Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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This table presents the 2011 and 2006 population counts and the 2011 dwelling counts, land area, population density and population ranking for Canada, the selected province or territory, and the census metropolitan areas or census agglomerations within the selected province or territory. It also shows the percentage change in the population counts between 2006 and 2011.

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Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses
Geographic name Type Population Private dwellings, 2011 Land area in square kilometres, 2011 Population density per square kilometre, 2011 Population national rank, 2011
2011 2006 % change Total Occupied by usual residents National Prov. / Terr.
Geographic name: alpha sort Z to A Geographic name: alpha sort A to Z   Population, 2011 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2011 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, 2006 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2006 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, % change: sort highest to lowest Population, % change: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2011 - total: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2011 - total: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2011 - occupied by usual residents: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2011 - occupied by usual residents: sort lowest to highest Land area in square kilometres, 2011: sort highest to lowest Land area in square kilometres, 2011: sort lowest to highest Population density per square kilometre, 2011: sort highest to lowest Population density per square kilometre, 2011: sort lowest to highest Population rank, 2011 - national: sort highest to lowest Population rank, 2011 - national: sort lowest to highest  
Canada    33,476,688 31,612,897 5.9 14,569,633 13,320,614 8,965,121.42 3.7    
Quebec    7,903,001 7,546,131 4.7 3,685,926 3,395,343 1,356,547.02 5.8    
Montréal  CMA 3,824,221 3,635,556 A 5.2 1,696,210 1,613,260 4,258.31 898.1 2 1
Ottawa - Gatineau CMA 1,236,324 1,133,633 A 9.1 526,627 498,636 6,287.03 196.6 4 ···
Ottawa - Gatineau (partie du Québec / Quebec part)   314,501 286,831 A 9.6 142,269 131,466 2,999.90 104.8 ··· 3
Ottawa - Gatineau (Ontario part / partie de l'Ontario)   921,823 846,802 8.9 384,358 367,170 3,287.13 280.4 ··· 2
Québec  CMA 765,706 719,153 A 6.5 361,447 345,892 3,349.12 228.6 7 2
Sherbrooke CMA 201,890 191,410 A 5.5 99,913 91,099 1,459.61 138.3 19 4
Saguenay CMA 157,790 156,305 A 1.0 73,766 69,507 2,564.02 61.5 26 5
Trois-Rivières CMA 151,773 144,713 A 4.9 74,837 70,138 1,041.15 145.8 27 6
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu CA 92,394 87,492 5.6 40,411 39,283 225.78 409.2 41 7
Drummondville CA 88,480 82,949 A 6.7 40,748 38,815 803.81 110.1 45 8
Granby CA 77,077 71,176 A 8.3 35,712 33,754 396.52 194.4 48 9
Saint-Hyacinthe CA 56,794 54,976 A 3.3 27,206 25,880 326.76 173.8 57 10
Shawinigan CA 55,009 56,408 A -2.5 28,609 26,230 987.14 55.7 60 11
Rimouski CA 50,912 48,918 A 4.1 24,620 23,021 631.22 80.7 62 12
Sorel-Tracy CA 47,772 46,595 A 2.5 23,178 21,951 233.78 204.3 64 13
Joliette CA 46,932 43,306 A 8.4 22,225 21,426 109.03 430.5 65 14
Victoriaville CA 46,354 43,195 A 7.3 21,165 20,480 153.29 302.4 66 15
Rouyn-Noranda CA 41,798 40,650 A 2.8 19,686 18,325 6,438.47 6.5 72 16
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield CA 40,077 39,672 1.0 19,050 18,295 107.10 374.2 74 17
Saint-Georges CA 34,642 32,902 A 5.3 16,289 15,232 355.62 97.4 80 18
Val-d'Or CA 33,265 32,288 3.0 15,089 14,263 3,555.03 9.4 83 19
Alma CA 33,018 31,864 A 3.6 14,721 14,126 340.35 97.0 84 20
Baie-Comeau CA 28,789 29,674 A -3.0 13,324 12,526 1,137.27 25.3 88 21
Sept-Îles CA 28,487 27,827 2.4 12,912 12,073 1,770.52 16.1 89 22
Thetford Mines CA 27,968 28,110 A -0.5 13,856 12,901 406.98 68.7 91 23
Rivière-du-Loup CA 27,734 26,423 A 5.0 13,310 12,170 472.91 58.6 93 24
Matane CA 18,368 18,709 A -1.8 9,469 8,636 662.96 27.7 111 25
Campbellton CA 17,842 17,878 A -0.2 8,257 7,640 1,629.94 10.9 113 ···
Campbellton (New Brunswick part / partie du Nouveau-Brunswick)   14,520 14,816 A -2.0 6,821 6,286 1,194.81 12.2 ··· 7
Campbellton (partie du Québec / Quebec part)   3,322 3,062 8.5 1,436 1,354 435.14 7.6 ··· 30
Amos CA 17,090 17,176 A -0.5 7,580 7,155 1,650.99 10.4 118 26
Dolbeau-Mistassini CA 16,019 16,257 A -1.5 7,527 6,988 651.79 24.6 122 27
Lachute CA 12,551 11,832 6.1 5,991 5,663 109.20 114.9 137 28
Cowansville CA 12,489 12,182 A 2.5 5,789 5,510 46.09 271.0 139 29
Hawkesbury CA 12,128 12,267 -1.1 5,994 5,614 12.27 988.3 143 ···
Hawkesbury (partie du Québec / Quebec part)   1,577 1,398 12.8 738 666 2.81 560.4 ··· 31
Hawkesbury (Ontario part / partie de l'Ontario)   10,551 10,869 -2.9 5,256 4,948 9.46 1,115.6 ··· 43

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