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Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables, 2011 Census

Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census divisions, 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 and the census divisions. It also shows the percentage change in the population counts between 2006 and 2011.

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Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census divisions, 2011 and 2006 censuses
Geographic name TypeFootnote 1 Population Private dwellings, 2011 Land area in square kilometres, 2011 Population density per square kilometre, 2011 CD national population rank, 2011
2011 2006 % change Total Occupied by usual residents
Geographic name: alpha sort Z to A Geographic name: alpha sort A to Z Type: alpha sort Z to A Type: alpha sort Z to A 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  
Toronto (Ont.) CDR 2,615,060 2,503,281 4.5 1,107,851 1,047,877 630.21 4,149.5 1
Greater Vancouver (B.C.) RD 2,313,328 2,116,581 9.3 949,565 891,336 2,882.55 802.5 2
Montréal (Que.) 1,886,481 1,854,442 1.7 907,393 849,443 499.19 3,779.1 3
Division No. 6 (Alta.) CDR 1,311,022 1,160,936 12.9 527,608 500,103 12,645.88 103.7 4
Peel (Ont.) RM 1,296,814 1,159,455 A 11.8 416,850 402,939 1,246.89 1,040.0 5
Division No. 11 (Alta.) CDR 1,203,115 1,076,103 11.8 500,940 467,064 15,767.99 76.3 6
York (Ont.) RM 1,032,524 892,712 15.7 334,447 323,543 1,762.17 585.9 7
Ottawa (Ont.) CDR 883,391 812,129 8.8 370,217 353,244 2,790.22 316.6 8
Division No. 11 (Man.) CDR 666,832 636,177 4.8 281,425 269,665 571.06 1,167.7 9
Durham (Ont.) RM 608,124 561,258 8.4 220,598 213,746 2,523.62 241.0 10
Québec (Que. 551,902 525,376 5.0 269,601 258,872 549.15 1,005.0 11
Hamilton (Ont.) CDR 519,949 504,559 3.1 214,542 203,806 1,117.23 465.4 12
Waterloo (Ont.) RM 507,096 478,121 6.1 202,121 191,599 1,368.94 370.4 13
Halton (Ont.) RM 501,669 439,206 A 14.2 182,304 179,013 964.01 520.4 14
Simcoe (Ont.) CTY 446,063 422,204 5.7 195,388 169,463 4,859.16 91.8 15
Middlesex (Ont.) CTY 439,151 422,333 4.0 195,679 180,278 3,317.54 132.4 16
Niagara (Ont.) RM 431,346 427,421 0.9 188,877 174,685 1,854.25 232.6 17
Laval (Que.) 401,553 368,709 8.9 159,509 154,456 247.09 1,625.1 18
Longueuil (Que.) 399,097 385,533 3.5 175,704 169,281 282.43 1,413.1 19
Halifax (N.S.) CTY 390,328 372,858 4.7 177,295 165,153 5,495.71 71.0 20
Essex (Ont.) CTY 388,782 393,402 -1.2 164,733 152,293 1,850.78 210.1 21
Capital (B.C. RD 359,991 345,164 4.3 177,977 160,634 2,340.48 153.8 22
Fraser Valley (B.C.) RD 277,593 257,031 8.0 110,940 101,775 13,335.28 20.8 23
Division No. 11 (Sask.) CDR 271,170 244,273 11.0 116,065 108,926 16,690.96 16.2 24
Gatineau (Que.) 265,349 242,124 9.6 117,769 112,758 342.98 773.7 25
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