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Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data

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Geographic name Type Population Private dwellings, 2006 Land area in square kilometres, 2006 Population density per square kilometre, 2006 Population national rank, 2006
2006 2001 % change Total Occupied by usual residents National Prov. / Terr.
Geographic name: alpha sort Z to A Geographic name: alpha sort A to Z   Population, 2006 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2006 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, 2001 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2001 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, % change: sort highest to lowest Population, % change: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2006 - total: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2006 - total: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2006 - occupied by usual residents: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2006 - occupied by usual residents: sort lowest to highest Land area in square kilometres, 2006: sort highest to lowest Land area in square kilometres, 2006: sort lowest to highest Population density per square kilometre, 2006: sort highest to lowest Population density per square kilometre, 2006: sort lowest to highest Population rank, 2006 - national: sort highest to lowest Population rank, 2006 - national: sort lowest to highest Population rank, 2006 - provinces and territories: sort highest to lowest Population rank, 2006 - provinces and territories: sort lowest to highest
Canada    31,612,897 30,007,094 5.4 13,576,855 12,435,520 9,017,698.92 3.5    
Quebec    7,546,131 7,237,479 4.3 3,452,300 3,188,713 1,356,366.78 5.6    
Montréal  CMA 3,635,571 3,451,027 A 5.3 1,593,502 1,525,629 4,258.97 853.6 2 1
Ottawa - Gatineau CMA 1,130,761 1,067,800 A 5.9 478,242 449,031 5,716.00 197.8 4 ···
Ottawa - Gatineau (Part of Que.)   283,959 261,704 A 8.5 125,005 115,922 2,442.38 116.3 ··· 3
Ottawa - Gatineau (Part of Ont.)   846,802 806,096 5.0 353,237 333,109 3,273.62 258.7 ··· 2
Québec  CMA 715,515 686,569 A 4.2 332,306 316,533 3,276.53 218.4 7 2
Sherbrooke CMA 186,952 175,950 A 6.3 89,717 82,747 1,231.86 151.8 19 4
Saguenay CMA 151,643 154,938 -2.1 67,150 64,315 1,753.69 86.5 26 5
Trois-Rivières CMA 141,529 137,507 2.9 67,421 63,893 880.36 160.8 27 6
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu CA 87,492 79,600 9.9 37,774 36,700 225.78 387.5 41 7
Drummondville CA 78,108 72,778 A 7.3 35,490 33,712 613.93 127.2 47 8
Granby CA 68,352 63,069 A 8.4 30,638 29,246 317.07 215.6 51 9
Shawinigan CA 56,434 56,412 A 0.0 27,837 26,058 962.69 58.6 56 10
Saint-Hyacinthe CA 55,823 54,275 A 2.9 25,575 24,423 409.56 136.3 57 11
Victoriaville CA 48,893 46,908 A 4.2 21,307 20,589 378.67 129.1 62 12
Sorel-Tracy CA 48,295 47,802 A 1.0 22,598 21,457 293.17 164.7 63 13
Rimouski CA 46,807 46,012 A 1.7 21,880 20,499 694.12 67.4 65 14
Joliette CA 43,595 39,720 A 9.8 19,824 19,253 117.61 370.7 67 15
Rouyn-Noranda CA 39,924 39,621 A 0.8 18,921 17,411 5,991.06 6.7 73 16
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield CA 39,672 39,028 1.7 18,034 17,514 107.10 370.4 74 17
Alma CA 32,603 32,930 A -1.0 14,579 13,727 401.76 81.1 81 18
Val-d'Or CA 32,288 32,423 -0.4 14,326 13,562 3,548.49 9.1 82 19
Saint-Georges CA 31,364 29,759 A 5.4 14,313 13,407 284.07 110.4 85 20
Baie-Comeau CA 29,808 30,401 A -2.0 13,391 12,601 34,856.80 0.9 87 21
Sept-Îles CA 27,827 27,623 A 0.7 12,622 11,720 1,770.52 15.7 88 22
Thetford Mines CA 26,107 26,721 A -2.3 12,297 11,726 280.11 93.2 92 23
Rivière-du-Loup CA 24,570 23,229 A 5.8 11,301 10,584 409.56 60.0 98 24
Amos CA 17,918 18,302 A -2.1 7,763 7,298 1,894.16 9.5 110 25
Campbellton CA 17,888 18,820 A -5.0 8,034 7,336 1,630.35 11.0 111 ···
Campbellton (Part of N.B.)   14,826 15,865 A -6.5 6,634 6,100 1,195.21 12.4 ··· 7
Campbellton (Part of Que.)   3,062 2,955 3.6 1,400 1,236 435.14 7.0 ··· 31
Matane CA 16,438 16,597 A -1.0 7,989 7,486 316.22 52.0 118 26
La Tuque CA 15,293 15,725 A -2.7 7,473 6,248 25,431.76 0.6 123 27
Dolbeau-Mistassini CA 14,546 14,879 -2.2 6,838 6,367 295.67 49.2 128 28
Cowansville CA 12,666 12,558 A 0.9 5,657 5,339 51.01 248.3 133 29
Hawkesbury CA 12,267 11,634 A 5.4 5,669 5,341 12.27 999.6 134 ···
Hawkesbury (Part of Que.)   1,398 1,315 6.3 695 607 2.81 496.7 ··· 32
Hawkesbury (Part of Ont.)   10,869 10,319 A 5.3 4,974 4,734 9.46 1,149.3 ··· 43
Lachute CA 11,832 11,628 1.8 5,449 5,215 108.67 108.9 137 30
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