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Posted: November 2015
Population Commentary, July 2015
Next due: January 2015

Population stood at 527,756 as of July 1, 2015

The population of the province was 527,756 as of July 1, 2015, according to the information released by Statistics Canada, a decline of 368 from April 1, 2015.

The change in population from April 2015 to July 2015 was the result of negative net migration and natural population change. Net out-migration totaled 262 persons during the second quarter of 2014, attributable to interprovincial migration.

Population, Apr 1, 2015
Total Net Migration
Inter-provincial net-migration
Inter-provincial in-migration
Inter-provincial out-migration
Net International Migration
Natural Population Change
Population, Jul 1, 2015

Natural population (deaths minus births) decreased by 106 persons in the April to July 2015 period. The number of births has been trending downward for four decades because of lower fertility rates and, more recently, a decline in the number of women of child-bearing age.

Newfoundland and Labrador, Annually, July 1st

Graph of Population

Statistical Reference:Statistics used in this analysis were the latest available at the time of writing. For the latest in population statistics visit the Newfoundland & Labrador Statistics Agency site.

Provincial population projections are also available by age, gender and various levels of geography. For analysis of regional demographic trends, see Regional Demographic Profiles, Newfoundland and Labrador, November 2007

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