2001 Canadian Census
Provinces and Territories Metropolitan Areas Rural Metro
A: Provinces B: Metropolitan Areas A-B: Rural (A-B)% of A B% of A
Rural Metro
AB Alberta 2,997,200 Calgary 953,000 AB 1,100,000 36.70% 63.30%
        Edmonton 944,200
BC British Columbia 4,063,800 Vancouver 2,059,000 BC 1,688,200 41.54% 58.46%
        Victoria 316,600
MB Manitoba   1,147,900   Winnipeg 681,100 MB 466,800 40.67% 59.33%
NB New Brunswick 756,600   Saint-John 127,700 NB 628,900 83.12% 16.88%
NF Newfoundland 538,800   Saint-John's 175,100 NF 363,700 67.50% 32.50%
NT North West Territory 42,100       NT 42,100 100.00% 0.00%
NS Nova Scotia 941,000   Halifax 356,000 NS 585,000 62.17% 37.83%
NU Nunavut   27,700       27,700 100.00% 0.00%
ON Ontario   11,669,300 Hamilton 671,700 ON 3,047,900 26.12% 73.88%
Kitchener 421,800
London 421,300
Oshawa 297,900
Ottawa-Hull 1,079,500
Saint Catherines 390,000
Sudbury 157,100
Thunder Bay 126,300
Toronto 4,751,400
        Windsor 304,400
PE Prince Edward Island 138,900       PE 138,900 100.00% 0.00%
QC Québec   7,372,400 Chicoutimi-Jonquière 161,600 QC 2,912,800 39.51% 60.49%
Montréal 3,466,500
Québec 689,700
        Trois Rivières 141,800
SK Saskatchewan 1,023,600 Regina 200,500 SK 590,500 57.69% 42.31%
        Saskatoon 232,600
YT Yukon Territory 30,700       YT 30,700 100.00% 0.00%
Total Population 30,750,100 Total Metropolitan 19,126,800 11,623,200 Total Rural
Population %age in metropolitan areas > 125,000 62.20% 37.80%
The Two Canadas
Urban Urban Rural
AB 2,997,200
BC 4,063,800 27,250,600 3,499,400
MB 1,147,900 U/U 18,034,900 66.18% 1,091,900 31.20% U/R
ON 11,669,300 R/U 9,215,700 33.82% 2,407,500 68.80% R/R
QC 7,372,400
2 to 1 Urban 7 to 3 Rural
Total U 27,250,600
Total Rural Provinces as %age of U/U 19.40%
Rural Total Rural Provinces as %age of R/U 37.97%
NB 756,600
NF 538,800
NT 42,100
NS 941,000 Notes
NU 27,700 R/U total implies large proportion is urban in congregations smaller than 125,000
PE 138,900 Toronto > Total Rural Provinces
SK 1,023,600 Montréal approximates Total Rural Provinces
YT 30,700 Sum of NWT, NU and YT (the top half of Canada) = 100,500 < every given metropolitan area 
PEI population approximates to smaller metropolitan area
Total R 3,499,400