- Rural youth leave for jobs, education and fun (Malatest, 2002).
- 39 non-metro census divisions (CDs) lost more than 20% of their youth from 2007 to 2012.
- The table below shows the 7 with the greatest percent loss. However, 7 non-metro CDs gained more than 20% of their youth from 2007 to 2012.
Non-metro census divisions with greatest loss and with greatest gain of youth who were 15-19 years of age in 2007
|Census Division identifier||Name of Non-metro Census Division (sorted by percent change in the number of youth from 2007 to 2012)||Change in population, 15-19 years of age in the beginning year compared to the population 20-24 years of age, five years later|
|Beginning year||Ending year||Population 15-19 years in beginning year||Population 20-24 years in ending year||Percent change over 5 years|
39 non-metro census divisions lost 20% of more of their youth, 15-19 years of age in 2007 in the following 5 years. Here are the 7 census divisions with the greatest percent loss.
|5951||Bulkley-Nechako, British Columbia||2007||2012||3,034||1,875||-38|
|4703||Sask. Div. 3 (incl. Assiniboia)||2007||2012||996||627||-37|
|1008||NL Div. 8 (incl. Lewisport and Springdale)||2007||2012||2,422||1,604||-34|
|1009||NL Div. 9 (incl. St. Anthony)||2007||2012||1,220||822||-33|
|1203||Digby, Nova Scotia||2007||2012||1,183||802||-32|
|1003||NL Div. 3 (incl. Port aux Basques)||2007||2012||1,069||756||-29|
|4709||Sask. Div. 9 (incl. Yorkton)||2007||2012||2,274||1,642||-28|
7 non-metro census divisions gained 20% of more of their youth, 15-19 years of age in 2007 in the following 5 years
|4607||Man. Div. 7 (incl. Brandon)||2007||2012||4,270||5,179||21|
|1310||York, New Brunswick||2007||2012||5,878||7,203||23|
|1102||Queens, Prince Edward Island||2007||2012||5,375||6,618||23|
|5957||Stikine, British Columbia||2007||2012||78||113||45|
|5931||Squamish-Lillooet, British Columbia||2007||2012||2,375||3,615||52|
|4816||Alta. Div. 16 (incl. Fort McMurray)||2007||2012||4,358||6,882||58|
|4815||Alta. Div. 15 (incl. Canmore)||2007||2012||2,207||3,595||63|
|Source: Statistics Canada. Annual Demographic Statistics, CANSIM Table 051-0052.|
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