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Population urban and rural, by province and territory
(Quebec)
  Total population Urban Rural Urban Rural
  number % of total population
Que.  
1851 892,061 136,664 753,597 15 84
1861 1,111,566 203,496 908,070 18 82
1871 1,191,516 271,851 919,665 23 77
1881 1,359,027 378,512 980,515 28 72
1891 1,488,535 499,715 988,820 34 66
1901 1,648,898 654,065 994,833 40 60
1911 2,005,776 966,842 1,038,934 48 52
1921 2,360,665 1,322,569 1,038,096 56 44
1931 2,874,255 1,813,606 1,060,649 63 37
1941 3,331,882 2,109,684 1,222,192 63 37
1951 4,055,681 2,697,318 1,358,363 67 33
1956 4,628,378 3,240,838 1,387,540 70 30
1961 5,259,211 3,906,404 1,352,807 74 26
1966 5,780,845 4,525,114 1,255,731 78 22
1971 6,027,765 4,861,240 1,166,515 81 19
1976 6,234,445 4,932,750 1,301,695 79 21
1981 6,438,403 4,993,839 1,444,564 78 22
1986 6,532,460 5,088,985 1,443,465 78 22
1991 6,895,963 5,351,211 1,544,752 78 22
1996 7,138,795 5,597,625 1,541,170 78 22
2001 7,237,479 5,817,149 1,420,330 80 20

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