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Ten of the 15 census agglomerations with the strongest population growth between 2006 and 2011 are located in Alberta

From 2006 to 2011, 10 of the 15 census agglomerations posting the highest population growth were located in Alberta. As in the period between 2001 and 2006, Okotoks (Alberta), was the census agglomeration with the largest population growth between 2006 and 2011, at 42.9%. Wood Buffalo (Alberta), which ranked second for growth between 2001 and 2006, was again in second place between 2006 and 2011, with 27.1%.

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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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Lowest population growth for Ontario since the 1981 to 1986 period

Ontario's population grew by 5.7% between 2006 and 2011. This is slightly lower than the growth of 6.6% between 2001 and 2006, and the lowest population growth since the period from 1981 to 1986. Nevertheless, this growth was close to the national average.

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Lake Country, British Columbia

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Lake Country, British Columbia
Place type District municipality
Population in 2011 11,708
Population in 2006 9,606
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +21.9
Median age 43.1
Percent aged 15 and over 83.6
Population density (sq. km) 95.8
Land area (sq. km) 122.19
Number of private households 4,535
Avg. number of persons in private households 2.5

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