Crude birth rate, live births per 1,000 population, by province and territory, Canada, 2013

Source: CICH graphic created using data from Statistics Canada, Table 102-4505 – Crude birth rate, age-specific and total fertility rates (live births), Canada, provinces and territories, annual (rate). -accessed March 17, 2017.

In 2013, the crude birth rates varied considerably between the provinces and territories.

The crude birth rates in Newfoundland & Labrador and Nova Scotia are about 20% lower than the national rate at 8.6 and 8.9, while the rate in Nunavut is more than double at 25.8.