Appendix Table A2
Population by size of self-contained labour area (includes smaller 336 SLAs where only one census subdivision comprises the SLA), Canada, 2006

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Appendix Table A2
Population by size of self-contained labour area (includes smaller 336 SLAs where only one census subdivision comprises the SLA), Canada, 2006
Table summary
This table displays the results of population by size of self-contained labour area (includes smaller 336 SLAs where only one census subdivision comprises the SLA). This information is grouped by population size class of the self-contained labour area (SLA) (appearing as row headers), and number of self-contained labour areas (SLAs), population in 2006, Census rural population in 2006 (i.e. living outside settlements of 1,000 or more), rural and small town (RST) population in 2006 (i.e. living outside CMAs and outside CAs) (appearing as column headers), calculated using number and percentage as a unit of measure.
Population size class of the self-contained labour area (SLA) Number of self-contained labour areas (SLAs) Population in 2006 Census rural population in 2006 (i.e. living outside settlements of 1,000 or more) Rural and small town (RST) population in 2006 (i.e. living outside CMAs and outside CAs)
Number Percent of total PopulationNote 1 Percent of total PopulationNote 1 Percent of total census rural population Percent of total population within each SLA class PopulationNote 1 Percent of total RST population Percent of total population within each SLA class
2,000,000 and over 3 0.4 12,425,962 39 651,974 11 5 342,927 6 3
1,000,000 to 1,999,999 3 0.4 3,551,927 11 432,728 7 12 268,445 5 8
500,000 to 999,999 4 1 2,876,660 9 420,877 7 15 357,661 6 12
250,000 to 499,999 8 1 2,678,933 9 551,940 9 21 298,518 5 11
100,000 to 249,999 29 4 4,416,910 14 1,384,443 23 31 1,264,870 22 29
50,000 to 99,999 31 5 2,132,743 7 875,216 14 41 894,374 15 42
10,000 to 49,999 109 16 2,649,760 8 1,315,492 21 50 1,700,586 29 64
5,000 to 9,999 42 6 312,624 1 163,213 3 52 303,637 5 97
2,500 to 4,999 47 7 168,424 1 98,019 2 58 168,424 3 100
1,000 to 2,499 81 12 126,674 0.4 111,688 2 88 123,727 2 98
Under 1,000 328 48 144,116 0.5 143,206 2 99 141,899 2 98
Subtotal: 1,000,000 and over 6 1 15,977,889 51 1,084,702 18 7 611,372 10 4
Subtotal: Under 1,000,000 679 99 15,506,844 49 5,064,094 82 33 5,253,696 90 34
Subtotal: 500,000 and over 10 1 18,854,549 60 1,505,579 24 8 969,033 17 5
Subtotal: Under 500,000 675 99 12,630,184 40 4,643,217 76 37 4,896,035 83 39
Subtotal: 100,000 and over 47 7 25,950,392 82 3,441,962 56 13 2,532,421 43 10
Subtotal: Under 100,000 638 93 5,534,341 18 2,706,834 44 49 3,332,647 57 60
Subtotal: 50,000 and over 78 11 28,083,135 89 4,317,178 70 15 3,426,795 58 12
Subtotal: Under 50,000 607 89 3,401,598 11 1,831,618 30 54 2,438,273 42 72
Subtotal: 10,000 and over 187 27 30,732,895 98 5,632,670 92 18 5,127,381 87 17
Subtotal: Under 10,000 498 73 751,838 2 516,126 8 69 737,687 13 98
All self-contained labour areasNote 1 685 100 31,484,733 100 6,148,796 100 20 5,865,068 100 19
1. The population in 1,256 census subdivisions comprising 128,164 individuals (0.4% of the total population) was "out of scope" for our study (Box 2).
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.
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