Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Parkland 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
13 of 416
National population rank
143 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Parkland County (Municipal district) was 32,097, which represents a change of 5.0% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 11.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Parkland County (Municipal district) is 2,390.23 square kilometres and the population density was 13.4 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 11,615 private dwellings occupied in Parkland County (Municipal district), which represent a change of 6.3% from 2011.

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

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

Population and dwelling counts

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

Table 1 Parkland County (Municipal district) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Leduc County Census subdivision - Leduc County, Municipal district MD 13,780 13,494 revised r 2.1
Devon Census subdivision - Devon, Town T 6,578 6,515 revised r 1.0
Brazeau County Census subdivision - Brazeau County, Municipal district MD 7,771 7,132 revised r 9.0
Seba Beach Census subdivision - Seba Beach, Summer village SV 169 143 18.2
Betula Beach Census subdivision - Betula Beach, Summer village SV 16 10 60.0
Point Alison Census subdivision - Point Alison, Summer village SV 10 15 -33.3
Lakeview Census subdivision - Lakeview, Summer village SV 30 26 15.4
Kapasiwin Census subdivision - Kapasiwin, Summer village SV 10 10 0.0
Wabamun Census subdivision - Wabamun, Village VL 682 661 3.2
Spring Lake Census subdivision - Spring Lake, Village VL 699 533 31.1
Stony Plain Census subdivision - Stony Plain, Town T 17,189 15,051 14.2
Spruce Grove Census subdivision - Spruce Grove, City CY 34,066 26,171 30.2
Sturgeon County Census subdivision - Sturgeon County, Municipal district MD 20,495 19,578 4.7
Edmonton Census subdivision - Edmonton, City CY 932,546 812,201 14.8
Stony Plain 135 Census subdivision - Stony Plain 135, Indian reserve IRI 1,690 987 71.2
Wabamun 133A Census subdivision - Wabamun 133A, Indian reserve IRI 1,592 1,069 48.9
Wabamun 133B Census subdivision - Wabamun 133B, Indian reserve IRI 30 17 76.5
Lac Ste. Anne County Census subdivision - Lac Ste. Anne County, Municipal district MD 10,899 10,260 6.2
Silver Sands Census subdivision - Silver Sands, Summer village SV 160 85 88.2
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. Data products, 2016 Census.

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