Table 5
Percentage of the Canadian population matched to a single dissemination area, census subdivision, census division or census tract in the Postal Code Conversion File Plus, by postal code characteristics


Table 5
Percentage of the Canadian population matched to a single dissemination area, census subdivision, census division or census tract in the Postal Code Conversion File Plus, by postal code characteristics
Table summary
This table displays the results of Percentage of the Canadian population matched to a single dissemination area Population of Canada, Percentage of the population with a postal code linked to a single DA, CSD or CD, Population within CTs, Percentage of the population in a CT with a postal code linked to a single CT, DA, CSD and CD, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Population of CanadaTable 5 Note  Percentage of the population with a postal code linked to a single DA, CSD or CD Population within CTsTable 5 Note  Percentage of the population in a CT with a postal code linked to a single CT
DA CSD CD
number percent number percent
Canada 35,151,700 72.56 89.27 95.43 26,685,200 92.13
Province or territory
Newfoundland and Labrador 519,700 62.30 81.76 97.44 205,400 97.14
Prince Edward Island 142,900 44.01 47.51 81.46 0 Note ...: not applicable
Nova Scotia 923,600 57.07 75.94 88.86 430,000 91.21
New Brunswick 747,100 85.74 97.12 99.69 372,700 97.48
Quebec 8,164,400 71.94 89.68 94.19 6,029,900 93.53
Ontario 13,448,500 72.21 88.08 93.95 11,523,200 89.72
Manitoba 1,278,400 71.32 88.29 95.88 788,800 92.86
Saskatchewan 1,098,500 67.95 81.86 97.93 536,100 94.98
Alberta 4,067,000 72.35 92.39 98.17 3,188,700 93.29
British Columbia 4,648,100 79.47 94.53 99.47 3,610,400 95.18
Yukon 35,900 95.70 98.70 100.00 0 Note ...: not applicable
Northwest Territories 41,800 69.84 98.41 99.69 0 Note ...: not applicable
Nunavut 35,900 28.15 100.00 100.00 0 Note ...: not applicable
Delivery mode type
A - urban street address 24,812,400 85.32 99.50 99.93 21,238,500 96.81
B - urban apartment building 3,438,200 95.25 99.90 99.99 3,328,500 96.79
E - business building 46,100 90.64 99.98 100.00 41,100 93.65
G - large volume receiver 72,400 95.80 99.77 99.82 60,300 98.48
H - rural route 420,000 6.80 43.48 88.01 149,100 19.68
J - general delivery 1,400 43.29 96.29 100.00 700 76.85
K - post office box 124,200 63.67 91.39 99.98 29,500 82.08
M - large volume receiver (post office box) 5,400 53.43 99.89 100.00 2,300 60.33
T - suburban service 208,400 6.74 58.71 95.66 128,100 26.72
Rural - rural postal code 5,884,000 13.86 44.07 74.13 1,620,400 36.63
Z - retired postal code 100,000 10.94 84.35 94.47 86,700 24.30
Missing 39,300 0.00 88.18 100.00 200 3.59
Population centre or rural area type
Core 24,401,500 87.12 99.33 99.84 22,261,600 96.23
Fringe 1,102,800 52.31 80.37 88.59 947,700 75.45
Rural area inside a CMA or CA 2,543,100 38.10 68.34 84.35 1,827,500 60.40
Population centre outside a CMA or CA 1,814,700 39.84 67.85 84.37 128,900 44.46
Rural area outside a CMA or CA 4,069,800 26.15 51.06 81.50 308,500 49.56
Secondary core 1,204,700 74.90 97.88 98.81 1,200,000 93.67
Missing 15,100 82.27 99.93 100.00 11,100 92.83
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