Demographics of Canada

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date30 Oct 2021

As of 2021, the population of Canada is projected at 38.07 million, up by 0.86% compared with 37.74 million in 2020. Canada is ranked 38th in terms of population and 122nd in terms of population growth rate.

There are 0.39 million births in Canada in 2021. That is 1,061 per day, which is ranked 65th. The crude birth rate is 10.18 per 1000 people. There are 0.3 million deaths in Canada in 2021. That is 821 per day, which is ranked 33rd. The crude death rate is 7.88 per 1000 people.

30.97 million people are living in urban areas, which is 81.65% of Canada population. Canada is ranked 60th in terms of urbanization.

The Sex Ratio in Canada in 2021 is 98.58 males per 100 females. There are 18.90 million males and 19.17 million females in Canada. The percentage of female population is 50.36% compare to 49.64% male population. Canada has 0.4 million more females than males. Canada is at 96th position out of 201 countries/territories in terms of female to male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Canada population

Year Population Growth (%)
195013,733,398-
195515,673,7642.81
196017,847,4042.36
196519,627,9731.78
197021,374,3261.66
197523,059,2661.38
198024,416,8851.06
198525,744,8071.18
199027,541,3231.33
199529,164,1531.05
200030,588,3790.94
200532,164,3131.10
201034,147,5661.19
201536,026,6681.02
201636,382,9420.99
201736,732,0910.96
201837,074,5580.93
201937,411,0380.91
202037,742,1570.89
202138,067,9130.86
  • Total
  • Crude

Canada death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
1950121,334371,9798.7326.95
1955130,115435,9668.2627.63
1960139,548471,3277.8526.49
1965147,403424,2157.5021.64
1970156,401355,5837.3116.61
1975165,299348,0767.1815.11
1980171,041360,4017.0114.76
1985180,304369,9516.9814.32
1990194,262385,3477.0714.00
1995209,863368,7067.2012.67
2000221,930332,1607.2510.85
2005231,303347,8387.1810.78
2010245,824379,1607.2111.12
2015270,034385,6077.5010.71
2020295,372386,8287.8310.25
2021299,681387,2947.8810.18
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Canada

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
19508,369,9955,363,407-60.946
195510,340,8325,397,5304.4165.705
196012,373,8835,543,3533.2469.061
196514,362,4645,341,4192.8972.892
197016,229,7505,222,9872.3375.654
197517,508,6535,647,5561.2375.611
198018,565,8075,971,6151.1275.663
198519,755,7076,118,2421.3976.354
199021,207,4736,485,2071.3776.582
199522,782,1326,547,9411.3977.675
200024,428,0736,307,7001.4079.478
200525,869,8536,418,1271.1680.122
201027,655,2316,513,4371.3580.937
201529,212,4016,737,3081.0281.259
202030,670,0646,933,1410.9781.562
202130,966,0676,958,0950.9781.653
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Canada population by Age Group (2011)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 1,027,348 977,869 2,005,217 5.27 105.060
05-09 1,014,415 968,478 1,982,893 5.21 104.743
10-14 1,025,916 981,695 2,007,611 5.27 104.505
15-19 1,023,829 980,208 2,004,037 5.26 104.450
20-24 1,184,907 1,134,105 2,319,012 6.09 104.479
25-29 1,389,869 1,340,004 2,729,873 7.17 103.721
30-34 1,340,791 1,328,289 2,669,080 7.01 100.941
35-39 1,334,016 1,340,649 2,674,665 7.03 99.505
40-44 1,246,406 1,261,404 2,507,810 6.59 98.811
45-49 1,193,560 1,200,896 2,394,456 6.29 99.389
50-54 1,194,459 1,188,315 2,382,774 6.26 100.517
55-59 1,357,104 1,354,891 2,711,995 7.12 100.163
60-64 1,302,261 1,312,110 2,614,371 6.87 99.249
65-69 1,076,711 1,130,200 2,206,911 5.80 95.267
70-74 892,560 954,113 1,846,673 4.85 93.549
75-79 603,276 691,373 1,294,649 3.40 87.258
80-84 368,371 470,999 839,370 2.20 78.211
85-89 210,455 315,691 526,146 1.38 66.665
90-94 90,570 174,881 265,451 0.70 51.790
95-99 19,505 56,336 75,841 0.20 34.623
100+ 1,573 7,505 9,078 0.02 20.959
Total 18,897,902 19,170,011 38,067,913 98.581