Myanmar presidential office spokesman Zaw Htay said that out of 471 "Bengali" villages in three Rakhine townships, 176 were now completely empty while at least 34 more were partially abandoned.
On Wednesday, the flight of the Rohingya Muslims prompted a rare rebuke from the UN Security Council.
Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, said the military's "brutal" security campaign was in clear violation of worldwide law, and cited what he called refugees' consistent accounts of widespread extrajudicial killings, rape and other atrocities.
Among the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees pouring across the border into Bangladesh, stories of murder, rape and devastation are common.
"In this situation, the prime minister will present our specific proposals to resolve the crisis, highlighting the root causes behind it, in her speech at the UN General Assembly", the minister said.
Some Rohingyas say although they are afraid to return, they are not ready to abandon their homes altogether and become refugees in Bangladesh.
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The ministry said Myanmar's "provocations" could lead to "unwarranted consequences".
Myanmar rejects the accusations, saying its security forces are carrying out clearance operations to defend against the insurgents of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), which claimed responsibility for the August 25 attacks and similar, though smaller, attacks in October. "1st consignment of #Indian humanitarian assistance of 53 MT for #Bangladeshi arrives under Operation #Insaniyat @SushmaSwaraj", it said.
"I can see my house but can't go there", said Syed Karim, whose Myanmar village could be seen from his shack in the no-man's land.
The UN said two children and a woman were killed in a "rampage" when a private group handed clothes near a camp on Friday.
There was no mention in the statement of Suu Kyi's reaction to Trudeau's call for ending the violence against the Rohingya, except to say that "the state counsellor expressed appreciation for Canada's contribution to humanitarian efforts".
The violence has mounted global pressure on Myanmar's military leaders and civilian administration, led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
The chief of United Nations human rights, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, has named it as ' a textbook example of ethnic cleansing'.