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Canada

Canada Urban and rural Stats

Definitions

  • Female rural population: Total number of females living in rural areas by country.
  • Female urban population: Total number of females living in urban areas by country.
  • Females living in cities proper: Total number of females living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Male rural population: Total number of males living in rural areas by country.
  • Male rural population per thousand people: Total number of males living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male urban population: Total number of males living in urban areas by country.
  • Male urban population per thousand people: Total number of males living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Males living in cities proper: Total number of males living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Males living in urban agglomerations: Total number of males living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts.
  • Population living in cities proper: Each city population by sex, city and city type.
  • Population living in urban agglomerations: Total population living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts.
  • Rural population: Total population living in rural areas by country.
  • Rural population per thousand people: Total population living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Urban population: Total population living in urban areas by country.
  • Urban population per thousand people: Total population living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Female rural population 3.11 million 2011 21st out of 62
Female urban population 13.96 million 2011 9th out of 61
Females living in cities proper 341,425 2011 8th out of 46
Male rural population 3.22 million 2011 21st out of 61
Male rural population per thousand people 93.49 2011 53th out of 61
Male urban population 13.19 million 2011 9th out of 61
Male urban population per thousand people 382.5 2011 10th out of 61
Males living in cities proper 322,195 2011 6th out of 46
Males living in urban agglomerations 355,955 2011 5th out of 16
Population living in cities proper 15.43 million 2011 7th out of 49
Population living in urban agglomerations 730,020 2011 6th out of 17
Rural population 6.33 million 2011 26th out of 72
Rural population per thousand people 183.55 2011 61st out of 71
Urban population 27.15 million 2011 13th out of 72
Urban population per thousand people 787.24 2011 12th out of 71

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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