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Populations of incorporated cities, towns and villages, by size group, census years 1951, 1956 and 1961

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Populations of incorporated cities, towns and villages, by size group, census years 1951, 1956 and 1961
  Incorporated centres Population Percentage of total population
  number %
1951      
  Over 500,000 2 1,697,274 12.1
  400,000 and 500,000 - - -
  300,000 and 400000 1 344,833 2.5
  200,000 and 300,000 3 646,076 4.6
  100,000 and 200,000 4 572,756 4.1
  50,000 and 100,000 9 588,436 4.2
  25,000 and 50,000 24 802,380 5.7
  15,000 and 25,000 34 636,713 4.5
  10,000 and 15,000 29 347,410 2.5
  5,000 and 10,000 100 720,077 5.1
  3,000 and 5,000 119 457,492 3.3
  1,000 and 3,000 409 698,092 5.0
  Under 1,000 1,049 429,683 3.1
Total 1,783 7,941,222 56.7
1956      
  Over 500,000 2 1,777,145 11.1
  400,000 and 500,000 - - -
  300,000 and 400,000 1 365,844 2.3
  200,000 and 300,000 4 942,849 5.9
  100,000 and 200,000 4 576,156 3.6
  50,000 and 100,000 12 769,323 4.8
  25,000 and 50,000 27 929,624 5.8
  15,000 and 25,000 43 853,341 5.3
  10,000 and 15,000 44 527,802 3.3
  5,000 and 10,000 117 830,289 5.2
  3,000 and 5,000 130 497,818 3.1
  1,000 and 3,000 450 772,013 4.8
  Under 1,000 1,039 443,922 2.8
Total 1,873 9,286,126 57.7
1961      
  Over 500,000 2 1,863,469 10.2
  400,000 and 500,000 - - -
  300,000 and 400,000 1 384,522 2.1
  200,000 and 300,000 5 1,338,294 7.3
  100,000 and 200,000 4 568,056 3.1
  50,000 and 100,000 17 1,134,214 6.2
  25,000 and 50,000 41 1,431,909 7.9
  15,000 and 25,000 43 862,101 4.7
  10,000 and 15,000 61 743,474 4.1
  5,000 and 10,000 132 932,936 5.1
  3,000 and 5,000 151 579,201 3.2
  1,000 and 3,000 465 793,465 4.4
  Under 1,000 1,039 437,207 2.4
Total 1,961 11,068,848 60.7
Source: Statistics Canada, Canada Year Book, 1967.