Population, urban and rural, by province and territory (Ontario)

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Population, urban and rural, by province and territory
(Ontario)
  Population Urban Rural Urban Rural
  number % of total population
Ont.  
1851 952,004 133,463 818,541 14 86
1861 1,396,091 258,192 1,137,899 18 82
1871 1,620,851 355,997 1,264,854 22 78
1881 1,926,922 575,848 1,351,074 30 70
1891 2,114,321 818,998 1,295,323 39 61
1901 2,182,947 935,978 1,246,969 43 57
1911 2,527,292 1,328,489 1,198,803 53 47
1921 2,933,662 1,706,632 1,227,030 58 42
1931 3,431,683 2,095,992 1,335,691 61 39
1941 3,787,655 2,338,633 1,449,022 62 38
1951 4,597,542 3,251,099 1,346,443 71 29
1956 5,404,933 4,102,919 1,302,014 76 24
1961 6,236,092 4,823,529 1,412,563 77 23
1966 6,960,870 5,593,440 1,367,430 80 20
1971 7,703,105 6,343,630 1,359,480 82 18
1976 8,264,465 6,708,520 1,555,945 81 19
1981 8,625,107 7,047,032 1,578,075 82 18
1986 9,101,695 7,469,420 1,632,275 82 18
1991 10,084,885 8,253,842 1,831,043 82 18
1996 10,753,573 8,958,741 1,794,832 83 17
2001 11,410,046 9,662,547 1,747,499 85 15
2006 12,160,282 10,351,135 1,809,147 85 15
2011 12,851,821 11,045,785 1,806,036 86 14

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