Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables, 2016 Census

Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 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, population density and population ranking, the selected province or territory, and the census metropolitan areas or census agglomerations within the selected province or territory. 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, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2016 and 2011 censuses. This table presents the 2016 and 2011 population counts and the 2016 dwelling counts, land area, population density and population ranking, the selected province or territory, and the census metropolitan areas or census agglomerations within the selected province or territory. 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 Type Prov. / Terr. Population Private dwellings, 2016 Land area in square kilometres, 2016 Population density per square kilometre, 2016 Population rank, 2016
2016 2011 % change Total Occupied by usual residents National Prov. / Terr.
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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    
Wood Buffalo CA Alta. 73,320 66,896 9.6 31,393 26,225 61,871.37 1.2 50 6
Quesnel CA B.C. 23,146 23,566 Revised r -1.8 10,768 10,038 21,751.30 1.1 106 18
Prince George CA B.C. 86,622 84,232 2.8 37,394 35,095 17,686.12 4.9 45 8
Medicine Hat CA Alta. 76,522 72,807 5.1 33,424 31,500 13,301.54 5.8 48 5
Edmonton CMA Alta. 1,321,426 1,159,869 13.9 537,634 502,143 9,438.86 140.0 6 2
Whitehorse CA Y.T. 28,225 26,028 8.4 12,516 11,625 8,488.95 3.3 96 1
Miramichi CA N.B. 27,523 28,115 -2.1 13,019 11,940 7,578.93 3.6 99 5
Ottawa - Gatineau CMA Ont./Que. 1,323,783 1,254,919 Revised r 5.5 571,146 535,499 6,767.41 195.6 5 not applicable ...
Ottawa - Gatineau (Quebec part)     332,057 318,011 Revised r 4.4 152,958 140,102 3,128.10 106.2 not applicable ... 3
Ottawa - Gatineau (Ontario part)     991,726 936,908 Revised r 5.9 418,188 395,397 3,639.31 272.5 not applicable ... 2
Rouyn-Noranda CA Que. 42,334 41,012 Revised r 3.2 20,568 18,851 6,009.86 7.0 69 14
Brooks CA Alta. 24,662 23,430 5.3 9,135 8,511 5,931.03 4.2 103 9
Toronto CMA Ont. 5,928,040 5,583,064 6.2 2,235,145 2,135,909 5,905.84 1,003.8 1 1
Saskatoon CMA Sask. 295,095 262,215 Revised r 12.5 124,766 115,283 5,890.71 50.1 17 1
Fredericton CA N.B. 101,760 98,320 Revised r 3.5 46,459 42,772 5,745.41 17.7 39 3
Kamloops CA B.C. 103,811 98,754 5.1 46,895 42,857 5,668.70 18.3 36 6
Halifax CMA N.S. 403,390 390,328 3.3 187,478 173,459 5,496.31 73.4 13 1
North Bay CA Ont. 70,378 72,241 Revised r -2.6 33,696 30,124 5,369.04 13.1 51 21
Winnipeg CMA Man. 778,489 730,018 6.6 321,484 306,550 5,306.79 146.7 8 1
Calgary CMA Alta. 1,392,609 1,214,839 14.6 544,870 519,693 5,110.21 272.5 4 1
MontréalFootnote 1 CMA Que. 4,098,927 3,934,078 Revised r 4.2 1,823,281 1,727,310 4,604.26 890.2 2 1
Cranbrook CA B.C. 26,083 25,037 4.2 11,637 10,982 4,568.01 5.7 101 16
Regina CMA Sask. 236,481 211,519 Revised r 11.8 101,719 94,955 4,324.39 54.7 18 2
Greater Sudbury CMA Ont. 164,689 163,067 Revised r 1.0 76,619 70,445 3,924.48 42.0 24 10
Val-d'Or CA Que. 33,871 33,265 1.8 15,674 14,877 3,553.91 9.5 80 17
Saint John CMA N.B. 126,202 129,057 Revised r -2.2 58,398 52,872 3,509.62 36.0 31 2
Québec CMA Que. 800,296 767,310 Revised r 4.3 382,308 361,891 3,408.70 234.8 7 2
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