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Table 2
Population (as count and as share of total population) and growth rate of metropolitan and non-metropolitan Canada, 2006 and 2011

Table 2 Population (as count and as share of total population) and growth rate of metropolitan and non-metropolitan Canada, 2006 and 2011
Description This table displays the results of table 2 population (as count and as share of total population) and growth rate of metropolitan and non-metropolitan canada. The information is grouped by statistical area classification (appearing as row headers), 2006, 2011, growth rate, 2001 to 2006 and 2006 to 2011, calculated using population and % units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Statistical Area Classification 2006 2011 Growth rate
2001 to 2006 2006 to 2011
Population % Population % %
Canada 31,612,897 100.0 33,476,688 100.0 5.4 5.9
Census metropolitan areas (CMAs) 21,534,063 68.1 23,123,441 69.1 6.9 7.4
Census agglomerations (CAs) 4,136,342 13.1 4,311,524 12.9 4.0 4.2
Outside of CMAs and CAs 5,942,492 18.8 6,041,723 18.0 1.0 1.7
Close to CMAs or CAsFootnote 1 1,521,507 4.8 1,586,681 4.7 4.7 4.3
Remote from CMAs and CAsFootnote 2 4,361,273 13.8 4,393,039 13.1 -0.1 0.7
TerritoriesFootnote 3 59,712 0.2 62,003 0.2 8.9 3.8

Sources: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 2001, 2006 and 2011.

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