Dictionary, Census of Population, 2021
Table 1.8
Abbreviations and codes for provinces and territories, 2021 Census

Release date: November 17, 2021
Table 1.8
Abbreviations and codes for provinces and territories, 2021 Census
Table summary
This table displays the results of Abbreviations and codes for provinces and territories, 2021 Census. The information is grouped by Province/Territory (appearing as row headers), Standard abbreviations English/French, Internationally approved alpha code (Source: Canada Post), Standard geographical classification code and Region name (appearing as column headers).
Province/Territory Standard abbreviations English/French Internationally approved alpha code
(Source: Canada Post)
Standard geographical classification (SGC) code Region name
Newfoundland and Labrador N.L./T.-N.-L. NL 10 Atlantic
Prince Edward Island P.E.I./Î.-P.-É. PE 11 Atlantic
Nova Scotia N.S./N.-É. NS 12 Atlantic
New Brunswick N.B./N.-B. NB 13 Atlantic
Quebec Que./Qc QC 24 Quebec
Ontario Ont./Ont. ON 35 Ontario
Manitoba Man./Man. MB 46 Prairies
Saskatchewan Sask./Sask. SK 47 Prairies
Alberta Alta./Alb. AB 48 Prairies
British Columbia B.C./C.-B. BC 59 British Columbia
Yukon Y.T./Yn YT 60 Territories
Northwest Territories N.W.T./T.N.-O. NT 61 Territories
Nunavut Nvt./Nt NU 62 Territories
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