Canada: Total Population, by year
YearInhabitants,
in millions
202842.34
202741.85
202641.35
202540.84
202440.31
202339.77
202238.85
202138.21
202037.98
201937.54
201837.00
  • Region: Canada
  • Time period: 2018 to 2022
  • Published: Oct 2023

Data Analysis and Insights

Updated: Mar 27, 2024 | Published by: Statistico

Population Growth Trend

Canada's population has experienced consistent growth from 2018 with 37.00 million inhabitants to 2028, projected to reach 42.34 million, marking a significant increase over a decade.

Annual Population Increase

The annual growth rate shows a gradual increase, with the population rising by approximately 0.49 million from 2027 to 2028, indicating a steady population growth trend.

Decadal Growth

Over the ten years from 2018 to 2028, Canada's population is projected to have grown by 5.34 million inhabitants, showcasing a robust growth pattern over the decade.

Growth Rate Acceleration

The growth rate accelerates slightly over the years, with an increase from 0.36 million between 2019 and 2020 to a larger increment between later years, highlighting an accelerating population growth dynamic.

Lowest and Highest Annual Increases

The smallest annual population increase occurred between 2020 and 2021, with a rise of 0.23 million inhabitants, whereas more significant annual increases are observed in later years, illustrating variability in population growth rates.

Frequently Asked Questions

What has been the trend in Canadian population growth from 2018 to 2028?

The Canadian population has experienced consistent growth, increasing from 37.00 million in 2018 to a projected 42.34 million in 2028.

How much is Canada's population expected to grow from 2027 to 2028?

Canada's population is expected to rise by approximately 0.49 million from 2027 to 2028.

What is the growth projection for Canada's population over the decade from 2018 to 2028?

Canada's population is projected to have grown by 5.34 million inhabitants from 2018 to 2028.

Terms and Definitions

This refers to the cumulative number of all individuals living within a specific area, such as a country or city, at a particular point in time. For this article, it refers to all the individuals currently living in Canada, regardless of their citizenship, nationality, age, or sex.

Population trends refer to the patterns, behaviors, or changes observed in a population over a certain period of time. Trends can include growth or decline in numbers, demographic changes, changes in population distribution, and migration patterns.

Demographics are compiled statistical data that provide specific information about a population, such as age, gender, income, race, and ethnicity.

This term refers to the arrangement or spread of people living in a specific area. It may be measured in terms of geographical patterns or densities in relation to urban, suburban, and rural areas.

Migration refers to the movement of people from one location to another. In the context of population trends, it can significantly impact the total population numbers. Migration can be internal (within the country) or external (from or to other countries).

The birth rate is the number of live births per 1,000 individuals in a population for a year. It's a crucial factor in population growth rate calculations.

The death rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 individuals in a population for a year. It's an essential factor in determining population growth or decline.

Population density refers to the number of individuals per unit area (typically per square kilometer or mile). It is a measure used to frame a picture of how crowded or sparsely populated an area is.

This is the rate at which the number of individuals in a population increases through birth and immigration or decreases through death and emigration over a specific period. It is usually expressed as a percentage.
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