Beside of figures for census divisions and agglomerations, population estimates for all municipal units like cities, towns and municipalities are available for all provinces and territories (except for Yukon territory).
Canada published first population estimates for subprovincial areas based on the results of the 2016 census. Mid-2018 estimates for census divisions and agglomerations are available.
According to the results of the 2016 census, 20.94 million people live in 30 urban areas and 3.8 million in 57 population centers. In contrast, 918 small population centers have a total population of only 4.46 million.
The population of the Canadian provinces and territories as well as of all metropolitan areas and census agglomerations.
1997, 2002, 2007, 2012, 2017, 2021 estimate
The population of all urban areas and population centers with more than 10,000 inhabitants.
2011, 2016 census
The population of all provinces, territories and census divisions (regions, districts, counties, regional municipalities).
2002, 2007, 2012, 2017, 2021 estimate
The top 10 cities of Canada and of the Canadian provinces.
2021 estimate (partly 2016 census)
In contrast to census figures, population estimates for Canada are adjusted for census net undercoverage and for incompletely enumerated Indian reserves.
For each metropolitan area, all municipal units (cities, towns, etc.) and census tracts – 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016 census