List of Canadian islands by population

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This is a list of Canadian islands listed by population. Only natural islands are listed. Man made islands, such as those created by canals are excluded.

Rank Island's Name Population (2016) Area (km2) Pop. Density in 2006 (/km2)
1 Island of Montreal (QC) 1,942,044 472 4114.5
2 Vancouver Island (BC) 775,347 31,285 24.78
3 Newfoundland (NL) 479,538 108,860 4.41
4 Île Jésus (Laval, QC) 437,413 245 1785.36
5 Lulu Island (Richmond, BC) 206,222[1] 120 1718.51
6 Prince Edward Island 142,907 5,620 24.17
7 Cape Breton Island (NS) 132,010 10,311 12.80
8 Île Perrot (QC) 37,954 41.94 904.95
9 Nuns' Island (Montreal, QC) 18,315 3.74 4897.05
10 Grande-Île (Île de Salaberry, QC) 15,335
11 Baffin Island (NU) 15,187[2] 507,451 0.02
12 Île-Bizard (Montreal, QC) 14,647 22.77 643.25
13 Manitoulin Island (ON) 12,754[3] 2,766 4.61
14 Kaien Island (Prince Rupert, BC) 12,220 54.93 222.46
15 Salt Spring Island (BC) 10,557 182 58.00
16 Île Hull (QC) 9,166
17 Grindstone Island (QC) 7,694
18 Île d'Orléans (QC) 7,082 192.81 36.73
19 Lamèque Island (NB) 5,681[4] 150 41.49

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population calculated by adding the population of Richmond (198,303) and Queensborough, New Westminster (8,727) and removing the population of Sea Island (814)
  2. ^ Population calculated by adding the populations of Arctic Bay (868), Pond Inlet (1,617), Clyde River (1,053), Qikiqtarjuaq (598), Pangnirtung (1,481), Iqaluit (7,740), Kimmirut (389) and Cape Dorset (1,441)
  3. ^ Population calculated by removing Barrie Island (pop. 35), the mainland and other outlying islands (pop. 466) from Manitoulin District (pop. 13,255)
  4. ^ Population calculated by adding Lamèque (pop. 1,285), Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël (pop. 879) and part of Shippagan Parish (pop. 3,517)

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