Table 1
Percentage of the Canadian population by postal code reported on the 2016 Census, postal code characteristics and the percentage of the population matched to each delivery mode type


Table 1
Percentage of the Canadian population by postal code reported on the 2016 Census, postal code characteristics and the percentage of the population matched to each delivery mode type
Table summary
This table displays the results of Percentage of the Canadian population by postal code reported on the 2016 Census Population of Canada, Percentage of the Canadian population, Percentage of the Canadian population by delivery mode type, A, B, E, G, H, J, K, M, T, Rural, Z and Missing, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Population of CanadaTable 1 Note  Percentage of the Canadian population Percentage of the Canadian population by delivery mode type
A B E G H J K M T Rural Z Missing
number percent
Canada 35,151,700 100.00 70.59 9.78 0.13 0.21 1.19 0.00 0.35 0.02 0.59 16.74 0.28 0.11
Province or territory
Newfoundland and Labrador 519,700 1.48 51.83 0.73 0.02 0.08 1.45 0.00 0.61 0.01 0.20 44.68 0.08 0.31
Prince Edward Island 142,900 0.41 44.96 1.66 0.00 0.01 1.55 0.00 0.55 0.01 0.00 50.85 0.00 0.41
Nova Scotia 923,600 2.63 59.17 6.70 0.12 0.11 2.54 0.00 0.41 0.00 0.00 30.68 0.08 0.18
New Brunswick 747,100 2.13 96.12 2.40 0.17 0.11 0.00 0.02 0.16 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.76 0.24
Quebec 8,164,400 23.23 75.34 4.51 0.08 0.24 0.41 0.00 0.06 0.01 1.14 18.13 0.06 0.02
Ontario 13,448,500 38.26 68.21 14.48 0.16 0.23 1.96 0.00 0.14 0.01 0.75 13.74 0.20 0.12
Manitoba 1,278,400 3.64 62.11 6.86 0.03 0.35 1.43 0.01 0.77 0.03 0.03 27.89 0.32 0.17
Saskatchewan 1,098,500 3.12 52.56 3.36 0.02 0.20 1.54 0.00 1.10 0.09 0.14 40.31 0.39 0.29
Alberta 4,067,000 11.57 74.49 7.39 0.16 0.09 1.20 0.01 1.17 0.04 0.09 14.63 0.53 0.20
British Columbia 4,648,100 13.22 74.25 13.10 0.18 0.16 0.12 0.01 0.36 0.01 0.18 10.93 0.67 0.04
Yukon 35,900 0.10 65.67 2.55 0.01 0.26 0.10 0.00 8.17 0.00 0.00 22.84 0.03 0.39
Northwest Territories 41,800 0.12 34.42 4.65 0.23 3.97 0.00 0.00 4.58 0.04 0.00 52.01 0.09 0.00
Nunavut 35,900 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100.00 0.00 0.00
Population centre or rural area type
Core 24,401,500 69.42 84.53 13.65 0.16 0.23 0.14 0.00 0.07 0.01 0.19 0.70 0.27 0.05
Fringe 1,102,800 3.14 61.72 1.75 0.03 0.16 0.41 0.01 0.61 0.00 0.18 34.91 0.15 0.07
Rural area inside a CMA or CA 2,543,100 7.23 46.77 0.84 0.01 0.03 7.21 0.00 1.03 0.05 4.27 38.57 0.85 0.38
Population centre outside a CMA or CA 1,814,700 5.16 38.00 0.92 0.08 0.15 0.75 0.02 1.27 0.06 0.13 58.31 0.07 0.25
Rural area outside a CMA or CA 4,069,800 11.58 13.12 0.08 0.00 0.01 4.37 0.01 1.16 0.00 1.14 79.66 0.18 0.27
Secondary core 1,204,700 3.43 90.66 3.95 0.11 0.13 0.63 0.00 0.20 0.01 0.22 3.84 0.16 0.07
Missing 15,100 0.04 0.00 0.00 30.23 54.07 0.03 0.10 2.16 7.28 0.09 5.94 0.03 0.07
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