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Table 4
Sex ratio in the last 50 years, Canada, provinces and territories
Census year Canada N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alta. B.C. Y.T. N.W.T. Nvt.
Number of males for 100 females

… not applicable

Note:

In this table, Nunavut is included in the Northwest Territories until 1986.

Sources: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 1956 to 2006.

1956 102.8 106.3 103.5 103.4 101.7 100.3 101.4 103.6 108.6 109.1 106.3 130.2 138.3
1961 102.2 105.4 104.1 103.2 102.3 100.2 101.1 103.4 107.6 107.3 103.6 126.8 126.0
1966 100.9 104.5 102.6 101.3 101.1 99.7 99.9 101.1 104.9 104.1 102.5 118.7 118.2
1971 100.2 103.9 101.5 101.0 101.4 98.7 99.4 100.2 103.3 103.5 101.5 117.1 110.6
1976 99.2 103.3 100.7 99.9 100.4 97.9 98.3 98.9 101.8 102.9 99.9 115.5 111.3
1981 98.3 101.3 99.0 98.1 98.7 97.1 97.0 97.5 100.8 104.5 99.0 110.9 110.0
1986 97.4 100.1 98.7 97.3 97.8 96.1 96.4 97.1 99.8 101.6 98.1 110.3 110.4
1991 97.2 99.7 97.2 96.4 97.4 96.0 96.5 97.3 98.5 100.7 98.2 108.8 109.3 108.3
1996 96.5 97.6 96.4 94.7 96.7 95.8 95.7 96.7 97.7 100.0 97.7 106.7 106.2 109.9
2001 96.1 95.8 94.6 93.6 95.7 95.4 95.6 96.4 96.9 99.9 96.5 101.5 104.8 107.2
2006 95.9 94.6 93.4 92.9 94.9 95.6 95.2 96.3 96.4 100.2 95.9 101.3 104.9 105.2