Canada is home to about
16,000
polar bears,
which is approximately two-thirds
of the world's total estimated population
of 20,000-25,000 individuals

The global population is divided
into 19 subpopulations, of which
13
are managed or
co-managed by Canada

Over
90%
of the polar bears in Canada occur in
two of Canada's northernmost territories:
Nunavut and the
Northwest Territories

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the polar bears live

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