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Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data

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Geographic name Population Private dwellings, 2006 Land area in square kilometres, 2006 Population density per square kilometre, 2006
2006 2001 % change Total Occupied by usual residents
Geographic name: alpha sort Z to A Geographic name: alpha sort A to Z Population, 2006 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2006 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, 2001 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2001 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, % change: sort highest to lowest Population, % change: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2006 - total: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2006 - total: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2006 - occupied by usual residents: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2006 - occupied by usual residents: sort lowest to highest Land area in square kilometres, 2006: sort highest to lowest Land area in square kilometres, 2006: sort lowest to highest Population density per square kilometre, 2006: sort highest to lowest Population density per square kilometre, 2006: sort lowest to highest
Canada  31,612,897 30,007,094 5.4 13,576,855 12,435,520 9,017,698.92 3.5
Newfoundland and Labrador 505,469 512,930 -1.5 235,958 197,245 370,494.89 1.4
Prince Edward Island 135,851 135,294 0.4 62,753 53,084 5,683.91 23.9
Nova Scotia 913,462 908,007 0.6 425,681 376,829 52,917.46 17.3
New Brunswick 729,997 729,498 0.1 331,619 295,871 71,355.12 10.2
Quebec  7,546,131 7,237,479 4.3 3,452,300 3,188,713 1,356,366.78 5.6
Ontario  12,160,282 11,410,046 6.6 4,972,869 4,554,251 907,573.82 13.4
Manitoba 1,148,401 1,119,583 2.6 491,724 448,766 552,369.96 2.1
Saskatchewan  968,157 978,933 -1.1 438,621 387,160 588,276.09 1.6
Alberta  3,290,350 2,974,807 10.6 1,335,745 1,256,192 640,044.57 5.1
British Columbia  4,113,487 3,907,738 5.3 1,788,474 1,642,715 924,815.43 4.4
Yukon Territory 30,372 28,674 5.9 15,296 12,615 474,711.02 0.1
Northwest Territories 41,464 37,360 11.0 E 16,774 14,224 1,140,834.90 0.0
Nunavut 29,474 26,745 10.2 9,041 7,855 1,932,254.97 0.0

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0 true zero or a value rounded to zero
A adjusted figure due to boundary change (For further information, see the 'Content considerations'.)
excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements (For further information, see the 'Notes'.)
incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement (For further information, see the 'Notes'.)
E use with caution (In 2001, the population and/or dwelling counts for various areas were found to be incorrect. Since it is not possible to make changes to the 2001 Census data presented in these tables, the 2001 data should be used with caution. For further information, please refer to the 'Population and dwelling count amendments'.)
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.
How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data (table). Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97-550-XWE2006002. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/popdwell/Table.cfm?T=101&SR=1&S=0&O=A&RPP=25&PR=0&CMA=0 (accessed December 16, 2017)

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