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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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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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Proportion of seniors below the national average in most census metropolitan areas located in Western provinces

In 2011, all CMAs located west of Ontario had a proportion of people aged 65 and over below the national average of 14.8%, except for Kelowna (19.2%) and Victoria (18.4%)Note 6 in British Columbia.

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Peace River B, British Columbia

2011 Census Profile (selected characteristics) - Peace River B, British Columbia
Place type Regional district electoral area
Population in 2011 5,552
Population in 2006 5,538
Percent change, 2006 to 2011 +0.3
Median age 30.7
Percent aged 15 and over 70.3
Population density (sq. km) 0.1
Land area (sq. km) 86,103.81
Number of private households 1,610
Avg. number of persons in private households 3.2

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