time in 2011

The 2011 Census counted foster children for the first time. This is a small population who are placed in the foster care system when, for various reasons, they do not live in their parental home. The foster system, including the establishment of age eligibility, is provincial/territorial jurisdiction. The majority of foster children reported in the 2011 Census were aged 14 and under (29,590 or 61.8%).

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Fewer young people about to enter the labour force than those about to leave it

In 2011, census data showed for the first time that there were more people in the age group where people typically leave the labour force (55 to 64), than in the age group where people typically enter it (15 to 24).

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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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Rimouski, Quebec

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Rimouski, Quebec
Place type Ville
Population in 2011 46,860
Population in 2006 45,186
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +3.7
Median age 46.4
Percent aged 15 and over 86.7
Population density (sq. km) 137.9
Land area (sq. km) 339.84
Number of private households 21,340
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.1

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