Selected population characteristics, Canada, provinces and territories1

Frequency: Every 5 years

Table: 17-10-0118-01 (formerly CANSIM 153-0037)

Geography: Canada, Province or territory

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This table displays the results of Selected population characteristics, Canada, provinces and territories.
The table type is Simple.
The information is grouped by Population characteristics (appearing as row headers).
For the column header, Row 1 is Geography, Row 2 is Reference period.
Canada (map)
Population characteristics19861991199620012006
Total population25,309,33127,296,85928,846,76130,007,09431,612,897
Urban population219,352,08520,906,88022,461,21523,908,10525,350,743
Rural population25,957,2406,389,9756,385,5456,098,9806,262,154
Total population density2.83.03.23.33.5
Urban population as a share of total population276.576.677.979.780.2
Rural population as a share of total population223.523.422.120.319.8
Total private dwellings38,991,67210,018,26710,819,90412,548,58813,576,855
Urban private dwellings2, 37,104,8667,888,9018,605,7869,754,69410,635,869
Rural private dwellings2, 31,886,8062,129,3662,214,1182,793,8942,940,986
Private dwelling density31.01.11.21.41.5
Population per private dwelling32.82.72.72.42.3
Population per urban private dwelling2, 32.72.72.62.52.4
Population per rural private dwelling2, 33.23.02.92.22.1

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25318/1710011801-eng

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