Total Population

Definition:

Total number of people

Methods and Limitations:

Population estimates based on the Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2016 as delineated in the 2016 Census.

Population estimates as of July 1 are final intercensal up to 2015, final postcensal for 2016 to 2019, updated postcensal for 2020 and preliminary postcensal for 2021.

Postcensal estimates are based on the latest census counts adjusted for census net under- coverage (including adjustment for incompletely enumerated Indian reserves) and for the estimated population growth that occurred since that census. Intercensal estimates are based on postcensal estimates and census counts adjusted of the censuses preceding and following the considered year.

This data replaces table 17-1000-78.

Source(s):

Canada and Provinces: Statistics Canada. Table 17-10-0005-01 (formerly CANSIM 051-0001). Population estimates on July 1st, by age and sex

CMA and CA: Statistics Canada. Table 17-10-0135-01. Population estimates, July 1, by census metropolitan area and census agglomeration, 2016 boundaries.

CD: Statistics Canada. Table 17-10-0139-01 (formerly CANSIM 051-0001). Population estimates on July 1st, by census division, 2016 boundaries

CSD: Statistics Canada. Table 17-10-0142-01 (formerly CANSIM 051-0001). Population estimates on July 1st, by census subdivision, 2016 boundaries

 
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