Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables, 2016 Census

Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data

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This table presents the 2016 and 2011 population counts and the 2016 dwelling counts, land area and population density for Canada, the provinces and the territories. It also shows the percentage change in the population counts between 2011 and 2016.

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Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2016 and 2011 censuses. This table presents the 2016 and 2011 population counts and the 2016 dwelling counts, land area and population density for Canada, the provinces and the territories. It also shows the percentage change in the population counts between 2011 and 2016. Same-page links within the first column 'Geographic name' will move focus to the map beneath the table. When sorting the table headers (ascending or descending), the page reloads and focus moves to the top of the table.
Geographic name Population Private dwellings, 2016 Land area in square kilometres, 2016 Population density per square kilometre, 2016
2016 2011 % change Total Occupied by usual residents
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CanadaFootnote 1 35,151,728 33,476,688 5.0 15,412,443 14,072,079 8,965,588.85 3.9
Nunavut 35,944 31,906 12.7 11,433 9,819 1,877,778.53 0.0
AlbertaFootnote 1 4,067,175 3,645,257 11.6 1,654,129 1,527,678 640,330.46 6.4
Saskatchewan 1,098,352 1,033,381 6.3 495,582 432,622 588,243.54 1.9
Yukon 35,874 33,897 5.8 17,987 15,215 474,712.68 0.1
Manitoba 1,278,365 1,208,268 5.8 539,748 489,050 552,370.99 2.3
British ColumbiaFootnote 1 4,648,055 4,400,057 5.6 2,063,417 1,881,969 922,503.01 5.0
OntarioFootnote 1 13,448,494 12,851,821 4.6 5,598,391 5,169,174 908,699.33 14.8
QuebecFootnote 1 8,164,361 7,903,001 3.3 3,858,943 3,531,663 1,356,625.27 6.0
Prince Edward Island 142,907 140,204 1.9 71,119 59,472 5,686.03 25.1
Newfoundland and Labrador 519,716 514,536 1.0 265,739 218,673 370,514.08 1.4
Northwest Territories 41,786 41,462 0.8 17,666 14,981 1,143,793.86 0.0
Nova Scotia 923,598 921,727 0.2 458,568 401,990 52,942.27 17.4
New Brunswick 747,101 751,171 -0.5 359,721 319,773 71,388.81 10.5
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