NL Population Grows Slightly #nlpoli #cdnpoli

The latest numbers from the census is troubling.

Population has dropped in major centers such as Labrador City and Corner Brook.

Labrador City dropped from 8,800 to 8,622. In 2011 the population of Corner Brook was 19,631. This year it is down to 19,547.

In St. John's growth rates are below national levels.

The provincial population grew from 514,536 to 519,716.

Canada is also the fastest growing country in the G-7 nations.