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Canada’s Population: Is Canada becoming overpopulated?

Do you know that Canada’s population considerably grew from 2016, and the natural growth of it has a lesser role? The main reason for population growth is immigration. Canada has one of the highest per-capita immigration rates in the world. The number of Canada’s people is growing at a steady pace; based on predictions; it will surpass 50 million by 2070.

This article discusses the number of people in Canada, Provinces, and Territories, and the growth rate along with the population pyramid of the country, and . So, keep reading and don’t miss this text.

How many people are in Canada?

According to Canada’s population clock, the current population in this country is 40,149,730 as of 15 July 2023. This population clock model changes to the size of the nation’s figure of people, territories, and provinces.

For more information about the number of people in real-time, you can refer to the following link and get informed of the real-time population, birth, death, immigrant rates, etc.

Canada's Population density
Population density

Canadian Provinces and Territories Population in 2021

Canada has ten provinces and three territories. The four largest provinces of Canada by area are Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, and Alberta. These provinces account for 86% of the Canada’s population. Having 14.9 million people, Ontario is the largest province. Quebec also has a reasonably large population with more than 8.6 million population. 

However, British Columbia has half of Quebec’s population but has a sizable population of over 5 million. Prince Edward Island is the smallest province among ten provinces with a 166.340 thousand population. Over a third of Canada’s area belongs to the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon but have only 0.3% of the of the people’s number. The following table shows the population of provinces and territories based on the real-time model up to 13 October 2021. 

Share of each province in the population map
Share of each province in the population map

Canada’s Population Pyramids, 2021

Canada’s population in 2020, by gender and province
Canada’s population in 2020, by gender and province
The number of the resident population of Canada in 2021, by province

Median age in Canada, 2021

Canada's Population median by province

Population median by province

Canada Population Growth Rate 

The Number of people in Canada is growing at a moderate rate, and, as current estimates claim it, it will reach 50 million by 2070. The growth rate was between 0.8% and 1.2% during the past ten years.

Canada's Population growth
Canada's population in 2021 varied across provinces.
Population growth

Bottom line on Canada’s population

So far, you were familiarized with Territories’, Provinces’, and Canada’s Population, and growth rate. Based on the census, the population is growing at a moderate pace, and the main reason for this growth is immigration. We hope that our information has been interesting enough.

Please feel free to leave your comments, and let us know if you require any further information. You can also read more about Canada’s politics, history, economy, and geographical facts.

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