Population projection scenarios calculated from Canada's 1996 to 2011 Censuses of Population

2016 Census Counts compared to the 2016 projection scenarios calculated from the 1996 to 2011 Censuses

Click on a province or territory from the table or map.

Canada's 2011 Population Proportions and Map of Population Change by Census Divisions, 2006 to 2011

Canada's population increased by 5% between 2011 and 2016, but there was considerable variation between the Provinces and Territories.

Canada's Provinces and Territories Census of Population Change between 2011 and 2016, Map and Chart

Related reading:

Fertility in Canada, Current Trends, October 13, 2017

2016 Census of Population: Will Demographic Shifts Catch Experts By Surprise Again?, May 5, 2017

1996 to 2016 Census Counts Compared to Projection Scenarios for 2016, May 4, 2017

2016 Counts Compared to Projection Scenarios Calculated from the 1996 to 2011 Censuses, May 3, 2017

The Population Projections Project: Analytic Tool versus Predictive Tool, February 14, 2017

Population Projections Project Scenarios Compared To 2016 Census Of Population, February 8, 2017

Total Population Projections, Comparing Census Counts to Estimates, November 4, 2016

Dependency Ratios Projections, Comparing Census Counts to Estimates, November 5, 2016

Canada's Provinces and Territories Population Proportions, November 5, 2013

Fluctuations in Canada's Age Distribution, May 30, 2012

Compare projections for Canada - United Nations, Statistics Canada, Cohort Change Ratios, February 14, 2014

Source: Adapted from Statistics Canada, 1996, 2001, 2006, and 2011 Census of Population counts, by William Warren Munroe.

Source: Statistics Canada. 2012. Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses (table). Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-310-XWE2011002. Released February 8, 2012. (accessed February 08, 2012). For further information, refer to:

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