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It’s a common saying among locals that the Yukon is “Canada’s best kept secret” – a reference to the territory’s wilderness and welcoming culture. But it seems the secret is out. According to 2021 Canadian census figures, the Yukon has led the country in population growth since 2016, growing 12.1% and increasing its population from …

Recently released census figures show that population growth on the Saanich Peninsula has largely not matched growth figures for Greater Victoria. While the census metropolitan area (CMA) of Victoria grew by 8% to 397,237 people in 2021 compared to 2016, two of the three municipalities on the Saanich Peninsula experienced lower growth, the growth rate …

Slowing population growth creating an economic time bomb Rather than worrying about an overpopulated planet, we should worry more about the possibility of not having enough young people to sustain economic growth at current levels. In the 1973 film “Soylent Green”, the cumulative impacts of rampant overpopulation, pollution and climate change had, by 2022, ravaged …

By Adele Loiselle February 12, 2022 06:00 Between 2016 and 2021, nearly 4,000 more people call the Lakeshore home. The municipality saw a 10.4% increase in population, according to the 2021 census. Statistics Canada released census demographic data this week. It shows how Lakeshore grew from 36,611 residents to 40,410 in five years. “It’s no …

Graphs from the Minnesota State Demographic Center show population growth and decline in Minnesota counties based on 2010 and 2020 census data. The metropolitan area saw the largest increase in the state, with Greater Minnesota seeing a population decline. ST. PAUL — Data from the 2020 census shows diversity is a …

Nigeria’s population grew by 15.9 million in four years, with the northern regions accounting for 68.67% of the new population. This is based on figures from the latest National Bureau of Statistics report on Nigeria’s demographics, using data from the National Population Commission. The study showed that Nigeria’s population grew from 186.1 million to 201.1 …

While Canada’s population has continued to grow at the fastest rate of any G7 country in recent years, Saskatchewan’s growth rate was low compared to other provinces, according to Statistics Canada census data. published on Wednesday. the new census numbers cover Canada’s population growth between 2016 and 2021. Saskatchewan ranked ninth out of 10 provinces …

The population of downtown Regina has decreased by 1.2% between 2016 and 2021, according to recently released census data. This is the second lowest downtown population growth rate of any city in Canada with a population of 100,000 or more. Red Deer, Alta., which saw its downtown population decline by 2%, was the only city …

A crowded street in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, in March 2020. Photo: Shashank Hudkar/Unsplash India’s population is now 138 crore and could overtake China by 2024 as the most populous country in the world. Some experts and political leaders have pointed to this growing population as a problem for the climate to be solved. This view confuses …

The National Population Commission (NPC) says Nigeria’s population growth can be effectively managed by promoting girls’ education. Margaret Edison, Director of Population Management at the NPC, spoke on Monday on ‘Good Morning Nigeria’, a program of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). She said low acceptance of contraceptives by women across the country has contributed to …