Urban population reached 29.9 mil in 2017 in Canada, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.29 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Canada reached an all time high of 29.9 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 12.4 mil in 1960. When compared to Canada's main peers, urban population in Australia amounted to 21.1 mil, 103 mil in Mexico, 54.9 mil in United Kingdom and 267 mil in USA in 2017.
Canada has been ranked 31st within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.