Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Figure 1.1 Population change (in percentage), provinces and territories, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016

Figure

This horizontal bar graph shows population change for provinces and territories, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016.

The Y axis shows: Nunavut, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon, Manitoba, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick. 

The X axis shows population change (in percentage).

Table 1.1 Population change (in percentage), provinces and territories, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016
Table summary

This table shows the population change for the provinces and territories between the 2006 and 2011 censuses and the 2011 and 2016 censuses. The column headings are: province/territory and percentage change in 2011 to 2016 and 2006 to 2011. The rows are: Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut along with their corresponding values.

Province/territory Percentage change (%)
2011 to 2016 2006 to 2011
Nunavut 12.7 8.3
Alberta 11.6 10.8
Saskatchewan 6.3 6.7
Yukon 5.8 11.6
Manitoba 5.8 5.2
British Columbia 5.6 7.0
Ontario 4.6 5.7
Quebec 3.3 4.7
Prince Edward Island 1.9 3.2
Newfoundland and Labrador 1.0 1.8
Northwest Territories 0.8 0.0
Nova Scotia 0.2 0.9
New Brunswick -0.5 2.9

Figure 1.2 Population in the last 65 years, Newfoundland and Labrador

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This line graph shows population in the last 65 years, Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Y axis shows population counts.

The X axis shows, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2016.

Table 1.2 Population in the last 65 years, Newfoundland and Labrador
Table summary

This table shows the population over the last 65 years. The column headings are: years and population counts. The rows are: the census years 1951 to 2016 along with their corresponding values.

Years Population counts
1951 361,416
1956 415,074
1961 457,853
1966 493,396
1971 522,104
1976 557,725
1981 567,681
1986 568,349
1991 568,474
1996 551,792
2001 512,930
2006 505,469
2011 514,536
2016 519,716

Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 65 years, Newfoundland and Labrador

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This vertical bar graph shows population change in the last 65 years, Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Y axis shows population change (in percentage).

The X axis shows, 1951 to 1956, 1956 to 1961, 1961 to 1966, 1966 to 1971, 1971 to 1976, 1976 to 1981, 1981 to 1986, 1986 to 1991, 1991 to 1996, 1996 to 2001, 2001 to 2006, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016.

Table 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 65 years, Newfoundland and Labrador
Table summary

This table shows the population change over the last 65 years. The column headings are: years and percentage change. The rows are: intercensal periods from 1951 to 2016 along with their corresponding values.

Years Percentage change (%)
1951 to 1956 14.8
1956 to 1961 10.3
1961 to 1966 7.8
1966 to 1971 5.8
1971 to 1976 6.8
1976 to 1981 1.8
1981 to 1986 0.1
1986 to 1991 0.0
1991 to 1996 -2.9
1996 to 2001 -7.0
2001 to 2006 -1.5
2006 to 2011 1.8
2011 to 2016 1.0

Figure 1.4 Newfoundland and Labrador – Census metropolitan areas (CMAs), census agglomerations (CAs) and regions outside CMAs and CAs

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This pie chart displays the counts for the number of persons that lived inside and outside a census metropolitan area (CMA) or census agglomeration (CA) in 2016

Table 1.4 Newfoundland and Labrador – Census metropolitan areas (CMAs), census agglomerations (CAs) and regions outside CMAs and CAs
Table summary

This table shows the population that lived inside and outside a census metropolitan area (CMA) or census agglomeration (CA) in 2016. The column headings are: year, Inside a CMA/CA and Outside a CMA/CA. The row contains: 2016 Census year along with its corresponding values.

Year Inside a CMA/CA Outside a CMA/CA
2016 276,360 243,356
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