Most Populous Provinces in Canada

Most Populous Provinces in Canada

List of the 10 most populous provinces in Canada. Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia are Canada’s most populous provinces.

List of the 10 most populous provinces in Canada

The list of the 10 most populous provinces in Canada includes the list of Canadian provinces taking into account their population, according to data from the 2016 Census indicated by the Institute of National Statistics. The most populous province in Canada is Ontario followed by the Province of Quebec and the province of British Columbia, which complete the podium in the ranking of the most populous provinces in Canada , according to 2016 data. Canada is made up of 13 provinces and territories, with the difference between the denominations is related to the fact that there is no jurisdiction of their own in the territories, contrary to what happens in the provinces. Canada ‘s two most populous provinces represent more than 60% of the total population of Canada.

List of the 10 most populous provinces in Canada

10th Prince Edward Island

Opening this list of the 10 most populous provinces in Canada is the province of Prince Edward Island, with 153,244 inhabitants.

Prince Edward Island

9th Newfoundland and Labrador

With a population of 525,355 , the newest of Canada’s provinces is Canada’s easternmost province.

8th New Brunswick

This province of Canada has 770,633 inhabitants, being one of the provinces where there is a tendency of decreasing population.

7th Nova Scotia

One of the smallest provinces in Canada by area, it has 959,942 inhabitants registered in the last 2016 Census.

6th Saskatchewan

With a population of 1,162,062 inhabitants according to the 2016 Census data, this province of Canada is the only one that does not have natural borders.

5th Manitoba

The province of Manitoba has 1,352,154 inhabitants and is also one of the largest provinces in Canada in terms of area.

4th Alberta

The province of Alberta appears on this list thanks to 2 of the most populous cities in Canada, Calgary and Edmonton. It has 4,307,110 inhabitants.

3rd British Columbia

Starting the podium count of the Provinces of Canada with the most population , we have the province of British Columbia with almost 5 million inhabitants.

2nd Quebec

One of the largest Provinces in Canada by area, it is also one of the most populous Provinces in Canada , with over 8 million inhabitants.

1st Ontario

The most populous province in Canada is the province of Ontario with a population of close to 15 million, which is also one of the largest provinces by area.

List of the 10 most populous provinces in Canada

Position province name Population
1 ontario 14,322,757
two quebec 8,390,499
3 British Columbia 4,991,687
4 Alberta 4,307,110
5 manitoba 1,352,154
6 Saskatchewan 1,162,062
7 Nova Scotia 959,942
8 New Brunswick 770,633
9 Newfoundland and Labrador 525,355
10 Prince Edward Island 153,244