Nunavut’s population could reach 54,000 by 2043, StatCan says – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201989 Views

19 September, 2019

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Though Nunavut is expected to receive only small numbers of international immigrants over the next 25 years, the territory’s high birth rate could drive the territory’s population up to 54,000 by 2043, Statistics Canada says in a new report.

That’s also in spite of a projected future in which more people are likely to migrate out of Nunavut than migrate into the territory.

But because of Nunavut’s healthy “natural increase,” or high birth rate, the territory’s population will still grow.

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