Canadian Studies in Population is an established international forum for research on population processes in Canada and around the world. Emphasis is placed on cutting-edge research relevant to demography and other population-related fields (including economics, geography, sociology, health sciences, public policy, and environmental sciences). The journal publishes original research articles and brief research notes that make an empirical, theoretical or methodological contribution.

Since its founding in 1974, Canadian Studies in Population has been the official journal of the Canadian Population Society (CPS) and the leading journal on population studies in Canada, promoting dialogue between Canadian researchers, statistical agencies and policymakers.

  • Official journal of the Canadian Population Society (CPS)
  • Presents cutting-edge research relevant to demography and other population-related fields
  • International forum for research on population processes in Canada and around the world

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  • Lisa Strohschein
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0.773 (2020)
Impact factor
1 (2020)
Five year impact factor
78 days
Submission to first decision
253 days
Submission to acceptance
6,409 (2020)
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  • Society (CPS)

    The Canadian Population Society is a scientific association that seeks to improve knowledge and understanding about the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of human population. It seeks to promote the study and development of the science of demography in both its empirical and theoretical aspects. On an annual basis, this society meets to foster interest in, and the interchange of ideas on population, among professional and other interested persons working in the field of population studies.The association actively welcomes new members, including academics, graduate students, government scientists and administrators, or any other persons interested in demography and its many applications.

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1927-629X
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0380-1489
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