Population

Estimates of the number of people living in Canada and the provinces. They include Canadian citizens and immigrants as well as non-permanent residents.

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Analysis

PUBLISHED - Dec 16, 2016

On October 1, 2016, Alberta's population reached 4.269 million, up 67,471 or 1.6% from October 1, 2015. The national growth rate was 1.3% over the same period. Alberta accounted for 14.6% of Canada's population increase over the past year and ranked 2nd in the country for year-over-year population growth rate.