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Contents: Provinces and Census Divisions

The population of the provinces and census divisions (territories, regions, districts, counties, regional municipalities) of Canada according to official estimates.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, country of birth, mother tongue).

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AlbertaProvince3,128,2623,514,1473,874,5484,241,1004,421,876
Division No. 1Census Division70,36378,86482,29984,83185,621
Division No. 2Census Division139,159151,971164,123176,149182,855
Division No. 3Census Division38,26939,36139,68740,02239,957
Division No. 4Census Division11,39910,90910,0819,7229,435
Division No. 5Census Division49,56253,84755,33057,16957,739
Division No. 6Census Division1,081,4501,243,4821,401,7591,567,8221,654,503
Division No. 7Census Division40,94841,46341,85742,16441,502
Division No. 8Census Division161,235186,582201,258216,775222,327
Division No. 9Census Division20,24321,57521,37421,27020,994
Division No. 10Census Division86,04391,97096,84499,34999,404
Division No. 11Census Division1,025,0921,147,1611,278,5411,434,9981,512,524
Division No. 12Census Division63,24867,17470,67072,29871,562
Division No. 13Census Division66,25370,27471,34971,80370,306
Division No. 14Census Division27,60629,18729,96029,90629,841
Division No. 15Census Division35,06636,30638,40740,75840,106
Division No. 16Census Division47,14159,44374,84374,13176,715
Division No. 17Census Division59,87362,74363,51663,28463,639
Division No. 18Census Division14,58314,94515,22514,62714,779
Division No. 19Census Division90,729106,890117,425124,022128,067
British ColumbiaProvince4,100,1614,290,9844,566,7694,929,3845,147,712
Alberni-ClayoquotRegional District31,23831,43031,44432,57933,885
Bulkley-NechakoRegional District41,44639,53139,76839,45839,713
CapitalRegional District342,865357,049374,298406,681425,503
CaribooRegional District66,70164,29463,24364,71065,575
Central CoastRegional District3,7823,2563,3063,4853,565
Central KootenayRegional District58,46157,73959,21762,32463,911
Central OkanaganRegional District155,977171,012186,128208,476222,748
Columbia-ShuswapRegional District50,16551,74851,06954,40656,899
Comox ValleyRegional District58,45561,89065,06270,26773,664
Cowichan ValleyRegional District75,24979,41581,89788,33390,776
East KootenayRegional District58,17557,44458,61363,28065,782
Fraser-Fort GeorgeRegional District97,34895,71494,563100,203103,975
Fraser ValleyRegional District250,342269,584287,821316,680335,229
Greater VancouverRegional District2,098,1262,217,1872,419,0342,616,9132,737,681
Kitimat-StikineRegional District41,94339,18438,10738,92539,921
Kootenay BoundaryRegional District32,42431,60831,79032,83933,430
Mount WaddingtonRegional District13,17111,99811,75911,50711,770
NanaimoRegional District133,879143,672150,516164,533171,990
Northern RockiesRegional District6,0456,2116,3115,3604,996
North OkanaganRegional District76,53180,24883,13688,74592,184
Okanagan-SimilkameenRegional District80,21081,62681,29686,94390,057
Peace RiverRegional District57,63761,11363,11866,19567,284
Powell RiverRegional District20,21020,21920,15620,85921,224
Skeena-Queen Charlotte (North Coast)Regional District21,92119,96219,05819,11719,414
Squamish-LillooetRegional District35,11937,15440,48446,67247,363
StikineRegion788625665731710
StrathconaRegional District41,39143,55844,12247,26649,308
Sunshine CoastRegional District27,04928,58829,15831,26831,723
Thompson-NicolaRegional District123,513127,925131,630140,629147,432
ManitobaProvince1,156,6361,189,4511,249,9751,334,7901,379,263
Division No. 1Census Division17,20217,80817,57418,53718,781
Division No. 2Census Division53,09960,45169,74479,50884,384
Division No. 3Census Division43,72446,98152,67257,46260,325
Division No. 4Census Division10,05510,12110,14110,18510,416
Division No. 5Census Division13,98813,30413,28913,36113,311
Division No. 6Census Division10,29610,02410,35210,50510,572
Division No. 7Census Division58,79162,38267,14172,21074,739
Division No. 8Census Division14,91413,68813,67914,11814,651
Division No. 9Census Division24,02923,87823,92925,18425,643
Division No. 10Census Division9,73910,28611,02312,62813,709
Division No. 11Census Division642,863658,287690,805744,607771,026
Division No. 12Census Division19,79920,68722,74024,48525,208
Division No. 13Census Division43,83546,26848,70950,59152,660
Division No. 14Census Division18,02718,69918,90819,21219,807
Division No. 15Census Division22,38320,87321,10821,67121,922
Division No. 16Census Division10,54610,17910,13810,00210,023
Division No. 17Census Division23,32122,68722,37422,28922,234
Division No. 18Census Division23,51024,28323,90324,60125,571
Division No. 19Census Division16,32616,87317,71517,21217,981
Division No. 20Census Division11,23210,5229,9659,8469,546
Division No. 21Census Division23,01821,86922,22922,63822,374
Division No. 22Census Division36,94840,76242,61444,37144,628
Division No. 23Census Division8,9918,5399,2239,5679,752
New BrunswickProvince749,379745,433758,378766,621781,476
AlbertCounty27,58528,27529,23429,76130,359
CarletonCounty27,90027,17927,09926,61626,766
CharlotteCounty28,07327,32426,52525,93826,032
GloucesterCounty84,00281,97280,15379,60578,810
KentCounty32,27331,75930,97931,07831,658
KingsCounty66,29467,74070,18070,24271,032
MadawaskaCounty36,28634,44433,58833,31733,076
NorthumberlandCounty52,56247,86746,31045,58645,386
QueensCounty12,15111,61811,03010,55510,263
RestigoucheCounty36,35833,94232,32431,30730,810
Saint JohnCounty78,01876,08776,78576,21877,921
SunburyCounty26,52326,31627,97028,60428,919
VictoriaCounty21,48520,50519,82118,72318,462
WestmorlandCounty130,070137,423147,835155,498164,065
YorkCounty89,79992,98298,545103,573107,917
Newfoundland and LabradorProvince519,483509,055526,345528,249522,103
Division No. 1Census Division248,162253,064270,476276,974276,883
Division No. 2Census Division24,25121,91721,47020,33219,485
Division No. 3Census Division19,22117,31216,40415,46114,821
Division No. 4Census Division22,42821,04821,08620,57119,911
Division No. 5Census Division40,99041,10441,90142,62742,105
Division No. 6Census Division36,90236,53038,37338,79738,083
Division No. 7Census Division37,55635,23334,97134,22233,247
Division No. 8Census Division42,13938,35737,19235,82634,968
Division No. 9Census Division19,93917,76516,70915,61314,926
Division No. 10Census Division25,27824,22125,08225,16025,016
Division No. 11Census Division2,6172,5042,6812,6662,658
Northwest TerritoriesTerritory41,69443,37243,64844,89145,161
Region 1 (Beaufort Delta)Region6,9297,0546,8636,7396,662
Region 2 (Sahtu)Region2,5472,5582,5002,5442,536
Region 3 (Tłicho)Region2,7622,8892,9202,9192,714
Region 4 (Dehcho)Region3,3283,4263,3733,3763,325
Region 5 (South Slave)Region6,9497,2377,3507,3567,048
Region 6 (Yellowknife)Region19,17920,20820,64221,95722,876
Nova ScotiaProvince935,155935,115943,635950,108979,351
AnnapolisCounty22,19021,66721,02321,18521,609
AntigonishCounty19,90419,41319,92519,67920,145
Cape BretonCounty111,017106,818103,12599,647100,708
ColchesterCounty50,89251,34752,01351,41451,886
CumberlandCounty33,29132,55131,54530,39930,140
DigbyCounty19,92319,05318,03017,59517,423
GuysboroughCounty9,8388,9498,2067,6077,422
HalifaxCounty374,407386,421404,381421,705448,518
HantsCounty41,68942,43943,42243,40843,654
InvernessCounty20,30418,90918,00217,47017,298
KingsCounty60,57061,43061,80262,04462,846
LunenburgCounty48,73748,04648,15248,04548,318
PictouCounty47,98247,06046,25244,27044,198
QueensCounty11,90911,35711,08010,37010,402
RichmondCounty10,3129,7699,3799,1009,066
ShelburneCounty16,58115,50114,58114,15013,838
VictoriaCounty8,1227,6347,1597,1537,019
YarmouthCounty27,48726,75125,55824,86724,861
NunavutTerritory28,82231,39534,67237,54639,353
Baffin (Qikiqtaaluk)Region15,55716,75918,28319,83420,822
Keewatin (Kivalliq)Region8,0618,9139,97810,90711,388
KitikmeotRegion5,2045,7236,4116,8057,143
OntarioProvince12,093,29912,764,80613,390,63214,070,14114,734,014
AlgomaDistrict122,624121,078118,841117,323118,777
BrantCensus Division130,070136,715140,521146,309152,417
BruceCounty67,00067,36568,08870,98774,143
Chatham-KentCensus Division111,531111,162106,004105,259106,620
CochraneDistrict88,38686,09583,06281,07780,422
DufferinCounty53,93056,98658,68965,10768,347
DurhamRegional Municipality538,113593,909634,469674,872711,426
ElginCounty85,19989,13490,01592,39096,431
EssexCounty397,657408,034401,171415,308430,945
FrontenacCounty146,315149,638153,624158,021163,829
Greater Sudbury / Grand SudburyCensus Division160,860164,398165,403166,422169,047
GreyCounty93,20195,22294,84097,751102,007
Haldimand-NorfolkCensus Division110,178112,137111,409115,144121,149
HaliburtonCounty15,95616,76517,79718,90719,434
HaltonRegional Municipality403,255467,998527,297572,957610,581
HamiltonCensus Division514,877523,918538,434559,673581,722
HastingsCounty133,446137,510138,323141,738146,989
HuronCounty61,85561,06359,88161,08862,983
Kawartha LakesCensus Division72,92176,17575,52078,49281,042
KenoraDistrict66,98568,18569,76669,94170,556
LambtonCounty132,308132,283131,064129,797132,972
LanarkCounty65,48666,10967,76770,90774,425
Leeds and GrenvilleUnited Counties100,922102,275102,130103,217105,521
Lennox and AddingtonCounty41,13241,96943,60744,11145,401
ManitoulinDistrict12,78313,06713,50013,58413,922
MiddlesexCounty426,851442,636455,434481,820510,609
MuskokaDistrict Municipality56,42459,99561,46263,83966,320
NiagaraRegional Municipality430,444441,610445,373465,509481,727
NipissingDistrict86,57087,19687,01886,36386,734
NorthumberlandCounty81,09683,50184,75788,89890,270
OttawaCensus Division818,212855,674921,644983,7391,043,130
OxfordCounty103,650106,435110,036116,081122,477
Parry SoundDistrict41,49342,59043,37844,12744,769
PeelRegional Municipality1,073,6641,243,8031,357,1041,462,1991,563,641
PerthCounty76,87676,99977,57979,89683,260
PeterboroughCounty132,685137,453138,578143,850148,100
Prescott and RussellUnited Counties80,37283,86889,01992,51696,753
Prince EdwardCensus Division26,12625,92425,53825,27825,841
Rainy RiverDistrict22,70921,97920,75020,63920,400
RenfrewCounty99,182101,869104,463105,725107,265
SimcoeCounty403,551442,119465,252506,267538,192
Stormont, Dundas and GlengarryUnited Counties115,678115,431115,852116,805119,106
SudburyDistrict23,86522,37921,78222,07322,288
Thunder BayDistrict156,491152,303150,171150,722151,419
TimiskamingDistrict35,11734,31733,82833,00333,056
TorontoCensus Division2,604,6092,612,6432,737,6982,862,6622,988,408
WaterlooRegional Municipality465,653503,053528,754564,985605,232
WellingtonCounty197,633209,115217,923233,527243,647
YorkRegional Municipality807,358962,7241,086,0171,149,2361,200,262
Prince Edward IslandProvince136,876137,711144,530150,402159,625
KingsCounty19,24218,58117,97217,86318,734
PrinceCounty45,03545,16245,32545,11846,781
QueensCounty72,59973,96881,23387,42194,110
Québec [Quebec]Province7,441,4987,692,9168,061,1018,302,0638,574,571
AbitibiRegional Municipality24,69324,37224,67524,91124,803
Abitibi-OuestRegional Municipality21,91920,91821,12820,54320,539
ActonRegional Municipality15,38515,36315,54915,57715,971
Antoine-LabelleRegional Municipality34,50435,46935,48335,47935,865
ArgenteuilRegional Municipality29,58130,64432,36932,70533,733
ArthabaskaRegional Municipality65,59367,44170,40972,78174,480
AvignonRegional Municipality15,45415,21315,23514,68614,705
Beauce-SartiganRegional Municipality48,95050,25551,70253,00453,956
Beauharnois-SalaberryRegional Municipality60,40761,49262,71265,34767,902
BécancourRegional Municipality19,22819,10920,38720,47021,079
BellechasseRegional Municipality34,00033,84336,19037,60837,983
BonaventureRegional Municipality18,35217,97218,13717,59717,737
Brome-MissisquoiRegional Municipality52,75953,59956,64759,47363,476
CharlevoixRegional Municipality13,40313,25713,29312,92413,045
Charlevoix-EstRegional Municipality16,78716,38116,27715,41115,346
CoaticookRegional Municipality18,75818,69618,80418,50418,860
D'AutrayRegional Municipality39,41741,05042,13442,76644,120
Deux-MontagnesRegional Municipality85,06991,52498,795101,654104,472
DrummondRegional Municipality90,28094,735100,489105,219108,288
FranchevilleCensus Division142,090145,655151,047155,093159,776
GatineauTerritory234,139248,645270,929280,669290,239
JolietteRegional Municipality55,49259,53564,79667,50670,396
KamouraskaRegional Municipality22,63022,00221,46121,07720,913
La Côte-de-BeaupréRegional Municipality21,63523,78626,85928,65629,771
La Côte-de-GaspéRegional Municipality18,53918,01517,97717,27917,429
Lac-Saint-Jean-EstRegional Municipality52,37551,62652,98952,93153,107
La Haute-Côte-NordRegional Municipality12,93612,19311,46910,73410,482
La Haute-GaspésieRegional Municipality12,74612,25512,01111,21710,965
La Haute-YamaskaRegional Municipality75,81781,32686,45389,59893,102
La Jacques-CartierRegional Municipality27,57831,44138,97044,63547,007
LajemmeraisRegional Municipality66,50171,69975,94578,47580,823
La MatapédiaRegional Municipality19,98019,20818,54217,77217,659
La MitisRegional Municipality19,57719,36718,83218,15618,079
La Nouvelle-BeauceRegional Municipality31,24432,38535,78537,44937,936
La Rivière-du-NordRegional Municipality93,627105,580119,155131,584139,058
L'AssomptionRegional Municipality105,995113,864122,467125,847128,622
La TuqueTerritory15,86215,41815,23615,06815,093
LavalTerritory354,874377,924411,052429,753442,648
La Vallée-de-la-GatineauRegional Municipality20,08520,76420,95020,48920,666
La Vallée-de-l'OrRegional Municipality42,57542,65743,57343,39543,648
La Vallée-du-RichelieuRegional Municipality99,243109,913119,721126,817132,259
Le Domaine-du-RoyRegional Municipality33,02132,16531,83531,26831,156
Le GranitRegional Municipality22,31422,43022,07021,46721,589
Le Haut-RichelieuRegional Municipality103,745111,342115,591118,945122,555
Le Haut-Saint-FrançoisRegional Municipality21,77821,85322,39922,51222,927
Le Haut-Saint-LaurentRegional Municipality24,88424,79524,24523,98924,589
L'ÉrableRegional Municipality24,26423,23623,46623,51023,997
Le Rocher-PercéRegional Municipality19,26918,32317,90017,26817,087
Le Saguenay-et-son-FjordCensus Division168,417164,638167,750168,346170,190
Les AppalachesRegional Municipality43,84143,50743,07142,49943,034
Les BasquesRegional Municipality9,9039,4009,0078,6588,605
Les Collines-de-l'OutaouaisRegional Municipality37,35843,25047,47150,04452,616
Les EtcheminsRegional Municipality17,99417,64617,14416,51016,566
Les Îles-de-la-MadeleineTerritory13,02613,09312,77712,49012,774
Les Jardins-de-NapiervilleRegional Municipality23,45224,92226,84329,07630,951
Les LaurentidesRegional Municipality39,95843,57745,53346,60948,895
Les MaskoutainsRegional Municipality80,49182,08485,79987,90389,783
Les MoulinsRegional Municipality114,492135,155153,614161,829169,949
Les Pays-d'en-HautRegional Municipality32,88937,81541,16842,65245,380
Les SourcesRegional Municipality14,77314,51614,77114,27814,407
Le Val-Saint-FrançoisRegional Municipality28,97729,44130,03130,96231,743
LévisTerritory125,586133,736140,890144,996149,929
L'Île-d'OrléansRegional Municipality6,9076,8236,8587,3227,523
L'IsletRegional Municipality19,52118,96718,44317,78117,698
LongueuilTerritory381,141390,122405,926421,240435,671
LotbinièreRegional Municipality27,22927,85530,41532,49333,819
ManicouaganRegional Municipality33,84032,94332,27530,87030,187
Maria-ChapdelaineRegional Municipality26,97225,73425,32824,62924,518
MaskinongéRegional Municipality35,53035,87036,52636,60436,854
MataneRegional Municipality22,65022,33421,87621,15520,836
MatawinieRegional Municipality45,30149,87350,17550,99653,504
MékinacRegional Municipality12,99912,75012,84812,33412,478
MemphrémagogRegional Municipality43,55146,18948,99451,10753,020
Minganie - Le Golfe-du-Saint-LaurentCensus Division12,42711,81711,74411,23211,057
MirabelTerritory29,28736,77044,13653,05259,633
MontcalmRegional Municipality39,71444,57049,73954,04757,777
MontmagnyRegional Municipality23,73023,13023,06022,67022,528
MontréalTerritory1,866,9061,872,3071,926,8271,986,0672,069,849
Nicolet-YamaskaRegional Municipality23,62523,02922,98523,55723,827
Nord-du-QuébecCensus Division39,50640,87243,44745,08646,178
PapineauRegional Municipality20,91921,98922,70322,92323,733
Pierre-De SaurelRegional Municipality50,58550,43751,18951,04451,833
PontiacRegional Municipality14,70714,65314,45914,20514,134
PortneufRegional Municipality46,01247,03450,55953,64455,096
QuébecTerritory522,935536,694562,570576,028589,277
Rimouski-NeigetteRegional Municipality53,09653,80656,02656,95057,710
Rivière-du-LoupRegional Municipality32,51133,91434,53634,32834,915
Robert-ClicheRegional Municipality19,07219,07819,30019,17819,333
RoussillonRegional Municipality151,202163,248175,581185,253195,016
RouvilleRegional Municipality30,56032,38336,22137,06437,794
Rouyn-NorandaTerritory40,04940,38641,66942,85143,115
Sept-Rivières - CaniapiscauCensus Division38,90239,11040,31838,98838,803
ShawiniganTerritory52,49451,96350,06349,33549,812
SherbrookeTerritory143,171149,931157,737163,834171,158
TémiscamingueRegional Municipality17,64716,77816,35415,90915,792
TémiscouataRegional Municipality22,50921,53520,48319,45419,270
Thérèse-De BlainvilleRegional Municipality136,483147,936156,287159,474164,556
Vaudreuil-SoulangesRegional Municipality107,297126,571143,435152,689161,507
SaskatchewanProvince996,8161,002,0861,083,7551,150,3311,178,681
Division No. 1Census Division30,53930,42732,65332,52531,970
Division No. 2Census Division21,78920,97423,09823,40523,104
Division No. 3Census Division14,80513,23012,83312,93812,424
Division No. 4Census Division11,74411,36911,14311,16910,908
Division No. 5Census Division32,67631,20032,54332,45231,958
Division No. 6Census Division223,607228,488252,279278,240290,442
Division No. 7Census Division47,54946,54048,02448,79348,284
Division No. 8Census Division30,77729,76330,77631,77331,603
Division No. 9Census Division37,20935,39836,46536,57936,021
Division No. 10Census Division19,42617,87817,57516,77516,400
Division No. 11Census Division244,424255,235289,597323,914343,953
Division No. 12Census Division23,81123,13523,90824,66424,400
Division No. 13Census Division24,12323,16123,84123,68023,080
Division No. 14Census Division39,58037,18537,78636,91636,275
Division No. 15Census Division82,03881,58486,51089,22490,114
Division No. 16Census Division38,52337,94638,99038,88538,224
Division No. 17Census Division40,96843,13947,40449,55850,183
Division No. 18Census Division33,22835,43438,33038,84139,338
YukonTerritory30,33732,55436,23439,66942,052
YukonTerritory30,33732,55436,23439,66942,052
CanadaCountry31,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,545,29538,005,238

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

Explanation: In contrast to census figures, population estimates are adjusted for underenumeration.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males18,885,261
Females19,119,977
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-17 years7,250,351
18-64 years23,919,021
65+ years6,835,866
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years3,966,547
10-19 years4,172,965
20-29 years5,128,042
30-39 years5,292,403
40-49 years4,854,363
50-59 years5,194,811
60-69 years4,727,516
70-79 years3,004,925
80-89 years1,329,080
90+ years334,586
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Canada26,240,505
America1,281,145
Europe2,229,445
Africa689,635
Asia3,948,630
Oceania70,565
Mother Tongue (C 2016)
English19,747,930
French7,206,230
Aboriginal language198,180
Other language7,176,065
Multiple languages823,340