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- On July 1, 2011, Canada's population was estimated 34,482,800, up 356,600 from the same date in 2010. This represents a 1.0% increase, slightly down from the 1.2% growth observed during the previous year.
- Prince Edward Island's population grew up by 2,500 (1.7%) during 2010/2011. This is the strongest demographic growth among the provinces.
- As of July 1, 2011, the median age of Canada's population was estimated at 39.9 years, up 0.2 years over the previous year.
- The number of people aged 65 years and up was estimated at 4,973,400 on July 1, 2011, or 14.4% of Canada's population, up 0.3 percentage points over the previous year (14.1%). There were also 1,378,100 persons 80 years of age and up (4.0%) in Canada, and 5,644,800 children under the age of 15 (16.4%).
- As of July 1, 2011, Newfoundland and Labrador had the highest median age in the country (43.8 years). The youngest population was in Nunavut, where the median age was 24.8 years.
- Nova Scotia (16.5%) and New Brunswick (16.2%) had the highest proportion of the 65 and over population.
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