Infographic: Annual Average Growth Rate, Natural Increase and Migratory Increase per Intercensal Period, Canada, 1851 To 2056

Release date: February 8, 2017
Infographic: Annual Average Growth Rate, Natural Increase and Migratory Increase per Intercensal Period, Canada, 1851 To 2056
Description for Infographic: Annual Average Growth Rate, Natural Increase and Migratory Increase per Intercensal Period, Canada, 1851 To 2056
Chart: This chart demonstrates the population growth rate of Canada based on natural increases, migratory increases as well as the addition of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Period Total Growth Natural Increase Migratory Increase Growth related to the addition of
Newfoundland and Labrador
Percent
Observed
1851 to 1861 2.86 2.41 0.44  
1861 to 1871 1.34 1.90 -0.55  
1871 to 1881 1.60 1.82 -0.22  
1881 to 1891 1.12 1.57 -0.45  
1891 to 1901 1.06 1.42 -0.35  
1901 to 1911 2.98 1.82 1.14  
1911 to 1921 2.00 1.86 0.14  
1921 to 1931 1.68 1.39 0.29  
1931 to 1941 1.04 1.09 -0.05  
1941 to 1951 1.99 1.53 0.18 0.27
1951 to 1961 2.67 1.87 0.79  
1961 to 1971 1.69 1.28 0.41  
1971 to 1981 1.22 0.79 0.42  
1981 to 1991 1.15 0.74 0.41  
1991 to 2001 0.95 0.55 0.40  
2001 to 2011 1.11 0.39 0.71  
2011 to 2016 1.00 0.34 0.66  
Projected
2016 to 2026 1.00 0.30 0.70  
2026 to 2036 0.80 0.20 0.60  
2036 to 2046 0.70 0.10 0.60  
2046 to 2056 0.60 0.00 0.60  

Sources:

Period 1851 to 1861: Keyfitz, Nathan. 1950. 'The growth of the Canadian population,' in Population Studies, volume IV, p. 47 to 63.

Period 1861 to 1931: McInnis, Marvin. 2000. 'The Population of Canada in the Nineteenth Century,' in A Population History of North America, edited by Michael R. Haines and Richard H. Steckel, Cambridge University Press, pp. 371 to 432; McInnis, Marvin. 2000. 'Canada's Population in the Twentieth Century,' in A Population History of North America, edited by Michael R. Haines and Richard H. Steckel, Cambridge University Press, pp. 529 to 599; and Institut de la statistique du Québec.

Period 1931 to 2016: Demography Division, Statistics Canada.

Period 2016 to 2056: Statistics Canada. 2014. Population Projections for Canada (2013-2063), Provinces and Territories (2013 to 2038), Catalogue no. 91-520 (medium growth scenario).

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