Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Lesser Slave River No.124, 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
127 of 416
National population rank
1072 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Lesser Slave River No.124 (Municipal district) was 2,803, which represents a change of -4.3% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 11.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Lesser Slave River No.124 (Municipal district) is 10,074.39 square kilometres and the population density was 0.3 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 1,090 private dwellings occupied in Lesser Slave River No.124 (Municipal district), which represent a change of -1.9% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Lesser Slave River No.124 and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Lesser Slave River No.124 and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Lesser Slave River No.124 (Municipal district) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Lesser Slave River No.124 (Municipal district) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Westlock County Census subdivision - Westlock County, Municipal district MD 7,220 7,644 -5.5
Woodlands County Census subdivision - Woodlands County, Municipal district MD 4,754 4,306 10.4
Athabasca County Census subdivision - Athabasca County, Municipal district MD 7,869 7,662 2.7
Northern Sunrise County Census subdivision - Northern Sunrise County, Municipal district MD 1,891 1,791 5.6
Big Lakes County Census subdivision - Big Lakes County, Municipal district MD 5,672 5,912 -4.1
Slave Lake Census subdivision - Slave Lake, Town T 6,651 6,782 -1.9
Opportunity No. 17 Census subdivision - Opportunity No. 17, Municipal district MD 3,181 3,074 3.5
Sawridge 150G Census subdivision - Sawridge 150G, Indian reserve IRI 20 48 -58.3
Sawridge 150H Census subdivision - Sawridge 150H, Indian reserve IRI 10 20 -50.0

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
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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