Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Brazeau County, Municipal district (CSD) - Alberta

Data quality

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

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
62 of 416
National population rank
507 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Brazeau County (Municipal district) was 7,771, which represents a change of 9.0% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 11.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Brazeau County (Municipal district) is 3,005.35 square kilometres and the population density was 2.6 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 2,930 private dwellings occupied in Brazeau County (Municipal district), which represent a change of 10.0% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Brazeau County and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Brazeau County and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Brazeau County (Municipal district) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Brazeau County (Municipal district) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Clearwater County Census subdivision - Clearwater County, Municipal district MD 11,947 12,278 -2.7
O'Chiese 203 Census subdivision - O'Chiese 203, Indian reserve IRI 789 751 5.1
Wetaskiwin County No. 10 Census subdivision - Wetaskiwin County No. 10, Municipal district MD 11,181 10,866 2.9
Leduc County Census subdivision - Leduc County, Municipal district MD 13,780 13,494 revised r 2.1
Breton Census subdivision - Breton, Village VL 574 496 15.7
Drayton Valley Census subdivision - Drayton Valley, Town T 7,235 7,118 revised r 1.6
Parkland County Census subdivision - Parkland County, Municipal district MD 32,097 30,568 5.0
Yellowhead County Census subdivision - Yellowhead County, Municipal district MD 10,995 10,469 5.0

Alberta – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 2 Alberta – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Blackfalds Census subdivision - Blackfalds, Town T 9,328 6,300 48.1
Cochrane Census subdivision - Cochrane, Town T 25,853 17,580 47.1
Airdrie Census subdivision - Airdrie, City CY 61,581 43,271 revised r 42.3
Chestermere Census subdivision - Chestermere, City CY 19,887 14,824 34.2
Beaumont Census subdivision - Beaumont, Town T 17,396 13,284 31.0

Alberta – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 3 Alberta – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Bonnyville Census subdivision - Bonnyville, Town T 5,417 6,216 -12.9
Westlock County Census subdivision - Westlock County, Municipal district MD 7,220 7,644 -5.5
Rocky Mountain House Census subdivision - Rocky Mountain House, Town T 6,635 6,933 -4.3
Big Lakes County Census subdivision - Big Lakes County, Municipal district MD 5,672 5,912 -4.1
Clearwater County Census subdivision - Clearwater County, Municipal district MD 11,947 12,278 -2.7

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
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use with caution

Source:

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

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