The Index

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Number of rural communities in Newfoundland and Labrador at the time of Confederation:
approximately 1450

Number of rural communities in Newfoundland and Labrador today:
less than 700

Percentage change in population of rural Canada from 1991 to 2001:
-0.5

Percentage change in population of rural Newfoundland from 1991 to 2001:
-18

Percentage change in population of Placentia from 2001 to 2006:
-11.9

Percentage change in population of Paradise over the same time period:
31.1

Rank of Marystown in the 2007 ranking of Canada’s 25 fastest-shrinking communities, as determined by the 2006 census:
2

Percentage of residents of Grand Bruit who, in February, voted in favour of government assistance with relocating the town:
87

Number of rural Newfoundland communities in which researchers have recently found a homeless problem:
5


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