Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Yellowhead 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
41 of 416
National population rank
374 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Yellowhead County (Municipal district) was 10,995, 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 Yellowhead County (Municipal district) is 22,293.16 square kilometres and the population density was 0.5 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 4,309 private dwellings occupied in Yellowhead County (Municipal district), which represent a change of 5.5% from 2011.

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

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

Population and dwelling counts

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

Table 1 Yellowhead 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
Brazeau County Census subdivision - Brazeau County, Municipal district MD 7,771 7,132 revised r 9.0
Parkland County Census subdivision - Parkland County, Municipal district MD 32,097 30,568 5.0
Lac Ste. Anne County Census subdivision - Lac Ste. Anne County, Municipal district MD 10,899 10,260 6.2
Woodlands County Census subdivision - Woodlands County, Municipal district MD 4,754 4,306 10.4
Hinton Census subdivision - Hinton, Town T 9,882 9,640 2.5
Edson Census subdivision - Edson, Town T 8,414 8,475 -0.7
Improvement District No. 25 Willmore Wilderness Census subdivision - Improvement District No. 25 Willmore Wilderness, Improvement district ID 0 0  not applicable ···
Improvement District No. 12 Jasper Park Census subdivision - Improvement District No. 12 Jasper Park, Improvement district ID 53 34 55.9
Greenview No. 16 Census subdivision - Greenview No. 16, Municipal district MD 5,583 5,299 5.4

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
E
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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