Arctic Yearbook 2014 - Page 94

94 Arctic Yearbook 2014 not reach that level until 1981. In recent decades, both territories have experienced continued population growth fueled in part by migration and also from having high fertility because of their younger age structures from having large migrant populations. The newly-formed territory of Nunavut is also growing but because of the higher fertility of the predominantly indigenous population as there has been steady out-migration from the region. With increased migration, the share indigenous has declined and the entire Canadian North is now roughly half indigenous and half non-indigenous. Due to an increase in migration, Yukon had the highest population growth of any Canadi