Canada - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Canada was 36,286,420 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 36,286,420 in 2016 and a minimum value of 17,909,010 in 1960.

Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vita

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Year Value
1960 17,909,010
1961 18,271,000
1962 18,614,000
1963 18,964,000
1964 19,325,000
1965 19,678,000
1966 20,048,000
1967 20,412,000
1968 20,744,000
1969 21,028,000
1970 21,324,000
1971 21,645,540
1972 21,993,630
1973 22,369,410
1974 22,774,090
1975 23,209,000
1976 23,518,000
1977 23,796,000
1978 24,036,000
1979 24,277,000
1980 24,593,000
1981 24,900,000
1982 25,202,000
1983 25,456,000
1984 25,702,000
1985 25,942,000
1986 26,204,000
1987 26,550,000
1988 26,895,000
1989 27,379,000
1990 27,791,000
1991 28,171,680
1992 28,519,600
1993 28,833,410
1994 29,111,910
1995 29,354,000
1996 29,671,900
1997 29,987,200
1998 30,247,900
1999 30,499,200
2000 30,769,700
2001 31,081,900
2002 31,362,000
2003 31,676,000
2004 31,995,000
2005 32,312,000
2006 32,570,500
2007 32,887,930
2008 33,245,770
2009 33,628,570
2010 34,005,270
2011 34,342,780
2012 34,750,540
2013 35,155,450
2014 35,544,560
2015 35,848,610
2016 36,286,420

Population, female

The value for Population, female in Canada was 18,285,150 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18,285,150 in 2016 and a minimum value of 8,851,741 in 1960.

Definition: Female population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all female residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's total population and age/sex distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 8,851,741
1961 9,040,305
1962 9,221,831
1963 9,408,033
1964 9,599,279
1965 9,784,951
1966 9,977,130
1967 10,164,730
1968 10,335,090
1969 10,480,780
1970 10,632,180
1971 10,795,920
1972 10,972,540
1973 11,163,420
1974 11,370,240
1975 11,594,420
1976 11,758,330
1977 11,908,990
1978 12,041,880
1979 12,175,110
1980 12,344,790
1981 12,508,540
1982 12,668,610
1983 12,803,430
1984 12,933,350
1985 13,059,560
1986 13,196,000
1987 13,373,840
1988 13,550,790
1989 13,798,060
1990 14,009,770
1991 14,206,690
1992 14,387,810
1993 14,551,740
1994 14,696,790
1995 14,821,660
1996 14,982,770
1997 15,140,830
1998 15,270,070
1999 15,394,070
2000 15,527,830
2001 15,682,900
2002 15,821,910
2003 15,978,060
2004 16,136,530
2005 16,293,680
2006 16,420,910
2007 16,577,610
2008 16,754,870
2009 16,945,440
2010 17,134,050
2011 17,304,240
2012 17,510,940
2013 17,716,570
2014 17,913,620
2015 18,066,470
2016 18,285,150

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Canada was 50.39 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 50.49 in 1996, while its lowest value was 49.43 in 1960.

Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on age/sex distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 49.43
1961 49.48
1962 49.54
1963 49.61
1964 49.67
1965 49.73
1966 49.77
1967 49.80
1968 49.82
1969 49.84
1970 49.86
1971 49.88
1972 49.89
1973 49.90
1974 49.93
1975 49.96
1976 50.00
1977 50.05
1978 50.10
1979 50.15
1980 50.20
1981 50.24
1982 50.27
1983 50.30
1984 50.32
1985 50.34
1986 50.36
1987 50.37
1988 50.38
1989 50.40
1990 50.41
1991 50.43
1992 50.45
1993 50.47
1994 50.48
1995 50.49
1996 50.49
1997 50.49
1998 50.48
1999 50.47
2000 50.46
2001 50.46
2002 50.45
2003 50.44
2004 50.43
2005 50.43
2006 50.42
2007 50.41
2008 50.40
2009 50.39
2010 50.39
2011 50.39
2012 50.39
2013 50.39
2014 50.40
2015 50.40
2016 50.39

Population, male

The value for Population, male in Canada was 18,001,280 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18,001,280 in 2016 and a minimum value of 9,057,268 in 1960.

Definition: Male population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all male residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's total population and age/sex distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 9,057,268
1961 9,230,695
1962 9,392,169
1963 9,555,967
1964 9,725,721
1965 9,893,049
1966 10,070,870
1967 10,247,270
1968 10,408,910
1969 10,547,220
1970 10,691,820
1971 10,849,610
1972 11,021,090
1973 11,205,990
1974 11,403,850
1975 11,614,580
1976 11,759,670
1977 11,887,020
1978 11,994,120
1979 12,101,900
1980 12,248,210
1981 12,391,460
1982 12,533,390
1983 12,652,570
1984 12,768,650
1985 12,882,440
1986 13,008,010
1987 13,176,160
1988 13,344,210
1989 13,580,940
1990 13,781,230
1991 13,964,990
1992 14,131,780
1993 14,281,670
1994 14,415,120
1995 14,532,340
1996 14,689,130
1997 14,846,370
1998 14,977,830
1999 15,105,130
2000 15,241,870
2001 15,399,000
2002 15,540,090
2003 15,697,940
2004 15,858,470
2005 16,018,320
2006 16,149,590
2007 16,310,310
2008 16,490,900
2009 16,683,130
2010 16,871,230
2011 17,038,540
2012 17,239,610
2013 17,438,880
2014 17,630,940
2015 17,782,140
2016 18,001,280

Population, male (% of total)

Population, male (% of total) in Canada was 49.61 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 50.57 in 1960, while its lowest value was 49.51 in 1996.

Definition: Male population is the percentage of the population that is male. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on age/sex distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 50.57
1961 50.52
1962 50.46
1963 50.39
1964 50.33
1965 50.27
1966 50.23
1967 50.20
1968 50.18
1969 50.16
1970 50.14
1971 50.12
1972 50.11
1973 50.10
1974 50.07
1975 50.04
1976 50.00
1977 49.95
1978 49.90
1979 49.85
1980 49.80
1981 49.76
1982 49.73
1983 49.70
1984 49.68
1985 49.66
1986 49.64
1987 49.63
1988 49.62
1989 49.60
1990 49.59
1991 49.57
1992 49.55
1993 49.53
1994 49.52
1995 49.51
1996 49.51
1997 49.51
1998 49.52
1999 49.53
2000 49.54
2001 49.54
2002 49.55
2003 49.56
2004 49.57
2005 49.57
2006 49.58
2007 49.59
2008 49.60
2009 49.61
2010 49.61
2011 49.61
2012 49.61
2013 49.61
2014 49.60
2015 49.60
2016 49.61

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population