Table 5
Census subdivision types by province and territory, 2011 Census

DescriptionThis table shows census subdivision types, their abbreviations, and their national, provincial and territorial counts for the 2011 Census.
Table 5
Census subdivision types by province and territory, 2011 Census
Census subdivision type Canada N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alta. B.C. Y.T. N.W.T. Nvt.

N.L. Newfoundland and Labrador
P.E.I. Prince Edward Island
N.S. Nova Scotia
N.B. New Brunswick
Que. Quebec
Ont. Ontario
Man. Manitoba
Sask. Saskatchewan
Alta. Alberta
B.C. British Columbia
Y.T. Yukon
N.W.T. Northwest Territories
Nvt. Nunavut

... not applicable

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.

C City / Cité 6 4 2
CC Chartered community 3 3
CG Community government 4 4
CN Crown colony / Colonie de la couronne 1 1
COM Community 33 33
CT Canton (municipalité de) 45 45
CU Cantons unis (municipalité de) 2 2
CV City / Ville 2 2
CY City 149 3 2 4 46 9 16 17 49 1 1 1
DM District municipality 52 52
HAM Hamlet 36 2 10 24
ID Improvement district 7 7
IGD Indian government district 2 2
IM Island municipality 1 1
IRI Indian reserve / Réserve indienne 961 3 4 25 18 27 139 75 168 81 419 2
LGD Local government district 2 2
LOT Township and royalty 67 67
M Municipality / Municipalité 3 3
MD Municipal district 76 12 64
Municipalité 619 619
MU Municipality 54 54
NH Northern hamlet 11 11
NL Nisga'a land 1 1
NO Unorganized / Non organisé 137 96 16 10 2 4 6 3
NV Northern village 11 11
P Parish / Paroisse (municipalité de) 150 150
PE Paroisse (municipalité de) 179 179
RCR Rural community / Communauté rurale 4 4
RDA Regional district electoral area 158 158
RG Region 1 1
RGM Regional municipality 4 3 1
RM Rural municipality 413 117 296
RV Resort village 40 40
S-É Indian settlement / Établissement indien 28 6 5 4 1 4 3 5
SA Special area 3 3
SC Subdivision of county municipality / Subdivision municipalité de comté 28 28
Settlement / Établissement 13 13
SET Settlement 13 10 3
SG Self-government / Autonomie gouvernementale 4 4
SM Specialized municipality 5 5
SNO Subdivision of unorganized / Subdivision non organisée 92 92
SV Summer village 51 51
T Town 743 277 7 31 13 88 51 147 108 14 3 4
TC Terres réservées aux Cris 8 8
TI Terre inuite 12 12
TK Terres réservées aux Naskapis 1 1
TL Teslin land 1 1
TP Township 207 207
TV Town / Ville 15 14 1
V Ville 222 222
VC Village cri 8 8
VK Village naskapi 1 1
VL Village 550 66 45 11 19 266 95 43 4 1
VN Village nordique 14 14
Total 5,253 376 113 99 273 1,285 574 287 959 435 743 37 41 31