1991 Canadian census

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1991 Canadian census

 1986June 4, 1991 1996  

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CountryCanada
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Total population27,296,859 (Increase2.svg 7.9%)

The 1991 Canadian census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population. Census day was June 4, 1991. On that day, Statistics Canada attempted to count every person in Canada. The total population count of Canada was 27,296,859. [1] This was a 7.9% increase over the 1986 census of 25,309,331. [1]

Contents

The previous census was the 1986 census and the following census was in 1996 census.

Canada by the numbers

A summary of information about Canada.

Total population27,296,859
Dwellings10,018,270 [2]
Men13,454,580
Women13,842,280
Average earnings$24,329

Population by province

Province [1] 1991 census1986 census % change
Flag of Newfoundland and Labrador.svg  Newfoundland and Labrador 568,474568,3490.0
Flag of Prince Edward Island.svg  Prince Edward Island 129,765126,6462.5
Flag of Nova Scotia.svg  Nova Scotia 899,942873,1763.1
Flag of New Brunswick.svg  New Brunswick 723,900709,4422.0
Flag of Quebec.svg  Quebec 6,895,9636,532,4615.6
Flag of Ontario.svg  Ontario 10,084,8859,101,69410.8
Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba 1,091,9421,063,0162.7
Flag of Saskatchewan.svg  Saskatchewan 988,9281,009,613-2.0
Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta 2,545,5532,365,8257.6
Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia 3,282,0612,883,36713.8
Flag of Yukon.svg  Yukon 27,79723,50418.3
Flag of the Northwest Territories.svg  Northwest Territories 57,64952,23810.4

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "1991 Census Highlights" (PDF). Statistics Canada. 1994. Retrieved 2021-06-30.
  2. "1991 Census Area Profiles". Statistics Canada. 2019. Retrieved 2021-06-30.