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  1. As of January 1, 2013, the population of Canada was estimated at 35,056,100.
  2. In the fourth quarter of 2012, population increased by 53,600 or 0.2%.
  3. Natural increase accounted for more than half (53.5%) of the country’s population growth in the fourth quarter of 2012.
  4. Population growth in the fourth quarter of 2012 was above the national average in Manitoba (+0.3%), Saskatchewan (+0.3%) and Alberta (+0.6%).
  5. In 2012, the population of Canada grew by 384,800 people, an annual growth rate of 1.1%.
  6. Alberta led the country in terms of yearly growth (+3.0%), followed by Saskatchewan (+ 2.0%) in 2012.
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