Infographic: Population Growth in Canada, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: February 8, 2017
Infographic: Population Growth in Canada, 2016 Census of Population
Description for Infographic: Population Growth in Canada, 2016 Census of Population

The national picture of Population Growth in Canada from the 2016 Census shows the population of Canada in 2016 to be 35,151,728 million people.

The growth of the Canadian population from 2011 to 2016 was +5.0%.

View of population growth by provinces and territories from 2011 to 2016.
Province and territories Population Population growth
Yukon 35,874 +5.8%
Northwest Territories 41,786 +0.8%
Nunavut 35,944 +12.7%
British Columbia 4,648,055 +5.6%
Alberta 4,067,175 +11.6%
Saskatchewan 1,098,352 +6.3%
Manitoba 1,278,365 +5.8%
Ontario 13,448,494 +4.6%
Quebec 8,164,361 +3.3%
New Brunswick 747,101 -0.5%
Nova Scotia 932,595 +0.2%
Prince Edward Island 142,907 +1.9%
Newfoundland and Labrador 519,716 +1.0%
Population growth for Census Metropolitan Areas from 2011 to 2016.
City Population Population growth
Toronto 5,928,040 +6.2%
Montréal 4,098,927 +4.2%
Vancouver 2,463,431 +6.5%
Calgary 1,392,609 +14.6%
Ottawa-Gatineau 1,323,783 +5.5%
Edmonton 1,321,426 +13.9%

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of population, Population and dwelling counts

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