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Tables

  • Table 1   Population
  • Table 2   Components of population growth
  • Table 3   Population by mother tongue
  • Table 4   Population of census metropolitan areas

Charts

  • Chart 1   Population growth
  • Chart 2   Marital status of Canadians, 2011
  • Chart 3   Visible minority population
  • Chart 4   Regional distribution of population declaring an Aboriginal mother tongue

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Table 1 Population
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 1 population 2001, 2006, 2011 and % change from 2001 to 2011, calculated using number and % change units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2001 2006 2011 2001 to 2011
  number % change
Canada 30,007,094 31,612,897 33,476,688 11.6
Newfoundland and Labrador 512,930 505,469 514,536 0.3
Prince Edward Island 135,294 135,851 140,204 3.6
Nova Scotia 908,007 913,462 921,727 1.5
New Brunswick 729,498 729,997 751,171 3.0
Quebec 7,237,479 7,546,131 7,903,001 9.2
Ontario 11,410,046 12,160,282 12,851,821 12.6
Manitoba 1,119,583 1,148,401 1,208,268 7.9
Saskatchewan 978,933 968,157 1,033,381 5.6
Alberta 2,974,807 3,290,350 3,645,257 22.5
British Columbia 3,907,738 4,113,487 4,400,057 12.6
Yukon 28,674 30,372 33,897 18.2
Northwest Territories 37,360 41,464 41,462 11.0
Nunavut 26,745 29,474 31,906 19.3

 

Table 2 Components of population growth
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 2 components of population growth 1991/1992, 2001/2002 and 2011/2012, calculated using number units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  1991/1992 2001/2002 2011/2012
  number
Births 403,107 328,155 381,598
Deaths 196,967 220,494 252,242
Immigrants 244,281 256,405 259,969
Emigrants 45,633 41,897 51,350
Returning emigrants 15,899 20,268 33,199
Net temporary emigrants 19,741 20,172 29,133
Net non-permanent residents -42,919 33,420 54,475

 

Table 3 Population by mother tongue
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 3 population by mother tongue 2006, 2011 and 2006 to 2011, calculated using number and % change units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2006 2011 2006 to 2011
  % change
Total populationNote 1 31,241,030 33,121,175 6.0
English 18,232,200 19,424,085 6.5
French 6,970,405 7,298,180 4.7
Chinese languagesNote 2 1,034,085 1,112,605 7.6
Panjabi (Punjabi) 382,585 459,990 20.2
Spanish 362,120 439,110 21.3
Italian 476,905 437,725 -8.2
German 466,655 430,055 -7.8
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 266,445 384,050 44.1
Other languages 3,446,500 3,797,500 10.2

 

Table 4 Population of census metropolitan areas
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 4 population of census metropolitan areas 2001, 2011 and 2001 to 2011, calculated using number and % change units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2001 2011 2001 to 2011
  number % change
Total population 30,007,094 33,476,688 11.6
St. John's 172,918 196,966 13.9
Halifax 359,183 390,328 8.7
Moncton 117,727 138,644 17.8
Saint John 122,678 127,761 4.1
Saguenay 154,938 157,790 1.8
Québec 682,757 765,706 12.1
Sherbrooke 153,811 201,890 31.3
Trois-Rivières 137,507 151,773 10.4
Montréal 3,426,350 3,824,221 11.6
Ottawa–Gatineau 1,063,664 1,236,324 16.2
Kingston 146,838 159,561 8.7
Peterborough 102,423 118,975 16.2
Oshawa 296,298 356,177 20.2
Toronto 4,682,897 5,583,064 19.2
Hamilton 662,401 721,053 8.9
St. Catharines–Niagara 377,009 392,184 4.0
Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo 414,284 477,160 15.2
Brantford 86,417 135,501 56.8
Guelph 117,344 141,097 20.2
London 432,451 474,786 9.8
Windsor 307,877 319,246 3.7
Barrie 148,480 187,013 26.0
Greater Sudbury 155,601 160,770 3.3
Thunder Bay 121,986 121,596 -0.3
Winnipeg 671,274 730,018 8.8
Regina 192,800 210,556 9.2
Saskatoon 225,927 260,600 15.3
Calgary 951,395 1,214,839 27.7
Edmonton 937,845 1,159,869 23.7
Kelowna 147,739 179,839 21.7
Abbotsford–Mission 147,370 170,191 15.5
Vancouver 1,986,965 2,313,328 16.4
Victoria 311,902 344,615 10.5

 


View charts

Chart 1 Population growth

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Chart 2 Marital status of Canadians, 2011

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Chart 3 Visible minority population

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Chart 4 Regional distribution of population declaring an Aboriginal mother tongue

Data table for chart 4

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