Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Gander, (CA) - Newfoundland and Labrador

Data quality

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
4 of 5
National population rank
142 of 152
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Gander census agglomeration (CA) was 13,234, which represents a change of 4.3% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 1.0% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Gander is 2,427.35 square kilometres and the population density was 5.5 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 5,542 private dwellings occupied in Gander, which represent a change of 6.8% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Gander

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Gander

Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Gander

Figure 1.3 description Long description for Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Gander

Population change (in percentage), census metropolitan areas, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016

Figure 1.4 description Long description for Figure 1.4 Population change (in percentage), census metropolitan areas, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Population change, 2011 to 2016 for census subdivisions in the Gander CA

Table 1 Gander CA – Census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2016 2011 % change
Gander Census subdivision - Gander, Town T 11,688 11,054 5.7
Glenwood Census subdivision - Glenwood, Town T 778 791 -1.6
Appleton Census subdivision - Appleton, Town T 574 622 -7.7
Division No. 6, Subd. E Census subdivision - Division No. 6, Subd. E, Subdivision of unorganized SNO 194 216 -10.2

Population change and rank, 2011 to 2016 for CMAs or CAs in Newfoundland and Labrador

Table 2 Newfoundland and Labrador – Metropolitan areas, population rank and population change, 2011 to 2016
CMA or CA name Type Population Rank
2016 2011 % change Nat. Prov.
St. John's St. John's - Census metropolitan area CMA 205,955 196,954revised r 4.6 20 1
Corner Brook Corner Brook - Census agglomeration CA 31,917 31,417revised r 1.6 83 2
Grand Falls-Windsor Grand Falls-Windsor - Census agglomeration CA 14,171 13,725 3.2 133 3
Gander Gander - Census agglomeration CA 13,234 12,683revised r 4.3 142 4
Bay Roberts Bay Roberts - Census agglomeration CA 11,083 10,871 2.0 150 5

Symbols:

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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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