Canada Demographics Profile 2018. Home > Factbook > Countries > Canada. Population: 35,623,680 (July 2017 est.) 2.7 beds/1,000 population (2010) Obesity - adult prevalence rate: 29.4% (2016) Source: CIA World Factbook This page was last updated .
Statistics Canada projects that immigrants will represent between 24.5% and 30.0% of Canada’s population in 2036, compared with 20.7% in 2011. Statistics Canada further projects that visible minorities among the working-age population (15 to 64 years) will make up 33.7–34.3% of Canada's total population, compared to 22.3% in 2016.
Canada's growth is fueled largely by immigration. In fact, relative to its size, Canada is the largest importer of human capital in the Group of Seven, attracting even more immigrants per capita than the USA.Natural population growth, by contrast, accounts for only around one-tenth of Canada's overall population increase each year.
The current population of Canada is 37,481,494 as of Tuesday, September 17, 2019, based on the latest United Nations estimates. Canada population is equivalent to 0.49% of the total world population. Canada ranks number 39 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population. The population density in Canada is 4 per Km 2 (11 people per mi 2).