WARNING: Please read the note "Census Counts vs. Population Estimates"
Difference between Statistics Canada's census counts and population estimates
The 2006 census counted 31,612,897 people in Canada during the national enumeration with reference day May 16, 2006. These counts are lower than the population estimate of 32,632,490 published as of July 1 2006.
The difference between the two figures is not unexpected and is similar to that which was experienced in 2001.
More specifically, this difference is primarily due ...More