Population and Settlement:
The population increased rapidly in New France. In 1663 the population was around 3,000 people and in 1760 it was estimated to be around 70,000 people. Many of immigrants came because of Jean Talon's settlements: Soldiers were offered free land to stay in N.F. when their service was done, Files du Roi came, payments were made to those who married young and fathers of unmarried girl payed fines.