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  • Population Distribution, 1996

    Even though Canada is the second largest country in the world in terms of land area, it ranks 33rd in terms of population. Almost all of Canada’s population is concentrated in a narrow band along the country’s southern edge. Nearly 80% of the total population lives within the 25 major...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • ZIP
    • other
  • Population Distribution, 2001

    The Census counted 30 007 094 people on May 15, 2001, compared with 28 846 761 on May 14, 1996. Urbanization continued in 2001, 79.4% of Canadians lived in an urban centre of 10 000 people or more, compared with 78.5% in 1996. Outside the urban centres, the population of rural and small-town...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Population Distribution 1976

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows places of 5 000+ by proportional circles, smaller places by symbols and census urban areas by colour for Canada in 1976. An inset map shows the area from Windsor to Moncton.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Aboriginal Population Distribution, 1996

    In Ontario, British Columbia and in the three Prairie Provinces live 80% of the Aboriginal population of Canada. The most populous province, Ontario, is also the one with the highest number of Aboriginal people, (about 142 000). These people are often integrated in the large centres in the south...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Distribution of Population, 1961, Western Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for Western Canada in 1961. Rural populations are denoted by population and settlement types. The population depicted for urban places is composed of the population of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Distribution of Population, 1961, Eastern Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for Eastern Canada in 1961. Rural populations are denoted by population and settlement types. The population depicted for urban places is composed of the population of the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Distribution of Population, 1851, 1871, 1901, 1921

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a collection of four maps showing the distribution of population for 1851 (Newfoundland 1857), 1871 (Newfoundland 1869), 1901 and 1921 by historical region. A supplementary chart for each map shows the percentage of population by...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Distribution of Population, 1961, Northern Canada

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for Northern Canada in 1961. Rural populations are denoted by population and settlement types. For this map, settlements with populations of 1,000 to 5,000 and 5,000 to 10,000 are...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Indian and Inuit Population Distribution

    Contained within the 5th Edition (1978 to 1995) of the National Atlas of Canada is a map that shows distribution of Indians and Inuit using several types of symbols to represent population in 1976.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Population Distribution and Forested Areas

    This map shows the population distribution in 1996 relative to the distribution of the forests. Even if forests are very important for Canadians from a cultural, spiritual and economical point of view, few people live in the forested areas. About 80% of the population live mainly in the urban...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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