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A profile of Canadian women in rural, remote and northern communities : Profil des femmes dans les collectivités rurales, éloignées et nordiques du Canada




In 2006, the last census year for which data are currently available, approximately 2.8 million women resided in rural Canada, while another 176,000 women resided in remote areas. This represents approximately 18% of the total female population in Canada, and approximately 50% of the total rural and remote population.


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