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|Church of Rome||1,465,979||258,141||943,253||85,238|
|Church of England||517,542||311,565||63,487||42,776|
|Wesleysans and Methodists||458,388||341,572||30,660||25,637|
|Of no religion||18,860||17,373||1,477||10|
|No Creed stated||17,271||8,123||5,728||517|
|Note: Thus, although the new Confederation cannot be called a Roman Catholic country, the Protestants numbering 55 per cent of the whole population, still the Roman Catholics are undoubtedly of far more numerical importance than the members of any other single denomination.|
|Source: Statistics Canada, The Canada Year Book, 1867.|