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Population, population share and growth rate by provinces and territories, Canada, July 1st 1983 and July 1st 2013

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Population, population share and growth rate by provinces and territories, Canada, July 1st 1983 and July 1st 2013
Table summary
This table displays the population estimates by provinces et territories, July 1st 1983 and July 1st 2013, the population shares and population growth rate over the period. The row header provide information, for Canada, the provinces and territories. The column headers provide information on the number and the population shares for 1983 and 2013 and population growth between 1983 and 2013.
  1983 2013  1983 to 2013
  Number Share (%) Number Share (%) Rate (%)
Canada 25,366,451   35,158,304   32.4
N.L. 579,164 2.3 526,702 1.5 -9.5
P.E.I. 125,102 0.5 145,237 0.4 14.9
N.S. 868,289 3.4 940,789 2.7 8.0
N.B. 714,842 2.8 756,050 2.2 5.6
Que. 6,602,976 26.0 8,155,334 23.2 21.0
Ont. 9,039,564 35.6 13,537,994 38.5 39.8
Man. 1,059,752 4.2 1,265,015 3.6 17.7
Sask. 1,001,249 3.9 1,108,303 3.2 10.1
Alta. 2,393,587 9.4 4,025,074 11.4 50.8
B.C. 2,907,502 11.5 4,581,978 13.0 44.7
Y.T. 23,664 0.1 36,700 0.1 43.2
N.W.T. 50,760 0.2 43,537 0.1 43,7 2
Nvt. n/a 1   35,591 0.1  
Atlantic 2,287,397 9.0 2,368,778 6.7 3.5
Western 7,362,090 29.0 10,980,370 31.2 39.5
Territories 74,424 0.3 115,828 0.3 43.5
Before 1991, only combined estimates of Northwest Territories and Nunavut are available.
For the calculation, the population of Nunavut and Northwest Territories has been used for 2013.
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