Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and economic regions, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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This table presents the 2011 and 2006 population counts and the 2011 dwelling counts, land area and population density for Canada and economic regions within a selected province or territory. It also shows the percentage change in the population counts between 2006 and 2011.

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Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and economic regions, 2011 and 2006 censuses
Geographic name Population Private dwellings, 2011 Land area in square kilometres, 2011 Population density per square kilometre, 2011
2011 2006 % change Total Occupied by usual residents
Geographic name: alpha sort Z to A Geographic name: alpha sort A to Z Population, 2011 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2011 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, 2006 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2006 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, % change: sort highest to lowest Population, % change: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2011 - total: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2011 - total: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2011 - occupied by usual residents: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2011 - occupied by usual residents: sort lowest to highest Land area in square kilometres, 2011: sort highest to lowest Land area in square kilometres, 2011: sort lowest to highest Population density per square kilometre, 2011: sort highest to lowest Population density per square kilometre, 2011: sort lowest to highest
Canada  33,476,688 31,612,897 5.9 14,569,633 13,320,614 8,965,121.42 3.7
Quebec  7,903,001 7,546,131 4.7 3,685,926 3,395,343 1,356,547.02 5.8
Abitibi-Témiscamingue 145,690 143,872 1.3 68,057 62,574 57,738.95 2.5
Bas-Saint-Laurent 199,977 200,653 -0.3 100,303 88,408 22,234.10 9.0
Capitale-Nationale  700,616 661,060 6.0 342,708 320,686 18,796.86 37.3
Centre-du-Québec 234,163 224,200 4.4 108,045 101,323 6,929.73 33.8
Chaudière-Appalaches 410,829 393,669 4.4 188,261 173,409 15,080.30 27.2
Côte-Nord 94,766 95,911 -1.2 43,312 39,897 247,633.94 0.4
Estrie 310,733 298,779 4.0 156,970 137,879 10,214.34 30.4
Gaspésie--Îles-de-la-Madeleine 94,079 94,336 -0.3 45,550 40,968 20,308.67 4.6
Lanaudière 471,748 429,053 10.0 210,754 190,476 12,422.23 38.0
Laurentides  559,700 511,276 9.5 272,372 231,993 20,771.13 26.9
Laval 401,553 368,709 8.9 159,509 154,456 247.09 1,625.1
Mauricie 263,603 258,928 1.8 135,983 121,912 35,864.93 7.3
Montérégie  1,442,433 1,357,720 6.2 622,220 594,127 11,131.32 129.6
Montréal 1,886,481 1,854,442 1.7 907,393 849,443 499.19 3,779.1
Nord-du-Québec 42,579 39,817 6.9 14,515 12,925 747,161.22 0.1
Outaouais  369,171 341,096 8.2 177,912 155,592 30,802.91 12.0
Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean 274,880 272,610 0.8 132,062 119,275 98,710.11 2.8

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not applicable
excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, refer to Notes.
incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. For further information, refer to Notes.
A
adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
E
use with caution. For further information, refer to Cautionary note.

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