Table 8
Abbreviations and codes for provinces and territories, 2011 Census

Table 8
Abbreviations and codes for provinces and territories, 2011 Census
Province/Territory Standard abbreviations English/French Internationally approved alpha code (Source: Canada Post) Standard geographical classification (SGC) code Region name
Newfoundland and Labrador N.L./T.-N.-L. NL 10 Atlantic
Prince Edward Island P.E.I./Î.-P.-É. PE 11 Atlantic
Nova Scotia N.S./N.-É. NS 12 Atlantic
New Brunswick N.B./N.-B. NB 13 Atlantic
Quebec Que./Qc QC 24 Quebec
Ontario Ont./Ont. ON 35 Ontario
Manitoba Man./Man. MB 46 Prairies
Saskatchewan Sask./Sask. SK 47 Prairies
Alberta Alta./Alb. AB 48 Prairies
British Columbia B.C./C.-B. BC 59 British Columbia
Yukon Y.T./Yn YT 60 Territories
Northwest Territories N.W.T./T.N.-O. NT 61 Territories
Nunavut Nvt./Nt NU 62 Territories
Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.
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