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Census 2011 interactive: Canada's West grows as the East stalls Add to ...

Population growth in Canada is shifting as immigrants settle in provinces west of Ontario and the Prairies maintain higher birth rates than the rest of the country. For the first time, the population share of the Prairie provinces and British Columbia (30.7 per cent) surpassed the population share of the Atlantic provinces and Quebec (30.6 per cent). Read the story: 'Canada's future is in the West: 2011 Census'. View more interactives: How does your community compare? and Your 2011 census at a glance