20070313/2006人口普查数据

Population profile

Mar 13, 2007 08:02 AM
Canadian Press

Top 10 Canadian communities (population 10,000 or more) with the highest growth rates between 2001-06, according to census data released March 13 by Statistics Canada:

1. Milton, Ont. 71.4 %
2. Okotoks, Alta. 46.7 %
3. Airdrie, Alta. 41.8 %
4. Brampton, Ont. 33.3 %
5. Saint-Lazare, Que. 32 %
6. Vaughan, Ont. 31.2 %
7. Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que. 29.5 %
8. Blainville, Que. 29 %
9. Grande Prairie, Alta. 27.3 %
10. Whitby, Ont. 27.2 %

Top 10 Canadian communities (population 10,000 or more) that experienced the biggest population loss between 2001-06:

1. Kitimat, B.C. -12.6 %
2. Prince Rupert, B.C. -12.5 %
3. Quesnel, B.C. -7.1 %
4. Terrace, B.C.. -6.5 %
5. La Tuque, Que. -5.3 %
6. Edmundston, N.B.. -4.2 %
6. Queens, N.S. -4.2 %
6. Kenora, Ont. -4.2 %
9. North Battleford, Sask. -3.7 %
9. Williams Lake, B.C. -3.7 %

The population of Canada’s provinces and territories from the 2006:

Location 2006 Pop. 2001 Pop. Change (%)
Canada 31,612,897 30,007,094 5.4
Nfld./Lab. 505,469 512,903 -1.5
P.E.I. 135,851 135,294 0.4
N.S. 913,462 908,007 0.6
N.B. 729,997 729,498 0.1
Quebec 7,546,131 7,237,479 4.3
Ontario 12,160,282 11,410,046 6.6
Manitoba 1,148,401 1,119,583 2.6
Sask. 968,157 978,933 -1.1
Alberta 3,290,350 2,974,807 10.6
B.C. 4,113,487 3,907,738 5.3
Yukon 30,372 28,674 5.9
N.W.T. 41,464 37,360 11.0
Nunavut 29,474 26,745 10.2

The population and growth rate of Canada’s 33 census metropolitan areas over the last five years:

Toronto 5,113,149 9.2 %
Montreal 3,635,571 5.3 %
Vancouver 2,116,581 6.5 %
Ottawa-Gatineau 1,130,761 5.9 %
Calgary 1,079,310 13.4 %
Edmonton 1,034,945 10.4 %
Quebec 715,515 4.2 %
Winnipeg 694,668 2.7 %
Hamilton 692,911 4.6 %
London, Ont. 457,720 5.1 %
Kitchener, Ont. 451,235 8.9 %
St. Catharines-Niagara, Ont. 390,317 3.5 %
Halifax 372,858 3.8 %
Oshawa, Ont. 330,594 11.6 %
Victoria 330,088 5.8 %
Windsor, Ont. 323,342 5.0 %
Saskatoon 233,923 3.5 %
Regina 194,971 1.1 %
Sherbrooke, Que. 186,952 6.3 %
St. John’s, NL. 181,113 4.7 %
Barrie, Ont. 177,061 19.2 %
Kelowna, B.C. 162,276 9.8 %
Abbotsford, B.C. 159,020 7.9 %
Greater Sudbury, Ont. 158,258 1.7 %
Kingston, Ont. 152,358 3.8 %
Saguenay, Que. 151,643 -2.1 %
Trois-Rivieres, Que. 141,529 2.9 %
Guelph, Ont. 127,009 8.2 %
Moncton, N.B. 126,424 6.5 %
Brantford, Ont. 124,607 5.5 %
Thunder Bay, Ont. 122,907 0.8 %
Saint John, N.B. 122,389 -0.2 %
Peterborough, Ont. 116,570 5.1 %

New data from the 2006 census shows that most of Canada’s population growth comes from immigration, rather than an increase in fertility rates. Here’s a list of the population growth of G8 countries between 2001-06, as well as the most recent fertility rates:

Canada 5.4 % population growth (1.5 fertility rate)
United States 5.0 % (2.0)
Italy 3.1 % (1.3)
France 3.1 % (1.9)
United Kingdom 1.9 % (1.7)
Japan 0.4 % (1.4)
Germany 0.0 % (1.3)
Russia -2.4 % (1.4)

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