Federal census: Edmonton cracks 900000 and outpaces regional growth

From 2011 to 2016, Halifax's population increased by 3.3 per cent, moderately lower than its 4.7 per cent growth during the previous five years.

Locally, the townships of North Dumfries, Woolwich and Wilmot recorded the highest growth rates since 2011, all exceeding 6.8 per cent.

Although Kelowna remains one of the fastest growing cities in the country, its rate of growth has declined since 2011, according to the 2016 census report released by Statistics Canada Wednesday.

Collingwood is close behind.

This batch - the first of seven to be released during the year - will focus on population as of May 10 last year and helps determine how much money Ottawa transfers to provinces and territories for services like health care and to cities for infrastructure.

But the province -which also houses about one-third of the Canadian population - saw the most new dwellings in absolute terms, with 281,666 created between 2011 and 2016.

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He's also concerned about what the growth trends mean for the "inner suburbs" - places such as Etobicoke and Scarborough.

Statistics Canada describes the pattern as a continuation of "urban spread" as peripheral municipalities outside large centres grew faster than in the core.

Looking at the Fort St. John census agglomeration-which includes Charlie Lake, Grandhaven, Baldonnel, and Taylor-the area's population rose from 26,380 people to 28,396, a jump of 7.6 per cent.

While the 2016 age distribution data is yet to be released, Ramlos said the declining employment in rural regions push out mid-career workers, while increased jobs and education opportunities in the metropolitan areas pull in younger workers.

Kingston's growth was marginal at just one per cent.

Woodstock's population grew at the same rate as Guelph's, with the result being a total of 40,902 residents. New Brunswick is the only province that has seen a decline in its population, at a rate of -0.5 percent.

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The 2016 Census of Population Program offers a range of analysis, data, reference and geographical information about Canada and its population.

All but three of Nunavut's 26 communities saw population increases, with the greatest increase sent in in Chesterfield Inlet, whose population grew from 313 in 2011 to 437 in 2016, or 39.6 per cent.

But he's not upset, he said, crediting an economy that remained strong compared to many other areas of the province and country.

The three biggest metropolitan areas in the country - Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver - are now home to more than one-third of all Canadians with a combined population of 12.5 million, with nearly one half living in Toronto and its suburban neighbours, the data shows.

Worth pointing out is the fact that Manitoba's population increased a healthy 5.8 percent, and most of that was due to strong worldwide migration.

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