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  1. As of July 1, 2009, 23,221,751 people lived in a census metropolitan area (CMA).
  2. The Calgary (31.7 per thousand), Saskatoon (28.5 per thousand) and Edmonton (24.6 per thousand) CMAs experienced the largest incr
  3. Once again, the Calgary and Edmonton CMAs experienced among the highest population growth compared to all other CMAs, respectively ranking first and third. The population increase in these two CMAs was mainly driven by international migration. In fact, net international migration added 18,253 migrants to Calgary and 12,427 migrants to Edmonton, just behind Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver.
  4. The Saskatoon CMA experienced a 28.5 per thousand increase in its population during the 2008/2009 period compared to 23.1 per thousand during the previous year. Its population rose from 250,071 at July 1, 2008 to 257,298 at July 1, 2009.
  5. As of July 1, 2009, the median age of the population living in the country’s 33 CMAs was 38.6 years, slightly younger than the median age of the population living in non-CMA areas (41.9 years).
  6. Saskatoon is the CMA with the youngest population in the country, with a median age of 35.6 years. The two CMAs in Alberta, Calgary (35.7 years) and Edmonton (36.0 years), are ranked second and third respectively.
  7. Of all CMAs in Canada, the Trois-Rivières CMA is the one with the oldest population, with a median age of 44.9 years.