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Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables, 2011 Census
Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses
This table presents the 2011 and 2006 population counts and the 2011 dwelling counts, land area and population density for Canada, the provinces and the territories. It also shows the percentage change in the population counts between 2006 and 2011.
|Geographic name||Population||Private dwellings, 2011||Land area in square kilometres, 2011||Population density per square kilometre, 2011|
|2011||2006||% change||Total||Occupied by usual residents|
|Prince Edward Island||140,204||135,851||3.2||66,943||56,462||5,685.73||24.7|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||514,536||505,469||1.8||250,275||208,842||370,510.76||1.4|
|British Columbia †||4,400,057||4,113,487||7.0||1,945,365||1,764,637||922,509.29||4.8|
- not applicable
- excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, refer to Notes.
- incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. For further information, refer to Notes.
- adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
- use with caution. For further information, refer to Cautionary note.
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